Mega SlowBro Weakness, Counters, Raids and more

By Richard Gardner | Apr 18th 2023

Everything you ever wanted to know about the powerful Mega Slowbro in Pokemon Go! Including best moveset and counters for Mega Slowbro.

This Psychic/Water-type pokemon can be a tough cookie to take down, but if you know it's strengths and weakesses you'll have a better chance of beating him. We take a look at Mega Slowbro weakness, counters, the best moveset, how to get a shiny Mega Slowbro, how to defeat one in battle and more.

Mega SlowBro Weakness, Counters, Raids and more
Mega SlowBro Weakness, Counters, Raids and more

Mega Slowbro Weakness

Having a idea of where to hit a Mega Slowbro where it hurts is the key to taking this bad boy down. Mega Slowbro is weak to Electric, Grass, Dark, Ghost, and Bug-type moves. So if you have Pokemon like Raikou, Zapdos, Tangrowth, Tyranitar, Gengar, and Scizor you should be in with a decent shot against a Mega Slowbro. Remember however this Pokemon has a massive defense, so whoever you choose, it won't be easy.

Mega Slowbro Counters

The best counters for Mega Slowbro are Pokemon that can exploit its weaknesses. Electric and Grass-type Pokemon are particularly effective, as they can deal super-effective damage to both of Mega Slowbro's types. Some of the best Pokemon to use against Mega Slowbro include:

Raikou : Electric-type Pokemon with moves like Thunderbolt and Wild Charge.

Tangrowth : Grass-type Pokemon that can use Power Whip and Leaf Storm.

Gengar : Ghost-type Pokemon with effective moves like Shadow Ball and Sludge Bomb.

Tyranitar : Dark-type Pokemon that can hit with Crunch and Stone Edge.

Scizor : Bug/Steel-type Pokemon that can use it's Bullet Punch and X-Scissor to good effect.

Mega Slowbro Raid

If you have a crew of trainer friends with some good Pokemon you may be ready to take on a Mega Slowbro raid. With CP in excess of 40,000 it may take a team of 6 players to knock it out. Also be sure that the Pokemon you use in the raid battle are the correct types to be effective against the weaknesses of the Mega Slowbro.

We've gone over those in the section above, but electric and grass type Pokemon can be two types that are particularly effective. Additionally, it's a good idea to have a few Dark, Ghost, and Bug-type Pokemon on hand to deal additional damage.

When battling Mega Slowbro, it's important to focus on dealing damage quickly. Mega Slowbro has high defensive stats, so it can take a lot of hits before going down. Use powerful moves like Thunderbolt, Power Whip, Shadow Ball, and X-Scissor to mash him up.

Also, remember to dodge the Mega Slowbro's attacks, it will do significant damage if it catches you with one of his moves.

Mega Slowbro Moveset: Best Moves to Use in Battles

Here is a rundown of our best moveset for Mega Slowbro to use in battles.

Fast Moves

Confusion: A powerful Psychic-type fast move that deals 16 damage per hit. It's slow, but it deals significant damage to opponents.

Water Gun: A Water-type fast move that deals 5 damage per hit. It's a quick move that can be used to deal consistent damage.

Charge Moves

Psychic: A powerful Psychic-type charge move that deals 100 damage. It has a high energy cost, but it deals significant damage to opponents.

Ice Beam: An Ice-type charge move that deals 90 damage. It's useful against Dragon, Flying, and Grass-type Pokemon.

Hydro Pump: A powerful Water-type charge move that deals 130 damage. It has a high energy cost, but it can deal significant damage to opponents.

Focus Blast: A Fighting-type charge move that deals 140 damage. It's useful against Dark, Ice, Normal, Rock, and Steel-type Pokemon.

Thunderbolt: An Electric-type charge move that deals 90 damage. It's useful against Water and Flying-type Pokemon.

It takes some experience to know what works best, but try things like confusion as the fast move for Mega Slowbro. We'd also recommend Psychic and Hydro Pump as the best choices for charge moves. But it also really depends on who your opponenet is.

Shiny Mega Slowbro

If you are lucky enough to bag a shiny Mega Slowbro you've done really well, in rare instances one can be caught in mega raids, but the most popular way is to get a shiny Slowbro and the mega evolve it.

Once you have a Shiny Slowbro, you can evolve it into Shiny Mega Slowbro using Slowbro's Mega Stone and 200 Slowbro Candy. Shiny Mega Slowbro has the same stats and moveset as regular Mega Slowbro, but its unique appearance sets it apart.

Mega Slowbro Type

Mega Slowbro is a dual-type Pokemon, psychic and water. While that brings it's own strengths, it also comes with certain weaknesses too, let's take a look into more detail about Mega Slowbro type.

Mega Slowbro can use some great psychic moves such as Psyshock, Psychic, and Future Sight, and if you come across a trainer that is not fully aware, it can also able to resist Fighting and Psychic-type moves.

But apart from psychic moves, it can also use some strong water moves too such as Surf, Hydro Pump, and Waterfall. It's also able to resist Fire, Ice, Steel, and Water-type moves.

So that is what it is good against, but you also have to know Mega Slowbro's weaknesses too which are being particularly uselss against against electriv and grass type Pokemon. It also not so grat against Dark, Ghost, and Bug-type moves.

How to Beat Mega Slowbro

Focus on both it's strengths and weaknesses. Choose a Pokemon that that will be strong against it's vulnerabilities and strong against it's attacks.

To beat Mega Slowbro, you will need to exploit its weaknesses. Electric and Grass-type moves are particularly effective, as they can deal super-effective damage to both of its types. Additionally, you should use Pokemon with strong offensive capabilities, to break down it's defense.

One popular strategy is to use a team of Electric-type Pokemon to take advantage of Mega Slowbro's weakness to Electric attacks. Raikou, Zapdos, and Electivire are all strong choices. Grass-type Pokemon like Tangrowth and Venusaur are also effective, as they can deal super-effective damage with moves like Power Whip and Solar Beam.

Dark, Ghost, and Bug-type Pokemon are also great options, as they can deal super-effective damage to Mega Slowbro. Tyranitar, Gengar, and Scizor are all strong choices.

It's important to note that Mega Slowbro's ability Shell Armor prevents critical hits, so moves that rely on critical hits like Razor Leaf and Slash won't be as effective. Additionally, Mega Slowbro's Water-type moves can deal significant damage to Fire-type Pokemon, so it's best to avoid using them.

In conclusion, Mega Slowbro may be a tough opponent, but with the right team and strategy, it can be defeated. Exploit its weaknesses with strong Electric and Grass-type moves, and use Pokemon with high Attack and Special Attack stats to deal significant damage. With persistence and strategy, Mega Slowbro can be taken down and added to your collection.

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