Pokémon Go Moltres raid guide: best counters and movesets

Moltres, the fire-type Famous bird Pokémon, is among Pokémon Go’s turning first-class raid targets.

The fire-type bird Pokémon appears in raids every once in a while and it’s absolutely worth gathering.

To handle Moltres, we advise utilizing rock-type Pokémon. Think about bringing any of the following counters:

  • Rampardos with Smack Down and Rock Slide
  • Rhyperior with Smack Down and Rock Wrecker
  • Tyranitar with Smack Down and Stone Edge
  • Blastoise with Water Weapon and Hydro Cannon

Much Like Articuno, Moltres takes 4 times the typical damage from rock-type relocations, so you ought to absolutely utilize those. If you have Mega Evolved Blastoise or Gyarados, you ought to absolutely bring them. Water-types will assist get the job done, so bring along any of the water-type beginners with their Neighborhood Day relocation, Hydro Cannon, to assist deal some damage.

If you’re fortunate, you might even discover it Shiny. Bear in mind that if you discover a Shiny Pokémon in a raid, you will capture it ensured, so utilize a Pinap Berry on it instead of a Razz Berry.

Shiny Moltres with its normal version. Shiny Moltres has a pink-ish body, rather than a golden-orange one.

Graphic: Julia Lee/Polygon | Image sources: Niantic/The Pokémon Business

Moltres is a completely great fire-type assaulter, and it can even be utilized as a great flying-type assaulter. For fire-type relocations, usage Fire Spin and Overheat. For flying-type, you’ll desire Wing Attack and Sky Attack, which is a Tradition relocation.

For more details on raids, have a look at our guide here.

Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.