Pokemon GO Mega Manectric Weakness, Counters & Best Moveset

The Pokemon GO Mega Manectric weakness, Counters and best moveset are going to be important to know in the coming weeks. That’s because this Pokemon will be featuring in Mega Raids from October 8th to October 20th. Mega Manectric is a pretty good Pokemon to have, but you have to know how to defeat it. That’s what this guide will help you do.

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pokemon go mega manectric weakness counters & best moveset
Pokemon GO Mega Manectric Weakness, Counters & Best Moveset

Pokemon GO Mega Manectric Weakness & Counters

The one weakness of Mega Manectric in Pokemon GO are Ground attacks, so all the counters you’re gonna use against it will be strong Pokemon that have those attacks. We are going to list some of them for you below. You’ll notice that there’s a lot of repetition when it comes to their movesets. That’s simply because those are the best Ground moves in the game.

  • Therian Landrous (or any other version) with Mud Shot and Earthquake or Earth Power
  • Garchomp with Mud Shot and Earth Power
  • Groudon with Mud Shot and Earthquake
  • Rhyperior with Mud-Slap and Earthquake
  • Excadrill with Mud-Slap and Earthquake or Drill Run
  • Mamoswine (Shadow or regular) with Mud-Slap and Bulldoze
  • Golurk with Mud-Slap and Earth Power
  • Rhydon with Mud-Slap and Earthquake
  • Krookodile with Mud-Slap and Earthquake
  • Golem (Shadow or regular) with Mud-Slap and Earthquake

Pokemon GO Mega Manectric Best Moveset

Now that we know what the best counters for Mega Manectric in Pokemon GO are and what its weakness is, let’s dive into its moveset. This Pokemon has a fairly long list of moves. However, in our opinion, keeping things Electric is the way to go. The best moveset is Thunder Fang (Electric) as the Quick Attack and Wild Charge (Electric) as the Charged Attack. Alternatively, you can go with Charge Beam (Electric) as the Quick Attack.

As for the rest of the moves Mega Manectric can have, its third Quick Attack can be Snarl (Dark). Its list of Charged Attacks also includes Thunder (Electric), Flame Burst (Fire), Overheat (Fire), Psychic Fangs (Psychic), Frustration (Normal, Shadow) and Return (Normal, Purified). Final bit of info: Mega Manectric can be shiny.

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