Trainers, The Most hyped and after a lot of teasers the Team GO Rocket Leaders Cliff, Sierra and Arlo are finally live in Pokemon GO.

Here’s the summary of the Guide:

  • How to get Rocket Detector
  • Team GO Rocket Leaders Fight
  • Team GO Rocket Leaders Pokemon Lineup
  • Battle Rewards

Team GO Rocket Leader Mechanics

To Encounter the Team GO Rocket Leaders you will need a Rocket Detector to find the Spots of Team GO Rocket Leaders Hideouts.

Please note at the time of writing this article Mysterious Components were live only in a few countries (London, Atlanta, Austin, and San Francisco).

Rocket Detector

Here’s how to get the Rocket Detector:

  • Defeat Team GO Rocket Grunts to collect Mysterious Components.
  • You need 6 Mysterious Components to form a Rocket Detector.

Rocket Detectors is used to find the Team GO Rocket Leaders Hideout in the interactive Map Mode. Activating the detector will enter a new map mode where you will be directed towards the boss.

Rocket Detectors are consumed after the Leader or the Boss is defeated.

Team GO Rocket Leaders Fight

The Fight with the Team GO Rocket Leaders looks similar to the Regular Grunt Battles, The major difference is that the New Leaders will use shields.

Team GO Rocket Leaders Lineup

Here’s the Complete Lineup which has been reported so far by trainers where the Leaders are live.


  • Meowth
  • Sandslash or Snorlax or Flygon
  • Tyranitar or Torterra or Infernape


  • Sneasel
  • Hypno or Lapras or Sableye
  • Dragonite or Houndoom or Gardevoir


  • Scyther
  • Gyarados or Magnezone
  • Charizard or Dragonite or Scizor
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It has also been reported that Leaders drop the #1 Pokemon, which have a chance of becoming Shiny.

Other Rewards observed so far are:

  • 1000 Stardust
  • Max Revive, Revive, or Max Potion
  • Unova Stone / Sinnoh Stone
Meowth Shiny Shadow

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