Keep checking BNN for the breaking news updates, and discuss it on the forums or in the Bulbagarden Discord server.

Want to write an article? Go ahead! Have an opinion to share? An idea for a new column? Contact us!

Difference between revisions of "Four moves temporarily banned from Pokémon VGC"

From Bulbanews, your community Pokémon newspaper.
Jump to: navigation, search
m (SnorlaxMonster moved page Live Competitions back in VGC Premier Challenges, TPCi events to Four moves temporarily banned from Pokémon VGC: This title does not appear to be accurate)
 
(6 intermediate revisions by 4 users not shown)
Line 11: Line 11:
 
discusslink= |
 
discusslink= |
 
sourcetype=othersite |
 
sourcetype=othersite |
sourcename=Play! Pokémon Rules pdf |
+
sourcename=Official Pokémon site |
sourcelink=https://assets.pokemon.com//assets/cms2/pdf/play-pokemon/rules/play-pokemon-vg-rules-formats-and-penalty-guidelines-en.pdf |
+
sourcelink=https://www.pokemon.com/us/pokemon-news/play-pokemon-video-game-rules-update/ |
 
user=Escparth |
 
user=Escparth |
 
userlink=User:Escparth |
 
userlink=User:Escparth |
tagline=Four moves banned from competitive use |
+
tagline=Non-TCPi events required to use Festival Plaza |
blurb=Live Competitions are back in VGC Premier Challenges and higher TPCI events but recently four specific moves were banned until the upcoming version 1.2 update. }}
+
blurb=New rules for the Pokémon Video Game Championships have been published. Four moves are now prohibited from use in the Video Game Championships until the release of version 1.2 of Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon. }}
 
{{CategorizeIn|Games|1|18}}
 
{{CategorizeIn|Games|1|18}}
 
 
[[File:Play Pokemon logo.png|thumb|180px|Play! Pokémon logo]]
 
[[File:Play Pokemon logo.png|thumb|180px|Play! Pokémon logo]]
  +
New rules for the Pokémon Video Game Championships have been published.
   
Live Competitions are online competitions held through the {{bp|Pokémon Global Link}}. They are now back in {{bp|World Championships|VGC Premier Challenges}} and higher TPCi or {{bp|The Pokémon Company International}} events. TPCi operate in the West. Premier Challenges are small events in the Championship Series season and are for players of all abilities to try competitive Pokémon play in person.
+
Four moves are now prohibited from use in the Video Game Championships until the release of version 1.2 of {{bp|Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon}}. {{bp|The Pokémon Company International}} has identified these moves as causing a bug that results in games disconnecting. The banned moves are as follows:
 
It has been announced that 4 specific moves are banned until the version 1.2 update. These will be banned effective immediately at all {{bp|Play! Pokémon}} Premier Events and continuing until the release of patch 1.2 for {{bp|Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon}}:
 
 
*{{bp|Curse}}
 
*{{bp|Curse}}
 
*{{bp|String Shot}}
 
*{{bp|String Shot}}
*{{bp|Forest’s Curse}}
+
*{{bp|Forest's Curse}}
 
*{{bp|Power Trick}}
 
*{{bp|Power Trick}}
  +
  +
Additionally, Championship Series events not operated with or by The Pokémon Company International must be conducted through {{bp|Festival Plaza}} until further notice. This is not included in the rule document, but was announced on Pokémon.com in the same announcement. It is also intended to mitigate the same game-disconnecting bug.
  +
  +
==External links==
  +
*[https://assets.pokemon.com//assets/cms2/pdf/play-pokemon/rules/play-pokemon-vg-rules-formats-and-penalty-guidelines-en.pdf Pokémon Video Game Rules, Formats, and Penalty Guidelines]
  +
**[https://www.diffchecker.com/JYfpi9hX Changes from last revision]

Latest revision as of 11:08, 25 January 2018

Non-TCPi events required to use Festival Plaza
Article
Discussion*
Report error
  • Tuesday, January 23, 2018

001Bulbasaur Dream.png
This article brought to you by Bulbanews, your community Pokémon newspaper.
Link to this article
  • [url=//bulbanews.bulbagarden.net/wiki/Four_moves_temporarily_banned_from_Pok%C3%A9mon_VGC] Four moves temporarily banned from Pokémon VGC[/url]
  • <a href="//bulbanews.bulbagarden.net/wiki/Four_moves_temporarily_banned_from_Pok%C3%A9mon_VGC"> Four moves temporarily banned from Pokémon VGC</a>
Play! Pokémon logo

New rules for the Pokémon Video Game Championships have been published.

Four moves are now prohibited from use in the Video Game Championships until the release of version 1.2 of Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon. The Pokémon Company International has identified these moves as causing a bug that results in games disconnecting. The banned moves are as follows:

Additionally, Championship Series events not operated with or by The Pokémon Company International must be conducted through Festival Plaza until further notice. This is not included in the rule document, but was announced on Pokémon.com in the same announcement. It is also intended to mitigate the same game-disconnecting bug.

External links