How to Get Terrakion in Pokemon GO

How to Get Terrakion in Pokemon GO
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Terrakion is a legendary Pokémon in Pokemon GO that seems elusive to capture. Its humongous body and powerful features make it a formidable-looking opponent, and its performance is no joke either. However, Terrakion is not easy to get your hands on because it does not spawn in the wild as most other Pokémon do.

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This guide will help you figure out how to get your hands on your own Terrakion in Pokémon GO.

How to Catch Terrakion in Pokemon GO?

Terrakion Special Events

Terrakion first appeared in the 2021 event and raids of the Season of Legends, where you could get it by fighting and winning a battle against it. However, for those who couldn’t get it in the previous year, Pokémon GO creators launched another event previously, called the five-star Raid event. It continued for a week from December 8 till December 15, 2022. During this period, Terrakion spawned near Gyms during Prime Hours.

Trading with Friends

Another way of getting Terrakion is by trading it with your friends or using one of the many trading forums for Pokémon Go. You can try trading with people if you have a Pokémon that others consider rare or valuable. Some players will also be willing to make a simple monetary exchange for their Terrakion.

What are Prime Hours in Pokemon GO?

Pokémon GO creators have officially announced the Prime Hours from 6-7 pm on Wednesday. It is only during this time that Terrakion spawns near gyms in Pokémon GO. Note that it will only be available for capture once per day. Players will have a chance to fight and capture Terrakion in a raid battle. As a Rock/Fighting-type Pokémon, you should exploit its weakness to Water, Ground, Grass, Steel, Psychic and Fairy-type moves. So, while choosing your Pokémon, make sure to use these types.

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Is Terrakion good in Pokemon GO?

Terrakion is a Rock/Fighting Pokémon with several related vulnerabilities and resistances. We mentioned its weaknesses earlier, but it’s also important to note that it is resistant against Normal, Poison, Rock, Bug, Fire, and Dark-Type moves. These moves will only do 63% of their original damage.

The best moves for Terrakion are Double Kick and Sacred Sword when attacking Pokémon in Gyms. This move combination has the highest total DPS and is also the best moveset for PVP battles. Here are Terrakion’s primary stats, and they should give you an idea of what kind of performance to expect. 

Max CP 4181
Attack 260
Defense 192
Stamina 209

Terrakion has been a pretty rare catch in Pokémon GO. It appeared in the Seasons of Legends event and Raids in 2021 and the five-star Raids in 2022. It is a location and time-specific Pokémon, meaning it only spawns during special events. Once you find it, you must play and win a Raid Battle against it. You can also try trading with other trainers to capture it easily. We hope this guide helped you in capturing your own Terrakion. Stay tuned for more Pokémon Go content.