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Best Mega Pokémon in Pokémon GO

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Trainers are wondering what the best Mega Pokémon is in Pokémon GO.

With the introduction of the Mega Evolution update, more trainers are trying to get their hands on Mega Evolved Pokémon. It can be hard to decide which Mega Pokémon is best in the game, but we have your back.

Here's a guide for the best Mega Pokémon in Pokémon GO.

Best Mega Pokémon in Pokémon GO

While the best Mega Pokémon is up to your personal standards and can depend on many factors, one of the common ways to figure this out is by CP, known as Combat Power or Points. This number defines how well a Pokémon can do during battle in a perfect scenario. Here is every Mega Pokémon in Pokémon GO ranked by CP:

• Mega Gyarados: 4,717 CP
• Mega Charizard Y: 4,455 CP
• Mega Gengar: 4,336 CP
• Mega Ampharos: 4,245 CP
• Mega Aerodactyl: 4,118 CP
• Mega Blastoise: 3,941 CP
• Mega Charizard X: 3,850 CP
• Mega Kangaskhan: 3,850 CP
• Mega Houndoom: 3,842 CP
• Mega Slowbro: 3,755 CP
• Mega Lopunny: 3,745 CP
• Mega Venusaur: 3,698 CP
• Mega Pidgeot: 3,680 CP
• Mega Steelix: 3,655 CP
• Mega Manectric: 3,580 CP
• Mega Abomasnow: 3,405 CP
• Mega Beedrill: 3,383 CP
• Mega Absol: 3,301 CP
• Mega Altaria: 3,163 CP

Be cautious when Mega Evolving your Pokémon, as this effect will only last for eight hours. In order to maximize your time, engage in Battles and Raids with your Mega Pokémon.

For more information on Pokémon GO, check out our guide on the best path to take in the new Special Research story.