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Mega Latios Pokemon GO Counters: Best to Use

Mega Latios
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Trainers are wondering which counters are best to use against Mega Latios in Pokemon GO.

Appearing in raids from May 3 to May 10, Mega Latios is a Psychic and Dragon type Pokemon with useful attack options in battle. Its best moves include Dragon Breath, Zen Headbutt, Dragon Claw, and Psychic. It is weakest against Bug and Dark type Pokemon, but is strongest against Electric and Fighting types. Mega Latios' charge moves can be strong, but cost 100 Candy and 100,000 Stardust to unlock secondary moves.

In order to defeat this Pokemon in Raids, you have to consider which counters would be most effective against Mega Latios. It can be hard to figure this out, but we have an answer for you.

Here's the best counters to use against Mega Latios in Pokemon GO.

Mega Latios Pokemon GO: Best Counters

Since it has two types, there isn't a distinct vulnerability compared to some Pokemon. Here are some of the Pokemon that can be efficiently used as counters against Mega Latios:

  • Mega Altaria
  • Mega Beedrill
  • Mega Gengar
  • Mega Absol
  • Galarian Zen Darmanitan
  • Kyurem
  • Rayquaza
  • Chandelure
  • Salamence

After defeating Mega Latios, you have the chance to catch it for yourself. Once you have it, this Pokemon will go back to its regular type. 300 Mega Energy is needed to evolve it back into that form. Be careful to use this only when you plan on playing for a specific amount of time, as your Latios will remain Mega Evolved for eight hours.

For more information on Mega Latios, check out DBLTAP's ultimate Raid guide.