Where to find, how to catch, evolution, moves and more


Genesect is a Bug-Steel type Pokemon in the Pokemon Go game. It is also referred to as the “Paleozoic Pokemon”. The Pokemon is 1.5m tall and weighs 82.5kg. To capture the Pokemon through raids, one needs to go through the guide below which has information on which Pokemon to use against Genesect, which moves to use against it, and which moves to prevent based on the type of Pokemon.

Where to find Genesect in Pokemon Go?

Genesect in Pokemon Go cannot be found in the wild. Instead, players can encounter the Pokémon in 5-Star Raids. It is one of the most unique Pokemon in the game as it can change any of its moves depending on the item it is holding. Therefore, trainers can defeat different Genesects with different movesets. Additionally, from January 15, 2022 through January 24, 2022, a Shock Drive Genesect will appear in in-game raids.

How to catch Genesect in Pokemon Go?

Since Genesect is only available in raids, players can catch Pokemon by defeating them. Genesect is a Steel-Bug-type Pokemon which makes it vulnerable to Fire-type moves. To defeat Genesect, players can use the Mega Charizard. These pokemon have powerful fire-type moves and are also resistant to some Genesect moves. Other Pokémon that can be used to defeat Genesect in Raids include Mega Houndoom, Legendary Pokémon Reshiram and Heatran, and other Pokémon like Chandelure, Darmanitan, Blaziken, and Entei.

Best Pokemon Go Genesect Moveset

Genesect can use Metal Claw and Fury Cutter as fast attack and X-Scissor, Magnet Bomb and Zap Cannon as charged attack. Therefore, bringing a Pokémon resistant to these attacks will help players defeat and catch Genesect. Regarding the evolution of Genesect, the Pokémon does not evolve. When choosing a team for a raid against Genesect, players should always take a look at the recommended screen.

When is the second Pokemon Go Community Day of January?

The second Pokemon Go Community Day will take place on January 22, 2022, from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. local time. Pokemon Community Day will feature Bulbasaur. During Community Day, Bulbasaur will appear more frequently in the wild. If players are consistent, they might also encounter a Shiny Bulbasaur. The second Community Day of January also features an exclusive attack. If a player evolves Ivysaur into Venusaur during the event or up to two hours after the event, the Venusaur will know that Frenzy Plant is a charged attack.



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