Mega Sceptile Raid Guide

Mega Sceptile Raid guide

Dragon  /  Grass

Mega Sceptile is an easy Mega Raids raid boss to defeat, with a CP value of 45057. 3 trainers should be more than enough to defeat Mega Sceptile in the raid. Mega Sceptile is vulnerable to Ice, Dragon, Fairy type moves and mainly weaker to Pokémon such as Reshiram, Zekrom, Rayquaza, Kyurem, Garchomp. Defeating Mega Sceptile in a raid will only encounter Sceptile (not Mega form) but will earn you Mega Sceptile candy.

Mega Sceptile can obtain below CP values when defeated.

  • 1876 - 1969 CP during Sunny / clear and Windy weather conditions.
  • 1500 - 1575 CP during other weather conditions.

Mega Sceptile is not available at the moment in raids and the last recently available date was December 4, 2022. Shiny Sceptile is also available from raids in the game.

Weather boost

Mega Sceptile raids will be boosted during Sunny / clear and Windy weather conditions.

Dragon type Damage Relations

Double damage from: Ice
Double damage to: Dragon
Half damage from: Fire
Half damage to: Steel
No damage from: -
No damage to: Fairy

Mega Sceptile Raid Counters

  • Reshiram

    Reshiram is a Dragon, Fire type Pokémon with charged moves: Draco Meteor   and fast moves: Dragon Breath   which are effective against Mega Sceptile.

  • Zekrom

    Zekrom is a Dragon, Electric type Pokémon with charged moves: Outrage   and fast moves: Dragon Breath   which are effective against Mega Sceptile.

  • Rayquaza

    Rayquaza is a Dragon, Flying type Pokémon with charged moves: Outrage   and fast moves: Dragon Tail   which are effective against Mega Sceptile.

  • Kyurem

    Kyurem is a Dragon, Ice type Pokémon with charged moves: Blizzard   Dragon Pulse   and fast moves: Dragon Breath   which are effective against Mega Sceptile.

  • Garchomp

    Garchomp is a Dragon, Ground type Pokémon with charged moves: Outrage   and fast moves: Dragon Tail   which are effective against Mega Sceptile.

  • Latios

    Latios is a Dragon, Psychic type Pokémon with charged moves: Dragon Claw   and fast moves: Dragon Breath   which are effective against Mega Sceptile.

  • Dragonite

    Dragonite is a Dragon, Flying type Pokémon with charged moves: Dragon Claw   Outrage   and fast moves: Dragon Breath   Dragon Tail   which are effective against Mega Sceptile.

  • Goodra

    Goodra is a Dragon type Pokémon with charged moves: Draco Meteor   and fast moves: Dragon Breath   which are effective against Mega Sceptile.

  • Salamence

    Salamence is a Dragon, Flying type Pokémon with charged moves: Draco Meteor   and fast moves: Dragon Tail   which are effective against Mega Sceptile.

  • Haxorus

    Haxorus is a Dragon type Pokémon with charged moves: Dragon Claw   and fast moves: Dragon Tail   which are effective against Mega Sceptile.

  • Latias

    Latias is a Dragon, Psychic type Pokémon with charged moves: Outrage   and fast moves: Charm   Dragon Breath   which are effective against Mega Sceptile.

  • Druddigon

    Druddigon is a Dragon type Pokémon with charged moves: Dragon Claw   and fast moves: Dragon Tail   which are effective against Mega Sceptile.

  • Fraxure

    Fraxure is a Dragon type Pokémon with charged moves: Dragon Claw   and fast moves: Dragon Tail   which are effective against Mega Sceptile.

  • Sliggoo

    Sliggoo is a Dragon type Pokémon with charged moves: Dragon Pulse   which is effective against Mega Sceptile.

  • Shelgon

    Shelgon is a Dragon type Pokémon with charged moves: Dragon Pulse   Twister   and fast moves: Dragon Breath   which are effective against Mega Sceptile.

  • Altaria

    Altaria is a Dragon, Flying type Pokémon with charged moves: Dazzling Gleam   Dragon Pulse   and fast moves: Dragon Breath   which are effective against Mega Sceptile.

  • Gabite

    Gabite is a Dragon, Ground type Pokémon with charged moves: Twister   which is effective against Mega Sceptile.

  • Dragonair

    Dragonair is a Dragon type Pokémon with charged moves: Dragon Pulse   and fast moves: Dragon Breath   which are effective against Mega Sceptile.

  • Axew

    Axew is a Dragon type Pokémon with charged moves: Dragon Claw   Dragon Pulse   which are effective against Mega Sceptile.

  • Bagon

    Bagon is a Dragon type Pokémon with charged moves: Twister   which is effective against Mega Sceptile.

  • Gible

    Gible is a Dragon, Ground type Pokémon with charged moves: Twister   which is effective against Mega Sceptile.

  • Goomy

    Goomy is a Dragon type Pokémon with charged moves: Dragon Pulse   which is effective against Mega Sceptile.

  • Dratini

    Dratini is a Dragon type Pokémon with charged moves: Twister   and fast moves: Dragon Breath   which are effective against Mega Sceptile.

Mega Sceptile Mega counters

Mega Altaria, Mega Charizard X, Mega Glalie, Mega Latias, Mega Latios, Mega Rayquaza, Mega Salamence, Mega Sceptile are best Mega counters to battle with Mega Sceptile if you have Mega evolved Pokemon or Mega candy.

Past Mega Sceptile events

Mega Sceptile, Mega Blaziken, and Mega Swampert Raids: Dec 3, 2022 02 PM - Dec 3, 2022 05 PM

Mega Sceptile moves set

Mega Sceptile will use below moves during the battle.

Aerial Ace Charged Flying 22.9
Bullet Seed Fast Grass 7.3
Dragon Claw Charged Dragon 29.4
Earthquake Charged Ground 33.3
Fury Cutter Fast Bug 7.5
Leaf Blade Charged Grass 29.2

Mega Sceptile raids weather impact

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

Cloudy Great for battle
Fog Great for battle
Partly cloudy Great for battle
Rainy Boosts Fury Cutter Great for battle
Snow Great for battle
Sunny / clear Boosts Bullet Seed
Boosts Earthquake
Boosts Leaf Blade
Great for battle
Windy Boosts Aerial Ace
Boosts Dragon Claw
Dragon Claw is bad for Dragon type Pokemon

Sceptile stats

Attack: 264
Defence: 158
HP: 9000
Max CP (level 50): 2992
Max HP (level 50): 132

Shiny Sceptile

There is a chance that you may encounter a shiny Sceptile if you win the raid. The rate of encounting a shiny Sceptile can be around 11%.

Raid events