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A guide to raids for the first part of the Power Plant in Pokemon GO. Everything you need to know

What is the best way to counter Pokemon in raids on the occasion of the Power Plant event?


Yesterday a new event called Power Plant began in Pokemon GO. More information on this can be found here: A preview of a new event in Pokemon GO – Power Plant. What do you need to know? On the occasion of the event, a new creature debuted in the game, many interesting attractions were added, and new opponents appeared in raids.

Genesect has returned to 5-star raids. Other tiers also offer interesting opponents, including Typhlosion, Scyther, or Druddigon.

Current raids in Pokemon GO

Tier 5 – 5-star raids

Genesect

Genesect is a Legendary Pokemon.

  • Type: bug, steel
  • Region: Unova
  • Vulnerable to:
    • fire – 256%
  • Resistant to:
    • dragon, ice, psychic, normal, bug, steel, fairy – 63%
    • grass, poison – 39%
  • The best pokemon for the raid: Reshiram, Chandelure, Darmanitan (Standard), Volcarona, Blaziken.

Tier 3 – 3-star raids

Scyther

Scyther evolves into Scizor thanks to Metal Coat. It is possible to catch the shiny version.

  • Type: bug, flying
  • Region: Kanto
  • Vulnerable to:
    • rock – 256%
    • fire, flying, ice, electric – 160%
  • Resistant to:
    • bug – 63%
    • fighting, grass – 39%
    • ground – 24%
  • The best pokemon for the raid: Rampardos, Rhyperior, Terrakion, Landorus (Therian), Tyranitar.

Mawile

Mawile does not yet have an evolution in Pokemon GO. It is possible to catch the shiny version.

  • Type: steel, fairy
  • Region: Hoenn
  • Vulnerable to:
    • fire, ground – 160%
  • Resistant to:
    • poison, dark, ice, psychic, normal, grass, rock, flying, fairy – 63%
    • bug – 39%
    • dragon – 24%
  • The best pokemon for the raid: Darmanitan (Galarian Zen), Entei, Infernape, Victini.

Typhlosion

Typhlosion is the latest evolution of Cyndaquil.

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

Druddigon

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

  • Type: dragon
  • Region: Unova
  • Vulnerable to:
    • ice, dragon, fairy – 160%
  • Resistant to:
    • fire, water, grass, electric – 63%
  • The best pokemon for the raid: Kyurem (Black), Darmanitan (Galarian Zen), Palkia, Rayquaza, Salamence.

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Tier 1 – 1-star raids

Pikachu

Pikachu is an evolution of Pichu. It evolves into Raichu. It is possible to catch the shiny version.

  • Type: electric
  • Region: Kanto
  • Vulnerable to:
    • ground – 160%
  • Resistant to:
    • steel, electric, flying – 63%
  • The best pokemon for the raid: Landorus (Therian), Excadrill, Groudon, Garchomp, Rhyperior.

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.

Blitzle

Blitzle evolves into Zebstrik. It is possible to catch the shiny version.

  • Type: electric
  • Region: Unova
  • Vulnerable to:
    • ground – 160%
  • Resistant to:
    • steel, electric, flying – 63%
  • The best pokemon for the raid: Landorus (Therian), Excadrill, Groudon, Garchomp, Rhyperior.

Klink

Klink evolves into Klang and then into Klinklang. It is possible to catch the shiny version.

  • Type: steel
  • Region: Unova
  • Vulnerable to:
    • fire, ground, fighting – 160%
  • Resistant to:
    • dragon, ice, psychic, normal, grass, steel, bug, rock, flying, fairy – 63%
    • poison – 39%
  • The best pokemon for the raid: Reshiram, Lucario, Chandelure, Darmanitan (Standard), Volcarona.

Beldum

Beldum evolves into Metanga and then Metagross. It is possible to catch the shiny version.

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

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Mega Raid

Mega Aerodactyl

Mega Aerodactyl is the new Mega Evolution in Pokemon GO.

  • Type: rock, flying
  • Region: Kanto
  • Vulnerable to:
    • ice, rock, steel, water, electric – 160%
  • Resistant to:
    • ground, normal, bug, poison, flying, fire – 63%
  • The best pokemon for the raid: Darmanitan (Galarian Zen), Metagross, Kyurem (White), Zekrom, Rampardos.