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Pokemon GO Mega Abomasnow Raid Guide – Best Counters & Weaknesses

Here is everything you need to know to beat Mega Abomasnow in Pokemon GO Raids, including the best Pokemon to counter it!

If you want to beat any Mega Raid in Pokemon GO, you’ll need to be well-equipped and Mega Abomasnow is quite a tricky one if you are unprepared.

Despite this, Mega Abomasnow has quite a few counters that you can exploit if you know what they are and use the right Pokemon to battle it!

How to Beat Mega Abomasnow in Pokemon GO Raids

To beat Mega Abomasnow in Pokemon GO Raids, you should ideally have a team of at least 4 high-level Pokemon trainers.

Additionally, each of these trainers should have good counters to deal a lot of damage to Mega Abomasnow.

Make sure to use these top tips to win Pokemon GO Raids too!

Mega Abomasnow Pokedex

What Type is Mega Abomasnow?

Mega Abomasnow is Grass/Ice-type Pokemon which makes it quite easy to counter.

It has 7 different weaknesses, including 1 double weakness and just 4 type resistances.

Mega Abomasnow Weaknesses

  • Fire (Double Weakness)
  • Bug
  • Fighting
  • Flying
  • Poison
  • Rock
  • Steel

Fire-type attacks deal 256% damage to Mega Abomasnow due to its double weakness, while the other types above deal 160% damage.

Mega Abomasnow Resistances

  • Electric
  • Grass
  • Ground
  • Water

All of the above attack types deal just 63% damage to Mega Abomasnow, as it resists them.

Read More: Pokemon GO Raid Pass Guide – Types, How to Get & More

Mega Abomasnow Pokemon GO Raid

Best Pokemon to Counter Mega Abomasnow in Raids

Mega Charizard X & Y, Mega Houndoom, Reshiram, and Darmanitan are the best Pokemon to counter Mega Abomasnow in Pokemon GO Raids.

Additionally, any other Pokemon with strong Fire-type attacks will be very effective to use in battle against Mega Abomasnow.

Here are our top 10 picks to take down this Mega Pokemon:

PokemonImageFast AttackCharged Attack
Mega Charizard YPokemon GO Mega Charizard YFire SpinBlast Burn
Mega Charizard XPokemon GO Mega Charizard XFire SpinBlast Burn
Mega HoundoomMega Houndoom Pokemon GOFire FangFlamethrower
Reshiram Pokemon GO ReshiramFire FangOverheat
DarmanitanPokemon GO DarmanitanFire FangOverheat
ChandelurePokemon GO ChandelureFire SpinOverheat
EnteiEntei Pokemon GOFire FangOverheat
BlazikenPokemon GO BlazikenFire SpinBlast Burn
MoltresPokemon GO MoltresFire SpinOverheat
EmboarEmboar Pokemon GOEmberBlast Burn

Find out the fastest way to earn Candy in Pokemon GO so you can power up your Pokemon before taking on Mega Abomasnow.

When is Mega Abomasnow in Pokemon GO Raids?

Mega Abomasnow is in Tier 4 Mega Raids in Pokemon GO from December 1 to December 8, 2022.

This is the first time the Pokemon has appeared as a Mega Raid boss in a few months so make sure to battle it while you can!

Here;’s the December 2022 Pokemon GO Raid schedule so you can find out what other Pokemon will be available to battle!

Is There Shiny Abomasnow in Pokemon GO?

Yes, there is a shiny version of Abomasnow in Pokemon GO and, if you are lucky, you can encounter one after winning a Mega Abomasnow Raid.

Shiny Abomasnow has a subtle difference compared to the standard version – its hands and feet and blue instead of green.

Check out our Pokemon GO shiny odds guide to find out your chances of catching one!

Shiny Abomasnow Pokemon GO

Best Abomasnow Attacks & Moveset

The best attacks for Abomasnow in Pokemon GO are Razor Leaf and Weather Ball.

If you want to teach Abomasnow an additional charged attack for the GO Battle League, then we suggest Energy Ball so you can have another Grass-type attack.

These are all of the attacks Mega Abomasnow can learn:

Fast AttacksCharged Attacks
Razor Leaf (Grass)Blizzard (Ice)
Powder Snow (Ice)Energy Ball (Grass)
Outrage (Dragon)
Weather Ball (Ice)
Frustration (Normal – Shadow)
Return (Normal – Purified)

Make sure you know how to get Elite Fast and Charged TMs in Pokemon GO so you can teach your Abomasnow any of these attacks!

Abomasnow & Mega Abomasnow Stats

Mega Abomasnow has significantly higher Attack and Defense than the standard Abomasnow but its Stamina is the same.

Of course, Mega Abomasnow also has a much higher maximum CP.

StatAbomasnowMega Abomasnow
Attack178240
Defense158191
Stamina207207
Max CP 23623405

Also, check out the list of every Mega Evolution in Pokemon GO. The list keeps getting longer with every in-game season!

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