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Gym [BUG] Leader Rediamond vs Challenger Texas Cloverleaf

Discussion in 'ASB' started by Frosty, Jun 6, 2013.

  1. Frosty

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    Relic Castle (open)

    Hidden away for centuries, a monster resides at the bottom of the ancient castle. And he is not happy to be disturbed.

    Sand pours down from the higher levels in the gigantic throne room of the Relic Castle in Unova. But, that is not nearly so impressive as the set of columns and stone stairs leading up to the ancient throne, or the scope of the chamber. And those fail to capture the potential danger of the angry Volcarona hovering above you.

    The arena revolves around both the natural layout of the room, and Volcarona intimidating non-bugs and assisting bug-types in his home.

    -No natural water
    -Hail, Rain Dance, and Sunny Day may not naturally be used
    -Sandstorm costs three less energy to summon
    -Trapping moves cost two less energy and last for an additional round
    -Any rock move that requires natural rocks used by a non-bug type will result in Volcarona (neutral nature) attacking the user with Fire Spin. This shall be interpreted as Rock Throw, Rock Slide, Rock Tomb, Stone Edge, and Stealth Rock.
    -Swarm is automatically active for all Pokemon who have it
    -Fly and Bounce will only evade contact moves during their semi-invulnerable phase



    It seems that after some months conducting experiments, the Bug Gym Leader, after some time analysing the data, is finally ready to put that knownledge to good use. He reopens his gym with a new layout and his first challenger is a fellow Gym Leader, Texas Cloverleaf. Let's take a closer look at them.

    Rediamond was MIA for the last couple of months and returned to the battlefield with style: on a gym battle. Some would say that it is not the best course of action, but that is not up to us to decide. Rediamond is a veteran with a liking for flavor and no so much for avatars. He is around ever since the very begining and since then he has the goal of becoming the Bug Gym leader. After a nice battle against deadfox081, Rediamond was declared the Gym Leader and on 4 battles he only gave away a badge once, against the Rock Gym Leader.

    But those battles weren't as serious as they should be. The Gym leader never allowed items and due to unknown circumstances, his other opponents, while good, weren't, at the time, the strongest challengers around. All the other gyms had the chance to prove themselves against other badge-owners in serious matches...it's time for the Bug Gym Leader to also defend his badge against all adversities. By the looks of it, Rediamond is ready.

    Play Close attention to Corpus the Heracross. Its good power, useful second typing and good movepool allows it to deal damage with ease.

    The challenger is Texas Cloverleaf, the Dragon Gym Leader. Texas is still preparing his Gym, so his prowess as a Gym Leader remains untested. As a Challenger, Texas had mixed results. He got the Flying Badge, but lost against the Electric Gym and the Poison Gym. Maybe he has better luck against the Bug Gym? We will see. But regardless, he has proven to be a strong challenger, fitting of this reopening. Let's see how this pans out.

    Pay special attention to HulaCloverPig the Emboar. Aside from being an extremely powerful pokemon, his STABs hit supereffectively 4/6 of the leader's team and the coverage moves hit the other two. And he resists bug x4, which should count for something.

    NOW LET'S SEE THE TEAMS!


    Team Gym Leader

    Volcarona (open)

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    Volcarona [Flare] (F)
    Nature: Bold (+Def, -Att)

    Type:
    Bug/Fire: Bug STAB; More mobility in dense brush or forest conditions. Gain an extra guaranteed attack on multi-hit moves. Fire STAB; immune to burn, emit a low glow in dark places, takes additional damage if active open flames are exposed to a water attack. Superior senses in volcanic or brushfire areas.

    Stats:
    HP: 100
    Atk-: Rank 1
    Def+: Rank 4
    SpA: Rank 5
    SpD: Rank 4
    Spe: 100
    Size Class: 3
    Weight Class: 3
    Base Rank Total: 22

    EC: 6/6
    MC: 1
    DC: 5/5

    Abilities:
    Flame Body: (Passive) This Pokemon’s external temperature is kept at such a high level that any contact attack used on this Pokemon has a 30% chance of burning the opponent.
    Swarm: (Passive) When this Pokemon’s HP is lower than 33% (flat), the Base Attack Power of any Bug-typed attack is increased by 2. (eg Silver Wind goes from 6 to 8, X-Scissor from 8 to 10)
    Levitate: (Passive) This Pokemon naturally floats above the earth when released or easily takes flight, evading the Ground moves Bulldoze, Earthquake, Fissure, and Magnitude. Earth Power will have three (3) less Base Attack Power. Dig and Dive can strike a Levitating Pokemon if their user is over Size Class 4, has Levitate, is 3.5m or larger, or is a Flying-type. Otherwise Dig and Dive will miss. Ground moves can still hit. Levitate Pokemon will retain the Levitate trait when they use Skill Swap on an enemy, and will steal the opponent's ability (the user can specify if they want a foe or ally to gain Levitate from a Skill Swap.) If a Pokemon with Levitate uses Role Play, they will copy the opponent's abilities and retain Levitate.

