Battle Royale

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Battle Royale バトル ロワイアル
Battle Royale
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Location: Pokémon Rumble
Region: Unknown
Generations: IV, V, VI

Location of Battle Royale in Unknown.
Pokémon world locations

The Battle Royale (Japanese: バトル ロワイアル Battle Royale) is a mode in Pokémon Rumble and Pokémon Rumble Blast similar to a Gym found in the core series Pokémon games. It takes place in an environment similar to that of a ring in which boxing matches take place. In order to compete in a Battle Royale, the player must have befriended and recruited at least one Pokémon whose power is at or above a given level. For example, the Normal Mode rank C Battle Royale requires at least one Pokémon of power 100 or higher. To complete a Battle Royale, a lot of Pokémon must be defeated in a row without the player losing all three Wonder Keys due to fainting. The exact number of Pokémon that must be defeated ranges widely, from around 50 in the first few battles to over 250 in the later, more difficult battles.

The player and up to three other players may fight with their choice of Pokémon. Often near the ending of the Battle Royale, up to six fully-evolved Pokémon with a lot of strength and HP appear and challenge the player. These Pokémon are referred to as Powerful Rivals by the game and are warned about at the beginning of the match by showing their attack and defenses (by displaying circular icons) and a silhouette of them. The player is also given the Pokémon's type on this warning screen.

Unlike other places in Pokémon Rumble, the player is not allowed to switch out Pokémon until their Pokémon is defeated. The game will pause when a player is selecting, and it will resume when the Pokémon selection is complete.

Defeating all the Pokémon and winning the Battle Royale will reap a big reward, although small to begin with. The prizes start at 500P in Normal Mode, Rank C, and will eventually reach 18,000P in EX Mode.

Rules

The Battle Royale consists of only three basic, given rules that can be checked immediately before entering the Battle Royale.

  • Defeat all other Pokémon!
  • Can't switch until Pokémon faint.
  • If time runs out, you lose.

There are some other "rules" that players may figure out over the course of a Battle Royale match that aren't explicitly stated.

  • The fence along the edges of the field is electric. Any Pokémon that touches it will receive damage.
  • The event is timed. Defeating an opponent will make a stopwatch-like icon appear in their place (instead of a coin, which would appear in the six mini-stages). Grab those to add 5 seconds to the clock per stopwatch.
  • Unless multiplayer mode is used, any Pokémon on the field not being controlled by the player must be defeated.

Pokémon

Pokémon will appear on the field every now and then in batches of eight, except for the Powerful Rivals who appear at special times and in their own unique groups. They are the species found in the six mini-stages accessible from the Terminal: Silent Forest, Rocky Cave, Bright Beach, Windy Prairie, Fiery Furnace, and Eternal Tower. Any Pokémon that would appear in one of those six stages within a rank should be expected to appear on the Battle Royale field for that rank.*

Normal Mode

The first series of Battle Royales takes place in the Normal Mode, which is unlocked at the start of the game. The Normal Mode has four ranks, C, B, A, and S, from easiest to hardest. Players start at the C Rank and move up as they progress through and win Battle Royale competitions.

Rank C

Rank C's Battle Royale requires that Pokémon have a power greater than or equal to 100, however the Rattata used as a starter Pokémon tries to compete in it at power 19. The prize for winning this Battle Royale is 500P.

Pokémon Rank
134 Vaporeon C B A S
135 Jolteon C B A S
136 Flareon C B A S
A colored background means that the Pokémon can be found at
the specified rank while a white background means that it cannot.


Rank B

Rank B's Battle Royale requires that Pokémon have a power greater than or equal to 200. The prize for winning it is 1,500P. This Battle Royale's Powerful Rivals appear one at a time, as opposed to all at once like the Rank C Battle Royale. They are organized in the table below in order of entry into the Battle Royale.

Pokémon Rank
076 Golem * C B A S
065 Alakazam * C B A S
094 Gengar * C B A S
068 Machamp * C B A S
A colored background means that the Pokémon can be found at
the specified rank while a white background means that it cannot.


