How to Beat Giovanni in Pokemon GO November 2022

by Ami Dalsania

How to Beat Giovanni in Pokemon GO November 2022: While there are many difficult fights in Pokemon GO, encounters with Team GO Rocket are on another level entirely. And no one on Team GO Rocket is more terrifying than their leader – Giovanni.

This is due to the fact that he has a constantly changing roster of Pokemon that he can bring to a fight. If you want to defeat Giovanni, you must first learn which Pokemon he can use and how to counter them.

This November 2022, we will show you how to defeat Giovanni in Pokemon GO.

How to Beat Giovanni in Pokemon GO November 2022

Each battle with Giovanni is divided into three stages. He will always use his signature Pokemon – Persian – in the first phase. He will use Nidoking, Machamp, or Rhyperior in the second round. In the third and final phase, he will employ Latias. The best counters to all of Giovanni’s Pokemon will be listed in the following section of this guide.

  1. Smack Down and Crunch, Tyranitar.
  2. Smack Down and Rock Slide on Terrakion
  3. Lucario: Aura Sphere and Counter.
  4. Counter and Dynamic Punch are two features of Machamp.
  5. Conkeldurr: Dynamic Punch and Counter.

You will face either Rhyperior, Machamp, or Nidoking in the second round of the fight. Let’s start with Rhyperior’s counters:

  1. Waterfall and Surf, Kyogre
  2. Waterfall and Hydro Cannon Empoleon
  3. Torterra: Frenzy Plant and Razor Leaf.
  4. Swampert’s abilities include Mud Shot and Hydro Cannon.
  5. Roserade: Solar Beam and Razor Leaf.


  1. Psycho Cut and Psystrike are Mewtwo’s moves.
  2. Waterfall and Surf, Kyogre
  3. Garchomp has two abilities: Mud Shot and Earth Power.
  4. Swampert’s abilities include Mud Shot and Hydro Cannon.

Finally, Machamp

  1. Latios: Psychic and Zen Headbutt.
  2. Confusion and Psystrike are Mewtwo’s abilities.
  3. Moltres has two attacks: Wing Attack and Sky Attack.
  4. Espeon: Perplexity and Psychic.
  5. Zen Headbutt and Psychic Metagross

You will always have to fight Latias in the third and final phase of the fight. Here are the most effective counters:

  1. Dialga possesses Dragon Breath and Draco Meteor.
  2. Garchomp has two abilities: Dragon Tail and Outrage.
  3. Steelix: Crunch and Dragon Tail.
  4. Scizor possesses the Fury Cutter and the X-Scissor.
  5. Shadow Claw and Shadow Ball are two moves used by Gengar.