If you want to catch Kleavor in Pokemon GO you’ll need to defeat it in a 3-star Raid battle first!

If you have strong Kleavor counters, you should be able to defeat this Tier 3 Raid boss with just two high-level Pokemon trainers.

However, you’ll need to find out Kleavor’s weaknesses as well as the best Pokemon to counter Kleavor if you want this battle to be easy.

Kleavor Type

Kleavor is a Bug/Rock-type Pokemon.

This type combination gives Kleavor just three weaknesses and two resistances to consider when battling it in Pokemon GO Raids.

Pokemon GO Kleavor Raid Day

Kleavor Weaknesses & Resistances

Kleavor has the following weaknesses and resistances in Pokemon GO:


Rock, Steel, and Water-type attacks deal 160% damage to Kleavor, so you’ll want to use Pokemon of those types when battling it.

Meanwhile, as Kleavor resists Normal and Poison-type attacks, they only deal 63% damage to it.

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Best Pokemon to Counter Kleavor in Raids

The best Pokemon to counter Kleavor in Pokemon GO include Kyogre, Metagross, Rampardos, and Dialga.

Mega Evolving or using Primal Reversion on Pokemon are also great options to increase your damage output. The best choices to battle Kleavor are Primal Kyogre, Mega Blastoise, and Mega Swampert.

These are the top 10 Pokemon to use against Kleavor and their strongest attacks:

PokemonImageFast AttackCharged Attack
Primal KyogrePrimal Kyogre Pokemon GOWaterfallSurf
Mega SwampertMega Swampert Pokemon GOWater GunHydro Cannon
Mega BlastoisePokemon GO Mega BlastoiseWater GunHydro Cannon
KyogreKyogre Pokemon GOWaterfallSurf
MetagrossMetagross Pokemon GOBullet PunchMeteor Mash
RampardosPokemon GO RampardosSmack DownRock Slide
DialgaDialga Pokemon GOMetal ClawIron Head
Rhyperior Rhyperior Pokemon GOSmack DownRock Wrecker
EmpoleonEmpoleon Pokemon GOMetal ClawHydro Cannon
TyrantrumTyrantrum Pokemon GORock ThrowMeteor

If you’re lucky, you can catch the ultra-rare shiny version of Kleavor after winning a Kleavor Raid!

Kleavor Raid Pokemon GO

When is Kleavor in Pokemon GO Raids?

Klevaor is in Pokemon GO Raids from 10 AM local time on September 10 until 8 PM local time on September 15, 2023. This is during the Ultra Unlock: Paldea event.

Following this, it is not known when Kleavor will return to Raids, so make sure to catch one while you can!

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