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Ranked Battles Series 10 regulations announced; series to begin on August 1st

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vgc-series.jpgThe Pokémon Company International has announced the regulations for the Ranked Battles Series 10, which will begin on August 1, 2021. Players will battle with Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield.

Ranked Battles Series 10 will use similar rules to Ranked Battles Series 8, with the exception that Pokémon will not be allowed to Dynamax. Trainers can include one Restricted Pokémon on their Battle Team. Mythical Pokémon are not permitted. Apart from these restrictions, all Pokémon from the Galar Pokédex, the Isle of Armor Pokédex, and the Crown Tundra Pokédex are permitted; players Pokémon must have the Galar symbol or the battle-ready symbol. Duplicate Pokémon and duplicate held items are not allowed. All Pokémon will be set to Lv. 50, including Pokémon below Lv. 50.

The list of Restricted Pokémon includes:

Each battle begins with a 90-second Team Preview phase. In each battle, players have the following time limits:
  • 7 minutes of Your Time
  • 45 seconds of Move Time
  • 20 minutes of Game Time
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