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Game Details:

Developer: Game Freak
Publisher: Nintendo / The Pokémon Company
Platform: Nintendo Switch
Release Date(s): Worldwide: November 18th, 2022
Mode(s): Single Player, Multiplayer
Rating(s): CERO: A (JPN), ESRB: E (USA), PEGI: 7 (EUR)
Controller(s): Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo 2DS
Extra Contents: Scarlet and Violet Main Page, Pre-Order Gifts, Patches, Connecting to Pokémon GO, 9th Generation Online Competitions

9th Generation Online Competitions

Participants of the tournaments need to register to participate. Any Nintendo Switch Online membership (sold separately) and a Nintendo Account are required for online features.

List of Tournaments

Below is a list of the tournaments that took place throughout the world. Each description details the specific rules for the competition as each one had their own list.

Paldea Prologue

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Region: International
Registration Period: Monday, February 27, 2023, at 15:00 UTC to Sunday, March 12, 2023, at 23:59 UTC
Tournament Period: Friday, March 10, 2023, at 00:00 UTC to Sunday, March 12, 2023, at 23:59 UTC
Ranking Results Announcement: Mid-March 2023
Compatible Games: Pokémon Scarlet and Violet
Battle Type: Double Battle
Banned Pokémon: Pokémon in the Paldea Pokédex are eligible to participate. One special Pokémon may be used. Only Pokémon obtained in Pokémon Scarlet or Pokémon Violet games are eligible. You may have one special Pokémon (Koraidon or Miraidon) on your team.
Entry Gift: 10,000 League Points
After the event ends and results are announced, you may be eligible for a participation gift. You must finish at least one match with a win or loss during the event period to be eligible for rewards.
Description
Get ready to battle! The first official Pokémon Scarlet and Pokémon Violet Online Competition, Paldea Prologue. This competition will be comprised of Double Battles using Pokémon from the Paldea Pokédex. You may have one special Pokémon (Koraidon or Miraidon) on your team.
Competition Rules
Pokémon on Team or Battle Team: From 4 to 6 Pokémon
Pokémon Chosen for Battle: 4 Pokémon
Pokémon's Levels: Pokémon of Lv. 1 to Lv. 100 may participate. All Pokémon will become Lv. 50 for the duration of each battle.
Pokémon's Held Items: You may give your Pokémon items to hold in this competition. However, no two Pokémon that will participate in the competition can hold the same item.
Competition Time Limits:
Total Time: 20 minutes
Player Time: 7 minutes
Preview Time: 90 seconds
Turn Time: 45 seconds

2023 Global Challenge I Online Competition

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Region: International
Registration Period: Thursday, March 30, 2023, at 00:00 UTC to Thursday, April 6, 2023, at 23:59 UTC
Tournament Period: Friday, April 7, 2023, at 00:00 UTC to Sunday, April 9, 2023, at 23:59 UTC
Ranking Results Announcement: Mid-April 2023
Compatible Games: Pokémon Scarlet and Violet
Battle Type: Double Battle
Banned Pokémon: This competition followed Regulation Set C and Pokémon from the Paldea Pokédex (excluding Koraidon and Miraidon) could participate.
Entry Gift: 10,000 League Points and PokéBall Canvas Bag
After the event ends and results are announced, you may be eligible for a participation gift. You must finish at least 3 matches during the event period to be eligible for rewards.
Description
Get ready to earn Championship Points and test your skills against Trainers from around the world in the Pokémon Scarlet and Pokémon Violet games!
Competition Rules
Pokémon on Team or Battle Team: From 4 to 6 Pokémon
Pokémon Chosen for Battle: 4 Pokémon
Pokémon's Levels: Pokémon of Lv. 1 to Lv. 100 may participate. All Pokémon will become Lv. 50 for the duration of each battle.
Pokémon's Held Items: You may give your Pokémon items to hold in this competition. However, no two Pokémon that will participate in the competition can hold the same item.
Competition Time Limits:
Total Time: 20 minutes
Player Time: 7 minutes
Preview Time: 90 seconds
Turn Time: 45 seconds

2023 Global Challenge II Online Competition

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Region: International
Registration Period: Thursday, April 13, 2023, at 00:00 UTC to Thursday, April 20, 2023, at 23:59 UTC
Tournament Period: Friday, April 21, 2023, at 00:00 UTC to Sunday, April 23, 2023, at 23:59 UTC
Ranking Results Announcement: Mid-April 2023
Compatible Games: Pokémon Scarlet and Violet
Battle Type: Double Battle
Banned Pokémon: This competition followed Regulation Set C and Pokémon from the Paldea Pokédex could participate except for a few.
Entry Gift: 10,000 League Points and Great Ball Canvas Backpack
After the event ends and results are announced, you may be eligible for a participation gift. You must finish at least 3 matches during the event period to be eligible for rewards.
Description
Get ready to earn Championship Points and test your skills against Trainers from around the world in the Pokémon Scarlet and Pokémon Violet games!

