Starting today, Pokémon GO Trainers will have the opportunity to add yet another formidable fighter to their collection with the addition of Dialga to Tier 5 gym raids. With more resistances and a higher amount of stamina than its predecessor, Palkia, this newest Legendary is a definite “must have” for serious players.
Thinking of taking him on? Here’s what you’ll need to know for a successful Dialga defeat.
Dialga is weak against fighting and ground type Pokémon. The best 6 counters are:
Groudon: Mud Shot/Earthquake
Rhyperior: Mud Slap/Earthquake
Mamoswine: Mud Slap/Bulldoze
Machamp: Counter/Dynamic Punch
Breloom: Counter/ Dynamic Punch
Hariyama: Counter/Dynamic Punch
Trainers Needed for a Defeat:
High Level Player Groups: 3-4
Lower Level Player Groups: 6-8
Note: 2 Trainers can take down a Dialga in Cloudy Weather with 6, Level 40 Machamps.
100% CP: 2307
100% CP Weather Boosted: 2884
Dialga is boosted in Windy or Snowy weather.
Dialga’s best moveset is Dragon Breath/Draco Meteor.
Dialga will be available until March 28th.