In Pokémon GO, the monsters in Team GO Rocket will change in a few days, which is why Giovanni will once again have one of the strongest Crypto Pokémon at his side. We at MeinMMO show you which monster it is and why you should definitely get it.
What Pokemon is it about? In Pokémon GO you can not only catch Pokémon, but also meet the villains of Team GO Rocket again and again. In addition to the clumsy louts that occupy the PokéStops several times a day, you can also meet the Rocket bosses Arlo, Sierra and Cliff and their great leader Giovanni.
After the members of Team GO Rocket have been using the same monsters for almost four months, it’s time for a change of teams in Pokémon GO. With the start of the “Rocket Takeover” event, which starts on November 14th, you can expect new Shadow Pokémon.
Of course, Giovanni will also set up new monsters and in this context fall back on a legendary Pokémon that he already had on his team: Shadow Mewtwo. We have summarized below what kind of monster this is and why you shouldn’t miss it.
Crypto Mewtwo – Appearance, Strength, and Shiny
What kind of Pokemon is Mewtwo? Mewtwo is a legendary Psychic Pokémon from the first generation of games that was created by humans with the help of genetic engineering. Mewtu does not have any advance or further development. You can recognize it by its large white body and purple belly and tail. The Crypto-Varainte also has red eyes.
How strong is Crypto Mewtwo?
This is how strong Mewtwo is: Mewtwo is one of the strongest attackers in Pokémon GO and is particularly suitable for use in raids. On the one hand, this is due to its enormous attack value and good endurance. On the other hand, its defense is also impressive, which also makes it interesting for PvP battles.
With its numerous charged attacks, most of which do not even correspond to its own type, it is not only at the forefront as a top psycho attacker, but also a real all-rounder. For example, Mewtwo also makes it among the best ice attackers in the game.
This is how strong the Crypto variant is: Since Shadow Pokémon have a 20% attack bonus, they’re even stronger in battle. At the same time, their defense drops, which is why they can withstand a little less. Combined with its attacks, it’s no surprise that Shadow Mewtwo is also one of the strongest Shadow Pokémon in the game.
In addition, Crypto Mewtwo is also interesting for use in the GO Battle League. It takes 8th place in Master League with a Psychic Blade, Psychic Strike, and Haunted Ball moveset in the PvPoke ranking.
Does Crypto Mewtwo exist as Shiny? Mewtwo is already available in the game in its dazzling form, but according to current information it will not be possible to catch it as Shiny in its Crypto variant.
How to get Crypto Mewtwo
How to get the Crypto form? It’s been a long time since Mewtwo has been back in Pokémon GO in its Crypto form. In order to secure the legendary monster, you must first solve a special research that you get as part of the “Rocket Takeover” event.
You also have the chance to secure a Super Rocket Radar, which you can use to track down Giovanni. Experience has shown that numerous louts and the Rocket bosses Arlo, Sierra and Cliff must first be defeated.
In the video below, we explain how to find the members of Team GO Rocket and how to get to the respective radars:
If you were finally able to find Giovanni, then all you have to do is defeat him and after the fight you have the opportunity to catch a Crypto Mewtwo.
We have summarized how you can best defeat the bosses of Team GO Rocket in the respective counter-guides. We will update these promptly for the start of the event so that you are optimally prepared for the fights:
Is there another way to get Mewtwo? Mewtwo has also been available in other ways in Pokémon GO in the past. So you always have the opportunity to meet him in level 5 raids.
In the following article we will explain which ways you can usually find the legendary monster.
Pokémon GO: where to get Mewtwo We explain!
Is it worth using the Super Rocket Radar?
Yes! Since Shadow Mewtwo is one of the best attackers in Pokémon GO and is also a good candidate in the GO Battle League, don’t miss your chance to get a copy. In addition, Mewtwo can also be used flexibly as an all-rounder and should therefore not be missing in any PokéBag.
Note, however, that you only get one corresponding radar from the special research and therefore only have one chance of encountering Mewtwo. So for Trainers who still have a few Super Rocket Radars from previous research, the Legendary Monster is a good option to use now.
Unlearn frustration: The rocket event also gives you the opportunity to briefly unlearn Mewtwo’s charging attack frustration. Since this opportunity only exists a few days a year, it is worth doing it right away. To turn Mewtwo into a top Psychic attacker, it’s a good idea to teach it Psychic Strike or Psychic Kinesis.
Here we explain to you which monsters you should also unlearn frustration with.
How do you like the new legendary Pokemon in Giovanni’s team? Have you secured a Crypto Mewtwo in the past? And which monster do you wish for in the next team of the Rocket Boss? Feel free to write us your opinion here on MeinMMO in the comments and exchange ideas with other trainers.