Xatu Raid Guide

Xatu Raid guide

Psychic  /  Flying

Xatu is an easy Tier 3 raid boss to defeat, with a CP value of 15759. 2 trainers should be more than enough to defeat Xatu in the raid. Xatu is vulnerable to Bug, Ghost, Dark type moves and mainly weaker to Pokémon such as Giratina, Yveltal, Volcarona, Darkrai, Hydreigon.

Xatu can obtain below CP values when defeated.

  • 1480 - 1563 CP during Windy weather conditions.
  • 1184 - 1250 CP during other weather conditions.

Xatu is not available at the moment in raids and the last recently available date was September 8, 2021.

Weather boost

Xatu raids will be boosted during Windy weather conditions.

Psychic type Damage Relations

Double damage from: Bug
Double damage to: Fighting
Half damage from: Fighting
Half damage to: Steel
No damage from: -
No damage to: Dark

Xatu Raid Counters

  • Giratina

    Giratina is a Ghost, Dragon type Pokémon with charged moves: Shadow Sneak   and fast moves: Shadow Claw   which are effective against Xatu.

  • Yveltal

    Yveltal is a Dark, Flying type Pokémon with charged moves: Dark Pulse   and fast moves: Snarl   Sucker Punch   which are effective against Xatu.

  • Volcarona

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

  • Darkrai

    Darkrai is a Dark type Pokémon with charged moves: Dark Pulse   Shadow Ball   and fast moves: Feint Attack   Snarl   which are effective against Xatu.

  • Hydreigon

    Hydreigon is a Dark, Dragon type Pokémon with charged moves: Dark Pulse   and fast moves: Bite   which are effective against Xatu.

  • Genesect

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

  • Heracross

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

  • Chandelure

    Chandelure is a Ghost, Fire type Pokémon with charged moves: Shadow Ball   and fast moves: Hex   which are effective against Xatu.

  • Yanmega

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

  • Weavile

    Weavile is a Dark, Ice type Pokémon with charged moves: Foul Play   and fast moves: Feint Attack   Snarl   which are effective against Xatu.

  • Scizor

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

  • Pinsir

    Pinsir is a Bug type Pokémon with charged moves: X-Scissor   and fast moves: Bug Bite   Fury Cutter   which are effective against Xatu.

  • Bisharp

    Bisharp is a Dark, Steel type Pokémon with charged moves: Dark Pulse   X-Scissor   and fast moves: Snarl   which are effective against Xatu.

  • Escavalier

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

  • Gengar

    Gengar is a Ghost, Poison type Pokémon with charged moves: Shadow Ball   and fast moves: Hex   Shadow Claw   Sucker Punch   which are effective against Xatu.

  • Honchkrow

    Honchkrow is a Dark, Flying type Pokémon with charged moves: Dark Pulse   and fast moves: Snarl   which are effective against Xatu.

  • Durant

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

  • Houndoom

    Houndoom is a Dark, Fire type Pokémon with charged moves: Crunch   Foul Play   and fast moves: Snarl   which are effective against Xatu.

  • Mismagius

    Mismagius is a Ghost type Pokémon with charged moves: Dark Pulse   Shadow Ball   and fast moves: Hex   Sucker Punch   which are effective against Xatu.

  • Scyther

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

  • Crustle

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

  • Trevenant

    Trevenant is a Ghost, Grass type Pokémon with charged moves: Foul Play   Shadow Ball   and fast moves: Shadow Claw   Sucker Punch   which are effective against Xatu.

  • Drifblim

    Drifblim is a Ghost, Flying type Pokémon with charged moves: Ominous Wind   Shadow Ball   and fast moves: Astonish   Hex   which are effective against Xatu.

  • Leavanny

    Leavanny is a Bug, Grass type Pokémon with charged moves: Silver Wind   X-Scissor   and fast moves: Bug Bite   which are effective against Xatu.

Xatu Mega counters

Mega Absol, Mega Beedrill, Mega Gengar, Mega Gyarados, Mega Houndoom, Mega Sableye, Mega Sharpedo are best Mega counters to battle with Xatu if you have Mega evolved Pokemon or Mega candy.

Xatu shadow counters

Calyrex - Shadow Rider, Shadow Absol, Shadow Alolan Raticate, Shadow Alolan Rattata, Shadow Anorith, Shadow Armaldo, Shadow Banette, Shadow Beedrill, Shadow Cacturne, Shadow Carvanha, Shadow Drapion, Shadow Dusclops, Shadow Dusknoir, Shadow Duskull, Shadow Forretress, Shadow Honchkrow, Shadow Houndoom, Shadow Houndour, Shadow Kakuna, Shadow Mightyena, Shadow Misdreavus, Shadow Mismagius, Shadow Murkrow, Shadow Nuzleaf, Shadow Pineco, Shadow Pinsir, Shadow Poochyena, Shadow Sableye, Shadow Scizor, Shadow Scyther, Shadow Sharpedo, Shadow Shiftry, Shadow Shuckle, Shadow Shuppet, Shadow Skorupi, Shadow Skuntank, Shadow Sneasel, Shadow Stunky, Shadow Tyranitar, Shadow Venomoth, Shadow Venonat, Shadow Weavile, Shadow Weedle are best Shadow counters to battle with Xatu.

Xatu moves set

Xatu will use below moves during the battle.

Aerial Ace Charged Flying 22.9
Air Slash Fast Flying 11.7
Feint Attack Fast Dark 11.1
Future Sight Charged Psychic 44.4
Ominous Wind Charged Ghost 21.7

Xatu raids weather impact

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

Cloudy Great for battle
Fog Boosts Feint Attack
Boosts Ominous Wind
Feint Attack is bad for Bug type Pokemon
Ominous Wind is bad for Ghost type Pokemon, Ominous Wind is bad for Dark type Pokemon
Partly cloudy Great for battle
Rainy Great for battle
Snow Great for battle
Sunny / clear Great for battle
Windy Boosts Aerial Ace
Boosts Air Slash
Boosts Future Sight
Future Sight is bad for Ghost type Pokemon, Future Sight is bad for Dark type Pokemon, Future Sight is bad for Bug type Pokemon
Ominous Wind is bad for Ghost type Pokemon, Ominous Wind is bad for Dark type Pokemon

Xatu stats

Stamina: 130
Attack: 192
Defence: 146
Max CP (level 50): 2287
Max HP (level 50): 123

Shiny Xatu

Shiny Xatu is not obtainable from raids.

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