Ho-Oh has taken the lead in Pokémon GO as the boss of 5-Star Raids.
As one of the Legendary favorites of the series, Ho-Oh has returned in the Rising Heroes season to challenge the trainers, though not for long. During this season we will also be able to enjoy multiple categories in the competitive one, as well as a new temporary investigation that will be available until June.
But what interests us this time will be the challenging 5-star Raid against the mighty Ho-Oha very complete monster in the series.
The Raid of Ho-Oh in Pokémon GO
The enigmatic legendary Pokémon Ho-Oh will appear as a powerful boss in the 5-star Raids of Pokémon GO until March 21 at 10:00 (local time).
Ho-Oh It is a Fire and Flying type Pokémon, so it will be resistant against Ground, Fighting, Steel, Fairy and Fire type attacks. Also, it will take only 39% damage from Grass and Bug-type attacks. That being said, it is weak against Water and Electric-type Attacks; as well as super weak to Rock-types.
As for his stats, Ho-Oh He stands out for having 239 Attack, 244 Defense, and 214 Stamina. This is similar to the main series, where he has several good stats including Special Defense, Attack, Special Attack, and HP. Even his Defense and Speed aren’t bad at all, totaling 680 base stats.
Ho-Oh is a very convenient Legendary in Pokémon GO, particularly because of the number of moves it can learn. These are all of his quick attacks:
Steel Wing (Steel)Paranormal (Psychic)Calcination (Fire)Hidden Power (Psychic)
And these are all his charged moves:
Flare (Fire)Sunbeam (Plant)Daring Bird (Flying)Earthquake (Earth) Holy Fire (Fire) Frustration and Retribution (Normal)
how to defeat Ho-Oh in Pokémon GO
The next step after having analyzed Ho-Oh in Pokémon GO it will be to choose the best counters to face it. The best strategy will be to focus on Rock-type moves, as these deal 256% more STAB multiplier to it.
Your chances of winning the fight will increase if you use boosted versions of the counters, since they will do more damage in less time, despite being more expensive or difficult to acquire. This means using Mega, XL and Dark versions whenever possible. You can find a guide on Mega Evolutions from Pokémon GO in this link.
These are the best coutners and moves that will help you defeat Ho-Oh in 5 star raids Pokémon GO:
Aerodactyl: Lanzro Roos and avalancanchaaggron: anti -aircraft and meteoricamprados beam: anti -aircraft and avalanchathyrantrum: Lanzrorororos and lightery meteoricorhyperior: anti -aircraeting and bouncesterrakion: antiaereo and avalanchagigalith: anti -aircraft and meteoricolandorus ray: Lanzrocas and Avalanchas and Avalanchanitar: Antiace Hydro CannonBlastoise: Water Gun and Hydro CannonManectric: Lightning Fang and Cruel VoltGyarados: Waterfall and Hydro PumpKyogre: Waterfall and Surf
Currently the most popular options are Mega Evolutions like Mega Aerodactyl or Aggron, as well as Rampardos and Tyrantrum. Some Water Pokémon are viable if you take into account that Solar Beam will be a huge drawback.
Try to fight alongside other trainers who also know what they are doing to ensure your victory.
Can you catch Ho-Oh Shiny?
the fight against Ho-Oh in Pokémon GO It can be quite difficult, but the good news is that it will give you a chance to capture this rare Legendary. However, some players wonder if it is possible to capture it in its Shiny variant.
The good news is that the powerful Ho-Oh Shiny will be able to appear in the 5-star Raids of Pokémon GO, although it will not be easy to find. Unlike Scarlet and Purple, Pokémon GO It doesn’t have a mechanic to improve your Shiny odds, so you’ll need to face it multiple times. The good news is that the chance is 1/20 in Raids level 5 or higher, instead of 1/500 as it is with wild Pokémon.
Ho-Oh you will have a CP of 50,064 as a boss. Can be caught with a maximum CP of 2,207 (or 2,759 under Sunny or Windy weather buff).
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