Trainers, the Team Go Rocket Leaders Jessie and James, and their Meowth balloon will be returning in the game, and just like the TGR Leaders and Giovanni, they have their own Pokemon lineups, and to beat them, you’ll need the best counters.
They use three different sets of Pokemon and they seem extremely difficult to beat. But don’t worry, we’ve made a list of the best counters to use against Jessie and James and you can find it below.
The two Team Go Rocket Leaders Jessie and James are coming back and this time they are coming back stronger than ever! They will be floating in the air in their unique Meowth balloon and making plans on how to take over the Pokemon Go world.
Jessie and James use their own Pokemon lineups in a battle and we must use our own Pokemon lineups to beat them easily.
NOTE: Meowth Balloon spawn every 2 hours: 8 AM-10 AM; 10 AM-12 PM, 12 PM-2 PM and so on.
Jessie Best Counters
Scyther (can be shiny)
- Regirock with Lock-On and Stone Edge
- Melmetal with Thunder Shock and Rock Slide
- Landorus with Mud Shot and Rock Slide
- Heatran with Fire Spin and Stone Edge
- Aggron with Dragon Tail and Stone Edge
- Togekiss with Hidden Power and Dazzling Glearn
- Stoutland with Take Down and Play Rough
- Ampharos with Volt Switch and Focus Blast
- Bouffalant with Zen Headbutt and Megahorn
- Lickilicky with Lick and Shadow Ball
- Metagross with Bullet Punch and Meteor Mash
- Regirock with Lock-On and Focus Blast
- Shadow Metagorss with Bullet Punch and Meteor Mash
- Shadow Mewtwo with Psychi cCut and Psystrike
- Shadow Tyranitar with Smack Down and Crunch
James Best Counters
Pinsir (can be shiny)
- Mega Gengar with Shadow Claw and Shadow Ball
- Ho-Oh with Incinerate and Brave Bird
- Moltres with Wing Attack and Sky Attack
- Giratina with Dragon Breath and Dragon Claw
- Mega Charizard y with Fire Spin and Blast Burn
- Mega Gengar with Shadow Claw and Shadow Punch
- Golurk with Mud-Slap and Earth Power
- Excadrill with Mud-Slap and Iron Head
- Rhyperior with Mud-Slap and Rock Wrecker
- Jirachi with Confusion and Psychic
- Lugia with Extrasensory and Sky Attack
- Landorus with Mud-Shot and Earth Power
- Mewtwo with Psychic Cut and Psystrike
- Giratina Origin with Shadow Claw and Shadow Ball
- Regive with Lock-On and Earthquake
Jessie and James takeover event is going live on December 25, from 8 AM to 10 PM local time. During this time Meowth Balloons will appear more often.