Registeel is a particularly tough Tier 5 Pokemon GO Raid boss, so you will want to have a team of at least five high-level Pokemon trainers to take it down.

Additionally, all of these players should have strong counters to Registeel.

Once you know the top tips to win Raids in Pokemon GO, read on to find the strongest Registeel counters!

What Type is Registeel?

Registeel is a Steel-type Pokemon, making it quite tough to counter in battles.

Its type means that Registeel has just three weaknesses but plenty of resistances.

Registeel Cave Pokemon GO

Registeel Weaknesses

Registeel is weak to the following three attack types in Pokemon GO:

  • Fighting
  • Fire
  • Ground

Each of these types deals 160% damage to Registeel, so you will want to have Pokemon with these kinds of attacks when battling this Legendary Raid boss!

Here are the strongest Pokemon of each of these types so you can defeat Registeel with ease:

Registeel Resistances

As it is a Steel-type Pokemon, Registeel, resists a whopping 11 different attack types:

  • Bug
  • Dragon
  • Fairy
  • Flying
  • Grass
  • Ice
  • Normal
  • Poison (Double Resistance)
  • Psychic
  • Rock
  • Steel

Poison-type attacks deal just 39% damage, while the rest of the types that Registeel resists deal 63% damage.

Pokemon GO Registeel

Best Pokemon to Counter Registeel in Raids

The best Pokemon to counter Registeel in Pokemon GO Raids include Reshiram, Keldeo, Terrakion, and Chandelure.

However, if you want some more firepower, then the strongest Fire-type Mega Pokemon in Pokemon GO, like Mega Blaziken and Mega Charizard X and Y, will deal some huge damage to Registeel and give you a great bonus!

PokemonImageFast AttackCharged Attack
Mega BlazikenMega Blaziken Pokemon GOCounterBlast Burn
Mega Charizard YPokemon GO Mega Charizard YFire SpinBlast Burn
Mega Charizard XPokemon GO Mega Charizard XFire SpinBlast Burn
ReshiramPokemon GO ReshiramFire FangOverheat
KeldeoKeldeo Pokemon GOLow KickSacred Sword
TerrakionTerrakionDouble KickSacred Sword
LucarioPokemon GO LucarioCounterAura Sphere
ChandelureChandelure Pokemon GOFire SpinOverheat
DarmanitanPokemon GO DarmanitanFire FangOverheat
MoltresPokemon GO MoltresFire SpinOverheat

Here’s the fastest way to earn Candy in Pokemon GO so you can power up your Pokemon before this difficult battle!

Pokemon GO Regice Registeel Regirock

When is Registeel in Pokemon GO Raids?

Registeel is the Tier 5 Legendary Raid boss from February 1 to February 8, 2023, as part of the Pokemon GO Crackling Voltage event.

Meanwhile, the Mega Pokemon in Tier 4 Raid battles during this week is the Ghost/Poison-type Mega Gengar.

Best Registeel Attacks & Moveset

The best moveset for Registeel in Pokemon GO is Metal Claw and Hyper Beam, as it allows for the highest damage output.

If you wish to teach Registeel another charged attack for the GO Battle League, then Focus Blast is the next best option.

Fast AttacksCharged Attacks
Metal Claw (Steel)Hyper Beam (Normal)
Rock Smash (Fighting)Flash Cannon (Steel)
Lock-On (Normal)Focus Blast (Fighting)
Zap Cannon (Electric – Exclusive Attack)

So you can teach your Registeel any of the attacks it can learn, find out how to get Elite Fast and Charged TMs in Pokemon GO!

Registeel Stats

Registeel has an extremely high defense stat, alongside good stamina, making it very tough to take down.

StatValue
Attack143
Defense285
Stamina190
Max CP 2766

Registeel is just one of the dozens of different Legendary Pokemon in the game. Here’s a list of every Legendary Pokemon in Pokemon GO!