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Official TPCI Pokemon Tournament 2009 | Congrats to all who participated!!

Discussion in 'VGC' started by makiri, Oct 12, 2008.

  1. KingEmpoleon

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    With that my LeafGreen has use again..but I still lol at the Pikabuff's and Jigglychu's.

    EDIT: I wish someone would tell me that..jk.
  2. Alex Practice

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    I guess it's a good thing I didn't catch my mewtwo n shit.
    Looking forward to FR/LG rng details :)
  3. mattj

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    Syrex, I think it's really cool that you had such an exclusive Zapdos at Worlds! ;D
  4. ΩDonut

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    Just uploaded slimceagirl vs. Kazuyuki Tsuji in the semifinals: match 1, match 2, and match 3. Thanks to mysteryman for recording the video.
  5. dtrain

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    Thanks OmegaDonut :)
  6. Zog

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    Great vids! Tsuji really knows how to use Toxicroak. My one (similar set but probably different EVs) was nowhere near that successful, and I've still had a lot of experience using Toxicroak. He usually goes down to any old strong STAB move, though. Stuff like Metagross meteor mashes usually OHKO.

    Grace did make a couple of misplays though. Namely the first turn of match 2- fake out-ing Empoleon while flamethrowering Toxicroak would've led to a flinched Empoleon and 'meh' damage on Slowking at the very least, in the in best case scenario could've meant a heavily-damaged Toxicroak, flinched Empoleon, and minorly damaged Ludicolo instead of basically no effect whatsoever. Still, two great players who've managed to get through so many tough battles.
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    Thanks OD ^^

    The vids are great. I have to say, Tsuji played it poorly in the second match and he wouldn't really have deserved to manage to get that Protect instead of being fully paralyzed.
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    Awesome quality videos, thanks so much!
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    Kazuyuki Tsuji's Team (GoodStuffs/Rain?)

    Empoleon@Wacan Berry
    Surf, Hydro Pump, Protect, Icy Wind

    Toxicroak@Focus Sash
    Cross Chop, Sucker Punch, Fake Out, Taunt

    Snorlax@Custap Berry
    Return, Earthquake, Protect, SelfDestruct

    Salamence@Sitrus Berry
    Draco Meteor, Heat Wave, Protect, Hydro Pump

    Ludicolo@LumBerry
    Grass knot, Fake out, ????, ????

    Metagross@Choice Scarf? (never seen)
    ????, ????, ????, ????

    Just filling in some blanks.
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  11. POKEMONBATTLEBRAIN

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    Well, PokemonSunday has aired in Japan I believe since that one guy on youtube posted the hg/ss "update" already. hopefully somebody was able to see if there was any worlds footage aired. =)
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    If I was in California at the time I totally would have gone down to hang with yall. Sadly, that was not the case :(

    Anyway, it sounds like people had an awesome time, and I hope that next year I can meet up with some of you at an LA VGC.
  13. viperGTS

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    Yeah, im hoping for an LA VGC too. Hopefully the same place as the 2008 VGS.
  14. Metal Gods

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    Best of luck to everyone competing at the next VGCs, come on Ubers VGC.
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    Hey guys, I had a question about this tournament and I hope it isn't already answered/stupid, I just couldn't find it anywhere. I was just wondering why Tyranitar was a banned pokemon? Several "ubers" are legal in Latios, Garchomp, etc, so what made Tyranitar, a readily available and easy to catch pokemon illegal?
  16. imperfectluck

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    Tyranitar evolves at level 55, it's a level 50 tournament.
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    Banned

    150 – Mewtwo
    151 – Mew
    248 – Tyranitar
    249 – Lugia
    250 – Ho-Oh
    251 – Celebi
    382 – Kyogre
    383 – Groudon
    384 – Rayquaza
    385 – Jirachi
    386 – Deoxys
    479 – Rotom
    483 – Dialga
    484 – Palkia
    487 – Giratina
    489 – Phione
    490 – Manaphy
    491 – Darkrai
    492 – Shaymin

    If the reason T-tar is banned is because it evolves at level 55, why is dragonite not banned?
  18. ultimatedra

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    there was a lv 50 event dragonite. look it up.
  19. mattj

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    XD Dude. It ended like a few weeks ago! XD
  20. KingEmpoleon

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    I'm surprised that this thread is still open...knowing that it has been nearly a month since it ended...Any new news for next year available that we are aware of as of now?
  21. ultimatedra

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    Keep an eye at
    www.Go-pokemon.com/op/
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    Why do I never see these LOL

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