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[POVT] Pokemon Online Viability Tour - Sign-Ups

Discussion in 'Official Tournaments' started by Xdevo, Jan 23, 2016.

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  1. Xdevo

    Xdevo Phrasing Super Moderator Tour Director Super Moderator Tour Director

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    Welcome to the Pokémon Online Viability Tournament!
    Host:
    @Xdevo | Co-host: @Draciel

    This is a tournament with a very fun concept. You will be given 10 points to start off, and with those 10 points you must create a team of 6 Pokémon where the sum of all their values add up to 10. Each usable Pokémon is placed in a certain tier from 0-11 (best to worst) and given a value depending on how popular and powerful it is. For example, since Landorus-T is a viable pokémon in ORAS, it is worth 75 points. On the contrary, Pokémon like Whiscash or Hypno are not as viable in competitive play, so they're worth only 1 point. For the first round, only tiers 9 through 11 will be usable, and as we progress further into the tournament, more tiers will be available to you to make your team with the amount of points you have.

    Tournament in a Nutshell:

    Signing up:
    1. Post in this thread with 'in' or something similar to join. Please do not double post or post for the sake of boosting your post count.
    2. You start off with 10 points.
    3. All battles must follow standard rules (i.e. Sleep Clause, OHKO Clause, Evasion Clause, etc.)

    And when Round 1 starts:
    4. Build your team with the amount of points you have.
    5. You can only make a team using Pokémon listed in tiers 9,10, and 11. Your six Pokémon must add up to your total points.
    6. (Optional) Practice battling and chat about strategies with other players on the #POYT channel on the Pokémon-Online server.
    7. When you're ready, message your opponent on the forums/server and schedule a time to battle on the Pokémon Online simulator. Battles should take place on the official Pokémon Online server. Only if both players agree may the match take place on any other simulator.
    8. Battles are best of 3
    9. One player in the match up must then post the results of the battle in the round’s thread.
    10. You get half your opponent's points for winning, so you have more points to make a new (better) team for the next round.
    11. Carry on making your way through the rounds, where you will gain more points and new point tiers will become available for you to enhance your team.


    It is recommended that you read the full details in this thread if you're confused with something. If you're still confused, contact Draciel or myself via forum PM/conversation.


    The Point System
    - You will be given 10 points to start off with when you have signed up.
    - The number of points you have indicates the amount you can spend on making a good team. You can never lose points per round, only gain them if you win or earn them from "extra credit." Meaning, if I have 10 points to use for Round 1, then I can build a team of 6 Pokémon will all 10 of my points and if I win my battle, I get my 10 points back.
    - Not only that, for beating your opponent, you obtain half their points. So if my opponent had 10 points in Round 1, and I win, then in addition to my 10 points, I get an extra 5 points (half of 10). So my total points for Round 2 will be 15 points. If you beat an opponent with an odd number of points, the points you get will be rounded down. For example, if I beat someone with 11 points, I will only get 5 points from them.
    - Every Pokémon that is usable in tournament is given a certain value that depends how popular and viable it is considered to be in competitive play. The least popular Pokémon will be worth the least and the most popular Pokémon will be worth the most. They will be ordered in tiers numbered from 0 to 11 (from most viable to least viable).
    - In Round 1, you will ONLY be able to make your team from tiers 9 to 11. Your 6 Pokémon’s point total must add up to or be less than the amount of points you have in order for your team to be eligible.
    - You must use a full team of 6 Pokémon each round.
    - Some Pokémon in ORASUbers and some mega stones are banned from the tournament.
    - Pokémon whose mega stones are banned are tiered according to the Pokémon itself rather than its mega evolution. Pokémon whose mega stones are usable in the tournament are tiered taking their mega evolution into account.
    - As we progress throughout the tournament, more tiers will be unlocked and you will be able to improve your team. For example, in Round 2, Tier 8 (Pokémon that are worth 5 points) will be unlocked.

    Battle Rules
    - NO unreleased items or abilities are allowed.
    - All rounds are best 2 out of 3.
    - You are able to use different teams each round and different teams in your best of 3 for that round as long as they meet the requirements.
    - Players are advised to PM imports their teams to either @Xdevo or @Draciel, failure to do so will result in unconditional loss should you disconnect during your match. If both teams were sent in, disconnects will be dealt with on a case-by-case basis.
    - The tournament is Single Elimination with standard rules:

    • Timer must be on!
    • Wifi Battle (Team Preview) must be on!
    • Species Clause - You can not have more than one of the same Pokémon on your team.
    • Sleep Clause - You can not induce sleep to more than one of your opponent's Pokémon at the same time.
    • Evasion Clause - You can not use moves that boost your evasion (Double Team, Minimize, etc.)
    • OHKO Clause - OHKO moves such as Fissure, Sheer Cold, and Guillotine are not allowed.
    • Self KO Clause - You can not use the move Explosion or Selfdestruct if it is your last remaining Pokémon.
    • Confusion Clause - All moves whose sole effect is confusion or infatuation are banned (including Swagger and Flatter).
    How do I contact my opponent?
    - Once Round 1 begins, you will see the list of match ups in the round 1 thread. From there you will need to contact your opponent. Forum profile messages are the most advised way of contact. Contact via other medium are suspect if used for making a case in activity.

