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How To Unlock 5 & 6-Star Raids In Pokemon SV

Here's a detailed guide on how to unlock 5 and 6-star raids in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet.

In Pokemon Scarlet and Violet, you can participate in Tera Raid Battles. These are like the Gigantamax raids with a few changes. Here, you will face a powerful Tera Pokemon. As you progress through the game, you will notice that these raids are tough to beat. A Star System denotes their level of difficulty. Higher the stars, the tougher the raids. But, they have the best rewards in the games so they are worth beating. In this article, we will tell you how to unlock 5 and 6-Star Raids in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet.

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How to Unlock 5 and 6-Star Raids in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet

5 Star Tera Raid Battles

Before unlocking them, you should know a few basic mechanics of these raids. You can challenge them with three other trainers. They can be your friends from Union Circle or random NPCs. You will have to beat the Tera Pokemon within a time limit. If your Pokemon faints, then it can respawn but the timer will take a hit. Now let’s get to the unlocking part.

How to Unlock 5-Star Raids

To unlock 5-Star raids, you must finish all the storylines in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet. After defeating them and watching the endgame credits, you will get a call from Jacq. He will inform you of the new raids popping up across Paldea which are the 5-Star Raids. However, these raids are way tougher than the previous ones so you can check out our guide on how to beat them.

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How to Unlock 6-Star Raids

6 Star Raid location

To unlock 6-Star Raids, you have to rematch all the Gym Leaders. Once you defeat them, return to your school and enter the Academy Ace tournament. You have to battle and defeat four trainers in a row to beat the tournament. However, your health and PP will be restored after each battle. Then, you have to host and beat a few 5-Star raids and Jacq will call you again to inform you about new and even more dangerous raids.

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To find these 6-Star raids, simply open your map and look for Raid Icons with a Purple Glow. You will get many valuable items as rewards for beating these raids like Rare Candy, Exp Candy, Tera Shards, and much more.

That’s all from us on how to unlock 5 and 6-Star Raids in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet. For more helpful guides like How to Get the Scroll of Darkness, visit our SV section soon.

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