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Pokemon VGC Phoenix Story

Discussion in 'Warstory Archive' started by makiri, May 25, 2009.

  1. Malfunction

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    This was a really good read. Congrats on your win, Zerowing!
  2. DJ Forte

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    good job, so there are a lot of TR teams?
  3. Voltron

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    Great job and congrats Zerowing. Reading this really makes me want to go to one of them. Unfortunately St. Louis is the closest (8 hours) and my chances of getting picked would probably be pretty slim. Anyway good luck at St Louis and btw nice L4D nicknames.
  4. ΩDonut

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    Hey zerowing,

    I just uploaded a few pics to Facebook and in my first post. Think you could put a link to it in your first post, or move it upwards so it's the first reply?
  5. Wes

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    Awesome read, thanks
    good luck in the next round in St Louis
  6. SeiferA

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    Nice war story. Just a quick question though: Do you ever get a chance to even check out your opponent's team before a battle?
  7. Diesel

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    Congrats on a great victory and great war story. See you in St. Louis.
  8. wolfgang.amadeus

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    lol, I got laughed at when I played a team like this. ;o;

    & also LOL@L4D nicknames. ^^;

    Nice one zerowing, you pro. :D
  9. Shiv

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    man paul... i'm just thinking of what it would've been like had you been wearing the super kings shirt!

    congrats bud :D
  10. TempestJG

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    That's me alright.
  11. TempestJG

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    no. you go into the Colosseum, take your side, and it asks you to choose 4 Pokemon. you don't get to see your opponent's team before the match.
  12. TheMantyke

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    Congratulations Zerowing!

    On an unrelated note, where did Justin get the Gengar shirt? That is probably the coolest T-shirt I have ever seen.
  13. Team Rocket Elite

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    Since the cam recorded one was incomplete, I uploaded the video of the Phoenix Senior Final onto Youtube from the Platinum video no zerowing gave.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d7_KvrisxjY


    Regarding the Gengar in the finals. It was probably hard to notice, but it lost life after attacking on Turn 1 so it had a Life Orb.
  14. Carl

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    Paul Hornack you're my hero!
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    Congrats Paul man for the win. And I cannot thank you enough for organizing the trip either. It was an experience to see a different world in both San Bernardino and Arizona.

    And for anybody else interested in Arizona, I can tell you one thing. It has one of the most beautiful deserts I have ever seen. Literally after the state line, cacti and actual desert bushes were seen everywhere. California's Death Valley lives up to its name. Phoenix was a quiet little town for that weekend, but still was as hospitable. It was a great start to the summer and it would be amazing to hear about people go for it all in St. Louis. I wouldn't have it any other way.

    And I'll see if Justin would want to join Smogon in case he's still interested in next year's events. He has the energy and charisma to definitely play. He will singlehandedly bring Golbat back into the playing field.
  16. Bad Ass

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    ipl looks so badass. on another note, great job zerowing! you are now like jesus to me. i shall build a shrine!
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    zerowang won at pkmn xDDD

    congrats man!! :D
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    Good job man, way to take one for Smogon!
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    Congratulations :)
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    Congrats dude.
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    Congrats! haha i was their but i didnt bother to watch the battles. but now i wish i could've....
    But anyways, congratulations!
  22. Magic Umbreon

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    Re: Peterko, my reasoning is based on the values I entered into Serebii's IV/Stat calculator, I question the numbers you provided. All I know is every block of 8 raised it 1, and adding 4 caused no change!

    L50 Timid Abomasnow 31IV:
    232 EVs = 119
    236 EVs = 121
    240 EVs = 121
    244 EVs = 122
    248 EVs = 122

    236 is correct for Abomasnow, however the numbers show it goes up in blobks of 8 not 4.

    It doesn't matter, because zerowing was victorious, but I don't like to be told I'm wrong when I'm not.
  23. BlueCookies

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    That's because you are wrong. Assuming he has 31 ivs 252 evs and 4 evs do not waste a stat point. As shown by your calculations, there is no difference between 244 and 248 evs, meaning with 252 evs the stat will increase. If you don't believe Peterko, play around with shoddy's team builder or metalkid's stat calc and you will see that zerowing did not waste any evs.

    Anyway, congrats on the win zerowing! Good luck in St. Louis and hopefully you'll have a chance to get revenge on the japanese in California.
  24. NestW

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    Great story congrats zero! Also something's been bothering me;if you get zapdos at lvl 50(correct?) how do you ev it if it has to lvl up for the points to be cashed in? Or is it possible to get it lower leveled? Im just wondering because I wanted to use one of the pixie bros but you get them at 50 so the same problem is there. Sorry if its a simple question.
    EDIT: Thats amazing...thanks donut.Much apologies.Still congratz. I love everything about this team!
  25. ΩDonut

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    EV train as normal, deposit Zapdos into your PC, withdraw, stats are recalculated using the new EVs.

    Keep it in the simple questions thread - that's what it's for.

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