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Seasonal Ladder - School Schemes

Discussion in 'Other Metagames' started by Joim, Sep 3, 2013.

  1. Joim

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    School Schemes
    This month's theme is back to school. Since in school all that matters is your name and fashion, your whole team is designed by your name, so all 649 Pokémon can be found in this Seasonal!

    The algorithm to determine every mon on your team is as follows:
    Code:
    var hash = parseInt(crypto.createHash('md5').update(toId(side.name)).digest('hex').substr(0, 8), 16);
    var randNums = [
         (13 * hash + 11) % 649,
         (18 * hash + 66) % 649,
         (25 * hash + 73) % 649,
         (1 * hash + 16) % 649,
         (23 * hash + 132) % 649,
         (5 * hash + 6) % 649
    ];
    
    Where hash is part of your hashed user id in md5 parsed to integer and then it's altered by arbitrary, different numbers and modded to 649 to get a number between 1 and 649. The distribution is not even, but it's as good as it gets while being random but having always the same team.

    List of fashion items
    • Choice Scarf
    • Choice Specs
    • Silk Scarf
    • Wise Glasses
    • Choice Band
    • Wide Lens
    • Zoom Lens
    • Destiny Knot
    • BlackGlasses
    • Expert Belt
    • Black Belt
    • Macho Brace
    • Focus Sash
    • King's Rock
    • Muscle Band
    • Mystic Water
    • Binding Band
    • Rocky Helmet
    See August Seasonal
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  2. Arcticblast

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    Arcticblast reporting with a team of Mantyke / Corsola / Bellossom / Vibrava / Mankey / Hoppip.

    >_>
  3. Manitary

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  4. Hollywood

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    I also got four Castforms and played the guy above me with four Castforms.

    JOMI--
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  5. bobbyvaporeon

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    So you guys have castFOURm?
  6. cbt

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    fearow/porygon/qwilfish/makuhita/panpour/volcarona (on cbt)
  7. Monte Cristo

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    I basically switched through like 23 alts 'till I got a team of Haunter/Crawdaunt/Skuntank/Duskull/Solrock/Darkrai
    yeah, I switched that much until I got a a darkrai (craw and haunter usually put in some work too o3o), you may ask why but I think my ladder standing will prove why
    [​IMG]
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    Yeah I'm only #3 :[, mainly because I was #1 for some time then GDI temp got above me because we were competing at that time, and then I woke up the next day to find out someone named sturdy nips outranked both of us, probably going to do some more laddering today then stop for a while, since I have work and such.
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  8. kitty mulcher

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    Rule of thumb: everyone else gets forretress with t spikes dragon dance dragon and a deoxys. You get no sweepers, and a lot of pokemon with no decent moves.
  9. Hollywood

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    My opponent just had a Missingno. o_o
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  10. RenegadeKingShawn

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    Seedot/Kangaskhan/Arbok/Gulpin/Paras/Granbull
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    I just played you. :)

    Ho-oh, Galvantula, Raikou, Vaporeon, Buneary, and Pupitar own
  12. bobbyvaporeon

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    i got Ninetails, Meloetta, Scrafty, Simisage, Luxio and Mienfoo.
    not that bad but no fire moves ugh
  13. bobbyvaporeon

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    also, i love the random fashion items. I was horrified to see a +4 torchic behind a sub pass to a Conkeldurr who then bulked up... only to find hes choice specs.
  14. Snaquaza

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    I found an alt with Machoke / Swinub / Kirlia / Regirock / Arceus / Arceus
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    jigglypuff/camerupt/barboach/shellos/wynaut/gulpin

    come@me
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  16. Joim

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    That's possible due to the flooring I think. I'll look onto castforms, though.
    Edit: Ok, found out, if you have a castform, you got one added for each form. I'll try to fix that now.
    Edit2: Fixed.
    Last edited: Sep 4, 2013
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  17. kitty mulcher

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    I got mewtwo/articuno/tituorga/quagsire/luxray/landorus-i. Come at me.
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    Omanyte / Aerodactyl / Boldore / Eelektross / Magmortar / Typhlosion

    It's handy to have an omanyte lead which has access to all 3 hazards, and can also shell smash. Magmortar and Typlosion are incredible, they break through teams so easily!
    I was lucky to get a great team, reading about people getting 4 castforms makes me cringe just a little. However, encountering ridiculous teams like this one with 3 arceus immediately negates any pity i had for the castform teams....http://pokemonshowdown.com/replay/seasonalschoolschemes-48464728
    I only won due to two lucky crits and some misplays by my opponent
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    What about triple Arceus and the fact that it's really easy to get a completely terrible team with nothing you can do about it except pick a new name?
  20. Joim

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    Triple Arceus should be fixed now, getting a terrible team not so much :P
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  21. kitty mulcher

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    Well at least Joim's meta matches his avatar picture. Pure chaos is delicious.
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    under Lasagna21 i get hitmonlee/delibird/ditto/vanillish/starly/kricketune

    ditto swept someone who set up to +6 with a manaphy, so that was fun

    currently sweeping someone with a muscle band delibird <3 edit: fuck nvm ice punch missed fuck hustle
  23. The Reptile

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    I got Kabuto / Bagon / Liepard / Bisharp / Carnivine / Zekrom with my main DreMZ. I'll try out my other alts later.
  24. DeathIncarnate501

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    Reporting in, cubone, lairon, lotad, joltik, yanmega, bidoof
    Under Yverneas alt
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    Woot! Grimer, Banette, Dialga, Darkrai, Shedinja, Terrakion. Daaamn.
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