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Point Buy II [Sign-ups Open!]

Discussion in 'Tournaments' started by Badal, Jul 13, 2010.

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  1. Badal

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    Point Buy Tournament II

    Welcome, Smogoners, to the second Point Buy tournament!

    General Tournament Rules
    co-hosted by Earthworm
    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 buy 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!


    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 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 bets for each individual match will be tallied. The entire pool of Points bet on a particular match will be evenly distributed amongst the people who wagered on the winner. 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.


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    DarkLucario
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