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Pokemon Go Raikou Raid And Best Moveset: Catch This Legendary Pokemon In The Johto Event

Pokemon Go Raikou is a legendary Electric-type Pokemon with a max CP of 3902, 241 attack, 195 defence and 207 stamina. Read on to know more.

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Pokemon Go was developed by the collaboration between Niantic and The Pokemon Company in 2016. There are many legendary Pokemon in Pokemon Go and one of them, named Raikou, embodies the speed of lightning. The roars of this Pokémon send shock waves shuddering through the air and shake the ground as if lightning bolts had come crashing down. Continue reading the article for the latest Pokemon Go update and information about Raikou raid.

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Pokemon Go Raikou Raid

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The upcoming Johto event 2021 is going to feature the legendary trio Pokemon, Raikou, Entei and Suicune during level 5 raids. All the players who have been waiting for the chance to get their hands on these three can now make use of this Johto event.

Pokémon GO Raikou is a legendary Electric-type Pokemon with a max CP of 3902, 241 attack, 195 defence and 207 stamina in Pokemon GO. It was originally found in the Johto region (Gen 2). Raikou is vulnerable to Ground-type moves. Raikou is boosted by Rain weather. Raikou's best moves are Thunder Shock and Wild Charge (18.04 DPS).

Raikou best moveset are Volt Switch and Wild Charge when attacking Pokémon in Gyms. This move combination has the highest total DPS and is also the best moveset for PVP battles.

Pokemon Go Raikou Counters

Raikou is an Electric-type Pokémon, which makes it weak against Ground moves. Some of the strongest Pokémon you can use to beat Raikou are:

  • Excadrill, 
  • Darmanitan (Galarian Zen), 
  • Rhyperior, 
  • Flygon, 
  • Metagross.

Additional stats for Raikou in Pokémon GO

  • Generation - Generation 2
  • Category - Legendary
  • Base Flee Rate - 4%
  • Buddy Distance - 20 km
  • Pokédex Height - 1.9 m
  • Pokédex Weight - 178.0 kg
  • Can be put in a gym? - No
  • Can be transferred? - Yes
  • Stardust cost for Second Charge move - 100000
  • Candy cost for Second Charge move - 100

Pokemon Go Raikou Statistics

  • Base stats
    • Attack - 241
    • Defence - 195
    • Stamina - 207
  • Max CP
    • Level 15 Research encounters - 1,479
    • Level 20 Max hatched / raids - 1,972
    • Level 30 Max wild - 2,959
    • Level 40 - 3,452 
  • Max CP with weather boost
    • Level 25 (raids) - 2,466
    • Level 35 (wild) - 3,205 
  • Max HP
    • Level 40 - 175
  • Size
    • Height - 1.91 m
    • Weight - 178 kg
  • Other
    • Base capture rate - 2%
    • Base flee rate - 4%
    • Buddy walk distance - 20 km

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