Pokemon Go Team Rocket Lineup

Update January 19th, 2021: Jesse and James are around for a little while longer.
Potential Encounter Reward
Shiny variant can be obtained as an Invasion reward encounter
? Confirmation pending. We've not yet confirmed this encounter in our controlled study, but believe it is appearing! Typically clarified within a few hours.

Listed below are the current line-ups for Team GO Rocket's grunts and leaders. After defeating your opponent, you will have the opportunity to capture one of their Pokemon in its shadow form.

Totals in each column may not always match. There are a variety of reasons a researcher might have missed one Pokemon, including game crashes or not defeating their opponent.

“You're gonna be frozen in your tracks.”

Ice

8.84% IN POKESTOPS:
90/1,018

6.61% IN BALLOONS:
86/1,301

Slot #1

Snover

59% 104/176

Cloyster

41% 72/176

Slot #2

Snover

66% 115/174

Abomasnow

34% 59/174

Slot #3

Abomasnow

50% 87/174

Lapras

50% 87/174

“These waters are treacherous!”

Water

8.55% IN POKESTOPS:
87/1,018

6.15% IN BALLOONS:
80/1,301

Slot #1

Shellder

50% 84/167

Psyduck

50% 83/167

Slot #2

Poliwhirl

51% 84/166

Golduck

49% 82/166

Slot #3

Poliwrath

52% 86/166

Politoed

48% 80/166

“Do you know how hot Pokémon fire breath can get?”

Fire

7.56% IN POKESTOPS:
77/1,018

6.38% IN BALLOONS:
83/1,301

Slot #1

Vulpix

71% 113/160

Houndour

29% 47/160

Slot #2

Houndoom

52% 83/160

Ninetales

48% 77/160

Slot #3

Houndoom

58% 93/160

Charmeleon

24% 39/160

Arcanine

18% 28/160

“Wherever there is light, there is also shadow.”

Dark

7.07% IN POKESTOPS:
72/1,018

6.3% IN BALLOONS:
82/1,301

Slot #1

Stunky

Slot #2

Sableye

52% 81/155

Skuntank

48% 74/155

Slot #3

Skuntank

75% 115/154

Shiftry

25% 39/154

“Get ready to be shocked!”

Electric

7.66% IN POKESTOPS:
78/1,018

5.61% IN BALLOONS:
73/1,301

Slot #1

Magnemite

61% 92/151

Mareep

21% 32/151

Electabuzz

18% 27/151

Slot #2

Magneton

36% 55/151

Flaaffy

34% 51/151

Electabuzz

30% 45/151

Slot #3

Ampharos

57% 86/151

Electabuzz

43% 65/151

“This buff physique isn't just for show!”

Fighting

7.96% IN POKESTOPS:
81/1,018

5% IN BALLOONS:
65/1,301

Slot #1

Machop

77% 112/146

Hitmonlee

23% 34/146

Slot #2

Hitmonlee

Slot #3

Machoke

“You'll be defeated into the ground!”

Ground

7.07% IN POKESTOPS:
72/1,018

5.61% IN BALLOONS:
73/1,301

Slot #1

Diglett

81% 117/145

Gligar

19% 28/145

Slot #2

Pupitar

37% 54/145

Marowak

32% 47/145

Vibrava

30% 44/145

Slot #3

Gliscor

66% 96/145

Flygon

34% 49/145

“Battle against my Flying-type Pokémon!”

Flying

6.48% IN POKESTOPS:
66/1,018

5.76% IN BALLOONS:
75/1,301

Slot #1

Zubat

55% 77/141

Golbat

38% 54/141

Skarmory

7% 10/141

Slot #2

Golbat

37% 51/139

Crobat

35% 48/139

Scyther

29% 40/139

Slot #3

Crobat

38% 53/140

Gyarados

34% 47/140

Dragonite

29% 40/140

“Ke...ke...ke...ke...ke...ke!”

Ghost

6.58% IN POKESTOPS:
67/1,018

5.07% IN BALLOONS:
66/1,301

Slot #1

Duskull

49% 65/133

Shuppet

44% 58/133

Sableye

8% 10/133

Slot #2

Dusclops

37% 49/132

Banette

33% 44/132

Sableye

30% 39/132

Slot #3

Dusknoir

38% 51/133

Sableye

32% 42/133

Banette

30% 40/133

“Don't tangle with us!”

Grass

5.6% IN POKESTOPS:
57/1,018

5.15% IN BALLOONS:
67/1,301

Slot #1

Hoppip

66% 82/124

Bulbasaur

34% 42/124

Slot #2

Weepinbell

52% 65/124

Ivysaur

31% 38/124

Gloom

17% 21/124

Slot #3

Victreebel

40% 49/123

Shiftry

33% 41/123

Vileplume

27% 33/123

“Go, my super bug Pokémon!”

