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Mega Charizard Y Raid Guide

August 29, 2020 - Jace
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Mega-Charizard Y Raid Guide

Mega-Charizard Y– Flame PokΓ©mon



Mega-Charizard Y is weak to the following types: Rock, Water, Electric Damage. Generally speaking, the best counters for it are: Rhyperior, Terrakion, and Rampardos. Mega-Charizard Y can be beaten by 2 players in optimal weather, with max friendship and perfect level 40 counters or by 3 unfriended players using level 20 counters from this guide. When caught, Mega-Charizard Y will be between 2449 and 2546 cp without a weather boost. In Clear weather, Mega-Charizard Y will be between 3061 and 3182 when caught.

Release History:

  • Aug 27 2020 – TBA

Movesets

Sorted Easiest to Hardest.

  • Dragon Claw:

  • Fire Blast:

    • Water-Types are hit for πŸ›‘οΈ Resistance
    • Rock-Types are hit for πŸ›‘οΈ Resistance
  • Overheat:

    • Water-Types are hit for πŸ›‘οΈ Resistance
    • Rock-Types are hit for πŸ›‘οΈ Resistance

Top Raid Counters

Rhyperior (Elite TM Moveset)

Best Moveset:Smack Down / Rock Wrecker(legacy)
  • βš”οΈ Raw Damage: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
  • πŸ›‘οΈ Survival/Bulk: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
  • πŸ“‰ Consistency: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
  • 🌐 Accessibility: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Rhyhorn currently can be found in nests.
With Level 35 Rhyperior you need 2 players.

  • Best Estimator VS: Fire Spin/Overheat
  • Best Ranking VS: Air Slash/Overheat
  • Type Interactions:
    • 1Γ— Resists: Fire

Rampardos

Best Moveset:Smack Down / Rock Slide
  • βš”οΈ Raw Damage: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
  • πŸ›‘οΈ Survival/Bulk: β­β­β˜†β˜†β˜†
  • πŸ“‰ Consistency: β­β­β­β˜†β˜†
  • 🌐 Accessibility: β­β˜†β˜†β˜†β˜†

Rampardos is very difficult to acquire being fairly new and only having been featured briefly in one quest as Cranidos. its the highest DPS Rock Type.
With Level 35 Rampardos you need 2 players.

  • Best Estimator VS: Fire Spin/Overheat
  • Best Ranking VS: Air Slash/Fire Blast
  • Type Interactions:
    • 1Γ— Resists: Fire

Terrakion

Best Moveset:Smack Down / Rock Slide
  • βš”οΈ Raw Damage: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
  • πŸ›‘οΈ Survival/Bulk: β­β­β­β­β˜†
  • πŸ“‰ Consistency: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
  • 🌐 Accessibility: β­β­β­β­β˜†

Best Rock Type in terms of survivability and TDO. DPS is usually edged out by the glass cannon Rampardos
With Level 35 Terrakion you need 2 players.

  • Best Estimator VS: Air Slash/Overheat
  • Best Ranking VS: Air Slash/Overheat
  • Type Interactions:
    • 1Γ— Resists: Fire

Tyranitar (Elite TM Moveset)

Best Moveset:Smack Down(legacy) / Stone Edge
  • βš”οΈ Raw Damage: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
  • πŸ›‘οΈ Survival/Bulk: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
  • πŸ“‰ Consistency: β­β­β­β­β˜†
  • 🌐 Accessibility: β­β­β˜†β˜†β˜†

Accessibility will be a bit tough if you are only starting now as Larvitars do not nest and are rare. They are also in 10k eggs. Tier 4 Tyranitar Raids were a staple for quite a while, however. Larvitar can be found in ‘Make 3 Excellent Throws in a Row’ Quests. The family was last in raid bosses during Water Festival in Sept 2019. Larvitar community day (the only time you could get Smack Down) was June 2018. It isn’t the highest raw DPS Dark-Type anymore, but it has a ton of bulk on top of near optimal DPS. Weavile and Honchkrow trade with it depending on the matchup.
With Level 35 Tyranitar you need 2 players.

