Team Rocket's mechas

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Team Rocket's mechas usually refers to mechas used by Jessie, James, and Meowth in one of their wild schemes. Throughout the anime, Team Rocket has had many robots and machines. It is unknown how they get them, since they usually have little money, and how they are transported to the location it is to be used at. Most of the time, the robots fail and are destroyed, some even before getting a chance to be used. They first appeared in Pokémon Emergency! with the debut of Team Rocket's Balloon.

In the anime

Recurring mechas

Team Rocket's Meowth balloon

The balloon in the Sun & Moon series

The Meowth balloon has often been Team Rocket's main mode of transportation, first used in Pokémon Emergency!. It can be given many attachments including rockets, vacuums, nets, fists and cages. The balloon has been changed on certain occasions as well. It was changed to other Pokémon, such as Wobbuffet or Gliscor, and even items, as in a Poké Ball. It appeared regularly until the Best Wishes series. In Enter Iris and Axew they used new balloon with new Team Rocket logo on it, basket was painted gray. The balloon was extended from their case, Ash's Oshawott destroyed it and it wasn't repaired. They later start to use Meowth design again in New Places... Familiar Faces!, where it is redesigned; the new design incorporates a blue basket with the new Team Rocket logo and a pair of engines on it, plus a new Meowth portion with no arm and a larger engine on its back. In the XY series, the Meowth head now has two arms on the balloon and has propeller engines on the basket. In addition, it was redesigned to have its mouth open on its portion unlike the previous generations. It was redesigned again in the Sun & Moon series, where the basket is now colored green with a yellow stripe and new red Team Rocket logo, it no longer has propeller engines, but it still retains the Meowth head design from the XY series.


Sun & Moon

In every series trio uses special binoculars for the far view.

Team Rocket's submarines

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Powered by pedaling, serves as underwater transportation, has arms that can be extended, and legs that can also be extended on land. Its weapons include nets (once to capture Cresselia) and extendable fists. This was often used by Team Rocket as an alternative mode of transportation while they were pursuing Ash and Pikachu in the Orange Archipelago, though it was first used in Fit to be Tide!.

Occasionally during the Kanto arc, a Gyarados-based submarine was used. Much like the Magikarp submarine, it is powered by pedaling and is equipped with a net launcher, extendable arms, and wheels. Its first Japanese appearance was in Beauty and the Beach, while the English debut came in Sparks Fly For Magnemite.

In The Mystery of the Missing Cubchoo! they used new submarine. It wasn't designed after Pokémon.

During the Decolore Islands arc, Team Rocket used an updated Basculin submarine designed by Dr. Zager.

After a long absence the Magikarp submarine reappeared in Going for the Gold!, where it was slightly redesigned.

In the Alola region, Team Rocket now uses a Bruxish submarine, which debuted in Balloons, Brionne, and Belligerence!.

Drone mecha

The drone mecha spying on Ash and his friends in Coming Back Into the Cold!.

Team Rocket owns a special drone mecha that they have used in New Places - Familiar Faces! and Coming Back Into the Cold!. This mecha is one of Team Rocket's smallest mechas; it can fly around with a propeller and is equipped with a small video camera that syncs to a screen on the Meowth Balloon, as well as a video recorder to track sound from its surroundings. Team Rocket occasionally uses this mecha to spy on Ash and his friends whenever they can't directly sneak up on and eavesdrop on their conversations.

