Pokemon Go Team Rocket Lineup

Update February 24th, 2021: Data is from 2021/02/08 until today to accurately display the rate for Jessie & James which were disabled during the Team Rocket event. Keep an eye out for them as they will leave on 2021/02/28!
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.

“Coiled and ready to strike!”

Poison

8.84% IN POKESTOPS:
29/328

7.94% IN BALLOONS:
47/592

Slot #1

Nidoran♀

43% 33/76

Zubat

37% 28/76

Nidoran♂

20% 15/76

Slot #2

Muk

51% 39/76

Grimer

49% 37/76

Slot #3

Nidorina

51% 39/76

Weezing

29% 22/76

Muk

20% 15/76

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

Fire

9.76% IN POKESTOPS:
32/328

6.25% IN BALLOONS:
37/592

Slot #1

Vulpix

74% 51/69

Houndour

26% 18/69

Slot #2

Ninetales

49% 34/69

Magmar

32% 22/69

Houndoom

19% 13/69

Slot #3

Ninetales

46% 32/69

Charmeleon

30% 21/69

Arcanine

23% 16/69

“Battle against my Flying-type Pokémon!”

Flying

6.1% IN POKESTOPS:
20/328

8.28% IN BALLOONS:
49/592

Slot #1

Golbat

74% 51/69

Skarmory

16% 11/69

Gligar

10% 7/69

Slot #2

Crobat

38% 26/68

Scyther

35% 24/68

Golbat

26% 18/68

Slot #3

Gyarados

35% 24/68

Crobat

35% 24/68

Dragonite

29% 20/68

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

Psychic

8.23% IN POKESTOPS:
27/328

6.25% IN BALLOONS:
37/592

Slot #1

Wobbuffet

45% 29/64

Exeggcute

31% 20/64

Slowpoke

23% 15/64

Slot #2

Kirlia

36% 23/64

Kadabra

33% 21/64

Drowzee

31% 20/64

Slot #3

Exeggutor

44% 28/64

Hypno

33% 21/64

Kirlia

23% 15/64

“Let's rock and roll!”

Rock

10.06% IN POKESTOPS:
33/328

5.07% IN BALLOONS:
30/592

Slot #1

Aron

63% 40/63

Nosepass

37% 23/63

Slot #2

Lairon

44% 28/63

Larvitar

29% 18/63

Pupitar

27% 17/63

Slot #3

Pupitar

68% 43/63

Tyranitar

32% 20/63

“Don't tangle with us!”

Grass

7.62% IN POKESTOPS:
25/328

5.91% IN BALLOONS:
35/592

Slot #1

Lileep

48% 29/60

Oddish

33% 20/60

Hoppip

18% 11/60

Slot #2

Weepinbell

42% 25/60

Ivysaur

32% 19/60

Gloom

27% 16/60

Slot #3

Vileplume

37% 22/60

Shiftry

35% 21/60

Victreebel

28% 17/60

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

Fighting

5.49% IN POKESTOPS:
18/328

6.42% IN BALLOONS:
38/592

Slot #1

Machop

82% 46/56

Hitmonchan

18% 10/56

Slot #2

Machoke

Slot #3

Hitmonlee

61% 34/56

Machoke

39% 22/56

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

Dark

6.1% IN POKESTOPS:
20/328

6.08% IN BALLOONS:
36/592

Slot #1

Sableye

95% 53/56

Stunky

5% 3/56

Slot #2

Skuntank

59% 33/56

Nuzleaf

41% 23/56

Slot #3

Cacturne

59% 33/56

Shiftry

41% 23/56

“These waters are treacherous!”

Water

6.4% IN POKESTOPS:
21/328

4.9% IN BALLOONS:
29/592

Slot #1

Poliwag

52% 26/50

Shellder

46% 23/50

Wooper

2% 1/50

Slot #2

Poliwhirl

44% 22/50

Golduck

42% 21/50

Marshtomp

14% 7/50

Slot #3

Poliwrath

50% 25/50

Politoed

50% 25/50

“Ke...ke...ke...ke...ke...ke!”

Ghost

5.79% IN POKESTOPS:
19/328

5.07% IN BALLOONS:
30/592

Slot #1

Shuppet

55% 27/49

Misdreavus

27% 13/49

Duskull

18% 9/49

Slot #2

Dusclops

62% 31/50

Banette

38% 19/50

Slot #3

Dusknoir

37% 18/49

Banette

35% 17/49

Sableye

29% 14/49

“Normal does not mean weak.”

