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Guide for current raids in Pokemon GO. Lugia returns

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September started, and with it, a lot of news hit Pokemon GO. As always, the Spotlight Hours, Research Breakthrough, and Field Research schedules have changed. The time has also come for completely new raids. You can read some information about the September raids here – as announced, Lugia has returned to the legendary raids. With her, there were many interesting creatures that can be obtained from today.

Current raids in Pokemon GO

Tier 5 – 5-star raids

Lugia

  • Type: psychic, flying
  • Region: Johto
  • vulnerable to:
    • rock, ghost, electric, ice, dark – 160%
  • resistant to:
    • grass, psychic – 63%
    • fighting, ground – 39%
  • The best Pokemon for the raid: Darmanitan (Galarian Zen), Zacian (Crowned Sword), Chandelure, Thundurus (Therian), Gengar (Costume 2020).

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Tier 3 – 3-star raids

Alolan Raichu

Raichu is an evolution of Pikachu. During the raid, it appears in the Alolan form. It is possible to catch the shiny version.

  • Type: electric, psychic
  • Region: Kanto
  • vulnerable to:
    • dark, ground, bug, ghost – 160%
  • resistant to:
    • fighting, steel, electric, psychic, flying – 63%
  • The best Pokemon for the raid: Gengar, Darkrai, Chandelure, Landorus (Therian), Deoxys (Attack).

Pelipper

Pelipper is the evolution of Wingull.

  • Type: water, flying
  • Region: Hoenn
  • vulnerable to:
    • electric – 256%
    • rock – 160%
  • resistant to:
    • flying, water, steel, bug, fire – 63%
    • ground – 39%
  • The best Pokemon for the raid:  Thundurus (Therian), Zekrom, Deoxys (Normal), Electivire, Raikou.

Xatu

Xatu is the evolution of Natu.

  • Type: psychic, flying
  • Region: Johto
  • vulnerable to:
    • rock, ghost, electric, ice, dark – 160%
  • resistant to:
    • grass, psychic – 63%
    • fighting, ground – 39%
  • The best Pokemon for the raid:  Darmanitan (Galarian Zen), Zacian (Crowned Sword), Chandelure, Thundurus (Therian), Gengar (Costume 2020).

Metang

Metang is the evolution of Beldum. It evolves into Metagross.

  • Type: steel, psychic
  • Region: Hoenn
  • vulnerable to:
    • ground, ghost, fire, dark – 160%
  • resistant to:
    • normal, flying, rock, steel, grass, ice, dragon, fairy – 63%
    • poison, psychic – 39%
  • The best Pokemon for the raid: Reshiram, Chandelure, Darmanitan (Standard), Gengar (Costume 2020), Gengar.

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Tier 1 – 1-star raids

Doduo

Doduo evolves into Dodrio. It is possible to catch the shiny version.

  • Type: normal, flying
  • Region: Kanto
  • vulnerable to:
    • rock, electric, ice – 160%
  • resistant to:
    • bug, grass – 63%
    • ground, ghost – 39%
  • The best Pokemon for the raid: Darmanitan (Galarian Zen), Thundurus (Therian), Zekrom, Rampardos, Deoxys (Attack).

Torchic

Torchic evolves into Combusken and then into Blaziken. It is possible to catch the shiny version.

  • Type: fire
  • Region: Hoenn
  • vulnerable to:
    • ground, rock, water – 160%
  • resistant to:
    • bug, steel, fire, grass, ice, fairy – 63%
  • The best Pokemon for the raid: Rampardos, Kingler, Landorus (Therian), Kyogre, Excadrill.

Snorunt

Snorunt evolves into Glalie or if a Sinnoh Stone is used – into Froslass. It is possible to catch the shiny version.

  • Type: ice
  • Region: Hoenn
  • vulnerable to:
    • fire, fighting, rock, steel – 160%
  • resistant to:
    • ice – 63%
  • The best Pokemon for the raid: Reshiram, Metagross, Lucario, Chandelure, Darmanitan (Standard).

Shinx

Shinx evolves into Luxio and then Luxray. It is possible to catch the shiny version.

  • Type: electric
  • Region: Sinnoh
  • vulnerable to:
    • ground – 160%
  • resistant to:
    • steel, electric, flying – 63%
  • The best Pokemon for the raid: Landorus (Therian), Excadrill, Groudon, Garchomp, Rhyperior.

Woobat

Woobat evolves into Swoobat. It is possible to catch the shiny version.

  • Type: psychic, flying
  • Region: Unova
  • vulnerable to:
    • rock, ghost, electric, ice, dark – 160%
  • resistant to:
    • grass, psychic – 63%
    • fighting, ground – 39%
  • The best Pokemon for the raid: Darmanitan (Galarian Zen), Zacian (Crowned Sword), Chandelure, Thundurus (Therian), Gengar (Costume 2020).

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Mega Raid

Mega Slowbro

It is possible to catch the shiny version.

  • Type: water, psychic
  • Region: Kanto
  • vulnerable to:
    • ghost, dark, electric, grass, bug – 160%
  • resistant to:
    • steel, fighting, water, psychic, ice, fire  – 63%
  • The best Pokemon for the raid: Gengar, Yveltal, Trevenant.