Clauses and Banlists

The tiering process of Smogon has come a long way from the simple days of RBY and many bans are now somewhat more complex than they were in previous generations. This page serves to document the precise definitions of all rules and lists the bans used in standard play. Below is the full list of Smogon's clauses and Dream World-specific banlist.

Clause Definitions

The clauses below apply to all BW tiers except Challenge Cup, which has no clauses.

Dream World