Best Mega Venusaur Raid Counters in Pokemon Go 2022

Mega Venusaur raid counters

The Season of Alola event is currently underway in Pokemon Go, so we prepped the Best Mega Venusaur Raid Counters in Pokemon Go 2022.

During the event, Alolan Pokemon and starters from generation VII (Sun and Moon) will appear. Additionally, a new legendary raid and former Mega raid will start to appear in Pokemon Go.

From March 1st, 2022 to March 15th, 2022, Mega Venusaur & Tapu Koko will appear in raids. Those who are lucky may encounter a shiny Venusaur after defeating the Mega raid.


Mega Venusaur Raid Stats

  • Mega Venusaur is a Poison Grass-type Pokemon.
  • It is weak to fire, ice, flying, psychic-type moves.
  • Mega Venusaur’s Raid CP is 50653
  • Mega Venusaur’s Base HP is 190
  • Its Attack is 246 and Defense is 241
  • The Base catch CP is between 1480 – 1554
  • The Boosted Catch CP is between 1851-1943
  • It is Weather Boosted by Sunny and Cloudy weather
  • Its fast moves can be Razor Leaf & Vine Whip
  • Its Charged moves can be Sludge Bomb, Solar Beam, or Petal Blizzard

Mega Venusaur‘ Raid Counters

Going into the Mega Venusaur Raid, trainers will need Pokemon with high defensive stats, fast attacks, and high HP. Overall, Mega Venusaur 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 a team of 3 to 5 trainers; a team of 6 to 20 trainers is overkill but makes for a better completionist bonus. Using Mega Pokemon such as Mega Charizard or Mega Houndoom will make trainer’s lives easier. Ultimately, you will want to use fire, flying, psychic, or ice-type Pokemon. Be careful, because the raid can be difficult if using fighting, water, electric, fairy, or grass-type Pokemon. So don’t use Tapu Koko.

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


  • Mega Charizard X/Y – Fire Spin & Blast Burn
  • Chandelure – Fire Spin & Overheat
  • Reshiram – Fire Fang & Overheat
  • Moltres – Fire Spin & Flamethrower
  • Metagross – Zen Headbutt & Psychic
  • Mewtwo – Confusion & Psystrike


  • Mega Abomasnow – Powder & Weather Ball
  • Mega Pidgeot – Gust & Brave Bird
  • Mega Houndoom – Fire Fang & Flamethrower
  • Darmanitan – Fire Fang & Overheat
  • Heatran – Fire Spin & Flamethrower
  • Latios – Zen Headbutt & Psychic
  • Shadow Magmortar – Fire Spin & Fire Punch
  • Shadow Arcanine – Fire Fang & Flamethrower
  • Blaziken – Fire Spin & Blast Burn/Blaze Kick
  • Lugia – Extrasensory & Sky Attack
  • Jirachi – Confusion & Psychic
  • Honchkrow – Peck & Sky Attack
  • Weavile – Ice Shard & Avalanche
  • Entei – Fire Fang & Overheat

For additional Pokemon Go news or raid guides, check out our Pokemon Go section. Will you be taking on the Mega Venusaur raid?

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