There’s lots to enjoy about Pokémon Go right now such as the Spring into Spring Easter event tasks and rewards which will soon end. However, as with every month, fans want to know how to topple the Team Go Rocket leaders. Here you’ll discover how to beat Cliff in Pokémon Go during April 2021 by knowing the weakness of Aerodactyl and using a bunch of suitable counters.

Although we always want to topple the Team Go Rocket leaders, the roadmap for April 2021 has also been revealed with plenty of exciting events. These events include Therian Forme Landorus in Raids on the 13th, and spotlight hours for the likes of Grimer.

While the above is exciting, below you’ll discover how to beat Cliff in Pokémon Go by using recommended counters and knowing the weakness of Aerodactyl.

How to beat Cliff in Pokémon Go during April 2021

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

This means that you’ll have to beat the likes of Aerodactyl, Slowking, and Dusknoir to defeat Cliff in Pokémon Go during April 2021.

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

Line-up one:

  • Aerodactyl (S)

Line-up two:

  • Gallade
  • Slowking
  • Cradily

Line-up three:

  • Tyranitar
  • Dusknoir
  • Mamoswine

Pokémon Go Aerodactyl weakness and counters

Aerodactyl is a Rock and Flying-type in Pokémon Go, and its weakness to Water and Ice means suitable counters include Mega Blastoise and Mamoswine.

The creature also has a weakness to Electric-type attacks, so other suitable Pokémon Go counters are Electivire and Raikou.

Either of the aforementioned creatures should be enough to defeat Cliff’s first line of defence, but then it’s onto round two and three.

Pokémon Go Cliff April 2021 counters

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

Aerodactyl – weak to Water, Ice, Electric, Rock, Steel

  • Electivire – Thunder Shock, Wild Charge
  • Mega Blastoise – Water Gun, Hydro Cannon
  • Raikou – Thunder Shock, Wild Charge
  • Mamoswine – Powder Snow, Avalanche
  • Kyogre – Waterfall, Surf
  • Rampardos – Smack Down, Rock Slide

Gallade – weak to Fairy, Flying, Ghost

  • Rayquaza – Air Slash, Hurricane
  • Chandelure – Hex, Shadow Ball
  • Moltes – Wing Attack, Sky Attack
  • Ho-Oh – Hidden Power, Brave Bird
  • Gengar – Shadow Claw, Shadow Ball

Slowking – weak to Electric, Grass, Bug, Dark, Ghost

  • Electivire – Thunder Shock, Wild Charge
  • Raikou – Thunder Shock, Wild Charge
  • Gengar – Shadow Claw, Shadow Ball
  • Chandelure – Hex, Shadow Ball

Cradily – weak to Fighting, Ice, Bug, Steel

  • Mamoswine – Powder Snow, Avalanche
  • Machamp – Counter, Dynamic Punch
  • Lucario – Counter, Aura Sphere
  • Conkeldurr – Counter, Dynamic Punch
  • Breloom – Counter, Dynamic Punch
  • Weavile – Ice Shard, Avalanche

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

  • Machamp – Counter, Dynamic Punch
  • Conkeldurr – Counter, Dynamic Punch
  • Lucario – Counter, Aura Sphere
  • Breloom – Counter, Dynamic Punch
  • Sirfetch’d – Counter, Close Combat

Dusknoir – weak to Dark, Ghost

  • Chandelure – Hex, Shadow Ball
  • Gengar – Lick, Shadow Ball
  • Darkrai – Snarl, Shadow Ball
  • Weavile – Snarl, Foul Play

Mamoswine – weak to Fighting, Fire, Grass, Water, Steel

  • Conkeldurr – Counter, Dynamic Punch
  • Lucario – Counter (Bullet Punch), Aura Sphere
  • Machamp – Karate Chop, Dynamic Punch
  • Kyogre – Waterfall, Surf
  • Mega Blastoise – Water Gun, Hydro Cannon

All counters and weaknesses come courtesy of Pokebattler.