Pokemon Go Hisuian Avalugg Raid guide: Weaknesses & best counters

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Hisuian Avalugg has returned to Pokemon Go, so here are its weaknesses and the best counters to defeat it.

Pokemon Legends Arceus introduced a new set of regional forms known as Hisuian Pokemon. These variants have slowly been popping up in Pokemon Go, with one addition being Hisuian Avalugg.

Unlike the original Ice-type Avalugg from the Kalos region, Hisuian Avalugg is a dual Rock/Ice-type. This means its weaknesses are different, and the top counters you’ll want to use to defeat it are also different.

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Hisuian Avalugg will appear in 3-Star Raids in Pokemon Go from November 20 to November 22. You’ll find everything you need to know to defeat it below.

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Hisuian Avalugg weaknesses in Pokemon Go

Hisuian Avalugg is a dual Ice/Rock-type Pokemon, which means it’s weak to Fighting, Grass, Ground, Rock, Steel, and Water-type attacks.

We recommend focusing on Fighting and Steel-type moves if possible, as Hisuian Avalugg is 4x weak to these, so that they will be even more effective than usual.

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It’s also important to know a Pokemon’s type resistances when heading into a Raid Battle: Avoid using Flying, Ice, Normal, and Poison-type attacks.

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Best counters for Hisuian Avalugg in Pokemon Go

Here are some of the best counters to defeat Hisuian Avalugg in Pokemon Go:

PokemonBest Moveset
Mega BlazikenCounter & Focus Blast
Mega LopunnyLow Kick & Focus Blast
TerrakionDouble Kick & Sacred Sword
Shadow MetagrossBullet Punch & Meteor Mash
LucarioCounter & Aura Sphere
Keldeo Low Kick & Sacred Sword
ConkeldurrCounter & Dynamic Punch
Shadow HariyamaCounter & Dynamic Punch
Shadow MachampCounter & Dynamic Punch
Shadow ExcadrillMetal Claw & Iron Head

The Pokemon listed above are some of the most effective counters you can use against Hisuian Avalugg, but they’ll still need to be powered up to a high level and know their best moves if you want to win.

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If you don’t have any of those recommended counters, focus on your strongest Fighting and Steel-type Pokemon with matching moves, and you should have a decent chance of success.

That’s everything you need to know about Hisuian Avalugg weaknesses! Check out some more Pokemon Go guides below:

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