For nearly three months, Team Rocket villains Jessie and James
have been battling Trainers in Pokémon GO. These mysterious wrongdoers descended
from the sky in their iconic Meowth balloon, intent on wreaking havoc on the world
But their mischievous hijinks are coming to an end—at least
for now! Trainers will be able to challenge Jessie and James until Wednesday, September
30, 2020, at 11:59 p.m. local time.
Their retreat from Pokémon GO won’t be permanent, but we don’t know when
they’ll be back. We advise Trainers to take this opportunity to rescue Jessie
and James’ signature Pokémon, Shadow Ekans and Shadow Koffing, while they still
As for Team GO Rocket, stay vigilant—Jessie and James may be wrapping up their
crime spree, but Team GO Rocket leaders Giovanni, Sierra, Cliff, and Arlo remain
at large and will continue to menace Trainers for the foreseeable future.