The PokéCommunity Forums  

Go Back   The PokéCommunity Forums > Current Generation Pokémon Gaming > Challenges
Sign Up Rules/FAQ Live Battle Blogs Mark Forums Read

Notices

Challenges Play your Pokemon games in fresh new ways! Anything from The Monotype Challenge, to the popular Nuzlocke, and even all kinds of themes based on your favorite franchises!
New threads in this forum are to be approved by a moderator before they are displayed.

Reply
Click here to go to the first staff post in this thread.  
Thread Tools
  #2201    
Old July 31st, 2011 (05:23 PM).
Sire's Avatar
Sire
Making Flareon Own You
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Age: 19
Gender: Male
Nature: Hasty
May make it.

I can't use a generator though because it mixes up region moves. Suppose I'd have to pick them myself.
__________________

Leaf Green|Crystal|Emerald|Platinum|White



Join The Move Challenge
Reply With Quote
  #2202    
Old August 13th, 2011 (11:03 PM).
LaureTheLoner's Avatar
LaureTheLoner
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Indiana
Gender: Female
Nature: Naive
Send a message via Skype™ to LaureTheLoner
HELLO SWABLU'S NEST

You see who is here?

Laure of course!

So it's too late for sign ups but everyone should check out The Challenge and watch it a little so you can see how it plays so I can force you to join up in the next game, which will be G/S/C

How do you survive this game you ask?

Simple you are on Team Laure and you destroy all the other trainer's lives

Like JD the Bud
__________________


White Version FC: 0046 4161 0929

Pokedex: 176/644
Reply With Quote
  #2203    
Old August 13th, 2011 (11:10 PM).
jdthebud's Avatar
jdthebud
Monotype Master
Community Supporter
 
Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: Washington, USA
Gender: Male
Nature: Naive
wow no one posted here for ages. It would have been hilarious (and ironic ofc) if no one had posted for a month. Laure, c'mon, we only had 16 days to go! And ditto on the MMO thing (which is what she's referring to, if you couldn't tell. I know, it's hard to figure it out...).

In other news, my HG water monotype has completely stalled. I knew it would take a while to finish, but I'm really not having much fun with it...
__________________
Active Challenges:

FireRed - HeartGold - Emerald - Platinum - Black 2

Completed Ultimate Challenges (through Gen V):
Ultimate Monotype:

Ultimate Monocolor:


Fireheart: L88, L88, L71, L76, L100; Palin: L98, L92, L86, L100, L100
Excalibur: L75, L88, L87, L84, L100; Nagini: L100, L96, L100, L100, L100
Reply With Quote
  #2204    
Old August 13th, 2011 (11:19 PM).
LaureTheLoner's Avatar
LaureTheLoner
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Indiana
Gender: Female
Nature: Naive
Send a message via Skype™ to LaureTheLoner
JD LET'S TAKKKKKKEEEEEEEEEEEE THIS FORUM OVER

Everyone needs to join the path of enlightenment

but until Syd approves my Hitler fan club we just have to go with the Laure religion that states

Monotypes are fun
but if you do them over and over and over and over again
BORRRINNNNGGGG
__________________


White Version FC: 0046 4161 0929

Pokedex: 176/644
Reply With Quote
  #2205    
Old August 13th, 2011 (11:32 PM).
Alternative's Avatar
Alternative
For my next trick...
Community Supporter
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Adelaide, Australia
Age: 22
Gender: Male
Nature: Impish
I did a monotype once, for ground because it's soo versatile, and you get Quagsire. :D

I've actually been thinking of playing Emerald again, maybe of another Nuzlocke? I'll probably go with that because I never finished my last one. :P
__________________
Reply With Quote
  #2206    
Old August 13th, 2011 (11:54 PM).
Perrie ✿'s Avatar
Perrie ✿
11/05/1982 - 13/07/2013
Community Supporter
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: England
Age: 18
Gender: Male
Nature: Sassy
Quagsire! 8D Anywho, I've never actually done a Monotype challenge. :x I attempted, but never actually started. x_x I think I'll sign up for one and do it with Flying or Ghost types or something. C: I'm currently doing a Nuzlocke on Emerald. :3 But I haven't played it for some time.
__________________
8/8
1349 6159 4149
Reply With Quote
  #2207    
Old August 14th, 2011 (12:19 PM).
Sire's Avatar
Sire
Making Flareon Own You
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Age: 19
Gender: Male
Nature: Hasty
Ultimate Ground Mono is going amazing. Johto has some of the best variety. <3

