Mega Melee Online Competition announced for Pokémon Sun and Moon, only permits Pokémon that can Mega Evolve

Hot on the heels of the 2017 No Holds Barred Online Competition, the Mega Melee Online Competition has already been announced for Pokémon Sun and Moon. Get ready for epic battles with only Pokémon that can Mega Evolve in the upcoming Online Competition. Only one of the Pokémon from your team will enter battle, so pay close attention during the Team Preview and choose your Pokémon wisely! Duplicate Pokémon and items are not permitted, and every Pokémon will be set to Lv. 50 for the duration of these Single Battle clashes. The battles will take place in Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon, and Pokémon brought in via Poké Transporter are permitted in battle. The complete list of eligible Pokémon will be available in the competition regulations.

All qualified participants in the Mega Melee competition will receive 50 Battle Points. Players must complete at least one battle to qualify.

Registration for the Mega Melee competition begins Thursday, September 14, 2017, at 00:00 UTC. The competition goes from Friday, September 22, at 00:00 UTC, until Sunday, September 24, at 23:59 UTC. Trainers will be limited to 15 battles per day.

You’ll need a Pokémon Trainer Club account and your own Pokémon Sun or Pokémon Moon video game with a party of eligible Pokémon. And you’ll need to read and accept the regulations on the Pokémon Global Link before the battle period begins.

For more information on the Mega Melee competition, keep checking Pokemon.com and the Pokémon Global Link.

Good luck, Trainers!

Competition Information

Sign-Up Period

Thursday, September 14, at 00:00 UTC, through Thursday, September 21, 2017, at 23:59 UTC.

• You must sign up during this period to participate in the competition.

• You may sign up for the competition once per game registered to your PGL account.

Competition Period

Friday, September 22, at 00:00 UTC, through Sunday, September 24, 2017, at 23:59 UTC.

Participation Gift

Qualified participants will receive 50 Battle Points. To qualify, players must complete at least one battle.

Age Divisions

Junior/Senior Division: Born 2002 or later

Masters Division: Born 2001 or earlier

• Junior/Senior Division players are limited to playing between 6 a.m. and 11 p.m., based on the easternmost time zone in each player’s country.

Ranking Results Announcement

October 2017 (announcement time subject to change)

Compatible Games

Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon

Competition Rules

• This competition uses Single Battle format.

• Eligible Pokémon are restricted to Pokémon that can Mega Evolve.

• Mythical and Legendary Pokémon are not eligible.

• Duplicate Pokémon are not permitted.

• Duplicate items are not permitted.

• Items are permitted, including Mega Stones and Z-Crystals.

• Register three to six of your Pokémon to your Battle Team.

• All Pokémon in this competition will automatically become Lv. 50 for the duration of each match.

• Only one of the Pokémon you register to your Battle Team can be used during each match.

• A 10-minute time limit for each player will automatically be enforced in-game, beginning at the start of each battle. When a player’s time limit expires, that player will lose the game.

• At the beginning of each battle, players have 90 seconds to select one Pokémon with which to battle.

• At the beginning of each turn, players have 30 seconds to select a move or change the Pokémon in battle. If a player has not made their selections at the end of this period, the game will automatically make selections for the player.

• Players may battle up to 15 games per day of the competition. Any unplayed games will carry over to the following day. A new day begins at 00:00 UTC.

• For additional details, please come back to check the competition’s regulations page when registration opens.

Participation Requirements

• A Pokémon Trainer Club membership

• A wireless Internet connection

• A Pokémon Sun or Pokémon Moon game with a Game Sync ID registered in the Pokémon Global Link (PGL)

• The birth date you have registered in your Pokémon Trainer Club account will determine the age division in which you play. If it’s discovered during the competition that your birthdate information is incorrect, you may be disqualified from the competition and from future competitions.

Source: Pokémon Global Link

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