Pokémon Go has entered a new year, and there’s an event packed January calendar for trainers to enjoy. While there’s plenty to look forward to such as the Unova Collection Challenge which officially begins on the 5th but has already gone live for some, here you’ll discover how to beat Cliff in Pokémon Go during January 2021 by knowing the weakness of Omanyte and using suitable counters.

Aside from the Unova Collection Challenge, this month will also provide many Legendary raids and Mega Bosses. Shiny Ho-Oh is currently available to battle, but Genesect with Burn Drive will arrive on the 5th, Heatran will come forward on the 12th, and there will be a surprise on the 26th.

But, away from upcoming events and battles, below you’ll discover how to beat Cliff in Pokémon Go during January 2021 by using suitable counters and knowing the weakness of Omanyte.

How to beat Cliff in Pokémon Go during January 2021

To beat Cliff in Pokémon Go during January 2021 you will need to overcome his line-up of creatures.

This means that you’ll have to beat the likes of Omanyte, Onix, and Torterra to defeat Cliff in Pokémon Go during January 2021.

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You can find the musclebound Team Go Rocket leader’s line-up down below:

Line-up one:

  • Omanyte

Line-up two:

  • Machamp
  • Onix
  • Electivire

Line-up three:

  • Tyranitar
  • Swampert
  • Torterra

Pokémon Go Omanyte weakness and counters

Omanyte is a Rock and Water-type with a weakness to Grass, Ground, Fighting, and Electric-type attacks in Pokémon Go, so suitable counters include Shiftry.

Other Pokémon to use as counters to exploit the major weakness of Grass for Omanyte include Breloom, Roserade, and Leafeon.

After you’ve disposed of Cliff’s first line of defence, you will then need to beat all of his other creatures.

Pokémon Go Cliff January 2021 counters

Below is a list of creatures you can use as counters to Cliff in Pokémon Go during January 2021:

Machamp – weak to Fairy, Flying, and Psychic

  • Mewtwo
  • Victini
  • Kirlia
  • Gligar
  • Braviary

Onix – weak to Water, Grass, Ground, Ice, Steel, and Fighting

  • Roserade
  • Breloom
  • Sirfetch’d
  • Leafeon
  • Kyogre
  • Swampert
  • Rhyperior
  • Groudon
  • Weavile

Electivire – weak to Ground

  • Rhyperior
  • Groudon
  • Garchomp
  • Mewtwo
  • Giratina

Tyranitar – weak to Fighting, Fairy, Ground, Bug, Water, Steel, and Grass

  • Breloom
  • Shiftry
  • Sirfetch’d
  • Heracross
  • Kyogre
  • Swampert
  • Leafeon

Swampert – weak to Grass

  • Breloom
  • Leafeon
  • Roserade
  • Sirfetch’d
  • Exeggutor

Torterra – weak to Ice, Fire, Flying, and Bug

  • Weavile
  • Glaceon
  • Volcarona
  • Articuno

All weaknesses and counters come courtesy of Pokémon Go Info.