Pokémon Go Battle League Season 9 was confirmed to begin on August 30, just before the introduction of a new series on September 1. A handful of new changes are happening for this cup, such as several changes to the moves coming into the game. This guide looks at all the changes to the moves coming to Season 9 of the Battle League and the new attacks that Pokémon can use.
All the changes to the Battle League Season 9 moves
All new moves
There's only one new move for Season 9. It's a Normal-type weather ball.
- Meteorological sphere (normal type)
- Damage: 55
- Energy: 35
All moves updated
All Weather Ball Attacks, Crunch, Lightning Cannon, Sunburn, Feather Dance, and Mega Horn have been changed for Season 9.
- Meteorological ball (all)
- Damage: 60 to 55
- Now has the ability to lower a Pokémon's defense in combat
- Lightning Cannon
- Guaranteed to reduce the attack of the opposing Pokémon
- Energy cost is reduced and offers the ability to reduce a Pokémon's attack
- Dance of the Feathers:
- The cost of energy is rising
- Damage: 100 to 110
All new Pokémon move sets
Nidoking, Poliwrath, Heracross, Manectric, Castform in normal form, and Cofagrigus will have new attacks.
- Can now learn the Sand Tomb charge move
- Now he can learn the charge move Scald
- Can now learn the Rock Blast charge move
- He can now learn the Thunder Fang charge move
- Normal shape Castform
- Now he can learn the Normal-type Weather Ball charge move
- Now he can learn the Shadow Claw quick move