Pokemon Go Team Rocket Lineup

Update December 3rd, 2020: Team GO Rocket has taken over more Pokemon!
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.

“Don't tangle with us!”

Grass

7.99% IN POKESTOPS:
173/2,166

7.5% IN BALLOONS:
225/3,002

Slot #1

Hoppip

70% 280/398

Bulbasaur

30% 118/398

Slot #2

Weepinbell

49% 194/398

Ivysaur

27% 106/398

Gloom

25% 98/398

Slot #3

Victreebel

38% 149/396

Vileplume

32% 126/396

Shiftry

31% 121/396

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

Fire

8.36% IN POKESTOPS:
181/2,166

6.93% IN BALLOONS:
208/3,002

Slot #1

Vulpix

66% 256/389

Houndour

34% 133/389

Slot #2

Ninetales

53% 205/388

Houndoom

47% 183/388

Slot #3

Houndoom

51% 196/388

Charmeleon

29% 114/388

Arcanine

20% 78/388

“Battle against my Flying-type Pokémon!”

Flying

8.22% IN POKESTOPS:
178/2,166

6.93% IN BALLOONS:
208/3,002

Slot #1

Zubat

55% 211/386

Golbat

37% 141/386

Skarmory

9% 34/386

Slot #2

Scyther

35% 136/386

Crobat

35% 135/386

Golbat

30% 115/386

Slot #3

Gyarados

39% 150/386

Crobat

32% 122/386

Dragonite

30% 114/386

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

Psychic

6.74% IN POKESTOPS:
146/2,166

7.89% IN BALLOONS:
237/3,002

Slot #1

Wobbuffet

55% 209/383

Slowpoke

37% 140/383

Abra

9% 34/383

Slot #2

Drowzee

50% 191/382

Ralts

26% 101/382

Hypno

24% 90/382

Slot #3

Kadabra

35% 135/381

Kirlia

34% 128/381

Hypno

31% 118/381

“Normal does not mean weak.”

Normal

7.11% IN POKESTOPS:
154/2,166

7.46% IN BALLOONS:
224/3,002

Slot #1

Teddiursa

Slot #2

Raticate

72% 269/375

Porygon2

28% 106/375

Slot #3

Porygon-Z

53% 198/376

Snorlax

47% 178/376

“Ke...ke...ke...ke...ke...ke!”

Ghost

6.28% IN POKESTOPS:
136/2,166

7.79% IN BALLOONS:
234/3,002

Slot #1

Duskull

45% 167/370

Shuppet

43% 158/370

Sableye

12% 45/370

Slot #2

Sableye

36% 132/371

Banette

33% 124/371

Dusclops

31% 115/371

Slot #3

Sableye

37% 138/370

Dusknoir

32% 120/370

Banette

30% 112/370

“Go, my super bug Pokémon!”

Bug

7.06% IN POKESTOPS:
153/2,166

7.23% IN BALLOONS:
217/3,002

Slot #1

Venonat

46% 172/370

Weedle

42% 157/370

Shuckle

11% 41/370

Slot #2

Kakuna

34% 126/370

Venomoth

33% 122/370

Scizor

33% 122/370

Slot #3

Beedrill

38% 142/369

Scizor

33% 120/369

Scyther

29% 107/369

“You'll be defeated into the ground!”

Ground

6.37% IN POKESTOPS:
138/2,166

7.76% IN BALLOONS:
233/3,002

Slot #1

Diglett

71% 265/371

Gligar

29% 106/371

Slot #2

Marowak

35% 128/367

Pupitar

35% 127/367

Vibrava

31% 112/367

Slot #3

Gliscor

64% 236/369

Flygon

36% 133/369

“Coiled and ready to strike!”

Poison

6.93% IN POKESTOPS:
150/2,166

7.2% IN BALLOONS:
216/3,002

Slot #1

Nidoran♂

53% 195/366

Nidoran♀

47% 171/366

Slot #2

Golbat

43% 155/364

Muk

29% 105/364

Grimer

29% 104/364

Slot #3

Nidorina

51% 188/366

Nidorino

49% 178/366

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

Fighting

8.03% IN POKESTOPS:
174/2,166

6.33% IN BALLOONS:
190/3,002

Slot #1

Machop

74% 269/364

Hitmonlee

26% 95/364

Slot #2

Hitmonlee

Slot #3

Machoke

“These waters are treacherous!”

