Pokémon Go Sierra counters and weaknesses (December 2022)

Find out all of this Team Rocket Go leaders weaknesses and learn about the best team to use against Pokémon Go's Sierra this month, updated for December, 2022

Pokemon trainer Sierra holding a pokeball with three pokemon behind her

Rocket Leader Sierra puts forward a pretty big challenge in Pokémon Go. 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 take Pokemon Go’s Sierra 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.

With so many options and such a tough battle ahead, it can be tough to know which Pokémon to pick as you face off against a tough leader like Sierra. That’s where we come in! Check out this Sierra guide to work out which Pokémon have the best chance of beating the master this month.

Now, let’s get into the best counters for Pokémon Go’s Sierra.

What are the best Pokémon Go Sierra counters for Sableye?

Currently, Sierra always uses Shadow Sableye as her first Pokémon. Sableye is only weak to fairy-type moves and is fairly easy to defeat.

  • Sylveon – Charm and Moonblast
  • Primarina – Charm and Moonblast
  • Togekiss – Charm and Flamethrower

What are the best Pokémon Go Sierra counters for Flygon?

Sierra may send out Flygon as her second combatant, who is a dragon/ground-type ‘mon. It’s weak to fairy, dragon, and ice-type enemies.

  • Togekiss – Charm and Flamethrower
  • Mamoswine – Powder Snow and Avalanche
  • Avalugg – Ice Fang and Avalanche

What are the best Pokémon Go Sierra counters for Honchkrow?

Sierra’s Honchkrow is a dark/flying-type ‘mon. Make sure you use Pokémon with electric, fairy, ice, or rock-type attacks.

  • Togekiss – Charm and Ancient Power or Flamethrower
  • Avalugg – Ice Fang and Avalanche
  • Mamoswine – Powder Snow and Avalanche

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What are the best Pokémon Go Sierra counters for Cacturne?

Sierra’s Cacturne is weak to bug, fairy, fighting, fire, flying, ice, and poison-type attacks. Here are our recommended counters.

  • Avalugg – Ice Fang and Avalanche
  • Togekiss – Charm and Flamethrower
  • Lucario – Counter and Power-Up Punch

What are the best Pokémon Go Sierra counters for Cradily?

Sierra’s Cradily is a rock/grass-type, and is weak to bug, fighting, steel, and ice-type moves.

  • Lucario – Counter and Power-Up Punch
  • Avalugg – Ice Fang and Avalanche
  • Machamp – Counter and Cross Chop

What are the best Pokémon Go Sierra counters for Drapion?

If you encounter Sierra’s Snorlax, make sure you have a fighting-type Pokémon on hand. Here are the counters we recommend you use.

  • Machamp – Counter and Cross Chop
  • Hariyama – Counter and Close Combat
  • Buzzwole – Counter and Superpower

What are the best Pokémon Go Sierra counters for Houndoom?

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!

  • Kyogre – Waterfall and Surf
  • Rhyperior – Smack Down and Rock Wrecker or Surf
  • Conkeldurr – Counter and Dynamic Punch or Stone Edge
  • Machamp – Counter and Cross Chop or Rock Slide
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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

If you find this useful and want to be the very best, take a look at our Pokémon Go Cliff, Pokémon Go ArloPokémon Go Giovanni, Pokédex, and Pokémon Go best Pokémon guides. You can also head over to our Pokémon Go events or Pokémon Go codes lists to see what freebies you can snag!