To beat Mega Sceptile in Tier 4 Pokemon GO Raids, you will want to have a total of at least four Pokemon trainers taking part to ensure you win.
Additionally, all of these players should have strong counters to Mega Sceptile.
What Type is Mega Sceptile?
Mega Sceptile is a Grass/Dragon-type Mega Pokemon. It is one of a few Mega Evolutions that gains a secondary typing.
Its typing means there are five weaknesses and four resistances to consider when fighting Mega Sceptile.
Mega Sceptile Weaknesses & Resistances
|Electric (Double Resistance)
|Grass (Double Resistance)
|Water (Double Resistance)
|Ice (Double Weakness)
Mega Sceptile takes 160% damage from Bug, Dragon, Fairy, and Flying-type attacks. However, Ice-type attacks deal a whopping 256% damage to it because of a double weakness!
Meanwhile, Mega Sceptile is double resistant to Electric, Grass, and Water and also resists Ground-type attacks.
Best Pokemon to Counter Mega Sceptile in Raids
The best counters to use in Mega Sceptile Raids are Mega Glalie, Mega Abomasnow, Mamoswine, Galarian Darmanitan, and Kyurem.
Any Pokemon with strong Ice-type attacks will be effective to use against Mega Sceptile as it is double weak to Ice.
These are the top 10 counters and their most powerful attacks:
When is Mega Sceptile in Pokemon GO Raids?
Mega Sceptile is next in Pokemon GO Raids from June 15 to June 29, 2023. It is the only Tier 4 Raid boss in the game for these two weeks.
Sceptile & Mega Sceptile Stats
Sceptile has high attack but reasonably low defense and stamina. Of course, Mega Evolving Sceptile boosts the attack and defense significantly.