The Manectric is an Electric-type Pokemon. First introduced in Generation III, this Pokemon also has a Mega Evolution. Under certain conditions, it can Mega Evolve into Mega Manectric. Now, this Mega variant has made its way to Pokemon GO. In the next several days, you will get the chance to battle this powerful Pokemon. Of course, if you want to stand a chance of defeating it in battle, you will first need to know what counters, weakness, and best moveset to use against Mega Manectric in Pokemon GO are. We will tell you all of that and more in this in-depth guide.
Pokemon GO Mega Manectric Counters
Pokemon GO’s April Raids 2022 are full of Mega Pokemon you can battle. Apart from Mega Manectric, you can likewise encounter Mega Charizard Y, Mega Pidgeot, and an as-of-yet-unknown mystery Mega Pokemon. Here’s a list of the best Pokemon to counter Mega Manectric with: Rhyperior, Groudon, Garchomp, Landorus, Krookodile, Golem, Donphan, Golurk, Rhydon, and Excadrill.
Pokemon GO Mega Manectric Weakness & Best Moveset
The Mega Manectric has the same set of move types that it is resistant and weak to as the regular Manectric. As an Electric-type Pokemon, the following move types damage it normally: Normal, Fighting, Poison, Rock, Bug, Ghost, Fire, Water, Grass, Psychic, Ice, Dragon, Dark, and Fairy. It doesn’t have any Immunities and it is resistant to: Flying, Steel, and Electric, which deal only half damage. It only has one Weakness – Ground. All attacks of this type deal double damage to it.
As such, you should use Ground-type attacks against it. For example, Garchomp and Groudon’s Mud Shot and Earthquake. Other moves which are also effective against Mega Manectric: Landorus’ Mud Shot and Earth Power, Excadrill’s Mud Slap and Drill Run, Rhyperior’s Mud Slap and Earthquake, Krookodile’s Mud Slap and Earthquake, etc.