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Pokémon GO Mesprit Raid Guide – Best Counters for Mesprit Lake Trio Raid (September 2021)

The best counters for Mesprit.

by William Schwartz


The Lake Trio Raid hour will soon be live in Pokemon GO and this guide will help you get prepared to defeat Mesprit during the hour-long window.  You will need a good team of trainers and good counters to take down Mesprit.  This guide will break down exactly which are the best counters to beat Mesprit in the Lake Trio Raid Hour.  One thing to note about this raid is that it features the Lake Trio and each will spawn in a different place.  Mesprit will be found in Europe, Middle East, Africa, and India on September 15th 2021 from 6pm local time until 7pm local time.

The Best Mesprit Counters in September 2021

If you want to get straight down to business with Mesprit.  You can find the counter table below which will tell you everything you need to know about winning this battle.  Our best counters do not include Mega, Legendary, and Shadow Pokemon.  These Mega, Legendary and Shadow Pokemon could potentially be even better counters than those listed here.

PokémonFast AttackCharged Attack
ChandelureHexShadow Ball
WeavileSnarlFoul Play
HydreigonBiteDark Pulse
GengarShadow ClawShadow Ball
HoundoomSnarlFoul Play

Alternate Counter Pokemon Against Mesprit

These alternates you could also use to counter Mesprit

  • Bisharp
  • Absol
  • Escavalier
  • Pinsir
  • Scizor
  • Krookodile
  • Honchkrow
  • Mismagius
  • Banette

How many trainers do you need to beat Mesprit?

Beating Mesprit should take 3 trainers with good Pokemon that have good counters to use.  However, most players aren’t at or above level 40 and don’t have solid teams like that, so we recommend at least four players whenever you don’t want to push your luck.

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