Mega Charizard X and Y
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Pokémon Go fans! We all know that Mega Charizard X & Y are quite a handful to beat, but worry no more! Stick with us here to know how to beat Mega Charizard X & Y in Raids!

Mega Raids

Mega Raid in Pokémon Go offers the availability of Charizard X and Y for Trainers to catch! Yes, you read that right, Trainer. You may catch a Charizard X and Y through Mega Raid in the mobile game, and it might be one of the only chances you can get.

The Mega Raid encounter of Mega Charizard X and Y, Mewtwo, and Mega Venasaur is until July 1, 2022, 8:00 P.M. local time. If you want to focus on getting Mega Charizard X and Y, you came to the right place.

Mega Raids
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In encounters with Mega Pokémons, you should know their weaknesses to completely beat and catch them, so let’s start, Trainer!

Mega Charizard X Weaknesses and Counters

Mega Charizard X
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In Pokémon Go, Mega Charizard X is a Fire- and Dragon-type of Pokémon. In this sense, it is weak to Ground-, Rock-, and Dragon-type attacks. If you attack the Mega Charizard X with any of its weakness attacks, you may damage it up to 160%.

Here are the best counters (and Pokémons too!) in fighting Mega Charizard X. Just a quick side note, you may want to choose your Rock-type Pokémon as they happen to be the strongest opponent for this Mega Pokémon.

  • [Rock] Aerodactyl: Rock Throw (Fast Attack), Rock Slide (Charged Attack)
  • [Dragon & Ground] Garchomp (evolved from Gabite): Dragon Tail (FA), Outrage (CA)
  • [Rock] Golem: Rock Throw (FA), Stone Edge (CA)
  • [Rock] Rampardos (evolved from Cranidos): Smack Down (FA), Rock Slide (CA)
  • [Ground & Rock] Rhyperior (evolved from Rhydon): Smack Down or Mud-Slap (FA), Rock Wrecker (CA)

Mega Charizard Y Weaknesses and Counters

Mega Charizard Y
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Moving on to this Pokémon Go Mega Raid, Mega Charizard Y is a Fire- and Flying-type of Pokémon. With this type, it is weak when it comes to Electric-, Rock-, and Water-type attacks. Rock-type Pokémons can battle both Mega Charizard X and Y, so be sure to have your Rock-type Pokémons ready to fight!

We list down the Pokémons and attacks that are best for countering Mega Charizard Y. Just a quick side note (again), Rock-type Pokémons may give damage up to 256% to Mega Charizard Y, so Pokémons we have mentioned above (with Mega Charizard X) can be used against Y.

  • [Rock] Aerodactyl: Rock Throw (Fast Attack), Rock Slide (Charged Attack)
  • [Dragon & Ground] Garchomp (evolved from Gabite): Dragon Tail (FA), Outrage (CA)
  • [Rock] Gigalith (evolved from Boldore): Smack Down (FA), Rock Slide (CA)
  • [Rock] Golem: Rock Throw (FA), Stone Edge (CA)
  • [Rock] Rampardos (evolved from Cranidos): Smack Down (FA), Rock Slide (CA)
  • [Ground & Rock] Rhyperior (evolved from Rhydon): Smack Down or Mud-Slap (FA), Rock Wrecker (CA)
  • [Rock & Dark] Tyranitar (evolved from Pupitar): Smack Down (FA), Stone Edge (CA)

And that’s it! We hope you find this guide a catch in getting your Mega Pokemon in Pokemon Go Mega Charizard X & Y Raid!

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