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Where Do I Find Pokemon GO Raikou?
How To Catch Legendary Pokemon
Starting August 31, the Legendary Pokémon GO Raikou will begin appearing in Pokémon GO. This is 1 of the 3 Legendary Beast from the Johto Region available during this event.
Catch all three Legendary Beast in Raid Battles
Start Date - 8/31/17
End Date - 11/30/17
You can find these Legendary Pokémon in the following areas of the world:
- Raikou, an Electric-type Legendary Pokémon, can be battled throughout the Asia-Pacific region.
- Entei, a Fire-type Legendary Pokémon, can be battled throughout the Americas.
- Suicune, a Water-type Legendary Pokémon, can be battled throughout the Europe and Africa.
After the specific duration of time, the spawn locations of Pokemon GO Raikou will switch regions. This will happen enough times to allow everyone around the world a chance to catch all 3 of the Legendary Beast Pokemon.
Region Spawn Switch Dates:
First Region Swap Date: 8/31/17 - 9/30/17
Second Region Swap Date: 9/31/17 - 10/30/17
Third Region Swap Date: 10/31/17 - 11/30/17
You would normally find and catch Pokemon GO Raikou in School, Commercial (Shopping Districts) Locations since it's an Electric type. However, This specific Pokemon can only be captured after defeating it in a Raid Battle. Raid Bosses spawn at Gym locations and players use Raid Passes to enter the battle.
Legendary Egg Raid BossLevel 5 ★★★★★
This is the Pokemon GO Raikou Raid Egg. Only Legendary Pokemon can reach Level 5 Star Difficulty.
Pokemon GO Raikou Raid Boss
|Egg Level 5 ★★★★★|
|Capture Rate: 2%|
|Can Solo: No|
|Berry Type||Curve||Throw type|
Raikou Raid Boss Counters
Pokemon GO Raikou Moves
Moves highlighted in green deal more damage from Same Type Attack Bonus
What is Pokemon GO Raikou Weak Against
It's Weak to Ground and Type Moves. However, it will take less damage from and is resistant to Electric, Flying, Steel Type Moves.