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How to Defeat Tornadus in Pokemon GO

Tornadus in one of the Legendary Pokemon introduced in Generation V which is set to debut in Pokemon GO via five-star raids. In Pokemon GO, players need to participate in Raid Battles and defeat it before actually having a chance to catch this Pokemon.

Given the fact that it is a Legendary Pokemon, it will be pretty useful for future raids in the game. Before actually catching Tornadus, players need to defeat it first in Raid Battles. But what are the best Pokemon to counter Legendary Tornadus?

Legendary Tornadus Counters

Tornadus is a Flying-type Pokemon, meaning it is weak against Electric, Ice, and Rock-types Pokemon. Below is the list of available Pokemon in Pokemon GO that you can use to defeat Tornadus.

  • Rampardos with Smack Down and Rock Slide
  • Raikou with Thunder Shock and Wild Charge
  • Electivire with Thunder Shock and Wild Charge
  • Terrakion with Smack Down and Rock Slide
  • Mamoswine with Powder Snow and Avalanche
  • Magnezone with Spark and Wild Charge

In case you don’t have all the Pokemon listed above, you can also use Tyranitar, Glaceon, Weavile, Luxray, and any other counter-type Pokemon.

In Pokemon GO, Tornadus will be having a move sets of Air Slash and Bite for fast moves and Hurricane, Hyper Beam, Grass Knot, and Dark Pulse for charged moves.

By Samantha Hubble

An ambitious Electronics engineer in the making. You can usually find her at the library or at the bedroom playing her favorite game Pokemon Sun and Moon. She's currently based in Japan for her internship.