Heatran, a legendary Pokémon from Gen 4, debuted in Pokémon Go at the end of 2018.
Originating in the Sinnoh region, Heatran is a fire and steel-type Pokémon, which makes it very effective against grass and bug-type Pokémon, among others.
Like all Legendary Pokémon in Pokémon Go, Heatran can be found in five-star raids. This means that if you want to add Heatran to your Pokédex, then it's a good idea to gather a couple of fellow trainers to assist you in battle.
If you're lucky, then you might get the chance to catch a shiny Heatran.
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Heatran counters and weaknesses in Pokémon Go
Heatran's counters and weaknesses in Pokémon Go are:
- Heatran type: Fire and steel-type
- Heatran is weak against: Fighting, ground and water-type Pokémon
- Heatran counters: Golem, Machamp, Swampert, Groundon, Kyogre, Rhyperior, Garchomp, Excadrill
- Other Heatran notes: It's best to focus with either a ground or fighting-type Pokémon when the battle begins, as they are more effective than water-type Pokémon.
Heatran CP in Pokémon Go
Heatran should have the following CP ranges in Pokémon Go:
- Raid Boss CP - 49,192 CP
- Normal CP for catching Heatran - 2058 CP to 2145 CP
- Weather Boost CP (Sunny or snowing) for catching Heatran - 2573 CP to 2681 CP
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Heatran Moveset in Pokémon Go
Heatran can use a range of fast and charged in Pokémon Go, including:
Possible Fast Moves:
- Bug Bite (Bug)
- Fire Spin (Fire)
Possible Charged Moves:
- Fire Blast (Fire)
- Flamethrower (Fire)
- Iron Head (Steel)
- Stone Edge (Rock)
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Everything we know about Heatran
Heatran made its first appearance in Pokémon Diamond and Pearl, where it could be found in the post-game area, Stark Mountain. It's notable as being the only Legendary Pokémon that can be either male or female.
Heatran is also currently the only fire and steel-type Pokémon. This unique combination supports the belief that Heatran was based on volcanoes; the fire-type references the lava, while the steel-type represents the inner core of the earth.
This legendary Pokémon made its first appearance in Pokémon Go from December 2018 to January 2019.