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How to Beat Mega Gardevoir Raids in Pokemon GO & Best Counters

As Mega Gardevoir is a Tier 4 Raid boss in Pokemon GO, it is recommended that four or more players join the battle. If you take on the Raid with just three players, you may run out of time!

Additionally, all of the Pokemon trainers taking part will need strong counters to Mega Gardevoir.

Find out the top tips to win Pokemon GO Raids to help you out, no matter which boss you’re fighting!

What Type is Mega Gardevoir?

Mega Gardevoir is a Psychic/Fairy-type Pokemon.

This combination of types means that it has three weaknesses and three resistances to consider before you battle it.

Mega Gardevoir Pokemon GO Pokedex

Mega Gardevoir Weaknesses

Mega Gardevoir is weak to just three different attack types in Pokemon GO:

  • Ghost
  • Poison
  • Steel

All of these attack types deal 160% damage to Mega Gardevoir, so you will want to use Pokemon with Ghost, Poison, and Steel-type attacks when battling it!

These are the most powerful Pokemon of every type that Mega Gardevoir is weak to:

Mega Gardevoir Resistances

Mega Gardevoir resists attacks of the following three types:

  • Dragon (Double Resistance)
  • Fighting (Double Resistance)
  • Psychic

Psychic attacks deal 63% damage to Mega Gardevoir in Pokemon GO. Meanwhile, Dragon and Fighting type-attacks deal just 39% damage!

Mega Gardevoir Pokemon GO Valentines Day

Best Pokemon to Counter Mega Gardevoir in Raids

The best Pokemon to counter Mega Gardevoir in Pokemon GO Raids include Chandelure, Origin Forme Giratina, Metagross, and Nihilego.

Additionally, a number of Mega Pokemon, such as Mega Gengar, Mega Banette, and Mega Aggron are even more effective for winning this Raid!

These are our top 10 picks to use in Mega Gardevoir Raids:

PokemonImageFast AttackCharged Attack
Mega GengarPokemon GO Mega GengarLickShadow Ball
Mega BanetteMega Banette Pokemon GOShadow ClawShadow Ball
Mega AggronMega Aggron Pokemon GOIron TailHeavy Slam
ChandelureChandelure Pokemon GOHexShadow Ball
Giratina (Origin Forme)Giratina Pokemon GO (Origin)Shadow ClawShadow Force
NihilegoNihilego Pokemon GOPoison JabSludge Bomb
MetagrossMetagross Pokemon GOBullet PunchMeteor Mash
Hoopa (Unbound)Hoopa Pokemon GO (Unbound)AstonishShadow Ball
Dialga Dialga Pokemon GOMetal ClawIron Head
ZacianPokemon GO ZacianMetal ClawIron Head

Before you take any of these Pokemon to battle Mega Gardevoir, you’ll want to power them up. Find out the fastest ways to earn Candy in Pokemon GO so you can do just that!

When is Mega Gardevoir in Pokemon GO Raids?

Mega Gardevoir is in Pokemon GO Raids from February 8 to February 14, 2023, as part of the 2023 Valentine’s Day event.

This event also sees the return of Tapu Lele to Raids, which is especially exciting as shiny Tapu Lele has finally arrived in Pokemon GO!

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