    Tournament Chat: Chatting with competitors and finding practice battles
    - The official chat for this tournament is on the #POVT channel on the Pokemon Online server.
    - You can use this chat to talk with others that are also joining the tournament to help you build your team, discuss great strategies, find practice battles, etc. Or if you have any questions regarding the tournament, we'll also be there to help you out.

    The Tier List

    Banned Pokémon:
    Arceus, Blaziken, Darkrai, Deoxys, Deoxys-A, Dialga, Giratina, Giratina-O, Groudon, Ho-Oh, Kyogre, Kyurem-W, Lugia, Mewtwo, Palkia, Rayquaza, Reshiram, Shaymin-S, Xerneas, Yveltal, Zekrom.

    Banned Items:
    Soul Dew, Gengarite, Kangaskhanite, Lucarionite, Mawilite, Salamencite

    Banned Moves:
    Baton Pass, Confusion and Infatuation Moves
    Banned Abilities:
    Moody, Shadow Tag

    Tier 0 – 90 points
    Aegislash
    Deoxys-D
    Deoxys-S
    Genesect
    Greninja
    Landorus-I
    Hoopa-Unbound

    Tier 1 – 75 points
    Altaria
    Azumarill
    Bisharp
    Charizard
    Clefable
    Diancie
    Excadrill
    Heatran
    Ferrothorn
    Garchomp
    Gardevoir
    Keldeo
    Landorus-T
    Latios
    Lopunny
    Manaphy
    Metagross
    Pinsir
    Sableye
    Scizor
    Serperior
    Slowbro
    Talonflame
    Thundurus
    Tornadus-T
    Tyranitar

    Tier 2 – 60 points
    Breloom
    Chansey
    Dragonite
    Gallade
    Gengar
    Gliscor
    Gyarados
    Heracross
    Kyurem-B
    Latias
    Medicham
    Mew
    Rotom-W
    Starmie
    Skarmory
    Terrakion
    Weavile
    Venusaur
    Volcarona

    Tier 3 – 45 points
    Aerodactyl
    Alakazam
    Blissey
    Beedrill
    Conkeldurr
    Crawdaunt
    Diggersby
    Entei
    Feraligatr
    Forretress
    Hawlucha
    Hippowdown
    Hydreigon
    Jirachi
    Magnezone
    Mamoswine
    Manectric
    Ninetales
    Politoed
    Pidgeot
    Raikou
    Reuniclus
    Salamence
    Scolipede
    Slurpuff
    Suicune
    Sylveon
    Staraptor
    Swampert
    Thundurus-T
    Togekiss
    Victini
    Zygarde
    Zapdos

    Tier 4 – 30 points
    Aggron
    Azelf
    Blastoise
    Chandelure
    Cobalion
    Cresselia
    Crobat
    Empoleon
    Florges
    Haxorus
    Infernape
    Kingdra
    Krookodile
    Kyurem
    Lucario
    Mandibuzz
    Machamp
    Mienshao
    Nidoking
    Roserade
    Sceptile
    Sharpedro
    Snorlax
    Toxicroak
    Umbreon
    Venomoth
    Vulpix

    Tier 5 – 20 points
    Absol
    Ampharos
    Alomomola
    Amoonguss
    Arcanine
    Celebi
    Cloyster
    Chesnaught
    Donphan
    Darmanitan
    Dragalge
    Espeon
    Exploud
    Froslass
    Gligar
    Hitmonlee
    Honchkrow
    Hoopa
    Klefki
    Moltres
    Nidoqueen
    Porygon-Z
    Porygon2
    Quagsire
    Rhyperior
    Shaymin
    Tentacruel
    Tornadus
    Tyrantrum
    Yanmega
    Zoroark

    Tier 6 – 12 points
    Abomasnow
    Aromatisse
    Braviary
    Delphox
    Doublade
    Dugtrio
    Druddigon
    Durant
    Emboar
    Escavalier
    Fletchinder
    Flygon
    Galvantula
    Glalie
    Goodra
    Heliolisk
    Meloetta
    Noivern
    Rotom-C
    Rotom-H
    Slowking
    Sigilyph
    Steelix
    Whimsicott
    Vaporeon

    Tier 7 – 8 points
    Audino
    Banette
    Camerupt
    Cinccino
    Gorebyss
    Huntail
    Jellicent
    Jolteon
    Kabutops
    Ludicolo
    Magneton
    Malamar
    Milotic
    Pangoro
    Registeel
    Omastar
    Sawk
    Shuckle
    Smeargle
    Typhlosion
    Virizion

