Forretress Raid Guide

Forretress Raid guide

Bug  /  Steel

Forretress is an easy Tier 3 raid boss to defeat, with a CP value of 15663. 2 trainers should be more than enough to defeat Forretress in the raid. Forretress is vulnerable to Flying, Rock, Fire type moves and mainly weaker to Pokémon such as Ho-Oh, Tyranitar, Heatran, Terrakion, Volcanion.

Forretress can obtain below CP values when defeated.

  • 1545 - 1630 CP during Rainy and Snow weather conditions.
  • 1236 - 1304 CP during other weather conditions.

Forretress is not available at the moment in raids and the last recently available date was April 5, 2022.

Weather boost

Forretress raids will be boosted during Rainy and Snow weather conditions.

Bug type Damage Relations

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

Forretress Raid Counters

  • Ho-Oh

    Ho-Oh is a Fire, Flying type Pokémon with charged moves: Brave Bird   Fire Blast   and fast moves: Incinerate   which are effective against Forretress.

  • Tyranitar

    Tyranitar is a Rock, Dark type Pokémon with charged moves: Fire Blast   Stone Edge   which are effective against Forretress.

  • Heatran

    Heatran is a Fire, Steel type Pokémon with charged moves: Fire Blast   Flamethrower   Stone Edge   and fast moves: Fire Spin   which are effective against Forretress.

  • Terrakion

    Terrakion is a Rock, Fighting type Pokémon with charged moves: Rock Slide   and fast moves: Smack Down   which are effective against Forretress.

  • Entei

    Entei is a Fire type Pokémon with charged moves: Fire Blast   Flame Charge   Flamethrower   Overheat   and fast moves: Fire Fang   Fire Spin   which are effective against Forretress.

  • Moltres

    Moltres is a Fire, Flying type Pokémon with charged moves: Ancient Power   Fire Blast   Heat Wave   Overheat   and fast moves: Fire Spin   Wing Attack   which are effective against Forretress.

  • Rampardos

    Rampardos is a Rock type Pokémon with charged moves: Flamethrower   Rock Slide   and fast moves: Smack Down   which are effective against Forretress.

  • Gigalith

    Gigalith is a Rock type Pokémon with charged moves: Rock Slide   and fast moves: Smack Down   which are effective against Forretress.

  • Tornadus

    Tornadus is a Flying type Pokémon with charged moves: Hurricane   and fast moves: Air Slash   which are effective against Forretress.

  • Tyrantrum

    Tyrantrum is a Rock, Dragon type Pokémon with charged moves: Stone Edge   and fast moves: Rock Throw   which are effective against Forretress.

  • Victini

    Victini is a Fire, Psychic type Pokémon with charged moves: Overheat   which is effective against Forretress.

  • Regirock

    Regirock is a Rock type Pokémon with charged moves: Stone Edge   and fast moves: Rock Throw   which are effective against Forretress.

  • Archeops

    Archeops is a Rock, Flying type Pokémon with charged moves: Ancient Power   and fast moves: Wing Attack   which are effective against Forretress.

  • Magmortar

    Magmortar is a Fire type Pokémon with charged moves: Fire Blast   Fire Punch   and fast moves: Fire Spin   which are effective against Forretress.

  • Golem

    Golem is a Rock, Ground type Pokémon with charged moves: Ancient Power   Rock Blast   Stone Edge   and fast moves: Rock Throw   which are effective against Forretress.

  • Flareon

    Flareon is a Fire type Pokémon with charged moves: Fire Blast   Flamethrower   Overheat   and fast moves: Ember   Fire Spin   which are effective against Forretress.

  • Delphox

    Delphox is a Fire, Psychic type Pokémon with charged moves: Fire Blast   Flame Charge   Flamethrower   and fast moves: Fire Spin   which are effective against Forretress.

  • Emboar

    Emboar is a Fire, Fighting type Pokémon with charged moves: Flame Charge   Heat Wave   Rock Slide   and fast moves: Ember   which are effective against Forretress.

  • Arcanine

    Arcanine is a Fire type Pokémon with charged moves: Fire Blast   Flamethrower   and fast moves: Fire Fang   which are effective against Forretress.

  • Aurorus

    Aurorus is a Rock, Ice type Pokémon with charged moves: Ancient Power   and fast moves: Rock Throw   which are effective against Forretress.

  • Typhlosion

    Typhlosion is a Fire type Pokémon with charged moves: Fire Blast   Overheat   and fast moves: Ember   Incinerate   which are effective against Forretress.

  • Charizard

    Charizard is a Fire, Flying type Pokémon with charged moves: Fire Blast   Overheat   and fast moves: Air Slash   Fire Spin   which are effective against Forretress.

Forretress Mega counters

Mega Aerodactyl, Mega Charizard Y, Mega Pidgeot are best Mega counters to battle with Forretress if you have Mega evolved Pokemon or Mega candy.

Forretress shadow counters

Shadow Aerodactyl, Shadow Aggron, Shadow Arcanine, Shadow Aron, Shadow Articuno, Shadow Camerupt, Shadow Charizard, Shadow Charmander, Shadow Charmeleon, Shadow Crobat, Shadow Cyndaquil, Shadow Delibird, Shadow Entei, Shadow Gligar, Shadow Gliscor, Shadow Golbat, Shadow Growlithe, Shadow Ho-Oh, Shadow Jumpluff, Shadow Kabuto, Shadow Kabutops, Shadow Lairon, Shadow Lugia, Shadow Magmar, Shadow Magmortar, Shadow Moltres, Shadow Ninetales, Shadow Nosepass, Shadow Numel, Shadow Omanyte, Shadow Omastar, Shadow Probopass, Shadow Quilava, Shadow Skarmory, Shadow Staraptor, Shadow Staravia, Shadow Starly, Shadow Sudowoodo, Shadow Typhlosion, Shadow Vulpix, Shadow Zubat are best Shadow counters to battle with Forretress.

Forretress moves set

Forretress will use below moves during the battle.

Bug Bite Fast Bug 10.0
Earthquake Charged Ground 33.3
Heavy Slam Charged Steel 33.3
Mirror Shot Charged Steel
Rock Tomb Charged Rock 21.9
Sand Tomb Charged Ground 20.0
Struggle Bug Fast Bug 10.0

Forretress raids weather impact

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

Cloudy Great for battle
Fog Great for battle
Partly cloudy Boosts Rock Tomb Great for battle
Rainy Boosts Bug Bite
Boosts Struggle Bug
Bug Bite is bad for Fire type Pokemon, Bug Bite is bad for Rock type Pokemon, Bug Bite is bad for Flying type Pokemon
Struggle Bug is bad for Fire type Pokemon, Struggle Bug is bad for Rock type Pokemon, Struggle Bug is bad for Flying type Pokemon
Snow Boosts Heavy Slam
Boosts Mirror Shot
Heavy Slam is bad for Fire type Pokemon
Mirror Shot is bad for Fire type Pokemon
Sunny / clear Boosts Earthquake
Boosts Sand Tomb
Great for battle
Windy Great for battle

Forretress stats

Stamina: 150
Attack: 161
Defence: 242
Max CP (level 50): 2620
Max HP (level 50): 140

Shiny Forretress

Shiny Forretress is not obtainable from raids.

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