Raichu Raid Guide

Raichu Raid guide

Electric

Raichu is an easy Tier 3 raid boss to defeat, with a CP value of 16079. 2 trainers should be more than enough to defeat Raichu in the raid. Raichu is vulnerable to Ground type moves and mainly weaker to Pokémon such as Groudon, Rhyperior, Landorus, Rhydon, Excadrill.

Raichu can obtain below CP values when defeated.

  • 1476 - 1558 CP during Rainy weather conditions.
  • 1180 - 1247 CP during other weather conditions.

Raichu is not available at the moment in raids and the last recently available date was April 12, 2022.

Weather boost

Raichu raids will be boosted during Rainy weather conditions.

Electric type Damage Relations

Double damage from: Ground
Double damage to: Flying
Half damage from: Flying
Half damage to: Grass
No damage from: -
No damage to: Ground

Raichu Raid Counters

  • Groudon

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

  • Rhyperior

    Rhyperior is a Ground, Rock type Pokémon with charged moves: Earthquake   which is effective against Raichu.

  • Landorus

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

  • Rhydon

    Rhydon is a Ground, Rock type Pokémon with charged moves: Earthquake   which is effective against Raichu.

  • Excadrill

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

  • Hippowdon

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

  • Donphan

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

  • Krookodile

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

  • Golurk

    Golurk is a Ground, Ghost type Pokémon with charged moves: Earth Power   which is effective against Raichu.

  • Gliscor

    Gliscor is a Ground, Flying type Pokémon with charged moves: Earthquake   Sand Tomb   which are effective against Raichu.

  • Flygon

    Flygon is a Ground, Dragon type Pokémon with charged moves: Earthquake   and fast moves: Mud Shot   which are effective against Raichu.

  • Sandslash

    Sandslash is a Ground type Pokémon with charged moves: Bulldoze   Earthquake   and fast moves: Mud Shot   which are effective against Raichu.

  • Stunfisk

    Stunfisk is a Ground, Electric type Pokémon with charged moves: Mud Bomb   and fast moves: Mud Shot   which are effective against Raichu.

  • Claydol

    Claydol is a Ground, Psychic type Pokémon with charged moves: Earth Power   Earthquake   which are effective against Raichu.

  • Gligar

    Gligar is a Ground, Flying type Pokémon with charged moves: Dig   which is effective against Raichu.

  • Marowak

    Marowak is a Ground type Pokémon with charged moves: Bone Club   Dig   Earthquake   which are effective against Raichu.

  • Rhyhorn

    Rhyhorn is a Ground, Rock type Pokémon with charged moves: Bulldoze   which is effective against Raichu.

  • Dugtrio

    Dugtrio is a Ground type Pokémon with charged moves: Earthquake   Mud Bomb   which are effective against Raichu.

  • Hippopotas

    Hippopotas is a Ground type Pokémon with charged moves: Dig   which is effective against Raichu.

  • Krokorok

    Krokorok is a Ground, Dark type Pokémon with charged moves: Bulldoze   Earthquake   which are effective against Raichu.

  • Drilbur

    Drilbur is a Ground type Pokémon with charged moves: Dig   Drill Run   which are effective against Raichu.

  • Sandshrew

    Sandshrew is a Ground type Pokémon with charged moves: Dig   Sand Tomb   and fast moves: Mud Shot   which are effective against Raichu.

  • Phanpy

    Phanpy is a Ground type Pokémon with charged moves: Bulldoze   which is effective against Raichu.

  • Trapinch

    Trapinch is a Ground type Pokémon with charged moves: Dig   Sand Tomb   and fast moves: Mud Shot   which are effective against Raichu.

Raichu Mega counters

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

Raichu shadow counters

Shadow Cubone, Shadow Diglett, Shadow Dugtrio, Shadow Hippopotas, Shadow Hippowdon, Shadow Mamoswine, Shadow Marowak, Shadow Marshtomp, Shadow Nidoking, Shadow Nidoqueen, Shadow Piloswine, Shadow Pupitar, Shadow Quagsire, Shadow Sandshrew, Shadow Sandslash, Shadow Swampert, Shadow Trapinch, Shadow Wooper are best Shadow counters to battle with Raichu.

Raichu moves set

Raichu will use below moves during the battle.

Brick Break Charged Fighting 25.0
Charm Fast Fairy
Skull Bash Charged Normal
Spark Fast Electric 8.6
Thunder Punch Charged Electric 25.0
Thunder Shock Fast Electric 8.3
Volt Switch Fast Electric 8.7
Wild Charge Charged Electric 34.6

Raichu raids weather impact

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

Cloudy Boosts Brick Break
Boosts Charm
Great for battle
Fog Great for battle
Partly cloudy Boosts Skull Bash Great for battle
Rainy Boosts Spark
Boosts Thunder Punch
Boosts Thunder Shock
Boosts Volt Switch
Boosts Wild Charge
Spark is bad for Ground type Pokemon
Thunder Punch is bad for Ground type Pokemon
Thunder Shock is bad for Ground type Pokemon
Volt Switch is bad for Ground type Pokemon
Wild Charge is bad for Ground type Pokemon
Snow Great for battle
Sunny / clear Great for battle
Windy Great for battle

Raichu stats

Stamina: 120
Attack: 193
Defence: 165
Max CP (level 50): 2344
Max HP (level 50): 115

Shiny Raichu

Shiny Raichu is not obtainable from raids.

Raid events