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A new news article has been posted!
The 2019 International Challenge February
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.
2019 International Challenge February
Registration Period: Thursday, February 14th, 2019, at 00:00 UTC, through Thursday, February 21st, 2019, at 23:59 UTC.
Tournament Period: Friday, February 22nd, 2019, at 00:00 UTC, through Sunday, February 24th, 2019, at 23:59 UTC.
Ranking Results Announcement: March 2019
Compatible Games: Pokémon Ultra Sun and Pokémon Ultra Moon
Battle Type: Double Battle
Banned Pokémon: • Eligible Pokémon are restricted to National Pokédex No. 001 through 807, excluding Mew, Celebi, Jirachi, Deoxys, Phione, Manaphy, Darkrai, Shaymin, Arceus, Victini, Keldeo, Meloetta, Genesect, Diancie, Hoopa, Volcanion, Magearna, Marshadow, Zeraora, and Ash-Greninja.
• You can register no more than two of the following Pokémon: Mewtwo, Lugia, Ho-Oh, Kyogre, Groudon, Rayquaza, Dialga, Palkia, Giratina, Reshiram, Zekrom, Kyurem, Xerneas, Yveltal, Zygarde, Cosmog, Cosmoem, Solgaleo, Lunala, and Necrozma.
• No two Pokémon on your team may have the same National Pokédex number.
• You cannot use any Pokémon except those that can be obtained through regular gameplay (including the Pokémon Global Link and related functions of games released by The Pokémon Company and Nintendo) or that have been awarded as part of a public distribution or special event.
• Pokémon may not know the move Dragon Ascent.
Entry Gift: Qualified participants will be eligible to earn 50 Championship Points. All qualified participants will also receive a Shiny Tapu Bulu. To qualify, eligible players must complete at least three battles.
|In the 2019 International Challenge February Online Competition, Trainers create a team using Pokémon from National Pokédex No. 001 through 807, with the exception of Mythical Pokémon and Ash-Greninja. You’ll also only be able to include up to two of the most powerful Legendary Pokémon on your team (see the Pokémon VGC 2019 Moon Series distribution regulations for a complete list of eligible Pokémon).
The competition features Double Battles with teams of four to six Pokémon, of which four will compete in each match. All Pokémon must have a black clover icon, meaning they were caught or hatched in Pokémon Sun, Pokémon Moon, Pokémon Ultra Sun, or Pokémon Ultra Moon or obtained from an event distribution in these games. All Pokémon will be set to Lv. 50 for the duration of the battles.
Z-Moves are permitted, but Ultranecrozium Z, the Blue Orb, the Red Orb, and Mega Stones may not be used. Other items are allowed, but Trainers may not have duplicate items in their Battle Team. You can also use the special Berries that are currently available in a Mystery Gift via Nintendo Network. There will be a 7-minute player clock, with 45-second turns.
All qualified participants in the 2019 International Challenge February Online Competition will receive a Shiny Tapu Bulu. The top players will also receive Championship Points, which contribute toward earning an invitation to the 2019 Pokémon World Championships. Players must complete at least three battles to qualify.
|• Items are allowed, but Trainers may not have duplicate items in their Battle Team.
• Ultranecrozium Z and Mega Stones are not permitted.
• The Blue Orb and Red Orb items are not permitted.
• 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 7-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.