Marowak Counters Raid Guide

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Marowak is back as Tier 3 Raid Boss in Pokémon GO. Marowak has a Raid Boss CP of 13525 and can be caught with the following CP Values:

  • 988 – 1048 CP with no weather boost (Level 20)
  • 1235 – 1311 CP with Sunny weather (Level 25)

Marowak is soloable for the prepared trainer, but lower level trainers may want to use groups of 2-4 trainers to make sure they can take it down successfully.

This guide lists the best counters, forme stats, and which moves Marowak can have in Pokémon GO. For our Simulator’s list of counters, check here. For a full Marowak IV chart, you can check here.

Marowak Counters

Shadows won’t be listed as they are incredibly expensive to power up, but if you have any of the listed Pokémon as shadows without Frustration, you should use them instead.

# Pokemon Fast Move Charge Move Time to win Deaths
1. Blastoise (Mega) Water Gun Water Hydro Cannon Water 91.62s 1.67
2. Venusaur (Mega) Vine Whip Grass Frenzy Plant Grass 97.93s 1.67
3. Gyarados (Mega) Waterfall Water Hydro Pump Water 98.80s 1.50
4. Abomasnow (Mega) Razor Leaf Grass Weather Ball Ice 111.35s 1.50
5. Charizard (Mega Y) Fire Spin Fire Blast Burn Fire 126.60s 1.67
6. Zarude Vine Whip Grass Power Whip Grass 133.10s 1.50
7. Gengar (Mega) Shadow Claw Ghost Shadow Ball Ghost 119.78s 4.33
8. Kyogre Waterfall Water Surf Water 134.13s 2.33
9. Pidgeot (Mega) Gust Flying Brave Bird Flying 143.04s 1.33
10. Darmanitan (Galarian Standard) Ice Fang Ice Avalanche Ice 131.45s 4.00
11. Exeggutor Bullet Seed Grass Solar Beam Grass 148.55s 2.00
12. Kingler Bubble Water Crabhammer Water 135.03s 4.00
13. Slowbro (Mega) Water Gun Water Water Pulse Water 146.89s 2.00
14. Mamoswine Powder Snow Ice Avalanche Ice 142.20s 3.33
15. Charizard (Mega X) Fire Spin Fire Blast Burn Fire 121.96s 2.00

For more budget options, reach for Swampert, Tangrowth, Gyarados with Water moves, and any of the Grass or Water type starter evolutions.

Marowak Movesets

Fast Moves Charge Moves
  • Mud Slap Ground
  • Rock Smash Fighting
  • Earthquake Ground
  • Bone Club Ground
  • Dig Ground


Rock Smash can do Super-effective damage to Ice-type Pokémon, but apart from that Fast move, you have nothing to worry about.

Weather Effects

Weather Pro Attacker Pro Deoxys
Sunny Boosts Super Effective Grass attacks Boosts Ground type moves
Partly Cloudy
Cloudy Boosts Fighting Rock Smash
Rainy Boosts Super Effective Water attacks
Snow Boosts Super Effective Ice attacks

Marowak Stats

Marowak is a Ground type that has the following stats:

Marowak Ground
Max CP 1835
ATK 144 DEF 186 HP 155
Weak to Strong Against
Grass Ice Water Electric x2 Poison Rock


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