Mega Salamance Counters: Pokémon GO

Mega Salamance Counters: Pokémon GO

These Pokémon are the ones you want to counter Mega Salamance in Pokemon GO.

One of the most wanted Mega Evolutions is finally coming to Pokémon GO. This Mega Pokémon will be one of the hardest to battle, but with the right counters, you will be victorious. This guide will show you the Mega Salamance counters in Pokémon GO.

Mega Salamance Counters

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Trainers all over the world are clambering at the news that Mega Salamance will be available in Mega Raids. Starting January 10 at 10:00 a.m. local time and ending January 18 at 10:00 a.m. local time, Mega Salamance will be available to battle in Mega Raids.

While Salamance is a formidable Pokémon, Mega Salamance is even more so due to its high attack stat. Since Mega Salamance is a Dragon and Flying-type Pokémon, there will be plenty of counters to choose from. You will want Pokémon that are Dragon, Fairy, Ice, and Rock-type or know those type moves. Ice-type Pokémon and moves will be twice as effective, so keep that in mind when building your team. The counters listed below will be great on your team against Mega Salamance.

  • Weavile: Ice Shard and Avalanche
  • Mamoswine: Powder Snow and Avalanche
  • Galarian Darmanitan: Ice Fang and Avalanche
  • Abomasnow/Mega Abomasnow: Frost Breath and Icicle Spear
  • Glalie/Mega Glalie: Frost Breath and Avalanche
  • Mewtwo: Psycho Cut and Ice Beam

Remember that you can have more than one of each Pokémon in your party with one of them being in Mega form. With Mega Salamance being a Mega Raid, you may want to have 8-10 people in your party to deal damage. Once, you defeat Mega Salamance you will be rewarded with the chance to catch Salamance. Lucky trainers will even get the chance to catch the Shiny Variant of Salamance.

Now that you know what Pokémon make up the Mega Salamance Counters, check out the Pokémon GO archives for more guides and news.