Skarmory Raid Counters Guide



Skarmory Steel Flying is a Tier 3 Raid Boss in Pokemon GO with 13859 CP. This guide goes over best Skarmory counters in Pokemon GO. In-game, Skarmory has the following stats: a Max CP of 2108, an Attack of 148, a Defense of 226, and a Stamina of 163.

Skarmory raid boss can have the following CP values when caught:

  • 1139-1204 CP without weather boost; level 20
  • 1424-1506 CP  in Windy and Snow; level 25

Best Skarmory counters are strong Electric and Fire type Pokémon.

Skarmory Counters

# Pokemon Fast Move Charge Move Time to win Deaths
1. Xurkitree Thunder Shock Electric Discharge Electric 17.99s 0.00
2. Reshiram Fire Fang Fire Overheat Fire 21.10s 0.00
3. Chandelure Hex Ghost Overheat Fire 21.63s 0.00
4. Thundurus (Therian) Volt Switch Electric Thunderbolt Electric 21.72s 0.00
5. Deoxys (Normal) Charge Beam Electric Thunderbolt Electric 22.45s 0.00
6. Blaziken Fire Spin Fire Blast Burn Fire 22.13s 0.20
7. Electivire Thunder Shock Electric Wild Charge Electric 22.84s 0.00
8. Zapdos Thunder Shock Electric Zap Cannon Electric 22.86s 0.00
9. Charizard Fire Spin Fire Blast Burn Fire 23.08s 0.00
10. Zekrom Charge Beam Electric Wild Charge Electric 23.12s 0.00
11. Darmanitan Incinerate Fire Overheat Fire 23.19s 0.00
12. Infernape Fire Spin Fire Blast Burn Fire 23.13s 0.00
13. Tapu Koko Volt Switch Electric Thunderbolt Electric 23.33s 0.00
14. Emboar Ember Fire Blast Burn Fire 22.28s 0.25
15. Darmanitan (Standard) Incinerate Fire Overheat Fire 23.34s 0.00
16. Raikou Thunder Shock Electric Wild Charge Electric 23.28s 0.00
17. Vikavolt Spark Electric Discharge Electric 23.25s 0.00
18. Luxray Spark Electric Wild Charge Electric 23.35s 0.00
19. Manectric Thunder Fang Electric Wild Charge Electric 23.44s 0.00
20. Magnezone Charge Beam Electric Wild Charge Electric 24.05s 0.00
21. Flareon Fire Spin Fire Overheat Fire 24.27s 0.00
22. Typhlosion Incinerate Fire Overheat Fire 24.23s 0.00
23. Pyroar Ember Fire Overheat Fire 24.19s 0.00
24. Heatran Fire Spin Fire Flamethrower Fire 24.40s 0.00
25. Victini Quick Attack Normal V-create Fire 24.46s 0.00
26. Houndoom Fire Fang Fire Flamethrower Fire 24.69s 0.00
27. Moltres Fire Spin Fire Heat Wave Fire 24.71s 0.00
28. Ho-Oh Incinerate Fire Sacred Fire Fire 24.77s 0.00
29. Magmortar Fire Spin Fire Fire Punch Fire 24.74s 0.00
30. Delphox Fire Spin Fire Flamethrower Fire 24.86s 0.00
31. Zacian Fire Fang Fire Wild Charge Electric 25.03s 0.00
32. Pyroar (Female) Fire Fang Fire Overheat Fire 24.79s 0.00
33. Salamence Fire Fang Fire Fire Blast Fire 25.27s 0.00
34. Entei Fire Spin Fire Flamethrower Fire 25.07s 0.00
35. Arcanine Fire Fang Fire Flamethrower Fire 25.24s 0.00

Weather Effects

Skarmory will be boosted by Snow and Windy weather, while being more vulnerable in Rainy and Sunny weather.

Weather Pro Con
Sunny Boosts Fire attackers
Windy Allows a Level 25 Encounter from Weather Boost. Boosts Skarmory’s Air Slash, Brave Bird, and Sky Attack
Partly Cloudy
Snow Allows a Level 25 Encounter from Weather Boost. Boosts Skarmory’s Steel Wing and Flash Cannon
Rainy Boosts Electric attackers

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