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Salamence & Tyranitar Tera Raid Event - Best Pokemon & Types

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Tyranitar & Salamance Raid Guide for Pokemon Scarlet and Violet (Pokemon SV). Guide includes how to defeat, recommended Tera Type, weaknesses and counters, recommended Pokemon, how to unlock, rewards and more!

Best Pokemon For Tera Raid Battles & Raid Tips

Table of Contents

Tyranitar & Salamence Tera Raid Event - How To Unlock & Duration

Locations / How To Unlock & Duration

DurationDec 9 - Dec 11
How To Unlock4★: 6 or more Badges
5★: After completing the main story
How To JoinParticipate in Raids or Multiplayer Raids

The Tyranitar and Salamanece Raid event will be held for 3 days starting on December 9 and will last until December 11. During this event, Tyranitar and Salamence with Hidden Abilities will be easier to spawn so rerolling for your specific individual will be easier so make sure to join.

Tera Raid Event List

Will Be Scarlet & Violet Exclusives

ScarletViolet
TyranitarTyranitarSalamenceSalamence

In this Raid event, Tyranitar raids will only appear in Pokemon Scarlet, while Salamence raids will be exclusive to Pokemon Violet. If you want to get the Pokemon outside of your version, join Multiplayer raids!

Tera Raid Recruitment Board

How To Join Multiplayer Raids

Click to Enlarge
① Connect to the Internet
Connect to the Internet from the menu. After connecting, Event Raid crystals will appear on the map
Click to Enlarge
② Head to the Glowing Crystal icons
On the map, raid icons that have a white glow are event raids. There are about 10 Raid events on the map so go to any of their location to join the Raid
Multiplayer / Co-Op Guide - How To Play With Friends

Tyranitar & Salamence Tera Raid Rewards & Recommended Tera Type

Reward Pokemon & Best Tera Type

Tyranitar Icon
Tera TypeNatureAbilityHeld Item
RandomRandomSand Stream
Unnerve
-
Individual Values
5★:At Least 4V Guaranteed (Random)
4★:At Least 3V Guaranteed (Random)
▶Tyranitar Evolution & How To Get (Location)

Learned Moves (5 Star)

  1. Ground
    Physical
    100
    100
    10
  2. Rock
    Physical
    100
    80
    5
  3. Dark
    Physical
    80
    100
    15
  4. Ice
    Physical
    75
    100
    15

Need to Reroll the Hidden Ability?

  1. Makes opposing Pokemon unable to eat Berries.

Tyranitar's Hidden Ability, [Unnerve], is not more effective than Sand Stream, there is no need to reroll it.

Recommended Tera Types for Tyranitar

TypeReason
Ghost・Changes x4 Weakness Fighting-type to immune
Poison・Gains the resistance to its Weakness, Fairy-type
・Can counter back with Tera Blast
Dark・Raises damage by Same type bonus
・Since the pre-evolution was not Dark-type, you have to change
Fire・Can be immune to Burns
・Note that it is still weak to Water/Ground-types
Grass・Makes Spore not effective
・Avoid the consistency of Ground-type
Salamence Icon
Tera TypeNatureAbilityHeld Item
RandomRandomIntimidate
Moxie
-
Individual Values
5★:At Least 4V Guaranteed (Random)
4★:At Least 3V Guaranteed (Random)
Salamence Evolution & How To Get (Location)

Learned Moves (5 Star)

  1. Dragon
    Physical
    80
    100
    15
  2. Flying
    Special
    110
    70
    10
  3. Ground
    Physical
    100
    100
    10
  4. Flying
    Physical
    40
    90
    10

Need to Reroll the Hidden Ability?

  1. Boosts the Attack stat after knocking out any Pokémon

Salamence's Hidden Ability, [Moxie], is also useful in match battles, so it is recommended to reroll.

Recommended Tera Types for Salamence

TypeReason
Steel・Halves the damage from 4x Weakness Ice type
・Fights back to Ice/Fairy type with Steel Moves
Fire・Can be immune to Burns
・Halves the damage from Fairy type
Flying・Raises damage by Same type bonus
・Since the pre-evolution was not Flying-type, you have to change

