If you've been as excited for the introduction of the new Pokemon GO PvP options as we've been, then you're definitely on Team Prima. We've already mentioned how stoked we are for the Pokemon GO Battle League Preseason to kick off and we've prepped a handy brief on what you're gonna need to know. However, here's some in-depth detail about the Pokemon GO PvP rewards and ranks that you'll be able to earn as part of the Battle League. 

Pokemon GO PvP Rewards and Ranks - Ranking System

So, you're wanting to know a little bit more about the Pokemon GO PvP ranking and reward system in the Battle League. We've already prepped a bit of primer here on the general things that you might expect and relinked that here for your convenience, but now we have specifics. 

There's going to be 10 different ranks as part of the Pokemon GO Battle league. We've listed what you need to do in order to get from one rank to another below:

  • Rank 1 requirement: None (just unlock the Battle League as per our guide above)
  • Rank 2 requirement: Complete five battles as rank 1
  • Rank 3 requirement: Complete five battles as rank 2
  • Rank 4 requirement: Complete five battles as rank 3
  • Rank 5 requirement: Win five battles as rank 4
  • Rank 6 requirement: Win seven battles as rank 5
  • Rank 7 requirement: Win 10 battles as rank 6
  • Rank 8 requirement: Reach a battle rating of 1,800 or higher
  • Rank 9 requirement: Reach a battle rating of 2,100 or higher
  • Rank 10 requirement: Reach a battle rating of 2,700 or higher

Pokemon GO PvP Rewards and Ranks - Rewards

It's not just Stardust and candy that you can get from doing well in the Pokemon GO Battle League. If you're particularly proficient, you can also access Pokemon encounters that would be a little trickier to come across organically, and the rarity of these scales with your performance in the Ranking System. We've listed off the encounters below:

  • Rank 1 to 3: Machop, Oshawott, Snorlax, Snivy, Tepig
  • Rank 4 to 6: Machop, Meditite, Oshawott, Scraggy, Skarmory, Snivy, Snorlax, Tepig
  • Rank 7 to 10: Deino, Lapras, Larvitar, Litwick, Machop, Meditite, Oshawott, Scraggy, Shieldon, Skarmory, Snivy, Snorlax, Tepig

Now that you've got more specific information about the Pokemon GO PvP rewards and ranks that will be part of the Battle League, you get to join the rest of us in wild anticipation for all the features eventually rolling out. In the meantime, why not check out these other tips and tricks that we've prepared for Trainers: