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PokéBlaze Gym Rules

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Shmeeb

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General Rules (all applies to both alpha and omega league) (applies to both Challengers and Leaders):
  • Always follow /rules
  • Gym Leaders are allowed to request to see the challengers team to make it follows all gym rules.
  • Bag Items are not allowed in gyms (Potions, Revives Etc.)
    • No duplicate Pokemon [Pokemon with the same Pokedex ID]
    • No renamed Pokemon
    • No Mega Rayquaza, Calyrex Shadow-Rider, Urshifu - Single-Strike and Zacian (Both Forms)
    • No Darmanitan-Galar, Dracovish, Shedinja and Mega-Gengar
    • Primal Forms are banned from Gyms (Primal Kyogre and Primal Groudon)
    • One Ultrabeast is allowed regardless if the leader uses one.
  • 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)
  • No Dragon Rage, Sonic Boom, Baton Pass
  • No OHKO moves [Fissure, Guillotine, Horn Drill, and Sheer Cold]
  • 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]
  • 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
  • Challengers must throw their Pokemon out first.
  • Battle rules must be used of a Challenger's Pokemon is underleveled.
  • Pokemon need to be level locked at all times.
  • 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
  • The Ground, Water, Psychic and Fairy 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, z-crystal and memory
  • Sleep, Evasion, Shadow Tag, Moody and Swagger clauses to be used in battle
    No using FEAR Tactics or Variations of FEAR
  • Banned Moves 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 the ability Arena Trap/Shadow Tag
  • Dynamaxing is banned from gyms.
  • No intentionally battling leaders for the achievement of ruining their win/loss ratio.
  • No farming gym battles for rewards (Leader and Challenger)
  • All gyms follow the National Dex AG Format. (With General Rules bans applied)
  • All gyms are 3v3 Singles excluding Ground, Water, Fairy and Psychic which are 4v4 Doubles.
  • All gyms are Level 100.
  • Level cap must be set to level 100 and raise to cap WILL NOT be applied.
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
  • You’re only allowed to reject a Challenger with good reason, ask a staff member if you're unsure. If you apply for a Gym Leader position, you’re responsible for accepting battles. You may not frequently AFK as it detracts from everyone's experience
  • Upon two weeks of inactivity your Gym Leader status will be revoked. If staff are notified beforehand an extra two weeks of grace period may be granted
  • 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 - gives your most recent opponent their badge
  • /leader won - marks the most recent battle as a win (to track your win/loss stats)
  • /leader legend <gym> [true/false] - indicates whether or not your party contains a legendary in /gyms
  • /leader stats - view your win/loss ratio for each gym you're a leader of
 
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Papaa_

PokeBlaze Admin & Gym Manager
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The following changes have been made to PokéBlaze Gyms 05/15/2021:
Banned
- Zacian Crowned Form
- Zamazenta Crowned Form (Bugged)
- Eternatus
- Dracovish
- Calyrex Shadow Rider
- Calyrex Ice Rider
- Spectrier
- Urshifu (Both Forms)

Unbanned
- Clangorous Soul
- Steel Beam
- Skill Swap

To see a visual list of our Gym-Rules which shows Banned Pokemon, Moves, Abilities, please visit the google sheet below:
PokéBlaze Gym Rules
 

Papaa_

PokeBlaze Admin & Gym Manager
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BlazeStaff
The following changes have been made to PokéBlaze Gyms 05/21/2021:
Banned
- Scale Shot (Bugged)

To see a visual list of our Gym-Rules which shows Banned Pokemon, Moves, Abilities, please visit the google sheet below:
PokéBlaze Gym Rules
 

Papaa_

PokeBlaze Admin & Gym Manager
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The following changes have been made to PokéBlaze Gyms 05/23/2021:
- Changed Water and Psychic Gym to 3v3 Singles as we await Double Gym bug fixes.

To see a visual list of our Gym-Rules which shows Banned Pokemon, Moves, Abilities, please visit the google sheet below:
PokéBlaze Gym Rules
 

Papaa_

PokeBlaze Admin & Gym Manager
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The following changes have been made to PokéBlaze Gyms 06/03/2021:
Banned
- Z-Dark Void, Z-Grassy Whistle, Z-Sing, Z-Supersonic, Z-Lovely Kiss, Z-Poison Powder, Z-Sleep Powder, Z-Stun Spore, Z-Sweet Kiss, Z-Kinesis, Z-Metal Sound, Z-Screech, Z-Will-O-Wisp, Z-Leech Seed, Z-Poison Gas, Z-Thunder Wave, Z-Toxic, Z-String Shot (All Bugged)

