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RBY UU / 2U (UnderUsed) Council and Tiering Decisions

Discussion in 'Tiers' started by Disaster Area, Dec 11, 2017.

  1. Disaster Area

    Disaster Area Little Catto of Furr and Power Member

    May 4, 2014
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    This is the thread for the 2U council. Any changes in the council or decisions made in the tier will be posted in this thread.

    The current council is: marcoasd Lusch Ortheore EB0LA sceptross
  2. Lusch

    Lusch A critical hit! Member

    Sep 22, 2015
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    The RBY 2U council has voted in favour of re-testing Articuno and Moltres.
    Lusch, EB0LA, and sceptross voted in favour of it. marcoasd and Ortheore have yet to vote, but this may be amended if they decide to vote.
    These Pokemon are now allowed in 2U. If after some testing they are still deemed to be problematic, we will have a vote again upon whether or not they should be returned to RBY 2P.
  3. Ortheore

    Ortheore Host Emeritus

    May 16, 2013
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    Yeah I'm all for it
  4. marcoasd

    marcoasd P.I.P. PLAY IN PEACE Host Emeritus

    Jul 17, 2013
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    It looks like birds aren't the problem, because (Wrap) Tentacruel is proving to be oppressive due to Wrap combined with 100 base speed.
    We can test a bit more (teams including Haunter and fast pokemon), but I think it will eventually need to be banhammer'd.
    At first glance SD Tentacruel looks viable and still fair in that case - you know what I mean.

    EDIT: it starts to look better, but you really need to pay attention to teambuilding and I think losses due to unanswered threats are going to happen anyway.

    I'm currently using Dugtrio/Hypno/Kadabra/Kangaskhan/Tentacruel/Raichu, which gives you an idea of how much speed is needed.
    Last edited: Dec 13, 2017

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