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    Tournament The Anything Goes Open [Round 2]

    Co-hosted with The Immortal. Welcome to Round 2 of the Anything Goes Open! Tournament Rules: General tournament rules and regulations can be found here. OM Grand Slam information can be found here. The banlist for this tournament is the same as the Anything Goes ladder of the Smogon...
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    Tournament The Anything Goes Open [Round 1]

    Co-hosted with The Immortal. Welcome to Round 1 of the Anything Goes Open! Tournament Rules: General tournament rules and regulations can be found here. OM Grand Slam information can be found here. The banlist for this tournament is the same as the Anything Goes ladder of the Smogon...
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    Tournament The Anything Goes Open [Sign-ups]

    Co-hosted with The Immortal. Welcome to the Anything Goes Open! Tournament Rules: General tournament rules and regulations can be found here. OM Grand Slam information can be found here. The banlist for this tournament is the same as the Anything Goes ladder of the Smogon University server...
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    Monotype Monotype Winter Seasonal - Round 1

    art by Chras Welcome to the Winter Monotype Seasonal, the final tournament in the inaugural Monotype Circuit! For those of you that are new, Monotype isn't a part of any official (trophy) tournament here on Smogon. However, we would still like to establish who is the best of the best...
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    Tournament Monotype Power Rankings and Seasonal Tournaments

    What are Power Rankings? Monotype isn't a part of any official tournament here on Smogon. However, we would still like to establish who is the best of the best throughout the year, and crown a yearly champion. As a complement to the three other major Monotype events*, the Monotype Seasonals...
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    Monotype Monotype Winter Seasonal - Signups

    art by Chras Welcome to the Winter Monotype Seasonal, the final tournament in the inaugural Monotype Circuit! For those of you that are new, Monotype isn't a part of any official (trophy) tournament here on Smogon. However, we would still like to establish who is the best of the best...
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    Mega Sharpedo (Water) [QC 1/3]

    [OVERVIEW] * Sharpedo is an excellent option for the mega evolution slot on offensive Water-type teams. The combination of Speed Boost before mega evolving and Strong Jaw after mega evolving make it an excellent late-game sweeper. * Sharpedo commonly utilizes Protect to acquire Speed Boosts...
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    Monotype Lanturn (Water)

    [OVERVIEW] * Lanturn's ability Volt Absorb grants it an immunity to Electric-type attacks, which is crucial for a Water-type team. * It has an excellent HP stat. This makes up for its mediocre Defense and Special Defense stats and makes it a good switch-in for special attackers that also has...
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    Announcement OM C&C has started (Analyses)

    The OM C&C forum was created last night. Check it out! For those of you that aren't aware of what C&C is: It stands for Contributions and Corrections and is the primary avenue for producing content for Smogon's Competitive Battling Pokedex. OM C&C will begin with Monotype analyses. This...
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    Suggestions for OM Improvement

    Hey Guys, This thread is meant to mimic some of the "New Direction" thread's functionality from the ORAS forums. Essentially, we want a place where people can post with suggestions on how to improve OMs. This community is full of people with creative ideas, so it is silly for us not to solicit...
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    Resource OM Bazaar: Sample Teams / Team Dump

    Other Metagames Team Bazaar The OM community features many metagames, and that can be frightening to some people first exploring this subforum. This project is here to aid newer players by providing teams that allow them to learn the metagame they're interested in. There are two components...
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    Monotype Monotype Autumn Seasonal – Round 7 [Finals] Won by Pak

    Banner by Zarif Welcome to the Autumn Monotype Seasonal, the third tournament in the inaugural Monotype Circuit! For those of you that are new, Monotype isn't a part of any official (trophy) tournament here on Smogon. However, we would still like to establish who is the best of the best...
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    Monotype Monotype Autumn Seasonal – Round 6 [Semifinals]

    Banner by Zarif Welcome to the Autumn Monotype Seasonal, the third tournament in the inaugural Monotype Circuit! For those of you that are new, Monotype isn't a part of any official (trophy) tournament here on Smogon. However, we would still like to establish who is the best of the best...
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    Announcement Welcome! READ ME: Index / Rules / Announcements

    Welcome to the Monotype Forum! This thread is our main index and will hold a history of announcement threads in the main forum. If you're new, this thread should have all the information you need to get started in the Monotype metagame! If you have any questions after reading through this...
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    Metagame SM Monotype Metagame Discussion

    (art by Acast) Welcome to the Monotype metagame discussion thread! Sample Teams / Viability Rankings / Smogon's Strategy Dex / Monotype on Showdown / Beginner's Guide If you're new to the OM forum, Monotype is a really simple concept; you build a team of six Pokemon sharing one common type...
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    Ask a Simple Question, Get a Simple Answer: Monotype Edition

    If you're thinking of making a topic that can be answered with one post, please post it in this thread instead. Any new threads should be for discussion/events and need to be approved! When posting in this thread, please follow these guidelines: 1. Your answers should contain at least a brief...
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    Monotype Monotype Autumn Seasonal – Round 5

    Banner by Zarif Welcome to the Autumn Monotype Seasonal, the third tournament in the inaugural Monotype Circuit! For those of you that are new, Monotype isn't a part of any official (trophy) tournament here on Smogon. However, we would still like to establish who is the best of the best...
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    Monotype Monotype Autumn Seasonal – Round 4

    (scpinion isn't busy anymore >_> so im posting) Banner by Zarif Welcome to the Autumn Monotype Seasonal, the third tournament in the inaugural Monotype Circuit! For those of you that are new, Monotype isn't a part of any official (trophy) tournament here on Smogon. However, we would still...
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    Autumn Monotype Seasonal!

    Autumn Seasonal is taking signups! This is the last major ORAS Monotype tournament before we shift our focus to the new generation. More information on the tournament format Current rankings
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    Monotype Monotype Autumn Seasonal – Signups

    Banner by Zarif Welcome to the Autumn Monotype Seasonal, the third tournament in the inaugural Monotype Circuit! For those of you that are new, Monotype isn't a part of any official (trophy) tournament here on Smogon. However, we would still like to establish who is the best of the best...
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