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Sword and Shield CAP C&C Index

If you are new to C&C and analysis writing standards, read these before posting:
  • Spelling and Grammar Standards
  • Introduction to Contributions and Corrections
  • Guide to Writing and QCing

    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.

    name: SET NAME
    move 1:
    move 2:
    move 3:
    move 4:

    Set Description

    Describe what the moves on the set do, as well as the other aspects of the set such as the EVs 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.

    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.

    - Written by: [[, ]]
    - Quality checked by: [[, ], [, ], [, ]]
    - Grammar checked by: [[, ], [, ]]
    **A few sentences here should immediately establish WHY the Pokemon is not viable (poor stats/no movepool/awful typing/fully outclassed/a combination of these). If applicable, give at least a few Pokemon that outclass it and explain why.**

    **This should be the best possible moveset for the Pokemon, even if the set is still not good.**
    move 1:
    move 2:
    move 3:
    move 4:

    **This should be 2-3 sentences:
    - One sentence should be enough to briefly outline what this set attempts to do.
    - If the Pokemon isn't fully outclassed but still unviable, you can describe why; fully outclassed Pokemon do not require another sentence here.
    - The last sentence should describe why the set isn't worth using; reiterate which Pokemon outclass it.

    - Written by: [[<username1>, <userid1>]]
    - Quality checked by: [[<username1>, <userid1>], [<username2>, <userid2>]]
    - Grammar checked by: [[<username1>, <userid1>]]
Welcome to the official Sword and Shield CAP Analysis Reservation Thread! Here, you may reserve analyses for Pokemon that you are knowledgeable about and wish to contribute an analysis for.

Reservation Rules
  • You may reserve up to two analyses at a time, as long as the writer requesting to reserve this many is deemed responsible enough by QC to handle this many at once. Quality Control members may reserve more than this limit, but are still expected to complete their analyses in a timely manner.
  • Additional reservations cannot be made until your current analyses are posted and in the written stage.
  • Post in this thread with your analysis reservations. Pay attention to the posts in front of you in case the list is not updated.
  • Do not edit your posts in this thread after an extended period of time. Double post if you wish to unreserve your Pokemon or select another one instead.
  • If a Pokemon is not on the reservation list and you strongly believe it deserves a CAP Metagame analysis, post in this thread with a thorough explanation as to why and the Quality Control team will address it. For now we will be focussing on getting all CAPs an SS analysis, after that we may consider other Pokemon.
Analysis Thread Tags

When you post your thread, please use the appropriate tags for each stage of the analysis:

Work in Progress: The skeleton is incomplete and is not ready for the QC Team to evaluate. Keep in mind that the longer your analysis stays in WIP stage, the greater the chance of it being reassigned. Do not be lazy.

Quality Control Ready:
[Quality Control] - Quality Control Ready: In the thread title, include [QC 0/3]. The analysis is complete in bullet point form and now needs to seek approval by the QC Team. Make sure you update the thread title with the number of QC checks you currently have. Once you receive one check from the QC team, the analysis must be written up in order to receive its second. Do not write up the analysis before getting a QC check either. A pseudo analysis only required 2 QC checks and should be written up in full sentences before going into QC.

Grammar-Prose Ready: In the set title, remove [QC 3/3] and include [GP 0/2]. The three required QC approvals have been met. The Grammar-Prose team now takes over. When you are ready for a GP check, please post in the Grammar-Prose Queue with a link to your analysis. **Preview analyses only require 1 GP check.**

Done: After the analysis gets two GP stamps, the analysis is ready for upload.

Please update your thread's tags and stamp number as you move along the process.

Reservation List

After reserving a Pokemon, you must post your analysis in a timely fashion. Your analysis thread must be up in 72 hours (3 days) or your reservation will be dropped. If you have any extenuating circumstances that prevent you from getting up your thread within this time frame, please notify an active member of the QC team. Pokemon analyses will be categorized under the following headings:
  • Unreserved: The Pokemon has yet to be claimed.
  • Reserved / In Progress: The Pokemon is claimed by someone, the analysis has been posted, and is going through the writing process.
  • Completed: The Pokemon's analysis is complete and is awaiting upload.
In addition to these categories, Pokemon will also be order by how how important it is to get their analysis up.
  • Full: The Pokemon must have a full analysis. It is ranked at least B- on the CAP Viability Rankings. Due to the importance of these Pokemon, if you're inexperienced, we may reject you for these.
  • Pseudo: This Pokemon only requires a short analysis in the preview format due to its low viability. It may receive a full analysis if metagame shifts improve its position. These are good analyses for new writers to reserve.
Full Analysis:



Plasmanta (Pseudo) - LucarioOfLegends
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I really want to reserve Best Boi Mollux but its my 1st time doing this and Im not the best writer.
Would like to give it a shot though.

we’re happy to let you work on this but we’d like to see what set you have in mind beforehand. If you could PM myself and snake_rattler with the set that would be great -Jho

Thanks Jho. Just messaged you and Snake_rattler about the main set I have in mind.
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Im really sorry I screwed up hard on the analysis of Mollux. But I learned a lot from the experience and want to reserve Volkraken and try my hand at a pseudo analysis. Ive already got a draft ready and its copy/pasted below. I wrote a bit more than the recommended length of a pseudo analysis though. Hopefully, this one has better formatting, analysis, and less fluff like the Mollux write up had.

snake edit: removed WIP, this isn't the thread for posting WIPs. also, will PM Orig Stall Guy about Volkraken
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