To beat Mega Gengar in Pokemon GO Raids, you will want to have a Raid party of at least four high-level Pokemon trainers. This is the same amount as any other Tier 4 Raid.
Additionally, each trainer should have strong counters to Mega Gengar to deal as much damage to it as possible!
Remember to also use the top tips to win Pokemon GO Raids! They will come in handy no matter what boss you’re battling!
What Type is Mega Gengar?
Mega Gengar is a Ghost/Poison-type Pokemon. This gives it four weaknesses but a number of strong resistance that you should consider before fighting it.
Mega Gengar Weaknesses
Mega Gengar has four different weaknesses in Pokemon GO:
Attacks of these types deal 160% damage to Mega Gengar, so you will want to pick Pokemon with strong Dark, Ghost, Ground, or Psychic attacks when battling it!
Here are the most powerful Pokemon of each of the types that Mega Gengar is weak to:
Mega Gengar Resistances
Mega Gengar has six different weaknesses in Pokemon GO, including three double resistances and a triple resistance:
- Bug (Double Resistance)
- Fighting (Triple Resistance)
- Normal (Double Resistance)
- Poison (Double Resistance)
Fairy and Grass attacks deal 63% damage to Mega Gengar. Meanwhile Bug, Normal, and Poison deal 39% damage, and Fighting-type attacks deal just 24% damage!
Best Pokemon to Counter Mega Gengar in Raids
The best Pokemon to counter Mega Gengar in Pokemon GO Raids include Mewtwo, Hoopa, Lunala, and Giratina.
Meanwhile, if you want to use Mega Pokemon for some extra power in this Raid, then Mega Alakazam and Mega Banette, as well as the other best Psychic-type Mega Pokemon are all great options.
These are the top 10 best Pokemon to use in Mega Gengar Raids and their strongest attacks:
|Pokemon||Image||Fast Attack||Charged Attack|
|Mega Gengar||Lick||Shadow Ball|
|Mega Banette||Shadow Claw||Shadow Ball|
|Giratina (Origin Forme)||Shadow Claw||Shadow Force|
When is Mega Gengar in Pokemon GO Raids?
Mega Gengar is in Pokemon GO Raids from February 1 to February 8, 2023, as part of the Crackling Voltage event.
Also, during this week, Registeel will finally be returning to Raids. Check out our Pokemon GO Registeel Raid guide to find out how to beat this Legendary!
Best Gengar Attacks & Moveset in Pokemon GO
The best moveset for Gengar and Mega Gengar in Pokemon GO is Lick and Shadow Ball as it has the highest damage output.
Additionally, if you want to teach your Gengar another charged attack, Sludge Bomb is a powerful choice and has a different type too!
These are all of the attacks that you can teach Gengar in Pokemon GO:
|Fast Attacks||Charged Attacks|
|Sucker Punch (Dark)||Shadow Ball (Ghost)|
|Shadow Claw (Ghost)||Sludge Bomb (Poison)|
|Hex (Ghost)||Focus Blast (Fighting)|
|Lick (Ghost, Exclusive Attack)||Dark Pulse (Dark, Exclusive Attack)|
|Shadow Punch (Ghost, Exclusive Attack)|
|Sludge Wave (Poison, Exclusive Attack)|
|Psychic (Psychic, Exclusive Attack)|
Find out how to get Elite Fast and Charged TMs in Pokemon GO so you can teach your Gengar any of these attacks!
Gengar & Mega Gengar Stats
Mega Gengar has one of the highest attack stats in the game. However, this is balanced out by its low defense.
Check out the list of every Mega Pokemon in Pokemon GO so you can find out which other Pokemon you still need to Mega Evolve!