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Pokemon GO Mega Ampharos Raid Guide: Counters & Weaknesses

If you want to beat Mega Ampharos in Pokemon GO Raids, here’s everything you need to know to defeat this Mega Pokemon!

Every Pokemon trainer wants to Mega evolve as many Pokemon as they can, but that requires a lot of Mega Energy.

If you want to get Mega Energy to Mega Evolve a Pokemon, there’s no better way to do it than by beating Mega Raids. This goes for all Mega Pokemon, including Mega Ampharos.

Here’s how you can beta Mega Ampharos Raids and get a load of Mega Energy!

But before you jump in, make sure to read our complete Pokemon GO Raids guide. This includes some great tips that can help you with every Pokemon GO Raid battle!

Mega Ampharos Raid

How to Beat Mega Ampharos in Pokemon GO – Full Raid Guide

When is Mega Ampharos in Pokemon GO Raids?

Mega Ampharos is in Raids from September 1 – 6, 2022 as part of the Season of Light.

Check out the Pokemon GO September 2022 Mega and Legendary Raid schedule to see which other Pokemon will be Raid bosses throughout the month!

Mega Ampharos Type

Mega Ampharos is an Electric/Dragon-type Pokemon. This means it has 4 type weaknesses and a whopping 6 resistances.

Therefore, it’s especially important to know what these are before you pick which Pokemon to use in a Mega Ampharos Raid.

Mega Ampharos Weaknesses

  • Dragon
  • Fairy
  • Ground
  • Ice

Attacks of these 4 types deal 160% damage to Mega Ampharos so you’ll want to bring along strong Pokemon with Dragon, Fairy, Ground, or Ice moves.

Mega Ampharos Resistances

  • Electric
  • Fire
  • Flying
  • Grass
  • Steel
  • Water

Mega Ampharos is double resistant to Electric, meaning this type of attack only deals 39% damage. Meanwhile, the other types it resists deal 63% damage to Mega Ampharos.

Read More: Pokemon GO Update Makes Remote Raid Passes Much Harder to Get

Pokemon GO Mega Ampharos Pokedex

Best Pokemon to Counter Mega Ampharos in Raids

The best Pokemon to use in Mega Ampharos Raids include Garchomp, Zekrom, and Rayquaza. However, any Pokemon with strong Dragon, Fairy, Ground, or Ice attacks will be effective.

These are our top 10 Pokemon to use in Mega Ampharos Raids:

PokemonImageFast AttackCharged Attack
Mega LatiosMega Latios Pokemon GODragon BreathDragon Claw
Mega LatiasMega Latias Pokemon GODragon BreathOutrage
GarchompGarchomp Pokemon GODragon TailOutrage
ZekromPokemon GO ZekromDragon BreathOutrage
RayquazaRayquaza Pokemon GODragon TailOutrage
HaxorusHaxorus Pokemon GODragon TailDragon Claw
MamoswinePokemon GO MamoswineMud-SlapAvalanche
SalamenceSalamence Pokemon GODragon TailOutrage
DragoniteDragonite Pokemon GODragon TailDraco Meteor
ExcadrillExcadrill Pokemon GOMud-SlapEarthquake

Of course, taking part in Raids requires Raid Passes. Find out everything you need to know about these items as well as how to get them in our in-depth Pokemon GO Raid Passes guide.

Also, there are plenty of other Mega Evolutions to battle and add to your Pokedex. Here’s every Mega Pokemon in Pokemon GO!

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