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How to Beat Sabrina (Saffron Gym) & Recommended Pokemons

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How to Beat Sabrina (Saffron Gym) & Recommended Pokemons

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Find out how to beat the Sabrina of Saffron City Gym in Pokemon Let's Go Pikachu / Eevee in this guide! Learn traits of the trainer's Pokemon, how to counter, and play tips.

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Sabrina's Pokemon Lineup

Sabrina's Pokemon List

PokemonWeakness / Most Used Moves
Mr. Mime IconMr. Mime (Lv.43)[Weakness]
- Poison
- Ghost
- Steel
[Commonly Used Move]
- Confusion
- Reflect
- Light Screen
- Double Slap
Slowbro IconSlowbro (Lv.43)[Weakness]
- Grass
- Electric
- Bug
- Ghost
- Dark
[Commonly Used Move]
- Confusion
- Yawn
- Surf
- Calm Mind
Jynx IconJynx (Lv.43)[Weakness]
- Fire
- Bug
- Rock
- Ghost
- Dark
- Steel
[Commonly Used Move]
- Confusion
- Lovely Kiss
- Ice Punch
Alakazam IconAlakazam (Lv.44)[Weakness]
- Bug
- Ghost
- Dark
[Commonly Used Move]
- Confusion
- Night Shade

Party Based on Psychic Type Pokemons

Party Based on Psychic Type Pokemons

Erika has the Psychic Pokemon as her party for the gym leader battle. They can deal devastating status effects as well as Psychic attacks.

Bring Bug & Ghost Pokemon To Beat Sabrina

Sabrina's lineup is weak to Bug and Ghost Type attacks. These are pretty common Pokemon and should be easy to build an effective attacking party.

Recommended Pokemon

PokemonDescription
Gengar IconGengarGengar has a plethora of attacks that cause status effects on targets. Use its "Shadow Ball" or "Dark Pulse" moves to inflict heavy damage to opponents.
Snorlax IconSnorlaxYou'll be able to capture Snorlax before fighting Sabrina. Though it isn't particularly strong against Psychic types, the Snorlax can pound its way through the fight with sheer physical power.
Beedrill IconBeedrillBeedrill learns the move "Pin Missile" at Level 28. It fires sharp spikes at its target up to 2-5 times in a row.
Scyther IconScytherYou can obtain Scyther in the Game Corner in Celadon City. It has powerful Bug Type attacks - "X-Scissor" & "Fury Cutter".

vs. Sabrina Play Tips

Level Up Pokemon Before Facing Sabrina

Sabrina's Pokemon are fast and have specific weaknesses, making it challenging to counter. Keep your Pokemon at par in terms of level and even higher to keep yourself in the fight.

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Utilize Bug & Ghost Type Moves

Pokemon with Bug & Ghost Type attack moves will deal heavy damage to Sabrina's Psychic roster.

Watch Out For Alakazam's Reflect Move

Alakazam's Reflect will prevent it from taking damage for up to 5 turns. It's best to combat this by affecting it with status effects such as Confuse or Sleep so it'll pass the turns by quickly.

Sabrina - Gym Leader Overview

About Sabrina

VS Sabrina

Known as The Master of Psychic Pokémon, Sabrina is the gym leader you will face at the Saffron City Gym.

Rewards Gained When Beating Sabrina

Rewards Gained When Beating Sabrina
Money4,950
TMTM33 - Calm Mind
Badge Marsh Badge

Sabrina - Gym Leader Overview

Sabrina's Rematch Overview

You can fight Sabrina again after beating the Pokemon League & entering the Hall of Fame. Challenge her again at the Saffron City Gym!

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Sabrina's Rematch Pokemon List

PokemonWeakness / Most Used Moves
Mr. Mime IconMr. Mime (Lv.56)[Weakness][Weakness]
- Poison
- Ghost
- Steel
[Commonly Used Move]
- Psychic
- Reflect
Hypno IconHypno (Lv.56)[Weakness]
- Bug
- Ghost
- Dark
[Commonly Used Move]
- Psychic
- Dream Eater
Jynx IconJynx (Lv.56)[Weakness]
- Fire
- Bug
- Rock
- Ghost
- Dark
- Steel
[Commonly Used Move]
- Psychic
- Blizzard
Slowbro IconSlowbro (Lv.56)[Weakness]
- Grass
- Electric
- Bug
- Ghost
- Dark
[Commonly Used Move]
- Psychic
- Surf
Alakazam IconAlakazam (Lv.57)[Weakness]
- Bug
- Ghost
- Dark
[Commonly Used Move]
- Psychic
- Recover

Sabrina's Pokemon Are Weak To Bug / Ghost

Sabrina's Psychic Pokemon have weaknesses against Bug Pokemon. They also suffer bigger damage against Ghost Pokemon but can deal the same damage to Ghost Types, so be careful!

Recommended Pokemon vs. Sabrina Rematch

PokemonDescription
Mega Gyarados IconMega GyaradosMega Gyarados amps up the already high attack power that Gyarados has. It also has high defense against Special Attacks, making it a tough target to take down.
Mewtwo IconMewtwoMewtwo can also learn Ghost Type move "Shadow Ball" via TM, an effective way to take down Sabrina's Psychic Types.
Mega Pinsir IconMega PinsirPinsirs can only be caught in the Eevee version of the game. Mega Pinsirs can deal massive Bug Type damage to Sabrina's Psychic Pokemon.
Gyarados IconGyaradosWith its high attack power, Gyarados can deal massive damage using its Dark Type moves "Bite" & "Crunch".
Gengar IconGengarA properly leveled Gengar has a plethora of attacks that cause status effects on targets. Use its "Shadow Ball" or "Dark Pulse" moves to inflict heavy damage to opponents.
Mega Gengar IconMega GengarMega Gengar is a Ghost & Poison Type. It can get rid of most of Sabrina's Pokemon, particularly Mr. Mime who is also weak against Poison Type moves.
Scyther IconScytherA Scyther can only be caught in the Pikachu version of the game. Scyther's X-Scissor & Fury Cutter are both effective Bug Type moves that can be used in this battle.
Slowbro IconSlowbroSlowbro can learn "Shadow Ball" via TM - a strong Ghost Type move that can easily whittle down the health of Sabrina's Pokemon.

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