List of mechas

Original series

Mecha First Appearance Capabilities
Picture Name
Flying Stadium.png Flying Stadium Bulbasaur and the Hidden Village Has vacuums which suck Pokémon into the stadium and balloons that make it fly.
Drill mecha.png Automatic-High-Speed-Super-Duper-Whatchamacallit (A.H.S.D.W.) Charmander – The Stray Pokémon Can drill holes that can be used for traps (to Meowth's chagrin, due to their already trying that), and is remote-controlled.
Kangaskhan bot.png Kangaskhan Mecha The Kangaskhan Kid The Giant Kangaskhan bot moves by controlling it from the car underneath it, and it has two rockets in the form of paws.
Team Rocket Tickle Machine.png Unnamed EP035 This mecha was used to tickle Kaiser by using a feather on his foot, to tell Team Rocket where Dratini was. It appeared again (and for the very first time in the dub) in A Marathon Rivalry! to massage and tickle Daniel's Snorlax, and to capture Ash's Pikachu and other Pokémon.
Grasshopper mecha.png Unnamed All Fired Up! Has very good jumping abilities, was used to steal the flame of Moltres from Indigo Stadium.
Robotic Mole.png Robotic Mole Charizard Chills Can dig underground and has a compartment for holding Pikachu and other Pokemon.
Mecha-Meowthinator.png Mecha-Meowthinator Pokémon Food Fight! Shoots a rocket out of its ear and releases a claw that can grab packages and Pokémon. The whiskers on the top of its head act as lightning rods, and its tail grounds absorbed electricity. It also releases small drills from its fingertips which have the power to destroy rocks.
Robo-Rhydon.png Robo-Rhydon Pokémon Double Trouble It uses Jessie's Lickitung and Arbok to power up, and uses James's Weezing's Smog and Jessie's Arbok's Poison Sting to attack.
Electrode Eliminator.png Electrode Eliminator The Underground Round Up Has arms to pick up Electrode, and can make them explode.
Team Rocket Automated Pep Squad.png Team Rocket Automated Pep Squad The Double Trouble Header A robotic cheering squad that was used to encourage Casey and her team. They used trumpets and balloons, and cheered "Gotta catch 'em all!".
The Real Hitting Machine of the Team Rocket Lineup.png The Real Hitting Machine of the Team Rocket Lineup Hitting Machine used to hit Pikachu and Chikorita towards Team Rocket. It also works with other Pokémon.
Team Rocket pitching machines.png Unnamed Pitching machines used to hit baseballs at Ash and his friends.
Robotic Pinsir.png Mechanical Pinsir / Super Pinsir A Sappy Ending Can suck sap from trees, it can also absorb electric attacks and send them out of its pincers.
Robotic Stantler.png Anti-Stantler No.7 The Little Big Horn Used to Lure and capture Stantler, it is numbered 7 after the first 6 prototypes.
Snowball Launcher.png Snowball Launcher The Chikorita Rescue Worn like a backpack, it is used to throw snowballs.
ArboTank.png Arbotank Tanks a Lot Has extendable arms, a giant spring on bottom, can drill through rock. Also contains superfluous gadgets included to add to the price tag, such as fireworks and a Pidgey cuckoo clock.
Gigantic Mistake.png Gigantic Mistake Charizard's Burning Ambitions Planned to use to catch Charizard in Charicific Valley, but was used to help Ash's Charizard prove its strength instead. It appears to be based on the Bug Catcher Trainer class.
Sunlight Simulator.png Sunlight Simulator Grin to Win! Simulates sunlight for Sunflora
Recycle Rubber Robot.png Recycle Rubber Robot Chikorita's Big Upset Giant robot constructed of tires and remotely controlled by Meowth, that was used to steal Ash's Chikorita and Pikachu. It also works with other Pokémon.
Mecha Spinarak.png Mecha Spinarak The Superhero Secret Giant mechanical Spinarak controlled by Meowth, that was used to try to unmask Gligarman.
