Pokemon Go Team Rocket Lineup

Update September 26th, 2022: New line-ups have been confirmed. Data is from 2022-09-07 onwards (start of the Anniversary Battle Weekend). Giovanni's current reward encounter is Latios.
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.

“These waters are treacherous!”

Water

8.5% IN POKESTOPS:
70/824

9.21% IN BALLOONS:
102/1,108

Slot #1

Totodile

61% 105/172

Mudkip

39% 67/172

Slot #2

Marshtomp

79% 133/169

Croconaw

21% 36/169

Slot #3

Swampert

53% 90/170

Feraligatr

47% 80/170

“Don't tangle with us!”

Grass

7.89% IN POKESTOPS:
65/824

9.3% IN BALLOONS:
103/1,108

Slot #1

Cacnea

65% 110/168

Chikorita

35% 58/168

Slot #2

Cacturne

Slot #3

Cacturne

37% 60/162

Amoonguss

33% 54/162

Meganium

30% 48/162

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

Fighting

9.71% IN POKESTOPS:
80/824

7.4% IN BALLOONS:
82/1,108

Slot #1

Makuhita

52% 85/162

Machop

48% 77/162

Slot #2

Hitmonchan

52% 82/157

Hitmonlee

48% 75/157

Slot #3

Machoke

39% 62/157

Hitmonchan

32% 50/157

Hitmonlee

29% 45/157

“Battle against my Flying-type Pokémon!”

Flying

8.62% IN POKESTOPS:
71/824

8.3% IN BALLOONS:
92/1,108

Slot #1

Ducklett

37% 60/163

Murkrow

35% 57/163

Starly

28% 46/163

Slot #2

Staravia

52% 80/153

Golbat

48% 73/153

Slot #3

Dragonite

46% 71/154

Crobat

33% 51/154

Gyarados

21% 32/154

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

Dark

8.74% IN POKESTOPS:
72/824

7.76% IN BALLOONS:
86/1,108

Slot #1

Purrloin

53% 83/158

Alolan Rattata

47% 75/158

Slot #2

Alolan Raticate

52% 80/154

Stunky

48% 74/154

Slot #3

Cacturne

36% 56/156

Honchkrow

33% 52/156

Alolan Raticate

31% 48/156

“Check out my cute Pokémon!”

Fairy

5.22% IN POKESTOPS:
43/824

6.05% IN BALLOONS:
67/1,108

Slot #1

Snubbull

67% 74/110

Ralts

33% 36/110

Slot #2

Snubbull

48% 52/108

Granbull

27% 29/108

Kirlia

25% 27/108

Slot #3

Granbull

59% 64/109

Kirlia

41% 45/109

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

Fire

4.98% IN POKESTOPS:
41/824

5.96% IN BALLOONS:
66/1,108

Slot #1

Numel

68% 73/107

Cyndaquil

32% 34/107

Slot #2

Magmar

59% 63/106

Quilava

41% 43/106

Slot #3

Typhlosion

41% 43/106

Ninetales

33% 35/106

Camerupt

26% 28/106

“Coiled and ready to strike!”

Poison

4.85% IN POKESTOPS:
40/824

5.96% IN BALLOONS:
66/1,108

Slot #1

Nidoran♂

47% 50/106

Zubat

33% 35/106

Foongus

20% 21/106

Slot #2

Nidorino

51% 54/105

Nidorina

49% 51/105

Slot #3

Muk

51% 53/104

Weezing

49% 51/104

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

Ice

5.46% IN POKESTOPS:
45/824

5.42% IN BALLOONS:
60/1,108

Slot #1

Alolan Sandshrew

67% 70/105

Swinub

33% 35/105

Slot #2

Alolan Sandslash

68% 69/101

Snover

32% 32/101

Slot #3

Abomasnow

36% 36/101

Lapras

34% 34/101

Cloyster

31% 31/101

“Ke...ke...ke...ke...ke...ke!”

Ghost

5.83% IN POKESTOPS:
48/824

5.14% IN BALLOONS:
57/1,108

Slot #1

Sableye

38% 40/105

Duskull

32% 34/105

Misdreavus

30% 31/105

Slot #2

Dusclops

57% 58/101

Banette

43% 43/101

Slot #3

Sableye

38% 38/100

Dusknoir

33% 33/100

Banette

29% 29/100

“Get ready to be shocked!”

Electric

4.73% IN POKESTOPS:
39/824

5.6% IN BALLOONS:
62/1,108

Slot #1

Mareep

55% 56/101

Shinx

45% 45/101

Slot #2

Electabuzz

62% 61/98

Voltorb

38% 37/98

Slot #3

Electabuzz

35% 34/98

Ampharos

35% 34/98

Luxray

31% 30/98

“Go, my super bug Pokémon!”

