Hackers' Reunion: A PHC Pokemon Online Tournament! (12/8/12)

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Hackers' Reunion: A PHC Pokemon Online Tournament! (12/8/12)

Post  HitoshirezuJamal on Sat Dec 08, 2012 6:35 am

Hey guys, it's Jamal here! Lately, I've noticed that members of PHC haven't been on MSN as much as they used to, which is a shame, really. I'm looking to get members of PHC together again, even in a tournament environment, which is why I'm hosting this tournament!

General Rules and Clauses:

- Double elimination.

- All sets are Best of 3. For Grand Finals, the winner of Losers' Finals must win 2 sets, while the winner of Winners' Finals only has to win one. Team changing during a set is up to the 2 players.

- Team preview is enabled for all matches.

- BE SURE TO SAVE YOUR LOGS AND SEND THEM TO ME! I will be uploading tournament battles on my YouTube account, which is: www.youtube.com/user/HitoshirezuJamal

- You may only use Pokemon that have been released legally in the US or Japanese games. This includes Dream World Pokemon. For a list of released Dream World Pokemon, you may find them on Smogon here.

- Species Clause: A player cannot have two Pokemon with the same National Pokédex number on a team.

For example, using a team with two Koffing would break this clause.
Using different formes on the same team, such as Rotom-W and Rotom-C, also breaks the clause since they share the same Pokédex number (#479).

- Sleep Clause: You lose if, at the end of your turn, two of your opponent's Pokemon were put to sleep by a move you used but were not forced into, and neither have had their sleep removed since then.

The clause basically means that if you have already put a Pokemon on your opponent's side to sleep and it is still sleeping, you can't put another one to sleep.
A move you were "forced into" is a move you must use because all other moves (that cannot inflict sleep) are disabled (by Choice item, Encore, or some combination of Taunt, Disable, Torment, and lack of PP) and you cannot switch (due to trapping moves, trapping abilities, Ingrain, or having all other pokemon be fainted).
A move you used includes moves called by Metronome, Sleep Talk, Assist, Me First, or Copycat. It does not include Magic Coat or Magic Bounce.
Rest, used by either player, is never counted by this clause. The ability Effect Spore is also exempted.

- Evasion Clause: The use of evasion boosting moves like Double Team or Minimize is forbidden. Similar moves which instead decrease the opposing Pokémon's accuracy, such as Sand-Attack, Mud-Slap, Mirror Shot and Mud Bomb, are allowed. Acupressure can increase the user's evasion, but still does not fall under this clause.

- OHKO Clause: A Pokemon may not have the moves Fissure, Guillotine, Horn Drill, or Sheer Cold in its moveset.

- Moody Clause: A team cannot have a Pokemon with the ability Moody.

- WiFi Battle: WiFi Battle MUST BE ON at all times.

Ban List:

Items
All items that increase Evasion (BrightPowder, Lax Incense)

Moves
All moves that increase Evasion only (Double Team, Minimize)
All instant OHKO moves (Fissure, Guillotine, Horn Drill, Sheer Cold)

Abilities
Moody
Sand Veil
Snow Cloak
Drizzle + Swift Swim on the same team

Species
All Unreleased Dream World Pokemon
Arceus-Bug
Arceus-Dark
Arceus-Dragon
Arceus-Electric
Arceus-Fighting
Arceus-Fire
Arceus-Flying
Arceus-Ghost
Arceus-Grass
Arceus-Ground
Arceus-Ice
Arceus-Normal
Arceus-Poison
Arceus-Psychic
Arceus-Rock
Arceus-Steel
Arceus-Water
Blaziken
Darkrai
Deoxys
Deoxys-A
Deoxys-S
Dialga
Excadrill
Genesect
Giratina
Giratina-O
Groudon
Ho-Oh
Kyogre
Kyurem-W
Latias w/ Soul Dew
Latios w/ Soul Dew
Lugia
Manaphy
Mewtwo
Palkia
Rayquaza
Reshiram
Shaymin-S
Thundurus
Zekrom

SIGN-UP PAGE: http://challonge.com/tournaments/signup/YkgPhuZ4HW

NOTE: You MUST sign up if you want to be in the bracket! Please sign up with a name of yours that I recognize.


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Re: Hackers' Reunion: A PHC Pokemon Online Tournament! (12/8/12)

Post  Poyo on Sat Dec 08, 2012 6:40 am

I WILL F***IN FIRE YOU UP *****!


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Re: Hackers' Reunion: A PHC Pokemon Online Tournament! (12/8/12)

Post  Guest on Sun Dec 09, 2012 12:37 am

Why was I not notified? Sad Also, working 2-8 cst today. Also, sand veil and snow cloak are banned. Also, that's why they made Garchomp OU again.

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Re: Hackers' Reunion: A PHC Pokemon Online Tournament! (12/8/12)

Post  HitoshirezuJamal on Sun Dec 09, 2012 2:00 am

ensane wrote:Why was I not notified? Sad Also, working 2-8 cst today. Also, sand veil and snow cloak are banned. Also, that's why they made Garchomp OU again.

I actually messaged you on FB about it, but it seems you didn't get the message. XD

Also, thanks for the heads-up, as I just added those to the ruleset. I knew Garchomp became OU again due to not being able to use Sand Veil in OU, but I forgot to put it in the rules.

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Post  HitoshirezuJamal on Sun Dec 09, 2012 11:51 pm

This tournament has been canceled.

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