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Pokemon GO: Best Team for Ultra League

Take down your opponents with these teams in Pokemon Go.

The Pokemon Go Battle League Ultra League is a place for Pokemon under 2,500 CP to duke it out. With a variety of rewards for winning, you’ll want to have the best team possible when entering into the league. Here are the Ultra League’s best teams and Pokemon.

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Best Pokemon for the Ultra League

There’s a large variety of Pokemon to choose from for the Ultra League, but these are the most popular.

  • Altered Giratina
  • Armored Mewtwo
  • Umbreon
  • Shadow Skarmory & Skarmory
  • Shadow Lapras & Lapras
  • Clefable

The majority of winning teams have some combination of the above Pokemon, or two of the above along with a third outlier. Most of the teams have Armored Mewtwo, Skarmory and Lapras as part of the composition.

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Best Teams for the Ultra League

Here are the top three teams currently used in the Ultra League. They all have above an estimated 4.5 out of 5 match win rate.

Team 1

  • Skarmory: Air Slash, Brave Bird, Sky Attack
  • Lapras: Ice Shard, Surf, Ice Beam
  • Armored Mewtwo: Confusion, Psystrike, Dynamic Punch

Team 2

  • Clefable: Charm, Moonblast, Meteor Mash
  • Armored Mewtwo: Confusion, Psystrike, Dynamic Punch
  • Umbreon: Snarl, Foul Play, Last Resort

Team 3

  • Shadow Skarmory: Air Slash, Brave Bird, Sky Attack
  • Armored Mewtwo: Confusion, Psystrike, Dynamic Punch
  • Altered Giratina: Shadow Claw, Dragon Claw, Shadow Sneak

Those are the top three teams in the Ultra League in Pokemon GO. If you’re looking to get to the top of the ranks, these are the Pokemon and the movesets you should include on your team. For more battle advice, or how to defeat Raid Pokemon, check out the rest of our Pokemon GO guides.


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Ashley, otherwise known as Glitchiee, is an avid gamer of RPGs, TTRPGS, farming sims, and survival crafting games. Playing since she can remember, she started on the SNES, GameBoy Color, and collection 1st gen Pokemon cards. Using her passion for gaming, she's written about games for a combined total of 2 years.