The Pokémon video games have had a ban list for their competitive tournaments since the beginning. The likes of Mewtwo, Mew, and the three Legendary Birds have not been allowed in most official matches due to the clear advantages they hold over their brethren in terms of statistics.

Each new generation of Pokémon games has brought a new crop of Legendary Pokémon that are all sent straight to the ban list.

The Pokémon Trading Card Game has fared a lot better in this regard, as very few cards have ever been officially banned in tournaments. There have been a few incidents, though, that have forced the hands of the creators ...

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