Point Buy II - Round 3

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Point Buy Tournament II

General Tournament Rules
Signups
Round 1
Round 2
co-hosted by Earthworm

Logs of your battles must be sent to Earthworm. If you win and do not save the log, you risk your match being invalidated..

This event will test not only your skill at battling, but also your predictions, and your ability to build teams under strict guidelines. You will have a budget of ‘Points’ that you will be able to use to ‘Purchase’ Pokémon for use in your team. Not happy with your low Point total? Bet on other matches to try and get some more of those Points you love so much!

The Rules
  • This will be a single-elimination tournament
  • Battles MUST be played on Shoddy Battle.
  • Self-KO Clause
  • Only Pokémon UU and below, or Pokémon bought, can be used
  • Sleep Clause
  • Freeze Clause
  • Evasion Clause
  • OHKO Clause
  • Species Clause
  • Battle Timeout must be ON
  • No Scouting

The Point System

Each entrant will be given a starting grant of 300 Points. Over the course of the tournament, you will be using those Points to buy Pokémon to use. The Points can also be used for betting on matches, both your own, and those of others. Keep in mind that this will be a long tournament, though, and so don’t blow all your points at the start! Those that successfully manage their Points will have a large advantage in this competition.


Buying Pokémon

As the tournament progresses, there will be opportunities for you to purchase Pokémon from the OU and BL tiers. Every Pokémon in the OU and BL tiers has been assigned a Point value, as seen below. The value listed is for buying a Pokémon for 3 matches. If you want to buy a Pokémon for 2 matches, it only costs 80% (4/5) of the price. 1-use Pokémon are a mere half of the price listed. Keep in mind that a 3-match Pokémon bought before round 2 will expire after round 4, whether or not you used it in all of your matches! To purchase a Pokemon, send a PM to Earthworm before you play your match for that round stating which Pokemon you want to buy and for how many rounds.


Prices

These are based upon the usage statistics on the Standard Ladder in June. They will remain fixed throughout the tournament. All UU Pokemon may be used without being purchased.
Scizor: 250
Heatran: 225
Salamence: 220
Tyranitar: 180
Gyarados: 175
Gengar: 170
Jirachi: 170
Rotom-A: 170
Starmie: 165
Infernape: 160
Metagross: 155
Swampert: 145
Blissey: 125
Machamp: 120
Lucario: 120
Azelf: 115
Breloom: 115
Gliscor: 100
Flygon: 100
Skarmory: 95
Vaporeon: 95
Jolteon: 90
Suicune: 85
Dragonite: 85
Celebi: 80
Magnezone: 80
Zapdos: 75
Kingdra: 75
Togekiss: 70
Bronzong: 70
Forretress: 65
Aerodactyl: 65
Electivire: 60
Empoleon: 60
Weavile: 55
Dusknoir: 50
Ninjask: 50
Mamoswine: 50
Hippowdon: 50
Snorlax: 50
Umbreon: 40
Tentacruel: 40
Roserade: 40
Smeargle: 40
Porygonz 35
Heracross 30
Cresselia: 30
Abomasnow: 30
Crobat: 25
Gallade: 25
Froslass: 25
Yanmega: 25
Shaymin: 20
Honchkrow: 20
Raikou: 15
Staraptor: 10


Betting

You will be required to make a bet on yourself against the House every round. You must make a bet of exactly 50 points on yourself each round. This is to ensure you always have at least 100 points going into a round.

You may also choose to bet on matches you are not a part of, if you like. First of all, all bets made on other matches must be exactly 50 Points, no less, no more. When you bet on a match, you will pick who you think will win the match. After the round, all the bets from which you earned points from will give you a certain number of points based on the number of bets on each player in the match. Bets may be made publicly (in-thread), or privately (by PM). Even private bets, however, will be announced in-thread by Earthworm or myself, but we will not announce the name of the better, just the amount, and on who.

Points for players:

Code:
Arin 947
Gouki 854
Delta 2777 600
Seafunks 421
Delko 400
Aqueos 384
Bobtheball4 370
Bartman101 353
fitzy72 350
GARCHOMP 346
Agammemnon 341
undisputed 339
ENZ0 323
San_Pellegrino 322
reyscarface 312
Thorns 311
kd24 309
Bread 294
KnightoftheWind 289
IBanez 284
Master of the Six Kings 280
DarkLucario 249
DaPlayaFlow 219
Fluffy Bird 217
G80 212
legendary_07 204
Lakers 177
zach the great 160
Justinawe 157
Yondie 122
Limitless 113
danmantincan 105
If you believe we have made a mistake, please PM Earthworm IMMEDIATELY.

Pairings (Bracketmaker)

undisputed vs G80
KnightoftheWind vs Justinawe
Bartman101 vs Master of the Six Kings
reyscarface vs DarkLucario
danmantincan vs Aqueos
Limitless vs DaPlayaFlow
zach the great vs Thorns - coin flip, bets are refunded on this match
kd24 vs Bread - activity, bets are refunded on this match
IBanez vs Yondie
San_Pellegrino vs Gouki
Delta 2777 vs GARCHOMP
Delko vs Bobtheball4 - Delko is DQed, bets are refunded on this match
Lakers vs Arin
fitzy72 vs ENZ0 - by forfeit, bets are refunded on this match
Agammemnon vs Seafunks - activity, bets are refunded on this match
Fluffy Bird vs legendary_07

This round's deadline is the 25th of August.
You do not need to send in a betting PM if you are only betting the 50 point minimum on yourself.
 
#6
Here are my bets:

50 on me
50 on Master of the Six Kings
50 on Thorns
50 on kd24
50 on Gouki
50 on GARCHOMP
50 on FLUFFYBIRD

Contacted BobtheBall4. GL everyone!
 

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I was going to sub out in favour of Bread anyway, but it would have been nice if you'd contacted me (badal) about this happening ?_?
 
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Betting deadline is up, here are the bets:

Code:
3	undisputed vs G80		1
0	KnightoftheWind vs Justinawe	1
0	Bartman101 vs Master of the Six Kings	2
1	reyscarface vs DarkLucario	2
0	danmantincan vs Aqueos		1
1	Limitless vs DaPlayaFlow	4
0	zach the great vs Thorns	2
8	kd24 vs Bread			0
3	IBanez vs Yondie		1
1	San_Pellegrino vs Gouki		11
2	Delta 2777 vs GARCHOMP		4
1	Delko vs Bobtheball4		1
0	Lakers vs Arin			8
0	fitzy72 vs ENZ0			2
1	Agammemnon vs Seafunks		0
1	Fluffy Bird vs legendary_07	6
Battling can begin now, and the OP will be updated with the deadline.

Also, take note that sending battle logs to me after you complete your match is now required.
 
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