18 May 2021 1:42 PM +00:00

Pokemon Go Arlo, Cliff, Sierra Counters: Shiny Shadow Venonat, Seedot, Sneasel And More Added To Team GO Rocket Leader Battles

The Team Go Rocket Leaders - Arlo, Cliff and Sierra - have a new lineup of Pokemon to battle in celebration of the Luminous Legends Y event.

As players are no doubt used to by now, the event features plenty of new timed research quests to complete and one of these steps involves defeating the three Team GO Rocket leaders.

However, as players have today discovered, the pokemon lineup for these leaders have changed with the introduction of today's new event.

Part 1 of the Luminous Legends Y event is scheduled to end on Monday, May 24, at 8:00 PM Local Time, with Part 2 set to end on Monday, May 31, at 8:00 PM Local Time.

For the time being though, it's not clear if these Team Go Rocket lineup changes are permanent.

If you want more information on how to counter each of these Pokemon Team GO Rocket leaders, follow the links below. For now though, read on and we'll tell you which pokemon make up each leaders new team.

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Pokemon GO Arlo Lineup

Arlo now uses Shadow Venonat as his first Pokemon. Arlo’s second Pokemon will either be one of Shadow Manectric or Shadow Crobat. For his third Pokemon, Arlo will choose to use either Shadow Scizor, Shadow Magnezone or Shadow Vileplume.

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Pokemon GO Cliff Lineup

Cliff now uses Shadow Seedot as his first Pokemon. Cliff’s second Pokemon will either be Shadow Kingler, Shadow Hariyama or Shadow Poliwrath. Finally, for Cliff’s third Pokemon he will choose to use either Shadow Tyranitar, Shadow Sharpedo or Shadow Torterra.

Pokemon GO Sierra Lineup

Sierra now uses Shadow Sneasel as her first Pokemon. Sierra’s second Pokemon will either be Shadow Gliscor, Shadow Granbull or Shadow Ampharos. Finally, for Sierra's third Pokemon she will choose to use either Shadow Kingdra, Shadow Houndoom or Shadow Drapion.

There's no news yet on changes to Giovanni, but stay tuned for more info.

Image credit: @Kelven91