Giratina Altered & Origin Forme Raid event coming, Raid Boss Counters Guide

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Niantic has announced another raid event for the Pokemon Go game. Giratina is back again as the raid boss, reemerging from the Distortion World to renew and transform.

The event will start from March 28, where Altered Forme Giratina will be available for raids until April 2. After that trainers will then be tested against the Origin Forme Giratina in raids starting on April 2 and ending on April 29th, 2019.

Giratina Raid Event Schedule & Time

Giratina (Altered Forme): Thursday, Mar. 28, 2019, at 1 p.m. PDT (GMT −7) to Tuesday, Apr. 2, 2019, at 1 p.m. PDT (GMT −7)

Giratina (Origin Forme): Tuesday, Apr. 2, 2019, at 1 p.m. PDT (GMT −7) to Monday, Apr. 29, 2019, at 1 p.m. PDT (GMT −7)

Giratina is a Dragon & Ghost type Pokemon which will be weakest against Dragon & Fairy types. The CP of Giratina Raid boss for both Altered Forme and Origin Forme has been mentioned below.

Giratina Altered Forme ( Raid Boss CP) – 38326

Giratina Origin Forme ( Raid Boss CP) – 41776

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Pokemon Giratina (Origin) Giratina (Altered)
Raid CP 41776 38326
Max CP 3683 3379
Atk 225 187
Def 187 225
Sta 284 284
Fast moves
  • Shadow ClawGHOST
  • Dragon BreathDRAGON
Charge moves
  • Dragon ClawDRAGON
  • Ancient PowerROCK
  • Shadow Sneak

 

Most of the stats of both these Pokemon are equal. Giratina Origin is a more offensive type and has higher attacking power while Giratina (Altered) is on the defensive side.

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Giratina Altered Forme Raid Counters

Best Counters

  1. Rayquaza

Moves – Dragon Tail & Outrage

2. Salamence

Moves – Dragon Tail & Draco Meteor

3. Dragonite

Moves – Dragon Tail & Outrage

4. Latios

Moves – Dragon Breath & Dragon Claw

Ghost Moves Raid Counters for Giratina Altered Forme

  1. Mewtwo

Moves – Psycho Cut & Shadow Ball

2. Gengar

Moves – Shadow Claw and Shadow Ball

 

Giratina Origin Forme Raid Counters 

Best Counters

Giratina Raid Counter-2
Credit: Gamepress
  1. Rayquaza

Moves – Dragon Tail & Outrage

2. Salamence

Moves – Dragon Tail & Draco Meteor

3. Palkia

Moves – Dragon Tail & Draco Meteor

4) Gengar

Moves –  Shadow Claw and Shadow Ball

5) Mamoswine

Moves – Powder Snow & Avalanche