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Old May 1st, 2012 (9:44 AM). Edited June 8th, 2012 by Jobrjo.
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    Defeat the Elite Four + the Champion with just 1 Pokemon! Can you do it? How many times? Under what circumstances? With what Pokemon, on what Leagues? Have you done it before?
    Here, we can have some sort of a database-challenge crossover of soloing the Elite Four & Champion.

    Rules:
    -You may bring only 1 Pokemon. You cannot bring any other Pokemon, even if it's just to switch in so you can use an item. This is not allowed; only 1 Pokemon may be brought. The others must not be in your party at all, but in your box.
    -Items are allowed to be used. But, as previously stated, you may not bring other Pokemon to use so you can heal. (This also means Revives will be useless, as you can't use them without at least a 2nd Pokemon.) If you use items, please say so.
    -You must do so in one setting; no saving in between trainers. If you do save, it will not count. This is to prevent people from saving before, and losing over and over until they win. This is not allowed. You must defeat them all in a row without losing. No saving in-between members. Be honest here.
    -No cheating, and/or hacking (*view last sentance as well). This means all Pokemon must be legit, along with moves and stats. Gameplay cheats such as speed enhancements, etc. are requested to not be used. (Emulators are not prefered and are discouraged.) Traded Pokemon, of course, are allowed (and so is migrating); but Pokemon obtained via hacking are not allowed to be used. Please be honest here.
    -Despite the no hacking rule, you can hack in a different Pokemon as a starter @ level 5, this is allowed. It will, though, instead be registered in the hacked section.
    -For the Kanto (FireRed+LeafGreen), Johto (HeartGold+SoulSilver), Sinnoh (Platinum), and Unova, it would be the 2nd time through, the rematch. So that would be after the Sevii Islands, after 16 badges, and after obtaining the National Pokedex respectively. The 1st time through doesn't count.
    -You may only enter 2 times per pokemon per region. So you can't enter with 5 Venusaurs on the Sinnoh league. The 2 that will count will be your best one with and without items.

    Format to Submit:
    -Tell your username: Poke Communtiy and in-game.
    -Tell what Pokemon you won with.
    -Tell which Elite Four and Champion you beat (Kanto, Johto, Hoenn, Sinnoh, Unova).
    -Tell what game you did it with.
    -Tell the level of the Pokemon used.
    -Tell if your Pokemon was hacked in or obtained legitly.
    -Tell if items were used or not.

    Notes:
    -This is only the Elite Four and Champion, not the Gyms.
    -Remeber, items can be used, as long as one Pokemon is taken. If they are, please say so.
    -You aren't allowed to give your Pokemon a held item if doing it without items. However, if your Pokemon has an ability or move that allows it to obtain an item while still within the Elite Four & Champion and without you giving it anything, than it may use that. But only held items your Pokemon has gained within the battles, not that you've given to it, may be used.
    -Fill in the submit format if you want to be listed, or you may not.
    -Feel free to elaborate on your miny adventure, and tell how it went.
    -Remember, this is for the 2nd time only with Kanto (FireRed+LeafGreen), Johto (HeartGold+SoulSilver), Sinnoh (Platinum), and Unova.
    -Let's see how many Pokemon we get beat them with! They will be listed in National Pokedex order.
    -Emulators are strongly discouraged. The only reason emulators are allowed at all is because some of the older games' batteries may have died, so that the save battery doesn't work and such. In those cases only I'd allow people to use an emulator that is an exact copy of the official game. But it is still requested that they aren't used.
    -I may ask to confirm certain things before entering you,
    -Please be honest.
    -Good luck.

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    Legitly obtained Pokemon

    Kanto
    Charizard (1) [1 - Jobrjo/JOBRJO ; Lv. 100 ; Items used ; FireRed]
    Blastoise (1) [1 - The Opera Ghost/ADAM ; Lv. 96 ; Items used ; Red]

    Johto
    Alakazam (1) [1 - myrrhman/ZERO ; Lv. 86-87 ; Items not used ; Silver]
    Gengar (1) [1 - myrrhman/A ; Lv. 66-69 ; Items Used ; Silver]
    Dragonite (1) [1 - MDL/ZACHARY ; Lv. 84-87 ; Items used ; SoulSilver]
    Meganium (1) [1 - myrrhamn/A ; Lv. 52-57 ; Items used ; Gold]
    Xatu (1) [1 - myrrhman/A ; Lv. 64-67 ; Items used ; Gold]
    Bellossom (1) [1 - bewbs/CHLOBO ; Lv. 100 ; Items used ; SoulSilver]
    Politoed (1) [1 - myrrhman/A ; Lv. 56-60 ; Items used ; Gold]

