Metagross Raid Guide

Metagross Raid guide

Psychic  /  Steel

Metagross is an easy Tier 3 raid boss to defeat, with a CP value of 25440. 2 trainers should be more than enough to defeat Metagross in the raid. Metagross is vulnerable to Bug, Ghost, Dark type moves and mainly weaker to Pokémon such as Giratina, Yveltal, Volcarona, Darkrai, Hydreigon.

Metagross can obtain below CP values when defeated.

  • 2598 - 2708 CP during Snow and Windy weather conditions.
  • 2078 - 2166 CP during other weather conditions.

Metagross is not available at the moment in raids and the last recently available date was September 14, 2021.

Weather boost

Metagross raids will be boosted during Snow and 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

Metagross Raid Counters

  • Giratina

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

  • Yveltal

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

  • Volcarona

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

  • Darkrai

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

  • Hydreigon

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

  • Genesect

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

  • Heracross

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

  • Chandelure

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

  • Yanmega

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

  • Weavile

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

  • Scizor

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

  • Pinsir

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

  • Bisharp

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

  • Escavalier

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

  • 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 Metagross.

  • Honchkrow

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

  • Durant

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

  • Houndoom

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

  • Mismagius

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

  • Scyther

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

  • Crustle

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

  • 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 Metagross.

  • Drifblim

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

  • Leavanny

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

Metagross Mega counters

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

Metagross 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 Metagross.

Metagross moves set

Metagross will use below moves during the battle.

Bullet Punch Fast Steel 10.0
Earthquake Charged Ground 33.3
Flash Cannon Charged Steel 37.0
Psychic Charged Psychic 35.7
Zen Headbutt Fast Psychic 10.9

Metagross raids weather impact

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

Cloudy Great for battle
Fog Great for battle
Partly cloudy Great for battle
Rainy Great for battle
Snow Boosts Bullet Punch
Boosts Flash Cannon
Great for battle
Sunny / clear Boosts Earthquake Great for battle
Windy Boosts Psychic
Boosts Zen Headbutt
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

Metagross stats

Stamina: 160
Attack: 257
Defence: 248
Max CP (level 50): 4219
Max HP (level 50): 149

Shiny Metagross

Shiny Metagross is not obtainable from raids.

Raid events