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Go Battle League: Season 11

Season Start Season End
June 1, 2022 September 1, 2022

Season Rewards

  • Rank 1 Reward: Machamp
  • Rank 3 Reward: Pikachu Libre Avatar Items
  • Rank 6 Reward: Meinfoo, Bea-Style Gloves
  • Rank 19 Reward: Elite Charged TM, Elite Fast TM end-of-season
  • Ace Rank Reward: Axew, Bea-Style Gloves
  • Veteran Rank Reward: Noibat
  • Expert Rank Reward: Bea-Style Outfit
  • Legend Rank Reward: Pikachu Libre, Bea-Style Pose

Season Schedule

  • June 1 - June 8
    • Great League
    • Great League Remix
  • June 8 - June 15
    • Ultra League
    • Catch Cup - Go Fest Edition
  • June 15 - June 22
    • Master League with 3x Stardust Rewards
    • Fossil Cup
  • June 22 - June 29
    • ​​​​​​​Great League
    • Retro Cup
  • June 29 - July 6
    • ​​​​​​​Ultra League
    • Kanto Cup
  • July 6 - July 13
    • ​​​​​​​Great League
    • Ultra League
    • Master League
  • July 13 - July 20
    • ​​​​​​​Great League
    • Flying Cup
  • July 20 - July 27 
    • ​​​​​​​Ultra League
    • Little Cup Remix
  • July 27 - August 3
    • ​​​​​​​Master League with 3x Stardust Rewards
    • TBA
  • August 3 - August 10
    • ​​​​​​​Great League
    • Element Cup
  • August 10 - August 17
    • ​​​​​​​Ultra League
    • Summer Cup
  • August 17 - August 24
    • ​​​​​​​Great League
    • Fighting Cup
  • August 24 - September 1
    • ​​​​​​​Great League
    • Ultra League
    • Master League

Season Events

Go Battle Day: Mankey

June 18, 2022

This event will feature 4x Stardust rewards and guaranteed Mankey encounters. Any Mankey evolved into Primape during this event will know Cross Chop.

A timed research line will also be available with a focus on battling. This event features the following rewards:

  • XP
  • Rare Candy
  • Bea-Style Gloves (will not stack with season rewards)
  • An Elite Charge TM

Go Battle Weekend

July 9 - July 10

We don't have any information at this point, but we know that this event will feature all three main leagues.

Go World Championships Event

This will take place during the August 17 - August 24 period featuring the Great League and Fighting Cup, and that's all that we know right now.

Full Announcement

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Trainers,

GO Battle League Season 11 is set to begin!

After a relaxing season off, it’s time to get back to battling with Season 11! We’ve got a whole slew of new cups just waiting to be won, and of course we can’t forget to mention the ongoing Pokémon GO World Championship Series events!

Keep up to date on the latest Pokémon GO World Championship Series events on the Play! Pokémon site.

Season 11 start date, rank resets, and end-of-season rewards

GO Battle League Season 11 will start on Wednesday, June 1, 2022, at 1:00 p.m. PDT (GMT −7).

The following will occur 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 in Season 10.

Season 11 Schedule

The following leagues will begin and end at 1:00 p.m. PDT (GMT −7) on the dates listed below.

June 1 - June 8

Great League

Great League Remix

June 8 - June 15

Ultra League

Catch Cup — GO Fest Edition

June 15 - June 22

Master League*

Fossil Cup*

* 3× Stardust from win rewards (this does not include end of set rewards)

June 22 - June 29

Great League

Retro Cup

June 29 - July 6

Ultra League

Kanto Cup

July 6 - July 13

Great League

Ultra League

Master League

July 13 - July 20

Great League

Flying Cup

July 20 - July 27

Ultra League

Little cup Remix

July 27 - August 3

Master League*

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* 3× Stardust from win rewards (this does not include end of set rewards)

August 3 - August 10

Great League

Element Cup

August 10 - August 17

Ultra League

Summer Cup

August 17 - August 24

Great League

Fighting Cup

August 24 - September 1

Great League

Ultra League

Master League

Season 11 GO Battle Events

GO Battle Day: Mankey

Saturday, June 18, 2022, from 12:00 a.m. to 11:59 p.m. local time

A GO Battle Day featuring Mankey, plus the return of a featured attack for its Evolution, Primeape!

Bonuses

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

Featured Pokémon - Mankey

Available from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. local time

  • Mankey 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.

Image of Mankey - Shiny Icon On

Mankey

Primeape

Evolve Mankey during the three hours of the event, or up to two hours after it, to get a Primeape that knows the Charged Attack Cross Chop.

Timed Research

Timed Research focused on battling will be available for the whole day!

Complete the research to earn:

  • XP
  • Rare Candy
  • Bea-Style Gloves
  • An Elite Charge TM

* Trainers who have already received the Bea-style Gloves avatar item from the rank 20 rewards will not receive another.

Active Leagues

Active Leagues The following leagues will be active.

  • Master League
  • Fossil Cup

GO Battle Weekend

Saturday, July 9, 2022, from 12:00 a.m. to Sunday, July 10, 2022, 11:59 p.m. local time

Celebrate Pokémon GO’s anniversary with a weekend full of battling! Stay tuned for more details as we get closer to this event!

Active Leagues

The following leagues will be active.

  • Great League
  • Ultra League
  • Master League

More to come...

Pokémon GO World Championships Event

Celebrate the World Championship finals with a battle-focused event! Stay tuned for more details as we get closer to this event!

Active Leagues

The following leagues will be active.

  • Great League
  • Fighting Cup

More to come…

Season 11 rewards

Image of 1x Guaranteed Encounter IconGuaranteed rank-up encounters

You can encounter the following Pokémon once per season at the designated ranks.

