If you want to catch Wyrdeer in Pokemon GO, you’ll first need to defeat it in a 3-Star Raid.

Fortunately, beating Wyrdeer is pretty straightforward as long as you know its weaknesses and some of the best Pokemon to counter it. You can even win this Raid with just two players if you have strong enough counters.

Here’s a full rundown of everything you need to know to defeat Wyrdeer with ease!

What Type is Wyrdeer?

Wyrdeer is a Normal/Psychic-Type Pokemon.

This rare combination of types means that Wyrdeer has just two weaknesses and two resistances to consider when battling it.

Pokemon GO Wyrdeer Raid Day

Weaknesses & Resistances


Bug and Dark-type attacks deal 160% damage to Wyrdeer. Therefore, you will want to use Pokemon of these types when battling it.

On the other hand, Ghost and Psychic-type attacks deal reduced damage to Wyrdeer – just 63%.

Wyrdeer Next to a PokeStop in Pokemon GO

Best Wyrdeer Counters

The best Pokemon to counter Wyrdeer are powerful Bug or Dark-type Pokemon like Hydreigon, Pheromosa, Darkrai, Volcarona, and Weavile.

You can also use a Mega Pokemon of either of these types such as Mega Tyranitar, Mega Houndoom, Mega Pinsir, or Mega Scizor.

These are the best Pokemon to use against Wyrdeer and their strongest attacks:

PokemonTypeFast AttackCharged Attack
Mega Tyranitar
Mega Tyranitar in Pokemon GO
Rock/DarkBiteBrutal Swing
Mega Houndoom
Mega Houndoom Pokemon GO
Dark/FireSnarlFoul Play
Mega Gengar
Pokemon GO Mega Gengar
Ghost/PoisonSucker PunchDark Pulse
Mega Absol
Mega Absol Pokemon GO
DarkSnarlFoul Play
Mega Gyarados
Mega Gyarados Pokemon GO
Mega Pinsir
Mega Pinsir Pokemon GO
Bug/FlyingBug BiteX-Scissor
Mega Scizor
Mega Scizor Pokemon GO
Bug/SteelFury CutterX-Scissor
Mega Beedrill
Pokemon GO Mega Beedrill
Bug/PoisonBug BiteX-Scissor
Hydreigon Pokemon GO
Dark/DragonBiteBrutal Swing
Pheromosa Pokemon GO
Bug/FightingBug BiteBug Buzz
Darkrai Pokemon GO
DarkSnarlDark Pulse
Volcarona Pokemon Go
Bug/FireBug BiteBug Buzz
Yveltal Pokemon GO
Dark/FlyingSnarlDark Pulse
Weavile Pokemon GO
Dark/IceSnarlFoul Play
Zarude Pokemon GO
Dark/GrassBiteDark Pulse

After you defeat Wyrdeer in a Raid, you will have the chance to catch Wyrdeer. Additionally, if you’re lucky, you could encounter a shiny Wyrdeer!

When is Wyrdeer in Raids?

Wyrdeer is in 3-Star Raids from 2 PM until 5 PM local time on Saturday, December 23, 2023. This is during the Pokemon GO Wyrdeer Raid Day event.

Following this event, it is not known when Wyrdeer will next be available to battle. Therefore, you’ll want to catch one while you can!

Senior Staff Writer
Django grew up with a PlayStation controller in his hands and loves all kinds of games, from Football Manager to Yakuza.
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