Do you want to find the best ways to catch and defeat Regirock in Pokemon Go? Scroll down and find everything.

Pokemon Go Shared Skies season has begun and new five-star battles are out along with special events. Regirock, the tier 5 raid boss, is featured in five-star battles. Regirock is one of the strongest Rock-type defenders in the game. Defeating a legendary unit is never easy for trainers as you have to utilize the best builds of a Pokemon.

Regirock is not a strong attacker, but the high defense makes it hard for players to inflict damage. Going with top moves and Pokemon with a high CP will be the best strategy for the Regirock raid. Join 3 or 4 trainers helps you defeat the Regirock easily. Here’s all about Pokemon Go Regirock raid, counters and skills.

Pokemon Go Regirock Raid 

Pokemon Go Regirock Raid
Regirock Pokemon

Regirock is a legendary Rock-type unit. The best counters are Fighting, Grass, and Water. Pokemon with steel and ground powers can be used as well. Here are the recommended Pokemon and skills to beat the Regirock raid in the new season,

Mega Sceptile 

Mega Sceptile is a Grass and Dragon Pokemon. It’s a strong attacking unit and has a high winning rate in Pokemon Go tier battles. The Mega form of Sceptile is a beast and it gets double stats during Windy and Sunny weather. 

  • Frenzy Plant (Charged Attack) – With this Grass-type skill, the damage stats get better for Mega Sceptile 
  • Fury Cutter (Fast Attack) – The bug-type move is another powerful skill for the five-star battle
  • Breaking Swipe (Charged Attack) – Breaking Swipe Buffs your attacks and debuffs enemies attacks by 20%

Mega Swampert 

Mega Swampert, the water and ground Pokemon is a bulk and massive tank for raid battles. With high stats and cp, Mega Swampert is a top pick. The Pokemon’s resistance against Rock-type units make it one of the best counters to beat Regirock. The advantage of picking Mega Swampert is the Pokemon’s ability to fight during both rain and sunny weather.

  • Mud Shot (Fast Attack) – The Ground-type skill is the main moveset for Mega Swampert and it deals heavy damage throughout the raid
  • Muddy Water (Charged Attack) – The Water-type move reduces defense for targets and enhances attacks for self

Shadow Excadrill 

Shadow Excadrill is an S-ranked Pokemon. With the powers of Ground and Steel, this pocket monster is a beast and it performance gets enhanced during Sunny and Snow weather. Though it’s a poor defense, the atk and stamina stats for Shadow Excadrill make it a great option to win the raid against Regirock.

  • Metal Claw (Fast Attack) –  Metal Claw is a Steel-type move and the best skill for Shadow Excadrill 
  • Scorching Sands (Charged Attack) – The Ground-type attack inflicts severe damage and it also debuffs defense for opposite Pokemon by 20%

Primal Groudon 

Pokemon Go Regirock

Primal Groudon’s arrival is intimidating for its enemies. It has a stellar record in tier 5 raid battles. Primal Groudon’s resistance against Rock-type moves is higher. It deals Ground and Fire damage. With excellent All-round stats and great accuracy, this Pokemon can destroy its targets.

  • Precipice Blades (Charged Attack) – The Ground-type charge move increases damage and deals over 130 dps. The charged attack stuns enemies and reduces their defense in no time
  • Fire Punch (Charged Attack) – The fire skill enhances attacks for your Pokemon

Mega Lopunny

Mega Lopunny is a normal and fighting Pokemon. It has dominated Rock-type units and can be a strong dps to win the raid. It will receive damage buff during Cloudy and Partly Cloudy weather. With great movement speed and attacks, Mega Lopunny is a game changer.

  • Pound (Fast Attack) –  Pound is the primary skill for Mega Lopunny. The normal type moveset attacks harder and stuns the targets 
  • Focus Blast (Charged Attack) – Focus Blast is a fighting skill that helps your Pokemon deal over 140 dps
  • Hyper Beam (Charged Attack) – Another strong charged attack and this normal type skill unleashes 150 dps

Shadow Ursaluna

The Shadow form of Ursaluna has been an incredible tank. This ground and normal dual-type Pokemon is highly resistant to Rock-type moves. It will be effective during Sunny and Partly Cloudy weather.

  • High Horsepower (Charged Attack) – High Horsepower is a powerful Ground-type ability that deals more than 120 dps even without special effects 
  • Tackle (Fast Attack) – Tackle is a normal type skill that frequently buffs the attacks

Shadow Exeggutor

Shadow Exeggutor has insane records in tier battles. Known as the best Pokemon from the Kanto region, it deals grass and psychic damage. The Sunny and Windy weather will boost its skills. Shadow Exeggutor doesn’t have high defense, but the Pokémon maximizes its attacks and skills.

  • Confusion (Fast Attack) – The psychic move stuns targets for a while and launches a massive attack
  • Seed Bomb (Charged Attack) – The grass-type attack grants a huge damage boost to Shadow Exeggutor

With these counters, you can dominate the Pokemon Go Regirock raid. Also, the Nosepass raid is back for the season.


How to Catch Pokemon Go Regirock?

Regirock spawns in the wild and players can take part in timed field research tasks to get one. Regirock will also appear in tier raid battles. You can obtain Regirock as a trade from friend. Catching Regirock is challenging as the spawn rate is low. You can use razz berries and make curve throws to catch it easily.

How to Get Candy in Pokemon ?

Candy is an in-game resource and currency in Pokemon Go. Trainers can earn unlimited candies by completing PvP raids, boss raids and five-star battles. Using berries to catch Pokemon doubles candies and you can evolve Pokemon to get more candies. With candies, you can evolve Pokemon in Pokemon Go. Catching Pokemon is the best method to farm candies.

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