The second special Tera Raid Battle event is currently underway in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet, pitting players against one of the most iconic pocket monsters of all time. In the final event, Charizard finally appears in the new region of Paldea, allowing gamers to band together to take on the Flame Pokemon in a Black Crystal Tera Raid Battle.
In Tera Raid Battle events, Pokemon Scarlet and Violet players can engage in special battles against the Tera Types of formidable pocket monsters. The first event was Eevee Spotlight, featuring the Evolution Pokemon with some Tera Types.
So what awaits players regarding the current Unrivaled Charizard Tera Raid Battle event?
Everything you need to know about Unrivaled Charizard in Black Crystal Tera Raid Battles in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet
The Unparalleled Charizard Tera Raid Battle Event will appear twice in the latest Generation 9 titles. Once from Thursday, December 1, 2022 at 4:00 PM PST to Sunday, December 4, 2022 at 3:59 PM PST and again from Thursday, December 15, 2022 at 4:00 PM PST to Sunday, December 18, 2022 at 3:59 PM PST.
You can encounter Charizard by interacting with Black Crystals scattered across Paldea. This event marks the debut of Flame Pokemon in Scarlet and Violet, with players also able to obtain Charmander and Charmeleon through breeding. According to Serebii, the seven-star Tera Raid boss comes with:
- Level – Lv. 100
- Star level – 7
- Shiny chance – zero
- Mark – Mightiest Mark, referring to a pocket monster captured in a 7 Star Tera Raid Battle
- Catchable – The Tera Raid boss can only be caught once, while players can challenge him multiple times
- Tera type – Dragon
- Power – Solar energy, which increases in Sp. Attack in harsh sunlight, but deduct health points each turn
- Moves – Dragon Pulse, Fire Blast, Hurricane, Focus Blast
- Additional moves – Overheat, Tera Blast, Sunny Day, Inferno
The possible article falls of the event are as follows:
- EXP. Candy L
- EXP. Candy XL
- Dragon Tera Shard
- Skill patch
- Rare candy
- Star piece
- Comet shard
- Modest Mint
- PP up
- Bottle cap
- Capacity capsule
The counters that can be used against Unrivaled Charizard with the Dragon Tera Type are Dragon and Fairy-Types. The best option to beat this Pokemon Scarlet and Violet seven-star Tera Raid Battle event is Azumarill, a dual-type Water and Fairy pocket monster that is also resistant to Fire-type moves. You should avoid picks that are weak to Dragon, Flying, and Fire-type moves. You can read more about the counters in This article.
In Pokemon Scarlet and Violet, Trainers must have the latest Poke Portal news on their devices. This can be done manually by going to the in-game menu, then Mystery Gift, then selecting the ‘Check Poke Portal News’ option.
Pokemon Scarlet and Violet players will also have to have Six Star Raids unlocked to find black crystals in Paldea. Those who haven’t already can still participate in the special Tera Raid Battle event by joining other Tera Raid battles online via a link code. Playing online with other trainers requires a paid Nintendo Switch Online subscription.