This OP is now outdated, please refer to http://pokemon-online.eu/threads/35091/ for the most recent ban list for Gen 7. This thread is for discussing potential suspects, metagame trends and just a general place of dicussion for the SM OU tier. SM OU Banlist: Banned Pokemon: Arceus (All forms), Aegislash, Blaziken, Darkrai, Deoxys-A, Deoxys-D, Deoxys-N, Deoxys-S, Dialga, Genesect, Giratina, Giratina-O, Groudon, Ho-Oh, Kyogre, Kyurem-W, Landorus-I, Lugia, Lunala, Mewtwo, Palkia, Rayquaza, Reshiram, Shaymin-S, Solgaleo, Xerneas, Yveltal, Zekrom Banned Items: Gengarite, Kangaskhanite, Lucarionite, Salamencite Banned Abilities: Shadow Tag Banned Moves: Baton Pass Previously banned mons starting in SM OU: Greninja, Hoopa-U, Genesect. Previously banned items starting in SM OU: Soul Dew Mega stones unreleased in SM and hence can't be used: Abomasite, Aggronite, Altarianite, Ampharosite, Audinite, Banettite, Beedrillite, Blazikenite, Cameruptite, Diancite, Galladite, Gardevoirite, Heracronite, Houndoomite, Latiasite, Latiosite, Lopunnite, Manectite, Mawilite, Medichamite,Mewtwonite, Pidgeotite, Sceptilite, Steelixite, Swampertite, Tyranitarite. Clauses: Sleep Clause, Species Clause, Self-KO Clause, OHKO Clause, Evasion Clause, Moody Clause, Confusion & Attract Clause, Hax Item Clause. Discussing possible suspects is encouraged, but please provide valid and smart reasoning. Trolling isn't allowed and will result in an infraction. Enjoy!