Pokémon GO Fest Lava Hour: Therian Forme Landorus Raid Guide Mini

The road to GO Fest 2021 has begun. On Sunday, July 18th, 2021, the second day of GO Fest in Pokémon GO, every Legendary Pokémon that has ever been in raids will return for a block of battles during the day. As we count down the days until the event launches, Bleeding Cool will host a series of mini raid guides that offers the top 10 overall counters and then the top 10 non-Shadow and non-Mega counters. In addition to this, these guides will point out species with shared weaknesses so that you can create raid squads with multiple uses. Finally, each guide ends with a breakdown of the raid schedule for GO Fest 2021: Day Two. This guide will focus on Lava Hour: Therian Forme Landorus. (Landorus will not be available in its Incarnate Forme during GO Fest 2021.)

Therian Formes in Pokémon GO. Credit: Niantic
Therian Formes in Pokémon GO. Credit: Niantic

Top 10 Counters

Overall:

  1. Shadow Mamoswine: Powder Snow, Avalanche
  2. Mega Abomasnow: Powder Snow, Weather Ball
  3. Shadow Mewtwo: Psycho Cut, Ice Beam
  4. Mamoswine: Powder Snow, Avalanche
  5. Glaceon: Frost Breath, Avalanche
  6. Mewtwo: Psycho Cut, Ice Beam
  7. Shadow Abomasnow: Powder Snow, Weather Ball
  8. Shadow Articuno: Frost Breath, Ice Beam
  9. Galarian Darmanitan: Ice Fang, Avalanche
  10. Shadow Walrein: Frost Breath, Blizzard

Non-Shadow & non-Mega:

  1. Mamoswine: Powder Snow, Avalanche
  2. Glaceon: Frost Breath, Avalanche
  3. Mewtwo: Psycho Cut, Ice Beam
  4. Galarian Darmanitan: Ice Fang, Avalanche
  5. Abomasnow: Powder Snow, Weather Ball
  6. Articuno: Frost Breath, Ice Beam
  7. Beartic: Powder Snow, Ice Punch
  8. Vanilluxe: Frost Breath, Blizzard
  9. Mr. Rime: Ice Shard, Ice Punch
  10. Kyogre: Waterfall, Blizzard

Minimum number of trainers needed: Two

Other Legendary Pokémon with shared weaknesses

  • Latias
  • Rayquaza
  • Giratina
  • Zekrom

Complete GO Fest 2021 raid schedule in Pokémon GO

During Wind Hour, occurring from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. local time, Mewtwo, Ho-Oh, Latias, Latios, Regigigas, Altered Forme Giratina, Cresselia, Virizion, and Therian Forme Tornadus will be appearing in five-star raids.

During Lava Hour, occurring from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. local time, Moltres, Entei, Regirock, Groudon, Heatran, Reshiram, Terrakion, Therian Forme Landorus, and Yveltal will be appearing in five-star raids.

During Frost Hour, occurring from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. local time, Articuno, Suicune, Lugia, Regice, Kyogre, Palkia, and Kyurem will be appearing in five-star raids. Plus, Uxie, Mesprit, and Azelf will be appearing in five-star raids in the regions that they normally appear in!

During Thunder Hour, occurring from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. local time, Zapdos, Raikou, Registeel, Rayquaza, Dialga, Cobalion, Therian Forme Thundurus, Zekrom, and Xerneas will be appearing in five-star raids.

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