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PokéBlast Gym Rules

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Server Overlord
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PokeBlast Gym Rules (applies to both leaders and challenger):

  1. • Always follow /rules
  2. • Gym Leaders are allowed to request to see the challengers team to make it follows all gym rules.
  3. • Bag Items are not allowed in gyms (Potions, Revives Etc.)
  4. • No duplicate Pokemon [Pokemon with the same Pokedex ID]
  5. • No renamed Pokemon
  6. • No Mega Rayquaza, Calyrex Shadow Rider, Urshifu Single Strike, Koraidon, Miridon, Chi-Yu, Chien-Pao, Flutter Mane, Iron Bundle, Espathra, Walking Wake,
  7. Zacian (Both Forms)
  8. • No Darmanitan-Galar, Dracovish, Shedinja, Roaring Moon, Palafin and Mega-Gengar
  9. • Primal Forms are banned from Gyms (Primal Kyogre and Primal Groudon)
  10. • One Ultrabeast is allowed regardless if the leader uses one.

  11. • Mega Pokemon are banned Temporarily
  12. • The move "Scale Shot" is banned Temporarily
  13. • The item "Weakness Policy" is banned Temporarily

    • A challenger may only use a Legendary/Mythical if the gym leader is using one (indicated by a green [L] next to the gym leader's name in /gyms)
  14. • No Baton Pass
  15. • No OHKO moves [Fissure, Guillotine, Horn Drill, and Sheer Cold]
  16. • Gym Leaders may only use Pokémon whose form aligns with their gym type [using Mega Altaria in Fairy is allowed for example, but using it in Flying is not]
  17. • Challengers and Leaders must ALWAYS start the battle with the Pokemon thrown out first, however a leader can say in chat they are switching to another because of form related issues
  18. • Challengers must throw their Pokemon out first.
  19. • Battle rules must be used of a Challenger's Pokemon is underleveled.
  20. • Pokemon need to be level locked at all times.
  21. • If your opponent disconnects unexpectedly during battle, wait a few minutes and do not heal or alter your Pokemon. If they rejoin, resume the battle from where you were
  22. • The Ground, Water and Psychic gyms are double battle based and 4v4, this requires battle rules to be used
    • Challengers MAY NOT "borrow" another person's team for the sole purpose of defeating a gym. You must train your own Pokemon with your own movesets and strategies. If you’ve purchased a pokemon in a trade you may still challenge a gym as long as it follows the previous rules. Gym Leaders may still disqualify you if they feel you’re using a Pokemon/team that’s not yours. For example if you’re using the same team & strategy that a Gym Leader lost to the previous day, they may see fit to disqualify you.
    • Users aren't allowed to discuss leader's teams or how to beat the gym teams, including Pokémon details.

    • Gym leaders may only use Arceus and Silvally in the normal gym. They aren't allowed to change type with respective plate and memory
    • Sleep, Evasion, Shadow Tag, and Swagger clauses to be used in battle
    • Banned Moves Last Respects, Rage Fist, Shed Tail, Revival Blessing, Destiny Bond , Assist • Banned Double Moves Clangorous Soulblaze (Kommonium-Z) and the moves mentioned above.
    • The combination of Prankster, Lagging tail, and Copycat are not allowed on a singular pokemon
    • After Restarting a battle once, if the challenger breaks another gym rule the Leader May Dq the challenger and the match will count as a win for the Leader (this will not include disconnects/Crashes)
    • Banned Abilities Arena Trap/Shadow Tag
    • Dynamaxing is banned from gyms.
    • No farming gym battles for rewards (Leader and Challenger),
Gym Leader Guidelines:
Always be nice and welcoming to Challengers of your gym
It’s highly recommended that your team is fully IV and EV trained
If you apply for gym leader you are responsible for accepting battles. You may not frequently afk and you may not reject challengers without good reason. Ask a staff member if you are unsure.
All non-omni leaders have priority for battle requests. If you need someone to take a battle for you, you may ask in /gl
Upon two weeks of inactivity, your Gym Leader status will be revoked. Please talk to a staff member if you wish to have that time extended
If you want to discuss a Gym Leader's application, please be constructive and only comment on their Pokemon team. Let character and behavior be determined by staff

Gym Leader commands:
• /leader accept: Accepts the most recent battle request.
• /leader deny: Denies the most recent battle request.
• /leader give (confirm): Gives the most recent opponent their badge.
• /leader won (confirm): Marks most recent battle as a win for the Leader.
• /leader stats: View your win/loss ratio for any gyms you are currently leader of.
• /gl or /gymleaderchat: A chat used to communicate exclusively with other Gym Leaders and Staff.
• /gymrewards leader: Shows an array of rewards earned at certain Battles milestones.


PokeBlast Senior Mod & Gym Manager
Staff member
(03-07-2023) - Gen 9 Pixelmon Release | Gym Changes

Banned the following Pokemon:
- Chi-Yu
- Chien-Pao
- Koraidon
- Miraidon
- Roaring Moon
- Palafin
- Flutter Mane
- Iron Bundle
- Espathra
- Walking Wake
- Any 2D / Unimplemented Pokemon

Banned the following Moves:
- Last Respects
- Rage Fist
- Revival Blessing
- Scale Shot

TEMPORARY BANS (Due to Battle Bugs):-
- Mega Pokemon
- The item Weakness Policy
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