  • Best Estimator VS: Fire Spin/Overheat
  • Best Ranking VS: Air Slash/Overheat
  • Type Interactions:
    • 1Γ— Resists: Fire

Gigalith

Best Moveset:Smack Down / Rock Slide
  • βš”οΈ Raw Damage: β­β­β­β­β˜†
  • πŸ›‘οΈ Survival/Bulk: β­β­β­β­β˜†
  • πŸ“‰ Consistency: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐


With Level 35 Gigalith you need 3 players.

  • Best Estimator VS: Fire Spin/Overheat
  • Best Ranking VS: Air Slash/Overheat
  • Type Interactions:
    • 1Γ— Resists: Fire

Aerodactyl

Best Moveset:Rock Throw / Rock Slide
  • βš”οΈ Raw Damage: β­β­β­β­β˜†
  • πŸ›‘οΈ Survival/Bulk: β­β­β­β˜†β˜†
  • πŸ“‰ Consistency: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
  • 🌐 Accessibility: β­β­β­β­β˜†

Aerodactyl is an occasional 3 star raid boss, and possible reward in the “Evolve a Pokemon Using an Item” and “complete five Raids” Quests. 10k Egg Hatch.
With Level 35 Aerodactyl you need 3 players.

  • Best Estimator VS: Fire Spin/Overheat
  • Best Ranking VS: Air Slash/Overheat
  • Type Interactions:
    • 1Γ— Resists: Fire

Weather

Here is a list of Pokemon that can perform similar or better than the typical #1 option (in this case, Rhyperior) with weather bonuses:
PokemonWeatherFast MoveCharge MoveEstimator
Rhyperior⛅️Partly CloudySmack DownRock Wrecker1.4
Terrakion⛅️Partly CloudySmack DownRock Slide1.5
Rampardos⛅️Partly CloudySmack DownRock Slide1.5
Tyranitar⛅️Partly CloudySmack DownStone Edge1.6
Gigalith⛅️Partly CloudySmack DownRock Slide1.7

Alternate Pokemon

Omastar (Elite TM Moveset)

Best Moveset:Rock Throw(legacy) / Rock Slide(legacy)

Alternative Charge Moves: ROCK_BLAST
  • βš”οΈ Raw Damage: β­β­β­β­β˜†
  • πŸ›‘οΈ Survival/Bulk: β­β­β­β­β˜†
  • πŸ“‰ Consistency: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

One of the absolute oldest legacy moves and extremely unlikely to ever return. Omastar has never been able to learn this moveset in the main games. Omanyte currently can be found in nests.
With Level 35 Omastar you need 3 players.

  • Best Estimator VS: Air Slash/Dragon Claw
  • Best Ranking VS: Fire Spin/Overheat
  • Type Interactions:
    • 2Γ— Resists: Fire

Golem-Alola

Best Moveset:Rock Throw / Stone Edge

Alternative Charge Moves: ROCK_BLAST
  • βš”οΈ Raw Damage: β­β­β­β˜†β˜†
  • πŸ›‘οΈ Survival/Bulk: β­β­β­β˜†β˜†
  • πŸ“‰ Consistency: β­β­β­β­β˜†

Alolan Geodude can be found in the wild and in 7k eggs. To get a 7k egg. 7k Eggs are added at random from opening gifts when you have an open Egg Inventory Slot, and when hatched will be marked as the location where the Gift originated from. Alolan Geodude were incredibly common during the 3rd Anniversary Pokemon Go Event. Alolan Geodude spawn from Magnetic Lure Modules as well.
With Level 35 Golem-Alola you need 3 players.

  • Best Estimator VS: Fire Spin/Overheat
  • Best Ranking VS: Air Slash/Overheat
  • Type Interactions:
    • 1Γ— Resists: Fire

Golem

Best Moveset:Rock Throw / Stone Edge

Alternative Charge Moves: ANCIENT_POWER ROCK_BLAST
  • βš”οΈ Raw Damage: β­β­β­β˜†β˜†
  • πŸ›‘οΈ Survival/Bulk: β­β­β­β˜†β˜†
  • πŸ“‰ Consistency: β­β­β­β­β˜†

Geodude are not too much of a pain to acquire for most people and exist in research rewards as well. Hunt down a nest or play in partly cloudy will be enough for many to get Golem. Geodude can be in “Make 5 Nice Throws” quests.
With Level 35 Golem you need 3 players.

