After acquiring Gholdengo, you can use them for Tera Raids or Ranked Battle. Gholdengo has a unique ability that will help you overcome the Tera Pokémon during raids. Since it is a Ghost and Steel Pokémon, it can counter many Pokémon types. In this guide, we will see the best Gholdengo build for Tera Raids in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet.
Best Gholdengo Build for Tera Raids in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet
Gholdengo has some choice moves and a unique ability that will help you fight in Tera Raids. Here we will see the best Gholdengo build for Tera Raids in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet.
Let’s take a look at some of Gholdengo’s stats
- Type: Steel/Ghost
- Best Tera Type: Steel
- Best Nature: Modest
- Ability: Good as Gold – Makes Gholdengo immune from all status moves
- Best Held Item: Wise Glasses – Boosts special moves
- EV Spread: HP – 252 / SPL ATK – 252 / DEF – 4
Best Gholdengo Moveset
- Nasty Plot
- Shadow Ball
- Make It Rain
Gholdengo’s moveset and stats make it a heavy hitter. Focusing more on Special Attacks, and having wise glasses and Modest nature will further give its moves a boost. Its Good as Gold ability gives Gholdengo added benefits by not getting affected by stat-reducing moves. A steel tera type will further give Gholdengo immunity and resistance against certain Pokémon types and certain moves. Make it Rain and Shadow Ball will help reduce the opponent’s special attack and special defense by 1 stage, while Nasty Plot will increase Gholdengo’s special attack by 2. Thunderbolt can paralyze the opponent, giving Gholdengo easy access to use its power moves.
That’s all there is to know about the best Gholdengo build for tera raids in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet. If you like this guide you can check out our other guides as well.