Pokemon Go Heatran Counters, weaknesses and best moveset
Heatran is back in Pokemon Go! Here's all you need to know about beating Heatran!
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Kyurem is finally taking a backseat in the five star raids, as Heatran takes to the centre. It feels like forever now that we’ve have another legendary back in Pokemon Go. But from the 7th of January til the 15th, Heatran will be appearing in Pokemon Go Raids. So naturally you’ll want to know what are Heatran weaknesses, counters and – once you catch it – the best moveset.
Heatran is a legendary Fire & Steel Pokémon. It is vulnerable to Ground, Fighting and Water moves. Heatran’s strongest moveset is Fire Spin & Flamethrower and it has a Max CP of 3,754.
So when you’re going up against Heatran, you might want to bear in mind Heatran’s very specific typing. Heatran is a fire and steel type. Meaning it’s going to be resistant to more types than it’s vulnerable to.
Heatran Counters – Best Counters against Heatran
So when it comes to Heatran Counters, you won’t be surprised to see that they’re all mainly Ground types with ground moves. These Pokemon will give you the best chance to beating Heatran.
|Pokémon||Quick move||Main move||Effective|
|Landorus (Therian)||Mud Shot||Earthquake||100%|
|Landorus (Therian)||Mud Shot||Earth Power||99%|
|Landorus (Incarnate)||Mud Shot||Earth Power||90%|
|Garchomp||Mud Shot||Earth Power||90%|
|Landorus (Therian)||Mud Shot||Bulldoze||87%|
|Excadrill||Mud Shot||Drill Run||85%|
Heatran Best Moveset
That’s it, you’ve finally caught yourself a Heatran! Now you want to know what moveset to teach it to make sure it’s the strongest it can be!
The best moves for Heatran are Fire Spin and Flamethrower when attacking Pokémon in Gyms. This move combination has the highest total DPS and is also the best moveset for PVP battles.
Can Heatran be Shiny in Pokemon Go?
Luckily for you, yes!
You can indeed catch a shiny Heatran in Pokemon Go, but you’ll need to hope luck is on your side! When it comes to Legendaries, you have a 1 in 20 chance it’ll be shiny. Which might not seem too bad, but considering how many five star raids you’ll need to do… Well it can end up being a lot more difficult than it sounds.