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    Gen 2 Lugia (Ubers) [QC 0/2]

    https://www.deviantart.com/rndm-nm/art/Lugia-Sprite-321669285 [OVERVIEW] - Lugia's absurd Defense and Special Defense make it nearly impossible to OHKO; its walling potential should be self-evident. - Lugia is also a strong offensive Pokemon in the right circumstances—it's a big reason why many...
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    Ubers Ubers Ladder Tournament III: Won by Exiline

    art by the cool chloe! Here it is, the long-awaited playoffs of the third edition of the Ubers Ladder Tournament! You all laddered hard in cycles one and two, and this is the culmination of that: all qualified players will now face off in single-elimination best-of-three series until this...
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    Tournament Uber Premier League IX - Power Rankings

    It's that time of year again. The time when PurpleGatorade comes out of retirement. The time when the Devastating Dialgas (still) refuse to make themselves a logo (come on guys, even the Durians mocked themselves up a shitty one). The time when a controversial hosting call is made somehow before...
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    Ubers Ubers Ladder Tournament III: Cycle 2

    art by chloe the cutie Welcome to cycle two of the third Ubers Ladder Tournament! This tournament aims to give exposure to both upcoming players and veterans alike by having them race to the top of the leaderboard on the Ubers Showdown ladder on newly made accounts over 2 cycles. The top 8 from...
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    Ubers Ubers Ladder Tournament III: Cycle 1 (READ POST #84!)

    Chloe art Welcome to the third Ubers Ladder Tournament! This tournament aims to give exposure to both upcoming players and veterans alike by having them race to the top of the leaderboard on the Ubers Showdown ladder on newly made accounts over 2 cycles. The top 8 from both cycles then enter a...
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    Looking at Baton Pass/Evasion in BW Ubers [Resolved]

    approved by TonyFlygon To preface this, I consider BW Ubers a nearly perfect tier. I've played it for over seven years and have seen the metagame completely transform and still to this day progress. BW Ubers in current year looks nothing like BW Ubers in 2013, largely due to metagame...
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    Ubers Live Tour - Week 2: USM Ubers #1 (won by Icemaster)

    Post "in" to participate! - This tournament will be held on the official Smogon Tournament server at http://smogtours.psim.us/. - Send a PM to "STEELSKITTY" on Smogtours when you win your match. Do NOT PM the host if you lost. Additionally, please note that today's tour is USM Ubers...
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    bw ubers - latios (qc 0/?)

    [Overview] Latios is a devestating wallbreaker in BW Ubers. Soul Dew ensures Latios’ Special Attack soars above even Deoxys-Attack’s, while bolstering its Special Defense to help ward off Pokemon like Kyogre and Arceus-Fighting. Having higher Speed than most Pokemon used in Ubers also increases...
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    bw ubers - accelgor (gp 2/2)

    [Overview] Having a good lead is vital in BW Ubers, and Accelgor is a strong contender for this role. With an insane base 145 Speed stat, a solid STAB Bug Buzz that frightens opposing lead Darkrai, and the ability to force switches with Yawn, Accelgor can set Spikes versus nearly all teams...
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    dpp ubers - tentacruel (gp 2/2)

    Tentacruel [Overview] Tentacruel is a valuable lead in Ubers. It's able to set Toxic Spikes on nearly any lead, ensuring its user valuable chip damage on threats such as Groudon, Mewtwo, and Palkia. Its solid Speed tier enables it to outpace leads like Tyranitar and Giratina-O, and its high...
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    rayquayquay (2/3) - unfinished skeleton

    http://www.smogon.com/forums/members/steelphoenix.191831/#profile-post-1853322 should have skeleton and write-up done by next sunday qc chex: sweep, nayrz gp chex: [OVERVIEW] + 150/150 offensive stats rival pdon's + ground immune, nice versus spike-stacking balance or offense w/ tspikes...
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    Gen 6 Hoenn Region Ubers Challenge [Read Post #127]

    approved by Sweep. Welcome to the third installment of Ubers' most popular subforum tour! Past installments: URUC - http://bit.ly/1N07ice KRUC - http://bit.ly/1I3n2iw / http://bit.ly/1OYhmcd Overview: Five of the best active ORAS Ubers players have assembled to present you with a challenge...
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    Other Tier Series [Week 4, Ubers tour #4] - won by Bughouse

    Post "in" or (cat) to participate Send a PM to "steelphoenix" on Showdown or "varien" on IRC when you win your match, losers need not PM as it could cause confusion. **Please join smogtours server to participate in today's tour: http://smogtours.psim.us/. not really relevant to anything, but I'd...
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    Multi Gen UPL 3 Replays Thread

    UPL REPLAYS THREAD Thanks Shaian for the art! I finally got to use it in a thread ^_^ I like using little Serebii minisprites in posts and we need one of these anyway so I'm making yet another replays thread @_@. This will be updated when I get around to it with all the Pokemon we know / all...
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    Gen 6 Ubers SPL Replays Thread

    This is not a shit-talking thread; please post all memes, raps, trash-talking, limericks, put-downs, insults, NaCl, aspersions, slights, instances of rudeness, scorn, vilification, obloquy, and other various needlessly complicated ways to express distaste, displeasure, or disgust toward other...
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    Lugia [QC 1/3], will ~probably~ fix over the weekend

    Ho-Oh will always be cooler (Sweep permitted me to write this even though it wasn't stated anywhere in the thread) Overview ######## Multiscale is phenomenal, letting it take less than half damage from even powerful attacks like Life Orb Yveltal's Dark Pulse or +1 Adamant Mega Salamence's...
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    Multi Gen The Next Best Thing - Ubers Edition

    Approved by Sweep, Concept ~kind of~ stolen from LightningLuxray who allegedly stole it from Mazz Shaian give me art sometime within the next decade or so The Next Best Thing I think that most of us have made an original set at some point in our competitive Pokemon careers. It's common practice...
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    Gen 6 KRUC (Again)

    MM2 is a hater "With the pitiful amount of tournaments that XY has had and with the approach of ORAS, it was decided to enjoy the last moments of this metagame with an XY-based revival of URUC. There's a bit of changes from the last time. There will only be 4 of Ubers best to battle and one...
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    Multi Gen Ubers Battle of the Week - Continued [DONT VOTE FOR PPL UNTIL I SAY VOTING IS OPEN GODAMMIT]

    Approved by Melee Mewtwo Since Trainer AU is dead and the concept of this thread was pretty cool, I've volunteered to take it over. The BOTW is simple; every week, players will vote for two players that they wish to spar in any generation of Ubers (even obscure, archaic ones such as GSC and...
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    WW II: Weather Wars in Doubles

    Shaian and I wanted to write an article on various weather-setters and weather-based strategies in the Doubles metagame. The article will talk about the four viable weather-setters in Politoed, Tyranitar, Mega Charizard Y and Abomasnow. It will also mention weather abusers that partner well with...
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