Pokemon Go team Rocket is a villain team that has invaded Pokemon Go 2021. If you need some tips and suggestions for Pokemon Go team rocket leaders counters, check out their Pokemon lineups and the best Pokemons to counter all four leaders in team Rocket here.

1. Best Counters Against Giovanni

Giovanni is the ultimate leader of this team who controls the three main leaders: Arlo, Sierra, and Cliff. He will give the order directly to these leaders. As he takes over the highest position in this organization, Giovanni is also the hardest boss to counter in Pokemon Go.

Giovanni Pokemon Go
Giovanni is the highest boss in the Pokemon Go team rocket.

Giovanni’s Pokémon Lineup

Firstly, you need to understand his Pokemon lineup. Then, you can choose the best counters to defeat Giovanni's Pokemons.

First Pokemon Second Pokemon Final Pokemon
Persian Machamp/Golem/Cloyster Shadow Ho-Oh
Giovanni Persian
Giovanni always uses Persian as the first Pokemon to counter Pokemon trainers.

Best Counters For The Battle With Giovanni

There are many choices for Pokemon trainers to defeat Giovanni and his Pokemon. Let's check out the top counters for each Pokemon of this leader.

Giovanni's Pokemon Features Recommended Counters
Persian It uses Normal and Dark fast moves. Its Charged moves are Dark, Rock, and Fairy types. Besides, this Pokemon is weak to Fighting-type Pokemons and resist Ghost-type Pokemons. Melmetal, Melmetal, Swampert, Conkeldurr, or Lucario
Machamp Its fast move is Steel and its charged move is Rock. It's weak to Fairy, Flying, and Psychic-type Pokemon. Sylveon, Gardevoir, Altered Giratina, Mewtwo, and Cresselia.
Golem Golem is weak to the Pokemon of Steel, Ice, Fighting, and Ground types. Moreover, it's double weak to Water and Grass-type Pokemon. Tangrowth, Swampert, Vileplume, Torterra, and Kyogre.
Cloyster It's weak to the Pokemon of Electric, Rock, Grass, and Fighting types Heatran, Magnezone, Typhlosion, Barbaracle, and Regirock.
Ho-Oh It's weak to Rock, Electric, and Water-type moves. Tyranitar, Barbaracle, Terrakion, Palkia, and Regirock.
Giovanni Counters
Choose the best counters against Giovanni in this Pokemon game from this list.

Those are the best counters against Giovanni in this Pokemon game. You can choose one of those recommended Pokemon to counter against this boss.

2. Best Counters Against Arlo

Arlo is a male leader in the Pokemon Go team rocket who wears glasses. You need to know all Pokemon he will use before choosing the best Pokemon Go team Rocket leader counters

Arlo Pokemon Go
Arlo is a male leader in the Pokemon Go team rocket who wears glasses.

Arlo’s Pokémon Line-Up

Arlo also has three lines of Pokemon. Unlike Giovanni, he has more options in the final line.

First Pokemon Second Pokemon Final Pokemon
Venonat Ursaring/Crobat/Manectric Vileplume/Magnezone/Scizor
Pokemon Go Arlo Counters
Venonat is always the first Pokemon Arlo uses when countering Pokemon trainers.

Recommended Counters

Here are some recommended Pokemon Go team rocket leader countersto fight against Arlo.

Arlo's Pokemon Recommended Pokemon
Venonat Reshiram, Dragonite, Ho-Oh, Dialga
Manectric Virizion, Tyranitar, Rhyperior, Togekiss, Scrafty
Crobat Tyranitar, Jirachi, Probopass, Melmetal, Regirock, Aggron
Ursaring Heracross, Medicham, Conkeldurr, Lucario
Scizor Charizard, Chandelure, Ho-Oh, Moltres, Heatran
Magnezone Garchomp, Therian Landorus, Groudon, Rhyperior
Vileplume Lugia, Reshiram, Dragonite, Heatran, Ho-Oh, Dialga
Pokemon Go Arlo
Those are the most recommended Pokemon Go team rocket leaders counters against Arlo.

Obviously, you have a lot of options to counter and defeat Arlo in this game. Just get ready for it.

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3. Best Counters Against Sierra

Sierra is the only female leader in the Pokemon Go team rocket. This beautiful woman is really dangerous with great ambitions and schemes.

Sierra’s Pokémon Line-Up

Like Arlo, she also has seven Pokemon to counter players. They are also divided into three waves.

First Pokemon Second Pokemon Final Pokemon
Sneasel Gliscor/Granbull/Ampharos Houndoom/Kingdra/Drapion
How To Beat Sierra Pokemon Go
The beautiful leader Sierra is really dangerous with great ambitions and schemes.

Recommended Counters

Pokemon trainers also have a lot of choices to counter these 7 Pokemon of this leader. This list will help you build the best team to win the battle against Sierra.

Sierra’s Pokemon Recommended Pokemon
Sneasel Shadow Machamp, Shadow Hariyama, Shadow Gallade, Shadow Ursaring, Shadow Hitmonlee & Conkeldurr
Gliscor Mamoswine, Avalugg, Aurorus, Abomasnow, Mr. Rime
Granbull Shadow Metagross, Mega Beedrill, Mega Gengar, Metagross, Shadow Victreebel & Roserade

Landorus (Therian), Excadrill, Groudon, Garchomp, Rhyperior

Houndoom Landorus (Therian), Rampardos, Lucario, Kingler, and Conkeldurr
Kingdra Palkia, Shadow Gardevoir, Haxorus, Shadow Salamence, Shadow Dragonite, and Rayquaza
Drapion Garchomp, Landorus, Shadow Mamoswine, Landorus Therian, Excadrill, and Rhyperior
How To Beat Sierra
Choose these recommended Pokemon and build a strong team to defeat her.

Make sure that you have those Pokemon in your collection so that you can defeat this leader.

4. Best Counters Against Cliff

Cliff is the last leader in the Pokemon Go team rocket that you need to defeat. Before listing all recommended counters, you should know his Pokemon Lineup.

Cliff’s Pokémon Line-Up

Cliff uses Seedot as his first Pokemon. Then, he has more options for the second and the final Pokemon in the battle. All of his Pokemon are Shadow Pokemon.

First Pokemon Second Pokemon Final Pokemon
Seedot Kingler/Hariyama/Shadow Poliwrath Tyranitar/Torterra/Sharpedo
Battle Against Cliff
Seedot is always the first Pokemon that Cliff uses in the battle.

Recommended Counters

Choosing the right counters is very vital for defeating this dangerous leader in the battle. Check out some recommended counters for Cliff's Pokemon lineup here.

Cliff's Pokemon Recommended Pokemon
Seedot Crobat, Dialga, Dragonite, Moltres
Kingler Thundurus (Therian), Zekrom, Deoxys (Attack), Deoxys (Normal), Electivire.
Hariyama Mewtwo, Shadow Mewtwo, Shadow Alakazam, Shadow Moltres, Shadow Ho-Oh & Shadow Metagross
Poliwrath Azelf, Gardevoir, Raikou, Espeon
Tyranitar Lucario, Machamp, Mega Lopunny, Shadow Machamp, Shadow Hariyama, Conkeldurr
 Torterra Darmanitan (Galarian Zen), Mamoswine, Glaceon, Darmanitan (Galarian Standard), Weavile.
Sharpedo Machamp, Blaziken, Raikou, Thundurus (Therian), and Sirfetch'd.

Those are all recommended Pokemon Go team rocket leaders counters that you should use. Try to catch more Pokemon to have more options to counter these bosses.

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