Champions Tournament

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Champions Tournament
チャンピオンズトーナメント Champions Tournament
Battle Rules:
You may not have duplicate Pokémon or duplicate held items. The item Soul Dew and the move Sky Drop are banned. Legendary or mythical Pokémon may not participate, either. For these battles, all Pokémon will be set to Level 50.
Champions Tournament is a tournament in which only the Champions of the Champions can participate.

Champions Tournament (Japanese: チャンピオンズトーナメント Champions Tournament) is a tournament held within the wider Pokémon World Tournament competition. Entry to this tournament is through the right-hand attendant.

In this tournament, players battle a variety of Champions from every region in the core series Pokémon games. This tournament can be unlocked by defeating the World Leaders Tournament ten times.


The number of Pokémon each participant uses varies depending on the selected battle style.




Lance always leads with Dragonite.


Steven always leads with Metagross.


Wallace always leads with Milotic.


Cynthia always leads with Garchomp.


Alder always leads with Volcarona.


Completing this tournament will upgrade the level of the player's Trainer Card.


  • Iris is the only Champion introduced by Generation V not to enter the Champions Tournament.
  • Alder's Unova Champion theme is played in the Champions Tournament. However, when the player battles Alder in Floccesy Town in normal gameplay, the normal Trainer music is used instead.
  • All the Pokémon in Lance's party have evolved twice from their base forms.

In other languages

Language Title
  French Tournoi des Maîtres
  German Champturnier
  Italian Torneo dei Campioni
  Korean 챔피언스 토너먼트 Champions Tournament
  Spanish Torneo Campeones

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