    Hoenn
    Blaziken (1) [1- adrianyogi/ADRIAN ; Lv. 100 ; Items used ; Sapphire]
    Swampert (1) [1 - Mockingjay/JESSI ; Lv. 96 ; Items used ; Ruby]

    Sinnoh

    Unova
    Ninetales (1) [1 - bewbs/WHOPPI ; Lv. 100 ; Items used ; Black]
    Meganium (1) [1 - bewbes/WHOPPI ; Lv. 100 ; Items used ; Black]
    Eelektross (1) [1 - bewbs/WHOPPI ; Lv. 92-97 ; Items used ; Black]

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    Hacked-in Pokemon

    Kanto
    Snorlax (1) [1 - myrrhman/BLACK ; Lv. 75-77 ; Items used ; Red]

    Johto
    Blastoise (1) [1 - The Opera Ghost/ADAM ; Lv. 76-78 ; Items used ; Crystal]

    Hoenn
    Golduck (1) [1 - Buzz Buzz/HAN ; Lv. 69-72 ; Items used ; Ruby]

    Sinnoh

    Unova

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    In regards to being similar to the solo run thread:
    1) This is not a solo-run. People can beat the game with a complete Pokedex if they want. This is really something for them to do after the game is complete. This is just and only for beating the Elite Four & Champion.
    2) It's more than a challenge. A challenge is for beating the game. This is more of something to do afterwards; something to train your Pokemon for. This will also serve as a database, so someone can go, "Oh, someone beat the Johto League with a Venusaur! Let me train up my Blastoise and see if I can do the same!" and such. They may try to do it with the same Pokemon, but with lower levels or no items. The possiblities are immense. It would be great if we could try to beat them all with each Pokemon- who knows how far we could get!

    Basically, this is largely an end-game quest; something to do after having beat the game. It also serves as a compendium, as well as a place where people can attempt to top someone else. It's almost like a mini-challenge.

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    Isn't this pretty much the EXACT same as a Solo Run since most people go in with their solo runner only anyway?
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      Allow me to go ahead and address this. I will also add to the OP.
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      1) This is not a solo-run. People can beat the game with a complete Pokedex if they want. This is really something for them to do after the game is complete. This is just and only for beating the Elite Four & Champion.
      2) It's more than a challenge. A challenge is for beating the game. This is more of something to do afterwards; something to train your Pokemon for. This will also serve as a database, so someone can go, "Oh, someone beat the Johto League with a Charizard! Let me train up my Blastoise and see if I can do the same!" and such. It would be great if we could try to beat them all with each Pokemon- who knows how far we could get!
      Basically, this is largely an end-game quest; something to do after having beat the game. It also serves as a compendium, as well as a place where people can attempt to top someone else. It's almost like a mini-challenge.
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      Oh Sure yeah I'll try this man, seems simple enough to do. Um, lets see. I'll do it on RED ( if i can find my save ) with Blastoise and on Johto with Blastoise. I'll post pics after it, note that I done it as a solo run ages ago so I'll try it again.




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        Oh Sure yeah I'll try this man, seems simple enough to do. Um, lets see. I'll do it on RED ( if i can find my save ) with Blastoise and on Johto with Blastoise. I'll post pics after it, note that I done it as a solo run ages ago so I'll try it again.




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          Interesting idea for a thread! I've actually managed to do this twice as far as I can remember, both of which were done during a solo run (hey, that rhymed!) Anyhow, here are my submission forms:

          PokéCommunity Username: Joshawott
          In-Game Username: Josh
          Pokémon: Pidgey
          League: Kanto/Johto
          Game: SoulSilver
          Level: 76
          Items: Used

          PokéCommunity Username: Joshawott
          In-Game Username: Josh
          Pokémon: Shinx
          League: Sinnoh
          Game: Platinum
          Level: 80
          Items: Used
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            Just out of curiosity, are HM slaves allowed if you can't go through an area without a certain HM your Poke of choice can't learn?
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              Interesting idea for a thread! I've actually managed to do this twice as far as I can remember, both of which were done during a solo run (hey, that rhymed!) Anyhow, here are my submission forms:

