Pokemon Scarlet and Violet black crystal tera raids - dates, pokemon and more

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The release of Pokemon Scarlet and Violet and with it comes a lot of new content, Pokemon and features. One of the returning features is raids! This go around, we're going to have Tera raids, and as to be expected, we're going to be getting special Black Crystal Tera raids to partake in.

We have all the details around the black crystal Tera raids, when they are, and what Pokemon you can expect to pick up from them. These black crystal raids are only around for a limited time, so knowing when they're going to happen will ensure you can get to them.


If you're looking for more Pokemon Scarlet and Violet content, be sure to check out our Mystery Gift guide, as well as our PokeDex guide for all Pokemon revealed so far.

What are black crystal tera raid in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet?

Black Crystal Tera raids in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet are limited time tera raids that show up throughout the world. These raids will have specific Pokemon available for the duration of the event and more than likely, they could have unique Tera types. For more details around Tera Raids, check out our Tera Raids guide.

When are the next black crystal tera raids in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet?

Here is a list of all known and upcoming black crystal tera raids coming to Pokemon Scarlet and Violet.

  • Charizard
    • December 2-4, 2022
    • December 16-18, 2022

Here's a list of all previous black crystal tera raids in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet.

  • There are no previous black crystal tera raids at this time.

How do I do a black crystal tera raid?

In order to do black crystal tera raids, first thing is you'll have to unlock the ability to do tera raids. From there, you'll need to locate a unique black tera raid crystal. Interacting with this crystal will allow you to enter the raid. You can join either with a party through a link code, or join a random group through the matchmaking system.


Once in there, you'll battle the Pokemon, and have an opportunity to catch it once the battle is over.

And that's all that we have for you! Be sure to check out our other Pokemon guides, such as the map guide, and our Scarlet and Violet starter guide!