Wi-Fi Battle Rules

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Wi-Fi Battle Rules

Postby Tsuroerusu » 05 Jan 2010, 15:13

The following applies to all national and international forums of the United European Pokémon Communities

    Quick Battle
  • Single requests for competitive Pokémon battles through Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection or a simulator shall be made in the appropriate Quick Battle topic.
  • Single requests for IV battles through Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection shall be made in the appropriate Quick IV Battle topic.
  • When requesting a battle, criteria for rules and conditions shall be clearly stated, especially if such criteria differ from the Standard Rules.

    Quick Trade
  • Single offers or requests for Wi-Fi trades shall be made in the appropriate Quick Trade topic.

    Simulated Battles
  • Use of Shoddy Battle or similar simulation software shall be covered by the same rules as Wi-Fi battles.

  • The Smogon tiers shall be effective for all tiers.
    Standard Rules
  • The Standard Rules shall be defined as follows:
    • No Ubers: Pokémon of the Uber tier may not be used.
    • Sleep Clause: No more than one of the opponent's Pokémon may be put to sleep concurrently; self-imposed sleep caused by the move Rest shall not be covered by the Sleep Clause.
    • Evasion Clause: The moves Double Team and Minimize may not be used.
    • Species Clause: No more than one Pokémon of a certain species may be used on the same team.
    • OHKO Clause: The moves Horn Drill, Guillotine, Fissure and Sheer Cold may not be used.
    • Self-KO Clause: The moves Explosion, Selfdestruct, Perish Song and Destiny Bond may not be used in the event of both players' number of available Pokémon having reached one; a player using one of said moves in the given situation shall be considered the defeated party of the battle; recoil damage from moves such as Flare Blitz, or the the item Life Orb shall not be covered by the Self-KO Clause.
    • Soul Dew Clause: The item Soul Dew may not be used.
    • Hax/Luck Item Clause: The following items may not be used:
      • BrightPowder
      • Focus Band
      • King's Rock
      • Lansat Berry
      • Lucky Punch
      • Quick Claw
      • Razor Claw
      • Razor Fang
      • Scope Lens
      • Stick
    Hacked Pokémon
  • Hacked Pokémon, as defined by Section 4 of this Rule, are strictly prohibited for use in Wi-Fi battles; any such usage shall result in a warning, and immediate ban if repeated.

    Glitch Effects
  • In the event of major detrimental effects resulting from a glitch occurring, the battle shall be void and a rematch be conducted.

    Definition of Hacked Pokémon
  • "Hacked Pokémon" shall be defined as:
    1. Pokémon incompatible with the natural mechanics of the games;
    2. Pokémon either produced and/or modified by means of external modification of the game data such as, but not limited to the use of an Action Replay DS, Pokesav or similar.
  • Disputes relating to Wi-Fi battles or trades shall be brought before a relevant moderator; he or she shall hear the concerns of both parties, and decide on the matter in a fair, impartial and reasoned way.
  • Decisions by a moderator relating to disputes between members may be appealed to the Administrator of the Union.
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