Niantic added on Tuesday (12/12) the legendary Pokémon Virizion, which will be available in Level Five Raid Battles at gyms around the world in Pokémon GO.
The new legendary Pokémon took the place of Terrakion, which previously held the level five Raid Pokémon rank in the mobile game. Virizion will be available in the game until January 7th.
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“Virizion, the Grassland Pokémon, has arrived in five-star Raids! This legendary Grass and Fighter Pokémon is said to confuse opponents with his quick moves, so have your battle strategies ready before you encounter him. ”Declared the official Pokémon Go account on Twitter
Virizion, the Grassland Pokémon, has arrived in five-star raids! This Grass- and Fighting-type Legendary Pokémon has been said to confound opponents with its swift movements, so make sure you have your battle strategies ready before you encounter it. pic.twitter.com/ZV1GfPxPDa
– Pokémon GO (@PokemonGoApp) December 17, 2019
Like the other Sword of Justice Pokémon, Virizion is a double-type legend (Grass and Fighter), having weaknesses for Fire, Ice, Poison, Psychic, and Fairy monsters. The best Pokémon counters against him are Lugia, Entei, Glaceon and Gardevoir.
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