Pokémon Go: Best Movesets and Counters for Mega Swampert

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

Mega Swampert is a Mega Raid Boss which is bulky and has a more muscular upper body and arms when compared to its lower body. It has two orange paddings on each of its wrists and one more patch on both shoulders. The padding and its gills are of a darker, redder shade of orange and its gills also become larger than its normal form with filaments that extend past its mouth. As it is a Mega Raid, players will need the perfect counters. In this Pokémon Go guide we are going to talk about the ways and counters using which one can defeat Mega Swampert as easily as possible.

Mega Swampert in Pokémon Go

Mega Swampert is a dual-type Water and Ground Pokémon with a maximum CP of 4401. It can resist attacks from Electric, Poison, Rock, Steel, and Fire-type attacks and is vulnerable to only Grass-type counters. As it has only one type of counter working against it, it has a 2x weakness towards it. High-level players can go in groups of two and low-level players should go in groups of four or more players to secure a victory.

Mega Swampert Movesets

Pokémon Go Mega Swampert counters
Image via Niantic

The best moves from the moveset of Mega Swampert are Mud Shot and Hydro Cannon. Both of them have a combined DPS of 66.8 and it is also the best combination of moves that can be used in both Pokémon Gyms and PvP battles. Other decent attacks from its movepool include the likes of Water Gun, Surf, Earthquake, and Muddy Water amongst other options.

Best counters against Mega Swampert in Pokémon Go

Here’s the list of the best counters that one can use against Mega Swampert and guarantee a win for themselves.

  • Sceptile (Mega): Bullet Seed/Frenzy Plant
  • Venusaur (Mega): Vine Whip/Frenzy Plant
  • Kartana: Razor Leaf/Leaf Blade
  • Abomasnow (Mega): Razor Leaf/Energy Ball
  • Zarude: Vine Whip/Power Whip
  • Latios (Mega): Dragon Breath/Solar Beam
  • Chesnaught: Vine Whip/Frenzy Plant
  • Tangrowth: Vine Whip/Power Whip
  • Roserade: Razor Leaf/Grass Knot
  • Xurkitree: Thunder Shock/Power Whip
  • Celebi: Magical Leaf/Leaf Storm
  • Groudon (Primal): Mud Shot/Solar Beam
  • Sceptile: Bullet Seed/Frenzy Plant
  • Tapu Bulu: Bullet Seed/Grass Knot
  • Leafeon: Razor Leaf/Solar Beam
  • Shaymin (Sky): Zen Headbutt/Grass Knot
  • Torterra: Razor Leaf/Frenzy Plant
  • Exeggutor (Alola): Bullet Seed/Solar Beam
  • Exeggutor: Bullet Seed/Solar Beam
  • Venusaur: Vine Whip/Frenzy Plant
  • Victreebel: Razor Leaf/Leaf Blade
  • Simisage: Vine Whip/Grass Knot
  • Tangela: Vine Whip/Power Whip
  • Meganium: Vine Whip/Frenzy Plant
  • Breloom: Bullet Seed/Grass Knot
  • Leavanny: Razor Leaf/Leaf Blade
  • Lurantis: Razor Leaf/Leaf Blade
  • Porygon-Z: Lock-On/Solar Beam
  • Shiftry: Razor Leaf/Leaf Blade
  • Serperior: Vine Whip/Frenzy Plant
  • Carnivine: Vine Whip/Power Whip
  • Vileplume: Razor Leaf/Solar Beam
  • Ludicolo: Razor Leaf/Solar Beam
  • Decidueye: Razor Leaf/Energy Ball
  • Sirfetch’d: Fury Cutter/Leaf Blade
Pokémon Go Mega Swampert counters
Image via Niantic

As Mega Swampert has just one type of counter available and it has a 2x weakness towards it, players should try to capitalize on that and choose their best Grass-type options from the list provided above for a fairly easy win.

What are your thoughts about our guide on Mega Swampert in Pokémon Go? Let us know in the comments below!

For more Mobile Gaming news and updates, join our WhatsApp groupTelegram Group, or Discord server. Also, follow us on Instagram and Twitter, and Google News for quick updates.

Notify of

Inline Feedbacks
View all comments
Back to top button