Scyther Raid Guide

Scyther Raid guide

Bug  /  Flying

Scyther is an easy Tier 3 raid boss to defeat, with a CP value of 19014. 2 trainers should be more than enough to defeat Scyther in the raid. Scyther is vulnerable to Flying, Rock, Fire type moves and mainly weaker to Pokémon such as Ho-Oh, Tyranitar, Heatran, Terrakion, Volcanion.

Scyther can obtain below CP values when defeated.

  • 1841 - 1933 CP during Rainy and Windy weather conditions.
  • 1472 - 1546 CP during other weather conditions.

Scyther is not available at the moment in raids and the last recently available date was January 24, 2022. Shiny Scyther is also available from raids in the game.

Weather boost

Scyther raids will be boosted during Rainy and Windy weather conditions.

Bug type Damage Relations

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

Scyther Raid Counters

  • Ho-Oh

    Ho-Oh is a Fire, Flying type Pokémon with charged moves: Brave Bird   Fire Blast   and fast moves: Incinerate   which are effective against Scyther.

  • Tyranitar

    Tyranitar is a Rock, Dark type Pokémon with charged moves: Fire Blast   Stone Edge   which are effective against Scyther.

  • Heatran

    Heatran is a Fire, Steel type Pokémon with charged moves: Fire Blast   Flamethrower   Stone Edge   and fast moves: Fire Spin   which are effective against Scyther.

  • Terrakion

    Terrakion is a Rock, Fighting type Pokémon with charged moves: Rock Slide   and fast moves: Smack Down   which are effective against Scyther.

  • Entei

    Entei is a Fire type Pokémon with charged moves: Fire Blast   Flame Charge   Flamethrower   Overheat   and fast moves: Fire Fang   Fire Spin   which are effective against Scyther.

  • Moltres

    Moltres is a Fire, Flying type Pokémon with charged moves: Ancient Power   Fire Blast   Heat Wave   Overheat   and fast moves: Fire Spin   Wing Attack   which are effective against Scyther.

  • Rampardos

    Rampardos is a Rock type Pokémon with charged moves: Flamethrower   Rock Slide   and fast moves: Smack Down   which are effective against Scyther.

  • Gigalith

    Gigalith is a Rock type Pokémon with charged moves: Rock Slide   and fast moves: Smack Down   which are effective against Scyther.

  • Tornadus

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

  • Tyrantrum

    Tyrantrum is a Rock, Dragon type Pokémon with charged moves: Stone Edge   and fast moves: Rock Throw   which are effective against Scyther.

  • Victini

    Victini is a Fire, Psychic type Pokémon with charged moves: Overheat   which is effective against Scyther.

  • Regirock

    Regirock is a Rock type Pokémon with charged moves: Stone Edge   and fast moves: Rock Throw   which are effective against Scyther.

  • Archeops

    Archeops is a Rock, Flying type Pokémon with charged moves: Ancient Power   and fast moves: Wing Attack   which are effective against Scyther.

  • Magmortar

    Magmortar is a Fire type Pokémon with charged moves: Fire Blast   Fire Punch   and fast moves: Fire Spin   which are effective against Scyther.

  • Golem

    Golem is a Rock, Ground type Pokémon with charged moves: Ancient Power   Rock Blast   Stone Edge   and fast moves: Rock Throw   which are effective against Scyther.

  • Flareon

    Flareon is a Fire type Pokémon with charged moves: Fire Blast   Flamethrower   Overheat   and fast moves: Ember   Fire Spin   which are effective against Scyther.

  • Delphox

    Delphox is a Fire, Psychic type Pokémon with charged moves: Fire Blast   Flame Charge   Flamethrower   and fast moves: Fire Spin   which are effective against Scyther.

  • Emboar

    Emboar is a Fire, Fighting type Pokémon with charged moves: Flame Charge   Heat Wave   Rock Slide   and fast moves: Ember   which are effective against Scyther.

  • Arcanine

    Arcanine is a Fire type Pokémon with charged moves: Fire Blast   Flamethrower   and fast moves: Fire Fang   which are effective against Scyther.

  • Aurorus

    Aurorus is a Rock, Ice type Pokémon with charged moves: Ancient Power   and fast moves: Rock Throw   which are effective against Scyther.

  • Typhlosion

    Typhlosion is a Fire type Pokémon with charged moves: Fire Blast   Overheat   and fast moves: Ember   Incinerate   which are effective against Scyther.

  • Charizard

    Charizard is a Fire, Flying type Pokémon with charged moves: Fire Blast   Overheat   and fast moves: Air Slash   Fire Spin   which are effective against Scyther.

Scyther Mega counters

Mega Aerodactyl, Mega Charizard Y, Mega Pidgeot are best Mega counters to battle with Scyther if you have Mega evolved Pokemon or Mega candy.

Scyther shadow counters

Shadow Aerodactyl, Shadow Aggron, Shadow Arcanine, Shadow Aron, Shadow Articuno, Shadow Camerupt, Shadow Charizard, Shadow Charmander, Shadow Charmeleon, Shadow Crobat, Shadow Cyndaquil, Shadow Delibird, Shadow Entei, Shadow Gligar, Shadow Gliscor, Shadow Golbat, Shadow Growlithe, Shadow Ho-Oh, Shadow Jumpluff, Shadow Kabuto, Shadow Kabutops, Shadow Lairon, Shadow Lugia, Shadow Magmar, Shadow Magmortar, Shadow Moltres, Shadow Ninetales, Shadow Nosepass, Shadow Numel, Shadow Omanyte, Shadow Omastar, Shadow Probopass, Shadow Quilava, Shadow Skarmory, Shadow Staraptor, Shadow Staravia, Shadow Starly, Shadow Sudowoodo, Shadow Typhlosion, Shadow Vulpix, Shadow Zubat are best Shadow counters to battle with Scyther.

Scyther moves set

Scyther will use below moves during the battle.

Aerial Ace Charged Flying 22.9
Air Slash Fast Flying 11.7
Fury Cutter Fast Bug 7.5
Night Slash Charged Dark 22.7
X-Scissor Charged Bug 28.1

Scyther raids weather impact

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

Cloudy Great for battle
Fog Boosts Night Slash Great for battle
Partly cloudy Great for battle
Rainy Boosts Fury Cutter
Boosts X-Scissor
Fury Cutter is bad for Fire type Pokemon, Fury Cutter is bad for Rock type Pokemon, Fury Cutter is bad for Flying type Pokemon
X-Scissor is bad for Fire type Pokemon, X-Scissor is bad for Rock type Pokemon, X-Scissor is bad for Flying type Pokemon
Snow Great for battle
Sunny / clear Great for battle
Windy Boosts Aerial Ace
Boosts Air Slash
Aerial Ace is bad for Rock type Pokemon, X-Scissor is bad for Flying type Pokemon
Air Slash is bad for Rock type Pokemon, X-Scissor is bad for Flying type Pokemon

Scyther stats

Stamina: 140
Attack: 218
Defence: 170
Max CP (level 50): 2853
Max HP (level 50): 132

Shiny Scyther

There is a chance that you may encounter a shiny Scyther if you win the raid. The rate of encounting a shiny Scyther can be around 2%.

Raid events