Typhlosion Tera Raid Scarlet and Violet: Dates, times, moveset & counters

Typhlosion Tera Raid Scarlet and Violet: Dates, times, moveset & counters
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Written by 

Sara Heritage

Published 

12th Apr 2023 13:38

Contents

Typhlosion is the latest 7-Star Tera Raid coming to Pokemon Scarlet and Violet, completing the Hisuian starter trilogy following Decidueye and Samurott. Let's get into the dates, times, movset and counters in this "Typhlosion raid Scarlet and Violet" guide.

Typhlosion Tera Raid Scarlet and Violet: Dates, times, moveset & counters

Dates and times

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The Typlosion Tera Raid will start at on Friday, 14 April 2023 at 00:00 UTC, running through to 23:59 UTC on April 16th.

If you miss the initial raid window, don't fret. The Typhlosion Scarlet and Violet raid will run again on the following weekend from Friday, 21 April to Sunday, 23 April at the same times. So there's plenty of time to hop onto the game and catch one.

Moveset

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Typhlosion is the final evolution of the Fire-type starter from Johto, Cyndaquil. However, with its Ghost Tera Type and Mightiest Mark, Trainers will need to take a variety of potential moves into account.

Based on previous events, Typhlosion's speculated moveset is as follows:

・ Shadow Ball
・ Flamethrower
・ Focus Blast
・ Solar Beam

It may also run with Sunny Day to boost its Fire-type moves, or Will-O-Wisp to cause chip damage to your team. It is also likely to have the hidden ability Flash Fire, absorbing any Fire-type attacks to increase its attack.

Due to Typlosion’s Special Attack role, it is believed to have a Modest nature.

Counters

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The 7-Star Typholsion Tera Raid Event is yet to go live at the time of writing. However, based on the above moveset, the best counter is likely to be the Ghost/Normal type Pokemon, Hisuian Zoroark.

Hisuian Zoroark will have full immunity to any STAB Ghost-type moves Typhlosion has. That's along with covering off any Fighting weaknesses. By using Nasty Plot and Shadow Ball, you can utilise both a boosted Sp. Atk stat and STAB for massive damage.

Rain Dance will also halve the damage of Typhlosion's Fire-type moves with Rain Dance, as well as buffing anyone who mistakenly brings a Water-type Pokemon.

Finally, you should look to equip the Shell Bell for passive HP restoration throughout the fight.

That's all you need to know for now on the Typhlosion raid Scarlet and Violet dates, times, moveset & counters. 

If you're still looking to complete your Pokedex, here is the full list of special evolutions in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet.

For even more Pokemon Scarlet and Violet guides, you can be sure to find them right here at GGRecon.

Sara Heritage
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Sara Heritage
Sara is an Eevee enthusiast who writes about games, tech and entertainment. Reviews, guides, news, features? She's your gal! You can often find her hanging out with Raymond in Animal Crossing, or playing any Nindies she can get her hands on.
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