Sableye Raid Guide

Sableye Raid guide

Dark  /  Ghost

Sableye is an easy Tier 3 raid boss to defeat, with a CP value of 11501. 2 trainers should be more than enough to defeat Sableye in the raid. Sableye is vulnerable to Fighting, Bug, Fairy type moves and mainly weaker to Pokémon such as Xerneas, Volcarona, Conkeldurr, Florges, Togekiss.

Sableye can obtain below CP values when defeated.

  • 986 - 1054 CP during Fog weather conditions.
  • 789 - 843 CP during other weather conditions.

Sableye is not available at the moment in raids and the last recently available date was October 22, 2021. Shiny Sableye is also available from raids in the game.

Weather boost

Sableye raids will be boosted during Fog weather conditions.

Dark type Damage Relations

Double damage from: Fighting
Double damage to: Ghost
Half damage from: Ghost
Half damage to: Fighting
No damage from: Psychic
No damage to: -

Sableye Raid Counters

  • Xerneas

    Xerneas is a Fairy type Pokémon with charged moves: Close Combat   Megahorn   Moonblast   which are effective against Sableye.

  • Volcarona

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

  • Conkeldurr

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

  • Florges

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

  • Togekiss

    Togekiss is a Fairy, Flying type Pokémon with charged moves: Dazzling Gleam   and fast moves: Charm   which are effective against Sableye.

  • Sylveon

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

  • Genesect

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

  • Heracross

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

  • Machamp

    Machamp is a Fighting type Pokémon with charged moves: Close Combat   Cross Chop   Dynamic Punch   and fast moves: Counter   which are effective against Sableye.

  • Yanmega

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

  • Scizor

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

  • Pinsir

    Pinsir is a Bug type Pokémon with charged moves: Close Combat   Superpower   X-Scissor   and fast moves: Bug Bite   Fury Cutter   Rock Smash   which are effective against Sableye.

  • Hariyama

    Hariyama is a Fighting type Pokémon with charged moves: Close Combat   Dynamic Punch   Superpower   and fast moves: Counter   which are effective against Sableye.

  • Pangoro

    Pangoro is a Fighting, Dark type Pokémon with charged moves: Close Combat   and fast moves: Low Kick   which are effective against Sableye.

  • Escavalier

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

  • Sawk

    Sawk is a Fighting type Pokémon with charged moves: Focus Blast   Low Sweep   and fast moves: Low Kick   which are effective against Sableye.

  • Durant

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

  • Throh

    Throh is a Fighting type Pokémon with charged moves: Focus Blast   Low Sweep   and fast moves: Low Kick   which are effective against Sableye.

  • Scyther

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

  • Lucario

    Lucario is a Fighting, Steel type Pokémon with charged moves: Aura Sphere   Close Combat   Power-Up Punch   and fast moves: Counter   which are effective against Sableye.

  • Granbull

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

  • Mienshao

    Mienshao is a Fighting type Pokémon with charged moves: Brick Break   and fast moves: Low Kick   which are effective against Sableye.

  • Crustle

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

  • Hitmonlee

    Hitmonlee is a Fighting type Pokémon with charged moves: Close Combat   Low Sweep   and fast moves: Low Kick   Rock Smash   which are effective against Sableye.

Sableye Mega counters

Mega Beedrill, Mega Lopunny are best Mega counters to battle with Sableye if you have Mega evolved Pokemon or Mega candy.

Sableye shadow counters

Shadow Anorith, Shadow Armaldo, Shadow Beedrill, Shadow Forretress, Shadow Gallade, Shadow Gardevoir, Shadow Granbull, Shadow Hariyama, Shadow Hitmonchan, Shadow Hitmonlee, Shadow Kakuna, Shadow Kirlia, Shadow Machamp, Shadow Machoke, Shadow Machop, Shadow Makuhita, Shadow Mawile, Shadow Pineco, Shadow Pinsir, Shadow Poliwrath, Shadow Ralts, Shadow Scizor, Shadow Scyther, Shadow Shuckle, Shadow Skorupi, Shadow Snubbull, Shadow Venomoth, Shadow Venonat, Shadow Weedle are best Shadow counters to battle with Sableye.

Sableye moves set

Sableye will use below moves during the battle.

Feint Attack Fast Dark 11.1
Foul Play Charged Dark 35.0
Power Gem Charged Rock 27.6
Shadow Claw Fast Ghost 12.9
Shadow Sneak Charged Ghost 17.2

Sableye raids weather impact

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

Cloudy Great for battle
Fog Boosts Feint Attack
Boosts Foul Play
Boosts Shadow Claw
Boosts Shadow Sneak
Feint Attack is bad for Fairy type Pokemon, Feint Attack is bad for Bug type Pokemon, Feint Attack is bad for Fighting type Pokemon
Foul Play is bad for Fairy type Pokemon, Foul Play is bad for Bug type Pokemon, Foul Play is bad for Fighting type Pokemon
Partly cloudy Boosts Power Gem Power Gem is bad for Fighting type Pokemon
Foul Play is bad for Fairy type Pokemon, Foul Play is bad for Bug type Pokemon, Foul Play is bad for Fighting type Pokemon
Rainy Great for battle
Snow Great for battle
Sunny / clear Great for battle
Windy Great for battle

Sableye stats

Stamina: 100
Attack: 140
Defence: 140
Max CP (level 50): 1496
Max HP (level 50): 98

Shiny Sableye

There is a chance that you may encounter a shiny Sableye if you win the raid.

Raid events