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Pokemon GO Pheromosa Raid Guide: Best Counters & Weaknesses

Here’s everything you need to know to beat the Ultra Beast Pheromosa in Pokemon GO Raids, including the best counters to take it down!

Ultra Beast Raids are some of the biggest challenges any Pokemon GO player will have in the game. However, this doesn’t mean defeating the Ultra Beasts is impossible.

The insectoid Pheromosa may not appear too tough, but it is much stronger than it looks. Therefore, you’ll need to be well-prepared if you want to beat it.

Luckily, we’ve assembled all of the information you need for you and your Raid Party to beat Pheromosa in Pokemon GO. Use these tips and best Pokemon counters and the Raid should be a breeze.

But first, make sure you find out everything you need to know about Raids in Pokemon GO!

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How to Beat Pheromosa in Pokemon GO – Full Raid Guide

Pheromosa is a powerful Ultra Beast so to defeat it in Raids you will need to exploit its weakness and use some strong Pokemon to counter it.

We would also recommend a team of at least 5 powerful Pokemon trainers to beat this Ultra Beast.

Pheromosa Type

Pheromosa is a Bug/Fighting-type Ultra Beast. This means it has a number of weaknesses that Pokemon trainers can exploit.

However, it also resists a number of different attack types.

Phermosa Pokemon GO Ultra Beast

Pheromosa Weaknesses

  • Flying
  • Fire
  • Psychic
  • Fairy

Pheromosa is double weak to Flying-type attacks, meaning they do 256% damage to this Ultra Beast. Meanwhile, the rest of these types deal 160% damage to Pheromosa.

Pheromosa Resistances

  • Fighting
  • Ground
  • Bug
  • Grass
  • Dark

You’ll want to avoid using Pokemon of the above types in Pheromosa Raids as it resists 63% of damage from these types of attacks.

Read More: Every Ultra Beast in Pokemon GO

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Best Pokemon to Counter Pheromosa in Raids

Mega Pidgeot, Moltres, and Rayquaza are the best counters that you can use to take down Pheromosa in Pokemon GO Raids.

Due to Pheromosa’s double weakness to Flying, all of the best counters to use in Pheromosa Raids have strong Flying-type attacks.

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

PokemonImageFast AttackCharged Attack
Mega PidgeotPokemon GO Mega PidgeotGustBrave Bird
MoltresPokemon GO MoltresWing AttackSky Attack
RayquazaRayquaza Pokemon GOAir SlashHurricane
Mega Charizard YPokemon GO Mega Charizard YAir SlashBlast Burn
BraviaryBraviary Pokemon GOAir Slash Brave Bird
TornadusTornadus Pokemon GOAir SlashHurricane
HonchkrowHonchkrow Pokemon GOPeckSky Attack
StaraptorStaraptor Pokemon GOWing AttackBrave Bird
UnfeazantUnfeazant Pokemon GOAir SlashSky Attack
ToucannonToucannon Pokemon GOPeckDrill Peck

When is Pheromosa in Pokemon GO Raids?

Pheromosa will return to Pokemon GO Raids during the Ultra Beast Arrival event from 11 AM to 5 PM local time on November 27.

However, it will only be available for players in Europe to battle and catch as Pheromosa Raids will not be taking place in other parts of the world.

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