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Pokemon Battle Frontier

The Pokémon Battle Frontier is an event held at Zenkaikon every year, where people can challenge Frontier Brains roaming the convention in the Pokémon Sun and Moon video games. Each Frontier Brain has special rules where players will have to follow those rules in order to defeat the Frontier Brain and collect their Frontier Symbol. If you can't find a certain Frontier Brain, that's okay, we will be meeting up in the Tabletop Room on Friday and Saturday at times listed in the convention guide. There are 5 Frontier Symbols in total to collect, and there will also be a tournament held on Sunday at a time listed in the convention guide. At the tournament, the more Frontier Symbols you collect, the more perks you get in the tournament, of course, you could be in the tournament without collect any of them, so there's no reason to not go! Good luck and have fun!

Base Rules each Frontier Brain will use, unless noted otherwise during challenge(these are also Smogon's rules as of April 1st, with a few clauses added):

Clauses
Species Clause
Simple Definition: You cannot have two or more of the Pokémon with the same National Dex No. on your team.

Item Clause
Simple Definition: You cannot have two or more of the same item held by Pokémon on your team.

Sleep Clause
Simple Definition: You cannot put 2 Pokemon to Sleep.

Evasion Clause
Simple Definition: You cannot purposefully have a Pokémon on your team that can some way increase its evasion stat, this includes abilities and items.

OHKO Clause
Simple Definition: You cannot have a Pokémon on your team that has any of the following moves in its moveset: Fissure, Sheer Cold, Guillotine, Horn Drill.

Endless Battle Clause
Any moveset on any Pokémon that is capable of intentionally causing an endless battle is banned from competitive play. 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 and carry Recycle and Pain Split on its moveset.
A Pokémon may not hold a Leppa Berry and carry Recycle and Fling on its moveset.

Baton Pass Clause
Simple Definition: The move Baton Pass can only be on a maximum of 1 Pokémon on your team.

Message The Pokémon Battle Frontier at Zenkaikon page for more info on clauses.

Ban lists

Anything not yet officially released in America

Pokémon
Aegislash
Arceus
Blaziken
Darkrai
Deoxys
Deoxys-A
Deoxys-D
Deoxys-S
Dialga
Genesect
Giratina
Giratina-O
Groudon
Ho-oh
Kyogre
Kyurem-W
Landorus (Base Form)
Lugia
Lunala
Mewtwo
Palkia
Rayquaza
Reshiram
Shaymin-S
Solgaleo
Xerneas
Yveltal
Zekrom
Zygarde-Complete

Abilities
Moody
Power Construct
Shadow Tag

Items
Gengarite
Kangaskhanite
Lucarionite
Salamencite

Moves
Double Team
Fissure
Guillotine
Horn Drill
Minimize
Sheer Cold
Up to 1 Pokémon maximum may have Baton Pass on one team.

The battles will be using the game’s built in infrared mechanic, so each person will be required to have their own Pokémon Sun or Moon game and their own 3DS or 2DS system.