              PokéCommunity Username: Joshawott
              In-Game Username: Josh
              Pokémon: Pidgey
              League: Kanto/Johto
              Game: SoulSilver
              Level: 76
              Items: Used

              PokéCommunity Username: Joshawott
              In-Game Username: Josh
              Pokémon: Shinx
              League: Sinnoh
              Game: Platinum
              Level: 80
              Items: Used
              Haha, thanks I'll add yours, but 1st I need to confirm some things. Just curios, do you stick with just 1st stages or something? I find it interesting that you beat them with 1st stage evolutions, as well as with such levels. Care to share how you did it? Also, in both cases, this is after beating them the 2nd time, right (after getting all 16 badges and after obtaining the National Pokedex; each one respectivly)? I find it quite... wow-ing that you can beat an Elite Four & Champion who have levels from 50s-70s with just a level 76 Pidgey. Remember, this is exclusivly for the 2nd time! I'm not saying it's impossible, I jusr finding extremely... difficult.
              P.S. assuming your name is Josh, so is mine

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              Just out of curiosity, are HM slaves allowed if you can't go through an area without a certain HM your Poke of choice can't learn?
              Is there such a situation? I'm not aware. If so, then yes; it would be allowed soley to use the HM. However, you could not switch it in, even to use a Revive or something. If you do so, you'd automatically be disqualified.
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                Pokémon: Bellossom
                League: Kanto/Johto
                Game: SoulSilver
                Level: 100
                Items: Used. Bellossom held leftovers and I also used a lot of x battle items. Full restores and pp healers were also used.

                Move set
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                ~ Solar Beam
                ~ Sleep Powder
                ~ Synthesis [egg move]

                The hardest was Koga because of the type disadvantages. Will was probably the easiest and Bruno and Karen weren't too bad. I had lots of fun battling Lance. I loved doing this challenge, the highlight for me was when my Bellossom OHKO'd Lance's Garchomp. I might not have needed Sunny Day because I honestly used up all of my x battle items. Those x battle items made the difference between winning and losing. It was an act of impulse really.
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                  So is this a community wide event type thing to try to beat all the leagues with all the Pokemon? If so then I'll do my part. Regardless, I have a video of my Snorlax solo, the part you're interested in is about 2:13 on.http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ll_Q5qgExsk
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                    PokéCommunity Username: Bewbs
                    In-Game Username: Chlobo
                    Pokémon: Bellossom
                    League: Kanto/Johto
                    Game: SoulSilver
                    Level: 100
                    Items: Used. Bellossom held leftovers and I also used a lot of x battle items. Full restores and pp healers were also used.

                    Move set
                    ~ Sunny Day
                    ~ Solar Beam
                    ~ Sleep Powder
                    ~ Synthesis [egg move]

                    The hardest was Koga because of the type disadvantages. Will was probably the easiest and Bruno and Karen weren't too bad. I had lots of fun battling Lance. I loved doing this challenge, the highlight for me was when my Bellossom OHKO'd Lance's Garchomp. I might not have needed Sunny Day because I honestly used up all of my x battle items. Those x battle items made the difference between winning and losing. It was an act of impulse really.
                    Alright, your registered! Interesting story, I'm sure you needed those PP items lol.
                    But just to make sure, this IS the 2nd time, correct? After you've obtained all 16 badges. I assume so, seeing you have a level 100.

