Pokémon GO Sierra December 2022: How to Beat

Niantic Labs, The Pokémon Company

In order to challenge the head of Team Rocket Giovanni in Pokémon GO, trainers must first defeat the other team rocket leaders Arlo, Cliff, and Sierra. These trainers are no pushovers so defeating each of their teams of Pokémon can be challenging if trainers are not properly prepared. Here is a guide with some ideal counters to match with the Team Rocket leader Sierra for December.

Pokémon GO Sierra December 2022: How to Beat

When battling the Team Rocket member Sierra there will be three Pokémon to fight. There a seven possible Pokémon to prepare for. Here are the best Pokémon to utilize when dueling Sierra during December.

First Pokémon: Sableye

Sierra's first Pokémon will always be the same. This month she starts the battle with the Dark-type Sableye. The best Pokémon type to start off with will be Fairy-type.

  • Alakazam - Psycho Cut and Dazzling Gleam
  • Gardevoir - Charm and Dazzling Gleam
  • Togekiss - Charm and Dazzling Gleam

Second Pokémon: Cacturne, Flygon, or Honchkrow

The second phase in the battle with Sierra will be either Cacturne, Flygon or Honchkrow. The best types that match with any of these three are Fairy or Ice-types.

  • Glaceon - Ice Shard and Ice Beam
  • Mamoswine - Powder Snow and Avalance
  • Mewtwo - Psycho Cut and Ice Beam

Third Pokémon: Cradily, Houndoom, or Snorlax

With these three Pokémon the best type that covers all the bases is the Fighting-type

  • Machamp - Counter and Dynamic Punch
  • Lucario - Counter and Aura Sphere
  • Breloom - Counter and Dynamic Punch