Uxie Raid Counters Guide

Uxie is a member of the Lake Trio with Azelf and Mesprit, a legendary trio introduced in Generation 4. Uxie is a Psychic type, meaning it is weak to Dark, Bug, and Ghost types, while resisting Fighting and Psychic types. It is boosted by Windy weather, and leads to its capture CPs being in the following ranges:

  • 1370-1442 CP for a regular Level 20 encounter
  • 1712-1803 CP for a Windy weather boosted encounter (Level 25)

Uxie has a stat composition of 156 Attack, 270 Defense, and 181 Stamina leading to a Max CP of 2524. What this means is that, in comparison to a middle of the road Mesprit and the attack oriented Azelf, Uxie is going to be the hardest of the group to take down.  It appears that cannot be duoed, even with Fog weather boost and friendship bonuses. Gengar would be the only current option in that regard, but the numerous rejoins may hinder that effort. We would suggest you take on Uxie in groups of 4-8, for high level players, or 9-20, for lower leveled players.


Uxie is not yet available in Pokemon GO. This guide is an early preview of the fight to help you prepare.


Uxie raid counters

Uxie raid counters
UxieUxie
WEAKNESS Bug Dark GhostBOOSTED BY Windy

*Italics indicates Legacy.

We also have the raw output from the Go Hub simulator, showing the top ten against a Uxie.

#PokemonFast MoveCharge MoveTime to winDeaths
1.DarkraiFeint AttackShadow Ball880.6s31
2.GengarShadow ClawShadow Ball869.7s60
3.MewtwoPsycho CutShadow Ball945.5s32
4.WeavileFeint AttackFoul Play948.8s36
5.DeoxysPoison JabDark Pulse801.0s73
6.TyranitarBiteCrunch994.8s28
7.ScizorFury CutterX Scissor1018.5s41
8.PinsirFury CutterX Scissor1008.3s49
9.HonchkrowSnarlDark Pulse1066.4s66
10.AbsolSnarlDark Pulse1066.8s61

Uxie Moveset

Uxie has access to the following moves:

Fast movesCharge moves
  • Extrasensory Psychic
  • Confusion Psychic
  • Thunder Electric
  • Future Sight Psychic
  • Swift Normal

Unlike the surprise of Azelf with Fire Blast, the move sets you can encounter won’t be much of a shock to players and your teams can remain consistent in counters no matter what move Uxie has to hit you with.

Weather Effects

Windy weather will bring you a boosted encounter, although it means that Uxie will hit harder with its wide variety of Psychic moves. Otherwise, your beneficial weather types will be Rainy and Fog, although Rainy will boost that oddball Thunder in Uxie’s moveset.

WeatherProCon
Sunny
WindyAllows a Level 25 Encounter from Weather Boost.Boosts Uxie’s Extrasensory, Confusion, and Future Sight Psychic moves
Partly CloudyBoosts Uxie’s Swift Normal move
Cloudy
Snow
RainyBoosts Bug typesBoosts Uxie’s Thunder Electric moves
FogBoosts Dark and Ghost types
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