Lucario Raid Counters Guide

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Lucario is a Tier 3 raid boss, it has a Raid Boss CP of 3600. This will be solo-able for high-level trainers with well-prepared teams. Make sure you are armed with the correct movesets for your counters.

Lucario can be caught in the following CP range:

  • 1469 CP to 1544 CP at Level 20, no weather boost
  • 1837 CP to 1930 CP at Level 25, weather boosted during Cloudy and Snow weather

Lucario is a FightingSteel type Pokémon, with weaknesses to Fighting, Fire and Ground –typed moves.

Top Lucario Counters Raid icon

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.

Reminder: Mega-Evolved Pokémon give other Pokémon special bonuses when brought to a Raid Battle. While a Mega-Evolved Pokémon is on the battlefield, all Trainers’ Pokémon receive an attack boost to all their attacks and gain an additional attack boost if their attack types match the Mega-Evolved Pokémon’s type(s).

# Attacker Fast Move Charge Move Faints TTW
1. Groudon (Primal) Mud Shot Ground Precipice Blades Ground 2 82s
2. Charizard (Mega Y) Fire Spin Fire Blast Burn Fire 2 85s
3. Blaziken (Mega) Counter Fighting Blast Burn Fire 3 84s
4. Garchomp (Mega) Mud Shot Ground Earth Power Ground 2 92s
5. Reshiram Fire Fang Fire Fusion Flare Fire 3 98s
6. Rayquaza (Mega) Air Slash Flying Dragon Ascent Flying 2 102s
7. Charizard (Mega X) Fire Spin Fire Blast Burn Fire 3 100s
8. Terrakion Double Kick Fighting Sacred Sword Fighting 5 99s
9. Keldeo (Ordinary) Low Kick Fighting Sacred Sword Fighting 3 102s
10. Alakazam (Mega) Counter Fighting Focus Blast Fighting 4 108s
11. Groudon Mud Shot Ground Precipice Blades Ground 4 109s
12. Volcarona Fire Spin Fire Overheat Fire 3 112s
13. Heatran Fire Spin Fire Magma Storm Fire 4 111s
14. Houndoom (Mega) Fire Fang Fire Flamethrower Fire 5 110s
15. Lucario Counter Fighting Aura Sphere Fighting 8 114s
16. Chandelure Fire Spin Fire Overheat Fire 4 113s
17. Salamence (Mega) Fire Fang Fire Fire Blast Fire 3 118s
18. Moltres Fire Spin Fire Overheat Fire 3 116s
19. Conkeldurr Counter Fighting Dynamic Punch Fighting 4 114s
20. Swampert (Mega) Mud Shot Ground Earthquake Ground 3 116s
21. Blaziken Counter Fighting Blast Burn Fire 5 114s
22. Darmanitan (Standard) Fire Fang Fire Overheat Fire 5 114s
23. Darmanitan Fire Fang Fire Overheat Fire 5 114s
24. Emboar Low Kick Fighting Blast Burn Fire 5 115s
25. Garchomp Mud Shot Ground Earth Power Ground 4 117s
26. Landorus (Therian) Mud Shot Ground Earthquake Ground 4 117s
27. Delphox Fire Spin Fire Blast Burn Fire 4 118s
28. Excadrill Mud-Slap Ground Scorching Sands Ground 7 118s
29. Entei Fire Fang Fire Overheat Fire 4 119s
30. Landorus (Incarnate) Mud Shot Ground Earth Power Ground 4 120s

Lucario Overview General icon

Lucario FightingSteel
Max CP at Level 40 2703 | Max CP at Level 50 3056
ATK 236 DEF 144 HP 172
Weak To: Strong Against:
Fighting Fire Ground Bug Poison Rock Dark Dragon Grass Ice Normal Steel

Lucario Move Sets Attack icon

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

Fast Moves Charge Moves
Bullet Punch Steel Flash Cannon Steel
Counter Fighting Shadow Ball Ghost
  Close Combat Fighting
  Blaze Kick Fire
  Power-Up Punch Fighting
  Aura Sphere Fighting

Weather Effects

Weather Pro Attacker Pro Lucario
Sunny/Sunny Boosts Super Effective Fire and Ground type attacks Boosts Fire type moves
Partly Cloudy
Cloudy Boosts Super Effective Fighting type attacks Boosts Fighting type moves
Snow Boosts Steel type moves
Fog Boosts Ghost type moves

It may be a good idea to try to get a weather-boosted Lucario, during Snow or Cloudy weather, in case of a Mega Lucario release in the future. From the above table, any weather that will boost your attacks will also boost Lucario’s potential movepool. We suggest going in well-prepared with strong counters, and you should be absolutely fine!

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