To see a visual list of our Gym-Rules which shows Banned Pokemon, Moves, Abilities, please visit the google sheet below:
PokéBlaze Gym Rules
 

Papaa_

PokeBlaze Admin & Gym Manager
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SeniorAdmin
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The following changes have been made to PokéBlaze Gyms 06/25/2021:
Banned
- Primal Forms are banned from Gyms (Primal Kyogre and Primal Groudon)

To see a visual list of our Gym-Rules which shows Banned Pokemon, Moves, Abilities, please visit the google sheet below:
PokéBlaze Gym Rules
 

Papaa_

PokeBlaze Admin & Gym Manager
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SeniorAdmin
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BlazeStaff
The following changes have been made to PokéBlaze Gyms 06/28/2021:
Banned
- Zacian (Both forms are now banned)

To see a visual list of our Gym-Rules which shows Banned Pokemon, Moves, Abilities, please visit the google sheet below:
PokéBlaze Gym Rules
 

Georgeyx

PokeBlaze Admin
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Admin
BlazeStaff
The following changes have been made to PokéBlaze Gyms 22/09/2021
Rule Change
- Gym leaders may only use a Pokemon from original typing (Rotom forms are allowed in their specific types). Pokemon that change type during battle are allowed, however, is restricted to the type prior to the battle -> 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]

To see a visual list of our Gym-Rules which shows Banned Pokemon, Moves, Abilities, please visit the google sheet below:
PokéBlaze Gym Rules
 

Papaa_

PokeBlaze Admin & Gym Manager
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BlazeStaff
The following changes have been made to PokéBlaze Gyms 25/09/2021:
Unbanned
- Scale Shot

To see a visual list of our Gym-Rules which shows Banned Pokemon, Moves, Abilities, please visit the google sheet below:
PokéBlaze Gym Rules
 

Georgeyx

PokeBlaze Admin
Staff member
Admin
BlazeStaff
The following changes have been made to PokéBlaze Gyms 27/09/2021:
Banned
- Fishious Rend, Bolt Beak

To see a visual list of our Gym-Rules which shows Banned Pokemon, Moves, Abilities, please visit the google sheet below:
PokéBlaze Gym Rules
 

Georgeyx

PokeBlaze Admin
Staff member
Admin
BlazeStaff
The following changes have been made to PokéBlaze Gyms 29/10/2021:
Unbanned
- Fishious Rend, Bolt Beak
- Z-Status Moves with low accuracy (such as Z-Sleep Powder)
- Zamazenta-Crowned

To see a visual list of our Gym-Rules which shows Banned Pokemon, Moves, Abilities, please visit the google sheet below:
PokéBlaze Gym Rules
 

Georgeyx

PokeBlaze Admin
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Admin
BlazeStaff
The following changes have been made to PokéBlaze Gyms 09/11/2021:
Banned
- Baton Pass

To see a visual list of our Gym-Rules which shows Banned Pokemon, Moves, Abilities, please visit the google sheet below:
PokéBlaze Gym Rules
 

Georgeyx

PokeBlaze Admin
Staff member
Admin
BlazeStaff
The following changes have been made to PokéBlaze Gyms 12/04/2022
Unbanned
- Urshifu Rapid-Strike
- Spectrier
- Calyrex Ice-Rider

To see a visual list of our Gym-Rules which shows Banned Pokemon, Moves, Abilities, please visit the google sheet below:
PokéBlaze Gym Rules
 

Georgeyx

PokeBlaze Admin
Staff member
Admin
BlazeStaff
The following changes have been made to PokéBlaze Gyms 07/06/2022
Rule Change
- Alpha/Omega Leagues have been removed.
- All Level caps are set to 100.

To see a visual list of our Gym-Rules which shows Banned Pokemon, Moves, Abilities, please visit the google sheet below:
PokéBlaze Gym Rules
 

Huxeyy

PokeBlaze SeniorMod
Staff member
SeniorMod
BlazeStaff
The following changes have been made to PokéBlaze Gyms 30/07/2022
Rule Change
- Challengers may not use FEAR tactics or variations of FEAR (FEAR Clause).
This is a strategy where any low level pokemon (typically with endeavour and priority) is able to defeat any level 100 pokemon.

Banned
- Shedinja

Unbanned
- Eternatus

To see a visual list of our Gym-Rules which shows Banned Pokemon, Moves, Abilities, please visit the google sheet below:
PokéBlaze Gym Rules
 
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