Bug

5.89% IN POKESTOPS:
60/1,018

4.84% IN BALLOONS:
63/1,301

Slot #1

Weedle

50% 61/123

Venonat

41% 51/123

Shuckle

9% 11/123

Slot #2

Venomoth

41% 51/123

Kakuna

33% 41/123

Scizor

25% 31/123

Slot #3

Scizor

38% 47/123

Beedrill

33% 40/123

Scyther

29% 36/123

“Coiled and ready to strike!”

Poison

6.39% IN POKESTOPS:
65/1,018

4.46% IN BALLOONS:
58/1,301

Slot #1

Nidoran♂

54% 67/123

Nidoran♀

46% 56/123

Slot #2

Golbat

41% 50/123

Grimer

35% 43/123

Muk

24% 30/123

Slot #3

Nidorino

52% 64/123

Nidorina

48% 59/123

“Normal does not mean weak.”

Normal

6.48% IN POKESTOPS:
66/1,018

4.3% IN BALLOONS:
56/1,301

Slot #1

Teddiursa

Slot #2

Raticate

75% 92/122

Porygon2

25% 30/122

Slot #3

Snorlax

53% 64/121

Porygon-Z

47% 57/121

“Are you scared of psychics that use unseen power?”

Psychic

4.42% IN POKESTOPS:
45/1,018

5% IN BALLOONS:
65/1,301

Slot #1

Wobbuffet

46% 51/110

Slowpoke

45% 49/110

Abra

9% 10/110

Slot #2

Drowzee

53% 58/109

Ralts

24% 26/109

Hypno

23% 25/109

Slot #3

Kadabra

39% 43/109

Hypno

37% 40/109

Kirlia

24% 26/109

“Let's rock and roll!”

Rock

1.38% IN POKESTOPS:
14/1,018

1.08% IN BALLOONS:
14/1,301

Slot #1

Larvitar

82% 23/28

Aerodactyl

18% 5/28

Slot #2

Larvitar

50% 14/28

Pupitar

50% 14/28

Slot #3

Pupitar

79% 22/28

Tyranitar

21% 6/28

“Don't bother - I've already won! Get ready to be defeated! Winning is for winners!”

Typeless

0.88% IN POKESTOPS:
9/1,018

1.23% IN BALLOONS:
16/1,301

Slot #1

Aerodactyl

Slot #2

Poliwrath

52% 13/25

Snorlax

40% 10/25

Gardevoir

8% 2/25

Slot #3

Gyarados

44% 11/25

Dragonite

36% 9/25

Snorlax

20% 5/25

“ROAR! ...How'd that sound?”

Dragon

0.69% IN POKESTOPS:
7/1,018

0.77% IN BALLOONS:
10/1,301

Slot #1

Dratini

Slot #2

Dragonair

59% 10/17

Flygon

41% 7/17

Slot #3

Gyarados

41% 7/17

Dragonite

35% 6/17

Dragonair

24% 4/17

“These waters are treacherous!”

Magikarp

0.49% IN POKESTOPS:
5/1,018

0.61% IN BALLOONS:
8/1,301

Slot #1

Magikarp

Slot #2

Magikarp

Slot #3

Magikarp

85% 11/13

Gyarados

15% 2/13

Leader Sierra

Slot #1

Drowzee

Slot #2

Sharpedo

62% 72/117

Exeggutor

29% 34/117

Lapras

9% 11/117

Slot #3

Houndoom

50% 58/116

Alakazam

33% 38/116

Shiftry

17% 20/116

Leader Arlo

Slot #1

Growlithe

Slot #2

Steelix

50% 74/147

Charizard

29% 43/147

Blastoise

20% 30/147

Slot #3

Scizor

64% 94/148

Salamence

33% 49/148

Dragonite

3% 5/148

Leader Cliff

Slot #1

Omanyte

Slot #2

Electivire

36% 47/132

Machamp

33% 44/132

Onix

31% 41/132

Slot #3

Tyranitar

82% 107/131

Swampert

13% 17/131

Torterra

5% 7/131

James

20.06% IN BALLOONS:
261/1,301

Slot #1

Pinsir

Slot #2

Koffing

Slot #3

Grimer

Jessie

20.06% IN BALLOONS:
261/1,301

Slot #1

Scyther

Slot #2

Ekans

Slot #3

Stantler

Decoy Grunt

Slot #1

Bellsprout

Slot #2

Raticate

NAN% 0/0

Weepinbell

NAN% 0/0

Slot #3

Raticate

NAN% 0/0

Snorlax

NAN% 0/0

Giovanni

Slot #1

Persian

Slot #2

Garchomp

NAN% 0/0

Nidoking

NAN% 0/0

Kangaskhan

NAN% 0/0

Slot #3

Mewtwo