Alolan Raichu Raid Guide

Alolan Raichu Raid guide

Electric  /  Psychic

Alolan Raichu is an easy Tier 3 raid boss to defeat, with a CP value of 16848. 2 trainers should be more than enough to defeat Alolan Raichu in the raid. Alolan Raichu is vulnerable to Ground type moves and mainly weaker to Pokémon such as Groudon, Rhyperior, Landorus, Rhydon, Excadrill.

Alolan Raichu can obtain below CP values when defeated.

  • 1548 - 1633 CP during Rainy and Windy weather conditions.
  • 1238 - 1306 CP during other weather conditions.

Alolan Raichu is not available at the moment in raids and the last recently available date was September 13, 2022. Shiny Raichu is also available from raids in the game.

Weather boost

Alolan Raichu raids will be boosted during Rainy and Windy weather conditions.

Electric type Damage Relations

Double damage from: Ground
Double damage to: Flying
Half damage from: Flying
Half damage to: Grass
No damage from: -
No damage to: Ground

Alolan Raichu Raid Counters

  • Groudon

    Groudon is a Ground type Pokémon with charged moves: Earthquake   and fast moves: Mud Shot   which are effective against Alolan Raichu.

  • Rhyperior

    Rhyperior is a Ground, Rock type Pokémon with charged moves: Earthquake   which is effective against Alolan Raichu.

  • Landorus

    Landorus is a Ground, Flying type Pokémon with charged moves: Earth Power   and fast moves: Mud Shot   which are effective against Alolan Raichu.

  • Rhydon

    Rhydon is a Ground, Rock type Pokémon with charged moves: Earthquake   which is effective against Alolan Raichu.

  • Excadrill

    Excadrill is a Ground, Steel type Pokémon with charged moves: Drill Run   Earthquake   and fast moves: Mud Shot   which are effective against Alolan Raichu.

  • Hippowdon

    Hippowdon is a Ground type Pokémon with charged moves: Earth Power   Earthquake   which are effective against Alolan Raichu.

  • Donphan

    Donphan is a Ground type Pokémon with charged moves: Earthquake   which is effective against Alolan Raichu.

  • Krookodile

    Krookodile is a Ground, Dark type Pokémon with charged moves: Earthquake   which is effective against Alolan Raichu.

  • Golurk

    Golurk is a Ground, Ghost type Pokémon with charged moves: Earth Power   which is effective against Alolan Raichu.

  • Gliscor

    Gliscor is a Ground, Flying type Pokémon with charged moves: Earthquake   Sand Tomb   which are effective against Alolan Raichu.

  • Flygon

    Flygon is a Ground, Dragon type Pokémon with charged moves: Earthquake   and fast moves: Mud Shot   which are effective against Alolan Raichu.

  • Sandslash

    Sandslash is a Ground type Pokémon with charged moves: Bulldoze   Earthquake   and fast moves: Mud Shot   which are effective against Alolan Raichu.

  • Stunfisk

    Stunfisk is a Ground, Electric type Pokémon with charged moves: Mud Bomb   and fast moves: Mud Shot   which are effective against Alolan Raichu.

  • Claydol

    Claydol is a Ground, Psychic type Pokémon with charged moves: Earth Power   Earthquake   which are effective against Alolan Raichu.

  • Gligar

    Gligar is a Ground, Flying type Pokémon with charged moves: Dig   which is effective against Alolan Raichu.

  • Marowak

    Marowak is a Ground type Pokémon with charged moves: Bone Club   Dig   Earthquake   which are effective against Alolan Raichu.

  • Rhyhorn

    Rhyhorn is a Ground, Rock type Pokémon with charged moves: Bulldoze   which is effective against Alolan Raichu.

  • Dugtrio

    Dugtrio is a Ground type Pokémon with charged moves: Earthquake   Mud Bomb   which are effective against Alolan Raichu.

  • Hippopotas

    Hippopotas is a Ground type Pokémon with charged moves: Dig   which is effective against Alolan Raichu.

  • Krokorok

    Krokorok is a Ground, Dark type Pokémon with charged moves: Bulldoze   Earthquake   which are effective against Alolan Raichu.

  • Drilbur

    Drilbur is a Ground type Pokémon with charged moves: Dig   Drill Run   which are effective against Alolan Raichu.

  • Sandshrew

    Sandshrew is a Ground type Pokémon with charged moves: Dig   Sand Tomb   and fast moves: Mud Shot   which are effective against Alolan Raichu.

  • Phanpy

    Phanpy is a Ground type Pokémon with charged moves: Bulldoze   which is effective against Alolan Raichu.

  • Trapinch

    Trapinch is a Ground type Pokémon with charged moves: Dig   Sand Tomb   and fast moves: Mud Shot   which are effective against Alolan Raichu.

Alolan Raichu Mega counters

Mega Steelix are best Mega counters to battle with Alolan Raichu if you have Mega evolved Pokemon or Mega candy.

Alolan Raichu shadow counters

Shadow Cubone, Shadow Diglett, Shadow Dugtrio, Shadow Hippopotas, Shadow Hippowdon, Shadow Mamoswine, Shadow Marowak, Shadow Marshtomp, Shadow Nidoking, Shadow Nidoqueen, Shadow Piloswine, Shadow Pupitar, Shadow Quagsire, Shadow Sandshrew, Shadow Sandslash, Shadow Swampert, Shadow Trapinch, Shadow Wooper are best Shadow counters to battle with Alolan Raichu.

Alolan Raichu moves set

Alolan Raichu will use below moves during the battle.

Brick Break Charged Fighting 25.0
Charm Fast Fairy
Skull Bash Charged Normal
Spark Fast Electric 8.6
Thunder Punch Charged Electric 25.0
Thunder Shock Fast Electric 8.3
Volt Switch Fast Electric 8.7
Wild Charge Charged Electric 34.6

Alolan Raichu raids weather impact

Here is how each weather condition boosts Alolan Raichu moves and impacts your Pokemon during the battle with Alolan Raichu.

Cloudy Boosts Brick Break
Boosts Charm
Great for battle
Fog Great for battle
Partly cloudy Boosts Skull Bash Great for battle
Rainy Boosts Spark
Boosts Thunder Punch
Boosts Thunder Shock
Boosts Volt Switch
Boosts Wild Charge
Spark is bad for Ground type Pokemon
Thunder Punch is bad for Ground type Pokemon
Thunder Shock is bad for Ground type Pokemon
Volt Switch is bad for Ground type Pokemon
Wild Charge is bad for Ground type Pokemon
Snow Great for battle
Sunny / clear Great for battle
Windy Great for battle

Raichu stats

Attack: 193
Defence: 165
HP:
Max CP (level 50): 2344
Max HP (level 50): 115

Shiny Raichu

There is a chance that you may encounter a shiny Raichu if you win the raid. The rate of encounting a shiny Alolan Raichu can be around 2%.

Raid events