To beat Mega Latias or Mega Latios in Pokemon GO, you will want to battle them with a team of at least six high-level Pokemon trainers. This is because they are Tier 6 Mega Legendary Raid bosses.

What’s more, every player battling Mega Latias or Mega Latios will also want to use powerful counters for these Mega Legendaries!

You will also want to use these top tips to win Pokemon GO Raids. After all, Mega Latias and Mega Latios are a couple of the most difficult Raid bosses in the whole game!

What Type are Mega Latias & Mega Latios?

Mega Latias and Mega Latios are both Dragon/Psychic-type Pokemon.

This combination of types gives them six strengths and six weaknesses in Pokemon GO.

Pokemon GO Latias & Latios Mega Energy

Mega Latias & Mega Latios Weaknesses

Mega Latias and Mega Latios are weak to attacks of the following types in Pokemon GO:

  • Bug
  • Dark
  • Dragon
  • Fairy
  • Ghost
  • Ice

All of these attack types deal 160% damage to both Mega Latias and Mega Latios, as they are weak to all of them.

Find out the strongest Pokemon of each of these types:

Mega Latias & Mega Latios Resistances

Both Mega Latias and Mega Latios resist attacks of the following types:

  • Electric
  • Fighting
  • Fire
  • Grass
  • Psychic
  • Water

You should avoid using these types of attacks against Mega Latias and Mega Latios in Pokemon GO, as they deal just 63% damage.

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Best Pokemon to Counter Mega Latias & Mega Latios in Raids

The best Pokemon to counter Mega Latias and Mega Latios in Pokemon GO Raids include Hydreigon, Rayquaza, Salamence, and Dialga.

For some extra firepower, you could also use Mega Pokemon like Mega Salamence, Mega Gengar, and Mega Gardevoir for this Raid.

These are the top 10 Pokemon to use in Raids against Mega Latias or Mega Latios:

PokemonImageFast AttackCharged Attack
Mega SalamenceMega Salamence Pokemon GODragon TailOutrage
Mega GengarPokemon GO Mega GengarShadow ClawShadow Ball
Mega GardevoirMega Gardevoir Pokemon GOCharmDazzling Gleam
HydreigonHydreigon Pokemon GOBiteBrutal Swing
RayquazaRayquaza Pokemon GODragon TailOutrage
SalamenceSalamence Pokemon GODragon TailDraco Meteor
ZekromPokemon GO ZekromDragon BreathOutrage
DialgaDialga Pokemon GODragon BreathDraco Meteor
ReshiramPokemon GO ReshiramDragon BreathDraco Meteor
DragoniteDragonite Pokemon GODragon BreathOutrage

You will also want to make sure your Pokemon are as powerful as possible before the Raid. Here’s the fastest way to earn Candy in Pokemon GO so you can power up your Pokemon as soon as possible!

Primal Rumblings Pokemon GO Event

When Are Mega Latias & Mega Latios in Pokemon GO Raids?

Mega Latias and Mega Latios are in Raids from February 22 to March 1, 2023, as part of the Pokemon GO Primal Rumblings event.

Rayquaza is also returning to Raids during this event. Plus, Primal Groudon and Primal Kyogre are also making their Pokemon GO debuts!

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