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Pokemon GO Best Ultra League Battle Team – Season of Light

Here are all of the best Pokemon you can use on your Ultra League battle team during the Pokemon GO Season of Light!

A new Season of the GO Battle League has started with the Pokemon GO Season of Light. And, once again, the meta has changed.

With some buffs and nerfs to a number of different attacks, Pokemon trainers will probably want to power up some different Pokemon for this season of the GO Battle League.

To save you some time, we’ve listed all of the best Pokemon to use in the Ultra League during the Season of Light.

Pokemon GO Ultra League Cresselia Giratina

Pokemon GO Ultra League Rules

  • Max Pokemon CP is 2500

This is the only rule so you can select basically any Pokemon you want! However, every Pokemon you use should be as close to 2500 CP as possible so you aren’t at a disadvantage.

After all, you want to win as many battles as possible. This will let you get your hands on the great Season of Light Battle League Rewards!

Pokemon GO Ultra League Machamp Swampert

Best Pokemon Team to Use in the Ultra League

While there is no absolute ‘best’ Ultra League team, we recommend using a team of Registeel, Trevenant, and Cresselia.

However, there are plenty of other powerful Pokemon you can experiment with in your battle teams to find a great combination.

These are our top 15 picks for the best Pokemon to use in the Ultra League:

PokemonImageTypeFast AttackCharged Attacks
Registeel (XL)Registeel Pokemon GOSteelLock OnFocus Blast
Zap Cannon*
Trevenant (XL)Pokemon GO TrevenantGhost/GrassShadow ClawShadow Ball
Seed Bomb
VirizionVirizion Pokemon GOGrass/FightingDouble KickLeaf Blade
Sacred Sword*
SwampertSwampert Pokemon GOWater/GroundMud ShotHydro Cannon*
Earthquake
CobalionCobalion Pokemon GOSteel/FightingDouble KickSacred Sword*
Stone Edge
ObstagoonObstagoon Pokemon GODark/NormalCounterNight Slash
Obstruct*
RegirockRegirock Pokemon GORockLock OnStone Edge
Focus Blast
BuzzwoleBuzzwole Pokemon GOBug/FightingCounterSuperpower
Lunge
Scrafty (XL)Scrafty Pokemon GODark/FightingCounterFoul Play
Power Up Punch
Girantina (Altered Forme)Giratina (Altered Forme) Pokemon GOGhost/DragonShadow ClawDragon Claw
Shadow Sneak
CresseliaCresseila Pokemon GOPsychicPsycho CutGrass Knot*
Moonblast
Tapu FiniTapu Fini Pokemon GOWater/FairyWater GunSurf
Moonblast
RegiceRegice Pokemon GOIceLock OnThunder*
Blizzard
Dubwool (XL)Dubwool Pokemon GONormalDouble KickBody Slam 
Payback
Steelix (XL)Steelix Pokemon GOSteel/GroundDragon TailCrunch
Psychic Fangs

Any Pokemon with an (XL) next to the name require XL Candy to power up to 2500 CP. Here’s how to earn more Candy in Pokemon GO so you can power up your Pokemon quicker.

Additionally, all of the starred attacks are event-exclusive and can only be obtained by using Elite TMs, if the Pokemon doesn’t already know it. Find out how to get Elite Fast and Charged TMs in Pokemon GO if you want some of these powerful attacks!

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

The Season of Light GO Battle League schedule states that players will be able to compete in the Ultra League in 5 different weeks during the season. They are:

  • September 15 – 22
  • September 22- 29
  • October 13 – 20
  • November 3 – 10
  • November 10 – 17
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