Pokemon GO: How To Beat Sierra (January 2022)

Challenging Sierra in Pokemon GO unprepared can be a bad idea. Check out this guide to learn the best counters to defeat her in January 2022.

Sierra the leader of Team Rocket GO is back in Pokemon GO to create havoc, but you can beat her to stop her plans. But this time she hasn’t brought her previous Pokemon, so you need different counters to defeat her. Since she will use a new set of Pokemon, so should you. So in this guide let us take a look at how to Beat Sierra in Pokemon GO for January 2022.

How to Beat Sierra in Pokemon GO January 2022

how to beat sierra in pokemon go january 2022

In order to Defeat Sierra, you will first need to know what Pokemon she is going to use. After learning about her Pokemon we will check counters for them.

  • Poliwag: The first Pokemon that Sierra uses is a Water-type. Using Fire, Ground, or Rock Pokemon against Poliwag will make them faint easily. Water Pokemon are weak to Grass and Electric-type Pokemon. Below are the best counters for Poliwag.
    • Venusaur
    • Meganium
    • Leafeon
    • Electabuzz
    • Pikachu/Raichu
    • Zapdos

The second Pokemon that Sierra will use is not fixed, which means she can use any one of the three Pokemon. So for her 2nd Pokemon, she can use Sharpedo, Exeggutor, or Lapras.

  • Sharpedo: Sharpedo is a dual Dark & Water-type Pokemon. Being a dual-type gives it both additional weakness and resistance. So the best Counters for Sharpedo are Electric, Grass, Bug, and Fighting-type. Don’t use Fire, Ground, Rock, Psychic, or Ghost Pokemon against Sharpedo. You can try using these counters for Sharpedo.
    • Grovyle
    • Electabuzz
    • Machamp
    • Hariyama
    • Pinsir
    • Volcarona
  • Exeggutor: Exeggutor is a Psychic & Grass-type Pokemon. You should avoid using Water, Fighting, Ground, or Rock-type Pokemon against it. Exeggutor is weak to Fire, Flying, Ice, and Bug Pokemon. These are the best Pokemon to counter Exeggutor.
    • Volcarona
    • Ninjask
    • Scizor
    • Heracross
    • Ponyta/Rapidash
  • Lapras: Lapras is an Ice & Water-type Pokemon. Using Flying, Ground and Dragon-type Pokemon Against Lapras will make them faint quite easily. These Pokemon are weak to Fighting, Electric, and Steel-type Pokemon. So to beat Lapras you should use.
    • Magnezone
    • Electabuzz
    • Hariyama
    • Machamp
    • Metagross

The third pokemon known so far is Houndoom, but if we learn about any other Pokemon that she uses, we will update this list.

  • Houndoom: It is a Dark & Fire-type Pokemon. It is weak to Water, Rock, Fighting, and Ground-type Pokemon. You shouldn’t use Steel, Grass, Ice, Psychic, or Ghost Pokemon Against it. Below are the best counters for Houndoom.
    • Blastoise
    • Feraligator
    • Kyogre
    • Suicune
    • Sandslash
    • Golem
    • Poliwrath

When you make a team from the above-recommended Pokemon you should defeat Sierra in no time.

That covers everything you need to know about how you can beat Sierra in Pokemon GO and the best counters for her Pokemon in January 2022. If you like playing Pokemon GO then be sure to check our other guides on how to catch a shiny Charmander and how to get Abomasnow Mega energy.