From Bulbanews, your community Pokémon newspaper.
Season 14 to begin Jan. 19
Rating Battles Season 14 banner
The rules for the Rating Battles Season 14 have been announced. Season 14 will begin Jan. 19 and will end March 15. Season 14 will use the VGC 2016 rules. Every Pokémon will need to have the blue pentagon, so they will not be allowed to be transferred from the Generation V games. Players cannot use any of the Mythical Pokémon. Players may only use a maximum of two of these Pokémon on their team: Mewtwo, Lugia, Ho-Oh, Kyogre, Groudon, Rayquaza, Dialga, Palkia, Giratina, Reshiram, Zekrom, Kyurem, Xerneas, Yveltal and Zygarde.
All Pokémon above level 50 will be automatically set to level 50. Players using Pokémon X and Y will only be matched with other players that are using Pokémon X and Y. Players who are using Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire will only be matched with other players that are using Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire.