You had a week to fight Zacian in Pokémon GO but now it's time for Zamazenta to make his five-star legendary raid debut. Released as part of the Ultra Unlock Part 3: Sword and Shield event, this second Legendary Pokemon from the Switch games will be a nice addition to any Pokédex. But to get one, you need to know how to beat Zamazenta. Here are the best Zamazenta raid counters in Pokémon GO.
The best Zamazenta counters in Pokémon GO
Here is our full list of the best Zamazenta counters in Pokémon GO for August 2022. This is a new raid enemy so we don't have much history to go from, just based on type, sets movements and other data. it can be said that a team consisting of the following Pokémon should do very well. Of course, you can't do it alone, so keep reading for more tips on how to beat Zamazenta in Pokémon GO.
|Pokémon||fast attack||Charged Attack|
|Moltres||wing attack||Celestial Attack|
|Rayquaza||blow of air||hurricane|
As always, use a Shadow version of the above if you have it ready, powered up, and with the right moveset. We also recommend Shadow Gardevoir or Shadow Exeggutor with Confusion and Psychic. For your unique Mega evolution, if you choose to use one, we recommend Mega Pidgeot with Gust and Brave Bird.
So those are the best Zamazenta counters, but what about your other questions on how to beat Zamazenta?
Zamazenta Raid Guide for Pokémon GO
Below we answer all the most important and frequently asked questions about Zamazenta raids in Pokémon GO.
When do Zamazenta Raids start and end in August 2022
Zamazenta will begin appearing in raids at nearby Gyms on Thursday, August 26 at 10am local time. You'll have just under a week to fight and catch them as they also leave on Wednesday, September 1 at 10am local time. Note that there will be a Zamazenta Raid Hour event on Monday, August 30 at 18 p.m., in case you don't see enough spawns nearby.
How many players to beat Zamazenta
With a new legendary raid boss, you can't always be sure how many players are needed to defeat them. However, based on his stats, Zamazenta isn't out of the usual league. Teams of five or more coaches should be able to handle it well, as long as the players are a bit higher level and have a strong counter team. If you have fewer players, you'll need to make sure you're all high level, hopefully above level 40, and get other bonuses like best friends or weather upgrades.
Can Zamazenta be brilliant in August 2022
With the arrival of a new Pokemon raid boss comes the anticipation of catching Shiny Zamazenta. However, you will need to be patient with this as Zamazenta cannot be Shiny in Pokemon in August 2022. This is the first time it is available in Raids, so there will usually be a future event to debut Shiny Zamazenta . For now, there is only one version to fight and catch.
And that's our Zamazenta raid guide including the best Zamazenta raid counters in August 2022 for Pokémon GO.