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If you've got a simple question about Battle Spot and not sure where to post, this is the place!
- What is Battle Stadium?
- Battle Stadium is the collection of online ranked modes on the Switch games themselves. The modes are 3v3 Singles (BSS) and 4v4 Doubles aka The Official VGC Ladder (discuss that in the proper forum). In all modes - barring some special formats - you bring 6 Pokemon and choose the required amount at team preview
- How do I play Battle Stadium?
- Firstly you'll need a Nintendo Online account. Once in the game, press X to bring up the menu and choose VS, then choose Battle Stadium and go to Ranked Battles. From there you can choose Singles or Doubles.
- What are the rules? What's banned?
- The simplest way of explaining the rules of Battle Stadium is that it's an online, player-vs-player version of the Battle Tower. Only certain mythical Pokemon are banned, you can run up to two cover legendaries on each team, you can only use one of each item on your team, and Gigantamaxing/Dynamaxing is allowed.
- Can I use Pokemon transferred from older games?
- Unfortunately, no, not in their transferred state. They can receive a Battle Ready mark in the Battle Tower, but this will require wiping all transfer exclusive moves.
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