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Old June 3rd, 2013 (01:12 PM). Edited July 4th, 2013 by Necrum.
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Unova Double Trouble!

Welcome, Ladies and Gentlemen, to my VGC11 Tourney! For those of you unfamiliar with what VGC11 is, allow me to explain. Simply put, we will be playing using the official competitive format used by the Video Game Championships in 2011, when Black version and White version were still new. This means we will be battling in doubles using only Pokemon found in Unova! This will make the choices for teams more interesting, as limiting choice always does. From what i have heard, this format is very New Player friendly, so don't be afraid to jump in if you've never battled before!

Battling will begin on June 17, 2013 and will run on a 3-5 day round system whereby you will need to fight your opponent for a given round within.


Rules:
1. You must have access to Wifi, and a Gen 5 game (White, Black, White 2, or Black 2) in order to participate.
2. Absolutely no hacks. Legal Pokemon are okay if you're on a time frame, but no hacked moves or impossible stat spreads, or you WILL be disqualified.
3. This tourney will be held Swiss style. This means you will be battling several people, even if you lose in the first round you have a chance to win. Number of rounds will be determined by the total participants. Your win/loss ratio will determine what rank you place in the tourney. You will be matched up randomly in round one, and after that matched up by how many wins/losses you have. When reporting your wins, you should list the final score like this: 6-0, 0-3, 1-0 etc.
4. Do NOT discuss other participant's teams. You will be disqualified for doing so. This includes, but is not limited to, VMs, PMs, threads, and IRC chats.
5. In your sign up, include your Friend code in the post. Please do not reference your signature. When participating you will be editing your battle results into your original post in order to keep things organized.


VGC11 Format:
1. Only Pokemon from the Black and White Unova Dex are allowed.
2. Battles will be Double Flat Battles with no Wonder Launcher. You can bring 6 Pokemon with you to the battle, but only 4 may participate and will be chosen by you at the start of battle. All Pokemon will be reduced to lvl 50, but still not be raised, so do not enter with Pokemon under lvl 50. If you bring Pokemon under level 50 you will forfeit the match.
3. Species Clause is in effect. Only one of each Pokemon is allowed on your team. No bringing 4 Hydreigon.
4. Item Clase is in effect. No two Pokemon on your team may be holding the same item.
5. All Dream World abilities are banned with the exception of:
  • Musharna (Telepathy)
  • Darmanitan (Zen Mode)
6. The following Pokemon are banned:
  • Victini
  • Reshiram
  • Zekrom
  • Kyurem
  • Keldeo
  • Meloetta
  • Genesect
7. Any alternate forms added in BW2 are also banned.
8. No moves or move combos only obtainable by Move Tutor except:
  • Draco Meteor
  • Water Pledge
  • Fire Pledge
  • Grass Pledge
  • Hydro Cannon
  • Blast Burn
  • Frenzy Plant


Prizes:
Prizes are to come as I arrange for them, but for now I will tell you the victor will have their name edited into the title of this thread.
All participants who complete the tourney will get one of these as well:
Spoiler:

Vicarious Victini


All prize Pokemon are non-redis

1st Place:
ビクティニ (lvl 15)
Nature: Timid || Ability: Victory Star || OT: ♠ゴンゾ♠ (00001/57121)
IVs: 31/2/30/31/31/31 [HP Ice 70]
Confusion|Incinerate|Quick Attack|Endure
Can be nicknamed up to 5 characters, English or Kana.
No uploading to Pokecheck (As per the original owners request)
+Name in the title of this thread
+Both other prize Pokemon

2nd Place:
Both prizes from 3rd place

3rd Place:
Choice of
#645 Landorus ♂ (level 70)
OT: Fuu ♀ (White, 22122/37610)
Naive - Sand Force - 31/30/30/31/31/31 [HP Ice 70]
Untrained
Rock Slide - Earthquake - Sandstorm - Fissure

or

#638 Cobalion ♁ (level 42)
OT: Scotty ♂ (White, 4730/35450)
Jolly - Justified - 31/31/31/23/31/31 [HP Dark]
Untrained
Helping Hand - Retaliate - Iron Head - Sacred Sword


