After many rumors and teases, Niantic lastly introduced that PvP Trainer Battles are on the way in which to Pokemon Go. The developer hasn’t confirmed when the extremely requested function will go dwell, however it did share some extra particulars about the way it’ll work through Twitter.
While it is nonetheless unclear how Trainer Battles are initiated, Niantic revealed that there will probably be three separate Trainer Battle Leagues: Great, Ultra, and Master. Each League encompasses a completely different Combat Power restrict in your Pokemon: within the Great League, every monster can have a most of 1,500 CP; Ultra League’s restricted is 2,500 CP per Pokemon; and Master League options no CP restriction.
“When designing Trainer Battles, we wanted to create an experience that everyone can enjoy and ensure that different kinds of Pokémon can show their strengths,” Niantic wrote. “With Leagues in Trainer Battles, we hope to create a system that’s accessible to many Trainers.”
Beyond that, there may be nonetheless a lot we do not learn about how PvP matches will function. While the primary teaser screenshot that Niantic shared seems to be much like Trainer Battles from the core Pokemon video games, it is nonetheless unclear whether or not Go’s Trainer Battles will use the identical fight system as Gym and Raid Battles–which finally boil all the way down to tapping the display quickly–or one thing nearer to the principle collection.
We will not have to attend for much longer to study extra. Niantic says Trainer Battles will roll out for Pokemon Go “soon” and that further particulars are on the way in which. In the meantime, Pokemon Go’s newest Community Day is underway. This one runs by means of your complete weekend and brings again the entire featured Pokemon and particular strikes from earlier Community Days. Niantic can also be bringing again six Legendaries for December’s Field Research tasks.