Rules: - Nominate a metagame by including its full name in your post.
- You may nominate up to five metagames.
- You may nominate the same metagame as someone else.
- The ten metagames with the most nominations will enter the voting stage.
- Do not nominate metagames from the blacklist (below), or those without a thread in the Gen 8 forum.
- You may only post once. If you post more than once, none of your votes will be counted.
- Do not try to influence other voters and do not bash any metagame.
- You are not allowed to make any posts except to nominate.
- You must have at least five forum posts before your post.
- Your account must be at least one week old by the time of your post.
- If another user breaks these rules, let us take care of it.
- Metagames cannot be nominated for OMotM in the same month they get added to the forums.
If any of the above rules are broken, your post will be deleted. Continued rule breaking will result in an infraction.
A list of all eligible metagames can be found in the index.
Ladder already exists: - 1v1
- 2v2 Doubles
- Almost Any Ability
- Anything Goes
- Balanced Hackmons
- Mix and Mega
Cooldown period: - Sketchmons (Ineligible until April 2022)
- 350 Cup (Ineligible until March 2022)
- Multibility (Ineligible until March 2022)
- Inheritance (Ineligible until February 2022)
- Godly Gift (Ineligible until February 2022)
- Alphabet Cup (Ineligible until January 2022)
- Partners in Crime (Ineligible until code is functioning properly)
Other: - Ubers/UU/LC/National Dex Versions of Existing Metagames
- Pet Mods
- Previous generation OMs
- Fusions of two or more OMs
- BDSP Versions of OMs (Exception being BDSP Pure Hackmons)