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    Our motto is Pokémon Practice makes Pokémon Perfect. We are a competitive-battling community that encourages the development of players and their ideas, and fosters positive and respectful attitudes. We love Collaboration (working together), Competition (getting stronger), and Communication (being informed).

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  3. Tiers

    View Introduction to Tiers if you don't know what tiers are. Pokémon Perfect tiers are named differently to those on Smogon. A numeral followed by the letter U, e.g. 1U, 2U, 3U, represents a main tier on Pokémon Perfect – the '1' of '1U' representing the tier level. For a tier to be a main tier, it must be balanced (nothing is too powerful and game-breaking) and diverse enough (include a variety of Pokémon and strategies). A numeral followed by the letter P, e.g. 1P, 2P, 3P contain all Pokémon that are deemed overpowered in the respective 1U, 2U, 3U tiers. The 1st tier level allows Pokémon that are banned in the 2nd level, and this process continues down. Read the tier list, and in-depth explanations of the tiers naming system and tiering system. Also check out our analyses for all tiers.

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New Profile Posts

  1. thelinearcurve
    thelinearcurve Nails
    hey, we're paired for callous

    im gmt+10, flexible with times although id prefer 9pm+ (til midnightish)

    when are you available?
  2. AriiStella♥''
    AriiStella♥'' DMA
    Lol I didn't know that I had an account on this forum. x~x
  3. Isza
    Isza Kerts
    n_N, when you wanna play for bronze? gmt -5 rdy whenever
  4. Fakes
    Fakes thelinearcurve
    pm me on stours when youre here
    1. thelinearcurve
      im online atm where are you?
      Jun 26, 2017 at 11:57 AM
  5. Fakes
    Fakes thelinearcurve
    yo i see youre online now mind playing?
  6. Fakes
    Fakes thelinearcurve
    Hope to catch you then
  7. Spitfire Arcanine
    Spitfire Arcanine peach_nair
    I don't think I can play today ( maybe 3-5 pm ) but surely between 3-7pm rest of the week , sorry for the inconvenience
    ( gmt +5 )
  8. Spitfire Arcanine
    Spitfire Arcanine ThrashNinjax
    I don't think I can play today ( maybe 3-5 pm ) but surely between 3-7pm rest of the week , sorry for the inconvenience
  9. Spitfire Arcanine
    Spitfire Arcanine
    Will be online throughout the week between 3-7 pm
  10. Spitfire Arcanine
    Spitfire Arcanine
    Thrashninjax and peach Nair I will be online between 3-5pm today.
  11. drud
    if you'd want to add me on discord for scheduling or other reasons, feel free to do so; Drud#9086
  12. Fakes
    Fakes thelinearcurve
    just tell me when youre online tmr ill cathc you then
    1. thelinearcurve
      im on for <1h now and will be on again in after 9pm (which is 10h from the time of me posting this)
      Jun 26, 2017 at 2:03 AM
  13. tjdaas
    tjdaas Alice Kazumi
    when can you play for HGSS 1U Master Tournament #5 r3? I'm gmt+2 and can play every day in the evening and the whole weekend?
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    2. tjdaas
      7pm works, see you then
      Jun 25, 2017 at 1:32 PM
    3. Alice Kazumi
      Alice Kazumi
      Wait, since we are on, wanna play now? If not np we play on the scheduled time
      Jun 25, 2017 at 1:41 PM
    4. tjdaas
      I can play now if it is still possible
      Jun 25, 2017 at 2:53 PM
  14. Ugly Duckling
    Ugly Duckling M Dragon
    Hey when do you wanna play for Callous tour? Not sure what the deadline is but I just posted in the thread asking. I'm GMT-5 by the way.
  15. Fakes
    Fakes thelinearcurve
    yo i just saw that you were online

