The Regi Trio: Regirock, Regice, and Registeel are coming again to Pokémon Go Legendary Raids for 2 weeks this June. You will have loads of alternatives to catch all three, and in the event you’re fortunate, you may even catch a Shiny one! Learn forward for all the things it is advisable know to beat Regirock and make sure to take a look at our greatest Pokémon Go equipment so that you may be absolutely outfitted in your Pokémon Journey!
Who’re the Legendary Titans and Regirock in Pokémon Go?
The Legendary Titans are six golem-like Pokémon with a single kind every. The primary three, Regirock, Regice, and Registeel have been initially encountered within the Hoenn area of Gen III. The fourth, Regigigas, did not present up till the Sinnoh area of Gen IV, and two extra, Regielecki and Regidrago have been launched within the Crown Tundra DLC for Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Defend.
Solely the unique three will probably be coming again to Pokémon Go this time, however with the introduction of extra Mega Pokémon and plenty of new Shadow Pokémon, there are a variety of successful methods for Trainers who can coordinate these Raids.
What are the most effective counters?
As a pure Rock kind, Regirock takes double harm from Preventing, Floor, Metal, Water, and Grass kind assaults. It’s able to dealing Rock, Preventing, Regular, and Electrical kind harm. Whether it is doable to take action safely, coordinate along with your fellow Raiders to concentrate on Water or Grass sorts with Mega Blastoise or Mega Venusaur and you will be golden. If you happen to can’t coordinate safely or do not have the Mega Power to spare, there are nonetheless loads of successful groups.
The Mega Evolution of Gen I’s Water starter, Mega Blastoise is the primary non-Shadow counter on this Raid, regardless of taking double harm from Regirock’s potential transfer Zap Cannon. If you happen to can match him up with groups of Water sorts, you’ll go away Regirock in shambles. Whether or not Mega, Shadow, or simply normal, you will need your Blastoise to know Water Gun and Hydro Cannon.
Trailing solely barely behind Mega Blastoise is the pseudo-Legendary Metal and Psychic kind, Metagross. Although its Mega Evolution hasn’t made its Pokémon Go debut (and Arceus assist us when it does!) Metagross shines. It is Shadow forme truly out performs even Mega Blastoise. Metagross has no weaknesses that Regirock can exploit and it takes solely half harm from Rock and Regular kind assaults. Because of being featured in plenty of occasions, Group Day, and as a Shadow Pokémon, most gamers have a lot already powered up. You will need your Metagross to know Bullet Punch and the Group Day unique charged transfer, Meteor Mash.
One other Mega Advanced starter, Mega Venusaur performs remarkably nicely in opposition to Regirock whereas boosting different Grass kind attackers. A Grass and Poison kind, Mega Venusaur does not have any weaknesses that Regirock can exploit and takes half harm from Preventing and Electrical kind assaults. Whether or not you are bringing a Mega Venusaur, Shadow Venusaur, or simply the usual Venusaur, you will need it to know Vine Whip and Frenzy Plant.
A Preventing kind launched within the Gen V Unova area, Conkeldurr performs nice in opposition to Regirock in a vacuum. It takes half harm from Rock kind assaults and has no weaknesses the Rock Titan can exploit. Nevertheless till we get a Mega Advanced Preventing kind, Conkeldurr ought to solely be delivered to this Raid if you cannot coordinate utilizing Mega Blastoise or Mega Venusaur. Conkeldurr’s first stage, Timburr has turn out to be slightly extra frequent, being featured in Raids and through occasions, and Conkeldurr advantages from Commerce Evolution, leaving a lot of further Candies for powering up. Counter and Dynamic Punch is the moveset you will need your Conkeldurr to know for this combat.
Though Mega Blastoise performs significantly higher, Mega Gyarados remains to be a beast on this Raid. As a Water and Darkish kind, it takes elevated harm from Electrical and Preventing kind assaults, so it does not final fairly as lengthy, however it is going to nonetheless enhance the opposite Water kind Pokémon on the sphere. If you’re bringing Mega Gyarados to this combat, you will need it to know Waterfall and Hydro Pump.
Initially encountered within the Sinnoh area of Gen IV, Lucario additionally performs nicely in opposition to Regirock in a vacuum. As soon as Lucario or Metagross have their Mega Evolutions unlocked, each will out carry out Mega Blastoise, however till then, Lucario is nice if you cannot coordinate for the Mega enhance. Lucario takes half harm from Regirock’s Regular assault and quarter harm from its Rock kind assaults, however double harm from its Preventing kind assaults. Sadly, the one solution to get Lucario is by evolving its child stage, Riolu and Riolu is extremely uncommon, solely hatching from a choose few Eggs. Nonetheless, when you’ve got Lucario, Counter and Aura Sphere is the moveset you will need it to know.
Landorus (Therian forme)
One of many Unovan Forces of Nature, Landorus is a Legendary Pokémon with a number of formes. For this Raid, you will need the newer Therian forme. Happily, each formes use the identical Sweet and Landorus has been in Raids plenty of instances, in addition to featured as a Pokémon Go Battle League reward encounter. As a Floor and Flying kind, it has no weaknesses Regirock can exploit and it resists each Electrical and Preventing kind assaults. Mud Shot and Earthquake is the moveset you will need your Landorus to know for this combat.
