Terrakion Pokémon GO: Best Way to Raid

Terrakion is being featured in five-star raids in Pokémon GO.
Terrakion is being featured in five-star raids in Pokémon GO. / Photo courtesy of Niantic Labs

Terrakion is being featured in five-star raids in Pokémon GO, here is what you need to know before facing him in battle!

Pokémon GO's must have legendary for the next few weeks is Terrakion, who will be the mainstay for five-star raids until Dec. 17. Being one of the Swords of Justice alongside Cobalion and Virizion, Terrakion is a powerful Pokémon

Terrakion Pokémon GO: Best Way To Raid

Terrakion is a Rock/Fighting duo-type which leaves the legendary vulnerable to a wise range of counters including the following types: Fighting, Ground, Steel, Water, Grass, and Psychic.

Some solid choices of Pokémon and movesets to take on Terrakion in a raid include:

  • Mewtwo with Confusion / Psystrike
  • Metagross with Bullet Punch / Meteor Mash
  • Machamp with Counter and Dynamic Punch

Even if you don't have these specific powerhouses and still want to battle Terrakion, there are still tons of Pokémon that can deal a good amount of damage, and by taking advantage of weather boosts:

  • Raining: Water types (Kyogre, Kingler)
  • Sunny: Grass or Ground types (Sceptile, Breloom)
  • Cloudy: Fighting or Psychic Types (Espion, Latios, Machamp)

If you are truly looking for the strongest possible Iteration, it should have the moveset Smack Down and Rock Slide.

Photo Courtesy of Niantic