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Duck Hunt - Tracking Topic

Discussion in 'VGC' started by Firestorm, May 21, 2010.

  1. Firestorm

    Firestorm I did my best, I have no regrets!
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    So where did our duckies go and how did they do?

    Placing
    Seattle
    Round 02: Firestorm lost to HagridTwin
    Round 04: Huy lost to Counting
    Round 04: Articuno64 lost to Golem
    Round 04: skarm lost to Halordain
    Round 07: Bianca222 lost to zerowing
    Round 09: Fish lost to zerowing
    Winner: zerowing

    Qualified for Nationals:
    Bianca222
    Fish
    zerowing

    San Fransisco
    Round 06: Huy lost to Halordain
    Round 06: Rory lost to FMasamune
    Round 06: TAY lost to TheLoliverse
    Winner: Bianca222

    Qualified for Nationals:
    Huy
    Rory
    TAY
    Bianca222

    Phoenix
    Round 03: Fi-WHAT ARE YOU DOING FISH
    Round 04: OmegaDonut lost to ???

    Dallas
    Round 02: TeeJay lost to
    Round 03: Biffster lost to
    Round 03: Kevin lost to
    Round 04: Roy lost to ryuzaki VGC
    Round 06: OmegaDonut lost to
    Round 09: kongler lost to Dances with Ninjas

    Atlanta
    Round 03: mingot lost to
    Round 04: Mally lost to Blades

    Newark

    Indianapolis (LCQ)


    Teams
    Seattle
    zerowing
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    Fish
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    Bianca222
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    skarm
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    Articuno64
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    Huy
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    Firestorm
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    San Francisco
    Bianca222
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    Huy
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    Rory
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    TAY
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    Phoenix
    Fish
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  2. FiveKRunner

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    Nice work Ducks. At this rate, I think that we're going to take the top spot at every single regional and a quarter of the nationals invites.
  3. Articuno64

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    so much abomasnow!
  4. skarm

    skarm I HAVE HOTEL ROOMS
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    Congrats to Arti and Firestorm who didn't use Abomasnow :x
  5. Firestorm

    Firestorm I did my best, I have no regrets!
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    This topic is now open. Don't think we need to keep it locked between rounds or anything. Feel free to comment :)
  6. Garaluo

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    Fish's Blissey looked interesting enough to me. (Except for rock slide) What was wrong with it exactly? (I'm not good at sarcasm if there is any)
  7. Destiny Warrior

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    If nobody minds explaining, what's with all the Barack Obama and winter love, even on teams with other weather-inducers(get it?)?


    And zerowing dominates. He doesn't even need wings to soar. Just throwing that out.
  8. TTS

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    Two main reasons. One is weather control -- canceling the weather your foe wants gives you an advantage. The other is blizzard spam -- tons of stuff in this metagame is either weak or neutral to blizzard.
  9. Stagnant

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    Seems like running something as simple as FocusSashAlakazam and FocusSashGengar would be enough to topple a lot of these teams but, I don't know doubles very well... Anyways, nice job guys.
  10. Habitus

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    Item Clause so no double sash :)
  11. |DarkSector|

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    articuno's team is really really cool.

    gratz at the qualified for nationals.

    (and yeah, i don't see the point of using rock slide on blissey instead of softboiled o fire blast, i'm new in the vgc scenary [may be to flinch slow opponents with serene grace to let abomasnow attack?)
  12. Muse

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    Rock Slide Serene Grace Blissey will allow for 60% flinch on both opponents, mainly effective under the use of TR, and with Dunsparce :p And based on the pokemon he is using, its very viable that he was TR based.
  13. Firestorm

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    It's actually not as bad as I make it seem, although rock slide is a bit required for what it's doing. Look closely at the picture. Blissey has Serene Grace which means Rock Slide (when it hits) is a 60% chance of flinch on each opponent and after paralysis the chances of the opponent moving are really low and your partner can clean them up.

    Unfortunately he had quite a bit go wrong during his match and he wasn't able to pull the win at the tournament! It is a hilarious team and exactly the type of stuff I love to see.
  14. Oberon

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    So many ogres...so many aboma's... so many. lol

    Interesting team idea's.
  15. Garaluo

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    Oh, actually that is pretty cool! I was just thinking that Blissey is so slow, that rock slide wouldn't be able to flinch anyone because they already moved.

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