    Attacks: 59/65
    Acrobatics
    Aerial Ace
    Amnesia
    Bug Bite
    Bug Buzz
    Calm Mind
    Double Edge
    Double Team
    Ember
    Endure
    Facade
    Fiery Dance
    Fire Blast
    Fire Spin
    Flame Charge
    Flame Wheel
    Flamethrower
    Flare Blitz
    Fly
    Foresight
    Frustration
    Giga Drain
    Giga Impact
    Gust
    Harden
    Heat Wave
    Hidden Power Water (7)
    Hurricane
    Hyper Beam
    Incinerate
    Leech Life
    Light Screen
    Magnet Rise
    Morning Sun
    Overheat
    Poison Jab
    Protect
    Psychic
    Quiver Dance
    Rage Powder
    Rest
    Return
    Roost
    Round
    Safeguard
    Signal Beam
    Silver Wind
    Sleep Talk
    Snore
    SolarBeam
    String Shot
    Struggle Bug
    Substitute
    Sunny Day
    Swagger
    Tailwind
    Take Down
    Thrash
    Toxic
    U-Turn
    Whirlwind
    Wild Charge
    Will-o-Wisp
    Zen Headbutt

    Armaldo (open)

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    Armaldo (M) [Diego Armaldo]
    Nature: Careful (+SpD, -SpA)

    Type: Bug/Rock
    Bug: Bug STAB; More mobility in dense brush or forest conditions. Gain an extra guaranteed attack on multi-hit moves.
    Rock: Rock STAB; Reduce damage from all special attacks by two (2) Base Attack Power during Sandstorm. Able to use Sand Tomb without losing focus.

    Stats:

    HP: 100
    Atk: Rank 5
    Def: Rank 4
    SpA: Rank 2 (-)
    SpD: Rank 4 (+)
    Spe: 45
    Size Class: 3
    Weight Class: 4
    Base Rank Total: 20

    EC: 6/6
    MC: 2
    DC: 5/5

    Abilities:
    Ability 1: Battle Armor: (Passive) This Pokemon’s thick armor prevents it from taking critical hits.
    Ability 2 (DW): Swift Swim: (Passive) The Pokemon with this ability moves extremely fast in slick, rainy conditions, doubling (x2) its speed in the rain.

    Total Moves: 49/74

    Aerial Ace
    Ancientpower
    Aqua Tail
    Attract
    Block
    Body Slam
    Brick Break
    Bug Bite
    Bulldoze
    Captivate
    Cross Poison
    Crush Claw
    Curse
    Cut
    Dig
    Double Edge
    Double Team
    Earth Power
    Earthquake
    Endure
    Facade
    False Swipe
    Flash Cannon
    Frustration
    Fury Cutter
    Giga Impact
    Harden
    Headbutt
    Hidden Power Ice 7
    Hone Claws
    Hyper Beam
    Iron Defense
    Iron Tail
    Knock Off
    Low Kick
    Metal Claw
    Mimic
    Mud-Slap
    Mud Sport
    Natural Gift
    Protect
    Rapid Spin
    Rest
    Return
    Rock Blast
    Rock Polish
    Rock Slide
    Rock Smash
    Rock Tomb
    Round
    Sand Attack
    Sandstorm
    Scratch
    Screech
    Secret Power
    Seismic Toss
    Slash
    Sleep Talk
    Smack Down
    Snore
    Stealth Rock
    Stone Edge
    Strength
    String Shot
    Struggle Bug
    Substitute
    Sunny Day
    Superpower
    Swagger
    Swords Dance
    Toxic
    Water Gun
    Water Pulse
    X-Scissor

    Syclant (open)

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    Syclant (F) [Scadi]
    Type: Ice/Bug
    Nature: Mild (+SpAtt, -Def)

    Ice: Ice STAB; immune to freezing and Sheer Cold, no vision loss or damage in Hail or snowstorm conditions, perfectly accurate and 30% Protect breaking Blizzard in Hail. Superior senses and mobility in frozen caves and other frigid arenas.
    Bug: Bug STAB; more mobility in dense brush or forest conditions. Gains one extra attack on multi-hit moves, with a cap of five (5).

