The rules for Ranked Battles Series 9 are listed below.
- Pokémon will either need the Galar symbol OR the battle-ready symbol to participate.
- All Pokémon in the Galar Pokédex, Isle of Armor Pokédex, and Crown Tundra Pokédex are allowed, EXCLUDING:
- Gigantamax Factor is permitted.
- All Pokémon, including those under level 50, are set to level 50.
- Duplicate Pokémon and duplicate held items are not allowed.
- 90-second Team Preview period before each battle.
- Players have the following time limits during each battle:
- 7 minutes of Your Time (Total time to make decisions & selections over the course of the battle)
- 45 seconds of Move Time (Time allowed per turn to make decisions & selections)
- 20 minutes of Game Time (Total time allowed to complete the battle)