Meowth Bubblegum Bot.png Meowth Bubblegum Bot Good 'Quil Hunting Shoots bubblegum from fingers. Destroyed by a Flamethrower from Ash's Cyndaquil.
The Super Diglett Mark 2.png The Super Diglett Mark 2 A Shadow of a Drought The first Diglett mecha used by Team Rocket. Used to dig a large hole in order to get Team Rocket some water. The mecha also had a baseball bat attachment used for knocking out Slowpoke.
Torcher Scorcher.png Torcher Scorcher The Fire-ing Squad Shoots fire out of hoses. Destroyed by a Thunderbolt from Ash's Pikachu in Conjunction with a Water Gun from Squirtle.
Mecha-Noctowl.png Mecha-Noctowl Fowl Play! Has air pumps for blowing gusts of wind, as well as a vacuum. Destroyed by a Thunderbolt from Ash's Pikachu.
Giant Gengar Robot.png Giant Gengar The Psychic Sidekicks! Has mirrors for eyes that reflect Psychic attacks, such as Psybeam. It also has an extremely long tongue that grabs Pokémon.
Barrel Robot.png Barrel Robot A Dairy Tale Ending Can squash anything it rolls over, and has extendable arms, along with a drill.
Cyborg Meowth.png Cyborg Meowth Air Time! (Radio show only.) It is Team Rocket's Meowth that was converted into a cyborg. It can transform into a rocket.
Win Mean Fight Meowth Machine.png Win Mean Fight Meowth Machine Two Hits and a Miss It launches its boxing gloves to grab Pokémon.
Robo-Mecha Wobbuffet.png Robo-Mecha Wobbuffet Power Play! It uses an attack that has the same effect as Counter attack.
Gust Attack Blowing Vac.png Gust Attack Blowing Vac Mountain Time It has two powerful settings: one that blows out, and one that is a super strong vacuum to suck everything right back in.
Win Mean Fight-the-Bite Meowth Machine.png Win Mean Fight-the-Bite Meowth Machine The Trouble with Snubbull It uses its tail as bait to capture Madame Muchmoney's Granbull. It also has an electricshock on its tail. The gloves and tail can launch like rockets.
Mega Murkrow Mark 5.png Mega Murkrow Mark 5 All That Glitters! It has a vacuum that sucks the Murkrow's shiny collections, and an extra powerful option that can blow you away. It also has a grabber inside its beak (to grab Pikachu or other Pokémon).
Digatron.png Digatron Control Freak! Can dig tunnels in the ground, and has rockets.
Robot Bayleef.png Robotic Bayleef Turning Over a New Bayleef Serves as transportation, but can use Vine Whip to pick up Pokémon from the ground.
Robo-Skiploom.png Robo-Skiploom The Screen Actor's Guilt Used to lure Smoochum and Togepi. It uses mega Tackle attack.
Tentacruel Submarine.png Mechanical Tentacruel The Joy of Water Pokémon Used mainly to capture Pikachu using its extendable tentacles. Other times it captured other Pokémon.
Team Rocket Lugia Robot.png Unnamed The Mystery is History Used by Cassidy and Butch to lure Silver. It resembles a Lugia.
Bellossom Wrangler Robot.png Bellossom Wrangler Robot Whichever Way the Wind Blows Possible ways to catch many Vileplume and Bellossom; however, they couldn't decide and they settled on a bag instead.
Vileplume of Doom.png Vileplume of Doom
Hot Air Balloon Transformer Model.png Hot Air Balloon Transformer Model Wish Upon a Star Shape A Robotic version of the Hot Air Balloon; it is shielded against electric attacks, also comes with a hyper-ventilated, carbon-calibrated cannon, and rear-seat cupholders.
Robotic Politoed.png Robotic Politoed I Politoed Ya So! Paralyzes and grabs Pokémon with its tongue.
Ice Cream mecha.png Ice Cream Robots The Ice Cave Able to make ice cream and steal Pokémon.
Robotic Crab.png Robotic Crab Just Add Water Creates whirlpools and sucks in water with its claws.
Team Rocket Mecha EP258.png Unnamed Hatch Me If You Can
Mobile house.png Robotic Building Johto Photo Finish Has wheels and arms to allow for movement and combat.

