2018 January International Challenge Announced!

January’s battle competition has been revealed!

January’s international battle competition has been announced! This time, all Pokémon throughout the national Pokédex will be allowed, with Mythicals and some Legendaries excluded. Additionally, only Pokémon obtained in Sun, Moon, Ultra Sun, and Ultra Moon are allowed. Battles will use the VGC18 Doubles format, with four Pokémon participating. All Pokémon will be set to level 50. There are also no items excluded, except duplicates.

Those who score on top will receive Championship points, which can increase your chances of being invited to the Pokémon World Championships. All qualified entries will also receive 50 BP.

Registrations will open up starting Thursday, January 18, 2018, at 00:00 UTC. Battles will take place between from Friday, January 26, 2018, at 00:00 UTC, until Sunday, January 28, 2018, at 23:59 UTC.

Edited by ddrox13 and Jake.