How To Beat Sierra in Pokemon GO in November 2021

November 1, 2021

Sierra is back in Pokemon GO in November 2021 and once again, she’s bought a bunch of difficult Pokemon with her.

She’ll see out the Season of Mischief by causing her own trouble and it’s up to trainers to rescue the shadow Pokemon from her midst.

To help you out, here is DualShockers’ guide on how to beat Sierra in Pokemon GO in November 2021, including the best counters for her most difficult Pokemon.

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What Pokemon Can Sierra Bring to Battle?

Sierra has a total of seven different Pokemon that she can bring to battle in Pokemon GO in November 2021.

She will always start with Sneasel, before moving into either Ampharos, Granbul or Gliscor and then finishing with either Drapion, Houndoom or Kingra as represented below:

Slot One

  • Sneasel

Slot Two

  • Ampharos
  • Granbull
  • Gliscor

Slot Three

  • Drapion
  • Houndoom
  • Kingdra

How To Beat Sierra in Pokemon GO in November 2021

To beat Sierra, you’re going to want to bring a range of Pokemon that resist hers, whilst also hitting them in their weak points.

Here are the best counters to help beat Sierra Pokemon in November:

Slot One: Sneasel – (Weaknesses = Bug, Fairy, Fighting x4, Fire, Rock and Steel)

  • Mega Lopunny – Low Kick/Focus Blast
  • Mega Charizard Y – Fire Spin/Blast Burn
  • Lucario – Counter/Aura Sphere
  • Conkeldurr – Counter/Dynamic Punch
  • Machamp – Counter/Dynamic Punch
  • Blaziken – Counter/Focus Blast
  • Hariyama – Counter/Dynamic Punch
  • Breloom – Counter/Dynamic Punch

Slot Two: Ampharos – (Weakness = Ground)

  • Mega Gengar – Hex/Sludge Bomb
  • Garchomp – Mud Shot/Earth Power
  • Excadrill – Mud Slap/Earthquake
  • Landorus – Mud Shot/Earthquake
  • Groudon – Mud Shot/Earthquake
  • Rhyperior – Mud Slap/Earthquake
  • Golurk – Mud Slap/Earth Power
  • Krookodile – Mud Slap/Earthquake

Slot Two: Granbull – (Weaknesses = Poison and Steel)

  • Mega Gengar – Lick/Sludge Bomb
  • Mega Beedrill – Poison Jab/Sludge Bomb
  • Mega Venusaur – Vine Whip/Sludge Bomb
  • Metagross – Bullet Punch/Meteor Mash
  • Dialga – Metal Claw/Iron Head
  • Zacian – Metal Claw/Iron Head
  • Roserade – Poison Jab/Sludge Bomb
  • Genesect – Metal Claw/Magnet Bomb
  • Excadrill – Metal Claw/Iron Head

Slot Two: Gliscor– (Weaknesses = Ice x4 and Water)

  • Mega Abomasnow – Powder Snow/Weather Ball
  • Mega Blastoise – Water Gun/Hydro Cannon
  • Galarian Darmanitan – Ice Fang/Avalanche
  • Mamoswine – Powder Snow/Avalanche
  • Glaceon – Frost Breath/Avalanche
  • Weavile – Ice Shard/Avalanche
  • Articuno –Frost Breath/Ice Beam
  • Jynx – Frost Breath/Avalanche
  • Mewtwo – Psycho Cut/Ice Beam

Slot Three: Drapion – (Weaknesses = Ground)

  • Landorus – Mud Shot/Earthquake
  • Excadrill – Mud Slap/Earthquake
  • Garchomp – Mud Shot/Earth Power
  • Groudon – Mud Shot/Earthquake
  • Rhyperior – Mud Slap/Earthquake
  • Krookodile – Mud Slap/Earthquake
  • Golurk – Mud Slap/Earth Power

Slot Three: Houndoom – (Weaknesses = Fighting, Ground, Rock and Water)

  • Mega Blastoise – Water Gun/Hydro Cannon
  • Mega Gyarados – Waterfall/Hydro Pump
  • Kyogre – Waterfall/Surf
  • Rampardos – Smack Down/Rock Slide
  • Rhyperior – Mud Slap/Rock Wrecker
  • Lucario – Counter/Aura Sphere
  • Conkeldurr – Counter/Dynamic Punch

Slot Three: Kingdra – (Weaknesses = Dragon and Fairy)

  • Mega Charizard X – Dragon Breath/Dragon Claw
  • Mega Ampharos – Volt Switch/Dragon Pulse
  • Mega Gyarados – Dragon Tail/Outrage
  • Dialga – Dragon Breath/Draco Meteor
  • Palkia – Dragon Tail/Draco Meteor
  • Rayquaza – Dragon Tail/Outrage
  • Salamence – Dragon Tail/Draco Meteor
  • Zekrom – Dragon Breath/Outrage
  • Dragonite – Dragon Tail/Draco Meteor
  • Reshiram Dragon Breath/Draco Meteor
  • Haxorus – Dragon Tail/Dragon Claw
  • Garchomp – Dragon Tail/Outrage

What Team Should You Bring?

When you do battle with Sierra, you need to consider a team that covers a range of weaknesses and resistances. This is the one we’d suggest going into battle with:

  • Conkeldurr
  • Garchomp
  • Kyogre

Just be prepared to switch out should Sierra bring a Pokemon that isn’t covered by this trio.

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