Game: Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield
Battle Format: Double
Registration: Open until January 30 at 23:59 UTC.
Battle period: From January 31 at 00:00 UTC to February 2 at 23:59 UTC.
Reward: All players get 50 BP.
Eligible Pokémon: Newly discovered Pokémon in Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield may be used. Special Pokémon such as Legendary and Mythical Pokémon may not be used. Only Galarian regional forms may be used for Pokémon with regional forms.
Pokémon in your current team or registered to your Battle Team: From 4 to 6 Pokémon. All Pokémon will have their level automatically set to Lv. 50 during battles. You may use any Gigantamax Pokémon. Eligible Pokémon are restricted to those that you caught, hatched from Eggs, or received as a Mystery Gift in: Pokémon Sword. Pokémon Shield.
You cannot use any items except those that can be obtained through regular gameplay (including related functions of games released by The Pokémon Company and Nintendo) or that have been awarded as part of a public distribution or special event. You may give your Pokémon items to hold in this competition. However, no two Pokémon that will participate in the competition can hold the same item.
Battle Times: Your Time: Max 10 minutes
Selection Time: Each Trainer gets 90 seconds to select Pokémon.
Turn Time: Each Trainer gets 60 seconds to select an action each turn.
To celebrate the upcoming Online Competition, all Pokémon Sword and Shield players can now use the special code GALAR to unlock one Bottle Cap via the Mystery Gift feature until February 28, 2020.