How to Beat Mesprit in Pokémon GO: Raid Guide

Pokémon Go continues to add exciting content for its players, and the latest addition is the Mesprit Raid. Mesprit, a member of the legendary Lake Trio, is a formidable opponent with a balanced stat composition of 212 Attack, 212 Defense, and 190 Stamina.

How to Beat Mesprit in Pokémon GO: Raid Guide

Mesprit Raid Details

  • Availability: Mesprit will be available in Europe, India, and the Middle East from February 21 at 10:00 am local time to February 22 at 10:00 am local time.
  • CP Ranges: Mesprit’s CP ranges are as follows:
    • Level 20: 1669-1747 CP
    • Level 25 with weather boost: 2086-2184 CP
  • Typing: Mesprit is a Psychic-type Pokémon, making it weak to Dark, Bug, and Ghost-type moves, while being resistant to Fighting and Psychic-type moves.

Raid Strategy

  • Recommended Trainer Count: It’s recommended to tackle Mesprit raids with 3-4 high-level Trainers. If you’re not confident or lack strong counters, consider assembling a group of 7-8 Trainers.
  • Weather Boost: Mesprit is weather boosted by Windy weather conditions, increasing its power if caught during this weather.
  • Duo Potential: With optimal counters, Mesprit can be duoed. However, for efficiency, it’s advisable to have a larger group.
  • Party Play Advantages: Take advantage of Party Play bonuses for extra damage when raiding with a group.

Recommended Pokémon

The recommended Pokémon are the ones that are most effective against Mesprit due to their type and moves. Here’s a breakdown:

Normal Pokémon:

  • Tyranitar with Bite (Dark) and Brutal Swing (Dark)
  • Gengar with Lick (Ghost) and Shadow Ball (Ghost)
  • Banette with Shadow Claw (Ghost) and Shadow Ball (Ghost)
  • Chandelure with Hex (Ghost) and Shadow Ball (Ghost)
  • Houndoom with Snarl (Dark) and Foul Play (Dark)
  • Hydreigon with Bite (Dark) and Brutal Swing (Dark)
  • Weavile with Snarl (Dark) and Foul Play (Dark)
  • Cursola with Hex (Ghost) and Shadow Ball (Ghost)
  • Gholdengo with Hex (Ghost) and Shadow Ball (Ghost)

Legendary Pokémon:

  • Rayquaza (Mega) with Dragon Tail (Dragon) and Dragon Ascent (Flying)
  • Giratina (Origin) with Shadow Claw (Ghost) and Shadow Force (Ghost)
  • Darkrai with Snarl (Dark) and Shadow Ball (Ghost)
  • Zarude with Bite (Dark) and Dark Pulse (Dark)
  • Mewtwo with Psycho Cut (Psychic) and Shadow Ball (Ghost)

Mega Pokémon:

  • Mega Tyranitar with Bite (Dark) and Brutal Swing (Dark)
  • Mega Gengar with Lick (Ghost) and Shadow Ball (Ghost)
  • Mega Banette with Shadow Claw (Ghost) and Shadow Ball (Ghost)
  • Mega Houndoom with Snarl (Dark) and Brutal Swing (Dark)
  • Mega Alakazam with Psycho Cut (Psychic) and Shadow Ball (Ghost)
  • Mega Scizor with Fury Cutter (Bug) and X-Scissor (Bug)
  • Mega Gyarados with Bite (Dark) and Crunch (Dark)
  • Mega Absol with Snarl (Dark) and Dark Pulse (Dark)

These Pokémon are recommended because their move types (Dark, Bug, Ghost) are effective against Mesprit, which is a Psychic type Pokémon. With this tips and tricks maximize your chances of success in Mesprit raids in Pokémon GO. Good luck, trainers!

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