    Abilities:
    Compoundeyes: (Passive) This Pokemon’s complex eyes give it a comprehensive view of the field, making its attack 30% (x1.3) more accurate.
    Mountaineer: (Passive) This Pokemon is used to scaling and avoiding rocks. It can avoid damage from Stealth Rock when it switches in, and all Rock-type attacks the round it switches in. In subsequent rounds Mountaineer will not evade Rock-type attacks.
    Technician (DW): (Passive) This Pokemon is more skilled at performing weaker moves, causing any of their attacks that normally deal 6 or below base damage to have their base damage multiplied by 1.5. (e.g. Aerial Ace goes from 6 to 9, Mach Punch goes from 4 to 6, etc.) The Energy Cost for a one-hit or two-hit attack is increased by one (1). Each hit in a multi-hit move is boosted by one (1) damage, and the Energy Cost for mutli-hit attacks is increased by two (2).

    EC: 6/6
    MC: 2
    DC: 5/5

    HP: 100
    Atk: Rank 4
    Def-: Rank 2
    SpA+: Rank 5
    SpD: Rank 3
    Spe: 121
    Size Class: 3
    Weight Class: 4
    Base Rank Total: 21

    Total moves: 55/72

    Acrobatics
    Aerial Ace
    Attract
    Avalanche
    Blizzard
    Brick Break
    Bug Bite
    Bug Buzz
    Bulldoze
    Captivate
    Counter
    Cut
    Dig
    Double Team
    Earthquake
    Earth Power
    Echoed Voice
    Endure
    Facade
    False Swipe
    Fling
    Focus Blast
    Focus Energy
    Focus Punch
    Frost Breath
    Frustration
    Giga Impact
    Hail
    Hidden Power Rock 6
    Hone Claws
    Hyper Beam
    Ice Beam
    Ice Punch
    Ice Shard
    Icicle Crash
    Icicle Spear
    Icy Wind
    Leech Life
    Leer
    Natural Gift
    Pin Missile
    Protect
    Quash
    Rain Dance
    Rest
    Return
    Rock Slide
    Rock Smash
    Round
    Scratch
    Secret Power
    Sheer Cold
    Signal Beam
    Silver Wind
    Slash
    Sleep Talk
    SolarBeam
    Spikes
    Stone Edge
    Strength
    String Shot
    Substitute
    Superpower
    Swagger
    Swords Dance
    Tail Glow
    Taunt
    Toxic
    U-Turn
    Venoshock
    Water Pulse
    X-Scissor

    Heracross (open)

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    Heracross [Corpus] (M)
    Nature: Adamant (+1Att, -1SpAtt)

    Type:
    Bug/Fight: Bug STAB; More mobility in dense brush or forest conditions. Gain an extra guaranteed attack on multi-hit moves. Fighting STAB; ignore weight restrictions of throwing/grappling moves. Superior reaction time in close quarters.

    Stats:
    HP: 100
    Atk+: Rank 6
    Def: Rank 3
    SpA-: Rank 1
    SpD: Rank 3
    Spe: 85
    Size Class: 3
    Weight Class: 4
    Base Rank Total: 19

    MC: 2
    DC: 5/5

    Abilities:
    Guts: (Passive) This Pokemon is tenacious and will work ever harder when under a status condition, raising the Base Attack Power of all its physical attacks by two (2). Pokemon with Guts ignore the attack drop from burn.
    Swarm: (Passive) When this Pokemon’s HP is lower than 33% (flat), the Base Attack Power of any Bug-typed attack is increased by 2. (eg Silver Wind goes from 6 to 8, X-Scissor from 8 to 10)
    Moxie:(Passive) This Pokemon gets psyched after it earns a KO on an opposing Pokemon, increasing its attack by one (1) stage. This boost is maintained at the end of each round.

    Attacks: 64/82
    Aerial Ace
    Attract
    Bide
    Body Slam
    Brick Break
    Bug Bite
    Bulk Up
    Bulldoze
    Captivate
    Chip Away
    Close Combat
    Counter
    Curse
    Cut
    Detect
    Dig
    Double Edge
    Double Team
    Earthquake
    Endure
    Facade
    False Swipe
    Feint
    Focus Blast
    Focus Punch
    Frustration
    Flail
    Fling
    Fury Attack
    Fury Cutter
    Giga Impact
    Harden
    Headbutt
    Helping Hand
    Hidden Power
    Horn Attack
    Hyper Beam
    Iron Defense
    Knock Off
    Leer
    Low Kick
    Megahorn
    Mimic
    Natural Gift
    Night Slash
    Protect
    Pursuit
    Rain Dance
    Rest
    Retaliate
    Return
    Revenge
    Reversal
    Rock Slide
    Rock Smash
    Rock Throw
    Rock Tomb
    Round
    Secret Power
    Seismic Toss
    Shadow Claw
    Sleep Talk
    Smack Down
    Snore
    Stone Edge
    Strength
    Struggle Bug
    Substitute
    Sunny Day
    Swagger
    Swords Dance
    Tackle
    Take Down
    Thief
    Toxic
    Vacuum Wave
    Venoshock
    Work Up


    Escavalier (open)

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    Karrablast [Titania] (F)
    Nature: Brave (+Att, -Spe, -10% evasion)
    Type: Bug
    Bug: Bug STAB; More mobility in dense brush or forest conditions. Gain an extra guaranteed attack on multi-hit moves.