Rank A

Rank A's Battle Royale requires that Pokémon have a power greater than or equal to 400. Its prize is 3,000P.

Pokémon Rank
003 Venusaur C B A S
006 Charizard C B A S
009 Blastoise C B A S
A colored background means that the Pokémon can be found at
the specified rank while a white background means that it cannot.


Rank S

Rank S's Battle Royale is the last of the Normal Mode. It requires that Pokémon have a power greater than or equal to 600. Its prize is 5,000P. Mewtwo is a Powerful Rival in this Battle Rival, but its silhouette is not shown like the others. When it appears, the background music changes to the music of the original battle music of Pokémon Red and Blue. Mewtwo appears a while after the three other Powerful Rivals appear.

Pokémon Rank
144 Articuno * C B A S
145 Zapdos * C B A S
146 Moltres * C B A S
150 Mewtwo * C B A S
A colored background means that the Pokémon can be found at
the specified rank while a white background means that it cannot.


Advanced Mode

After players have completed Normal Mode, Advanced Mode unlocks. It, like the Normal Mode, is composed of four ranks: C, B, A and S. The Advanced Mode features Pokémon from Sinnoh, along with the original 150 encountered previously. Most Battle Royales of the Advanced Mode consist of multiple rounds of Powerful Rivals, similar to that of Normal Mode's B rank.

Rank C

Advanced Rank C's Battle Royale requires that Pokémon have a power greater than or equal to 1,000. Its prize is 8,000P. All six Rotom will appear at once on the field.

Pokémon Rank
479 Rotom
Normal Rotom
C B A S
479O Rotom
Heat Rotom
C B A S
479W Rotom
Wash Rotom
C B A S
479R Rotom
Frost Rotom
C B A S
479F Rotom
Fan Rotom
C B A S
479L Rotom
Mow Rotom
C B A S
A colored background means that the Pokémon can be found at
the specified rank while a white background means that it cannot.


Rank B

Advanced Rank B's Battle Royale requires that Pokémon have a power greater than or equal to 1,200. Its prize is 10,000P.

Pokémon Rank
409 Rampardos * C B A S
411 Bastiodon * C B A S
466 Electivire * C B A S
467 Magmortar * C B A S
A colored background means that the Pokémon can be found at
the specified rank while a white background means that it cannot.


Rank A

Advanced Rank A's Battle Royale requires that Pokémon have a power greater than or equal to 1,500. Its prize is 13,000P.

Pokémon Rank
389 Torterra * C B A S
392 Infernape * C B A S
395 Empoleon * C B A S
491 Darkrai * C B A S
A colored background means that the Pokémon can be found at
the specified rank while a white background means that it cannot.


Rank S

Advanced Rank S's Battle Royale is the last of the Advanced Mode's Battle Royale competitions. It requires that Pokémon have a power greater than or equal to 1,800. Its prize is 15,000P. Mewtwo makes an appearance again here and, like in the Normal Rank, its silhouette will not be displayed when the player begins the Battle Royale.

Pokémon Rank
483 Dialga * C B A S
484 Palkia * C B A S
487 Giratina *
Altered Forme
C B A S
150 Mewtwo * C B A S
A colored background means that the Pokémon can be found at
the specified rank while a white background means that it cannot.


EX Mode

In EX Mode, Battle Royales undergo a different type of structure. A Battle Royale in EX Mode is just like any other Battle Royale, except:

  • Players do two Battle Royale competitions, back-to-back.
  • In between the competitions, all used-up Wonder Keys are restored.
  • All Pokémon retain their HP entering the second competition. This includes Knocked Out Pokémon, who obviously retain their status as Knocked Out.
  • All EX Mode Battle Royale competitions give 18,000P as prizes.

The EX Battle Royale does not have a specific ranking system. Rather, it contains four competitions within it. Unlike the previous modes, once EX Mode has been unlocked, the first round of Battle Royale competitions is available. When a player defeats both Battle Royales of one round, the next round is unlocked. The power of Pokémon brought into the Battle Royale is not restricted, however, it is tested by the Pokémon in the Battle Royale. The second Battle Royale of any round is more difficult than the first, and the first battle of any round is the same difficulty (or harder) than the second battle of the previous round.

