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Old January 16th, 2014 (02:52 PM).
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I had an idea for a wonder trade challenge, but not sure how to fully lay out the rules other than the first 6 pokemon you get you have to wonder trade and that is your team, maybe 4 instead for HM slaves, not sure. Would not be able to test it till I got a second copy of X/Y anyway, as my original I do not wanna delete for trades, but worth a debate
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Old January 16th, 2014 (03:09 PM).
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maybe a chellenge with a random dice roller and after every gym you'd roll it andapply the corresponding event?

example...

1. put the EXP share on an unusable HM slave (untill next gym)
2. HM slaves can be used in battle as switch-ins (untill next gym)
3. no HM slaves (untill next gym)
4. Legendaries are OK (untill next gym)
5. no in-battle items (untill next gym)
6. release / ditch a pokemon into the PC and catch a new one (permanently)

etc...
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Old January 16th, 2014 (03:50 PM).
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I had an idea for a wonder trade challenge, but not sure how to fully lay out the rules other than the first 6 pokemon you get you have to wonder trade and that is your team, maybe 4 instead for HM slaves, not sure. Would not be able to test it till I got a second copy of X/Y anyway, as my original I do not wanna delete for trades, but worth a debate
We already have a thread for that one, actually.

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maybe a chellenge with a random dice roller and after every gym you'd roll it andapply the corresponding event?

example...

1. put the EXP share on an unusable HM slave (untill next gym)
2. HM slaves can be used in battle as switch-ins (untill next gym)
3. no HM slaves (untill next gym)
4. Legendaries are OK (untill next gym)
5. no in-battle items (untill next gym)
6. release / ditch a pokemon into the PC and catch a new one (permanently)

etc...
I feel like I approved something like that a month or so ago? I don't know what happened to it. Or maybe someone else brought up something similar in here. I know that I have seen this kind of idea pretty recently before though...I can't remember who brought it up. :(

Also guys, my copy of Pocket Monsters Green came in the other day! Excuse me while I retreat into the land of bad sprites. And when not doing that, my Pokedex in X is nearly complete. Mainly needing some trade evolutions, Unova Pokemon, and quite a few of the Bank legendaries. Slowly but surely!
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Old January 17th, 2014 (03:42 PM).
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I want to start a breeding-related challenge. I'm not sure to revive this older thread or begin a new one. It seems no one ever challenged or completed it.

The rules are also somewhat different for my idea. Here are the main rules.

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Born and Raised Challenge

I - You must choose an egg group and play until the credits roll for the first time using only pokemon that are from your chosen egg group. Water 2 and Water 3 are considered to be one group for this challenge.
Note: You may catch pokemon from any egg group for breeding purposes, and you are allowed to have one HM carrier on your team at any time. However, these pokemon are not to participate in any battles other than those against non-legendary wild pokemon. It is perfectly acceptable to give any pokemon an Exp Share or Exp All at any time during the playthrough.

II - As soon as you are able to obtain a pokemon from your egg group, you must catch and use it. You must use your starter until you are able to obtain a pokemon from your chosen egg group.

III - You may trade/hack to obtain one pokemon. Said pokemon may know egg moves (moves that it can only learn thru breeding) only if it is traded in to the game.
You may also trade/hack to obtain one Ditto, in addition to the above-mentioned pokemon. This rule is in place to facilitate breeding in games in which ditto is unavailable until late game or completely unobtainable.

IV - By the end of the challenge, your team must have at least three pokemon obtained through breeding, and one or more of those pokemon must have at least one egg move. The egg move must be a move that the pokemon cannot learn via level-up. TM/HM moves and move tutor moves are acceptable as long as they were passed down from a parent.


There is also an expert mode.
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VII - By the end of the game, all pokemon on your team must be obtained through breeding, and all must have at least one egg move that could not be learned via level-up. Again, TM/HM moves and move tutor moves will fill this requirement, as long as they are passed down through breeding.
(This modifies rule IV)

VIII - No trading or hacking is allowed. You have to use only the resources available to you in-game.
(This nullifies rules III and V)
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Old January 17th, 2014 (06:17 PM).
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Got my Save Dongle in the mail today! YAY! Now I can run more challenges and restore old ones when I get new carts.
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Old January 17th, 2014 (08:38 PM).
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Oh yeah, nooo. Don't revive a 2011 thread, haha. That's definitely breaking the rules. But if you wanna make a thread for that now, go right ahead. :)

Necrum, go play all the things now plz.

