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Mega Manectric Raid Guide for Pokemon GO: Best Counters & Weaknesses

Mega Manectric is a difficult Pokemon to fight in Raids – here’s our guide and the best counters to this boss in Pokemon GO.

Mega Pokemon are powerful ‘Mon that can be great to use in battles or during Raid bosses. However, you’ll need to get some Mega Energy to evolve them.

Fortunately, there are plenty of Mega Pokemon to fight in Raids and get your hands on this resource, but some Pokemon can be more difficult than others.

Here’s everything you need to know to defeat Mega Manectric in Pokemon GO, as well as its biggest weaknesses.

Mega Manectric Raid Guide for Pokemon GO

When is Mega Manectric in Pokemon GO Raids?

Mega Manectric will be appearing in Raids between October 8 – October 20, 2022.

Mega Manectric in front of Pokedex background

If you haven’t fought this ‘Mon in a Raid before, you may have a difficult time. Fortunately, we’ve got all of the information on Mega Manecritc.

Mega Manectric Type

Mega Manectric is a pure-Electric type. This means it only has one weakness and three resistances.

Before you go up against Mega Manectric, we recommend using our tips and tricks for Pokemon GO Raids!

Mega Manectric Weaknesses

  • Ground

Ground-type moves will deal 160% damage against Mega Manectric, so it’s a great idea to use Pokemon with these types.

Raid Hour Pokemon GO

Mega Manectric Resistances

  • Electric
  • Flying
  • Steel

All three of these types will only deal 63% damage against Mega Manectric. While this Mega Pokemon doesn’t have extremely strong resistances to anything, we don’t recommend using these types against it.

It may be difficult, but you need to defeat Mega Manectric to get some much-needed Mega Energy in Pokemon GO.

Best Pokemon to Counter Mega Manectric in Raids

The best ‘Mon to use against Mega Manectric in Raids are Landorus (Therian Forme), Groudon, and Excadrill. However, any ‘Mon strong with strong Ground-type attacks will deal greater damage against Mega Manectric.

Make sure to grab some Raid Passes in Pokemon GO, or you won’t be able to join the Raid!

Here are the 10 best Pokemon to use during this Raid:

PokemonImageFast AttackCharged Attack
Landorus (Therian Forme)Landorus Therian Forme Pokemon GOMud ShotEarthquake
GroudonGroudon Pokemon GOMud ShotEarthquake
ExcadrillExcadrill Pokemon GOMud-SlapEarthquake
GarchompGarchomp Pokemon GOMud ShotEarth Power
RhyperiorRhyperior Pokemon GOMud-SlapEarthquake
DonphanDonphan Pokemon GOMud-SlapEarthquake
KrookodileKrookodile Pokemon GOMud-SlapEarthquake
RhydonRhydon Pokemon GOMud-SlapEarthquake
GolurkGolurk Pokemon GOMud-SlapEarth Power
MamoswinePokemon GO MamoswineMud-SlapBulldoze

If you’re running short of Raid Passes, you’ll need to find out how to get Pokecoins fast in Pokemon GO!

Is There a Shiny Mega Manectric?

If you’re lucky, you can catch a shiny Manectric after defeating a Mega Manectric in Raids, and you can then Mega Evolve it to become a shiny Mega Manectric.

Check out our shiny odds guide for Pokemon GO to see your chances of catching a shiny Manectric.

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