Kyurem Pokemon GO Raid Guide

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Pokemon GO will have a legendary Ice- and Dragon-type Pokemon in the second half of a winter holiday 2022 event. Beginning on Dec. 23 and ending on Dec. 31, players will be able to fight this special Pokemon during a five-star raid. Five-star raid bosses are difficult to defeat, so here's everything you need to know about battling Kyurem.

Pokemon GO Kyurem: Weakness

Kyurem will have an HP of 205, an Attack of 246, and a Defense of 170. Since Kyurem is an Ice- and Dragon-type Pokemon, it will be weak to Fighting-, Rock-, Steel-, Dragon-, and Fairy-type Pokemon.

Pokemon GO Kyurem: Moveset

Kyurem can use the following moves in Pokemon GO:

Fast Moves

  • Dragon Breath
  • Steel Wing

Charge Moves

  • Blizzard 
  • Dragon Claw
  • Draco Meteor

Pokemon GO Kyurem: Counters

With the right type counters for Kyurem, here are some recommended counter picks to utilize:

  • Salamence - Dragon Tail + Draco Meteor
  • Terrakion - Double Kick + Sacred Sword
  • Zacian - Metal Claw + Play Rough
  • Pheromosa - Low Kick + Focus Blast
  • Metagross - Bullet Punch + Meteor Mash
  • Lucario - Counter + Aura Sphere
  • Gardevoir - Charm + Dazzling Gleam

Two trainers can beat Kyurem, but some Pokemon fans recommend having at least four players in order to ensure victory. Players should also use the circle lock technique in order to create great or excellent throws.

For more Pokemon GO information, read more about the winter holiday event part 2, or find out how to catch shiny Chespin.