The Duo-Species Challenge II
http://media.pldh.net/pokemon/gen5/b..._front/034.gifTHE DUO-SPECIES CHALLENGEhttp://media.pldh.net/pokemon/gen5/b..._front/282.gif
*cue lights and fancy music and sexy dancers*
Eventually I will get fancy formatting, until then, deal with it!
What is this challenge you ask? Well sit right down, over-energetic PokeCommunity member, and I'll tell you!
To play through an entire Pokemon game using not 1, not 3, not 865733.4, but
TWO, count 'em, TWO Pokemon, which must should be entirely different species.
1. You may only use the two Pokemon you sign up to use. You can't say: "O, im gonna yewz Grodon 2 set up da sun eech turn, but im only yewzing my 2 pkmn". That's not the point of the challenge. Stick with the two you sign up with. NFEs are allowed! HM Slaves are also allowed, but they cannot be used in battle! if you do, you're horrible and you should feel horrible
2. Hacking and trading are expressly forbidden, except in the following cases:
a) You are using Pokemon not native to that region. (e.g. Nidoking in Ruby, Kingdra in White, etc.)
b) One or both of your Pokemon cannot be obtained reasonably quickly (i.e prior to 1st/2nd gym).
c) You want egg moves.
If one of these cases apply, then: you are allowed to hack the most basic form of the Pokemon in @ level 5, or trade over an egg.
3) The object is:
-GRBYFRLG- Obtain 8 Badges, Defeat [insert rival's name here].
-GSCHGSS- Obtain 16 Badges, Defeat the Elite Four and Red.
-RSE- Obtain 8 Badges, Defeat Steven.
-DPPt- Obtain 8 Badges, Defeat Cynthia.
-BWB2W2- Obtain 8 Badges, Defeat Alder/Iris. (Not too sure about B2W2, idk if you can defeat Iris right away)
4) You may sign up for either a single or ultimate challenge! A single challenge is one region and one game. The ultimate challenge requires using the same two pokemon in all five regions! (You may substitute remakes like FRLGHGSS for their original counterparts, if you'd like more selection.)
5) No legendaries. Cause then there would be no challenge, amirite?
6) Have fun.
7) Optional: Post screenshots of your progress if you are able! Text updates are no big deal, but it's always fun to see your pics. PICS OR IT DIDN'T HAPPEN !!!1!!1
8) You may play a hack. However, it can't be anything more than a generic 151/251/386/493/649 hack, because then it will be out of control.
Now if you're really paying attention, put the word "shucks" in your entry, and you'll get a gold star next to your name and acceptance into the challenge.
So you've read through all that jargon and you're still here? GOOD FOR YOU! You'll finally find out how to sign up!
Name: (Username on PC)/(Username In-Game)
Version: (Version of Choice) If this is a hack, please say both the hack name and the ROM base, it will save me tons of trouble.
Pokemon: (Pokemon 1)/(Pokemon 2) Hey there, Nickel again. POST THE FINAL EVOLUTION OF THE POKEMON OF CHOICE HERE PLEASE. If you don't I'll think you're doing your run with an NFE, which would be incorrect.
thenickel09-[Gardevoir/Nidoking], [Kabutops/Ninetales], [Venusaur/Banette]-Ruby
And now its time for Challenge-ception!
This section is where I'm gonna post specific Duo-Species runs. Take them on if you wish! They are entirely optional. But you will (eventually) get a special userbar, once I figure out how to make them/get someone to do them for me because I'm lazy!
#1) Nickel's Historic Challenge
Pokemon: http://media.pldh.net/pokecons_action/034.gif and http://media.pldh.net/pokecons_action/282.gif
This run is "historic" because it was the first ever DSC (and challenge in general, that I ever completed) and I want some of you to share the wealth.
#2) Syddy's Special
Game: Black/White/Black 2/White 2
Pokemon: http://cdn.bulbagarden.net/upload/4/4b/Ani548MS.png and http://media.pldh.net/pokecons_action/197.gif
Hey, this is Sydian's Special Challenge, for all you adventurous nubs out there! No evolving Petilil!
Masters of the Seed Bby:
Pokemon: http://media.pldh.net/pokecons_action/206.gif and http://media.pldh.net/pokecons_action/191.gif
This run is just utterly "corny", but maybe something like this will "sparce" your challenge appetite.
Good luck to all of you!
Name: - Zero -
Pair: Charizard & Feraligatr
Shucks, I forgot this!
Shucks, Ima gonna be the first second signup.
Version: Ultimate, starting with FireRed
Pokemon: Masquerain and either Sandslash or Donphan
By the way, what is the policy on hacks? I think I may wanna do Storm Silver and/or Bloody Platinum.
(which I'm now going to mention in the rules) curse you, jd!
Name: Shucks, I think it's Pkfire0
Pokemon: Gastrodon and Scizor
Trading a scyther egg in the beginning for night slash
Games: FireRed Omega, Storm Silver, Emerald, Bloody Platinum, Black
Pair: Sandshrew and Masquerain
I may change the Hoenn game, but that's good enough for now. Now I gotta find a FireRed Omega rom.
