Galarian Ponyta Raid Guide

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Galarian Ponyta is a 1 star raid boss in Pokémon GO. The best counters for Galarian Ponyta are Dark and Ghost types. It is a pure Psychic type and has a raid boss CP of 5399. It can be caught with the following perfect CPs:

  • 800 – 969 CP (raid catch with no weather boost, level 20)
  • 1000 – 1212 CP (raid catch with [Windy] weather boost, level 25)

As a tier 1 raid boss Galarian Ponyta should be an easy solo for any player, even without the top rated counters.

Galarian Ponyta Sprites

Ponyta (Galarian)

The shiny form of Galarian Ponyta is available from Tuesday, May 11, 2021, at 10:00 a.m local time.

Normal Sprite Shiny Sprite

Galarian Ponyta Counters

Since Shadow Pokémon are extremely expensive to power up and require specific events to remove Frustration with a Charge TM, they will NOT be listed as raid counters in this article. That being said, if you have the shadow form of a listed raid counter Pokémon powered up and TMed, use it.

The following table lists the best Galarian Ponyta raid counters in Pokémon GO.

# Pokémon Fast Move Charge Move Time to win Deaths
1. Gengar (Mega) Lick Ghost Shadow Ball Ghost 6.60s 0.00
2. Absol (Mega) Snarl Dark Payback Dark 8.82s 0.00
3. Houndoom (Mega) Snarl Dark Crunch Dark 9.64s 0.00
4. Beedrill (Mega) Bug Bite Bug X-Scissor Bug 10.45s 0.00
5. Scizor (Mega) Fury Cutter Bug X-Scissor Bug 11.12s 0.00
6. Gyarados (Mega) Bite Dark Crunch Dark 11.50s 0.00
7. Charizard (Mega Y) Wing Attack Flying Overheat Fire 11.65s 0.00
8. Pheromosa Bug Bite Bug Bug Buzz Bug 11.95s 0.00
9. Darkrai Feint Attack Dark Dark Pulse Dark 12.27s 0.00
10. Manectric (Mega) Snarl Dark Wild Charge Electric 12.50s 0.00
11. Hoopa (Unbound) Astonish Ghost Dark Pulse Dark 12.52s 0.00
12. Gengar Lick Ghost Shadow Ball Ghost 12.58s 0.00
13. Deoxys (Attack) Poison Jab Poison Dark Pulse Dark 12.69s 0.00
14. Chandelure Hex Ghost Shadow Ball Ghost 12.80s 0.00
15. Charizard (Mega X) Fire Spin Fire Overheat Fire 13.25s 0.00
16. Pidgeot (Mega) Gust Flying Brave Bird Flying 13.24s 0.00
17. Hoopa (Confined) Astonish Ghost Shadow Ball Ghost 13.18s 0.00
18. Hydreigon Bite Dark Dark Pulse Dark 13.18s 0.00
19. Blastoise (Mega) Bite Dark Hydro Cannon Water 13.62s 0.00
20. Haunter Shadow Claw Ghost Shadow Ball Ghost 13.75s 0.00
21. Yanmega Bug Bite Bug Bug Buzz Bug 13.82s 0.00
22. Latios (Mega) Dragon Breath Dragon Solar Beam Grass 14.13s 0.00
23. Lopunny (Mega) Pound Normal Hyper Beam Normal 14.58s 0.00
24. Zarude Bite Dark Dark Pulse Dark 14.61s 0.00
25. Giratina (Origin) Shadow Claw Ghost Shadow Ball Ghost 14.68s 0.00
26. Sharpedo Bite Dark Crunch Dark 14.66s 0.00
27. Houndoom Snarl Dark Crunch Dark 14.82s 0.00
28. Absol Snarl Dark Dark Pulse Dark 14.92s 0.00
29. Yveltal Snarl Dark Dark Pulse Dark 14.94s 0.00
30. Weavile Feint Attack Dark Foul Play Dark 15.01s 0.00
31. Genesect (Douse) Fury Cutter Bug X-Scissor Bug 15.06s 0.00
32. Genesect (Normal) Fury Cutter Bug X-Scissor Bug 15.05s 0.00
33. Genesect (Burn) Fury Cutter Bug X-Scissor Bug 15.04s 0.00
34. Aerodactyl (Mega) Bite Dark Rock Slide Rock 15.14s 0.00
35. Krookodile Snarl Dark Crunch Dark 15.04s 0.00

Galarian Ponyta Moveset

Galarian Ponyta has an unusual mixture of moves, from Fighting to Psychic to Fairy and Normal, but none should really cause you any problems no matter the choice of Pokémon you use to raid it.

Fast move Charge move
  • Low Kick Fighting
  • Psycho Cut Psychic
  • Play Rough Fairy
  • Psybeam Psychic
  • Swift Normal



Galarian Ponyta is an easy solo for any trainer, and a cutie to boot! It has a beautiful shiny and will be a prize in any trainers collection.

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