In order to defeat Arlo in Pokémon Go in July 2021, you must first defeat his pokemon lineup. You’ll get lots of prizes for defeating each Team Go Rocket Leader on your way to becoming the strongest Pokemon master!

Currently, he always uses Shadow Venonat as the main Pokémon. You can battle with one of these Pokémon at random:

  • First Pokémon: Shadow Venonat
  • Second Pokémon: Shadow Ursaring, Shadow Manectric, or Shadow Crobat
  • Third Pokémon: Shadow Scizor, Shadow Magnezone, or Shadow Vileplume

ROUND 1: Shadow Venonat

SHADOW VENONAT COUNTERS: Flying, Fire, Psychic, and Rock-type Pokemon.

POKEMON MOVESET
Mewtwo
  • Confusion / Psystrike
Reshiram
  • Fire Fang / Overheat
Chandelure
  • Fire Spin / Overheat
Moltres
  • Fire Spin / Overheat
Darmanitan
  • Fire Fang / Overheat

 

ROUND 2: Shadow Ursaring, Shadow Manectric, or Shadow Crobat

SHADOW URSARING COUNTERS: Fighting-type Pokemon

POKEMON MOVESET
Conkeldurr
  • Counter / Dynamic Punch
Lucario
  • Counter / Aura Sphere
Machamp
  • Counter / Dynamic Punch
Hariyama
  • Counter / Dynamin Punch
Heracross
  • Counter / Close Combat


SHADOW MANECTRIC COUNTERS
: Ground-type Pokemon

POKEMON MOVESET
Excadrill
  • Mud Shot / Drill Run
Garchomp
  • Mud Shot / Outrage
Flygon
  • Mud Shot / Earth Power
Landorus (Therian)
  • Mud Shot / Bulldoze
Nidoking
  • Fury Cutter / Earth Power


SHADOW CROBAT COUNTERS
: Ice, Electric, Rock, and Psychic-type Pokemon

POKEMON MOVESET
Mewtwo
  • Psycho Cut / Psystrike
Thundurus (Therian)
  • Volt Switch / Thunderbolt
Zekrom
  • Charge Beam / Wild Charge
Rampardos
  • Smack Down / Rock Slide
Rhyperior
  • Smack Down / Rock Wrecker

ROUND 3: Shadow Scizor, Shadow Magnezone, or Shadow Vileplume

SHADOW SCIZOR COUNTERS: Fire-type moves

POKEMON MOVESET
Reshiram
  • Fire Fang / Overheat
Chandelure
  • Fire Spin / Overheat
Darmanitan
  • Fire Fang / Overheat
Blaziken
  • Fire Spin / Blast Burn
Heatran
  • Fire Spin / Flamethrower


SHADOW MAGNEZONE COUNTERS
: Fighting, Fire, and Ground-type attacks

POKEMON MOVESET
Groudon
  • Mud Shot / Earthquake
Excadrill
  • Mud Slap / Earthquake
Garchomp
  • Mud Shot / Earthquake
Landorus (Therian)
  • Mud Shot / Earthquake
Rhyperior
  • Mud Slap / Earthquake


VILEPLUME COUNTERS
: Fire, Flying, Ice, and Psychic-type moves

POKEMON MOVESET
Mewtwo
  • Psycho Cut / Psystrike
Reshiram
  • Fire Fang / Overheat
Moltres
  • Fire Spin / Overheat
Heatran
  • Fire Spin / Flamethrower
Chandelure
  • Fire Spin / Overheat

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