Poliwrath Raid Guide

Poliwrath Raid guide

Fighting  /  Water

Poliwrath is an easy Tier 3 raid boss to defeat, with a CP value of 16674. 2 trainers should be more than enough to defeat Poliwrath in the raid. Poliwrath is vulnerable to Flying, Psychic, Fairy type moves and mainly weaker to Pokémon such as Mewtwo, Xerneas, Hoopa, Lugia, Florges.

Poliwrath can obtain below CP values when defeated.

  • 1757 - 1847 CP during Cloudy and Rainy weather conditions.
  • 1405 - 1477 CP during other weather conditions.

Poliwrath is not available at the moment in raids and the last recently available date was July 1, 2021.

Weather boost

Poliwrath raids will be boosted during Cloudy and Rainy weather conditions.

Fighting type Damage Relations

Double damage from: Flying
Double damage to: Normal
Half damage from: Rock
Half damage to: Flying
No damage from: -
No damage to: Ghost

Poliwrath Raid Counters

  • Mewtwo

    Mewtwo is a Psychic type Pokémon with charged moves: Psychic   and fast moves: Confusion   Psycho Cut   which are effective against Poliwrath.

  • Xerneas

    Xerneas is a Fairy type Pokémon with charged moves: Moonblast   and fast moves: Zen Headbutt   which are effective against Poliwrath.

  • Lugia

    Lugia is a Psychic, Flying type Pokémon with charged moves: Future Sight   Sky Attack   and fast moves: Extrasensory   which are effective against Poliwrath.

  • Florges

    Florges is a Fairy type Pokémon with charged moves: Disarming Voice   Moonblast   Psychic   which are effective against Poliwrath.

  • Togekiss

    Togekiss is a Fairy, Flying type Pokémon with charged moves: Aerial Ace   Dazzling Gleam   and fast moves: Air Slash   Charm   which are effective against Poliwrath.

  • Tornadus

    Tornadus is a Flying type Pokémon with charged moves: Hurricane   and fast moves: Air Slash   which are effective against Poliwrath.

  • Celebi

    Celebi is a Psychic, Grass type Pokémon with charged moves: Dazzling Gleam   Psychic   and fast moves: Confusion   which are effective against Poliwrath.

  • Mew

    Mew is a Psychic type Pokémon with charged moves: Dazzling Gleam   Psychic   Psyshock   which are effective against Poliwrath.

  • Sylveon

    Sylveon is a Fairy type Pokémon with charged moves: Dazzling Gleam   Draining Kiss   Moonblast   and fast moves: Charm   which are effective against Poliwrath.

  • Espeon

    Espeon is a Psychic type Pokémon with charged moves: Future Sight   Psybeam   Psychic   and fast moves: Confusion   Zen Headbutt   which are effective against Poliwrath.

  • Gardevoir

    Gardevoir is a Psychic, Fairy type Pokémon with charged moves: Dazzling Gleam   Psychic   and fast moves: Charm   Confusion   which are effective against Poliwrath.

  • Gallade

    Gallade is a Psychic, Fighting type Pokémon with charged moves: Psychic   and fast moves: Charm   Confusion   which are effective against Poliwrath.

  • Azelf

    Azelf is a Psychic type Pokémon with charged moves: Future Sight   and fast moves: Confusion   Extrasensory   which are effective against Poliwrath.

  • Alakazam

    Alakazam is a Psychic type Pokémon with charged moves: Future Sight   and fast moves: Confusion   Psycho Cut   which are effective against Poliwrath.

  • Reuniclus

    Reuniclus is a Psychic type Pokémon with charged moves: Future Sight   and fast moves: Zen Headbutt   which are effective against Poliwrath.

  • Mesprit

    Mesprit is a Psychic type Pokémon with charged moves: Future Sight   and fast moves: Confusion   Extrasensory   which are effective against Poliwrath.

  • Cresselia

    Cresselia is a Psychic type Pokémon with charged moves: Future Sight   Moonblast   and fast moves: Confusion   Psycho Cut   which are effective against Poliwrath.

  • Deoxys

    Deoxys is a Psychic type Pokémon with charged moves: Psycho Boost   and fast moves: Zen Headbutt   which are effective against Poliwrath.

  • Musharna

    Musharna is a Psychic type Pokémon with charged moves: Dazzling Gleam   Future Sight   Psyshock   and fast moves: Zen Headbutt   which are effective against Poliwrath.

  • Beheeyem

    Beheeyem is a Psychic type Pokémon with charged moves: Psychic   and fast moves: Confusion   which are effective against Poliwrath.

  • Noivern

    Noivern is a Flying, Dragon type Pokémon with charged moves: Hurricane   Psychic   and fast moves: Air Slash   which are effective against Poliwrath.

  • Granbull

    Granbull is a Fairy type Pokémon with charged moves: Play Rough   and fast moves: Charm   which are effective against Poliwrath.

  • Clefable

    Clefable is a Fairy type Pokémon with charged moves: Dazzling Gleam   Moonblast   Psychic   and fast moves: Charm   Zen Headbutt   which are effective against Poliwrath.

Poliwrath Mega counters

Mega Metagross, Mega Pidgeot, Mega Slowbro are best Mega counters to battle with Poliwrath if you have Mega evolved Pokemon or Mega candy.

Poliwrath shadow counters

Shadow Abra, Shadow Alakazam, Shadow Crobat, Shadow Delibird, Shadow Drowzee, Shadow Gardevoir, Shadow Gligar, Shadow Gliscor, Shadow Golbat, Shadow Granbull, Shadow Hoppip, Shadow Hypno, Shadow Jumpluff, Shadow Kadabra, Shadow Kirlia, Shadow Lugia, Shadow Mawile, Shadow Metagross, Shadow Metang, Shadow Mewtwo, Shadow Ralts, Shadow Skarmory, Shadow Skiploom, Shadow Slowbro, Shadow Slowking, Shadow Slowpoke, Shadow Snubbull, Shadow Staraptor, Shadow Staravia, Shadow Starly, Shadow Wobbuffet, Shadow Zubat are best Shadow counters to battle with Poliwrath.

Poliwrath moves set

Poliwrath will use below moves during the battle.

Bubble Fast Water 10.0
Dynamic Punch Charged Fighting 33.3
Hydro Pump Charged Water 39.4
Ice Punch Charged Ice 26.3
Mud Shot Fast Ground 8.3
Power-Up Punch Charged Fighting
Rock Smash Fast Fighting 11.5

Poliwrath raids weather impact

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

Cloudy Boosts Dynamic Punch
Boosts Power-Up Punch
Boosts Rock Smash
Dynamic Punch is bad for Psychic type Pokemon, Dynamic Punch is bad for Fairy type Pokemon, Dynamic Punch is bad for Flying type Pokemon
Power-Up Punch is bad for Psychic type Pokemon, Power-Up Punch is bad for Fairy type Pokemon, Power-Up Punch is bad for Flying type Pokemon
Rock Smash is bad for Psychic type Pokemon, Rock Smash is bad for Fairy type Pokemon, Rock Smash is bad for Flying type Pokemon
Fog Great for battle
Partly cloudy Great for battle
Rainy Boosts Bubble
Boosts Hydro Pump
Great for battle
Snow Boosts Ice Punch Great for battle
Sunny / clear Boosts Mud Shot Great for battle
Windy Great for battle

Poliwrath stats

Stamina: 180
Attack: 182
Defence: 187
Max CP (level 50): 2827
Max HP (level 50): 166

Shiny Poliwrath

Shiny Poliwrath is not obtainable from raids.

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