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Pokemon GO: Mega Aerodactyl Raid Guide – Counters & Weaknesses

Read on to know the best types to use against Mega Aerodactyl as well as its stats when caught!

Mega Aerodactyl will be joining the Raid line-up on June 7 alongside Groudon. This Pokemon has an insanely high attack stat and can easily slip into any team!

Since players will want to add this ‘mon to their collections we’ve prepared a guide below on some of the best counters, types to use and, this Pokemon’s stats.

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Pokemon GO Mega Aerodactyl

Best Counters To Mega Aerodactyl

Mega Aerodactyl Type Weakness

As a Rock/Flying-type Pokemon there are 5 move types that are super effective against Mega Aerodactyl. They are:

  • Rock types
  • Steel types
  • Water types
  • Electric types
  • Ice types

Moves of any of these types will deal 160% damage! However, this Raid boss is also resistant to the following 6 types:

  • Ground types
  • Normal types
  • Flying types
  • Poison types
  • Bug types
  • Fire types

With moves of these types only dealing 63% damage – certainly not what you want to take down a Raid boss quickly and easily!

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Best Pokemon To Use in Mega Aerodactyl Raids

Below is a list of 5 Pokemon we recommend using in Raids against this Pokemon. Each of them have access to moves that are super effective against the boss!

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Pokemon GO Mega Aerodactyl
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Stats And Moves

When caught, Mega Aerodactyl has amazing stats! It also has the potential to be shiny (A perfect ‘mon for avid shiny hunters)

As with other Mega Pokemon it will cost 200 Mega energy to Mega evolve Aerodactyl for the first time. After that, each Mega Evolution will cost nothing.

Its stats are:

  • Stamina: 190
  • Attack: 292
  • Defense: 210

With such a high attack stat this Pokemon is perfect to use against tough raids such as the legendary Pokemon, Groudon!

Furthermore, once caught Mega Aerodactyl has access to the following moves:

Fast Moves

  • Bite (Dark type)
  • Rock Throw (Rock type)*
  • Steel Wing (Steel type)

Charged Moves

  • Hyper Beam (Normal type)
  • Ancient Power (Rock type)*
  • Rock Slide (Rock type)*
  • Iron Head (Steel type)
  • Earth Power (Ground type)

Moves marked with * gain a 20% attack bonus thanks to STAB (same type attack bonus)

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Will you be adding Mega Aerodactl to your team? Let us know below!

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Since Mega Aerodactyl is a raid boss during Adventure week, make sure you know what’s happening during the event – like brand new Pokemon!

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