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Apr 10

Ultra Kalos Classic

Posted by Sunain | April 10th 2018 at 10:30 AM EDT
Tags: Pokémon Global Link, Online Competitions, Ultra Sun, Ultra Moon
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The Ultra Kalos Classic online competition for Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon has been announced on the Pokémon Global Link website. Full details are listed below and on our 7th Generation Online Competitions page which will be updated as new tournaments are announced.

Ultra Kalos Classic

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Region: International
Registration Period: Thursday, April 19th, 2018 at 00:00 UTC through Thursday, April 26th, 2018 at 23:59 UTC
Tournament Period: Friday, April 27th, 2018 at 00:00 UTC through Sunday, April 29th, 2018 at 23:59 UTC
Ranking Results Announcement: May 2018
Player divisions: Junior Division: Born 2003 or later
Masters Division: Born 2002 or earlier
Junior Division players are limited to playing between 6 a.m. and 11 p.m., based on the easternmost time zone in each player’s country.
Compatible Games: Pokémon Ultra Sun and Pokémon Ultra Moon
Battle Type: Single Battle
Banned Pokémon: Eligible Pokémon are restricted to Pokémon found in the Kalos Pokédex. Regional variants of eligible Pokémon are prohibited. Mythical and some Legendary Pokémon cannot be used.
Entry Gift: Qualified participants will receive 50 Battle Points. Players must complete at least one battle to qualify.
Description
We’re going back to Kalos with the Ultra Kalos Classic Online Competition hosted at the PGL. Only Pokémon from the Kalos region will be allowed in this tournament, but no region symbol is required, so you can bring in Pokémon from other games via Poké Transporter as long as they’re in the Kalos Pokédex. For this Single Battle competition, players will make a team of six Pokémon, of which three will compete in each match.

Although Greninja is famously from the Kalos region, the special Ash-Greninja will not be allowed to battle. Mythical Pokémon, some Legendary Pokémon, and the Alolan variants of any Pokémon will not be permitted. All Pokémon above and below Lv. 50 will be set to Lv. 50 for the duration of the battles.
Competition Rules
• Z-Crystals are prohibited.
• Duplicate items are prohibited.
• Register three to six of your Pokémon to your Battle Team.
• All Pokémon in this competition will automatically become Lv. 50 for the duration of each match.
• A 10-minute time limit for each player will automatically be enforced in-game, beginning at the start of each battle. When a player’s time limit expires, that player will lose the game.
• At the beginning of each battle, players have 90 seconds to select three Pokémon with which to battle.
• At the beginning of each turn, players have 60 seconds to select a move or change the Pokémon in battle. If a player has not made their selections at the end of this period, the game will automatically make selections for the player.
• Players may battle up to 15 times per day of the competition. Any unplayed games carry over to the following day. A new day begins at 00:00 UTC.

Source: https://3ds.pokemon-gl.com/information/1c8c3a4e-9b91-4199-be1f-8485e10705b8
Apr 07

Pokémon Japan Championships 2018 Qualifications (ポケモンジャパンチャンピオンシップス2018予選)

Posted by Sunain | April 7th 2018 at 09:08 AM EDT
Tags: Online Competitions, Ultra Sun, Ultra Moon
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The Pokémon Japan Championships 2018 Qualifications allowed players in Japan to battle for positions for the 2018 Japan Championships which will be held on Saturday, June 9th, 2018 and Sunday, June 10th, 2018. Full details are listed below and on our 7th Generation Online Competitions page which will be updated as new tournaments are announced.

