Pokemon GO: Mega Gengar Raids

Mega Gengar is now in Mega Raids in Pokemon GO, replacing Mega Venusaur just in time for Halloween. If you have collect enough Gengar Mega Energy from defeating Mega Gengar in Mega Raid Battles or by completing Limited Time Research Quests, you'll be able to Mega Evolve your Gengar. Don't forget Darkrai is in Raids until September 25th and will be replaced with Zapdos.

Best Counters

Weakness to Dark, Ghost, Ground and Psychic
  • Mewtwo with Confusion and Psystrike*
  • Mega Gengar with Lick* and Shadow Ball
  • Mega Houndoom with Snarl and Foul Play
  • Metagross with Zen Headbutt and Psychic
  • Darkrai with Snarl and Dark Pulse
  • Origin Forme Giritina with Shadow Claw and Shadow Ball
* Indicates Legacy Moves

Limited Time Research

* To get this Research you needed to complete the Mega Buddy Challenge in September.

Tasks 1/3

  • Transfer 13 Pokémon: Poké Ball x10
  • Catch 13 Ghost-type Pokémon: Gastly encounter
  • Catch 13 Dark-type Pokémon: Houndour encounter
  • Final: Gengar Mega Energy x50, Gastly Candy x5, Stardust x500

Tasks 2/3

  • Make 5 Nice Throws in a row: Gastly encounter
  • Evolve 4 Pokémon: Haunter encounter
  • Catch 94 Pokémon: Costume Gengar encounter
  • Final: Gengar Mega Energy x50, Gastly Candy x5, Stardust x1000

Tasks 3/3

  • Claim Reward: Mega Gengar Energy x20
  • Claim Reward: Mega Gengar Energy x20
  • Claim Reward: Mega Gengar Energy x20
  • Final: Gengar Mega Energy x100, Gastly Candy x10, Stardust x1500

Other Raids

Mega Raids

3 Star Raids

  • Alolan Raichu
  • Alolan Marowak
  • Costume Gengar
  • Banette
  • Absol

1 Star Raids

  • Costume Bulbasaur
  • Costume Charmander
  • Costume Squirtle
  • Costume Sableye
  • Misdreavus
  • Mawile
  • Duskull
  • Timburr

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