Mewtwo is one of the most challenging raids in Pokémon Go. This guide will help players beat him with his move sets, weaknesses, and counters.
Mewtwo is one of the most challenging and powerful raid battles in Pokemon go. This guide will provide players with their possible move sets, weaknesses, and counters. Mewtwo, regardless of the player’s level, has always been one of the Pokémon that players cannot take on alone. It is always recommended to team up with at least 5-6 other players when challenging this raid. Normally, if the player waits a bit, more players will join the battle. It’s almost like an unspoken rule among players to back off if the lobby is too small for the challenge. Mewtwo is also one of the Legendary Pokémon that has its Shiny form in the game and this is the only way to obtain it. This guide will show players how to defeat Mewtwo in battle.
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For starters, Mewtwo raids cost 54,148 CP per attempt. It also has two different quick and multiple loading motions. It will be different with each attempt.
- Fast movements: Confusion or Psycho Cut.
- Loaded movements: Thunderbolt, Focus Blast, Flamethrower, Ice Beam, and Psychic.
In general, there is no real way to know what charge move is until the battle begins, but it shouldn’t matter too much based on the counters players need to bring into battle. Here are the best possible counters to take down Mewtwo.
How to defeat Mewtwo in Pokémon Go
Mewtwo is a Psychic-type Pokémon, which means that players must bring a Pokémon with Ghost, Dark, or Insect-type moves. Here are the best possible counters for a Mewtwo Raid.
- Gengar, Tyranitar, Absol, Weavile, Giratina, Honchkrow, Houndoom, Origin Giratina.
Although, as mentioned, and as cheesy as it sounds, friendship is the best way to end Mewtwo. Teaming up with other players will make this battle a breeze. At the end of the battle, players receive additional Premier Balls when they play with friends. Now that the game has an invite feature, be sure to take them with you to catch this Legendary Pokémon. The catch rate is quite low, so be careful when casting them. The best thing to do is to cast them at the end of their attack animation.
Although Mewtwo was introduced in the first generation, it is still one of the strongest Pokémon out there. He is likely to return even after the Kanto celebration event is over. Good luck, especially for trainers looking to find your Shiny version.
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