WiFi Competitions

Within the Global Link, there is the special Wi-Fi Competitions option. From time to time, various special competitions will run which have you use your Pokémon in battle against others. This runs akin to the Random Matchup mode and has you gain points based upon your defeat of other trainers, or lose points if you are defeated. They tend to last four days and are selectable in the Battle Competition part of the main menu, using Pokémon you need to register in your Battle Box.

Below is a list of all the Wi-Fi Competitions for Pokémon Black 2 & White 2

2013 Global Showdown

Region: International
Registration Period: July 19th 2013 to July 25th 2013
Battle Period: July 26th 2013 to July 29th 2013
Battle Type: Single Battle
Pokémon Restrictions: National Pokédex
Banned Pokémon: Chatot

The 2013 Global Showdown is another Single Battle tournament and so has you use 3 of your 6 Pokémon. This tournament is the final Black 2 & White 2 competition to be open worldwide. It contains no Pokémon restrictions allowing you to use any Pokémon you desire.

2013 International Challenge - June

Region: International
Registration Period: June 14th 2013 to June 20th 2013
Battle Period: June 21st 2013 to June 24th 2013
Battle Type: Double Battle
Pokémon Restrictions: National Pokédex
Banned Pokémon: Mewtwo, Mew, Lugia, Ho-Oh, Chatot, Celebi, Kyogre, Groudon, Rayquaza, Jirachi, Deoxys, Dialga, Palkia, Giratina, Phione, Manaphy, Darkrai, Shaymin, Arceus, Victini, Reshiram, Zekrom, Kyurem, Keldeo, Meloetta, Genesect
Entry Gift: Ganlon Berry, Petaya Berry, Apicot Berry

The 2013 International Challenge - June is another Double Battle tournament and so has you use 4 of your 6 Pokémon. This tournament is the third for Black 2 & White 2 to be open worldwide. Like the previous International Challenge, doing well in your region will result in points earned for your VGC campaign and a potential "bye".

2013 Spring Friendly

Region: International
Registration Period: May 9th 2013 to May 16th 2013
Battle Period: May 17th 2013 to May 20th2013
Battle Type: Single Battle
Pokémon Restrictions: Unova Pokédex
Banned Pokémon: None
Entry Gift: Black Kyurem C-Gear, White Kyurem C-Gear

The 2013 Spring Friendly is a Single Battle tournament and so has you use 3 of your 6 Pokémon. This tournament is only open to players internationally and restricts usage to Pokémon within the Unova Pokédex with no further Pokémon restrictions

Japan Cup 2013

Region: Japan
Registration Period: April 26th 2013 to May 2nd 2013
Battle Period: May 3rd 2013 to May 6th2013
Battle Type: Double Battle
Pokémon Restrictions: National Pokédex
Banned Pokémon: Mewtwo, Mew, Lugia, Ho-Oh, Chatot, Celebi, Kyogre, Groudon, Rayquaza, Jirachi, Deoxys, Dialga, Palkia, Giratina, Phione, Manaphy, Darkrai, Shaymin, Arceus, Victini, Reshiram, Zekrom, Kyurem, Keldeo, Meloetta, Genesect
Entry Gift: None

The Japan Cup 2013is another Double Battle tournament and so has you use 4 of your 6 Pokémon. This tournament is only open to players within Japan and allows for the top players to earn themselves a place within the Japanese national World Championship Tournaments. As such, it uses standard VGC rules

2013 International Challenge - April

Region: International
Registration Period: April 12th 2013 to April 18th 2013
Battle Period: April 19th2013 to April 21st 2013
Battle Type: Double Battle
Pokémon Restrictions: National Pokédex
Banned Pokémon: Mewtwo, Mew, Lugia, Ho-Oh, Chatot, Celebi, Kyogre, Groudon, Rayquaza, Jirachi, Deoxys, Dialga, Palkia, Giratina, Phione, Manaphy, Darkrai, Shaymin, Arceus, Victini, Reshiram, Zekrom, Kyurem, Keldeo, Meloetta, Genesect
Entry Gift: Liechi Berry, Salac Berry

The 2013 International Challenge - March is another Double Battle tournament and so has you use 4 of your 6 Pokémon. This tournament is the third for Black 2 & White 2 to be open worldwide. Like the previous International Challenge, doing well in your region will result in points earned for your VGC campaign and a potential "bye".

