Johto x Alola Competition announced

First Online Competition for Ultra Sun, Ultra Moon
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  • Tuesday, November 28, 2017

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The first Online Competition for Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon will be the Johto x Alola Competition. In this competition, players create a team using only Pokémon found in the Johto and Alola Pokédexes.

Johto x Alola competition artwork

The registration period will run from Thursday, December 7 (00:00 UTC) to 14 (23:59 UTC), 2017.

The competition will be held from December 15 (00:00 UTC) to 17 (23:59 UTC), 2017. All players that take part in at least one battle will receive 50 BP.


  • Double Battles
  • Each player brings 4 to 6 Pokémon, but chooses 4 of them to use in each battle during Team Preview
  • Only Pokémon in the Johto Pokédex or Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon Alola Pokédex can be used
  • All Pokémon are temporarily set to Level 50
  • The player cannot have two Pokémon with the same held item
  • 10 minutes of 'Your Time' per player, 90 seconds of Team Preview, and 45 seconds each turn
  • Players may battle up to 15 games per day of the competition, with any unplayed games carrying over to the following day (a new day begins at 00:00 UTC)

The full set of rules can be found on the Pokémon Global Link site.