Mega Alakazam is one of the most powerful Psychic-type Pokemon in Pokemon GO, and defeating it in Raids gives Alakazam Mega Energy, which can be used to Mega Evolve one of your own!

To beat Mega Alakazam Raids in Pokemon GO, you will ideally have a team of at least four high-level Pokemon trainers. This is the case with any Tier 4 Mega Raid boss.

Additionally, every trainer battling Mega Alakazam will also want to have strong Bug, Dark, or Ghost-type Pokemon to counter it.

Pokemon GO Psychic Spectacular

Mega Alakazam Type

Mega Alakazam is a pure Psychic-type Pokemon. This makes it reasonably simple to battle as it only has three weaknesses and two resistances.

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

Mega Alakazam Weaknesses

Mega Alakazam is weak to Pokemon of the following three types in Pokemon GO:

  • Bug
  • Dark
  • Ghost

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

Find out the strongest Pokemon of each of these types so you can defeat Mega Alakazam with ease:

Mega Alakazam Resistances

Mega Alakazam resists just two attack types in Pokemon GO:

  • Fighting
  • Psychic

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

Mega Alakazam

Best Pokemon to Counter Mega Alakazam in Raids

The best Pokemon to counter Mega Alakazam include Hydreigon, Giratina, Darkrai, and Hoopa. However, any Pokemon with strong Bug, Ghost, or Dark-type attacks will be very effective against Mega Alakazam.

Additionally, you can use super-powerful Mega Pokemon like Mega Gengar, Mega Banette, and Mega Houndoom for some extra damage and to boost your other type-sharing Pokemon for the Raid.

These are the top 10 Pokemon to defeat Mega Alakazam and their strongest attacks for this particular battle:

PokemonImageFast AttackCharged Attack
Mega GengarPokemon GO Mega GengarLickShadow Ball
Mega BanetteMega Banette Pokemon GOShadow ClawShadow Ball
Mega HoundoomMega Houndoom Pokemon GOSnarlFoul Play
HydreigonHydreigon Pokemon GOBiteBrutal Swing
Giratina (Origin Forme)Giratina Pokemon GO (Origin)Shadow ClawShadow Ball
DarkraiDarkrai Pokemon GOSnarlShadow Ball
Hoopa (Unbound)Hoopa Pokemon GO (Unbound)AstonishDark Pulse
ChandelurePokemon GO ChandelureHexShadow Ball
PheromosaPheromosa Pokemon GOBug BiteBug Buzz
GuzzlordGuzzlord Pokemon GOSnarlBrutal Swing

The best way to teach your Pokemon new attacks is by using an Elite Fast or Elite Charged TM.

Also, you’ll want to power up your Pokemon before the battle – here are the fastest ways to earn Candy if you need some more!

When is Mega Alakazam in Pokemon GO Raids?

Mega Alakazam is in Raids from March 28 to April 10, 2023.

This is the first time that it has returned as a Raid boss since it made its Pokemon GO debut in September 2022, as part of the Psychic Spectacular event.

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