Pokémon Scarlet and Violet Samurott Tera Raid Event Guide

The 7-star samurot Tera Raid in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet takes place from April 7th to 9th. It offers players some amazing rewards including a samurot with a bug tera type and the most powerful mark.

Our guide will help you find and defeat Samurott the Unmatched during this Black Crystal Tera Raid event in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet. Note that this Pokemon can only be caught once per save during this raid.

How to find 7 star samurot

In order to participate in the 7 Star Tera Raid Event, players must participate first Unlock the 6 Star Tera Raid Battles. Here’s how you can do it:

  1. Complete the main story and beat all Gym Leaders.
  2. Complete the Academy Ace Tournament.
  3. At least completely eight 4-star and 5-star raids.
  4. Receive the call from Jacqwho offers you to participate in the Black Crystal Tera Raid.

Since this samurot is a bug-type Pokémon, you need to join the raid indicated by the Black Tera Raid marker on the map with the bug-type icon above it.

How to beat 7 star Samur rott

Samurott’s weaknesses

In order to understand how to beat the 7 star Samur rott, players must first be aware of its main weaknesses. Here you are:

  • Fire-type Pokémon
  • Flying type Pokémon
  • Rock Type Pokémon

Note that Samurott is usually Water-type, but in this raid he’s Bug-type, and because of that, only the three Pokemon types listed above can really do enough damage to defeat him.

Samurotto’s movesets and abilities

Samurott’s main ability in this raid is shell armor, which protects him from critical hits. He will also use the following movesets during battle:

  • Aqua cutter
  • megahorn
  • night line
  • drill run
  • focus energy
  • leveling
  • sword dance
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Samurott usually follows a specific order of moves, but this can also change depending on your own actions. He always starts with Focus Energy and Bulldoze. Once he loses some HP, he will use Energy Shield. Once he’s down to half his health, he’ll initiate the Sword Dance.

Best Samurotton Counters

Considering Samurott’s main weaknesses as a Bug-type Pokémon in this raid, here are the top three Counter-types with their own best moves:

  • destruction:
    • anger fist
    • Drain punch
    • Accumulate
    • screeching
  • Paldean Tauros (fire form):
    • tailwhip
    • wild bull
    • Sunny day
    • will-o’-the-wisp
  • Koraidon:
    • sword dance
    • screeching
    • flare flash
    • Sunny day

To start, focus on removing Samurott’s energy shield, then use your strongest moves to defeat him over the next few turns.

Samurot Raid Rewards

Once you complete the Black Crystal Tera Raid event, you can capture Samurott and get the following rewards:

  • Samurot the Unsurpassed (Most Powerful Mark)
  • ability pod
  • ability patch
  • bottle cap
  • Bug Tera Shards
  • Comet Shards
  • Adult Candy L
  • Adult Candy XL
  • Lone Mint
  • lump
  • PP on
  • protein
  • Rare Candy
  • star piece
  • Sword Dance (TM088)

That’s all you need to know to find and beat the Samurott Tera Raid Event Pokemon Scarlet and Violetand stay tuned for more Pokemon Scarlet and Violet Tips and Tricks article right here.

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