Approved by Ditto ---- The VGC '98 Tournament: Round 1 Sign Ups Round 1 It’s time for a VGC 2011 style metagame with a retro twist. Fight with your original 151 favorites in a modern way! Rules: Hide (Move your mouse to the hide area to reveal the content) Show Hide Hide Hide 5th Gen flat battles, Doubles 4v4, Level 50. One Battle, single elimination. Species Clause: A Player may not have two of the same Pokemon on their team. Item Clause: A Player may not have the same item on two or more of his or her Pokemon Self-KO Clause: If a player’s last Pokemon faints due to Explosion, sort of recoil, or faints after using Destiny Bond and brings down the opponent’s last Pokemon, the last Pokemon of those two to faint, wins. Sky Drop Clause: No Pokemon may know Sky Drop. Please use legitimate Pokemon if possible. For those of you who would like to enter the tournament with legal hacks, you absolutely must make sure they are completely battle legal. This includes but is not limited to level / movepool / Pokeball restraints. Making your Pokemon battle legal is entirely your burden, do not ask for assistance here. If your opponent reports you using illegal hacks, you will be disqualified and possibly blacklisted! Wonder Launcher is set to off. Please note that in the style of VGC tournements, the Sleep and Evasion Clauses are OFF. Banlists: Hide (Move your mouse to the hide area to reveal the content) Show Hide Hide Hide Pokemon: #150-649 are banned (all Pokemon above Gen 1 + Mewtwo + Mew) Abilities: Unreleased Dream World abilities and Drought (due to lack of opposing permaweather) are banned. Tournament Schedule: Subject to Change (Move your mouse to reveal the content) Subject to Change (open) Subject to Change (close) Your match is due by 11:59:59 PM EST of the end date! May 7th - May 21st: Round 1 Field of 24 May 21st - May 28th Field of 12 Several byes will probably be given out this round to narrow it down to 8 players May 28th - June 4th Field of 8 June 4th - June 11th Semifinals June 11th - June 18th Finals! Round 1 Pairings: DEZTROYA: 1979 5115 6342 vs Biosci: 2065 2649 9332 Trollfreak: 2022 0669 8066 vs Slashmolder: 4556 0047 5591 V4Victini: 0647 5153 9500 vs BlaqJstr: 2022 3154 2648 El Scorcho: (Ask for FC) vs voodoo pimp: 4126 4421 4056 Rukario: (Ask for FC) vs Nicksor: (Ask for FC) Ditto: 3654 5178 7516 vs Stormfront: 3482 1859 7062 Alphabet123: 4899 5255 5911 vs angryturnip: 1893 0586 2152 spikus: 2838 2632 0640 vs Eiganjo: 0132 0995 2233 pokemonrocks777: (Ask for FC) vs dragonboy52: (Ask for FC) Nightblade7000: 4169 3885 0675 vs Cybertron: (Ask for FC) OmegaDonut: (Ask for FC) vs Killah: 4556 5385 0556 religiousjedi: 0218 0108 5761 vs sandman: (Ask for FC) Due to the Spring tournament and the difficulty team building and assembling can be for such a new environment, I am going to give you all until May 21st to get your matches in. Don't take that as an excuse to procrastinate! If you haven't scheduled anything by the 14th, I'll send you both annoying VMs to get your match done with. We have a field of 24 to narrow down and I'm not afraid to drop you both if you become inactive! Also, please save and PM me any battle video numbers of your tournament matches! In the end, I would like to archive a good deal of matches from this tournament to showcase the fun we had with this VGC-esque environment. This could even mean seeing your Pokemon battle on Youtube. Don't worry, your Pokemon, videos, and battle video numbers will be kept secret until the tournament is over. HEY YOU YES, YOU STOP WHAT YOU'RE DOING RIGHT NOW AND SEND YOUR OPPONENT A VM TO SCHEDULE A TIME TO BATTLE!