L IS REAL 2401
2013 Global Showdown!
Yeah it's a bit late to start this kind of thread, but I think this could lead to some interesting discussion! Also, next time, when this happens in gen 6, I will post the thread right away :p
In a shocking turn of events, Nintendo announced the final Black 2 and White 2 Wifi tournament, and guess what: they finally realized that Ubers is the best metagame, because that's how they are ending generation 5! If any of you have Black 2 and White 2, I want you to sign up if you can. Because if you do and finish 5 matches, you get automatic entrance into a special X & Y Wifi Tournament this year!
Anyways, here are the big things to know about this tournament before we get to the rules of the game! If you want the full story, click here.
1. You need a copy of Black 2 and White 2.
2. Registration is now open, and will close at 11:59 PM UTC, July 25th.
3. The actual tournament goes on from July 26th, midnight UTC, to July 29th, 11:59 PM UTC.
4: DO NOT DISCONNECT FROM BATTLES! You'll get penalized if you are the one who did it!
I'm lazy, so I'm going to use the Uber command, Copy + Paste!
.This competition will use Single Battle format
.The Wonder Launcher will not be used
.Players must use a copy of Pokémon Black Version 2 or Pokémon White Version 2
.The following Pokémon cannot be used in this competition: Chatot
.Register 3–6 of your Lv. 1–100 Pokémon to your Battle Box
.All Pokémon will automatically become Level 50 during battles
.Nicknames you have given to your Pokémon will not be displayed
.A 30-minute time limit for each match will automatically be enforced in-game, beginning at the start of each battle. If the outcome has not been determined when the time limit expires, the game will automatically apply tiebreakers to determine a winner
.At the beginning of each battle, players have two minutes to choose 3 Pokémon to battle with
At the beginning of each turn, players have one minute to select moves for their Pokémon or change the Active Pokémon. If a player has not made his or her selection at the end of this period, the game will automatically make a selection for the player
.Pokémon may not hold the item Soul Dew•
.Pokémon may not use the move Sky Drop or Dark Void during battle
What to talk about in this thread
So, this thread has two simple goals!
1. I want you guys to discuss how the Ubers metagame is changed by all these rules. Especially stuff like the Soul Dew and Dark Void ban, lack of Sleep Clause, and of course, the 3vs3 team preview stuff!
2. I want you guys to help people build teams for this thing. Especially for wifiers who are new to Ubers. I want as much Smogon representation here as possible!