Best Iron Hands Tera Raid Build Pokemon Scarlet and Violet

Knowing the best Iron Hands Tera Raid build in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet is going to be pretty useful. After all, these fights are really difficult, and optimizing your Pokemon for them can make all the difference. That’s why, in this guide, we are going to walk you through the process of preparing Iron Hands for Raids and how to make it an absolute beast.

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best iron hands tera raid build pokemon scarlet and violet
Best Iron Hands Tera Raid Build Pokemon Scarlet and Violet

Best Iron Hands Build for Tera Raids in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet

The best Iron Hands build for Tera Raids in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet, you are going to have to teach it the Belly Drum move. We have a separate guide on how to do that, so check it out. The other move you’ll need is Drain Punch. The other two moves don’t matter as much, but Thunder Punch should be one of them. We’ll explain more a little later. Next, you want to max out the HP and Attack EVs and IVs. Use the HP Up and Protein Vitamins and Hyper Training as necessary. The maximum HP is 512 and the Attack caps out at 416. Last, but not least, let the Iron Hands hold the Punching Glove, which boosts the power of Punching Attacks. Also, use an Adamant Mint to change its nature.

So, that’s basically the best Iron Hands build for Tera Raids in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet. You want to open the fight with Belly Drum, which increases your Attack even further at the cost of your health. Don’t worry about that, because the next attack is Drain Punch, which will restore a lot of your health (if not all). Plus, it will blow so much health away from the Raid boss. Rinse and repeat as necessary. This build works wonders against Ice, Dark, Steel, Normal, and Rock Pokemon. It can also work well against Water and Flying; you just have to use Thunder Punch to deal the real damage. And there you have it. If you have any other build ideas, let us know in the comments.

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