Pokémon NicoNico Championships 2013

Region: Japan
Registration Period: April 3rd 2013 to April 5th 2013
Battle Period: April 6th 2013 to April 8th 2013
Battle Type: Double Battle
Pokémon Restrictions: National Pokédex
Banned Pokémon: Mewtwo, Mew, Lugia, Ho-Oh, Chatot, Celebi, Kyogre, Groudon, Rayquaza, Jirachi, Deoxys, Dialga, Palkia, Giratina, Phione, Manaphy, Darkrai, Shaymin, Arceus, Victini, Reshiram, Zekrom, Kyurem, Keldeo, Meloetta, Genesect
Entry Gift: None

The Pokémon NicoNico Championships 2013 is another Double Battle tournament and so has you use 4 of your 6 Pokémon. This tournament is only open to players over 18 within Japan and allows for the top players to earn themselves a place within a real life tournament. As such, it uses standard VGC rules

2013 International Challenge - March

Region: International
Registration Period: March 15th 2013 to March 21st 2013
Battle Period: March 22nd 2013 to March 25th 2013
Battle Type: Double Battle
Pokémon Restrictions: National Pokédex
Banned Pokémon: Mewtwo, Mew, Lugia, Ho-Oh, Chatot, Celebi, Kyogre, Groudon, Rayquaza, Jirachi, Deoxys, Dialga, Palkia, Giratina, Phione, Manaphy, Darkrai, Shaymin, Arceus, Victini, Reshiram, Zekrom, Kyurem, Keldeo, Meloetta, Genesect
Entry Gift: Rowap Berry

The 2013 International Challenge - March is another Double Battle tournament and so has you use 4 of your 6 Pokémon. This tournament is the second for Black 2 & White 2 to be open worldwide. Like the previous International Challenge, doing well in your region will result in points earned for your VGC campaign and a potential "bye".

Kanto Cup

Region: Japan
Registration Period: February 15th 2013 to February 22nd 2013
Battle Period: February 23rd 2013 to February 25th 2013
Battle Type: Single Battle
Pokémon Restrictions: Kanto Pokédex (#001-#151)
Banned Pokémon: Mewtwo, Mew
Entry Gift: Venusaur, Charizard & Blastoise C-Gear Skins

The Kanto Cup is a Single Battle tournament that is to bring the classic battles of Red & Blue to the fold. It only allows Pokémon from the Kanto Pokédex, with the exception of Mewtwo and Mew. It is split into three divisions; Juniors, Seniors and Masters.

2013 Winter Friendly

Region: International - No Japan or South Korea
Registration Period: February 7th 2013 to February 14th 2013
Battle Period: February 15th 2013 to February 18th 2013
Battle Type: Rotation Battle
Pokémon Restrictions: National Pokédex
Banned Pokémon: Chatot
Entry Gift: Micle Berry

The 2013 Winter Friendly is the first Rotation Battle WiFi Competition outside of Japan and has no Pokémon restrictions at all. It's open to all players except those in Japan and South Korea and divides into two divisions; Masters and Juniors/Seniors.

2013 International Challenge - January

Region: International
Registration Period: January 18th 2013 to January 24th 2013
Battle Period: January 25th 2013 to January 28th 2013
Battle Type: Double Battle
Pokémon Restrictions: National Pokédex
Banned Pokémon: Mewtwo, Mew, Lugia, Ho-Oh, Chatot, Celebi, Kyogre, Groudon, Rayquaza, Jirachi, Deoxys, Dialga, Palkia, Giratina, Phione, Manaphy, Darkrai, Shaymin, Arceus, Victini, Reshiram, Zekrom, Kyurem, Keldeo, Meloetta, Genesect
Entry Gift: Jaboca Berry

The 2013 International Challenge - January is another Double Battle tournament and so has you use 4 of your 6 Pokémon. This tournament is the first for Black 2 & White 2 to be open worldwide..