    Tier 8 – 5 points
    Ambipom
    Archeops
    Bronzong
    Chatot
    Cofagrigus
    Drapion
    Exeggutor
    Crustle
    Gastrodon
    Golbat
    Granbull
    Hariyama
    Hippopotas
    Hitmonchan
    Hitmontop
    Jynx
    Kangaskahn
    Lilligant
    Magmortar
    Mesprit
    Mismagius
    Musharna
    Samurott
    Scrafty
    Seismitoad
    Shedinja
    Sneasel
    Tangrowth
    Uxie
    Vivillon
    Xatu

    Tier 9 – 3 points
    Accelgor
    Aurorus
    Avalugg
    Barbaracle
    Bouffalant
    Cacturne
    Carracosta
    Clawitzer
    Claydol
    Combusken
    Cradily
    Cryogonal
    Ditto
    Dusclops
    Dusknoir
    Eelektross
    Electivire
    Ferroseed
    Flareon
    Garbodor
    Gigalith
    Glaceon
    Golem
    Golurk
    Gourgeist
    Gurdurr
    Jumpluff
    Klinklang
    Lanturn
    Leavanny
    Lickilicky
    Liepard
    Linoone
    Kecleon
    Marowak
    Masquerain
    Mawile
    Miltank
    Piloswine
    Poliwrath
    Pyroar
    Qwilfish
    Regirock
    Rhydon
    Roselia
    Rotom
    Sandslash
    Sawsbuck
    Scyther
    Shiftry
    Skuntank
    Snover
    Spiritomb
    Stoutland
    Swellow
    Tangela
    Tauros
    Togetic
    Ursaring
    Victreebel
    Vigoroth
    Vileplume
    Weezing
    Zangoose

    Tier 10 – 2 points
    Arbok
    Armaldo
    Articuno
    Basculin
    Bastiodon
    Butterfree
    Carbink
    Dodrio
    Drifblim
    Duosion
    Electrode
    Floatzel
    Fraxure
    Gogoat
    Golduck
    Gothitelle
    Haunter
    Kadabra
    Kingler
    Lapras
    Leafeon
    Mantine
    Meganium
    Meowstic
    Metang
    Misdreavus
    Mr. Mime
    Muk
    Murkrow
    Munchlax
    Ninjask
    Pawniard
    Persian
    Pelipper
    Primeape
    Probopass
    Raichu
    Rampardos
    Rapidash
    Regice
    Regigigas
    Relicanth
    Rotom-F
    Rotom-S
    Shelgon
    Simipour
    Simisage
    Simisear
    Slaking
    Stunfisk
    Swanna
    Swoobat
    Throh
    Torkoal
    Torterra
    Trevenant
    Volbeat
    Walrein
    Zebstrika
    Zweilous
    Tier 11 – 1 point
    Any pokémon not included in this list, as well as in the other tiers, is eligible for 1 point.


    Important Tiering Information
    - If a Pokémon is not on this list, assume it is in tier 11.
    - The tournament directors and tournament hosts reserve the right to move pokémon between tiers where necessary. If this is done it will be noted in that round's first post.
    - Pokémon with mega evolutions are tiered according to the mega evolutions, and are not separate unless their mega stone has been banned. So for example Manectric is tiered taking its mega evolution into account, rather than having two separate listings for it as a normal pokémon and a mega evolution.
    - If you are unsure on whether a Pokémon or a team is allowed, please speak to Draciel or myself and we will happily clarify. Using a team that is not allowed will lose you that battle!
    - The tier list might have some slight changes to the upper tiers before the start of the tour (it will not change afterwards), so be sure to relook at the list before building teams.

    The winner will be awarded with this shiny badge [​IMG] and a pool of money for Amazon courtesy of various community members. (the final amount has not been determined but will be as the tour progresses)


    Signups will end on January 31st!


    Good luck!
    Entrants:
    gengar17
    Traceoflife
    Casparov
    La.Melle2402
    Jethalal
    Tobyfant
    Brycen-Man
    Zorodark
    Elize Lutus
    Aurist
    Sonired
    Snaga
    Mibuchiha
    Mysterious M
    Poke Expert
    Monica
    Proof
    Finchinator
    MetalGross
    Fiery Espeon
    Email
    Sasuke Uchiha
    Duncajuwon
    Joeypals
    [sleague]Donovan
    Disaster Area
    HaxED
    Memories Forgotten
    [ tr]Aranian28
    Lindsey
    Rand
    Crimson Blaze
    The Real Elmo
    Camilo
    ZoroarkShade
    Romantic_Guy
    Spaintakula
    Coko
    Willdbeast
    Adversary
    -wonder
    atli
    'xgreencore
    eternal spirit
    SD Heemz
    Sweetness2577
    Fortune
    Void
    Lasen
    Lacus Clyne
    Meta Mence
    Rusl
    MeowMix
    Tsukamoto Taro
    DoctorS
    Oh So Penspin
    Viamage
    SongSing
    Arthur Peaks
    bugzinator
    Staller17
    VodKa | Hassin627
    J0RIS
    P.10 ID
    pkms
    LittleRoot
    Agent K
    TUO
    Dominique-XLR
    Marqves
    KingdraSea
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    electraheartcomplex
     
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