How To Get Mega Latias And Mega Latios Pokemon GO

How To Get Mega Latias And Mega Latios Pokemon GO
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Ben Williams

Published 

1st Feb 2023 10:31

Mega Latias and Mega Latios first appeared in Pokemon GO in May 2022. Now, the legendary duo are back. Here is how you can catch them both in this Mega Latias and Mega Latios Pokemon GO guide.

How To Get Mega Latias And Mega Latios Pokemon GO

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To get Mega Latias and Mega Latios in Pokemon GO, you'll need to beat each of their respective Mega Raids available during the Primal Rumblings event. From Wednesday, 22 February at 10AM to Friday, 24 February at 10PM local time, Mega Latias and Mega Latios will be available to encounter, defeat and catch in Mega Raids.

You just need to look out for the Mega Raid symbol above various gyms on your map.

Previously debuted in Mega Raids as part of the May 2022 Air Adventures event, Mega Latias and Mega Latios had a max raid boss CP of 80545 and 84000 respectively. So, be sure to have at least six other trainers to take on the raid with you.

In terms of counters, the weaknesses of Mega Latias and Mega Latios are Bug, Dark, Dragon, Fairy, Ghost, and Ice types - as they are Dragon and Psychic dual types. That's quite a large range of Mega Latias and Mega Latios counters available compared to other legendaries.

That's all you need to know in this "how to get Mega Latias and Mega Latios Pokemon GO" how-to guide. For more on what's new in the game, check out if you should get Abundant Noise - the optional story content for the Noibat Community Day

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Ben is a Senior Guides Writer at GGRecon. After getting his start writing film and game reviews for Alt:Mag, he went on to write for other sites including KeenGamer, Overclockers, GameByte, and FragHero. All about action-adventure games, RPGs, and anime, Ben is often found thinking about either Pokémon or the next Mass Effect game.

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