1. New to the forums? Check out our Mentorship Program!
    Our mentors will answer your questions and help you become a part of the community!
  2. Welcome to Smogon Forums! Please take a minute to read the rules.

CAP 16 CAP 5 - Part 4 - Primary Ability Poll 1

Discussion in 'CAP Process Archive' started by OgIemi, Feb 28, 2013.

Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.
  1. OgIemi

    OgIemi <@OgIemi> i am a gay bunny buddy :E
    is a member of the Site Staffis a Battle Server Administratoris an Artistis a Super Moderatoris a Community Contributoris a CAP Contributoris a Smogon Media Contributor
    Super Moderator

    Joined:
    Oct 12, 2010
    Messages:
    3,724
    Excellent ability discussion; that will serve as a solid base for this voting period. Throughout the next several days, we'll be voting on the primary ability for CAP5.

    This poll will be run with IRV voting, the details of which are outlined here. This means that you can upvote your favorite typing and downvote your least favorite. Be aware that order does matter in your votes! The first line is your favorite, the last line is your least favorite. Make sure you vote properly. Make sure that you bold your votes and nothing else! A typical vote might look like the following:
    Please post only your votes in this thread. Do not respond to other posts, or your posts will be moderated and you may be warned. You are allowed to say whatever you like in relation to your vote at the bottom of your post, but please do not look to begin a discussion. Keep those comments to #cap on IRC.

    This poll will be open for 24 hours.

    When voting, use only the ability! The list of possible votes include:
    Chlorophyll
    Flower Gift
    Harvest
    Natural Cure
    CAP uses automated scripts to count votes. For this reason, it is very important for all ballots to be submitted correctly. If you do not compose a legal ballot, your post will be subject to moderation.
    • The scripts count bold words in ballots, so do NOT bold anything in your ballot other than the options you are voting for.
    • Only one option per line.
    • Spelling of options must be EXACTLY correct and must match the spelling listed above.
    • Capitalization and spaces are ignored by the vote counting scripts, but you probably should not depend on it.
    • Do not bold portions of words separately. For example, the following BBCode: [NOPARSE]Pikachu[/NOPARSE] will appear like this: Pikachu. That looks like a single bold word, but it isn't. It's two bolded character strings right next to each other. Please don't do this, because it is VERY HARD for mods to find ballots with errors like this.
    Composing a proper ballot is easy. Just copy/paste the options directly from the OP to your ballot as plain unbolded text. Delete and rearrange the options to suit your preference. Select all the options as a group, and wrap it in bold tags. Boom, you're done. If you type out the options manually and bold them individually and make a spelling or formatting mistake, it is your own fault.

    So yeah, please read the above. Moderating your posts over something so small is really lame, but we will if we have to.

    Below is CAP 5 so far:

    Typing: Grass / Dark
  2. Quanyails

    Quanyails
    is an Artistis a Community Contributor

    Joined:
    Dec 16, 2011
    Messages:
    607
    Harvest
    Chlorophyll
    Flower Gift
  3. jas61292

    jas61292 used substitute
    is a Forum Moderatoris a Community Contributoris a CAP Contributoris a Tiering Contributoris a Battle Server Moderator
    Moderator

    Joined:
    Sep 30, 2010
    Messages:
    2,901
    Natural Cure
    Flower Gift
    Chlorophyll
    Harvest

    Connecting to sun via ability for its own sake is a flawed approach to the concept in my eyes. While all three sun abilities have good points to them, none help supplement the role of a pivot as well as Natural Cure.
  4. Eagle4

    Eagle4

    Joined:
    Apr 14, 2012
    Messages:
    1,588
    Harvest
    Flower Gift
    Chlorophyll
    Natural Cure

  5. Pwnemon

    Pwnemon judges silently
    is a Forum Moderatoris a Community Contributoris a Smogon Media Contributoris a Tiering Contributoris a Contributor to Smogon
    Doubles Co-Lead

    Joined:
    Aug 26, 2010
    Messages:
    3,581
    Chlorophyll
    Flower Gift
    Natural Cure
    Harvest

    would even rather no connection to sun than be broken
  6. OgIemi

    OgIemi <@OgIemi> i am a gay bunny buddy :E
    is a member of the Site Staffis a Battle Server Administratoris an Artistis a Super Moderatoris a Community Contributoris a CAP Contributoris a Smogon Media Contributor
    Super Moderator

    Joined:
    Oct 12, 2010
    Messages:
    3,724
    Harvest
    Chlorophyll
    Flower Gift
    Natural Cure


    I eagerly await destroying Pwnemon on the playtest ladder with my broken Oran Berry CAP 5 ;)
  7. Menace13

    Menace13

    Joined:
    Jan 17, 2013
    Messages:
    71
    Natural Cure
  8. DougJustDoug

    DougJustDoug Knows the great enthusiasms
    is a member of the Site Staffis an Artistis a Programmeris a CAP Contributoris an Administratoris a Battle Server Admin Alumnusis a Smogon IRC SOp Alumnusis a Tiering Contributor Alumnus
    CAP Leader

