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Pokemon GO Raid Bosses – Kyurem’s Debut (Counters Included)

The Legendary Kyurem just makes its way to Pokemon GO and along with its arrival, trainers will also be seeing new faces in the raid battles. Pokemon available in raid battles usually changes when a new Pokemon arrives and to help you prepare for the upcoming battle, we’re here to give you the list of the Pokemon that will be present in Raid battles.

Apart from the list of Pokemon GO raid bosses, you will also discover the best Pokemon to counter the Ice/Dragon-type Pokemon, Kyurem. Read on for a guide for the Pokemon GO Raid Bosses.

Pokemon GO Raid Bosses

Pokemon marked with an asterisk (*) has a chance of dropping its shiny form.

Tier 1

  • Clefairy *
  • Omanyte *
  • Aron *
  • Meditite *
  • Klink *

Tier 2

  • Sudowoodo *
  • Kirlia
  • Nosepass
  • Mawile *

Tier 3

  • Machamp
  • Kabutops
  • Azumarill
  • Hariyama

Tier 4

  • Golem
  • Togetic
  • Tyranitar
  • Metagross

Tier 5

  • Legendary Kyurem

How to Counter Kyurem

The Legendary Kyurem is an Ice and Dragon-type Pokemon, which means that players have multiple options to exploit the weaknesses of this Pokemon.

Kyurem is weak against Fairy, Dragon, Steel, Fighting, and Rock-type attacks. However, it is resistant to Water, Grass, and Electric-type Pokemon. It is highly recommended using Pokemon having these types of moves to increase the chance of winning.

As for our recommendations, we suggest using the following Pokemon to beat Kyurem:

  • Lucario with Counter and Aura Sphere
  • Dialga with Metal Claw and Draco Meteor
  • Metagross with Bullet Punch and Meteor Mash
  • Conkeldurr with Counter and Dynamic Punch
  • Zekrom with Dragon Breath and Outrage

In case you don’t have these Pokemon, you can also use Rhyperior with Smack Down and Rock Wrecker and Rampardos with Smack Down and Rock Slide.

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.