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How to train Garchomp Build for Tera Raid in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet (Pokemon SV). See how to train for Tera Raids, recommended Effort Values and skills plus what to bring.

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Garchomp - Pokemon Details

Physical Ground Attacker Of Great Value

Garchomp
Tera TypeNatureAbilityItem
GroundAdamantRough SkinSoft Sand
HPATKDEFSP. ATKSP. DEFSPD
Base Stats108130958085102
EV2522526---

Recommended Moveset (2 Slots Are Flex)

  1. Ground
    Physical
    100
    100
    10
  2. This sharply raises the user's Attack stat.

It has a high Attack Base Stats and Earthquake is a very powerful attack move, making it a valuable Ground Attacker that can take down Electric Type Pokemon.

Play An Active Role In Electric Type Raids

It can use the high-strength Earthquake as a Same-type attack bonus and Swords Dance to increase its own Attack power. Earthquake is a great move and reaches a large range, but it does not effect your allies.

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Other Than Electric Type, Your Other Pokemon Will Do

It works well for Dragon type, but it is better to take on Dragon types with Fairy type. Keep in mind that Garchomp's role is mainly for Electric-type, which other Pokemon are hard to go up against.

Avoid Ice Type Opponents

Garchomp has a 4x weakness to Ice type, and in a 6-Star Raid, you will faint from a Single Punch blow. Even if it is Electric Tera Type, you should avoid Ice-type Pokemon.

How To Train Garchomp For Raids

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▼How To Reroll/Train Garchomp▼ Learn Their Special Moves

How To Reroll/Train Garchomp

Procedure Guide
  1. Catch Garchomp or pre-evolutionary Gible.
    └ If you want to save money, keep rerolling.
  2. Change Nature to Adamant with Mints.
  3. Increase Effort Value.
  4. Increase Level to 100.
  5. Maximize Individual Value with Bottle Cap.
  1. Catch Garchomp Or Pre-Evolutionary Gible
  2. Gible LocationGarchomp Location
    Gible Location 2
    Click to Enlarge
    Appearance place map
    Click to Enlarge

    First you need to catch Garchomp or pre-evolved Gible. Ground type is preferred for Tera Types, so you can be breed them or catch them in the wild.

    Hidden Ability Can Be Compromised

    Garchomp's Hidden Ability is called Rough Skin, which reduces the opponent's HP when hit by Physical moves. However, it is not effective in Raid battles, so it is not worth using Ability Patch. If you have other Pokemon you want to raise, you can compromise on its ability with Sand Veil.

    How To Change & Reroll
  3. Change Nature To Adamant With Mints
  4. ItemEffect / How To Obtain
    Adamant MintAdamant Mint・Change Nature to Adamant.
     └ Attack 1.1 Times/ Sp. Attack 0.9 times
    ・Nature itself does not change.
    Purchased at Chansey Supply for 20,000 Pokedollars

    Adamant Mint can be used to turn Nature into Adamant. If you don't have one, go to Chansey Supply in Mesagoza or other towns and buy one for 20,000 PokedollarsYou do not need to use Mints if the original Nature is Adamant already

  5. Increase Effort Value
  6. HPATKDEF
    2522526

    You should assign an Effort Value of at least 252 to Attack and 252 on its HP to increase attacker performance and durability of Garchomp. The extra 4 is assigned to Defense, but you can assign it to Sp. Defense or Speed.

    Use Items To Increase Effort Value

    HPHP UpHP Up ×25
    Health FeatherHealth Feather ×2
    AttackProteinProtein ×25
    Muscle FeatherMuscle Feather ×2
    DefenseResist FeatherResist Feather ×4

    If you can afford it, the fastest way is to purchase the above Vitamin at Chansey Supply. Although a total of about 500,000 Poke Dollars is required, it can be changed out in a more time-efficient manner.

    Money Farming Guide

    Battle Wild Pokemon If You Want To Save Money

    Power Item (Increase Each EV by +8)
    HPAttackDefense
    Power WeightPower WeightPower BracerPower BracerPower BeltPower Belt
    Sp. AttackSp. DefenseSpeed
    Power LensPower LensPower BandPower BandPower AnkletPower Anklet

    By catching or destroying wild Pokemon, you can earn 1-3 Effort Value. If a Power Item is given, it is also possible to increase the Effort Value gained by 8. Power items cost only 10,000 Pokedollars each and are recommended for those who want to save money.

