To beat Thundurus in 5-Star Pokemon GO Raids, you will want to battle it with a team of five high-level Pokemon trainers.
All of these Pokemon trainers should also be using strong Ice and Rock-type Pokemon to counter it!
Like any Legendary Raid boss, you’ll want every advantage you can get to defeat Thundurus. The top tips to win Pokemon GO Raids will help you no matter which boss you’re facing.
What Type is Thundurus?
Thundurus is an Electric/Flying-type Pokemon. This is the case for both its Incarnate and Therian Forme.
This means both Thundurus Formes have only two weaknesses but six resistances, making them tough to counter.
Thundurus is only weak to two types of attacks in Pokemon GO. They are:
Both Ice-type and Rock-type attacks deal 160% damage to Thundurus, so you’ll want to make sure you’ve got Pokemon of these types to battle it!
Find out the strongest Pokemon of each of these types so you can take down Thundurus easily:
Thundurus resists six different types of attacks in Pokemon GO. They are:
All six of these attack types deal just 63% damage to Thundurus.
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Best Pokemon to Counter Thundurus in Raids
The best Pokemon to counter Thundurus in Raids include Rampardos, Rhyperior, Tyrantrum, and Mamoswine.
It may also be a good idea to use a Mega Pokemon like Mega Aerodactyl, Mega Abomasnow, or Mega Glalie to boost the attack of your other Rock and Ice-type Pokemon.
These are the top 10 Pokemon to use in Thundurus Raids as well as their strongest attacks for this battle:
|Mega Aerodactyl||Rock Throw|
|Mega Abomasnow||Powder Snow|
|Mega Glalie||Frost Breath |
|Galarian Darmanitan||Ice Fang|
Find out the fastest ways to earn Candy in Pokemon GO so you can quickly power up your Pokemon to take on Thundurus!
Also, if you need to teach your Pokemon new attacks, the way to do this is by using Elite Fast and Charged TMs.
When is Thundurus in Pokemon GO Raids?
Incarnate Forme Thundurus is in Pokemon GO Raids from March 21 to 28, 2023, as part of the Let’s GO event.
The date that Therian Forme Thundurus will next return to Raids has not been confirmed yet, but it will likely be at least a couple of seasons.