Advanced Generation series

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Mecha First Appearance Capabilities
Picture Name
AG001 Mecha.png Unnamed Get the Show on the Road! Could drain Pikachu's electricity, and could shoot it back.
Robotic Wurmple.png Robotic Wurmple Gonna Rule The School! Protected from electricity.
AG025 Mecha.png Mechanized Mudkip Maiden A Mudkip Mission Carries shovels for digging, and it is very agile, however, it was sunk by a Water Gun from Mudkip, and then destroyed by a Thunderbolt from Ash's Pikachu.
AG038 Mecha.png Zapdos Mecha A Different Kind of Misty A Zapdos shaped Mecha that can absorb electricity. It also has several saws and grabbers attached to it.
Vacuum Car.png Vacuum car Watt's with Wattson? Sucks up Pokémon with vacuums. A purple version was used in Promoting Healthy Tangrowth!.
Cacnea Bandit Mark 2.png Cacnea Bandit Mark 2 What You Seed is What You Get Shoots bazookas and X's to block Pokémon's mouths. Picks up watermelons with its arms or a net bag. It can also "eat" watermelons and shoot their seeds at its opponent. Vulnerable to Thunderbolt.
Team Rocket Mecha AG049.png Unnamed Maxxed Out! Smashes everything with its giant hammer.
Robotic Numel.png Robotic Numel Game Winning Assist! Uses arms to grab Pokémon and places them in a compartment, and can also use the arms to "walk" along the ground. Damaged by a Skitty's Double Slap and a Flamethrower from Julie's Numel, and then destroyed by Pikachu's Thunderbolt.
Robo Spinda.png Robo Spinda Going for a Spinda Has arms that come out of its mouth to grab Pokémon, and a compartment in its belly to store them in. A mirror can come out of its belly to reflect Psychic attacks. Damaged by Pineco's Explosion, and then destroyed by Pikachu's Thunder.
Mecha AG092.png Unnamed Judgment Day! Used to steal Jimmy's Wartortle, Ivysaur, and Charmeleon. Vulnerable to Hydro Pump. Destroyed by a combination of Razor Leaf, Flamethrower and Hydro Pump from Ivysaur, Charmeleon and Wartortle.
Robo-Kingler.png Hyper Kingler Alloy Z Evolutionary War Used to steal Huntail and Gorebyss. Can send out a net from its right claw and launch the left one. Sunk by a Thunderbolt from Ash's Pikachu.
AG100 Mecha.png Clawbo-Robo-Extendoarm-Greenmeanie-Cageclaw Solid as a Solrock Used to steal Solrock and Lunatone. Can send out two cages from its right hand, which can block all Psychic attacks from inside and every kind of attacks from outside. The mecha can also launch glue bombs from its mouth. Vulnerable to Thunderbolt and Psychic.
AG106 bot.png Robo Diglett Beg, Burrow and Steal! The second Diglett mecha used by Team Rocket. Digs holes with drill, and can snatch Pokémon with a grabber.
AG133 Mecha.png Suck-Of-A-Punishment The Right Place and the Right Mime Has vacuum arms, is able to suck up Pokémon. Destroyed by a combination of Combusken's Fire Spin and Pikachu's Thunderbolt.
AG135 Mecha.png Good At Grabbing Mucho Extres (G.A.G.M.E.) Numero Uno Articuno Is capable of flight, and has extendable grabbing hands for catching Pokémon. A green version was used in On Olden Pond.
Mecha AG137.png Unnamed Hooked on Onix Has extendable arms that can be used to throw big rocks or grab targets, and has water cannons on its shoulders. It can also inflate a Chimecho-shaped balloon for flight. Vulnerable to Water and Electric-type attacks, as well as Iron Tail.
Mecha AG154.png Golem-Grabber Mark 2 Reversing the Charges! Can launch a net from its mouth, it was used again in Trials and Adulations! where it was able to launch a rock rocket. Protected from electricity.
Rocket mecha 155.png Unknown The Green Guardian Used to steal Celebi. Vulnerable to Thunder Wave.
Potted Bonsai Boy Mark 1.png Potted Bonsai Boy Mark 1 All That Glitters is Not Golden! Has super strength, it was used to steal a gold Sudowoodo.
Robo Slaking.png Robo Slaking Slaking Kong Used to steal and collect food. Vulnerable to Scratch.

