Pokémon GO Zacian Raid Guide: How to Beat Zacian

Pokemon GO trainers are gearing up to beat Zacian in five-star Raids later this month.

Galar’s legendary wolves, Zacian and Zamazenta, are the stars of this month’s Raids. This isn’t the first time the two will be front and center for five-star encounters, but that doesn’t mean trainers should give up the opportunity to catch them this time around.

Here’s what you need to know to beat Zacian in Pokemon GO.

Zacian will be appearing in Raids later this month, August 2022. During this time, players will be able to take on the famous sword dog in five-star Raids with a boss CP threshold of 52,195 CP. Its full stats are as follows:

Zacian will be appearing in its Hero of Many Battles form at first, leaving it a single-typed Pokemon in up-coming Raids: a fairy-type. As such, it enjoys a weather boost from Cloudy weather conditions.

It’s only weaknesses are poison and steel-types. Meanwhile, it has a significant resistance to dragon-types along with dark, bug, and fighting-types.

The best steel-type counter choices against Zacian include:

The best poison-type counters include:

Both Zacian and Zamazenta will appear in five-star Raids from Aug. 18 to Aug. 31 at 10 a.m. local time.

More information about what to expect from Raids this month in Pokemon GO can be found in our Raid Hour guide.

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