How to beat Pokemon Go Registeel Raid: Best counters

Joaquín Frere
Registeel in Pokemon Go.

Registeel is the Steel-type Pokemon from the Legendary trio of Hoenn, and here’s how to beat it in Pokemon Go Raids, its weaknesses, and best counters.

Regirock, Regice, and Registeel are the Legendary trio from the Hoenn region, and they are all available in Pokemon Go. April 2024’s Raid schedule is now featuring the Steel-type Regi, and those who haven’t caught it yet are getting ready.

Here’s how to beat Registeel Raids in Pokemon Go, including its weaknesses and the best Pokemon to counter it.


How to get Registeel in Pokemon Go

You can catch Registeel by defeating it in 5-Star raids in Pokemon Go. The Steel-type Regi is back in Raids until May 2, 2024.

Registeel in the pokemon anime.
Registeel is a Legendary Pokemon from the Hoenn region.

Registeel weaknesses in Pokemon Go

Since Registeel is a Steel-type, this species is weak to Fighting, Fire, and Ground-type moves in Pokemon Go.

Registeel takes reduced damage from Bug, Dragon, Fairy, Flying, Grass, Ice, Normal, Psychic, Rock, Steel, and Poison-type moves, combined with a mighty 285 DEF points. Players will need to make sure to set up a large team of trainers, and bring any of the types Registeel is weak to.

Best counters for Registeel Raids in Pokemon Go

The best counter for Registeel Raids in Pokemon Go is Primal Groudon with Mud Shot and Precipice Blades.

Here are some other great options to counter Registeel:

  • Mega Blaziken with Counter and Blast Burn.
  • Mega Charizard Y with Fire Spin and Blast Burn.
  • Mega Garchomp with Mud Shot and Earth Power.
  • Shadow Groudon with Mud Shot and Precipice Blades.
  • Shadow Chandelure with Fire Spin and Overheat.

Other optimal counters are Mega Heracross, Reshiram, Shadow Garchomp, Mega Charizard X, and Shadow Blaziken.

All Registeel moves in Pokemon Go

Here’s the complete moveset for Registeel in Pokemon Go:

Fast moves

  • Metal Claw (Steel)
  • Rock Smash (Fighting)
  • Lock-On (Normal)

Charged moves

  • Hyper Beam (Normal)
  • Flash Cannon (Steel)
  • Focus Blast (Fighting)
  • Zap Cannon* (Electric)

Moves marked with a (*) can only be taught by using Elite Charged TMs in Pokemon Go.

Can Registeel be shiny in Pokemon Go?

Yes, Registeel can be shiny in Pokemon Go. The shiny odds of Registeel are 1 in 64 or 1.56% chance since it’s only obtainable from Raids.

The Steel-type Regi shiny version has been available since November 1, 2019, back at the start of A Colossal Discovery event.

And that is all you need to know to crush Registeel Raids in Pokemon Go! For more on Niantic’s mobile game, check out:

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About The Author

Joaquín is a new Senior Writer for Charlie Intel with years of experience on games journalism. Focusing on all things JRPGs and a videogame developer at heart. Graduated from Game-Dev School and Public Relations, his current work is Charlie Intel and Infobae for LATAM. You can contact Joaquín at [email protected]