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[POVT] Pokémon Online Viability Tournament - Round 1

Discussion in 'Official Tournaments' started by TraceofLife, Jul 2, 2017.

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  1. TraceofLife

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      Welcome to the Pokémon Online Viability Tournament!
      Hosted by: TraceofLife
      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 SM, 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.
      12. Extension might be given depending on the circumstances
      It is recommended that you read the full details in this thread if you're confused with something. If you're still confused, contact me 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 SM Ubers 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 me, 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, Deoxys-D, Deoxys-S, Dialga, Giratina, Giratina-O, Groudon, Ho-Oh, Kyogre, Kyurem-W, Lugia, Lunala, Mewtwo, Palkia, Rayquaza, Reshiram, Shaymin-S, Solgaleo, Xerneas, Yveltal, Zekrom.

      Banned Items:
      Gengarite, Kangaskhanite, Lucarionite, Salamencite, Razor Fang, King's Rock, Quick Claw

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

      Tier 0 - 90 Points
      Aegislash
      Genesect
      Greninja (both abilities)
      Landorus-I
      Metagross
      Pheromosa

      Tier 1 – 75 points
      Celesteela
      Charizard
      Excadrill
      Heatran
      Hoopa-Unbound
      Ferrothorn
      Garchomp
      Kartana
      Landorus-T
      Latios
      Magearna
      Manaphy
      Mawile
      Nihilego
      Pinsir
      Sableye
      Salamence
      Scizor
      Serperior
      Tapu Koko
      Tapu Lele
      Tapu Bulu
      Tapu Fini
      Toxapex
      Tyranitar
      Volcarona
      Zygarde


      Tier 2 – 60 points
      Alakazam
      Alolan Marowak
      Azumarill
      Breloom
      Buzzwole
      Chansey
      Clefable
      Dragonite
      Dugtrio
      Gengar
      Gyarados
      Heracross
      Keldeo
      Kyurem-B
      Latias
      Medicham
      Mew
      Mimikyu
      Pelipper
      Porygon-Z
      Rotom-W
      Scolipede
      Skarmory
      Slowbro
      Thundurus-T
      Thundurus-I
      Tornadus-T
      Venusaur
      Xurkitree
      Zapdos

      Tier 3 - 45 Points
      Aerodactyl
      Alolan Muk
      Alolan Ninetales
      Blissey
      Beedrill
      Bisharp
      Crawdaunt
      Diggersby
      Entei
      Forretress
      Gliscor
      Hawlucha
      Hippowdown
      Hydreigon
      Jirachi
      Magnezone
      Mamoswine
      Manectric
      Ninetales
      Politoed
      Pidgeot
      Primarina
      Raikou
      Reuniclus
      Sharpedro
      Slurpuff
      Starmie
      Suicune
      Sylveon
      Staraptor
      Swampert
      Talonflame
      Tangrowth
      Terrakion
      Togekiss
      Torkoal
      Victini
      Volcanion
      Weavile
      Zygarde-10%

      Tier 4 – 30 points
      Absol
      Alomomola
      Amoonguss
      Azelf
      Bewear
      Blastoise
      Celebi
      Chandelure
      Cobalion
      Cresselia
      Crobat
      Decidueye
      Empoleon
      Haxorus
      Infernape
      Kingdra
      Krookodile
      Kyurem
      Lucario
      Mandibuzz
      Machamp
      Mienshao
      Minior
      Necrozma
      Nidoking
      Roserade
      Salazzle
      Sceptile
      Snorlax
      Umbreon
      Venomoth
      Vulpix

      Tier 5 – 20 points
      Alolan Persian
      Araquanid
      Arcanine
      Bruxish
      Cloyster
      Chesnaught
      Comfey
      Conkeldurr
      Donphan
      Darmanitan
      Dhelmise
      Dragalge
      Durant
      Espeon
      Exploud
      Feraligatr
      Florges
      Froslass
      Gigalith
      Gligar
      Hitmonlee
      Honchkrow
      Hoopa
      Houndoom
      Klefki
      Kommo-O
      Lycanroc-Daytime
      Moltres
      Nidoqueen
      Porygon2
      Quagsire
      Rhyperior
      Ribombee
      Shaymin
      Tentacruel
      Tornadus
      Toxicroak
      Tsareena
      Tyrantrum
      Yanmega
      Zoroark