Pokémon Japan Championships 2018 Qualifications (ポケモンジャパンチャンピオンシップス2018予選)

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Region: Japan
Registration Period: Friday, April 6th, 2018 at 14:00 JST through Friday, May 11th, 2018 at 8:59 JST
Tournament Period: Friday, May 11th, 2018 at 9:00 JST through Monday, May 14th, 2018 at 8:59 JST
Ranking Results Announcement: May 2018
Player divisions: Junior Division: Born 2007 or later
Senior Division: Born between 2003 and 2006
Masters Division: Born 2002 or earlier
Junior players cannot play between 23:00PM and 6:00AM.
Compatible Games: Pokémon Ultra Sun and Pokémon Ultra Moon
Battle Type: Double Battle
Banned Pokémon: Eligible Pokémon are restricted to those that were caught, traded, hatched from Eggs, or received as a Mystery Gift in Pokémon Ultra Sun, Pokémon Ultra Moon, Pokémon Sun, or Pokémon Moon. Pokémon from the National Pokédex No. 001 through 806 are permitted.

Mewtwo, Mew, Lugia, Ho-Oh, Celebi, Kyogre, Groudon, Rayquaza, Jirachi, Deoxys, Dialga, Palkia, Giratina, Phione, Manaphy, Darkrai, Shaymin, Arceus, Victini, Reshiram, Zekrom, Kyurem, Keldeo, Meloetta, Genesect, Xerneas, Yveltal, Zygarde, Diancie, Hoopa, Volcanion, Cosmog, Cosmoem, Solgaleo, Lunala, Necrozma, Magearna, Marshadow, and Ash-Greninja cannot be used.
Entry Gift: All qualified participants will also receive 50 Battle Points.
Description
The Pokémon Japan Championships 2018 Qualifications allowed players to battle for positions for the 2018 Japan Championships which were held onf Saturday June 9th, 2018 and Sunday June 10th, 2018. All qualified competitors also earned 50 Battle Points.
Competition Rules
• Register four to six of your Pokémon to your Battle Team from Level 1 to 100.
• All Pokémon in this competition will automatically become Lv. 50 for the duration of each match.
• Four of the Pokémon you register to your Battle Team will be chosen to battle in each match.
• A 5-minute time limit for each player will automatically be enforced in-game, beginning at the start of each battle. When a player’s time limit expires, that player will lose the game.
• At the beginning of each battle, players have 90 seconds to select four Pokémon to battle with.
• At the beginning of each turn, players have 45 seconds to select a move or change the Pokémon in battle. If a player’s selections have not been made by the end of this period, the game will automatically make selections for the player.
• Players may battle up to 15 times per day of the competition. Any unplayed games will carry over to the following day. A new day begins at 00:00 UTC (9AM JST).

Source: https://3ds.pokemon-gl.com/information/22cb5c95-7ab3-45d3-a02c-a9fe6a448508

Article edited on 2018-04-07 09:10:22 by Sunain
Aug 30

Mega Melee (メガランブル)

Posted by Sunain | August 30th 2017 at 10:16 AM EDT
Tags: Online Competitions, Pokémon Sun, Pokémon Moon
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The eleventh online competition for Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon has been announced. Mega Melee (メガランブル) will take place from Friday, September 22nd, 2017 at 00:00 UTC, through Sunday, September 24th, 2017, at 23:59 UTC.. Full details are listed below and on our 7th Generation Online Competitions page which will be updated as new tournaments are announced.

Mega Melee (メガランブル)

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Region: International
Registration Period: Thursday, September 14th, 2017 at 00:00 UTC, through Thursday, September 21st, 2017, at 23:59 UTC.
Tournament Period: Friday, September 22nd, 2017 at 00:00 UTC, through Sunday, September 24th, 2017, at 23:59 UTC.
Ranking Results Announcement: October 2017
Player divisions: Junior/Senior Division: Born 2002 or later
Masters Division: Born 2001 or earlier
Junior/Senior Division players are limited to playing between 6 A.M. and 11 P.M., based on the easternmost time zone in each player’s country.
Compatible Games: Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon
Battle Type: Single Battle
Banned Pokémon: Eligible Pokémon are restricted to Pokémon that can Mega Evolve.
Entry Gift: Qualified participants will receive 50 Battle Points. To qualify, players must complete at least one battle.
Description
Get ready for epic battles with only Pokémon that can Mega Evolve in the Mega Melee Online Competition. Only one of the Pokémon from your team will enter battle, so pay close attention during the Team Preview and choose your Pokémon wisely! Duplicate Pokémon and items are not permitted, and every Pokémon will be set to Lv. 50 for the duration of these Single Battle clashes. The battles will take place in Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon, and Pokémon brought in via Poké Transporter are permitted in battle. The complete list of eligible Pokémon will be available in the competition regulations.

