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Battle Towers are special areas set up specifically for Pokémon battles. Trainers register their Pokémon on the first floor and climb up the floors in a number of battles, fighting other trainers one by one. Pokémon that are not found in their Pokédex will not be registered as having been seen. In later games, there are a number of rules that can also be changed within the tower, such as fighting in double battles against the other trainers. Battles conducted here do not award experience or money. Trainers sometimes battle for bragging rights, but they are often rewarded with rare items or points that can be used to buy rare items as well. In Johto (Generation IV only), Hoenn and Sinnoh, the Battle Tower are part of a larger Battle Frontier.

In the Sevii Islands, a smaller and simplified version of a Battle Tower can be found in the Trainer Tower.

Beginning in Generation III, the Battle Towers are run by Tower Tycoons, who essentially fulfill a similar role to that of Gym Leaders in Pokémon Gyms.

Locations

Battle Tower facilities exist in three regions in the games, and three in the anime.

In the games

In the anime

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Entry/Participation

Upon entering the Battle Tower, there will be 3 people at the counter: 

The one on the left will guide you into Wireless Wi-Fi battles, where you can connect with your friends and join teams to battle. Both Single and Double battles are available. 

The one in the middle will guide you into Solo battles (1 on 1), consisting of both Single and Double battles. 

The one on the right will guide you through Nintendo Wi-Fi Battles, where you can fight against people all around the world.



Restrictions

Most Legendary Pokemon are banned, while some are still allowed in. You can still enter:

Cresselia

Azelf

Uxie

Mesprit

Zapdos

Articuno

Moltres

(please add more if you know they can be entered)



Prizes

If you manage to defeat all 7 Trainers, or all 7 Double Battles on Multiplayer, you will be awarded with 3 BP (Battle Points) which are stored for later use. If it was a Wireless Double Battle on Pokemon Platinum version, however, you will instead receive 8 BP as opposed to 3.

BP can be spent outside the Battle Tower at the stores for certain prizes, ranging from TMs to held items. These items are usually expensive, so you need to frequently participate at the Battle Tower if you want prizes. 



Strategies/Combos for Double Battles

In Double Battles, whether it be Wireless or Solo, strategy really matters. It's all about how you use your moves and types to your advantage! Try experimenting with different combinations of types and moves to see what you work best with.

Please feel free to post some sweet combos below, with the Pokemon, moves involved and a brief description of how to use it effectively. Don't be shy - I'd love to hear your ideas! #PrinceCooshie101


Send out: Garchomp and Rotom.

Garchomp: use Earthquake. Rotom: use Discharge.

Discharge won't affect your Garchomp, being a Ground type, but your opponents will both be damaged (if they aren't Ground types). Earthquake won't affect your Rotom, because it has Levitate. Both your opponents take damage (if they aren't Flying or have Levitate themselves). This way, you can inflict maximum damage to your opponents Pokemon in a single turn, without hurting your own Pokemon.

By: PrinceCooshie101

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