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Smogon's 6th Generation Competitive Battling Tiers and Rule List [Coming soon]

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« on: October 10, 2013, 04:03:38 pm »

Smogon ORAS Metagame

Smogon's metagame is divided into a number of different usage-based tiers, statistically gathered from their simulator Pokémon Showdown. Pokémon in a higher tier cannot be used in a lower tier if you are playing by these rules. The tiers are as follows:

- Anything Goes [AG]
- Ubers
- Over Used [OU]
- Border Line [BL]
- Under Used [UU]
- Border Line 2 [BL2]
- Rarely Used [RU]
- Border Line 3 [BL3]
- Never Used [NU]

Play Restrictions

The following clauses apply to all tiers:

- Endless Battle Clause: Players cannot use any moveset on any Pokémon capable of intentionally causing an endless battle. Thus:◦A Pokémon may not carry Recycle and hold a Leppa Berry in conjunction with Heal Pulse and Milk Drink, Moonlight, Morning Sun, Recover, Roost, Slack Off, Soft-Boiled, or Wish.
◦A Pokémon may not hold a Leppa Berry while carrying Recycle and Pain Split.
◦A Pokémon may not hold a Leppa Berry while carrying Recycle and Fling.
- Evasion Clause: Players cannot use the moves Double Team or or Minimize.
- Moody Clause: Players cannot use a Pokémon with the Moody ability.
- OHKO Clause: Players cannot use the moves Fissure, Guillotine, Horn Drill, or Sheer Cold.
- Sleep Clause: Players cannot induce sleep to more than one Pokémon on the opposing team at the same time.
- Species Clause: Players cannot have two Pokémon with the same Pokédex number on the same team.
- Swagger Clause: Players cannot use the move Swagger.
- Baton Pass Clause: Players cannot have more than one Pokémon with the move Baton Pass.


Pokémon Restrictions:

Players cannot use Pokémon from the Uber tier.

Item Restrictions:

Players cannot use the following items:
•Soul Dew


- Altaria
- Altaria-Mega
- Azumarill
- Bisharp
- Breloom
- Celebi
- Chansey
- Charizard
- Charizard-X
- Charizard-Y
- Clefable
- Conkeldurr
- Diancie
- Diancie-Mega
- Dragonite
- Excadrill
- Ferrothorn
- Gallade
- Gallade-Mega
- Garchomp
- Garchomp-Mega
- Gardevoir
- Gardevoir-Mega
- Gengar
- Gliscor
- Gothitelle
- Gyarados
- Gyarados-Mega
- Heatran
- Jirachi
- Keldeo
- Kyurem-Black
- Landorus
- Landorus-Therian
- Latias
- Latias-Mega
- Latios
- Latios-Mega
- Lopunny
- Lopunny-Mega
- Magnezone
- Mamoswine
- Manaphy
- Mandibuzz
- Manectric
- Manectric-Mega
- Metagross
- Metagross-Mega
- Mew
- Raikou
- Rotom-Wash
- Sableye
- Sableye-Mega
- Scizor
- Scizor-Mega
- Skarmory
- Slowbro
- Slowbro-Mega
- Starmie
- Sylveon
- Talonflame
- Thundurus
- Tyranitar
- Tyranitar-Mega
- Venusaur
- Venusaur-Mega
- Zapdos
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