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Team Rocket Counters

Team Rocket has invaded Pokemon Go and Pokebattler is here to help you fight them off! Battles are 3v3 with you facing your 3 Pokemon off against Team Rocket's boosted Pokemon. These battles can be extremely challenging so make sure you prepare before you challenge them!

Team Rocket Grunts are not very difficult as they do not shield. Team Rocket Executives and Giovanni have higher stats and will shield the first two specials used. Resisting the quick attack and using Pokemon that can force the shadow Pokemon to use their shields is the best way to beat these tough foes!

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Team Rocket Invasions In Pokemon Go

Team Go Rocket has returned to its original strength after the Go Fest take over.

Team Go Rocket is currently in balloons to bring the Team GO Rocket battles to you. Look in the skies for the Team Go Rocket Balloons. Jessie and James are here in a tag team battle for you to take on one after the other.

Giovanni has Shadow Suicune which you can obtain by finishing the 3rd Challenge Timed Research and using the Super Rocket Radar


Battle Executive Cliff, Executive Sierra and Executive Arlo in Team Rocket Battles

You need a Rocket Detector to discover a single Team Rocket Executive. To create one you need to defeat 6 grunts

  1. Defeat Team Rocket Grunts to obtain a Mysterious Component
  2. Use 6 Mysterious Components to create a Rocket Detector
  3. Use the Rocket Detector to bring up a map showing where a Team Rocket Executive is
Team Rocket Exectutive battle rewards are 1000 Stardust and two random picks from:
  • Unova Stone
  • Sinnoh Stone
  • Max Revive
  • Revive
  • Max Potion
  • Hyper Potion

You also will have the chance to catch a shiny Shadow Pokemon! Team Rocket Executives are significantly more difficult as they can use shields in battle.

Team Rocket Leaders

Team Rocket leaders feature more difficult fights including shielding! Make sure you are prepared for all Team Rocket has in store for you!

Giovanni
I will not tolerate your interference.
You cannot stop me...but I’m amused by your attempt.
Your professor has not prepared you for what is to come.
You’ve made it this far. Let me see just how strong you are.
You will never defeat Team GO Rocket.
Decoy Grunt ♀
Fooled ya, twerp.
I can’t believe you fell for it!
In the name of the boss, I’ll destroy you!
You’ll never get to him!
It feels good to see you disappointed.
Jessie
To protect the world from devastation!
To denounce the evils of truth and love!
Hey, do you want to join Team Rocket?
The Boss's Persian is so elegant...
Who are these Team GO Rocket Leaders, anyway?
Shadow Ekans
Shadow Scyther
Shadow Bagon
James
To unite all people within our nation!
To extend our reach to the stars above!
Hey, would you like to join Team Rocket?
You’ll regret this!
Surrender now, or prepare to fight!
Shadow Koffing
Shadow Sneasel
Shadow Beldum
Executive Arlo
It’s time to learn your place in the world.
I never lose.
Prepare yourself for a world of hurt.
Arrogance leads to failure.
Your defeat comes on swift wings.
Executive Cliff
My strength comes from my loyalty to Team GO Rocket.
I will do anything and everything for Team GO Rocket.
I owe the boss my life. I’d do anything for him.
Team GO Rocket saved me. It’s time to return the favor!
Add my name to your list of weaknesses.
Executive Sierra
I envy you—you get to battle me!
This will be a battle I’m sure you’ll never forget.
You already know this, but you don’t stand a chance.
You can’t possibly match my skill, dear.
I do hope you like the taste of failure!

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Team Rocket Grunts

Team Rocket grunts are easier fights with no shields.

Starter Grunt
Don't bother - I've already won
Get ready to be defeated
Winning is for winners
Hard Grunt
Don't bother - I've already won
Get ready to be defeated
Winning is for winners
Dark Grunt ♀
Wherever there is light, there is also shadow.
Dragon Grunt ♀
ROAR! ...How'd that sound?
Fighting Grunt ♀
This buff physique isn't just for show!
Fire Grunt ♀
Do you know how hot Pokemon fire breath can get?
Flying Grunt ♀
Battle against my Flying-type Pokemon!
Ghost Grunt ♂
Ke... ke... ke... ke... ke... ke!
Ground Grunt ♂
You'll be defeated into the ground
Ice Grunt ♀
You're gonna be frozen in your tracks
Normal Grunt ♂
Normal does not mean weak.
Poison Grunt ♀
Coiled and ready to strike!
Psychic Grunt ♂
Are you scared of psychics that use unseen power?
Rock Grunt ♂
Let's rock and roll!
Water Grunt ♀
These waters are treacherous!
Water Grunt ♂
These waters are treacherous!

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