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VGC Ask a Simple Question, Get a Simple Answer - Mark II

Discussion in 'VGC' started by Solace, Aug 11, 2012.

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  1. TheAllyKat

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    Assuming the format doesn't change are Swiss Rounds for Regionals single matches or best out of three matches?
  2. voodoo pimp

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    Swiss rounds are single matches, Top Cut is best of three single elimination.
  3. Plastic Beach

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    Hey, I´ve a new question: I saw the split 52 HP / 252 SpAtk / 204 Speed for Heatran. Can I put 4 HP EVs into Speed to outspeed other Heatrans with this split or is there anything importent move that Heatran only lives with 52 HP, with 48 HP not?
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    That would be Philly Champ bearsfan's Heatran spread. You can see how well it worked for him here, but the relevant paragraph is this one:

    if you feel like you need to outspeed this particular Heatran, it doesn't look like the extra HP EVs were added for any particular reason, so go right ahead.
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    Note that you would actually need to move 8 EVs into Speed, because of how stats work at level 50.
  6. TheAllyKat

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    To the best of everyone's knowledge has Nationals ever conflicted with the dates of Comic-Con?
  7. tlyee61

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    I don't believe their dates have had any issues with Comic-Con in the past.
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    Assuming you're referring to San Diego International Comic-Con, the answer is no. Nationals have been on the last weekend of June for 3/4 years and the first weekend in July the other year. AFAIK SDCC has always been on a later weekend in July.
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    SDCC is typically the third weekend of July.
  10. pootoucher

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    didnt know where else to post this, but....

    why is it that i see a strategy-dex spec for an adamant hitmontop? how it evolves is by having the same atk and def stats at 20. If that is not a mistake then can someone please explain to me how to get a hitmontop with adamant nature? the reason why i ask here is that it was the vgc 2012 strategy-dex
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    If you want your Adamant Tyrogue to evolve at level 20 into a Hitmontop, just simply give it 4 Irons(The Defense boosting Vitamin) to give it 40 Defense EVs to even out the Attack and Defense. If the EV spread that you want doesn't need the extra Defense EVs, simply give it 4 Defense dropping stat berries(Qualot Berry).
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    thank you so much. do i give it the iron right at 20 or at 1 if i am breeding a tyrogue
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    At Level 1
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    Keep in mind you'll also have to get it to level 20 without interfering with the attack or defence EVs (although small changes probably won't effect it), and depending on what IVs it has (assuming you're not RNGing/getting perfect stats) the stats might be different as well.
    Personally I've always found it easier to just fight Pokémon that give it attack and defence depending on what you need to bring up until they're equal, then let it evolve, and remove the spare EVs using berries/join avenue.
  15. ArcDeus

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    Speaking of Hitmontop, I assume it's impossible to make it learn Sucker Punch in a 5th Gen game ? Can someone confirm that for me please ?
  16. ultimatedra

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    That is correct. It was a HeartGold/SoulSilver tutor only.
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    No, it is available in BW2 now
  18. Wiretap

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    Sucker punch is not a tutor move in bw2. You have to tutor it in the 4th gen games.
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    Question: Is it allowed to have a pokemon with mind reader and a OHKO move?
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    Yes, but in a rule set where Protect is on nearly every Pokemon, it's not too useful.
  21. ArcDeus

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    Though that reminds me of a spanish guy 2 years ago that got trolled by a Guillotine Haxorus... Hit twice in a row lol.
  22. BattleFight

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    Question: When will the last chance qualifiers take place? Or will they not occur at all?
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    Last chance qualifiers (AKA "The grinder") always take place the day before the main event of the world championships, so it will be August 9th.
  24. BattleFight

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    Ok. Where will it take place this year (2013, I mean)?
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