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Seasonal Ladder - December (Winter Wonderland)

Discussion in 'Other Metagames' started by zdrup15, Dec 14, 2012.

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  1. zdrup15

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    Ok so the new ladder is now up and ready to go! This month's ladder is sponsored by:


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    Enjoy the many Ice-types, pixies, star pokemon, and raindeers on the ladder! Also, permanent Hail (yes, without Abomasnow or Snover needed) and a special Present. Literally, because Present was changed and it has some very cool possiblities now! Check Zarel's post right after this one to see exactly what awaits you.

    Since there were some Pokemon with the potential to ruin all of our fun (looking at you Jirachi, Victini, and Chandelure), we had to make one or two changes to their moveset to make sure they weren't making others' lives miserable.

    Having said all that, this is the list of Pokemon you'll run into in Winter Wonderland:

    Winter Wonderland's available Pokemon (open)
    Raichu (must have Present)
    Nidoqueen
    Nidoking
    Clefable (must have Present)
    Wigglytuff (must have Present)
    Rapidash
    Dewgong
    Cloyster
    Exeggutor
    Starmie
    Jynx
    Lapras
    Snorlax
    Articuno
    Azumarill (must have Present)
    Granbull (must have Present)
    Delibird
    Stantler
    Miltank (must have Present)
    Blissey (must have Present)
    Swalot
    Lunatone
    Castform
    Chimecho
    Glalie
    Walrein
    Regice
    Jirachi (can't have Iron Head)
    Bronzong
    Chatot
    Abomasnow
    Weavile
    Togekiss (must have Present)
    Glaceon
    Probopass
    Froslass
    Rotom-Frost
    Uxie
    Mesprit
    Azelf
    Victini (can't have Blue Flare or V-Create: WARNING: this will not take effect until tomorrow because zdrup15 is a stupidhead)
    Vanilluxe
    Sawsbuck
    Chandelure (can't have Shadow Tag and its strongest Fire-type move available is Flame Burst)
    Beartic
    Cryogonal
  2. Zarel

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    The new Present's mechanics:

    The foe receives a random present:

    25% The present was a bomb! (200 base power attack)
    15% The present was a makeover! (2 stats lowered, 1 stat raised)
    5% The present was confusion! (confusion)
    5% The present was Disable! (Disable)
    5% The present was a taunt! (Taunt)
    5% The present was some seeds! (Leech Seed)
    5% The present was an embargo! (Embargo)
    5% The present was a music box! (Perish Song)
    5% The present was a curse! (Ghost-type Curse)
    5% The present was Torment! (Torment)
    5% The present was a trap! (partial trapping)
    5% The present was a root! (Ingrain)
    5% The present was psychic powers! (Telekinesis)
    5% The present was fatigue! (must recharge)
  3. Arcticblast

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    The new Present is so cool...
  4. chuckeroo777

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    In the perish song and curse presents, I assume it only affects the opponent?
  5. Zarel

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    Yes, that's correct.
  6. jim995

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    Is the bomb a special or physical attack?
  7. Manitary

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    I think it's physical since a +2def Miltank took only 10% from a Blissey (and 42% from an Azumarill)
  8. Level 51

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    Confirming, the bomb is physical. gg blissey :)
  9. Master of the Six Kings

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    Sawsbuck isnt in winter form, so if thats something that can be changed, that'd be awesome. Winter form is best anyway!
  10. zdrup15

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    Yeah I asked Zarel if we could have that but Sawsbuck forms aren't implemented on PS! yet. But regular Sawsbuck is pretty badass!
  11. SHUCKLE MAN

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    This is so cool. Game Freak should do this for the real Present for next generation.
  12. HackerKing

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    How do we play this metagame?
  13. Manitary

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    Selecting "[Seasonal] Winter Wonderland" from the dropdown menu
  14. HackerKing

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    If a pokemon with Serene Grace uses Present, what happens?
  15. Zarel

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    Nothing different; none of the Present effects are secondary effects.
  16. Satisfaction

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    With winter ending will we have a spring meta with perma rain?
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