With one of the recent updates, the developers of Pokemon Go presented an update for mega raids. Currently, among many different mega Pokemon, we are able to encounter the Mega version of Absol. This is one of the most desirable Pokemon for many trainers in the Pokemon Go community and we are glad to share with you some information about it. This guide will tell you about Mega Absol in Pokemon Go, the best counters to it in raids, and its shiny version’s availability.

How to Catch Mega Absol in Pokemon Go

Mega Absol in Pokemon Go has been added to the game with one of the recent updates. It is the mega evolved version of the standard Absol. So, you are able to perform the mega-evolving process on Absol in your collection. In this case, you will obtain Mega Absol. But, it is not the only way to encounter it.

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The main activity you will need to participate in to meet with Mega Absol is Mega Raids. These are some of the most challenging tasks in Pokemon Go and you will need to prepare your Pokemon properly. Mega Absol is a Dark-type Pokemon with a couple of weaknesses you need to exploit. These are Bug, Fairy, and Fighting types of Pokemon. The best counters to Mega Absol are next:

  • Conkeldurr
  • Lucario
  • Machamp
  • Mega Beedrill
  • Mega Lopunny
  • Hariyama
  • Blaziken
  • Breloom
  • Zacian
  • Heracross

How to Get Shiny Mega Absol in Pokemon Go

The shiny version of Mega Absol in Pokemon Go seems to be available via mega evolution. You can get Shiny Mega Absol by evolving standard Shiny Absol. Also, there should be a possibility to encounter Shiny Mega Absol randomly instead of an encounter with the standard one.

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