Hisui Cup now running as part of GO Battle League Season 11 in Pokémon GO, competitors are limited to Pokémon with a CP of 1,500 or less who were first discovered in the Hisui region or have a Pokédex number from #387 to #493

Niantic has detailed GO Battle League Season 11 for Pokémon GO. Read on below to learn more:

GO Battle League: Season 11 Update

GO Battle League: Season 11 Update

Trainers,

GO Battle League Season 11 is set to begin!

After a relaxing season off, it’s time to get back to battling with Season 11! We’ve got a whole slew of new cups just waiting to be won, and of course we can’t forget to mention the ongoing Pokémon GO World Championship Series events!

Keep up to date on the latest Pokémon GO World Championship Series events on the Play! Pokémon site.

Season 11 start date, rank resets, and end-of-season rewards

GO Battle League Season 11 will start on Wednesday, June 1, 2022, at 1:00 p.m. PDT (GMT −7).

The following will occur at the beginning of the season.

  • End-of-season rewards will be available on the battle screen.
  • Your GO Battle League rank will be reset.
  • Rank-up requirements will remain the same as in Season 10.

Season 11 Schedule

The following leagues will begin and end at 1:00 p.m. PDT (GMT −7) on the dates listed below.

June 1 – June 8

Great League
Great League Remix

June 8 – June 15

Ultra League
Catch Cup — GO Fest Edition

June 15 – June 22

Master League*
Fossil Cup*

June 22 – June 29

Great League
Retro Cup

June 29 – July 6

Ultra League
Kanto Cup

July 6 – July 13

Great League
Ultra League
Master League

July 13 – July 20

Great League
Flying Cup

July 20 – July 27

Ultra League
Little cup Remix

July 27 – August 3

Master League*
Hisui Cup*
In the Hisui Cup in the GO Battle League, competitors are limited to Pokémon with a CP of 1,500 or less who were first discovered in the Hisui region or have a Pokédex number from #387 to #493.

August 3 – August 10

Great League
Element Cup

August 10 – August 17

Ultra League
Summer Cup

August 17 – August 24

Great League
Fighting Cup

August 24 – September 1

Great League
Ultra League
Master League

Season 11 GO Battle Events

GO Battle Day: Mankey

Saturday, June 18, 2022, from 12:00 a.m. to 11:59 p.m. local time

A GO Battle Day featuring Mankey, plus the return of a featured attack for its Evolution, Primeape!

Bonuses

  • 4× Stardust from win rewards.
  • The maximum number of sets you can play per day will be increased from five to 20—for a total of 100 battles—from 12:00 a.m. to 11:59 p.m. local time.

Featured Pokémon – Mankey

Available from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. local time

  • Mankey will be guaranteed to appear as a reward encounter.
  • In each set, the first win reward from the Basic track will be a reward encounter. The second through fifth win rewards will remain unchanged.
  • All win rewards from the Premium track will be reward encounters.
Image of Mankey - Shiny Icon On
Mankey
Primeape
Evolve Mankey during the three hours of the event, or up to two hours after it, to get a Primeape that knows the Charged Attack Cross Chop.

Timed Research

Timed Research focused on battling will be available for the whole day!

Complete the research to earn:

  • XP
  • Rare Candy
  • Bea-Style Gloves
  • An Elite Charge TM
* Trainers who have already received the Bea-style Gloves avatar item from the rank 20 rewards will not receive another.

Active Leagues

Active Leagues The following leagues will be active.

  • Master League
  • Fossil Cup

GO Battle Weekend

Saturday, July 9, 2022, from 12:00 a.m. to Sunday, July 10, 2022, 11:59 p.m. local time

Celebrate Pokémon GO’s anniversary with a weekend full of battling! Stay tuned for more details as we get closer to this event!

Active Leagues

The following leagues will be active.

  • Great League
  • Ultra League
  • Master League

More to come…

Pokémon GO World Championships Event

Celebrate the World Championship finals with a battle-focused event! Stay tuned for more details as we get closer to this event!

Active Leagues

The following leagues will be active.

  • Great League
  • Fighting Cup

More to come…

Season 11 rewards

Image of 1x Guaranteed Encounter IconGuaranteed rank-up encounters

You can encounter the following Pokémon once per season at the designated ranks.

Image of Machamp with the Rank 1 Icon
Machamp
Image of Mienfoo with Rank 6 Icon
Mienfoo
Axew - Ace Rank - Shiny Icon On
Axew*
Image of Noibat with Veteran Icon - 2,500+
Noibat
Pikachu Libre - Legend - Shiny Icon On
Pikachu Libre
If you’re lucky, you may find a Shiny one!
Ace Rank
Veteran Rank
Legend Rank
*Shiny Axew will not be available to be encountered until after its debut in the global Pokémon GO Fest on Saturday, June 4, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. local time.

Image of Wild Encounter IconStandard Encounters

You can encounter the following Pokémon in reward encounters throughout the season at the ranks shown in the image below.

