5 star raids from Pokmon GO, Niantic’s mobile game, receive starting today, Tuesday, November 16, 2021 a Cresselia, a legendary Pokémon from the fourth generation of the Psycho-type franchise. It is not the first time that Cresselia appears in the title, but if you have not had chance to get it, you should know that their appearance will be only for a limited time as part of the celebration event for the launch of Pokémon Shiny Diamond and Pokémon Shimmering Pearl.
So to help you in the task of obtaining it, in this news we have prepared all the details about Cresselia and we will tell you which are the best Pokémon for beat it easily in combat.
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Cresselia in Pokémon GO raids: dates (November 2021)
Cresselia’s appearance is, as usual, Limited Time. So therefore this Pokémon will only be available for a few days to capture. This is the date in which the Pokémon will be active in the 5-star raids:
- Available from: Tuesday, November 16, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. local time.
- Until the: Wednesday, December 1, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. local time.
Cresselia is a Pokmon Legendario Psychic type very powerful. Its main Weaknesses are the Bug, Ghost and Sinister types and is resistant to Earth, Fight and Psychic. Under normal weather conditions Cresselia can appear with a maximum of 1555-1633 CP, while if the weather is windy, it can increase up to 1944-2041 CP.
Keep in mind also that among the characteristics of attributes of Cresselia we know that it possesses 152 Attack, 258 Defense, and 260 HP at his level 50 with perfect IVs. Your total PC in a raid can be 33794 and it is possible to get it in its shiny version.
Cresselia’s best counters
In order to prepare for Cresselia’s raids, we recommend some of the best current counters for this legendary Pokémon. Consider the following Pokémon and moves to do a lot of damage to it in combat. Remember to make the raids with at least 6 or more players to have a chance of success.
- Gengar: Umbra Claw and Shadow Ball.
- Houndoom: Scream and Dirty Play.
- Gyarados: Bite and Shred.
- Chandelure: Misfortune and Shadow Ball.
- Darkrai: Scream and Shadow Ball.
- Giratina (Origin form): Umbra Claw and Shadow Ball.
- Yveltal: Scream and Umbral Pulse.
- Beedrill: Sting and Scissors X.
- Weavile: Scream and Dirty Play.
- Absol: Scream and Umbral Pulse.
It should be noted that these Pokémon are always better use its Mega version or its dark version in case we have them, as they will become much more effective against Cresselia.
Pokmon GO, is available free for Android and iOS since 2016. If you want to know more details of the title, you can consult our complete guide with tips and tricks.