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Gen 5 Article Claims/Suggestions

Discussion in 'Articles and Letters' started by Nexus, Nov 9, 2010.

  1. Nexus

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    Unlike analyses, the articles will not necessarily be first come first served, especially for the most lengthy, complicated and important guides. Don't let this put you off from helping though, even if we think it best for someone else to run it no article is a one person job. There will be a lot of content checking to be done and discussion to be had, especially for the threat lists where almost all the work is done by the C&C community.

    Mechanics articles:

    Fifth Gen Changes

    Ideally written by someone involved with 5th gen testing, or at least with the help of people who have been. A section for major changes which players will run into often in battle, then later sections with more detail. The removal of various 4th gen "glitches" should be noted. New items and abilities need not be covered by this (they will have their own pages once the site is updated with 5th gen), only changes to existing mechanics.

    Triples / Triples / Rotation Mechanics

    Collect up all the information we have about how the alternate formats function, try to get anything you are unsure about tested. Depending on how many differences there are from standard play and how much detail is given, this could conceivably be split into three.


    Threat Lists

    Threat lists will be run as community projects. Each Pokemon will revive a very brief description of it's abilities. Examples of entries for each threat list will be provided before the projects start. If you wish to be in charge of a threat list you will be responsible for organizing contributions to it and most importantly ensuring quality in all submissions by correcting or rejecting substandard ones. You should have significant knowledge about the metagame, be able to write well and organize a group, and be willing to dedicate some time to the project.

    Currently required:
    • Ubers - firecape - Done / Uploaded
    • OU - Aerrow, AccidentalGreed
    • UU - elDino - Done / Uploaded
    • RU - Omicron
    • NU - Raseri
    • LC - elevator_music, Aerrow - Done / Uploaded

    Speed Tiers

    Speed Tiers are best run by a single individual with considerable metagame knowledge, though having several others checking their work is very important. Speed Tiers are much easier projects to run than Threat Lists. Speed tiers do not require much complex writing, just a straight list of what to include in this format:

    Speed / Pokemon / Base Speed / Nature (+Spe, -Spe, or Neutral) / EV Investment / Boost


    Currently required:
    • Ubers - Shrang - Done / Uploaded
    • OU - Telamonianajax - Done / Uploaded
    • UU - Santuga
    • RU - Honko - Done / Uploaded
    • NU - erisia
    • LC - Zeph - Done / Uploaded
    Multi Tier

    • Status - Arseus with help from mien - Done / Uploaded
    • BW Move Priorities - darkie - Done / Uploaded
    • ev distribution - jc104
    • speed creep - Jimera0
    Uber Articles

    OU Articles

    UU Articles


    RU Articles

    NU Articles


    Little Cup Articles


    Double Articles

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  2. Badal

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    Could you add to the OP that I reserve the Gen 5 1v1 Guide?
  3. Loves_Eo

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  4. firecape

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    I would like the lead the Uber 5th gen threat list. When the time comes I'd be happy to lead the Uber guide as well, but we'll cross that bridge when the time comes.
  5. Jibaku

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    When that time comes, I'd also like to help write of the Uber metagame guide, just like in Gen IV :)
  6. eric the espeon

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    Ok.

    Sure, post when you have something.

    Alright, hold off posting the OP for a bit, need to decide the exact format for threat list entries.

    Cool, you ubers people discuss among yourselves who should do what and when the metagame is known well enough to start.
  7. Venser

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    I would like to know if it would be possible to lead the Little Cup 5th gen threat list.
  8. Destiny Warrior

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    Beaten by Venser, I would like to offer to co-lead with him on Little Cup 5th Gen threat list if such a position is viable.

    I would also like to head LC 5th Gen article when you come to that.

    EDIT: I can also lead Doubles and triples.
  9. Venasuarmaster

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    Can I please reserve and do a 5th Gen TM/HM locations article?
  10. eric the espeon

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    LC Threat list: Unsure about either of you, have you managed a large project before or written a somewhat complex guide? Threat lists are not minor endeavors for the leader, and require very high activity and content checking skill to do well without wasting a lot of community effort/time. Talk to me on IRC.

    SOMALIA: I believe Macle will also be leading 5th gen ingame, I'll talk to him and see what the situation is.
  11. mien

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    I'll take the responsibility of updating the game mechanics articles to Generation V. The first article will be status in B/W written/updated by arseus(he agreed doing so by PM) with the list of game mechanic changes provided by myself.
  12. eric the espeon

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    I would like to take part in the OU Gen 5 threat list and the LC Gen 5 threat list, when we come to that . Of course, I dont ant to lead any of these projects, seeing I dont have much time.

    Note: I have contributed to PKGaming's trial Gen 5 OU threatlist. When the formal one is compiled in this sub-forum, I shall certainly take part in it.
  14. Niched

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    I'd be willing to write the Rotation Battles guide.
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  16. boyofrito

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    What about articles on the types of Weather? An article on Rain, an article on Sun, an article on Sandstorm, and an article on hail? We had them in the 4th gen, couldn't someone rewrite them for 5th gen? And also someone should write one for sun, sine (I believe) that there is not an existing Sun article.
  17. Chieliee

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    Add Trick Room and Gravity(?) to the list
  18. locopoke

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    how about an article about stall/defensive play?
  19. Alan

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    i would be willing to offer my services for a weather article :3
  20. macle

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    I'll talk to ete about it.

    I'll add it to the list.

    ok.

    that sounds like a good idea. Do you want to write it or are you just suggesting it?

    Which weather or all weathers?
  21. locopoke

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    i could help whoever's going to be writing it but it was mainly a suggestion
  22. boyofrito

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    I would too offer my services for a weather article, if you feel I am experienced enough to do so. I would like to help with the article on Sun.
  23. macle

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    You can write it.
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    I know this wasn't on the list, but I'd love to write an article on Leads. I can also help with the Hail article, but I'd prefer the leads one.
  25. boyofrito

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    Thank you. I will get started on the Sun article.

    Should it be for Wifi or Dream World?

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