They Don't Want None
Other Metas Leader
Art by h_n_g_m_n
Welcome to the 1v1 discussion thread!
1v1 is a metagame where you bring three Pokémon to Team Preview and pick only one to defend you, meaning predictions and tough choices are to be made, and teambuilding skill is ever so important.
This metagame will be run myself, Dream Eater Gengar and Uselesscrab. The initial banlist resembles that of OU, and we will add or remove bans as the 1v1 metagame develops.
Banlist & Clauses:
Pokémon: Arceus, Darkrai, Deoxys-Attack, Deoxys-Defense, Deoxys-Normal, Dialga, Giratina, Groudon, Ho-Oh, Kyogre, Kyurem-White, Lugia, Lunala, Marshadow, Mega Kangaskhan (Kangaskhanite), Mega Salamence (Salamencite), Mewtwo, Necrozma-Dawn-Wings, Necrozma-Dusk-Mane, Palkia, Rayquaza, Reshiram, Shaymin-Sky, Solgaleo, Xerneas, Yveltal, Zekrom
Items: Focus Sash
Moves: Perish Song
The following clauses are in effect:
Accuracy Moves Clause: A Pokémon may not have the moves Flash, Kinesis, Leaf Tornado, Mirror Shot, Mud Bomb, Mud-Slap, Muddy Water, Night Daze, Octazooka, Sand Attack, or Smokescreen in its moveset.
Endless Battle Clause: Players cannot intentionally prevent an opponent from being able to end the game without forfeiting.
Evasion Moves Clause: A Pokémon may not have either Double Team or Minimize in its moveset.
Moody Clause: A team cannot have a Pokémon with the ability Moody.
OHKO Clause: A Pokémon may not have the moves Fissure, Guillotine, Horn Drill, or Sheer Cold in its moveset.
Species Clause: A player cannot have two Pokémon with the same National Pokédex number on a team.
1v1 is playable on Pokémon Showdown!