Bombirdier has come to Pokemon GO as a Tier 3 Raid boss, so you’ll need to beat it if you want to add it to your Pokedex!

You’ll want to battle Bombirdier with a team of at least three Pokemon trainers to ensure that you beat it before the timer runs out. Additionally, each of these Pokemon trainers should be using strong counters for Bombirdier.

We’ve listed all of the information you need to defeat Bombirdier, including the best Pokemon to counter it, below!

Bombirdier Type

Bombirdier is a Flying/Dark-type Pokemon.

This combination of types gives Bombirdier four weaknesses and five resistances to consider when battling it.

Pokemon GO Bombirdier

Bombirdier Weaknesses & Resistances

RockGround (Double Resistance)
Psychic (Double Resistance)

Electric, Fairy, Ice, and Rock-type attacks all deal 160% damage against Bombirdier in Pokemon GO Raids. This additional damage makes Pokemon of these types very effective for this battle.

On the other hand, Ground and Psychic-type attacks deal just 39% damage to Bombirdier, while Dark, Ghost, and Grass deal 63% damage to it.

Bombirdier Flying Over a City Pokemon GO

Best Pokemon to Counter Bombirdier in Raids

The best Pokemon to counter Bombirdier include Xurkitree, Zekrom, Therian Forme Thundurus, and Rampardos.

To make the battle easier, you can also use a Mega Pokemon such as Mega Manectric to boost your other Pokemon that share a type with it.

These are the top 10 Pokemon to use against Bombirdier and their best attacks for this battle:

PokemonImageFast AttackCharged Attack
Mega ManectricMega Manectric Pokemon GOThunder FangWild Charge
Mega TyranitarMega Tyranitar Pokemon GOSmack DownStone Edge
Mega DiancieMega Diancie Pokemon GORock ThrowRock Slide
XurkitreeXurkitree Pokemon GOThunder ShockDischarge
ZekromPokemon GO ZekromCharge BeamWild Charge
RampardosPokemon GO RampardosSmack DownRock Slide
Therian Forme ThundurusPokemon GO Therian Forme ThundurusVolt SwitchThunderbolt
RhyperiorRhyperior Pokemon GOSmack DownRock Wrecker
ElectivireElectivire Pokemon GOThunder ShockWild Charge
TyrantrumTyrantrum Pokemon GORock ThrowMeteor Beam

When is Bombirdier in Pokemon GO Raids?

Bombirdier is in Pokemon GO Raids from September 10 – September 15, 2023, during the Ultra Unlock: Paldea event.

Beating it in a 3-Star Raid is currently the only way to catch Bombirdier!

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