I'm hoping I get off my lazy butt and finish Y soon, because I want to remake a challenge that has been done 13810 times and always (for whatever reason) dies off. What is it? A secret. Shhh.
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Old January 18th, 2014 (08:37 AM).
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I'd like to start a new Superbowl challenge for this year. Is that alright?
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Old January 18th, 2014 (08:56 AM).
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I'd need more information on it than that. :P Though I doubt I'd allow it as an event, but you'd be welcome to make a Superbowl themed challenge in general.
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Old January 18th, 2014 (06:50 PM).
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Quote originally posted by Everlark:
I'd need more information on it than that. Though I doubt I'd allow it as an event, but you'd be welcome to make a Superbowl themed challenge in general.
My plan was this:

Based on what I'm assuming this is how it would be. I'm going based on the assumption Denver and Seahawks win and play in the Superbowl, however this can be revised.

Pokemon #1: Well, you're playing in the mile-high stadium, and one of the teams is the Seahawks. It'd only make sense to use a flying Pokemon to get to the top.

Pokemon #2: Mascot Pokemon. You need a cute, little Pokemon to motivate your team to victory! (First evolved form or small Pokemon).

Pokemon #3: Well, what's a football game without the big dude behind you with a beer belly? Also, you need someone to protect your team. Pokemone #3 must be big and bulky.

Pokemon #4: Are you a passing team that needs good weather, or are you a running team that likes it a little chilly. Pokemon #4 must know a move that alters the game field. I.E. Hail, Rain Dance, Sandstorm.

Pokemon #5: Well, you really need speed to win a football game! Pokemon #5 needs to be a Pokemon known for their speed.

Pokemon #6: And, obviously, a game isn't complete without the quarterback. This Pokemon just needs to have arms that look like they can throw a ball. I.E. Sawk, Machoke, Throh.
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Old January 19th, 2014 (09:16 AM).
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Well someone already beat me into making the Greek mythology challenge, that sucks ;~;
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Old January 20th, 2014 (08:35 AM).
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Pokemon #1: Well, you're playing in the mile-high stadium, and one of the teams is the Seahawks. It'd only make sense to use a flying Pokemon to get to the top.

Pokemon #2: Mascot Pokemon. You need a cute, little Pokemon to motivate your team to victory! (First evolved form or small Pokemon).

Pokemon #3: Well, what's a football game without the big dude behind you with a beer belly? Also, you need someone to protect your team. Pokemone #3 must be big and bulky.

Pokemon #4: Are you a passing team that needs good weather, or are you a running team that likes it a little chilly. Pokemon #4 must know a move that alters the game field. I.E. Hail, Rain Dance, Sandstorm.

Pokemon #5: Well, you really need speed to win a football game! Pokemon #5 needs to be a Pokemon known for their speed.

Pokemon #6: And, obviously, a game isn't complete without the quarterback. This Pokemon just needs to have arms that look like they can throw a ball. I.E. Sawk, Machoke, Throh.
Shouldn't the mascot be a Pokemon to represent the mascot of the team? For example, using a Feraligatr for Albert (Florida) or Donphan for Big Al (Alabama). Other than that, it seems nice. I wouldn't set it as an event though, because I have an event planned and I don't want consecutive events. Feel free to make this one though. :) Or just wait and see who makes it to play in the Superbowl first, so that it can go with both teams.

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Old January 20th, 2014 (04:04 PM).
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Haha yea, I'll just keep it in case if the other one ever goes inactive or something
But I'm maybe gonna give it a try since It's an idea I also wanted to do :D

And oh? Did I read event? I'm excited about this one :3
Is it a Valentines event?? :D
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Old January 20th, 2014 (04:18 PM).
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No, I'm finally gonna do an Easter event actually. :) Look forward to March! That's all you get to know for now though! Can't be giving away my secrets.
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Old January 20th, 2014 (04:39 PM).
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Ermagherd, y so far ;~;

inb4 Togepi is in the event! :D
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Old January 27th, 2014 (11:05 AM).
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I have two challenge ideas that are pretty similar, but one might be kind of easy and one might be pretty difficult.

My first is that when your Pokemon tries to learn a move, you have to a teach that Pokemon the move. The problem with this is that it's a pretty exploitable rule (i.e. keep 3 good moves, keep forgetting the bad move), so there has to be another rule in place to put another limitation. Any ideas?

