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Heatran Raid Battle Guide: Strategy & Tips

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Conquer the legendary Pokemon Heatran in this Pokemon GO raid battle strategy guide. Get tips on how to defeat it, recommended Pokemon & moves, CP to get 100% IV, and more!

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Recommended Pokemon Vs. Heatran

This recommended Pokemon list is based on the combo DPS and durability of the Pokemon, including strength & ease-of-use of their recommended moves.

Rank Pokemon Recommended Moves Combo DPS
1 Groudon IconGroudon Mud Shot
Earthquake
23.74
2 Rhypherior IconRhypherior Mud-Slap
Earthquake
20.99
3 Rhydon IconRhydon Mud-Slap
Earthquake
19.70
4 Kyogre IconKyogre Waterfall
Hydro Pump
19.74
5 Machamp IconMachamp Counter
Dynamic Punch
18.67
6 Golem IconGolem Mud-Slap
Earthquake
18.65
7 Blaziken IconBlaziken Counter
Focus Blast
19.02
8 Breloom IconBreloom Counter
Dynamic Punch
18.89
9 Swampert IconSwampert Mud Shot
Earthquake
18.10
10 Flygon IconFlygon Mud Shot
Earthquake
17.94
11 Lucario IconLucario Counter
Close Combat
17.86
12 Donphan IconDonphan Counter
Earthquake
16.93
13 Mewtwo IconMewtwo Psycho Cut
Focus Blast
16.91
14 Gyarados IconGyarados Waterfall
Hydro Pump
16.78
15 Kyogre IconKyogre Waterfall
Thunder
16.56

Battle Strategy Against Heatran

Best Pokemon To Use Vs. Heatran (Groudon)

Heatran Raid Battle Guide Strategy Tips
Check Out Groudon's Stats & Moves Here!

The most recommended Pokemon to be used against Heatran is Groudon. A Ground Type, it can hit both of Heatran's weak points as a Fire & Steel Pokemon. It is also very powerful, has high base stats, & strong moves.

Use Fighting & Water Pokemon In Roster

Heatran is also weak against Fighting and Water Pokemon. Bring powerful Pokemon that have high attack power and tanky HP to easily bring it down.

Recommended Fighting & Water Pokemon
Machamp IconMachamp Kyogre IconKyogre Gyarados IconGyarados

Getting 100% IV Heatran

Heatran With CP 2145 Has 100% IV

When you defeat Heatran and move to the capture phase, check its CP immediately. Heatran with 2145 CP is guaranteed to have 100% IV!

CP On Normal Weather Weather Weather Boosted CP
2145 Sunny Icon Sunny
Snow Icon Snow
2681

When the weather is sunny or snowing, Heatran's CP will be boosted. When capturing Heatran, check if its CP is 2681. If it is, then it is guaranteed at 100% IV.

Individual Value (IV) Per CP Chart

You can also check Heatran's Individual Value (IV) beyond it being 100% value. You just need to check its CP once it appears after defeating it in the raid.

IV & CP Quick Reference Chart (98%)

Depending on the Individual Value, two Pokemon can still have the same CP.

Normal CP
Weather Boosted CP
HPATKDEFIV
2145
2681
151515100%
2140
2675
15151498%
2140
2675
15141598%
2137
2671
14151598%
Lugia IV / CP Chart (Below 96%)
Normal CP
Weather Boosted CP
HPATKDEFIV
2135
2669
15151396%
2135
2670
15131596%
2129
2661
13151596%
2132
2665
14141596%
2135
2670
15141496%
2132
2665
14151496%
2130
2663
15151293%
2131
2664
15141393%
2124
2664
15131493%
2135
2664
15121593%
2127
2659
14151393%
2127
2659
14141493%
2127
2660
14131593%
2124
2655
13151493%
2124
2655
13141593%
2121
2651
12151593%
2126
2657
15151191%
2126
2658
15141291%
2126
2658
15131391%
2123
2654
14131491%
2123
2654
14121591%
2119
2649
13151391%
2119
2649
13141491%
2119
2650
13131591%
2116
2645
12151491%
2116
2645
12141591%

Heatran's Type & Weakness Chart

Heatran's Weakness According To Type

Heatran - Rating, Stats & Max CP
Check Out Heatran's Stats & Moves Here!

Heatran is a Fire & Steel Type of Pokemon and is resistant to many Types of attacks. Be wary of bringing Dragon Type Pokemon with Dragon attacks as they will not be effective against Heatran's Types.

Weakness & Damage Chart Against Heatran

Damage
Multiplier
Type
x 2.56None
x 1.6Ground
x 0.625NormalFlyingPsychicDragon
x 0.39GrassIcePoisonBugSteelFairy
x 0.244None
Check Out Type Effectiveness Chart Here!

No. Of Players Needed To Defeat Heatran

Even Just Two People Can Defeat The Raid!

Two high-level players, each with several Groudon and Rhypherior, can actually beat the raid battle & defeat Heatran. However, it is recommended to have 4-5 people in the raid lobby for an easier & faster fight.

Pokemon GO Official Announcement

Official Pokemon GO Site

Heatran Raid Battle Guide Strategy Tips

Trainers,

One more legendary surprise is coming to Pokémon GO in 2018! The Fire- and Steel-type Lava Dome Pokémon, Heatran, will join Raid Battles across the world from December 18 at 1:00 p.m. PST to January 15 at 1:00 p.m. PST!

Be sure to assemble a team that includes Water-, Fighting-, and Ground-type Pokémon to take down this Legendary Pokémon before it overpowers your team with its massive strength!

Don’t miss this chance to catch this Legendary Pokémon before it returns to its mountain home! Stay safe, and happy exploring!

—The Pokémon GO team

From: Pokemon GO Official Site


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