Pokemon: Stamie & Cradily
Ah shucks, I do enjoy challenges...
Pokemon: Because I have a mental problem known as insanity, I will be going with Bibarel and Gyarados. I will however be using other pokemon as HM slaves, mainly because I find it strange not being able to fly.
This should be fairly easy considering I beat my first pokemon game (red version) with only my charizard :)
Start of Ultimate Duo Challenge.
Here's my first update on FireRed Omega.
Starter: Elekid (Rival got Smoochum)
A note on move changes: Dig is 80 power.
Spike the Bashful Sandslash, ♀ - L45
Ability: Sand Veil
Moves: Dig, Secret Power, Brick Break, Rock Slide
Rain the Modest Masquerain, ♀ - L45 @ Mystic Water
Moves: Water Pulse, Giga Drain, Aerial Ace, Stun Spore
Ch'Ding/Farfetch'd - Cut, Fly
Hey Nick, I have a little problem. My little brother was using my Nintendo DS, and he broke the cartridge, and I need to fix it, other wise get a new one. So for now, I won't be making many updates.
Game:heart fire red
/sigh my heart gold rom keeps crashing so i am going to switch to firered to keep going on with the challange. Still using the same pokemon but i will make horse a starter and growelith in route 1 some where to be catchable
-Started adventure in Fire Red and got horsea from oak
-Defeated rival green http://img405.imageshack.us/img405/5056/firstrival.png
-Went to Viridian City to get Oaks Parcel
-Returned to pallet town with Oaks Parcel and got pokeballs http://img850.imageshack.us/img850/4678/parcle.png
-Cought level 5 Growlithe on route 1(had to hack him in)
-Went through Viridian Forest fighting an onslought of Caterpie and weedle eveloutions
-Made it to Pewter city and defeated Brock with bubbles! http://img407.imageshack.us/img407/5761/brocku.png
-Went through route 3 and now waiting outside of Mt.Moon
Update for Ultimate Duo Challenge.
Update #2 on FireRed Omega.
Well shucks, I'm gonna go for it.
Version(s): Storm Silver (hack of Soul Silver), Sol Platinum (hack of Platinum), Pitch Black (hack of Black)
Storm Silver - Glaceon/Gardevoir
Sol Platinum - Magmortar/Gardevoir
Pitch Black - Alakazam/Gardevoir
I did this long before I started visiting this website! How's Blaziken and Metagross for Sapphire?
Shucks, I think this will be mighty fun.
Should be a hard challenge.
Can I catch pokemon for getting the pokedex rating up?
This Challenge Does not Shuck(s)!
So Shucks to that
Update for Ultimate Duo Challenge.
Final Update (#3) on FireRed Omega.
Name: Buzz Buzz / Han
Pokémon: ... Shucks... I'm trying the utterly, utterly useless combination of Dunsparce and Sunkern ... I'm so going to regret it later though :(
Name: Rafael P
Shucks this is going to be fun n.n
I got a lot covered already. Dunsparce was fairly easy to catch, it took only about five minutes.
Sparkweed the Sunkern (M) @ Lv. 25
Cedric the Dunsparce (M) @ Lv. 31
This run is a lot easier than I thought. Sunkern is a pain, but Dunsparce is fairly useful.
Sparkweed the Sunkern (M) @ Lv. 46
Cedric the Dunsparce (M) @ Lv. 49
Update for Ultimate Duo Challenge.
Okay, here we go, time for Johto.
Update #1 on SoulSilver.
Rain the Modest Masquerain, ♀ - L36 @ Sharp Beak
Moves: Gust, Hydro Pump, Signal Beam, Quick Attack
Spike the Bashful Sandslash, ♀ - L37 @ Hard Stone
Ability: Sand Veil
Moves: Strength, Rollout, Dig, Iron Tail
Rattata - Cut, Rock Smash
Zubat - Fly
Krabby - Surf
I've decided to do this challenge on my Black Version, whith two Pokemon I've always been interested in using: Volbeat and Illumise. I can't hack, so I will have to trade over eggs as soon as I can (which is after the first gym).
Name: deku / deku
Version: Pokemon Black Version
Pokemon: Volbeat / Illumise
Right now I'm just rushing through the opening and first badge so I can go ahead and start this challenge!
Name: drunk ¬_¬
Version: Ruby (ROM)
Pokemon: Pinsir / Heracross
I plan on hacking both Pokémon to my game early on, since I'd rather not have to wait until I reach the Safari Zone to get the second one.
If, however, you'd prefer to have me wait, I'll just hack Heracross Pinsir first.
Started new game.
Named character SHINO (as in the Naruto character)
Obtained a Mudkip, named him SURF SLAVE
→ don't look at me like that ¬_¬
Hacked wild Pinsir and a Master Ball; named him KIMURA
→ damn bastards are impossible to catch with Poké Balls! ;~;
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