Ultra League and Ultra Premier Classic are now running in Pokemon GO as part of the GO Battle League: Season ofLight until September29

Ultra League and Ultra Premier Classic are now running in Pokemon GO as part of the GO Battle League

Niantic has detailed the Pokemon GO Battle League: Season of Light. Read on below to learn more.

GO Battle League: Season of Light Update

Trainers,

Season of Light in the GO Battle League is almost here!

GO Battle League: Season of Light will feature the Psychic Cup, the Weather Cup, and the Halloween Cup: Ultra League Edition, coming on the heels of the 2022 Pokemon World Championships!

This Season, GO Battle League is expected to undergo a series of tweaks, including for new trainers and time-tested combaters.

Start date, rank resets, and end-of-Season rewards for GO Battle League: Season of Light

Season of Light of the GO Battle League will begin on Thursday, September 1, 2022, at 1:00 pm PDT (GMT 7).

The following will be implemented at the beginning of the season.

  • End-of-Season rewards will be available on the battle screen.
  • Your GO Battle League rank will be reset.
  • Rank-up requirements will remain the same as the prior Season.

GO Battle League: Season of Light Schedule

On the dates listed below, the following leagues will begin and close at 11:30 pm PDT (GMT 7).

The 1st of September, August 8,

The 8th of September, 15th

The 15th and 22nd of September

The 22nd of September, 29th

The 29th of October, 2012

Oct 6 Oct 13

Oct 13 20

Oct 20 Oct 27

The 27th of October, the 3rd, is

The 3rd of November, the 10th, has rescheduled.

The 10th and 17th of November are

The 17th and 24th of November are here.

The 24th of December is the first day of the year.

Season of Light: GO Battle Days

GO Battle Day: Guzma

From 12:00 to 11:59 p.m. local time, Saturday, October 1, 2022

A GO Battle Day with a Guzma Avatar item set!

  • 4 Stardust from win rewards.
  • The maximum number of sets you can play per day will be increased from five to 20for a total of 100 battlesfrom 12:00 a.m. to 11:59 p.m. local time.

Timed Research focused on fighting will last for the whole day!

Complete the research to gain:

  • XP
  • Rare Candy
  • A watch and bracelet for your avatar inspired by Guzma
  • An Elite Charge TM

Active Leagues There will be a number of leagues that will be active.

  • Master League
  • Master Premier Classic

GO Battle Day: Miltank

Sunday, November 6, 2022, from 12:00 a.m. to 11:59 p.m. local time

Miltank, the Milk Cow Pokemon, is featured on the GO Battle Day!

  • 4 Stardust from win rewards.
  • The maximum number of sets you can play per day will be increased from five to 20for a total of 100 battlesfrom 12:00 a.m. to 11:59 p.m. local time.

From 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. local time

  • Miltank will be guaranteed to appear as a reward encounter.
  • In each set, the first win reward from the Basic track will be a reward encounter. The second through fifth win rewards will remain unchanged.
  • All win rewards from the Premium track will be reward encounters.
  • Youll have an increased chance of encountering Shiny Miltank.

The whole day of Timed Research focusing on fighting will be supervised!

Continue studying to get a better pay:

  • XP
  • Rare Candy
  • Miltank encounter
  • An Elite Charge TM

Active Leagues The following leagues will be active.

  • Ultra League
  • Willpower Cup

GO Battle League: Season of Light rewards

At the level 1, you will be guaranteed to encounter one of the Pokemon that Guzma is known to use!

At the levels shown in the image below, you may encounter the following Pokemon in reward encounters throughout the season.

Once GO Battle League: Season of Light begins, a pass for accessing battle-themed Timed Research will be available in the in-game shop for those who are particularly adept at combating.

This Timed Research will keep track of your victories throughout the Season. Each research page will require 100 wins to complete, and doing so will reward you with a small amount of Stardust and items such as an Elite Fast TM (400 wins) and Elite Charged TM (500 wins). Keep an eye on it throughout the Season to see how far you can get!

Avatar items and other rewards

Pikachu Libre avatar items will be rewarded to Trainers who have reached the tier 3.

Trainers will be able to earn the following rewards for your avatar. All are inspired by Guzma, the leader of Team Skull in, and ''Pokemon Ultra Moon _!

  • Ace rank: watch and bracelet
  • Veteran rank: pants
  • Expert rank: glasses
  • Legend rank: shirt and pose

Youll Receive an Elite Charged TM at rank 19, as well as an Elite Fast TM as an end-of-season reward.