    Abilities:
    Swarm: (Passive) When this Pokemon’s HP is lower than 33% (flat), the Base Attack Power of any Bug-typed attack is increased by 2. (eg Silver Wind goes from 6 to 8, X-Scissor from 8 to 10)
    Shell Armor: (Passive) This Pokemon’s thick, bony outer shell prevents it from taking critical hits.
    Overcoat: (Passive) This Pokemon has a sturdy exterior that rebuffs the elements, making it immune to damage inflicted by bad weather. If the Pokemon is already immune to at least one (1) kind of weather by typing or a different ability, Overcoat reduces the Base Attack Power of all oncoming attacks by one (1).

    Stats:
    HP: 100
    Atk: 6 (+)
    Def: 4
    SpA: 2
    SpD: 4
    Spe: 17 (-)
    Size Class: 2
    Weight Class: 3
    Base Rank Total: 19

    EC: 6/6
    MC: 1
    DC: 5/5

    Moves: 33/53

    Aerial Ace
    Attract
    Bug Bite
    Bug Buzz
    Counter
    Cut
    Double-Edge
    Double Team
    Endure
    Energy Ball
    Facade
    Faint Attack
    False Swipe
    Flail
    Focus Blast
    Frustration
    Fury Attack
    Fury Cutter
    Giga Drain
    Giga Impact
    Headbutt
    Hidden Power
    Horn Attack
    Hyper Beam
    Iron Defense
    Iron Head
    Knock Off
    Leer
    Megahorn
    Peck
    Poison Jab
    Protect
    Pursuit
    Quick Guard
    Rain Dance
    Rest
    Return
    Reversal
    Rock Smash
    Round
    Scary Face
    Screech
    Slash
    Sleep Talk
    Snore
    Struggle Bug
    Substitute
    Swagger
    Swords Dance
    Take Down
    Toxic
    Twinneedle
    X-Scissor

    Galvantula (open)

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    Galvantula [Arachna] (F)
    Nature: Modest (+SpA, -Att)
    Type: Bug/Electric
    Bug: Bug STAB; More mobility in dense brush or forest conditions. Gain an extra guaranteed attack on multi-hit moves.
    Electric: Electric STAB; 50% reduction in paralysis chance from other electrical attacks, perfect accuracy and 30% chance of Protect breaking Thunder during Rain. Superior senses in power plant environments.

    Abilities:
    Compoundeyes: (Passive) This Pokemon’s complex eyes give it a comprehensive view of the field, making its attack 30% (x1.3) more accurate.
    Unnerve: (Innate) The Pokemon's presense causes immense tension in the opponent, preventing them from eating a held Berry. Natural Gift may still be used.
    Swarm (Locked): (Passive) When this Pokemon’s HP is lower than 33% (flat), the Base Attack Power of any Bug-typed attack is increased by 2. (eg Silver Wind goes from 6 to 8, X-Scissor from 8 to 10)

    Stats:
    HP: 100
    Atk-: 2
    Def: 2
    SpA+: 5
    SpD: 2
    Spe: 108
    Size Class: 2
    Weight Class: 2
    Base Rank Total: 18

    EC: 6/6
    MC: 0
    DC: 4/5

    Attacks: 32
    String Shot
    Leech Life
    Spider Web
    Thunder Wave
    Screech
    Electroweb
    Bug Bite
    Gastro Acid
    Agility
    Discharge
    Bug Buzz
    Sucker Punch
    Electroball
    Fury Cutter

    Disable
    Pursuit
    Pin Missile

    Giga Drain
    Sleep Talk
    Bounce
    Magnet Rise

    Light Screen
    Volt Switch
    Thunderbolt
    Hidden Power Water 7
    Rest
    Rain Dance
    Energy Ball
    Substitute
    Attract
    Double Team
    Protect



    Team Challenger

    Haxorus (open)

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    Haxorus, Slasher (M)
    Nature: Jolly (plus Speed, minus Special Attack, +14% Accuracy)
    Type: Dragon
    Dragon: Dragon STAB; more in touch with legendary or special auras in arenas. Able to use Thrash without losing focus.

    Abilities:
    Rivalry: (Innate) This Pokemon has a primal response to competition and mating, increasing the Base Attack Power of all its attacks by two (2) when it attacks an opponent of the same gender, and decreasing the power of all its attacks by two (2) when it attacks an opponent of the opposite gender.
    Mold Breaker: (Innate) Whenever this Pokemon attacks, it emits an invisible, blindingly quick pulse preceding the attack that disables the opponents natural abilities (e.g. Levitators plummet towards the ground before Earthquake hits, Volt Absorb will not absorb electric attacks, Clear Body does not prevent stat-drops, etc.)
    Unnerve (DW): (Innate) The Pokemon's presense causes immense tension in the opponent, preventing them from eating a held Berry. Natural Gift may still be used.

