Azelf Raid Guide

Azelf Raid guide

Psychic

Azelf is an easy Tier 5 raid boss to defeat, with a CP value of 44972. 5 trainers should be more than enough to defeat Azelf in the raid. Azelf is vulnerable to Bug, Ghost, Dark type moves and mainly weaker to Pokémon such as Giratina, Yveltal, Volcarona, Darkrai, Hydreigon.

Azelf can obtain below CP values when defeated.

  • 2190 - 2293 CP during Windy weather conditions.
  • 1752 - 1834 CP during other weather conditions.

Azelf is not available at the moment in raids and the last recently available date was October 1, 2021. Shiny Azelf is also available from raids in the game.

Weather boost

Azelf raids will be boosted during Windy weather conditions.

Psychic type Damage Relations

Double damage from: Bug
Double damage to: Fighting
Half damage from: Fighting
Half damage to: Steel
No damage from: -
No damage to: Dark

Azelf Raid Counters

  • Giratina

    Giratina is a Ghost, Dragon type Pokémon with charged moves: Shadow Sneak   and fast moves: Shadow Claw   which are effective against Azelf.

  • Yveltal

    Yveltal is a Dark, Flying type Pokémon with charged moves: Dark Pulse   and fast moves: Snarl   Sucker Punch   which are effective against Azelf.

  • Volcarona

    Volcarona is a Bug, Fire type Pokémon with charged moves: Bug Buzz   and fast moves: Bug Bite   which are effective against Azelf.

  • Darkrai

    Darkrai is a Dark type Pokémon with charged moves: Dark Pulse   Shadow Ball   and fast moves: Feint Attack   Snarl   which are effective against Azelf.

  • Hydreigon

    Hydreigon is a Dark, Dragon type Pokémon with charged moves: Dark Pulse   and fast moves: Bite   which are effective against Azelf.

  • Genesect

    Genesect is a Bug, Steel type Pokémon with charged moves: X-Scissor   and fast moves: Fury Cutter   which are effective against Azelf.

  • Heracross

    Heracross is a Bug, Fighting type Pokémon with charged moves: Megahorn   and fast moves: Struggle Bug   which are effective against Azelf.

  • Chandelure

    Chandelure is a Ghost, Fire type Pokémon with charged moves: Shadow Ball   and fast moves: Hex   which are effective against Azelf.

  • Yanmega

    Yanmega is a Bug, Flying type Pokémon with charged moves: Bug Buzz   and fast moves: Bug Bite   which are effective against Azelf.

  • Weavile

    Weavile is a Dark, Ice type Pokémon with charged moves: Foul Play   and fast moves: Feint Attack   Snarl   which are effective against Azelf.

  • Scizor

    Scizor is a Bug, Steel type Pokémon with charged moves: Night Slash   X-Scissor   and fast moves: Fury Cutter   which are effective against Azelf.

  • Pinsir

    Pinsir is a Bug type Pokémon with charged moves: X-Scissor   and fast moves: Bug Bite   Fury Cutter   which are effective against Azelf.

  • Bisharp

    Bisharp is a Dark, Steel type Pokémon with charged moves: Dark Pulse   X-Scissor   and fast moves: Snarl   which are effective against Azelf.

  • Escavalier

    Escavalier is a Bug, Steel type Pokémon with charged moves: Megahorn   and fast moves: Bug Bite   which are effective against Azelf.

  • Gengar

    Gengar is a Ghost, Poison type Pokémon with charged moves: Shadow Ball   and fast moves: Hex   Shadow Claw   Sucker Punch   which are effective against Azelf.

  • Honchkrow

    Honchkrow is a Dark, Flying type Pokémon with charged moves: Dark Pulse   and fast moves: Snarl   which are effective against Azelf.

  • Durant

    Durant is a Bug, Steel type Pokémon with charged moves: X-Scissor   and fast moves: Bug Bite   which are effective against Azelf.

  • Houndoom

    Houndoom is a Dark, Fire type Pokémon with charged moves: Crunch   Foul Play   and fast moves: Snarl   which are effective against Azelf.

  • Mismagius

    Mismagius is a Ghost type Pokémon with charged moves: Dark Pulse   Shadow Ball   and fast moves: Hex   Sucker Punch   which are effective against Azelf.

  • Scyther

    Scyther is a Bug, Flying type Pokémon with charged moves: Night Slash   X-Scissor   and fast moves: Fury Cutter   which are effective against Azelf.

  • Crustle

    Crustle is a Bug, Rock type Pokémon with charged moves: X-Scissor   and fast moves: Fury Cutter   which are effective against Azelf.

  • Trevenant

    Trevenant is a Ghost, Grass type Pokémon with charged moves: Foul Play   Shadow Ball   and fast moves: Shadow Claw   Sucker Punch   which are effective against Azelf.

  • Drifblim

    Drifblim is a Ghost, Flying type Pokémon with charged moves: Ominous Wind   Shadow Ball   and fast moves: Astonish   Hex   which are effective against Azelf.

  • Leavanny

    Leavanny is a Bug, Grass type Pokémon with charged moves: Silver Wind   X-Scissor   and fast moves: Bug Bite   which are effective against Azelf.

Azelf Mega counters

Mega Absol, Mega Beedrill, Mega Gengar, Mega Gyarados, Mega Houndoom, Mega Sableye, Mega Sharpedo are best Mega counters to battle with Azelf if you have Mega evolved Pokemon or Mega candy.

Past Azelf events

Uxie (Asia-Pacific), Mesprit (Europe, Middle East, Africa and India), Azelf (Americas and Greenland) Raids: Sep 14, 2021 10 AM - Oct 1, 2021 10 AM

Azelf moves set

Azelf will use below moves during the battle.

Confusion Fast Psychic 12.5
Extrasensory Fast Psychic 10.9
Fire Blast Charged Fire 33.3
Future Sight Charged Psychic 44.4
Swift Charged Normal 21.4

Azelf raids weather impact

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

Cloudy Great for battle
Fog Great for battle
Partly cloudy Boosts Swift Great for battle
Rainy Great for battle
Snow Great for battle
Sunny / clear Boosts Fire Blast Great for battle
Windy Boosts Confusion
Boosts Extrasensory
Boosts Future Sight
Confusion is bad for Ghost type Pokemon, Confusion is bad for Dark type Pokemon, Confusion is bad for Bug type Pokemon
Extrasensory is bad for Ghost type Pokemon, Extrasensory is bad for Dark type Pokemon, Extrasensory is bad for Bug type Pokemon
Future Sight is bad for Ghost type Pokemon, Future Sight is bad for Dark type Pokemon, Future Sight is bad for Bug type Pokemon

Azelf stats

Stamina: 150
Attack: 270
Defence: 151
Max CP (level 50): 3410
Max HP (level 50): 140

Shiny Azelf

There is a chance that you may encounter a shiny Azelf if you win the raid. The rate of encounting a shiny Azelf can be around 6%.

Raid events