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                    So is this a community wide event type thing to try to beat all the leagues with all the Pokemon? If so then I'll do my part. Regardless, I have a video of my Snorlax solo, the part you're interested in is about 2:13 on.http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ll_Q5qgExsk
                    I'm currently unable to visit youtube on this computer. So I can't update yours now (unless you enter the submit format), but I can later once I get to another computer. You aren't forgotten!
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                      Haha, thanks I'll add yours, but 1st I need to confirm some things. Just curios, do you stick with just 1st stages or something? I find it interesting that you beat them with 1st stage evolutions, as well as with such levels. Care to share how you did it? Also, in both cases, this is after beating them the 2nd time, right (after getting all 16 badges and after obtaining the National Pokedex; each one respectivly)? I find it quite... wow-ing that you can beat an Elite Four & Champion who have levels from 50s-70s with just a level 76 Pidgey. Remember, this is exclusivly for the 2nd time! I'm not saying it's impossible, I jusr finding extremely... difficult.
                      P.S. assuming your name is Josh, so is mine
                      Correct, because in using the first stage of a Pokémon the difficulty level is cranked way up. As for how I did, it more or less came down to strategy (well, that and the use of x items). As for your other question, sort of. I beat the Elite Four both respective times with Pidgey, but sadly, not with Shinx (Bertha was next to impossible).
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                        Correct, because in using the first stage of a Pokémon the difficulty level is cranked way up. As for how I did, it more or less came down to strategy (well, that and the use of x items). As for your other question, sort of. I beat the Elite Four both respective times with Pidgey, but sadly, not with Shinx (Bertha was next to impossible).
                        Wow... that's amazing, haha. May I ask, what was your Pidgey moves? That's very, very impressive.
                        Also, as I said, only the 2nd time counts. So Shinx will not be entered, sorry. But still, your Pidgey feat is rather amazing :O
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                          Is there such a situation? I'm not aware. If so, then yes; it would be allowed soley to use the HM. However, you could not switch it in, even to use a Revive or something. If you do so, you'd automatically be disqualified.
                          Well Pokes such as Blastoise can't learn Cut to get to the Dark Cave and into Lavender Town in Kanto and Sceptile and Blaziken can't learn Surf to get to Mossdeep and Sootopolis City to name a few situations like that but it's good to know that HM slaves are allowed if only to get across otherwise inaccessible areas.
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                            Well Pokes such as Blastoise can't learn Cut to get to the Dark Cave and into Lavender Town in Kanto and Sceptile and Blaziken can't learn Surf to get to Mossdeep and Sootopolis City to name a few situations like that but it's good to know that HM slaves are allowed if only to get across otherwise inaccessible areas.
                            It appears you have a significant misunderstanding of this challenge
                            This isn't for beating the game. This is solely and only for beating the Elite Four & Champion. You can bring 100 Pokemon with you on your adventure if you wish. However, this challenge is specifically for the Elite Four & Champion. It's almost something to do post-game.
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                              This isn't for beating the game. This is soely and only for beating the Elite Four & Champion. You can bring 100 Pokemon with you on your adventure if you wish. However, this challenge is specifically for the Elite Four & Champion. It's almost something to do post-game.
                              OIC, was thinking that this was meant to be an entire run with only one Poke tbh. Still sounds interesting, I'll get around to this by the time I can find a copy of Emerald again.
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                                I got a question before I started this. If I want to do this without items, can I use a hold item regardless?
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                                  I got a question before I started this. If I want to do this without items, can I use a hold item regardless?
                                  Good question. I just added this to the notes~vvvvvvvvvvvv
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                                  My computer doesn't always show pics. So could you please fill out the submission format? Also, I doubt the screenshot shows if items were used or not. Thanks.

                                  Um. No

                                  That is what we call a VIDEO, it easily shows everything you need to know.
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                                    Um. No

                                    That is what we call a VIDEO, it easily shows everything you need to know.
                                    Oh... well I was using the same computer that couldn't view youtube. I'll view it now, thanks.

                                    Edit 1: Alright, I saw it. However, how did you make it go so fast? Remember: "Abosolutely no cheating and/or hacking. This means all Pokemon must be legit, along with moves and stats. Trading, of course, is allowed (and so is migrating); but Pokemon obtained via hacking are not allowed to be used. Please be honest here."
                                    I'll let it slide now, but from here on out speed enhancers are also illegal.

                                    I'll get to your as well myrrhman.
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                                    Oh... well I was using the same computer that couldn't view youtube. I'll view it now, thanks.

                                    Edit 1: Alright, I saw it. However, how did you make it go so fast? Remember: "Abosolutely no cheating and/or hacking. This means all Pokemon must be legit, along with moves and stats. Trading, of course, is allowed (and so is migrating); but Pokemon obtained via hacking are not allowed to be used. Please be honest here."
                                    I'll let it slide now, but from here on out speed enhancers are also illegal.

                                    I'll get to your as well myrrhman.
                                    This is legit don't worry. i recorded it on an emulator, and I only use speed boost which fast forwards the game. I didn't cheat in any way, it's just so I could spam moves and make it easier.
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                                      I am aware of this. However, I still request that people don't do that; partially so we can actually watch it, not just see that you won. You're still counted though :D Conragulations, haha.
                                      I'll await your Johto Blastoise run as well.