Raid Reward Items

5 Star Raid Rewards

5★ SalamenceExp. Candy LExp. Candy L/ Exp. Candy XL IconExp. Candy XL
Genius Feather IconGenius Feather / Modest Mint IconModest Mint
Timid Mint IconTimid Mint / Kelpsy Berry IconKelpsy Berry
Rare Candy IconRare Candy / Nugget IconNugget
Bottle Cap IconBottle Cap / PP Up IconPP Up
Ability Capsule IconAbility Capsule / Star Piece IconStar Piece
Tera Shard IconTera Shards / Pearl String IconPearl String
5★ TyranitarExp. Candy LExp. Candy L/ Exp. Candy XL IconExp. Candy XL
Muscle Feather IconMuscle Feather / Jolly Mint IconJolly Mint
Adamant Mint IconAdamant Mint / Tamato Berry IconTamato Berry
Rare Candy IconRare Candy / Nugget IconNugget
Bottle Cap IconBottle Cap / PP Up IconPP Up
Ability Capsule IconAbility Capsule / Star Piece IconStar Piece
Tera Shard IconTera Shards / Pearl String IconPearl String

4★ Raid Rewards

4★ SalamenceExp. Candy M IconExp. Candy M / Exp. Candy L IconExp. Candy L
Genius Feather IconGenius Feather / Rare Candy IconRare Candy
Big Pearl IconBig Pearl / Nugget IconNugget
Sitrus Berry IconSitrus Berry / Lum Berry IconLum Berry
Kelpsy Berry IconKelpsy Berry / Tera Shard IconTera Shards
4★ TyranitarExp. Candy M IconExp. Candy M / Exp. Candy L IconExp. Candy L
Genius Feather IconGenius Feather / [url {"article_id":"376331","text":"Rare Candy IconRare Candy"}]
Big Pearl IconBig Pearl / Nugget IconNugget
Sitrus Berry IconSitrus Berry / Lum Berry IconLum Berry
Kelpsy Berry IconKelpsy Berry / Tera Shard IconTera Shards

Raid Event - Recommended Pokemon & Counters

Attacker▼ Click here for recommended Pokemon & Tera Types
Support▼ Click here for recommended Support Pokemon & roles
Best Pokemon For Tera Raid Battles & Raid Tips

