Cresselia Raid Guide

Cresselia Raid guide

Psychic

Cresselia is a difficult Tier 5 raid boss to defeat, with a CP value of 33794. Therefore, it is recommended to join 7 trainers to defeat Cresselia raid boss successfully in a raid battle. Cresselia is vulnerable to Bug, Ghost, Dark type moves and mainly weaker to Pokémon such as Giratina, Yveltal, Volcarona, Darkrai, Hydreigon.

Cresselia can obtain below CP values when defeated.

  • 1944 - 2041 CP during Windy weather conditions.
  • 1555 - 1633 CP during other weather conditions.

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

Weather boost

Cresselia 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

Cresselia Raid Counters

  • Giratina

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

  • Yveltal

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

  • Volcarona

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

  • Darkrai

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

  • Hydreigon

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

  • Genesect

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

  • Heracross

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

  • Chandelure

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

  • Yanmega

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

  • Weavile

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

  • Scizor

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

  • Pinsir

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

  • Bisharp

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

  • Escavalier

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

  • 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 Cresselia.

  • Honchkrow

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

  • Durant

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

  • Houndoom

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

  • Mismagius

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

  • Scyther

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

  • Crustle

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

  • 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 Cresselia.

  • Drifblim

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

  • Leavanny

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

Cresselia Mega counters

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

Past Cresselia events

Cresselia Raids: Nov 16, 2021 10 AM - Dec 1, 2021 10 AM

Cresselia moves set

Cresselia will use below moves during the battle.

Aurora Beam Charged Ice 22.5
Confusion Fast Psychic 12.5
Future Sight Charged Psychic 44.4
Moonblast Charged Fairy 33.3
Psycho Cut Fast Psychic 8.3

Cresselia raids weather impact

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

Cloudy Boosts Moonblast Great for battle
Fog Great for battle
Partly cloudy Great for battle
Rainy Great for battle
Snow Boosts Aurora Beam Great for battle
Sunny / clear Great for battle
Windy Boosts Confusion
Boosts Future Sight
Boosts Psycho Cut
Confusion is bad for Ghost type Pokemon, Confusion is bad for Dark type Pokemon, Confusion 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
Psycho Cut is bad for Ghost type Pokemon, Psycho Cut is bad for Dark type Pokemon, Psycho Cut is bad for Bug type Pokemon

Cresselia stats

Stamina: 240
Attack: 152
Defence: 263
Max CP (level 50): 3215
Max HP (level 50): 217

Shiny Cresselia

There is a chance that you may encounter a shiny Cresselia if you win the raid. The rate of encounting a shiny Cresselia can be around 5%.

Raid events