How to beat Pokemon Go Mega Gardevoir Raid: Weaknesses, counters & can it be shiny?

Ezequiel Leis
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Mega Gardevoir charms its way into Pokemon Go Mega Raids, and fans of the mobile game are eager to capture the best Fairy-type species. So here’s all you need to know about Mega Gardevoir Raids, including its weaknesses, the best counters, and its shiny availability in Pokemon Go.

Pokemon Go players are excited at the opportunity to take on Mega Gardevoir in Raid Battles and beat it to add the powerful Psychic/Fairy-type Pokemon to their teams. With jaw-dropping stats and the brand-new move Triple Axel in the mix, Mega Gardevoir is a must-have.

However, defeating a Mega Raid Boss is extremely challenging and players would need to prepare the best counters that take advantage of Mega Gardevoir’s weaknesses.

So, here are all the details on beating Mega Gardevoir Raids in Pokemon Go, including its shiny availability in the mobile game.

How to get Mega Gardevoir in Pokemon Go

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Mega Gardevoir is the best Pokemon to use against Dragon types.

You can get Mega Gardevoir in Pokemon Go by catching regular Gardevoir after the Raid Battle and then Mega-evolving it with 200 Mega Energy.

This Raid Boss will appear in Pokemon Go Raid Battles from September 16, 2023, until October 6, 2023. So, you have plenty of time to gather the required Mega Energy.

Pokemon Go Mega Gardevoir weaknesses

Mega Gardevoir is weak to Ghost, Poison, and Steel-type attacks in Pokemon Go.

You should focus on building high-level counters with great damage potential so that you can beat the Raid Boss quickly.

Best counters for Pokemon Go Mega Gardevoir Raid

The best overall counter for Mega Gardevoir Raids in Pokemon Go is Mega Gengar with Lick and Shadow Ball.

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Mega Gengar has one of the highest Attack stats in Pokemon Go.

While Mega Gengar is undoubtedly the strongest Mega Gardevoir counter in Pokemon Go, it struggles against the Raid Boss’ Psychic-type attacks. So, you can add other species to your list of counters to beat the Raid without much effort.

Here are the best counters for Mega Gardevour Raid in Pokemon Go:

  • Mega Gengar: An amazing Attack stat of 349 and access to a range of powerful moves make Mega Gengar the go-to Mega Gardevoir counter.
  • Mega Beedrill: It has the best Poison-type moves in the game that helps deal a ton of damage to the Raid Boss.
  • Metagross: The leading Steel-type Pokemon resists Gardevoir’s strongest attacks and takes out chunks of HP with Meteor Mash.
  • Mega Scizor: Though Mega Scizor’s overall damage potential is less than Metagross, it provides the Mrga boost to power up Steel-type attacks during the Raid Battle.
  • Nihilego: This powerful Ultra Beast is always reliable in beating any Fairy-type Raid Boss.

Other good Pokemon Go Mega Gardevoir counters include Mega Steelix, Gholdengo, Mega Venusaur, Chandelure, and Dialga.

Mega Gardevoir Pokemon Go moveset

Here’s the list of moves that Mega Gardevoir can learn in Pokemon Go:

Mega Gardevoir Pokemon Go Fast Moves

  • Charm
  • Confusion
  • Charge Beam
  • Magical Leaf

Mega Gardevoir Pokemon Go Charged Moves

  • Dazzling Gleam
  • Psychic
  • Synchronoise
  • Triple Axel
  • Shadow Ball

Players should note that they can teach Synchronoise to Mega Gardevoir only by using an Elite Charged TM.

Can Mega Gardevoir be shiny in Pokemon Go?

Yes, shiny Mega Gardevoir is available in Pokemon Go.

Lucky players can get a shiny Gardevoir as an encounter after the Raid Battle and then get a shiny Mega Gardevoir by Mega-evolving it.

The odds of encountering a shiny Pokemon from a Mega Raid Battle is 1 in 64 or 1.56% chance.

And there you have it! This is all you need to know about Mega Gardevoir Raids in Pokemon Go. If you’re looking for more content on Pokemon Go, be sure to check out our other guides:

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