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Pokemon GO: Mega Kangaskhan Raid Guide – Best Counters, Weakness

Find out how to defeat and catch Mega Kangaskhan in raids! The best counters, weaknesses, and everything else you need to know!

The “Mega Moment” event is in full swing! Trainers are completing special research to unlock powerful Mega Evolutions.

While the event mostly focuses on Mega Evolutions that have already existed in the game, it also introduces one new one. This new Mega ‘Mon is the terrifying Mega Kangaskhan!

Mega Kangaskhan is one of the most powerful Normal-type Pokemon in the game. We recommend you catch this powerful ‘Mon to add to your battle team!

To catch Mega Kangaskhan, trainers will need to first defeat it in a raid battle. This means you have to battle an incredibly strong Pokemon with other trainers.

Once the Pokemon is defeated, its CP will drop to a lower level, and trainers will have the opportunity to catch it. We recommend stocking up on Razz Berries and Golden Razz Berries, as Mega Kangaskhan is a difficult Pokemon to catch!

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Of course, in order to catch Mega Kangaskhan, you need to be able to defeat it. Here’s our expert guide to defeating Mega Kangaskhan in a raid!

Best Mega Kangaskhan Raid Counters

As with all Mega raids, Mega Kangaskhan is impossible to defeat with just one trainer. We recommend tackling Mega Kangaskhan with at least two other friends to ensure you don’t waste your raid passes.

While Mega Kangaskhan is a difficult raid boss, we have everything you need to know in order to win the raid. Let’s GO!

Mega Kangaskhan Stats and Type

Mega Kangaskhan is a powerful Pokemon with a frighteningly high attack. It has the following stats in Pokemon GO:

  • Max CP: 4353
  • Attack: 246
  • Defense: 210
  • Stamina: 233

Additionally, it is a Normal-type. Normal-typed Pokemon only have one resistance in Pokemon GO – a double resistance to Ghost.

This means that you shouldn’t go into battle using Ghost-type Pokemon, as it can resist their attacks. Fortunately, Mega Kangaskhan has one weakness to exploit!

Just like other Normal-types, Mega Kangaskhan has a weakness to Fighting-type moves. This means it’s a great idea to take on Mega Kangaskhan using powerful Fighting attacks!

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Mega Kangaskhan Attacks and Moves

Mega Kangaskhan is battling a Scizor. She is using a powerful Low Kick attack!

In a Mega Kangaskhan Raid, you need to choose Pokemon that can withstand its powerful attacks. Here are the fast and charged moves that Mega Kangaskhan uses!

Mega Kangaskhan Fast Moves

  • Low Kick (Fighting)
  • Mud Slap (Ground)

Mega Kangaskhan Charged Moves

  • Crunch (Dark)
  • Earthquake (Ground)
  • Outrage (Dragon)
  • Power-Up Punch (Fighting)
  • Stomp (Normal)

This means that Mega Kangaskhan can hit the following types for super-effective damage:

  • Dark
  • Dragon
  • Electric
  • Fire
  • Ghost
  • Ice
  • Normal
  • Poison
  • Psychic
  • Rock
  • Steel

Because of this, you need to pick your Pokemon carefully to ensure Mega Kangaskhan cannot defeat them. Thankfully, we’ve picked out the best Mega Kangaskhan raid counters to choose!

Best Pokemon To Defeat Mega Kangaskhan Raid

Mega Kangaskhan is battling a Scizor. She is using a mighty Power-Up Punch attack!

Mega Kangaskhan is a difficult Pokemon to face because of its high stats and unpredictable movepool. Because of this, the best Pokemon to bring to a Mega Kangaskhan Raid are strong Fighting-type Pokemon.

Not only do Fighting-type Pokemon hit Mega Kangaskhan for super effective damage, but most of them cannot be hit super effectively in return. This means that if you’ve got some strong Fighting-types itching to battle, you should definitely bring them out!

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Top 10 Pokemon For Mega Kangaskhan Raid

While these are not the only Pokemon that can be useful, here are the 10 best Pokemon to use in a Mega Kangaskhan raid. Make sure you equip them with powerful Fighting-type moves!

  1. Mega Lopunny
  2. Lucario
  3. Conkeldurr
  4. Machamp
  5. Hariyama
  6. Heracross
  7. Breloom
  8. Gallade
  9. Toxicroak
  10. Emboar
Five Fighting-type Pokemon (Hariyama, Machamp, Mega Lopunny, Conkeldurr, and Breloom) are standing in front of a blurry brown and grey background. Perhaps they are getting ready to take on a Mega Kangaskhan raid, as they can counter it by exploiting its weakness to Fighting-type moves! (Graphic by AC Lavender)

Of course, these aren’t the only powerful Pokemon you can use! Any Fighting-type Pokemon are great options, so if you don’t have any of the above ‘Mon, try using others like Blaziken, Hitmonlee, or Mienshao!

If you’ve hatched a Pancham from a rare 12km egg, here’s a great opportunity to bring it into battle!

Mega Kangaskhan is a powerful opponent, but can also be a great teammate. Find out if Kangaskhan made it to our best team for Kanto Cup in April 2022!

There’s lots of exciting events to look forward to in Pokemon GO. A recent announcement has revealed Pokemon GO Fest 2022, with Shaymin, new shiny Pokemon and more!

There’s also been a new trailer that’s revealed Mega Latias and Mega Latios’ release date! Between this and the Pokemon GO Elite Trainer Box (ETB) pre-order, fans of the game have lots to look forward to.

If you’re looking for our other Raid guides, check them out below:

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