    Stats:
    Haxorus
    HP: 100
    Atk: Rank 6
    Def: Rank 3
    SpA: Rank 1 (-)
    SpD: Rank 3
    Spe: 112 (+)
    Size Class: 3
    Weight Class: 5
    Base Rank Total: 20

    EC: 9/9
    MC: 0
    DC: 5/5

    Attacks:
    Scratch
    Leer
    Assurance
    Dragon Rage
    Dual Chop
    Scary Face
    Slash
    False Swipe
    Dragon Claw
    Dragon Dance
    Taunt
    Dragon Pulse
    Swords Dance
    Guillotine
    Outrage
    Giga Impact

    Counter
    Endeavor
    Endure
    Focus Energy
    Harden
    Iron Tail
    Night Slash
    Razor Wind
    Reversal

    Aqua Tail
    Draco Meteor
    Low Kick
    Sleep Talk
    Snore
    Superpower

    Aerial Ace
    Attract
    Brick Break
    Bulldoze
    Cut
    Dig
    Double Team
    Dragon Tail
    Earthquake
    Grass Knot
    Hidden Power Fire (7)
    Facade
    Fling
    Focus Blast
    Frustration
    Hone Claws
    Hyper Beam
    Incinerate
    Payback
    Poison Jab
    Protect
    Rain Dance
    Rest
    Return
    Roar
    Rock Slide
    Rock Smash
    Rock Tomb
    Round
    Shadow Claw
    Strength
    Substitute
    Sunny Day
    Surf
    Swagger
    Toxic
    X-Scissor
    Total Moves: 68/68



    Emboar (open)

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    Emboar, HulaCloverPig, Male
    Nature: Quiet (+1 SpAtk, -15% Spe, -10% Evasion)
    Type: Fire/Fighting
    Fire: Fire STAB; immune to burn, emit a low glow in dark places, takes additional damage if active open flames are exposed to a water attack. Superior senses in volcanic or brushfire areas.
    Fighting: Fighting STAB; ignore weight restrictions on Circle Throw, Seismic Toss, Sky Drop, Storm Throw, Submission, and Vital Throw. Superior reaction time in close quarters.

    Abilities:
    Blaze: (Innate) When this Pokemon’s HP is lower than 33%, the base damage of any fire attack is increased by two (2). (eg Flamethrower goes from 10 to 12, Fire Blast from 12 to 14)
    (Hidden) Reckless: (Innate) This Pokemon has an innately aggressive nature that lets it use all-out attacks with recoil more effectively. Recoil attacks from this Pokemon have two (2) more Base Attack Power, and recoil percentage is unaffected.

    Emboar
    HP: 110
    Atk: Rank 5
    Def: Rank 3
    SpA: Rank 5 (+)
    SpD: Rank 3
    Spe: 56 (-)
    Size Class: 3
    Weight Class: 5
    Base Rank Total: 22

    EC: 9/9
    MC: 0
    DC: 5/5

    Hammer Arm
    Tackle
    Tail Whip
    Ember
    Odor Sleuth
    Defense Curl
    Flame Charge
    Arm Thrust
    Smog
    Rollout
    Take Down
    Heat Crash
    Assurance
    Roar
    Head Smash
    Flare Blitz
    Flamethrower

    Superpower
    Curse
    Yawn
    Body Slam
    Endeavor
    Sleep Talk

    Blast Burn
    Low Kick

    Wild Charge
    Grass Knot
    Will-O-Wisp
    Taunt
    Bulldoze
    Focus Blast
    Scald
    Protect
    Substitute
    Stone Edge
    Double Team
    Work Up
    Sunny Day
    Solarbeam
    Earthquake
    Helping Hand
    Heat Wave
    Fire Blast
    Toxic
    Rest
    Giga Impact
    Total Moves: 49


    Stratagem (open)

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    Stratagem
    Nature: Modest(+1 S. Attack, -1 Attack)
    Type: Rock
    Rock: Rock STAB; Take 2 less damage from all special attacks during Sandstorm. Able to use Sand Tomb without losing focus.

    Abilities:
    Levitate: (Innate) This Pokemon naturally floats above the earth when released or easily takes flight, evading Ground moves like Earthquake, Bulldoze, and Magnitude. Other Ground moves can still hit.
    Technician: (Innate) This Pokemon is more skilled at performing weaker moves, causing any of their attacks that normally deal 6 or below base damage to have their base damage multiplied by 1.5. (e.g. Aerial Ace goes from 6 to 9, Mach Punch goes from 4 to 6, etc.) The Energy Cost for a one-hit or two-hit attack is increased by one (1). Each hit in a multi-hit move is boosted by one (1) damage, and the Energy Cost for multi-hit attacks is increased by two (2).
    Mold Breaker (DW): UNLOCKED (Innate) Whenever this Pokemon attacks, it emits an invisible, blindingly quick pulse preceding the attack that disables the opponents natural abilities (e.g. Levitators plummet towards the ground before Earthquake hits, Volt Absorb will not absorb electric attacks, Clear Body does not prevent stat-drops, etc.)

