Screenshot by Pro Game Guides

Best Mimikyu Build for Tera Raids in Pokémon Scarlet & Violet

This is no Pikachu, but it's still good.

Mimikyu is an incredibly popular Pokémon due to its design and trying to appear like Pikachu. This Fairy/Ghost-type Pokémon returns in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet, and has seen a fair share of use in the post-game, including Tera Raids. This may leave you wondering what the best Tera Raid Build for Mimikyu is in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet.

Recommended Videos

Best moves for Mimikyu for Tera Raids in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet

Make sure you teach Mimikyu these moves before taking it into Tera Raid battles.

  • Swords Dance
  • Play Rough
  • Shadow Claw
  • Misty Terrain

Related: Best Fairy Types in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet

A Mimikyu with these moves will primarily be offensive, but it will provide good support through Misty Terrain. As this is an offensive build, you will want the Adamant nature to increase Mimikyu's Attack. A Sitrus Berry is a good held item, as this will trigger when its health drops low and restore it.

With Mimikyu's Disguise ability, it can take one hit before attacks start to damage it. This guarantees that you can set up Swords Dance to give Mimikyu a great boost to its Attack. After this, you should begin attacking with Play Rough or Shadow Claw, whichever will be super effective against your opponent. Misty Terrain can be used when needed, primarily to prevent status moves from affecting your team.

For more information on Pokémon Scarlet and Violet, check out How to beat Fairy Team Star Ortega in Pokémon Scarlet & Violet and How to unlock six star Tera Raids in Pokémon Scarlet & Violet on Pro Game Guides.


Pro Game Guides is supported by our audience. When you purchase through links on our site, we may earn a small affiliate commission. Learn more about our Affiliate Policy
Author
Image of Justin Joy
Justin Joy
Justin has been diving into fantasy worlds since he can remember. He is a certified nerd who has a deep love of reading, writing, and hiking. He has been writing since his college days, but specifically in gaming for two years. His favorite games are The Legend of Zelda, Pokémon, Hollow Knight, Celeste, and Banjo Kazooie.

Write A Comment

Best Mimikyu Build for Tera Raids in Pokémon Scarlet & Violet

Comments are on moderation and will be approved in a timely manner. Please read the following rules before commenting:

  • All comments must be on topic and add something of substance to the post
  • No swearing or inappropriate words
  • No asking or begging for anything free
  • Do not attempt to start a poll in the comments
  • Comments in all CAPS will be removed
  • We reserve the right to remove a comment for any reason
  • Do not impersonate a staff member or influencer

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.