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Landorus Pokemon GO – Evolution, Moveset, Counters, & More

Here is all you need to know about Landorus in Pokemon GO from this guide.

Pokemon GO is an AR adaption of the main series of Pokemon games. There are a lot of Pokemon in the which stand stronger than most. Although that is true, some are caught for different reasons like cuteness, Inventory completion, etc. But the Pokemon that don’t fall under this is the Legendary Pokemon like the Forces of Nature. The Forces of Nature are a group of Pokemon from Unova that compromises Landorus, Thundurus, & Tornadus. Landorus is the Ground Flying Pokemon of the Trio and has been very powerful to have in your Roster. In this guide, I will show everything you need to know about Landorus from its Evolution & Movesets to Counters & Best Use in Pokemon GO.

Landorus Pokemon GO Wiki

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Landorus belongs to the Forces of Nature, a legendary trio of the Unova region. It is a Ground & Flying Type which is a pretty stacked typing. As mentioned above, it hails from Unova and is akin to Thundurus & Tornadus. Landorus’s PokeDex entry states, “From the forces of lightning and wind, it creates energy to give nutrients to the soil and make the land abundant.”.

How to Evolve a Landorus

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Landorus is a Legendary Pokemon. Like many Legendary Pokemons in this game, it does not have any Evolutions. Rather, Landorus in Pokemon GO has an alternate form called Therian Forme. The Incarnate Forme & Therian Forme of Landorus are treated as two different Pokemon. So if you want both, then you will have to participate in their respective Raid Battles.

All Possible Moves of Landorus

  • Fast Attacks
    • Mud Shot
    • Rock Throw
  • Charged Attacks
    • Earth Power
    • Focus Blast
    • Outrage
    • Rock Slide

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All Possible Moves of Therian Landorus

  • Fast Attacks
    • Extrasensory
    • Mud Shot
  • Charged Attacks
    • Bulldoze
    • Earthquake
    • Stone Edge
    • Superpower

All Counters to Landorus

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As stated above, Landorus is a Ground & Flying Type. As a result, not many types are super effective against it. This is the list of interactions with the Ground & Flying Type as well as Landorus in Pokemon GO.

  • Landorus takes 4x Damage from:
    • Ice
  • Landorus takes 2x Damage from:
    • Water
  • You can do 1x Damage to it using these types:
    • Dark
    • Dragon
    • Fairy
    • Fire
    • Flying
    • Ghost
    • Grass
    • Normal
    • Psychic
    • Rock
    • Steel
  • Landorus takes 1/2x Damage from:
    • Bug
    • Fighting
    • Poison
  • And finally, it takes 0x Damage from:
    • Electric
    • Ground

From the above list, we can see that Pokemon with the Types that can deal 2x Damage are effective Counters to it. Pokemon like Lapras & Walrein is the best Counters to Landorus in Pokemon GO. Below are some of the Best Counters for Landorus in Pokemon GO.

  • Lapras
  • Walrein
  • Dewgong
  • Cloyster
  • Kyogre
  • Weavile
  • Kyurem
  • Galarian Darmanitan
  • Froslass
  • Regice
  • Articuno

When to use Landorus in Pokemon GO?

Landorus is a Ground & Flying Type. As such it is one of the best Type Combos in the game. It is best used to fight against Electric, Ground, Bug, Fighting & Poison types. It takes half Damage from Bug, Fighting & Poison as well as zero from Electric & Ground while dealing 2x Damage to Fighting, Poison, Rock, Bug, Steel, Fire, Grass, & Electric. So the next time you face a strong Raid Boss or Pokemon of these Types, bring your Landorus along with you. Preferably the Therian Forme as it has a more Damage Stat than the Incarnate Forme. Pokemon that are hard countered by it are:

  • Blaziken
  • Chesnaught
  • Cobalion
  • Emboar
  • Galvantula
  • Heatran
  • Magmortar
  • Nidoking
  • Nidoqueen
  • Salazzle
  • Stunfisk
  • Terrakion
  • Thundurus
  • Toxicroak
  • Venusaur
  • Vileplume
  • Zamazenta
  • Zekrom

This was all about Landorus in Pokemon GO. Hopefully, this guide has helped you. You can also check our other guides like Aerodactyl Weakness & Counters & Sylveon Guide: Evolution, Moveset, Counters, & More in Pokemon GO.