To beat Tornadus in Pokemon GO Raids, you will want to have a team of five high-level Pokemon GO trainers, all with strong counters.

Luckily, the counters for Incarnate Forme Tornadus and Therian Forme Tornadus as they are both the same type!

However, any Legendary Pokemon is still tough to beat, so you’ll want to know the top tips to win Pokemon GO Raids to make the battle easier!

What Type is Tornadus?

Tornadus is a Flying-type Legendary Pokemon, making it reasonably easy to counter.

This is because it has three weaknesses and just four resistances.

Pokemon GO Incarnate Forme Tornadus

Tornadus Weaknesses

Tornadus is weak to attacks of the following types in Pokemon GO:

  • Electric
  • Ice
  • Rock

Attacks of these types deal 160% damage to Tornadus in Pokemon GO as it is weak to them, meaning you should use a team with powerful Electric, Ice, and Rock-type Pokemon when battling Tornadus.

Find out the strongest Pokemon of each of these types to take down Tornadus easily:

Tornadus Resistances

Tornadus resists attacks of the following four types in Pokemon GO:

  • Bug
  • Fighting
  • Grass
  • Ground (Double Resistance)

Bug, Fighting, and Grass-type attacks deal 63% damage, while Ground-type attacks deal just 39% damage to Tornadus!

Pokemon GO therian Forme Tornadus

Best Pokemon to Counter Tornadus in Raids

The best Pokemon to counter Tornadus in Raids are Xurkitree, Zekrom, Therian Forme Thundurus, and Galarian Darmanitan.

However, if you’re in need of some extra power, some of the best Electric-type Pokemon in Pokemon GO, like Mega Manectric and Mega Ampharos, are extremely strong in this battle!

These are the top 10 Pokemon to use against Tornadus in Pokemon GO and their strongest attacks:

PokemonFast AttackCharged Attack
Mega ManectricThunder FangWild Charge
Mega AerodactylRock ThrowRock Slide
Mega AmpharosVolt SwitchZap Cannon
XurkitreeSparkDischarge
ZekromCharge BeamFusion Bolt
Thundurus (Therian Forme)Volt SwitchThunderbolt
Galarian DarmanitanIce FangAvalanche
RampardosSmack DownRock Slide
ElectivireThunder ShockWild Charge
RhyperiorSmack DownRock Wrecker

Find out the fastest way to earn Candy in Pokemon GO so you can power up your Pokemon before this Raid!

Also, the only Pokemon rarer than a Legendary is a shiny Legendary. But can you catch shiny Tornadus in Pokemon GO?

When is Tornadus in Pokemon GO Raids?

Incarnate Forme Tornadus is in Pokemon GO Raids from March 1 – 8, 2023.

Meanwhile, it is not known when Therian Forme Tornadus will return as a 5-Star Raid boss. Judging by previous Raid schedules, it will be a long time before this second Tornadus Forme comes back to Raids, most likely at least a couple of seasons.

However, there are plenty more Legendary and Mega Pokemon to catch in March 2023!

Tornadus Therian Forme Pokemon GO

Is Tornadus Good in Pokemon GO?

Tornadus is not particularly good in Pokemon GO, but it is not a bad Pokemon either.

The best use for Tornadus in Pokemon GO is as a Raid attacker, especially if the Raid boss is weak to Flying-type attacks. It isn’t quite strong enough to be very effective in the GO Battle League.

Of course, to get the most out of Tornadus, you’ll need to know the strongest attacks it can learn.

Best Tornadus Attacks & Moveset in Pokemon GO

The best moveset for Incarnate Forme Tornadus in Pokemon GO is Air Slash, Grass Knot, and Hurricane.

Meanwhile, the best attacks for Therian Forme Tornadus in Pokemon GO are Gust, Hurricane, and Focus Blast.

Find out how to get Elite Fast and Charged TMs in Pokemon GO so you can teach your Tornadus any of these attacks!

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