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How to Beat Mawile in Pokemon GO Raid Guide, Weakness, Counters, Shiny Status

Here is how to beat Mawile in Pokemon GO.

November 1, 2021

With the start of a new month, fans are quite excited to know what knew is about to happen in Pokemon Go.

If you have been following the game for a while, you might be well aware of the various events and more that are added to the game from time to time. This month is no exception, and there have been some new raid bosses as well. Here is how to take down one of the raid bosses, Mawile.

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Mawile – Shiny Status and Weakness

Mawile is a Steel and Fairy-type Pokemon, meaning that its weaknesses include Fire and Ground-type moves. Its resistances are Dragon, Bug, Dark, Fairy, Flying, Grass, Ice, Normal, Poison, Psychic, and Rock-type moves.

If you are wondering whether there is a shiny Mawile or not, the good news is a shiny Mawile does exist in Pokemon Go, and it has a pink appearance instead of the regular green.

When it comes to Mawile’s moves Fire Fang and Ice Fang are both good quick move options depending on the situation. While Ice Fang is a good option for raids Fire Fang is great for PvP battles. Along with that, Power-up Punch is something that you should definitely have as it’s not only one of the best moves, but also raises the attack stat. Lastly, you can choose anyone between Iron Head or Play Rough, according to your preference. Iron Head is more versatile, and Play Rough is good against Fairy types.

How to Beat Mawile – Raid Guide and Best Counters

Considering that Mawile is a Tier-3 raid boss, many players might have a bit of trouble in getting the better of Mawile. Here are the Pokemon which can help you gain an upper hand over Mawile in the raids.

When it comes to the Mega Pokemon, you can use the likes of Mega Charizard X, Mega Charizard Y, Mega Houndoom, Mega Gengar, Mega Manectric, Mega Blastoise, and Mega Gyarados are really good options.

Moving to the regular Pokemon, you can use the likes of Reshiram, Chandelure, Darmanitan, Moltres, Entei, Heatran, Therian Landorus, Charizard, Flareon, Blaziken, Groudon, Excadrill, Typhlosion, Emboar, Incarnate Landorus, Garchomp, Landorus, Ho-Oh, Infernape, Magmortar, Pyrroar, Rhyperior, Arcanine, Victini, Houndoom, Houndoom, and Delphox as well. Alternatively, you can use any Fire and Ground-type Pokemon as well, but these are the best options.

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