To beat Rayquaza in Pokemon GO Raids, you will ideally have a team of at least five high-level Pokemon trainers to take it on. This is the same for all Tier 5 Raids.
Additionally, all of the Pokemon trainers in the Raid should be using some strong counters for Rayquaza.
Find out the top tips to win Pokemon GO Raids for some additional help in beating bosses, no matter which Pokemon it is!
What Type is Rayquaza?
Rayquaza is a Dragon/Flying-type Pokemon.
This type combination means that Rayquaza has just four weaknesses but six resistances to consider when you fight it!
Rayquaza is weak to attacks of the following types in Pokemon GO:
- Ice (Double Weakness)
Ice-type attacks deal 256% damage as Rayquaza is double weak to Ice, while the other types deal 160% damage.
Therefore, you’ll want to use the strongest Ice-type Pokemon in Pokemon GO when battling Rayquaza!
Rayquaza resists attacks of the following types in Pokemon GO:
- Grass (Double Resistance)
- Ground (Double Resistance)
Grass and Ground-type attacks deal just 39% damage as Rayquaza double resists these types. Meanwhile, the rest of the types that Rayquaza resists deal 63% damage.
Best Pokemon to Counter Rayquaza in Raids
The best Pokemon to counter Rayquaza in Pokemon GO Raids include Galarian Darmanitan, Mamoswine, Glaceon, and Weavile.
These are our top 10 Pokemon to use when battling Rayquaza in Pokemon GO:
To make sure your Pokemon are as strong as they can be before you fight Rayquaza, find out the fastest ways to earn Candy in Pokemon GO. That way, you’ll be able to power up your Pokemon for battle!
When is Rayquaza in Pokemon GO Raids?
Rayquaza is in Pokemon GO Raids from February 23 to March 1, 2023, during the Primal Rumblings event.
In addition to Rayquaza returning to Raids, the event also features the debut of Primal Reversion, allowing you to change the form of Groudon and Kyogre.