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Salamence is one of the strongest of the Scarlet and Violet Pokémon. His pseudo-legendary stats and his Dragon type make him a formidable opponent to face. As a result, many players will bring Salamence to Tera Raid Battles. This may leave you wondering what is the best Tera Raid build for Salamence in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet.
Salamence’s best moves for Tera Raids in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet
For the best Salamence Tera Raid build, you will want to use the following moves.
- Chicken Coop/Dragon Dance
- High impact
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With these moves, Salamence can focus on dishing out large amounts of damage either cicatrization, depending on whether you use Roost. To further increase Salamence’s Attack, use the Adamant nature. A good retained 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 resign Dragon Dance Coat Rack, start the battle using Dragon Dance. This will increase Salamence’s speed and attack. Then, you can follow up with one of her attack moves. Note that with the Metronome equipped, using the same move repeatedly will make it stronger. Finally, if you choose to bring in Roost, you can use this move to restore health.
For more information on Pokémon Scarlet and Violet, see Which item held increases Dragon-type moves in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet? and Best Moves for Roaring Moon in Pokemon Scarlet & Violet in MyFullGames.