Rayquaza Raid Guide

Rayquaza Raid guide

Dragon  /  Flying

Rayquaza is an easy Tier 5 raid boss to defeat, with a CP value of 49808. 5 trainers should be more than enough to defeat Rayquaza in the raid. Rayquaza is vulnerable to Ice, Dragon, Fairy type moves and mainly weaker to Pokémon such as Reshiram, Zekrom, Rayquaza, Kyurem, Garchomp.

Rayquaza can obtain below CP values when defeated.

  • 2627 - 2739 CP during Windy weather conditions.
  • 2102 - 2191 CP during other weather conditions.

Rayquaza is not available at the moment in raids and the last recently available date was July 19, 2021. Shiny Rayquaza is also available from raids in the game.

Weather boost

Rayquaza raids will be boosted during Windy weather conditions.

Dragon type Damage Relations

Double damage from: Ice
Double damage to: Dragon
Half damage from: Fire
Half damage to: Steel
No damage from: -
No damage to: Fairy

Rayquaza Raid Counters

  • Reshiram

    Reshiram is a Dragon, Fire type Pokémon with charged moves: Draco Meteor   and fast moves: Dragon Breath   which are effective against Rayquaza.

  • Zekrom

    Zekrom is a Dragon, Electric type Pokémon with charged moves: Outrage   and fast moves: Dragon Breath   which are effective against Rayquaza.

  • Rayquaza

    Rayquaza is a Dragon, Flying type Pokémon with charged moves: Outrage   and fast moves: Dragon Tail   which are effective against Rayquaza.

  • Kyurem

    Kyurem is a Dragon, Ice type Pokémon with charged moves: Blizzard   Dragon Pulse   and fast moves: Dragon Breath   which are effective against Rayquaza.

  • Garchomp

    Garchomp is a Dragon, Ground type Pokémon with charged moves: Outrage   and fast moves: Dragon Tail   which are effective against Rayquaza.

  • Latios

    Latios is a Dragon, Psychic type Pokémon with charged moves: Dragon Claw   and fast moves: Dragon Breath   which are effective against Rayquaza.

  • Dragonite

    Dragonite is a Dragon, Flying type Pokémon with charged moves: Dragon Claw   Outrage   and fast moves: Dragon Breath   Dragon Tail   which are effective against Rayquaza.

  • Goodra

    Goodra is a Dragon type Pokémon with charged moves: Draco Meteor   and fast moves: Dragon Breath   which are effective against Rayquaza.

  • Salamence

    Salamence is a Dragon, Flying type Pokémon with charged moves: Draco Meteor   and fast moves: Dragon Tail   which are effective against Rayquaza.

  • Haxorus

    Haxorus is a Dragon type Pokémon with charged moves: Dragon Claw   and fast moves: Dragon Tail   which are effective against Rayquaza.

  • Latias

    Latias is a Dragon, Psychic type Pokémon with charged moves: Outrage   and fast moves: Charm   Dragon Breath   which are effective against Rayquaza.

  • Druddigon

    Druddigon is a Dragon type Pokémon with charged moves: Dragon Claw   and fast moves: Dragon Tail   which are effective against Rayquaza.

  • Fraxure

    Fraxure is a Dragon type Pokémon with charged moves: Dragon Claw   and fast moves: Dragon Tail   which are effective against Rayquaza.

  • Sliggoo

    Sliggoo is a Dragon type Pokémon with charged moves: Dragon Pulse   which is effective against Rayquaza.

  • Shelgon

    Shelgon is a Dragon type Pokémon with charged moves: Dragon Pulse   Twister   and fast moves: Dragon Breath   which are effective against Rayquaza.

  • Altaria

    Altaria is a Dragon, Flying type Pokémon with charged moves: Dazzling Gleam   Dragon Pulse   and fast moves: Dragon Breath   which are effective against Rayquaza.

  • Gabite

    Gabite is a Dragon, Ground type Pokémon with charged moves: Twister   which is effective against Rayquaza.

  • Dragonair

    Dragonair is a Dragon type Pokémon with charged moves: Dragon Pulse   and fast moves: Dragon Breath   which are effective against Rayquaza.

  • Axew

    Axew is a Dragon type Pokémon with charged moves: Dragon Claw   Dragon Pulse   which are effective against Rayquaza.

  • Bagon

    Bagon is a Dragon type Pokémon with charged moves: Twister   which is effective against Rayquaza.

  • Gible

    Gible is a Dragon, Ground type Pokémon with charged moves: Twister   which is effective against Rayquaza.

  • Goomy

    Goomy is a Dragon type Pokémon with charged moves: Dragon Pulse   which is effective against Rayquaza.

  • Dratini

    Dratini is a Dragon type Pokémon with charged moves: Twister   and fast moves: Dragon Breath   which are effective against Rayquaza.

Rayquaza Mega counters

Mega Altaria, Mega Charizard X, Mega Latias, Mega Latios, Mega Rayquaza are best Mega counters to battle with Rayquaza if you have Mega evolved Pokemon or Mega candy.

Past Rayquaza events

Rayquaza Raid Weekend: Mar 27, 2021 10 AM - Mar 28, 2021 10 AM

Rayquaza moves set

Rayquaza will use below moves during the battle.

Aerial Ace Charged Flying 22.9
Air Slash Fast Flying 11.7
Ancient Power Charged Rock 20.0
Dragon Tail Fast Dragon 13.6
Outrage Charged Dragon 28.2

Rayquaza raids weather impact

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

Cloudy Great for battle
Fog Great for battle
Partly cloudy Boosts Ancient Power Great for battle
Rainy Great for battle
Snow Great for battle
Sunny / clear Great for battle
Windy Boosts Aerial Ace
Boosts Air Slash
Boosts Dragon Tail
Boosts Outrage
Dragon Tail is bad for Dragon type Pokemon
Outrage is bad for Dragon type Pokemon

Rayquaza stats

Stamina: 210
Attack: 312
Defence: 187
Max CP (level 50): 5040
Max HP (level 50): 191

Shiny Rayquaza

There is a chance that you may encounter a shiny Rayquaza if you win the raid. The rate of encounting a shiny Rayquaza can be around 6%.

Raid events