Saturday, 3 February 2018

Return of Quicksand (I Tried)

Alola friends. Long Leipzig weekend behind me now, time to share the team I brought. I'll talk more about the events in another post later into the season, but the summary of it is that I got top-32 at the main event and some chip CP from mostly irrelevant stuff, putting me currently at 239/300 CP.

But before I actually go into the team... Might as well take a little moment to say this: This was my last Regional and it will be my last year, with Worlds in Nashville being my final competitive event in VGC. The specifics about my decision, which I have long mulled over, will also follow in another post, which will be released some time this summer, but just telling you now. This is my last ride...but I will not go down easily.

Sunday, 29 October 2017

WAYLeaders X Freezing Beauty -- A Decent Post-Worlds Team

(Artist: Foxeaf)

Alola friends. While I just barely missed the 1/3 invite in September, I now got the 1/2 invite in October from a weekend at local events that turned out really nice for me. Actually, I'm gonna write a bit of a half-invite report soonish which will have various tournament stories, so stay tuned for that...if you're interested, anyway. Today, I'm just gonna focus on this "new" team that I made. I didn't play a single test match with it, I just brought it to the two tournaments, knowing already it would work for me as long as I'm not running into those classic unpreparable matchups, you know. Out of 65 possible total CP, I took home 55 -- lost to 3 people across the weekend, where I got revenge over one of them in top cut, entirely dodged the other in top cut, and rightfully lost again to the last one because he simply was the better Trainer that day.

Tuesday, 29 August 2017

The 2017/18 Season and I

Ayelola friends, Captain Dreykopff the Eastern Kingbird writing. It's been a while...and I'm overusing this phrase a lot. This time for real though. Yet another rambly post ahead, but will also feature a paragraph or two of Pokémon talk near the end. Short version of it all: I'm back and you may have to deal with it if ol' uncle Tom so chooses.

Friday, 5 May 2017

Hot Memes -- International Challenge April 51st Place

Alola friends. Results got released earlier than expected, so I guess I can also release the team earlier than planned. Record is 35 wins and 10 losses, 1804 rating, final and peak. Please don't copy it for a serious tournament, it's just not good. It's a fun meme though. Possibly improvable too, but I don't see myself doing it. Anyway, here goes nothing.

Thursday, 27 April 2017

We Are Your Leaders -- Updated Version

Alola friends. This will be the promised appendix to last week's report: the changes I made to the team. Here's the pretty Battle Box picture, but I also slightly changed some EVs. For that, go read more.