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Old January 15th, 2018 (5:36 AM). Edited 1 Week Ago by Janp.
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Welcome to PokeCommunity’s Monthly Mini-Challenge!

What's This?
Every month, we will hold a mini-challenge that can be completed on an existing save, or in conjunction with a challenge you’re working on. There will be prizes, bragging rights, and hopefully some fun to be had as we all attempt things that are not normally part of a casual play-through or typical full-game challenge.

General rules:
- All main series games are allowed, but no hacks may be used
- All Pokemon and items used for the challenge must be obtained without hacking or trading (You can trade to evolve and for evolution item)
- You do not need to start a new game, all mini-challenges can be completed using an existing save
- All Pokemon used to complete the challenge must have been obtained on or after the start date of the challenge
- Image or video proof is required if you want to claim your points, but is not required if you merely wish to be listed as having completed the challenge
- This challenge will run January 15nd to February 14nd 2018

This month’s Mini Challenge is:

Resolutions!
This time, you choose one or more sections and play with the rules of that section. Good Luck!

Gain/lose weight
So, you decided to do something with your body? Follow me!

Preparations: (Can be completed more that once)
- Catch/Hatch Pokemon that weights more that 90 kg - 5 points
- Catch/Hatch Pokemon above in Heavy Ball - 2 points
OR
- Catch/Hatch Pokemon that weights less that 65 kg - 5 points
- Catch/Hatch Pokemon above in Fast Ball - 2 points

Achieving your goal: (These can be completed only once)
- Beat E4 with team of 6 Pokemon that weights more that 90 kg - 15 points
- Beat any Battle Facility with the same team - 20 points
OR
- Beat E4 with team of 6 Pokemon that weights less that 65 kg - 15 points
- Beat any Battle Facility with the same team - 20 points

Gimmicky Challenges: (If you don't have enough)
- Solo E4 with only Snorlax - 15 points
- Solo E4 with only Ditto - 15 points

Hit the Gym
Wanna that sweet six-pack? Okay, let's see if you're good enough!

Preparations: (Can be completed more that once)
- Catch/Hatch Fighting-Type Pokemon - 5 points
- EV train Pokemon above - 2 points
- Equip Pokemon above with either Power boosting item, Choice item or Focus item - 1 point

Achieving your goal: (These can be completed only once)
- Beat E4 with team of 6 Pokemon that went through Preparations - 15 points
- Beat any Battle Facility with the same team - 20 points

Gimmicky Challenges: (If you don't have enough)
- Beat E4 with team of 6 Pure Fighting-Type Pokemon - 15 points

Awake your inner artist
You want to become an artist? Great!
Now, draw me like one of your French girls

Preparations: (Can be completed more that once)
- Catch/Hatch Pokemon used by Artist Trainer Class - 5 points
- Catch/Hatch Pokemon above in Poke Ball made from Apricorn - 2 points

Achieving your goal: (These can be completed only once)
- Beat E4 with team of 6 Pokemon that went through Preparations - 15 points
- Beat any Battle Facility with the same team - 20 points
- Beat any Master Rank Contest - 10 points

Gimmicky Challenges: (If you don't have enough)
- Solo E4 with 6 Smeargles - 5 points
- Solo E4 with 3 Smeargles - 10 points
- Solo E4 with only 1 Smeargle - 15 points

Travelling!
Bye

Preparations: (Can be completed more that once)
- Catch/Hatch Pokemon that doesn't belong to your game's gen (Example: Only use Pokemon from 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th gen in X)(Also remakes count for gen of the original game - Alpha Sapphire is 3rd gen) - 5 points
- Catch/Hatch Pokemon above in Poke Ball from different gen - 2 points

Achieving your goal: (These can be completed only once)
- Beat E4 with team of 6 Pokemon that went through Preparations - 15 points
- Beat any Battle Facility with the same team - 20 points

Gimmicky Challenges: (If you don't have enough)
- Transfer the team to another game and beat E4 there - 15 points

New social life
Who need internet friends anyway...

Preparations: (Can be completed more that once)
- Catch/Hatch Pokemon that belongs to Human-Like Egg Group - 5 points
- Catch/Hatch Pokemon above in Luxury or Premier Ball - 2 points

Achieving your goal: (These can be completed only once)
- Beat E4 with team of 6 Pokemon that went through Preparations - 15 points
- Beat any Battle Facility with the same team - 20 points

Gimmicky Challenges: (If you don't have enough)
- Beat E4 using 3 Pokemon that belong to Human-Like Egg Group AND evolve by trading - 10 points
- Solo E4 using only 1 Pokemon that belongs to Human-Like Egg Group AND evolve by trading - 15 points

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    Question, if I was doing this in Black 2 for travelling can I just catch any of the mons in the dex that are not from gen 5?
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    Question, if I was doing this in Black 2 for travelling can I just catch any of the mons in the dex that are not from gen 5?
    Yeah, that's exactly how it was intended.
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      Yeah, that's exactly how it was intended.
      Sweet I am gonna do this challenge for Black 2 with the traveller resolution I don't think I can post images of it though. Also, can I catch mons and then swap them out later for other ones, so say I catch a Psyduck or Azuril before the first gym can I swap it out for say a Staryu when it becomes available?
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      Sweet I am gonna do this challenge for Black 2 with the traveller resolution I don't think I can post images of it though. Also, can I catch mons and then swap them out later for other ones, so say I catch a Psyduck or Azuril before the first gym can I swap it out for say a Staryu when it becomes available?
      You don't have to start new game to complete those challenges. But if you want to, you're free to swap Pokemon as much as you want. And you'll get points each time you complete individual points of the challenge (In this case, you get 5 points each time you catch Pokemon from different gen)
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        You don't have to start new game to complete those challenges. But if you want to, you're free to swap Pokemon as much as you want. And you'll get points each time you complete individual points of the challenge (In this case, you get 5 points each time you catch Pokemon from different gen)
        I didn't see any point in keeping going with the Black 2 copy I had for the December challenge cause I was at the 8th gym and had only Espeon as a mon from a different gen
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