The Counterpick Tourney 2 - Finals! [Won by idiotfrommars]

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The Counterpick Tourney

How to Join or Host a Tournament


In Pokemon, we build our teams based on what we think everyone else will be doing. We have no knowledge (usually) of what our opponents will be using to build our team around. For this tournament, your picks will be based on what your opponent chooses to use.

Counterpicking rules

  • Both you and your opponent will have to go through picking teams.
  • The person listed first in the matchup will choose the first Pokemon. The second person will then choose 2 Pokemon. Once this is done, the first person picks 2. This is done till you choose 9 Pokemon each. For example:
  • Code:
    <+Earthworm> rotom-w
    <@Steamroll> scizor and landorus
    <+Earthworm> scizor politoed
    <@Steamroll> tyranitar and rotom-w
    <+Earthworm> jirachi mew
    <@Steamroll> jirachi and blissey
    <+Earthworm> ferrothorn gastrodon
    <@Steamroll> tangrowth dragonite
    <+Earthworm> sableye gliscor
    <@Steamroll> alright I'll snag Gliscor too
  • This can be done either via Smogon PM or IRC.
  • Both people can pick the same Pokemon.
  • You need to name which specific Rotom forme you plan on using, if you want to use it.
  • You don't need to tell your opponent your EVs, Items, Nature, Moves, ect.
  • If you have any questions, feel free to ask.

General Tournament Rules:
  • General tournament rules and regulations can be found here.
  • This is a single-battle, 5th generation OU tournament.
  • The banlists for this tournament are the same as for the ladders of the Smogon University server of Pokemon Online.
  • Only sign up if you plan on being active through the whole tournament, as well as being in contact with your opponent.

Battle Rules:
  • Evasion Clause
  • Sleep Clause
  • OHKO Clause
  • Self-KO Clause
  • Species Clause
  • Strict Damage Clause
  • Timed Battle

I shouldn't have to give you three a timelimit.


Eo Ut Mortus vs idiotfrommars
idiotfrommars vs SoulWind
SoulWind vs Eo Ut Mortus
These were the picks:

Eo and me

18:28 SoulWind lucario
18:29 Eo mew and gliscor
18:30 SoulWind salamence heatran
18:33 Eo terrakion and jirachi
18:33 SoulWind slowbro skarmory
18:38 Eo starmie hydreigon
18:38 SoulWind celebi blissey
18:42 Eo infernape ferrothorn
18:45 SoulWind jellicent reuniclus
18:50 Eo tyranitar

IFM and me

ifm mew
sw mew celebi
ifm tyranitar hydreigon
sw terrakion lucario
ifm gliscor starmie
sw politoed latios
ifm volcarona rotom-w
sw dragonite heatran
ifm scizor dugtrio
sw salamence
Eo and I are playing in 15 minutes in Groudon's Grotto if anyone wants to watch.
EDIT: I beat Eo in a good game.

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