Pokemon Go’s Sierra puts forward a pretty big challenge. Not to mention, she often switches around her lineup, just like her fellow Leaders. Well, if you’re looking for the best Pokémon to use to ensure you can her down, search no further! We’ve put together a list of the best counters to use against her, to give you that necessary edge in battle.
If you find this useful and want to be the very best like no one ever was, take a look at our Pokémon Go Cliff, Pokémon Go Arlo, and Pokémon Go Giovanni guides to learn about the best counters for their teams.
Now, let’s get into the best counters for Pokémon Go’s Sierra.
Currently, Sierra always uses Shadow Sableye as her first Pokémon. Sableye is weak to fairy-type attacks and resistant to fighting-, normal-, poison-, and psychic-types.
Here are our recommended Sableye counters:
Sierra may send out Skarmory as her second combatant, it’s a steel/flying-type ‘mon and is weak to electric and fire-type enemies.
Here are our recommended Skarmory counters:
Sierra’s second Pokémon can also be Gardevoir, a psychic/fairy-type ‘mon. Make sure you use Pokémon with ghost, poison, or steel attacks.
Here are our recommended Gardevoir counters:
Another of Sierra’s secondary Pokémon can be Muk, it is weak to ground and psychic-type attacks.
Here are our recommended Muk counters:
Sierra can use the water/flying-type Gyarados as her third Pokémon. You should go for rock- and electric-type counters.
Here are our recommended Gyarados counters:
Sierra can use this as one of her third Pokémon. If you encounter Sierra’s Kingdra, make sure you have a dragon or fairy-type ‘mon on hand.
Here are the Kingdra counters we recommend you use:
Sierra’s Houndoom only uses dark and fire moves, and is weak to water-, fighting-, rock-, and ground-types, so you’ve got quite a few options!
Here are the Houndoom counters we recommend you use:
What rewards do I get for defeating Sierra?
When you defeat Sierra, or any other Team Go Rocket Leader, you are granted some well-deserved rewards. You will always get 1,000 Stardust and a random selection of two of the following items:
- A 12km egg
- One Revive
- One Max Revive
- One Max Potion
- One Unova Stone
- One Sinnoh Stone