Zamazenta Raid Battle Guide

Zamazenta is a legendary pokemon from the Galar region. According to Pokemon Go “In past times, it worked together with a a king of the people to save the Galar region. It absorbs metal that it then uses in battle”

Zamazenta is appearing in 5* raids for the first time in its Hero of many battles form from August 26th 2021 to September 1st 2021 at 10am Local time.

It has:

HP 192

Defence 236

Attack 254

Zamazenta is number 889 in the Pokedex. Is a fighting type Pokemon. It has three primary weaknesses. These are Fairy, Flying and Psychic.

Its Raid boss CP is 52,195

Its catch CP ranges are:

  • 2100-2188
  • Weather boosted: 2625- 2735

Zamazenta is weather boosted by cloudy weather


Zamazenta has a wide moveset. It has 4 fast moves and 4 charge moves

Its fast moves are:

  • Metal claw (Steel)
  • Snarl (Dark)
  • Quick Attack (Normal)
  • Ice Fang (Ice)

Its charge moves are:

  • Moonblast (Fairy)
  • Iron head (Steel)
  • Crunch (Dark)
  • Close Combat (Fighting)

Counters to Zamazenta

Fairy, Psychic and Flying are the typings that Zamazenta is weak to, therefore anything possessing this typing/move sets will be effective.

Here are some of the most effective counters and the movesets to go with:


  • Confusion (fast move)
  • Psystrike (Charge move – Legacy move)

Mega Pidgeot

  • Gust (Fast move – Legacy move)
  • Brave Bird


  • Wing Attack (Fast move)
  • Sky Attack (Charge move – Legacy move)


  • Zen Headbutt (Fast move)
  • Psychic (Charge move)


  • Zen Headbutt (Fast move)
  • Psychic (Charge move)


  • Confusion (Fast move)
  • Psychic (Charge move)

Other effective counters would include, Alakazam, Granbull, Ho-Oh,  Gardevoir, Rayquaza and Togekiss

How many Zamazenta will you be raiding?!

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