Mega Gyarados Raid Guide

Mega Gyarados Raid guide

Dark  /  Water

Mega Gyarados is a difficult Mega Raids raid boss to defeat, with a CP value of 60860. Therefore, it is recommended to join 7 trainers to defeat Mega Gyarados raid boss successfully in a raid battle. Mega Gyarados is vulnerable to Fighting, Bug, Fairy type moves and mainly weaker to Pokémon such as Xerneas, Volcarona, Conkeldurr, Florges, Togekiss. Defeating Mega Gyarados in a raid will only encounter Gyarados (not Mega form) but will earn you Mega Gyarados candy.

Mega Gyarados can obtain below CP values when defeated.

  • 2319 - 2422 CP during Fog and Rainy weather conditions.
  • 1855 - 1937 CP during other weather conditions.

Mega Gyarados is not available at the moment in raids and the last recently available date was July 1, 2021. Shiny Gyarados is also available from raids in the game.

Weather boost

Mega Gyarados raids will be boosted during Fog and Rainy 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 Gyarados Raid Counters

  • Xerneas

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

  • Volcarona

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

  • Conkeldurr

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

  • Florges

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

  • Togekiss

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

  • Sylveon

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

  • Genesect

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

  • 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 Gyarados.

  • 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 Gyarados.

  • Yanmega

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

  • Scizor

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

  • 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 Gyarados.

  • Hariyama

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

  • Pangoro

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

  • Escavalier

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

  • Sawk

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

  • Durant

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

  • Throh

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

  • Scyther

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

  • 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 Gyarados.

  • Granbull

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

  • Mienshao

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

  • Crustle

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

  • 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 Gyarados.

Mega Gyarados Mega counters

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

Mega Gyarados moves set

Mega Gyarados will use below moves during the battle.

Bite Fast Dark 12.0
Crunch Charged Dark 21.9
Dragon Breath Fast Dragon 12.0
Hydro Pump Charged Water 39.4
Outrage Charged Dragon 28.2
Twister Charged Dragon 16.1
Waterfall Fast Water 13.3

Mega Gyarados raids weather impact

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

Cloudy Great for battle
Fog Boosts Bite
Boosts Crunch
Bite is bad for Fairy type Pokemon, Bite is bad for Bug type Pokemon, Bite is bad for Fighting type Pokemon
Crunch is bad for Fairy type Pokemon, Crunch is bad for Bug type Pokemon, Crunch is bad for Fighting type Pokemon
Partly cloudy Great for battle
Rainy Boosts Hydro Pump
Boosts Waterfall
Great for battle
Snow Great for battle
Sunny / clear Great for battle
Windy Boosts Dragon Breath
Boosts Outrage
Boosts Twister
Dragon Breath is bad for Fairy type Pokemon
Outrage is bad for Fairy type Pokemon
Twister is bad for Fairy type Pokemon

Gyarados stats

Stamina: 190
Attack: 237
Defence: 197
Max CP (level 50): 3798
Max HP (level 50): 174

Shiny Gyarados

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

Raid events