Mega Aggron Pokemon GO Raid Guide: Counters, Weakness & Best Moveset

Kyuma |  Published: April 25, 2024
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Learn how to get Mega Aggron in Pokemon GO raids with our guide, covering its best movesets, weaknesses, counters & shiny availability.

Mega Aggron is the Mega Evolution of Aggron, a powerful Steel and Rock-type Pokemon originally discovered in the Hoenn region. In Pokemon GO, Mega Aggron appears in Mega Raids, challenging trainers with its high stats and diverse moveset.

This guide will help you understand Mega Aggron’s strengths, weaknesses, best moves, and how to add this Pokémon to your collection.

How to Get Mega Aggron in Pokemon GO

Shiny Mega Aggron in Pokemon GO
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To obtain Mega Aggron, you first need to catch an Aggron. Aggron can be found in the wild, hatched from 10km eggs, or encountered in tier 4 raids. After obtaining an Aggron, collect 200 Mega Energy by defeating Mega Aggron in Mega Raids. Use that energy to Mega Evolve your Aggron into Mega Aggron.

Shiny Mega Aggron is available in Pokemon GO. While very rare, lucky trainers may encounter a shiny Aggron after successfully completing a Mega Raid.

Mega Aggron Counters in Pokemon GO

Mega Aggron Counters in Pokemon GO
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Despite its high defense, Mega Aggron has several weaknesses. As a pure Steel-type, it’s vulnerable to Fighting, Ground, and Fire moves. When selecting your raid team, prioritize Pokémon that can deal super effective damage with these move types.

Some of the best counters against Mega Aggron include:

Pokemon Fast MoveCharged Move
Mega Blaziken
Mega Blaziken
CounterBlast Burn
Primal Groudon
Primal Groudon
Mud ShotPrecipice Blades
Mega Charizard Y
Mega Charizard Y
Fire SpinBlast Burn
Keldeo (Resolute)
Keldeo (Resolute)
Low KickSacred Sword
Conkeldurr
Conkeldurr
CounterDynamic Punch
Mega Aggron Counters in Pokemon GO

Mega Aggron Movesets

Mega Aggron can learn the following fast and charged moves in Pokemon GO:

Fast Moves:

  • Iron Tail (Steel)
  • Dragon Tail (Dragon)
  • Smack Down (Rock)

Charged Moves:

  • Stone Edge (Rock)
  • Heavy Slam (Steel)
  • Thunder (Electric)
  • Rock Tomb (Rock)
  • Meteor Beam (Rock)

Mega Aggron’s optimal moveset for general use is Iron Tail and Meteor Beam. Iron Tail generates energy quickly while benefiting from STAB (Same Type Attack Bonus), and Meteor Beam deals significant damage. This Steel and Rock-type combination provides excellent coverage against many Pokémon types.

In summary, Mega Aggron is a strong opponent in Pokemon GO Mega Raids. By knowing its movesets, weaknesses, and best counters, trainers can develop strategies to defeat this Steel-type giant. Whether you want to add Mega Aggron to your team or hope for a shiny encounter, persistence and preparation are essential. Good luck in your raids, trainers!