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  1. Jordy

    Quality Control Tyranitar (Mega) [QC 0/3]

    [OVERVIEW] * Thanks to Mega Tyranitar's typing alongside great bulk, it's one of the best Pursuit trappers in the metagame, allowing it to punish Pokemon like Mega Latios and Choice-locked Tapu Lele. * Additionally, thanks to its typing and bulk, it can reliably set Stealth Rock because it can...
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    Quality Control Greninja [QC 1/3]

    [OVERVIEW] * Thanks to Greninja's great Speed, diverse movepool, and access to Protean, it's one of the premier offensive threats in the CAP metagame, because it's capable of pressuring offensive and bulky teams alike. * To add onto that, because of its diverse coverage options, Greninja can...
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    Quality Control Medicham [QC 0/3]

    [OVERVIEW] * Mega Medicham is one of the most threatening wallbreakers in the CAP metagame thanks to its high Base-Power STAB moves, access to Huge Power, and decent Speed stat. * To synergize with its STAB moves, Mega Medicham also has access to solid coverage moves, namely Ice Punch and...
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    Quality Control Toxapex [QC 0/3]

    [OVERVIEW] * Toxapex is a solid defensive pivot in the CAP metagame thanks to its combination of great bulk, two excellent forms of recovery, and a great defensive typing, meaning that it can fit on balance and bulky offensive teams alike. * Thanks to its Poison / Water typing, combined with...
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    Announcement Necturna has been nerfed

    ...please make sure to change all analyses accordingly. https://www.smogon.com/forums/threads/np-sm-cap-stage-2-kiss-from-a-rose-necturna-nerfed.3647435/page-2#post-8059938 Tagging all writers below: Jho snake_rattler SHSP Frostbiyt LucarioOfLegends Rat With Wings
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    Copyediting Kerfluffle [GP 1/2] [High Priority]

    [OVERVIEW] Kerfluffle possesses a very scary STAB combination in Fairy / Fighting, which is dangerous to deal with for most of the metagame, apart from Poison-types and dedicated special walls. Thanks to its typing, Kerfluffle has a good chance against bulky teams that rely on Pokemon like...
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    Quality Control Heatran [QC 0/3] [High Priority]

    [OVERVIEW] * Thanks to Heatran's typing and well rounded stats, it's one of the most versatile Pokemon in the metagame, both offensively and defensively. * Notably, its typing leaves it with a good matchup against Grass- and Steel-types like Ferrothorn, Celesteela, and Tangrowth offensively. To...
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    Done Aurumoth [cap]

    by KoA Aurumoth @ Fightinium Z / Electrium Z / Mago Berry Ability: No Guard EVs: 252 SpA / 4 SpD / 252 Spe Timid Nature - Quiver Dance - Psychic - Bug Buzz / Thunder - Focus Blast / Thunder Aurumoth is one of the most threatening sweepers thanks to its extremely diverse movepool, which...
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    Policy Review Regarding the TL's -1

    This is an issue I've been thinking about for a while that I think should finally be brought up with CAP 26's process just starting up. I believe that the fact that the TL only has 1 -1 is an issue. Why? You may ask. I believe it's an issue because it makes slates very easy to "manipulate"...
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    Mega Crucibelle has been nerfed

    ...please make sure to change all analyses accordingly. https://www.smogon.com/forums/threads/np-sm-cap-stage-1-toxic-nerfing-mega-crucibelle.3646819/page-2#post-8044530 Tagging all writers below: snake_rattler Mx Jho SHSP Frostbiyt LucarioOfLegends Funbot28 Rat With Wings
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    Tapu Lele

    [OVERVIEW] When compared to the myriad of other Psychic-type wallbreakers like Mega Alakazam and Mega Latios, Tapu Lele sets itself apart from them thanks to its unique ability, Psychic Surge, and its punishing nature as a wallbreaker. Combined with its solid offensive stats and typing, Tapu...
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    Resource Simple Questions, Simple Answers

    This thread should be used to ask simple questions and get simple answers related to the CAP metagame.
  13. Jordy

    Copyediting Alakazam [GP 1/2] [High Priority]

    [OVERVIEW] Mega Alakazam is one of the best special attackers in the tier thanks to its outstanding Speed stat, only leaving it outsped by viable Choice Scarf users. Additionally, it can take advantage of common Pokemon like Arghonaut, Heatran, and Mega Latios thanks to its typing, access to...
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    Quality Control Magearna [QC 2/3] [High Priority]

    [OVERVIEW] Thanks to Magearna's great typing, movepool, and ability, it's one of the premier setup sweepers in the CAP metagame. Its typing provides Magearna with a resistance to Psychic-, Fairy-, Flying-, and Dark-types, meaning that it gets many setup opportunities against many common Pokemon...
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    Announcement np: SM CAP Stage 1 - Toxic [Mega Crucibelle nerfed]

    Hello everyone, the council has discussed what the first Pokemon to undergo a nerfing process will be! This Pokemon will be Mega Crucibelle, which the CAP council has identified as a problematic threat in the metagame. Between Mega Crucibelle's amazing pre- and post-mega ability, access to...
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    Quality Control Latios [QC 2/3] [High Priority]

    [OVERVIEW] While Mega Latios competes with other offensive Psychic-types like Mega Alakazam and Tapu Lele, it sets itself apart from them, because it is a consistent check to Pokemon like Arghonaut, Volkraken, Heatran, and Landorus-T thanks to its Dragon typing, access to reliably recovery, and...
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    Weavile

    [OVERVIEW] Weavile is the best Pursuit trapper in the CAP metagame thanks to its great Speed, allowing it to reliably check and trap Pokemon like Tornadus-T, Pajantom, and Mega Latios. Furthermore, it's one of the best offensive Shell Smash Necturna checks thanks to its access to Ice Shard...
  18. Jordy

    Tornadus-T

    [OVERVIEW] Tornadus-T is the premier offensive pivot in the CAP metagame thanks to its solid Speed coupled with decent natural bulk and Regenerator. Furthermore, it's the best Defogger in the metagame thanks to its solid matchup against common entry hazard setters like Arghonaut and its ability...
  19. Jordy

    OU Rotom-W

    Rotom-Wash @ Wiki Berry / Leftovers Ability: Levitate EVs: 252 HP / 200 Def / 56 Spe Bold Nature - Hydro Pump - Volt Switch - Pain Split / Defog - Will-O-Wisp / Thunder Wave Since Zygarde got banned from OU, Rotom-W has been picking up a lot of steam. Rotom-W is one of the best answers to...
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    Tournament Balanced CAP Tournament Discussion Thread

    approved by snake_rattler op by Jordy Balanced CAP Tour The premise of this tournament is to ban Mega Crucibelle and Necturna, 2 polarizing threats in the current metagame, to see how the metagame would be without them. This thread can be used to discuss any findings during the Balanced CAP...
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