Magcargo Raid Guide

Magcargo Raid guide

Fire  /  Rock

Magcargo is an easy Tier 3 raid boss to defeat, with a CP value of 13261. 2 trainers should be more than enough to defeat Magcargo in the raid. Magcargo is vulnerable to Ground, Rock, Water type moves and mainly weaker to Pokémon such as Kyogre, Groudon, Palkia, Rhyperior, Tyranitar.

Magcargo can obtain below CP values when defeated.

  • 1142 - 1215 CP during Partly cloudy and Sunny / clear weather conditions.
  • 914 - 972 CP during other weather conditions.

Magcargo is not available at the moment in raids and the last recently available date was January 15, 2022.

Weather boost

Magcargo raids will be boosted during Partly cloudy and Sunny / clear weather conditions.

Fire type Damage Relations

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

Magcargo Raid Counters

  • Kyogre

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

  • Groudon

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

  • Palkia

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

  • Rhyperior

    Rhyperior is a Ground, Rock type Pokémon with charged moves: Earthquake   Stone Edge   Surf   and fast moves: Smack Down   which are effective against Magcargo.

  • Tyranitar

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

  • Keldeo

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

  • Terrakion

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

  • Landorus

    Landorus is a Ground, Flying type Pokémon with charged moves: Earth Power   Rock Slide   and fast moves: Mud Shot   Rock Throw   which are effective against Magcargo.

  • Rhydon

    Rhydon is a Ground, Rock type Pokémon with charged moves: Earthquake   Stone Edge   Surf   which are effective against Magcargo.

  • Gyarados

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

  • Rampardos

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

  • Gigalith

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

  • 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 Magcargo.

  • Excadrill

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

  • Tyrantrum

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

  • Manaphy

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

  • Hippowdon

    Hippowdon is a Ground type Pokémon with charged moves: Earth Power   Earthquake   Stone Edge   which are effective against Magcargo.

  • Regirock

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

  • Archeops

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

  • Donphan

    Donphan is a Ground type Pokémon with charged moves: Earthquake   which is effective against Magcargo.

  • Lapras

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

  • Milotic

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

  • Golem

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

  • Krookodile

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

Magcargo Mega counters

Mega Blastoise, Mega Steelix are best Mega counters to battle with Magcargo if you have Mega evolved Pokemon or Mega candy.

Magcargo shadow counters

Shadow Aggron, Shadow Aron, Shadow Blastoise, Shadow Croconaw, Shadow Cubone, Shadow Diglett, Shadow Dugtrio, Shadow Feraligatr, Shadow Golduck, Shadow Hippopotas, Shadow Hippowdon, Shadow Horsea, Shadow Kabuto, Shadow Kabutops, Shadow Lairon, Shadow Larvitar, Shadow Mamoswine, Shadow Marowak, Shadow Marshtomp, Shadow Mudkip, Shadow Nidoking, Shadow Nidoqueen, Shadow Nosepass, Shadow Omanyte, Shadow Omastar, Shadow Piloswine, Shadow Politoed, Shadow Poliwag, Shadow Poliwhirl, Shadow Probopass, Shadow Psyduck, Shadow Pupitar, Shadow Quagsire, Shadow Sandshrew, Shadow Sandslash, Shadow Seadra, Shadow Shellder, Shadow Squirtle, Shadow Sudowoodo, Shadow Suicune, Shadow Swampert, Shadow Swinub, Shadow Totodile, Shadow Trapinch, Shadow Wartortle, Shadow Wooper are best Shadow counters to battle with Magcargo.

Magcargo moves set

Magcargo will use below moves during the battle.

Ember Fast Fire 10.0
Heat Wave Charged Fire 31.7
Overheat Charged Fire 40.0
Rock Throw Fast Rock 13.3
Stone Edge Charged Rock 43.5

Magcargo raids weather impact

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

Cloudy Great for battle
Fog Great for battle
Partly cloudy Boosts Rock Throw
Boosts Stone Edge
Rock Throw is bad for Water type Pokemon, Rock Throw is bad for Ground type Pokemon
Stone Edge is bad for Water type Pokemon, Stone Edge is bad for Ground type Pokemon
Rainy Great for battle
Snow Great for battle
Sunny / clear Boosts Ember
Boosts Heat Wave
Boosts Overheat
Ember is bad for Water type Pokemon, Ember is bad for Ground type Pokemon, Ember is bad for Rock type Pokemon
Heat Wave is bad for Water type Pokemon, Heat Wave is bad for Ground type Pokemon, Heat Wave is bad for Rock type Pokemon
Overheat is bad for Water type Pokemon, Overheat is bad for Ground type Pokemon, Overheat is bad for Rock type Pokemon
Windy Great for battle

Magcargo stats

Stamina: 100
Attack: 139
Defence: 209
Max CP (level 50): 1787
Max HP (level 50): 98

Shiny Magcargo

Shiny Magcargo is not obtainable from raids.

Raid events