Pokemon Go Mega Manectric Raid Guide: Best Counters, Weaknesses, Raid Hours, And More Tips

Pokemon Go Mega Manectric Raid Guide: Best Counters, Weaknesses, Raid Hours, And More Tips

Niantic has announced the full schedule of Mega Raids for Pokemon Go in April, and trainers could find themselves zapped by a powerful Electric-type Mega Pokemon starting April 5.

Mega Manectric has been named as the next Pokemon Go Mega Raid, running from April 5 until April 12. Mega Manectric’s time as the star of the Mega Raid runs concurrently with the overarching Season of Alola event introducing Generation VII Pokemon into the mobile game. Mega Manectric will follow the current Mega Raid inhabitant Mega Charizard Y, who is burning Trainers up from now until April 5. We’re not sure when Mega Manectric will return to the raid circuit, so if you’re going to challenge it check out our tips below.

Mega Manectric will be the spotlighted Pokemon Go mega raid starting April 5.
Mega Manectric will be the spotlighted Pokemon Go mega raid starting April 5.

What’s A “Mega” Pokemon?

Before we begin, let’s answer a simple question: what makes a “Mega” Pokemon different from a normal one? First introduced in 2013’s Pokemon X and Y, Mega Evolutions were a temporary power-up that designated Pokemon had access to, giving that Pokemon access to a more powerful form so long as the player had collected the correct corresponding item during the adventure.

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