The GO Battle League’s Fossil Cup: Great League Edition is exclusively for low-CP Rock, Steel, and Water-type Pokemon, making it hard to choose a team. That’s why we’ve got a meta lineup for you, alongside some other great options to help you win your matchups!

The best battle team to use in the Fossil Cup: Great League Edition is:

  • Registeel
  • Swampert
  • Ferrothorn

Like with most cups, Registeel dominates in the Fossil Cup: Great League Edition. Meanwhile, Swampert is the best choice to counter your opponent’s Registeel. The team is rounded out by Ferrothorn, which is extremely hard to KO!

Of course, there are plenty more Pokemon that can also help you get plenty of wins in this Pokemon GO Fossil Cup: Great League Edition. These are our top 10 choices and their strongest attacks:

PokemonImageTypeFast AttackCharged Attacks
RegisteelRegisteel Pokemon GOSteelLock OnFocus Blast
Zap Cannon*
SwampertSwampert Pokemon GOWater/GroundMud ShotHydro Cannon*
FerrothornFerrothorn Pokemon GOGrass/SteelBullet SeedPower Whip
KartanaKartana Pokemon GOGrass/SteelRazor LeafLeaf Blade
Night Slash
LucarioPokemon GO LucarioFighting/SteelCounterPower-Up Punch
Shadow Ball
LudicoloLudicolo Pokemon GOWater/GrassRazor LeafIce Beam
Leaf Storm
EscavalierEscavalier Pokemon GOBug/SteelCounterDrill Run
PelipperPelipper Pokemon GOWater/FlyingWing AttackWeather Ball (Water)
PerrserkerPerrserker Pokemon GOSteelShadow ClawClose Combat
Foul Play
AraquanidAraquanid Pokemon GOWater/BugBug BiteBug Buzz
Bubble Beam

The attacks with a star (*) next to them are exclusive attacks. You will need an Elite TM to teach Pokemon an exclusive attack if it does not already know it.

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Pokemon GO Fossil Cup: Great League Edition Rules

There are two rules that Pokemon trainers must follow when selecting a team for the Fossil Cup: Great League Edition:

  • Pokemon must be 1500 CP or below to enter
  • Only Pokemon of the following types are allowed:
    • Rock
    • Steel
    • Water
      • Dual-type Pokemon are allowed as long as they are one of these types
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When is the Fossil Cup: Great League Edition? Start & End Date

The Fossil Cup is taking place in Pokemon GO from July 20 to August 3, 2023. As usual, it will rotate in and out of the GO Battle League at 1 PM PT / 4 PM ET / 9 PM BST.

This is the only week that it will be active during the Season of Hidden Gems.

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