National Dex Tournament!

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Hey gang!​

Hear that its the bells of Nodenia ringing; you know what that must mean right?

That's right you guessed it, a tournament is happening soon!​


When:


April 24th 2pm EST


We are going to be running a​


National Dex Tournament


To see what that's all about Click here or read below!​




Clauses/Rules:

Most standard Smogon clauses will apply here:
  • Species Clause: Players cannot have more than one Pokémon with any National Pokédex number.
  • Endless Battle Clause: Players cannot intentionally prevent their opponent's Pokémon from fainting from PP depletion and Struggle recoil.
  • Sleep Clause Mod: Players can not induce sleep on more than one of the opponent's Pokémon at once.
  • Evasion Clause: Moves that boost evasion like Minimize, Double Team are banned. Same with items that have this effect this includes Brightpowder, Lax Incense.
  • OHKO Clause: Moves that OHKO the foe (Fissure, Guillotine, Horn Drill, and Sheer Cold) are banned.
  • Dynamax Clause: Players cannot Dynamax their Pokémon.
  • Ability Restrictions: Arena Trap, Moody, Power Construct, Shadow Tag
  • Item Restrictions:
    Alakazite, Blastoisinite, Blazikenite, Gengarite, Kangaskhanite, King's Rock, Lucarionite, Metagrossite, Quick Claw, Razor Fang, Salamencite
  • Move restrictions: Baton Pass


Pokémon Restrictions:

Any team will not be allowed to include the following Pokémon under any circumstance:​
Arceus (all formes)
Calyrex-Ice
Calyrex-Shadow
Cinderace
Darkrai
Darmanitan-Galar
Deoxys
Deoxys-Attack
Deoxys-Speed
Dialga
Dracovish
Dragapult
Eternatus
Genesect
Giratina
Giratina-Origin
Groudon
Ho-Oh
Kyogre
Kyurem-Black
Kyurem-White
Landorus
Lugia
Lunala
Marshadow
Magearna
Mewtwo
Naganadel
Necrozma-Dawn Wings
Necrozma-Dusk Mane
Palkia
Pheromosa
Rayquaza
Reshiram
Shaymin-Sky
Solgaleo
Spectrier
Tornadus-Therian
Urshifu (Single Strike forme)
Xerneas
Yveltal
Zacian
Zacian-Crowned
Zamazenta
Zamazenta-Crowned
Zekrom
Zygarde


Breaking any of these rules will result in instant disqualification from the tournament


Now the most awaited part of this forum
I bet you skipped all of that just to see what these were​


Prizes

1st.) $50 Store Voucher, 1 Shiny Legend Key, 2 Special Texture eggs of your choice, 300 Tokens and 25,000 Pokedollars
2nd.) $30 Store Voucher, 2 Shiny keys, 1 Special Texture egg of your choice, 250 Tokens, 20,000 Pokedollars
3rd.) $15 Store Voucher, 2 Special form keys, 1 Special Texture egg of your choice, 200 Tokens, 15,000 Pokedollars
Random Winner to receive some goodies
Participation prizes will also be given


Signup for tournament!



Resources

This is just some extra links and resources
This should help you with team ideas
Making sure your team is legal!
Speed tiers, Mechanics and more
Also my discord Incase you need any extra help: Crazy 308#2376​
  • This is will give you some viability rankings of Pokémon in the current meta game. National Dex OU Viability
  • The speed tiers for OU this will help compare your own Pokémon, to others! Speed Tiers
  • This is the mechanics list and will also help you understand some rules, I recommend giving it a read Nat Dex mechanics
  • Lastly this will be the resource you can use to make sure your team is legal day of tournament Pokemon Showdown, this will take you directly to the website for Pokémon showdown once there go into teambuilder, select New Team. From there input your team, once that is finished, once that is all said and done make sure the format in the top reads or is selected this. Then click the Validate option and it will confirm or deny your team is good.
 
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