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

Lucas Simons
Pokemon Go Mega Abomasnow

Mega Abomasnow is one of the strongest Ice-type species in Pokemon Go, and here’s everything you should know before tackling this monster in 4-Star Mega Raids, including its weaknesses and best counters.

In Pokemon Go, Mega Raids are a good chance to get the strongest Pokemon in the game. Mega Evolutions like Mega Abomasnow play a key role in PvE endgame content. That is why trainers want to get their hands on these prized Pokemon.

For all the trainers that want to get Mega Abomasnow, we have put together a guide with all the information you need to beat this Pokemon and get it for your team.

Here’s everything you need to know to beat Pokemon Go Mega Abomasnow Raid, including its weaknesses and best counters.

Pokemon Anime Mega Abomasnow
Mega Abomasnow has ruled the Ice-Type rankings since its release.

How to get Mega Abomasnow in Pokemon Go

Pokemon Go players can get Mega Abomasnow by catching it and evolving it using 200 Abomasnow Mega Energy. Alternatively, they can also evolve Snover into Abomasnow by feeding it 50 Snover Candy first.

Trainers will get a chance to defeat and catch this Pokemon in 4-Star Mega raids from December 16 until December 23, 2023. For more detailed information, you can consult our Raid Schedule guide.

Mega Abomasnow has a seriously high Attack Stat (240) and moderate Defense and Stamina, so having it on your team is a great option for PvE encounters.

Pokemon Go Mega Abomasnow weaknesses

In Pokemon Go, Mega Abomasnow is a Grass/Ice-type Pokemon, so it is weak to Fire, Bug, Fighting, Flying, Poison, Rock, and Steel-type moves.

It is also worth mentioning that Mega Abomasnow takes x4 damage from Fire-type moves, as it is extremely vulnerable due to its dual type.

Consider taking some Pokemon with this typing to the Raid Battles when you face this strong Mega evolution, and you’ll defeat it with ease.

Best counters for Mega Abomasnow Raid in Pokemon Go

The best counter for Mega Abomasnow Raids in Pokemon Go is Mega Blaziken. Equip this Mega Evolution with Fire Spin and Blast Burn, and you’ll make quick work of Mega Abomasnow.

pokemon go mega blaziken in battle
Mega Blaziken is currently the strongest Fire-type Pokemon in the game.

Here’s a list of the best Pokemon to counter the Mega Abomasnow Raid:

  • Mega Charizard Y with Fire Spin and Blast Burn.
  • Shadow Entei with Fire Fang and Overheat.
  • Reshiram with Fire Fang and Fusion Flare.
  • Heatran with Fire Spin and Magma Storm.

Other good options to take down Mega Abomasnow include the following Pokemon: Shadow Charizard, Entei, Shadow Chandelure, and Shadow Blaziken.

All Mega Abomasnow moves in Pokemon Go

Here’s a list of all Mega Abomasnow moves in Pokemon Go, including Fast Moves, and Charged Moves:

Fast Moves

  • Leafage
  • Razor Leaf
  • Powder Snow

Charged Moves

  • Energy Ball
  • Blizzard
  • Icy Wind
  • Weather Ball
  • Outrage

Can Mega Abomasnow be shiny in Pokemon Go?

Yes, shiny Mega Abomasnow is available in Pokemon Go. Trainers can evolve their shiny Abomasnow into shiny Mega Abomasnow.

Lucky players have a 1 in 64 or 1.56% chance, to encounter a shiny Abomasnow after a successful Mega Abomasnow Raid.

Also, shiny Raid Pokemon have a 100% success rate, so catching a shiny Abomasnow will be guaranteed if trainers encounter one after a Raid.

That’s all you need to know to beat Mega Abomasnow in Pokemon Go. For more Pokemon content and guides, you can also check our guide section right below:

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About The Author

Lucas is a Games Writer for CharlieIntel, specializing in covering Pokemon, including Pokemon Scarlet & Violet, Pokemon Go, and Pokemon TCG. A former Game Reviewer and PR Liaison for HD Tecnologia (ARG), Lucas is also an Audiovisual Media Producer, Game Designer, Narrative Designer, and author, having published several books including Press Start, a guide to video game writing and world building. You can contact him at [email protected].