Pokémon Go: How to Defeat Mega Alakazam? Weaknesses, Counters

Mega Alakazam (shiny) is now available on Pokémon Go. In this short guide, we’ll share details about the Pokémon and the best team to defeat and catch Mega Alakazam. With a bit of luck, you might also capture the shiny Alakazam form!


Type: PSY

Raid CP: 53,995

Capture CP:

1666 - 1747

2083 - 2184 (weather boost: Wind)


Resistances: PSY COMBAT

Immediate Attacks:

Psycho Slash (PSY)

Mental Shock (PSY)

Charged Attacks:

Mega Alakazam, Shiny, Pokémon Go, How to Defeat, Weaknesses, Counters

Shadow Ball (SPECTRE)

Fire Fist (FIRE)

Exploforce (COMBAT)

Prescience (PSY)

Psyko (PSY)

The best Pokemon to Face against Mega Alakazam


To inflict maximum damage during your Raids against Mega Alakazam, consider exploiting its weaknesses. Call on Pokémon of the type, or possessing attacks of the Bug, Ghost or Dark type.


Tip: To search for your Pokémon with INSECT -type attacks, you can type in your Pokémon search bar "@insect". You then find all the Pokémon with a fast attack or a charged attack with this type (works with all types).


Here is a list of the best Pokémon to use against Mega Alakazam



Giratina Origin


Mega Ectoplasm


Mega Houndoom

Mega Gyarados



How to defeat Mega-Alakazam?


Go with a team of 4 to 7 trainers with a good level. If you are already level 40 and have good Pokémon, 2-3 players can be enough if you use the right Pokémon counters for the Raid.