      Tier 6 - 12 points
      Abomasnow
      Aromatisse
      Banette
      Braviary
      Camerupt
      Crabominable
      Delphox
      Diancie
      Doublade
      Druddigon
      Emboar
      Escavalier
      Flygon
      Galvantula
      Gardevoir
      Gallade
      Glalie
      Golisopod
      Goodra
      Heliolisk
      Magneton
      Mantine
      Meloetta
      Noivern
      Rotom-C
      Rotom-H
      Slowking
      Sigilyph
      Steelix
      Stoutland
      Swellow
      Turtonator
      Whimsicott
      Vaporeon
      Vikavolt

      Tier 7 – 8 points
      Aggron
      Audino
      Cinccino
      Dodrio
      Gorebyss
      Gourgeist
      Guzzlord
      Huntail
      Jellicent
      Jolteon
      Kabutops
      Komala
      Ludicolo
      Lycanroc-Midnight
      Malamar
      Milotic
      Mudsdale
      Pangoro
      Passimian
      Pyukumuku
      Registeel
      Omastar
      Sawk
      Shiinotic
      Shuckle
      Silvally (All Formes)
      Smeargle
      Trevenant
      Typhlosion
      Virizion

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

      Tier 9 - 3 points
      Accelgor
      Alolan Exeggutor
      Alolan Golem
      Alolan Sandslash
      Aurorus
      Avalugg
      Barbaracle
      Bouffalant
      Cacturne
      Carracosta
      Clawitzer
      Claydol
      Combusken
      Cradily
      Cryogonal
      Ditto
      Dusclops
      Dusknoir
      Eelektross
      Electivire
      Ferroseed
      Flareon
      Fletchinder
      Garbodor
      Glaceon
      Golem
      Golurk
      Gurdurr
      Jumpluff
      Klinklang
      Lanturn
      Leavanny
      Lickilicky
      Liepard
      Linoone
      Kecleon
      Marowak
      Masquerain
      Miltank
      Oranguru
      Oricorio (All Formes)
      Piloswine
      Poliwrath
      Pyroar
      Qwilfish
      Regirock
      Rhydon
      Roselia
      Rotom
      Sandslash
      Sawsbuck
      Scyther
      Shiftry
      Skuntank
      Snover
      Spiritomb
      Tangela
      Togetic
      Toucannon
      Ursaring
      Victreebel
      Vigoroth
      Vileplume
      Weezing
      Wishiwashi
      Zangoose

      Tier 10 - 2 Points
      Altaria
      Arbok
      Armaldo
      Ampharos
      Articuno
      Basculin
      Bastiodon
      Butterfree
      Carbink
      Drifblim
      Duosion
      Electrode
      Floatzel
      Fraxure
      Gogoat
      Golduck
      Gothitelle
      Haunter
      Kadabra
      Kingler
      Lapras
      Leafeon
      Lopunny
      Meganium
      Meowstic
      Metang
      Misdreavus
      Mr. Mime
      Muk
      Murkrow
      Munchlax
      Ninjask
      Pawniard
      Persian
      Primeape
      Probopass
      Raichu
      Rampardos
      Rapidash
      Raticate
      Regice
      Regigigas
      Relicanth
      Rotom-F
      Rotom-S
      Shelgon
      Simipour
      Simisage
      Simisear
      Slaking
      Stunfisk
      Swanna
      Swoobat
      Throh
      Togedemaru
      Torterra
      Type:Null
      Volbeat
      Walrein
      Zebstrika
      Zweilous

      Tier 11 - 1 point


      Any pokémon not included in this list 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 me and I 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.
      - If new mega stones are released, they'll definitely be moved
      The winner will be awarded with this shiny badge [​IMG]

     
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  2. Hassin627

    Hassin627 feels dank man

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  3. La.Melle2402

    La.Melle2402 I'm the bone of my sword

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    When you practice with a friend for this and then face him in r1 lol
    We play most likely on tuesday
     
