Welcome to the USUM Balanced Hackmons Cup! This is the first tour of the Other Metagames Classic!
- General tournament rules and regulations can be found here.
- Best of three, single elimination.
- Matches are to be played on Pokemon Showdown!
- Do not make baseless activity posts, get in contact with your opponent and report missed times / scheduling issues only.
- Standard clauses apply.
- All the usual Smogon rules regarding activity, timer, disconnection, and cheating rules apply.
- Chatter (Link)
- OHKO Moves
- Wonder Guard
- Pure/Huge Power
- Parental Bond (Link)
- Protean (Link) (Gen 7: Link)
- Shadow Tag/Arena Trap
- Moody (Link)
- Water Bubble (Link)
- Innards Out (Link)
- Magnet Pull (Link)
- Stakeout (Link)
- Psychic Surge (Link)
- Illusion (Link)
- Contrary (Link)
- Ability Clause: No more than two Pokemon with the same ability per team. (Link)
- CFZ Clause: Use of Crystal-Free Z-moves (CFZ's) is disallowed (Link, Discussion)
- ComaTalk Clause: Sleep Talk can't be run on a Pokemon with the Comatose ability (Link)
- Endless Battle Clause: Forcing an endless battle is banned, similar to the rest of PS
- Evasion Moves Clause: No moves that can increase Evasion are allowed. This does not include abilities or items that may modify Evasion passively such as Sand Veil or Brightpowder (Link)
- Sleep Clause: Only one Pokemon on the opponent's team can be put to sleep at a time. This excludes self-inflicted sleep or Comatose (Link)
Old Gens BH Hub: https://www.smogon.com/forums/threads/balanced-hackmons-old-gens-hub.3661782/#post-8407209
USUM BH Discord: https://discord.gg/JeEYN5m
Signups close 7/5 at 11:00 PM GMT -4!