Elite 4: Beware!

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  1. Prime

    Prime Content Developer<br>Blog Admin<br>Contest Host

    Dear Pokemon Trainers of the PokeGemia region,

    I congratulate you on discovering the new region of PokeGemia. In this new region lies unknown discoveries and adventures for your taking.

    But, I am sad to admit, this monumental beginning is not the main reason why I am writing you. I need to warn you of a great challenge that will be coming to your region very soon.

    A set of masterful opponents are headed your way, and they will stop at nothing to conquer your region.

    They have mastered all species of Pokemon found in the Kanto, Johto, Hoenn, Sinnoh, and Unova regions. Due to your discovery of an untouched region, possibly full of brand new species of Pokemon, they have set their sight on you. Their ultimate goal is to rule the entire Pokemon world!

    To prepare to take on this ruthless society of troublemakers, each trainer needs to choose six (6) Pokemon to take with them into the new region where the battles will take place. From September 1st-October 1st, trainers will be required to post a list of the six (6) Pokemon they will be registering for this competition in the style shown below:

    For this competition, only the Pokemon name, attached item, ability, and attacks are needed to be documented. Since the competition will be taking place in an area of the region that is still quite undeveloped, it is very likely that all communication will be down, so trainers will be unable to switch out any of the six (6) Pokemon they choose to bring with them during the length of the competition. Choose wisely.

    Each challenger will need to challenge each of the Elite 4 members, and will be added to a list of challengers to be battled one at a time.

    The game cartridges being used in this event is Black and White copies only. Until further notice, Black and White 2 game cartridges will not be allowed for battles. The battle format is the current 2012 Video Game Championship format. You can find the 2012 format rules here:
    http://pokegym.net/forums/showthread.php?t=154444 .

    All battles are to be done through the use of the "Pokegym Battles" System, located in the upper left hand corner on the blue bar next to User CP. Please take the time to look at the site feature and become acquainted with how the system works.

    A staff-appointed PokeGym VG staff member will decide the result of any battle in dispute that needs resolving, if any, between the E4 member and the challenger(s).

    Ready your best Trainers for this decisive battle. It will not be easy, but you must stop their advances now, or they may never be stopped.

    Be warned, the Elite Four are approaching!

    Good luck,

    A Friend
    Last edited by a moderator: Aug 31, 2012
  2. AnUnown

    AnUnown New Member

    Well, I guess we know what it is now! Checking out pokegym battles now :)
  3. Kayle

    Kayle New Member

    Well this is going to be awesome.

    Definitely in.
  4. PMysterious

    PMysterious New Member

    Let's do it. Count me in.

    Be warned: I have that Jigglypuff I can use. :thumb:
  5. Red Striker

    Red Striker New Member

    I'm going to go ahead and enter as well.
  6. Prodigiosus

    Prodigiosus New Member

    VGC 2012? Heh........
  7. Benzo

    Benzo Front Page News Editor<br>Forum Moderator

    ^VGC 2013 rules are the same as VGC 2012 rules. I am waiting on the source to update to post the info when it is "confirmed" on the official site.
  8. Prodigiosus

    Prodigiosus New Member

    I know they are the same lol, good choice with the VGC metagame as whole though
  9. Benzo

    Benzo Front Page News Editor<br>Forum Moderator

    ^Ah, I see....... sorry to misunderstand the "Heh".......:thumb:
  10. sdrawkcab

    sdrawkcab Forum Moderator

    As the only player with wins on pokegym battles....does that make me champion? =D
    Last edited: Aug 23, 2012
  11. ultimatedra

    ultimatedra New Member

    It is called modified - you don't see the TCG using 20XX rules do you? :tongue:
  12. Master_Jake

    Master_Jake New Member

    am i allowed to use BW2 pokemon? like pokies with Dw abilities that were released in bw2? just wondering
  13. Benzo

    Benzo Front Page News Editor<br>Forum Moderator

    Pokemon with DW abilities (that have become available legitimately) are usable in this event. BW2 cartridges can not be used at this time, as the games are not available in the USA.
  14. Kayle

    Kayle New Member

    Does that include DW abilities released through BW2 (i.e. Technician Breloom)?
  15. Benzo

    Benzo Front Page News Editor<br>Forum Moderator

    ^Yes, all DW abilities that have been legaly released can be used. The use of the BW2 cartridges is not allowed at this time.
  16. Trican

    Trican New Member

    Didn't see it on the 2012 rules, but will Keldeo be legal? I know trying to use GTS it says he is not usable, so just curios.
  17. Benzo

    Benzo Front Page News Editor<br>Forum Moderator

    Keldeo will not be a legal Pokemon for this event. Genesect and Milotto will not be able to be used in the event as well.
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