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Pokémon's Next Tera Raid Battles Feature Brute Bonnet and Iron Hands

Ready to take on some Paradox Pokémon? Here is everything you need to know about the upcoming Tera Raid Battles in Scarlet & Violet.

The next Tera Raid Battle has been announced for Pokémon Scarlet & Violet. 

The next Tera Raid Battles will have trainers attempting to take on Brute Bonnet in Scarlet and Iron Hands in Violet. Here's what we know about these upcoming tough challenges.

When Is the Next Tera Raid Battle?

The next Tera Raid Battle will take place from Thursday, March 21 2024 at 5 PM PST to Sunday, March 24, 2024 at 4:59 PM PST. 

How to Take Part In Tera Raid Battles in Pokémon

If you want to encounter these Paradox Pokémon, you'll need to download the latest Poke Portal News. Here's how to do this in-game:

  • Select Poke Portal from the X menu
  • Click on Mystery Gift
  • Check Poke Portal News

After doing this, you'll start seeing "sparkling pillars of light" coming from a Tera Raid crystal around the map. Whenever you see one, walk up to the crystal and interact with it to start a Tera Raid Battle. 

Paradox Pokémon encounters can also be hosted by trainers. If someone is playing the other version of the game you can still help, allowing you to battle the Tera Pokémon from whatever version you don't have. 

Remember that Brute Bonnet and Iron Hands will have various Tera Types so you'll need to be prepared before heading into battle. 

Iron Hands Pokemon Terra Raid Battle

How to Beat Brute Bonnet Tera Raid Battles 

If you want to take on Brute Bonnet with ease, there are a few 'mon you may want to take with you. First, consider Kummo-o with Taunt. Another great choice is Bellibolt holding Safety Goggles, avoiding Brute Bonnet's sleep-inducing Spore attack. 

For Iron Hands, bring along Ground-type Pokémon with a lot a lot of defensive options. This could be Garchomp, Gastrodon, or Great Tusk. You can also bring hard-hitting Psychic 'mon like Gardevoir, Espeon, Scream Tail, and more.