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Pokemon GO: How to beat Ho-Oh and Lugia in raids

Pokemon GO: How to beat Ho-Oh and Lugia in raids
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To celebrate the new year, the second-generation legendary birds Ho-Oh and Lugia are making a comeback in Pokémon GO raids. Here's how to beat them and add them to your Pokédex!

Pokemon GO: How to beat Ho-Oh and Lugia in raids

Never had the chance to capture one of the two legendary 2nd generation birds on Pokémon GO before? Ho-Oh is back for a limited time on the app!

For the moment, only Ho-Oh is available from January 1, 2021 until January 5, 2021 in 5-star Raids throughout the arenas. You need to be at least 4 (with good Pokémon) to try your luck and beat them. Lugia should not be long to arrive.

The two legendary Pokémon will be available in their shiny version, so don't hesitate to make several raids per day thanks to the Premium Pass.

How to beat Ho-Oh

Of Fire and Flying types, Ho-oh has 48,276 Combat Points . Ho-Oh's main weaknesses are Rock , Electric, and Water type attacks (but watch out for its Solar Beam attack). The ideal way to beat him easily would be a group of 8 players (minimum level 30) with teams made up of the following Pokémon:

Regirock

Rock type

With Rock Throw and Stone Edge.

Tyranitar

Rock and Dark type

With Crunch and Stone Edge

Rayquaza

Dragon and Flying type

With Dragon Tail and Ancient Power

Kyogre

Water type

With Waterfall and Hydro Pump (do not use this Pokémon if the Ho-Oh has Sun Beam)

Raikou

Electric type

With Volt Switch and Wild Charge (or Thunderbolt)

Starmie

Water type

With Water Gun and Gem Beam (if you don't have any Legendaries at your disposal, use Starmie and any other Water, Rock or Electric Pokémon)

How to beat Lugia

Of Psychic and Flying types, Lugia has 42,753 Combat Points . Lugia's main weaknesses are Rock , Electric and Ice type attacks (to combat its Flying type) and / or Bug, Ghost and Dark type attacks (to combat its Psychic type). The ideal way to beat him easily would be a group of 8 players (minimum level 30) with teams made up of the following Pokémon:

Tyranitar

Rock and Dark type

With Crunch and Bite

Rayquaza

Dragon and Flying type

With Dragon Tail and Outrage

Kyogre

Water type

With Waterfall and Blizzard

Raikou

Electric type

With Volt Switch and Wild Charge

Mewtwo

Psychic type

With Psycho Cut and Shadow Ball

Starmie

Water type

With Water Gun and Gem Beam (if you don't have any Legendaries at your disposal, use Starmie and any other Water, Rock or Electric Pokémon)

Jolteon

With Volt Switch and Thunderbolt

Gengar

Ghost and Poison type

With Sucker Punch and Shadow Ball

Original content by Camille "Milkameluna" C.

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