Baccer is a team sport which originated in
is played by both humans and Pokémon, though in separate tournaments. Its name
is a portmanteau of basketball and soccer, as the sport bears traits of both.
typically played on a grass pitch surrounded by a force field, with specially
constructed ramps which lead to each team's goal. Each team consists of 6
players (3 in the
version). The object of the game is to get the ball -which is constantly in
motion due to its own in-built hover mechanism- into the opposing team's
pyramid-shaped goal. The goal also has some degree of movement, making scoring
points that much trickier. Bouncing, kicking, punching and heading the ball are
all valid tactics.
Additional differences in the
Pokémon version of Baccer are that the teams are under instruction by a Pokémon
Trainer throughout the course of the match. Instructions are relayed to the
players through wireless headsets, to account for the scale of the pitch and the
noise of the spectators. Usage of any battle moves is forbidden.
Both forms of Baccer are very
popular in Tatto, though the Pokémon version of the sport has spread to yet even