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                                      So is this a community wide event type thing to try to beat all the leagues with all the Pokemon? If so then I'll do my part. Regardless, I have a video of my Snorlax solo, the part you're interested in is about 2:13 on.http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ll_Q5qgExsk
                                      *watched*
                                      It appears you breachd a few rules...:
                                      A. "You may bring only 1 Pokemon. You cannot bring any other Pokemon, even if it's just to switch in so you can use an item. This is not allowed; only 1 Pokemon may be brought. The others must not be in your party at all, but in your box."
                                      Please abide by this. I saw that you had 2 others in your party. But, for the sake of abosulte legitimacy, I request you don't. Though I saw they weren't used at all, so I'll let in this particular situation, I'd let it slide this time. the more important breach is B.
                                      B. "Abosolutely no cheating, and/or hacking. This means all Pokemon must be legit, along with moves and stats. Gameplay cheats such as speed enhancements, etc. are also not allowed. (Emulators are definantly not prefered.)Trading Pokemon, of course, are allowed (and so is migrating); but Pokemon obtained via hacking are not allowed to be used. Please be honest here."
                                      You cannot obtain Snorlax when you originally did (it's shown you caught it before the 1st Gym). Therefore Snorlax wasn't legitimitly obtained, and is not qualified to participate. This is nothing personal, I'm aware that it's the same, just obtained earlier in the game. However, the rules are the rules. Also, I didn't post the no emulators speed bost part before you posted. But I did afterwords, so know that for future reference.

                                      If you'll do it again in the future, please abide by these rules (especially about hacking in a Pokemon instead of naturally catching it).
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                                      I am aware of this. However, I still request that people don't do that; partially so we can actually watch it, not just see that you won. You're still counted though :D Conragulations, haha.
                                      I'll await your Johto Blastoise run as well.

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                                      *watched*
                                      It appears you breachd a few rules...:
                                      A. "You may bring only 1 Pokemon. You cannot bring any other Pokemon, even if it's just to switch in so you can use an item. This is not allowed; only 1 Pokemon may be brought. The others must not be in your party at all, but in your box."
                                      Please abide by this. I saw that you had 2 others in your party. But, for the sake of abosulte legitimacy, I request you don't. Though I saw they weren't used at all, so I'll let in this particular situation, I'd let it slide this time. the more important breach is B.
                                      B. "Abosolutely no cheating, and/or hacking. This means all Pokemon must be legit, along with moves and stats. Gameplay cheats such as speed enhancements, etc. are also not allowed. (Emulators are definantly not prefered.)Trading Pokemon, of course, are allowed (and so is migrating); but Pokemon obtained via hacking are not allowed to be used. Please be honest here."
                                      You cannot obtain Snorlax when you originally did (it's shown you caught it before the 1st Gym). Therefore Snorlax wasn't legitimitly obtained, and is not qualified to participate. This is nothing personal, I'm aware that it's the same, just obtained earlier in the game. However, the rules are the rules. Also, I didn't post the no emulators speed bost part before you posted. But I did afterwords, so know that for future reference.

                                      If you'll do it again in the future, please abide by these rules (especially about hacking in a Pokemon instead of naturally catching it).

                                      If that last bit was about me then I had no other pokes with me. And I will have my Johto one up soon I think :D
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                                      Old May 2nd, 2012 (11:36 AM).
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                                        Quote:
                                        Originally Posted by Jobrjo View Post
                                        I am aware of this. However, I still request that people don't do that; partially so we can actually watch it, not just see that you won. You're still counted though :D Conragulations, haha.
                                        I'll await your Johto Blastoise run as well.

                                        -------------------------------------------------


                                        *watched*
                                        It appears you breachd a few rules...:
                                        A. "You may bring only 1 Pokemon. You cannot bring any other Pokemon, even if it's just to switch in so you can use an item. This is not allowed; only 1 Pokemon may be brought. The others must not be in your party at all, but in your box."
                                        Please abide by this. I saw that you had 2 others in your party. But, for the sake of abosulte legitimacy, I request you don't. Though I saw they weren't used at all, so I'll let in this particular situation, I'd let it slide this time. the more important breach is B.
                                        B. "Abosolutely no cheating, and/or hacking. This means all Pokemon must be legit, along with moves and stats. Gameplay cheats such as speed enhancements, etc. are also not allowed. (Emulators are definantly not prefered.)Trading Pokemon, of course, are allowed (and so is migrating); but Pokemon obtained via hacking are not allowed to be used. Please be honest here."
                                        You cannot obtain Snorlax when you originally did (it's shown you caught it before the 1st Gym). Therefore Snorlax wasn't legitimitly obtained, and is not qualified to participate. This is nothing personal, I'm aware that it's the same, just obtained earlier in the game. However, the rules are the rules. Also, I didn't post the no emulators speed bost part before you posted. But I did afterwords, so know that for future reference.

