Wimpod Raid Guide

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Wimpod

Wimpod is a Tier 1 raid boss in Pokémon Go and makes its debut as a part of the Pokémon Go & Pokémon Go Crossover event running from Thursday, June 16, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. local time till Thursday, June 30, 2022, at 8:00 p.m. local time.

Being a Bug and Water type, it is weak to the Electric, Flying and Rock types.

Wimpod evolves into the very popular Golisopod, the signature Pokémon of Guzma from the main series games and the anime. It should be noted that Wimpod would need 400 candies to evolve into Golisopod. 

Wimpod can be caught with the following CP values:

  • 255 – 286 CP at Level 20, no weather boost
  • 319 – 358 CP at Level 25 with Rainy weather boost

It is an easy solo.

Wimpod 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 Wimpod are the following:

Wimpod Counters
Supreme Counters
Pidgeot (Mega) Gust* Flying Brave Bird Flying
Manectric (Mega) Thunder Fang Electric Wild Charge Electric
Great Counters
Aerodactyl (Mega) Rock Throw Rock Rock Slide Rock
Ampharos (Mega) Charge Beam Electric Zap Cannon Electric
Thundurus (Therian) Fire Spin Fire Aura Sphere Fighting
Rampardos Smack Down Rock Rock Slide Rock
Zekrom Charge Beam Electric Wild Charge Electric
Electivire Thunder Shock Electric Wild Charge Electric
Raikou Volt Switch Electric Wild Charge Electric
Rhyperior Smack Down Rock Rock Wrecker* Rock
Moltres Wing Attack Flying Sky Attack* Flying
Yveltal Gust Flying Hurricane Flying
Rayquaza Air Slash Flying Hurricane Flying

*denotes a legacy move

Some other counter options are Magnezone, Terrakion, Zapdos, Tyranitar and Honchkrow.

Wimpod Stats and Max CP

Wimpod BugWater
Max CP at Level 40 502 | Max CP at Level 50 567
ATK 67 DEF 74 HP 93
Weak to Strong Against
Electric Flying Rock Psychic Grass Dark Fire Ground Rock

Wimpod Movepool

Fast Moves Charge Moves
  • Struggle Bug Bug
  • Bug Buzz Bug

All the best, trainers!

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