  • Best Estimator VS: Fire Spin/Overheat
  • Best Ranking VS: Air Slash/Overheat
  • Type Interactions:
    • 1Γ— Resists: Fire

Landorus

Best Moveset:Rock Throw / Rock Slide
  • βš”οΈ Raw Damage: β­β­β­β­β˜†
  • πŸ›‘οΈ Survival/Bulk: β­β­β˜†β˜†β˜†
  • πŸ“‰ Consistency: β­β­β­β˜†β˜†


With Level 35 Landorus you need 3 players.

  • Best Estimator VS: Fire Spin/Overheat
  • Best Ranking VS: Air Slash/Dragon Claw
  • Type Interactions:
    • No Type Interactions

Mega-Blastoise

Best Moveset:Water Gun / Hydro Cannon
  • βš”οΈ Raw Damage: β­β­β­β˜†β˜†
  • πŸ›‘οΈ Survival/Bulk: β­β­β­β˜†β˜†
  • πŸ“‰ Consistency: β­β­β­β­β˜†

Squirtle currently can be found in nests.
With Level 35 Mega-Blastoise you need 3 players.

  • Best Estimator VS: Air Slash/Overheat
  • Best Ranking VS: Fire Spin/Overheat
  • Type Interactions:
    • 1Γ— Resists: Fire

Regirock

Best Moveset:Rock Throw / Stone Edge
  • βš”οΈ Raw Damage: β­β­β˜†β˜†β˜†
  • πŸ›‘οΈ Survival/Bulk: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
  • πŸ“‰ Consistency: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐


With Level 35 Regirock you need 3 players.

  • Best Estimator VS: Air Slash/Fire Blast
  • Best Ranking VS: Air Slash/Overheat
  • Type Interactions:
    • 1Γ— Resists: Fire

Aggron

Best Moveset:Smack Down / Stone Edge
  • βš”οΈ Raw Damage: β­β­β˜†β˜†β˜†
  • πŸ›‘οΈ Survival/Bulk: β­β­β˜†β˜†β˜†
  • πŸ“‰ Consistency: β­β­β˜†β˜†β˜†


With Level 35 Aggron you need 3 players.

  • Best Estimator VS: Fire Spin/Overheat
  • Best Ranking VS: Fire Spin/Dragon Claw
  • Type Interactions:
    • 1Γ— Resists: Dragon
    • Canceled Out: Fire

Solrock

Best Moveset:Rock Throw / Rock Slide
  • βš”οΈ Raw Damage: β­β­β˜†β˜†β˜†
  • πŸ›‘οΈ Survival/Bulk: β­β­β˜†β˜†β˜†
  • πŸ“‰ Consistency: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐


With Level 35 Solrock you need 3 players.

  • Best Estimator VS: Fire Spin/Dragon Claw
  • Best Ranking VS: Air Slash/Overheat
  • Type Interactions:
    • 1Γ— Resists: Fire

Lunatone

Best Moveset:Rock Throw / Rock Slide
  • βš”οΈ Raw Damage: β­β­β˜†β˜†β˜†
  • πŸ›‘οΈ Survival/Bulk: β­β­β˜†β˜†β˜†
  • πŸ“‰ Consistency: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐


With Level 35 Lunatone you need 3 players.

  • Best Estimator VS: Fire Spin/Dragon Claw
  • Best Ranking VS: Air Slash/Overheat
  • Type Interactions:
    • 1Γ— Resists: Fire

Archeops

Best Moveset:Wing Attack / Ancient Power
  • βš”οΈ Raw Damage: β­β­β­β˜†β˜†
  • πŸ›‘οΈ Survival/Bulk: β­β˜†β˜†β˜†β˜†
  • πŸ“‰ Consistency: β­β­β­β˜†β˜†


With Level 35 Archeops you need 3 players.

  • Best Estimator VS: Fire Spin/Overheat
  • Best Ranking VS: Air Slash/Dragon Claw
  • Type Interactions:
    • 1Γ— Resists: Fire

Carracosta

Best Moveset:Rock Throw / Ancient Power

Alternative Charge Moves: SURF
  • βš”οΈ Raw Damage: β­β­β˜†β˜†β˜†
  • πŸ›‘οΈ Survival/Bulk: β­β­β­β˜†β˜†
  • πŸ“‰ Consistency: β­β­β­β­β˜†


With Level 35 Carracosta you need 3 players.

