How to get ready for this year's big Pokémon showdown.
Curse, Forest's Curse, Power Trick, and String Shot seem to have been fixed and are no longer banned from Pokémon competitions.
The scheduled rules review for early 2018 has been completed, and the documents have been updated.
The bans are effective immediately, and are in effect until the release of version 1.2 of Pokémon Ultra Sun and Pokémon Ultra Moon.
The switch to Pokémon Ultra Sun and Pokémon Ultra Moon takes effect on January 1, 2018.
Remember that the Pokémon Video Game Championship Series rules will be updated again toward the end of the year in preparation for the format change to support Pokémon Ultra Sun and Pokémon Ultra Moon.
The championships will be played on Pokémon Ultra Sun and Pokémon Ultra Moon starting January 1, 2018.
Obviously the whole format while eventually shift to the Ultra games.
The next season of exciting competition has begun.
Lowering the invitation threshold in some regions and increasing the number of Championship Points awarded at some events.
Cité Centre de Congrès de Lyon on April 22–23, and Casa de Campo on June 24–25.
In International Challenge events, top finishers earn Championship Points, which can add up to an invitation to the Pokémon World Championships.
The new rules have been adapted for Pokémon Bank's recent update.
You can practice these rules on Pokémon Sun & Moon with the Pokémon Global Link.
Mastering the basics.
And it's all about Sun & Moon.
Each region will have their own Championships, while technically the State or National Championships will be no more.