Bug

4.85% IN POKESTOPS:
40/824

5.32% IN BALLOONS:
59/1,108

Slot #1

Weedle

69% 68/99

Shuckle

31% 31/99

Slot #2

Skorupi

80% 76/95

Beedrill

20% 19/95

Slot #3

Scizor

35% 33/94

Forretress

33% 31/94

Pinsir

32% 30/94

“You'll be defeated into the ground!”

Ground

4.37% IN POKESTOPS:
36/824

4.06% IN BALLOONS:
45/1,108

Slot #1

Geodude

62% 50/81

Hippopotas

38% 31/81

Slot #2

Hippopotas

58% 46/80

Graveler

43% 34/80

Slot #3

Golem

36% 29/80

Camerupt

34% 27/80

Hippowdon

30% 24/80

“Let's rock and roll!”

Rock

4.49% IN POKESTOPS:
37/824

3.7% IN BALLOONS:
41/1,108

Slot #1

Sudowoodo

62% 48/78

Larvitar

38% 30/78

Slot #2

Lileep

47% 36/77

Graveler

27% 21/77

Anorith

26% 20/77

Slot #3

Tyranitar

48% 37/77

Golem

32% 25/77

Pupitar

19% 15/77

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

Psychic

4.13% IN POKESTOPS:
34/824

3.7% IN BALLOONS:
41/1,108

Slot #1

Girafarig

55% 41/75

Abra

45% 34/75

Slot #2

Girafarig

60% 45/75

Ralts

40% 30/75

Slot #3

Alakazam

51% 38/75

Metang

29% 22/75

Hypno

20% 15/75

“Normal does not mean weak.”

Normal

4% IN POKESTOPS:
33/824

3.88% IN BALLOONS:
43/1,108

Slot #1

Patrat

39% 30/76

Whismur

37% 28/76

Rattata

24% 18/76

Slot #2

Raticate

46% 34/74

Bidoof

30% 22/74

Loudred

24% 18/74

Slot #3

Raticate

44% 31/70

Bibarel

29% 20/70

Ursaring

27% 19/70

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

Typeless

1.82% IN POKESTOPS:
15/824

1.26% IN BALLOONS:
14/1,108

Slot #1

Snorlax

Slot #2

Poliwrath

70% 19/27

Snorlax

19% 5/27

Gardevoir

11% 3/27

Slot #3

Gyarados

37% 10/27

Snorlax

33% 9/27

Dragonite

30% 8/27

“ROAR! ...How'd that sound?”

Dragon

1.21% IN POKESTOPS:
10/824

1.17% IN BALLOONS:
13/1,108

Slot #1

Dratini

96% 22/23

Alolan Exeggutor

4% 1/23

Slot #2

Flygon

55% 12/22

Alolan Exeggutor

45% 10/22

Slot #3

Dragonite

68% 15/22

Dragonair

23% 5/22

Flygon

9% 2/22

“These waters are treacherous!”

Magikarp

0.61% IN POKESTOPS:
5/824

0.81% IN BALLOONS:
9/1,108

Slot #1

Magikarp

Slot #2

Magikarp

Slot #3

Magikarp

100% 14/14

Gyarados

0% 0/14

Leader Sierra

Slot #1

Squirtle

Slot #2

Blaziken

38% 26/69

Blastoise

33% 23/69

Lapras

29% 20/69

Slot #3

Houndoom

65% 44/68

Drapion

28% 19/68

Nidoqueen

7% 5/68

Leader Arlo

Slot #1

Charmander

Slot #2

Mawile

36% 29/81

Charizard

32% 26/81

Salamence

32% 26/81

Slot #3

Scizor

77% 62/81

Gardevoir

17% 14/81

Steelix

6% 5/81

Leader Cliff

Slot #1

Bulbasaur

Slot #2

Venusaur

48% 31/65

Omastar

29% 19/65

Crobat

23% 15/65

Slot #3

Tyranitar

64% 41/64

Torterra

33% 21/64

Swampert

3% 2/64

Decoy Grunt

Slot #1

Bellsprout

Slot #2

Raticate

51% 37/73

Weepinbell

49% 36/73

Slot #3

Raticate

69% 51/74

Snorlax

31% 23/74

Giovanni

Slot #1

Persian

Slot #2

Nidoking

33% 2/6

Machamp

33% 2/6

Rhyperior

33% 2/6

Slot #3

Latios