It’s been an awfully busy month for Pokémon Go players thanks to many Legendary Raids and Mega bosses. While we still have a surprise encounter awaiting us on January 26th, right now there is Shiny Kyogre and Groudon to battle. Here you’ll find the best counters to exploit the weakness of Shiny Kyogre and Groudon in Pokémon Go so you can beat them during their January 2021 Raid.

In addition to the current raid which this guide focuses on, there is also the Hoenn event with its own Collection Challenge and field research tasks and rewards. This Hoenn event as well as last week’s Sinnoh is to build up towards next month’s Kanto Tour which fans are naturally excited about.

While February’s exciting Kanto Tour looms ahead in the very near future, below you’ll discover the best counters to exploit the weakness of Shiny Kyogre and Groudon in Pokémon Go.

Kyogre and Groudon weakness in Pokémon Go

Kyogre is a Water-type with a weakness to Electric-type attacks in Pokémon Go, meanwhile Groudon is a Ground-type with a weakness to Ice-type attacks.

In addition, Kyogre also has a weakness to Grass, and Groudon shares this Achilles heel in addition to Water-types attacks in Pokémon Go.

The former whale resembling creature has a maximum catch CP of 2,351, meanwhile its maximum catch CP when boosted by rainy weather is 2,939.

As for the Ground-type creature, its stats are the same but it’s boosted by sunny weather instead.

Below you’ll discover how to beat the duo.

Best counters for Kyogre and Groudon in Pokémon Go

The best counters for Kyogre and Groudon in Pokémon Go include Electivire and Mega Blastoise.

Other best and suitable counters for Kyogre and Groudon in Pokémon Go are Magnezone, Swampert, and Gyarados.

Below you’ll find a list of suitable creatures to use:

Kyogre counters

  • Electivire – Thunder Shock, Wild Charge
  • Magnezone – Spark, Wild Charge
  • Zekrom – Charge Beam, Wild Charge
  • Venusaur – Vine Whip, Frenzy Plant
  • Raikou – Thunder Shock, Wild Charge
  • Zapdos – Thunder Shock, Thunderbolt
  • Breloom – Bullet Speed, Grass Knot
  • Leafeon – Razor Leaf, Leaf Blade

Groudon counters

  • Mega Blastoise – Water Gun, Hydro Cannon
  • Gyarados – Waterfall, Hydro Pump
  • Swampert – Water Gun, Hydro Cannon
  • Venusaur – Vine Whip, Frenzy Plant
  • Tangrowth – Vine Whip, Frenzy Plant
  • Empoleon – Waterfall, Hydro Cannon
  • Weavile – Ice Shard, Avalanche
  • Kingler – Bubble, Crabhammer

All counters for Kyogre and Groudon in Pokémon Go come courtesy of Pokebattler.