Smogon Charity Bowl II - Wigglytuff's Bracket

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Last Summer, Smogon hosted its first ever Charity Bowl. For many, this was their favourite event in Smogon history; the day felt magical, and together we managed to raise $10,050.69 for four amazing organisations that continue to fight against police violence and system racism. It was perhaps one of the most united times in the history of the Smogon community; this year, we'd like to run it back with a different organisation in mind.

Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl are on the horizon, and with them will come the new BDSP OU; while it will not be Smogon's primary focus, these games were a huge part of many of our childhoods. For many of us they were a pastime, and for others an escape - in the spirit of recreating the magic of the past, we've decided BDSP OU is the most sensible format for this tournament.

The systemic and social persecution of LGBTQIA+ people has always been a major issue. Gay and bisexual people across the world continue to face discrimination in employment, marriage, healthcare, and more, while many more face regular bullying or are disowned, abused, or forced into so-called conversion therapy by their parents. Much of the same is true for transgender people, whose increased visibility over the past decade or so has lead to a significant increase in transphobic rhetoric, hate crimes, and legislation throughout many developed countries. Smogon is proud to stand in solidarity with the LGBTQIA+ community and condemn this terrible state of affairs, which continues to regularly drive LGBTQIA+ individuals to depression or suicide.

With all that in mind, Smogon is hosting its second Charity Bowl, a live tournament that will take place on Saturday, November 20th 2021 at 12 PM EST (GMT -5). This time, the Smogon Charity Bowl will be raising funds for the Trevor Project, a non-profit that focuses on suicide prevention for LGBTQIA+ youth.

You can join us for this tournament as a participant, or follow the action live on our Twitch streams at Smogon will be raising money via donations throughout the event, so we are encouraging all participants and spectators to donate whatever you can spare at


The Smogon Charity Bowl will consist of two parts: a live tournament qualifier, immediately followed by seeded best-of-three playoffs for the top 8. The format will be Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl OU.

These sign-ups are for the LIVE TOURNAMENT QUALIFIER. Players will be randomly divided into two groups. Each group will play in a live best-of-one tournament, following the same rules and format as the Smogon Tour. The top 4 from each live tournament will advance to playoffs. Playoffs will be seeded based on live tournament results, and will be played in a best-of-three format.

- This tournament will be held on the official Smogon Tournament server at All games MUST take place on this server.
- Send a PM to "wiggleetuff" on SmogTours when you win your match. Do **NOT** PM the host if you lost.
- The format for the tournamet is BDSP OU! The current banlist on Smogon University is in effect.

General Smogon Tour rules
  • You must have a Smogon forum account to sign up for this tournament. You cannot participate if you do not post in the signup thread. Proxy signup posts are not allowed.
  • When signups for this tour is posted, post as quickly as you can to ensure a place in the tournament. It is up to the discretion of the host on when sign-ups will be closed. On Xenforo (our current forum software), YOUR POST NUMBER IS NOT ALWAYS ACCURATE. Please do not attack the host or on SmogTours if your post number implies you should have been in the tournament and you are not.
  • Substitute players will only be applied in the first round and as deemed necessary by the host.
  • If you have signed up successfully, you must stay for the entire tournament unless you have lost.
  • You may change teams between rounds without penalty. You are, in fact, encouraged to do so to prevent your opponents from knowing your team in advance.
  • Do not hassle the host(s) of the tournament.
Battling rules:
  • The format is Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl OU. The current status of the appropriate standard ladder will function as the prevailing tier list. If you have any question about whether a particular Pokemon is banned or not in any particular tier, reference the banlist of the appropriate ladder on PS! with '/tier'. This is not confusing. There will be no exceptions.
  • Species Clause: A player cannot have two (2) of the same species of Pokemon on their team, based on National Pokedex number. For example, a player cannot have two Koffing on their team.
  • Sleep Clause: A player cannot put two or more different opposing Pokemon to sleep using attacks that induce sleep to opposing Pokemon.
  • Evasion Clause: A player cannot increase their Pokemon's evasion stat with a move that specifically increases evasion. Items or indirect boosts do not break this clause.
  • OHKO Clause: A player cannot use a move that has a chance of instantly KOing an opposing Pokemon. For example, Horn Drill or Sheer Cold are illegal moves.
  • Timer Clause: If a player exhausts the timer, that player loses. SmogTours staff will not turn the timer off in any circumstance.
  • Self-KO Clause: If a player uses a recoil move to cause a draw, that player wins. If a player uses Explosion, Selfdestruct, Destiny Bond, or Perish Song to cause a draw, that player loses. If a draw would be caused by a hold item or ability that causes recoil to the opponent, the player that controls the Pokémon with the hold item or ability wins. (This clause helps determine the winner of what would be called a tie in DPP. Later generations do not apply this clause, because their cartridge mechanics will prevent ties from happening.)
  • Endless Battle Clause: A player cannot use a combination of items / moves / abilities to force a game that will never end (example: Recycle / Leppa Berry / Heal Pulse, etc).
  • Moody Clause: A player can not use the ability Moody.
  • Swagger Clause: A player can not use the move Swagger.

