Best Counters for the Ditto Tera Raid in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet

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Pokemon Scarlet and Violet use Tera Raids as a way to get the community together to take down unique and powerful Pokemon. While Ditto isn’t exclusive to Tera Raids, these Tera Raids provide an easy way to get perfect IV Dittos, so farming them should be a priority if you’re looking for one. Here are the best counters for the Ditto Tera Raid in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet.

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Best Counters for the Ditto Tera Raid in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet

Ditto is an interesting Pokemon to fight because whoever the leader of the Tera Raid is will need to bring an incredibly weak Pokemon. Ditto will transform into the host’s Pokemon since all Ditto can do is transform. So while you truly have no idea what you’re going up against when playing with randoms, we can at least tell you what to bring as the Tera Raids host.


This is a tale as old as time. Bring a Magikarp that doesn’t know any moves besides Splash or tackle; you’ll your team will make quick work of Ditto almost immediately.


Bring a Ditto and watch it not be able to do anything useful as it continues to transform into another Ditto.

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Not Koraidon or Miraidon

Please, for the love of god stop bringing Koraidon and Miraidon into the Ditto battles if you’re the host. You’re making it so much more difficult for yourself and your team.

That Random Scatterbug You Found At The Beginning Of The Game

Bring a level 2 Scatterbug, and watch your team melt that sucker faster than Ditto can transform into this weak little bug.

Well, those are our counter picks for the Ditto Tera Raid in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet. Check out more tips and tricks right here at Prima Games. You’re running out of time if you haven’t taken on the seven-star Samurott yet. We have our best counter picks for that too.

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