Pokémon GO unlocks Mega Houndoom in Mega Raids: date confirmed

The Pokémon GO community manages to overcome 275 million battles, so this improved evolution of Houndoom will be available in the game.

Niantic has confirmed that Mega Houndoom is officially unlocked in Pokémon GO. The Mega Battles challenge has been a resounding success and, with the 275 million battles required, having been surpassed, this mega evolved form of Johto’s Pokémon will be seen in the Mega Raids soon. Let’s know the details.

So, starting this Tuesday, September 29 at 22:00 (CEST) and for at least a week, the Mega Raids will feature this second generation creature in its mega-evolved form, a species based on a Doberman bug and aspect of demon we met in the Pokémon Gold and Silver editions. Until now, its presence on the competitive scene was rather remote, but this Mega Evolution can give it an interesting boost.

Pokémon GO Mega Houndoom

Stat-wise, it’s a creature with 240 ATK, 165 DEF, and 15,000 stamina with a CP range of 2106 to 2195 in the face of its engagement. Some of the best opponents for Mega Houndoom, which maintains the sinister type and the fire type, are Mega Blastoise, Dark Swampert, Dark Tyranitar, Dark Machamp, Kyogre, and Rhyperior. Soon we will offer you a complete guide to defeat Mega Houndoom, one of the next creatures that will have the most to talk about in the raids of the game.

Everything coming to Pokémon GO in October and current raid bosses

Currently related to Pokémon GO we have the breakdown of all the events, legendary Pokémon, activities for Halloween and challenges this October here. On the other hand, we recommend consulting this other article to know all the confirmed raid bosses at all levels from September 22 to 28, the date on which another new rotation will be applied to give way, at that time, to today’s protagonist.

If you are on the lookout for Mega Evolutions, we recommend checking out our guides dedicated to how to defeat Mega Charizard, Blastoise and Venusaur in Mega Raids and all available 2, 5, 7 and 10 km Eggs in September.

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