Vileplume Raid Guide

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Vileplume is a Tier 3 raid boss in Pokémon Go and is a part of the Lush Jungle Event 2022, running from March 22nd, 10 AM – March 29th, 8 PM, 2022.

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

Vileplume can be caught with the following CP values:

  • 1391 – 1462 CP at Level 20, no weather boost
  • 1739 – 1828 CP at Level 25 with Sunny or Cloudy weather boost

While high-level trainers can easily solo it with optimal counters, others would need around 2-3 trainers to beat Vileplume with ease.

Vileplume 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 Vileplume are the following:

Vileplume Counters
Supreme Counters
Charizard (Mega Y) Fire Spin Fire Blast Burn* Fire
Charizard (Mega X) Fire Spin Fire Blast Burn* Fire
Great Counters
Pidgeot (Mega) Wing Attack Flying Brave Bird Flying
Houndoom (Mega) Fire Fang Fire Flamethrower Fire
Mewtwo Psycho Cut Psychic Psystrike* Psychic
Gengar (Mega) Lick* Ghost Psychic* Psychic
Abomasnow (Mega) Powder Snow Ice Weather Ball Ice
Reshiram Fire Fang Fire Overheat Fire
Chandelure Fire Spin Fire Overheat Fire
Darmanitan (Galarian) Ice Fang Ice Avalanche Ice
Darmanitan Fire Fang Fire Overheat Fire
Moltres Fire Spin Fire Sky Attack* Flying
Latios Zen Headbutt Psychic Psychic Psychic

*denotes a legacy move

Stats and Max CP

Vileplume GrassPoison
Max CP at Level 40 2559 | Max CP at Level 50 2893
ATK 202 DEF 167 HP 181
Weak to Strong Against
Fire Flying Ice Psychic Fairy Grass Ground Rock Water


Fast Moves Charge Moves
  • Razor Leaf Grass
  • Acid Poison
  • Petal Blizzard Grass
  • Solar Beam Grass
  • Sludge Bomb Poison
  • Moonblast Fairy

All the best, trainers!

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