Pokémon Go: Best Moveset and Counters for Mega Slowbro

Guide for the best counters against Mega Slowbro during Battle Raids!

Mega Slowbro has finally appeared in Pokémon Go. Although Mega Slowbro is definitely a tough Pokémon to defeat, like every other tough Pokémon, Mega Slowbro also has its vulnerabilities which can be used against it with the best counter moves. We will discuss the best possible raid counters and move sets to defeat Mega Slowbro in Pokémon Go.

Mega Slowbro in Pokémon Go

Mega Slowbro
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Mega Slowbro is a dual-type Water and Psychic Pokémon which is extremely vulnerable to Bug, Ghost, Dark, Geass, and Electric-type moves which makes it very easy to deal damage on this beast. But strategy and the correct use of moves will still remain the key factor to defeating Mega Slowbro during battle raids.

Mega Slowbro Movesets

Mega Slowbro has a variety of moves which makes it a difficult opponent to defeat. Its fast moves include Water Gun and Confusion, and on the other hand, its charge moves include Water Pulse, Psychic, and Ice Beam which can deal heavy damage to the opponent. While the aforementioned Pokémon are the standard countermeasures, Mega Slowbro’s dual type of Water and Psychic occasionally turns the tables. For instance, Mega Slowbro’s STAB Psychic techniques are ineffective against the top counter, Mega Gengar. This also holds true for creatures like Giant Venusaur. So long as Mega Slowbro isn’t performing psychic moves, you should only mega evolve either Gengar or Venusaur. But these moves can be easily countered if the opponent uses the right strategy and moves at the right time.

Best counters against Mega Slowbro in Pokémon Go

  • Gengar(Mega): Shadow Claw/Shadow ball
  • Gyrados(Mega): Bite/Crunch
  • Houndoom (Mega): Snarl/Foul Play
  • Darkrai: Snarl/Shadow ball
  • Chandelure: Hex/Shadow ball
  • Zekrom: Charge Beam/Wild charge
  • Electivire: Thundershock/Wild charge
  • Giratina: Shadow claw/Shadow ball
  • Ampharos: Volt Switch/Zap cannon
  • Magnezone: Spark/Wildcharge
  • Thundurus: Volt Switch/Thunderbolt
  • Raikou: Volt Switch/Wild charge
  • Venusaur: Vine Whip/Frenzy plant
Pokémon Go Mega Slowbro
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These are the best movesets and counters available to effectively defeat Mega Slowbro during battle raids in Pokémon Go.

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