GS Cup (Japanese: ジーエスカップ GS Cup) is a set of rules that can be chosen only in Flat Battle mode at the Pokémon Communication Club Colosseum in HeartGold and SoulSilver. The match will be conducted with Double Battles, with two Pokémon sent out at any one time.

Rules and restrictions

GS Cup
Format?  Double Battle
# of Pokémon?  4
Level Limit?  None
Total Level?  None
Sleep Clause?  Yes
Freeze Clause?  Yes
Species Clause?  Yes
Item Clause?  Yes
Self-KO Clause?  Yes
Special Pokémon?  2
Event Clause?  Yes
Time Limit?  No

Banned items
Soul Dew 
Special Pokémon
150   Mewtwo Psychic
249   Lugia Psychic Flying
250   Ho-Oh Fire Flying
382   Kyogre Water
383   Groudon Ground
384   Rayquaza Dragon Flying
483   Dialga Steel Dragon
484   Palkia Water Dragon
487   Giratina
Altered Forme
Ghost Dragon
487   Giratina
Origin Forme
Ghost Dragon
Banned Pokémon
151   Mew Psychic
251   Celebi Psychic Grass
385   Jirachi Steel Psychic
386   Deoxys
Normal Forme
386   Deoxys
Attack Forme
386   Deoxys
Defense Forme
386   Deoxys
Speed Forme
489   Phione Water
490   Manaphy Water
491   Darkrai Dark
492   Shaymin
Land Forme
492   Shaymin
Sky Forme
Grass Flying
493   Arceus Normal

See also


In other languages

Language Title
  French Coupe GS
  German GS-Cup
  Italian Coppa Meraviglia
  Korean GS 컵 GS Cup
  Spanish Copa GS

Battle Modes at Pokémon Communication Club Colosseum
Battles for Two Single BattleDouble BattleMix BattleFlat Battle
Battles for Four Multi Battle
Specific Rule sets
Standard Cup • Double Cup
Fancy CupGS CupLight CupLittle Cup

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