Round 1

Round 1's Battle Royale competitions have the same Powerful Rivals as the C ranks of Normal and Advanced Modes. Its battles, like all other EX Mode Battle Royale battles, give 18,000P each. Winning both battles gives a grand total of 36,000P and unlocks Round 2.

Pokémon Rank
134 Vaporeon * C B A S
135 Jolteon * C B A S
136 Flareon * C B A S
479 Rotom *
Normal Rotom
C B A S
479O Rotom *
Heat Rotom
C B A S
479W Rotom *
Wash Rotom
C B A S
479R Rotom *
Frost Rotom
C B A S
479F Rotom *
Fan Rotom
C B A S
479L Rotom *
Mow Rotom
C B A S
A colored background means that the Pokémon can be found at
the specified rank while a white background means that it cannot.


Round 2

Round 2's Battle Royale competitions have the same Powerful Rivals as the B ranks of Normal and Advanced Modes. Its battles, like all other EX Mode Battle Royale battles, give 18,000P each. Winning both battles gives a grand total of 36,000P and unlocks Round 3.

Pokémon Rank
076 Golem * C B A S
065 Alakazam * C B A S
094 Gengar * C B A S
068 Machamp * C B A S
409 Rampardos * C B A S
411 Bastiodon * C B A S
466 Electivire * C B A S
467 Magmortar * C B A S
A colored background means that the Pokémon can be found at
the specified rank while a white background means that it cannot.


Round 3

Round 3's Battle Royale competitions have the same Powerful Rivals as the A ranks of Normal and Advanced Modes. Its battles, like all other EX Mode Battle Royale battles, give 18,000P each. Winning both battles gives a grand total of 36,000P and unlocks Round 4.

Pokémon Rank
003 Venusaur * C B A S
006 Charizard * C B A S
009 Blastoise * C B A S
389 Torterra * C B A S
392 Infernape * C B A S
395 Empoleon * C B A S
491 Darkrai * C B A S
A colored background means that the Pokémon can be found at
the specified rank while a white background means that it cannot.


Round 4

Round 4's Battle Royale competitions have the same Powerful Rivals as the S ranks of Normal and Advanced Modes. Its battles, like all other EX Mode Battle Royale battles, give 18,000P each. Winning both battles gives a grand total of 36,000P. Mewtwo is only fought once in Round 4, in the second battle as its final Powerful Rival. EX Round 4 is the last series of Battle Royales in the game of Pokémon Rumble.

Pokémon Rank
144 Articuno * C B A S
145 Zapdos * C B A S
146 Moltres * C B A S
483 Dialga * C B A S
484 Palkia * C B A S
487 Giratina *
Altered Forme
C B A S
150 Mewtwo * C B A S
A colored background means that the Pokémon can be found at
the specified rank while a white background means that it cannot.


Pokémon Rumble Blast

In Pokémon Rumble Blast, Battle Royales still exist, however, there are a few changes;

  • Each stopwatch gives 2 seconds instead of 5;
  • Each Battle Royale has set Pokémon appearing;
  • There are type restrictions and themes in various Battle Royales;
  • Pokémon of any power level can participate in the challenges just like in the EX rank.

Rivals

Each Battle Royale has rivals, who are the strongest foes in the Battle Royale.

Trailhead Field

Pokémon Types Move Special Trait
Axew Axew Dragon Payback None
Scraggy Scraggy Dark Fighting Faint Attack None

Seabreeze Trail

Pokémon Type Move Special Trait
Throh Throh Fighting Storm Throw None
Sawk Sawk Fighting Brick Break None

Echo Valley

Grass-Only Battle Royale
Pokémon Type Move Special Trait
Ivysaur Ivysaur Grass Poison Razor Leaf None
Bayleef Bayleef Grass Magical Leaf None
Grovyle Grovyle Grass Leaf Blade None
Grotle Grotle Grass Giga Drain None
Water-Only Battle Royale
Pokémon Type(s) Move Special Trait
Wartortle Wartortle Water Water Pulse None
Croconaw Croconaw Water Ice Fang None
Marshtomp Marshtomp Water Ground Mud Bomb None
Prinplup Prinplup Water BubbleBeam None
Fire-Only Battle Royale
Pokémon Type(s) Move Special Trait
Charmeleon Charmeleon Fire Fire Fang None
Quilava Quilava Fire Flame Wheel None
Combusken Combusken Fire Fighting Double Kick None
Monferno Monferno Fire Fighting Flame Wheel None

