Pokémon Go: Best Moveset and Counters for Mega Venusaur

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

One of the first Mega raid bosses in Pokémon Go, the Mega Venusaur is a Grass and Poison-type with one of the highest DPS for its movesets. Be ready to fight it in earnest because unless you’re using a Mega Pokémon yourself, it gets difficult to defeat this boss. Here’s our Pokémon Go guide to tell you the best raid counters for Mega Venusaur.

Mega Venusaur in Pokémon Go

Pokémon Go Mega Venusaur
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Mega Venusaur is a Pokémon with intense battle prowess and it is quite difficult to defeat this Mega Grass monster. It gets a powerup in sunny weather but an approximate 5 trainers should be enough to behest the flowery Pokémon. Read on to know more about its movesets and how to counter them with the best Pokémon you have.

Mega Venusaur Movesets

Mega Venusaur is a Grass and Poison-type Pokémon with high ATK and DEF. Being a Grass-type, it is vulnerable to Fire, Ice, Flying, and Psychic-type attacks. Its most lethal moves are Vine Whip and Frenzy Plant with a DPS of 20.58. Though the large flower on its back might serve as a great weapon, with a bit of determination and Perfectly timed counters and attacks, it is quite easy to defeat this Battle Raid boss.

Best counters against Mega Venusaur in Pokémon Go

  • Mewtwo: Psycho Cut/Psystrike 
  • Reshiram: Fire Fang/Overheat
  • Hoopa (Unbound): Confusion/Psychic
  • Moltres: Fire Spin/Sky Attack    
  • Darmanitan: Fire Fang/Overheat 
  • Darmanitan (Standard): Fire/Overheat 
  • Latios: Zen Headbutt/Psychic 
  • Ho-Oh: Incinerate/Brave Bird           
  • Alakazam: Confusion/Psychic
  • Exeggutor: Confusion/Psychic
Pokémon Go Mega Venusaur counters
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This is the list of the top Pokémon you can take to battle the Mega Venusaur. But even still, Mewtwo and Charizard Y stand out with their immensely effective attacks. Mega Charizard Y specially deals massive damage against Mega Venusaur. It is also useful because it double resists Grass and gets boosted to even higher levels in Sunny weather.

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