Cups

This season, you may look forward to the following cups.

Great League

  • Pokemon must be at or below 1,500 CP to enter.

Ultra League

  • Pokemon must be at or below 2,500 CP to enter.

Ultra Premier

  • Pokemon must be at or below 2,500 CP to enter.
  • Legendary or Mythical Pokemon are not eligible.

Ultra Premier Classic

  • Pokemon must be at or below 2,500 CP to enter.
  • Legendary or Mythical Pokemon are not eligible.
  • Pokemon that have been powered up using Candy XL are not eligible.

Master League

  • No CP Limit.

Master Premier Classic

  • No CP Limit.
  • Legendary or Mythical Pokemon are not eligible.
  • Pokemon that have been powered up using Candy XL are not eligible.

Little Jungle Cup Remix

  • Pokemon must be at or below 500 CP to enter.
  • Only Normal-, Grass-, Electric-, Poison-, Ground-, Flying-, Bug-, and Dark-type Pokemon will be eligible.
  • The three Pokemon most used by Trainers Ace rank and up in the last Little Jungle Cup will not be allowed in the Little Jungle Cup Remix.
  • In addition, Salandit will not be allowed.

The following Pokemon will not be permitted.

Evolution Cup

  • Pokemon must be at or below 1,500 CP to enter.
  • Only Pokemon that have evolved at least once and can evolve again will be eligible.

Psychic Cup

  • Pokemon must be at or below 1,500 CP to enter.
  • Only Psychic-type Pokemon will be eligible.

The following Pokemon will not be allowed.

Weather Cup

  • Pokemon must be at or below 2,500 CP to enter.
  • Only Fire-, Water-, Ice-, and Rock-type Pokemon will be eligible.

Halloween Cup

  • Pokemon must be at or below 1,500 CP to enter.
  • Only Poison-, Bug-, Ghost-, Dark-, and Fairy-type Pokemon are permitted.

Halloween Cup: Ultra League Edition

  • Pokemon must be at or below 2,500 CP to enter.
  • Only Poison-, Bug-, Ghost-, Dark-, and Fairy-type Pokemon will be eligible.

Willpower Cup

  • Pokemon must be at or below 1,500 CP to enter.
  • Only Fighting-, Psychic-, and Dark-type Pokemon will be eligible.

The following Pokemon will not be permitted.

Element Cup Remix

  • Pokemon must be at or below 500 CP to enter.
  • Only Fire-, Water-, and Grass-type Pokemon will be eligible.
  • Only Pokemon that are able to evolve and have not evolved even once will be eligible.
  • The three Pokemon most used by Trainers Ace rank and up in the last Element Cup will not be allowed in the Element Cup Remix.
  • In addition, Salandit will not be allowed.

The following Pokemon will not be permitted.

Catch Cup: Season of Light Edition

  • Pokemon must be at or below 1,500 CP to enter.
  • Only Pokemon caught during the Season of Light allowed*

New attacks

  • Trainer Battles: 8 Damage
  • Gyms and raids: 10 Damage
  • Trainer Battles: 3 Damage
  • Gyms and raids: 9 Damage

Attack Changes

  • Trainer Battles: Chance to lower the opposing Pokemons Attack is no longer guaranteed
  • Trainer Battles: Energy cost increased
  • Trainer Battles: Energy generation decreased
  • Trainer Battles:
    • 40 60 power
    • Attack and Defense increase amount has been lowered
  • 40 60 power
  • Attack and Defense increase amount has been lowered
  • 40 60 power
  • Attack and Defense increase amount has been lowered
  • Trainer Battles: Attack and Defense increase amount has been lowered
  • Trainer Battles:
    • 40 60 power
    • Attack and Defense increase amount has been lowered
  • 40 60 power
  • Attack and Defense increase amount has been lowered
  • 40 60 power
  • Attack and Defense increase amount has been lowered
  • Trainer Battles: Energy generation increased
  • Trainer Battles: Energy generation increased

Attack availability updates

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The Pokemon GO team

New events like the Evolution Cup will join returning favorites, giving both new battlers and tested Trainers the chance to shine in the #SeasonOfLight!

Learn more about https://t.co/atNiE34L09#GOBattle

Pokemon GO (@PokemonGoApp) August 31, 2022

Have you ever recovered from #PokemonGOWorlds? Don''t worry, Trainers, and GO Battle League: Season of Light is on course to start! https://t.co/atNiE34L09

Pokemon GO (@PokemonGoApp) August 31, 2022

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