Pokémon Go guide: How to Mega Evolve

Pokémon Go now has Mega Advancement, permitting you to take some strong Pokémon and make them even more powerful.

To Mega Evolve your Pokémon, you’ll need to gather Mega Energy for that particular Pokémon. Discover Mega Pokémon in Mega Raids, take them on, and make Mega Energy for that particular Pokémon. The faster you beat them, the more Mega Energy you’ll be rewarded.

It will take several raids of the very same Pokémon prior to you’ll have sufficient energy to Mega Evolve, and the majority of Mega Developments turn in and out of raids. Not all Mega Developments will be readily available year-round, so make certain to stockpile on any Mega Energy you desire prior to the Pokémon leaves Mega Raids.

Keep in mind that you can just have one Mega Pokémon at a time. If you Mega Develop a various one, your very first Pokémon will revert back to regular and you’ll require to gather Mega Energy to progress it once again.

Utilizing a Mega Pokémon in a raid provides other Pokémon an attack increase, with an extra attack increase offered to Pokémon of the very same type. These increases do not stack.

Up until now, just these Pokémon can be Mega-evolved:

  • Venusaur (200 Venusaur Mega Energy)
  • Charizard (200 Charizard Mega Energy)
  • Blastoise (200 Blastoise Mega Energy)
  • Beedrill (100 Beedrill Mega Energy)
  • Gengar (200 Gengar Mega Energy)
  • Houndoom (200 Houndoom Mega Energy)
  • Pidgeot (100 Pidgeot Mega Energy)
  • Abomasnow (200 Abomasnow Mega Energy)
  • Amphardos (200 Amphardos Mega Energy)
  • Gyarados (200 Gyarados Mega Energy)

Lots Of other Pokémon will have the ability to Mega Evolve, though you’ll require to wait on Pokémon Go to include that particular beast’s mega advancement to the video game. If you wish to get ahead of the curve, make certain to begin gathering high IV variations of these now prior to they launch.

Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.