Venomoth is a Tier 3 raid boss in Pokémon Go and is a part of the Bug Out! Event August 2022, which has the following schedule:
|Event||Date and time|
|Bug Out! Event||Wednesday, August 10, 2022, at 10:00 local time to Tuesday, August 16, 2022, at 20:00 local time.|
Venomoth can be caught with the following CP values:
- 1125 – 1190 CP at Level 20, no weather boost
- 1407 – 1487 CP at Level 25 with Rainy or Cloudy weather boost
Being a Bug and Poison type, it is weak to the Fire, , Psychic and Rock types.
High-level trainers can easily solo Venomoth, while trainers of a lower level might need 2-3 trainers to take down Venomoth.
Venomoth 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 Venomoth are the following:
|Charizard (Mega Y)||Fire Spin Fire||Blast Burn* Fire|
|Pidgeot (Mega)||Wing Attack*||Brave Bird|
|Latios (Mega)||Zen Headbutt Psychic||Luster Purge* Psychic|
|Aerodactyl (Mega)||Rock Throw Rock||Rock Slide Rock|
|Charizard (Mega X)||Fire Spin Fire||Blast Burn* Fire|
|Mewtwo||Psycho Cut Psychic||Psystrike* Psychic|
|Houndoom (Mega)||Fire Fang Fire||Fire Blast Fire|
|Latias (Mega)||Zen Headbutt Psychic||Mist Ball* Psychic|
|Darmanitan||Fire Fang Fire||Overheat Fire|
|Reshiram||Fire Fang Fire||Overheat Fire|
|Moltres||Fire Spin Fire||Overheat Fire|
|Chandelure||Fire Spin Fire||Overheat Fire|
|Blaziken||Fire Spin Fire||Blast Burn* Fire|
*denotes a legacy move
Some other counter options are Charizard, Alakazam, Ho-Oh, Rampardos, and Gallade.
Stats and Max CP
|Max CP at Level 40 2082 | Max CP at Level 50 2354|
|ATK 179||DEF 143||HP 171|
|Weak to||Strong Against|
|Fire Psychic Rock||Dark Grass Psychic Fairy|
|Fast Moves||Charge Moves|
All the best, trainers!