The legendary Pokemon Mesprit come to Pokemon Go. This special Pokemon appear in the game for a limited time starting on September 14, 2021 until October 1, 2021. You are able to capture shiny version of Mesprit during the raid. Mesprit will appear at specific locations in Pokemon Go. Well, let us find out Mesprit location here.
The location of Mesprit in Pokemon GO
You are going to find Mesprit, the Psychic-type Pokemon, in the Middle East, Africa, India, and Europe regions. Also, sometimes you will be able to find Mesprit in the wild, but this appearance is rare due to its very low spawn rate and status as a regional exclusive. Remember that the regions of this legendary Mesprit is locked to are Europe, Africa, India and the Middle East.
Depending on the in-game event, this legendary Mesprit might also be available in five-star raids. Probably, you are able to take Mesprit by yourself, although you will discover yourself needing help. Keep in mind that now remote raiding allows you partake in raids from your own home.
Who is Mesprit in Pokemon Go?
Mesprit is one of the Lake Guardians. Mesprit is a trio of Legendary Pokemon that originally encountered in the Sinnoh region of Gen IV. Each of the three Legendary represent a specific concept. Mesprit represents emotion, Uxie represents knowledge and Azelf represents willpower. The Trio were made by Arceus. They have the ability to calm Palkia and Dialga. For your information, Mesprit, Uxie and Azelf have the same weaknesses. However, they have different stats and movesets. Aside from that, they are the only region locked Legendary Pokemon in Pokémon Go. Each of them is only can be challenged in a specific area at a time.
Mesprit CP in Pokemon Go
In the text below, you will be able to find the CP levels you are able to expect Mesprit to have when fighting and catching it in the game of Pokemon Go:
- Raid Boss CP: 41,887 CP
- Maximum CP once being caught: 1,747 CP
- Maximum weather boosted CP once being caught: 2,184 CP
Mesprit Moveset in Pokemon Go
Like all Pokemon in Pokemon Go, Mesprit will be able to use a variety of Fast and Charged moves:
- Confusion (Psychic)
- Extrasensory (Psychic)
- Blizzard (Ice)
- Future Sight (Psychic)
- Swift (Normal)
Mesprit counters in Pokemon Go
Here are some best Mesprit counters in Pokemon Go:
- Mega Gengar
One of the best counters for Mesprit is Mega Gengar. It takes double damage from Mesprit’s Psychic type attacks. This Poison and Ghost type will be able to wipes the floor with the Lake Guardians. You may want to coordinate with your fellow trainers to take advantage of the Ghost. If you bring Mega Gengar to the battle, you will want Lick and Shadow Ball for the moveset.
- Mega Houndoom
As a Dark and Fire type, Mega Houndoom takes half damage from Mesprit’s Ice type attack and just a quarter damage from its Psychic attacks. Snarl and Foul Play are the moves you want your Mega Houndoom to know. As with other Mega Pokemon, you may want to coordinate with your fellow Trainers to bring this Dark and Fire type Pokemon.
Need to know that a Ghost and Fire type introduced in the Gen V Unova region. Chandelure performs well against Mesprit. It will take half damage from Ice and quarter damage from Normal, with Psychic attacks doing normal damage. Its first stage called Litwick has been available in several events. You may already have one powered up for this Raid. Now, you may want Chandelure to know Hex and Shadow Ball.
- Mega Gyarados
Mega Gyarados is also a great choice for a Dark based counter to Mesprit. As a Water and Dark type, Mega Gyarados resists Ice and Psychic type attacks, and it has no relevant weaknesses. Bite and Crunch is the moveset you will want for Mega Gyarados in this Raid.
The Mythical Dark type Darkrai is an excellent counter for Mesprit. As a pure Dark type, Darkrai takes quarter damage from Mesprit’s Psychic type attacks. While it is a Mythical Pokemon, it has had much wider availability in Pokemon Go than other Mythicals, so most active Trainers will have at least one or two.
Giratina is a Ghost and Dragon type Pokemon with two formes. You may want the Origin Forme specifically for the charged move Shadow Ball. Paired with Shadow Claw, Giratina is going to take a huge chunk out of Mesprit’s health. It will take double damage from its Ice type. Mesprit’s moveset is very important here.
A Dark and Ice type Weavile originally found in the Sinnoh region. Even though it needs a Sinnoh Stone to evolve, its first stage Sneasal has been widely available. Thus, you must have plenty of Candies to power it up. Weavile takes only quarter damage from Mesprit’s Psychic type attacks and half damage from its Ice type attack. Now, you will want your Weavile to know Snarl and Foul Play.
Yveltal is an excellent option to counter Mesprit. As a Dark and Flying type, it is going to take increased damage from Mesprit’s Ice type attack. However, it resists Psychic type damage. Yveltal is only had one run in Raids. It was focused on during the Luminous Legends Y event. Thus, most active players have at least one already powered up, Snarl and Dark Pulse are the moves you will want your Yveltal to know for this fight.
This Ghost and Poison type has been around since the very beginning of Pokemon Go, and featured in lots of events, including its own Community Day. Now, you may want your Gengar to know Shadow Claw and Shadow Ball for this Raid.
As a pure Psychic type, Mewtwo resists Psychic type damage. It has no weaknesses Mesprit can exploit. But, what really makes Mewtwo to shine in this fight is the charged move the Shadow Ball.
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