To beat Tier 4 Galarian Slowpoke Raids in Pokemon GO, you will want to battle it as a group of three high-level trainers with have strong counter Pokemon.

It’s also worth noting that, as it is a 4-Star Community Day Raid boss, you’ll need to battle Galarian Slowpoke in person, as you can’t use Remote Raid Passes.

Even if you’ll have to battle it in person, you’ll definitely want to take part in these Raids. This is because you can catch the new shiny version of Galarian Slowpoke!

What Type is Galarian Slowpoke?

Galarian Slowpoke is a Psychic-type Pokemon, making it very simple to counter.

Thanks to its type, it has just three weaknesses and two resistances to consider when battling it!

Galarian Slowpoke in Pokemon GO

Galarian Slowpoke Weaknesses

The following three types of attacks deal additional damage to Galarian Slowpoke in Pokemon GO:

  • Bug
  • Dark
  • Ghost

Each of these attack types deal 160% damage to Galarian Slowpoke so you’ll want to use strong Bug, Dark, or Ghost Pokemon when battling it!

Find out the most powerful Pokemon of each of the types that Galarian Slowbro is weak to:

Galarian Slowpoke Resistances

Galarian Slowpoke resists just two types of incoming attacks in Pokemon GO. They are:

  • Fighting
  • Psychic

As Fighting and Psychic-type attacks only deal 63% damage to Galarian Slowpoke, you’ll want to avoid battling it with Pokemon that know attacks of these types.

Galarian Slowpoke Rock Pokemon GO

Best Pokemon to Counter Galarian Slowpoke in Raids

The best Pokemon to counter Galarian Slowpoke in Raids include Darkrai, Hydreigon, Giratina and Hoopa.

If you want some extra firepower, then Mega Evolving Gengar, Houndoom or Scizor is also a good idea so they can boost your Ghost, Dark, and Bug-type Pokemon!

PokemonAttacks
Pokemon GO Mega GengarMega GengarLick
Shadow Ball
Mega Houndoom Pokemon GOMega HoundoomSnarl
Foul Play
Mega Scizor Pokemon GOMega ScizorFury Cutter
X-Scissor
Darkrai Pokemon GODarkraiSnarl
Shadow Ball
Hydreigon Pokemon GOHydreigonBite
Brutal Swing
Giratina Pokemon GO (Origin)Giratina (Origin Forme)Shadow Claw
Shadow Force
Hoopa Confined Pokemon GOHoopaAstonish
Shadow Ball
Pheromosa Pokemon GOPheromosaBug Bite
Bug Buzz
Chandelure Pokemon GOChandelureHex
Shadow Ball
Yveltal Pokemon GOYveltalSnarl
Dark Pulse

In addition to the Galarian version of this Pokemon being in Raids on the March 2023 Pokemon GO Community Day, you can battle the classic version too.

Check out our Pokemon GO Slowpoke Raid Guide to find out how to defeat this fan-favorite boss!

March 2023 Pokemon GO Slowpoke Community Day

When is Galarian Slowpoke in Pokemon GO Raids?

Galarian Slowpoke is in 4-Star Pokemon GO Raids from 5 PM to 10 PM local time on March 18, 2023. This is following the Slowpoke and Galarian Slowpoke Community Day event.

As it is a Tier 4 Community Day Raid, you must visit a Gym in person to take part because you can’t use remote Raid passes for Community Day Raids.

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