Reshiram Pokémon GO Raid Guide

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One of Pokémon GO's upcoming Raids is the dual Fire/Dragon-type Pokémon Reshiram. As part of the January content update for Mythical Wishes, Reshiram will be appearing from Jan. 1 to Jan. 10 in Five-Star Raids and during Raid Hours on Jan. 4.

But, to triumph over this powerful Pokémon, trainers will need to know what they're up against. Here's how to defeat Reshiram in Pokémon GO.

Pokémon GO Reshiram: Weakness

Reshiram has an Attack stat of 275 and a Defense stat of 211. As a Fire/Dragon-type, Reshiram is weak to Dragon, Ground, and Rock-type moves.

Pokémon GO Reshiram: Moveset

Fast Moves

  • Dragon Breath (Dragon)
  • Fire Fang (Fire)

Charged Moves

  • Crunch (Dark)
  • Draco Meteor (Dragon)
  • Overheat (Fire)
  • Stone Edge (Rock)

Pokémon GO Reshiram: Counters

For Reshiram, we recommended the following counter picks to utilize:

  • Rayquaza - Dragon Tail + Outrage
  • Salamence - Dragon Tail + Draco Meteor
  • Palkia - Dragon Tail + Draco Meteor
  • Dragonite - Dragon Tail + Draco Meteor
  • Rampardos - Smack Down + Rock Slide
  • Haxorus - Dragon Tail + Dragon Claw

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