  • Best Estimator VS: Air Slash/Dragon Claw
  • Best Ranking VS: Fire Spin/Overheat
  • Type Interactions:
    • 2Γ— Resists: Fire

Zekrom

Best Moveset:Charge Beam / Wild Charge
  • βš”οΈ Raw Damage: β­β­β˜†β˜†β˜†
  • πŸ›‘οΈ Survival/Bulk: β­β­β˜†β˜†β˜†
  • πŸ“‰ Consistency: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐


With Level 35 Zekrom you need 3 players.

  • Best Estimator VS: Fire Spin/Dragon Claw
  • Best Ranking VS: Air Slash/Overheat
  • Type Interactions:
    • 1Γ— Resists: Fire
    • 1Γ— Weak: Dragon

Kyogre

Best Moveset:Waterfall / Surf

Alternative Charge Moves: HYDRO_PUMP
  • βš”οΈ Raw Damage: β­β­β˜†β˜†β˜†
  • πŸ›‘οΈ Survival/Bulk: β­β­β­β˜†β˜†
  • πŸ“‰ Consistency: β­β­β­β­β˜†
  • 🌐 Accessibility: β­β­β˜†β˜†β˜†

Kyogre was first available January 2018. It is the premier Water-Type attacker and an incredibly powerful attacker. Someday it will likely be outclassed by itself if Niantic gives it the move Origin Pulse.
With Level 35 Kyogre you need 3 players.

  • Best Estimator VS: Air Slash/Overheat
  • Best Ranking VS: Air Slash/Overheat
  • Type Interactions:
    • 1Γ— Resists: Fire

Sudowoodo

Best Moveset:Rock Throw / Rock Slide

Alternative Charge Moves: STONE_EDGE
  • βš”οΈ Raw Damage: β­β­β˜†β˜†β˜†
  • πŸ›‘οΈ Survival/Bulk: β­β­β˜†β˜†β˜†
  • πŸ“‰ Consistency: β­β­β­β­β˜†

Sudowoodo currently can be found in nests.
With Level 35 Sudowoodo you need 3 players.

  • Best Estimator VS: Fire Spin/Overheat
  • Best Ranking VS: Air Slash/Overheat
  • Type Interactions:
    • 1Γ— Resists: Fire

Crustle

Best Moveset:Smack Down / Rock Slide

Alternative Charge Moves: ROCK_BLAST
  • βš”οΈ Raw Damage: β­β­β˜†β˜†β˜†
  • πŸ›‘οΈ Survival/Bulk: β­β˜†β˜†β˜†β˜†
  • πŸ“‰ Consistency: β­β­β˜†β˜†β˜†


With Level 35 Crustle you need 3 players.

  • Best Estimator VS: Air Slash/Overheat
  • Best Ranking VS: Air Slash/Dragon Claw
  • Type Interactions:
    • Canceled Out: Fire

Rayquaza

Best Moveset:Dragon Tail / Ancient Power

Alternative Fast Moves: AIR_SLASH_FAST
  • βš”οΈ Raw Damage: β­β˜†β˜†β˜†β˜†
  • πŸ›‘οΈ Survival/Bulk: β­β˜†β˜†β˜†β˜†
  • πŸ“‰ Consistency: β­β­β­β˜†β˜†


With Level 35 Rayquaza you need 3 players.

  • Best Estimator VS: Air Slash/Dragon Claw
  • Best Ranking VS: Fire Spin/Overheat
  • Type Interactions:
    • 1Γ— Resists: Fire
    • 1Γ— Weak: Dragon

Kabutops

Best Moveset:Waterfall / Ancient Power

Alternative Fast Moves: FURY_CUTTER_FAST
Alternative Charge Moves: STONE_EDGE
  • βš”οΈ Raw Damage: β­β˜†β˜†β˜†β˜†
  • πŸ›‘οΈ Survival/Bulk: β­β­β˜†β˜†β˜†
  • πŸ“‰ Consistency: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Kabuto currently can be found in nests.
With Level 35 Kabutops you need 3 players.

  • Best Estimator VS: Fire Spin/Overheat
  • Best Ranking VS: Fire Spin/Overheat
  • Type Interactions:
    • 2Γ— Resists: Fire

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