Three more legendary Pokemon have returned to Pokemon Go for a limited time.Legendary lake trio Azelf, Mesprit, and Uxie Re-appearing in the 5-star raid as part of a new Lake Legend event. Here are some tips for defeating and catching Azelf, Mesprit, and Uxie so you can add the legendary Pokemon to your collection.
Lake Trio Raid Hour
Azelf, Mesprit, and Uxie will all be on the 5-star raid until November 30th at 1:00 pm PT / 4:00 pm ET. These raids do not follow a set schedule and can occur at any time, but in-game notifications when a raid is about to begin at a nearby gym. As always, you need a raid pass to participate in a raid while you are physically in the gym. A remote raid pass is required to participate in a raid remotely.
The best chance to meet the legendary Pokemon happens on Wednesday, November 25th, when Niantic hosts a weekly raid hour event. From 6 pm to 7 pm local time tonight, Azelf, Mesprit, and Uxie raids will occur more frequently in the gym, effectively securing a chance to fight the legendary.
Lake Trio’s weaknesses and counters
Azelf, Mesprit, and Uxie are all pure Psychic types, so it’s usually a good idea to use the same strategy no matter which one you encounter. Dark, Ghost, Bug Pokemon Your best bet is to bring those types of Pokemon when fighting them, as everything is in favor of psychic types.
The dark type in particular is most effective against psychic attacks as it resists psychic attacks.Includes some great choices Darkrai, Tyranitar, Helger,and Weavile.. Hassam Bug Pokemon is a best bet, thanks to its steel typing, and is also resistant to psychic attacks.Ghost Pokemon are not resistant on their own, but they do very effective damage to the Legendary, so you can end your team with the following Pokemon: Giratina, Chandelure,and Mismagius..
Types to avoid
Psychic Pokemon have an advantage over poison and fighting types, so you will want to avoid using these types of Pokemon when fighting the Lake Trio. This includes Genger. Ghost Pokemon do super-effective damage to Legendaries, but in return they take super-effective damage due to the poison typing that is part of it.
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