Guzzlord Pokémon GO Raid Guide

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Guzzlord is making its debut as a five-star raid boss in Pokémon GO for a limited time. From Nov. 8 at 10 a.m. local time until Nov. 23 at 10 a.m. This Ultra-Beast Pokémon first appeared in the Alola region featured in the seventh generation of Pokémon games, Pokémon Sun and Moon.

It will have a combat power range from 1,565 CP to 1,650 CP along with 440 HP. Beating this raid will be easier with three trainers so bring a friend or two along. Here is a quick guide on what you'll need to know before you tackle the five-star Guzzlord.

Pokémon GO Guzzlord: Weaknesses

Guzzlord is a Dark and Dragon-type Pokémon making it vulnerable to Bug, Dragon, Fairy, Fighting, and Ice-type attacks. Be sure to utilize these moves to hit it with powerful super effective attacks.

When fighting Guzzlord do not use Pokémon that are Dark, Electric, Fire, Ghost, Grass, or Water types since Guzzlord is resistant to them. Pokémon that can use the Fairy move Dazzling Gleam will be your best friend.

Pokémon GO Guzzlord: Moveset

In Pokémon GO Guzzlord's fast and charge moveset is the following:

Fast Moves

  • Dragon Tail
  • Snarl

Charge Moves

  • Brutal Swing
  • Crunch
  • Dragon Claw
  • Sludge Bomb

Pokémon GO Guzzlord: Counters

After learning Guzzlord's moves along with their resistances and weaknesses here are some of the best moves to counter it:

  • Mega Alakazam: Counter and Dazzling Gleam
  • Gardevoir: Charm and Dazzling Gleam
  • Togekiss: Charm and Dazzling Gleam
  • Xurkitree: Thunder Shock and Dazzling Gleam
  • Primarina: Charm and Moonblast
  • Zacian: Quick Attack and Play Rough