Hello and welcome to the fifth Pokemon Showdown mini-tournment here in SMW Central. This tour will be Doubles OU.
Read Everything before joining.
Current Champion: GlitchMr
Current Runner-up: OrphenX
Showdown SMWC Channel: #Pokiman
That beign said, lets start with the rules:
General Game Rules
-The player is disqualified if he/she doesnt obey the rules,if after beign advised they still disobey the rules or when they forfeit a battle without reason.
-Battles have to be in the Doubles OU format. Any other format is invalid.
-Battles should be posted as a replay, otherwise they wont be valid.
-You cant change your team during the tournament (Save your team in a .txt file so you dont lose it)
- 4 / 8 / 16 / 32 players = No free pass
Irregular Number = Some players may have to play a elimination round before round one (Example: Third Tourney)
-Players have to win 2 of 3 matches in order to advance to the next phase (Best of 3 System).
-#Pokiman is the recommended channel for SMWC Tours, you may use any other channel tho.
General Teams Rules
-Level 100 Pokemons
-Players cannot use Pokémon from the Doubles OU banlist and the Tourney banlist (Continue reading).
-Both Mega Evolutions and Z Moves are allowed.
-Bad Teams are inmediatly disqualified.Ex: Magikarp with Splash. Meme teams however are not.
-There is no restriction to Legendary Pokemons,except that they cant belong to the banlist.
Doubles OU Game Rules
(Thanks to GlitchMr for the SM update)
Endless Battle Clause:
Players cannot use any moveset on any Pokémon capable of intentionally causing an endless battle. Thus:
A Pokémon may not carry Recycle and hold a Leppa Berry in conjunction with Heal Pulse and Milk Drink, Moonlight, Morning Sun, Recover, Roost, Slack Off, Soft-Boiled, or Wish.
A Pokémon may not hold a Leppa Berry while carrying Recycle and Pain Split.
A Pokémon may not hold a Leppa Berry while carrying Recycle and Fling.
Players cannot use the moves Double Team or Minimize.
Players cannot use a Pokémon with the Moody ability.
Players cannot use the moves Fissure, Guillotine, Horn Drill, or Sheer Cold.
Players cannot have two Pokémon with the same Pokédex number on the same team.
Pokemons banned by the tier:
Players cannot use the following Pokémon:
+Any Pokemon unreleased for SM (Marshadow and Unreleased Megas)
(Banning UB may be in consideration. According to some, there are not as broken as they are in singles so for now you can use them)
Moves banned by the tier:
Players cannot use the following moves on the same team:
-Gravity and any move which can induce sleep
Items banned by the tier:
Players cannot use the following items:
+Any unreleased item for SM
Abilities banned by the tier:
-Power Construct (Zygarde -> Zygarde 100%)
-Confuse Ray is banned
Signups (Min 16, max 32)
Good Luck, Have Fun