Pokemon Go Mega Charizard X or Y: Which is better?

Niladri Sarkar
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Pokemon Go players always want to know which is better: Mega Charizard X or Mega Charizard Y. Here’s a detailed guide to help you choose the better form of Mega Charizard in Pokemon Go including details on their best moveset for PvP and PvE battles.

Mega Evolutions are some of the strongest species in Pokemon Go due to their ridiculously high stats, excellent moves, and the ability to boost the damage output of other Pokemon during Raid Battles. And Mega Charizard is one of the best counters for Legendary Pokemon in Raids, and it comes in two forms: X & Y.

So, we will tell you which one is better in Pokemon Go and also walk you through the stats and best moveset of both Mega Charizard X and Mega Charizard Y.


Is Mega Charizard X or Y better in Pokemon Go?

Mega Charizard Y is better in Pokemon Go. Though Mega Charizard X has the Dragon type and is known to have a better design, Mega Charizard Y has a jaw-dropping Attack stat of 319 as well as a max CP of 5037 in Pokemon Go. On the other hand, Mega Charizard X has an Attack stat of only 273 and a max CP of 4353.

This indicates that Mega Charizard Y deals more DPS (Damage Per Second) in both PvP and PvE battles. Moreover, Mega Charizard Y is one of the best Fire-type Pokemon in the game, while Mega Charizard X faces competition from better Dragon-types like Mega Salamence, Mega Rayquaza, and Haxorus.

Here are the complete stats of Mega Charizard X and Y in Pokemon Go:

StatMega Charizard XMega Charizard Y
Max CP43535037

Best Mega Charizard X moveset in Pokemon Go

If you still want to use Mega Charizard X in Pokemon Go, you should use Dragon Breath as a Fast Move combined with Dragon Claw and Blast Burn as Charged Moves in PvP and PvE battles.

One advantage of using Mega Charizard X is the STAB (Same Type Attack Bonus), since it gains on its Dragon-type attacks.

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Mega Charizard X is Fire/Dragon while Mega Charizard Y is Fire/Flying.

Best Mega Charizard Y moveset in Pokemon Go

The best Mega Charizard Y moveset in Pokemon Go is Fire Spin as a Fast Move combined with Dragon Claw and Blast Burn as Charged Moves in PvP and PvE battles.

Fire Spin and Blast Burn have incredible damage output due to Mega Charizard Y’s high Attack stat. In addition, Fire Spin as a Fast Move is usually enough to beat Steel-types in battles.

Dragon Claw is a good secondary Charged Move to beat Dragon-types in Pokemon Go. Mega Charizard Y can go up against Dragon-type Pokemon without taking super-effective damage in return.

And there you have it! Mega Charizard Y is clearly better than Mega Charizard X in Pokemon Go. If you’re looking for more Pokemon Go content, be sure to check out our other guides:

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About The Author

Niladri is a Writer who specializes in Pokemon Go, Scarlet and Violet, and competitive VGC battles. With more than seven years of experience in copywriting and SEO content writing, Niladri has previously written for Pokémon GO Hub and Smogon. He has been covering Pokemon for CharlieIntel since June 2023. Niladri can be contacted at [email protected].