Rayquaza is a Dragon, Flying-type Legendary Pokémon from the Hoenn region. It does not evolve into or from any other Pokémon. Along with Kyogre and Groudon, it is a member of the Weather Trio. It can Mega Evolve into Mega Rayquaza after being given a certain amount of Mega Energy.

Pokédex description

Sky High Pokémon
Rayquaza is said to have lived for hundreds of millions of years. Legends remain of how it put to rest the clash between Kyogre and Groudon.
- Rayquaza's cry

Possible attacks

Fast attacks

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14 (12)
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15 (14)

Charged attacks

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55 (23)
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70 (20)
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110 (28)
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110 (41)

Attack availability

Evolution family

Rayquaza is part of a one-member family.

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#384 Rayquaza
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Mega Rayquaza
#384 Rayquaza
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Mega Rayquaza



Method Maximum CP Details
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Raid Battles

(weather boosted)
Tier 5 CP 49,808

Special Raid Weekend: 2021 Mar 27 - 28[1]
Dragon Week: 2020 Jul 31 - Aug 7[2]
2019 Jul 31 - Sep 2[3]
Special Raid Weekend: 2019 Mar 15 - 18[4]
2018 Feb 9 - Mar 16[5][6]

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Research tasks
1,643 Special Research/Timed Research:
Hoenn Celebration Research - Completing 1st part

Mega Rayquaza

  • Mega Rayquaza has not been released yet.



  • In the Shiny Rayquaza promotional image, there are three traditional Chinese characters in calligraphical style. The large one behind Shiny Rayquaza means "black", while the two small ones on the side mean "descent" or "arrival".


  1. Rayquaza returns to raids for a limited time!. Pokémon GO Live. Retrieved on 2021-03-23.
  2. Tips for the best Pokémon GO Fest experience—plus, Ultra Unlock details!. Pokémon GO Live. Retrieved on 2020-07-23.
  3. Rayquaza returns to raids with a radiant reveal!. Pokémon GO Live. Retrieved on 2019-07-29.
  4. Challenge Rayquaza in this Special Raid Weekend!. Pokémon GO Live. Retrieved on 2019-03-07.
  5. Discover Rayquaza and More Pokémon Originally from the Hoenn Region!. Pokémon GO Live. Retrieved on 2018-02-08.
  6. PokemonGoApp. (2018, February 9). Rayquaza, the Legendary Pokémon originally discovered in the Hoenn region, has descended from the ozone layer in the sky!. Twitter. Retrieved on 2018-02-12.

External links

  • Rayquaza page, on the official Pokédex website
  • Rayquaza article, on the Bulbapedia
  • Rayquaza article, on the Pokémon Wiki
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