Are you struggling to beat the Seviper raid in Pokemon Go? Here are the strongest counters and skills that will help you overcome the challenge.

Completing Pokemon Go tier raid battles is a challenge. The new Shared Skies season has started. Players can embark on a new journey and take part in field research tasks, special research tasks and events. Also, three-star raid battles are back and trainers have a chance to defeat and catch Seviper in three-star raid battles.

Seviper is a poison-type Pokemon from the Hoenn region. Seviper’s strength is its atk, speed and stamina. Trainers can exploit its poor damage and win the 3-star raid boss challenge easily.  A strong offensive Pokemon helps you defeat the Seviper. Here’s all about Pokemon Go Seviper raid, counters and moves.

Pokemon Go Seviper Raid

Pokemon Go Seviper Raid
Seviper Pokemon

Pokemon Go trainers can unleash Ground and Psychic Pokemon to beat the Seviper raid. The Pokemon is vulnerable against these elements and it gets higher during boss raids.

Shadow Gallade

With great records in tier 3 raid battles, the All-Rounder from the Sinnoh region is one of the strong counters against Seviper. Shadow Gallade gets boosted by Windy and Cloudy weather.

  • Close Combat (Charged Attack) –  The Fighting skill increases damage up to 100 and it also reduces defense of targets by 30%
  • Psycho Cut (Fast Attack) –  Psycho Cut is the main Psychic-type skill for the Pokemon

Hoopa Unbound 

Trainers who have Hoopa Unbound can win the Seviper raid efficiently. The mythical Pokemon deals Psychic and Dark damage. Hoopa Unbound is a heavy tank with raging moves and attacks that are boosted during Windy and Fog weather.

  • Dark Pulse (Charged Attack) – This dark-type skill works well during boss raids
  • Psychic (Charged Attack) – The Psychic skill deals 90 damage per second and it also debuffs enemy’s defense for a short time

Shadow Latios

The combination of Dragon and Psychic Pokemon is lethal. Shadow Lethal is a strong offensive unit and has excelled in PvP raids. The Windy weather boost enhances the powers for the pocket monster.

  • Luster Purge (Charged Attack) – The special psychic skill will increase the damage rate and negates enemy’s defense by 20%
  • Dragon Breath (Fast Attack) –  Dragon Breathe is a dragon skill and this unleashes heavy attacks every second

Mega Rayquaza

Mega Rayquaza is a top-tier tank. The Dragon and Flying Pokemon is deemed as the strongest offensive unit in the game. Mega Rayquaza inflicts heavy damage and drains the enemy’s defense quickly. The Pokemon also has plenty of special skills that can tackle Seviper’s moves.

  • Outrage (Charged Attack)- the  Dragon-type ability doubles the dps for the unit 
  • Dragon Ascent (Charged Attack)  – The Flying skill is the primary ability and this deals over 140 dps and reduces the defense for targets 
  • Hurricane (Charged Attack) – Hurricane is a special skill and one of the strongest Flying-type moves. It deals more than 100 dps

Shadow Magmortar

Shadow form of Magmortar is an all-rounder that deals fire damage. It with high CP excels in tier raid battles. The Sunny weather boost is an added advantage for your fire-type offensive Pokemon.

  • Fire Spin (Fast Attack) –  Fire Spin burns targets and is the best fire-type skill 
  • Fire Punch (Charged Attack) – Fire Punch is another excellent fire-type moveset that increases damage gradually

Shadow Donphan 

The Ground-type Pokemon gets boosted stats in its shadow form. Shadow Donphan’s resistance against Seviper makes it an automatic pick and its skills will increase during the Sunny weather.

  • Earthquake (Charged Attack) – Earthquake demolishes targets with its fiery attacks and the Ground-type skill can be used on priority 
  • Mud-Slap (Fast Attack) – Mud-Slap is another effective Ground-type skill


Golem is a great sub-DPS pick. It is a Rock and Ground-type Pokemon  with a great track record in boss raids. Trainers can unleash Golem during Sunny and Partly Cloudy weather.

  • Ancient Power (Charged Attack) – The Rock-type skill increases both attacks and defense and can be used primarily
  • Earthquake (Charged Attack) – The Ground-type skill with 140 DPS will be a great skill for golem

With these skills and counters, you can win the Seviper raid in Pokemon Go. Seviper is a strong offensive unit and it’s a good pick for PvP raids. Community day event is back in the new season and trainers can catch rare wild Pokemon.


How yo Catch Pokemon Go Seviper?

Seviper doesn’t appear in the wild. Pokemon Go trainers can catch Seviper during special events, 3 star tier raid battles, Spotlight hours and more. You have to use incense and lure modules while catching one.

Candy is an in-game resource and currency in Pokemon Go. Trainers can earn unlimited candies by completing PvP raids, boss raids and five-star battles. Using berries to catch Pokemon doubles candies and you can evolve Pokemon to get more candies. With candies, you can evolve Pokemon in Pokemon Go. Catching Pokemon is the best method to farm candies.

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