Another new Pokemon Go event and raid has arrived, so we prepped up the Best Tapu Fini Raid counters in 2022.
After a change to Mega Evolutions, Niantic has held a variety of events to celebrate the occasion. At the start of the month, Niantic announced the Mega Moment event adding Mega Kangaskhan to Pokemon Go. Following this Mega event, Niantic followed this event up with the Pokemon Air Adventures; during this most recent event, Niantic added Mega Latias and Mega Latios to Pokemon Go.
This marks the first Mega Legendary raid in Pokemon Go. Once the Pokemon Air Adventures event is complete, Pokemon Go will host the Water Festival. In celebration of the Water Festival, Niantic is bringing back the Mega Blastoise raid while introducing the Tapu Fini raid from May 10th to May 25th, 2022.
Now check out our Tapu Fini Raid guide below to learn the best raid counters!
Tapu Fini Raid Guide
Tapu Fini Raid Stats
- Tapu Fini is a Water, Fairy-type Pokemon.
- It is weak to Poison, Grass, and Electric-type moves.
- Tapu Fini’s Raid CP is 40978
- Tapu Fini’s Base HP is 172
- Its Attack is 189 and Defense is 254
- The Base catch CP is between 1556 – 1632
- The Boosted Catch CP is between 1946 – 2041
- It is Weather Boosted by rainy or cloudy weather
- Its fast moves can be Water Gun or Hidden Power
- Its Charged moves can be Ice Beam, Moonblast, Hydro Pump, or Surf
Tapu Fini Raid Counters
Going into the Tapu Fini Raid, trainers will need Pokemon with high attack stats or type effective attacks. Overall, Tapu Fini is one of the easier guardian diety Legendary Pokemon to take down in Pokemon Go with a well-rounded team. This raid can be easily completed by a team of 3 to 5 trainers; a team of 6 to 20 trainers is overkill but makes for a better completionist bonus (More Balls). Using Mega Pokemon such as Mega Venasaur, Mega Beedrill, or Mega Manectric will make trainers’ lives easier. Ultimately, you will want to use Poison, Grass, or Electric-type Pokemon. Be careful, because the raid can be difficult if using fighting, bug, fire, water, ice, dark, or dragon-type Pokemon.
Here are the best counters to overcoming the raid. Some of these recommendations can be substituted out for Pokemon with type advantage or a better move set.
Primary Tapu Fini Raid Counters:
- Mega Venasaur – Vine Whip & Frenzy Plant
- Roserade – Razor Leaf & Grass Knot
- Tangrowth – Vine Whip & Power Whip
- Exeggutor – Bullet Seed & Seed Bomb
- Victreebel – Razor Leaf & Leaf Blade or Acid & Sludge Bomb
- Shiftry – Razor Leaf & Leaf Blade
Alternate Tapu Fini Raid Counters:
- Mega Manectric – Thunder Fang & Wild Charge
- Zekrom – Charge Beam & Wild Charge
- Raikou – Thunder Shock & Wild Charge
- Zapdos – Thunder Shock & Thunderbolt
- Mewtwo – Psycho Cut & Thunderbolt
- Magnezone – Wild Spark & Wild Charge
- Electivire – Thunder Shock & Wild Charge
- Luxray – Spark & Wild Charge
- Torterra – Razor Leaf & Frenzy Plant
- Deoxys (Normal Forme) – Charge Beam & Thunderbolt
- Thundurus (Therian) – Thunder Shock & Thunderbolt
- Tapu Bulu – Bullet Seed & Grass Knot
- Tapu Koko – Volt Switch & Thunderbolt or Dazzling Gleam
- Sceptile – Bullet Seed & Frenzy Plant
- Breloom – Bullet Seed & Grass Knot
- Celebi – Magical Leaf & Leaf Storm
- Leafeon – Razor Leaf & Solar Beam
- Simisage – Vine Whip & Grass Knot
- Decidueye – Razor Leaf & Energy Ball
- Salazzle – Poison Jab & Sludge Wave
- Drapion – Poison Sting & Sludge Bomb
- Mega Beedril – Poison Jab & Sludge Bomb
- Scolipede – Poison Jab & Sludge Bomb
- Skuntank – Poison Jab & Sludge Bomb
- Vileplume – Acid & Sludge Bomb
- Zarude – Vine Whip & Power Whip
- Mega Gengar – Shadow Claw & Sludge Bomb
For additional Pokemon Go news or raid guides, check out our Pokemon Go section. Will you be taking on the Mega Latias and Mega Latios raids or waiting until the Mega Blastoise and Tapu Fini raids? Do you like the changes to Mega Energy in Pokemon Go? Have these changes made you more likely to participate in Mega raids or should Niantic do something else?
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