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POKÉMON Scarlet and Violet will have two new seven-star tera-raids following the success of the Charizard raid.

The raids will be version-specific, with Tyranitar appearing in Scarlet, and Salamence appearing in Violet.

The raids will be for a limited time, so those who want to catch the pseudo legendaries with rare Tera-type will not want to miss this chance.

Here’s everything you need to know about the Tyranitar and Salamence raids in Pokémon Scarlet & Violet

Pokémon Scarlet & Violet: Tyranitar and Salamence tera-raids

The Tyranitar and Salamence raids will take place this weekend from December 9, at 12am UK time, until December 11, at 11:59pm.

This means you will have three whole days to try and take on the raids.

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Both pseudo-legendary Pokémon will appear in both four- and five-star raids, and will appear commonly, giving a better chance to find them online.

The tera-type of each Pokémon will be random, but as they both have a four-times weakness, people will be looking for types that resist these weaknesses.

Good types would include Ghost-type for Tyranitar, and Fire-type for Salamence.

Pokémon Scarlet & Violet: Tips to take down Tyranitar and Salamence in raids

We have general tips for tera-raids, as well as a list of the best Pokémon to use, so if you’re unsure, try reading these first.

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Unlike the Charizard raid, which is always Dragon-type, these raids are random, making them a little harder to plan for.

However, they are lower ratings and so beating them should be a bit simpler.

Both of these Pokémon are physical attackers, so it’s important that you have a Pokémon that can withstand powerful physical attacks.

Tyranitar will likely use Ground-, Rock-, and Dark-type attacks, so bring Pokémon that resist these.

Your choice will depend on the tera-type of the Pokémon, but Breloom resists all these types. Other Grass-types like Meowscrada might prove useful.

Salamence can also have a number of special attacks making it more difficult to deal with, but it will likely have Dragon-, Flying-, and possibly Fire-type attacks.

This also depends on the Tera-type, so a bulky Pokémon like Iron Hands or Azumarill will prove useful.

Written by Georgina Young on behalf of GLHF.

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