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The best 3 Pokemon to beat Articuno

Here are how to defeat Articuno, the list of types super effective against to Articuno, and the moves of Articuno.
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Where to find Articuno

Event Period8/15 (Tuesday) - 9/1 (Friday)

Articuno, one of the three legendary birds of Kanto, is now available to catch for a limited time only!

Time Limit

The time limit for fighting Articuno is 300 seconds (5 minutes). You can try to lower his HP as much as possible during this time. Use revives and potions after you are defeated to quickly get back into the battle!

Tips and strategies

Choosing attack types

Rock Fire Electric Steel

Super effective attacks against an Ice/Flying type pokemon such as Articuno, include have Rock, Fire, Electric, or Steel type attacks. With Rock type attacks being especially powerful, as it is able to deal super effective damage to both Ice and Flying types.

Choosing Pokemon

Steel Fire Water

All of Articuno's moves are Ice-type, therefore choosing a pokemon with typing resistant to Ice would be ideal. Steel, Fire and Water are all excellent choices when facing Articuno, with Steel and Fire being extra useful as they can also deal super effective damage.

Raid party

As with other Legendary Raid Boss Pokemon Articuno is impossible to beat alone. On the other hand, he is easier than others of his kind based on the fact that he has a double weakness to Rock type. Around 10 or more trainers using Rock-type attacks could ensure victory against Articuno.

Recommended Pokemon

Tyranitar

  • Outstanding overall stats that rival even Legendary Pokemon.
  • Rock-type attacks are double super effective against Articuno.

Moltres

  • Outstanding attack stat.
  • Fire-type Attacks are super effective against Articuno.
  • Overheat is extremely powerful.

Flareon

  • Fire-type Attacks are super effective against Articuno.
  • Overheat is extremely powerful.
  • Resistant against Ice-type attacks.

Charizard

  • Basically the same as Moltres, but weaker.

Arcanine

  • Same as Flareon with better HP but weaker attack and defense stats.

Golem

  • Rock-type attacks are double super effective against Articuno.
  • Ice-type is super effective against Golem, meaning you have to dodge Articuno's attacks.

Magneton

  • Electric attacks are super effective against Articuno.
  • Resistant against Ice-type attacks.

Jolteon

  • High attack stat.
  • Electric attacks are super effective against Articuno.

Stats and other information

Base stats

Type effectiveness

▲ = not very effective  ◯ = super effective

Normal - Fire Water -
Grass Electric Ice -
Fighting - Poison - Ground
Flying - Psychic - Bug
Rock Ghost - Dragon -
Dark - Steel Fairy -

Moveset

Move Category Type
Frost Breath Fast move Ice
Blizzard Charge move Ice
Ice Beam Charge move Ice
Icy Wind Charge move Ice

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