Mega Absol Raid Guide

Mega Absol Raid guide

Dark

Mega Absol is an easy Mega Raids raid boss to defeat, with a CP value of 37583. 5 trainers should be more than enough to defeat Mega Absol in the raid. Mega Absol is vulnerable to Fighting, Bug, Fairy type moves and mainly weaker to Pokémon such as Xerneas, Volcarona, Conkeldurr, Florges, Togekiss. Defeating Mega Absol in a raid will only encounter Absol (not Mega form) but will earn you Mega Absol candy.

Mega Absol can obtain below CP values when defeated.

  • 1712 - 1805 CP during Fog weather conditions.
  • 1370 - 1443 CP during other weather conditions.

Mega Absol is not available at the moment in raids and the last recently available date was November 5, 2021. Shiny Absol is also available from raids in the game.

Weather boost

Mega Absol raids will be boosted during Fog weather conditions.

Dark type Damage Relations

Double damage from: Fighting
Double damage to: Ghost
Half damage from: Ghost
Half damage to: Fighting
No damage from: Psychic
No damage to: -

Mega Absol Raid Counters

  • Xerneas

    Xerneas is a Fairy type Pokémon with charged moves: Close Combat   Megahorn   Moonblast   which are effective against Mega Absol.

  • Volcarona

    Volcarona is a Bug, Fire type Pokémon with charged moves: Bug Buzz   and fast moves: Bug Bite   which are effective against Mega Absol.

  • Conkeldurr

    Conkeldurr is a Fighting type Pokémon with charged moves: Dynamic Punch   Focus Blast   and fast moves: Counter   which are effective against Mega Absol.

  • Florges

    Florges is a Fairy type Pokémon with charged moves: Disarming Voice   Moonblast   which are effective against Mega Absol.

  • Togekiss

    Togekiss is a Fairy, Flying type Pokémon with charged moves: Dazzling Gleam   and fast moves: Charm   which are effective against Mega Absol.

  • Sylveon

    Sylveon is a Fairy type Pokémon with charged moves: Dazzling Gleam   Draining Kiss   Moonblast   and fast moves: Charm   which are effective against Mega Absol.

  • Genesect

    Genesect is a Bug, Steel type Pokémon with charged moves: X-Scissor   and fast moves: Fury Cutter   which are effective against Mega Absol.

  • Heracross

    Heracross is a Bug, Fighting type Pokémon with charged moves: Close Combat   Megahorn   and fast moves: Counter   Struggle Bug   which are effective against Mega Absol.

  • Machamp

    Machamp is a Fighting type Pokémon with charged moves: Close Combat   Cross Chop   Dynamic Punch   and fast moves: Counter   which are effective against Mega Absol.

  • Yanmega

    Yanmega is a Bug, Flying type Pokémon with charged moves: Bug Buzz   and fast moves: Bug Bite   which are effective against Mega Absol.

  • Scizor

    Scizor is a Bug, Steel type Pokémon with charged moves: X-Scissor   and fast moves: Fury Cutter   which are effective against Mega Absol.

  • Pinsir

    Pinsir is a Bug type Pokémon with charged moves: Close Combat   Superpower   X-Scissor   and fast moves: Bug Bite   Fury Cutter   Rock Smash   which are effective against Mega Absol.

  • Hariyama

    Hariyama is a Fighting type Pokémon with charged moves: Close Combat   Dynamic Punch   Superpower   and fast moves: Counter   which are effective against Mega Absol.

  • Pangoro

    Pangoro is a Fighting, Dark type Pokémon with charged moves: Close Combat   and fast moves: Low Kick   which are effective against Mega Absol.

  • Escavalier

    Escavalier is a Bug, Steel type Pokémon with charged moves: Megahorn   and fast moves: Bug Bite   Counter   which are effective against Mega Absol.

  • Sawk

    Sawk is a Fighting type Pokémon with charged moves: Focus Blast   Low Sweep   and fast moves: Low Kick   which are effective against Mega Absol.

  • Durant

    Durant is a Bug, Steel type Pokémon with charged moves: X-Scissor   and fast moves: Bug Bite   which are effective against Mega Absol.

  • Throh

    Throh is a Fighting type Pokémon with charged moves: Focus Blast   Low Sweep   and fast moves: Low Kick   which are effective against Mega Absol.

  • Scyther

    Scyther is a Bug, Flying type Pokémon with charged moves: X-Scissor   and fast moves: Fury Cutter   which are effective against Mega Absol.

  • Lucario

    Lucario is a Fighting, Steel type Pokémon with charged moves: Aura Sphere   Close Combat   Power-Up Punch   and fast moves: Counter   which are effective against Mega Absol.

  • Granbull

    Granbull is a Fairy type Pokémon with charged moves: Close Combat   Play Rough   and fast moves: Charm   which are effective against Mega Absol.

  • Mienshao

    Mienshao is a Fighting type Pokémon with charged moves: Brick Break   and fast moves: Low Kick   which are effective against Mega Absol.

  • Crustle

    Crustle is a Bug, Rock type Pokémon with charged moves: X-Scissor   and fast moves: Fury Cutter   which are effective against Mega Absol.

  • Hitmonlee

    Hitmonlee is a Fighting type Pokémon with charged moves: Close Combat   Low Sweep   and fast moves: Low Kick   Rock Smash   which are effective against Mega Absol.

Mega Absol Mega counters

Mega Beedrill, Mega Lopunny, Mega Scizor are best Mega counters to battle with Mega Absol if you have Mega evolved Pokemon or Mega candy.

Past Mega Absol events

Mega Absol Raids: Oct 22, 2021 10 AM - Nov 5, 2021 10 AM

Mega Absol moves set

Mega Absol will use below moves during the battle.

Dark Pulse Charged Dark 26.7
Megahorn Charged Bug 40.9
Payback Charged Dark
Psycho Cut Fast Psychic 8.3
Snarl Fast Dark 10.9
Thunder Charged Electric 41.7

Mega Absol raids weather impact

Here is how each weather condition boosts Mega Absol moves and impacts your Pokemon during the battle with Mega Absol.

Cloudy Great for battle
Fog Boosts Dark Pulse
Boosts Payback
Boosts Snarl
Dark Pulse is bad for Fairy type Pokemon, Dark Pulse is bad for Bug type Pokemon, Dark Pulse is bad for Fighting type Pokemon
Payback is bad for Fairy type Pokemon, Payback is bad for Bug type Pokemon, Payback is bad for Fighting type Pokemon
Snarl is bad for Fairy type Pokemon, Snarl is bad for Bug type Pokemon, Snarl is bad for Fighting type Pokemon
Partly cloudy Great for battle
Rainy Boosts Megahorn
Boosts Thunder
Great for battle
Snow Great for battle
Sunny / clear Great for battle
Windy Boosts Psycho Cut Psycho Cut is bad for Bug type Pokemon
Payback is bad for Fairy type Pokemon, Payback is bad for Bug type Pokemon, Payback is bad for Fighting type Pokemon
Snarl is bad for Fairy type Pokemon, Snarl is bad for Bug type Pokemon, Snarl is bad for Fighting type Pokemon

Absol stats

Attack: 259
Defence: 114
HP: 9000
Max CP (level 50): 2640
Max HP (level 50): 123

Shiny Absol

There is a chance that you may encounter a shiny Absol if you win the raid.

Raid events