Lugia Raid Guide

Lugia Raid guide

Flying  /  Psychic

Lugia is a very difficult Tier 5 raid boss to defeat, with a CP value of 45925. It requires a minimum of 7 well prepared trainers in the battle. But always to be on the safe side, 8 trainers are recommended participating in the battle in defeating the Lugia. Lugia is vulnerable to Rock, Electric, Ice type moves and mainly weaker to Pokémon such as Tyranitar, Terrakion, Raikou, Avalugg, Zapdos.

Lugia can obtain below CP values when defeated.

  • 2535 - 2645 CP during Windy weather conditions.
  • 2028 - 2115 CP during other weather conditions.

Lugia is not available at the moment in raids and the last recently available date was February 27, 2022. Shiny Lugia is also available from raids in the game.

Weather boost

Lugia raids will be boosted during Windy weather conditions.

Flying type Damage Relations

Double damage from: Rock
Double damage to: Fighting
Half damage from: Fighting
Half damage to: Rock
No damage from: Ground
No damage to: -

Lugia Raid Counters

  • Tyranitar

    Tyranitar is a Rock, Dark type Pokémon with charged moves: Stone Edge   which is effective against Lugia.

  • Terrakion

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

  • Raikou

    Raikou is a Electric type Pokémon with charged moves: Thunder   Thunderbolt   Wild Charge   and fast moves: Thunder Shock   Volt Switch   which are effective against Lugia.

  • Avalugg

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

  • Zapdos

    Zapdos is a Electric, Flying type Pokémon with charged moves: Ancient Power   Thunder   Thunderbolt   Zap Cannon   and fast moves: Charge Beam   which are effective against Lugia.

  • Mamoswine

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

  • Rampardos

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

  • Gigalith

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

  • Thundurus

    Thundurus is a Electric, Flying type Pokémon with charged moves: Thunder   Thunder Punch   and fast moves: Thunder Shock   which are effective against Lugia.

  • Tyrantrum

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

  • Regice

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

  • Regirock

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

  • Archeops

    Archeops is a Rock, Flying type Pokémon with charged moves: Ancient Power   which is effective against Lugia.

  • Magnezone

    Magnezone is a Electric, Steel type Pokémon with charged moves: Wild Charge   Zap Cannon   and fast moves: Charge Beam   Spark   which are effective against Lugia.

  • Articuno

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

  • 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 Lugia.

  • Electivire

    Electivire is a Electric type Pokémon with charged moves: Ice Punch   Thunder   Thunder Punch   Wild Charge   and fast moves: Thunder Shock   which are effective against Lugia.

  • 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 Lugia.

  • Beartic

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

  • Cryogonal

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

  • Aurorus

    Aurorus is a Rock, Ice type Pokémon with charged moves: Ancient Power   Blizzard   Thunderbolt   and fast moves: Frost Breath   Powder Snow   Rock Throw   which are effective against Lugia.

  • Jolteon

    Jolteon is a Electric type Pokémon with charged moves: Discharge   Thunder   Thunderbolt   and fast moves: Thunder Shock   Volt Switch   which are effective against Lugia.

  • Ampharos

    Ampharos is a Electric type Pokémon with charged moves: Power Gem   Thunder   Thunder Punch   Zap Cannon   and fast moves: Charge Beam   Volt Switch   which are effective against Lugia.

  • Omastar

    Omastar is a Rock, Water type Pokémon with charged moves: Ancient Power   Rock Blast   which are effective against Lugia.

Lugia Mega counters

Mega Manectric are best Mega counters to battle with Lugia if you have Mega evolved Pokemon or Mega candy.

Past Lugia events

Raikou, Entei, Suicune, Lugia, Ho-Oh Raids: Feb 26, 2022 09 AM - Feb 26, 2022 09 PM
Lugia with the attack Aeroblast Raids: Sep 1, 2021 10 AM - Sep 14, 2021 10 AM

Lugia moves set

Lugia will use below moves during the battle.

Dragon Tail Fast Dragon 13.6
Extrasensory Fast Psychic 10.9
Future Sight Charged Psychic 44.4
Hydro Pump Charged Water 39.4
Sky Attack Charged Flying 40.0

Lugia raids weather impact

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

Cloudy Great for battle
Fog Great for battle
Partly cloudy Great for battle
Rainy Boosts Hydro Pump Hydro Pump is bad for Electric type Pokemon
Snow Great for battle
Sunny / clear Great for battle
Windy Boosts Dragon Tail
Boosts Extrasensory
Boosts Future Sight
Boosts Sky Attack
Dragon Tail is bad for Ice type Pokemon
Sky Attack is bad for Rock type Pokemon, Sky Attack is bad for Electric type Pokemon, Sky Attack is bad for Ice type Pokemon

Lugia stats

Stamina: 212
Attack: 193
Defence: 323
Max CP (level 50): 4166
Max HP (level 50): 193

Shiny Lugia

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

Raid events