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Pokémon Go Landorus counters, weaknesses and moveset, including Therian Forme Landorus explained

Meet the Abundance Pokémon in Pokémon Go!

Landorus, the final member of the legendary Forces of Nature trio from Gen 5, can now be found in Pokémon Go.

Like Thundurus and Tornadus before it, Landorus has two formes - Incarnate Forme and Therian Forme. The latter was released alongside the Rivals' Week event in April 2021.

Like other legendary Pokémon in Pokémon Go, Landorus will be in five-star raids. There's also a chance that you'll encounter Landorus as a reward for battling in the Go Battle League.

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Landorus counters and weaknesses in Pokémon Go

Here are the counters and weaknesses for Landorus - both regular and Therian Formes - which will help you add it to your Pokédex in Pokémon Go:

  • Landorus type: Flying and ground-type
  • Landorus is weak against: Ice and water-type
  • Landorus counters: Gyarados, Lapras, Swampert, Kyogre, Mamoswine, Weavile and Glaceon
  • Other Landorus notes: It's best to begin the battle with a strong ice-type Pokémon as they will cause more damage and use strong water-type Pokémon as backups.

Landorus CP in Pokémon Go

When battling, and attempting to catch, Landorus in raids, you can expect the following CP levels:

  • Raid Boss CP - 47,444
  • Normal CP for catching Landorus - 2050
  • Weather Boost CP (Clear) for catching Landorus - 2563

Therian Forme Landorus CP in Pokémon Go

If Landorus is in it's Therian Forme you can expect it to have different CP ranges in Pokémon Go, which are as follows:

  • Raid Boss CP - 51,858
  • Normal CP for catching Therian Forme Landorus - 2151-2241
  • Weather Boost CP (Clear) for catching Therian Forme Landorus - 2688-2801

Landorus and Therian Forme Landorus Moveset in Pokémon Go

Landorus can use a variety of charged and fast moves in Pokémon Go, including:

Incarnate Forme Landorus.

Possible Fast Moves:

  • Mud Shot (Ground)
  • Rock Throw (Rock)

Possible Charged Moves:

  • Earth Power (Ground)
  • Focus Blast (Fighting)
  • Outrage (Dragon)
  • Rock Slide (Rock)

If you catch a Therian Forme Thundurus, then you can expect it to have a different moveset. The moves available to Therian Forme Thundurus include:

Therian Forme Landorus

Possible Therian Forme Fast Moves:

  • Extrasensory (Psychic)
  • Mud Shot (Ground)
  • Rock Throw (Rock)

Possible Therian Forme Charged Moves:

  • Bulldoze (Ground)
  • Earthquake (Ground)
  • Stone Edge (Rock)
  • Superpower (Fighting)

Currently available is the Astral Eclipse event, which brings the A Cosmic Companion special research quest of the Season of Light to a close. You can also finally evolve Cosmoem into Solgaleo or Lunala! Elsewhere, be sure to use Daily Adventure Incense for the chance of encountering Galarian Articuno, Galarian Zapdos and Galarian Moltres.


Everything we know about Landorus

Landorus acts as the trio master for the Forces of Nature, which also includes Tornadus and Thundurus.

Tornadus and Thundurus are the other members of the Forces of Nature trio.

As the trio master, its Landorus' duty to ensure that Tornadus and Thundurus don't wreak havoc on the Unova region. This led the humans of this land to construct a shrine for Landorus in thanks for its protection.

Like Tornadus and Thundurus, Landorus represents a different physical domain of the world. Landorus, unsurprisingly, represents the land we walk upon, which is why it's the one who protects it from the other members of the trio.

Landorus also takes inspiration from the kami, a holy being from Shinto mythology, Inari Ōkami, who was the kami of foxes, agriculture, rice and fertility just to name a few.

The Therian Forme for Landorus was released alongside Pokémon Dream Radar, which was an app for the Nintendo 3DS.

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