Pokémon Go Cobalion Raid Hour Guide: Best Counters and Weaknesses

The Iron Will Pokémon!

One of the featured Pokémon for the upcoming week's Raid Hour is Cobalion. During the Raid Hour, players worldwide will see an increase in the number of Tier 5 Raids, all of which will host either Terrakion, Virizion, or Cobalion.


The Raid Hour is hosted every Wednesday from the hours of 6pm to 7pm local time. This week's raid will be on Nov. 10, 2021. Being hosted local time means that no matter where you are in the world, the Raid Hour will start at exactly 6pm, and you don't have to adjust for time zones.

Related: Pokémon Go Raid Hour Schedule for November 2021

Raid Guide


  • Type: Steel, Fighting
  • Weak Against: Fighting, Fire, Ground
  • Strong Against: Bug, Poison, Rock, Dark, Grass, Rock, Normal, Steel, Dragon
  • Notes
    • Cobalion will probably be the hardest Pokémon to beat for the Tier 5 Raids. They are resistant to most types and only have a weakness to three of them.
    • Any of the three weaknesses will work against Cobalion, but Fire and Fighting attacks are usually the strongest attacks in the game.


Because Mega Pokémon are rarely used, we opted not to include them in the list of the best counters.

PokémonQuick AttackCharge Attack
ReshiramFire FangOverheat
DarmanitanFire FangOverheat
ChandelurFire SpinOverheat
ConkledurrCounterDynamic Punch
BlazikenCounterBlast Burn

Another important thing to know about Cobalion is that they have very strong resistance to Bug, Poison, and Rock attacks, so avoid those at all costs.

That's everything you need to know about the upcoming Raid Boss!

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