VGC Summer Seasonal - Round 1

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:ss/groudon: Smogon VGC 2022 Summer Seasonal :ss/charizard-gmax:

READ THIS ENTIRE POST IF YOU ARE NEW TO TOURNAMENTS ON SMOGON/FROM SMOGONVGC
SPECIFIC RULES
  • This is a standard VGC 2022 tournament
  • This tournament will be Double Elimination. You will be removed from the tournament after you have lost twice.
  • Rounds will be Best of Three. You may not switch teams in between battles of the same set.
  • Matches are to be played on Pokemon Showdown! (main server only due to SmogTours timer rules)
  • To encourage the development of the metagame, and so that everyone is on an even playing field, replays are required for all matches. If neither player posts replays of the match, both players will suffer an automatic game loss. (If you were in losers' when you played, you are both out. If you were in winners', the winner is in losers' and the loser is out.) REPLAYS ARE MANDATORY REPLAYS ARE REQUIRED POST REPLAYS OR I WONT COUNT YOUR WIN. DID I MENTION YOU NEED TO POST REPLAYS.
  • Do not cheat. Cheating will result in a disqualification. Additional punishments may be applied as necessary. Cheating includes, but is not limited to:
    • Signing up with more than one account
    • Ghosting or being ghosted by another player (e.g. while playing a set, asking for advice about what team to bring or what plays to make)
    • Manipulating match outcomes (e.g. throwing a match in exchange for Smogon likes)
  • Do not harass or insult your opponents. I reserve the right to disqualify anyone breaking this rule. Additional punishments may be applied as necessary.
Standard Rules and Clauses
  • Team Lock Clause: Players must use the same team for all games of a given round. You can switch teams in between rounds, however.
  • Item Clause: Players cannot have two of the same item on the same team.
  • Species Clause: Players cannot have two Pokémon with the same Pokédex number on the same team.
  • VGC 2022 is GS Cup Rules. This means players can use up to two of the following Pokemon (in any form) on their teams:
    • Mewtwo, Ho-Oh, Lugia, Groudon, Kyogre, Rayquaza, Palkia, Dialga, Giratina, Zekrom, Reshiram, Kyurem, Xerneas, Yveltal, Zygarde, Cosmog, Cosmoem, Lunala, Solgaleo, Necrozma, Zacian, Zamazenta, and Eternatus
  • Mythical Pokemon are banned. These include:
    • Mew, Celebi, Jirachi, Victini, Keldeo, Genesect, Diancie, Volcanion, Zeraora, Magearna, and Zarude
  • Matches will be played at level 50.
Your match result will not be considered valid if:
  • You change teams (if only one player changes teams, they will be given a game loss for each game they do not bring their game 1 team to)
  • You do not post replays
  • You play Series 13. This is still a VGC 22 tournament for now!
What are we playing for?
This tournament will award points towards the 2022 VGC Circuit, which awards a prize banner and custom avatar to the winner of the entire circuit. If you win the seasonal itself, you will also get the "Seasonal Winner" role in the official Smogon VGC Discord!

HOW TO SCHEDULE

CALLING ACTIVITY

You may find that your opponent will not respond to your attempts to schedule the game. If this happens, make sure these rules happen before calling activity:
  • It's at least halfway through the week. Don't be the person trying to call activity Tuesday morning, be reasonable!
  • If it's later in the week, that you've been without a response for 24 hours
  • You should be scheduling on each other's Smogon wall, but if you're scheduling using Smogon PMs, Discord DMs, or Twitter DMs, please either post the scheduling conversation or send it to a host privately.
  • Extensions may be granted in the case that both players are active in scheduling but cannot find a time to play in the week.
SAMPLE TEAMS HERE

PAIRINGS

colonelween vs Bye 1
iKiQ vs heyemoboy
Ferret_Thing vs zee
Ubo vs Chris32156
NecasInTrouble vs SrTorch13
jpmockman vs Flipsicle
Avocadorable vs radical.fruit
Huston vs SnaccMachine
KingOfBees vs Bye 3
SwordIsBored vs martinvtran
Josepharas1 vs afaraday35
Reynord vs Crunchman
Sensibility vs @Mareeoh8
Hervalt vs JagSamurott
Evan dos santos vs KAFFEEKAFFEEKAFFEE
giove97 vs Bye 5
StealElo vs TyphoeusVGC
chkndnnr vs SirVala
Spurrific vs GasaiYunoSan
SS_Magster vs JP_PN
BigBadBirdVGC vs z0mOG
Helios of Sun vs davidness
Clipperz vs incineraire
bdogplatinum vs Bye 7
Fancy1 vs probrn
Sombir vs cyan_vg
jonas vs bdov
Xlez7 vs Bye 8
Chrome8 vs Skraw
Karthik vs Brede
Mayopon vs ToastNoButter
Mr.Bossaru vs Mr.GX
Ann nonima vs pinorska
Be Like Bisharp vs smogon account
Evelyie vs Yourwelcomethanku
frogfacts vs Bye 10
Out of exp vs IdolCian
Borghi vs KennyJ
MagearnaTheBoss vs txitxas
TDR vs ChrisVG
TechnoZ vs Bye 11
PointPrometheus vs Sampai2006
Snorlaxsmash vs saxmaster4
LawrenceVGC vs Bye 12
monothmallard vs MultiPokemon
trace vs Roversombra
megagen10 vs Caxixi
Malboro vs papiloco
Fluore vs Zeal
Orangex733 vs Lucky-Sama
Wilski780 vs Nhanttt
Royal1604 vs Bye 14
twobirdsnobones vs Finabas
Nightry11 vs DylanTKS
CyndaKill-SH vs noiceVGC
Jay is decent vs Bye 15
Marteene vs ZeAlpacalypse
Smogon • YT vs vtrouter
Justinmr vs Eeveon7
Pengu70 vs downfall18
Microwave Raccoon vs Sole Survivor
Pave Low vs pix
InkVGC vs califlour

ROUND DEADLINE: SUNDAY AUGUST 14 2022 @ 7:59 PM GMT-4 (Eastern US Time)
 
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pinorska

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I can't post on my opponents' wall, I pm'd them. If they can't play Sunday I probably need an extension til Monday as I'm traveling.
 
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