Pokemon Go Fest 2024 Necrozma: How to Catch, Raid, Best Counters & Shiny Hunting

The powerful Psychic-type Legendary Pokemon, Necrozma, is arriving in Pokémon Go during the highly anticipated Pokemon Go Fest 2024. This guide will equip you with everything you need to conquer Necrozma Raids and potentially snag its radiant shiny form.

How to Catch Necrozma in Pokemon Go Fest 2024

Brace yourself for battle! You’ll encounter Necrozma as a Raid Boss during Pokemon Go Fest, specifically in 5-Star Raids. Here’s a breakdown of the event schedule:

  • Sendai, Japan: May 30 – June 2
  • Madrid, Spain: June 14 – June 16
  • New York City, USA: July 5 – July 7
  • Global Event: July 13 – July 14

After defeating Necrozma, you’ll be rewarded with Premier Balls to capture this Legendary Pokemon. Don’t miss this chance to add Necrozma to your collection!

Necrozma Pokemon Go

Conquering Necrozma Raids

Best Pokemon Counters

Necrozma boasts a pure Psychic-type typing in Pokemon Go. This makes it vulnerable to Bug, Ghost, and Dark-type attacks, while resisting Fighting and Psychic-type moves. To dominate these Raids, consider incorporating these powerhouse Pokemon into your team:

General Counters

  • Mega Tyranitar (Bite & Brutal Swing) – The champion counter!
  • Mega Gengar (Lick & Shadow Ball) – A ghostly powerhouse.
  • Mega Banette (Shadow Claw & Shadow Ball) – Mega Banette brings the shadows.
  • Mega Houndoom (Snarl & Foul Play) – Mega Houndoom burns bright.
  • Mega Gyarados (Bite & Crunch) – A mega bite from the sea.
  • Hydreigon (Bite & Brutal Swing) – A two-headed threat.
  • Mega Rayquaza (Dragon Tail & Dragon Ascent) – Soar above with Mega Rayquaza’s Dragon-type prowess (usable against all Necrozma forms)

Specific Counters

  • Against Dusk Mane Necrozma:
    • Primal Groudon (Mud Shot & Precipice Blades) – Ground in, Groudon!
    • Mega Blaziken (Fire Spin & Blast Burn) – Turn up the heat.
    • Mega Charizard Y (Fire Spin & Blast Burn) – Another fiery option.
  • Against Dawn Wings Necrozma: These counters work well against the standard Necrozma as well.

Necrozma’s Leaked Moveset

Be prepared for these potential attacks from Necrozma:

  • Fast Moves: Metal Claw (Steel), Psycho Cut (Psychic), Shadow Claw (Ghost)
  • Charged Moves: Dark Pulse (Dark), Iron Head (Steel), Future Sight (Psychic), Outrage (Dragon)

Can Necrozma be Shiny?

Yes! Shiny Necrozma will be making its debut alongside the regular version during Pokemon Go Fest 2024. Here’s the catch:

  • During in-person events, only ticket holders will have an increased chance of encountering a shiny Necrozma after defeating it in Raids.
  • During the Global event, all trainers can encounter a shiny Necrozma, but the chance will be lower than for ticket holders.

With this comprehensive guide, you’re well on your way to conquering Necrozma Raids and adding this legendary Pokemon, or even its radiant shiny form, to your collection. Remember, Trainers, teamwork is key! Gather your fellow trainers and prepare to illuminate Pokemon Go Fest 2024 with the power of Necrozma!