The following restrictions are observed in the Standard Cup:
- Only three Pokémon may be chosen.
- All Pokémon must be Level 50 or lower.
- In Flat Battle mode, Pokémon of any level is allowed as all Pokémon with levels above 50 will be reduced to 50.
- "Special Pokémon" may not be entered. This includes "Banned Pokémon".
- No two Pokémon in any one team may have the same National Pokédex number.
- No two Pokémon in any one team may be holding the same item.
The Double Cup (Japanese: ダブルカップ Double Cup) follows similar restrictions as the Standard Cup, the only difference being able to choose four Pokémon instead of three. Matches are conducted with Double Battles (2-on-2), with the exception of Single Battle mode.
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