Lairon Raid Guide

Lairon Raid guide

Steel  /  Rock

Lairon is an easy Tier 3 raid boss to defeat, with a CP value of 15149. 2 trainers should be more than enough to defeat Lairon in the raid. Lairon is vulnerable to Fighting, Ground, Fire type moves and mainly weaker to Pokémon such as Groudon, Ho-Oh, Rhyperior, Heatran, Volcanion.

Lairon can obtain below CP values when defeated.

  • 1388 - 1468 CP during Partly cloudy and Snow weather conditions.
  • 1110 - 1174 CP during other weather conditions.

Lairon is not available at the moment in raids and the last recently available date was June 16, 2022.

Weather boost

Lairon raids will be boosted during Partly cloudy and Snow weather conditions.

Steel type Damage Relations

Double damage from: Fighting
Double damage to: Rock
Half damage from: Normal
Half damage to: Steel
No damage from: Poison
No damage to: -

Lairon Raid Counters

  • Groudon

    Groudon is a Ground type Pokémon with charged moves: Earthquake   Fire Blast   and fast moves: Mud Shot   which are effective against Lairon.

  • Ho-Oh

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

  • Rhyperior

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

  • Heatran

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

  • Landorus

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

  • 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 Lairon.

  • Conkeldurr

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

  • Rhydon

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

  • Moltres

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

  • Excadrill

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

  • Victini

    Victini is a Fire, Psychic type Pokémon with charged moves: Focus Blast   Overheat   which are effective against Lairon.

  • Hippowdon

    Hippowdon is a Ground type Pokémon with charged moves: Earth Power   Earthquake   and fast moves: Fire Fang   which are effective against Lairon.

  • Donphan

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

  • Magmortar

    Magmortar is a Fire type Pokémon with charged moves: Brick Break   Fire Blast   Fire Punch   and fast moves: Fire Spin   Karate Chop   which are effective against Lairon.

  • Krookodile

    Krookodile is a Ground, Dark type Pokémon with charged moves: Earthquake   which is effective against Lairon.

  • Flareon

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

  • 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 Lairon.

  • Machamp

    Machamp is a Fighting type Pokémon with charged moves: Close Combat   Cross Chop   Dynamic Punch   and fast moves: Counter   which are effective against Lairon.

  • Emboar

    Emboar is a Fire, Fighting type Pokémon with charged moves: Flame Charge   Focus Blast   Heat Wave   and fast moves: Ember   Low Kick   which are effective against Lairon.

  • Arcanine

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

  • Hariyama

    Hariyama is a Fighting type Pokémon with charged moves: Close Combat   Dynamic Punch   Superpower   and fast moves: Counter   which are effective against Lairon.

  • Pangoro

    Pangoro is a Fighting, Dark type Pokémon with charged moves: Close Combat   and fast moves: Low Kick   which are effective against Lairon.

Lairon Mega counters

Mega Charizard Y, Mega Lopunny, Mega Steelix are best Mega counters to battle with Lairon if you have Mega evolved Pokemon or Mega candy.

Lairon shadow counters

Shadow Arcanine, Shadow Camerupt, Shadow Charizard, Shadow Charmander, Shadow Charmeleon, Shadow Cubone, Shadow Cyndaquil, Shadow Diglett, Shadow Dugtrio, Shadow Entei, Shadow Gallade, Shadow Growlithe, Shadow Hariyama, Shadow Hippopotas, Shadow Hippowdon, Shadow Hitmonchan, Shadow Hitmonlee, Shadow Ho-Oh, Shadow Larvitar, Shadow Machamp, Shadow Machoke, Shadow Machop, Shadow Magmar, Shadow Magmortar, Shadow Makuhita, Shadow Mamoswine, Shadow Marowak, Shadow Marshtomp, Shadow Moltres, Shadow Nidoking, Shadow Nidoqueen, Shadow Ninetales, Shadow Numel, Shadow Piloswine, Shadow Poliwrath, Shadow Pupitar, Shadow Quagsire, Shadow Quilava, Shadow Sandshrew, Shadow Sandslash, Shadow Swampert, Shadow Trapinch, Shadow Typhlosion, Shadow Vulpix, Shadow Wooper are best Shadow counters to battle with Lairon.

Lairon moves set

Lairon will use below moves during the battle.

Body Slam Charged Normal 26.3
Heavy Slam Charged Steel 33.3
Iron Tail Fast Steel 13.6
Metal Claw Fast Steel 11.4
Rock Slide Charged Rock 29.6

Lairon raids weather impact

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

Cloudy Great for battle
Fog Great for battle
Partly cloudy Boosts Body Slam
Boosts Rock Slide
Body Slam is bad for Fighting type Pokemon
Rock Slide is bad for Ground type Pokemon, Rock Slide is bad for Fighting type Pokemon
Rainy Great for battle
Snow Boosts Heavy Slam
Boosts Iron Tail
Boosts Metal Claw
Heavy Slam is bad for Ground type Pokemon, Heavy Slam is bad for Fire type Pokemon, Heavy Slam is bad for Fighting type Pokemon
Iron Tail is bad for Ground type Pokemon, Iron Tail is bad for Fire type Pokemon, Iron Tail is bad for Fighting type Pokemon
Metal Claw is bad for Ground type Pokemon, Metal Claw is bad for Fire type Pokemon, Metal Claw is bad for Fighting type Pokemon
Sunny / clear Great for battle
Windy Great for battle

Lairon stats

Stamina: 120
Attack: 158
Defence: 239
Max CP (level 50): 2316
Max HP (level 50): 115

Shiny Lairon

Shiny Lairon is not obtainable from raids.

Raid events