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Terastal Guide - What Is & How To Terastallize

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This is Terastal for Pokémon SV (Scarlet Violet). Guide includes how to use, Terastal, Terastallizes, Tera Blast, Tera Orb, Terastal Energy, shining crystals & All Tera Types!

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What Is Terastal?

Terastallize A Pokémon


A new feature in Pokémon's Scarlet & Violet that enhances the type of a Pokémon during battle. This Terasatal phenomenon can only happen in the Paldea region. By activating Terastal during battle, the type and looks of the Pokemon will change.

All Pokémons Can Be A Terastal

Pokémons can be a Terastal regardless of their type, hence all Pokémons can be Terastallized. Terastallizing Pokémons will increase their battle strategies or will make them powerful by changing their types.

Rare Types Appears On Tera Raid Battles

Tera Raid Battles

According to the official Pokémon Scarlet Violet, rare tera-type Pokémon can be obtained in Tera Raid battles. Types can be determined through the color of their crystals before the raid challenge starts. Use that as a reference during the battle to have an advantage.

Tera Raid Event Lists

Pokemon In The Wild Can Also Be Terastallize

pokemon in the wild can also be Terastallize

The Pokemons in the wild that are glowing can also be Terastallized. When their HP decreases to a certain amount, the Terastallize form will be disabled and you may be able to catch them.

Terastal - Terastallize Pokemon Effects

▼ To change pokemon's Tera Type
▼ Terastallize a Pokemon once per battle
▼ Greatly increases damage when same type
▼ Tera Blast will become a Tera Type move

Changes Pokemon's Tera Type

change the pokemon

The Pokemon's Terastal will change depending on its Tera Type. Once the Pokemon Terastallized, it has the possibility to negate or decrease the damage that you will recieve from the opponent making this a reliable ability.

Tera Type Is Treated As Single Type

Tera Type Is Treated As Single Type

A Pokemon is treated to have a single Tera Type, note that when the dual-type Pokemon are Terastal it will still only have one type.

All Kinds Of Tera Type That Are Available

List of Tera Types

Keep in mind that during battle, Tera Type has different types, whereas Pokemons may change all its types into any kind of type.

Terastallize A Pokemon Once Per Battle

It is recommended to plan things out on which Pokemon to use before engaging in a battle, since Pokemon Terastal can only be used once per battle.

Greatly Increases Damage When Same Type

The type of move used and Tera Type is the same
Original type, Tera type are the same type as the move used.
※ The damage will increase more than condition ①

The technique whose type matches with certain Tera Types will increase its damage. Furthermore, if the original type of the Pokemon, the type of the used technique, and the Tera Type are all the same, the damage will increase more.

Tera Blast Will Become A Tera Type Move

Tera Blast Will Become A Tera Type Move

Tera Blast is a move that develops into a Tera Type technique during the Terastal. With the ability to change types, this can be used as a special move to be used in a battle.

Difference From "Hidden Power" Move

Tera BlastAttack or Special Attack
Whichever is higher
Changes depending on Tera Type
※ When outside Terastal form, it is a Normal type Attack.
Hidden PowerSpecial AttackVaries with Individual Value

Unlike the Hidden Power which was also present in the previous Pokemon generations, this move can also be used for any physical type of Pokemons. It is a similar move technique but with different utilization.

Terastal - How To Terastallize A Pokemon?

Tera Orb Is Required

tera orb

Tera Orb is a special item that is used to Terastallize Pokemons, and only trainers inside the Paldea region are allowed to use it.

Use The Terastal Energy To Recharge The Tera Orb

Use The Terastal Energy To Recharge The Tera Orb

Once the Tera Orb loses all of its Terastal Energy, you won't be able to use it again unless you recharged it by touching crystals that glows with Terastal Energy. You can also go to the nearest Pokemon Center.

Press The Terastal Button

Press the Terastal mark button

When a pokemon is eligible to be in Terastal state, a Terastal mark button will appear on the screen during battle. Select it in order to Terastallize a Pokémon.

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