Mega Sceptile Raid Guide

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Sceptile (Mega) GrassDragon

Mega Sceptile is a typical Mega Raid boss and should be tackled with 3 to 4 trainers.  Mega Sceptile is a Grass and Dragon type Pokémon whose best counters consist of mostly Ice type Pokémon as it is double weak to Ice.

Sceptile has a raid boss CP of 45057, and can be caught with the following CP values:

  • 1500 – 1575 CP at Level 20 with no weather boost
  • 1876 – 1969 CP at Level 25 with Sunny or Windy weather boost

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Best Mega Sceptile Counters in Pokémon GO

List of counters for the Mega Sceptile Raid Boss in Pokémon GO, including best Pokémon to defeat it, highest DPS attackers, and moves to use. Learn which Pokémon are the best choice to beat this raid boss.

# Pokémon Fast Move Charge Move Time to win Deaths
1. Abomasnow (Mega) Powder Snow Ice Weather Ball Ice 297.15s 15.00
2. Gengar (Mega) Lick Ghost Sludge Bomb Poison 387.57s 13.00
3. Mamoswine Powder Snow Ice Avalanche Ice 369.18s 19.00
4. Latios (Mega) Dragon Breath Dragon Dragon Claw Dragon 379.88s 18.00
5. Latias (Mega) Dragon Breath Dragon Outrage Dragon 441.98s 18.00
6. Mewtwo Psycho Cut Psychic Ice Beam Ice 437.52s 20.00
7. Charizard (Mega X) Dragon Breath Dragon Dragon Claw Dragon 448.85s 21.00
8. Glaceon Frost Breath Ice Avalanche Ice 424.05s 27.00
9. Aurorus Frost Breath Ice Weather Ball Ice 489.85s 16.00
10. Scizor (Mega) Fury Cutter Bug X-Scissor Bug 492.40s 17.00
11. Pidgeot (Mega) Wing Attack Flying Brave Bird Flying 451.73s 25.00
12. Avalugg Ice Fang Ice Avalanche Ice 494.93s 19.00
13. Charizard (Mega Y) Air Slash Flying Blast Burn Fire 490.50s 21.00
14. Kyurem Dragon Breath Dragon Blizzard Ice 509.07s 21.00
15. Blastoise (Mega) Bite Dark Ice Beam Ice 505.73s 24.00
16. Walrein Frost Breath Ice Icicle Spear Ice 516.83s 22.00
17. Altaria (Mega) Dragon Breath Dragon Dazzling Gleam Fairy 523.60s 22.00
18. Meloetta (Pirouette) Quick Attack Normal Ice Punch Ice 519.38s 23.00
19. Articuno Frost Breath Ice Ice Beam Ice 531.80s 21.00
20. Ampharos (Mega) Charge Beam Electric Dragon Pulse Dragon 533.33s 21.00
21. Rayquaza Dragon Tail Dragon Outrage Dragon 521.10s 24.00
22. Palkia Dragon Tail Dragon Draco Meteor Dragon 542.10s 22.00
23. Cloyster Frost Breath Ice Avalanche Ice 521.20s 26.00
24. Beedrill (Mega) Poison Jab Poison Sludge Bomb Poison 453.52s 39.00
25. Zekrom Dragon Breath Dragon Outrage Dragon 543.40s 22.00
26. Darmanitan (Galarian Standard) Ice Fang Ice Avalanche Ice 465.10s 38.00
27. Beartic Powder Snow Ice Ice Punch Ice 503.93s 31.00
28. Garchomp Dragon Tail Dragon Outrage Dragon 569.40s 20.00
29. Dialga Dragon Breath Dragon Draco Meteor Dragon 575.35s 19.00
30. Dragonite Dragon Tail Dragon Outrage Dragon 566.13s 21.00
31. Nihilego Poison Jab Poison Sludge Bomb Poison 596.60s 16.00
32. Banette (Mega) Shadow Claw Ghost Dazzling Gleam Fairy 581.48s 19.00
33. Moltres Wing Attack Flying Sky Attack Flying 554.65s 25.00
34. Vanilluxe Frost Breath Ice Blizzard Ice 523.80s 31.00
35. Froslass Powder Snow Ice Avalanche Ice 587.38s 19.00

Since Shadow Pokémon are extremely expensive to power up and require specific events to remove Frustration with a Charge TM, they will NOT be listed as raid counters in this article. That said, if you have the shadow form of a listed raid counter Pokémon powered up and TMed, use it.

Mega Sceptile Stats and Max CP

Sceptile (Mega) GrassDragon
Max CP at Level 40 4056 | Max CP at Level 50 4585
ATK 320 DEF 186 HP 172
Weak To: Strong Against:
Icex2 Bug Dragon Fairy Flying Poison Electricx2 Grassx2 Waterx2 Ground

Mega Sceptile Movepool

Fast Moves Charge Moves
  • Bullet Seed Grass
  • Fury Cutter Bug
  • Frenzy Plant Grass*
  • Leaf Blade  Grass
  • Earthquake Ground
  • Dragon Claw Dragon
  • Aerial Ace Flying

*denotes Legacy Move

Moveset Analysis

If I’m being honest, none of Mega Sceptile’s moves threaten any of its counters in any significant way aside from Dragon Claw. If Mega Sceptile has Dragon Claw your counters with Dragon typing will suffer more damage. I’m looking at you Kyurem. Aside from that, bring Ice types and you’ll be fine.

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