Donphan Raid Guide

Donphan Raid guide

Ground

Donphan is an easy Tier 3 raid boss to defeat, with a CP value of 19431. 2 trainers should be more than enough to defeat Donphan in the raid. Donphan is vulnerable to Water, Grass, Ice type moves and mainly weaker to Pokémon such as Kyogre, Palkia, Keldeo, Avalugg, Mamoswine.

Donphan can obtain below CP values when defeated.

  • 2055 - 2152 CP during Sunny / clear weather conditions.
  • 1644 - 1722 CP during other weather conditions.

Donphan is not available at the moment in raids and the last recently available date was January 14, 2022.

Weather boost

Donphan raids will be boosted during Sunny / clear weather conditions.

Ground type Damage Relations

Double damage from: Water
Double damage to: Poison
Half damage from: Poison
Half damage to: Bug
No damage from: Electric
No damage to: Flying

Donphan Raid Counters

  • Kyogre

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

  • Palkia

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

  • Keldeo

    Keldeo is a Water, Fighting type Pokémon with charged moves: Aqua Jet   Hydro Pump   which are effective against Donphan.

  • Avalugg

    Avalugg is a Ice type Pokémon with charged moves: Avalanche   and fast moves: Ice Fang   which are effective against Donphan.

  • Mamoswine

    Mamoswine is a Ice, Ground type Pokémon with charged moves: Avalanche   and fast moves: Powder Snow   which are effective against Donphan.

  • Gyarados

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

  • 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 Donphan.

  • Tangrowth

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

  • Manaphy

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

  • Shaymin

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

  • Regice

    Regice is a Ice type Pokémon with charged moves: Blizzard   and fast moves: Frost Breath   which are effective against Donphan.

  • Virizion

    Virizion is a Grass, Fighting type Pokémon with charged moves: Leaf Blade   which is effective against Donphan.

  • Lapras

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

  • Milotic

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

  • Articuno

    Articuno is a Ice, Flying type Pokémon with charged moves: Blizzard   Ice Beam   Icy Wind   and fast moves: Frost Breath   Ice Shard   which are effective against Donphan.

  • Exeggutor

    Exeggutor is a Grass, Psychic type Pokémon with charged moves: Seed Bomb   Solar Beam   and fast moves: Bullet Seed   which are effective against Donphan.

  • Chesnaught

    Chesnaught is a Grass, Fighting type Pokémon with charged moves: Energy Ball   Solar Beam   and fast moves: Vine Whip   which are effective against Donphan.

  • Glaceon

    Glaceon is a Ice type Pokémon with charged moves: Avalanche   Ice Beam   Icy Wind   and fast moves: Frost Breath   Ice Shard   which are effective against Donphan.

  • Beartic

    Beartic is a Ice type Pokémon with charged moves: Ice Punch   Surf   and fast moves: Powder Snow   which are effective against Donphan.

  • Leafeon

    Leafeon is a Grass type Pokémon with charged moves: Energy Ball   Leaf Blade   Solar Beam   and fast moves: Razor Leaf   which are effective against Donphan.

  • Torterra

    Torterra is a Grass, Ground type Pokémon with charged moves: Solar Beam   and fast moves: Razor Leaf   which are effective against Donphan.

  • Suicune

    Suicune is a Water type Pokémon with charged moves: Bubble Beam   Hydro Pump   Ice Beam   Water Pulse   and fast moves: Ice Fang   which are effective against Donphan.

  • Cryogonal

    Cryogonal is a Ice type Pokémon with charged moves: Aurora Beam   Solar Beam   Water Pulse   and fast moves: Frost Breath   Ice Shard   which are effective against Donphan.

  • Swampert

    Swampert is a Water, Ground type Pokémon with charged moves: Muddy Water   Surf   and fast moves: Water Gun   which are effective against Donphan.

Donphan Mega counters

Mega Abomasnow, Mega Blastoise, Mega Venusaur are best Mega counters to battle with Donphan if you have Mega evolved Pokemon or Mega candy.

Donphan shadow counters

Shadow Abomasnow, Shadow Alolan Sandshrew, Shadow Alolan Sandslash, Shadow Bayleef, Shadow Bellossom, Shadow Bellsprout, Shadow Blastoise, Shadow Bulbasaur, Shadow Cacnea, Shadow Chikorita, Shadow Cloyster, Shadow Cradily, Shadow Croconaw, Shadow Exeggcute, Shadow Exeggutor, Shadow Feraligatr, Shadow Gloom, Shadow Golduck, Shadow Grotle, Shadow Horsea, Shadow Ivysaur, Shadow Lapras, Shadow Lileep, Shadow Meganium, Shadow Mudkip, Shadow Oddish, Shadow Politoed, Shadow Poliwag, Shadow Poliwhirl, Shadow Psyduck, Shadow Seadra, Shadow Sealeo, Shadow Seedot, Shadow Shellder, Shadow Snover, Shadow Spheal, Shadow Squirtle, Shadow Suicune, Shadow Tangela, Shadow Tangrowth, Shadow Torterra, Shadow Totodile, Shadow Turtwig, Shadow Venusaur, Shadow Victreebel, Shadow Vileplume, Shadow Walrein, Shadow Wartortle, Shadow Weepinbell are best Shadow counters to battle with Donphan.

Donphan moves set

Donphan will use below moves during the battle.

Charm Fast Fairy
Counter Fast Fighting 13.3
Earthquake Charged Ground 33.3
Heavy Slam Charged Steel 33.3
Play Rough Charged Fairy 31.0
Tackle Fast Normal 10.0

Donphan raids weather impact

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

Cloudy Boosts Charm
Boosts Counter
Boosts Play Rough
Great for battle
Fog Great for battle
Partly cloudy Boosts Tackle Great for battle
Rainy Great for battle
Snow Boosts Heavy Slam Great for battle
Sunny / clear Boosts Earthquake Earthquake is bad for Water type Pokemon, Earthquake is bad for Ice type Pokemon, Earthquake is bad for Grass type Pokemon
Windy Great for battle

Donphan stats

Stamina: 180
Attack: 214
Defence: 214
Max CP (level 50): 3499
Max HP (level 50): 166

Shiny Donphan

Shiny Donphan is not obtainable from raids.

Raid events