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  #51    
Old January 13th, 2014, 12:27 AM
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I did this by "accident" on my most recent Black playthrough. And I have to say, it was waaay more fun than my original run in which I had to box my underwhelming Servine which made me feel somewhat detached from the rest of my team due to the loss of the Pokemon you're meant to have the strongest bond with...

Anyway, I used the Fire - Ground - Grass core of Emboar, Excadrill & Lilligant and it was intense! Didn't even realize the core until stumbling upon this thread.

Having less Pokemon allowed me to focus more, strengthening the bond between me and my Pokemon :3. Lol.

All in all, it was a great run. And seeing this thread, I may just take up the "Type Cycle Challenge" again. But 1 question... If I were to "continue", would Unova be counted towards an Ultimate FGG Run for me if I so wish it?
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Old January 16th, 2014, 07:38 PM
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@Zflyer: Screenshots/Photos ARE optional; however, updates are required, but they can be broken up however you want. You could, in theory, post your entire run in a single update, but that would just be a hassle for everybody. I just need something to tell me how things are going in the challenge. Anyway, here's your team!

Walrein

Altaria

Blaziken

@Flame999: I apologize for any confusion, but an Ultimate Challenge must be through the first 5 Gens (6th is optional) with the same cycle. You can do each of the ones you listed as separate runs, but you would need to stick to one run at a time.

@BonBur: Here's your first team!

Exeggutor

Rhydon

Arbok

@-Spectra-: I don't see a problem with it! It would be appreciated if you were to do the rest of the games in order, though. :/ So, fill out a form and I can have your name up with the rest in no time!

Best of luck to all of you!!!
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Old January 16th, 2014, 07:44 PM
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Username: River Ramirez
Challenge Type: Single (May switch to Ultimate)
Version(s): Emerald
CC: I3

Question: Could I just make Torchic my starter and use it as my fighting type later on?
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Old January 16th, 2014, 08:07 PM
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@River Ramirez:

Glalie

Swellow

Breloom

Go for it~!
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Old January 16th, 2014, 08:28 PM
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Nature: Adamant
Username: ShadeDraco
Challenge Type: SINGLE
Version(s): FR
CC: G2

Hopefully, I can finish it this time...
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Old January 16th, 2014, 09:06 PM
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@ShadeDraco:

Venusaur

Onix

Dodrio

I'm sure you'll do just fine!
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Old January 20th, 2014, 06:10 PM
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Do HM slaves need to be legitimate? I was just curious if I could hack a Krabby in for Cut/Surf/Strength
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Old January 20th, 2014, 09:36 PM
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That's fine. I'd actually prefer it to keep everything neat and tidy!
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Old January 22nd, 2014, 07:22 AM
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I apologize for the first update being so late, I've been away on vacation and couldn't start the challenge. However, without further ado...

Update
-Woke up in the back of a truck
-After saving George Garcia from a Zigzagoon, received Strider the Torchic (named for those long-ass legs Blaziken has)
-Lost to my rival 3 TIMES (crit hax for days)
-Helped some kid named catch a Ralts even though he could CLEARLY do it himself
-Trudged through the Petalburg Woods, made much easier by the addition of Ember
-Grinded until Strider evolved into Combusken, allowing him to DOUBLE KICK ROXANNE'S ENTIRE GYM
-Saved Peeko from a Aqua grunt who I suddenly realized looks like a pirate, and then hitched a ride to Dewford
-Stumbled through Granite Cave in the dark
-Bumped into a lot of things
-Pecked my way through all of Brawly's gym, getting up to level 23 in the process
-Sailed to Slateport and stopped some more pirates from stealing stuff from the ocean scientist who's name I cannot recall
-Accidentally replaced Ember with Bulk Up because I no smart
-Regret previous mistake deeply
-Advanced to Cycling Road and eventually Mauville, where I crush that one kid's Ralts into pulp
-Fought everyone in and around Mauville until...
-Strider evolved into a Blaziken, gaining Blaze Kick and looking hella awesome
-This is starting to feel like a solo run...

