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2013 International Challenge -January- [RANKINGS RELEASED]

Discussion in 'Global Battle Union' started by Sidfrid, Jan 11, 2013.

  1. The Knights of Wario Land

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    At 1650 with about 20w-3l-6dc. Really hope that my DC rate stays low.
  2. BlankZero

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    At 35 games. About 1650ish. Had a bad streak this morning. :/

    Still no DCs though. Thank god.
  3. Zari

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    I think I might have, though it's all been a blur to me, lol. I must say that my team has worked out surprisingly well; considering I couldn't play much yesterday I think 22W - 5L and 18 D/C (fail) is pretty good so far for my first time in one of these tourneys. :)

    I just wish nintendo would think enough to check to see who's still connected when someone in a pair of battlers d/cs....that way I would have a chance at not being DQ'd :/
  4. WaddleDuh

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    If you saw a girl from Thailand, that's probably me :)
    "Watch my BLASTOISE take care of JIGGLYPUFF!"

    There are very few D/Cs so far too, a much nicer tournament than the past ^.^
  5. Tenodera

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    I'm not sure what I was thinking when I put this team together, but I don't ever want to think it again! XD
  6. Sidfrid

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    There should be an article about "How to predict Japanese players", seriously I found rather difficult to predict a Japanese opponent. They always have strange strategies, unusual pokemons and weird movesets. They always plays a single strategie that you only found out when is already too late.
  7. Sabregirl

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    I'm in a lot of the same boat, parts of my team are okay but I'm missing some harder hitters. My trick room team did a lot better last tournament. Also, if I see another Thundrus/cresselia/hydregion/garchomp/scizor/Metagross/rotom/ on a team I'm gonna scream. I met one very creative person that cleaned my clock (Japanese if I recall). I'm happy to lose to something that took some creativity.

    Sorry to whoever that was I had a PP stall war with a little bit ago. My rating is so bad I didn't want to give up. :p
  8. Plasma.EXE

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    Finally broke 1701 after 76 battles (ok I'm taking a break lol, or might just stop there and see how I rank, I dunno). I kept hovering below and above 1650 for a really long time and kept going on a losing streak as soon as I hit 1680+. Maybe around 5% of my battles ended up in a D/C (sometimes before the match started) so overall, it was pretty good ><.

    Thought I'd share this video: 23-05956-92881
  9. Cybertron

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  10. Xen

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    Still hovering around 1680. At around 50 battles. I'm coming for you, 1700!

    Edit: Just broke 1700. Let's see if I can make it to 1800, which I haven't done in quite some time.

    Here's a recent battle that I'll share. 85-99788-51057
  11. Professor Birch

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    I'm currently at 1650 with 20 battles. 16-4 which I am really happy about. Should be 20-4 because I had 4 people dc just as they lost. Definitely a lot less dc'ers than last tourney :) Btw Adri from New Jersey. If you were beaten by a Choice Scarf Jellicent then it was most likely me :P Good luck to all
  12. Cybertron

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  13. Brophlosion

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    Been owning fools with Butterfree. ID is "Thatsa"
  14. BlankZero

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    Finally beat 1700 at 60 games :P Those early bad streaks make for a long road.
  15. AuraRayquaza

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    I'm at 1752 at 60 games. Had lots of losses around 1640 but managed a few big wins to take me over. I'm definitely seeing more docs than the winter battle. Mostly by the Japanese battlers who are 1700+. I'm at 45-15-11. I hope that's enough not to get me dqed

    edit: the RNG hates me. I've been draco meteor critted which lost me a match, 2 rock slide flinches which cost me, and I've missed about 10 hydro pumps today
  16. Forsety

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    First time trying wifi tournament out and this is quite frustrating actually, I'm getting as many ragequit D/C's as I am getting wins. Flipside is I'm on a massive winning streak, only lost my first game mostly due to hax then won 20 in a row. Problem is half of them have ragequit and not registered so I've only actually got about 10 wins.
  17. Enraikou

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    Im sooo jealous of you guys. Lol thanks to me internet service here at home we can only use internet configurations that DS lite dont support now, and cant buy a 3DS . The only thing that i used to do in free time is now taken :(
  18. Expert Evan

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    I'm tempted to stop while the going is good and maintaining a ranking over 1710+. Nice to see pokecheck has the ability to post battle videos and watch over again even if it's not among the last 5 videos uploaded to GTS. I'm trying to figure out whom is Ignacio from Spain, a hard-fought annoying match that could've gone either way indeed. 51-76533-90375
  19. Professor Birch

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    This is my second tourney and I am now going downhill. No offense to anyone here but I hate the damn Japanese players. They are so hard to bring down. I'll have to make a new weatherless original team for the next tourney. For any of you using a rain team, I would recommend Choice Scarf Jellicent. It is sooo good!
  20. TheLegend05

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  21. Professor Birch

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  22. Xen

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    Guess it's just me, but I haven't had too much issues with Japanese players. I've only lost 3 matches to Japanese players so far, one of which used a lulzy, but effective team that I really didn't mind losing too. :P

    Sitting around 1740+ right now. Kinda wondering if I should quit while ahead as well. How many of you guys have crossed into 1800+ territory?
  23. Plasma.EXE

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    They don't seem too much different from players here (with the occassional interesting strategy like Belly Drum Snorlax/Psyche up custap berry, which I screwed up on because I decided to use rock slide instead of earthquake while using Marowak >_<). I personally stopped at 1712, I don't want my motivation broken after 80+ battles and get randomed out lol. Though I'm sort of surprised I haven't seen the thundurus swagger/metagross lumberry combo too much.

    Luckily, it has only happened to me once (with a swampert), but I want to smash my head against the wall whenever I see something like iron ball politoed outspeeding my pokemon in trickroom since I don't have perfect IV's all around, but in the stats that matter (besides speed, which I didn't go for 0 IV's in).
  24. Brophlosion

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  25. Tenodera

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    I haven't had very many battles worth recording, and a couple of the ones that would've been ended in D/Cs. These two were pretty great though!
    57-53007-13784
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