    Joined:
    Jun 26, 2007
    Messages:
    3,049
    Harvest
    Flower Gift
    Natural Cure
    Chlorophyll
  9. Timeblaze

    Timeblaze

    Joined:
    Jan 30, 2013
    Messages:
    84
    Harvest
    Flower Gift
    Natural Cure
  10. GRs Cousin

    GRs Cousin

    Joined:
    Nov 27, 2011
    Messages:
    298
    Chlorophyll
    Flower Gift
    Harvest

    Show Hide
    Grass-type? Check.
    4x weak to Bug? Check.
    Sun-moves? Check.
    Natural Cure? Check.
    Specially bulky? Check.
    Nobody uses it in the sun? Double check.

    Go home, Natural Cure CAP5, you're Celebi.
  11. Fusxfaranto

    Fusxfaranto there are many things that need to be erased
    is a Pre-Contributor
    Mentor

    Joined:
    Oct 16, 2010
    Messages:
    391
    Harvest
    Chlorophyll
    Flower Gift
    Natural Cure
  12. srk1214

    srk1214 You are people yes ou no?
    is a CAP Contributoris a Tiering Contributor

    Joined:
    May 28, 2010
    Messages:
    2,052
    Flower Gift
    Natural Cure
    Chlorophyll
    Harvest


    Ironically, jas eliminating Cloud Nine will now lead to me voting for a Sun ability over a non-Sun one... which he finds "flawed." Ah well. Unintended consequences.
  13. ginganinja

    ginganinja Dating Haunter
    is a Forum Moderatoris a CAP Contributoris a Contributor to Smogonis a Community Contributor Alumnusis a Battle Server Moderator Alumnus
    Moderator

    Joined:
    Apr 13, 2009
    Messages:
    3,733
    Harvest
    Flower Gift
    Natural Cure
    Chlorophyll
  14. deadfox081

    deadfox081

    Joined:
    Mar 31, 2011
    Messages:
    4,133
    Harvest
    Flower Gift
    Natural Cure
    Chlorophyll
  15. Redjar

    Redjar

    Joined:
    Sep 26, 2010
    Messages:
    1,019
    Flower Gift
    Natural Cure
    Harvest
    Chlorophyll
  16. paintseagull

    paintseagull pink wingull
    is an Artistis a Forum Moderator
    Moderator

    Joined:
    Jul 22, 2010
    Messages:
    869
    Chlorophyll
    Harvest
    Natural Cure
    Flower Gift
  17. erisia

    erisia (macho) brace yourselves
    is a Contributor to Smogon

    Joined:
    Nov 29, 2011
    Messages:
    882
    Flower Gift
    Chlorophyll
    Harvest
  18. TheTraininator

    TheTraininator

    Joined:
    Jun 22, 2011
    Messages:
    362
    Harvest
    Flower Gift
    Natural Cure
    Chlorophyll
  19. Unoriginal Name

    Unoriginal Name

    Joined:
    Jan 25, 2013
    Messages:
    632
    Harvest
    Flower Gift
    Chlorophyll
    Natural Cure


    Natural Cure makes it just as good on a goodstuff team, but Harvest still makes it viable without Ninetales controlling the weather, Sun's biggest downfall. Chlorophyll is covered by Venu and I bet we'd just make it a physical Dark variant if that happened, but it isn't as bad as NC.
  20. Roserade Raider

    Roserade Raider

    Joined:
    Sep 19, 2008
    Messages:
    273
    Harvest
    Flower Gift
    Natural Cure
  21. Nyktos

    Nyktos Custom Loser Title
    is a Pre-Contributor

    Joined:
    Aug 27, 2008
    Messages:
    565
    Chlorophyll
    Flower Gift
    Harvest
    Natural Cure
  22. umbriel

    umbriel

    Joined:
    Feb 1, 2008
    Messages:
    280
    Flower Gift
    Harvest
  23. TooMuchSugar

    TooMuchSugar

    Joined:
    Oct 19, 2012
    Messages:
    443
    Harvest
    Chlorophyll
    Flower Gift
    Natural Cure

    I wouldn't really have a problem with any of these except Natural Cure, which I suspect would be amazing on a rain team.
  24. PKMN Hunter 18

    PKMN Hunter 18 Remember! Drive Smoothly!

    Joined:
    Nov 1, 2010
    Messages:
    81
    Natural Cure
    Flower Gift
    Chlorophyll
  25. TheMagicalCake

    TheMagicalCake

    Joined:
    Feb 25, 2012
    Messages:
    145
    Harvest

    I used to use a Harvest Exeggcute in OU. It was awesome.
Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.

Users Viewing Thread (Users: 0, Guests: 0)