The Legendary Mascot of Pokémon Sapphire, Kyogre does nice in opposition to Regirock, particularly when boosted by Mega Blastoise. As a pure Water kind, Kyogre does take double harm from Zap Cannon, however is not weak to the remainder of Regirock’s assaults. It is also been obtainable many instances so most Trainers have already got at the least one powered up. Waterfall and Surf is the moveset you will need your Kyogre to know for this Raid.
Initially found within the Unova area of Gen V, Excadrill can carry out nicely in opposition to Regirock. As a Floor and Metal kind, Excadrill resists Regular, Rock, and Electrical assaults, however takes double harm from Preventing. Its first stage, Drillbur is a standard sufficient spawn and has been featured in occasions as nicely, so most Trainers have the Sweet to spare for powering up Excadrill. You will need Mud-Slap for the quick assault and Drill Run for the charged assault.
Final however not least is the mascot for Pokémon Diamond, Dialga. A Legendary Metal and Dragon kind, Dialga takes elevated harm from Regirock’s Preventing assault, however resists the remainder of the Rock Titan’s assaults. Sadly, Dialga had very restricted availability with a single run in Raids and a spot throughout Pokémon Go Fest 2020, so many gamers do not even have one, a lot much less the Sweet to energy it up. Nevertheless, when you’ve got it, it is an important decide for this Raid, particularly in the event you can’t coordinate using Mega Advanced Pokémon along with your fellow Raiders. If you happen to’re bringing Dialga to this combat, Metallic Claw and Iron Head are the most effective strikes.
Though most gamers will be capable to make a group of the most effective counters, in the event you’re discovering a spot in your group, there are many again ups who work nicely in bigger teams. Simply be sure to’re dodging and any of the next could possibly be a good again up:
- Kingler with Bubble and Crabhammer
- Clawitzer with Water Gun and Crabhammer
- Chesnaught with Vine Whip and Photo voltaic Beam
- Pangoro with Low Kick and Cross Fight
- Greninja with Bubble and Surf
- Machamp with Counter and Dynamic Punch
- Swampert with Mud Shot and Hydro Cannon
- Torterra with Razor Leaf and Frenzy Plant
- Hariyama with Counter and Dynamic Punch
- Tangrowth with Vine Whip and Energy Whip
- Venusaur with Vine Whip and Frenzy Plant
- Exeggutor with Bullet Seed and Photo voltaic Beam
- Victreebel with Razor Leaf and Leaf Blade
- Alakazam with Counter and Focus Blast
- Mamoswine with Mud-Slap and Bulldoze
- Gyarados with Waterfall and Aqua Tail
- Aggron with Iron Tail and Heavy Slam
The rebalance of Shadow Pokémon rescued from Crew GO Rocket make them wonderful glass cannons. Not solely are their stats boosted, however throughout particular occasions or with Elite TMs, it is doable to alter their strikes. If you happen to occur to have any of the next Pokémon with the correct moveset, they may work very nicely on this Raid:
- Shadow Metagross with Bullet Punch and Meteor Mash
- Shadow Machamp with Karate Chop and Dynamic Punch
- Shadow Swampert with Mud Shot and Hydro Cannon
- Shadow Torterra with Razor Leaf and Frenzy Plant
- Shadow Hariyama with Counter and Dynamic Punch
- Shadow Tangrowth with Vine Whip and Energy Whip
- Shadow Venusaur with Vine Whip and Frenzy Plant
- Shadow Exeggutor with Bullet Seed and Photo voltaic Beam
- Shadow Victreebel with Razor Leaf and Leaf Blade
- Shadow Alakazam with Counter and Focus Blast
- Shadow Mamoswine with Mud-Slap and Bulldoze
- Shadow Gyarados with Waterfall and Aqua Tail
- Shadow Tangela with Vine Whip and Energy Whip
- Shadow Aggron with Iron Tail and Heavy Slam
Be aware: Shadow Metagross outperforms each different Pokémon in the most effective counters listing. Shadow Machamp, Shadow Swampert, Shadow Torterra, Shadow Hariyama, Shadow Tangrowth, Shadow Venusaur, Shadow Exeggutor, and Shadow Victreebel additionally carry out on par with the opposite finest counters. If you’ll be able to coordinate using Mega Blastoise, Mega Gyarados, or Mega Venusaur, they may enhance Water or Grass sorts respectively, making some Shadow Pokémon carry out even higher.
What number of gamers does it take to beat Regirock?
With the absolute best counters, two excessive stage gamers can take out Regirock alone; nonetheless, in the event you’re missing the most effective counters or are a decrease stage, you could want 4 or 5 Trainers.
Climate circumstances that may influence this Raid embody:
- Partly Cloudy climate will enhance Regirock’s Rock and Regular kind assaults.
- Rain will enhance its Electrical kind assault and your Water kind counters.
- Cloudy climate will enhance each Regirock’s Preventing kind assaults and your Preventing kind counters.
- Sunny/Clear climate will enhance your Grass and Floor kind counters.
- Snow will enhance your Metal kind counters.
Questions on taking over Regirock in Pokémon Go?
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