Team
Blaziken Lv. 36
-Blaze Kick
-Double Kick
-Peck
-Bulk Up

So thats it for now, my next step will be to suffer through the hardest gym EVER and hopefully not die too much, my next update will probably be later today and hopefully will be a lot shorter
By the way, does anyone know how to put sprites in the text? Like is it copied and pasted or linked or something?
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Old January 24th, 2014, 11:49 AM
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Location: South-East America
Age: 21
Gender: Male
Nature: Quiet
Username: joshbl56
Challenge Type: Ultimate
Version(s): Yellow, Crystal, Emerald, Platinum, Volt White (the hack of White version. If I can't use it then I'll just go with White)
CC: Ft2

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By the way, does anyone know how to put sprites in the text? Like is it copied and pasted or linked or something?
You have to click the button that says 'Go Advance'. Once there, there will be a button that says Insert Image. Use that.
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Old January 26th, 2014, 10:47 AM
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Nature: Calm
Username: AoTora
Challenge Type: Single
Version(s): Platinum
CC: I3
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Old January 26th, 2014, 12:05 PM
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@joshbl56: Here's your first team!

Hitmonchan

Fearow

Gengar(Haunter if you can't trade)

@AoTora:
Glaceon

Drifblim

Infernape

Good Luck! Both of you!
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Old January 27th, 2014, 07:39 PM
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Join Date: Feb 2013
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Challenge Type: Ultimate
Version(s): LeafGreen, HeartGold, Emerald, Platinum, White
CC: E1
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Old January 28th, 2014, 10:33 AM
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Here's your first team, Shoot|The|Puck!

Jolteon

Butterfree

Sandslash
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Old January 28th, 2014, 10:56 AM
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Alright, thanks. I can't find Sandshrew in FR, so I guess I'll actually be playing LG.
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Old January 28th, 2014, 03:19 PM
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Oh, sorry. I forgot to double check! Here, instead, you can use Nidoqueen!
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Old January 28th, 2014, 03:44 PM
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Oh, it's fine. It doesn't really matter, there's no difference to me.
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Old February 1st, 2014, 05:29 PM
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Challenge Type single
Version(s): fire red
CC: G1

this will be fun :D

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Old February 4th, 2014, 08:04 PM
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@Flame999: I apologize for any confusion, but an Ultimate Challenge must be through the first 5 Gens (6th is optional) with the same cycle. You can do each of the ones you listed as separate runs, but you would need to stick to one run at a time.
Okay could I these as a single challenge

Username: Flame999
Version(s): Fire Red
CC: F1

Username: Flame999
Version(s): Soul Silver
CC: Ft3

Username: Flame999
Version(s): Emerald
CC: P1

Username: Flame999
Version(s): Pearl
CC: Gd1

Username: Flame999
Version(s): Blaze Black
CC: I2

Starting with the first one then so on it won't an Ultimate but I'll do it as one even thou it ain't
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Old February 28th, 2014, 04:28 PM
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Nature: Brave
Username: ShadowGreninja
Game: Pokemon Firered
CC: I2

Btw I have done this challenge before but i want to do it again on a new game ^_^
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Old April 10th, 2014, 12:24 AM
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Umm.. Seeing that this is my first time posting + doing an online challenge, I was thinking of trying this one.

Username: JaggerTheHunter
Challenge Type: Ultimate
Version(s): Emerald, FireRed
CC: F1

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Old May 24th, 2014, 01:57 PM
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Back with an update!

Type Cycle Challenge Update #2
  • Took on Elesa and won.
  • Bleu and Rouge evolved.
  • Took on Clay and won.
  • Made it through Chargestone Cave
  • Took on Skyla and won.
  • Made it through Twist Mountain and arrived in Icirrus City.

Team:
Blanc the Beartic Lv. 42
Bleu the Seismitoad Lv.42
Rouge the Simisear Lv.42
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Old May 28th, 2014, 02:39 AM
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Challenge Type: single
Version(s): fire red
CC: ft1
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Old May 29th, 2014, 10:33 AM
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Challenge Type: Ultimate
Version(s): FireRed, Heartgold, Emerald, Diamond, White, and Y
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Old June 7th, 2014, 03:02 PM
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Challenge Type: Normal
Version(s): Liquid Crystal (Just assume Crystal)
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