Mega Banette can be a tough boss to beat in Pokemon GO Raids if you aren’t prepared!

To beat Mega Banette Raids, you will need to target its weaknesses with optimal Pokemon. Mega Banette is a Tier 4 boss, which means you will need a team of at least 3 Pokemon trainers to win with time to spare.

We’ve got a full rundown of its weaknesses and the best Mega Banette counters so you can defeat this Mega ‘Mon with ease!

Mega Banette Type

Mega Banette is a Ghost-type Pokemon.

This type means it has just two weaknesses and four resistances to consider when battling it. However, two of these resistances are double resistances!

Mega Banette Pokemon GO

Mega Banette Weaknesses & Resistances

WeaknessesResistances
DarkBug
GhostFighting (Double Resistant)
Normal (Double Resistant)
Poison

Both Dark and Ghost-type attacks deal 160% damage to Mega Banette as it is weak to these types.

On the other hand, 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.

Mega Banette Pokemon GO Pokedex

Best Pokemon to Counter Mega Banette in Raids

The best counters to use in Mega Banette Raids are Mega Gengar, Mega Houndoom, and Mega Gyarados.

Other powerful options include Darkrai, Hydreigon, and Giratina, but any Pokemon with strong Dark or Ghost-type attacks will be effective.

Here are the top 10 Pokemon to use against Mega Banette and their strongest attacks:

PokemonImageFast AttackCharged Attack
Mega GengarPokemon GO Mega GengarShadow ClawShadow Ball
Mega HoundoomMega Houndoom Pokemon GOSnarlFoul Play
Mega GyaradosMega Gyarados Pokemon GOBiteCrunch
DarkraiDarkrai Pokemon GOSnarlDark Pulse
HydreigonHydreigon Pokemon GOBiteBrutal Swing
Giratina Origin FormeGiratina Pokemon GO (Origin)Shadow ClawShadow Ball
YveltalYveltal Pokemon GOSnarlDark Pulse
Hoopa UnboundHoopa Pokemon GO (Unbound)AstonishDark Pulse
TyranitarTyranitar Pokemon GOBiteCrunch
WeavileWeavile Pokemon GOSnarlFoul Play

When is Mega Banette in Pokemon GO Raids?

Mega Banette is in 4-Star Raids from October 20 to November 3, 2023. This is during the 2023 Pokemon GO Halloween event.

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