Pokemon Scarlet and Violet Mewtwo Tera Raid Guide

7-Star Tera Raid Mewtwo.

The highly anticipated Pokémon Scarlet and Violet Mewtwo Tera Raid is finally here, ready for players to conquer. This exciting 7-star Tera Raid presents a unique opportunity for players to engage in an epic battle and capture the enigmatic Mewtwo Pokémon, an exceptional addition to their party. For those seeking guidance on successfully completing this challenging raid and securing Mewtwo for their collection, we’ve crafted a comprehensive Mewtwo Tera Raid guide.

Mewtwo Tera Raid Event Details Time

Image showing the Tera Raid event details for the Mighty Mewtwo event  in Pokemon Scarlet and Pokemon Violet.
The Might Mewtwo Poke Portal news event details.

The Mighty Mewtwo Tera Raid event is a limited-time opportunity, spanning two weeks, for players to seize. During this active event window, participants have the chance to capture a coveted Mewtwo to enrich their Paldea Pokémon collection. Here are the comprehensive event particulars:

  • Pokémon: Mewtwo (Mightiest Mark).
  • Nature: TBA
  • Tera Type: Psychic.
  • Raid Level: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ (Level 100).
  • Start Date & Time: Commencing on September 1, 2023, at 00:00 UTC.
  • End Date & Time: Concluding on September 17, 2023, at 23:59 UTC.

When the Mewtwo Tera Raid event is active players can look for a Black Crystal Raid Dungeon on their map once per day in their own world. Players that wish to play the raid more often can change their system clock or join other players challenging the raid in multiplayer.

For a further breakdown of the event, refer to the in-game Poke Portal News screen. Additionally, you can access further insights about this event on the official Pokémon Scarlet and Pokémon Violet website.

Mighty Mewtwo Tera Raid Moveset

Image showing Mewtwo using the Psystrike move in the 7-Star Tera Raid.
Mewtwo using the Psystrike move during the Tera Raid.

When participating in a 7-Star raid, it’s crucial to have a comprehensive understanding of the formidable opponent you’ll be facing. In this case, you’ll confront an exceptionally powerful Level 100 Mewtwo, boasting a lethal Psychic Tera Type. To prepare adequately for the Tera Raid event, it’s essential to be aware of the moves at Mewtwo’s disposal, which are:

MoveDescription
Unnerve (Ability)Unnerves opposing Pokémon and makes them unable to eat Berries.
Calm MindThe user quietly focuses its mind and calms its spirit to boost its Sp. Atk and Sp. Def stats.
PsystrikeThe user materializes an odd psychic wave to attack the target. This move deals physical damage.
Ice BeamThe target is struck with an icy-cold beam of energy. This may also leave the target frozen.
Aura SphereThe user lets loose a pulse of aura power from deep within its body at the target. This attack never misses.

Pokémon to Use Against Mighty Mewtwo

When venturing into the battle against the formidable Mewtwo, players have a variety of Pokémon options at their disposal, each carefully chosen to ensure victory. Since Mewtwo relies on Psychic type moves, it becomes essential to employ Pokémon that wield the Dark type advantage. Exploiting Mewtwo’s significant vulnerabilities to Bug, Ghost, and Dark types can significantly tip the scales in your favor. Here are some well-recommended choices from the pool of effective counters:

  1. Gholdengo: This cunning Ghost and Dark type Pokémon boasts an impressive array of moves that can exploit Mewtwo’s weaknesses, making it a formidable contender on the battlefield.
  2. Scizor: With its combination of Bug and Steel typing, Scizor provides a strategic advantage against Mewtwo’s Psychic prowess. Its resistance to Psychic type moves coupled with its offensive capabilities make it an optimal choice.
  3. Hydreigon: As a Dark and Dragon type, Hydreigon brings versatility to the encounter. Its potent Dark type moves can deal significant damage to Mewtwo, while its Dragon typing grants it resistance against Mewtwo’s Psychic attacks.
  4. Grimmsnarl: A dual-type Pokémon with both Dark and Fairy attributes, Grimmsnarl possesses a unique advantage against Mewtwo. Its Dark type abilities exploit Mewtwo’s weaknesses, while its Fairy type can help mitigate incoming Psychic damage.
  5. Sableye: This Ghost and Dark type Pokémon possesses a strong immunity to Psychic type moves, rendering Mewtwo’s attacks less effective. Sableye’s strategic moveset can turn the tide of battle in your favor.
  6. Mew: As part of the raid players can acquire a Mew to use during the fight. This Mew can be built to any specification you would like.

The cornerstone of effectively countering Mewtwo lies in utilizing the aforementioned Pokémon’s strengths, carefully strategizing their moves, and optimizing team synergy. By capitalizing on type advantages and exploiting Mewtwo’s susceptibilities, trainers can pave the way to victory in their quest to triumph over this mighty opponent.

What Happens if You Use Mew Against Mighty Mewtwo

While all the Pokémon mentioned earlier are proficient in taking on Mighty Mewtwo, The Pokemon Company emphasizes the exceptional potential unlocked by choosing Mew during the Tera Raid. Using Mew against Mighty Mewtwo not only enhances Mew’s health but also boosts its stats throughout the Tera Raid event. Alongside the enhancement to stats Mew also receives a Mighty Mark if you manage to beat Mewtwo.

If you have not yet acquired a Mew you can get one easily by inputting the code “GETY0URMEW” (o is a zero) in the Mystery Gift system. This code is available to claim until September 17.

What Items are in the Mewtwo 7-Star Raid Rewards?

NOTE: You can boost rewards dropped in this Tera Raid by eating a sandwich before it. The sandwich you want to eat for maximum effect is either:

  • 6 Noodles + 2 Wasabi + 2 Whipped Cream.
  • Sandwich #94
    • Fillings: 1 Smoked Fillet + 1 Watercress + 1 Red Onion + 1 Basil.
    • Seasonings: 1 Vinegar, 1 Pepper, 1 Salt.

Similar to other raid battles, capturing or defeating Mewtwo yields valuable rewards. The loot from Mewtwo includes standard 7-Star level Raid items. However, it’s important to note that the items are not guaranteed with each completion of the Tera Raid. The distribution of items relies on a percentage-based drop rate for each individual item, which can be conveniently referenced on Serebii’s platform. The comprehensive selection of potential rewards from this raid encompasses:

Base Item Drops

  • Exp Candy L.
  • Exp Candly XL.
  • King’s Rock x1 (Once).
  • Bright Powder x1(Once).
  • Gold Bottle Cap x3 (Once).
  • Ability Patch x3 (Once).
  • Psychic Tera Shard x100 (Once).

Random Item Drops

  • Rare Candy.
  • Big Nugget.
  • Comet Shard.
  • Ability Capsule.
  • PP Up.
  • Bottle Cap.
  • Modest Mint.
  • Psychic Tera Shard.

After capturing Mewtwo once, subsequent captures are not possible. Nevertheless, the raid can still be exploited for the aforementioned items by employing different strategies. This includes manipulating your system clock or collaborating with fellow online players for mutual assistance.

This comprehensive insight equips you to tackle the Mewtwo Tera Raid within Pokémon Scarlet and Pokémon Violet. The challenge of this raid demands dedicated effort to emerge victorious. Should you encounter difficulties, feel free to seek assistance from individuals in the comments section below.

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