Pokémon GO: How to beat Latias and Latios in raids? – Best counters

Players in Spain and around the world of Pokémon Go can already get Latias and Latios in raids until February 18, 2021. We recommend the best Pokémon to defeat them.

The raids of Pokémon Go out of 5 stars and have back two legendary Pokémon beloved by the community. We are talking, of course, about Latias and Latios, the eon duo, the pair of Pokémon is now available to fight and capture from this morning with the activation of the Lunar New Year event.

These two third-generation creatures can cause a lot of war, so below, we will give you all the details about them, and we will tell you which are the best Pokémon to trounce them.

Latias and Latios in Pokémon Go raids: dates

The appearance of Latias and Latios will be, as usual, for a limited time. So, therefore, these Pokémon will only be available for a few days to catch. This is the date Latias, and Latios will be active in 5-star raids:

  • Available from: Tuesday, February 9, 2021, at 10:00 (local time).
  • Until: Thursday, February 18, 2021, at 8:00 p.m. (local time).

Characteristics of Latias and Latios

Latias and Latios are two pretty powerful Legendary Pokémon. Latias and Latios are both Dragon and Psychic-type. Their main weaknesses are the Ghost, Ice, Dragon, Sinister, Fairy, and Bug types. Its maximum power in raids can reach 2,507 or 2,723 CP with weather enhancement.

Best Latias and Latios counters

To prepare for the Latias and Latios raids, below we recommend some of the best counters for these legendary Pokémon (since they are both of the same types, the recommended Pokémon are valid for battles against either of the two ). Be aware of the following Pokémon and moves to do a lot of damage to them in combat. Remember to raid with at least 6 players or more to have a chance of success.

  • Mega Gengar: Lick and Shadow Ball.
  • Dialga: Dragonbreath and Drake Comet.
  • Mega Houndoom: Scream and Foul Play.
  • Rayquaza: Dragon Tail and Anger.
  • Darkrai: Scream and Shadow Ball.
  • Salamance: Dragon Tail and Drake Comet.
  • Dragonite: Dragon Breath and Drake Comet.
  • Reshiram: Dragonbreath and Drake Comet.
  • Zekrom: Dragonbreath and Anger.


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