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Rocket Radar - How To Use & Where To Get

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Read this Pokemon GO guide on the Team GO Rocket Radar. Including info on how to use, where to get, if it is in shop, if it is working, one time use and more!

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What Is Rocket Radar?

Rocket Radar Required

Used To Find Team GO Rocket Leaders

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Sierra
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You can use the Rocket Radar to find the three leaders of Team GO Rocket. If you find them, you can battle them!

Finding Leaders Is Random

You won't be able to choose the Team GO Rocket leader you'll encounter. They are randomly found when you use your Rocket Radar.

One Time Use Only

The Rocket Radar has a one time use and you cannot have more than one at a time. You'll need to collect Mysterious Components again for you to have a fully built Rocket Radar in your item bag.

Can Have Multiple If Purchased In Shop

You can have multiple Rocket Radars if you purchase another one from the shop.

Can Only Be Used By Level 8 Trainers

Only Trainers who are Level 8 and above are able to make use of the Rocket Radar feature. Make sure to be at this level before trying to gather Mysterious Components & making a Rocket Radar.
Source: Official Pokemon GO Site

Where To Get Rocket Radar

Collect 6 Mysterious Components From Grunts

Collect 6 Mysterious Components From Grunts

Battling with Team GO Rocket grunts and defeating them will randomly make them drop Mysterious Components. Keep battling the grunts to collect all 6 that you need!

Check Out Go Rocket Grunt Counters!

Random Drop In Battle

Though it seems that you'll always get a Mysterious Component when you battle grunts, the drop rate is yet to be confirmed in the game.

Stops Dropping When You Have Rocket Radar

If you already have a Rocket Radar in your inventory, you won't be able to get any more Mysterious Components from battling Team GO Rocket grunts. Use your Rocket Radar up first before trying to get more Mysterious Components.

Purchase From In-Game Shop

Item Cost
Rocket Radar Icon Rocket Radar 200 PokeCoins

The Rocket Radar can be purchased from the in-game shop for 200 PokeCoins. If you want to keep challenging Giovanni, make sure to purchase the Rocket Radar from the shop.

Check Out All Shop Item List!

Create Once To Spawn In Shop

You'll need to collect Mysterious Components and complete a Rocket Radar for it to spawn in the shop.

Sales Suspended In Some Accounts

It's possible that the Rocket Radar has been pulled out from the in-game shop. Though it may appear in some players' shops, the reselling of the item has not been announced by Niantic.

How To Use Rocket Radar

Open Items & Select Rocket Radar

Open Items & Select Rocket Radar

To use the Rocket Radar, you need to go into your Items and select it from your list. This is how you activate the Rocket Radar to find Team GO Rocket leaders.

Open Search Screen On Top-Right Of Map

Open Search Screen On Top-Right Of Map

Once the Rocket Radar is active, go back to your map and open the search screen. Tap the radar icon to search if there are any leaders nearby.

Leaders Can't Be Found At Night

Make sure to search for leaders only during the daytime as they don't appear during nighttime.

Leaders Appear Immediately After Activating

Team GO Rocket leaders will only appear once you've activated your Rocket Radar. Even if it is in your bag, you won't find the leaders until you've turn on and used the Rocket Radar.

What Is Super Rocket Radar?

Used To Find Giovanni

Used To Find Giovanni

The Super Rocket Radar is the item used to find and confront Giovanni, the leader of Team GO Rocket. To get the Super Rocket Radar, you need to complete the Special Research "Looming in the Shadows".

Reveals Giovanni & Decoy Hideouts

When you use the Super Rocket Radar, it'll reveal the location of Giovanni and his decoys. You may need to visit all hideouts to actually find the real Giovanni.

Battle With Giovanni

Battle With Giovanni

When you find the real Giovanni, you'll be able to battle him the same way you battle other Trainers or your Team Leaders. Defeating him may let you rescue Legendary Shadow Pokemon!

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