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How To Encounter & Beat Red

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How To Encounter & Beat Red

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Read this Pokemon Let's Go Pikachu / Eevee guide & walkthrough on how to encounter and beat Red, his Pokemon lineup, battle tips and weaknesses!

How To Encounter & Beat Red

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How To Encounter Red

Be Pokemon League Champion

How To Encounter & Beat Red

To unlock Master Trainers, which you need to encounter Red, you need to be the Pokemon League Champion & enter the Hall of Fame.

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Beat 6 Master Trainers

Master Trainer Battle Reward

After unlocking the Master Trainer option, you need to beat 6 of them for Red to show up in his location.

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Find Red In Indigo Plateau Pokemon Center

Once you've done both pre-requisites stated above, go to the Pokemon Center in Indigo Plateau. You'll find Red standing here where you can finally face him!

Battle Red Again After Beating Pokemon League Again

Like Green, you can challenge Red again after going through another round with the Pokemon League - Elite Four & former Champion. He'll still be at the Pokemon Center in Indigo Plateau.

Red's Pokemon Lineup

Red's Pokemon List

PokemonWeakness / Most Used Moves
Pikachu IconPikachu (Lv.85)[Weakness]
- Ground
[Commonly Used Move]
- Thunderbolt
- Brick Break
- Iron Tail
- Reflect
Machamp IconMachamp (Lv.85)[Weakness]
- Flying
- Psychic
- Fairy
[Commonly Used Move]
- Superpower
- Earthquake
- Hyper Beam
Arcanine IconArcanine (Lv.85)[Weakness]
- Water
- Ground
- Rock
[Commonly Used Move]
- Heat Wave
- Crunch
- Will-O-Wisp
- Roar
Lapras IconLapras (Lv.85)[Weakness]
- Electric
- Grass
- Fighting
- Rock
[Commonly Used Move]
- Ice Shard
- Waterfall
- Body Slam
- Megahorn
Snorlax IconSnorlax (Lv.85)[Weakness]
- Fighting
[Commonly Used Move]
- Toxic
- Protect
- Rest
- Body Slam
Venusaur IconVenusaur (Lv.85)[Weakness]
- Fire
- Ice
- Flying
- Psychic
[Commonly Used Move]
- Sludge Bomb
- Mega Drain
- Leech Seed
- Amnesia
Mega Venusaur IconMega Venusaur (Lv.85)[Weakness]
- Fire
- Ice
- Flying
- Psychic
[Commonly Used Move]
- Sludge Bomb
- Mega Drain
- Leech Seed
- Amnesia

Red's Venusaur Will Mega Evolve In This Fight

How To Encounter & Beat Red

You can expect Red's Venusaur to Mega Evolve in this battle. Bring a powerful Fire or Ice Type to counteract Mega Venusaur's raised stats!

Red's Pokemon Roster Is Well-Rounded

Red's Pokemon will be varying Types - Electric, Fighting, Fire, Water, Ice, Normal, and Grass. Level Pokemon that counteract these types to put up a strong fight against Red!

Recommended Pokemon vs. Red

Mix Of Powerful Types

PokemonDescription
Mega Charizard Y IconMega Charizard YMega Charizard Y is a Fire / Flying Type. It can defeat Machamp with Flying attacks and burn Venusaur with Fire moves.
Golem IconGolemGolem's Ground Type attacks are powerful against Red's Pikachu and it can also damage Arcanine with both Ground & Rock moves.
Gengar IconGengarTeach Gengar "Taunt" via TM to induce Snorlax into physically attacking you. Since Gengar is impervious to phyiscal damage, use the free turns of no damage to hit Snorlax with powerful attacks.
Machamp IconMachampBring your own Machamp into the fight and pit it against Snorlax and Lapras - both weak to Fighting Type moves.
Mewtwo IconMewtwoMewtwo's Psychic Type moves can easily take down Red's Machamp & Mega Venusaur, it's fast and has high attacking power
Alakazam IconAlakazamYou can also use Alakazam against the Machamp & Mega Venusaur in this roster. It can rain down Psychic damage to Red's Pokemon fast and hard.

Using Partner Pokemon

Partner Pokemon may be effective in the fight only when facing Lapras.

PokemonDescription
Pikachu IconPikachuIf properly leveled, Pikachu can fight against Red's Lapras as it is weak to Electric Type attacks.
Eevee IconEeveeEevee can provide a bit of damage to Lapras with its Electric move "Buzzy Buzz" but what's important is that it can cause paralysis and delay Lapras's attacks.

Level Up All Pokemon Before Facing Red

Make sure your Pokemon's level is high enough, at par or higher than that of Red's, before facing him. His Pokemon are strong and can beat your Pokemon up before you know it.

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Red - Trainer Overview

About Red

How To Encounter & Beat Red

Red is a silent trainer you meet at the Indigo Plateau Pokemon Center after you've gone into the Hall of Fame and beat 6 Master Trainers. He may be quiet but his Pokemon pack quite a strong punch!

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