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Pokemon Go gamers are nonetheless capable of encounter Mewtwo in EX Raids, however the Legendary Psychic Pokemon is making a quick return to straightforward Raid Battles as effectively. Niantic is bringing Mewtwo again for a Legendary Raid Hour occasion tonight solely, October eight, supplying you with one other likelihood to catch one which is aware of the uncommon Psychic-type assault Psystrike.
What Time Is Mewtwo Raid Hour?
The make-up Mewtwo Raid Hour takes place all over the world from 6-7 PM native time. During that transient window of time, Mewtwo Raids will happen at most native Gyms. Unlike the aforementioned EX Raids, which require an invite, you solely must have a Raid Pass to take part in a normal Raid Battle. You can get one among these free of charge while you spin the Photo Disc at a Gym, however you’ll be able to solely maintain one free one by one.
What Makes This Mewtwo Special?
The Mewtwo you’ll be able to at the moment encounter in EX Raids is aware of the Ghost-type assault Shadow Ball, however the one showing at Gyms tonight is aware of Psystrike, a strong Psychic-type assault first launched in Pokemon Black and White.
On prime of that, you will even have an opportunity of encountering a Shiny Mewtwo throughout tonight’s occasion. Your odds of coming throughout one are slim, nonetheless, so when you’re hoping so as to add a Shiny Mewtwo to your assortment, you will must take part in as many Raids as potential.
Mewtwo Battle Tips
Mewtwo is a pure Psychic-type, which makes it weak to Dark, Ghost, and Bug Pokemon. Your finest wager for battling it is going to be to deliver alongside monsters like Tyranitar, Scizor, or Pokemon Go’s present Legendary, Giratina. Gengar may even be efficient in opposition to Mewtwo, however its half Poison typing means it will take super-effective harm in return, so it possible will not final too lengthy. If you have caught a Mewtwo that is aware of Shadow Ball, it will even be a giant assist, since it will dish out super-effective harm and resist the Psystrike assault.
Once tonight’s Raid Hour occasion ends, Mewtwo will depart customary Raids once more, and Altered Forme Giratina will return. You’ll have till October 17 to catch that Pokemon, after which level it will get replaced by an as-yet unannounced Legendary. For recommendations on the best way to catch one, be sure you try our Giratina Raid information.