    Power Items List

    ▼ Recommended Locations To Farm Effort Values

    Effort Value PokemonMap & Location
    +1LechonkLechonk
    map
    Click to Enlarge
    +2OinkologneOinkologne
    map
    Click to Enlarge
    ChanseyChansey
    ※Encounter Power required
    map
    Click to Enlarge

    If the appearance location image is not displayed, click to enlarge it.

    Effort Value PokemonMap & Location
    +1ScatterbugScatterbug
    TarountulaTarountula
    map
    Click to Enlarge
    +2OrthwormOrthworm
    SandacondaSandaconda
    StonjournerStonjourner
    ※Limited to Scarlet Edition
    map
    Click to Enlarge

    If you cannot see the appearance location image, please click to enlarge it.

  7. Increase Level To 100
  8. Fastest Way Is To Use Exp Candy

    The fastest is to raise the level just by candy
    Click to Enlarge
    Exp. Candy LEXP Value: 10,000
    Exp. Candy XLEXP Value: 30,000

    You can get Exp. Candy L or Exp Candy XL if you clear the 5 or 6 star Tera Raid. Leveling up is the most efficient when training a single Pokemon.

    ▶Tera Raid Battle Codes Search Board

    Those With No Candy Can Gain EXP From Chansey

    If you do not have enough candy to raise its level to Lv 100, try to defeat Chansey in North Province Area Three to raise your level quickly. Keep leveling up until you have enough candy to get to Lv 100.

    How To Level Up Fast
  9. Maximize Individual Value With Bottle Cap
  10. ItemEffect / How To Obtain
    Bottle CapBottle CapCan maximize 1 Individual Value
    Purchased at Delibird Presents (20000 Poke Dollars)
    Gold Bottle CapGold Bottle CapMaximize all Individual Value
    Drop Bid at Porto Marinada

    Use the Bottle Caps for Hyper Training to raise Individual Value to the highest except for Attack. Hyper Training can be done by talking to the NPC behind the Pokemon Center in Montenevera.

    Where To Do Hyper Training

    MonteneveraNPC Location
    Montenevera
    Click to Enlarge
    NPC Location
    Click to Enlarge

Learn Special Moves

Recommended Moves
Earthquake- Acquired in TM149.
- Sets off an earthquake that strikes every Pokemon around it.
Swords Dance-Acquired at TM88
- Raises the user's Attack stat up to 2.
Outrage
※ Free Slot
- Acquired in TM156
- Dragon move with same-type attack bonus
Bulldoze
※ Free Slot
-Learned at Lv 18
- Enemy Speed is reduced by one level.

Garchomp is used in the Raid mainly for the power of Earthquake and Swords Dance to boost its Stats. The remaining two slots are free slots and recommend Bulldoze as a backup in case Earthquake runs out of PP or you will not be able to use Garchomp.

How To Use Garchomp In Raids

Procedure Guide
  1. Use Soft Sand
  2. Raise Attack by 6 levels with Swords Dance
  3. Attack with Earthquake after debuffing
  1. Use Soft Sand
  2. ItemEffect
    Soft SandSoft SandWhen held, the power of Ground-type moves is increased by 1.2x.

    Garchomp should be holding Soft Sand to get a stronger Attack power with Ground moves. Choice Band is not useful because it uses only two moves, Swords Dance and Earthquake.

  3. Raise Attack By 6 Levels With Swords Dance
  4. Raise Attack by 6 levels with Swords Dance

    To increase the power for a single shot, use Swords Dance three times first. If your allies are cheering "Go All Out!" then you can increase your Attack power to 6 levels.

  5. Attack With Earthquake After Debuffing
  6. When Garchomp is enhanced, wait for your ally to lower the defense of the opponent. In the meantime, you can use Hang Tough! or Heal Up!. When the defense has been lowered, attack with Earthquake to reduce the enemy's HP in a big blow.

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Tera Raid Events

Event Period / Overview
Mighty Tera Raid
7 Star Greninja]
1st Wave:
Jan 27 (Fri) 00:00am - Jan 29 (Sun) 11:59pm
2nd Wave:
Feb 10 (Fri) 00:00am - Feb 12 (Sun) 11:59pm
The normally unavailable 7 Star Greninja with [Mightiest Mark] will appear in Poison Tera Raids.
▶ 7 Star Greninja Tera Raid Event
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Tandemaus
[Tandemaus]
Feb 13 (Mon) 00:00am - Feb 14 (Tue) 11:59pm
For Valentine's the couple Pokemon, Tandemaus will appear in various Tera Types.
▶Valentine Raid Guide

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Shazb0t 1

Recommend also using a Shell Bell for some form of healing. Because you're usually only choosing Garchomp when it is super effective, with a Sword Dance boost the healing from Shell Bell really adds up.

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