All qualified participants in the Mega Melee competition will receive 50 Battle Points. Players must complete at least one battle to qualify.
Competition Rules
• Mythical and Legendary Pokémon are not eligible.
• Duplicate Pokémon are not permitted.
• Duplicate items are not permitted.
• Items are permitted, including Mega Stones and Z-Crystals.
• Register three to six of your Pokémon to your Battle Team.
• All Pokémon in this competition will automatically become Lv. 50 for the duration of each match.
• Only one of the Pokémon you register to your Battle Team can be used during each match.
• A 10-minute time limit for each player will automatically be enforced in-game, beginning at the start of each battle. When a player’s time limit expires, that player will lose the game.
• At the beginning of each battle, players have 90 seconds to select one Pokémon with which to battle.
• At the beginning of each turn, players have 30 seconds to select a move or change the Pokémon in battle. If a player has not made their selections at the end of this period, the game will automatically make selections for the player.
• Players may battle up to 15 games per day of the competition. Any unplayed games will carry over to the following day. A new day begins at 00:00 UTC.

Source: https://3ds.pokemon-gl.com/information/683e22aa-5ebc-4a34-ae73-7472bc0938c9

Article edited on 2017-08-30 10:16:54 by Sunain
Jul 04

Weakness Cup

Posted by Sunain | July 4th 2017 at 10:15 AM EDT
Tags: Nintendo 3DS, Online Competitions, Sun & Moon
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The ninth online competition for Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon has been announced. Weakness Cup will take place from Friday, July 28, 2017 at 00:00 UTC, through Sunday, July 30, 2017, at 23:59 UT. Full details are listed below and on our 7th Generation Online Competitions page which will be updated as new tournaments are announced.

Edit Note: The official site initially announced that this tournament would be Single Battles but later in the day on July 4th, 2017, they changed it to Double Battles.

Original Quote: "Be on guard in the Weakness Cup Online Competition, where every Pokémon in battle is weak to at least five types. Trainers will assemble a team from a limited list of Pokémon, and go head-to-head in Single Battles where an unexpected attack could mean an instant knockout. The battles will take place in Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon. Pokémon brought in via Poké Transporter are permitted in battle. All Pokémon will be set to Lv. 50 for the duration of each match."

Weakness Cup

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Region: International
Registration Period: Thursday, July 20, 2017 at 00:00 UTC, through Thursday, July 27, 2017, at 23:59 UTC
Tournament Period: Friday, July 28, 2017 at 00:00 UTC, through Sunday, July 30, 2017, at 23:59 UT
Ranking Results Announcement: August 2017
Player divisions: Junior/Senior Division: Born 2002 or later
Masters Division: Born 2001 or earlier
Junior/Senior Division players are limited to playing between 6 A.M. and 11 P.M., based on the easternmost time zone in each player’s country.
Compatible Games: Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon
Battle Type: Double Battle
Banned Pokémon: Eligible Pokémon are restricted to National Pokédex No. 001 through 799 with five or more weaknesses. Mythical and some Legendary Pokémon cannot be used.
Entry Gift: Qualified participants will receive Ampharosite, Altarianite, Latiosite, and Latiasite Mega Stones. To qualify, players must complete at least three battles.
Description
Be on guard in the Weakness Cup Online Competition, where every Pokémon in battle is weak to at least five types. Trainers will assemble a team from a limited list of Pokémon, and duke it out in Double Battles. The battles will take place in Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon. Pokémon brought in via Poké Transporter are permitted in battle. All Pokémon will be set to Lv. 50 for the duration of each match. The complete list of eligible Pokémon will be available in the competition regulations.
Competition Rules
• Mega Stones are not allowed.
• Items are restricted to Weakness Policy and any Berries that lessen the damage taken from supereffective attacks (for example, Babiri Berry, Charti Berry, or Occa Berry). A Trainer’s Battle Team may not have duplicate items.
• Register three to six of your Pokémon to your Battle Team.
• All Pokémon in this competition will automatically become Lv. 50 for the duration of each match.
• A 10-minute time limit for each player will automatically be enforced in-game, beginning at the start of each battle. When a player’s time limit expires, that player will lose the game.
• At the beginning of each battle, players have 90 seconds to select three Pokémon with which to battle.
• At the beginning of each turn, players have 45 seconds to select a move or change the Pokémon in battle. If a player has not made their selections at the end of this period, the game will automatically make selections for the player.
• Players may battle up to 15 games per day of the competition. Any unplayed games will carry over to the following day. A new day begins at 00:00 UTC.

