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How to beat Sierra Pokemon GO rocket boss

How to beat Sierra

Outlines how to beat Sierra since the rocket boss has been fighting with new Pokemon since the latest upgrade.

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In Pokémon GO, the rocket boss Sierra can be quite difficult to defeat. We’ll show you the best counterattacks for how to beat Sierra Lapras so that you can fight them easily.

How to beat Sierra: get the rocket radar

To challenge the rocket boss, you need a rocket radar. You get this when you have collected a total of 6 mysterious components. You can then combine these to form a radar and search for Sierra.

Since the change in October, Sierra has been fighting with completely different Pokémon.

How to beat Sierra: The best counterattacks

Which Pokémon does Sierra use? The rocket boss fights with 7 different monsters. Your team looks like this:

  • First Pokémon: Traumato
  • Second Pokémon: Kokowei, Tohaido or Lapras
  • Third Pokémon: Tengulist, Hundemon or Simsala

So Sierra always sends Tramato into battle as the first Pokémon. With a bit of luck you can catch this as Shiny after the fight.

The best counterattacks against trauma: The types beetle, ghost and dark are effective against this. Good attackers are:

  • Despotar with a bite and a grinder
  • Scherox with anger blade and cross scissors
  • Genesect with anger blade and cross scissors

We particularly recommend a Beetle Pokémon here. You can use this again in the course of the fight, as it is also useful against Tengulist or Kokowei. In addition, Scherox or Genesect have fast loading attacks that destroy the shields directly.

The best counterattacks against Lapras: The Pokémon is susceptible to the types of combat, electro, plant and rock. The best attackers are:

  • Melmetal with shock of thunder and hail of stones
  • Machomy with counterattack and powerful blow
  • Lucario with counterattack and staggering stroke

Lapras is likely to be the trickiest Pokémon on the second level. In the best case scenario, bet on battle Pokémon. A machoman should be able to deal with Lapras without any problems, provided Sierra has no more shields.

The best counterattack against Lapras is Melmetal, but it’s no longer so useful against the other Pokémon.

When it comes to your first Pokémon, it’s always important that you destroy Sierra’s shields quickly. So use a Pokémon with a fast charging attack.

The best counterattacks against Kokowei: The Pokémon is susceptible to the types ghost, fire, ice, poison, flight, dark and beetle. It even has a double weakness against beetles. The best attackers are:

  • Scherox with anger blade and cross scissors
  • Pinsir with anger blade and cross scissors
  • Heatran with bug bite and flame throw

Here you should go full on the double weakness against Beetle Pokémon. A Scherox or Pinsir has no problems here. Fire Pokémon like Heatran should also get through easily.

The best counterattacks against Tohaido: The Pokémon is susceptible to the electric, beetle, fight, plant and fairy types. The best attackers are:

  • Bisaflor with vine cut and Flora statue
  • Lucario with counterattack and attack
  • Scherox with anger blade and cross scissors

Here we recommend you to rely on Scherox. That has fast loading attacks and has no problems with Tohaido.

An alternative here is Lucario with an increase in price. Plant or Electric Pokémon don’t have any problems either.

The best counterattacks against Lapras: Sierra can have two Lapras with them. Then it gets a little trickier, but the Pokémon that we recommend above for Lapras also apply to the possible 2nd Lapras.

The best counterattacks against Tengulist: The Pokémon is susceptible to the types of fight, fire, ice, poison, flight, fairy and beetle. It has a double weakness against the Beetle type. The best attackers are:

  • Scherox with anger blade and cross scissors
  • Pinsir with anger blade and cross scissors
  • Heatran with bug bite and flame throw

You can act against Tengulist in the same way as against Noktuska. It has exactly the same weaknesses and Beetle Pokémon in particular can shine here.

Fire Pokémon are good alternatives here, too. A Heatran with a beetle bite is especially good.

The best counterattacks against Hundemon: The Pokémon is susceptible to the types combat, water, soil and rock. The best attackers are:

  • Terracium with catapult and hail of stones
  • Machomy with counterattack and powerful blow
  • Kyogre with cascade and surfers

Above all, Hundemon has weaknesses that you didn’t necessarily have to take advantage of. So taking a water Pokémon just for dog monsters with you isn’t incredibly useful.

Therefore, mainly relies on fighting Pokémon like Lucario or Machomei. You shouldn’t have any problems with Hundemon.

The best counterattacks against Simsala: The Pokémon is susceptible to the types of beetles, dark and ghost. The best attackers are:

  • Giratina (original form) with dark claw and haunted ball
  • Scherox with anger blade and cross scissors
  • Despotar with a bite and a grinder

It’s best to have a Giratina with you to respond to Galagladi. Giratina endures Galagladi’s attacks well and deals a lot of damage.

Alternatively, you can bet on flying Pokémon, but you don’t necessarily need them for the other Pokémon.

The best team against Sierra

It is particularly interesting that you can take out Sierra with an all-Beetle team if she uses the right Pokémon for it.

However, so that you are prepared for all eventualities, you should bring the following team with you:

First PokémonSecond PokémonThird Pokémon
ScheroxMelmetalLucario