Christmas Cup

Region: Japan
Registration Period: December 14th 2012 - December 20th 2012
Battle Period: December 21st 2012 to December 24th 2012
Battle Type: Double Battle
Pokémon Restrictions: National Pokédex
Banned Pokémon: Chatot
Entry Gift: Custap Berry

The Christmas Cup is another Double Battle tournament and so has you use 4 of your 6 Pokémon. This tournament is the first to feature only one Pokémon in the Banned Pokémon list, allowing you to use legendary Pokémon from every generation of game..

VGCS Winter Battle

Region: Worldwide bar Japan & Korea
Registration Period: December 6th 2012 - December 14th 2012
Battle Period: December 15th 2012 - December 17th 2012
Battle Type: Double Battle
Pokémon Restrictions: National Pokédex
Banned Pokémon: Mewtwo, Mew, Lugia, Ho-Oh, Chatot, Celebi, Kyogre, Groudon, Rayquaza, Jirachi, Deoxys, Dialga, Palkia, Giratina, Phione, Manaphy, Darkrai, Shaymin, Arceus, Victini, Reshiram, Zekrom, Kyurem, Keldeo, Meloetta, Genesect
Entry Gift: Custap Berry

The VGCS Winter Battle is the first international WiFi tournament for Black 2 & White 2 and is another Double Battle tournament and so has you use 4 of your 6 Pokémon. The top 128 North American and top 128 European players will earn the Championship Points while the Top 16 North American Players will receive a "bye" for the Video Game Championships, European seperation of the top trainers has yet to be determined.

Eevee Cup

Region: Japan
Registration Period: November 30th 2012 - December 6th 2012
Battle Period: December 7th 2012 - December 9th 2012
Battle Type: Rotation Battle
Pokémon Restrictions: Eevee, Vaporeon, Jolteon, Flareon, Espeon, Umbreon, Leafeon and Glaceon ONLY
Banned Pokémon: Every other Pokémon
Entry Gift: Decor PokéDolls of all Eeveelutions

The Eeve Cup is the first ever Wi-Fi Competition to be a Rotation Battle tournament and so has you use 4 of your 6 Pokémon. This tournament is to tie in with recent promotions of Eevee and its evolutions and as such, only allows entry of those 8 Pokémon.

Pokémon Center Cup

Region: Japan
Registration Period: October 26th 2012 - November 1st 2012
Battle Period: November 2nd 2012 to November 4th 2012
Battle Type: Single Battle
Pokémon Restrictions: National Pokédex
Banned Pokémon: Mewtwo, Mew, Lugia, Ho-Oh, Celebi, Kyogre, Groudon, Rayquaza, Jirachi, Deoxys, Chatot, Dialga, Palkia, Giratina, Phione, Manaphy, Darkrai, Shaymin, Arceus, Victini, Reshiram, Zekrom, Kyurem, Keldeo, Meloetta and Genesect
Prize: Pokémon Centre Merchandise - Kyurem Pokédolls
Entry Gift: Pokémon de Centre Musical

The Pokémon Center Cup is the first ever Wi-Fi Competition to be a Single Battle tournament and so has you use 3 of your 6 Pokémon. This tournament is to tie in with an in-store tournament and helps promote a special giveaway of a special Dragonite, Scizor, Tyranitar, Metagross and Garchomp.

All-Star Cup

Region: Japan
Registration Period: September 14th 2012 - September 20th 2012
Battle Period: September 21st 2012 - September 24th 2012
Battle Type: Double Battle
Pokémon Restrictions: Unova Pokédex
Banned Pokémon: None
Entry Gift: Micle Berry

The All-Star Cup was the first Wi-Fi Competition that had no Pokémon restrictions within its band of Pokémon. Allowing for all 301 Pokémon within the Unova Pokédex, it allowed for the use of various cover Legendary Pokémon and Mythical Pokémon.

The Beginning Cup

Region: Japan
Registration Period: August 20th 2012 - August 23rd 2012
Battle Period: August 24th 2012 - August 26th 2012
Battle Type: Double Battle
Pokémon Restrictions: Unova Pokédex
Banned Pokémon: Victini, Reshiram, Zekrom, Kyurem, Keldeo, Meloetta and Genesect
Entry Gift: Pokémon World Champioship 2012 C-Gear

The Beginning Cup was the first Wi-Fi Competition for Pokémon Black 2 & White 2. This competition allowed for the use of all Pokémon from within the Unova Pokédex barring legendary and Mythical Pokémon.

 
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