Hisuian Samurott has finally come to Pokemon GO, but if you want to catch it, you’ll need to defeat it in a 3-Star Raid.

In order to defeat Hisuian Samurott with time to spare, you will want to battle it as part of a team of three Pokemon trainers. It is possible to win the Raid with just two players, but you’ll need to have extremely powerful counters.

Below, we’ve got all of the info you need to counter Hisuian Samurott, so you can defeat it with ease!

What Type is Hisuian Samurott?

Hisuian Samurott is a Water/Dark-type Pokemon.

This combination of types gives it five weaknesses and seven resistances to consider when battling it.

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Weaknesses & Resistances

WeaknessesResistances
BugDark
ElectricFire
FairyGhost
FightingIce
GrassPsychic (Double Resistance)
Steel
Water

All of the types that Hisuian Samurott is weak to deal 160% damage to it.

On the other hand, the types it resists deal 63% damage to Hisuian Samurott, other than Psychic, which deals a measly 39% damage!

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Best Pokemon to Counter Hisuian Samurott

The best Pokemon to counter Hisuian Samurott include Terrakion, Kartana, Xurkitee, and Keldeo. This is because they all have strong attacks that exploit one of Hisuian Samurott’s weaknesses.

You can also use Mega Pokemon such as Mega Sceptile, Mega Gardevoir, and Mega Blaziken to great effect against Hisuian Samurott.

These are the top 15 Pokemon to counter Hisuian Samurott and their strongest attacks for this battle:

PokemonTypeFast AttackCharged Attack
Mega Sceptile
Mega Sceptile Pokemon GO
Grass/DragonFury CutterFrenzy Plant
Mega Gardevoir
Mega Gardevoir Pokemon GO
Fairy/PsychicCharmDazzling Gleam
Mega Blaziken
Mega Blaziken Pokemon GO
Fire/FightingCounterFocus Blast
Mega Manectric
Mega Manectric Pokemon GO
ElectricThunder FangWild Charge
Terrakion
Terrakion Pokemon GO
Rock/FightingDouble KickSacred Sword
Kartana
Kartana Pokemon GO
Grass/SteelRazor LeafLeaf Blade
Xurkitree
Xurkitree Pokemon GO
ElectricThunder ShockDischarge
Keldeo
Keldeo Pokemon GO
Fighting/WaterLow KickSacred Sword
Lucario
Pokemon GO Lucario
Fighting/SteelCounterAura Sphere
Mega Rayquaza
Mega Rayquaza Pokemon GO
Dragon/FlyingDragon TailDragon Ascent
Mega Alakazam
Mega Alakazam Pokemon GO
PsychicCounterDazzling Gleam
Zekrom
Pokemon GO Zekrom
Dragon/ElectricCharge BeamWild Charge
Mega Venusaur
Pokemon GO Mega Venusaur
Grass/PoisonVine WhipFrenzy Plant
Pheromosa
Pheromosa Pokemon GO
Bug/FightingBug BiteBug Buzz
Zarude
Zarude Pokemon GO
Dark/GrassVine WhipPower Whip

After beating a Hisuian Samurott Raid, you will have the chance to catch this regional Pokemon. Additionally, there is a small chance that you will encounter the shiny Hisuian Samurott!

When is Hisuian Samurott in Raids?

Hisuian Samurott is in Pokemon GO Raids from 2 PM until 5 PM local time on Sunday, December 3, 2023. This is during the Hisuian Samurott Raid Day event.

As this is when Hisuian Samurott is making its Pokemon GO debut, it may not return to the game for a while after this!

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