How to beat Pokemon Go Regirock Raid: Best counters

Niladri Sarkar
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Regirock is now available in Pokemon Go 5-Star Raids. To help you beat this bulky Legendary, here are its weaknesses, the best counters to use, and the shiny odds.

Pokemon Go players can take on the Legendary Regirock in ongoing 5-Star Raids but defeating this Pokemon is easier said than done, thanks to its insane 309 Defense stat.

To guarantee victory in this challenging battle, here’s everything you need to know about the weaknesses and recommended counters for Regirock Raids, including details on its shiny chances in Pokemon Go.

How to get a Regirock in Pokemon Go

You can get Regirock in Pokemon Go by beating it in 5-Star Raids until May 23, 2024. Once you beat the Raid, Regirock will be available as an encounter for you to catch.

Regirock type & weaknesses in Pokemon Go

Regirock is a pure Rock-type so, it’s weak to Fighting, Grass, Ground, Steel, and Water-type moves in Pokemon Go.

Since Regirock is a defensive behemoth, be sure to use high-level counters that deal STAB (Same Type Attack Bonus) damage with moves Regirock is weak to.

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Regirock is a solid pick for all three PvP Leagues.

Best Regirock Raid counters in Pokemon Go

The overall best Regirock Raid counter in Pokemon Go is Primal Groudon with Mud Shot and Precipice Blades.

Along with Primal Groudon, here are some other viable picks:

  • Primal Kyogre with Waterfall and Origin Pulse
  • Mega Swampert with Water Gun and Hydro Cannon
  • Mega Garchomp with Mud Shot and Earth Power
  • Mega Sceptile with Bullet Seed and Leaf Blade
  • Mega Heracross with Counter and Close Combat

Other good counters to beat Regirock Raids are Landorus Therian, Terrakion, Mega Blastoise, Mega Blaziken, and Kartana.

Complete Regirock Pokemon Go moveset

Here are all the moves that Regirock can learn in Pokemon Go:

Fast Moves

  • Rock Throw (Rock)
  • Rock Smash (Fighting)
  • Lock-On (Normal)

Charged Moves

  • Stone Edge (Rock)
  • Focus Blast (Fighting)
  • Zap Cannon (Electric)
  • Earthquake* (Ground)

Earthquake can be taught to Regirock only by using an Elite Charged TM.

Can Regirock be shiny in Pokemon Go?

Yes, shiny Regirock is available in Pokemon Go. You’ll be glad to know that the shiny odds of a Regirock from a Raid are 1 in 64 or 1.56% chance.

That’s not all, as a shiny encounter from a Raid is a guaranteed catch in Pokemon Go.

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