As a part of the upcoming “Lake Legends” event, Pokémon GO players in the Americas and Greenland will see a return of the Legendary monster, Azelf to Tier 5 raids.
For those of you still needing to add this elusive creature to the Pokédex (or needing one with better stats), here’s a quick look at what you’ll need for a successful defeat.
– Part of the Lake Legends (w/ Uxie & Mesprit)
– Psychic type
– Sinnoh region
– Generation IV
– 2nd best Psychic type in the game, behind Mewtwo
Hardest Movesets to Defeat
100% IV: 1834 CP
100% WB IV: 2293 CP
Azelf is boosted in Windy Weather
Giratina Origin Forme w/ Shadow Ball
Gengar w/Shadow Ball
Mega Gengar w/Shadow Ball
Mewtwo w/ Shadow Ball
Shadow Mewtwo w/Shadow Ball
Chandelure w/Shadow Ball
Shadow Tyranitar: Bite/Crunch
Weavile: Feint Attack/Foul Play
Houndoom: Snarl/Foul Play
Mega Houndoom: Snarl/Foul Play
Honchkrow: Snarl/Dark Pulse
# Of Trainers Needed for a Defeat
It is possible to duo Azelf if you’re a Level 40 Trainer with a team of (maxed out) Shadow Ball Giratina & Gengar.
Otherwise, at least 3 Trainers are required.
Azelf will be available in T5 raids from 4pm EST on November 24th until 4pm EST on December 1st.
Read more about the “Lake Legends” event at pokemongolive.com.