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GO Battle League: Interlude Season

ūüďÖ Tuesday, March 1, 2022, at 1:00 p.m. PST (GMT ‚Äď8) ‚Üí Wednesday, June 1, 2022, at 1:00 p.m. PDT (GMT ‚Äď8)


With the end of Season 10 of GO Battle League, a special Interlude Season will begin. Season 10's end-of-season rewards will be available on the battle screen once the season has concluded. If you wish to receive 1.5x Stardust on your Season 10 rewards, remember to use a Star Piece before entering the battle screen on Tuesday, March 1, 2022, after 1:00 p.m. PST (GMT ‚Äď8)!


Important notes on the Interlude Season:

  • Your GBL rank will be reset

  • Rank-up requirements will be unchanged from Season 10

  • Rankings will cap at rank 20

  • There will be no visible ratings this season

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Schedule

Leagues and Cups will rotate weekly during the Interlude Season, on the following schedule:

DATES

LEAGUES/CUPS

March 1 - March 8

Great League

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Johto Cup

March 8 - March 15

‚ÄčUltra League

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Ultra Premier Classic

‚ÄčMarch 15 - March 22

‚ÄčMaster League (3x Stardust win rewards)

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Love Cup (3x Stardust win rewards)

‚ÄčMarch 22 - March 29

Great League

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‚ÄčLittle Jungle Cup

March 29 - April 5

‚ÄčUltra League

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‚ÄčCatch Cup

‚ÄčApril 5 - April 12

‚ÄčMaster League (3x Stardust win rewards)

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Halloween Cup (3x Stardust win rewards)

‚ÄčApril 19 - April 26

Ultra League

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‚ÄčRetro Cup

‚ÄčApril 26 - May 3

‚ÄčMaster League (3x Stardust win rewards)

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Kanto Cup (3x Stardust win rewards)

‚ÄčMay 3 - May 10

‚ÄčGreat League

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‚ÄčFlying Cup

‚ÄčMay 10 - May 17

‚ÄčUltra League

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‚ÄčElement Cup

‚ÄčMay 17 - May 24

‚ÄčMaster League (3x Stardust win rewards)

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Master Premier Classic (3x Stardust win rewards)

‚ÄčMay 24 - June 1

‚ÄčGreat League

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Ultra League

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Master League

NOTE: Bonus Stardust for win rewards does NOT include end of set rewards.


Leagues and Cups that take place on or before March 12 will begin and end at 1:00 p.m. PST (GMT ‚ąí8), while those that occur on or after March 13 will begin and end at 1:00 p.m. PDT (GMT ‚ąí7).

Rules for the various Leagues and Cups featured during the Interlude Season can be viewed below.


Timed Research Ticket: BATTLE

A free Timed Research ticket will be available in the in-game shop once the Interlude Season begins. Win in the GO Battle League to advance through the Timed Research, earning a small amount of Stardust on each page.


Season Rewards

Guaranteed Rank-up Encounters

  • Rank 1: Crobat

  • Rank 20: Pikachu Libre (not shiny eligible this season)

Standard Encounters

  • Rank 1+: Clefairy‚ú®, Misdreavus‚ú®, Meditite‚ú®, Drilbur, Pikipek, Yungoos‚ú®

  • Rank 6+: Porygon‚ú®, Mienfoo, Rowlet, Litten, Popplio

  • Rank 11+: Feebas‚ú®, Cranidos‚ú®, Frillish, Phantump

  • Rank 16+: Larvitar‚ú®, Scraggy, Rufflet‚ú®, Rockruff‚ú®

  • Rank 20+: Current five-star Raid Boss (‚ú® only if currently shiny eligible)

Avatar items and other rewards

To commemorate the Season of Alola, rank 20 rewards in the Interlude Season will be themed after Gladion, an enforcer of Team Skull, who first appeared in the Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon games!

  • Rank 3: Pikachu Libre avatar items

  • Rank 19: Elite Charged TM and Elite Fast TM (end-of-season reward)

  • Rank 20: Gladion Cuff Earrings, Gladion Shoes, Gladion Pants, Gladion Hoodie, animated Gladion Pose

NOTE: Trainers who have already received Gladion’s Shoes, Hoodie, or Pants from GO Battle Day rewards will not receive duplicates.


