Mega Aerodactyl Raid Guide

Mega Aerodactyl Raid guide

Rock  /  Flying

Mega Aerodactyl is an easy Mega Raids raid boss to defeat, with a CP value of 43686. 4 trainers should be more than enough to defeat Mega Aerodactyl in the raid. Mega Aerodactyl is vulnerable to Fighting, Ground, Steel, Water, Grass type moves and mainly weaker to Pokémon such as Kyogre, Groudon, Dialga, Palkia, Rhyperior. Defeating Mega Aerodactyl in a raid will only encounter Aerodactyl (not Mega form) but will earn you Mega Aerodactyl candy.

Mega Aerodactyl can obtain below CP values when defeated.

  • 1894 - 1988 CP during Partly cloudy and Windy weather conditions.
  • 1515 - 1590 CP during other weather conditions.

Mega Aerodactyl is not available at the moment in raids and the last recently available date was June 16, 2022. Shiny Aerodactyl is also available from raids in the game.

Weather boost

Mega Aerodactyl raids will be boosted during Partly cloudy and Windy weather conditions.

Rock type Damage Relations

Double damage from: Fighting
Double damage to: Flying
Half damage from: Normal
Half damage to: Fighting
No damage from: -
No damage to: -

Mega Aerodactyl Raid Counters

  • Kyogre

    Kyogre is a Water type Pokémon with charged moves: Hydro Pump   Surf   and fast moves: Waterfall   which are effective against Mega Aerodactyl.

  • Groudon

    Groudon is a Ground type Pokémon with charged moves: Earthquake   Solar Beam   and fast moves: Mud Shot   which are effective against Mega Aerodactyl.

  • Dialga

    Dialga is a Steel, Dragon type Pokémon with charged moves: Iron Head   and fast moves: Metal Claw   which are effective against Mega Aerodactyl.

  • Palkia

    Palkia is a Water, Dragon type Pokémon with charged moves: Aqua Tail   Hydro Pump   which are effective against Mega Aerodactyl.

  • Rhyperior

    Rhyperior is a Ground, Rock type Pokémon with charged moves: Earthquake   Superpower   Surf   which are effective against Mega Aerodactyl.

  • Metagross

    Metagross is a Steel, Psychic type Pokémon with charged moves: Earthquake   Flash Cannon   and fast moves: Bullet Punch   which are effective against Mega Aerodactyl.

  • Keldeo

    Keldeo is a Water, Fighting type Pokémon with charged moves: Aqua Jet   Close Combat   Hydro Pump   and fast moves: Low Kick   which are effective against Mega Aerodactyl.

  • Landorus

    Landorus is a Ground, Flying type Pokémon with charged moves: Earth Power   Focus Blast   and fast moves: Mud Shot   which are effective against Mega Aerodactyl.

  • Conkeldurr

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

  • Rhydon

    Rhydon is a Ground, Rock type Pokémon with charged moves: Earthquake   Surf   and fast moves: Rock Smash   which are effective against Mega Aerodactyl.

  • Gyarados

    Gyarados is a Water, Flying type Pokémon with charged moves: Hydro Pump   and fast moves: Waterfall   which are effective against Mega Aerodactyl.

  • Vaporeon

    Vaporeon is a Water type Pokémon with charged moves: Aqua Tail   Hydro Pump   Water Pulse   and fast moves: Water Gun   which are effective against Mega Aerodactyl.

  • Excadrill

    Excadrill is a Ground, Steel type Pokémon with charged moves: Drill Run   Earthquake   Iron Head   and fast moves: Metal Claw   Mud Shot   which are effective against Mega Aerodactyl.

  • Tangrowth

    Tangrowth is a Grass type Pokémon with charged moves: Power Whip   Solar Beam   and fast moves: Vine Whip   which are effective against Mega Aerodactyl.

  • Shaymin

    Shaymin is a Grass type Pokémon with charged moves: Energy Ball   Grass Knot   Solar Beam   which are effective against Mega Aerodactyl.

  • Manaphy

    Manaphy is a Water type Pokémon with charged moves: Bubble Beam   Surf   and fast moves: Bubble   Waterfall   which are effective against Mega Aerodactyl.

  • Jirachi

    Jirachi is a Steel, Psychic type Pokémon with charged moves: Doom Desire   which is effective against Mega Aerodactyl.

  • Hippowdon

    Hippowdon is a Ground type Pokémon with charged moves: Earth Power   Earthquake   which are effective against Mega Aerodactyl.

  • Donphan

    Donphan is a Ground type Pokémon with charged moves: Earthquake   Heavy Slam   and fast moves: Counter   which are effective against Mega Aerodactyl.

  • Virizion

    Virizion is a Grass, Fighting type Pokémon with charged moves: Close Combat   Leaf Blade   which are effective against Mega Aerodactyl.

