What are the rules for Nuzlocke?

Basic rules The Nuzlocke Challenge has only two rules that must be followed: Any Pokémon that faints is considered dead and must be released. The player may only catch the first wild Pokémon encountered in each area, and none else. If the first wild Pokémon encountered faints or flees, there are no second chances.

What is the difference between Nuzlocke and hardcore Nuzlocke?

The Hardcore Nuzlocke is a variant of the regular Nuzlocke challenge that is designed to be more difficult and encourage strategic play by preventing players from using common tactics such as over-levelling team members or relying on healing items during battle.

Can you breed in a Nuzlocke?

There’s nothing about breeding, though no one really breeds in Nuzlocke, as far as I know. However, I can see an interesting play in letting a couple of dead Pokémon breed to make a descendant that wants to avenge their parents, and forfeiting one catch.

Is breeding allowed Nuzlocke?

No Breeding Clause While it’s not technically against the rules to breed Pokémon during a Nuzlocke run, many players feel that this cheapens the experience. The No Breeding Clause is rather self-explanatory. A player cannot breed Pokémon during their run, because doing so allows an infinite number of Pokémon.

What is the hardest Pokemon game to Nuzlocke?

1. Pokémon Black/White and Black 2/White 2. Pokémon’s Generation V games are the hardest of them all to Nuzlocke. From grueling rival battles, Gym Leaders and the introduction of Challenge Mode in Black 2 and White 2, these are some of the hardest games in the entire Pokémon series.

Why are Nuzlockes called Nuzlocke?

The origin of the name comes from the Seedot/Nuzleaf that appeared in the original comic, which Franco would draw with the face of John Locke from the TV series Lost. Franco refers to the challenge runs as Hard-Modes, and the Nuzlocke name is a fan creation that stuck.