2023 Global Challenge III Online Competition

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Region: International
Registration Period: Thursday, April 27, 2023, at 00:00 UTC to Thursday, May 4, 2023, at 23:59 UTC
Tournament Period: Friday, May 5, 2023, at 00:00 UTC to Sunday, May 7, 2023, at 23:59 UTC
Ranking Results Announcement: May 2023
Compatible Games: Pokémon Scarlet and Violet
Battle Type: Double Battle
Banned Pokémon: This competition followed Regulation Set C and Pokémon from the Paldea Pokédex could participate except for a few.
Entry Gift: 10,000 League Points and Ultra Ball Canvas Backpack
After the event ends and results are announced, you may be eligible for a participation gift. You must finish at least 3 matches during the event period to be eligible for rewards.
Description
Get ready to earn Championship Points and test your skills against Trainers from around the world in the Pokémon Scarlet and Pokémon Violet games!

Kitakami Prologue

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Region: International
Registration Period: Monday, October 2, 2023, at 00:00 UTC to Sunday, October 8, 2023, at 23:59 UTC
Tournament Period: Friday, October 6, 2023, at 00:00 UTC to Sunday, October 8, 2023, at 23:59 UTC
Ranking Results Announcement: October 2023
Compatible Games: Pokémon Scarlet and Violet
Battle Type: Double Battle
Banned Pokémon: This competition used Pokémon from the Kitakami Pokédex. The following Pokémon were not allowed: Raichu, Sandshrew, Sandslash, Vulpix, Ninetales, Growlithe, Arcanine, Geodude, Graveler, Golem, Weezing, Wooper, Sneasel, Lilligant, Basculin, Basculin, Sliggoo, Goodra
Entry Gift: 10,000 League Points
Description
The Kitakami Prologue Online Competition is to celebrate the launch of The Hidden Treasure of Area Zero Part 1: The Teal Mask!

Trick Magic Online Competition

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Region: International
Registration Period: Monday, October 23, 2023, at 00:00 UTC to Sunday, November 5, 2023, at 23:59 UTC
Tournament Period: Friday, November 3, 2023, at 00:00 UTC to Sunday, November 5, 2023, at 23:59 UTC
Ranking Results Announcement: November 2023
Compatible Games: Pokémon Scarlet and Violet
Battle Type: Single Battle
Eligible Pokémon: Gastly, Haunter, Gengar, Typhlosion, Misdreavus, Sableye, Shuppet, Banette, Duskull, Dusclops, Drifloon, Drifblim, Mismagius, Spiritomb, Dusknoir, Froslass, Rotom, Giratina, Zorua, Zoroark, Litwick, Lampent, Chandelure, Phantump, Trevenant, Decidueye, Sandygast, Palossand, Mimikyu, Sinistea, Polteageist, Dreepy, Drakloak, Dragapult, Spectrier, Basculegion, Basculegion, Skeledirge, Ceruledge, Bramblin, Brambleghast, Greavard, Houndstone, Annihilape, Flutter Mane, Gimmighoul, Gholdengo, Poltchageist, Sinistcha
Banned Pokémon: This competition comprised of Ghost type Pokémon only.
Entry Gift:
Description
Ghost-type Pokémon are gathering for some bone-chilling battles in the Trick Magic Online Competition!

Pokémon Dragon King Qualifying Tournament 2024 (ポケモン竜王戦2024 挑戦者決定戦)

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Region: Japan
Registration Period: Monday, November 20th, 2023 at 9:00 to Friday, December 1st, 2023 at 8:59 JST
Tournament Period: December 1st, 2023 at 9:00 to December 4th, 2023 at 8:59 JST
Compatible Games: Pokémon Scarlet and Violet
Battle Type: Single Battle
Eligible Pokémon: Pokémon from the Paldea Dex No.001-400
Pokémon from the Kitakami Dex No.001-200
Koraidon or Miraidon
Banned Pokémon: Mewtwo, Mew, Kyogre, Groudon, Rayquaza, Jirachi, Dialga, Palkia, Giratina, Phione, Manaphy, Darkrai, Shaymin, Arceus, Meloetta, Diancie, Hoopa, Volcanion, Magearna, Zacian, Zamazenta, Eternatus, Zarude, Calyrex, Walking Wake, Iron Leaves
Entry Gift: 10,000 League Points
Description
The top eight winners of this tournament were invited to the Pokémon Dragon King Tournament 2024. The Pokémon Company sent an e-mail to the registered e-mail address of the Nintendo account to those eligible for the invitation.

Cancellation and Rescheduling:
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On November 28th, 2023, it was announced that the original time period for this tournament would be cancelled and the tournament would be rescheduled so that everyone could participate fairly at a later date. The issue allowed players to register Miraidon or Koraidon into their Battle Party but change their locked in Battle Team.

Blueberry Prologue Online Competition

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Region: Japan
Registration Period: Thursday, January 4, 2024, at 00:00 UTC to Sunday, January 14, 2024, at 23:59 UTC
Tournament Period: Friday, January 12, 2024 to Sunday, January 14, 2024, at 23:59 UTC
Compatible Games: Pokémon Scarlet and Violet
Battle Type: Double Battle
Eligible Pokémon: Blueberry Pokédex No. 001-242
Banned Pokémon: Sandshrew, Sandslash, Vulpix, Ninetales, Geodude, Graveler, Golem, Slowpoke, Slowbro, Grimer, Muk, Tauros, Typhlosion, Slowking, Qwilfish, Samurott, Decidueye
Entry Gift: 10,000 League Points
Description
The Blueberry Prologue Online Competition is under way to celebrate the launch of The Hidden Treasure of Area Zero Part 2: The Indigo Disk!

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