Fighting Pokemon is a fun way to spend time with friends and family. So probably you are now trying to defeat Latias but you don’t know which Pokemon is the best for this job 🙂

The best Pokemon against Latias in Pokemon go are bug, ghost, ice, dragon, dark and fairy type.

Latias is weak against all the above types and they will inflict 160% damage.

The best Pokemon against Latias in Pokemon Go

Best pokemon against Latias in Pokemon Go
Best pokemon against Latias in Pokemon Go

It’s not that difficult to find a great Pokemon against Latias. All you have to do is read carefully about Latias weaknesses and choose the right type. When you fight Latias you need to remember to have two things in line:

  • Pokemon type
  • Correct attack

It is wise to fight Latias with a Pokemon he is vulnerable with.

Great Pokemon against Latias is one of the following types:

  • Bug
  • Ghost
  • Ice
  • Dragon
  • Dark
  • Fairy

Each one of these types will be very effective against Latias. In fact, you can use any Pokemon which falls into the above types.

For me, the best is Genesect since I really enjoy his Metal Claw attack. Of course, this is just the bug type and you have plenty more to choose.

From the second type, I can recommend Gengar. Especially lucky Pokemon can be recommended, because of his increased statistics.

Mega evolution of Gengar is one of the best, ghost type Pokemon against Latias

Quick Overview

Latios attack, defense & HP overview
Latios attack, defense & HP overview

Latias is a legendary Pokemon, introduced in Generation III. This dragon-like Pokemon can be found in two forms:

  • male
  • female

Mega Latias debut was in Air Adventures in the Alola season.

This Pokemon can have a max CP of 3968. Rem

If you want to add Latias to your Pokedex then you need to fight him in Mega Raids. Of course, you will have to defeat and catch him, which is not always easy.

It is quite difficult to defeat this Pokemon so I strongly recommend you join other trainers.

If you struggle to find some friends which are playing Pokemon Go you can try an android app called “Raid Party”.

Mega Latias weaknesses & counterattacks

Below you can find some info about Latias weaknesses and counterattacks:

  • Type: Dragon & Psychic
  • Vulnerable to: Bug (160%), Ghost (160%), Ice (160%), Dragon (160%), Dark (160%), Fairy (160%)
  • Resistant to: Fighting, Fire, Water, Grass, Electric, Psychic
  • Counterattack pokemon: Mega Houndoor, Zekrom, Dialga, Reshiram, Garchomp, Darkrai

Mega Latios CP

Mega Latias can have different CP ranges. Max CP Mega Latias Boss can be 80545CP.

If you are lucky and you’ll catch one then his CP will be in the rage from 1921 to 2006.

Remember that weather amplifies CP. If you catch Latias on a windy day, then his CP can reach even 2507.

Latias attacks

Latias can use both fast and strong attacks, so you must be careful when fighting this Pokemon.

The best set of fighting attacks for Latias are:

  • Dragon Breath (Fast)
  • Outrage (Charged)

Here is a complete list of Latias attacks:

Fast attacks:

  • Dragon Breath (Dragon)
  • Charm (Fairy)
  • Zen Headbutt (Psychic)

Charged attacks:

  • Mist Ball (Psychic) – this one is exclusive for Mega Raids
  • Outrage (Dragon)
  • Psychic (Psychic)
  • Thunder (Electric)

When you fight Latias you need to remember that this Pokemon is boosted by windy weather. This means that it may be more difficult to defeat this Pokemon during windy days.

What is the best Pokemon against mega Latias

The secret to finding the best Pokemon against mega Latias is to choose the correct counters.

The best Pokemon against mega Latias are Mega Latios, Mega Gengar, Shadow Mamoswine & Mega Banette.

Using these Pokemon you can defeat mega Latias a lot easier, thanks to their best counters.

Of course, your success will depend on how many party members you have and their level. We advise approaching Mega Latias fight with at least Level 40 and a team of a minimum of 4 people.

Here is a list of the best Pokemon against mega Latias with their attacks:

PokemonFast moveCharged move
Mega GengarShadow Claw (Ghost)Shadow Ball (Ghost)
Mega LatiasDragon Breath (Dragon)Outrage (Dragon)
Mega HoundoomSnarl (Dark)Foul Play (Dark)
Mega LatiosDragon Breath (Fragon)Dragon Claw (Dragon)
Mega GyradosBite (Dark)Dragon Claw (Dragon)
Mega AbsolSnarl (Dark)Dark Pulse (Dark)

If you currently do not have any mega pokemon available you can fight a variety of other types.

Frequently asked questions

What is Latias weak against?

Latias is weak against the following Pokemon types: Bug, Ghost, Ice and other types listed above.

What defeats a mega Latios?

Mega Latios can be defeated with the following Pokemon: Mega Gengar, Mega Latias, Mega Houndoom, Mega Latios, Mega Gyrados and Mega Absol

What kills Latias?

Latias can be killed with a combination of proper attacks and Pokemon he is weak against. In this article, you can find a complete list of Latias vulnerabilities.