Beating Reshiram in 5-Star Pokemon GO Raids requires some of the best Dragon, Rock, and Ground-type Pokemon to counter it!

To defeat Reshiram in Pokemon GO Raids, you will ideally have a team of at least four high-level trainers. Each of these trainers should also use strong Pokemon to counter Reshiram.

Fortunately, this Legendary Pokemon has a trio of weaknesses for you to exploit!

What Type is Reshiram?

Reshiram is a Dragon/Fire-type Pokemon, making it quite hard to counter in battles.

This typing means it has just three weaknesses for players to exploit, while it resists five types.

Reshiram Pokemon GO Catch Card

Reshiram Weaknesses & Resistances

WeaknessesResistances
DragonBug
GroundElectric
RockFire (Double Resistance)
Grass (Double Resistance)
Steel

Reshiram is only weak to Dragon, Ground, and Rock-type attacks. Attacks of those types deal 160% damage to it.

On the other hand, Fire and Grass-type attacks deal just 39% damage to Reshiram. Meanwhile, Bug, Electric, and Steel-type attacks deal 63% damage.

Reshiram Raid Pokemon GO

Best Pokemon to Counter Reshiram in Raids

The best Pokemon to counter Reshiram in Pokemon GO Raids are Mega Latias, Mega Latios, and Mega Aerodactyl.

However, there are Pokemon that aren’t Mega Evolved, like Dialga, Rayquaza, and Garchomp, which are very effective to use against Reshiram too!

These are the top 10 best Reshiram counters and their most powerful attacks for this battle:

PokemonImageFast AttackCharged Attack
Mega LatiasMega Latias Pokemon GODragon BreathOutrage
Mega LatiosMega Latios Pokemon GODragon BreathDragon Claw
Mega AerodactylMega Aerodactyl Pokemon GORock ThrowRock Slide
DialgaDialga Pokemon GODragon BreathDraco Meteor
RayquazaRayquaza Pokemon GODragon TailOutrage
GarchompGarchomp Pokemon GODragon TailOutrage
ZekromPokemon GO ZekromDragon BreathOutrage
SalamenceSalamence Pokemon GODragon TailDraco Meteor
RampardosPokemon GO RampardosSmack DownRock Slide
PalkiaPalkia Pokemon GODragon TailDraco Meteor

After beating Reshiram, you will have a chance to catch it. There is also a 1 in 20 chance that the Reshiram you encounter will be shiny!

When is Reshiram in Pokemon GO Raids?

Reshiram is in 5-Star Raids from December 1 to December 9, 2023, making it the first Legendary Raid boss of the new season, Timeless Travels.

This is also the first time that Reshiram has been a Raid boss since January!

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