    HP: 100
    Atk: Rank 1 (-)
    Def: Rank 3
    SpA: Rank 6 (+)
    SpD: Rank 3
    Spe: 130
    Size Class: 2
    Weight Class: 3
    Base Rank Total: 21

    EC: 9/9
    MC: 4
    DC: 5/5

    Moves:

    Giga Drain
    Weather Ball
    Vacuum Wave
    Tackle
    Defense Curl
    Rollout
    Rock Blast
    Disable
    Magnet Rise
    Acupressure
    Mud Shot
    Power Gem
    Earth Power
    Metal Sound
    Paleo Wave
    Ancientpower
    Rock Polish
    Head Smash
    Electro Ball

    Protect
    Fire Blast
    Energy Ball
    Toxic
    Endure
    Volt Switch
    Hidden Power Ice (6)
    Heat Wave
    Hyper Beam
    Stealth Rock
    Calm Mind
    Rest
    Sleep Talk
    Explosion
    Sandstorm
    Rain Dance
    Trick
    Double Team
    Substitute
    Shadow Ball
    Sunny Day
    Flash Cannon
    Rain Dance
    Flash
    Flamethrower
    Ominous Wind
    Swift
    Mud-Slap
    Snore
    Rock Slide
    Echoed Voice
    Total Moves: 49

    Order of Operations:
    Heads: Gym Leader
    Tails: Challenger

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    (tails)

    Texas Cloverleaf sends out pokemon with item
    Rediamond sends out pokemon with item and orders
    Texas Cloverleaf gives orders
    I Ref
  2. Texas Cloverleaf

    Texas Cloverleaf meh
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    Oh my, I'm seeing a notable lack of Aurumoth.

    Let's start things out with Emboar @ Expert Belt
  3. Rediamond

    Rediamond

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    Volcarona@Rocky Helmet

    Psychic~Hidden Power~Psychic
    IF Stone Edge, use Double Team (2)
    IF Taunt, use Double Team (2)
  4. Texas Cloverleaf

    Texas Cloverleaf meh
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    Taunt ~ Stone Edge ~ Stone Edge
  5. Frosty

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    [​IMG]
    Hp: 100
    En: 100
    1/4/5/4/100
    Other:
    Item: Rocky Helmet

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    Hp: 110
    En: 100
    5/3/5/3/56 (-10eva)
    Other:
    Item: Expert Belt​

    Round 1


    The Challenger sends out HulaCloverPig the Emboar, while The Gym Leader counters with Flare the Volcarona with Rocky Helmet. Volcarona is an odd choice versus Emboar, with rock moves and all but oh well.

    Flare begins by making 2 clones with Double Team and manages to
    Escape Taunt. 2 more clones are made, but this time Stone Edge hits the real Volcarona. Finally, 2 more clones are made and Volcarona manages to evade stone edge once more.

    Since Rock Moves were used, Emboar faced the wrath (read: Fire Spin) of the Castle's stray Volcarona. A weak wrath but oh well.

    data (open)

    Volcarona: Double Team 2 Clones for 8 energy

    Emboar: Taunt for 10 energy
    Clone (1=real): 3/3 (clone)

    A clone faded!

    Volcarona: Double Team 2 Clones for 12 energy

    Emboar: Stone Edge: (10+1.5+2)*2.25= 30.36 damage for 7 energy
    Clone (1=real): 1 (real)
    Hit: 64/100 (yes)
    Crit: 14 (no)

    Enemy Volcarona (Emboar): Fire Spin: (4+3+3)*0.67= 6.7 damage
    Hit: 89 (yes)
    Crit: 12 (no)

    Emboar lost 2hp due to fire spin

    Volcarona: Double Team 2 Clones for 16 energy

    Emboar: Stone Edge for 11 energy
    Clone (1=real): 3/3 (clone)

    Enemy Volcarona (Emboar): Fire Spin: (4+3+3)*0.67= 6.7 damage
    Hit: 12 (yes)
    Crit: 5 (no)

    Emboar lost 2hp due to fire spin


    [​IMG][​IMG]
    Hp: 70
    En: 64
    1/4/5/4/100
    Other: 1 clone
    Item: Rocky Helmet

    [​IMG]
    Hp: 93
    En: 72
    5/3/5/3/56 (-10eva)
    Other: Fire Spin for 4a
    Item: Expert Belt​

    Texas Cloverleaf's turn!
  6. Rediamond

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    Just posting here to say that I will be gone for about a week at 11:30 today. If we could get in another round before then, it would be great.
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    Heat Wave ~ Head Smash ~ Stone Edge

    If Volcorona uses Double Team, use Heat Wave
    If Volcorona uses a Damaging Evasive action without suspense, Head Smash+Giga Impact
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    Welp. Just got to keep hoping.