Source: https://3ds.pokemon-gl.com/calendar/#/1/75853b35-c7c4-4d22-ab07-da0c3feb2589

Article edited on 2017-07-05 10:33:17 by Sunain
May 02

2017 International Challenge May

Posted by Sunain | May 2nd 2017 at 11:36 AM EDT
Tags: Nintendo 3DS, Online Competitions, Pokémon Sun, Pokémon Moon
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The seventh online competition for Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon has been announced. 2017 International Challenge May will take place from Friday, May 26th, 2017 at 00:00 UTC through Sunday, May 28th, 2017 at 23:59 UTC. Full details are listed below and on our 7th Generation Online Competitions page which will be updated as new tournaments are announced.

2017 International Challenge May

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Region: International
Registration Period: Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at 00:00 UTC, through Thursday, May 25, 2017, at 23:59 UTC
Tournament Period: Friday, May 26, 2017 at 00:00 UTC, through Sunday, May 28, 2017, at 23:59 UTC
Ranking Results Announcement: June 2017
Player divisions: Junior/Senior Division: Born 2002 or later
Masters Division: Born 2001 or earlier
Junior/Senior Division players are limited to playing between 6 A.M. and 11 P.M., based on the easternmost time zone in each player’s country.
Compatible Games: Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon
Battle Type: Double Battle
Banned Pokémon: Eligible Pokémon are restricted to those that were caught, traded, hatched from Eggs, or received as a Mystery Gift in Pokémon Sun or Pokémon Moon. Each Pokémon must have a black clover symbol on its Summary page. Players may use only Pokémon from the Alola Pokédex. Only the Alola form of Pokémon with regional variants can be used. Zygarde, Cosmog, Cosmoem, Solgaleo, Lunala, Necrozma, and Magearna could not be used. Mega Stones were not allowed. Pokémon must have been acquired in Pokémon Sun or Pokémon Moon (they must have the black clover on their Summary page). Pokémon brought in via Poké Transporter will not be permitted in battle. All Pokémon will be set to Lv. 50 for the duration of the battles.
Entry Gift: Qualified participants in the 2017 International Challenge May Online Competition will receive Tyranitarite, Abomasite, and Manectite Mega Stones. Additionally, participants will be eligible to earn Championship Points. To qualify, players must earn a place in the rankings by completing at least three battles.
Description
Get ready to battle in the 2017 International Challenge May Online Competition to earn Championship Points, as well as three Mega Stones! Trainers will compete using the 2017 Championship Series format, featuring Double Battles with Pokémon found in the Alola Pokédex.