Diamond & Pearl series

Mecha First Appearance Capabilities
Picture Name
Super Sinnoh Slinger Mark 1A.png Super Sinnoh Slinger Mark 1A When Pokémon Worlds Collide! This mecha is probably the strongest mecha yet. It is solar-powered and can withstand any attack such as Pikachu's Volt Tackle and Thunderbolt, Dawn's Piplup's BubbleBeam, Aipom's Swift and Starly's Whirlwind. It has extendable arms, and unique extendable fingers. According to James, this mecha can even make lunch.
Robotic Rabble Rowser Mach III.png Robotic Rabble Rowser Mark 3 Setting the World on its Buneary! Has extendable legs and claws, also has Pokémon containers, and rockets.
House Mecha DP013.png You-Really-Can't-Take-It-With-You-Can't-Ya Mark 93 A Staravia is Born! Has nets on its hands, and can be disguised as a house.
Fossil Restoration Device.png Fossil Restoration Device Wild in the Streets! Can unfossilize Pokémon, has net-rockets, treads.
Team Rocket transformer.png Mechabot Ya See We Want an Evolution! Was destroyed before being used.
Aspear Rock 1.png Aspear Rock 1 Cooking Up a Sweet Story! Can launch extendable arms. It is extremely durable, as it took multiple hits from Focus Punch to penetrate it. Has a cameo in Fighting Ire with Fire!
Bouldermatic Mark 2.png Bouldermatic Mark 2 Oh Do You Know the Poffin Plan! Can launch extendable arms and vacuums, and can also shoot out giant flower pots that trap the opponent.
Potent Pink Jessie Princess Power Mark 1.png Potent Pink Jessie Princess Power Mark 1 The Electrike Company! Can launch extendable arms, and can fly like a rocket. Protected against electricity.
Badda Bing Mecha.png Badda Bing Supreme Soaker No.6 Hot Springing a Leak! Normally shouts the words "BADDA BOOM, BADDA BING". It can also shoot water from its hands and spill hot water from the tub.
Rhyhorn mecha.png Rhyhorn Mecha Sleight of Sand! The head can open and fire out a mechanical arm. It can also use a move called "Horn Rocket" where it can stab the opponent, and fire its tail off like rocket.
Slowbro mecha.png Slowbro Mecha This mecha can open its mouth and hit the foe with its arms, and it can also use its own special move called "Tail Attack" where it can stab the foe with its tail, or it can fire it off like a rocket.
Chingling mecha.png Tone Deaf Mecha Chingling The Bells are Singing! Can sing rough notes and blow smoke.
Croagunk Robot.png Croagunk Robot Cream of the Croagunk Crop! Has extendable tongue and arms to catch Pokémon. Its chest can open up to serve as a big container for caught Pokémon.
Flying mecha.png Unnamed Hungry for the Good Life! A flying mecha that can let out a smokescreen, and the inside is full of holes and traps.
DP085 Gliscor Bot.png Gliscor Bot Fighting Fear with Fear! A Gliscor balloon that could extend its tail to grab Pokémon. Its claws could open and launch like missiles to emulate X-Scissor, and its wings could spread open and perform an attack emulating Steel Wing.
Fairy mecha.png Unnamed Arriving in Style! Can hover, has a retractable visor to cover the exposed cockpit, and can launch five extendable arms from each shoulder.
Back-to-the-Basics Bohemian Flytrap.png Back-to-the-Basics Bohemian Flytrap A Lean Mean Team Rocket Machine! It can transform from a car-like form. Its mouth can be used for storage and its arms and eyes can fire lasers. It is vulnerable to Electric attacks.
Roly Poly Robot.png Roly Poly Robot If the Scarf Fits, Wear It! This mecha rolls around a ball of Pokémon food (like a Stag Beetle) that can attract Pokémon such as Lickilicky. It can also fly and pick up rocks and kick them. It can even launch a rocket that fires out a rope.
Nightmare maker.png Nightmare Maker Sleepless in Pre-Battle! This device sends out electromagnetic pulses that makes sleeping people have nightmares and blame it all on Darkrai.
Mechaman.png Mechaman Ancient Family Matters! It can drill using its "head", and can also throw rocks and sand with its hands.
DP109 mecha.png Earth Moving Monster Masher Mover 1 Leading a Stray! Can transform from an excavator crane to a mecha. It uses it arms to slam into the opponent, and the hands can grab objects. Vulnerable to water.
Bowling Pin Robot.png Unknown Stealing the Conversation! It can shoot mechanical bowling pins out of its arms that explode upon impact. It also has extendable arms and legs.
DP117 robot 1.png Unknown Noodles! Roamin' Off! This mecha was destroyed quickly by Pikachu using Thunderbolt, the only thing this mecha can do is jump great distances into the air. Has a cameo in Fighting Ire with Fire!
DP122 mecha.png Piprinoleon Stopped in the Name of Love! This mecha is as big as a building with many tiny rooms and vents, it can launch extendable arms that can make Pokémon dizzy. If hit by a Thunderbolt in the underarm the bolt can travel down the arm into a mechanical room and zap the captured friend. Legs appear for hasty getaways, it is vulnerable to water.
