Pokemon Go Mega Aerodactyl Counters and Weaknesses
Mega Aerodactyl is taking over the Mega Raids, here's its counters and weaknesses.
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Mega Abomasnow is out of Pokemon Go and taking its place is Mega Aerodactyl in the Mega raids. So, you’ll – no doubt – be wondering how can you get your hands on your own Mega Aerodactyl and how to beat the powerful Rock / Flying fossil Pokemon.
Well first thing’s first, as with all first-time Mega evolutions, turning your Aerodactyl into a Mega will cost you 200 Mega Energy. Any time after that, it’ll only cost 40 Mega Energy. So you’re going to need to need to partake in a few Mega Raids to amass a nice amount of Mega Energy.
Mega Aerodactyl Weaknesses
As Mega Aerodactyl is a rock / flying type, you’ll need to bear in mind it’s weaknesses and resistances when going up against it.
Mega Aerodactyl Counters
Here’s the best Pokemon to bring with you to a Mega Aerodactyl raid:
|Pokémon||Quick move||Main move||Effective|
|Darmanitan (Galarian Zen)||Ice Fang||Avalanche||246%|
|Zacian (Crowned Sword)||Metal Claw||Wild Charge||237%|
|Zacian (Crowned Sword)||Metal Claw||Iron Head||230%|
|Metagross||Bullet Punch||Meteor Mash||221%|
|Kyurem (White)||Steel Wing||Blizzard||219%|
|Thundurus (Therian)||Thunder Shock||Thunderbolt||218%|
|Thundurus (Therian)||Volt Switch||Thunderbolt||214%|
|Zekrom||Charge Beam||Wild Charge||214%|
|Darmanitan (Galarian Zen)||Ice Fang||Ice Punch||213%|
|Rampardos||Smack Down||Rock Slide||212%|
|Deoxys (Attack)||Zen Headbutt||Zap Cannon||209%|
|Deoxys (Normal)||Charge Beam||Thunderbolt||204%|
|Zacian (Crowned Sword)||Snarl||Wild Charge||202%|
|Darmanitan (Galarian Standard)||Ice Fang||Avalanche||201%|
|Zacian (Crowned Sword)||Metal Claw||Play Rough||194%|
|Electivire||Thunder Shock||Wild Charge||194%|
|Thundurus (Therian)||Volt Switch||Thunder||194%|
|Dialga||Metal Claw||Iron Head||194%|
Mega Aerodactyl best moveset
You’ve got yourself an Aerodactyl now, one that’s got good stats and you’ve got enough energy to mega evolve. Well here’s the best moveset to give your Aerodactyl, that way you know you’ve got the best possible version of the Pokemon.
The best moves for Mega Aerodactyl are Rock Throw and Rock Slide when attacking Pokémon in Gyms. This move combination has the highest total DPS and is also the best moveset for PVP battles.