  • Cobalion

    Cobalion is a Steel, Fighting type Pokémon with charged moves: Close Combat   Iron Head   and fast moves: Metal Claw   which are effective against Mega Aerodactyl.

  • Aggron

    Aggron is a Steel, Rock type Pokémon with charged moves: Heavy Slam   and fast moves: Iron Tail   which are effective against Mega Aerodactyl.

  • Lapras

    Lapras is a Water, Ice type Pokémon with charged moves: Hydro Pump   Surf   and fast moves: Water Gun   which are effective against Mega Aerodactyl.

  • Milotic

    Milotic is a Water type Pokémon with charged moves: Surf   and fast moves: Waterfall   which are effective against Mega Aerodactyl.

Mega Aerodactyl Mega counters

Mega Abomasnow, Mega Aggron, Mega Blastoise, Mega Lopunny, Mega Steelix, Mega Venusaur are best Mega counters to battle with Mega Aerodactyl if you have Mega evolved Pokemon or Mega candy.

Mega Aerodactyl moves set

Mega Aerodactyl will use below moves during the battle.

Ancient Power Charged Rock 20.0
Bite Fast Dark 12.0
Earth Power Charged Ground
Hyper Beam Charged Normal 39.5
Iron Head Charged Steel 31.6
Rock Slide Charged Rock 29.6
Rock Throw Fast Rock 13.3
Steel Wing Fast Steel 13.8

Mega Aerodactyl raids weather impact

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

Cloudy Great for battle
Fog Boosts Bite Bite is bad for Fighting type Pokemon
Partly cloudy Boosts Ancient Power
Boosts Hyper Beam
Boosts Rock Slide
Boosts Rock Throw
Ancient Power is bad for Water type Pokemon, Ancient Power is bad for Ground type Pokemon, Ancient Power is bad for Steel type Pokemon, Ancient Power is bad for Fighting type Pokemon, Ancient Power is bad for Grass type Pokemon
Hyper Beam is bad for Fighting type Pokemon, Ancient Power is bad for Ground type Pokemon, Ancient Power is bad for Steel type Pokemon, Ancient Power is bad for Fighting type Pokemon, Ancient Power is bad for Grass type Pokemon
Rock Slide is bad for Water type Pokemon, Rock Slide is bad for Ground type Pokemon, Rock Slide is bad for Steel type Pokemon, Rock Slide is bad for Fighting type Pokemon, Rock Slide is bad for Grass type Pokemon
Rock Throw is bad for Water type Pokemon, Rock Throw is bad for Ground type Pokemon, Rock Throw is bad for Steel type Pokemon, Rock Throw is bad for Fighting type Pokemon, Rock Throw is bad for Grass type Pokemon
Rainy Great for battle
Snow Boosts Iron Head
Boosts Steel Wing
Iron Head is bad for Ground type Pokemon, Rock Throw is bad for Fighting type Pokemon, Rock Throw is bad for Grass type Pokemon, Iron Head is bad for Fighting type Pokemon
Steel Wing is bad for Ground type Pokemon, Rock Throw is bad for Fighting type Pokemon, Rock Throw is bad for Grass type Pokemon, Steel Wing is bad for Fighting type Pokemon
Rock Slide is bad for Water type Pokemon, Rock Slide is bad for Ground type Pokemon, Rock Slide is bad for Steel type Pokemon, Rock Slide is bad for Fighting type Pokemon, Rock Slide is bad for Grass type Pokemon
Rock Throw is bad for Water type Pokemon, Rock Throw is bad for Ground type Pokemon, Rock Throw is bad for Steel type Pokemon, Rock Throw is bad for Fighting type Pokemon, Rock Throw is bad for Grass type Pokemon
Sunny / clear Boosts Earth Power Earth Power is bad for Water type Pokemon, Earth Power is bad for Grass type Pokemon, Rock Throw is bad for Grass type Pokemon
Steel Wing is bad for Ground type Pokemon, Rock Throw is bad for Fighting type Pokemon, Rock Throw is bad for Grass type Pokemon, Steel Wing is bad for Fighting type Pokemon
Rock Slide is bad for Water type Pokemon, Rock Slide is bad for Ground type Pokemon, Rock Slide is bad for Steel type Pokemon, Rock Slide is bad for Fighting type Pokemon, Rock Slide is bad for Grass type Pokemon
Rock Throw is bad for Water type Pokemon, Rock Throw is bad for Ground type Pokemon, Rock Throw is bad for Steel type Pokemon, Rock Throw is bad for Fighting type Pokemon, Rock Throw is bad for Grass type Pokemon
Windy Great for battle

Aerodactyl stats

Attack: 242
Defence: 177
HP: 9000
Max CP (level 50): 3020
Max HP (level 50): 149

Shiny Aerodactyl

There is a chance that you may encounter a shiny Aerodactyl if you win the raid. The rate of encounting a shiny Aerodactyl can be around 2%.

Raid events