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VGC 2016 Ruleset Revealed and initial thoughts

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VGC 2016 Ruleset Revealed and initial thoughts

Post by HyperTHD on Wed Dec 09, 2015 6:10 pm

We've now been shown the official format that will be used for the 2015-2016 season! VGC 2016 is now a go and it all starts on January 1st, 2015! Here's what you need to know regarding it


The Rules
•All battles will be Double Battles played in Pokémon Omega Ruby and Pokémon Alpha Sapphire.
•Time limits for battles will vary by event. At major events (Regional Championships and above), battles will have a 15-minute time limit, 45-second move timer, and a 90-second Team Preview.
•Pokémon brought in via Poké Transporter will not be permitted (the blue pentagon is required).
•All discovered Pokémon will be allowed except the following Mythical Pokémon: Mew, Celebi, Jirachi, Deoxys, Phione, Manaphy, Darkrai, Shaymin, Arceus, Victini, Keldeo, Meloetta, Genesect, Diancie, and Hoopa.
•Teams may have no more than two of the following Pokémon: Mewtwo, Lugia, Ho-Oh, Kyogre, Groudon, Rayquaza, Dialga, Palkia, Giratina, Reshiram, Zekrom, Kyurem, Xerneas, Yveltal, and Zygarde.
•All items will be allowed except Soul Dew. Each Pokémon must hold a different item.

Usage statistics from the "Generation Showdown" Online Competition (same format)

Let me know what you all think


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Re: VGC 2016 Ruleset Revealed and initial thoughts

Post by Elementar on Wed Dec 09, 2015 6:22 pm

Very interesting. Primal-Groudon with Precipice Blades in Doubles, dangerous.

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Re: VGC 2016 Ruleset Revealed and initial thoughts

Post by Woyaojinkela on Wed Dec 09, 2015 6:23 pm

xerneas, rayquaza-mega, groundon-p, kyogre-p, lugia and ho-oh will be very common. Mewtwo and Yvetal will be fairly common too. This is going to be quite a mess. It is like uber combined with ou team.

And rip politoed and ninetails ._.

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