Choose Attackers Based On The Tera Type

Types Of The Tera Raid Can Be Identified By Icon
Select the Tera Type of Raid Battles!
    1. Use Belly Drum on the first turn
      ・Doubles Power with Huge Power ability and Belly Drum move
      ・Note that your HP will be reduced to half after Belly Drum
      ▶How to Train Azumarill for Raid
    2. Use Screech to lower the enemy's Defense on the first turn
      ・Rock-type Sp. DEF is increased by 1.5 times during sandstorms, can be used as a tank against effective Pokemon
      ・Can support with Taunt and Screech
      ▶How to Train Tyranitar for Raid
    3. ・A substitute for Azumarill
      Use Swords Dance to boost firepower in the beginning
      ・High Base Stats among Ground-type Pokemon
      ・High Attack Stats makes Earthquake powerful
      ▶How to Train Garchomp for Raid
    4. ・Super effective Attacker
      ・Greatly increases firepower with Nasty Plot
      ・Focus Blast is powerful, but beware of its low hit rate
      ▶How to Train Lucario for Raid
    5. Use Calm Mind to raise it's Sp. Atk and Sp. Def first turn
      ・Hyper Voice is powerful with Pixilate ability
      ・Attack with Draining Kiss to heal yourself
      ・Use Fake Tears to lower the enemy's Sp. DEF
      ▶How to Train Sylveon for Raid
    6. High firepower only if all four players use Perrserker
      ・Stack Screech and Swords Dance to the max, you may take down enemy with a single blow
      ▶How to Train Perrserker for Raid
    7. ・Torch Song allows you to attack while increasing Sp. ATK
      ・Hidden Ability Unaware allows you to attack after enemy's buff effects
      ・Can recover with Slack Off and support with Will-O-Wisp
      ▶How to Train Skeledirge for Raid
    8. ・Lumina Crash can attack while lowering Sp. DEF by 2 levels
      ・Can lower enemy's Sp. DEF even after it put up a barrier
      ・If the Ability is Opportunist, it can copy enemy's stat boosts
      ▶How to Train Espathra for Raid
    9. ・Gigaton Hammer inflicts large damage
      ・The Steel/Fairy combination has excellent resistance, and hard to be weak against the enemy.
      ・It is best to use Reflect or Light Screen depending on the enemy
      ▶How to Train Tinkaton for Raid
    10. ・Two Main weapons can trigger Same-type attack bonus
      ・Can lower the enemy's Sp. DEF by 2 levels with Fake Tears
      ・Taunt can interfere with the enemy's bothersome Status Move
      ▶How to Train Flutter Mane for Raid
    11. Use Belly Drum to raise ATK on the first turn
      ・The combination of Belly Drum and Drain Punch allows you to keep fighting
      ・Excellent Durability
      ▶How to Train Iron Hands for Raid
    12. ・Acid Spray lowers enemy's Sp. DEF by 2 levels
      ・A Super effective attacker due to the High Base Stats
      ・Can recover HP with Morning Sun
      ▶How to Train Iron Moth for Raid
    13. ・The substitute for Fire-type Pokemon
      ・Inflicts high damage by stacking Swords Dance
      ・Increases Critical hit ratio with Focus Energy
      ・The Thermal Exchange ability is immune to Burns and no risk of lowering ATK
      ▶How to Train Baxcalibur for Raid
    14. ・The Beads of Ruin ability can lower the enemy's Sp. DEF and increase firepower
      ・Note that this Ability also lowers allies' Sp. DEF
      ・High Base Stats
      ▶How to Train Chi-Yu for Raid
    15. ・High Attack Base Stats
      ・Screech can lower the enemy's DEF by 2 levels
      ・Can increase ATK by stacking Swords Dance
      ▶How to Train Koraidon for Raid
    16. ・High Sp. ATK Base Stats
      ・Metal Sound lowers the enemy's Sp. DEF by 2 levels
      ・Taunt can interfere with the enemy's bothersome Status Move
      ▶How to Train Miraidon for Raid
    17. ・Can use both Reflect/Light Screen to reinforce allies' durability
      ・Taunt can interfere with the enemy's bothersome Status Move
      ・High SPD and a good amount of firepower can at least inflict damage
      ▶How to Train Iron Valiant for Raid
    18. ・High Durability
      ・Excellent support with debuffs such as Screech and Fake Tears
      ・Taunt can interfere with the enemy's bothersome Status Move
      ・Can use both Reflect/Light Screen to reinforce allies' durability
      ▶How to Train Umbreon for Raid
    19. ・High Durability
      Excellent support with debuffs such as Screech and Fake Tears
      ・Taunt can interfere with the enemy's bothersome Status Move
      ・Can use both Reflect/Light Screen to reinforce allies' durability
      ▶How to Train Corviknight for Raid
    20. ・The Prankster ability to preempt enemy's Status Move
      ・Excellent Support with Fake Tears and Reflect/Light Screen
      ・Taunt can interfere with the enemy's bothersome Status Move
      ・Thunder Wave can also paralyze the enemy
      ▶How to Train Grimmsnarl for Raid
    21. Increase firepower/durability with Bulk Up on the first turn
      ・Rage Fist can inflict large damage under the right conditions
      ・Better to use in Solo rather than Multi-play
      ▶How to Train Annihilape for Raid
    22. A Pokemon as a specific measure
      ・First, Swords Dance can be used to increase firepower.
      ・Bitter Blade can be used to heal while attacking.
      ・Many learnable Status Moves
      ▶How to Train Ceruledge for Raid
    23. Recommended for Cinderace Random Group Raid
      ・Lowers Sp. Defense with Acid Spray
      ・Psychic Terrain+Expanding Force is powerful
      ▶How to Train Armarouge for Raid
    24. Recommended for Charizard Solo Raid
      ・Use Calm Mind on 1st turn
      ・Use Fake Tears three times
      ・Use Draining Kiss repeatedly
      ▶How to Train Sylveon for Raid
    25. Recommended for Charizard Co-op Raid
      ・Use Fake Tears three times
      ・Use Go all out! one time
      ・Use Hyper Beam
      ▶How to Train Sylveon for Raid
    26. Recommended for Cinderace Solo Raid
      ・Gain power and defense with Nasty Plot & Iron Defense
      ・Single Blow Attack with Stored Power
      ▶How to Train Slowbro for Raid
    27. Recommended for Cinderace Solo Raid
      ・Use Opportunist to effectively invalid Bulk Up
      ・Stop Cinderace's moves with Feather Dance
      ▶How to Train Espathra for Raid
    28. For completing Greninja raid solo
      ・Ability [Water Absorb] disables Water moves
      ・Stored Power inflicts large damage
      ▶How to Train Vaporeon for Raid
    29. Recommended for Cinderace Solo Raid
      ・Gain power and defense with Nasty Plot & Iron Defense
      ・Single Blow Attack with Stored Power
      ▶How to Train Slowbro for Raid

    Pokemon Scarlet and Violet Raid Information

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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 (Finished)
    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
    ▶ 7 Star Greninja Solo Guide
    Armarouge & Ceruledge
    [Armarouge & Ceruledge]
    Feb 6 (Fri) 00:00am - Feb 9 (Sun) 11:59pm
    Armarouge & Ceruledge 4★ and 5★ will appear more often in their exclusive versions
    ▶ Armarouge & Ceruledge Tera Raid Event
    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

    How to Train Pokemon for Raid

    ▶Best Pokemon For Tera Raid Battles

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