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Flutter Mane 5-Star Tera Raid: Best Counters in Pokémon Scarlet & Violet

Here are the best counters in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet to take down the 5-Star Tera Raid for Fluttermane.

5-Star Flutter Mane Tera Raid Guide Pokémon Scarlet & Violet, Best Counters

  • The Flutter Mane 5 Star Tera Raid starts on Friday, January 26th, and ends on Sunday, January 28th.
  • Flutter Mane will be available in Tera Raids in Pokémon Scarlet, but Violet players can still access it through online features.
  • Some of the best counters for 5-Star Flutter Mane Tera Raids include Kingambit, Incineroar, and Scizor.

The next set of Tera Raids hitting Pokémon Scarlet and Violet is a duo for Area Zero Pokémon, Flutter Mane, and Iron Jugulis. Flutter Mane will only be available to players of Pokémon Scarlet and Iron Jugulis to those playing Pokémon Violet. Players of both games can still participate in both raids by using online features to search for them. The Tera Raids for Fluttermane and Iron Jugulis begin on Friday, January 26th, and end on Sunday, January 28th.

Rewards for Flutter Mane

What kinds of rewards do you get for taking down Flutter Mane? You’ll be able to add Flutter Mane to your Pokémon collection and this one will have at least 4 out of 6 perfect IVs.

You’ll also have a chance at Herba Mystica, Ability Patches, Capsules, a large amount of Tera Shards, and plenty of items to sell for Poke Dollars. Plus, the best chances at Bottle Caps and Golden Bottle Caps for hyper training.

Flutter Mane’s Set-Up

Flutter Mane's likely move set is going to include some combination of the following; Dazzling Gleam, Shadow Ball, Calm Mind, Mystical Fire, Sunny Day, and Psyshock. Flutter Mane has a very high special attack stat and since these are 5-Star raids they will come in a variety of different Tera Typings, so you may need to switch up your counters.

Flutter Mane Pokemon Scarlet & Violet

Paradox Pokémon , Fluttermane, from Pokémon Scarlet.

The Best Counters for Flutter Mane

Flutter Mane has a lot of great counters taking into account their Ghost and Fairy typing. There’s one Pokémon counter that will make quick work of both Flutter Mane and Iron Jungulis because it resists three of their four combined typings.


This Pokémon is easily the go-to for these raids as Kingambit resists Fairy, Dark, and Flying types. Here are all the basic details you need to know at a glance to get your Kingambit prepared.

  • Tera Type: Steel
  • Nature: Adamant (Special Attack Down, Attack Up)
  • EV Spread: HP 252, Attack 252, Special Defense 4
  • Ability: Defiant
  • Held Item: Shell Bell
  • Moveset:
    • Kowtow Cleave
    • Iron Head
    • Taunt
    • Swords Dance

With a natural resistance to Fairy from Flutter Mane (and Flying and Dark from Iron Jungulis) Kingambit is easily the best choice to take into fights against either of these Tera Raid Pokémon.

Players will want to boost up their attack stat using Swords Dance, then use Taunt to prevent the Tera Raid Pokémon from using debuff moves on you. Then go to town using Kowtow Cleave or Iron Head. The Shell Bell held item will help to keep your HP topped up.


Here are all the basic details you need to know at a glance to get your Incineroar prepared.

  • Tera Type: Fire
  • Nature: Adamant (Attack Up, Special Attack Down)
  • EV Spread: HP 252, Attack 252, Speed 4
  • Ability: Intimidate
  • Held Item: Shell Bell
  • Moveset:
    • Sword Dance
    • Darkest Lariat
    • Sunny Day
    • Temper Flare

Similar to Kingambit, Incineroar boasts a great spread of resistance to Flutter Mane. Incineroar will take reduced damage from Fire, Ghost, and Fairy-type moves.

Players shoulder start with boosting their attack using Swords Dance, then just like with Kingambit use Taunt to prevent the Tera Raid Pokémon from undoing your buffs. Then unleash your strongest move between Darkest Lariat and Temper Flare to finish the fight.


Here are all the basic details you need to know at a glance to get your Scizor prepared.

  • Tera Type: Bug
  • Nature: Adamant (Special Attack Down, Attack Up)
  • EV Spread: Defense 4, Attack 252, HP 252
  • Ability: Swarm
  • Held Item: Scope Leens
  • Moveset:
    • Swords Dance
    • Bullet Punch
    • Skitter Smack
    • Light Screen

Scizor is only resistant to Fairy Type moves from Flutter Mane, but Skitter Smack can lower Flutter Mane’s incredibly high special attack stat. Then all players will need to do is boost twice with Swords Dance and go to town with Bullet Punch. Keeping up Light Screen will also help players take significantly less damage as well.