Participants:
NecrumWarrior - 2237-4962-6641
Griffinbane - 1463 5558 5309
Dyl-icious - 4213 3710 5576
tabor62 - 3268 4243 8170
Akatsuki no Tenshi - 3225 3647 9381
Gonz0 - 4428 2747 5155
KoboraX - 4900-4985-6759
Iloveeevee - 4814-4358-3157
Windox - 2795-8971-3923
Retinaburn - 0820-4702-6493
90210 - 3225 6489 3642
Berzerk! - 3268-3119-5318
Lady Scathach - 1077-8546-4918
mahim - 0863-3997-0874
Xairmo - 1206 7876 8524

Final Round
Spoiler:
90210 vs Akatsuki no Tenshi (1-0)
NecrumWarrior vs Berzerk! (1-0)
tabor62 vs Gonz0 (0-4)
Griffinbane vs Retinaburn (0-3)
Iloveeevee vs Dyl-icious (4-0)


Round 4
Spoiler:
Iloveeevee vs Berzerk! (2-0)
90210 vs Dyl-icious (2-0)
Gonzo vs Akatsuki no Tenshi (1-0)
Retinaburn vs tabor62 (3-0)
Griffinbane vs NecrumWarrior (0-3)


Round 3
Spoiler:
Iloveeevee vs 90210 (0-4)
Dyl-icious vs Berzerk! (Pending)
Gonzo vs Retinaburn (2-0)
Akatsuki no Tenshi vs Griffinbane (1-0)
tabor62 vs Xairmo (1-0)
NecrumWarrior vs KoboraX (1-0)


Round 2
Spoiler:
Iloveeevee vs Akatsuki no Tenshi (1-0)
Griffinbane vs Berzerk! (0-2)
90210 vs Gonzo (3-0)
Retinaburn vs Dyl-icious (0-3)
NecrumWarrior vs tabor62 (1-1)
KoboraX vs Xairmo


Round 1

Spoiler:
Retinaburn vs Iloveeevee (0-4)
Windox vs 90210 (0-1)
Dyl-icious vs Akatsuki no Tenshi (0-4)
Gonz0 vs mahim (1-0)
Xairmo vs Griffinbane (0-2)
Berzerk! vs Lady Scathach (4-0)
KoboraX vs tabor62 (tbd)
NecrumWarrior 1-0 (This literally happened by accident. I suppose it doesn't much matter though since I can't even officially win my own tourney by CB rules, so this kinda works out I guess. /shrug)
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Old June 3rd, 2013 (06:29 PM). Edited July 1st, 2013 by Griffinbane.
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Old June 3rd, 2013 (07:01 PM). Edited July 2nd, 2013 by Tyrael.
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EDIT: 4213 3710 5576

R1: 0-4 loss
R2: 3-0 win
R3: TBD still
R4: 0-3 loss
R5: 0-4 loss
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Old June 3rd, 2013 (11:13 PM). Edited July 1st, 2013 by tabor62.
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Finally my first battle =.="

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Old June 4th, 2013 (12:08 AM).
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Okay, can you guys please include your FCs in your posts? Especially if your FC isn't clearly visible on your sig. It's just a real hassle to have to scroll back and forth to look at pieces of your FC when it's in a [Title] tag.
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Old June 4th, 2013 (09:28 AM).
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So according to the rules you can use Thundurus?
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Old June 4th, 2013 (09:37 AM).
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Yes you can. These are the same rules as official play in 2011, so there's no tier system. Plus doubles never has tiers.
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Old June 4th, 2013 (11:12 AM). Edited July 2nd, 2013 by Akatsuki no Tenshi.
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EDIT: R1: won 4-0
R2: Lost 0-1
R3: won 1-0
R4: lost 0-1
R5: lost 0-1
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Old June 4th, 2013 (11:46 AM).
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Keeping Smogon mindset won't help you to beat me or battle in doubles in general, my friend! >:D

Necrum, I'd add that Flat Doubles means 4v4 so there's no misunderstanding. Also, can we make it best of three? VGC battles, especially in '11 season were short so we could afford best of three. It'll also help freshmen to get some more experience in doubles.

Anyway, seeing AnT's post made me join, so:
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Old June 4th, 2013 (01:12 PM).
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Actually, I told him to take the 4 vs 4 out because it would make people think they can only have 4 in the party when it's actually 6 in party but 4 goes into battle. Maybe it's better if a very short explanation of what is flat battle is posted somewhere.