  4. Edna

    Edna Trick Or Sweets? Forum Moderator Forum Moderator

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    When you play the most annoying user of the world.
    Jk we'll play someday
     
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  5. gengar17

    gengar17 someone turn this victini into gengar

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    When you play the most annoying orange of the world.
    Jk we'll play someday
     
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  6. Annoying Orange

    Annoying Orange sweet creature Server Moderator Social Media Rep Server Moderator Social Media Rep

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    ps camerupt and banette should prob be moved before anyone battles
     
  7. TraceofLife

    TraceofLife Lucky Strike

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    did, moved to tier 6

     
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    Draciel No Goodbyes

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    contacted
     
  9. praj.pran

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    in as sub boiiiiiiii
     
  10. Water

    Water Well Respected and Exceptionally Handsome User Forum Moderator Channel Leader Forum Moderator Channel Leader

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    Mawile is also in tier 9.
     
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  11. TraceofLife

    TraceofLife Lucky Strike

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    @Velvet Blood vs @praj.pran

    removed from tier 9, thanks for heads up
     
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    Finchinator Addicted and just can't get enough

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    in as sub, if needed.
     
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  13. Mysterious M

    Mysterious M Dream /\ Bigger

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    No response from opp
     
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  14. Edna

    Edna Trick Or Sweets? Forum Moderator Forum Moderator

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    Won 2-0 vs Hassin gg's
     
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    ostrich_banned Banned

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    Contacted Metamence. Haven't received a response.
     
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    ostrich_banned Banned

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    Won 2-0 against user Metamence :)
     
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    MetaMence Active Member

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    I love this game.
     
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    ostrich_banned Banned

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    Also, Metamence.

    You were using Lilligant which is a 5 point Pokemon. You broke the rules for Round 1 and still lost. So no complaints please :).
     
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  19. The Norman

    The Norman :o

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    Contacted my opponent.
     
  20. EvilDingoRobot

    EvilDingoRobot HELLOOOOOOOO

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    gg
     
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  21. Edna

    Edna Trick Or Sweets? Forum Moderator Forum Moderator

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    Since they got released, do Lopunny, Gallade, Gardevoir keep the same ranking?
    Marshadow tier 0?
     
  22. Water

    Water Well Respected and Exceptionally Handsome User Forum Moderator Channel Leader Forum Moderator Channel Leader

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    We set up a meeting time and I PMed him on the server but no reply. If we cant get it done can we have an extension? Kind of awkward timezones.
     
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    TraceofLife Lucky Strike

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    sure, i will extend your game until wednesday

    --- Post updated ---
    no, but those mons/megas are not allowed this round since they were released after the week is up lol
     
  24. Casparov

    Casparov This is supposed to be a Medal!

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    Wait why was the deadline yesterday? That's only 5 days..
    Jeth and me play Sunday btw.
     
  25. TraceofLife

    TraceofLife Lucky Strike

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    er sorry apparently I can't count lol, fixed the deadline
     
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    Z+V Active Member

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    Won in 2, ggs
     
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    La.Melle2402 I'm the bone of my sword

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    Lost, 2nd match was a single haxfest :[ ggs
    Also why on fucking earth is Wailord only 1 fucking point
     
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    had no day planned w gengu specifically. all I was told was weekend was availability so Ig Ill try to play today if I see him on ps but am usually busy on weekends
     
  29. Water

    Water Well Respected and Exceptionally Handsome User Forum Moderator Channel Leader Forum Moderator Channel Leader

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    Won 2-0 vs toby.
     
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    Casparov This is supposed to be a Medal!

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    Won 2-1 vs jethalal ggs!
     
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    TraceofLife Lucky Strike

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    waiting for see gengar again. he was on last night but said it was late
     
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    Draciel No Goodbyes

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    won 2-0, ggs mylo
     
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    TraceofLife Lucky Strike

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    Extension:
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    gengar17 vs Annoying Orange

    Activity:
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    snaga vs The Norman

    coinflip:

    praj.pran vs velvet blood
    [​IMG]
     
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  36. DAVIDpwns

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