Turtonator is making its Pokemon GO debut in Tier 3 Raids, but it can be difficult to beat unless you’re prepared.
To win Turtonator Raids with time to spare, you will want to battle in them as part of a team of at least three Pokemon trainers. Additionally, all of these trainers should have strong counters to exploit Turtonator’s weaknesses.
Below, we’ve got a list of all of Turtonator’s weaknesses as well as the best Pokemon you can use to defeat it!
Turtonator is a Fire/Dragon-type Pokemon.
This type combination means that it has three weaknesses and five resistances to consider when battling it.
Turtonator Weaknesses & Resistances
Turtonator has the following resistances and weaknesses in Pokemon GO:
|Dragon||Fire (Double Resistance)|
|Ground||Grass (Double Resistance)|
Dragon, Ground, and Rock-type attacks deal 160% damage to Turtonator, as it is weak to these attack types.
Meanwhile, Bug, Electric, and Steel attacks deal 63% damage, and Fire and Grass-type attacks deal just 39% damage to Turtonator!
Best Pokemon to Counter Turtonator in Raids
The best Pokemon to counter Turtonator in Pokemon GO Raids include strong Dragon-types like Rayquaza, Palkia, Salamence, and Haxorus.
Additionally, to boost the attack of your other Dragon-type Pokemon, you can use a Dragon-type Mega Pokemon such as Mega Salamence, Mega Latias, or Mega Latios.
These are the top 10 counters to use for this Raid:
|Pokemon||Image||Fast Attack||Charged Attack|
|Mega Salamence||Dragon Tail||Outrage|
|Mega Latios||Dragon Breath||Dragon Claw|
|Mega Latias||Dragon Breath||Outrage|
|Palkia||Dragon Tail||Draco Meteor|
|Salamence||Dragon Tail||Draco Meteor|
|Haxorus||Dragon Tail||Breaking Swipe|
|Groudon||Dragon Tail||Precipice Blades|
|Reshiram||Dragon Breath||Draco Meteor|
Even if Turtonator has just come to Pokemon GO, the shiny Turtonator is already available to catch!
When is Turtonator in Pokemon GO Raids?
Turtonator is in Pokemon GO Raids from September 5 – September 15, 2023, as part of the A Paldean Adventure and Ultra Unlock: Paldea events.
Winning a Tier 3 Turtonator Raid is currently the only way to catch this Pokemon!