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Pokémon Go Regieleki moveset, strengths, and weaknesses

Our Pokémon Go Regieleki guide is here to help every hopeful trainer, so get ready to raid and learn exactly how to counter and catch this electrifying foe.

The time has come for mobile players to tame the beast, as Pokémon Go Regieleki raids are here. While our favorite Regi is always going to be Reggie Fils-Aime, the brutal brood of monsters known as the Regis keep adding to their ranks, with Pokémon Sword and Shield’s recent inclusion of the powerful Regidrago and Regieleki. So, get ready to catch, counter, and train the creature with our full guide.

Before we zap you down to the rest of this article, be sure to check out our other great Pokémon Go guides so you never miss a ‘mon. We have articles covering Pokémon Go Lugia, Pokémon Go Deoxys, Pokémon Go Giratina, Pokémon Go Gimmighoul, Pokémon Go Hoopa, Pokémon Go Jirachi, Pokémon Go Mewtwo, Pokémon Go souvenir guide, and Pokémon Go Genesect.

Alright, trainers, let’s get on with our Pokémon Go Regieleki guide.

How do I catch Pokémon Go’s Regieleki? 

Currently, Pokémon Go Regieleki is only available through elite raids. These raids must be battled in person and you cannot use remote raid passes. Once you gather a raiding party, reach the location, and successfully battle Regieleki, you have a chance to catch the electric-type legendary.

What is the Pokémon Go Regieleki raid schedule? 

Pokémon Go Regieleki last appeared in elite raids on the following dates:

  • Sunday, April 9, 2023, at 11:00 local time
  • Sunday, April 9, 2023, at 14:00 local time
  • Sunday, April 9, 2023, at 17:00 local time

During these raids timed research was also available and completing the tasks lets you earn Regirock candy, Regice candy, and Registeel candy. Be sure to check out our Pokémon Go raid schedule guide for more.

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Can I catch shiny Pokémon Go Regieleki? 

Currently, you cannot catch a shiny version of Regieleki in Pokémon Go. When you encounter one in elite raids, that Pokémon is shiny locked, so a shiny version can’t appear no matter how many raids you complete. Hopefully, Niantic may introduce a shiny version in the future.

Pokémon Go Regieleki moveset 

Pokémon Go Regieleki has the following moveset:

Fast moves:

  • Thunder shock
  • Lock-on

Charged moves:

  • Hyper beam
  • Zap Cannon
  • Thunder

Pokémon Go Regieleki: a screenshot shows the Pokémon Regieleki in a battle

Pokémon Go Regieleki counters 

Alright, trainers, elite raids are tough, so catching Regieleki is going to take some work. First of all, we recommend a battling party of at least six, maybe five at a push depending on your level and your Pokémon’s cp. Next, Regieleki is (naturally) an electric-type, so ground-type Pokémon are your best bets. Here are some ‘mons we recommend as Pokémon Go Regieleki counters.

Pokémon  Form Fast Move Charged Move
Groudon  Primal  Mud shot Precipice blades
Garchomp Regular Mud shot Earth power
Ursaluna Regular Tackle High horsepower
Rhyperior Regular Mud slap Earthquake
Landorus Therian Mud shot Earthquake
Exadrill Regular Mud slap Drill Run
Swampert Mega Mud Shot Earthquake

That’s it for now, folks, we hope you find our Pokémon Go Regieleki guide electrifying. If you want to get wired into even more great content, be sure to charge your way into our Pokémon Go promo codes guide and our Pokémon Go Ursaluna guide next.