I've never tried a Nuzlocke yet, to be honest. Haven't got around to it. I really need to do one, probably Yellow for free starters and good pokemon. :D
__________________

Leaf Green|Crystal|Emerald|Platinum|White



Join The Move Challenge
Reply With Quote
  #2208    
Old August 20th, 2011 (04:09 AM).
Alternative's Avatar
Alternative
For my next trick...
Community Supporter
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Adelaide, Australia
Age: 22
Gender: Male
Nature: Impish
Nuzlockes are super fun to play, and you have all those hardships with those Pokemon. Just a tip though, if you choose to ever do one for the third generation, especially Emerald, it's highly advised that you skip Brawly, or at least train to a super high level before fighting him. :)
__________________
Reply With Quote
  #2209    
Old August 21st, 2011 (07:49 AM).
myrrhman's Avatar
myrrhman
Challenge God
Community Supporter
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Knoxville, TN
Age: 23
Gender: Male
Nature: Sassy
Send a message via AIM to myrrhman
I completely agree. I don't think I've ever done Brawly on time in any Pokemon game, other than when I'm doing normal playthroughs and have both Ralts and Wingull at fairly high levels. OR if I have a Sableye. Sableye can stop Brawly.
Reply With Quote
  #2210    
Old August 21st, 2011 (09:04 AM).
Alternative's Avatar
Alternative
For my next trick...
Community Supporter
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Adelaide, Australia
Age: 22
Gender: Male
Nature: Impish
I'm pretty sure if you've got a Beautifly you can do well against Brawly. Considering your main moves are going to be Gust and Confusion, both strong against him, that Makuhita can't do much unless he's got 3+ Bulk Ups under his belt because of the 4x resistance against the fighting moves, you can do well with one.

But yet again, you have to be lucky enough to find a Wurmple first in the routes you can find them in and make it evolve into a Beautifly. I got two my first time and both times got Dustox from them. :(
__________________
Reply With Quote
  #2211    
Old August 21st, 2011 (09:26 AM).
mondays suck's Avatar
mondays suck
:)
 
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: D
There's nothing wrong with getting Dustox, with its Bug/Poison typing it, too, has a 4x F. resistance and, unlike Beautifly who only gets the phys. Gust and a couple Grass moves, it does actually learn Confusion. Plus its defense-orientated stats are preferable in a Nuzlocke imo.
Reply With Quote
  #2212    
Old August 21st, 2011 (03:13 PM).
ParanoidMocha's Avatar
ParanoidMocha
Paranoid since '98
 
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: Mochaland
Age: 16
Gender: Male
Nature: Jolly
I've only finished one Monotype. A Ghost Mono/Haunter SoloRun on Blue.
I'm supposed to do a Nuzlocke but me bored T.T
Reply With Quote
  #2213    
Old August 22nd, 2011 (12:51 AM). Edited August 22nd, 2011 by peter1507.
peter1507
Beginning Trainer
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Gender: Male
Few challenge ideas could be:

1. Use only Pokemon which has the Pick Up ability (or try to play R/S/E with only zangooses)
2. It has been said before but do a Weak Pokemon Run where you may only use Pokemon which has base stats under 300. (can be 400 for easy, 350 for normal and 300 for hard)
3. Metronome challenge where you can have Pokemon that can learn metronome and use only that move.
4. Ability Challenge, where you hack your pokemon so that it has abilities which HINDERS your Pokemon (like Slow Start, Klutz, maybe even Run Away, ect.)
5. Normal Moves Challenge: Where your Pokemon can only have Normal moves on them and nothing else at all times. That makes it hard if you fight Ghost Pokemons.
6. Ditto Only Run
7. Baby Pokemon Only Run
Reply With Quote
  #2214    
Old August 22nd, 2011 (09:52 AM).
ParanoidMocha's Avatar
ParanoidMocha
Paranoid since '98
 