Challenger's Ground

Semi-final
Pokémon Type(s) Move Special Trait
Vullaby Vullaby Dark Flying Gust None
Pawniard Pawniard Dark Steel Faint Attack None
Deino Deino Dark Dragon Bite None
Final
Pokémon Type(s) Move Special Trait
Serperior Serperior Grass Leaf Blade None
Samurott Samurott Water Aqua Tail None
Emboar Emboar Fire Fighting Heat Crash None

Misty Edgewater: Ghost-Only

Pokémon Type(s) Move Special Trait
Spiritomb Spiritomb Ghost Dark Dark Pulse None

Soothing Shore: Bug-Only

Pokémon Type(s) Move Special Trait
Pinsir Pinsir Bug X-Scissor None
Heracross Heracross Bug Fighting Megahorn None

Shimmering Lake

Pokémon Type Move Special Trait
Vaporeon Vaporeon Water Water Gun None
Jolteon Jolteon Electric Thunder Fang None
Flareon Flareon Fire Fire Fang None
Espeon Espeon Psychic Confusion None
Umbreon Umbreon Dark Assurance None
Leafeon Leafeon Grass Magical Leaf None
Glaceon Glaceon Ice Ice Fang None

Rugged Flats

Pokémon Type Move Special Trait
Stoutland Stoutland Normal Crunch None
Cinccino Cinccino Normal Tail Slap None
Bouffalant Bouffalant Normal Head Charge None
Tauros Tauros Normal Take Down None

Volcanic Slope

Pokémon Type Move Special Trait
Carracosta Carracosta Water Rock Aqua Tail None
Archeops Archeops Rock Flying Rock Slide None

Pokémon Rumble World

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Unlike the previous games, the player can switch Pokémon without fainting.

Pokémon Rumble Rush

Battle Royale in Rumble Rush

Battle Royale was introduced to Pokémon Rumble Rush in version 1.5.0 with the Ho-Oh & 151 Pals event. Similar to previous games, Battle Royale has the player battle against opponent Pokémon in a boxing ring. However, unlike previous games, the player uses a team of three Pokémon to battle against three other randomly selected teams. The Pokémon move and battle autonomously until they faint. The player is unable to switch their Pokémon during battle.

The winner is the player who defeats all other Pokémon within the 45 second time limit. The battle ends in a draw if players have an equal number of Pokémon that have not fainted by the end of the timer.

Battle Royale has several cups that the player can participate in. Each cup features 12 levels of difficulty, with the player unlocking a higher tier once the player clears the lower tier. The player can play for free three times a day. Afterwards, each battle costs 100 Poké Diamonds. Each cup has a featured type which provides an attack boost to Pokémon of that specific type. When a cup is newly introduced to the game, there is an event bonus period which gives the player a four time boost in the number of points earned.

Cup Event bonus period Boosted type
Torchic Cup March 4 to 11, 2020 Fire
Mewtwo Cup March 11 to 25, 2020 Psychic
Kyogre Cup April 1 to 15, 2020 Water
Shaymin Cup April 22 to May 6, 2020 Grass

Points are awarded at the end of the battle for participation, victory and number of KOs, with higher tiers offering greater point rewards.

Tier Victory points K.O. points Participation points
Poké Ball Tier: E 200 40 60
Poké Ball Tier: D 300 60 90
Poké Ball Tier: C 400 80 120
Poké Ball Tier: B 500 100 150
Poké Ball Tier: A 600 120 180
Great Ball Tier: C 1000 200 300
Great Ball Tier: B 1400 280 400
Great Ball Tier: A 1800 360 500
Ultra Ball Tier: C 2500 500 700
Ultra Ball Tier: B 3000 600 900
Ultra Ball Tier: A 3500 700 1100
Master Ball Tier 6000 2000 1500

Swap Shop

Points can be used to exchange for useful items, such as gear upgrade kits, and Poké Glam in the Swap Shop.

