NJ Silph Arena - Season 1 V Cup Rules

NJ Silph Arena Mirror Cup

 The Mirror Cup has a few special rules

  • Communities may pick any Season 1 Cup's theme for their Mirror Cup. When creating their tournament, they will be prompted to pick from the following themes (and their accompanying rulesets):
  • Competitors will bring a team of 6 Pokemon (and register them before the tournament begins). All battle parties used must be comprised of these 6 Pokemon.
  • No new species bans have been implemented in any past Cup ruleset. All new Pokemon will be permitted, assuming they would have qualified under the past Cup rules.
  • Matches are played in Great League: only Pokemon up to 1500 CP are permitted in the Cup.
  • Only one of each Pokemon species is permitted on your team of 6. (No species duplicates - even in Boulder Cup!)
  • Arena Rules will be followed in all other particulars.

NJ Silph Arena Jungle Cup

 The Jungle Cup has a few special rules 

  • Competitors will bring a team of 6 Pokemon (and register them before the tournament begins). All battle parties used must be comprised of these 6 Pokemon.
  • Matches are played in Great League: only Pokemon up to 1500 CP are permitted in the Cup.
  • Only Pokemon with at least one of the following types are permitted: Electric, Bug, Grass, and Normal.
  • All species with at least one of the four allowed types are permitted except: Tropius and the Burmy family (Burmy/Wormadam of all coats and Mothim).
  • Only one of each Pokemon species is permitted on your team of 6. (No species duplicates!)
  • Arena Rules will be followed in all other particulars.

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The Rainbow Cup has a few special rules 

  • Competitors will bring a team of 6 Pokemon (and register them before the tournament begins). All battle parties used must be comprised of these 6 Pokemon.
  • Matches are played in Great League: only Pokemon up to 1500 CP are permitted in the Cup.
  • Only Pokemon with at least one of the following types are permitted: Fire, Electric, Bug, Grass, and Water.
  • Only Pokemon from the 1st and 2nd generation (Kanto and Johto) are permitted. (No Alolan forms!)
  • Legendaries and Mythicals from Gen I and Gen II are permitted. There are no single-species bans in Rainbow Cup.
  • Only one of each Pokemon species is permitted on your team of 6. (No species duplicates!)
  • Arena Rules will be followed in all other particulars.

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 The Nightmare Cup has a few special rules

  • Competitors will bring a team of 6 Pokemon (and register them before the tournament begins). All battle parties used must be comprised of these 6 Pokemon.
  • Matches are played in Great League: only Pokemon up to 1500 CP are permitted in the Cup.
  • Only Pokemon with at least one of the following types are permitted: Pyschic, Dark, or Fighting.
  • Legendaries, Mythicals, Sableye, and Medicham are banned from use in this Cup!
  • Only one of each Pokemon species is permitted on your team of 6. (No species duplicates!)
  • Arena Rules will be followed in all other particulars.

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 The Kingdom Cup has a few special rules (designed to provide added challenge and fun) that differ from standard PvP combat in Pokemon GO:

  • Competitors will bring a team of 6 Pokemon (and register them before the tournament begins). All battle parties used must be comprised of these 6 Pokemon.
  • Matches are played in Great League: only Pokemon up to 1500 CP are permitted in the Cup.
  • Only Pokemon with at least one of the following types are permitted: Fire, Ice, Dragon, or Steel.
  • Only one of each Pokemon species is permitted on your team of 6. (No species duplicates!)
  • Arena Rules will be followed in all other particulars.

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The Tempest Cup has a few special rules 

  • Competitors will bring a team of 6 Pokemon (and register them before the tournament begins). All battle parties used must be comprised of these 6 Pokemon.
  • Matches are played in Great League: only Pokemon up to 1500 CP are permitted in the Cup.
  • Only Pokemon with at least one of the following types are permitted: Electric, Ice, Flying, or Ground.
  • Only one of each Pokemon species is permitted on your team of 6. (No species duplicates!)
  • Arena Rules will be followed in all other particulars.

NJ Silph Arena Twilight Cup Rules

The Twilight Cup has a few special rules (designed to provide added challenge and fun) that differ from standard PvP combat in Pokemon GO, and a few notable additions based on learnings from our prior Cup:

  • Competitors will bring a team of 6 Pokemon (and register them before the tournament begins). All battle parties used must be comprised of these 6 Pokemon.
  • Great League - Only Pokémon with a maximum CP of 1,500 are permitted. 
  • Only Pokemon with at least one of the following types are permitted: Dark, Fairy, Poison, or Ghost.
  • Only one of each Pokemon species is permitted on your team of 6.
  • Arena Rules will be followed in all other particulars.

NJ Silph Arena Boulder Cup

The Boulder Cup has a few special rules (designed to provide added challenge and fun) that differ from standard PvP combat in Pokémon GO.

  • Competitors will bring a team of 6 Pokémon. All Battle Parties must be comprised of these 6 Pokémon.
  • Only Pokémon with a maximum CP of 1,500 are permitted in the Cup.
  • Only Pokémon with at least one of the following types are permitted: Rock, Ground, Fighting, and Steel
  • Arena Rules will be followed in all other particulars