Hypno Raid Guide

Hypno Raid guide

Psychic

Hypno is an easy Tier 3 raid boss to defeat, with a CP value of 13758. 2 trainers should be more than enough to defeat Hypno in the raid. Hypno is vulnerable to Bug, Ghost, Dark type moves and mainly weaker to Pokémon such as Giratina, Yveltal, Volcarona, Darkrai, Hydreigon.

Hypno can obtain below CP values when defeated.

  • 1411 - 1493 CP during Windy weather conditions.
  • 1129 - 1194 CP during other weather conditions.

Hypno is not available at the moment in raids and the last recently available date was October 1, 2021.

Weather boost

Hypno 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

Hypno Raid Counters

  • Giratina

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

  • Yveltal

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

  • Volcarona

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

  • Darkrai

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

  • Hydreigon

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

  • Genesect

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

  • Heracross

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

  • Chandelure

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

  • Yanmega

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

  • Weavile

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

  • Scizor

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

  • Pinsir

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

  • Bisharp

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

  • Escavalier

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

  • 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 Hypno.

  • Honchkrow

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

  • Durant

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

  • Houndoom

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

  • Mismagius

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

  • Scyther

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

  • Crustle

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

  • 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 Hypno.

  • Drifblim

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

  • Leavanny

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

Hypno Mega counters

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

Hypno shadow counters

Calyrex - Shadow Rider, Shadow Absol, Shadow Alolan Raticate, Shadow Alolan Rattata, Shadow Anorith, Shadow Armaldo, Shadow Banette, Shadow Beedrill, Shadow Cacturne, Shadow Carvanha, Shadow Drapion, Shadow Dusclops, Shadow Dusknoir, Shadow Duskull, Shadow Forretress, Shadow Honchkrow, Shadow Houndoom, Shadow Houndour, Shadow Kakuna, Shadow Mightyena, Shadow Misdreavus, Shadow Mismagius, Shadow Murkrow, Shadow Nuzleaf, Shadow Pineco, Shadow Pinsir, Shadow Poochyena, Shadow Sableye, Shadow Scizor, Shadow Scyther, Shadow Sharpedo, Shadow Shiftry, Shadow Shuckle, Shadow Shuppet, Shadow Skorupi, Shadow Skuntank, Shadow Sneasel, Shadow Stunky, Shadow Tyranitar, Shadow Venomoth, Shadow Venonat, Shadow Weavile, Shadow Weedle are best Shadow counters to battle with Hypno.

Hypno moves set

Hypno will use below moves during the battle.

Confusion Fast Psychic 12.5
Fire Punch Charged Fire 25.0
Focus Blast Charged Fighting 40.0
Future Sight Charged Psychic 44.4
Ice Punch Charged Ice 26.3
Psychic Charged Psychic 35.7
Shadow Ball Charged Ghost 33.3
Thunder Punch Charged Electric 25.0
Zen Headbutt Fast Psychic 10.9

Hypno raids weather impact

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

Cloudy Boosts Focus Blast Great for battle
Fog Boosts Shadow Ball Shadow Ball is bad for Ghost type Pokemon, Shadow Ball is bad for Dark type Pokemon
Partly cloudy Great for battle
Rainy Boosts Thunder Punch Great for battle
Snow Boosts Ice Punch Great for battle
Sunny / clear Boosts Fire Punch Great for battle
Windy Boosts Confusion
Boosts Future Sight
Boosts Psychic
Boosts Zen Headbutt
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
Psychic is bad for Ghost type Pokemon, Psychic is bad for Dark type Pokemon, Psychic is bad for Bug type Pokemon
Zen Headbutt is bad for Ghost type Pokemon, Zen Headbutt is bad for Dark type Pokemon, Zen Headbutt is bad for Bug type Pokemon

Hypno stats

Stamina: 170
Attack: 144
Defence: 215
Max CP (level 50): 2371
Max HP (level 50): 157

Shiny Hypno

Shiny Hypno is not obtainable from raids.

Raid events