Regigigas, the colossal legendary Pokémon from the Sinnoh region, has awoken in Pokémon Go.
Regigigas is the first Pokémon to debut as part of a paid in-game event, acting as the final reward for A Colossal Discovery. It will later join Mewtwo and Deoxys as being one of the legendary Pokémon to appear in EX Raids.
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Regigigas counters and weaknesses in Pokémon Go
Here's a list counters for Regigigas to help you add it to your Pokédex:
- Regigigas type: Normal
- Regigigas is weak against: Fighting-type Pokémon
- Regigigas counters: Machamp, Poliwrath, Mewtwo, Lucario, Blaziken, Hariyama, Gallade, Emboar, Toxicroak, Palkia and Dialga
- Other Regigigas notes: Since Regigigas is a normal-type Pokémon, you should start the battle with your strongest fighting-type Pokémon, before moving onto psychic-types if needed.
Thank you to syncc6 from reddit for the help with this information.
Regigigas CP in Pokémon Go
Regigigas should have the following CP ranges:
- Raid Boss CP - 55,480
- Normal CP range for catching Regigigas - 2,389 to 2,483
- Weather Boosted CP range (Partly Cloudy) - 2,987 to 3,104
Regigigas Moveset in Pokémon Go
Regigigas can use a variety of fast and charged moves in Pokémon Go, including:
Possible Fast Moves:
- Rock Smash (Fighting)
- Zen Headbutt (Psychic)
Possible Charged Moves:
- Avalanche (Ice)
- Heavy Slam (Steel)
- Stone Edge (Rock)
The first Gen 5 Pokémon have arrived! These include new regional exclusive Pokémon, Egg charts, and the introduction of the Unova Stone. Elsewhere this year we've also seen new Adventure Sync rewards, a Jirachi quest, Team Rocket Invasions and freeing Shadow Pokémon, as well as monthly Field Research rewards. Complete the Looming in the Shadows special research quest line to fight against the invading Team Go Rocket Leaders! Finally, Niantic Wayfarer has been announced and is coming to players soon.
Everything we know about Regigigas
Eventually the people of Sinnoh became afraid of the power Regigigas wielded and sealed it within the basement of Snowpoint Temple.
This origin story is very similar to the tale of the Golem of Prague. Golems are creatures from Hebrew mythology and its believed that the citizens of Prague became so afraid of the golem that they locked it in an attic. Regigigas certainly does resemble a golem.
The creation of Regigigas could have also taken inspiration from the titans of Greek mythology. These beings were imprisoned in the underworld when they became too dangerous.