Mewtwo is a Psychic-type Pokemon in Pokemon GO that appears during the next Legendary raid rotation starting on June 16, 2022. Knowing how to beat Mewtwo will help you during the two weeks of raids. With Mewtwo’s on and off appearances throughout the game’s history, becoming familiar with its moveset options and counters will help you during the June five-star raids and in any future ones. This guide will provide information on the best Movesets and Counters for Mewtwo in Pokemon GO.
Pokemon GO – The Best Movesets and Counters for Mewtwo
The best moveset to use with Mewtwo in Pokemon GO is Confusion and Psystrike. These moves provide the highest DPS and Same-Type attack bonuses compared to other moves like Shadow Ball. While Mewtwo has another Quick move that benefits from Same-Type attack bonuses, it deals far less damage for the relatively small boost in energy regeneration it provides. Furthermore, while Mewtwo’s other Main moves give advantages against certain Pokemon types, many of these do not provide the 20% Same-Type bonus.
What Counters Mewtwo?
Since Mewtwo is a Psychic-type, it is weak against Bug, Ghost and Dark-type moves. All three types deal increased damage to Mewtwo during battles. In contrast, Mewtwo is strong against Fighting and other Psychic-type moves. With this in mind, the following Pokemon are strong against Mewtwo in Pokemon GO:
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If you don’t have any of the above Pokemon in your party during the raid, don’t panic! While these are some examples of Pokemon that are effective against Mewtwo, you are not required to use any of them during the raid. Any Pokemon with Bug, Ghost or Dark-type moves will still deal considerable damage to Mewtwo. However, especially during the raid, you’ll want to make sure you have several Pokemon with these types to increase your chances of finishing the raid.
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