Discover Mewtwo as the Level 5 Raid Boss

For the first time ever, the most powerful Pokémon in the Pokémon world, Mewtwo will be featuring in Pokémon Go as the level 5 Raid Boss. Now you’ll be right in thinking, Mewtwo has already existed in Pokémon Go? But while that may be true you have yet to see Armored Mewtwo.

To add Armorer Mewtwo to your collection, you must first defeat Mewtwo and then try your best at capturing the Legendary Pokémon.

Helpful Pokémon Go Guides

If you need some help on what Pokémon are the best counters for Armorer Mewtwo, check our useful counters and tips below.

Armored Mewtwo

Pokémon Go players will be on a quest to bag themselves an Armored Mewtwo as the Psychic-type Pokémon will be available in Pokémon Go for a limited time only.

Mewtwo will be sporting a new look, an extra layer of protective armor to make one of the most powerful Pokémon even stronger. Due to Mewtwo Armored gear, the Psychic Pokémon will have different stats compare to the regular Mewtwo. The extremely intelligent Pokémon will boast higher defence stats but it has come at a cost. Unable to attack efficiently, Mewtwo attack prowess has suffered.

When will Armored Mewtwo be available in Pokémon?

The Legendary Mewtwo new version Armored Mewtwo is available from 10th July at 1:00 p.m. (PDT) to 31st July at 1 p.m. (PDT)

How To Get Armored Mewtwo

Armored Mewtwo Pokémon Go Legendary Raid Boss
Armored Mewtwo – Pokémon Go

First, you must fight and defeat Armored Mewtwo level 5 Raid Boss in a Raid Battle before you have a chance to encounter and then capture the legendary Pokémon. Check below for the best Pokémon counters to use against Armored Mewtwo in order to defeat the Raid Boss.

If you need help in capturing a Legendary Boss Pokémon check out our guide on Ultimate Guide To Capture Raid Bosses

Capturing Armored Mewtwo Pokémon Go Level 5 Raid Boss
Capturing Armored Mewtwo – Pokémon Go | Level 5 Raid Boss

Mewtwo Counters

The new-look Mewtwo boast a dynamic skill set and new moves like Confusion or Iron Tail but the Pokémon type is unaffected. Therefore, the Psychic-type Pokémon Counters remain the same.

To refresh your minds, here are the best counters when up against an Armored Mewtwo.

Absol, Scizor, Honchrow and Yanmega make the ideal Pokémon to counter Armored Mewtwo regardless of the Pokémon skill set.

However, the Psychic-type Pokémon hasn’t learnt Shadow Ball, you can use better Pokémon Counters like Giratina (Origin Forme) or the original Mewtwo himself.