Pokemon GO Sierra April 2024: How to beat, weaknesses, and counters

Best Pokemon GO Sierra counters
Best Pokemon GO Sierra counters (Image via The Pokemon Company)

Considering she is one of the hardest GO Rocket leaders to beat, players might be wondering about the best Pokemon GO Sierra April 2024 counters. Her team always consists of Pocket Monsters of different types with little overlaps between them, making it difficult to come up with a party that perfectly counters her roster of creatures. The new rotation—starting with the World of Wonders Taken Over event—is no different.

Thankfully, it is not impossible, but it might take you more than one turn to defeat her unless you are super lucky. This article will tell you everything you need to know about the best Pokemon GO Sierra counters in April 2024.


Pokemon GO Sierra April 2024: Team

Phase 1

Sierra's team - Phase 2 (Image via TPC)
Sierra's team - Phase 2 (Image via TPC)
  • Shadow Tentacool [Shiny encounter available upon successfully defeating Sierra]

Phase 2 [one of the three]

Sierra's team - Phase 2 (Image via TPC)
Sierra's team - Phase 2 (Image via TPC)
  • Shadow Sableye
  • Shadow Milotic
  • Shadow Honchkrow

Phase 3 [one of the three]

Sierra's team - Phase 3 (Image via TPC)
Sierra's team - Phase 3 (Image via TPC)
  • Shadow Alakazam
  • Shadow Victreebel
  • Shadow Houndoom

A look at this team indicates that you need an Electric-type critter, a Fairy-type critter, and a Ghost, Fire, or Water-type critter, depending on what Sierra sends out in Phase 3.


Pokemon GO Sierra April 2024 counters: Best Pokemon

Here are the best Pokemon GO Sierra April 2024 counters:

Water-type counters to Sierra

  • Shadow or regular Swampert with Water Gun and Hydro Cannon
  • Shadow or regular Kingler with Bubble and Crabhammer
  • Shadow or regular Feraligatr with Shadow Claw and Hydro Cannon
  • Mega Gyarados with Waterfall and Crunch
  • Greninja with Water Shuriken and Hydro Cannon

Water-type counters will help you get started in the battle against Sierra. Some of these creatures can also counter her backline. For example, Gyarados, Feraligatr, and Greninja are all strong against both Alakazam and Houndoom.


Fairy-type counters to Sierra

  • Mega Gardevoir with Charm and Dazzling Gleam
  • Xerneas with Geomancy, Moonblast + Close Combat
  • Shadow Granbull with Charm and Play Rough
  • Togekiss with Charm, Dazzling Gleam + Aura Sphere

These Pokemon GO Sierra counters are strong against Sableye and Honchkrow and can put up a strong fight against Houndoom in Phase 3. Xerneas and Togekiss, with their Fighting-type moves, are especially threatening to Houndoom.


Fire/Ghost-type counters to Sierra

  • Shadow or regular Chandelure with Fire Spin, Shadow Ball, and Overheat
  • Skeledirge with Incinerate, Shadow Ball, and Flamethrower
  • Hisuian Typhlosion with Ember, Shadow Ball, and Overheat

These counters are specifically designed for Phase 3 of the Pokemon GO Sierra April 2024 team. The Fire/Ghost-types can do very well against Alakazam. If you can't defeat Houndoom with whatever you bring the first time, bring in one of these Water-type counters, and it will be an easy sweep.


Pokemon GO Sierra April 2024: Best team to beat her

The best team to take down Sierra consists of the following critters:

  • Feraligatr
  • Togekiss
  • Skeledirge / Shadow Swampert

This team consists of the best possible Pokemon GO Sierra counters, as it has coverage into any combination of Pocket Monsters that Sierra sends out.


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