Round 1

vs. NabBot
Buff Swampert vs. 7u9i2
vs. Cielau
ayk vs. Heart Doom
SpectralThief vs. AtraX Madara
Alexdrux1027 vs. Greentea570
martha vs. umbry
Mishimono vs. Justamente
Champfernape vs. hs
illianes vs. Gondra
vs. Alpha1013
Samqian vs. Akarui~Kurayami
Qwello Lee vs. termi
vs. Mysterious M
Zesty43 vs. pj
UnzipsCrogre vs. ElLautys
vs. Gray
maucrol vs. kDCA
vs. E-create
Quite Quiet vs. Hockey1
Bdlc vs. LegendaryC26
vs. Leonulgswd1
piyush master vs. beatiful
Maxouille vs. TDR
freezai vs. 2020 idm boomer
Mannat vs. malkthegreat
Baloor vs. daunt vs
Niko vs. Jhonx~
SiTuM vs. Bouff
vs. Celebiii
Star vs. Grimbert
Beraldinho vs. Fakee
BreakthrU89 vs. Ruft
vs. BadCattitude
the pharoah vs. AquaVanilla
Ron...5 vs. Teclis
vs. Redgoop115
Nultiprise vs. SNAK30PRA
vs. MortalityI
Gochan vs. gorex
Dragonslayer6235 vs. Medunite
vs. corbat743
Monai vs. Lizardu''
huguix vs. Hervalt
Ox the Fox
vs. coral fan
Luirromen vs. Perry
KM vs. drakey
vs. donttrustlando
Bushtush vs. august
simmie vs. Maxeo
MysticalDragon vs. daforestcave
vs. Zaza
Dorron vs. Sanshokuinsumireko
vs. smokeyinferno
ArhamA vs. probrn
Lusa vs. Osh
Le Don
vs. yay
ziloXX vs. Huargensy
devin vs. MinimanOnline
ctproonie217 vs. Pataozinho
vs. César ZzZzz0413
frisoeva vs. TheShowdownHoedown
Codename C.A.T vs. agenS

Round 2

Sanshokuinsumireko vs. 7u9i2
vs. probrn
Eonito vs. quojova
beatiful vs. Beraldinho
Maxeo vs. Xenqt
Zesty43 vs. LegendaryC26
vs. Pataozinho
Greentea570 vs. Perry
hs vs. Medunite
vs. ihammerhead23
freezai vs. Ruft
vs. Hervalt
Agentkeval vs. Gondra
frisoeva vs. Serika
Le Don vs. devin
vs. TDR
ElLautys vs. Owany
daforestcave vs. agenS
vs. termi
gorex vs. Jhonx~
vs. Mannat
the pharoah vs. drakey
daunt vs vs. Samqian
vs. ayk
Spl4sh vs. umbry
SNAK30PRA vs. Sagisolar
Vileman vs. apologies
vs. Hockey1
Sagiri vs. SpectralThief
VKadenius vs. ziloXX
Sificon vs. Osh
Ox the Fox
vs. kDCA

Round 3

Bouff vs. Gondra
Sagiri vs. devin
Sagisolar vs. apologies
Star vs. Perry
vs. ziloXX
Teclis vs. umbry
vs. Samqian
the pharoah vs. Jhonx~
7u9i2 vs. Medunite
Lizardu'' vs. Osh
Justamente vs. Typhlosion48
ElLautys vs. Savouras
vs. Ox the Fox
Serika vs. agenS
august vs. Ruft
LegendaryC26 vs. Maxeo

Round 4

vs. devin
Ruft vs. Maxeo
Medunite vs. beatiful
vs. Perry
Eonito vs. the pharoah
Serika vs. Gondra
vs. umbry
Osh vs. apologies

Round 5

Xevara vs. the pharoah
Savouras vs. Maxeo
Typhlosion48 vs. Osh
beatiful vs. Gondra


Osh vs. Gondra
the pharoah vs. Maxeo


Maxeo vs. Osh


The winner of the Charity Bowl will receive a prize banner to appear on their Smogon account. In addition, the following Pokemon Showdown prizes are being offered:
  • A custom avatar.
  • The ability to recolor your PS username.
  • The ability to claim an unused PS username.
The winner will be able to choose two of the above options; the remaining option will be granted to the runner-up.

The prize banner will appear under the user’s custom title and state that they are the winner of the Smogon Charity Bowl. The winner will be allowed to choose from a range of colours.

The custom PS avatar must meet all ordinary rules for custom avatars, and is subject to Zarel’s approval.

The PS name recolor will allow you to change your PS username color to the color of another account that you own.

Regarding claiming an unused PS username, only names that have not been used for four or more years are eligible to be claimed.


We strongly encourage all entrants to donate at least $5. However, if you are unable to give at this time, you will still be able to participate in this tournament.
You can show your support here:
Thank you all and have fun :D
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