Swellow Raid Guide

Swellow Raid guide

Flying  /  Normal

Swellow is an easy Tier 3 raid boss to defeat, with a CP value of 14147. 2 trainers should be more than enough to defeat Swellow in the raid. Swellow is vulnerable to Rock, Electric, Ice type moves and mainly weaker to Pokémon such as Tyranitar, Terrakion, Raikou, Avalugg, Zapdos.

Swellow can obtain below CP values when defeated.

  • 1293 - 1371 CP during Partly cloudy and Windy weather conditions.
  • 1034 - 1097 CP during other weather conditions.

Swellow is not available at the moment in raids and the last recently available date was May 4, 2021.

Weather boost

Swellow raids will be boosted during Partly cloudy 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: -

Swellow Raid Counters

  • Tyranitar

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

  • Terrakion

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

  • 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 Swellow.

  • Avalugg

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

  • 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 Swellow.

  • Mamoswine

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

  • Rampardos

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

  • Gigalith

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

  • Thundurus

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

  • Tyrantrum

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

  • Regice

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

  • Regirock

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

  • Archeops

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

  • 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 Swellow.

  • 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 Swellow.

  • 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 Swellow.

  • 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 Swellow.

  • 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 Swellow.

  • Beartic

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

  • Cryogonal

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

  • 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 Swellow.

  • Jolteon

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

  • 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 Swellow.

  • Omastar

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

Swellow Mega counters

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

Swellow 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 Swellow.

Swellow moves set

Swellow will use below moves during the battle.

Aerial Ace Charged Flying 22.9
Brave Bird Charged Flying 45.0
Sky Attack Charged Flying 40.0
Steel Wing Fast Steel 13.8
Wing Attack Fast Flying 10.0

Swellow raids weather impact

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

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

Swellow stats

Stamina: 120
Attack: 177
Defence: 129
Max CP (level 50): 1936
Max HP (level 50): 115

Shiny Swellow

Shiny Swellow is not obtainable from raids.

Raid events