Screenshot by Pro Game Guides

Best Salamence Tera Raid Builds in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet

A powerful dragon can carry your team.

Salamence is one of the strongest in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet. Its pseudo-legendary stats and Dragon-type make it a formidable opponent to face. As a result, many players will be bringing Salamence into Tera Raid Battles. This may leave you wondering what the best Tera Raid build for Salamence in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet is.

Recommended Videos

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

For the best Salamence Tera Raid build, you will want to use the following moves.

  • Roost/Dragon Dance
  • Earthquake
  • Outrage
  • Giga Impact

Related: Best Tyranitar Tera Raid Builds in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet

With these moves, Salamence can focus on dealing massive amounts of damage or healing, depending on if you use Roost. To further increase Salamence's Attack, use the Adamant nature. A good held item would be the Metronome, as this increases the power of moves used consecutively. Lastly, we recommend the Dragon-type for Salamence's Tera type.

If you decide to forego Roost for Dragon Dance, start the battle by using Dragon Dance. This will increase Salamence's Speed and Attack. Then, you can follow up with one of its attacking moves. Keep in mind that with the Metronome item equipped, using the same move repeatedly will make it stronger. Finally, if you choose to bring Roost, you can use this move to recover health.

For more information on Pokémon Scarlet and Violet, check out Which Held Item Boosts Dragon Type Moves in Pokémon Scarlet & Violet? and Best moves for Roaring Moon in Pokemon 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
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 Salamence Tera Raid Builds in Pokémon Scarlet and 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.