Here are the best Pokemon that you should be using to win your battles in the Pokemon GO Battle League’s Master League competition.

Winning in the Pokemon GO Battle League is all about team building. However, the best team for each tournament is different.

As the Master League is a competition that returns to the GO Battle League on a regular basis, you’ll want to invest plenty of Stardust and Candy to power up some great Pokemon for it.

Once you know the rules for the Master League, we’ve got the best team you can use in it to help you get some victories!

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Best Pokemon Team to Use in the Master League

The best team to use in the Master League is Lugia, Giratina (Altered Forme), and Groudon. However, there are plenty of powerful ‘Mon that are great for the Master League.

Before you find out our top 10 picks and the best moves for them, here’s how to earn XL Candy in Pokemon GO. You’ll need this to power up your Pokemon!

PokemonImageTypeFast AttackCharged Attacks
Giratina (Altered Forme)Giratina (Altered Forme) Pokemon GOGhost/DragonShadow ClawDragon Claw
KyuremKyurem Pokemon GODragon/IceDragon BreathGlaciate*
Dragon Claw
SolgaleoSolgaleo Pokemon GOPsychic/SteelFire SpinPsychic Fangs
Iron Head
DragoniteDragonite Pokemon GODragon/FlyingDragon BreathDragon Claw
LugiaLugia Pokemon GOPsychic/FlyingDragon TailSky Attack
ZacianPokemon GO ZacianFairyQuick AttackClose Combat 
Play Rough
Meloetta (Aria)Meloetta (Aria) Pokemon GONormal/PsychicQuick AttackPsyshock
Dazzling Gleam
GroudonGroudon Pokemon GOGroundMud ShotEarthquake
Fire Punch*
MewtwoPokemon GO MewtwoPsychicPsycho CutPsystrike*
Shadow Ball*
YveltalYveltal Pokemon GODark/FlyingSnarlDark Pulse
Focus Blast

All of the moves with a star next to them can only be obtained during events or with an Elite TM. Here’s how to get Elite Fast and Charged TMs in Pokemon GO!

Pokemon GO Master League Rules

  • No CP Limit

The Master League has no restrictions at all. This means that you can use any Pokemon you have in battles!

Therefore, you’ll need some very powerful Pokemon to win in the Master League and earn all of the battle league rewards in the Season of Light.

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When is the Master League During the Pokemon GO Season of Light?

According to the Pokemon GO Season of Light Battle League schedule, the Master League will be active during 5 different weeks of the Season. They are:

  • September 29 – October 6
  • October 6 – 13
  • October 13 – 20
  • November 17 – 24
  • November 24 – December 1

Meanwhile, if you need to power up your Pokemon, we’ve got just the thing for you. Here’s how to earn more Candy in Pokemon GO!

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