With Terrakion gone from the legendary 5-star raids, a new member of the Swords of Justice takes its place: Virizion! This Grass/Fighting Legendary Pokemon will be available from today (17/12) until 07/01/2020.
So you don't waste time and prepare in the best way possible for combat, check out everything you need to know to defeat Virizion below!
Weaknesses and Resistances
As a Grass and Fighting Pokémon, Virizion has the following weaknesses and resistances:
|Flying (256%) - Double Weakness||Dark (62.5%)|
|Fire (160%)||Electric (62.5%)|
|Ice (160%)||Plant (62.5%)|
|Long (160%)||Terrestrial (62.5%)|
|Poisonous (160%)||Stone (62.5%)|
|Psychic (160%)||Water (62.5%)|
Best counters for Virizion
Due to its double weakness against Flying, most of Virizion's counters follow this line. In descending order of effectiveness, your best counters are:
|1 º||Moltres||Wing Attack / Sky Attack|
|2 º||Honchkrow||Peck / Sky Attack|
|3 º||Rayquaza||Blow of Air / Wings of the Ares|
|4 º||Unfezant||Air Strike / Sky Attack|
|5 º||Mewtwo||Confusion / Psychic Strike|
|6 º||Ho-oh||Hidden Power / White Bird|
|7 º||Zapdos||Lightning Load / Drill Nozzle|
|8 º||Togekiss||Blow of Air / Wings of the Ares|
|9 º||Staraptor||Wing Attack / Angry Bird|
|10 º||Lugia||Extrasensory / Sky Attack|
General Attributes of Virizion
|weather bonus||sunny and cloudy|
Overall, Virizion lacks spectacular attributes. Considering Attack, Defense and Stamina, the pokémon is ranked, respectively, in positions 207, 25 and 101, among the 688 pokémons in the game. His very high ends up not being so attractive since, being Legendary, he can't be placed in gyms.
See also the advantages and disadvantages of each type of pokémon!