    when we can play we odnt have much time left
    1. thelinearcurve
      hi you missed the time. its 3:53 am ill stay up for another 7 minutes to see if ur around, im in RoA
      Jun 24, 2017 at 6:53 PM
    2. thelinearcurve
      So uhh when are we going to play?
      Jun 25, 2017 at 6:21 AM
  16. Spitfire Arcanine
    Spitfire Arcanine Marcop9923
    Sorry, had to skip. Not sure if I'm online tomm . Surely will play on Monday between 3-7pm my time,sorry bro
    1. Marcop9923
      Lol got work-won't happen. I'm taking win unless next weekend
      Jun 24, 2017 at 8:04 PM
    2. Spitfire Arcanine
      Spitfire Arcanine
      When are you free? I'm free every weekday between 3-7pm
      Jun 25, 2017 at 5:21 AM
    3. Spitfire Arcanine
      Spitfire Arcanine
      Next weekend? What time?
      Jun 25, 2017 at 5:22 AM
  17. TuffHunter
    TuffHunter Linkin Karp
    Oof, would hate to make you wake up that early... when is normally good for you?
  18. Spitfire Arcanine
    Spitfire Arcanine
    peachnair im gmt + 5 can play till 8 pm today and am on between 11-12 am during the weekend
  19. Spitfire Arcanine
    Spitfire Arcanine
    thrashninjax today I'm free till about 8 pm , not sure about weekends , will surely be on;line between 11 - 12 am during the weekend
  20. Roostur
    Roostur Jame$ G
    If sleep trap perish song gengar was unbanned, would he be viable on an uber team?
    1. Ariel Rebel
      Ariel Rebel
      Pair it with sleep trap perish jynx for more resistances (rock slide - shadow ball mew still an issue)
      Jun 23, 2017 at 8:42 PM
    2. Roostur
      which poke do you think is better for sleep perish trap?
      Jun 24, 2017 at 12:44 AM
    3. Ariel Rebel
      Ariel Rebel
      Well, they both resist different things. Gengar is either faster than most things or tied, where Jynx is often slower. In exchange for speed, there is the 15% increase in accuracy with the sleep move. I don't think there's a clear answer here. I kind of want to lean towards Gengar because Gengar, but that isn't exactly objective.
      Jun 24, 2017 at 3:52 PM
  21. Isza
    Isza Oibaf
    We play for dewford cup my guy. Im gmt -5 rdy whenever
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    2. Oibaf
      when I could find you?
      Jun 23, 2017 at 7:35 PM
    3. Isza
      main, as model I, suggest you idle there
      Jun 24, 2017 at 8:08 PM
    4. Oibaf
      i'm free now, just tell me when I can find you
      Jun 24, 2017 at 10:35 PM
  22. Kerts
    Kerts Frania
    Hey, dewford cup! When?
    1. Frania
      im gmt +2 free after 5 pm today, anytime before 3 pm tomorrow and all day on sunday
      Jun 23, 2017 at 8:03 AM
    2. Kerts
      Let's play sunday. Do you have discord? Kerts #5360
      Jun 23, 2017 at 3:33 PM
  23. ThrashNinjax
    ThrashNinjax Spitfire Arcanine
    yo we have to play for the hgss mt, when do you wanna fight? same timezone as you (India) iirc so yeah just tell me when you'd be down
    1. Spitfire Arcanine
      Spitfire Arcanine
      Sorry, had to skip. Not sure if I'm online tomm . Surely will play on Monday between 3-7pm my time,sorry bro
      Jun 24, 2017 at 3:42 PM
  24. peach_nair
    peach_nair Spitfire Arcanine
    hi, we're up for BW2 1B. i'm GMT-4, when's good for you?
    1. Spitfire Arcanine
      Spitfire Arcanine
      Sorry, had to skip. Not sure if I'm online tomm . Surely will play on Monday between 3-7pm my time,sorry bro
      Jun 24, 2017 at 3:42 PM
  25. Ch01W0n5h1n
    Nothing is so hard as man´s ingratitute.
  26. stunner047
    stunner047 GGFan
    Hi, we are paired up for MT35, I'm gmt+1, when can you play?
    1. View previous comments...
    2. GGFan
      Thanks. I'm moving, so I won't be able to play for a couple of days. I think I might be able to play on Monday.
      Jun 24, 2017 at 12:26 PM
    3. stunner047
      Ok, good luck with the move. If you need more time I am more or less free all week so don't worry about it
      Jun 24, 2017 at 10:20 PM
    4. GGFan
      Great, thanks.
      Jun 26, 2017 at 10:41 PM
  27. TuffHunter
    TuffHunter Linkin Karp
    Gmt-5 available from 7-11pm although I may be on at 6pm tonight
    1. Linkin Karp
      Linkin Karp
      GMT+2 here, these times aren't manageable for me. I can play at 12am tonight, which is your 5pm, and if it's really necessary I can get up 6.30am tomorrow, which is 11.30pm today for you.
      Jun 23, 2017 at 11:42 AM
  28. TuffHunter
    TuffHunter roudolf13
    I had messaged you on showdown a few minutes ago but no response. I'll be checking my phone for the next few minutes to see if you're available. Otherwise we can try again later/tomorrow.
  29. Fakes
    Fakes thelinearcurve
    both extremly hard for me but ill try saturday 4pm

