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Official Nintendo Pokemon Tournament

Discussion in 'VGC' started by Forsety, May 15, 2008.

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  1. david stone

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    It could work for every Pokemon. Give Machamp BrightPowder and have it use DynamicPunch. Every time it attacks, No Guard is coming into play, and every time it's attacked, BrightPowder is bypassed (so if you are paired with EQ Garchomp).

    http://www.smogon.com/dp/abilities/no_guard

    You are correct that it won't help your ally attacking one of your opponents, though.
  2. TheMaskedNitpicker

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    Ha! The ultimate nitpick! Perfectly true, but also perfectly useless. I love it!
  3. BlueCookies

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    I really think everyone is overhyping scarf smeargle. Scarf isn't the best choice for an item in 4v4 doubles, and most opponents will be using lum/chesto berry, making scarf smeargle an easy kill without focus sash or endure.
  4. Lorak

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    Any results?
  5. DoubleJG

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    Signed up a few weeks ago and am glad to see that the tournament has a banned list. I'm a bit confused why Dragonite is on there when Salamence & Garchomp are not.

    I'm also very disappointed that Sleep Clause won't be in effect... Shame.
  6. ΩDonut

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    Dragonite is the only dragon out of those three that is evolved at L55, above the L50 cap.
  7. misdreavus79

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    Pardon my ignorance, but how do you avoid getting caught breeding with a 'tampered with' Pokemon?
  8. DoubleJG

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    Oh.. That's why.. Thanks for curing my confusion.
  9. PyroDudeX

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    Not in texas or near? That sucks. Hope a smogoner makes it to the final round...and beat the Japanese at their own game. lol

    Every major thing like that for something of theirs that makes it to the US they win for example card games.
  10. Little Green Yoda

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    Anyone know when the raffle winners are contacted? I could've swore it was mid-June, but I can't seem to find that info anywhere on the site right now.
  11. Sixonesix

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    Should be tomorrow. Definitely by the end of the week.
  12. Mikey229

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    Long time no talk everyone. I got in the tournament, no joke. The emails were received today.
  13. POKEMONBATTLEBRAIN

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    I am confirming the above post; the emails HAVE been sent out today, as I have received the email confirming that I have been chosen to participate at the LA showdown.



    CHECK YOUR EMAIL EVERYBODY
  14. devoninja

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    I am in the LA Qualifier. Sweet.
  15. BlueCookies

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    Holy Shit, I never expected to be chosen! Not many people must have signed up. I'm gonna represent Smogon in NY. Hope to see you guys there, and if anyone going to LA(So knowing each others teams doesn't harm our performances) wants to test teams with me, or strategize teams, because I have a lot of ideas that, pm me.
  16. sandman

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    I made it to the New York one, does everybody who scored 20 on that test get chosen?
  17. BlueCookies

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    It's possible, I scored a Twenty, but highly unlikely because that would be unfair and iirc, it specifically said on the site that everyone who passed the test had an equally likely shot.
  18. FiveKRunner

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    How did so many people make it in and I didn't. I want a redraw. :/

    No, you didn't need a certain score because I scored a 20 as well.
  19. POKEMONBATTLEBRAIN

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    Yes, a certain score was not needed in order to get an email, it was via a random drawing.

    Which bites. >_>
  20. Chirnobyl

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    Yeah, this is depressing although knowing my luck, I probably wouldn't have gotten in anyway (even after making three teams for this...) or even worse having my email somehow get lost on its way to me rofl..(not likely)
  21. Duckster

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    You don't get caught, i just thought it would be funny to see what they'd say, or if they'd tell you that its a legal pokemon.

    for the record, they told me to expect an email in 3 business days and gave me a ticket number.

    good luck to everyone who was chosen!
  22. DoubleJG

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    Wow.. What a bummer. I wasn't picked for the LA one, and I was really counting on going to it :(

    I'm planning on seeing my girlfriend in Florida during mid-August, and if I had placed, my airfare could've been taken care of for me. Oh well, maybe next time. Good luck to all that were selected! I may drive down, in case they need a filler, but that's a whole lot of gas based on that "if" factor.
  23. Expert Evan

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    I scored 20 on the test and I have not seen an email yet.
  24. Tangerine

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    Sign into your MyPokemon Account, it tells you the status on that page, no need to wait for the email.
  25. misdreavus79

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    Didn't make it. I'll still be going, just in case.

    Good luck to the people who did make it, though.
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