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Best Evolution Cup Battle Team in Pokemon GO

If you’re taking part in the Pokemon GO Evolution Cup, here are the best Pokemon you can use to win your battles!

It’s always tough to win in the GO Battle League, but having a powerful team for the competition you’re competing in will make a massive difference.

As part of the Evolving Stars Pokemon GO event, the Evolution Cup is back in the GO Battle League. This cup has heavy restrictions on which Pokemon you can use, so making a good battle team for it can be tough.

That’s why we’ve got the best Evolution Cup team for you, alongside the top 10 Pokemon you can use in this competition!

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Best Pokemon Team to Use in the Evolution Cup

Vigoroth, Hakamo-o, and Dusclops is the best team to use in the Evolution Cup. Although, there are plenty of other great options to choose from!

Just make sure you know the fastest way to earn Candy in Pokemon GO so you can power them up beforehand.

Here are our top 10 picks for the Evolution Cup:

PokemonImageTypeFast AttackCharged Attacks
VigorothVigoroth Pokemon GONormalCounterBody Slam
Hakamo-oHakamo-o Pokemon GODragon/FightingDragon TailDragon Claw
Brick Break
ZweilousZweilous Pokemon GODark/DragonDragon BreathBody Slam
Dark Pulse
Dusclops (XL)Dusclops Pokemon GOGhostHexIce Punch
Shadow Punch
MachokeMachoke Pokemon GOFightingKartate ChopCross Chop*
Dynamic Punch
DragonairDragonair Pokemon GODragonDragon BreathBody Slam
Aqua Tail
CharjabugPokemon GO CharjabugBug/ElectricSparkX-Scissor
SealeoSealeo Pokemon GOIce/WaterPowder SnowBody Slam
Aurora Beam
Nidorina (XL)Nidorina Pokemon GOPosionPoison StingPoison Fang
PiloswinePiloswine Pokemon GOIce/GroundPowder SnowAvalanche

All of the Pokemon with (XL) next to their name require XL Candy to power up to 1500 CP. Here’s how you can earn XL Candy in Pokemon GO.

Also, you’ll want to know how to get Elite Fast and Charged TMs in Pokemon GO. This is so you can give your Pokemon the most powerful attacks.

Don’t be afraid to try out more pokemon than just the top 10 picks though. We’ve included the Evolution Cup rules below so you can pick some of your own choices too!

Best Evolution Cup Team Pokemon GO

Pokemon GO Evolution Cup Rules

  • Pokemon must be 1500 CP or less
  • Only Pokemon that have evolved once and can evolve again are eligible

This limits your options a lot, but there are still plenty of powerful Pokemon you can choose from in the Evolution Cup.

Read More: Pokemon GO Evolution Items Guide: How to Get, Pokemon They Can Evolve & More

When is the Evolution Cup During the Pokemon GO Season of Light?

The Evolution Cup will be in the Pokemon GO Season of Light from October 6 – October 12, 2022, beginning and ending at:

  • 1 PM PT
  • 3 PM ET
  • 9 PM BST

The other tournament active during this time is the Master League. Here are the best Master League battle team in Pokemon GO in case you want to try that out too!

Also, be sure to have a look through the Pokemon GO Battle League Schedule for the Season of Light. This will let you know what cups are coming up next week!

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