Giovanni is the final antagonist of Team Go Rocket in Pokemon Go, which means you’re in for a tough battle. To assist you in defeating him, we have compiled a guide detailing his vulnerabilities and the most effective countermeasures.
After defeating Arlo, Cliff, Sierra, and a large number of Grunts, you will eventually have the opportunity to face Giovanni. Team Go Rocket Boss is a difficult competition, so it is essential to prepare in advance if you wish to emerge victorious.
After confronting the Kanto region’s Legendary Mewtwo for the entirety of 2022, Giovanni’s team now includes Shadow Regirock. We will detail everything we know about his lineup, vulnerabilities, and the most effective counters to ensure your victory.
- Giovanni Pokemon Go lineup (July 2023)
- How to beat Giovanni in Pokemon Go
- Phase 1
- Persian counters
- Phase 2
- Nidoking counters
- Rhyperior counters
- Garchomp counters
- Phase 3
- Regirock counters
- Best team to defeat Giovanni
- How to find Giovanni
- How to beat Team Rocket Leaders
Giovanni Pokemon Go lineup (July 2023)
Giovanni’s lineup changes every now and then, but the star of his current team is Shadow Regirock, which you’ll be able to catch if you manage to defeat him.
Here’s Giovanni’s current lineup in Pokemon Go:
- Phase 1: Persian
- Phase 2: Nidoking / Rhyperior / Garchomp
- Phase 3: Shadow Regirock
Giovanni’s lineup changes every time there’s a Team Go Rocket Takeover. We don’t know when the next one will take place, but we’ll update this page as soon as it happens.
Giovanni is an incredibly strong opponent in Pokemon Go, so if you want to defeat him, you’ll need to come prepared with some equally strong counters that can target his team’s weaknesses.
At the start of every battle, Giovanni will always throw out his signature Pokemon, Persian. The second Pokemon he chooses is at random from a pool of three. Finally, you’ll face Shadow Regirock.