OmegaMinecraft Gym Rules

Rules (all apply to both leaders and challengers):

  • Always follow /rules
  • No Potions
  • 6 Pokemon max
  • Level 100 Cap (after battle rules are applied, e.g. you can have level 80 Pokemon but will be increased to 100)
  • No duplicate Pokemon [Pokemon with the same Pokedex ID]
  • No renamed Pokemon
  • OU Tier and below - please see Pokemon Showdown Team Builder (when selecting format, choose the option "National Dex"). Link provided: https://play.pokemonshowdown.com/teambuilder
  • No Uber/AG
  • No Dynamax/GigantaMax
  • No using FEAR tactics or variations of FEAR
  • No PP Stalling or variations of PP Stalling
  • No Dragon Rage, Sonic Boom, Fishious Rend or Scale Shot
  • No OHKO moves [Fissure, Guillotine, Horn Drill, and Sheer Cold]
  • 1 Mega & 1 Z-move allowed
  • A challenger may only use a Legendary/Mythical/UB if the gym leader is using one (indicated by a green [L] next to the gym leader's name in /gyms)
  • 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
  • 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
  • Battle rules must be used of a Challenger's Pokemon is under-leveled, and may also be used if they are two levels over
  • 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
  • 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.
  • The following clauses must be followed: OHKO, Sleep, Moody, Baton Pass, Evasion, Item, and Endless Battle. For more info https://www.smogon.com/sm/articles/clauses
  • Banned the ability Arena Trap/Shadow Tag
  • The moves 'Z-Hypnosis', 'Destiny Bond' and 'Scale Shot' are temporarily banned in Player Gyms due to a Pixelmon bug

  • 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