Best Annihilape Build for Tera Raids in Pokémon Scarlet & Violet

Punch your opposing Pokémon in the face!

Annihilape is one of the newest Pokémon that can be found in Pokémon Scarlet & Violet. It is the newest evolution for Primeape and it even requires a special method before it can officially evolve into this intense Fighting and Ghost type. If you're looking to bring one into a Tera Raid, then you'll want to ensure that it has the ability Vital Spirit. This will prevent Annihilape from falling asleep. You will also need to ensure that your Annihilape has a Ghost Tera Type. But, what moves are the best for Tera Raids in Pokémon Scarlet & Violet?

Best Annihilape moves for Tera Raids in Pokémon Scarlet & Violet

We've outlined the best moves your Annihilape can have for a Tera Raid below:

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  • Bulk Up
    • Effect: The user tenses its muscles to bulk up its body, raising both its Attack and Defense stats.
    • Type: Fighting
    • Power: -
    • Accuracy: -
    • PP (Max PP): 20 (32)
  • Screech
    • Effect: An earsplitting screech harshly lowers the target's Defense stat.
    • Type: Normal
    • Power: -
    • Accuracy: 85
    • PP (Max PP): 40 (64)
  • Rage Fist
    • Effect: The user converts its rage into energy to attack. The more times the user has been hit by attacks, the greater the move’s power.
    • Type: Ghost
    • Power: 50
    • Accuracy: 100
    • PP: 10
  • Drain Punch
    • Effect: An energy-draining punch. The user's HP is restored by half the damage taken by the target.
    • Type: Fighting
    • Power: 75
    • Accuracy: 100
    • PP (Max PP): 10 (16)

It will also be important to ensure that your Annihilape has an Adamant nature as it increases its Attack and decreases its Special Attack. Lastly, ensure that your Annihilape is holding the Punching Glove held item. This item increases the power of punching moves which is absolutely perfect for Annihilape.

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