In this article, we are going to give you our Mewtwo Pokemon GO raid guide, including the best Pokemon to beat it as well as what time does Mewtwo raids start.
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Mewtwo Pokemon GO raid guide
Check out our guide to learn which types you should use and the moves Mewtwo can obtain after being caught.
What time does Mewtwo raids start?
In Pokemon GO, Mewtwo will return to raids from June 16 to July 1. During this time, players will be able to catch two versions of this Pokemon, each of whom knows a distinct Charged Attack. This creature will know Shadow Ball if captured from June 16 until June 23. Psystrike will be known if caught between June 23 and July 1.
Best counters to Mewtwo
Mewtwo is a Psychic-type Pokemon. This makes fighting it rather simple. The following three types are very effective against Psychic types:
Use Pokemon of this sort to make taking down the raid boss a breeze. Moves of these types do 160 percent damage. Psychic types such as Mewtwo, on the other hand, are strong against two different kinds. If you must utilize one, be sure it’s not:
These types of attacks’ damage will be reduced to 63%.
Best Pokemon to use in Mewtwo raids
We’ve put together a list of 5 Pokemon that we recommend bringing to these raids. Have a look at them below.
Each of these Pokemon has access to super-effective attacks that will make taking down the final opponent much simpler.
Stats and moves
For those who enjoy hunting for shiny Pokémon, Mewtwo is a good challenge since it has a small chance of being gleaming. Furthermore, it boasts excellent stats. Its statistics are as follows:
- Attack: 300
- Stamina: 214
- Defense: 182
Because of this, it shines in attacking, its move pool reflects this, with the many options it has.
- Psycho Cut (Psychic)*
- Confusion (Psychic)*
- Charged Moves:
- Flamethrower (Fire)
- Ice Beam (Ice)
- Thunderbolt (Electric)
- Psychic (Psychic)*
- Focus Blast (Fighting)
- Shadow Ball (Ghost) (Can be taught through an Elite TM or by catching Mewtwo during June 16 – June 23)
- Hyper Beam (Normal) (Can be taught through an Elite TM)
- Psystrike (Psychic) (Can be taught through an Elite TM or by catching Mewtwo during June 23 – July 1)