Day 1 didn't go very well for me...3-7 overall...I'm still very poor at the metagame.
I think I saw 6 Kyorges, 3 Groudons, 1 Rayquaza, and 1 Kyreum.
The Kyreum was a boss though, as it 1HKO my entire team. Needless to say I was pretty bummed after that matchup.
I was 0-7 and had a guy on the...
Going to start battling tonight.
I dont have all my moves memorized, but I am going with this team for.
Keldeo (Life Orb)
Ferrothorn (Rocky Helmet)
Metagross (Assault Vest)
I threw a rocky helmet on him and mostly used Earthquake to combat the many Metagross I saw during the competition. I also used him for Stealth Rock.
Golem was really hit or miss. He took a ton of 1HKOs, but he also helped win a few battles.
I went 6-16 for the competition. I was pleasantly surprised given my team wasn't put together for VGC type events.
I ran with Mega Metagross, Gyrados, Golem, and sometimes Breloom.
I definitely learned a lot and will start working on creating a more competitive team for future tournaments and...
I was brought to Smogon by their legendary reputation as the top authority when it comes to competitive pokemon battling.
Since I am extremly new to the metagame, and I wanted to enter the Battle of Hoenn, I came to read up on as many tips and tidbits of information that I could find.
My name is Patrick and I have been lurking on the board for a bit.
I decided to finally register and learn about the competitive battling aspect of the game.
I look forward to becoming an accepted and quality member of the Smogon Community!