Team Go Rocket: Grunts Dialogues and Counters

Pokemon Go: Team Go Rocket Grunts Dialogues and Counters

Team Go Rocket battles can be quite difficult and tricky, so you need to have a team that has good counters to them. You can know what kind of Pokemon the Grunt will have from their dialogue.

Team Go Rocket randomly and independently selects one Pokemon from each of the lists below to build a team, which are sent in the same order.

Pokemon in Green Box has a chance of being captured after the battle.

Addition Info:

  • Grunts never use their Protect Sheild but leaders will always try to use their Protect Shields.
  • Pokemon dropped by leaders can be shiny.

The Team Go Rocket grunts dialogue indicates the strongest Pokemon, not the one you can catch.

Team Go Rocket Dialogues

Keep your eye in these dialogues:

  • NORMAL – Normal doesn’t mean weak.
  • FIGHTING – This buff physique isn’t just for show!
  • GROUND – You’ll be defeated into the ground!
  • FLYING – My bird Pokémon wants to battle with you!
  • POISON – Coiled and ready to strike!
  • ROCK – Let’s rock and roll!

Pokemon Go Grunt Dialogue

  • BUG – Go, my super bug Pokémon!
  • FIRE – Do you know how hot Pokémon fire breath can get?
  • WATER – These waters are treacherous!
  • GRASS – Don’t tangle with us!
  • ELECTRIC – Get ready to be shocked!
  • GHOST – Ke…ke…ke…ke…ke…ke!
  • PSYCHIC – Are you scared of physics that use unseen power?
  • DRAGON – ROAR! … How’d that sound?

Pokemon Go Grunt Dialogue

Random Dialogues:

  • Don’t bother, I’ve already won.
  • Get ready to be defeated!
  • Winning is for the winners.

Pokemon Go Grunt Dialogue

  • DARK – Wherever is a light, there is also shadow.
  • FAIRY – Check out my cute Pokémon!
  • ICE – You’re gonna be frozen in your tracks.
  • STEEL – You’re no match for my iron will!

Pokemon Go Grunt Dialogue 4

Grunts Counters

TypeCounters
BugCharizard, Moltres, Entei, Rampardos
DragonGardevoir, Metagross, Togekiss, Dialga
NormalMachamp, Tyranitar, Metagross, Dialga
FireGyarados, Tyranitar, Swampert, Kyogre
WaterVenusaur, Raikou, Roserade, Palkia
GrassCharizard, Moltres, Mewtwo, Rayquaza
PoisonMewtwo, Tyranitar, Groudon, Garchomp
GroundGyarados, Sceptile, Swampert, Kyogre
FlyingRaikou, Tyranitar, Magnezone, Dialga
PsychicMewtwo, Scizor, Tyranitar, Metagross

Team GO Rocket Leader Counters

You can find the detailed guide here.

Rocket Leader Cliff

LucarioRegiceSwampert
Meowth, Snorlax, and TyranitarFlygon, Sandslash, and TorterraSandslash, Infernape, and Tyranitar
CounterLock OnMud Shot
Power Up PunchBlizzardHydro Cannon
Shadow BallFocus BlastEarthquake

Rocket Leader Sierra

LucarioMelmetalTyranitar
Sneasel, Lapras and Hypno / Alakazam (Shadow Ball)Gardevoir, Lapras, Hypno, and AlakazamHypno, Sableye, Houndoom, and Alakazam
CounterThunder ShockBite
Power Up PunchRock SlideCrunch
Shadow BallFlash CannonStone Edge

Rocket Leader Arlo

MelmetalMewtwoBlaziken
Scyther, Gyarados, Crobat, and DragoniteCrobat and Dragonite (Ice Beam)Magnezone and Scizor
Thunder ShockPsycho CutCounter
Rock SlidePsytrikeBlaze Kick
ThunderBoltIce BeamFocus Blast