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VGC 2018 Video Game Championship format announced

Discussion in 'Competitive' started by Nightmare May, Oct 6, 2017.

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    Nightmare May Demon Buster Trainee Staff Member Admin Pokémon Trainer Wiki Contributor

    May 14, 2014
    Generation Started:
    1st Generation
    Favorite Pokémon:
    Pikachu and Rayquaza
    PkmnGO Team:
    The 2018 Video Game Championship rules have been announced on the official Pokémon wesbite.
    Players will be competing using Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon. All live tournaments will transition to these new rules on January 1, 2018.
    The entire 2018 Pokémon VGC rules document will be available on the rules and resources page in December.
    Here's a brief summary of the new regulations:
    • All battles will be Double Battles played in Pokémon Ultra Sun and Pokémon Ultra Moon
    • All Pokémon in the National Pokédex are allowed, with the following restrictions:
      • Pokémon must have the Alola symbol showing they were caught in the Alola region
      • Mythical Pokémon, some Legendary Pokémon, and Ash-Greninja are not allowed
    • Duplicate Pokémon are not allowed
    • All items are allowed, but duplicate items are not allowed
    • All Pokémon are set to Lv. 50, including Pokémon below Lv. 50
    • Player time is 5 minutes


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