The best battle team to use in the Pokemon GO Love Cup: Great League Edition is Lickitung, Medicham, and Alomomola.
This trio of Pokemon balances out both attack and defense and allows you to counter almost all of the meta picks for the Love Cup!
However, these aren’t the only powerful Pokemon that can take you to victory in the Love Cup.
Once you know how to get Elite Fast and Charged TMs in Pokemon GO, so you can teach your Pokemon new moves, check the table below to find out the top 10 Pokemon to use in the Love Cup: Great League Edition as well as their strongest attacks:
|Pokemon||Image||Type||Fast Attack||Charged Attacks|
|Medicham (XL)||Fighting/Psychic||Counter||Power-Up Punch |
|Charizard||Fire/Flying||Wing Attack||Dragon Claw |
|Lickitung (XL)||Normal||Lick||Body Slam |
|Ariados||Bug/Poison||Poison Sting||Cross Poison |
|Scrafty||Dark/Fighting||Counter||Foul Play |
|Lurantis||Grass||Fury Cutter||Leaf Blade |
|Seaking||Water||Poison Jab||Icy Wind |
|Galarian Slowbro||Poison/Psychic||Poison Jab||Psychic |
The Pokemon with an (XL) next to their name require XL Candy to power up to the CP limit. Here’s how to earn XL Candy quickly in Pokemon GO!
Also, even if they don’t require XL Candy, you’ll still want to power up your Pokemon before taking them into a battle. Find out how to boost the Candy you earn in Pokemon GO so you can power them up faster!
Pokemon GO Love Cup: Great League Edition Rules
Pokemon GO trainers battling in the Love Cup: Great League Edition must select their Pokemon battle team, according to the following two rules:
- Pokemon must be 1500 CP or below can be selected
- Only red or pink Pokemon can be selected
While choosing red and pink Pokemon may seem easy, it’s not always clear, especially with Pokemon that are multiple colors. We’ve got a list of all of the eligible red and pink Pokemon below so you can double-check your choices!
Switching up your team will let find your favorite Pokemon for the Love Cup and help you earn all of the GO Battle League Rewards in Season 9: Mythcial Wishes!
List of Red Pokemon for the Love Cup
Pokemon trainers can use the following 74 red Pokemon in the Love Cup:
- Burmy (Trash Cloak)
- Castform (Sunny Form)
- Deerling (Autumn Form)
- Voltorb (Hisuian)
- Wormadam (Trash Cloak)
List of Pink Pokemon for the Love Cup
Pokemon trainers can use the following 42 pink Pokemon in the Love Cup:
- Cherrim (Sunshine Form)
- Deerling (Spring Form)
- Mime Jr.
- Mr. Mime
- Slowbro (Galarian)
- Slowking (Galarian)
- Slowpoke (Galarian)
You can catch plenty of these pink and red Pokemon as part of the wild Pokemon spawns during the 2023 Pokemon GO Valentine’s Day event!
When is the Pokemon GO Love Cup: Great League Edition? Start & End Date
The Love Cup: Great League Edition is running from February 9 – February 16, 2023. This is part of the Pokemon GO 2023 Valentine’s Day event.
According to the Season 9: Mythical Wishes GO Battle League Schedule, the other competition active at this time is the Ultra League.
If you want to try that out as well, make sure you know the best Ultra League battle team to use in Pokemon GO!