Mega Banette can be tough to beat in Pokemon GO Raids if you don’t know which Pokemon to use. Don’t worry, we’ve got everything you need to defeat this new Mega Evolution!
Banette is definitely one of the most creepy Pokemon but its Mega Evolution might be even more spooky. Plus, it is also way more powerful!
Here’s how you can defeat Mega Banette in Pokemon GO so you can earn some Banette Mega Energy!
How to Beat Mega Banette in Pokemon GO Raids
To beat Mega Banette Raids you will need to target its weaknesses with optimal Pokemon. Mega Banette is a Tier 4 Mega Raid, which means you will need a team of at least 4 Pokemon trainers to win.
Mega Banette Weaknesses
Both Dark and Ghost-type attacks deal 160% damage to Mega Banette as it is a Ghost-type Pokemon.
Mega Banette Resistances
- Fighting (Double Resistant)
- Normal (Double Resistant)
Mega Banette is double resistant to Fighting and Normal attacks, so they only deal 39% damage to it. Meanwhile, it also resists Bug and Poison attacks, which only deal 63% damage.
Additionally, you will want to find out the best tips and tricks to win in Pokemon GO Raids and use some of the best Pokemon to counter Mega Banette.
Best Pokemon to Use in Mega Banette Raids
The best Pokemon to use in Mega Banette Raids are Mega Gengar, Mega Houndoom, and Mega Gyarados, but any Pokemon with strong Dark or Ghost-type attacks will be effective.
Here are the top 10 Pokemon to use against Mega Banette:
|Pokemon||Image||Fast Attack||Charged Attack|
|Mega Gengar||Shadow Claw||Shadow Ball|
|Mega Houndoom||Snarl||Foul Play|
|Giratina Origin Forme||Shadow Claw||Shadow Ball|
|Hoopa Unbound||Astonish||Dark Pulse|
Find out the fastest ways to earn Candy in Pokemon GO so you can power up all of your Pokemon before the battle!
How to Get Mega Banette in Pokemon GO
The only way to get Mega Banette in Pokemon GO is by Mega Evolving Banette. It costs 100 Mega Energy to Mega Evolve Banette for the first time.
Check out our Pokemon GO Mega Evolution guide to find out how to Mega Evolve Pokemon and more!
When is Mega Banette in Pokemon GO Raids?
Mega Banette is in Pokemon GO Raids from October 20 – 27 as part of the 2022 Pokemon GO Halloween event.
This is the first time Mega Banette has appeared in Pokemon GO.
Is There Shiny Banette in Pokemon GO?
There is a shiny teal version of Banette in Pokemon GO and, if you are lucky, you can encounter one after winning a Mega Banette Raid.
Alternatively, you can evolve a shiny Shuppet into a shiny Banette using 50 Shuppet Candy. You can then Mega Evolve this into Shiny Mega Banette.
Check out our Pokemon GO shiny odds guide to find out the exact chances of encountering shinies.
Mega Banette Attacks
|Fast Attacks||Charged Attacks|
|Shadow Claw (Ghost)|
|Shadow Ball (Ghost)|
Dazzling Gleam (Fairy)
Frustration ( Normal, Shadow Pokemon only)
Return (Normal, Purified Pokemon only)
The best attacks for Mega Banette are Shadow Claw and Shadow Ball. If you want to teach your Banette these moves, find out how to get Elite Charged and Fast TMs in Pokemon GO.
Mega Banette Stats
Mega Banette has a huge attack, making it great for Raid battles, but its defense and stamina stats are nothing special.
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