Mega Salamence In Pokemon GO: How To Get

Mega Salamence In Pokemon GO: How To Get
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Ben Williams


5th Jan 2023 11:05

Mega Salamence, the Mega Evolution of the epic third-generation Dragon-Type is finally coming to Pokemon GO. However, not all players of the massive mobile game will know how to catch this beast for themselves. Let's get into all you need to know about the Mega Salamence Pokemon GO debut and how to catch it.

Mega Salamence in Pokemon Go: How to Get

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You will be able to get Mega Salamence in Mega Raids as part of Pokemon GO's upcoming Twinkling Fantasy event. This event starts on Tuesday, 10 January, 2023, at 8AM to Monday, 16 January 2023, at 10PM local time worldwide, confirmed in a new Pokemon GO news blog post.

What's more, there's a chance you may encounter a shiny Mega Salamence as well. From its start time, all you need to do is look around your local gyms in the game for raids sporting the Mega Raid icon.

For the raid itself, Mega Salamence will have a CP of 50285. So, you'll definitely need a raid party to take the mega-dragon on. However, Mega Salamence does have a decent handful of weaknesses:

  • Ice - x 2.56 damage
  • Rock, Dragon, and Fairy - x 1.6 damage

As with other Mega Raid Bosses in Pokemon GO, you'll receive an amount Mega Energy varying on how quickly you defeat Mega Salamence. After you defeat Mega Salamence, it will then devolve into regular Salamence which you can then catch. Succeed, and a Salamence which you can now Mega Evolve into Mega Salamence is now yours!

That's a wrap on all you need to know about the Mega Salamence Pokemon GO debut. If you're playing the other latest Pokemon games, check out how to catch the Salamence Paradox Pokemon, Roaring Moon, in Scarlet and Violet. Alternatively, take a look at all we know so far about the upcoming Pokemon Scarlet and Violet DLC.

For even more Pokemon GO guides, you can be sure to find them right here at GGRecon. 

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