The top players in each age division will receive Championship Points, which contribute toward the chances of earning an invitation to the Pokémon World Championships. Players must be opted in to the Play! Pokémon program and have a Player ID at the time the competition begins to be eligible for Championship Points. Additionally, all qualified Trainers who play in at least three battles will earn Tyranitarite, Abomasite, and Manectite Mega Stones, the items needed to make Tyranitar, Abomasnow, and Manectric Mega Evolve in battle.
Competition Rules
• Items are allowed, but Trainers may not have duplicate items in their Battle Team.
• Register four to six of your Pokémon to your Battle Team.
• All Pokémon in this competition will automatically become Lv. 50 for the duration of each match.
• Four of the Pokémon you register to your Battle Team will be chosen to battle in each match.
• A 10-minute time limit for each player will automatically be enforced in-game, beginning at the start of each battle. When a player’s time limit expires, that player will lose the game.
• At the beginning of each battle, players have 90 seconds to select four Pokémon with which to battle.
• At the beginning of each turn, players have 45 seconds to select a move or change the Pokémon in battle. If a player has not made their selections at the end of this period, the game will automatically make selections for the player.
• Players may battle up to 15 games per day of the competition. Any unplayed games will carry over to the following day. A new day begins at 00:00 UTC.

Source: https://3ds.pokemon-gl.com/information/17bca4f1-317a-4b29-9ea0-76a2639fa9ab
Feb 28

Kanto x Alola Regional Rumble (カントー×アローラ)

Posted by Sunain | February 28th 2017 at 03:58 PM EST
Tags: Pokémon Global Link, Online Competitions, Online Tournament, Pokémon Sun, Pokémon Moon
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The fourth online competition for Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon has been announced. Kanto x Alola Regional Rumble (カントー×アローラ) will take place from Friday, March 17, 2017 at 00:00 UTC through Sunday, March 19, 2017, at 23:59 UTC. Full details are listed below and on our 7th Generation Online Competitions page which will be updated as new tournaments are announced.

Kanto x Alola Regional Rumble (カントー×アローラ)

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Region: International
Registration Period: Thursday, March 9, 2017, at 00:00 UTC, through Thursday, March 16, 2017, at 23:59 UTC
Tournament Period: Friday, March 17, 2017, at 00:00 UTC, through Sunday, March 19, 2017, at 23:59 UTC
Max number of participants: 50 000
Ranking Results Announcement: April 2017
Player divisions: Junior/Senior Division: Born 2002 or later
Masters Division: Born 2001 or earlier
Junior/Senior Division players are limited to playing between 6 A.M. and 11 P.M., based on the easternmost time zone in each player’s country.
Compatible Games: Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon
Battle Type: Single Battle
Banned Pokémon: Players could only use Pokémon from the Kanto and Alola region Pokédexes. Mewtwo, Mew, Zygarde, Cosmog, Cosmoem, Solgaleo, Lunala, Necrozma, and Magearna could not be used. Mega Stones were not allowed.
Entry Gift: Qualified participants in the Kanto x Alola Regional Rumble Online Competition will receive the Mega Stones Pidgeotite and Steelixite. To qualify, players must earn a place in the rankings by completing at least three battles.
Description
Get ready to compete in the Kanto x Alola Regional Rumble Online Competition! In this competition, the only Pokémon you can use are those you could discover in the Kanto region in Pokémon Red, Pokémon Blue, or Pokémon Yellow, along with Pokémon of the Alola region you can find in Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon. All qualified participants will earn a Pidgeotite and a Steelixite for playing. These Mega Stones allow your Pidgeot and Steelix to Mega Evolve during battle.
Competition Rules
• Items are allowed, but Trainers may not have duplicate items in their Battle Team.
• Register three to six of your Pokémon to your Battle Team.
• All Pokémon in this competition will automatically become Lv. 50 for the duration of each match.
• Three of the Pokémon you register to your Battle Team will be chosen to battle in each match.
• A 10-minute time limit for each player will automatically be enforced in-game, beginning at the sta
rt of each battle. When a player’s time limit expires, that player will lose the game. • At the beginning of each battle, players have 90 seconds to select three Pokémon with which to battle.
• At the beginning of each turn, players have 45 seconds to select a move or change the Pokémon in battle.
If a player has not made their selections at the end of this period, the game will automatically make selections for the player.
• Players may battle up to 15 games per day of the competition. Any unplayed games will carry over to the following day. A new day begins at 00:00 UTC.

Source: https://3ds.pokemon-gl.com/information/65b18aaf-bbe2-47fb-97c5-89034f8bd8d5
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