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Pokemon Go gamers are nonetheless in a position to encounter Mewtwo in EX Raids, however the Legendary Psychic Pokemon is making a short return to straightforward Raid Battles as properly. Niantic is bringing Mewtwo again for a Legendary Raid Hour occasion tonight solely, October eight, providing 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 around the globe from 6-7 PM native time. During that temporary window of time, Mewtwo Raids will happen at most native Gyms. Unlike the aforementioned EX Raids, which require an invite, you solely have to have a Raid Pass to take part in a typical Raid Battle. You can get one in all these without spending a dime if you spin the Photo Disc at a Gym, however you possibly can solely maintain one free one after the other.
What Makes This Mewtwo Special?
The Mewtwo you possibly can 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 high 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, nevertheless, so in the event you’re hoping so as to add a Shiny Mewtwo to your assortment, you will have to 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 greatest wager for battling it is going to be to convey alongside monsters like Tyranitar, Scizor, or Pokemon Go’s present Legendary, Giratina. Gengar may also be efficient in opposition to Mewtwo, however its half Poison typing means it’s going to take super-effective harm in return, so it seemingly will not final too lengthy. If you’ve got caught a Mewtwo that is aware of Shadow Ball, it’s going to even be an enormous assist, since it’s going to dish out super-effective harm and resist the Psystrike assault.
Once tonight’s Raid Hour occasion ends, Mewtwo will depart normal Raids once more, and Altered Forme Giratina will return. You’ll have till October 17 to catch that Pokemon, after which level it’s going to get replaced by an as-yet unannounced Legendary. For recommendations on tips on how to catch one, you’ll want to take a look at our Giratina Raid information.