Item Points Availability
Title
Cup Star Rumble Rush.png Torchic Cup Star Obtained automatically once player reaches 500,000 points Torchic Cup
Cup Star Rumble Rush.png Mewtwo Cup Star Obtained automatically once player reaches 1,200,000 points Mewtwo Cup
Cup Star Rumble Rush.png Kyogre Cup Star Obtained automatically once player reaches 1,500,000 points Kyogre Cup
Cup Star Rumble Rush.png Shaymin Cup Star Obtained automatically once player reaches 1,500,000 points Shaymin Cup
Poké Glam
Fire Print Rumble Rush.png Fire-Type Prints 10,000 Torchic Cup
Psychic Print Rumble Rush.png Psychic-Type Prints 10,000 Mewtwo Cup
Water Print Rumble Rush.png Water-Type Prints 10,000 Kyogre Cup
Grass Print Rumble Rush.png Grass-Type Prints 10,000 Shaymin Cup
Fun Balloons Rumble Rush.png Fun Balloons 60,000 Torchic Cup
Star Aura Rumble Rush.png Star Aura 60,000 Mewtwo Cup
Rain Confetti Rumble Rush.png Star Aura 60,000 Kyogre Cup
Petal Aura Rumble Rush.png Petal Aura 60,000 Shaymin Cup
Socket Plus
Socket Plus Rumble Rush.png Socket Plus 150,000* All cups
Socket Plus Rumble Rush.png Socket Plus 500,000* Mewtwo Cup
Other
Coin Rumble Rush.png P ×500000 100,000 All cups
Snappy Upgrade Kit Rumble Rush.png Snappy Upgrade Kit ×20 1,500 All cups
Snappy Upgrade Kit Rumble Rush.png Snappy Upgrade Kit ×200 15,000 All cups
Charge Boost Upgrade Kit Rumble Rush.png Charge Boost Upgrade Kit ×20 1,500 All cups
Charge Boost Upgrade Kit Rumble Rush.png Charge Boost Upgrade Kit ×200 15,000 All cups
Lobber Upgrade Kit Rumble Rush.png Lobber Upgrade Kit ×20 1,500 All cups
Lobber Upgrade Kit Rumble Rush.png Lobber Upgrade Kit ×200 15,000 All cups
Grappler Upgrade Kit Rumble Rush.png Grappler Upgrade Kit ×20 1,500 All cups
Grappler Upgrade Kit Rumble Rush.png Grappler Upgrade Kit ×200 15,000 All cups
Brawny Upgrade Kit Rumble Rush.png Brawny Upgrade Kit ×20 1,500 All cups
Brawny Upgrade Kit Rumble Rush.png Brawny Upgrade Kit ×200 15,000 All cups
Normal Upgrade Kit Rumble Rush.png Normal Move Plus Upgrade Kit ×20 1,000 All cups
Normal Upgrade Kit Rumble Rush.png Normal Move Plus Upgrade Kit ×200 10,000 All cups
Fighting Upgrade Kit Rumble Rush.png Fighting Move Plus Upgrade Kit ×20 1,000 All cups
Fighting Upgrade Kit Rumble Rush.png Fighting Move Plus Upgrade Kit ×200 10,000 All cups
Flying Upgrade Kit Rumble Rush.png Flying Move Plus Upgrade Kit ×20 1,000 All cups
Flying Upgrade Kit Rumble Rush.png Flying Move Plus Upgrade Kit ×200 10,000 All cups
Poison Upgrade Kit Rumble Rush.png Poison Move Plus Upgrade Kit ×20 1,000 All cups
Poison Upgrade Kit Rumble Rush.png Poison Move Plus Upgrade Kit ×200 10,000 All cups
Ground Upgrade Kit Rumble Rush.png Ground Move Plus Upgrade Kit ×20 1,000 All cups
Ground Upgrade Kit Rumble Rush.png Ground Move Plus Upgrade Kit ×200 10,000 All cups
