24 Feb 2021 2:34 PM +00:00

Pokemon Go: How to Battle Jessie and James

Pokemon GO fans have been battling Team Go Rocket, but a pair of familiar adversaries are now in the game.

Here's how to send Jessie and James blasting off again.

Pokemon GO: How to battle Jessie and James

As reported by the game's official Twitter account, you'll want to keep your eyes peeled for a Meowth balloon floating around your local area. 

A mysterious duo has arrived in Pokémon GO via a...Meowth balloon? The two call themselves Jessie and James, and it looks like they’re up to no good! Help us defeat them!https://t.co/CUuNkqocI6pic.twitter.com/S7XyUqXsG7
— Pokémon GO (@PokemonGoApp)
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July 9, 2020

Once you spot it, tap it to battle, but be prepared for a tough encounter.

As per the Pokemon Go blog, "Team GO Rocket has assigned Shadow Pokémon to protect Jessie and James as they seek to create more Shadow Pokémon."

It's just another great way to keep Pokemon Go players engaged, and you can even dress up as the dastardly duo with new avatar items in the shop.

Check out the teaser for the duo below.