The team guide is back to help you navigate your platoon to victory in Lunar Cup. This guide is based on our understanding of the meta, iterations using PvPoke Team Builder and factoring in tournament usage and performance data compiled by Ytxpikachu and Pokebrains. If you’re interested in better understanding the meta and learning the matchups for Pokémon you should be prepared to face, check out our Meta Snapshot article and graphic, which was posted earlier in the month. Lastly if you love discussing Cup metas, come join in on the discussion or get team specific help at GO Stadium and forge new friendships with people as passionate about PvP as you. So let’s get to it!



This guide is essentially a team building template, also referred to as a roster archetype. The graphic is broken down into the key meta roles that we expect to see on the majority of well-balanced teams. Not every team will fall into this exact format, but if you are looking for a starting point this is a good way to look at building your team.