Full details revealed for Pokémon Sword and Shield Ranked Battles October Season (Season 11)

The October Season of Pokémon Sword and Shield Ranked Battles has officially been announced. Read on below to learn more:

Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield Ranked Battles October Season Is Here

Battle your fellow Trainers to move up the leaderboard and earn helpful in-game rewards.

The Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield Ranked Battles October Season (Season 11) is here! It’s time for Trainers to test their battle skills and win rewards that will help on their journey to becoming the best Pokémon Trainer they can be.

The October Season will follow Series 6 regulations, which means the following top-ranked Pokémon from the July Season (Season 8) are not permitted:

Venusaur

Gyarados

Porygon2

Tyranitar

Torkoal

Hippowdon

Magnezone

Togekiss

Excadrill

Whimsicott

Incineroar

Mimikyu

Rillaboom

Cinderace

Indeedee

Dragapult

Check out the awesome rewards you can receive as the Ranked Battles September Season comes to an end and what you’ll be playing for in October.

September and October Season Rewards

Master Ball Tier

  • Gold Bottle Cap ×3
  • 600 Battle Points
  • Armorite Ore ×30

Ultra Ball Tier

  • Gold Bottle Cap ×1
  • 300 Battle Points
  • Armorite Ore ×10

Great Ball Tier

  • Bottle Cap ×3
  • Ability Capsule ×1
  • 100 Battle Points
  • Armorite Ore ×5

Poké Ball Tier and Beginner Tier

  • Ability Capsule ×1
  • 50 Battle Points
  • Armorite Ore ×1

How to Start a Ranked Battle

  1. Launch your Pokémon Sword or Pokémon Shield game.
  2. Open the X menu.
  3. Select VS.
  4. Select Battle Stadium.
  5. Select Ranked Battles.

How to Receive In-Game Rewards

You will need to finish at least one match with a win or loss during a Ranked Battles season to be eligible for rewards at the end of the season.

  1. Launch your Pokémon Sword or Pokémon Shield game.
  2. Open the X menu.
  3. Select Mystery Gift.
  4. Select Get a Mystery Gift.
  5. Select Get Battle Stadium Rewards.

Regarding the Battle-Ready Symbol

Only Pokémon obtained in Pokémon Sword or Pokémon Shield or those with the battle-ready symbol are eligible to participate.

Pokémon from previous games in the Pokémon series can receive the battle-ready symbol from the character next to the door in the center of the Battle Tower. Moves that cannot be used in Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield will be forgotten when the battle-ready symbol is applied to your Pokémon. Once forgotten, these moves cannot be remembered.

Source: Pokemon.com

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