If you’re looking to beat a Xurkitree Raid in Pokemon GO we have all of the information you need from when it is appearing in Raids to the best Pokemon to counter it!

If you want to add all of the Ultra Beasts in Pokemon GO to your Pokedex, you’ll need to defeat them first.

Xurkitree is one of the first four Ultra Beasts to arrive in Pokemon GO and one that any Pokemon collector will want to catch. However, beating it can be tough if you go into battle unprepared.

Luckily, we’ve got all of the information you need to make Xurkitree Raids simple!

Pokemon GO Xurkitree Garden

How to Beat Xurkitree in Pokemon GO – Full Raid Guide

To beat Xurkitree you will ideally need to have a raid party of at least 5 Pokemon trainers, all with good Pokemon to counter the Ultra Beast.

Luckily, it is one of the more simple Ultra Beasts to battle in Pokemon GO.

Just make sure to find out everything you need to know about Pokemon GO Raids before you use up a Raid Pass!

Xurkitree Type

Xurkitree is an Electric-type Pokemon. As it only has a singular typing, it is pretty simple to counter.

It has just one weakness to exploit but also only three resistances.

Pokemon GO Ultra Beasts

Xurkitree Weaknesses

  • Ground

Xurkitree’s only weakness is ground. Ground-type attacks do 160% damage to Xurkitree so you’ll want to add plenty of Pokemon with strong Ground-type attacks to your battle party.

Xurkitree Resistances

  • Electric
  • Flying
  • Steel

These attack types only do 63% damage to Xurkitree because of its Electric type. Therefore, you’ll want to avoid Pokemon with these kinds of attacks.

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Pokemon GO Xurkitree Pokedex

Best Pokemon to Counter Xurkitree in Raids

Garchomp, Landorus, and Excadrill are the best Pokemon to use in Xurkitree Raids.

As Ground is Xurkitree’s only weakness in Pokemon GO, you will want to make sure that all of the Pokemon you use to battle Xurkitee have powerful Ground-type attacks.

These are our top 10 Pokemon to use in Xurkitree Raids:

PokemonImageFast AttackCharged Attack
GarchompGarchomp Pokemon GOMud ShotEarth Power
LandorusLandorus Pokemon GOMud ShotEarth Power
ExcadrillExcadrill Pokemon GOMud-SlapDrill Run
GroudonGroudon Pokemon GOMud ShotEarthquake
RhyperiorPokemon GO RhyperiorMud-SlapEarthquake
GolurkGolurk Pokemon GOMud-SlapEarth Power
KrookodileKrookodile Pokemon GOMud-SlapEarthquake
MamoswinePokemon GO MamoswineMud-SlapBulldoze
DonphanDonphan Pokemon GOMud-SlapEarthquake
Mega KangaskhanMega Kangaskhan Pokemon GOMud-SlapEarthquake

When is Xurkitree in Pokemon GO Raids?

Xurkitree will be in Raids alongside all of the other Ultra Beasts in Pokemon GO during the Ultra Beast Arrival event from 11 AM to 5 PM local time on November 27.

However, Xurkitree will only be in Raids in the Asia-Pacific region of the world.

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