PokeXplore rules page!
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Do not organize, participate in, or encourage harassment of others.
This includes racism, sexism, homophobia, transphobia or any other form of bigotry.
Everyone has a right to feel welcomed and safe on the server.

No raiding, stealing, or scamming
This rule applies even to unclaimed chests and bases if they're still in use.
This rule applies to legendary Pokemon that spawn on players, teleporting to a player to try to steal their legendary is a violation of this rule.
Take screenshots of any agreements you make. If the other player scams you, submit a report to staff.

No antagonizing or engaging in mean-spirited play
If you're only doing something to inconvenience or antagonize another player, it's against the rules.
For example don't intentionally trap or kill other players, don't place claims around other peoples' claims for no reason, ect.

No selling/trading in-game items or Pokemon for any type of real life currency (PayPal, gift cards, etc)
Selling/trading between players may only be done using in game properties.
Take screenshots of any agreements you make. If the other player scams you, submit a report to staff.

Only use allowed mods
Read our allowed mods section for the full list of allowed mods.

No use or sharing of exploits
This includes duping, evading the AFK tracker, and using alts.
If you encounter a new exploit, please submit a bug report.
PokeXplore allowed mods:
Any minimap
Resource or texture packs (X-ray packs are not allowed)
Visual enhancement mods (shaders, Better Foliage, Dynamic Surroundings, etc)
Performance improving mods (Optifine, etc)
Just Enough Items
Here's What You're Looking At (HWYLA), a fork of WAILA
Schematic mods like Schematica/Litematica (import only, exporting server builds is not allowed)
Inventory Tweaks Renewed (Sorts, auto selects the next available block of the same type after using up the previous one, and keeps track of the total number of that block in your inventory while holding it)

When in doubt about a mod, don't be afraid to ask about it!
Chat Rules:
Don't spam chat
This can include repeated messages or excessive CAPS.

English only in main chat
Please keep other languages to PMs.

Swearing is allowed in moderation
Never swear at or about another player disrespectfully.
Don't be immature with swears, filling chat with swears immaturely will result in a mute.

No sexually explicit or otherwise uncomfortable topics
This in includes subjects such as fetish content or gore and includes excessive non-consensual flirting/roleplay.

No advertising other servers
Gym Rules:
These rules are the same as Smogon's "National Dex" ruleset (subject to change):
As an extra addition for the server, only one (1) Legendary/Mythical/Ultra Beast can be used per team.
Moves added in Pokemon Legends Arceus are banned at the current time until they are working correctly.

Players cannot use the following Pokémon:
  • Alakazam-Mega 
  • Arceus-All Forms
  • Blastoise-Mega
  • Blaziken-Mega
  • Calyrex-Ice
  • Calyrex-Shadow
  • Cinderace
  • Darkrai
  • Darmanitan-Galar
  • Deoxys
  • Deoxys-Attack
  • Deoxys-Speed
  • Dialga
  • Dracovish
  • Dragapult
  • Eternatus
  • Genesect
  • Gengar-Mega
  • Giratina
  • Giratina-Origin
  • Groudon
  • Ho-Oh
  • Kangaskhan-Mega
  • Kyogre
  • Kyurem-Black
  • Kyurem-White
  • Landorus
  • Lucario-Mega
  • Lugia
  • Lunala
  • Marshadow
  • Magearna
  • Metagross-Mega
  • Mewtwo
  • Naganadel
  • Necrozma-Dawn Wings
  • Necrozma-Dusk Mane
  • Palkia
  • Pheromosa
  • Rayquaza
  • Reshiram
  • Salamence-Mega
  • Shaymin-Sky
  • Solgaleo
  • Spectrier
  • Tornadus-Therian
  • Ursaluna
  • Urshifu-Single Strike forme
  • Xerneas
  • Yveltal
  • Zacian
  • Zacian-Crowned
  • Zamazenta
  • Zamazenta-Crowned
  • Zekrom
  • Zygarde
Players cannot use the following moves:
  • Baton Pass
  • Swagger
Players cannot use the following abilities:
  • Arena Trap
  • Moody
  • Power Construct
  • Shadow Tag
Species Clause:
Players cannot have more than one Pokémon with any National Pokédex number.

Endless Battle Clause:
Players cannot intentionally prevent their opponent's Pokémon from fainting from PP depletion and Struggle recoil.

Sleep Clause Mod:
Players can not induce sleep on more than one of the opponent's Pokémon at once.

Evasion Clause:
Moves that boost evasion like Minimize are banned.

OHKO Clause:
Moves that OHKO the foe (Fissure, Guillotine, Horn Drill, and Sheer Cold) are banned.

Dynamax Clause:
Players cannot Dynamax their Pokémon.

Bag Clause:
Players cannot use bag items.