Nihilego Raid Guide

Nihilego Raid guide

Rock  /  Poison

Nihilego is an easy Tier 5 raid boss to defeat, with a CP value of 48499. 5 trainers should be more than enough to defeat Nihilego in the raid. Nihilego is vulnerable to Fighting, Ground, Steel, Water, Grass type moves and mainly weaker to Pokémon such as Kyogre, Groudon, Dialga, Palkia, Rhyperior.

Nihilego can obtain below CP values when defeated.

  • 2709 - 2821 CP during Cloudy and Partly cloudy weather conditions.
  • 2167 - 2256 CP during other weather conditions.

Nihilego is not available at the moment in raids and the last recently available date was December 1, 2022.

Weather boost

Nihilego raids will be boosted during Cloudy and Partly cloudy weather conditions.

Rock type Damage Relations

Double damage from: Fighting
Double damage to: Flying
Half damage from: Normal
Half damage to: Fighting
No damage from: -
No damage to: -

Nihilego Raid Counters

  • Kyogre

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

  • Groudon

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

  • Dialga

    Dialga is a Steel, Dragon type Pokémon with charged moves: Iron Head   and fast moves: Metal Claw   which are effective against Nihilego.

  • Palkia

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

  • Rhyperior

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

  • Metagross

    Metagross is a Steel, Psychic type Pokémon with charged moves: Earthquake   Flash Cannon   and fast moves: Bullet Punch   which are effective against Nihilego.

  • Keldeo

    Keldeo is a Water, Fighting type Pokémon with charged moves: Aqua Jet   Close Combat   Hydro Pump   and fast moves: Low Kick   which are effective against Nihilego.

  • Landorus

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

  • Conkeldurr

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

  • Rhydon

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

  • Gyarados

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

  • 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 Nihilego.

  • Excadrill

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

  • Tangrowth

    Tangrowth is a Grass type Pokémon with charged moves: Power Whip   Solar Beam   and fast moves: Vine Whip   which are effective against Nihilego.

  • Shaymin

    Shaymin is a Grass type Pokémon with charged moves: Energy Ball   Grass Knot   Solar Beam   which are effective against Nihilego.

  • Manaphy

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

  • Jirachi

    Jirachi is a Steel, Psychic type Pokémon with charged moves: Doom Desire   which is effective against Nihilego.

  • Hippowdon

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

  • Donphan

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

  • Virizion

    Virizion is a Grass, Fighting type Pokémon with charged moves: Close Combat   Leaf Blade   which are effective against Nihilego.

  • Cobalion

    Cobalion is a Steel, Fighting type Pokémon with charged moves: Close Combat   Iron Head   and fast moves: Metal Claw   which are effective against Nihilego.

  • Aggron

    Aggron is a Steel, Rock type Pokémon with charged moves: Heavy Slam   and fast moves: Iron Tail   which are effective against Nihilego.

  • Lapras

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

  • Milotic

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

Nihilego Mega counters

Mega Abomasnow, Mega Aggron, Mega Blastoise, Mega Blaziken, Mega Lopunny, Mega Steelix, Mega Swampert, Mega Venusaur are best Mega counters to battle with Nihilego if you have Mega evolved Pokemon or Mega candy.

Past Nihilego events

Nihilego, Buzzwole, Guzzlord, Xurkitree, Pheromosa, Kartana, Celesteela Raids: Nov 27, 2022 11 AM - Nov 27, 2022 05 PM
Nihilego Raids: Nov 23, 2022 10 AM - Dec 1, 2022 10 AM

Nihilego stats

Attack: 0
Defence: 6
HP: 0
Max CP (level 50): 4779
Max HP (level 50): 198

Shiny Nihilego

Shiny Nihilego is not obtainable from raids.

Raid events