Conquer the legendary Pokemon Groudon in this Pokemon GO raid battle strategy guide. Get tips on how to defeat it, recommended Pokemon and moves, CP to get 100% IV, & more!
|Raid Duration||Jan 15, 2019, 2018 (Tue) - Jan 29, 2019 (Tue)|
Groudon Related Article
Table of Contents
Groudon's Return In Hoenn Event
|Event Duration||Jan 15, 2019, 2018 (Tue) - Jan 29, 2019 (Tue)|
To celebrate the Hoenn region, Pokemon GO is having an event and this includes the return of Groudon & Kyogre in legendary raid battles!Check Out Hoenn Event Details Here!
Recommended Pokemon Vs. Groudon
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||Kyogre|| Waterfall |
|2||Roserade|| Razor Leaf|
|3||Kyogre|| Waterfall |
|5||Venusaur|| Vine Whip|
|6||Latios|| Dragon Breath|
|8||Venusaur|| Vine Whip|
|9||Exeggutor|| Bullet Seed|
|11||Alolan Exeggutor|| Bullet Seed|
|12||Jynx|| Frost Breath|
|13||Groudon|| Mud Shot|
|14||Mewtwo|| Psycho Cut|
|15||Rayquaza|| Dragon Tail|
*These are Legacy Moves and are currently not available to learn in the game.
Battle Strategy Against Groudon
Best Pokemon To Use Vs. Groudon (Kyogre)
Kyogre is the top Pokemon to pit against Groudon. Groudon is weak to Water Type moves and Kyogre can easily take his HP down with Water attacks.
Kyogre Is Weak To Groudon's Solar Beam
It's possible that the Groudon you'll face will have the move Solar Beam. Take caution as Kyogre is weak against Solar Beam and will suffer huge amounts of damage, especially when Groudon is weather-boosted!
Pokemon To Combat Groudon's Solar Beam
If the Groudon you're facing has the move Solar Beam, bring other Pokemon that can combat or survive against that move. Be cautious, though, as some Pokemon can be weak against Groudon's Fire Blast
Recommended Pokemon To Use Against Solar Beam
Groudon Is Powerful With Weather Boost
Groudon can be incredibly powerful and hard to bring down when it is boosted by Sunny weather! Be aware of the weather before deciding to challenge Groudon.Check Out Weather System Here!
CP To Get 100% IV Groudon
Groudon At 100% IV Has CP 2351
When you're at the capture phase, encountering a Groudon with CP 2351 has guaranteed 100% IV. Keep this in mind if you're hunting for a Groudon with perfect IV.Check Out Groudon's CP & IV Reference Chart!
Sunny Weather Boosts 100% IV Groudon To CP 2939
|CP On Normal Weather||Weather||Weather Boosted CP|
Groudon receives a weather boost when it is sunny. With the weather boost, a 100% IV Groudon will have a CP of 2939.
Individual Value (IV) Per CP Chart
You can also check Groudon'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.
Weather Boosted CP
Weather Boosted CP
Groudon's Type & Weakness Chart
Groudon's Weakness Is Water & Grass Type Moves
Groudon is legendary Pokemon with a singular Type - Ground. It is weak against Water, Grass, and Ice Type moves so bring these type of Pokemon into battle. Avoid using Electric Pokemon as they are ineffective against Groudon.
Weakness & Damage Chart Against Groudon
Pokemon GO Official Announcement
Watch out, Trainers! Groudon, the Ground-type Legendary Pokémon originally discovered in the Hoenn region, is now appearing in Raid Battles around the world. https://t.co/mXvoyIrXIG pic.twitter.com/ZMJf8GR6Er— Pokémon GO is ready to #GOBattle (@PokemonGoApp) December 15, 2017
Official Pokemon GO Site
Groudon, the Ground-type Legendary Pokémon originally discovered in the Hoenn region, is now appearing in Raid Battles around the world! Keep an eye out for Groudon at Gyms near you, and you may be one of the first to catch this Legendary Pokémon. But don’t delay—Groudon will only be available until 1:00 p.m. PST on January 15, 2018.
Good luck, Trainers!
—The Pokémon GO team
From: Pokemon GO Official Site