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Pokemon GO Mega Alakazam Raid Guide: Best Counters & Weaknesses

If you want to beat Mega Alakazam in a Pokemon GO Raid, you’ll need to be well prepared – here are its weaknesses and the best Pokemon you can use to counter Mega Alakazam!

Mega Pokemon are some of the most challenging to beat in Raids, however, you’ll want to defeat them if you want to earn some Mega Energy, alongside other great rewards.

Mega Alakazam joined the long list of every Mega Pokemon in Pokemon GO in September 2022 and it is one of the coolest Mega Evolutions in the game.

However, if you want to get some Mega Energy to Mega Evolve your Alakazam, you’ll need to win a Mega Alakazam Raid first.

Here’s everything you need to know to beat Mega Alakazam in Pokemon GO!

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Mega Alakazam Pokemon GO Raid Guide

When is Mega Alakazam in Pokemon GO Raids?

Mega Alakazam is in Raids from September 6 – 12, 2022. This is after it made its Pokemon GO debut as part of the 2022 Psychic Spectacular event.

In addition to Mega Alakazam, find out all of the Pokemon in Raids during the Psychic Spectacular event.

Mega Alakazam Type

Mega Alakazam is a pure Psychic-type Pokemon. This makes it fairly simple to battle as it doesn’t have too many weaknesses and resistances.

Before you fight Mega Alakazam, also find out the top tips to win Pokemon GO Raids!

Mega Alakazam Weaknesses

  • Bug
  • Ghost
  • Dark

These 3 types of attacks deal 160% damage to Mega Alakazam so you’ll want to use strong Pokemon of these types when fighting it.

Mega Alakazam Resistances

  • Fighting
  • Psychic

The only types that Mega Alakazam resists are Fighting and Psychic. These only deal 63% damage to it.

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Mega Alakazam

Best Pokemon to Counter Mega Alakazam in Raids

The best Pokemon to counter Mega Alakazam are Mega Gengar, Mega Houndoom, and Hydreigon. However, any Pokemon with strong Bug, Ghost, or Dark-type attacks will be very effective against Mega Alakazam.

These are the top 10 Pokemon to defeat Mega Alakazam:

PokemonImageFast AttackCharged Attack
Mega GengarPokemon GO Mega GengarLickShadow Ball
HydreigonHydreigon Pokemon GOBiteBrutal Swing
Mega HoundoomMega Houndoom Pokemon GOSnarlFoul Play
Mega GyaradosMega Gyarados Pokemon GOBiteCrunch
Giratina (Origin Forme)Giratina Pokemon GO (Origin)Shadow ClawShadow Ball
Mega AbsolMega Absol Pokemon GOSnarlPayback
Hoopa (Unbound)Hoopa Pokemon GO (Unbound)AstonishDark Pulse
Mega BeedrillPokemon GO Mega BeedrillBug BiteX-Scissor
ChandelurePokemon GO ChandelureHexShadow Ball
DarkraiDarkrai Pokemon GOSnarlShadow Ball

Check out our Pokemon GO Raid Passes guide to find out how to get more Raid Passes. You’ll need as many of them as you can get if you want to be taking part in plenty of Raids.

Alternatively, find out the fastest ways to earn PokeCoins in Pokemon GO so you can buy as many Raid Passes as you want!

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