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!
What Type is Mega Gengar?
Mega Gengar is a Ghost/Poison-type Pokemon. This gives it four weaknesses but a number of strong resistances 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!
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 include Mewtwo, Hoopa, Lunala, and Giratina, as they have strong attacks that exploit its weaknesses.
Meanwhile, if you want to use Mega Pokemon for some extra power in this Raid, then Mega Alakazam and Mega Banette are great options.
These are the top 10 best counters 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 October 6 to October 20, 2023.
It will rotate in and out of Raids at 10 AM local time on these days.