How To Beat Mega Scizor In Pokemon Go? [August 2022]

Pokemon Go Bug Out event has just hit the screens and along with it has come Mega Scizor, players are now curious about how to beat Mega Scizor in Pokemon in August 2022’s Bug Out event. If you are among the players wondering to know the weaknesses of Mega Scizor and the best counters to beat this mighty boss, we have got you covered. Here is everything you need to know about how to beat Mega Scizor in Pokemon Go, its weaknesses, and its best counters.

Some other Pokemon that are debuting in the game now include Grubbin, Charjabug, Vikavolt, and Unown T, with Pansear and Pincer Pokemon. Pansear is now making its debut worldwide as earlier it was available regionally only.

This event is all set to hit the screens on Wednesday, August 10 and it will be live until Tuesday, August 16. It means that players are going to have a short window to earn enough Mega Scizor Energy.

To help you complete this event smoothly, below we have provided a detailed guide on how to beat Mega Scizor and what are its weaknesses and best counters in Pokemon Go August 2022.

What Are The Weaknesses Of Mega Scizor In Pokemon Go?

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Mega Scizor is a steel-type Pokemon that looks more like a bug. It has just a single weakness that the players can exploit to win. And this only weakness of Mega Scizor the bug Pokemon is Fire.

Considering that the Fire-type moves are 4x as effective, there is no other choice in the Mega Scizor raid. Besides its weakness, Scizor also has nine different resistances which are listed below:

2x Resistance:

  • Bug
  • Dragon
  • Fairy
  • Ice
  • Normal
  • Psychic
  • Steel

4x Resistance:

  • Grass
  • Poison

 So while battling Mega Scizor, make sure not to bring any of these Pokemon.

What Are The Best Counters For Mega Scizor Raids?

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Below is the detail of the best Pokemon and their moves that you can count on for a quick battle win:

  • Mega Charizard Y – Fire Spin / Blast Burn
  • Mega Charizard X – Fire Spin / Blast Burn
  • Mega Houndoom – Fire Fang / Flamethrower
  • Reshiram – Fire Fang/Overheat
  • Charizard – Fire Spin / Blast Burn
  • Moltres – Fire Spin / Overheat
  • Entei – Fire Fang / Overheat
  • Blaziken – Fire Spin / Blast Burn
  • Emboar – Ember / Blast Burn
  • Ho-Oh – Incinerate / Sacred Fire
  • Chandelure – Fire Spin / Overheat
  • Darmanitan – Fire Fang / Overheat
  • Infernape – Fire Spin / Blast Burn
  • Magmortar – Fire Spin / Fire Blast
  • Flareon – Fire Spin / Overheat
  • Typhlosion – Incinerate / Blast Burn

Also, takes notes that you can boost all other moves of the same type as that Pokemon by bringing a Mega Evolution into a raid. So, it is important to bring in a Fire-type Mega Pokemon in the raid. Either you or someone else in your party can bring in this Fire-type Mega Pokemon to win the battle quickly.

Following all the above details, there is a surety that you will be able to beat Mega Scizor raids with three high-level trainers, or with four.

In one of their recent Tweets, the official Twitter account of Pokemon Go revealed the arrival of the Bug-Type Pokemon saying, “Congrats, Trainers! All your buzz about Bug-type Pokémon has caused the Bug Out! event to metamorphose into Ultra Unlock: Bug Out!”

Also read: How To Beat Squirtle In Pokemon Go August 2022

The Last Words

This was all about what the Mega Scizor best counters are and how to beat the Shiny Mega Scizor in Pokemon Go in August 2022. Hopefully, the article was helpful.

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