Clauses and Banlists

Species Clause - A player cannot have two Pokemon with the same National Pokedex number on a team.
For example, using a team with two Koffing would break this clause.
Using different formes on the same team, such as Rotom-W and Rotom-C, also breaks the clause since they share the same Pokedex number (#479).
Sleep Clause - You lose if, at the end of your turn, two of your opponent's Pokemon were put to sleep by a move you used but were not forced into, and neither have had their sleep removed since then.
The clause basically means that if you have already put a Pokemon on your opponent's side to sleep and it is still sleeping, you can't put another one to sleep.
A move you were "forced into" is a move you must use because all other moves (that cannot inflict sleep) are disabled (by Choice item, Encore, or some combination of Taunt, Disable, Torment, and lack of PP) and you cannot switch (due to trapping moves, trapping abilities, Ingrain, or having all other pokemon be fainted).
A move you used includes moves called by Metronome, Sleep Talk, Assist, Me First, or Copycat. It does not include Magic Coat or Magic Bounce.
Rest, used by either player, is never counted by this clause.
Evasion Clause - A Pokemon may not have the moves Double Team or Minimize in its moveset.
BrightPowder and Lax Incense are banned.
Generally, this rule will be automatically enforced in simulator play. In Wi-Fi play, a player is considered to have broken the clause when a Pokemon is revealed to have been brought into the battle with a banned move.
OHKO Clause - A Pokemon may not have the moves Fissure, Guillotine, Horn Drill, or Sheer Cold in its moveset.
Generally, this rule will be automatically enforced in simulator play. In Wi-Fi play, a player is considered to have broken the clause when a Pokemon is revealed to have been brought into the battle with a banned move.
Moody Clause - A team cannot have a Pokemon with the ability Moody.
Soul Dew Clause (OU and below) - Soul Dew is banned.
WeatherEvasion Clause (OU and below) - Sand Veil and Snow Cloak are banned.
DrizzleSwim Clause (OU and below) - Using both a Pokemon with Drizzle and a Pokemon with Swift Swim on the same team is banned.
WeatherAbility Clause (UU and below) - A team cannot have a Pokemon with any of the following abilities: Drought and Sand Stream.
SmashPass Clause (RU and below) - Using a Pokemon carrying both Shell Smash and Baton Pass in its moveset is banned.
Hail Clause (RU and below) - A team cannot have a Pokemon with Snow Warning.
Prankster Assist Clause (NU) - A team cannot have a Pokemon with Prankster and carrying Assist.
Little Cup Clauses/Banlists
The Pokemon must be able to evolve and must be at the lowest stage.
Maximum level is 5.
The following Pokemon are banned from Little Cup: Carvanha, Gligar, Meditite, Sneasel, Scyther, Tangela, Vulpix, Yanma.
Berry Juice is banned.
SonicBoom and Dragon Rage are banned.
 
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