Pokemon GO Sierra Counters October 2020: How To Beat Team Rocket Leader? Pokemon Weakness And More
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Pokemon GO Sierra Counters October 2020: How To Beat Team Rocket Leader? Pokemon Weakness And More

Alex Garton
17 October 2020

Here's how to defeat Rocket Leader Sierra.

Defeating each of the Rocket Leaders can be difficult when you're not familiar with the counters.

A leader's lineup is randomly selected out of a small selection of Pokemon.

Therefore, it's important to know the counters and strategies for each potential encounter.

Below are some tips and counters on how to defeat Rocket Leader Sierra.

However, if you want help defeating some of the other Team Rocket Leaders, you'll find more guides underneath!

Rocket Leader Sierra Counters

Sierra will always use Drowzee as her first Pokemon.

For Sierra's second Pokemon, she will either use Lapras, Exergguter or Sharpedo.

For her Third Pokemon, it will be Shiftry, Houndoom or Alakazam.

Below is a list of counters and the most effective moves against each of Sierra's potential Pokemon:

Drowzee

Drowzee is weak to Bug, Dark and Ghost moves.

Here's a list of Pokemon and their moves that counter Drowzee.

  • Tyranitar - Bite (Fast Move) + Fire Blast Crunch (Charge Move)
  • Giratina - Shadow Claw ( Fast Move) + Ominous Wind (Charge Move)
  • Hydreigon - Bite (Fast Move) + Dragon Pulse(Charge Move)
  • Darkrai - Snarl (Fast Move) + Dark Pulse (Charge Move)

Lapras

Lapras is weak to Fighting, Electric and Grass.

Here's a list of Pokemon and their moves that counter Lapras.

  • Dialga - Dragon Breath (Fast Move) + Draco Meteor (Charge Move)
  • Lucario - Counter ( Fast Move) + Power Up Punch (Charge Move)
  • Melmetal - Thunder Shock (Fast Move) + Rock Slide (Charge Move)
  • Regice - Lock On (Fast Move) + Focus Blast (Charge Move)

Shiftry

Shiftry is weak to Fighting, Ice and Fire.

Here's a list of Pokemon and their moves that counter Shiftry.

  • Togekiss - Charm (Fast Move) + Ancient Power (Charge Move)
  • Ho-Oh - Hidden Power ( Fast Move) + Brave Bird (Charge Move)
  • Yanmega - Bug Bite (Fast Move) + Bug Buzz (Charge Move)
  • Volcarona - Bug Bite (Fast Move) + Bug Buzz (Charge Move)

Sharpedo

Sharpedo is weak to Fairy, Bug and Grass.

Here's a list of Pokemon and their moves that counter Sharpedo.

  • Lucario- Counter ( Fast Move) + Super Power (Charge Move)
  • Machamp - Counter (Fast Move) + Close Combat (Charge Move)
  • Raikou - Volt Switch (Fast Move) + Wild Charge (Charge Move)
  • Zapdos - Thunder Shock (Fast Move) + Zap Cannon (Charge Move)

Houndoom

Houndoom is weak against Water, Fighting and Rock.

Here's a list of Pokemon and their moves that counter Houndoom.

  • Swampert- Mud Shot ( Fast Move) + Hydro Cannon (Charge Move)
  • Poliwrath - Mud Shot (Fast Move) + Power Up Punch (Charge Move)
  • Machamp - Counter (Fast Move) + Cross Chop (Charge Move)
  • Tyranitar - Smack Down (Fast Move) + Stone Edge (Charge Move)

Alakazam

Alakazam is weak to Bug and Ghost types.

Here's a list of Pokemon and their moves that counter Alakazam.

  • Darkrai - Snarl ( Fast Move) + Dark Pulse (Charge Move)
  • Hydreigon - Mud Shot (Fast Move) + Power Up Punch (Charge Move)
  • Tyranitar - Bite (Fast Move) + Crunch (Charge Move)
  • Metagross - Bullet Punch (Fast Move) + Meteor Mash (Charge Move)

Hopefully, this helps you defeat and takedown Rocket Leader Sierra.

Best of luck!

 

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