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A raid guide on the occasion of Luminous Legends Y in Pokemon GO. New Pokemon debut

What is the best way to counter Pokemon in Luminous Legends Y raids?


A new event has started, you can read about it here: A new event has started in Pokemon GO – Luminous Legends Y. Description of tasks and rewards. On this occasion, a lot was added to the game.

New Pokémon also debuted in it, including the legendary Yveltal, which can be obtained from 5-star raids. Apart from it, you can encounter other interesting opponents, such as Tyranitar, Galarian Weezing, or the recently added Mega Altaria.

Current raids in Pokemon GO

Tier 5 – 5-star raid

Yveltal

  • Type: dark, flying
  • Region: Kalos
  • vulnerable to:
    • fairy, ice, electric, rock – 160%
  • resistant to:
    • ghost, grass, dark – 63%
    • ground, psychic – 39%
  • The best pokemon for a raid: Thundurus (Therian), Mamoswine, Landorus (Therian), Tyrantrum, Heliolisk.

Tier 3 – 3-star raid

 

Tyranitar

Tyranitar is the third evolution of Larvitar.

  • Type: rock, dark
  • Region: Johto
  • vulnerable to:
    • fighting – 256%
    • fairy, ground, bug, steel, water, grass – 160%
  • resistant to:
    • dark, normal, poison, ghost, flying, fire – 63%
    • psychic – 39%
  • The best pokemon for a raid: Lucario, Conkeldurr, Breloom, Machamp, Blaziken.

Galarian Weezing

Weezing is an evolution of Koffing. During the raid, it appears in the Gallarian form.

  • Type: poison, fairy
  • Region: Kanto
  • vulnerable to:
    • steel, psychic, ground – 160%
  • resistant to:
    • grass, dark, fairy – 63%
    • fighting, bug, dragon – 39%
  • The best pokemon for a raid: Mewtwo, Deoxys (Attack), Metagross, Alakazam, Espeon.

Absol

Absol has no evolution in Pokemon GO. It is possible to catch the shiny version.

  • Type: dark
  • Region: Hoenn
  • vulnerable to:
    • fairy, fighting, bug – 160%
  • resistant to:
    • ghost, dark – 63%
    • psychic – 39%
  • The best pokemon for a raid: Lucario, Conkeldurr, Breloom, Machamp, Blaziken.

Cacturne

Cacturne is the evolution of Cacnea.

  • Type: grass, dark
  • Region: Hoenn
  • vulnerable to:
    • bug, fairy, ice, fighting, fire, poison, flying – 160%
  • resistant to:
    • ground, ghost, water, grass, electric, dark – 63%
    • psychic – 39%
  • The best pokemon for a raid: Volcarona, Genesect (Burn), Genesect (Douse), Genesect, Genesect (Shock).

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Tier 1 – 1-star raid

Alolan Meowth

Meowth evolves into Persian. During the raid, you can meet him in the Alolan form. It is possible to catch the shiny version.

  • Type: dark
  • Region: Kanto
  • vulnerable to:
    • fairy, fighting, bug – 160%
  • resistant to:
    • ghost, dark – 63%
    • psychic – 39%
  • The best pokemon for a raid: Lucario, Conkeldurr, Breloom, Machamp, Blaziken.


Sneasel

Sneasel evolves into Weavile after using Sinnoh Stone. It is possible to catch the shiny version.

  • Type: dark, ice
  • Region: Johto
  • vulnerable to:
    • fighting – 256%
    • fairy, bug, steel, fire, rock – 160%
  • resistant to:
    • ghost, ice, dark – 63%
    • psychic – 39%
  • The best pokemon for a raid: Lucario, Conkeldurr, Breloom, Machamp, Blaziken.

Murkrow

Murkrow evolves into Honchkrow after using the Sinnoh Stone. It is possible to catch the shiny version.

  • Type: dark, flying
  • Region: Johto
  • vulnerable to:
    • fairy, ice, electric, rock – 160%
  • resistant to:
    • ghost, grass, dark – 63%
    • ground, psychic – 39%
  • The best pokemon for a raid: Darmanitan (Galarian Zen), Thundurus (Therian), Zekrom, Rampardos, Deoxys (Attack).

Espurr

The Espurr evolves into a Meowstic that varies in appearance by gender.

  • Type: psychic
  • Region: Kalos
  • vulnerable to:
    • bug, dark, ghost – 160%
  • resistant to:
    • fighting, psychic – 63%
  • The best pokemon for a raid: Yveltal, Trevenant, Pangoro, Greninja.

Mega Rajdy

Mega Altaria

It is possible to catch the shiny version.

  • Type: dragon, fairy
  • Region: Hoenn
  • vulnerable to:
    • fairy, ice, poison, steel – 160%
  • resistant to:
    • dragon, bug, fighting, water, grass, electric, dark, fire – 63%
  • The best pokemon for a raid: Darmanitan (Galarian Zen), Darmanitan (Galarian Standard), Kyurem (Black), Mamoswine, Weavile.

Mega Houndoom

It is possible to catch the shiny version.

  • Type: dark, fire
  • Region: Johto
  • vulnerable to:
    • fighting, ground, rock, water – 160%
  • resistant to:
    • steel, ghost, grass, ice, dark, fire – 63%
    • psychic – 39%
  • The best pokemon for a raid: Lucario, Rampardos, Kingler, Landorus (Therian), Conkeldurr.

Mega Ampharos

It is possible to catch the shiny version.

  • Type: electric, dragon
  • Region: Johto
  • vulnerable to:
    • fairy, dragon, ground, ice – 160%
  • resistant to:
    • steel, water, grass, flying, fire – 63%
    • electric– 39%
  • The best pokemon for a raid: Landorus (Therian), Excadrill, Groudon, Garchomp, Rhyperior.​