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Mesprit Pokémon GO Raid Guide (Counters, Candy tips & more)

Take on Mesprit with our raid guide.

The Road to Sinnoh event will see Mesprit return to Pokémon GO raids on Wednesday February 22. The Lake trio in Pokémon GO are all region specific, so Mesprit will be available in the EMEA region (or by remote raids).

Mesprit is a pretty average Pokémon in Pokémon GO. It does have a nice shiny, but we can't say it is a powerful raid attacker.

This Mesprit Pokémon GO raid guide will give you everything you need to win your raids.

Lake Trio Raid Guides:

Best Mesprit counters in Pokémon GO:

Mesprit is a Psychic-type Pokémon meaning it is weak to Bug, Dark and Ghost-type Pokémon.

Here are the best Mesprit counters in Pokémon GO:

Mega Tyranitar
Bite & Brutal Swing
Mega Gengar
Lick & Shadow Ball
Shadow Chandelure
Hex & Shadow Ball
Mega Houndoom
Snarl & Foul Play
Hydreigon
Bite & Brutal Swing
Origin Forme Giratina
Shadow Claw & Shadow Force
Darkrai
Snark & Shadow Ball
Mega Scizor
Fury Cutter & X-Scissor
Volcarona
Bug Bite & Bug Buzz
Guzzlord
Snarl & Brutal Swing
Weavile
Snark & Foul Play
Yveltal
Snark & Dark Pulse

There is a wide range of Pokémon that Mesprit is weak too available. Mega Tyranitar is by far the most powerful Mesprit counter, and if you have any in your storage they are well worth using. Non-mega Tyranitar is also a good pick, so if you have several make sure to use them all.

Darkrai, who is Monday's road to Sinnoh tour event raid boss, is also a great pick. Maybe try and grab one or two of those if you plan to raid Mesprit on Wednesday.

Mega Evolutions to get you more Mesprit 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 Psychic types will give you an extra 2 candy per catch, as well as a 25% bonus to your XL candy chance.

  • Alakazam
  • Slowbro
  • Gardevoir
  • Medicham
  • Latias
  • Latios

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

Mesprit can perhaps be duoed by very high level trainers, with party play, in the right weather conditions. Otherwise about 3-6 higher level trainers and 7-10 lower level trainers will be needed to take Mesprit down.

Mesprit Pokémon GO 100% IV

Mesprit might not be the worlds best Psychic attacker, but a 100% IV is always attractive for any Pokémon.

Here are the 100% IV CP values to keep an eye out for after your Mesprit raid.

  • 1747 CP
  • 2184 CP (Weather boosted)

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.

Weather
Pro
Con
Sunny
-
-
Windy
Allows a higher level Mesprit
Boost Mesprit's Psychic moves
Partly Cloudy
-
Boosts Mesprit's Swift
Cloudy
-
-
Snow
-
Boosts Mesprit's Blizzard
Rainy
Boosts Bug-type Pokémon
-
Fog
Boosts Dark and Ghost-type Pokémon

Keep an eye out for that windy weather if you want to grab a higher CP Mesprit. Otherwise, Foggy weather will help you take this Pokémon down quickly.

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