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Mewtwo is a Psychic-type Legendary Pokémon from the Kanto region. It doesn't evolve from or into any other Pokémon. It was the first to be available for capture when defeated as a Raid Boss during an EX Raid Battle. It has an Armored Form.

Pokédex description

Mewtwo - Genetic Pokémon
Mewtwo is a Pokémon that was created by genetic manipulation. However, even though the scientific power of humans created this Pokémon's body, they failed to endow Mewtwo with a compassionate heart.

Possible attacks

Fast attacks

Icon Psychic 20 (13)
Icon Psychic 5 (8)

Charged attacks

Icon Fire
70 (32)
Icon Fighting
140 (40)
Icon Ice
90 (27)
Icon Psychic
90 (32)
Icon Electric
80 (32)
Icon Psychic
90 (39) (Only caught during the Ultra Bonus Event 2019)
Icon Normal
150 (39) (Legacy move)
Icon Ghost
100 (33) (Only caught in EX Raids)

Fast attacks

Icon Psychic 20 (13)
Icon Steel 15 (14)

Charged attacks

Icon Fighting
90 (33)
Icon Ground
120 (33)
Icon Psychic
120 (44)
Icon Rock
80 (30)

Evolution family

Mewtwo is the part of a one-member family.

76. Mewtwo
#150 Mewtwo



  • As a 5th tier Raid Boss, Mewtwo's CP is 54,148. Its maximum capture CP in Bonus Challenge is 2,387 and 2,984 when encountered Pokémon is boosted by weather.
    • When Mewtwo was available in EX Raid Battle, it had a capture rate of 6%.
    • When Mewtwo was available in normal Raid Battles, it is a tier 6 Raid Boss with 50% more HP than tier 5.
  • On August 13th, 2017, one day before the Pokémon GO Stadium event, a shiny variant was added to the game files, along with stat changes.[1]
    • Mewtwo was confirmed as a Raid Boss the following day.[2]
    • Trainers who defeated a Mewtwo Raid Boss at Pokémon GO Stadium received over 50 Premier Balls and an increased capture rate.
    • Mewtwo appeared as Raid Boss also in Pokémon GO Park event.
  • On September 20, 2018, Mewtwo was no longer available in EX Raid Battles and was replaced with Deoxys.[3][4]
  • On September 20, 2018, Mewtwo became available from Raid Battles until October 23, 2018 as a part of the Ultra Bonus Event 2018.[5] Hyper Beam and Shadow Ball were removed while Flamethrower, Ice Beam and Thunderbolt were added to Mewtwo's moveset.[6]
    • Mewtwo captured during this period gave 5 candies instead of 3.
  • Mewtwo was available again from September 16th to September 23rd, 2019 in the third part of Ultra Bonus Event 2019 with the exclusive move Psystrike.[7]
  • On October 5, 2019, Mewtwo replaced Deoxys Speed Forme in EX Raid Battles.[8] Mewtwo can learn Shadow Ball if captured in EX Raids.
  • Shiny form of Mewtwo was released on September 23rd, 2019.
  • CP of Mewtwo with perfect IVs at level 40 is 4,178, that makes it the highest maximum CP Pokémon from Kanto region.
    • Mewtwo also has the highest Attack statistic in the Kanto region.
  • A costume variant of Mewtwo, called "Armored Mewtwo", was available in raids from July 10th to July 31st, 2019.[9]
  • As a former 5th tier Raid Boss, Armored Mewtwo's CP was 41,299. Its maximum capture CP in Bonus Challenge was 1,821 and 2,276 when encountered Pokémon was boosted by weather.



  1. Dedmon, T. (2017, August 13). Pokemon Go Has Shiny Mewtwo With Stat Changes, Hints At Next Legendary. ComicBook. Retrieved on 2017-08-13.
  2. Mewtwo Spotted at the Stadium!. /r/TheSilphRoad. Retrieved on 2017-08-14.
  3. Deoxys notification. /r/TheSilphRoad. Retrieved on 2018-09-19.
  4. The Mythical Pokémon Deoxys Transforms EX Raids!. Pokémon GO Live. Retrieved on 2018-09-19.
  5. Professor Willow's Global Research Challenge Ends with a Power-Packed Ultra Bonus Event!. Pokémon GO Live. Retrieved on 2018-09-19.
  6. PokemonGoApp. (2018, September 15). Trainers, Hyper Beam and Shadow Ball will become exclusive moves for Mewtwo caught in EX Raids!. Twitter. Retrieved on 2018-09-15.
  7. Not just wishful thinking—the Ultra Bonus has been unlocked, and Jirachi has awoken!. Pokémon GO Live. Retrieved on 2019-08-21.
  8. Mewtwo with Shadow Ball joins EX Raids!. Pokémon GO Live. Retrieved on 2019-10-06.
  9. Harness the power of Armored Mewtwo!. Pokémon GO Live. Retrieved on 2019-07-05.

External links

  • Mewtwo page, on the official Pokédex website
  • Mewtwo article, on the Pokémon Wiki
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