Water

6.14% IN POKESTOPS:
133/2,166

7.53% IN BALLOONS:
226/3,002

Slot #1

Psyduck

52% 185/359

Shellder

48% 174/359

Slot #2

Poliwhirl

51% 184/359

Golduck

49% 175/359

Slot #3

Poliwrath

50% 179/357

Politoed

50% 178/357

“Get ready to be shocked!”

Electric

7.11% IN POKESTOPS:
154/2,166

6.73% IN BALLOONS:
202/3,002

Slot #1

Magnemite

59% 209/356

Electabuzz

21% 76/356

Mareep

20% 71/356

Slot #2

Flaaffy

35% 126/356

Magneton

34% 121/356

Electabuzz

31% 109/356

Slot #3

Electabuzz

50% 179/356

Ampharos

50% 177/356

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

Dark

6.56% IN POKESTOPS:
142/2,166

6.4% IN BALLOONS:
192/3,002

Slot #1

Stunky

Slot #2

Skuntank

52% 173/335

Sableye

48% 162/335

Slot #3

Skuntank

78% 256/329

Shiftry

22% 73/329

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

Ice

1.99% IN POKESTOPS:
43/2,166

1.73% IN BALLOONS:
52/3,002

Slot #1

Snover

59% 56/95

Cloyster

41% 39/95

Slot #2

Snover

65% 62/95

Abomasnow

35% 33/95

Slot #3

Lapras

53% 50/95

Abomasnow

47% 45/95

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

Typeless

1.94% IN POKESTOPS:
42/2,166

1.57% IN BALLOONS:
47/3,002

Slot #1

Aerodactyl

Slot #2

Poliwrath

55% 48/88

Snorlax

28% 25/88

Gardevoir

17% 15/88

Slot #3

Snorlax

35% 30/85

Dragonite

33% 28/85

Gyarados

32% 27/85

“Let's rock and roll!”

Rock

1.71% IN POKESTOPS:
37/2,166

1.67% IN BALLOONS:
50/3,002

Slot #1

Larvitar

91% 79/87

Aerodactyl

9% 8/87

Slot #2

Pupitar

55% 48/87

Larvitar

45% 39/87

Slot #3

Pupitar

66% 57/87

Tyranitar

34% 30/87

“These waters are treacherous!”

Magikarp

0.88% IN POKESTOPS:
19/2,166

0.77% IN BALLOONS:
23/3,002

Slot #1

Magikarp

Slot #2

Magikarp

Slot #3

Magikarp

93% 39/42

Gyarados

7% 3/42

“ROAR! ...How'd that sound?”

Dragon

0.6% IN POKESTOPS:
13/2,166

0.6% IN BALLOONS:
18/3,002

Slot #1

Dratini

Slot #2

Dragonair

57% 17/30

Flygon

43% 13/30

Slot #3

Dragonite

42% 13/31

Dragonair

32% 10/31

Gyarados

26% 8/31

Leader Sierra

Slot #1

Drowzee

Slot #2

Sharpedo

58% 180/309

Exeggutor

29% 89/309

Lapras

13% 40/309

Slot #3

Houndoom

53% 163/307

Alakazam

25% 78/307

Shiftry

21% 66/307

Leader Arlo

Slot #1

Growlithe

Slot #2

Steelix

47% 128/273

Charizard

32% 86/273

Blastoise

22% 59/273

Slot #3

Scizor

65% 176/271

Salamence

28% 77/271

Dragonite

7% 18/271

Leader Cliff

Slot #1

Omanyte

Slot #2

Machamp

40% 113/284

Electivire

36% 103/284

Onix

24% 68/284

Slot #3

Tyranitar

78% 223/286

Swampert

13% 36/286

Torterra

9% 27/286

Decoy Grunt

Slot #1

Bellsprout

Slot #2

Weepinbell

50% 20/40

Raticate

50% 20/40

Slot #3

Raticate

80% 32/40

Snorlax

20% 8/40

Giovanni

Slot #1

Persian

Slot #2

Kangaskhan

81% 30/37

Garchomp

11% 4/37

Nidoking

8% 3/37

Slot #3

Mewtwo