Girafarig Raid Guide

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Girafarig is a Tier 3 raid boss in Pokémon Go. Being a Normal and Psychic type, it is weak to the Bug and Dark types. Girafarig can be caught with the following CP values:

  • 1105 – 1169 CP at Level 20, no weather boost
  • 1381 – 1462 CP at Level 25 with Partly Cloudy or Windy weather boost

High-level trainers can easily solo Girafarig while in general, 2-3 trainers can take down Girafarig with ease.

Girafarig Raid 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 best counters for Girafarig are the following:

# Pokemon Fast Move Charge Move Time to win Deaths
1. Houndoom (Mega) Snarl Dark Foul Play Dark 68.69s 0.83
2. Absol (Mega) Snarl Dark Payback Dark 69.16s 1.42
3. Gyarados (Mega) Bite Dark Crunch Dark 78.55s 0.67
4. Scizor (Mega) Fury Cutter Bug X-Scissor Bug 81.73s 1.08
5. Beedrill (Mega) Bug Bite Bug X-Scissor Bug 74.54s 3.42
6. Hydreigon Bite Dark Brutal Swing Dark 96.91s 0.83
7. Darkrai Snarl Dark Dark Pulse Dark 96.96s 1.42
8. Charizard (Mega Y) Wing Attack Flying Blast Burn Fire 93.24s 2.17
9. Gengar (Mega) Sucker Punch Dark Sludge Bomb Poison 90.81s 3.25
10. Pheromosa Bug Bite Bug Bug Buzz Bug 84.08s 4.89
11. Latios (Mega) Dragon Breath Dragon Dragon Claw Dragon 105.77s 1.25
12. Blastoise (Mega) Bite Dark Hydro Cannon Water 101.89s 2.17
13. Manectric (Mega) Snarl Dark Wild Charge Electric 101.56s 2.50
14. Yveltal Snarl Dark Dark Pulse Dark 108.58s 1.25
15. Weavile Snarl Dark Foul Play Dark 106.16s 2.00
16. Latias (Mega) Dragon Breath Dragon Outrage Dragon 112.72s 0.92
17. Charizard (Mega X) Fire Spin Fire Blast Burn Fire 108.18s 1.92
18. Tyranitar Bite Dark Crunch Dark 114.28s 1.25
19. Zarude Bite Dark Dark Pulse Dark 117.85s 0.83
20. Pidgeot (Mega) Wing Attack Flying Brave Bird Flying 106.75s 3.08
21. Venusaur (Mega) Vine Whip Grass Frenzy Plant Grass 113.57s 2.00
22. Honchkrow Snarl Dark Dark Pulse Dark 111.84s 2.00
23. Houndoom Snarl Dark Foul Play Dark 113.02s 1.44
24. Aerodactyl (Mega) Bite Dark Rock Slide Rock 110.40s 2.58
25. Absol Snarl Dark Payback Dark 112.62s 2.30
26. Hoopa (Unbound) Astonish Ghost Dark Pulse Dark 119.60s 1.27
27. Bisharp Snarl Dark Dark Pulse Dark 118.52s 1.22
28. Lopunny (Mega) Pound Normal Hyper Beam Normal 115.72s 3.33
29. Ampharos (Mega) Volt Switch Electric Dragon Pulse Dragon 119.38s 1.33
30. Yanmega Bug Bite Bug Bug Buzz Bug 112.83s 2.83
31. Vikavolt Bug Bite Bug X-Scissor Bug 113.08s 2.82
32. Escavalier Bug Bite Bug Megahorn Bug 116.86s 2.00
33. Genesect (Normal) Fury Cutter Bug X-Scissor Bug 117.54s 2.18
34. Genesect (Douse) Fury Cutter Bug X-Scissor Bug 118.19s 2.17
35. Deoxys (Attack) Poison Jab Poison Dark Pulse Dark 97.59s 6.14

Stats and Max CP

Girafarig NormalPsychic
Max CP at Level 40 2046 | Max CP at Level 50 2314
ATK 182 DEF 133 HP 172
Weak to Strong Against
Bug Dark Fighting Poison

Girafarig Movepool

Fast Moves Charge Moves
  • Tackle Normal
  • Confusion Psychic
  • Psychic Psychic
  • Mirror Coat Psychic
  • Thunderbolt Electric

All the best, trainers!

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My name is Niladri Sarkar. A Team Valor Trainer, I'm a Pokémon Battle Mechanics Specialist & a Dragon Master on Smogon's Pokémon Showdown where I particularly excel with Dragon types and Weather teams in Ubers / OU. I love to apply my vast knowledge and experience to the ever changing meta of Pokémon Go, specialising in DPS/TDO math, movesets, the Master League and Dragon types. Garchomp is my best Pokémon pal through and through.

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