Now that the Hoenn Celebration is live, there is a limited research opportunity that has you catching 2 Groudons. Groudon is best known because it was part of The Weather Trio from generation 3 (Ruby and Sapphire) Pokemon games. This Pokemon is quite powerful in Pokemon Go and a challenge to catch, so you might be looking for some tips and tricks on both completing the quest and your collection.
How to catch a Groudon in Pokemon GO?In Pokemon Go, Groudon appears in level 5 raids, like all legendary Pokemon. This means that catching it will be a challenge. It’s best to team up with friends, either with remote raid passes or in person if you can battle together. Pokemon Go has given out a remote raid pass box alongside this event, to help you out. You can claim yours in the shop! If you are looking to use a remote raid pass, you can invite friends to your raid, and if they are online with a pass themselves, they might join you. Can't get out? Here's how to play Pokemon Go from the comfort of your own home.
Before you go on your epic adventure to battle this Pokemon, you should learn more about your enemy, in the hopes of defeating it efficiently and successfully.
What kind of Pokemon is Groudon?Groudon is a ground-type Pokemon, which is weak against grass, ice and water-types. As Groudon is a ground-type Pokemon, it cannot damage flying-type Pokemon, but Flying-type Pokemon are not able to deal any additional damage to Groudon.
Most effective Pokemons against Groudon in Pokemon GO?The Pokemon that are most effective to Groudon are Gyarados, Swampert, Kyogre, Mamoswine, Weavile, Glaceon, Roserade, Tangrowth and Alolan Exeggutor. If you have any of these in your Pokemon collection with high CPs, it is worth putting them into your party.
Groudon’s possible fast moves are Dragon Tail, a dragon-type move, and Mud Shot, a ground type move. Their possible charged moves are Earthquake, a ground-type move, Fire Blast, a fire-type move, and Solar Beam, a grass-type move.
What CP should you expectSpeaking of CP, you might want to know what the CP range will be for your legendary Groudon encounter. As a Raid Boss, you will find a CP of 54,411 - which is a mammoth to defeat. Once captured, their CP will be reduced to 2,351, but when it is sunny, the weather boost for Groudon will bring their CP up to 2,939.
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