Toxicroak is a Tier 3 raid boss in Pokémon Go. With a dual typing of Poison Fighting, it is boosted by Cloudy weather and its counters include strong Psychic, and Ground type Pokémon. It has a 4x weakness to the Psychic typing and as such, its main counters include strong counters such as Mewtwo, Latios, Metagross and Espeon.
Being a Tier 3 raid boss with a 4x weakness, it is easily soloable by high-level trainers and low-level trainers can look to beat it effortlessly with a team of 2-3 trainers.
Toxicroak is a pretty viable Pokémon in the Great League and to an extent, in the Ultra League. As we will see from the catchable CP range, the non-weather boosted variant can be used in GL while the weather boosted variant can be used in the UL.
Therefore, Toxicroak is undoubtedly a good Pokémon to raid! With that being said, let us check out the raid details and counters for Toxicroak including its movepool
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.
Let’s check out the top raid counters for Toxicroak:
|The supreme Toxicroak Raid Counters|
|Mewtwo||Psycho Cut Psychic||Psystrike Psychic|
|Latios||Zen Headbutt Psychic||Psychic Psychic|
|Great Toxicroak raid counters|
|Gengar (Mega)||Lick Ghost||Psychic Psychic|
|Metagross||Zen Headbutt Psychic||Psychic Psychic|
|Espeon||Confusion Psychic||Psychic Psychic|
|Latias||Zen Headbutt Psychic||Psychic Psychic|
|Lugia||Extrasensory Psychic||Future Sight Psychic|
|Gallade||Confusion Psychic||Psychic Psychic|
|Alakazam||Confusion Psychic||Psychic Psychic|
|Azelf||Extrasensory Psychic||Future Sight Psychic|
|Mewtwo (Armored)||Confusion Psychic||Psystrike Psychic|
|Jirachi||Confusion Psychic||Psychic Psychic|
|Celebi||Confusion Psychic||Psychic Psychic|
Toxicroak: Catchable CP Range
Toxicroak can be caught with the following CP values:
- 1350- 1421 CP at level 20, no weather boost
- 1688- 1777 CP at level 25 with Cloudy weather boost
Toxicroak has the following stats in Pokémon Go:
|Max CP at lvl 40 2488 | Max CP at lvl 50 2813|
|ATK 211||DEF 133||HP 195|
|Weak to||Strong Against|
|Psychic Ground||Fairy Grass Rock Dark Rock Ice Normal Steel|
Toxicroak Moveset Analysis
Toxicroak learns the following moves in Pokémon Go:
|Fast Moves||Charge Moves|
While Counter and Dynamic Punch form the best moveset for Toxicroak, your Psychic type counters will resist it.
Poison Jab has a good energy gain.
Sludge Bomb would do good neutral damage to your Pokémon. Sludge Bomb is easy to dodge.
Mud Bomb hits frequently but is also easy to dodge.
A fine Pokémon for the lower leagues, Toxicroak is a neat offensive monster that can definitely help you in battles. As such, it is undoubtedly worth doing its raids!
All the best, trainers!