Pokemon Go Battle League Season 19 (July 2024): Schedule, rewards, more

Daniel Megarry

The Pokemon Go Battle League Season 19: Shared Skies has arrived with a new weekly schedule of leagues and cups, as well as some great rewards and themed Battle Days to enjoy.

While catching ’em all is the name of the game in Pokemon Go, Trainers looking to test their might against others will want to head to the competitive Go Battle League, which is now entering its 19th season, dubbed Shared Skies.

Below, you’ll find everything you need to know about Season 19 of the Pokemon Go Battle League, including the end date, all the rewards you can earn along the way, and the new weekly schedule of leagues and cups.


Shared Skies Pokemon Go image.

Pokemon Go Battle League Season 19 start & end dates

Season 19 of the Go Battle League starts on Saturday, June 1, 2024, at 1:00 p.m. PDT (GMT −8) and ends on Tuesday, September 3, 2024. 

At the beginning of Season 19, you’ll be able to claim your end-of-season rewards from the battle screen and your Go Battle League rank will be reset.

Pokemon Go Battle League Season 19 schedule

In addition to the traditional trio of Great, Ultra, and Master Leagues, there will be many special cups this season, like the Summer Cup.

You can see the full weekly Go Battle League Season 19 schedule below:

  • June 1 – June 7: Great League & Ultra Premier
  • June 7 – June 14: Ultra League & Summer Cup: Great League Edition
  • June 14 – June 21: Master League & Summer Cup: Great League Edition
  • June 21 – June 28: Great League, Ultra League, & Master League
  • June 28 – July 5: Great League & Master Premier
  • July 5 – July 12: Ultra League & Great League Remix
  • July 12 – July 19: Master League & Great League Remix
  • July 19 – July 26: Great League, Ultra League & Master League
  • July 26 – August 2: Great League & Fantasy Cup: Great League Edition
  • August 2 – August 9: Ultra League & Fossil Cup: Great League Edition
  • August 9 – August 16: Master League & Fossil Cup: Great League Edition
  • August 16 – August 23: Great League, Ultra League, Master League & Catch Cup: Great League Edition
  • August 23 – September 3: Great League, Ultra League & Master League

We’ve got guides for the Great League, the Ultra League, and the Master League, with team recommendations and details of each league’s rules that should help you prepare.

Pokemon Go Battle League Season 19 rewards

Pokemon Go season rewards for avatars.

There are loads of rewards to earn as you rise through the Go Battle League, from Pokemon encounters to avatar items.

Here are all of the rewards on offer in the Season of Shared Skies.

Go Battle League Rank Reward
Rank 1 guaranteed Wingull encounter
Rank 1+ Machop, Wingull, Gligar, Grubbin, or Skwovet encounter
Rank 6 guaranteed Scraggy encounter
Rank 6+ Carbink or Frillish encounter
Rank 11+ Lickitung, Mareanie, Scraggy, Ralts or Alolan Marowak encounter
Rank 16+ Falinks, Vullaby, or Wooloo encounter
Rank 20+ Current 5-Star Raid Boss encounter
Ace Rank guaranteed Deino encounter and a wig inspired by Lana
Veteran Rank guaranteed Goomy encounter and shoes inspired by Lana
Expert Rank guaranteed Jangmo-o encounter and an outfit inspired by Lana
Legend Rank guaranteed Pikachu Libre encounter and a pose inspired by Lana

Go Battle League Season 19 events schedule

There will be one special event taking place during Season 19 of the Go Battle League:

Battle Event Date
Go Battle Weekend: Shared Skies Friday, August 16, 2024, at 12:00 a.m. to Tuesday, August 20, 2024, at 11:59 p.m. local time

During the Go Battle Weekend: Shared Skies event, the maximum number of sets you can play per day will be raised from 5 to 20 for a total of 100 battles. You’ll also be able to claim 4× Stardust from win rewards, excluding end-of-set rewards.

During this Battle Weekend, free Timed Research will be available, and rewards will include a wig inspired by Lana. Additionally, GO Battle League Pokemon encounter rewards will display a wider variety of Attack, Defense, and HP.

Attack changes in Season 19 of the Pokemon Go Battle League

The following attacks will receive buffs or nerfs during this season:

Attack Changes
Scald Chance to lower the opposing Pokémon’s Attack is decreased
Spark Power decreased from 6 to 5 in Trainer Battles
Seed Bomb Power increased from 60 to 65 in Trainer Battles
Swift Power decreased from 60 to 55 and Energy Cost decreased in Trainer Battles

Attack availability updates in Season 19 of the Pokemon Go Battle League

There are quite a few changes to attack availability this season, with the following Pokemon now able to learn new moves:

Thunder Punch (Electric-type Charged Attack)

Can now be learned by Typhlosion, Lucario, Riolu, Scraggy, Scrafty, Chestnaught, Pawmo, and Pawmot.

Counter (Fighting-type Fast Attack)

Can now be learned by Lokix.

Powder Snow (Ice-type Fast Attack)

Can now be learned by Cetoddle and Ceitan.

Dragon Claw (Dragon-type Charged Attack)

Can now be learned by Naganadel.

Swift (Normal-type Charged Attack)

Can now be learned by Cleffa, Clefairy, Clefable, Igglybuff, Jigglypuff, Wigglytuff, Teddiursa, Ursaring, and Ursaluna.

Fly (Flying-type Charged Attack)

Can now be learned by Fearow, Salamence, Woobat, and Swanna.

For more information about battling in Pokemon Go, check out the best ‘mon in the mobile game and how to take down Giovanni.