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: Mochaland
Age: 16
Gender: Male
Nature: Jolly
Quote:
Originally Posted by peter1507 View Post
Few challenge ideas could be:

1. Use only Pokemon which has the Pick Up ability (or try to play R/S/E with only zangooses)
Heh ... Too many few options

Quote:
Originally Posted by peter1507 View Post
2. It has been said before but do a Weak Pokemon Run where you may only use Pokemon which has base stats under 300. (can be 400 for easy, 350 for normal and 300 for hard)
I see a future on this one

Quote:
Originally Posted by peter1507 View Post
3. Metronome challenge where you can have Pokemon that can learn metronome and use only that move.
Again,too few an option

Quote:
Originally Posted by peter1507 View Post
4. Ability Challenge, where you hack your pokemon so that it has abilities which HINDERS your Pokemon (like Slow Start, Klutz, maybe even Run Away, ect.)
Well,might work but it's hard to fight ability changing codes(except for Wonder Guard),and not practical,people with consoles can't play and can't be used on Pre-Gen II games.

Quote:
Originally Posted by peter1507 View Post
5. Normal Moves Challenge: Where your Pokemon can only have Normal moves on them and nothing else at all times. That makes it hard if you fight Ghost Pokemons.
Not hard,impossible.Unless you have Metronome you don't stand a chance to fight Ghosts.

Quote:
Originally Posted by peter1507 View Post
6. Ditto Only Run
AKA Solo Run,we have a thread for that
Quote:
Originally Posted by peter1507 View Post
7. Baby Pokemon Only Run
Heh,most of their movesets is crappy,too hard not much options.

If you think Syd will approve any of these though ...
Good Luck
Reply With Quote
  #2215    
Old August 22nd, 2011 (10:12 AM).
myrrhman's Avatar
myrrhman
Challenge God
Community Supporter
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Knoxville, TN
Age: 23
Gender: Male
Nature: Sassy
Send a message via AIM to myrrhman
My friend is testing out a challenge I thought of. It has to be done on emulator though... You get a Random Number Generator, and generate a random Pokemon, random types, and random moves. Then you hack that in the beginning of the game and solo with it. It can get really tough if you get very few moves that do damage/moves that have few pp/moves that are weak like bubble.
Reply With Quote
  #2216    
Old August 22nd, 2011 (12:00 PM).
ParanoidMocha's Avatar
ParanoidMocha
Paranoid since '98
 
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: Mochaland
Age: 16
Gender: Male
Nature: Jolly
...

Sounds fun!
Think I might do it sometime
Reply With Quote
  #2217    
Old August 26th, 2011 (09:34 AM).
deoxys121's Avatar
deoxys121
White Kyurem Cometh
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Flat Rock, MI, United States
Age: 23
Gender: Male
Nature: Calm
Send a message via Yahoo to deoxys121
I'm thinking of adding an "Extreme Mode" to my Painfully Slow Challenge. For Extreme Mode, the maximum base speed would be cut from 40 to 25, drastically lowering your options. If I do this, would anyone be interested in taking part?
__________________
Reply With Quote
  #2218    
Old August 26th, 2011 (03:05 PM).
myrrhman's Avatar
myrrhman
Challenge God
Community Supporter
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Knoxville, TN
Age: 23
Gender: Male
Nature: Sassy
Send a message via AIM to myrrhman
Quote:
Originally Posted by deoxys121 View Post
I'm thinking of adding an "Extreme Mode" to my Painfully Slow Challenge. For Extreme Mode, the maximum base speed would be cut from 40 to 25, drastically lowering your options. If I do this, would anyone be interested in taking part?
Now? Probably not, I'm adjusting to this school year.
Sometime? Yes, I'd do it just to do it.
Reply With Quote
  #2219    
Old August 28th, 2011 (06:06 PM).
Shea Man's Avatar
Shea Man
Karakuri Dôji Ultimo Fanboy
 
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: Kyoto (I wish)
Age: 18
Gender: Male
Nature: Docile
I has idea for teh Challenge, but I not is to able do.