Second challenge is that your Pokemon has to keep the first four moves it obtains (i.e. you catch a Rattata with Tackle, it learns Leer, Quick Attack, Bite, those are your four moves), but I'm not sure if this is the this-is-tough-but-fun kind of difficult, or the beat-your-head-against-the-wall kind of difficult. Perhaps maybe 1 TM / HM per Pokemon, not totally sure though.
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Old January 27th, 2014 (11:24 AM).
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My first is that when your Pokemon tries to learn a move, you have to a teach that Pokemon the move. The problem with this is that it's a pretty exploitable rule (i.e. keep 3 good moves, keep forgetting the bad move), so there has to be another rule in place to put another limitation. Any ideas?
I've thought of this before myself, actually. Or at least something similar. My take on it is that when a new move comes along, you have to learn it and delete the oldest move you have.

Take Torchic in RSE for example. You've got Scratch, Growl, Focus Energy, and Ember. Peck comes along (I think...or does it evolve before idk I don't feel like checking lol). You'd delete Scratch in favor of Peck, and then when you evolve it to Combusken and it starts learing Double Kick, Growl goes in favor of Double Kick. Would make for a difficult challenge really, since there may be times you have one damage-inducing move or no STAB moves.

Imagine doing this in RBY with all the useless and weak moves everything learns...and how it's not as often you have level up moves in those games...EW.
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Old January 27th, 2014 (11:36 AM).
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Quote originally posted by Shoot|The|Puck:
Second challenge is that your Pokemon has to keep the first four moves it obtains (i.e. you catch a Rattata with Tackle, it learns Leer, Quick Attack, Bite, those are your four moves), but I'm not sure if this is the this-is-tough-but-fun kind of difficult, or the beat-your-head-against-the-wall kind of difficult. Perhaps maybe 1 TM / HM per Pokemon, not totally sure though.
I actually made this as my first challenge thread back in the day.

http://www.pokecommunity.com/showthread.php?t=286059

I thought it was a pretty interesting and different concept, and it did get a little traffic, but I don't think there's much demand for this kind of challenge. If anyone wants to resurrect it, good luck.
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Old January 27th, 2014 (11:48 AM).
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Hey, I'd totally sign up for the one I was talking about. Just putting that out there. I've got some gen V games free, so why not? Been looking for other challenges to do, but still not sure. Wanna restart another challenge, but I wanna use Y for it, so I need to beat Favorite on there first before I do that.
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Old January 28th, 2014 (01:58 AM).
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I'd do the "must replace oldest move" one. If anyone is gonna make a thread, just remember "No TMs" needs to be a mandatory rule, as they would defeat the point of the challenge imo
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Old January 28th, 2014 (04:20 AM).
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It's a cool idea. I don't know if having to remember your oldest move would put people off, even though it's really not that difficult, but anyone is free to make it if they want.
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Old January 28th, 2014 (03:27 PM).
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This is a call to action! The current Ultimate Monotype Challenge thread is going to be closed on Friday night, and we are only 71 posts from achieving 3000! If you are playing a Monotype or have ever considered doing one I would ask that you do your best to help us achieve this goal in the next few days. I know it's possible from seeing heavy activity in the thread in the past. Please help us reach this goal!

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Old January 29th, 2014 (10:09 AM).
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Another possible addition to the forget oldest move could be that TMs are allowed, but also move up in line for oldest move, so TMs are forgotten after 4 new moves are learnt.
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Old January 29th, 2014 (12:24 PM).
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Ooh I would definitely participate in the Oldest Move Challenge if it becomes a thing! I also had an idea, but it feels a little too simple and time-consuming. What if there was a challenge for X and Y where you have to supertrain your pokemon in stats that are their worst ones? You wouldn't have to go whole hog on it and do all 510 EVs, maybe only half?
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Old January 31st, 2014 (01:36 PM).
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I'm doing a challenge where I get the bare minimum amount of EXP in the game and see how far I get

ooh boy, that's going to be a lot of pokemon caught.
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Old February 1st, 2014 (01:58 PM).
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Ooh I would definitely participate in the Oldest Move Challenge if it becomes a thing! I also had an idea, but it feels a little too simple and time-consuming. What if there was a challenge for X and Y where you have to supertrain your pokemon in stats that are their worst ones? You wouldn't have to go whole hog on it and do all 510 EVs, maybe only half?
That is time consuming, but sounds like an amazing concept. I'd love to see that.
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