How to beat Pokemon Go Dusk Mane Necrozma Raid: Best counters

Niladri Sarkar
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Defeating Dusk Mane Necrozma Raids in Pokemon Go is quite challenging, so here’s all you need to know to beat this powerful Legendary, with details on its weaknesses, best counters, and shiny odds.

Nezrozma and its Dusk Mane and Dawn Wings forms are all set to debut in Go Fest 2024, and Pokemon Go trainers should be well-prepared to beat these Pokemon without much effort.

So, if you’re looking to breeze through this Legendary, here’s everything you need to know to beat Dusk Mane Necrozma Raids in Pokemon Go.

How to get Dusk Mane Necrozma in Pokemon Go

You can get Dusk Mane Necrozma in Pokemon Go by fusing a Necrozma with Solgaleo using 1000 Solar Fusion Energy and 30 Cosmog Candy.

After beating the Dusk Mane form in Raid battles on July 14, 2024, you will encounter a regular Necrozma and also earn rewards like Solar Fusion Energy and Cosmog Candy!

Dusk Mane Necrozma type & weaknesses in Pokemon Go

Dusk Mane Necrozma is a Psychic/Steel-type Pokemon and is weak to Dark, Fire, Ghost, and Ground-type attacks.

Be sure to use high-level counters that dish out STAB (Same Type Attack Bonus) damage to beat this challenging Raid battle.

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Dusk Mane Necrozma’s stats in Pokemon Go are 277 Attack, 220 Defense, and 200 HP.

Best Dusk Mane Necrozma Raid counters in Pokemon Go

The overall best counter to beat Dusk Mane Necrozma Raids in Pokemon Go is Primal Groudon with Mud Shot and Precipice Blades.

While Primal Groudon inflicts the highest DPS (Damage Per Second), here are some more counters to ensure victory against the Raid Boss:

  • Mega Blaziken – Fire Spin and Blast Burn
  • Mega Charizard Y – Fire Spin and Blast Burn
  • Mega Tyranitar – Bite and Brutal Swing
  • Mega Gengar – Lick and Shadow Ball
  • Mega Garchomp – Mud Shot and Earth Power

Other good options include Reshiram, Mega Banette, Mega Houndoom, Heatran, and Hydreigon.

Complete Dusk Mane Necrozma Pokemon Go moveset

Here are all the moves that Dusk Mane Necrozma can learn in Pokemon Go:

Fast Moves

  • Psycho Cut (Psychic)
  • Metal Claw (Steel)
  • Shadow Ball (Ghost)

Charged Moves

  • Future Sight (Psychic)
  • Sunsteel Strike (Steel)
  • Dark Pulse (Dark)
  • Outrage (Dragon)
  • Iron Head (Steel)

Can Dusk Mane Necrozma be shiny in Pokemon Go?

Yes, shiny Dusk Mane Necrozma will be available in Pokemon Go Fest 2024 and you can get it by fusing a shiny Necrozma with a regular Solgaleo.

As it’s in Raids, you will have odds of around 1 in 64 encounters of getting a shiny Necrozma. What’s more, a shiny encounter from a Raid is a guaranteed catch.

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About The Author

Niladri is a Writer who specializes in Pokemon Go, Scarlet and Violet, and competitive VGC battles. With more than seven years of experience in copywriting and SEO content writing, Niladri has previously written for Pokémon GO Hub and Smogon. He has been covering Pokemon for CharlieIntel since June 2023. Niladri can be contacted at [email protected].