Skarmory Raid Counters Guide

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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. It can be shiny! 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. It can be soloed by the prepared high level trainer, but those without ideal counters, or who are lower level, may want to bring a friend. Skarmory is a great choice in PvP for Great League.

Best Skarmory Counters

# Pokémon Fast Move Charge Move Faints TTW
1. Charizard (Mega Y) Fire Spin Fire Blast Burn Fire 3 127.5s
2. Blaziken (Mega) Fire Spin Fire Blast Burn Fire 6 128.4s
3. Reshiram Fire Fang Fire Fusion Flare Fire 3 142.8s
4. Xurkitree Thunder Shock Electric Discharge Electric 4 142.9s
5. Zekrom Charge Beam Electric Fusion Bolt Electric 3 149.9s
6. Manectric (Mega) Thunder Fang Electric Wild Charge Electric 3 145.1s
7. Charizard (Mega X) Fire Spin Fire Blast Burn Fire 4 147.4s
8. Heatran Fire Spin Fire Magma Storm Fire 2 158.8s
9. Thundurus (Therian) Volt Switch Electric Thunderbolt Electric 4 157.0s
10. Ampharos (Mega) Volt Switch Electric Zap Cannon Electric 3 163.6s
11. Houndoom (Mega) Fire Fang Fire Flamethrower Fire 5 156.3s
12. Magnezone Spark Electric Wild Charge Electric 2 172.5s
13. Groudon (Primal) Mud Shot Ground Fire Punch Fire 3 167.8s
14. Raikou Thunder Shock Electric Wild Charge Electric 3 168.9s
15. Electivire Thunder Shock Electric Wild Charge Electric 4 167.9s
16. Darmanitan (Standard) Fire Fang Fire Overheat Fire 6 164.4s
17. Darmanitan Fire Fang Fire Overheat Fire 6 164.4s
18. Zapdos Thunder Shock Electric Thunderbolt Electric 3 173.6s
19. Entei Fire Fang Fire Overheat Fire 4 173.6s
20. Salamence (Mega) Fire Fang Fire Fire Blast Fire 4 175.2s
21. Moltres Fire Spin Fire Overheat Fire 5 172.4s
22. Chandelure Fire Spin Fire Overheat Fire 6 170.1s
23. Delphox Fire Spin Fire Blast Burn Fire 5 174.4s
24. Volcarona Fire Spin Fire Overheat Fire 7 172.9s
25. Luxray Spark Electric Wild Charge Electric 5 179.8s
26. Emboar Ember Fire Blast Burn Fire 8 174.2s
27. Blaziken Fire Spin Fire Blast Burn Fire 9 174.5s
28. Charizard Fire Spin Fire Blast Burn Fire 6 179.5s
29. Victini Quick Attack Normal V-create Fire 4 184.7s
30. Kyogre (Primal) Waterfall Water Origin Pulse Water 4 189.7s

Skarmory Stats and Max CP

Skarmory SteelFlying
Max CP at Level 40 2108 | Max CP at Level 50 2383
ATK 148 DEF 226 HP 163
Weak To: Resistances:
Electric Fire Bug Grass Poison Dragon Flying Fairy Ground Normal Psychic Steel

Skarmory Movepool

Fast Moves Charge Moves
  • Air Slash Flying
  • Steel Wing Steel
  • Brave Bird Flying
  • Sky Attack Flying
  • Flash Cannon Steel

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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