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Mega Medicham Raid Guide for Pokemon GO: Weaknesses and Counters

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by Daphne Fama

Mega Medicham has brought its spiritual prowess to a whole new level! For the first time, trainers will be able to take on Mega Medicham in Mega Raids. But bringing down this Pokemon won’t be easy. Here’s your Mega Medicham Raid Guide for Pokemon GO: weaknesses and counters.

Mega Medicham Raid Guide for Pokemon GO: Weaknesses and Counters

If you’re wondering who will reign supreme during the Festival of Color, you must look no further than Mega Medicham. From March 8 to March 11, 2023, Mega Medicham will be available in Mega Raids.

And yes, if you’re wondering, Mega Medicham can be Shiny! Do you prefer your Medicham with pink pants or blue?

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In order to capture this Pokemon, you’ll need to tackle the Mega Raid with at least two or more trainers. But Mega Medicham is no slouch! The more trainers, the better, with the recommended being between three and five high-level trainers. More, if you’re only bringing your best Pokemon and not optimal counters.

Mega Medicham Weaknesses in Pokemon GO

As a Psychic and Fighting-Type Pokemon, Mega Medicham has three major weaknesses:

  • Fairy
  • Flying
  • Ghost

And you should keep Rock and Fighting-Type Pokemon far away, as Mega Medicham offers resistances to those Pokemon types. So, what are those optimal Pokemon to bring?

Mega Medicham Counters in Pokemon Go

Unsurprisingly, the answer is usually another Mega Pokemon. If you don’t have a Mega Pokemon, there are some alternatives. But the most effective Pokemon will be listed first, with their DPS and win rate decreasing as they go.

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But if you don’t have a Pokemon listed here, just opt for your best Ghost, Fairy, or Flying-Type Pokemon.

  • Gengar (Mega) with Shadow Claw and Shadow Ball
  • Banette (Mega) with Shadow Claw and Shadow Ball
  • Gardevoir (Mega) with Charm and Dazzling Gleam
  • Pidgeot (Mega) with Gust and Brave Bird
  • Alakazam (Mega) with Psycho Cut and Shadowball
  • Chandelure with Hex and Shadow Ball
  • Giratina (Origin) with Shadow Claw and Shadow Force

Good luck bringing down that mystical monk!

Daphne Fama

A lawyer turned game journalist, Daphne Fama spends an inordinate amount of time playing games across the spectrum but she'll always have a soft spot for horror and JPRGs. Want to see all the best animal pictures the internet has to offer? Follow her on twitter at @DaphneFama.