Joltik Raid Guide

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Joltik is a Tier 1 raid boss in Pokémon Go and is a part of the Bug Out! Event August 2022, which has the following schedule:

Event Date and time
Bug Out! Event Wednesday, August 10, 2022, at 10:00 local time to Tuesday, August 16, 2022, at 20:00 local time.


Joltik can be caught with the following CP values:

  • 539 – 584 CP at Level 20, no weather boost
  • 634 – 730 CP at Level 25 with Rainy weather boost

Being a Bug and Electric type, it is weak to the Fire and Rock types. 

It is an easy solo for any trainer.

Joltik 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 Joltik are the following:

Joltik Counters
Supreme Counters
Charizard (Mega Y) Fire Spin Fire Blast Burn* Fire
Charizard (Mega X) Fire Spin Fire Blast Burn* Fire
Great Counters
Houndoom (Mega) Fire Fang Fire Fire Blast Fire
Aerodactyl (Mega) Rock Throw Rock Rock Slide Rock
Rampardos Smack Down Rock Rock Slide Rock
Chandelure Fire Spin Fire Overheat Fire
Darmanitan Fire Fang Fire Overheat Fire
Reshiram Fire Fang Fire Overheat Fire
Blaziken Fire Spin Fire Blast Burn* Fire
Moltres Fire Spin Fire Overheat Fire
Charizard Fire Spin Fire Blast Burn* Fire
Rhyperior Smack Down Rock Rock Wrecker Rock
Heatran Fire Spin Fire Flamethrower Fire

*denotes a legacy move

Some other counter options are Typhlosion, Tyranitar, Ho-Oh, Gigalith, and Entei.

Stats and Max CP

Joltik BugElectric
Max CP at Level 40 1023 | Max CP at Level 50 1156
ATK 110 DEF 98 HP 137
Weak to Strong Against
Fire Rock Dark Grass Psychic Flying Water

Joltik Movepool

Fast Moves Charge Moves
  • Charge Beam Electric
  • Sucker Punch Dark
  • Bug Buzz Bug
  • Discharge Electric
  • Cross Poison Poison

All the best, trainers!

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