banner pending This activity is ran by DTC and Steamroll. Introduction There have been previous editions of the critically acclaimed Teambats, but each of them eventually died out because of numerous factors, such as occurring too frequently, neglect from the hosts, and lack of interest (which was fostered by the previous two factors). This edition of Teambats is catered towards a much larger chat in #pokemon. What is a Teambat? Teambats are team battles between two teams. People are assigned to one of the two teams to make a team based on certain restrictions given by the host. Restrictions are typically something along the lines of assigning a Pokemon to a team that they must use or banning all Pokemon in the Top 10 of the November usage statistics. You will have a limit in how much time you have to make the team -- usually 15 minutes -- and then a battler is chosen to battle for that team. Team members may assist the battler during the battle ("ghosting"). The teambuilding and ghosting will happen in the two team channels: #team1 and #team2. Everybody on the team that wins the battle gets one point towards the leaderboard. Schedule Teambats will be on Saturday 4 PM GMT -5, or Saturday 8 PM GMT -5 every week. It will be on a rotational basis to accommodate European and Oceanic timezones. The tier of the teambats will also rotate each week. OU - UU - RU - NU - Ubers - VGC - LC is the schedule for tiers. After the LC teambat, the schedule will restart. Teambats for past gens may be added if there is enough support to warrant them. Rules: Do not go on the other teams channel in the middle of a Teambat. Do not leak information to the other team. Do not complain about restrictions you do not like. Be courteous to your team members, even if they disagree with you. If one of your team members is being particularly detrimental to your team, contact the host of the Teambat. Violating these rules may make you end up on the blacklist. Teambat Hosts: Teambat hosts are responsible for making sure the Teambat runs smoothly. They are responsible for making up the themes, choosing what people are on which team with a RNG, making sure all of the rules are followed, and any other administrative decision that may need to be made. Teambat hosts: Cherub Agent DTC Steamroll Windsong If you want to be a Teambat host, fill in the application located below and send a PM to DTC and Steamroll. Application Form: Code: [B]Past or present leadership in any section of Smogon.[/B] [B]Tiers that you are knowledgeable in[/B] (only include Ubers / OU / UU / RU / NU / LC / or VGC 2013). [B]Prior Teambats you have been in.[/B] [B]Any other information you want to share.[/B] Rewards: If you have the most points at the end of the teambat season (2 months), you will get halfop (%) on #pokemon. Good teambat hosts are also more likely to get promotions on #pokemon. ▀▄▀▄▀▄▀▄▀▄▀▄▀▄▀▄▀▄▀▄▀▄▀▄▀ Leaderboard (Move your mouse to reveal the content) Leaderboard (open) Leaderboard (close) Novaray - 4 CBTerrakion - 2 ala - 1 Arcticblast - 1 august - 1 Aura_Rayquaza - 1 badass - 1 DTC - 1 Exeggutor - 1 FLCL - 1 Jets - 1 jonathanrp - 1 kd24 - 1 LucaroarkZ - 1 Princess Bri - 1 pokemon0078 - 1 MMF - 1 The Reptile - 1 ThisMysteriousGuy - 1 reachzero - 1 Shining_Latios - 1 Past teambats (Move your mouse to reveal the content) Past teambats (open) Past teambats (close) OU (#1) UU (#1) RU (#1) NU (#1) Ubers (#1)[/url] Next Teambat will be a VGC one at Saturday, February 16th 8 PM (GMT -5).