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Pokemon Go Terrakion Guide: Best Counters, Weaknesses, Raid Hours, And More Tips

The Legendary Cavern Pokemon is returning to five-star Raid Battles from November 16-24; here are some tips to help you beat and catch Terrakion.


The Legendary Swords of Justice are back in Pokemon Go for a limited time. Cobalion, Terrakion, and Virizion are all appearing in Raid Battles once again from November 16-24 as part of the ongoing Pokemon Home event, giving you another chance to capture the Legendary Gen 5 trio. If you need some help defeating the Swords of Justice, you can find some tips on how to beat and catch Terrakion below.

Terrakion Raid Hours


Terrakion will return as a five-star Raid boss (alongside Cobalion and Virizon) starting 1 PM PT / 4 PM ET on November 16, and it'll remain in the game until the same time on November 24, giving you just over a week to catch it. As usual, Raid battles don't follow a set schedule, but you'll receive a notification in the game when one is about to begin at a nearby Gym. To participate in the Raid in-person, you'll need to have Raid Pass. You can also join a Raid remotely with a Remote Raid Pass.

Terrakion Weaknesses And Counters

Terrakion is a Rock/Fighting Pokemon, which gives it perhaps the most elemental weaknesses of the three Swords of Justice. As was the case with Virizion, Psychic and Fairy Pokemon such as Gardevoir, Togekiss, and Granbull are good choices to bring along.

Terrakion's part-Rock typing also makes it vulnerable to Grass, Water, Ground, Steel, and other Fighting types, giving you a wide range of team options. Other Legendary Pokemon like Groudon, Kyogre, and Virizion will prove most effective against Terrakion, but other solid choices include Swampert, Torterra, and Rhyperior.

Types To Avoid

Thanks to the fact it's part-Fighting, Terrakion can dish out super-effective damage to Normal, Steel, Ice, and Rock, so you'll want to avoid using Pokemon of those types if you can. Fire, Flying, and Bug Pokemon are also at a disadvantage against the Legendary; they'll take super-effective damage from any Rock-type attacks that Terrakion knows.

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