Pokémon Go: Mega Latios/Latias – Best Raid Counters & Weaknesses

Mega legendaries are here!

Mega Latios and Mega Latias have come to Mega Raids in Pokémon Go. This is the first time that Mega legendaries have been introduced to the game, and players are given great a great start to the Mega Legendary lineup with these two Pokémon. Both Pokémon have a shiny form in the game and can max out at an insanely high CP.

Raid Guide

Both Mega Latios and Megas Latias share a Psychic and Dragon-typing, which means the same Pokémon can be used to counter these two legendaries. Ice, Bug, Dark, Ghost, Fairy, and Dragon-type moves are all very effective against their typing, so players should be sure to bring along Pokémon with those moves.

Mega Latios Moveset

Quick Attacks:

  • Zen Headbutt (Psychic-type)
  • Dragon Breath (Dragon-type)

Charged Attacks:

  • Psychic (Psychic-type)
  • Dragon Claw (Dragon-type)
  • Solar Beam (Grass-type)

Mega Latias Moveset

Quick Attacks:

  • Zen Headbutt (Psychic-type)
  • Dragon Breath (Dragon-type)
  • Charm (Fairy-type)

Charged Attacks:

  • Psychic (Psychic-type)
  • Outrage (Dragon-type)
  • Thunder (Electric-type)

Related: Pokémon Go Raid Guide: Grotle's Best Counters and Weaknesses

Best counters to use (for both Pokémon)

Rayquaza

Quick Attack:

Dragon Tail

Charged Attack:

Outrage

Salamence

Quick Attack:

Dragon Tail

Charged Attack:

Outrage

Zekrom

Quick Attack:

Dragon Breath

Charged Attack:

Outrage

Dialga

Quick Attack:

Dragon Breath

Charged Attack:

Draco Meteor

Reshiram

Quick Attack:

Dragon Breath

Charged Attack:

Draco Meteor

Palkia

Quick Attack:

Dragon Tail

Charged Attack:

Draco Meteor

If players do not have any of the Pokémon listed above, any Pokémon with Ice, Bug, Dark, Ghost, Fairy, or Dragon-type moves will do. All of these move-types work well against Mega Latios and Mega Latias' Psychic and Dragon-typing.

Interested in other Raid guides in Pokémon Go and want to read more? Check out Pokémon Go Raid Guide: Tapu Bulu's Best Counters and Weaknesses on Pro Game Guides!

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