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Pokemon GO Buzzwole Raid Guide: Best Counters & Weaknesses

Find out how to defeat the powerful Buzzwole in Pokemon GO. Using these tips, beating a Buzzwole Raid will be a breeze!

If you want to add the rarest Pokemon to your Pokedex, you’ll have to defeat them in Raids. However, this is much easier said than done.

The Ultra Beasts in Pokemon GO can be a challenge to defeat and Buzzwole is no exception. Although, if you’re well prepared, defeating Buzzwole shouldn’t prove to be too much trouble.

Here’s everything you need to know to counter and defeat Buzzwole!

Pokemon GO Buzzwole Fountain

How to Beat Buzzwole in Pokemon GO – Full Raid Guide

Beating a Buzzwole Raid in Pokemon GO requires a team of powerful Pokemon trainers – ideally 5 or more.

All of these Pokemon trainers should learn Buzzwole’s weakness and use Pokemon to counter this Ultra Beast. This guide contains all of the information you need to beat it!

But first, make sure you read our in-depth Pokemon GO Raid guide to learn all of the best tips and tricks for Raiding.

When is Buzzwole in Pokemon GO Raids?

Buzzwole will be in Raids at two points throughout the day of the GO Fest 2022 Finale, August 27.

Check out the Pokemon GO Fest 2022 Finale Raid Schedule to see where you can battle in Buzzwole Raids.

Buzzwole Type

Buzzwole is a Bug/Fighting-type. This means it has one major weakness that players can exploit to defeat it.

However, you will also have to learn what types Buzzwole resists as you don’t want to waste spaces in your battle party.

Pokemon GO Ultra Beasts

Buzzwole Weaknesses

  • Flying
  • Fire
  • Psychic
  • Fairy

Buzzwole’s typing means it is double weak to Flying-type attacks, which do 256% damage to it. The remaining 3 types it is weak to do 160% damage to Buzzwole.

Buzzwole Resistances

  • Bug
  • Dark
  • Grass
  • Ground
  • Fighting

Buzzwole resists these 5 types of attacks, meaning they only do 63% damage to it. Therefore, make sure to steer clear of using Pokemon in these types for your Raid battle against it.

Read More: Every Ultra Beast in Pokemon GO

Buzzwole Pokemon GO Pokedex

Best Pokemon to Counter Buzzwole in Raids

Strong Flying-types are the best counters to use in Buzzwole Raids. This is because of Buzzwole’s double weakness to Flying attacks.

These are our top 10 Pokemon to use in Buzzwole Raids:

PokemonImageFast AttackCharged Attack
Mega PidgeotPokemon GO Mega PidgeotGustBrave Bird
MoltresPokemon GO MoltresWing AttackSky Attack
Mega Charizard YPokemon GO Mega Charizard YAir SlashBlast Burn
RayquazaRayquaza Pokemon GOAir Slash Hurricane
HonchkrowHonchkrow Pokemon GOPeckSky Attack
Ho-OhHo-Oh Pokemon GOHidden PowerBrave Bird
StaraptorStaraptor Pokemon GOWing AttackBrave Bird
UnfeazantUnfeazant Pokemon GOAir SlashSky Attack
BraviaryBraviary Pokemon GOAir Slash Brave Bird
ToucannonToucannon Pokemon GOPeckDrill Peck

After beating Buzzwole, there are still three more Ultra Beasts to beat in Pokemon GO Raids:

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