Pokémon Go Entei counters, weaknesses and moveset explained

Everything you need to know about the return of Entei.

Entei is returning to raids in Pokémon Go for a limited time.

The Legendary Pokémon will be available in raids between September 2nd and September 9th as part of the Global Challenge Ultra Bonus rewards.

Though you might have thought it several times in the past - or received it as part of previously monthly Field Research - you might want a higher CP or IV version, or a chance to get that elusive shiny version - which is where learning the various Entei counters and weaknesses comes in handy.

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Entei counters and weaknesses in Pokémon Go

Here is a list of Entei counters to help you add it your Pokédex:

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  • Entei type: Fire
  • Entei is weak against: Ground, Rock, Water
  • Entei counters: Golem, Groudon, Vaporeon, Rhyperior, Omastar
  • Other Entei notes: Multiple weaknesses give you plenty of Pokémon counters to work with here!
  • Entei dates: Monday September 2nd to Monday September 9th

Entei CP in Pokémon Go

Entei will have the following CP ranges during the catch and level up phase:

  • Entei Boss CP - 41,758
  • Max Entei CP with 100% IVs at level 40 - 3473

Entei Moveset in Pokémon Go

Entei will be able to learn and use a variety of moves in Pokémon Go, including:

Entei Fast Moves:

  • Fire Fang (Fire)
  • Fire Spin (Fire)

Entei Charged Moves:

  • Fire Blast (Fire)
  • Flamethrower (Fire)
  • Iron Head (Steel)
  • Overheat (Fire)
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Looking for help with other Legendary beasts? Our Suicune counters and Raikou counters pages can help.


The first Gen 5 Pokémon have arrived! These include new regional exclusive Pokémon, Egg charts, and the introduction of the Unova Stone. Elsewhere this year we've also seen a Jirachi quest, Team Rocket Invasions and freeingShadow Pokémon, as well as monthly Field Research rewards.


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Matthew Reynolds

Matthew Reynolds

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Matthew edits guides and other helpful things at Eurogamer.net. When not doing that, he's out and about playing Pokémon Go or continuing to amass his amiibo collection.

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