GamePress

Flavor of the Month Archive

Flavor of the Month: Regigigas Raids

The name of the game is Fighting Types. Since Regigigas only has one single weakness, so it's definitely the overall best choice. As always: the Flavor of the Month isn't a list of Pokemon that we recommend you spend Stardust on, simply a list of Pokemon that can work if you happen to have any high enough leveled naturally.

Flavor of the Month: Regi Trio Raids

Regardless of the Regi, the name of the game is Fighting Types. If you want a budget team to take the legendary titans down, then look through your Fighting Types to see if you have anything decently high leveled, as they can pull duty against all three of these defensive behemoths. As always: the Flavor of the Month isn't a list of Pokemon that we recommend you spend Stardust on, simply a list of Pokemon that can work if you happen to have any high enough leveled naturally.

Flavor of the Month: Yveltal's Debut

Dark/Flying is a fairly formidable typing, but it does have a few major counters, as it is weak to Ice, Electric, Rock, and Fairy. As always: these are not Pokemon that we recommend raising, but they can help flesh out a team if you are short and have a few of these already at a decent level.

Flavor of the Month: Xerneas' Debut

Xerneas is the first Legendary representative of the Fairy Type, leaving only Steel and Poison as weaknesses. 

Flavor of the Month: Nature Trio's Return

In terms of counters, the Nature Trio all have an Ice weakness. Sticking with Ice Types is a safe bet, though their supremacy varies between the three Legendary Pokemon

Flavor of the Month: Landorus - Therian Forme

As always: it's best to stick with the Pokemon on the tier list whenever possible, but these Pokemon can be helpful in getting through Landorus - Therian Forme if you happen to obtain something high enough leveled. Just don't invest too heavily in them.

Flavor of the Month: Thornadus - Therian Forme's Debut

Tornadus - Therian Forme can hit surprisingly hard with Gust in particular, so Rock and Electric Types are generally the recommended way to go. Ice is okay for filler, but don't expect them to last too long.


Pokemon listed as Flavor of the Month are noted for their viability against the current Tier 5 boss(es). Pokemon listed in the higher tiers of this list will typically be better future investments, though this section provides additional options.

Flavor of the Month: Thundurus - Therian Forme's Debut

Thundurus - Therian Forme hits hard and is only weak to Ice and Rock Type Attacks. This opens up a number of budget options, but keep in mind that many of them have a sub-typing that makes them weak to Electric, which is very bad for such a powerful Electric Type raid boss.


Pokemon listed as Flavor of the Month are noted for their viability against the current Tier 5 boss(es). Pokemon listed in the higher tiers of this list will typically be better future investments, though this section provides additional options.

The Eon Duo's Return

Latias and Latios both have a lot of weaknesses to exploit, and the Flavor of the Month has a fairly large number of types to pick from. If you happen to need some counters for these two, then these are decent options. As usual, it's probably best to look for something weather boosted for these, and not invest much in them.

Suicune's Return

Suicune's mono-Water typing gives it only two counter types: Electric and Grass. While the top counters tend to be very powerful, the Pokemon on this list are at least reasonable if you happen to find a weather boosted individual and don't want to spend any stardust.