GO Battle Days

The Interlude Season will feature three GO Battle Days, each with its own theme:

GO Battle Day: Seel

ūüďÖ Saturday, March 5, 2022

  • From 12:00 a.m. ‚Üí 11:59 p.m. (local time), you'll be able to complete 20 sets of battles (100 total battles)

  • From 11:00 a.m. ‚Üí 2:00 p.m. (local time), Battlers will earn the following bonuses:

  • In each set, the first win reward from the Basic track will be a Pok√©mon encounter reward

  • All win rewards from the Premium track will be Pok√©mon encounter rewards

  • Seel will be guaranteed to appear as a reward encounter, with the possibility of a shiny Seel encounter ‚ú®

  • Evolve Seel to get a Dewgong that knows the Fast Attack Ice Shard and the Charged Attack Icy Wind

  • Trainers who complete a set at any rank during this GO Battle Day will receive the Gladion‚Äôs Shoes avatar item!

  • The following leagues will be active: Great League, Johto League

GO Battle Day: Beginner’s Paradise

ūüďÖ Sunday, April 17, 2022 from 12:00 a.m. ‚Üí 11:59 p.m. (local time)

  • Trainers will be able to complete 20 sets of battles (100 total battles)

  • Timed Research will be available that rewards a large amount of XP

  • Trainers who complete a set at any rank during this GO Battle Day will receive the Gladion Hoodie avatar item!

  • The following competitions will be active: Great League, Little Cup

GO Battle Day: Mega Stardust Surprise

ūüďÖ Sunday, May 29, 2022 from 12:00 a.m. ‚Üí 11:59 p.m. (local time)

  • Trainers will be able to complete 20 sets of battles (100 total battles)

  • 4√ó Stardust from win rewards

  • "A Mega Surprise!" - what could it be?

  • Trainers who complete a set at any rank during this GO Battle Day will receive the Gladion‚Äôs Pants avatar item!

  • The following leagues will be active: Master League, Ultra League, Great League

Leagues and Cups

  • Great League: Pok√©mon must be at or below 1,500 CP to enter.

  • Ultra League: Pok√©mon must be at or below 2,500 CP to enter.

  • Ultra League Premier Classic: Pok√©mon must be at or below 2,500 CP to enter. Legendary or Mythical Pok√©mon are not eligible. Pok√©mon that have been powered up using Candy XL are not eligible.

  • Master League: No CP Limit.

  • Master League Premier Classic: No CP Limit. Legendary or Mythical Pok√©mon are not eligible. Pok√©mon that have been powered up using Candy XL are not eligible.

  • Johto Cup: Pok√©mon must be at or below 1500 CP to enter. Only Pok√©mon with a Pok√©dex number from #152 to #251 will be allowed.

  • Love Cup: Pok√©mon must be at or below 1,500 CP to enter. Legendary or Mythical Pok√©mon are not permitted. Only red or pink Pok√©mon will be allowed.

  • Little Jungle Cup: Pok√©mon must be at or below 500 CP to enter. Pok√©mon do not need to be able to evolve to enter. Only Normal-, Grass-, Electric-, Poison-, Ground-, Flying-, Bug-, and Dark-type Pok√©mon are permitted. Shuckle and Smeargle are not permitted.

  • Catch Cup: Pok√©mon must be at or below 1,500 CP to enter. Only Pok√©mon that have been caught during the duration of this cup are eligible. Mythical Pok√©mon are not eligible.

  • Halloween Cup: Pok√©mon must be at or below 1,500 CP to enter. Only Poison-, Bug-, Ghost-, Dark-, and Fairy-type Pok√©mon are eligible.

  • Retro Cup: Pok√©mon must be at or below 1,500 CP to enter. Steel-, Dark-, and Fairy-type Pok√©mon are not eligible.

  • Kanto Cup: Pok√©mon must be at or below 1,500 CP to enter. Only Pok√©mon with a Pok√©dex number from #1 to #151 are eligible.

  • Flying Cup: Pok√©mon must be at or below 1,500 CP to enter. Only Flying-type Pok√©mon are eligible.

  • Little Cup: Pok√©mon must be at or below 500 CP to enter. Pok√©mon must be able to evolve to be eligible.

  • Element Cup: Pok√©mon must be at or below 500 CP to enter. Only Fire-, Grass-, and Water-type Pok√©mon are eligible. Only Pok√©mon that are able to evolve and have not evolved even once are eligible.

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