Xerneas Raid Guide

Xerneas Raid guide

Fairy

Xerneas is a moderately difficult Tier 5 raid boss to defeat, with a CP value of 45899. 6 can easily defeat Xerneas in a raid battle. Xerneas is vulnerable to Poison, Steel type moves and mainly weaker to Pokémon such as Dialga, Metagross, Jirachi, Cobalion, Aggron.

Xerneas can obtain below CP values when defeated.

  • 2591 - 2701 CP during Cloudy weather conditions.
  • 2073 - 2160 CP during other weather conditions.

Xerneas is not available at the moment in raids and the last recently available date was July 19, 2021.

Weather boost

Xerneas raids will be boosted during Cloudy weather conditions.

Fairy type Damage Relations

Double damage from: Poison
Double damage to: Fighting
Half damage from: Fighting
Half damage to: Poison
No damage from: Dragon
No damage to: -

Xerneas Raid Counters

  • Dialga

    Dialga is a Steel, Dragon type Pokémon with charged moves: Iron Head   and fast moves: Metal Claw   which are effective against Xerneas.

  • Metagross

    Metagross is a Steel, Psychic type Pokémon with charged moves: Flash Cannon   and fast moves: Bullet Punch   which are effective against Xerneas.

  • Jirachi

    Jirachi is a Steel, Psychic type Pokémon with charged moves: Doom Desire   which is effective against Xerneas.

  • Cobalion

    Cobalion is a Steel, Fighting type Pokémon with charged moves: Iron Head   and fast moves: Metal Claw   which are effective against Xerneas.

  • Aggron

    Aggron is a Steel, Rock type Pokémon with charged moves: Heavy Slam   and fast moves: Iron Tail   which are effective against Xerneas.

  • Muk

    Muk is a Poison type Pokémon with charged moves: Acid Spray   Gunk Shot   Sludge Wave   and fast moves: Poison Jab   which are effective against Xerneas.

  • Crobat

    Crobat is a Poison, Flying type Pokémon with charged moves: Cross Poison   Poison Fang   Sludge Bomb   which are effective against Xerneas.

  • Steelix

    Steelix is a Steel, Ground type Pokémon with charged moves: Heavy Slam   and fast moves: Iron Tail   which are effective against Xerneas.

  • Klinklang

    Klinklang is a Steel type Pokémon with charged moves: Flash Cannon   Mirror Shot   which are effective against Xerneas.

  • Nidoking

    Nidoking is a Poison, Ground type Pokémon with charged moves: Sludge Wave   and fast moves: Iron Tail   Poison Jab   which are effective against Xerneas.

  • Doublade

    Doublade is a Steel, Ghost type Pokémon with charged moves: Gyro Ball   Iron Head   which are effective against Xerneas.

  • Nidoqueen

    Nidoqueen is a Poison, Ground type Pokémon with charged moves: Poison Fang   Sludge Wave   and fast moves: Poison Jab   which are effective against Xerneas.

  • Drapion

    Drapion is a Poison, Dark type Pokémon with charged moves: Sludge Bomb   and fast moves: Poison Sting   which are effective against Xerneas.

  • Toxicroak

    Toxicroak is a Poison, Fighting type Pokémon with charged moves: Sludge Bomb   and fast moves: Poison Jab   which are effective against Xerneas.

  • Skuntank

    Skuntank is a Poison, Dark type Pokémon with charged moves: Sludge Bomb   and fast moves: Poison Jab   which are effective against Xerneas.

  • Registeel

    Registeel is a Steel type Pokémon with charged moves: Flash Cannon   and fast moves: Metal Claw   which are effective against Xerneas.

  • Dragalge

    Dragalge is a Poison, Dragon type Pokémon with charged moves: Gunk Shot   and fast moves: Acid   which are effective against Xerneas.

  • Weezing

    Weezing is a Poison type Pokémon with charged moves: Sludge Bomb   which is effective against Xerneas.

  • Garbodor

    Garbodor is a Poison type Pokémon with charged moves: Acid Spray   Gunk Shot   which are effective against Xerneas.

  • Skarmory

    Skarmory is a Steel, Flying type Pokémon with charged moves: Flash Cannon   and fast moves: Steel Wing   which are effective against Xerneas.

  • Bronzong

    Bronzong is a Steel, Psychic type Pokémon with charged moves: Flash Cannon   Heavy Slam   which are effective against Xerneas.

  • Lairon

    Lairon is a Steel, Rock type Pokémon with charged moves: Heavy Slam   and fast moves: Iron Tail   Metal Claw   which are effective against Xerneas.

  • Seviper

    Seviper is a Poison type Pokémon with charged moves: Poison Fang   and fast moves: Iron Tail   Poison Jab   which are effective against Xerneas.

  • Swalot

    Swalot is a Poison type Pokémon with charged moves: Acid Spray   Gunk Shot   Sludge Bomb   which are effective against Xerneas.

Past Xerneas events

Xerneas Raids: May 4, 2021 10 AM - May 18, 2021 10 AM

Xerneas moves set

Xerneas will use below moves during the battle.

Close Combat Charged Fighting 43.5
Giga Impact Charged Normal
Megahorn Charged Bug 40.9
Moonblast Charged Fairy 33.3
Tackle Fast Normal 10.0
Thunder Charged Electric 41.7
Zen Headbutt Fast Psychic 10.9

Xerneas raids weather impact

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

Cloudy Boosts Close Combat
Boosts Moonblast
Moonblast is bad for Steel type Pokemon, Moonblast is bad for Poison type Pokemon
Fog Great for battle
Partly cloudy Boosts Giga Impact
Boosts Tackle
Great for battle
Rainy Boosts Megahorn
Boosts Thunder
Great for battle
Snow Great for battle
Sunny / clear Great for battle
Windy Boosts Zen Headbutt Great for battle

Xerneas stats

Stamina: 252
Attack: 275
Defence: 205
Max CP (level 50): 5082
Max HP (level 50): 227

Shiny Xerneas

Shiny Xerneas is not obtainable from raids.

Raid events