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 the Meowth Balloon.

In the anime

Recurring mechas

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.

The original balloon design was a Meowth head with a raised paw and tail at the back. The basket was green and had two beige sandbags.

In Enter Iris and Axew, they used a new football-shaped purple balloon with the new Team Rocket logo on it and a gray basket. The balloon was extended from their briefcase, but was destroyed by Ash's Oshawott. It hasn't been seen ever since. They later started to use Meowth design again in New Places... Familiar Faces!, where it was 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 Dream Continues! and then the XY series, the Meowth head now has two arms on the balloon and has propeller engines on its blue basket. In addition, it was redesigned to have its mouth open on its portion unlike the previous generations. The balloon portion now also has a ribbed surface.

It was redesigned again in the Sun & Moon series, where the basket is now colored green with a yellow stripe and the new red Team Rocket logo. It also no longer has propeller engines. It still retains the Meowth head design from the XY series, with the only differences being that the head once again has a smooth surface and there is a propeller on the back. As Team Rocket doesn't travel around the region to follow Ash, it is seen much less frequent than in previous series.

In the credits of I Choose You!, Team Rocket is seen using the original balloon, last seen in the Diamond & Pearl series.

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 a generic submarine that wasn't designed after a 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!.

List of mechas

Original series

Mecha First Appearance Capabilities
Picture Name
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.
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 A hitting machine that swings around a bat to knock targets out of the way, it was used to hit Pikachu and Chikorita towards Team Rocket.
Robotic Pinsir.png Mechanical Pinsir / Super Pinsir A Sappy Ending This remote-controlled device can suck sap from trees through a hose, and stores it inside detachable tanks on its back. The mecha is a similar size to Heracross, and 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 six prototypes failed due to technical errors. It is controlled via remote and is capable of shooting nets and spears from it mouth.
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.
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! Powered by Electricity, and can use an attack that has the same effect as Counter.
Win Mean Fight-the-Bite Meowth Machine.png Lean, Mean Fight-the-Bite Machine (aka Fight-the-Bite Meowth) The Trouble with Snubbull It uses its tail as bait to capture Madame Muchmoney's Granbull. It also has an electric shock 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 Electric-proof vehicle with pair of hands and net to steal the Pokémon.
Mobile house.png Robotic Building Johto Photo Finish Has wheels and arms to allow for movement and combat.

Advanced Generation series

Mecha First Appearance Capabilities
Picture Name
AG001 Mecha.png Unnamed Get the Show on the Road! A battery-shaped mecha that could drain Pikachu's electricity, and shoot it back.
Robotic Wurmple.png Robotic Wurmple Gonna Rule The School! A giant Wurmple robot with tank tracks. It is protected from any electricity attacks.
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.
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.
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 AG073.png Mechanized-Marvel-The-Mean-Old-Lady Bot 1 Grass Hysteria! Chasing and capturing Pokémon with its giant hands, can mirror Pikachu's attacks.
Mecha AG084.png Unnamed Who's Flying Now? Shoots Pokémon with electricity and captures them with its giant hands.
Mecha AG089.png Nasty-And-Grumpy-Grabber Mark One A Scare to Remember Electric-proof mecha, that captures Pokémon with its giant hands.
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 AG146.png Haunter Illusion/Ghostly Gadget Fear Factor Phony Was first in the form of a Haunter illusion and then was revealed to be a Mecha when the illusion explodes. It is protected against any electric or psychic moves but was destroyed by Shadow Ball.
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! A solar powered robot with lots of arms, and could withstand any attack such as Pikachu's Volt Tackle and Thunderbolt, Dawn's Piplup's Bubble Beam, Aipom's Swift, and Starly's Gust. It has extendable arms, and unique extendable fingers. According to James, this mecha can even make lunch. It was eventually destroyed when one the arms hit the base of the mecha as it was trying to send Ash off of it. This happens to possibly the strongest Mecha Team Rocket have had.
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! A giant robot that could be transformed from the Evolution Machine Team Rocket purchased from Magikarp Salesman. It however was destroyed before it could even be 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.
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.
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-type 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 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

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 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 XY077.png Unnamed A Relay in the Sky! Mecha Pelipper for Pokémon Sky Relay. Piloted by Meowth, can destroy rocks.
Team Rocket Mecha XY096.png Giga Giga Meowth Machine A Giga Battle with Mega Results! An updated version of the Mega-Mega Meowth Machine.
Team Rocket Mecha XY097.png Vavoominite Mark 4 A Fiery Rite of Passage! This mecha can suck into itself anything (has 2 levels of power) and put into glass cage. If Pokèmon in cage starts to attack mecha can empower it and attack outside.
Team Rocket Mecha XY110.png Ferrothorn Mecha An Electrifying Rage! Used to catch Zapdos. It can shoot lasers, that traps Pokémon and has claws to catch it (never seen in action).
Carbink Robo Drillalyzer.png Carbink Robo Drillalyzer A Diamond in the Rough! High-tech mecha, used to catch Carbink. Team Rocket built it in the cave and met some Carbink, that were looking for another one. Trio put trapped them and put into the mecha's hands as the weapon to attack other Pokémon. It was made out of material, that Pokémon can't bite.
Monstrous-Megalomaniacal-Super-Attacking-Guilted Meowth Gadget.png Monstrous-Megalomaniacal-Super-Attacking-Guilted Meowth Gadget A Gaggle of Gadget Greatness! Build for Meowth to use Fury Swipes. Has "playful" mechanism for it to reach opponent and attack it.

Sun & Moon series

Mecha First Appearance Capabilities
Picture Name
Fake Bewear.jpg Toggle-Charge-Racer-Pancake-Chaser Racing to a Big Event! Based on a Bewear, and controlled by Meowth and Wobbuffet. It has a turbo engine. It got destroyed by Bewear.
Team Rocket Mecha SM042.png Robo-Meowth Alola, Kanto! The arms are controlled by buttons on armbands that Meowth is wearing, and it can shoot nets and deflect attacks. It was damaged by Lycanroc's Accelerock and Crobat's Supersonic and destroyed by Staryu's Bubble Beam.
Team Rocket Mecha SM069.png Unnamed Rise and Shine, Starship! This mecha is similar to the Robo-Meowth, and was used to steal Celesteela. It is controlled by electric Armbands and Earbands Meowth is wearing. The paws can fly off like rockets.

In the manga

In the Ash & Pikachu manga

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Mecha First Appearance Capabilities
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.

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