Team Rocket Mecha DP144.png Magcargo Mecha Gone With the Windworks! Has a big cable, and the head and body can become hot like lava. It can also launch a Zap Cannon called a "Magcargo Cannon"; however, doing so immediately drains the battery almost completely. Vulnerable to Thunderbolt.
Drapion mecha.png Digital Drapion Bagged Then Tagged! This mecha has extendable arms with sharp claws for digging underground, and a hatch on its head. The mouth can open and send the captured Pokémon down to the abdomen. It is vulnerable to flying attacks and can also release geysers. A computer system inside the head can check where it is going and detect where other life forms are, such as Monferno. It appears to be based on a Drapion's Shiny coloration.
Drapion mecha decoy.png Digital Drapion decoy A mini mecha that is released from the big mecha above. It can dig underground and self-destruct.
Pidgey mecha.png Pidgey Mark 2 Try for the Family Stone! This mecha can fly and is activated by Meowth's controls, and has a container in its stomach. It also has a fan which can blow opponents away, it can also launch 2 extendable arms from its stomach which has a broom to sweep opponents away. Its wing can fly off. Vulnerable to Electric and Flying attacks.
Altaria mecha.png Altaria Mecha A Meteroic Rise to Excellence! This mecha looks like an Altaria and was used to capture Wilma's Altaria. It also has wheels and a compartment where Altaria was held, but got broke free with a combination of Altaria's Ice Beam and Flamethrower knocking the mecha on its side. Gible can also eat it.
DP157 Blasto Bot II.png Blasto-Bot 2 Gotta Get a Gible! Was eaten by Gible, before it could do anything.
Recycled Robo Blasto-Bot.png Recycled Robo Blasto-Bot This mecha was made from recycled parts from the Blasto-Bot II, it can leap great distances, and can show its tongue. It has an Iron Fist to grab its foe, and a regular hand as well. Vulnerable to Thunderbolt and Iron Tail. Destroyed by a stronger version of Thunderbolt from Ash's Pikachu.
DP163 mecha.png Unnamed Fighting Ire with Fire! This mecha has glass capsules capturing enemies. It comes out from Team Rocket's Balloon with extended arms for capturing Pokémon into a container. Weak against powerful Fire and Mach Punch attacks and strong against Protect.
Team Rocket Mecha DP168 1.png Meta Caterpie Keeping In Top Forme! This mecha looks like a Caterpie, can dig underground. The forehead can open to reveal Team Rocket. A gun in its mouth fires a sticky liquid similar to a String Shot, and also if this mecha is nearly destroyed the body will crack open to reveal another mecha (below). It is strong against attacks like Energy Ball, Ice Beam, Rock Climb and Whirlpool.
Team Rocket Mecha DP168 2.png Blockbuster Butterfree This mecha looks and flies like a Butterfree. It can release a Solar Beam attack from the antennae on its head, and it is vulnerable against air attacks like Air Slash.
TR Mecha DP169.png Robo Diglett Pokémon Ranger: Heatran Rescue! The third Team Rocket Diglett mecha, which is controlled by Meowth's controls. It can dig underground and can drill through rocks. It also has arms to picks things up with, extra arms for when they are destroyed. Three nets can fire out from its body, and it can also walk along walls. Vulnerable to powerful Eruption attacks.
TR Staraptor Mecha.png Aerial Ace Defense An Elite Coverup! This mecha is shaped like a Staraptor, and was used like a missile to defeat Ash's Staraptor.
TR Gliscor Mecha.png Guillotine Defense This mecha is shaped like a Gliscor, and was used like a missile to try to defeat Bertha's Gliscor, but it was defeated by a powerful Guillotine.
Seviper Armor.png Powering-up Parts This was armor fired out of Team Rocket's Balloon to make Jessie's Seviper stronger. It upped the strength of a Poison Tail, nearly defeating Ash's Buizel. It was defeated by Bertha's Golem's Rock Blast.
Carnivine Armor.png Powering-up Parts This was armor fired out of Team Rocket's Balloon to make James's Carnivine stronger. It upped Carnivine's Vine Whip's strength, nearly defeating Dawn's Pachirisu. It was defeated by Bertha's Golem's Rock Blast.
DP182 Mecha.png Unnamed An Old Family Blend! One of the strongest mechas yet, this one was used when Team Rocket tried to steal Ash's Cyndaquil shortly before the beginning of the Lily of the Valley Conference. It had six hands holding different weapons; a net, a fly swatter, a plunger, scissors, tongs, and an empty hand. These hands could switch to another six with an even bigger arsenal; a drill, a chainsaw, a paint scraper, a paper fan, a drafting triangle, and a mallet. This mecha was able to withstand Bubble Beam, Water Gun, Hydro Pump (although it wasn't waterproof), Thunderbolt, and Flamethrower. Its arms were vulnerable to Razor Leaf and the mecha itself was vulnerable to Eruption.