Image of Poliwag - Shiny Icon
Poliwag
Image of Wingull - Shiny Icon
Wingull
Image of Meditite - Shiny Icon
Meditite
Image of Litwick - No shiny Ocn
Litwick
Image of Skwovet - No Shiny Icon
Skwovet
Image of Skarmory - Shiny Icon
Skarmory
Image of Mienfoo - Shiny Icon Off
Mienfoo
Image of Lickitung - Shiny Icon On
Lickitung
Image of Hitmontop - Shiny Icon Off
Hitmontop
Image of Karrablast - Shiny Icon On
Karrablast*
Image of Male Frillish - Shiny Icon Off
Frillish
Image of Shelmet - Shiny Icon On
Shelmet*
Image of Absol - Shiny Icon On
Absol
Image of Pancham - Shiny Icon Off
Pancham
Image of Falinks - Shiny Icon On
Falinks
Raid Icon
five-star Raid Boss
Image of Axew - Shiny Icon On
Axew*
Image of Noibat - Shiny Icon Off
Noibat
If you’re lucky, you may find a Shiny one!
The Pokémon currently appearing in five-star raids has a chance of appearing as a reward encounter after you reach rank 20.
Ace Rank
Veteran Rank
*Shiny Axew, Shiny Karrablast, and Shiny Shelmet will not be available to be encountered until after their debut in the global Pokémon GO Fest on Saturday, June 4, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. local time.

Avatar items and other rewards

Pikachu Libre avatar items will be rewarded to Trainers who reach Rank 3.

Trainers will be able to earn avatar items and a pose inspired by Bea, Gym Leader of Stow-on-Side’s Gym in Pokémon Sword!

  • Ace rank: Bea-Style Gloves
  • Veteran rank: Bea-Style Headband
  • Expert rank: Bea-Style Outfit
  • Legend rank: Bea-Style Pose

At rank 19, you’ll receive an Elite Charged TM, and you’ll also receive an Elite Fast TM as an end-of-season reward.

Cups

You can look forward to the following cups this season.

Image of the Great League Remix IconGreat League

  • Pokémon must be at or below 1,500 CP to enter.

Image of the Great League Remix IconGreat League Remix

  • Pokémon must be at or below 1,500 CP to enter.
  • The 20 Pokémon most used by Trainers Ace rank and up in the Great League will not be allowed in the Great League Remix.

The following Pokémon will not be allowed.

Image of Venusaur
Venusaur
Image of Nidoqueen
Nidoqueen
Image of Alolan Ninetails
Alolan Ninetails
Image of Azumarill
Azumarill
Image of Umbreon
Umbreon
Image of Skarmory
Skarmory
Image of Swampert
Swampert
Image of Sableye
Sableye
Image of Medicham
Medicham
Image of Altaria
Altaria
Walrein - Banned
Walrein
Image of Defense Forme Deoxys
Defense Forme Deoxys
Image of Bastiodon
Bastiodon
Drapion - Banned
Drapion
Image of Scrafty
Scrafty
Image of Jellicent
Jellicent
Galarian Stunfisk - Banned
Galarian Stunfisk
Image of Talonflame
Talonflame
Trevenant - Banned
Trevenant
Image of Obstagoon
Obstagoon

Ultra LeagueUltra League

  • Pokémon must be at or below 2,500 CP to enter.

Image of the Catch Cup IconCatch Cup — GO Fest Edition

  • Pokémon must be at or below 1,500 CP to enter.
  • Only Pokémon caught during GO Fest weekend allowed*
*Pokémon must be caught between June 4, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. and June 5, 2022, at 6:00 p.m. local time.

Image of the Premier Cup IconRetro Cup

  • Pokémon must be at or below 1,500 CP to enter.
  • Fairy-, Dark-, and Steel-type Pokémon are not eligible.

Image of the Kanto Cup IconKanto Cup

  • Pokémon must be at or below 1,500 CP to enter.
  • Only Pokémon with a Pokédex number from #1 to #151 will be eligible.

unnamed (42)Flying Cup

  • Pokémon must be at or below 1,500 CP to enter.
  • Only Flying-type Pokémon will be eligible.

Special Cup IconFossil Cup

  • Pokémon must be at or below 1,500 CP to enter.
  • Only Water-, Rock-, and Steel-type Pokémon will be permitted.

Summer Cup

  • Pokémon must be at or below 1,500 CP to enter.
  • Only Normal-, Fire-, Water-, Grass-, Electric-, and Bug-type Pokémon will be permitted.

Special Cup IconFighting Cup

  • Pokémon must be at or below 1,500 CP to enter.
  • Only Fighting-type Pokémon will be permitted.
  • Psychic-type Pokémon will not be permitted.

Image of Little Cup IconLittle Cup Remix

  • Pokémon must be at or below 500 CP to enter.
  • Only Pokémon that are able to evolve and have not evolved even once are eligible.

The Four Little Cup Pokémon most used by Trainers in the last Little Cup will not be allowed in Little Cup Remix.

The following Pokémon will not be allowed.

Image of Vulpix - Banned
Vulpix
Image of Bronzor - Banned
Bronzor
Image of Cottonee - Banned
Cottonee
Image of Deino - Banned
Deino

Please be aware of your surroundings and follow guidelines from local health authorities when playing Pokémon GO. Upcoming events are subject to change. Be sure to follow us on social media, opt in to receiving push notifications, and subscribe to our emails to stay updated. For the latest on in-game events and feature updates, be sure to check this help center article.

—The Pokémon GO team

Source: Official Pokémon GO blog

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