Best Mega Ampharos Raid counters in Pokemon Go 2022

Mega Ampharos Raid Guide

Best Mega Ampharos Raid counters in Pokemon Go 2022

We are halfway through February and you know what that means trainers. That’s right, a change to Mega Raid battles. Alongside the change in Legendary raids, Mega Ampharos will hatch from mega raid eggs between February 15th and March 1st. If you are lucky, you could encounter a shiny pink Ampharos.

Here’s our best Mega Ampharos Raid counters and tips:

Mega Ampharos’ Raid Stats

  • Mega Ampharos is an Electric Dragon-type Pokemon.
  • It is weak to Ground, Ice, Dragon, & Fairy-type moves.
  • Mega Ampharos’ Raid CP is 55876
  • Mega Ampharos’ Base HP is 207
  • Its Attack is 294 and Defense is 203
  • The base catch CP is between 1554 – 1630
  • The Boosted Catch CP is between 1943 – 2037
  • It is weather boosted by rainy weather
  • Its fast moves can be Volt Switch & Charge Beam
  • Its Charged moves can be Thunder, Thunder Punch, Zap Cannon, Focus Blast, & Power Gem

Mega Ampharos’ Raid Counters

Going into the Mega Ampharos’ Raid, trainers will need Pokemon with a high defensive stat or fast attacks. Overall, Mega Ampharos is one of the easiest Mega Pokemon to take down in Pokemon Go with a well rounded team. The raid can be easily completed by team of two trainers; a team of 3 to 6 trainers can take it down with ease, especially with a Mega Abomasnow or Mega Gyarados . Ultimately, you will want to use ice, dragon, fairy, or ground-type Pokemon. Be careful, because the Mega Ampharos raid can be difficult if using Flying, Steel, Fire, Water, Grass, or Electric type Pokemon.

Here are the best counters to overcoming the Mega Ampharos raid. Some of these recommendations can be substituted out for Pokemon with type advantage or a better move set.


  • Mega Abomasnow – Powder Snow & Weather Ball
  • Landorus (Therian Forme) – Mud Shot & Earthquake/Earth Power
  • Groudon – Dragon Tail & Earthquake
  • Excadrill – Mud Slap & Earthquake
  • Garchomp – Mudshot & Earthquake/Earth Power
  • Rhyperior – Mud-Slap & Earthquake


  • Mega Charizard X – Dragon Breath & Dragon Claw
  • Mega Altaria -Dragon Breath &Dragon Pulse/Moonblast
  • Zekrom – Dragon Breath & Outrage
  • Garchomp – Dragon Tail & Outrage
  • Palkia – Dragon Tail & Draco Meteor
  • Rayquaza – Dragon Tail & Outrage
  • Dialga – Dragon Breath & Draco Meteor
  • Shadow Salamence – Dragon Tail & Outrage/Draco Meteor
  • Shadow Dragonite – Dragon Tail & Outrage/Draco Meteor
  • Giratina (Origin) – Dragon Tail & Dragon Pulse

For a list of the February events, plus the best ways to take down Deoxys and other Pokemon Go articles make sure to check our other Pokemon Go section.

Pokemon Go is available now on iOS and Android.

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