Pokemon Go Registeel Raid guide: Weaknesses & best counters

David Purcell
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Registeel is returning to Pokemon Go 5-Star Raids in April 2024, so we’ve got the best counters you need to take down this Legendary Titan and catch it for yourself.

In April 2024, Hoenn Legendary Reigsteel, one of the Legendary Titans, will be in 5-Star Raids beginning on April 25.

Registeel has long been known as a dominant force in the consoles games, so don’t expect an easy time dealing with the Steel-type.

For those who need help with Registeel in Pokemon Go, here’s a breakdown on the creature’s weaknesses and best counters.


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Registeel weaknesses in Pokemon Go

Registeel is a pure Steel-type, meaning it’s fairly straightforward in terms of what its biggest weaknesses are: Fire, Ground, and Fighting. Focus on these types and you’ll have a good chance at success.

In terms of strengths, Registeel will have no problem taking down Fairy, Ice, and Rock-type Pokemon, so avoid taking these into battle wherever possible.

Registeel best counters in Pokemon Go

Pokemon Fast Move Charged Move
Reshiram Fire Fang Overheat
Primal Groudon/Groudon Mud Shot Precipice Blades
Moltres Fire Spin Overheat
Chandelure Fire Spin Overheat
Lucario Counter Aura Sphere
Conkeldurr Counter Dynamic Punch
Blaziken Counter Blast Burn
Machamp Counter Dynamic Punch
Garchomp Mud Shot Earthquake
Mega Y Charizard/Charizard Fire Spin Blast Burn

Registeel moveset in Pokemon Go

Here’s a look at all the moves that Registeel can learn in Pokemon Go:

Fast Moves

  • Metal Claw (Steel)
  • Rock Smash (Fighting)
  • Lock On (Normal)

Charged Moves

  • Hyper Beam (Normal)
  • Flash Cannon (Steel)
  • Focus Blast (Fighting)
  • Return (Normal)
  • Zap Cannon (Electric)

How to catch Registeel Pokemon Go

In order to catch Registeel in Pokemon Go, you’ll first need to defeat it in a 5-Star Raid Battle. Registeel will appear in Raids from April 25 through May 2, 2024.

Once you defeat it, you’ll be given a limited amount of Premier Balls to throw, although its catch rate is very low. Make sure you land Excellent throws, curve your Poke Ball, and use Berries to help you secure it.

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