Take on this poweful Pokémon.

Mega Pidgeot is finally back in Pokémon GO Mega Raids. This powerful Flying-type Pokémon will be in Raids from May 23 to June 1.

Mega Pidgeot hasn't been seen in Pokémon GO Mega Raids for quite some time. It last appeared way back in February 2023. If you haven't yet got the Mega Energy required to Mega Evolve a Pidgeot this is a great chance to do so.

Here is everything you need to take on Mega Pidgeot in Pokémon GO.

Best Mega Pidgeot counters in Pokémon GO:

Mega Pidgeot has a weakness to Electric, Ice and Rock-type moves. It has a double resistance to Ghost and Ground-tyypes, as well as a single Resistance to Bug and Grass-types.

Mega Diancie
Rock Throw & Rock Slide
Thunder Shock & Discharge
Mega Rayquaza
Dragon Tail & Dragon Ascent
Mega Tyranitar
Smack Down & Stone Edge
Mega Manectric
Thunder Fang & Wild Charge
Charge Beam & Fusion Bolt
Therian Forme Thundurus
Volt Switch & Wildbolt Storm
Mega Aerodactyl
Rock Throw & Rock Slide
Smack Down & Rock Slide
Mega Ampharos
Volt Switch & Zap Cannon
Smack Down & Rock Wrecker
Spark & Wild Charge

There are a lot of good options to take on Mega Pidgeot in Pokémon GO. Magnezone, Rampardos and Rhyperior are both solid options, and they are available readily in the wild. Mega Ampharos and Mega Manetic are also readily avaliable.

That means that all trainers should be able to build a team to take on this Pokémon GO Mega Raid.

Mega Evolutions to get you more Pidgeot candy in Pokémon GO

Mega Evolutions can help you get more candy and XL candy with every catch. Having a mega level 3 active that boosts candy for Normal and Flying-types will give you an extra 2 candy per catch, as well as a 25% bonus to your XL candy chance.

Here are the Pokémon you can Mega Evolve to take on Mega Pidgeot in Pokémon GO:

  • Pidgeot
  • Kangaskhan
  • Lopunny
  • Pinsir
  • Aerodactyl
  • Salamence
  • Rayquaza

How many trainers do I need to beat Mega Pidgeot in Pokémon GO?

To take on Mega Pidgeot in Pokémon GO, you'll need at least three trainers with good counters and Party Power. Lower level trainers should aim for a group of at least six.

Don't forget, the faster you win a Mega Raid, the more Mega Energy you receive.

What is the Mega Pidgeot Pokémon GO 100% IV?

Mega Pidgeot is a strong Flying-type Mega Pokémon, and having a 100% IV is a useful addition to your 'GO collection. Here are the CP values to keep an eye on:

  • 1216 CP
  • 1521 CP

Weather Effects:

Weather boost can help you save candy, get better IVs and benefit from power boosts on your team. Here are the weather effects to keep an eye on when taking on these raids.

WindyThe Pidgeot you encounter will be a higher CP when caught.Mega Pidgeot's Flying-type attacks will be boosted.
Partly CloudyThe Pidgeot you encounter will be a higher CP when caught. Your Rock-type Pokémon will be boosted.-
SnowYour Ice-type Pokémon will be boosted.Mega Pidgeot's Steel-type attack will be boosted.
RainyYour Electric-type Pokémon will be boosted. -

Windy or Partly Cloudy weather is what to keep an eye out for if you want a higher CP Pidgeot after your Mega Pidgeot Pokémon GO Raid. Partly Cloudy weather will boost your counters without boosting Mega Pidgeot's attacks, so that is the optimum weather.

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