October 2, 2022

Background

Articuno is a Ice/Flying type Legendary Pokémon introduced in Generation 1. It is said that Articuno is a Pokémon that can control ice. The flapping of its wings chills the air. As a result, it is said that when this Pokémon flies, snow will fall.

Availability

  • It will be in raids from July 1st 2022, 10am local time to July 7th 2022 10 am local time.
  • Its Shiny form will be available.
  • Since it is a Ice/Flying type, it is boosted by Windy and Snowy weather.
  • It’s 100% IV is 1743 (Non-Boosted) and 2179 (Boosted).
  • It will be featured during a raid hour on July 6th and at 6pm-7pm Local Time.

Counters

Articuno is an Ice/ Flying type, so it is weak to Rock, Fire, Steel and Electric type moves. Any Pokémon with these types of moves serve as effective counters!

Let’s go through some of the best counters below:

Normal Counters

  • Ramparados with Smack Down and Rock Slide.
  • Tyranitar with Smack Down (Legacy) and Stone Edge.
  • Terrakion with Smack Down and Rock Slide.
  • Rhyperior with Smack Down and Rock Wrecker (Legacy).

Mega Counters

  • Mega Aerodactyl with Rock Throw and Rock Slide.
  • Mega Charizard with Fire Spin and Blast Burn (Legacy).

Shadow Counters

  • Shadow Aggron with Smack Down and Stone Edge.
  • Shadow Tyranitar with Smack Down (Legacy) and Stone Edge.
  • Shadow Omastar with Rock Throw and Rock Slide (Both Legacy).

Budget Counters

  • Aggron with Smack Down and Stone Edge.
  • Alolan Golem with Rock Throw and Stone Edge.
  • Darmanitan with Fire Fang and Rock Slide.
  • Aerodactyl with Rock Throw and Rock Slide.


Thank you for reading! 
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