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Origin Forme Giratina Pokémon GO Raid Guide

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Giratina has made its return to Pokémon GO. For a limited time as part of the game's Halloween events Origin Forme Giratina will be appearing in five-star raids. Here are some tips on how to beat this tough legendary Pokémon.

Origin Forme Giratina Pokémon GO Raid Guide

From Oct. 27 to Nov. 1 the fan-favorite legendary Pokémon from generation four will appear as a Raid boss. Its combat power will range from 2018 to 2105 so unless trainers are prepared this will be tough. The more trainers who enter the Raid the easier it will be so it is recommended that groups of two to four trainers raid together.

Pokémon GO Giratina: Weakness

Giratina is both a Dragon and Ghost-type Pokémon so it will be weak to several types. Use these types to hit Giratina with super-effective moves.

  • Dark-type
  • Dragon-type
  • Fairy-type
  • Ghost-type
  • Ice-type

Pokémon GO Giratina: Moveset

Giratina’s Origin Forme moveset is the following:

Fast Moves

  • Shadow Claw
  • Dragon Tail

Charged Moves

  • Shadow Ball
  • Ominous Wind
  • Dragon Pulse

Pokémon GO Giratina: Counters

Knowing the weakness and the combat capabilities of Origin Forme Giratina here are some suggested Pokémon to best counter it.

  • Mega Gengar: Shadow Claw and Shadow Ball
  • Rayquaza: Dragon Tail and Outrage
  • Salamence: Dragon Tail and Outrage
  • Hydreigon: Dragon Breath and Brutal Swing
  • Palkia: Dragon Tail and Draco Meteor
  • Darkari: Snarl and Shadow Ball

Additionally Giratina's other form the Altered Forme Giratina will also be returning for Raids. Shiny hunters can also be on the lookout for a chance to encounter a blue shiny Origin Forme Giratina.