Best Gastrodon Tera Raid Build Pokemon Scarlet and Violet

Our Best Gastrodon Tera Raid Build Pokemon Scarlet and Violet is mainly about the Greninja raid, but the build should also work in other, similar high-level fights. It does require its share of legwork. By the end of it, though, you’ll end up with a really powerful and useful Pokemon. So, with all that said, let’s dive straight into it!

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best gastrodon tera raid build pokemon scarlet and violet
Best Gastrodon Tera Raid Build Pokemon Scarlet and Violet

Best Gastrodon Build for Greninja Tera Raid in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet

The best Gastrodon build for the Greninja Tera Raid in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet can be done with either version of the slug Pokemon, East or West. By default, Gastrodon is dual Ground and Water type, but you definitely want the Tera Type to be Ground. The ideal Nature would be Modest (use a Mint if necessary) and the ability should be Storm Drain to make it immune to Water attacks (use an Ability Capsule if you need to). Give it Soft Sand as the Held Item to increase the power of its Ground attacks by 20%. The moveset should include Mud Shot, Stockpile, Earth Power and Recover. Lastly, be sure to EV train HP and Sp Atk to 252 and Defense to about 4 or so.

Now, the best Pokemon Scarlet and Violet Gastrodon Greninja Tera Raid build is going to require a lot of work. You will have to level it up all the way to 100, as well as Hyper Train it to make it ready for the seven-star battle. Once you have it ready to go, you want to start the fight off by using Stockpile (via Skwovet as an Egg Move) to boost your defenses. From there, use Mud Shot (obtained via TM 035) and Earth Power to build up your Tera meter. From turn 5, terastallize and keep beating it down with the super-powered Earth Power. Recover is there to reclaim some health whenever necessary. For more options in this fight, check out our Raid guide we’ve linked up top.

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