Skarmory Raid Guide

Skarmory Raid guide

Flying  /  Steel

Skarmory is an easy Tier 3 raid boss to defeat, with a CP value of 15182. 2 trainers should be more than enough to defeat Skarmory in the raid. Skarmory is vulnerable to Rock, Electric, Ice type moves and mainly weaker to Pokémon such as Tyranitar, Terrakion, Raikou, Avalugg, Zapdos.

Skarmory can obtain below CP values when defeated.

  • 1424 - 1506 CP during Snow and Windy weather conditions.
  • 1139 - 1204 CP during other weather conditions.

Skarmory is not available at the moment in raids and the last recently available date was January 15, 2022. Shiny Skarmory is also available from raids in the game.

Weather boost

Skarmory raids will be boosted during Snow and Windy weather conditions.

Flying type Damage Relations

Double damage from: Rock
Double damage to: Fighting
Half damage from: Fighting
Half damage to: Rock
No damage from: Ground
No damage to: -

Skarmory Raid Counters

  • Tyranitar

    Tyranitar is a Rock, Dark type Pokémon with charged moves: Stone Edge   which is effective against Skarmory.

  • Terrakion

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

  • Raikou

    Raikou is a Electric type Pokémon with charged moves: Thunder   Thunderbolt   Wild Charge   and fast moves: Thunder Shock   Volt Switch   which are effective against Skarmory.

  • Avalugg

    Avalugg is a Ice type Pokémon with charged moves: Avalanche   and fast moves: Ice Fang   which are effective against Skarmory.

  • Zapdos

    Zapdos is a Electric, Flying type Pokémon with charged moves: Ancient Power   Thunder   Thunderbolt   Zap Cannon   and fast moves: Charge Beam   which are effective against Skarmory.

  • Mamoswine

    Mamoswine is a Ice, Ground type Pokémon with charged moves: Avalanche   Stone Edge   and fast moves: Powder Snow   which are effective against Skarmory.

  • Rampardos

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

  • Gigalith

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

  • Thundurus

    Thundurus is a Electric, Flying type Pokémon with charged moves: Thunder   Thunder Punch   and fast moves: Thunder Shock   which are effective against Skarmory.

  • Tyrantrum

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

  • Regice

    Regice is a Ice type Pokémon with charged moves: Blizzard   and fast moves: Frost Breath   which are effective against Skarmory.

  • Regirock

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

  • Archeops

    Archeops is a Rock, Flying type Pokémon with charged moves: Ancient Power   which is effective against Skarmory.

  • Magnezone

    Magnezone is a Electric, Steel type Pokémon with charged moves: Wild Charge   Zap Cannon   and fast moves: Charge Beam   Spark   which are effective against Skarmory.

  • Articuno

    Articuno is a Ice, Flying type Pokémon with charged moves: Ancient Power   Blizzard   Ice Beam   Icy Wind   and fast moves: Frost Breath   Ice Shard   which are effective against Skarmory.

  • 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 Skarmory.

  • Electivire

    Electivire is a Electric type Pokémon with charged moves: Ice Punch   Thunder   Thunder Punch   Wild Charge   and fast moves: Thunder Shock   which are effective against Skarmory.

  • Glaceon

    Glaceon is a Ice type Pokémon with charged moves: Avalanche   Ice Beam   Icy Wind   and fast moves: Frost Breath   Ice Shard   which are effective against Skarmory.

  • Beartic

    Beartic is a Ice type Pokémon with charged moves: Ice Punch   and fast moves: Powder Snow   which are effective against Skarmory.

  • Cryogonal

    Cryogonal is a Ice type Pokémon with charged moves: Aurora Beam   and fast moves: Frost Breath   Ice Shard   which are effective against Skarmory.

  • Aurorus

    Aurorus is a Rock, Ice type Pokémon with charged moves: Ancient Power   Blizzard   Thunderbolt   and fast moves: Frost Breath   Powder Snow   Rock Throw   which are effective against Skarmory.

  • Jolteon

    Jolteon is a Electric type Pokémon with charged moves: Discharge   Thunder   Thunderbolt   and fast moves: Thunder Shock   Volt Switch   which are effective against Skarmory.

  • Ampharos

    Ampharos is a Electric type Pokémon with charged moves: Power Gem   Thunder   Thunder Punch   Zap Cannon   and fast moves: Charge Beam   Volt Switch   which are effective against Skarmory.

  • Omastar

    Omastar is a Rock, Water type Pokémon with charged moves: Ancient Power   Rock Blast   which are effective against Skarmory.

Skarmory Mega counters

Mega Manectric are best Mega counters to battle with Skarmory if you have Mega evolved Pokemon or Mega candy.

Skarmory shadow counters

Shadow Aggron, Shadow Alolan Sandshrew, Shadow Alolan Sandslash, Shadow Ampharos, Shadow Aron, Shadow Cloyster, Shadow Electabuzz, Shadow Electivire, Shadow Electrike, Shadow Electrode, Shadow Flaaffy, Shadow Kabuto, Shadow Kabutops, Shadow Lairon, Shadow Lapras, Shadow Luxio, Shadow Luxray, Shadow Magnemite, Shadow Magneton, Shadow Magnezone, Shadow Manectric, Shadow Mareep, Shadow Nosepass, Shadow Omanyte, Shadow Omastar, Shadow Probopass, Shadow Raikou, Shadow Sealeo, Shadow Shinx, Shadow Spheal, Shadow Sudowoodo, Shadow Voltorb, Shadow Walrein, Shadow Zapdos are best Shadow counters to battle with Skarmory.

Skarmory moves set

Skarmory will use below moves during the battle.

Air Slash Fast Flying 11.7
Brave Bird Charged Flying 45.0
Flash Cannon Charged Steel 37.0
Sky Attack Charged Flying 40.0
Steel Wing Fast Steel 13.8

Skarmory raids weather impact

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

Cloudy Great for battle
Fog Great for battle
Partly cloudy Great for battle
Rainy Great for battle
Snow Boosts Flash Cannon
Boosts Steel Wing
Great for battle
Sunny / clear Great for battle
Windy Boosts Air Slash
Boosts Brave Bird
Boosts Sky Attack
Air Slash is bad for Rock type Pokemon, Air Slash is bad for Electric type Pokemon, Air Slash is bad for Ice type Pokemon
Brave Bird is bad for Rock type Pokemon, Brave Bird is bad for Electric type Pokemon, Brave Bird is bad for Ice type Pokemon
Sky Attack is bad for Rock type Pokemon, Sky Attack is bad for Electric type Pokemon, Sky Attack is bad for Ice type Pokemon

Skarmory stats

Stamina: 130
Attack: 148
Defence: 260
Max CP (level 50): 2353
Max HP (level 50): 123

Shiny Skarmory

There is a chance that you may encounter a shiny Skarmory if you win the raid. The rate of encounting a shiny Skarmory can be around 1%.

Raid events