Pokémon Trial Challenge Rules

Team Building Requirements

Participants must have Pokémon Sun or Pokémon Moon.

Legendary Pokémon and Ash-Greninja are not allowed. This includes the following: Articuno, Zapdos, Moltres, Mewtwo, Mew, Raikou, Entei, Suicune, Lugia, Ho-Oh, Celebi, Regirock, Regice, Registeel, Latias, Latios, Kyogre, Groudon, Rayquaza, Jirachi, Deoxys, Uxie, Mesprit, Azelf, Dialga, Palkia, Heatran, Regigigas, Giratina, Cresselia, Phione, Manaphy, Darkrai, Shaymin, Arceus, Victini, Cobalion, Terrakion, Virizion, Tornadus, Thundurus, Reshiram, Zekrom, Landorus, Kyurem, Keldeo, Meloetta, Genesect, Tapu Koko, Tapu Lele, Tapu Bulu, Tapu Fini, Cosmog, Cosmoem, Solgaleo, Lunala, Nihilego, Buzzwole, Pheromosa, Xurkitree, Celesteela, Kartana, Guzzlord, Necrozma, Magearna.

Each trainer must use one Pokémon new to Pokémon Sun and Moon and/or an Alolan Form Pokémon.



Trial Captain Info

A list of Trial Captains, their types, and their locations will be posted outside the Anime Room.

Trial Captains will be wearing orange wristbands while they are accepting challenges.

Each captain will establish the format of their trial and battle, including Singles or Doubles and the use of Z-Moves and Mega Evolution.

If you defeat the Captain, they will initial your trainer card. If you lose, you must wait 30 minutes before challenging the same Captain, but you may challenge other Captains.

Trial Captains may be challenged in any order.

Once you have defeated 10 or more Trial Captains, show your trainer card to Allie or Jeremiah in the Anime Room.

Challengers who defeat at least 10 Trial Captains before 2 PM Sunday may participate in the final tournament on Sunday afternoon.


Final Tournament

The final tournament will take place at 3 PM Sunday in the Video Game Room.

The tournament will be single elimination with a consolation game for 3rd place.

Matches will be Single Battle using Normal Rules, but only 3 Pokémon may be selected from your team.

Prizes will be awarded as follows:

  • 1st place: $30 Visa gift card
  • 2nd place: $25 Visa gift card
  • 3rd place $20 Visa gift card