The Regi Trio or Deoxys, Who’s Coming Next in Pokemon Go?

We will be parting ways with Latias and Latios on June 5, 2018, and with Ho-Oh on June 7. They will most likely be replaced with a new Legendary Pokemon. There are not many predictions on which Legendary Pokemon will replace the Eon Duo and Ho-Oh, but we expect to see one of the following: The Legendary Titans – Registeel, Regice, and Regirock or the mythical Pokemon, Deoxys.

Maybe the Legendary Titans are coming next. If they are planned to be released, they will probably come together. We know Niantic has a habit to split these types of Pokemon by hemisphere, and maybe Niantic will do the same as with the Eon Duo.

Each Regi is a different type, but they all have similar counters. Registeel and Regice are weak to Fire-types, while Registeel and Regirock to Ground-types. But there is a catch for all of these monoliths – the Dynamic Punch duo, Machamp and Hariyama.

The following analysis is made by Gamepress. You can find the article here.

  • Against Registeel and Regice, the best counters are Moltres and Entei. Moltres is special because of its higher Attack stat and its resistance to Focus Blast.
  • Against Regice, Ho-Oh is a high TDO option, resisting all but the Ice-types attacks. Also, Fire Fang+Fire Blast Salamance can become highly effective against Regice, and both Metagross and Focus Blast Mewtwo function great against Regice too.
  • Against Registeel, Groudon is the best pick, because it has the title of the most powerful Ground-type in Pokemon GO. But since not every PoGO player has Groudon, a decent replacement can be the Fire-types like Machamp, Hariyama and Heracross.
  • To beat Regirock, Groudon and Kyogre are the top picks. Kyogre has higher DPS, Groudon has enormously high resistance to Zap Cannon and Stone Edge. Exeggutor and Venusaur are a good pick.

The next pick is Deoxys. This one is a Mythical Pokemon and it isn’t the iconic “pixie” type like Mew, Celebi and Jirachi. Deoxys is just like Castform, it has four different variants. Deoxys’ alternative forms are associated with Attack, Defense and Speed. None of Deoxys’ base stats are in the game master yet. Deoxys carries the charge move “Swift” in its moveset. Until the game master changes, we will not see this Pokemon as a Raid Boss.

The Psychic-type Deoxys can be countered by Mewtwo. The MVP of the fights against this mythic Pokemon is Tyranitar. After Tyranitar a safe pick is a high DPS Gengar and SB Mewtwo.

Nobody knows which Legendary is next for the tier 5 raids. There are Gen 3 Pokemon that are yet to be seen in Pokemon Go. Only time will tell for this one!

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Dejan Kacurov

Hello everyone! My name is Dejan, but you can call me Mr.D. I enjoy all video games, especially Apex Legends, Pokemon Go, and Spider-Man. A husband and father of two who also goes to the gym often and does Crossfit. I got inspiration for gaming exactly 8 years ago, and I've been writing gaming news for 7 years. I hope that you will find all the answers to your questions regarding gaming on our site. Stay healthy, and love each other!

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