Ludicolo Raid Guide

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Ludicolo is a Tier 3 raid boss in Pokémon Go and is a part of the Secrets of the Jungle event. This fun pineapple-esque dancing Water/Grass type Pokémon was popularly featured in the Detective Pikachu film, appearing in one of its funniest scenes!

Ludicolo can be caught with the following CP values:

  • 1259- 1327 CP at Level 20, no weather boost
  • 1574- 1659 CP at Level 25 with Rainy or Sunny weather boost

With its unique Water and Grass typing and Tier 3, it is weak to the Bug, Flying and Poison types. High-level trainers can solo Ludicolo with the right counters while others would need 2-3 trainers for ease. 

Ludicolo 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 Ludicolo are the following:

Ludicolo Counters
Supreme Counters
Gengar (Mega) Hex Ghost Sludge Bomb Poison
Beedrill (Mega) Bug Bite Bug Sludge Bomb Poison
Great Counters
Pidgeot (Mega) Gust Flying Brave Bird Flying
Moltres Wing Attack Flying Sky Attack Flying
Roserade Poison Jab Poison Sludge Bomb Poison
Rayquaza Air Slash Flying Hurricane Flying
Venusaur (Mega) Vine Whip Grass Sludge Bomb Poison
Honchkrow Peck Flying Sky Attack Flying
Genesect (Normal) Fury Cutter Bug X-Scissor Bug
Yveltal Gust Flying Hurricane Flying
Zapdos Thunder Shock Electric Drill Peck Flying
Braviary Air Slash Flying Brave Bird Flying
Staraptor Wing Attack Flying Brave Bird Flying

Stats and Max CP

Ludicolo WaterGrass
Max CP at Level 40 2323 | Max CP at Level 50 2626
ATK 173 DEF 176 HP 190
Weak to Strong Against
Bug Flying Poison  Fire Ground Rock Water


Fast Moves Charge Moves
  • Bubble Water
  • Razor Leaf Grass
  • Hydro Pump Water
  • Leaf Storm Grass
  • Energy Ball Grass
  • Solar Beam Grass
  • Blizzard Ice
  • Ice Beam Ice

What a stacked set of charged moves!

Ludicolo’s powerful Ice charged moves can trouble your Flying types. Hydro Pump, Leaf Storm and Solar Beam are all heavy damage moves. So dodging is recommended to beat Luducolo easily.

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