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Pokémon GO Raid Bosses September 2022: Full List

We've compiled a full list of all the Raid bosses currently active in Pokemon GO.
We've compiled a full list of all the Raid bosses currently active in Pokemon GO. / Niantic Labs

We've compiled a full list of all the Raid bosses currently active in Pokémon GO as of September 2022.

Looking to plan your next Raid adventure in Pokémon GO? We've got you covered. Below, we've listed all the available Raid bosses in Pokémon GO for the month of September 2022.

All Raid Bosses in Pokémon GO September 2022

This month, the five-star raid bosses include Deoxys in its various forms, Yveltal, and a pair of as-yet unnamed Pokémon. Deoxys will hold the position for two weeks, followed by two weeks of the unannounced Pokémon and then one week of Yveltal.

One-star Raid Bosses

There are four one-star raid bosses this month:

  • Espurr
  • Unown E
  • Unown P
  • Unown S

Three-star Raid Bosses

There are four three-star Raid bosses this month:

  • Alolan Raichu
  • Girafarig
  • Oranguru
  • Wobbuffet

Five-star Raid Bosses

Five-star bosses for the month will change according to the following schedule:

  • Sept. 1-13: Deoxys (Normal, Attack, Defense, Speed)
  • Sept. 13-27: TBA
  • Sept. 27-Oct. 8: Yveltal

Deoxys is known as the DNA Pokémon. It's a powerful, Mythical Psychic-type Pokémon that can appear in four different formes: Attack, Defense, Speed and Normal. These formes may sport different moves, but their weaknesses and counters remain the same. It's weak to Bug, Ghost and Dark attacks, and resistant to Fighting and Psychic attacks. Its best counters are:

  • Pheromosa (Bug Bite + Bug Buzz)
  • Chandelure (Hex + Shadow Ball)
  • Genger (Lick + Shadow Bull)
  • Dragapult (Hex + Shadow Ball)

Yveltal is known as the Destruction Pokémon. It's a combination Dark and Flying-type, so it is vulnerable to Rock, Electric, Ice and Fairy attacks. It's resistant to Ghost, Grass and Dark attacks, and extra resistant to Ground and Psychic attacks. Its best counters are:

  • Darmanitan (Galarian Zen) (Ice Fang + Avalanche)
  • Xurkitree (Thunder Shock + Discharge)
  • Thundurus (Therian) (Thunder Shock + Thunderbolt)
  • Zacian (Crowned Sword) (Quick Attack + Play Rough)

Mega Raid Bosses

September's Mega Raids will be available as follows:

  • Sept. 1-6: Mega Ampharos
  • Sept. 6-16: Mega Alakazam
  • Sept. 16-27: TBA
  • Sept. 27-Oct. 8: Mega Lopunny

Mega Ampharos is an Electric and Dragon-Type Pokémon, making it vulnerable to Ground, Ice, Dragon and Fairy attacks. Its best counters are:

  • Landorus (Therian) (Mud Shot + Earthquake)
  • Excadril (Mud-Slap + Earthquake)
  • Groudon (Mud Shot + Earthquake)
  • Garchomp (Mud Shot + Earthquake)

Mega Alakazam is a pure Psychic-type Pokémon, making it weak to Bug, Dark and Ghost-type attacks, and resistant to Fighting and Psychic-type attacks. Here are its best counters:

  • Mega Gengar (Lick + Shadow Ball)
  • Mega Houndoom (Snarl + Foul Play)
  • Mega Absol (Snarl + Payback)
  • Mega Gyarados (Bite + Crunch)

Mega Lopunny is a Normal and Fighting-type Pokémon. It takes extra damage from Fighting, Flying, Psychic and Fairy attacks, but is resistant to Rock, Bug and Dark attacks. It's especially resistant to Ghost attacks. Here are its best counters:

  • Shadow Mewtwo (Confusoin + Psystrike)
  • Mewtwo (Confusion + Psystrike)
  • Mega Latios (Zen Headbutt + Psychic)
  • Mega Alakazam (Confusion + Psychic)

More information about Pokemon GO content to round out this month can be found on our website.