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.

Incarnate Forme Thundurus Pokemon GO

Thundurus Weaknesses

Thundurus is only weak to two types of attacks in Pokemon GO. They are:

  • Ice
  • Rock

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 Resistances

Thundurus resists six different types of attacks in Pokemon GO. They are:

  • Bug
  • Fighting
  • Flying
  • Grass
  • Ground
  • Steel

All six of these attack types deal just 63% damage to Thundurus.

Read More: Can You Catch Shiny Thundurus in Pokemon GO?

Therian Forme Thundurus Pokemon GO

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 Pokemon GOMega AerodactylRock Throw
Rock Slide
Mega Abomasnow Pokemon GOMega AbomasnowPowder Snow
Weather Ball
Mega Glalie Pokemon GOMega GlalieFrost Breath
Pokemon GO RampardosRampardosSmack Down
Rock Slide
Rhyperior Pokemon GORhyperiorSmack Down
Rock Wrecker
Tyrantrum Pokemon GOTyrantrumRock Throw
Meteor Beam
Pokemon GO MamoswineMamoswinePowder Snow
Pokemon GO Galarian DarmanitanGalarian DarmanitanIce Fang
TerrakionTerrakionSmack Down
Rock Slide
GigialithSmack Down
Meteor Beam

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.

Pokemon GO Tornadus Landorus Thundurus

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.

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