Counters & Weaknesses in Pokemon GO: Palkia Raid Guide

Counters & Weaknesses in Pokemon GO: Palkia Raid Guide ...

In Pokemon GO, Palkia is making a comeback! Read on to find out how to beat it quickly!

From July 31 August 8, this powerful Pokemon will be back in raids alongside Dialga in Generation IV, allowing players to grab both in a short amount of time!

Palkia is a legendary Pokemon that is insanely powerful. As such, weve prepared a guide below to help you defeat it easily!

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Best Counters To Palkia

  • Dragon
  • Fairy

Only two Pokemon of their type, Water/Dragon, are extremely effective against this Raid boss, shown above.

Moves of the above types will cause 160% damage, making Palkia ideal for easily defeating this boss. There are also three types of enemies that Palkia is resistant to:

  • Steel
  • Fire
  • Water

Moves that are steel will only cause 63% damage, whereas Fire and Water will only cause 39%, so they should be avoided if possible.

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  • Gardevoir
  • Dragonite
  • Salamence
  • Togekiss
  • Haxorus

This is a list of 5 Pokemon we recommend using in Raids against Palkia. This is due to their ability to use super-effective moves against the Raid boss.

  • Attack: 280
  • Stamina: 189
  • Defense: 215

Palkia has the potential to be shiny when caught, just like other Raid bosses.

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Palkia has access to the following services on top of that:

  • Dragon Breath (Dragon)*
  • Dragon Tail (Dragon)*
  • Fire Blast (Fire)
  • Hydro Pump (Water)*
  • Draco Meteor (Dragon)*
  • Aqua Tail (Water)*

Moves marked with * benefit from STAB (Same type attack bonus) leading to a 20% attack increase.

Will you be catching Palkia? Let us know below!

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