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 Type

Turtonator is a Fire/Dragon-type Pokemon.

This type combination means that it has three weaknesses and five resistances to consider when battling it.

Pokemon GO Turtonator

Turtonator Weaknesses & Resistances

Turtonator has the following resistances and weaknesses in Pokemon GO:

WeaknessesResistances
DragonFire (Double Resistance)
GroundGrass (Double Resistance)
RockBug
Electric
Steel

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!

Pokemon GO Hidden Gems 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:

PokemonImageFast AttackCharged Attack
Mega SalamenceMega Salamence Pokemon GODragon TailOutrage
Mega LatiosMega Latios Pokemon GODragon BreathDragon Claw
Mega LatiasMega Latias Pokemon GODragon BreathOutrage
RayquazaRayquaza Pokemon GODragon TailOutrage
PalkiaPalkia Pokemon GODragon TailDraco Meteor
SalamenceSalamence Pokemon GODragon TailDraco Meteor
HaxorusHaxorus Pokemon GODragon TailBreaking Swipe
GroudonGroudon Pokemon GODragon TailPrecipice Blades
DragoniteDragonite Pokemon GODragon BreathOutrage
ReshiramPokemon GO ReshiramDragon BreathDraco 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!

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