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Best moveset for Mega Tyranitar in Pokemon Go & is it any good?

Raissa Jerez

Tyranitar is a Gen 2 Pokemon that became popular thanks to its cool design and bulkiness. If you want this strong creature’s Mega Evolution to be a part of your Pokemon Go roster, you’ll need to know everything about it, including its best moveset and whether or not it’s good in battle.

This massive dinosaur was first introduced back in the Johto region along with 99 other Pokemon, and quickly became an ultimate fan-favorite not just due to its cool design but also because of how strong it is in general.

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In 2013, with the release of Gen 6, the temporary Mega evolutions mechanic was added to X & Y games thanks to the Kalos’ Mega Stones discovery, and in 2020, they finally made it to Pokemon Go.

Mega Tyranitar is part of the many Mega Pokemon available in the game, alongside fan favorites like Mega Steelix, Mega Charizard, and Mega Gengar. So, if you want to add it to your main team, here’s all you need to know about it and whether or not it’s worth it.

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Mega Tyranitar general stats in Pokemon Go

This dual Rock/Dark-type Pokemon has an attack-based stat spread of 309 (ATK), 276 (DEF), and 225 (STAT), and can reach a max CP value of 5347 in Pokemon Go, which can be boosted by Partly Cloudy as well as Fog weather.

Due to its typing, Mega Tyranitar is vulnerable to Bug, Fairy, Grass, Ground, Steel, and Water-type moves, with double weakness to Fighting-type attacks. However, it takes reduced damage from Normal, Flying, Poison, Ghost, Fire, Dark, and Psychic-type Pokemon.

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Best moveset for Mega Tyranitar

The best moveset players can use for Mega Tyranitar in Pokemon Go consists of Bite as a Fast Move and Brutal Swing as a Charged Move, with 20.57 damage per second, with an outstanding 997.0 extra damage before it faints.

Because of how good this ‘mon is as both Dark and Rock types, you can raise two of them, each focusing on one type. The overall best is Dark, as mentioned above, but your second Mega Tyranitar can focus on the Rock type with Smack Down and Stone Edge as the predetermined moveset.

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All moves Mega Tyranitar can learn

This big fella has three Fast Moves and four Charged Moves available in its pool, which range from Dark and Rock to even Fire and Steel-type attacks.

Mega Tyranitar Fast Moves

  • Bite (Dark/STAB)
  • Iron Tail (Steel)
  • Smack Down (Rock/STAB/Elite Fast Move)

Mega Tyranitar Charged Moves

  • Stone Edge (Rock/STAB)
  • Fire Blast (Fire)
  • Crunch (Dark/STAB)
  • Brutal Swing (Dark/STAB)

Is Mega Tyranitar any good in Pokemon Go?

Mega Tyranitar is one of the best Mega Evolutions available in Pokemon Go. More so, it is one of the absolute best Pokemon there are, so feel free to take it to any kind of battle, as its strong attack stat, as well as its high defense, will overcome any enemy.

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It is without a doubt the mightiest Dark-type beast and one of the top Rock-type ones, also thanks to both its Damage Per Second as well as its Total Damage Output, which is why you should raise two different ‘mons, to focus on each type properly.

That’s all you need to know about Mega Tyranitar’s best moveset. Check out our other guides to become the ultimate Trainer in Pokemon Go.

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