Challenge: Beat a game with only Snorlax; any amount of Snorlax is fine

Restrictions: SNORLAX ONLY, and (I think) Snorlax can learn all HMs. If there is any HM Snorlax cannot use, you may have ONE HM SLAVE. I think Snorlax can't use Flash, Dive, and Waterfall, so get a Lanturne or Chinchou.

To derr poster:
Credit me, and remember to put in the OP, "Always Remember to Pack a Snorlax". I would love to have a userbar for this, as it would be funny!

Purpose: 4 teh lulz. Alternatively, Snorlax are lazy, seemingly worthless gluttons. However, when they go into battle, they're like Slaking without Truant! They're extremely useful, and besides, who hasn't wanted to ride the Sea on Snorlax's stomach? Always remember to pack a Snorlax.
__________________

I CAN HAS GRACIDEA?

Derr PC Family~

Nideous
Reply With Quote
  #2220    
Old August 31st, 2011 (07:10 AM).
LaureTheLoner's Avatar
LaureTheLoner
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Indiana
Gender: Female
Nature: Naive
Send a message via Skype™ to LaureTheLoner
Quote:
Originally Posted by Shea Man View Post
I has idea for teh Challenge, but I not is to able do.

Challenge: Beat a game with only Snorlax; any amount of Snorlax is fine

Restrictions: SNORLAX ONLY, and (I think) Snorlax can learn all HMs. If there is any HM Snorlax cannot use, you may have ONE HM SLAVE. I think Snorlax can't use Flash, Dive, and Waterfall, so get a Lanturne or Chinchou.

To derr poster:
Credit me, and remember to put in the OP, "Always Remember to Pack a Snorlax". I would love to have a userbar for this, as it would be funny!

Purpose: 4 teh lulz. Alternatively, Snorlax are lazy, seemingly worthless gluttons. However, when they go into battle, they're like Slaking without Truant! They're extremely useful, and besides, who hasn't wanted to ride the Sea on Snorlax's stomach? Always remember to pack a Snorlax.
That'd basically be a solo challenge with exception of no species clause

It's probably been done loads of time cause there are crazy people on here who try and solo with every single Pokemon.

What could be interesting is if it was a Snorlax themed team like maybe you are required to have a Snorlax, all other Pokemon on your team must be something similar to the weight of a Snorlax, it can't over a certain amount of pounds or under. Maybe allow Jigglypuff that has sing or Hypnosis
__________________


White Version FC: 0046 4161 0929

Pokedex: 176/644
Reply With Quote
  #2221    
Old August 31st, 2011 (03:31 PM).
Shea Man's Avatar
Shea Man
Karakuri Dôji Ultimo Fanboy
 
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: Kyoto (I wish)
Age: 18
Gender: Male
Nature: Docile
Snorlax themed sounds good. Too bad my Pokedex (Pkmn Dmnd) broke. I could make a list.
__________________

I CAN HAS GRACIDEA?

Derr PC Family~

Nideous
Reply With Quote
  #2222    
Old August 31st, 2011 (04:23 PM).
Mr. X's Avatar
Mr. X
For Money
Community Supporter
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: London
Age: 21
Gender: Male
Nature: Quiet
I've got some idea's.

First Encounter
Basicly, your only allowed to capture one pokemon per route for your team. You can interchange you team, but only with a first catch from another route. Grass/Surfing/Fishing are seperate encounters. If you encounter the same pokemon on two diffrent routes, you'll be having two of the same. HM slaves allowed, but only if you don't have a pokemon that can learn that HM.

Caged in Darkness
Basicly, you can only use pokemon that you catch in caves. HM slaves allowed

Don't forget
Your not allowed to forget moves. Basicly, your first 4 will be what you have to use. HM slaves are allowed of course.

Sentimental
You can't forget the first same type move that your pokemon learns. Say you have a fire pokemon. It learns Ember. It can't forget it. For normal pokemon, it will be the first move in their list. If your pokemon already knows a same type move, then it can't forget that one. If it knows more then one then you must keep whichever one it learns at a lower level (This means checking Serbrii) For dual typed pokemon, same type will be considered their first listed type.

Clipped Wings
Basicly, you can't use flying type pokemon or flying type moves, including HM Fly.
__________________
Follower of Carlinism since 2008.