Rock Upgrade Kit Rumble Rush.png Rock Move Plus Upgrade Kit ×20 1,000 All cups
Rock Upgrade Kit Rumble Rush.png Rock Move Plus Upgrade Kit ×200 10,000 All cups
Bug Upgrade Kit Rumble Rush.png Bug Move Plus Upgrade Kit ×20 1,000 All cups
Bug Upgrade Kit Rumble Rush.png Bug Move Plus Upgrade Kit ×200 10,000 All cups
Ghost Upgrade Kit Rumble Rush.png Ghost Move Plus Upgrade Kit ×20 1,000 All cups
Ghost Upgrade Kit Rumble Rush.png Ghost Move Plus Upgrade Kit ×200 10,000 All cups
Steel Upgrade Kit Rumble Rush.png Steel Move Plus Upgrade Kit ×20 1,000 All cups
Steel Upgrade Kit Rumble Rush.png Steel Move Plus Upgrade Kit ×200 10,000 All cups
Fire Upgrade Kit Rumble Rush.png Fire Move Plus Upgrade Kit ×20 1,000 All cups
Fire Upgrade Kit Rumble Rush.png Fire Move Plus Upgrade Kit ×200 10,000 All cups
Water Upgrade Kit Rumble Rush.png Water Move Plus Upgrade Kit ×20 1,000 All cups
Water Upgrade Kit Rumble Rush.png Water Move Plus Upgrade Kit ×200 10,000 All cups
Grass Upgrade Kit Rumble Rush.png Grass Move Plus Upgrade Kit ×20 1,000 All cups
Grass Upgrade Kit Rumble Rush.png Grass Move Plus Upgrade Kit ×200 10,000 All cups
Electric Upgrade Kit Rumble Rush.png Electric Move Plus Upgrade Kit ×20 1,000 All cups
Electric Upgrade Kit Rumble Rush.png Electric Move Plus Upgrade Kit ×200 10,000 All cups
Psychic Upgrade Kit Rumble Rush.png Psychic Move Plus Upgrade Kit ×20 1,000 All cups
Psychic Upgrade Kit Rumble Rush.png Psychic Move Plus Upgrade Kit ×200 10,000 All cups
Ice Upgrade Kit Rumble Rush.png Ice Move Plus Upgrade Kit ×20 1,000 All cups
Ice Upgrade Kit Rumble Rush.png Ice Move Plus Upgrade Kit ×200 10,000 All cups
Dragon Upgrade Kit Rumble Rush.png Dragon Move Plus Upgrade Kit ×20 1,000 All cups
Dragon Upgrade Kit Rumble Rush.png Dragon Move Plus Upgrade Kit ×200 10,000 All cups
Dark Upgrade Kit Rumble Rush.png Dark Move Plus Upgrade Kit ×20 1,000 All cups
Dark Upgrade Kit Rumble Rush.png Dark Move Plus Upgrade Kit ×200 10,000 All cups
Fairy Upgrade Kit Rumble Rush.png Fairy Move Plus Upgrade Kit ×20 1,000 All cups
Fairy Upgrade Kit Rumble Rush.png Fairy Move Plus Upgrade Kit ×200 10,000 All cups


Pokémon Rumble locations
Silent Forest | Windy Prairie | Rocky Cave | Fiery Furnace | Bright Beach | Eternal Tower | Battle Royale

Pokémon Rumble Blast locations
Beginner's Park
Towns
Toy TownEasterly TownWesterly TownNortherly TownAxle Town
Fields
Trailhead FieldSeabreeze TrailEcho ValleyChallenger's Ground
Sun-Dappled BankMisty EdgewaterSoothing ShoreShimmering Lake
Rugged FlatsVolcanic SlopeFirebreathing Mountain
Frozen TundraEverspring ValleySunny SeashoreFallaway Edge
World Axle - Underground EntryWorld Axle - B1FWorld Axle - B2FWorld Axle - ShaftWorld Axle - Deepest LevelWorld Axle - Upper Levels

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