Forretress Raid Guide

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Forretress is a Tier-3 Raid boss with a raid boss CP of 15663. Forretress will be soloable for the prepared trainer, but lower level trainers may want to bring a friend. It is double weak to Fire so get ready to burn!

Forretress can be caught in the following CP range:

  • 1236 CP to1304 CP at Level 20, no weather boost
  • 1545 CP to 1630 CP at Level 25, weather boosted

Top Forretress Counters

Shadows won’t be listed as they are incredibly expensive to power up, but if you have any of the listed Pokémon as shadows without Frustration, you should use them instead.

# Pokemon Fast Move Charge Move Time to win Deaths
1. Charizard (Mega Y) Fire Spin Fire Blast Burn Fire 55.60s 0.60
2. Charizard (Mega X) Fire Spin Fire Blast Burn Fire 65.06s 1.20
3. Houndoom (Mega) Fire Fang Fire Flamethrower Fire 66.02s 1.50
4. Reshiram Fire Fang Fire Overheat Fire 84.16s 1.60
5. Moltres Fire Spin Fire Overheat Fire 91.15s 1.30
6. Darmanitan Fire Fang Fire Overheat Fire 86.00s 2.30
7. Darmanitan (Standard) Incinerate Fire Overheat Fire 87.93s 2.40
8. Chandelure Fire Spin Fire Overheat Fire 89.94s 2.10
9. Heatran Fire Spin Fire Flamethrower Fire 97.27s 1.30
10. Entei Fire Fang Fire Flamethrower Fire 97.09s 1.70
11. Ho-Oh Incinerate Fire Sacred Fire Fire 102.89s 1.00
12. Blaziken Fire Spin Fire Blast Burn Fire 92.50s 2.40
13. Emboar Ember Fire Blast Burn Fire 98.02s 2.10
14. Charizard Fire Spin Fire Blast Burn Fire 99.42s 2.00
15. Infernape Fire Spin Fire Blast Burn Fire 98.38s 2.30

As you can see, bring your Fire types! Other options would be any of the Fire type starter final evolutions, Flareon, Magmortar, Arcanine, Houndoom, even Mewtwo with Flamethrower. Just make sure you have those Fire movesets.

Forretress Overview

Forretress BugSteel
Max CP at Level 40 2282 | Max CP at Level 50 2580
ATK 161 DEF 205 HP 181
Weak To: Resistance:
Fire x2 Grass Poison Bug Dragon Fairy Ice Normal Psychic Steel

Forretress Move Sets

Forretress has access to this set of moves as a raid boss:

Fast Moves Charge Moves
Bug Bite Bug Heavy Slam Steel
Struggle Bug Bug Earthquake Ground
Mirror Shot Steel
Rock Tomb Rock

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