Pokemon Go Team Rocket Lineup

Update November 24th, 2022: New line-ups are still being confirmed. Data is from 2022-11-14 onwards. Giovanni's current reward encounter is Mewtwo.
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.

“Normal does not mean weak.”

Normal

Slot #1

Rattata

Patrat

Whismur

Slot #2

Loudred

Raticate

Bidoof

Slot #3

Ursaring

Raticate

Bibarel

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

Fighting

Slot #1

Makuhita

Hitmonlee

Hitmonchan

Slot #2

Hitmonchan

Hitmonlee

Slot #3

Machamp

Hitmonlee

Hitmonchan

“Battle against my Flying-type Pokémon!”

Flying

Slot #1

Natu

Ducklett

Starly

Slot #2

Staravia

Golbat

Slot #3

Dragonite

Gyarados

Crobat

“Go, my super bug Pokémon!”

Bug

Slot #1

Weedle

Shuckle

Slot #2

Beedrill

Skorupi

Slot #3

Forretress

Scizor

Pinsir

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

Typeless

Slot #1

Snorlax

Slot #2

Snorlax

Poliwrath

Gardevoir

Slot #3

Snorlax

Gyarados

Dragonite

“Get ready to be shocked!”

Electric

Slot #1

Shinx

Mareep

Slot #2

Voltorb

Electabuzz

Slot #3

Luxray

Ampharos

Electabuzz

“Check out my cute Pokémon!”

Fairy

Slot #1

Snubbull

Ralts

Slot #2

Kirlia

Snubbull

Granbull

Slot #3

Kirlia

Granbull

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

Dark

Slot #1

Alolan Rattata

Purrloin

Slot #2

Stunky

Alolan Raticate

Slot #3

Honchkrow

Alolan Raticate

Cacturne

“Coiled and ready to strike!”

Poison

Slot #1

Nidoran♂

Zubat

Foongus

Slot #2

Nidorina

Nidorino

Slot #3

Weezing

Muk

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

Ice

Slot #1

Alolan Sandshrew

Swinub

Slot #2

Snover

Alolan Sandslash

Slot #3

Lapras

Abomasnow

Cloyster

“Let's rock and roll!”

Rock

Slot #1

Onix

Sudowoodo

Slot #2

Lileep

Anorith

Slot #3

Golem

Onix

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

Psychic

Slot #1

Natu

Slot #2

Ralts

Girafarig

Slot #3

Metang

Alakazam

Hypno

“Don't tangle with us!”

Grass

Slot #1

Cacnea

Chikorita

Slot #2

Bayleef

Slot #3

Amoonguss

Meganium

Cacturne

“Ke...ke...ke...ke...ke...ke!”

Ghost

Slot #1

Golett

Slot #2

Dusclops

Banette

Slot #3

Dusknoir

Banette

Golurk

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

Fire

Slot #1

Cyndaquil

Numel

Slot #2

Quilava

Slot #3

Camerupt

Ninetales

Typhlosion

“You'll be defeated into the ground!”

Ground

Slot #1

Hippopotas

Alolan Diglett

Slot #2

Hippopotas

Alolan Diglett

Slot #3

Hippowdon

“ROAR! ...How'd that sound?”

Dragon

Slot #1

Dratini

?

Alolan Exeggutor

Slot #2

Flygon

Alolan Exeggutor

Slot #3

Dragonair

Dragonite

?

Flygon

“These waters are treacherous!”

Water

Slot #1

Wailmer

Totodile

Slot #2

Croconaw

Slot #3

Feraligatr

Wailord

“These waters are treacherous!”

Magikarp

Slot #1

Magikarp

Slot #2

Magikarp

Slot #3

Magikarp

?

Gyarados

Leader Sierra

Slot #1

Sableye

Slot #2

Honchkrow

Flygon

Cacturne

Slot #3

Houndoom

Snorlax

Cradily

Leader Arlo

Slot #1

Mawile

Slot #2

Salamence

Staraptor

Charizard

Slot #3

Scizor

Granbull

Dragonite

Leader Cliff

Slot #1

Machop

Slot #2

Pinsir

Crobat

Amoonguss

Slot #3

Tyranitar

Aerodactyl

Camerupt

Decoy Grunt

Slot #1

Bellsprout

Slot #2

Raticate

Weepinbell

Slot #3

Raticate

Snorlax

Giovanni

Slot #1

Persian

Slot #2

Rhyperior

Steelix

Nidoqueen

Slot #3

Mewtwo