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VGC Philly Warstory

Discussion in 'Past Format Discussion' started by sandman, Jun 7, 2009.

  1. sandman

    sandman Bum bum bum bum
    is a Forum Moderator Alumnus

    May 11, 2007
    Well i left the house at six but around six thirty, relized i had forgotten my team info sheet and proof of age. Pissed and worried, i turned around and headed back home. When i finally got to the Valley Vorge Center, the line was enourmous and made multiple loops. I met a guy infront of me named JJ, we talked about pokemon and stuff. I got my number, 114 tangela. After getting something to eat, i walked around and spotted a familiar face with a goti. It was Expert Evan! along with his son gouki, HNH, BC, the guy who won states last year, and more smogonites. After another fifteen minutes they revealed the numbers and i got in. After running back to the crowd of smogoners, i was a little dissapointed no one in that group made it in. Gouki says, "This isn't an official tournament."
    After getting lost i get in line and meet bulldozer and vash. We seperate so we don't face each other and continue on until my first match.

    My team... Sidd's team


    Level 50 @ Lum Berry
    Impish - Pressure
    ~Rock Slide
    ~Shadow Punch

    Level 50 @ Life Orb
    Jolly - Pressure
    ~Ice Punch
    ~Night Slash
    ~Fake Out

    Blak Chrome[​IMG]
    Level 50 @ Occa Berry
    Adamant - Clear Body
    ~Bullet Punch
    ~Meteor Mash

    Level 50 @ Scope Lens
    Adamant - Super luck
    ~Sucker Punch
    ~Heat Wave
    ~Drill Peck

    Level 50 @ Wacan Berry
    Adamant - Intimidate
    ~Thunder Wave

    Level 50 @ Chople Berry
    Sassy - Thick Fat
    ~Fire Punch

    I baiscally copied Sidd's team except for spritomb switched for honchkrow, Without enough time to think of a team and after reading sidd's warstory i liked his team. I didn't have a spiritomb and looked at honchkrow, heatwave, sucker punch, and the 25% rate of a crit is awesome.

    Round 1

    The guy i played kept saying he's horrible and am probably going to loose but i thought he was just pretending it it turns out he was, then we talked about how we both felt like pieing our pants. He leads with Weavile and Crobat, i lead with WEavile and Dusk. I fake out his weavile, rock slide, and crobat tuants me. He switches weavile for tyhplosion, i ice punch crobat barely killing it while it hypnosis's weavile, i forget what dusk did but probably not a lot. Tyhplosion erupts killing weavile and hitting dusk. Crobat hypnosis dusk but misses, dusk rockslides killing crobat and almost killing tyhplosion. I forget what happens but it comes down to tyhplosion and missing dusk with heat wave and i end up killing it.

    Round 2

    Pretty easy, the guy sends out Flygon and vaporeon, ice punch flygon, shadow punch vaporeon, vaporeon agua rings. The rest of the match was just rape.

    Round 3

    The next guy sends in venusaur and empoleon. I'm a little scared because i don't know what to expect but ice punch kills venusaur and wil-o-wisp empoleon while empoleon blizzards. Next he sends in Rhyperior, i ice punch rhy, dusk burns it, empoleon buble beams dusk, and rhyperior thunders weavile. It comes down to his salamence and my honch and chrome. Once i sent meta out, some kid started yelling, "Hey, we have a smogoner here, i've seen that metagross every where."

    Lounge room

    Take a break.

    Round Four

    They turn on Final Countdown, its getting hot in here. Vash and a staff member start to air guitar.

    Next i fight Vash, sucked that i got paired with another smogoner but oh well. We shake hands and comence battle. He sends out slowking and abamosnow. Here i am lead into a false security and think he has a trick room team. This is what this team counters and step by step decide to fake out abomasnow and taunt slowking as usual, big mistake. i fake out aboma but he fire blasts my weavile koing, if i had only night slashed, correction i don't why i didn't knight slash in the first place, just nervous. I send out chrome, i think aboma protects and fire blast misses, dusk SP's slowking taking more than have its health giving me a little bit of hope. He swaps slowking for zapdos, metagross kills aboma and dusk SP's zapdos, he sends out mamoswine. Metagross and swine protect. zapdos discharges bringing dusk to 40% and dusk rock slides. Next turn, Chrome bullet punches swine flu, then zapdos and mamo ko both chrome and dusk. I sned out honchkrow as my final poke. I forget what happens here but sucker punch some one, then ice shard gets a crit on honchkrow.

    Say my ggs, thinking better i got elimated by him then some one else. I then go to get my shiny milotic. I couldn't belive there was six hundred people here and hope next year there's more tourneys in this area, still it was fun and nice to meet everyone.
  2. Expert Evan

    Expert Evan every battle has a smell!
    is a Forum Moderator Alumnus

    Jan 16, 2007
    Was quite intrigued when I saw you had to face VashTS in the top 16 though I see you were able to get heatwave on honchkrow at least. Congratulations on getting chosen and as far as top 16 at least.
  3. VashTheStampede


    Aug 26, 2006
    I was wondering when you were going to post your story. :)

    I can't post mine for at least a week, in which case I Will have forgotten everything anyway. Mind you, I should not even have ICBB, damn spiteful Mormoopid..

    It wasd a GG. I knew you were anti-TR, which is why I Fire Blasted instead of using TR. :)
  4. Jibaku

    Jibaku Who let marco in here????
    is a Forum Moderatoris a Team Rater Alumnusis a Super Moderator Alumnusis a Live Chat Contributor Alumnusis a CAP Contributor Alumnusis a Tiering Contributor Alumnusis a Contributor Alumnusis a Smogon Media Contributor Alumnusis a Past SPL Champion

    Dec 13, 2005
    I wanted to go there so badly
    But I had SATs...
    would've been nice meeting you irl

    Congrats on being chosen-I heard barely anyone got in
  5. ultimatedra


    Aug 19, 2007
    Yeah. 600 + players, 5/6th of them did not get to play.
    Help the cause:
  6. sandman

    sandman Bum bum bum bum
    is a Forum Moderator Alumnus

    May 11, 2007
    Thanks, yeah i was so surprised when none of the other smogonites made it in. They should up the number of how many people get in.
    It was a trick room, aww i saw mamo and thought he'd be too fast. Even if i knew it was trickroom, i still should of night slashed though. Yeah still a gg, Congrats on making it to St. Louis.
  7. VashTheStampede


    Aug 26, 2006
    On the last turn, I used Ice Shard with Mamo and T-Bolt with Zapdos. I forget if Zapdos or Mamo made the kill though.
    Yea, I figured that nobody really knew shit about me, so I figured you would use Taunt figuring I was some lucky nub. So I predicted that and just Fire Blasted instead, because I knew damn sure that you were gonna try and 100% shutdown my Turn 1 (Taunt on my TR, and Fake Out the partner).

    BTW Sandman, do you have AIM? Or MSN? I want to make a Top 16 Warsotry (I would like my ICBB lifted please!), since those were the most important matches, and my opponents were all Smogoners.

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