Best Wishes series

Mecha First Appearance Capabilities
Picture Name
Team Rocket Mecha BW006.png Energy Excavating Robot Dreams by the Yard Full! This mecha can be used to harness the energy of dreams.
Team Rocket Mecha BW029 2.png Giant Fan Cottonee in Love! This mecha has a giant fan which can be used to blow Cottonee into a net bag. Vulnurable to Thunderbolt.
Team Rocket Mecha BW034.png Roggenrola Cannon Gotta Catch A Roggenrola! This mecha can attach up to nineteen Roggenrola to itself and force them all to use their Flash Cannons at once, creating a powerful blast of energy. It has two extendable spiked clubs, that it used to create a cave in.
Team Rocket BW112 hacking mecha.png Unnamed Team Plasma's Pokémon Power Plot! A small drone used to hack into Colress's computer system and download the data from his Pokémon manipulation program.
Team Rocket Mecha BW113.png Unnamed The Light of Floccesy Ranch! This mecha can fire beams of static electricity, which lures in Electric-type Pokémon like Mareep, which are then locked into a cage below. It can also absorb electricity from the Electric Pokémon within the cage and fire it from its cannon as an attack. Vulnerable to Thunderbolt.
Team Rocket electric cannons.png Unnamed To Catch a Rotom! A device used to drain electricity from the power lines on Torom Island. The stolen electricity can then be fired from handheld cannons. It also has a container to hold a Rotom, and can drain power from the Rotom as well.
Team Rocket Mecha BW142.png Unnamed The Dream Continues! This Mecha combines all of the balloon attachments into one Meowth balloon. This balloon was quickly shot down by a group attack from Ash's Pikachu, Snivy, Pignite, Oshawott, Unfezant, Scraggy, Leavanny, Boldore, Palpitoad, Krookodile and Charizard.

