Altered forme Giratina Pokemon Go – How to catch, guide and best moveset
When facing a Giratina, you'll need some of the best counters!
As part of the October raids, Giratina is making its appearance across Gyms. It’s in it’s altered form, and therefor will be having some different stats and abilities, but that’s what we’re here for. In this article, you’ll find a guide on how to defeat Altered forme Giratina, its counters and then once you catch it, it’s best moveset to have!
When facing a Giratina, it’s recommended to have a team of 5-10 ready to take it on. If you need some help but don’t have in-person friends to face off with, check out this little article!
Altered forme Giratina weakness and resistances
Best counters against Altered Giratina
Here are the best Pokemon to use against Giratina, and your best bet to defeat one in a raid.
|Pokémon||Quick move||Main move||Effective|
|Kyurem (Black)||Dragon Tail||Outrage||100%|
|Zacian (Crowned Sword)||Snarl||Play Rough||100%|
|Darmanitan (Galarian Zen)||Ice Fang||Avalanche||99%|
|Kyurem (Black)||Dragon Tail||Blizzard||98%|
|Palkia||Dragon Tail||Draco Meteor||93%|
|Calyrex (Shadow Rider)||Confusion||Shadow Ball||92%|
|Salamence||Dragon Tail||Draco Meteor||92%|
|Kyurem (White)||Dragon Breath||Blizzard||91%|
|Kyurem (Black)||Shadow Claw||Outrage||91%|
|Dragapult||Dragon Tail||Shadow Ball||90%|
Altered Forme Giratina best moveset
Once you’ve caught yourself a Giratina, you’ll want the best possible one (obviously!) so here’s the best moveset for Giratina.
This move combination has the highest total DPS and is also the best moveset for PVP battles.
Can you catch a shiny Giratina in Pokemon Go?
Yes you can! Shiny Giratina will be available during the raids. But remember a few things:
- You’ll have a 1 in 20 chance in finding a shiny Giratina.
- The shiny Pokemon will only appear after the Raid, and when you can catch it.
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