Pokemon GO Single Type Cup Best Teams

In our Pokemon GO Single Type Cup Best Teams guide, we are going to tell you what the best Pokemon are to use in the Great League edition of the event in Season 15. We will also tell you what the limitations of the cup are and give you a few pointers on how to build your team. There’s a lot to get through, so let’s jump straight in.

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Pokemon GO Single Type Cup Best Teams

Pokemon GO Single Type Cup Best Pokemon

Before we get to our list of the best Pokemon to use in the Single Type Cup Great League Edition in Pokemon GO Season 15, we have to go through the limitations. First off, you can only use Pokemon under 1,500 CP, and they can only have one type. No dual-type Pokemon allowed. Also, you can’t use Cresselia nor Defense Deoxys. With that out of the way, here’s our list of the best Pokemon to use.

  • Machamp (Shadow or regular) with Counter, Cross Chop, Rock Slide
  • Vigoroth with Counter, Body Slam, Bulldoze
  • Machoke (Shadow or regular) with Karate Chop, Cross Chop, Dynamic Punch
  • Wobbuffet with Counter, Return, Mirror Coat
  • Registeel with Lock On, Focus Blast, Zap Cannon
  • Haxorus with Counter, Breaking Swipe, Night Slash
  • Dragonair (Shadow or regular) with Dragon Breath, Aqua Tail, Body Slam
  • Falinks with Counter, Superpower, Megahorn
  • Pinsir (ideally Shadow) with Fury Cutter, Close Combat, X-Scissor
  • Cofagrigus with Shadow Claw, Shadow Ball, Dark Pulse
  • Florges with Fairy Wind, Disarming Voice, Moonblast
  • Muk (Shadow or regular) with Poison Jab, Thunder Punch, Dark Pulse

Best Pokemon Team for Single Type Cup in Pokemon GO

So, now that we’ve covered some of the best Pokemon to use in the Single Type Cup in Season 15, let’s talk about what the best teams would be. Obviously, your mileage may vary depending on which Pokemon you have access to. Basically, you want to have a group of Pokemon that can cover for each other’s weaknesses as much as possible. In the list below, we will give you some ideas on how you can pull that off. If you have any ideas that you’d consider better, let us know in the comments.

  • Shadow Machamp, Shadow Muk, Registeel
  • Shadow Machamp, Cofagrigus, Hypno
  • Cofagrigus, Shadow Machamp, Haxorus
  • Registeel, Wobbuffet, Florges
  • Vigoroth, Shadow Muk, Registeel
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