A Team Go Rocket Strange Eggs event for Pokémon Go has begun, meaning there’s a bunch of tasks and rewards for fans of the hit mobile game to complete. While the assortment of objectives and prizes will need to completed, the event has also finally somewhat changed the line-up for all Team Go Rocket leaders including the boss, Giovanni. Here you’ll discover how to beat Giovanni in Pokémon Go during October 2020 by using suitable counters and knowing the weakness of Shadow Mewtwo.

In addition to having to defeat the Team Go Rocket leaders with their slightly altered line-ups, there are also Strange Eggs which have a “tone-deaf” requirement according to fans. These are 12km Eggs which house the likes of Absol, Trubbish, Vullaby, and Pawniard, and the event also includes new Shadow creatures such as the adorable Teddiursa.

Below you’ll discover how to beat Giovanni in Pokémon Go during October 2020 by using suitable counters and exploiting the weakness of Shadow Mewtwo.

How to beat Giovanni in Pokémon Go during An Inter-egg-sting Development

To beat Giovanni in Pokémon Go during An Inter-egg-sting Development you will need to overcome his line-up of creatures.

This means that you’ll have to beat the likes of Persian, Kangaskhan, and Mewtwo to defeat Giovanni in Pokémon Go during October 2020 and An Inter-egg-sting Development.

You can find the line-up for the Team Go Rocket boss down below (via Leekduck):

Line-up one:

  • Persian

Line-up two:

  • Kangaskhan
  • Garchomp
  • Nidoking

Line-up three:

  • Mewtwo

Pokémon Go Mewtwo weakness and counters

Mewtwo is a Psychic-type creature with a weakness to Bug, Dark, and Ghost-type attacks in Pokémon Go, so possible counters include Scizor and Tyranitar.

Other Pokémon to use as counters to exploit the weakness of Mewtwo include Genesect, Darkrai, Gengar, and Volcarona.

Before you’re even able to attempt to beat the Psychic-type creature, you will first need to defeat Giovanni’s  first two lines of defence.

Pokémon Go Giovanni October 2020 counters

Below is a list of creatures you can use as counters to beat Giovanni in Pokémon Go during October 2020 and An Inter-egg-sting Development:

Persian – weak to Fighting

  • Machamp
  • Conkeldurr
  • Lucario
  • Breloom

Kangaskhan – weak to Fighting

  • Lucario
  • Machamp
  • Conkeldurr
  • Breloom
  • Sirfetch’d

Garchomp – weak to Ice, Dragon, and Fairy

  • Weavile
  • Glaceon
  • Mamoswine
  • Haxorus
  • Togekiss
  • Dragonite

Nidoking – weak to Water, Ground, Ice, and Psychic

  • Gengar
  • Gyarados
  • Mewtwo
  • Machamp

All weaknesses and counters come courtesy of Pokémon Go Info.