Pokemon Scarlet and Violet: When is Charizard Available in Black Crystal Tera Raids

Charizard is a busy little guy.

Pokemon Scarlet and Violet bring back multiplayer raids with the new Tera Raids system. If you’ve played Pokemon Sword and Shield, they are very similar to Max Raid Battles, which allow four players to team up and take on challenging Pokemon in hopes of capturing them. Gamefreak also uses this as a way to introduce exclusive event Pokemon. Here is when Charizard will be available in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet Black Crystal Tera Raid battles.

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Pokemon Scarlet and Violet: When is Charizard Available in Black Crystal Tera Raids

If you’re looking to catch the mighty fire-lizard Pokemon Charizard in Scarlet and Violet, you’ll have a minimal window to do so.

“Charizard cannot normally be encountered in Paldea, but you’ll be able to find Charizard with a Dragon Tera Type at black Tera Raid crystals from 12/1 – 12/4 and 12/15 – 12/18!”

You will be able to participate in the Black Crystal Tera Raid battles beginning on December 1 and will last through December 4, 2022.

It will then come back on December 15 and run through December 18, 2022.

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While these are the only currently announced dates for Charizard, the website does state the following,

“Charizard may appear again in other events or be encounterable in different ways in the future.”

While no additional information was given, a version of Charizard may return in some other form if you happen to miss these two chances to grab it.

If you want to play the Black Crystal Tera Raid battle with friends, you will need a Nintendo Online membership to connect to other players. So if you need to pick up a subscription, do so soon.

Well, that’s everything you need to know about when Charizard will be available in Black Crystal Tera Raid battles in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet. Check out the helpful coverage we have on Pokemon, such as the character customization in Scarlet and Violet.

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