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Aurora Gym Rules

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Aurora Gym Rules:

Rules (all apply to both leaders and challengers):

General Gym Rules:

• Always follow /rules
• Gym Leaders are allowed to request to see the challengers team to make sure it follows all gym rules.
• You may challenge the gyms in any order.
• You are allowed the use of ONE Uber per team.
• You cannot use the following Pokémon: Calyrex Shadow-Rider, Zacian (Both Forms), Spectrier, Primal forms (both), Xerneas, Mega Rayquaza, Zamazenta, Deoxys - attack/speed, Necrozma Dawn Wings, Ultra Necrozma, and Shedinja.
• Your Pokémon cannot have a nickname.
• Players and leaders are not allowed to discuss gym teams or strategies to be used against the gyms. (This includes Pokémon & move sets.)
• No using FEAR tactics or any variations of FEAR.
• You cannot use any Pokémon with the following abilities; Arena Trap, Power Construct or Shadow Tag.
• You cannot use any Pokémon with the following moves; Destiny Bond, Scale shot, Double Iron Bash, Shed Tail, Last Respects, U-Turn, Volt-Switch, Flip Turn, or Z-Status Moves (Z-Hypnosis, Z-Toxic, Z-Sleep Powder, etc.).
• Only one Pokémon on your team may know the move Shell Smash.
• You cannot use Weakness policy
• You cannot use any Pokémon that does not have their ability coded. (Ask Staff if unsure).
• You can use Hisuian variants of Pokémon, (e.g: Lilligant-Hisui is allowed to be used as a Challenger or Leader).
• You must abide by the following clauses in all battles; Bag, Endless Battle, Evasion, Moody, OHKO, Sleep, or Species.(Click here for more info: https://www.smogon.com/ss/articles/clauses).
• If the opponent (Challenger or Leader) disconnects unexpectedly during the battle (or the Waiting Glitch occurs), wait at least a minute, do not heal or alter your Pokémon. If they rejoin, resume where the battle ended.
• If the opponent (Challenger or Leader) disconnects unexpectedly during the battle (or the Waiting Glitch occurs), and stat changes have been made you must restart the battle if they rejoin.
• Ghosting (helping another player in their gym battle) is not allowed and will result in a disqualification.
• Dynamaxing is banned from gyms.
• No farming gym battles for rewards (Leader and Challenger).

Challenger Exclusive Rules:
• You must always throw out your Pokémon before the leader.
• You must always start with the Pokémon you throw out.
• You may not borrow Pokémon from other players in order to challenge gyms, they must be your own Pokémon that you have trained with your own ideas. (Leaders can disqualify you with their own discretion)
• If you’ve purchased a Pokémon in a trade, you may still challenge a gym as long as it follows the previous rules. (For example, if you’re using the same team & strategy that a Gym Leader lost to the previous day, they may see fit to disqualify you - Gym Leaders may still disqualify you if they feel you’re using a Pokémon/team that’s not yours).
• Pokémon must be fully healed before each battle.

Leader Exclusive Rules:
• You may only use Pokémon that align with your gym type.
• If leader of a Dual-Type Gym, you must have at least 3 Pokémon from each typing.
• Your Pokémon should be leveled according to the gym.

Gym Leader Guidelines
• Be Always nice & welcoming to Challengers of your Gym.
• Your Pokémon must be correctly IV & EV trained.
• Your team cannot be changed at all without contacting a Gym Manager.
• You're only allowed to reject a Challenger with a good reason, ask a Staff Member if you are unsure. If you apply for a Gym Leader position, you're responsible for accepting battles.
• You may not frequently AFK, as it detracts from everyone's experience.
• Upon two weeks of inactivity, your Gym Leader status will be revoked. If Staff Members are notified beforehand, an extra two weeks of grace period may be granted.
• Gym Leaders will be given access to the leader rewards in /gyms, which gives rewards depending on how many battles you have completed.
- Leaders of Dual-Type Gyms must have at least 2 pokemon from each typing.

Gym Leader Commands
• /leader accept - Accepts the most recent battle request.
• /leader deny - Denies the most recent battle request.
• /leader give - Gives your most recent opponent their badge.
• /leader won - Marks the most recent battle as a win (to track your win/loss stats).
• /leader stats - View your win/loss ratio for each gym you're a leader of.
• /gymleaderchat - Gym leader chat, allows you to talk with other gym leaders

Gym Budget
• Gym buget will be able to accommodate the aqquisition of up to 3 pokes on your team up to a certain price (Your uber of choice must be obtained and trained yourself)
•You can find more info on our Gym Budget here: https://bit.ly/3Q54HYw
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