Salamence Raid Guide

Salamence Raid guide

Dragon  /  Flying

Salamence is an easy Tier 3 raid boss to defeat, with a CP value of 23700. 2 trainers should be more than enough to defeat Salamence in the raid. Salamence is vulnerable to Ice, Dragon, Fairy type moves and mainly weaker to Pokémon such as Reshiram, Zekrom, Rayquaza, Kyurem, Garchomp.

Salamence can obtain below CP values when defeated.

  • 2568 - 2678 CP during Windy weather conditions.
  • 2054 - 2142 CP during other weather conditions.

Salamence is not available at the moment in raids and the last recently available date was May 10, 2022.

Weather boost

Salamence 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

Salamence Raid Counters

  • Reshiram

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

  • Zekrom

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

  • Rayquaza

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

  • Kyurem

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

  • Garchomp

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

  • Latios

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

  • 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 Salamence.

  • Goodra

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

  • Salamence

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

  • Haxorus

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

  • Latias

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

  • Druddigon

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

  • Fraxure

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

  • Sliggoo

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

  • Shelgon

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

  • Altaria

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

  • Gabite

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

  • Dragonair

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

  • Axew

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

  • Bagon

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

  • Gible

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

  • Goomy

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

  • Dratini

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

Salamence Mega counters

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

Salamence shadow counters

Shadow Alolan Exeggutor, Shadow Alolan Sandshrew, Shadow Alolan Sandslash, Shadow Bagon, Shadow Cloyster, Shadow Dragonair, Shadow Dragonite, Shadow Dratini, Shadow Flygon, Shadow Gardevoir, Shadow Granbull, Shadow Kingdra, Shadow Kirlia, Shadow Lapras, Shadow Latias, Shadow Mawile, Shadow Ralts, Shadow Salamence, Shadow Sealeo, Shadow Shelgon, Shadow Snubbull, Shadow Spheal, Shadow Vibrava, Shadow Walrein are best Shadow counters to battle with Salamence.

Salamence moves set

Salamence will use below moves during the battle.

Bite Fast Dark 12.0
Draco Meteor Charged Dragon 41.7
Dragon Tail Fast Dragon 13.6
Fire Blast Charged Fire 33.3
Fire Fang Fast Fire 12.2
Hydro Pump Charged Water 39.4

Salamence raids weather impact

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

Cloudy Great for battle
Fog Boosts Bite Great for battle
Partly cloudy Great for battle
Rainy Boosts Hydro Pump Great for battle
Snow Great for battle
Sunny / clear Boosts Fire Blast
Boosts Fire Fang
Great for battle
Windy Boosts Draco Meteor
Boosts Dragon Tail
Draco Meteor is bad for Dragon type Pokemon
Dragon Tail is bad for Dragon type Pokemon

Salamence stats

Stamina: 190
Attack: 277
Defence: 168
Max CP (level 50): 4089
Max HP (level 50): 174

Shiny Salamence

Shiny Salamence is not obtainable from raids.

Raid events