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

Discussion in 'Tournaments' started by RBG, Apr 28, 2012.

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  1. RBG

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    The Counterpick Tourney

    How to Join or Host a Tournament

    Introduction:

    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.


    Matches:

    Eo Ut Mortus vs idiotfrommars
    idiotfrommars vs SoulWind
    SoulWind vs Eo Ut Mortus
  2. Taylor

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    rooting for soulWIND
  3. HellPowna

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    soul windah
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    IFM!
    Also can you guys leave the results of the counterpicking and times when you'll play here, perhaps? I'd love to watch.
  7. Ojama

    Ojama Are you watching closely...
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    Eo Ut Mortus
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    It's gotta be between Eo and Soul Wind.

    Close call, but I'll go with To The Death
  9. LUST

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    Eo Ut Mortus vs idiotfrommars
    idiotfrommars vs SoulWind
    SoulWind vs Eo Ut Mortus
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    Eo Ut Mortus vs idiotfrommars
    idiotfrommars vs SoulWind
    SoulWind vs Eo Ut Mortus
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    SOULWIND42
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    ifm is kinda ..................... gonna win
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    ifm or something, tbh idgaf
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    soulwind imo
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    eo cause he's asian
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    eo dont lose finals back to back
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    My pretty boy Soulwind got it in the bag.
  20. Eos

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    Tough one. I'm leaning towards Eo, but IFM or Soulwind could take it as well.

    Good luck to all three of you!
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    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
  23. SoulWind

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    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.

  24. Eo Ut Mortus

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    GG. Shouldn't have switched, ugh.
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