To beat Mega Swampert in Pokemon GO Raids, you should have a team of 4 high-level Pokemon trainers battling it with strong counters.
It is possible to win with less than 4 Pokemon trainers, but you will need extremely strong counters to stand a chance.
Also, make sure to use these top tips to win Pokemon GO Raids – they could give you the extra edge you need to defeat Mega Swampert.
What Type is Mega Swampert?
Mega Swampert is a Water/Ground-type Pokemon. This makes it pretty tricky to counter, as it has just one weakness and six resistances.
Luckily, its only weakness also happens to be a double weakness!
Mega Swampert Weaknesses & Resistances
|Grass (Double Weakness)||Electric|
Mega Swampert’s only weakness is Grass. However, as it is a double weakness, Grass-type attacks deal 256% damage to it.
Find out the best Grass-type Pokemon in Pokemon GO so you can deal massive damage to Mega Swampert!
Best Pokemon to Counter Mega Swampert in Raids
The best Pokemon to use in Mega Swampert Raids are Mega Venusaur, Kartana, Mega Abomasnow, and Zarude.
Additionally, any Pokemon with powerful Grass-type attacks will be super effective against Swampert as they will exploit its double weakness to this type.
These are the top 10 counters to use in Mega Swampert Raids:
|Pokemon||Image||Fast Attack||Charged Attack|
|Mega Venusaur||Vine Whip||Frenzy Plant|
|Kartana||Razor Leaf||Leaf Blade|
|Mega Abomasnow||Razor Leaf||Energy Ball|
|Zarude||Vine Whip||Power Whip|
|Tapu Bulu||Bullet Seed||Grass Knot|
|Tangrowth||Vine Whip||Power Whip|
|Torterra||Razor Leaf||Frenzy Plant|
|Leafeon||Razor Leaf||Leaf Blade|
|Roserade||Razor Leaf||Grass Knot|
|Celebi||Magical Leaf||Leaf Storm|
Now that you know how to beat Mega Swampert, you might also want some help defeating the other Gen 4 starter Mega Evolutions:
- Mega Blaziken Raid Guide – Best Counters & Weaknesses
- Mega Sceptile Raid Guide – Best Counters & Weaknesses
When is Mega Swampert in Pokemon GO Raids?
Mega Swampert is in Tier 4 Raids from June 1 to June 15, 2023.
This is the second time that Mega Swampert has been available to battle, after it made its debut in the Hoenn Mega Raid Day event.
Swampert & Mega Swampert Stats
When you Mega Evolve Swampert, it greatly raises its attack stat while also increasing its defense too!
Check out the list of every Mega Pokemon in Pokemon GO to see which other Pokemon you can Mega Evolve!