    Psychic~Psychic~Psychic

    I think this works, after Expert Belt, Reckless, and Rocky Helmet are factored in.
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    [​IMG][​IMG]
    Hp: 70
    En: 64
    1/4/5/4/100
    Other: 1 clone
    Item: Rocky Helmet

    [​IMG]
    Hp: 93
    En: 72
    5/3/5/3/56 (-10eva)
    Other: Fire Spin for 4a
    Item: Expert Belt​

    Round 2


    Flare the Volcarona starts the round by picking on HulaCloverPig's brains with Psychic, while the Emboar just used Heat Wave to get rid of the clones and deal some damage back.

    On the second turn, Flare continues the Psychic assault, while the Emboar attacks once more with the powerful Head Smash, dealing a crap load of damage. But receiving almost just as much due to recoil and rocky helmet. Perhaps that wasn't really planned out?

    Finally, Flare finishes with a third Psychic, defeating HulaCloverPig. Emboar fainted!

    With that, the gym leader has a clear advantage. Not only he drew first blood, but he managed to defeat the pokemon capable of being the biggest trouble for his team to handle. The challenger needs to pick up some slack to get back in the game.

    data (open)

    Volcarona: Psychic: (11+3)*1.5 = 21 damage for 7.5 energy
    Crit: 6
    Effect: 10

    Emboar: Heat Wave: 10+3+1.5 = 14.5 damage for 6 energy
    Hit: 57 (yes)
    Crit: 14
    -2hp due to fire spin

    Volcarona: Psychic: 21 damage for 11.5 energy
    Crit: 10
    Effect: 3

    Emboar: Head Smash: (16+2+1.5+2)*2.25= 48.37 damage for 11 energy
    Hit: 76 (yes)
    Crit: 16
    -24.18hp due to recoil
    -12.09hp due to rocky helmet
    -2hp due to fire spin

    Volcarona: Psychic: 21 damage for 15.5 energy

    Emboar fainted!


    [​IMG]
    Hp: 7
    En: 29
    1/4/5/4/100
    Other:
    Item: Rocky Helmet

    [​IMG]
    Hp: KO
    En: KO
    5/3/5/3/56 (-10eva)
    Other: Fire Spin for 4a
    Item: Expert Belt​

    Texas Cloverleaf sends out mon
    Rediamond gives orders
    Texas gives orders
    I Ref
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    We'll go with Stratagem @ Expert belt
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    Hidden Power (Water)~Psychic~Fire Blast
    IF Substitute, use Whirlwind and push actions back
    IF Double Team, use Heat Wave and push actions back
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    [​IMG]
    Hp: 7
    En: 29
    1/4/5/4/100
    Other:
    Item: Rocky Helmet

    [​IMG]
    Hp: 100
    En: 100
    1/3/6/3/130
    Other:
    Item: Expert Belt​

    Round 3​


    The challenger sends out Stratagem the Stratagem with Expert Belt to finish off Flare. And it does just that with a swift Ancientpower.

    Volcarona fainted!


    data (open)

    Stratagem: Ancient Power: (9+3+2+2.5)*2.25= Volcarona is KO'ed! for 4 energy
    Goodies: 3/10 (no)

    Volcarona fainted!



    [​IMG]
    Hp: KO
    En: KO
    1/4/5/4/100
    Other:
    Item: Rocky Helmet

    [​IMG]
    Hp: 100
    En: 96
    1/3/6/3/130
    Other:
    Item: Expert Belt​

    Rediamond sends out mon with item
    Texas Cloverleaf gives orders
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    I Ref
  14. Rediamond

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    Escavalier @Occa Berry
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    Trick ~ Fire Blast ~ Fire Blast

    If Iron Head AND not in a combo AND you do not have any Double Team clones up, Double Team (4) and push actions back
    If Protect AND you do not have a Sub up AND Protect was not used the previous turn, Substitute (15) and push back
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    Iron Head~Faint Attack~Iron Head
    IF Stratagem does not have Double Team clones up when you would use Faint Attack, use Iron Head and push actions back
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    [​IMG]
    Hp: 100
    En: 100
    6/4/2/4/17 (-10eva)
    Other:
    Item: Occa Berry

