Best Tinkaton Build for Tera Raids in Pokémon Scarlet & Violet

Make 'em even more dangerous towards Corviknight.

TInkaton is one of the newest Pokémon available in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet. Tinkaton is a dual-type fairy/steel Pokémon known as the Corviknight killer, considering that its hammer is made of them. If you're looking to bring a Tinkaton into a Tera Raid, there are a few things that you'll want to consider. First, you should ensure that your Tinkaton has an adamant nature and the ability Mold Breaker. Second, you'll want to ensure that your Tinkaton utilizes the fairy Tera Type. After that, you'll only need to worry about the best moves to teach your Tinkaton for use in Tera Taids within Pokémon Scarlet & Violet.

Best Tinkaton moves for Tera Raids in Pokémon Scarlet & Violet

We've outlined all the best moves for your Tinkaton below:

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  • Sword Dance
    • Effect: This attack increases the user's Attack by two stages.
    • Type: Normal
    • Power: -
    • Accuracy: -
    • PP (Max PP): 20 (32)
  • Play Rough
    • Effect: This attack has a 10% chance to lower the opponent's Attack by one stage.
    • Type: Fairy
    • Power: 90
    • Accuracy: 90
    • PP (Max PP): 10 (16)
  • Gigaton Hammer
    • Effect: This move cannot be used consecutively.
    • Type: Steel
    • Power: 160
    • Accuracy: 100
    • PP (Max PP): 5 (8)
  • Helping Hand
    • Effect: Increases the damage of the ally Pokémon's attack by 50%.
    • Type: Normal
    • Power: -
    • Accuracy: -
    • PP (Max PP): 20 (32)

Lastly, you'll need to make sure that your Tinkaton is carrying the held item Sitrus Berry. This item can be used to slightly replenish a Pokémon's HP. If a Pokémon is carrying it and its HP drops below 50% of its maximum, the item will restore 25% of the Pokémon's total HP.

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