It’s time for a VGC 2011 style metagame with a retro twist. Fight with your original 151 favorites in a modern way!
5th Gen flat battles, Doubles 4v4, Level 50. One Battle, single elimination.
Species Clause: A Player may not have two of the same Pokemon on their team.
Item Clause: A Player may not have the same item on two or more of his or her Pokemon
Self-KO Clause: If a player’s last Pokemon faints due to Explosion, sort of recoil, or faints after using Destiny Bond and brings down the opponent’s last Pokemon, the last Pokemon of those two to faint, wins.
Sky Drop Clause: No Pokemon may know Sky Drop.
Please use legitimate Pokemon if possible.
For those of you who would like to enter the tournament with legal hacks, you absolutely must make sure they are completely battle legal. This includes but is not limited to level / movepool / Pokeball restraints. Making your Pokemon battle legal is entirely your burden, do not ask for assistance here.
If your opponent reports you using illegal hacks, you will be disqualified and possibly blacklisted!
Wonder Launcher is set to off.
Please note that in the style of VGC tournements, the Sleep and Evasion Clauses are OFF.
Pokemon: #150-649 are banned (all Pokemon above Gen 1 + Mewtwo + Mew)
Abilities: Unreleased Dream World abilities and Drought (due to lack of opposing permaweather) are banned.
Subject to Change
Your match is due by 11:59:59 PM EST of the end date! May 7th - May 21st: Round 1
Field of 24 May 21st -June 4th
Field of 12 Several byes will probably be given out this round to narrow it down to 8 players June 4th - June 11th
Field of 8 June 11th - June 18th
Semifinals June 18th - June 25th
Here we go, just one more round of matches after this!