Pokémon Go: Best Moveset and Counters against Fletchinder

Guide for the best counters against Fletchinder during Battle Raids!

Fletchinder is a Tier 3 Raid Boss in Pokémon Go which looks similar to a sparrow. The top part of its body is covered in feathers which are fire red in color while its underside is completely grey. It has black wings and yellow feathery tips. Its legs and talons are black in colour while its tail is black and white striped. It is one of the easiest Tier 3 Raids to fight in so in this guide we are going to talk about the best ways and counters using which one can defeat Fletchinder in the fastest way possible.

Fletchinder in Pokémon Go

Fletchinder is a dual-type Fire and Flying Pokémon with a maximum Raid Boss CP of 10733. It is vulnerable to Electric, Rock, and Water-type attacks while also having a 2x weakness towards Rock-type attacks. Players with optimal counters can easily defeat it all by themselves irrespective of their experience while players with not the best counters should try to bring a friend or two with themselves in order to stay on the winning side.

Fletchinder Movesets

Pokémon Go Fletchinder moveset
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The best moves from the moveset of Fletchinder are Steel Wing and Aerial Ace. Both of them have a combined DPS of 41.3 and it is also the best combination of moves that can be used in both Pokémon Gyms and PvP battles. Other decent attacks from its move pool include Ember, Peck, Heat Wave, and Flame Charge.

Best counters against Fletchinder in Pokémon Go

Here’s the list of the best counters that one can use against Fletchinder and guarantee a win for themselves.

  • Aerodactyl (Mega): Rock Throw/Rock Slide
  • Tyrantrum: Rock Throw/Meteor Beam
  • Rampardos: Smack Down/Rock Slide
  • Swampert (Mega): Water Gun/Hydro Cannon
  • Rhyperior: Smack Down/Rock Wrecker
  • Blastoise (Mega): Water Gun/Hydro Cannon
  • Ampharos (Mega): Volt Switch/Power Gem
  • Manectric (Mega): Thunder Fang/Wild Charge
  • Terrakion: Smack Down/Rock Slide
  • Kyogre (Primal): Waterfall/Origin Pulse
  • Gigalith: Smack Down/Meteor Beam
  • Tyranitar: Smack Down/Stone Edge
  • Gyarados (Mega): Waterfall/Hydro Pump
  • Aggron (Mega): Smack Down/Meteor Beam
  • Aggron: Smack Down/Meteor Beam
  • Omastar: Rock Throw/Rock Slide
  • Lycanroc: Rock Throw/Stone Edge
  • Aerodactyl: Rock Throw/Rock Slide
  • Lycanroc (Dusk): Rock Throw/Stone Edge
  • Lycanroc (Midday): Rock Throw/Stone Edge
  • Landorus: Rock Throw/Rock Slide
  • Aurorus: Rock Throw/Meteor Beam
  • Landorus (Incarnate): Rock Throw/Rock Slide
  • Golem (Alola): Rollout/Stone Edge
  • Lycanroc (Midnight): Rock Throw/Stone Edge
  • Golem: Rock Throw/Rock Blast
  • Archeops: Wing Attack/Ancient Power
  • Nihilego: Poison Jab/Rock Slide
  • Arcanine (Hisuian): Snarl/Rock Slide
  • Sudowoodo: Rock Throw/Meteor Beam
  • Kleavor: Quick Attack/Rock Slide
  • Regirock: Rock Throw/Stone Edge
  • Zekrom: Charge Beam/Fusion Bolt
  • Gengar (Mega): Lick/Shadow Ball
  • Crustle: Smack Down/Rock Slide 
Pokémon Go Fletchinder
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Players should try to use their best Rock-type attacks against Fletchinder as it has a 2x weakness towards Rock-type counters so players should try their best to capitalize on the opportunity. Strong options to choose from include Aerodactyl, Omastar, and Tyranitar among a lot of other good options.

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