2014 April Friendly Wi-Fi Tournament announced for Pokémon X & Y!

The 2014 April Friendly Wi-Fi tournament for Pokémon X & Y has just been announced, giving Pokémon players a chance to battle in an online tournament setting without much pressure of winning or losing — there aren't any prizes, but you will be ranked based on how well you do.

You'll need to make sure you have a registered account on the Pokémon Global Link and have Game Synced with your copy of Pokémon X or Y. Registration for the 2014 April Friendly is from April 17th at 00:00 UTC to April 24th at 23:59 UTCclick here to help figure out what time registration is where you live.

The tournament itself runs from April 25th at 00:00 UTC until April 28th at 23:59 UTC.

Time ZoneRegistrationTournament
Pacific Time Apr. 16th, 4:00pm - Apr. 24th, 3:59pm Apr. 24th, 4:00pm - Apr. 28th, 3:59pm
Mountain Time Apr. 16th, 5:00pm - Apr. 24th, 4:59pm Apr. 24th, 5:00pm - Apr. 28th, 4:59pm
Central Time Apr. 16th, 6:00pm - Apr. 24th, 5:59pm Apr. 24th, 6:00pm - Apr. 28th, 5:59pm
Eastern Time Apr. 16th, 7:00pm - Apr. 24th, 6:59pm Apr. 24th, 7:00pm - Apr. 28th, 6:59pm
Western European Apr. 17th, 12:00am - Apr. 24th, 11:59pm Apr. 25th, 12:00am - Apr. 28th, 11:59pm
Central European Apr. 17th, 1:00am - Apr. 25th, 12:59am Apr. 25th, 1:00am - Apr. 29th, 12:59am
Eastern European Apr. 17th, 2:00am - Apr. 25th, 1:59am Apr. 25th, 2:00am - Apr. 29th, 1:59am
Australian Western Apr. 17th, 7:00am - Apr. 25th, 6:59am Apr. 25th, 7:00am - Apr. 29th, 6:59am
Australian Central Apr. 17th, 8:30am - Apr. 25th, 8:29am Apr. 25th, 8:30am - Apr. 29th, 8:29am
Australian Eastern Apr. 17th, 9:00am - Apr. 25th, 8:59am Apr. 25th, 9:00am - Apr. 29th, 8:59am
Other Timezones Click Here Click Here


The summarized rules for the 2014 April Friendly are as follows:

  • You can register 3 to 6 Pokémon in your Battle Box.
  • All Pokémon in any of the Kalos Pokédexes are eligible for battle, including Xerneas, Yveltal, Zygarde, and Mewtwo.
    • However, all Pokémon must be Kalos-native, meaning Pokémon in the Kalos Pokédex that were transferred using Poké Transporter are not allowed.
    • Pokémon found in the Friend Safari are allowed, so long as they are also in one of the Kalos Pokédexes.
  • At the start of each battle, you'll choose 3 of those Pokémon to battle with in the battle, after seeing your opponent's full team of 6 in the Team Preview.
  • Each battle is a Single Battle with a 30 minute time limit.
  • All Pokémon become level 50 for the battle.
  • No two Pokémon may hold the same item.
  • No two Pokémon may have the same National Pokédex #.
  • Players may battle up to 20 times in the 2014 April Friendly per day.

You can find the full rules and details on the 2014 April Friendly Regulations page of the official Pokémon website.

Comments

  • #1 babylamar33

    I feel like every amateur team is going to be: Mega Mewtwo, Xerneas/Yveltal, and Talonflame

  • #4 ReyScarlivion

    Can someone help me count and pm me what time I'm suppose to register if I'm in Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur?

  • #5 lijero13ss

    check this out:

     

    http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/converter.html

  • #6 Wiggler

    Every team: Xerneas, Yveltal, Zygarde, Mega Mewton X/Y, something else :(

  • #8 seb5049

    I've been on Pokemon Showdown, and someone used exactly that team :/

  • #10 AceScizor

    Will I be smitten by every other trainer I meet if I use... double team.

  • #11 Houston5588

    Just spam the Sandattack and let the anger flow.....

    More seriously I WILL NOT be using Mewtwo, Xerneas, Yveltal or Zygarde.

    Zygarde barely can be called a legendary.

    My Battle Box team of 6 is(well 5)

    Blastoise, Kangaskhan, Tyranitar, Delphox, Leafeon 

    Im looking for a fairy type for my 6th pokemon

    My options so far are: Dedenne, Gardevoir, Wigglytuff, or Sylveon

  • #14 Cerberus213

    Go Sylveon, every time, I've found that he's actually incredibly useful for a team and I hardly used him. If Xerneas wasn't so OP, I would never have stopped using Sylveon... even though I hardly use Xerneas as it is.

  • #16 Angelbabe690143

    I love Mega Mawile since it's a steel fairy type.  Trained just right it can whip some serious butt.

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