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Pokémon Go Landorus (Therian Forme) counters: How to defeat the raid boss

Find the best Pokémon to deal with Landorus’ 5-Star Raid
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Landorus (Therian Forme) is one of the Pokémon Go 5-Star Raid Bosses as well as one of the Forces of Nature, a group of Legendary Pokémon. Though Landorus itself debuted in the mobile game a while ago already, its signature attack is finally catching up with it in January 2024. Defeating and catching Landorus (Therian Forme) during its run from January 24 to 31, 2024, guarantees you one that automatically knows Sandsear Storm.

Landorus (Therian Forme) is a Ground- and Flying-type, which means that you have one great and one fantastic option to counter it: Water is effective against Landorus, but Ice doubly so – making it the best way to deal with this opponent by far.

We’re going to make things even simpler for you by listing the best Pokémon Go Landorus (Therian Forme) counters below.

Pokémon Landorus (Therian Forme) on Ground-type background.

Landorus is completing the Forces of Nature's recent raid dominance.

Pokémon Go Landorus (Therian Forme) counters: best Pokémon to beat the boss

This list of the best Pokémon Go Landorus (Therian Forme) counters won’t feature Shadow Pokémon, as they are less widely available and more difficult to build than regular forms. For the Mega Evolutions best suited to support your team against Landorus (Therian Forme), we recommend you to take a look at the extra list below, which details those.

  1. Baxcalibur (Ice Fang, Avalanche)
  2. Mamoswine (Powder Snow, Avalanche)
  3. Glaceon (Frost Breath, Avalanche)
  4. Mewtwo (Psycho Cut, Ice Beam)
  5. Mr. Rime (Ice Shard, Triple Axel)
  6. Avalugg (Ice Fang, Avalanche)
  7. Articuno (Frost Breath, Triple Axel)
  8. Galarian Darmanitan (Ice Fang, Avalanche)
  9. Beartic (Powder Snow, Ice Punch)
  10. Vanilluxe (Frost Breath, Blizzard)
  11. Kyurem (Dragon Breath, Glaciate)
  12. Cryogonal (Frost Breath, Triple Axel)
  13. Kyogre (Waterfall, Blizzard)
  14. Abomasnow (Powder Snow, Weather Ball (Ice))
  15. Weavile (Ice Shard, Triple Axel)

Pokémon Go Landorus (Therian Forme) counters: best Mega Evolutions to support

Here are the best Mega Evolutions to use against Landorus (Therian Forme), as stated above.

  1. Mega Glalie (First Breath, Avalanche)
  2. Primal Kyogre (Waterfall, Blizzard)
  3. Mega Abomasnow (Powder Snow, Weather Ball (Ice))
  4. Mega Gardevoir (Magical Leaf, Triple Axel)
  5. Mega Swampert (Water Gun, Hydro Cannon)

For a schedule of upcoming raids, check out our overview for the current Pokémon Go 5-Star Raid Battles.