To beat Primal Groudon Raids in Pokemon GO, you will ideally have a group of at least six high-level Pokemon trainers, each with strong Groudon counters, to battle it.

This is because Primal Groudon has a whopping 92860 CP and is very tough to take down within the time limit if you aren’t prepared.

What Type is Primal Groudon?

Primal Groudon is a Ground/Fire-type Pokemon.

Its Primal Form gains the secondary Fire-typing, which makes it slightly easier to counter if you have the right Pokemon!

Pokemon GO Primal Groudon Trailer

Primal Groudon Weaknesses

Primal Groudon has one weakness and one double weakness in Pokemon GO. They are:

  • Ground
    • Ground-type attacks deal 160% damage to Primal Groudon
  • Water (Double Weakness)
    • Water-type attacks deal a whopping 256% damage

Considering these weaknesses, you should bring strong Water-types to battle Primal Groudon.

Primal Groudon Resistances

Primal Groudon has five resistances and one double resistance in Pokemon GO:

  • Bug
  • Electric (Double Resistance)
  • Fairy
  • Fire
  • Poison
  • Steel

Electric-type attacks deal just 39% damage to Primal Groudon, while the other types that it resists deal 63% damage to it.

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Best Pokemon to Counter Primal Groudon in Raids

The best Pokemon to counter Primal Groudon in Raids are Kyogre, Swampert, Kingler, and Gyarados, as they all have powerful Water-type attacks.

Additionally, we recommend using a Mega or Primal Pokemon, such as Mega Swampert, Mega Blastoise, or Primal Kyogre, to boost your Water-type attacks in the Raid.

These are the top 10 Pokemon to use against Primal Groudon in Pokemon GO

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
SwampertSwampert Pokemon GOWater GunHydro Cannon
KinglerKingler Pokemon GOBubbleCrabhammer
GyaradosGyarados Pokemon GOWaterfallHydro Pump
FeraligatrFeraligatr Pokemon GOWaterfallHydro Cannon
SamurottSamurott Pokemon GOWaterfallHydro Cannon
ClawitzerClawitzer Pokemon GOWater GunCrabhammer
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When is Primal Groudon in Pokemon GO Raids?

Primal Groudon will be in Pokemon GO Raids alongside Primal Kyogre from August 23 to August 26, 2023, with it rotating in and out of Raids at 10 AM local time.

Additionally, it will be in Raids during the 2023 Pokemon GO Fest: Global event at the following times:

  • August 26: 10 AM – 6 PM
  • August 27: 10 AM – 11 AM
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