Cranidos Raid Guide

Cranidos Raid guide

Rock

Cranidos is an easy Tier 1 raid boss to defeat, with a CP value of 5292. You can solo Cranidos raids without any problem at all. Cranidos is vulnerable to Fighting, Ground, Steel, Water, Grass type moves and mainly weaker to Pokémon such as Kyogre, Groudon, Dialga, Palkia, Rhyperior.

Cranidos can obtain below CP values when defeated.

  • 1217 - 1300 CP during Partly cloudy weather conditions.
  • 974 - 1040 CP during other weather conditions.

Cranidos is not available at the moment in raids and the last recently available date was November 18, 2021. Shiny Cranidos is also available from raids in the game.

Weather boost

Cranidos raids will be boosted during Partly cloudy weather conditions.

Rock type Damage Relations

Double damage from: Fighting
Double damage to: Flying
Half damage from: Normal
Half damage to: Fighting
No damage from: -
No damage to: -

Cranidos Raid Counters

  • Kyogre

    Kyogre is a Water type Pokémon with charged moves: Hydro Pump   Surf   and fast moves: Waterfall   which are effective against Cranidos.

  • Groudon

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

  • Dialga

    Dialga is a Steel, Dragon type Pokémon with charged moves: Iron Head   and fast moves: Metal Claw   which are effective against Cranidos.

  • Palkia

    Palkia is a Water, Dragon type Pokémon with charged moves: Aqua Tail   Hydro Pump   which are effective against Cranidos.

  • Rhyperior

    Rhyperior is a Ground, Rock type Pokémon with charged moves: Earthquake   Superpower   Surf   which are effective against Cranidos.

  • Metagross

    Metagross is a Steel, Psychic type Pokémon with charged moves: Earthquake   Flash Cannon   and fast moves: Bullet Punch   which are effective against Cranidos.

  • Keldeo

    Keldeo is a Water, Fighting type Pokémon with charged moves: Aqua Jet   Close Combat   Hydro Pump   and fast moves: Low Kick   which are effective against Cranidos.

  • Landorus

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

  • Conkeldurr

    Conkeldurr is a Fighting type Pokémon with charged moves: Dynamic Punch   Focus Blast   and fast moves: Counter   which are effective against Cranidos.

  • Rhydon

    Rhydon is a Ground, Rock type Pokémon with charged moves: Earthquake   Surf   and fast moves: Rock Smash   which are effective against Cranidos.

  • Gyarados

    Gyarados is a Water, Flying type Pokémon with charged moves: Hydro Pump   and fast moves: Waterfall   which are effective against Cranidos.

  • Vaporeon

    Vaporeon is a Water type Pokémon with charged moves: Aqua Tail   Hydro Pump   Water Pulse   and fast moves: Water Gun   which are effective against Cranidos.

  • Excadrill

    Excadrill is a Ground, Steel type Pokémon with charged moves: Drill Run   Earthquake   Iron Head   and fast moves: Metal Claw   Mud Shot   which are effective against Cranidos.

  • Tangrowth

    Tangrowth is a Grass type Pokémon with charged moves: Power Whip   Solar Beam   and fast moves: Vine Whip   which are effective against Cranidos.

  • Shaymin

    Shaymin is a Grass type Pokémon with charged moves: Energy Ball   Grass Knot   Solar Beam   which are effective against Cranidos.

  • Manaphy

    Manaphy is a Water type Pokémon with charged moves: Bubble Beam   Surf   and fast moves: Bubble   Waterfall   which are effective against Cranidos.

  • Jirachi

    Jirachi is a Steel, Psychic type Pokémon with charged moves: Doom Desire   which is effective against Cranidos.

  • Hippowdon

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

  • Donphan

    Donphan is a Ground type Pokémon with charged moves: Earthquake   Heavy Slam   and fast moves: Counter   which are effective against Cranidos.

  • Virizion

    Virizion is a Grass, Fighting type Pokémon with charged moves: Close Combat   Leaf Blade   which are effective against Cranidos.

  • Cobalion

    Cobalion is a Steel, Fighting type Pokémon with charged moves: Close Combat   Iron Head   and fast moves: Metal Claw   which are effective against Cranidos.

  • Aggron

    Aggron is a Steel, Rock type Pokémon with charged moves: Heavy Slam   and fast moves: Iron Tail   which are effective against Cranidos.

  • Lapras

    Lapras is a Water, Ice type Pokémon with charged moves: Hydro Pump   Surf   and fast moves: Water Gun   which are effective against Cranidos.

  • Milotic

    Milotic is a Water type Pokémon with charged moves: Surf   and fast moves: Waterfall   which are effective against Cranidos.

Cranidos moves set

Cranidos will use below moves during the battle.

Ancient Power Charged Rock 20.0
Bulldoze Charged Ground 22.9
Rock Tomb Charged Rock 21.9
Take Down Fast Normal 6.7
Zen Headbutt Fast Psychic 10.9

Cranidos raids weather impact

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

Cloudy Great for battle
Fog Great for battle
Partly cloudy Boosts Ancient Power
Boosts Rock Tomb
Boosts Take Down
Ancient Power is bad for Water type Pokemon, Ancient Power is bad for Ground type Pokemon, Ancient Power is bad for Steel type Pokemon, Ancient Power is bad for Fighting type Pokemon, Ancient Power is bad for Grass type Pokemon
Rock Tomb is bad for Water type Pokemon, Rock Tomb is bad for Ground type Pokemon, Rock Tomb is bad for Steel type Pokemon, Rock Tomb is bad for Fighting type Pokemon, Rock Tomb is bad for Grass type Pokemon
Take Down is bad for Fighting type Pokemon, Rock Tomb is bad for Ground type Pokemon, Rock Tomb is bad for Steel type Pokemon, Rock Tomb is bad for Fighting type Pokemon, Rock Tomb is bad for Grass type Pokemon
Rainy Great for battle
Snow Great for battle
Sunny / clear Boosts Bulldoze Bulldoze is bad for Water type Pokemon, Bulldoze is bad for Grass type Pokemon, Rock Tomb is bad for Grass type Pokemon
Rock Tomb is bad for Water type Pokemon, Rock Tomb is bad for Ground type Pokemon, Rock Tomb is bad for Steel type Pokemon, Rock Tomb is bad for Fighting type Pokemon, Rock Tomb is bad for Grass type Pokemon
Take Down is bad for Fighting type Pokemon, Rock Tomb is bad for Ground type Pokemon, Rock Tomb is bad for Steel type Pokemon, Rock Tomb is bad for Fighting type Pokemon, Rock Tomb is bad for Grass type Pokemon
Windy Boosts Zen Headbutt Great for battle

Cranidos stats

Stamina: 134
Attack: 219
Defence: 75
Max CP (level 50): 1959
Max HP (level 50): 127

Shiny Cranidos

There is a chance that you may encounter a shiny Cranidos if you win the raid.

Raid events