Treecko Raid Guide

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Treecko

Treecko is a Tier 1 raid boss in Pokémon Go and is a part of the Festival of Colors Event, running from March 15th, 10 AM – March 20th, 8 PM, 2022.

Treecko evolves all the way into the powerful and fast Sceptile, which also has a mega evolution. While Sceptile evolved during the event won’t learn Frenzy Plant, it doesn’t lose out on much as Leaf Blade traditionally makes Sceptile more dangerous. Sceptile is one of the top Grass types for PvE and Mega Scpetile is destined to take it many notches higher!

Not to mention, Sceptile has a gorgeous shiny! So this is a totally viable Pokémon to raid during the event. 

Being a pure Grass type, it is weak to the Bug, Fire, Flying, Ice and Poison types.

Treecko can be caught with the following CP values:

  • 556 – 601 CP at Level 20, no weather boost
  • 695 – 752 CP at Level 25 with Sunny weather boost

Treecko 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 Treecko are the following:

Treecko Counters
Supreme Counters
Charizard (Mega Y) Fire Spin Fire Blast Burn* Fire
Pidgeot (Mega) Gust* Flying Brave Bird Water
Great Counters
Gengar (Mega) Lick* Ghost Sludge Bomb Poison
Charizard (Mega X) Fire Spin Fire Blast Burn* Fire
Beedrill (Mega) Bug Bite Bug Sludge Bomb Poison
Houndoom (Mega) Fire Fang Fire Flamethrower Fire
Reshiram Fire Fang Fire Overheat Fire
Abomasnow (Mega) Powder Snow Ice Weather Ball Ice
Moltres Fire Spin Fire Sky Attack* Flying
Ho-Oh Incinerate Fire Brave Bird Flying
Chandelure Fire Spin Fire Overheat Fire
Darmanitan Fire Spin Fire Overheat Fire
Rayquaza Air Slash Flying Hurricane* Flying

*denotes a legacy move

As a Tier 1 raid boss, Treecko shouldn’t give anyone much trouble. For a speedy takedown budget Fire type options like Pyroar, Arcanine, and any of the Fire starters will more than do the job quickly.

Stats and Max CP

Treecko Grass
Max CP at Level 40 1053 | Max CP at Level 50 1190
ATK 124 DEF 94 HP 120
Weak to Strong Against
Bug Fire Flying Ice Poison  Ground Rock Water

Movepool

Fast Moves Charge Moves
  • Pound Normal
  • Bullet Seed Grass
  • Grass Knot Grass
  • Energy Ball Grass
  • Aerial Ace Flying

All the best, trainers!

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