Image of Machamp with the Rank 1 Icon

Machamp

Image of Mienfoo with Rank 6 Icon

Mienfoo

Axew - Ace Rank - Shiny Icon On

Axew*

Image of Noibat with Veteran Icon - 2,500+

Noibat

Pikachu Libre - Legend - Shiny Icon On

Pikachu Libre

If you’re lucky, you may find a Shiny one!

Ace Rank

Veteran Rank

Legend Rank

*Shiny Axew will not be available to be encountered until after its debut in the global Pokémon GO Fest on Saturday, June 4, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. local time.

Image of Wild Encounter IconStandard Encounters

You can encounter the following Pokémon in reward encounters throughout the season at the ranks shown in the image below.

Image of Poliwag - Shiny Icon

Poliwag

Image of Wingull - Shiny Icon

Wingull

Image of Meditite - Shiny Icon

Meditite

Image of Litwick - No shiny Ocn

Litwick

Image of Skwovet - No Shiny Icon

Skwovet

Image of Skarmory - Shiny Icon

Skarmory

Image of Mienfoo - Shiny Icon Off

Mienfoo

Image of Lickitung - Shiny Icon On

Lickitung

Image of Hitmontop - Shiny Icon Off

Hitmontop

Image of Karrablast - Shiny Icon On

Karrablast*

Image of Male Frillish - Shiny Icon Off

Frillish

Image of Shelmet - Shiny Icon On

Shelmet*

Image of Absol - Shiny Icon On

Absol

Image of Pancham - Shiny Icon Off

Pancham

Image of Falinks - Shiny Icon On

Falinks

Raid Icon

five-star Raid Boss

Ace - Axew

Axew*

Image of Noibat - Shiny Icon Off

Noibat

If you’re lucky, you may find a Shiny one!

The Pokémon currently appearing in five-star raids has a chance of appearing as a reward encounter after you reach rank 20.

Ace Rank

Veteran Rank

*Shiny Axew, Shiny Karrablast, and Shiny Shelmet will not be available to be encountered until after their debut in the global Pokémon GO Fest on Saturday, June 4, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. local time.

Avatar items and other rewards

Pikachu Libre avatar items will be rewarded to Trainers who reach Rank 3.

Trainers will be able to earn avatar items and a pose inspired by Bea, Gym Leader of Stow-on-Side's Gym in Pokémon Sword!

  • Ace rank: Bea-Style Gloves
  • Veteran rank: Bea-Style Headband
  • Expert rank: Bea-Style Outfit
  • Legend rank: Bea-Style Pose

At rank 19, you’ll receive an Elite Charged TM, and you’ll also receive an Elite Fast TM as an end-of-season reward.

Cups

You can look forward to the following cups this season.

Image of the Great League Remix IconGreat League

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

Image of the Great League Remix IconGreat League Remix

  • Pokémon must be at or below 1,500 CP to enter.
  • The 20 Pokémon most used by Trainers Ace rank and up in the Great League will not be allowed in the Great League Remix.

The following Pokémon will not be allowed.

Image of Venusaur

Venusaur

Image of Nidoqueen

Nidoqueen

Image of Alolan Ninetails

Alolan Ninetails

Image of Azumarill

Azumarill

Image of Umbreon

Umbreon

Image of Skarmory

Skarmory

Image of Swampert

Swampert

Image of Sableye

Sableye

Image of Medicham

Medicham

Image of Altaria

Altaria

Walrein - Banned

Walrein

Image of Defense Forme Deoxys

Defense Forme Deoxys

Image of Bastiodon

Bastiodon

Drapion - Banned

Drapion

Image of Scrafty

Scrafty

Image of Jellicent

Jellicent

Galarian Stunfisk - Banned

Galarian Stunfisk

Image of Talonflame

Talonflame

Trevenant - Banned

Trevenant

Image of Obstagoon

Obstagoon

Ultra LeagueUltra League

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

Image of the Catch Cup IconCatch Cup — GO Fest Edition

  • Pokémon must be at or below 1,500 CP to enter.
  • Only Pokémon caught during GO Fest weekend allowed*

*Pokémon must be caught between June 4, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. and June 5, 2022, at 6:00 p.m. local time.

Image of the Premier Cup IconRetro Cup

  • Pokémon must be at or below 1,500 CP to enter.
  • Fairy-, Dark-, and Steel-type Pokémon are not eligible.

Image of the Kanto Cup IconKanto Cup

  • Pokémon must be at or below 1,500 CP to enter.
  • Only Pokémon with a Pokédex number from #1 to #151 will be eligible.

unnamed (42)Flying Cup

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

Special Cup IconFossil Cup

  • Pokémon must be at or below 1,500 CP to enter.
  • Only Water-, Rock-, and Steel-type Pokémon will be permitted.

Summer Cup

  • Pokémon must be at or below 1,500 CP to enter.
  • Only Normal-, Fire-, Water-, Grass-, Electric-, and Bug-type Pokémon will be permitted.

Special Cup IconFighting Cup

  • Pokémon must be at or below 1,500 CP to enter.
  • Only Fighting-type Pokémon will be permitted.
  • Psychic-type Pokémon will not be permitted.

Image of Little Cup IconLittle Cup Remix

  • Pokémon must be at or below 500 CP to enter.
  • Only Pokémon that are able to evolve and have not evolved even once are eligible.

The Four Little Cup Pokémon most used by Trainers in the last Little Cup will not be allowed in Little Cup Remix.

The following Pokémon will not be allowed.

Image of Vulpix - Banned

Vulpix

Image of Bronzor - Banned

Bronzor

Image of Cottonee - Banned

Cottonee

Image of Deino - Banned

Deino

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