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.
Mega Latias & Mega Latios Weaknesses
Mega Latias and Mega Latios are weak to attacks of the following types in Pokemon GO:
All of these attack types deal 160% damage to both Mega Latias and Mega Latios, as they are weak to all of them.
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Mega Latias & Mega Latios Resistances
Both Mega Latias and Mega Latios resist attacks of the following types:
You should avoid using these types of attacks against Mega Latias and Mega Latios in Pokemon GO, as they deal just 63% damage.
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.
These are the top 10 Pokemon to use in Raids against Mega Latias or Mega Latios:
|Pokemon||Image||Fast Attack||Charged Attack|
|Mega Salamence||Dragon Tail||Outrage|
|Mega Gengar||Shadow Claw||Shadow Ball|
|Mega Gardevoir||Charm||Dazzling Gleam|
|Salamence||Dragon Tail||Draco Meteor|
|Dialga||Dragon Breath||Draco Meteor|
|Reshiram||Dragon Breath||Draco Meteor|
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!
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.