Attack Updates for GO Battle League Season 7

We have some exciting new updates to share regarding attack updates coming to Trainer Battles in Season 7 of the GO Battle League! These changes will be implemented on Monday, April 12, 2021, at 1:00 p.m. PDT (GMT −7).

New Move Leaf Storm

Leaf Storm is coming to Pokémon GO! For the first time, Leaf Storm will be available to select Pokémon in Pokémon GO. Leaf Storm is a powerful Grass type Charged Attack will decrease your Pokémon Attack stat after use. It can be learned by the following Pokémon –

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PvP Power 130
PvP Energy -55
PvP Turns 6

Payback Available to More Pokémon

More Pokémon will now be able to learn Dark type charged attack Payback. Until this update only Machamp could learn Payback (now a Legacy Move), at its Community Day in 2020. The following Pokémon will now be able to learn Payback –

PvP Power 110
PvP Energy -60
PvP Turns 6

Conclusion

If you are new to PVP, don’t forget to check out our Lazy Trainer’s Guide to PVP!  Gaining Payback could add some depth to Pokémon who previously haven’t had access to a Dark type charged attack, especially if your opponent isn’t expecting it! Leaf Storm looks to be an Overheat clone that could really help Ludicolo and Roserade in PVP. For a full meta overview on both of these moves check out our full PVP analysis here.

 

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