Resource [PLEASE READ THIS THREAD BEFORE POSTING] LC Analysis Reservation Thread [PLEASE, PLEASE READ BEFORE POSTING]

Corporal Levi

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Welcome to the SuMo LC C&C index! This is where to start if you are looking to write an LC analysis. Consider reading through the below even if you have written analyses for other tiers, as our process may be slightly different.

There are currently no full analyses to be reserved. Please see this thread for our current project on pseudo-analyses. If you have any sets that you feel deserve a regular analysis, please post here with your reasoning as to why the set is both unique and viable enough to warrant one.

The LC C&C Process

Please read carefully if this is your first time writing an LC analysis. If you are unsure about any part of the process, feel free to ask in this thread or use other analysis threads in the subforum as examples.

1. Reserve an analysis in this thread, and wait for your reservation to be approved.

Post which Pokemon you would like to reserve in this thread, if it is available to be reserved. A list of Pokemon available to be reserved can be found in the post directly below. Analyses for Pokemon not in the list below will not be available for reservation for the time being, as we are focusing on getting Pokemon relevant to the metagame on site.

One of the LC C&C moderators (Nineage or OP) will approve or reject them and explaining why if the analysis was rejected.

2. If your reservation is approved, post a skeleton of the analysis within 72 hours of the approval post.

If your reservation is approved, you may post a thread for the analysis in this subforum. The thread status should be WIP.

A skeleton is a properly formatted set with some bullet points describing the set. The descriptions should NOT be in paragraph form yet, as it is easier for the QC team to view the exact points you are trying to make when they are listed in bullet form. Please make sure your analysis is properly formatted at this point to avoid a hassle later on. Follow the formatting carefully - some of it is necessary to ensure that the analysis uploads properly.

[OVERVIEW]

Generalize what the Pokemon does in the metagame and as a whole and why you should or shouldn't consider using it on your teams. See this thread for more tips.

[SET]
name: SET NAME
move 1:
move 2:
move 3:
move 4:
item:
ability:
nature:
evs:

[SET COMMENTS]
Moves
========

Describe what the moves on the set do.

Set Details
========

Describe the other aspects of the set such as what the EVs do and nature/item.

Usage Tips
========

Describe how to use the Pokemon in question.

Team Options
========

Describe some teammates that would be a good idea to pair with this Pokemon.

[STRATEGY COMMENTS]
Other Options
=============

List some options for the Pokemon user that are plausible but not always recommended due to either being not consistent enough or too outclassed by other Pokemon in the metagame.

Checks and Counters
===================

**Insert Threat Here**: Describe why the Pokemon is a threat.

**Insert Threat Here**: Describe why the Pokemon is a threat.

[CREDITS]
- Written by: [[, ]]
- Quality checked by: [[, ], [, ], [, ]]
- Grammar checked by: [[, ], [, ]]


The skeleton does not have to be a complete analysis at this point. If no thread whatsoever is posted within 72 hours, other users will be allowed to reserve the analysis for this Pokemon.

In addition, getting your skeleton to the point where you are ready to accept QC checks should not take more than a week. If you spend too long on this stage, you risk your analysis being reassigned.

3. After you think your analysis has all of the important points mentioned, change the thread status to QC (Quality Control) and implement the first two QC checks that the QC team posts in your thread.

Make sure to mention the number of QC checks you have implemented so far in your thread title.

Implement the QC checks carefully and fully, as they are needed to ensure the quality of the analysis. If you do not properly implement a large portion of a QC check without reason, you may be deemed too difficult to work with and barred from writing LC analyses in the future. However, feel free to ask if you are unsure of any of the suggestions that the QC team gives, as it is important that you are clear on why you are making the suggested changes.

The QC team reserves the right to reject analyses due to poor quality. If an analysis receives two rejections, the thread is closed and the analysis is added back to the reservation list. The author of the rejected analysis will be barred from writing LC analyses for one month.

QC members are as follows:
Coconut
Corporal Levi
Fiend
Hilomilo
macle
mad0ka
Merritt
Nineage
OP
Quote
Shrug
Star
Tahu
Xayah

Implementing a QC check should not take more than a few minutes to an hour, depending on how much of the analysis had to be fixed. If you leave a QC check unimplemented for too long, you risk having your analysis reassigned.

4. Once you have received and implemented two QC checks, write the analysis up and implement the third QC check.

Before this point, your analysis should still be in point form. Now it is time to put it in paragraph form. This should be a relatively straight-forward process, as the points you are making should remain the same.

After you have finished writing the analysis up, you can ask for and implement a third QC check.

5. After you have implemented all three QC checks, change the thread status to GP and implement the GP checks that are posted in your thread.

Implementing amateur GP checks is optional, but you should fully implement the actual GP checks. Similarly to the QC checks, make sure to mention the number of GP checks you have implemented so far in your thread title.

Once you have implemented the GP checks, you're finished! That's all there is to writing an analysis.
 
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Corporal Levi

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Reservation Index

There are currently no full analyses available for reservation. Please see this thread for pseudo-analyses.
Reservation priority will be handled on a first come, first serve basis.

You may have up to two LC analyses reserved or in progress at any given time, if we feel you are qualified.

Some Pokemon are only available to be reserved by more experienced LC players and analysis writers to ensure quality in major analyses. This is not to encourage poor analysis writing, as analyses that are deemed too much effort to fix to reach our quality standards will be rejected. A lot of people will be reading your work, so try your best to make your analysis helpful!

If you're unsure about whether an analysis has already been reserved, you can search up the Pokemon's name in this thread.

Top importance:
These analyses can only be reserved by QC members, as well as users who have earned a ladybug or contributor badge primarily through their LC C&C work.


None at the moment!

High importance:
These analyses can only be reserved by users who meet any of the following:
a. QC members and LC contributors/ladybugs;
b. users who have written an LC analysis in the past, AND participated in LCPL 2016, LCPL 2015, or SPLC;
c. users who have been granted permission, on a case by case basis, to write high priority analyses.
If you are interested in writing a high priority analysis, do not meet any of the above qualifications, and would like to be added to the list of approved users, you may send a PM to OP and Nineage explaining why you believe you should be granted permission.

None at the moment!

Medium importance:
These analyses can be reserved by anybody who has not had an LC analysis rejected previously.

None at the moment!

Low importance:
These analyses can be reserved by anybody who has not had an LC analysis rejected within the past month.

None at the moment!
 
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I can take 2 right? If I can would like to claim Salandit alongside A-Sandshrew.

Doubly approved - OP
 
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HotFuzzBall

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reserving Surskit.

Also, shouldn't Bidoof warrant an analysis now that it learns Swords Dance since it's kinda like Zigzagoon in a way

Go for it. Bidoof will get an analysis eventually, it's just not an important one to do right away. - OP
 
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I'll get crani and meowth

Approved for doing whichever one you'd like to do more. It seems you're a bit new and we want to make sure you don't take on too much at first! If the first one looks like it's going well, I'll let you know you can do the other one. - OP
 
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I'll get oma, crani, and meowth
I think you can only take 1 or 2 at the moment and you don't have requirements for omanyte. Sorry

E: OP and Fiend confirmed you can get 1 so you'll have to choose between Meowth and Cranidos
 
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HotFuzzBall

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just a random question but is the format going to be bullet points or paragraphs, I'm seeing both so I'm unsure on what to use .-.
 

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