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Pokémon Scarlet and Violet Decidueye 7-star Tera Raid guide

Decision eyethe grass- and ghost-type Pokémon from Alola, are on the rise Pokémon Scarlet And purple debut in seven-star Tera Raids. It has a flying Tera type and is actually quite easy to take down with Miraidon and some supporting Pokémon.

Decidueye with the flying Tera Type and Mightiest Mark only spawns in raids March 16 at 8:00 PM EDT to March 19 at 7:59 PM EDT And March 23 at 8 p.m. EDT to March 26 at 7:59 p.m. EDT.

Decidueye Tera Raid Rewards

If you defeat Decidueye you can catch one, but only one. After you catch your first one, you can’t catch another one, even if you beat it again. You also get TM164 (Brave Bird) and guaranteed Skill patch for your first win.

The captured Decidueye has its Hidden Ability, Long Reach, which allows it to hit your Pokémon with physical attacks without triggering any contact-based effects. It also comes with the Mightiest Mark, just like the Pokémon from previous seven-star raids. It also has complete perfect IVs.

As with other Tera Raids, you can get other drops such as Exp. Candy, Tera shards, bottle caps and treasure items to sell for cash. Serebii.net has a complete drop table. Decidueye raids do not drop Herba Mystica.

Decidueye Tera Raid best counters

At the time of writing, there is one definitive setup that players often use: a powerful Miraidon with some supporting Bellibolts, courtesy of Reddit.

Decidueye is at level 100 with a flying Tera Type. It knows Mental closure, Brave bird, Low kickAnd Sheet, along with Feather Dance, Swords Dance and Air Cutter. It doesn’t have a remarkable guaranteed set up, but you’ll want to keep an eye out for all those buffs and debuffs during battle.

Remember that your Pokémon must be at least level 100 when you take them to Seven Star Attacks. You may be able to get away with not training them perfectly EV or IV, but it is recommended to do this for easy knockouts.

As usual with these raids, there are quite a few strategies to use, but below we’ll talk about the strategy we’ve personally used and can give our thumbs up to. (Although, frankly, Miraidon seems to be the way to clear this robbery easily.)

Decidueye Miraidon Tera Raid Build

  • Nature: Modest
  • Skill: Hadron engine
  • Tera type: Electric
  • EVs: 252 HP/252 Special Attack/4 Defense
  • IVs: Max HP, Defense, Special Defense, Special Attack
  • Held item: Magnet
  • Move set: Charge, Electro Drift, Parabolic Charge, Metal Sound

Provided you have other support, Miraidon should be able to sweep Decidueye in two turns. Just use Charge on the first turn and Electro Drift on the second turn. If you were brushed and Decidueye was debuffed correctly, he should be knocked out immediately.

If you don’t have the Bellibolt mounts below, you’ll need several hits to take out Decidueye. Keep yourself healed with chants to prevent the time meter from going down.

Frankly, you don’t need to explicitly implement this Miraidon/Bellibolt strategy to be successful. On our first run of this event, we had brought a Bellibolt to support a Miraidon; even without the specific strategy, the Miraidon was able to take out Decidueye in two turns, as the damage was perfectly spaced to prevent Decidueye from mounting a shield.

In other runs, we had three Miraidon allies, attacking with Charge and attacking with Electro Drift, and were able to take out the Decidueye in just a few turns. Try not to spam Electro Drift repeatedly and don’t forget to buff and debuff, and you should be fine.

Decidueye Bellibolt Tera Raid Build

  • Nature: In bold
  • Skill: Static
  • Tera type: Electric
  • EVs: 252 HP/252 Defense/4 Special Defense
  • IVs: Max HP, Defense, Special Defense, Special Attack
  • Held item: Focus sash
  • Move set: Acid spray (TM13), Cooling water (TM22), Reflect (TM74), Electric terrain

If you’re running with the above Miraidon, all you need to do is make sure to use Acid Spray Decidueye on the first turn and then use an attack-enhancing cheer on the second turn. The Focus Sash keeps you from dying in one turn, and Miraidon gets to work with his one-hit KO magic.

When you’re not running with a Miraidon, it’s your job to kill Decidueye for his Swords Dance-enhanced attack. Keep spamming Chilling Water and Acid Spray to give others a chance to throw clean punches without getting knocked out.