    would 1 pm also work then?
  30. TuffHunter
    TuffHunter roudolf13
    On showdown now
    1. roudolf13
      Hey I am out. I will be home in 3 hours
      Jun 22, 2017 at 5:27 PM
  31. Peasounay
    Peasounay sulcata
    hi we have to play for rby mt (you got subbed in) i'm gmt +2 and can do most times, when's good
    1. View previous comments...
    2. sulcata
      Jun 23, 2017 at 8:24 PM
    3. Peasounay
      yo do you have a way of playing earlier this afternoon ? schedule time still works but i'll be on PS main most of the day if you can find me earlier i'd be glad
      Jun 25, 2017 at 9:56 AM
    4. sulcata
      i'm up now
      Jun 25, 2017 at 5:19 PM
  32. Spitfire Arcanine
    Spitfire Arcanine Marcop9923
    when rby ,gmt + 5 and I can do 3 - 8 pm my time today and tomorrow , cant play during weekend
    1. Marcop9923
      Jun 23, 2017 at 1:58 AM
    2. Marcop9923
      U were not on
      Jun 24, 2017 at 3:05 PM
  33. TuffHunter
    TuffHunter roudolf13
    I can try and be on tomorrow at Noon ny time. I should be able to take a lunch break then.
    1. roudolf13
      I dont know if a lunch break is enough I mean its 3 games at least. But I will be online pm if u can find time
      Jun 22, 2017 at 12:22 AM
  34. TuffHunter
    TuffHunter roudolf13
    Rby Master time! I am gmt-5 and I am usually on from 7-11pm weekdays.
    1. roudolf13
      I am gmt +3. 7-11 your time its like 3-7 mine so I dont think I can play these hours. But I am online most of the day everyday so tell me a morning or noon that u can play
      Jun 22, 2017 at 12:02 AM
  35. Ch01W0n5h1n
    Ch01W0n5h1n Mael
    Hey, when are you up to play for Dewford Cup? Gmt plus 2 here
  36. melle2402
    melle2402 SaDiSTiCNarwhal
    Hey, when play for hgss mt? Im gmt +2
  37. Ortheore
    Ortheore Chainless Polpo
    Hey, we're opps again for bw. +10, good to fight any night except tonight and saturday, when's good?
  38. Ortheore
    Ortheore peach_nair
    Hey, we're up for bw. Same as before, but I can't do Saturday. When's good?
    1. peach_nair
      hi, how about 10 pm GMT+10 on Thursday?
      Jun 21, 2017 at 4:53 PM
    2. Ortheore
      Hmm, I might be running a little late, but I can play around that time
      Jun 22, 2017 at 1:41 AM
  39. peach_nair
    peach_nair thelinekioubeur
    hi, we're opponents for RBY 1V (no Chansey). I'm GMT-4 and afternoons and evenings this week work for me.
    1. View previous comments...
    2. peach_nair
      do sunday or tuesday work for you?
      Jun 24, 2017 at 1:31 AM
    3. thelinekioubeur
      yes, sunday about 8pm ?
      Jun 24, 2017 at 5:25 PM
    4. thelinekioubeur
      Rather tuesday 3pm ?
      Jun 25, 2017 at 7:07 PM
  40. roudolf13
    roudolf13 thelinekioubeur
