How to beat Pokemon Go Dawn Wings Necrozma Raid: Best counters

Niladri Sarkar
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The powerful Dawn Wings Necrozma will take over Raids during Pokemon Go Fest 2024, so here’s how to beat it, along with its weaknesses, best counters, shiny chances, and more.

Go Fest 2024 has gotten more exciting than expected for Pokemon Go fans with the confirmation of Necrozma and its Dawn Wings and Dusk Mane forms. While these two Pokemon will be obtained through fusion mechanics, they’ll headline 5-Star Raids as well.

So here’s all you need to know to beat Dawn Wings Necrozma Raids in Pokemon Go, alongside its weaknesses, recommended counters, best moveset, and if its shiny would be available.

How to get Dawn Wings Necrozma in Pokemon Go

You can get Dawn Wings Necrozma in Pokemon Go by fusing a Necrozma with Lunala using 1000 Lunar Fusion Energy and 30 Cosmog Candy.

Once you beat the Dawn Wings form in Raid battles on July 14, 2024, you’ll encounter a regular Necrozma and even be rewarded with Lunar Fusion Energy and Cosmog Candy!

Dawn Wings Necrozma type & weaknesses in Pokemon Go

Dawn Wings Necrozma is a Psychic/Ghost-type Pokemon and is only weak to Dark and Ghost-type attacks. Keep in mind that both of them are double weaknesses.

With two glaring weaknesses, beating it isn’t too much trouble but you will still have to use high-level counters dealing STAB (Same Type Attack Bonus) damage to defeat this powerful Legendary.

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

Best Dawn Wings Necrozma Raid counters in Pokemon Go

The overall best counter to beat Dawn Wings Necrozma Raids is Mega Tyranitar with Bite and Brutal Swing.

Here are some good options to use along with Mega Tyranitar:

  • Mega Gengar – Lick and Shadow Ball
  • Hydreigon – Bite and Brutal Swing
  • Mega Banette – Shadow Claw and Shadow Ball
  • Chandelure – Hex and Shadow Ball
  • Mega Houndoom – Snarl and Foul Play

Other good Dawn Wings Necrozma Raid counters include Mega Absol, Mega Gyarados, Darkrai, Weavil, and Giratina (Origin).

Complete Dawn Wings Necrozma Pokemon Go moveset

Here are all the moves that Dawn Wings Necrozma can learn in Pokemon Go:

Fast Moves

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

Charged Moves

  • Future Sight (Psychic)
  • Moongeist Beam (Ghost)
  • Dark Pulse (Dark)
  • Outrage (Dragon)
  • Iron Head (Steel)

Can Dawn Wings Necrozma be shiny in Pokemon Go?

Yes, shiny Dawn Wings Necrozma will be available in Pokemon Go Fest 2024 and you can get it by fusing a shiny Necrozma with a regular Lunala.

Since it’s in Raids, you can enjoy 1 in 64 chances of catching a shiny. That’s not all, as 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].