Trainer Battles

Pokémon GO Trainer Battle news, guides, mechanics and tier lists. Great League, Ultra League and Master League teams and guides. Trainer Battle rewards, battle codes, beginner and advanced guides to Pokémon GO PvP.

Premier Cup PvP Guide

Premier Cup is Pokémon GO's first custom format in Go Battle League. It will take place alongside Master League in…

3 hours ago

Charizard PvP Spotlight: Ultra League

Overview: Charizard is one of the top Fire Starters to be in PvP. He is a pretty solid attacker and…

1 week ago

How to Achieve Greatness in the GO Battle League

If you participate in GO Battle League, then you may be interested in achieving the ultimate goal of reaching Rank…

2 weeks ago

What If Pokémon Go Allowed a Second Fast Move in PvP?

Go Battle League has converted many hardcore raiders to the competitive world of Pokemon Go PvP. It's an amazing feature…

1 month ago

Spice Pick of the Week: Alolan Sandslash

In this edition of "Spice Pick off the Week" we have Alolan Sandslash the and type Pokemon. Alolan Sandslash hard…

1 month ago

In-depth analysis of GO Battle League rewards

One of the best aspects of the GO Battle League is the amount of useful rewards you can get. Stardust,…

2 months ago

Spice Pick of the Week! – Galvantula (Great League Guide)

Kicking off our brand new weekly article series, "Spice Pick of the Week", we're kicking it off with Galvantula, the…

1 month ago

Lucario Meta Analysis

Being one of the most iconic Pokémon in the franchise, Lucario has always gone on to occupy a spot in…

2 months ago

Escavalier Guide: Best moves, Trainer Battles strategy and usage

Escavalier is a and Pokémon discovered in Generation 5, also known as Cavalry Pokémon. Escavalier is a curious Pokémon that…

3 months ago

Alakazam with Counter in Trainer Battles

Dataminers recently reported that Abra Community Day could feature an Alakazam with Counter as the event exclusive move. Of course,…

3 months ago

Stunfisk Great League Guide: Dominate Trainer Battles with Stunfisk!

Trainers rejoice! We have another Mud Boy! in fact, we have the most beautiful one of them all, Stunfisk! This…

3 months ago

Rebalance: Grass-type moves and Grass Pokémon in Trainer Battles

A set of balance changes is coming to select moves and select Grass-type Pokémon move pools, aimed exclusively at improving…

3 months ago

GO Battle League: Season 1 Server Issues Continue

Going into Season 1, I was extremely optimistic that the lag and bugs encountered with the servers from pre-season would…

3 months ago

Features We Would Love to See in GO Battle League

Pokémon GO PvP has rapidly increased in popularity over the past few months primarily due to the release of GO Battle…

3 months ago

Regice PvP Guide: A Comprehensive Analysis

With the return to raids during the "Colossal Discovery" event, Regice gained a new fast move that you're able to…

4 months ago

Team Review: Alolan Marowak, Swampert, Venusaur

Pokémon Moves Fire Spin Shadow Ball Bone Club Water Gun Earthquake Surf Vine Whip Frenzy Plant Sludge Bomb Hi Trainers!…

4 months ago

Haunter PvP Guide: Great League

Haunter is the definition of high-risk high reward. If you want to risk it for the biscuit and grow some…

4 months ago

Altaria PvP Spotlight: Great League

Altaria has been an absolute meta destroyer for a while now and has dominated the pvpoke.com overall ladder with it…

4 months ago

GO Battle League Season 1: Delay Needed?

Every single day I'm browsing through Twitter, I see there several posts talking about the lag/bug issues with the GO…

4 months ago

GO Battle League Rating System Explained

Now that GO Battle League has been out for a substantial amount of time, we now have a clearer understanding…

4 months ago

Strongest Great League Pokémon

Pokémon GO PvP has increasingly become more and more popular since the release of the feature in December of 2018. Since…

5 months ago

The Rose Cup In-Depth Analysis

The Silph Arena has just announced their new tournament format for February 2020, which is named "The Rose Cup". This…

5 months ago

Dewgong PvP Guide: Great League

It's amazing what a few move tweaks can do for a Pokémon. Dewgong has long lived in the shadow of…

4 months ago

Escavalier PvP Guide: Great League

The release of new Pokémon into the game is always an exciting opportunity for Trainers to venture out and hunt…

4 months ago

Pokémon GO PvP Advanced Techniques and Strategies

Overview Do you want to be the very best, like no one ever was? Whether you are an active participant…

6 months ago

Kingdra PvP Guide: Great and Ultra League

The type is undoubtedly one of the mightiest and most interesting types in Pokémon Go. This typing boasts of some…

4 months ago

The Timeless Cup In-Depth Analysis

The December 2019 Silph Arena Cup focuses heavily on "Starter Pokémon" as a nostalgia trip of sorts. Battlers are able…

7 months ago

December Community Day 2019 Tier List

With the announcement of Pokémon GO Community Day 2019, new and veteran players alike will have the opportunity to evolve…

7 months ago

Updates to Existing Charge Moves and How it Will Affect the Meta

Exciting news for the Pokémon GO PvP community as Niantic has announced that several moves are being updated to better…

7 months ago

Shadow vs Purified Pokémon in PvP

With the release of Shadow Pokémon this year, trainers globally have teamed up to face those pesky Team GO Rocket…

7 months ago