Pokemon Go Sierra : How to Beat & Best counters

Vaibhav Chawla Vaibhav Chawla Nov 11, 2019 Gaming, News

Players can now encounter Team Go Rocket Leaders – Cliff, Arlo & Sierra as they are currently live in the game. The entry of Team Go Rocket leaders & Giovanni has been appreciated by Pokemon Go fans & players.

Pokemon Go players can encounter Team Go Rocket Leaders by collecting six mysterious components that can be obtained by defeating Team Go Rocket Grunts. The collection of six mysterious components will craft a Rocket Radar.

Looming in the Shadows

Rocket Radar or Detector will help players to sniff out Team Go Rocket leaders and send players to a new map. Once players will defeat Team Go Rocket leader, Rocket Radar or detector will be consumed.

Pokemon Go Team Rocket
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Players will also receive Unova stone or Sinnoh stone for defeating Team Go Rocket Leader. But each Go Rocket leader has some specific set of Pokemon and players are required to use a different strategy against each of them. Mentioned below are the best counters for Team Go Rocket Leader Sierra.


Pokemon 1 (Sneasel)

Pokemon Go Raid Bosses List
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Sneasel Counters

Machamp, Rampardos, Tyranitar, Metagross, Dialga, Moltres, Blaziken

Pokemon 2 ( Hypno, Sableye, Lapras)

Hypno Counters

Giratina (Origin Forme), Darkrai, Tyranitar, Mewtwo (w/ Shadow Ball), Metagross

Lapras Counters

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Machamp, Magnezone, Raikou, Metagross

Sableye Counters

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Gardevoir, Togekiss, Granbull

Pokemon 3 (Alakazam, Houndoom, Gardevoir)


Giratina (Origin Form), Darkrai, Tyranitar, Mewtwo (w/ Shadow Ball), Metagross

Houndoom Counters

Machamp, Rampardos, Tyranitar, Groudon, Kyogre

Gardevoir Counters


Metagross, Dialga, Giratina (Origin Form), Mewtwo (w/ Shadow Ball), Roserade (w/ Poison-type attacks)

For a quick refresher, Team Go Rocket made entry to the game in the month of July 2019, and fans appreciated their addition. Team Go Rocket Grunts invaded Pokestops with Shadow Pokemon. Players were required to defeat these Grunts, and save Shadow Pokemon. To save Shadow Pokemon, they need to be purified with a process called Purification.

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Vaibhav Chawla

An avid follower of the latest technology & gaming trends. Looks for positivity & happiness around. Follows the mantra "Work Hard & Play Hard." A sports enthusiast, and Federer fan. I believe in myself & currently enjoying the journey of life.