With Moltres now becoming a raid boss in Pokemon Go a lot of people have been looking for Moltres counters. This article covers Moltres counters in Pokemon Go so that you know some of the best Pokemon to use against Moltres in Legendary Raids. Knowing the Moltres counters in Pokemon Go will allow you to inflict considerably more damage during raids so you can hopefully snag one of your own.
Moltres isn’t the first Legendary Pokemon to become a raid boss in Pokemon Go If you’ve missed the last two, we’ve got you covered there as well with how to take out Articuno and Lugia, in addition to the moves you should be going with for Articuno and Lugia. We’ve also had a chance to take a look at Moltres’ weakness in case you need that information as well.
As a Fire and Flying type Pokemon, Moltres has a raid boss CP of 41,953 and a Max Capture CP of 3,272. Pokemon counters for Moltres are Rock, Electric or Water types. Golem is your best bet because of Rock Throw and Stone Edge, but you can also inflict a lot of damage with Stone Edge from Tyranitar as well as Rock Throw and Rock Slide from Omastar. Meanwhile, Vaporeon or Feraligatr (both using Water Gun and Hydro Pump), or Gyarados (with Hydro Pump) are great Water type Pokemon to use.
|Pokemon||Type||Quick Move||Charge Move|
|Feraligatr||Water||Water Gun||Hydro Pump|
|Golem||Rock / Ground||Rock Throw||Stone Edge|
|Gyarados||Water / Flying||Dragon Tail||Hydro Pump|
|Omastar||Rock / Water||Rock Throw||Rock Slide|
|Tyranitar||Rock / Dark||Bite||Stone Edge|
|Vaporeon||Water||Water Gun||Hydro Pump|
|Weak Against||Damage Increase|
You’ll find more strategies and advice on Legendary Raids in our Pokemon Go game hub!