How to beat Pokemon Go Mega Aggron Raid: Best counters

Niladri Sarkar
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The mighty Mega Aggron is now available in Pokemon Go Raids, so here’s how to defeat it, including details on its weaknesses, best counters, and shiny chances.

Mega Aggron is an iconic Pokemon that has taken over Mega Raids in Pokemon Go. Sporting unreal defenses and good offense, this Steel-type monster is an amazing addition to your team but you need to prepare solid counters to beat it.

So, here’s everything you need to know to beat Mega Aggron Raids in Pokemon, alongside its shiny odds.

How to get Mega Aggron in Pokemon Go

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

Mega Aggron Raids will run until May 2, 2024, and beating more Raid battles will help you collect more Mega Energy.

Pokemon Go Mega Aggron weaknesses

Mega Aggron is weak to Fighting, Fire, and Ground-type moves in Pokemon Go.

With a jaw-dropping Defense stat, beating it is tough, so make sure you bring high-level counters with good Attack stats to the Raid battle to ensure victory. A team of four to five trainers would be enough to beat Mega Aggron, but you should add more if your Pokemon Go level is below 40.

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Mega Aggron’s stats in Pokemon Go are 247 Attack, 331 Defense, and 172 HP.

Best counters for Mega Aggron Raid in Pokemon Go

The overall best counter to beat Mega Aggron Raid in Pokemon Go is Primal Groudon with Mud Shot and Precipice Blades.

Here are some more Mega Aggron Raid counters:

  • Mega Blaziken with Counter and Blast Burn
  • Mega Charizard Y with Fire Spin and Blast Burn
  • Mega Garchomp with Mud Shot and Earth Power
  • Terrakion with Double Kick and Sacred Sword
  • Lucario with Counter and Aura Sphere

Other good options are Mega Heracross, Conkeldurr, Machamp, Reshiram, and Excadrill.

Complete Pokemon Go Mega Aggron moveset

Here are all the moves that Mega Aggron can learn in Pokemon Go:

Pokemon Go Mega Aggron Fast Moves

  • Iron Tail (Steel)
  • Dragon Tail (Dragon)
  • Smack Down (Rock)

Pokemon Go Mega Aggron Charged Moves

  • Heavy Slam (Steel)
  • Stone Edge (Rock)
  • Meteor Beam (Rock)
  • Rock Tomb (Rock)
  • Thunder (Electric)

Can Mega Aggron be shiny in Pokemon Go?

Yes, you can get shiny Mega Aggron in Pokemon Go.

If you’re lucky, you can encounter shiny Aggron after the Raid Battle and then get a shiny Mega Aggron by Mega-evolving it. The odds of finding a shiny Pokemon from a Mega Raid Battle are 1 in 64 or 1.56% chance. Also, a shiny encounter from a Mega Raid battle is a guaranteed catch.

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