@Akatsuki - There's no such thing as ubers in doubles.
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Old June 4th, 2013 (04:00 PM). Edited July 2nd, 2013 by Absol.
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Old June 5th, 2013 (07:22 AM).
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Sorry ubers are ubers, whatever the type, or are you telling me if I take rayquaza mewtwo, deoxys and arceus it's a fair fight.
That's why legendaries aren't allowed in those nintendo tourneys, otherwise you'd only see kids with legendaries.
Anyway don't take me wrong, I just asked to know what I'd be against
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Old June 5th, 2013 (09:43 AM).
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"Uber" is a fandom name, this is official format from tournaments that were held worldwide two seasons ago, so calling something uber is ridiculous as the metagame comes from Pokemon officials, not fanbase.

As I mentioned before, throw Smogon/singles mindset away. Thundurus isn't 1/3 that scary as it is in singles. The other so called "uber" - Excadrill - doesn't have Sand Stream's support so it just becomes a mediocre Pokemon.
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Old June 5th, 2013 (10:03 AM).
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Well ain't a fan of doubles but I guess I can give this a whirl. So count me in FC is in sig
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Old June 5th, 2013 (10:20 AM).
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Guys, this is a tourney, not a discussion about the nature of Ubers and Doubles. Take it elsewhere. If you're not happy with my rules you can go battle somewhere else.
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Old June 5th, 2013 (11:57 AM). Edited July 1st, 2013 by retinaburn.
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Retinaburn VS Iloveeevee: 0-4 (Eevee wins!)

Round 2 Results:
Retinaburn VS Dyl-icious: 0-3 (Dyl wins!)

Round 3 Results:
Retinaburn VS Gonzo: 0-2 (Gonzo wins!)

Round 4 Results:
Retinaburn VS Tabor: 3-0 (Retinaburn wins!)

Round 5 Results:
Retinaburn VS Griffy: 3-0 (Retinaburn wins!)
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Old June 5th, 2013 (08:18 PM). Edited July 2nd, 2013 by 90210.
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Round 2: Vs. Gonzo 3-0 (Won)

Round 3: Vs. Iloveeevee 4-0 (Won)

Round 4: Vs. Dyl-icious 3-0 (Won)

Round 5: Vs. Akatsuki no Tenshi 1-0 (Won)
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Retinaburn told me about this tourney, so I'd like to join as well! I have very little experience with WiFi battles though, but this does seem newbie friendly given the limited options, so I thought why not?

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Also, a question, since I've noticed BW2 Move Tutors are banned. How about N's Pokemon or those you get from in-game trades, like Petilil (B2), Cottonee (W2) and Gigalith?
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I asked Necrum about Dream Ball Musharna which is available only via Dream Radar in BW2 and he said it's OK as long as it fits BW's limits (so basically no tutor moves). I'm sure you can use N's Pokemon and those from in-game trades as well.
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Old June 8th, 2013 (11:51 PM).
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Gonzo is correct, they are acceptable as long as they are within BW bounds. N's mons are just set stats and natures iirc, and trades almost never have special stuff.
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Quote originally posted by NecrumWarrior:
Gonzo is correct, they are acceptable as long as they are within BW bounds. N's mons are just set stats and natures iirc, and trades almost never have special stuff.
Thought that would be the case, but wanted to make sure, thanks for the answer!
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Old June 9th, 2013 (12:32 PM). Edited June 29th, 2013 by Berzerk!.
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Round 1: Berzerk! vs Lady Scathach (4-0)

Round 2: VS Griffinbane (2-0)

R3 ----hasnt shown up at all

R4: Vs EV (0-2)

This tournament has been a cluster of a mess, I've had one battler that didn't know the rules, and I have yet to even see another person who may I add, can't EVEN CONNECT TO WIFI... The scoring system confuses the hell out of me and if you are using this to determine who wins and who loses when the rounds are over then that's a bit unfair, determining who comes first or second based on their previous battles, it's as if it is making it sound like the person who kills the most mons automatically wins. Battles should be based on skills, not the most killed.
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Old June 12th, 2013 (01:41 PM). Edited June 19th, 2013 by LadyScathach.
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Resigned because I missed the part in the rules about not being able to use lv. 1 pokes.
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