Mega Sableye is extremely hard to counter in Pokemon GO, so you’ll need to be well-prepared to defeat it in Raids.
Like any Tier 4 Raid boss, you’ll ideally have a team of at least four Pokemon trainers to battle it. However, it is integral that these trainers have Pokemon that can exploit Mega Sableye’s one and only weakness!
Mega Sableye Type
Mega Sableye is a Dark/Ghost-type Pokemon.
This combination of types means it has just one weakness, but four resistances.
Mega Sableye Weaknesses & Resistances
Mega Sableye has the following weaknesses and resistances in Pokemon GO:
|Fairy||Fighting (Double Resistance)|
|Psychic (Double Resistance)|
Fairy-type attacks deal 160% damage to Mega Sableye, and it is its only weakness.
Meanwhile, Normal and Poison attacks deal 65% damage, and Fighting and Psychic-type attacks deal just 39% damage to it.
Best Pokemon to Counter Mega Sableye in Raids
The best Pokemon to counter Mega Sableye in Pokemon GO are powerful Fairy-types such as Zacian, Togekiss, Gardevoir, and Sylveon.
Mega Gardevoir is also a very strong Pokemon to use for this battle, as it boosts the attack of your other Fairy-types.
These are the top 10 Pokemon to use against Mega Sableye and their strongest attacks:
|Pokemon||Image||Fast Attack||Charged Attack|
|Mega Gardevoir||Charm||Dazzling Gleam|
|Zacian||Metal Claw||Play Rough|
|Galarian Rapidash||Fairy Wind||Play Rough|
When is Mega Sableye in Pokemon GO Raids?
Mega Sableye is in Pokemon GO Raids from June 29 to July 6, 2023. This is for the whole duration of the Dark Flames event.
This is also the first time that Mega Sableye has been available to battle in Pokemon GO!