The Fantasy Cup: Ultra League Edition pits Pokemon GO’s strongest Dragon, Fairy, and Steel-types against each other, so winning matches in this GO Battle League competition can be tough.

That’s why we’ve got a full rundown of the best Pokemon to use in it, as well as the meta team lineup!

The best team to use in the Pokemon GO Fantasy Cup: Ultra League Edition is:

  • Registeel
  • Tapu Fini
  • Altered Forme Giratina

Registeel is a must-pick for the Fantasy Cup: Ultra League Edition, as it has great damage output and is tough to counter. Meanwhile, Tapu Fini and Altered Forme Giratina are excellent all-rounders that can counter other meta Pokemon.

Of course, there are plenty more Pokemon that you can use to great effect in the Fantasy Cup. In the table below, we’ve included our top 10 picks and their strongest attacks.

PokemonImageTypeFast AttackCharged Attacks
Registeel (XL)Registeel Pokemon GOSteelLock OnFocus Blast
Flash Cannon
Tapu FiniTapu Fini Pokemon GOWater/FairyWater GunSurf
Girantina (Altered Forme)Giratina (Altered Forme) Pokemon GOGhost/DragonShadow ClawDragon Claw
Shadow Sneak
Genesect (Burn Drive)Genesect Pokemon GOBug/SteelFury CutterMagnet Bomb
Techno Blast (Burn)
Slurpuff (XL)Slurpuff Pokemon GOFairyFairy WindFlamethrower
Play Rough
SolgaleoSolgaleo Pokemon GOPsychic/SteelFire SpinPsychic Fangs
Iron Head
FlorgesFlorges (Blue) Pokemon GOFairyFairy WindDisarming Voice
EscavalierEscavalier Pokemon GOBug/SteelCounterAcid Spray
Drill Run
LucarioPokemon GO LucarioFighting/SteelCounterPower-Up Punch
Shadow Ball
ExcadrillExcadrill Pokemon GOGround/SteelMud ShotDrill Run
Rock Slide

Any Pokemon with an (XL) next to its name requires XL Candy to reach 2500 CP. This is the maximum amount of CP a Pokemon can have to enter the Fantasy Cup: Ultra League Edition.

Registeel Tapu Fini Giratina Pokemon GO

Pokemon GO Fantasy Cup: Ultra League Edition Rules

The Fantasy Cup: Ultra League Edition has three rules that Pokemon GO players must consider when picking their battle teams:

  • Pokemon must be 2500 CP or under to enter
  • Only Pokemon of the following types are allowed:
    • Dragon
    • Fairy
    • Steel
      • Dual-type Pokemon are allowed as long as they have one of these types
  • The following Pokemon are banned:
    • Galarian Stunfisk
    • Cobalion
Pokemon GO Fantasy Cup

When is the Fantasy Cup: Ultra League Edition? Start & End Date

The Fantasy Cup: Ultra League Edition is in the GO Battle League from August 17 to August 24, 2023.

It will rotate in and out of the GO Battle League at 1 PM PT / 4 PM ET / 9 PM BST on these days.

  • Starts:
  • Ends:
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