Pokémon Go: Best Moveset and Counters for Mega Gengar

Guide for best counters against Mega Gengar in Battle raids!

Mega Gengar along with five other Pokémon has appeared in Pokémon Go. Mega Gengar is definitely a tough Pokémon to defeat, but like every other tough Pokémon, Mega Gengar 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 Gengar.

Mega Gengar in Pokémon Go

Mega Gengar is a dual-type Ghost and Poison Pokémon. It is extremely vulnerable to Ground, Ghost, Psychic, and Dark Moves which makes it very easy to deal damage to this beast. But strategy and the correct use of moves will still remain the key factor to defeating Darkrai during battle raids.

Mega Gengar Movesets

Mega Gengar Pokémon Go
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Mega Gengar has some of the best damage-inflicting moves, its Fast moves include Sucker Punch, Shadow Claw, and Hex. On the other side, Focus Blast, Sludge Bomb, and Shadow Ball are charge moves that can deal lethal damage to the opponents. But these moves can be countered easily if the opponent uses the right strategy and moves at the correct time.

Best counters against Mega Gengar in Pokémon Go

Here is the list of the best counters that one can use against Mega Gengar and guarantee a win for themselves.

  • Mewtwo (Shadow): Psycho Cut/Psystrike
  • Groudon (Primal): Mud Shot/Precipice Blades
  • Tyranitar (Primal): Bite/Brutal Swing
  • Gengar (Mega): Lick/Shadow Ball
  • Tyranitar (Shadow): Bite/Brutal Swing
  • Mewtwo: Psycho Cut/Psystrike
  • Alakazam (Mega): Confusion/Psychic
  • Latios (Mega): Zen Headbutt/Psychic
  • Rayquaza (Mega): Dragon Tail/Dragon Ascent
  • Banette (Mega): Shadow Claw/Shadow Ball
  • Gardevoir (Mega): Confusion/Psychic
  • Garchomp (Shadow): Mud Shot/Earth Power
  • Latios (Shadow): Zen Headbutt/Psychic
  • Hoopa (Unbound): Confusion/Psychic
  • Metagross (Shadow): Zen Headbutt/Psychic
  • Alakazam (Shadow): Psycho Cut/Psychic
  • Lunala: Shadow Ball/Confusion
  • Cursola (Shadow): Hex/Shadow Ball
  • Tyranitar: Bite/Brutal Swing
  • Hydreigon: Bite/Brutal Swing
  • Exeggutor (Shadow): Extrasensory/Psychic
  • Houndoom (Mega): Snarl/Foul Play
  • Mamoswine (Shadow): Mud-Slap/High Horsepower
  • Latias (Mega): Zen Headbutt/Psychic
  • Groudon: Mud Shot/Precipice Blades
  • Weavile (Shadow): Snarl/Foil Play
  • Rhyperior (Shadow): Mud-Slap/Earthquake
  • Gyarados (Mega): Bite/Crunch
  • Gallade (Shadow): Confusion/Psychic
  • Gardevoir (Shadow): Confusion/Psychic
Pokémon Go Mega Gengar counters
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These are the best movesets and counters available to effectively defeat Mega Gengar during battle raids in Pokémon Go.

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