XY series

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Mecha First Appearance Capabilities
Picture Name
Team Rocket Mecha XY010.png Mega-Mega Meowth Machine Mega-Mega Meowth Madness! Piloted by Meowth, this robot has the ability to launch punches and absorb electric attacks, which it can also send back at the attacker. It is powered by an external battery, but it is also able to switch to an internal one. Its armor protects it from most attacks, but in the end, it was destroyed by Blaziken Mask's Mega Blaziken's Flamethrower.
Team Rocket Mecha XY017.png Meowth Ninja Mecha A Rush of Ninja Wisdom A Meowth mecha with a ninja theme. Its techniques include launching punches, shooting nets from the palms of its hands and firing projectiles themed after Meowth's charm from its wrists ("Coin Shuriken"), as well as using the charm on its head to create a bright flash of light. It was immobilized by Pikachu's Thunderbolt before being destroyed by a combined Water Pulse from Ash's Froakie and Sanpei's Frogadier.
Team Rocket Mecha XY026.png Robo Baby Buggy Berry-Robbing Swipe the Sweets and Make Our Own Treats Octillery Bot 3 A Battle by Any Other Name! An Octillery-themed mecha equipped with grabbing claws and vacuum tubes for tentacles, used to suck up Pokémon and Berries. It was disabled by Serena's Fennekin after Ash blocked one of the tubes, and later destroyed through a combination of Ash's Pikachu's Thunderbolt, Fennekin's Flamethrower and Miette's Slurpuff's Energy Ball.
Team Rocket Mecha XY029.png Electricity-Has-No-Effect-On-Me-Atron Heroes - Friends and Faux Alike! A Heliolisk mecha Team Rocket tricked Clemont into upgrading. It can absorb Electric attacks and fires them back at the opponent and use its tail to grab Pokémon. But it got destroyed after it malfunctioned.
Team Rocket Mecha XY055.png Unnamed A Slippery Encounter! This mecha can drain electricity and turn into cage.
Team Rocket Mecha XY057.png Fiendish Fever Freeze Thawing an Icy Panic! This mecha can create snowstorms and capture Pokemon. Destoyed by a comination of attacks from Frogadier, Pikachu, Fennekin, and Luxio.
Team Rocket Mecha XY065.png Automatic Pikachu Catcher (A.P.C.) Good Friends, Great Training! This mecha came with a cage and was used to capture Pikachu. Sliggoo's Dragon Breath released Pikachu but disorientated the catcher which resulted in it capturing Tierno's Wartortle and Raichu.
Team Rocket Mecha XY068.png Unnamed Garchomp's Mega Bond! This mecha can grab the objects and shoot net with lengthening hands, has turbo engine, can control Pokémon with guidance waves.
Team Rocket Mecha XY070.png Unnamed Beyond the Rainbow!
Team Rocket Mecha XY077.png Unnamed A Relay in the Sky!
Team Rocket Mecha XY096.png Giga Giga Meowth Machine A Giga Battle with Mega Results!
Team Rocket Mecha XY097.png Vavoominite Mark 4 A Fiery Rite of Passage!
Team Rocket Mecha XY110.png Ferrothorn Mecha An Electrifying Rage!
Carbink Robo Drillalyzer.png Carbink Robo Drillalyzer A Diamond in the Rough!
Monstrous-Megalomaniacal-Super-Attacking-Guilted Meowth Gadget.png Monstrous-Megalomaniacal-Super-Attacking-Guilted Meowth Gadget A Gaggle of Gadget Greatness!
Team Rocket Mecha XY137.png Unnamed Battling with a Clean Slate!

Sun & Moon series

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Mecha First Appearance Capabilities
Picture Name
Fake Bewear.jpg Unnamed Racing to a Big Event! Has turbo engine.
Team Rocket Mecha SM016.jpg Unnamed They Might Not Be Giants! Destroyed before being used.
Z -Crystals Locating Device.png Z-Crystals Locating Device A Team-on-Team Tussle! Pointing Z-Crystals location with its antennas.
Team Rocket Mecha SM042.png Unnamed Alola, Kanto! Shoots net.

In the manga

In the Ash & Pikachu manga

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Picture Name
Team Rocket Mecha SP17.png Unnamed Let's Save Pikachu!!
Team Rocket Mecha SP26.png Unnamed Hunt For The Treasure Of The Universe!
Team Rocket Mecha SP27.png Unnamed Tale Of The Friendship Between Pikachu And Meowth
Team Rocket Mecha SP30.png Unnamed The Birth Of The Invincible Team, Max And Ralts!!

In The Electric Tale of Pikachu manga

Mecha First Appearance Capabilities
Picture Name
Team Rocket Mecha ET08.png Unnamed You Gotta Have Friends This machine was used to capture a large group of Pikachu using a Poké Ball cannon. It can convert between plane and walker mode.
ET09 Mecha.png Unnamed I'm Your Venusaur This mecha was used to try stealing an ancient Venusaur.
ET11 Mecha.png Unnamed Days of Gloom and Glory These diving machines were used to look for treasure in a sunken city.
Team Rocket Mecha ET11.png Unnamed
Team Rocket Mecha ET19 1.png Venusbot Ash vs. Gary This Venusaur-shaped mecha was used stop Ash and Gary from capturing a giant Slowpoke. It has the ability to transform into a humanoid form. It is equipped with nets and a water gun.
Team Rocket Mecha ET19 2.png Unnamed This Gyarados-shaped boat was used to capture a giant Slowpoke.

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