Normal

5.18% IN POKESTOPS:
17/328

5.41% IN BALLOONS:
32/592

Slot #1

Teddiursa

Slot #2

Raticate

71% 35/49

Porygon2

29% 14/49

Slot #3

Porygon-Z

53% 26/49

Snorlax

47% 23/49

“Go, my super bug Pokémon!”

Bug

3.96% IN POKESTOPS:
13/328

4.05% IN BALLOONS:
24/592

Slot #1

Anorith

41% 15/37

Venonat

41% 15/37

Shuckle

19% 7/37

Slot #2

Venomoth

41% 15/37

Pinsir

30% 11/37

Scizor

30% 11/37

Slot #3

Beedrill

42% 15/36

Scizor

31% 11/36

Scyther

28% 10/36

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

Ice

4.88% IN POKESTOPS:
16/328

3.21% IN BALLOONS:
19/592

Slot #1

Spheal

77% 27/35

Snover

23% 8/35

Slot #2

Cloyster

50% 18/36

Sealeo

44% 16/36

Swinub

6% 2/36

Slot #3

Lapras

50% 18/36

Cloyster

33% 12/36

Abomasnow

17% 6/36

“You'll be defeated into the ground!”

Ground

3.96% IN POKESTOPS:
13/328

1.69% IN BALLOONS:
10/592

Slot #1

Swinub

74% 17/23

Diglett

26% 6/23

Slot #2

Pupitar

43% 10/23

Vibrava

35% 8/23

Marowak

22% 5/23

Slot #3

Gliscor

65% 15/23

Flygon

35% 8/23

“Get ready to be shocked!”

Electric

2.44% IN POKESTOPS:
8/328

1.86% IN BALLOONS:
11/592

Slot #1

Magnemite

63% 12/19

Electabuzz

26% 5/19

Mareep

11% 2/19

Slot #2

Magneton

42% 8/19

Electabuzz

32% 6/19

Flaaffy

26% 5/19

Slot #3

Electabuzz

53% 10/19

Ampharos

47% 9/19

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

Typeless

1.22% IN POKESTOPS:
4/328

1.35% IN BALLOONS:
8/592

Slot #1

Snorlax

Slot #2

Snorlax

42% 5/12

Poliwrath

33% 4/12

Gardevoir

25% 3/12

Slot #3

Snorlax

50% 6/12

Dragonite

25% 3/12

Gyarados

25% 3/12

“ROAR! ...How'd that sound?”

Dragon

2.74% IN POKESTOPS:
9/328

0.51% IN BALLOONS:
3/592

Slot #1

Dratini

Slot #2

Dragonair

67% 8/12

Flygon

33% 4/12

Slot #3

Dragonair

50% 6/12

Dragonite

42% 5/12

Gyarados

8% 1/12

“These waters are treacherous!”

Magikarp

1.22% IN POKESTOPS:
4/328

0.84% IN BALLOONS:
5/592

Slot #1

Magikarp

Slot #2

Magikarp

Slot #3

Magikarp

100% 9/9

Gyarados

0% 0/9

Leader Sierra

Slot #1

Carvanha

Slot #2

Hippowdon

58% 41/71

Porygon-Z

34% 24/71

Mismagius

8% 6/71

Slot #3

Houndoom

43% 30/69

Walrein

38% 26/69

Flygon

19% 13/69

Leader Arlo

Slot #1

Beldum

Slot #2

Gardevoir

56% 40/72

Aggron

28% 20/72

Infernape

17% 12/72

Slot #3

Scizor

71% 51/72

Salamence

19% 14/72

Armaldo

10% 7/72

Leader Cliff

Slot #1

Aerodactyl

Slot #2

Cradily

37% 18/49

Gallade

33% 16/49

Slowking

31% 15/49

Slot #3

Tyranitar

75% 36/48

Dusknoir

15% 7/48

Mamoswine

10% 5/48

James

18.92% IN BALLOONS:
112/592

Slot #1

Pinsir

Slot #2

Koffing

Slot #3

Grimer

Jessie

18.92% IN BALLOONS:
112/592

Slot #1

Scyther

Slot #2

Ekans

Slot #3

Stantler

Decoy Grunt

Slot #1

Bellsprout

Slot #2

Raticate

100% 1/1

Weepinbell

0% 0/1

Slot #3

Raticate

100% 1/1

Snorlax

0% 0/1

Giovanni

Slot #1

Persian

Slot #2

Kangaskhan

100% 1/1

Garchomp

0% 0/1

Nidoking

0% 0/1

Slot #3

Mewtwo