Pokemon GO Groudon Raid Guide: Best Counters and Weaknesses

Find out how to bring down Groudon in 5-Star Raids in Pokemon GO!

by Shaun Cichacki


If you’re looking to take on another Legendary Pokemon in Pokemon GO, adding Groudon to your list is never a bad idea. One of the coolest looking, as well as one of the most effective Legendary Pokemon, you’ll want to make sure that you bring the right team to the fight to help bring this monstrous ‘mon down.

That’s where we come into play. We’ll give you the best strengths, and weaknesses to exploit, as well as the best team that you could bring to the fight to make sure that you’re able to add one of these Pokemon to your team. Who knows, if you’re lucky enough, you may be able to add a shiny to your team, as well.

Groudon Raid in Pokemon GO – Counters and Weaknesses To Defeat Them

If you’re looking to bring the fight to Groudon, you’re going to want to make sure that you’ve got a strong team. There are three main weaknesses that you can expose, so making sure you’ve finely crafted a team that can expose those can help you add this wonderful Pokemon to your team.

Groudon Strengths – 63% Damage Taken

  • Poison
  • Rock
  • Electric – 39% Damage

Groudon Weaknesses – 160% Damage Taken

  • Water
  • Grass
  • Ice

So, making sure you have Pokemon like the following can help you bring this Pokemon down, allowing you a chance to claim one as your own.

Pokemon Name Fast Move Charged Move
Kingler Bubble Crabhammer
Kyogre Waterfall Hydro Pump
Roserade Razor Leaf Solar Beam
Kyurem (Black) Dragon Tail Blizzard
Tapu Bulu Bullet Seed Grass Knot

Since Groudon is a powerful Pokemon, don’t expect him to go down easily. However, if you and your team come prepared, you should be able to beat this beast and claim one to add to your collection. If you’re wondering if they make a great companion, the answer is a resounding yes. You’ll find a Pokemon that possesses a powerful hit, some good defense, as well as stamina to make sure you’ll be able to survive a fight. Let’s take a look at their stats.

Groudon Stats

  • Max CP – 4,115
  • Max HP – 173
  • Attack – 270
  • Defense – 228
  • Stamina – 205
  • Best Fast Move – Mud Shot
  • Best Charged Move – Earthquake

Groudon should be able to withstand many attacks while dealing out a large amount of punishment to those that are unfortunate enough to face you. Many 5-Star Raids can come to a close quickly if you happen to have a Groudon on your team, so making sure that you’ve got a plan to add one is a great way to keep the excitement flowing in Pokemon GO.

And there we have it, all of the information that you may need about why Groudon is worth your time and effort to catch in Pokemon GO. If you’re looking to see who is coming up soon in the next set of raids during Adventure Week, we’ve got you covered. Groudon will also be returning to 5-Star Raids soon, so make sure that you’ve got a plan, and the manpower to make this capture happen! Check in on our Pokemon GO Guides to see what else is happening in the world of Pokemon GO, as well as some great ideas for gifts for the biggest fans in your life.

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