Resource Sword & Shield Monotype Analyses: Reservation Index


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Gen VIII Monotype C&C Index

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We're finally starting up for Sword and Shield Monotype analyses! Thus, we're on to a new index.

Please read all the rules in this thread before posting! We have many intricacies to cover, and not reading will result in your post being deleted. I'll say it again, understand the rules. One more time now: understand them. Memorize them. Thanks!

At the beginning of Gen 8 Monotype C&C, we are doing mini analyses not full ones. Keep this in mind. Even if you are experienced with Monotype C&C, you must still read this post to make sure you are in compliance with the format we are using for now. You should also read the Formatting Guide linked above!

All analyses must be approved by the QC team.

Our Monotype QC team consists of:
Feel free to PM them regarding anything related to C&C.

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Reserving an Analysis:
  • If you are currently a badgeholder or a member of the QC team, you are able to reserve three analyses. Everyone else may only reserve two analysis.
  • Reservations past these may not be made until your analyses in the writing phase, and even then we reserve the right to refuse you taking another one if we feel you need to focus on your already existing analyses.
  • Post below in this thread with your reservation. Please use the search function to ensure you're not reserving something already been reserved.
  • You may not post your analysis until a Moderator puts in "approved by _______" in your post OR Likes your post. Be sure to check your reservations often! A Moderator will Like your post to notify you after approving it.
  • Do not edit your posts for any reason. Double post, triple post, whatever it takes, but do not edit your posts. It makes it much easier for us to keep things organized in terms of what's being reserved and what is not.
  • Do not reserve the Pokemon without extensive metagame knowledge, knowledge of how the Pokemon works, and a lot of experience with the Pokemon. If it is clear you do not know what you are writing about, then your analysis will be reassigned.
  • If you wish to reserve a Pokemon not indicated on these lists, then you are free to. However, you must provide reasonable evidence, a set, and at least some substance to your post.

Analysis Thread Tags:
  • [WIP] --- The Work-in-Progress tag indicates that you are still completing your Pokemon's skeleton. This tag indicates that you are not ready for QC checks, and are still working. Do not be lazy in this stage, if you refuse to add information within 72 hours of having this tag, then your analysis will be reassigned.
  • [Quality Control] --- This is the most important stage of the analysis. Your analysis must be in complete sentences NOT bullet points, following the analysis format linked at the beginning of a post. Please put the tag [QC: 0/2] in your thread title. For example, Corviknight [QC: 1/2] will indicate to the QC team that you have received one QC check. As indicated in this thread, you must have 2 QC checks. You do not receive GP before the second check.
  • [Copyediting] --- This stage is where Grammar Prose will come and make sure that your analysis is of written quality. They will correct grammatical errors. You must receive one GP check before your analysis is considered done. Like GP, you must put [GP: 0/1] in your thread title. This has to be after [QC: 2/2] or it can replace the [QC: 2/2] in your title entirely. It is up to you. You must post in the Grammar Prose Queue that your analysis is ready for GP checks after you have moved to this stage.
  • [Done] --- This tag indicates that your analysis is done. You have received two QC checks and one GP check, and it is ready to be uploaded by site. This will be handled by our Monotype C&C Moderators, so feel free to tag us once your thread hits this stage.
Reservation Index
You can only reserve Pokemon that have been selected by the Monotype C&C team. This list will be updated as the generation progresses and is subject to change as the metagame develops. Pokemon that are highlighted in GREEN are top priority. You may only reserve these until otherwise specified. After most of the green Pokemon are complete, we will progress to YELLOW, the middle priority. If somehow we get done with those quickly, we will move on to ORANGE. In all likelihood, we will be opening up for more analyses before this happens, but that is the plan for now.

Sets labeled GREEN and YELLOW are available for reservation. ORANGE labeled sets are not yet available.

Thank you!
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big yikes
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The OP has been updated with the sets available for reservation. During the early analyses stage, the QC group will be providing specific sets for reservation. If you choose to reserve a Pokemon, you must use the set provided in the spoiler. We are still working on the sets and the OP will be updated periodically with new sets for reservation.


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Reserving Sableye (Dark)

moosical: please choose another mon from the spreadsheet in the OP, we are only accepting mons labeled with green
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Reserving Sableye (Dark)

moosical: please choose another mon from the spreadsheet in the OP, we are only accepting mons labeled with green
Woops, reserving aegislash in steel then

moosical: okay, just please post a set in the #analysis-discussion channel in the monotype discord and tag torkool and eien for set approval before beginning writing
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Also taking Hydreigon (Dragon), did not realize I could take three since I have a badge.

moosical: ok
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