    [​IMG]
    Hp: 100
    En: 96
    1/3/6/3/130
    Other:
    Item: Expert Belt​
    Round 4
    Stratagem used Double Team 4 clones (-16en)​
    Escavalier used Iron Head! (-5en)​
    Clone (1=real): 3 (clone)​
    a clone faded!​
    Stratagem used Trick! (-7en)​
    Occa Berry was switched with Expert Belt​
    Escavalier used Faint Attack! (-4en)​
    Crit: 14 (no)​
    Damage: 6+4 = 10hp​
    All clones faded!​
    Stratagem used Double Team 4 clones (-16en)​
    Escavalier used Iron Head! (-5en)​
    Clone: 1 (real)​
    Crit: 9 (no)​
    Damage: (8+3+4+2)*1.5= 25.5hp​
    All clones faded!​
    - - -​
    [​IMG]
    Hp: 100
    En: 86
    6/4/2/4/17 (-10eva)
    Other:
    Item: Expert Belt​

    [​IMG]
    Hp: 64
    En: 57
    1/3/6/3/130
    Other:
    Item: Occa Berry​
    Rediamond's turn!
  18. Rediamond

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    Switching to Heracross @Occa Berry
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    Switch to Haxorus @ Expert Belt

    Aerial Ace*3

    If Bide, Substitute (20) the first action and Focus Energy the second
    If Counter, Substitute (20) on the first occasion, Focus Energy on the second and Incinerate on the third
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    Bulldoze~Dig~Dig
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    [​IMG]
    Hp: 100
    En: 100
    6/3/1/3/85
    Other:
    Item: Occa Berry


    [​IMG]
    Hp: 100​
    En: 100​
    6/3/1/3/112​
    Other:​
    Item: Expert Belt​

    ROUND 5
    ACTION 1!
    Haxorus used Aerial Ace! (-4en)​
    Crit: 1/16 (yes) ​
    Damage: (6+2+2+4+3)*2.25= 38hp (holy freaking rivalry)​
    Heracross used Bulldoze! (-4en)​
    Crit: 7/16 (no)​
    Damage: 6+4 = 10hp​
    ACTION 2!
    Heracross used Dig! (-10en)​
    Crit: 4/16 (no)​
    Damage: 8+4 = 12hp​
    Haxorus used Aerial Ace! (-8en)​
    whoopsie!​
    miss.​
    ACTION 3!
    Heracross used Dig! (-14en)
    Crit: 7/16 (no)
    Damage: 8+4 = 12hp

    Haxorus used Aerial Ace! (-12en)
    whoopsie!
    miss.
    [​IMG]
    Hp: 62
    En: 72
    6/3/1/3/85
    Other:
    Item: Occa Berry


    [​IMG]
    Hp: 68​
    En: 76​
    6/3/1/3/112​
    Other: -1spe for 1r​
    Item: Expert Belt​

    Rediamond's turn!
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    Just a bit out of practice... Just a bit.

    Megahorn~Earthquake~Megahorn
    IF Aerial Ace NOT used in a combination, use Counter and push actions back
    IF Aerial Ace used in a combination AND you have 16+ HP remaining, use Substitute (15)~Focus Punch and push actions back
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    Counter ~ Focus Energy ~ Aerial Ace

    If Megahorn misses a1, change order set to Dragon Tail ~ Dragon Claw ~ Aerial Ace

    Sub okayed on irc due to turn order still being good
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    [​IMG]
    Hp: 62
    En: 72
    6/3/1/3/85
    Other:
    Item: Occa Berry


    [​IMG]
    Hp: 68
    En: 76
    6/3/1/3/112
    Other: -1spe for 1r
    Item: Expert Belt
    ROUND 6!
    ACTION 1!
    Heracross used Megahorn! (-7en)​
    Hit: 67/100 (yes)​
    Crit: 11​
    Damage: 12+3+2+4 = 21hp​
    Haxorus used Counter! (-16.5en)​
    Damage: 21*1.5 = 31.5hp​
    ACTION 2!
    Heracross used Earthquake! (-7en)​
    Crit: 7/16 (no)​
    Damage: 10+4 = 14hp​
    Haxorus used Focus Energy! (-12en)​
    ACTION 3!
    Haxorus used Aerial Ace! (-4en)​
    Crit: guaranteed​
    Damage: (6+3+2+2+4)*2.25= 38,25hp​
    Heracross fainted!​
    - - -
    [​IMG]
    Hp: KO
    En: KO
    6/3/1/3/85
    Other:
    Item: Occa Berry


    [​IMG]
    Hp: 33
    En: 43
    6/3/1/3/112
    Other: -1spe for 1r
    Item: Expert Belt​
    Rediamond sends out Escavalier (automatic)
    Texas_Cloverleaf's turn!
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    Endeavor ~ Endure ~ Superpower

    If Counter a1 THEN Hyper Beam + Hidden Power Fire ~ cool down ~ Superpower
    If Protect a1 THEN Double Team (3) and push back

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