Best Mega Houndoom Raid counters in Pokémon GO

How do you defeat this devilish dog?

Mega Houndoom is in Mega Raid battles in Pokémon GO, and this Pokémon can be tough to defeat. It is a Dark and Fire-type Pokémon, which means it has a long list of resistances and a few weaknesses players can exploit in battle. Mega Houndoom is weak to Rock, Water, Ground, and Fighting-type moves. It is resistant to Steel, Psychic, Dark, Ice, Grass, Ghost, and Fire-type attacks.

How to beat Mega Houndoom in Pokémon GO

Mega Houndoom's Moveset

Quick Attacks:

  • Snarl (Dark-type)
  • Fire Fang (Fire-type)

Charged Attacks:

  • Foul Play (Dark-type)
  • Crunch (Dark-type)
  • Flamethrower (Fire-type)
  • Fire Blast (Fire-type)

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Best Counters to use against Mega Houndoom in Pokémon GO

Terrakion

Best Quick Attack:

Double Kick Fast (Fighting-type)

Best Charged Attack:

Sacred Sword (Fighting-type)

Pheromosa

Best Quick Attack:

Low Kick (Fighting-type)

Best Charged Attack:

Focus Blast (Fighting-type)

Lucario

Best Quick Attack:

Counter (Fighting-type)

Best Charged Attack:

Aura Sphere (Fighting-type)

Rampardos

Best Quick Attack:

Smack Down (Rock-type)

Best Charged Attack:

Rock Slide (Rock-type)

Kingler

Best Quick Attack:

Bubble (Water-type)

Best Charged Attack:

Crabhammer (Water-type)

Conkeldurr

Best Quick Attack:

Counter (Fighting-type)

Best Charged Attack:

Dynamic Punch (Fighting-type)

If none of these Pokémon are available to players taking on a Mega Houndoom, Pokémon with Ground, Water, Rock, or Fighting-type moves should be brought into the battle.

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