    Hey we play for rby master tour. I can play tomorrow, friday and weekend anytime. Gmt+3 btw
    1. thelinekioubeur
      I can tomorrow after 8pm (9pm your time)
      Jun 20, 2017
    2. roudolf13
      ok then we play tomorrow
      Jun 20, 2017
  41. MetalGross
    MetalGross EvanRBY
    hi we gotta fight for MT im gmt +2 and will be very active starting friday, when would you like to fight
    1. EvanRBY
      will you be on late friday your time? like 1AM?
      Jun 23, 2017 at 5:07 AM
    2. EvanRBY
      saturday 1AM your time?
      Jun 23, 2017 at 5:08 AM
    3. EvanRBY
      or theoretically any time saturday your time
      Jun 23, 2017 at 5:08 AM
  42. Ch01W0n5h1n
    Ch01W0n5h1n Deadboots
    Too bad you deleted the Spikeless ADV Thread (alternatively 1 Spikelayer ADV), I was actually interested in it.
    1. Deadboots
  43. Fakes
    Fakes thelinearcurve
    Gmt +2
    8 pm My Time wednesday or saturday would work best for me
  44. Ortheore
    Ortheore Alice Kazumi
    hey, we're opps for 1v. I'm +10, good to play any day/night this week except wed night and fri/sat. When's good?
    1. Alice Kazumi
      Alice Kazumi
      hi I'm gmt +1. Sunday is the best day for me at your night
      Jun 20, 2017
    2. Ortheore
      Sounds good. This Sunday I should be available from 9:30 onwards (my time obv)
      Jun 21, 2017 at 2:06 AM
    3. Alice Kazumi
      Alice Kazumi
      Around that time is fine
      Jun 21, 2017 at 1:01 PM
  45. GGFan
    I have HUGE news that's going to change the way we play the game.
  46. GGFan
    GGFan peach_nair
    I'm on ROA.
    1. GGFan
      How about 3-4 PM?
      Jun 19, 2017
    2. peach_nair
      hi i'm sorry, can we do it tomorrow instead? 3 pm gmt - 4?
      Jun 19, 2017
    3. GGFan
      An hour or two earlier would be better.
      Jun 20, 2017
  47. Roostur
    I want to play vanilla gen 2 so bad. I'm actually really bored with the meta as is. I really want to play the vanilla game with people.
    1. Ch01W0n5h1n likes this.
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    3. Roostur
      I want to use perish sleep trapping gengar so bad Dx . Also bright powder + evasion moves would be nice to experiment with.
      Jun 20, 2017
    4. Ch01W0n5h1n
      That would as well mean OHKO Moves would be allowed. Could have a big impact on the metagame, especially if you can incorporate it in a stall team.
      Jun 20, 2017
    5. Roostur
      Evasion moves would be a good counter against those.
      Jun 20, 2017
  48. Disaster Area
    Disaster Area Alice Kazumi
  49. basedlord chop
  50. j2dahop
    j2dahop Troller
    Hello Troller, almost made it to you in Tokusane. We're up for RBY mt 35. I'm gmt-7. When can you play?
    1. Troller
      I'm available every day from 7pm to 12 pm gmt +2
      Jun 20, 2017