                                        If you'll do it again in the future, please abide by these rules (especially about hacking in a Pokemon instead of naturally catching it).
                                        I'm still a little confused about the no speed button rule. I sort of understand where you're coming from, but I just want your input on why its cheating. I've seen a couple people say that using the speed button is cheating, and honestly I just don't understand. It doesn't alter the game in any way, it literally just makes you, the judge, have to watch less video. If you have anything else to say about this, please do, I'm trying to figure all of this out, not only for your challenge, but for every challenge I come across with this rule in place. I'm not offended or trying to be a jerk about it, just curious.

                                        Sorry about the hacking the snorlax in part, Honestly, I was doing another challenge and that was allowed, so long as it was hacked in at an appropriate level and moves and everything, and I kind of blanked on that one. Won't happen again.

                                        For the no multiple Pokemon in the party rule: I was doing another challenge, that I decided to do myself (didn't see a thread for it at the time), called the catch 'em all challenge. Basically the goal is to just fill up the entire Pokedex with all 151 Pokemon. I did that, and thus have a ROM with all the fully evolved Pokemon in my PC. They have all been obtained legally, no hacking in master balls or rare candies (took forever in the Elite Four lol). Anyways, I'm planning on using that ROM to do this many times, and I was wondering if for time's sake, I could have 1 other Pokemon in my team that can learn Fly. As you would be able to see in my videos, he wouldn't be used in battle at all, the only thing he would be used for is after I beat the Elite Four with say a Venusaur, I could immediately Fly back to Indigo Plateau and switch Venusaur for a Charizard, and beat it again. Otherwise, I would have to walk all the way to Viridian City before I could get someone with Fly, only to Fly to Indigo to deposit him.
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                                        Old May 2nd, 2012 (11:46 AM). Edited May 3rd, 2012 by Jobrjo.
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                                          I'm still a little confused about the no speed button rule. I sort of understand where you're coming from, but I just want your input on why its cheating. I've seen a couple people say that using the speed button is cheating, and honestly I just don't understand. It doesn't alter the game in any way, it literally just makes you, the judge, have to watch less video. If you have anything else to say about this, please do, I'm trying to figure all of this out, not only for your challenge, but for every challenge I come across with this rule in place. I'm not offended or trying to be a jerk about it, just curious.

                                          Sorry about the hacking the snorlax in part, Honestly, I was doing another challenge and that was allowed, so long as it was hacked in at an appropriate level and moves and everything, and I kind of blanked on that one. Won't happen again.

                                          For the no multiple Pokemon in the party rule: I was doing another challenge, that I decided to do myself (didn't see a thread for it at the time), called the catch 'em all challenge. Basically the goal is to just fill up the entire Pokedex with all 151 Pokemon. I did that, and thus have a ROM with all the fully evolved Pokemon in my PC. They have all been obtained legally, no hacking in master balls or rare candies (took forever in the Elite Four lol). Anyways, I'm planning on using that ROM to do this many times, and I was wondering if for time's sake, I could have 1 other Pokemon in my team that can learn Fly. As you would be able to see in my videos, he wouldn't be used in battle at all, the only thing he would be used for is after I beat the Elite Four with say a Venusaur, I could immediately Fly back to Indigo Plateau and switch Venusaur for a Charizard, and beat it again. Otherwise, I would have to walk all the way to Viridian City before I could get someone with Fly, only to Fly to Indigo to deposit him.
                                          Well, on this particular challenge, the main reasons are:
                                          -You can't do it normally. Whether or not it affects anything doesn't change the fact that it's cheating.
                                          -I'd like to watch the battle myself.
                                          -While unlikely, you may accidentaly pick a wrong move.
                                          -It's a personal preference.

                                          Anyway, I'll give way to this situation to fly back and forth. It;s just that in most games, there's a PC in the lobby. Wasn't aware this wasn't the case in Gen. I. But only for flying, it cannot be switched in at all.

                                          (P.S. The only reason emulators are allowed at all (though strongly discouraged) is because some of the older games' batteries may have died, so that the save battery doesn't work and such. In those cases only I'd allow people to use an emulator that is an exact copy of the official game.)
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