Come play Runescape
Reply With Quote
  #2223    
Old August 31st, 2011 (06:14 PM).
jdthebud's Avatar
jdthebud
Monotype Master
Community Supporter
 
Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: Washington, USA
Gender: Male
Nature: Naive
Quote:
Originally Posted by Mr. X View Post
I've got some idea's.

First Encounter
Basicly, your only allowed to capture one pokemon per route for your team. You can interchange you team, but only with a first catch from another route. Grass/Surfing/Fishing are seperate encounters. If you encounter the same pokemon on two diffrent routes, you'll be having two of the same. HM slaves allowed, but only if you don't have a pokemon that can learn that HM.
See the Nuzlocke Challenge.

Quote:
Caged in Darkness
Basicly, you can only use pokemon that you catch in caves. HM slaves allowed.
this is an Area Challenge, it's been done before, feel free to revive it with all areas considered (grass, water, etc.)

Quote:
Don't forget
Your not allowed to forget moves. Basicly, your first 4 will be what you have to use. HM slaves are allowed of course.

Sentimental
You can't forget the first same type move that your pokemon learns. Say you have a fire pokemon. It learns Ember. It can't forget it. For normal pokemon, it will be the first move in their list. If your pokemon already knows a same type move, then it can't forget that one. If it knows more then one then you must keep whichever one it learns at a lower level (This means checking Serbrii) For dual typed pokemon, same type will be considered their first listed type.
These are both okay ideas for a challenge. I think they have been done before, try searching the threads that go back more than a month.

Quote:
Clipped Wings
Basicly, you can't use flying type pokemon or flying type moves, including HM Fly.
This isn't restricting enough by itself for a real challenge.
__________________
Active Challenges:

FireRed - HeartGold - Emerald - Platinum - Black 2

Completed Ultimate Challenges (through Gen V):
Ultimate Monotype:

Ultimate Monocolor:


Fireheart: L88, L88, L71, L76, L100; Palin: L98, L92, L86, L100, L100
Excalibur: L75, L88, L87, L84, L100; Nagini: L100, L96, L100, L100, L100
Reply With Quote
  #2224    
Old August 31st, 2011 (06:41 PM).
Mr. X's Avatar
Mr. X
For Money
Community Supporter
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: London
Age: 21
Gender: Male
Nature: Quiet
First catch is completely unrelated to Nuzlocke because
A) if it faints, its still alive
and
B) You can catch more then one pokemon on a certian route. (Say a route has water on it. You catch a pokemon in the grass. You surf on the water and catch one. You fish and catch one) unlike nuzlocks where the entire route is counted as a area which im assuming means your only allowed to catch one pokemon with the method of your choice. (Grass, or surfing or fishing)
__________________
Follower of Carlinism since 2008.

Come play Runescape
Reply With Quote
  #2225    
Old September 1st, 2011 (06:46 AM).
LaureTheLoner's Avatar
LaureTheLoner
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Indiana
Gender: Female
Nature: Naive
Send a message via Skype™ to LaureTheLoner
Quote:
Originally Posted by Shea Man View Post
Snorlax themed sounds good. Too bad my Pokedex (Pkmn Dmnd) broke. I could make a list.
You could always use bulbapedia it has Pokemon listed by weight
__________________


White Version FC: 0046 4161 0929

Pokedex: 176/644
Reply With Quote
Reply
Quick Reply

Sponsored Links
Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Minimum Characters Per Post: 25



All times are UTC -8. The time now is 07:44 PM.


Style by Nymphadora, artwork by Sa-Dui.
Like our Facebook Page Follow us on Twitter © 2002 - 2014 The PokéCommunity™, pokecommunity.com.
Pokémon characters and images belong to The Pokémon Company International and Nintendo. This website is in no way affiliated with or endorsed by Nintendo, Creatures, GAMEFREAK, The Pokémon Company or The Pokémon Company International. We just love Pokémon.
All forum styles, their images (unless noted otherwise) and site designs are © 2002 - 2014 The PokéCommunity / PokéCommunity.com.
PokéCommunity™ is a trademark of The PokéCommunity. All rights reserved. Sponsor advertisements do not imply our endorsement of that product or service. User generated content remains the property of its creator.