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Doubles Tier Discussion Request Thread

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30 minutes ago, gbwead said:

The Player Council has voted in favor of Sleep Clause in Doubles, it's up to devs to implement it now.

Awesome. Thanks brudda. 

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27 minutes ago, DoubleJ said:

@Munya

 

I haven't tested but is TP working appropriately for dubs?

I think we fixed it so it did yes, it caused a crash before and iirc it was working after we fixed the crash.

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3 hours ago, Munya said:

I think we fixed it so it did yes, it caused a crash before and iirc it was working after we fixed the crash.

Dope. Huge step for the competitive community. 

 

#psl11iscoming#youmaynowclosethisthread#notthisone

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A few topics on my mind:

  1. How well has the tier adapted to a new speed tier with the additions of Garchomp and Infernape?
  2. Is rain still as viable with another water-absorber like Gastrodon in play?
  3. What new pokemon not named above will make the biggest difference in the doubles meta moving forward?

@Zigh =)

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1 minute ago, DoubleJ said:

1. How well has the tier adapted to a new speed tier with the additions of Garchomp and Infernape?

2. Is rain still as viable with another water-absorber like Gastrodon in play?

3. What new pokemon not named above will make the biggest difference in the doubles meta moving forward?

1. There wasn't this much of adapation to be honest in my Eyes, Garchomp and Rotom-W were the only Pokes i have fought yet in real matches and both dont make too big of a difference (Garch makes Sand more Viable tho)

2. Yes it is, i doubt many play Gastrodon, since its speed is that low and makes a huge difference in much cases outside of Trick Room.

3. I guess Rotom Forms have the Potential to still bring a good amount if impact, maybe lopunny is a niche pick with its moves, besides that i guess toxicroak in rain with sucker punch really could pick of some stuff, but testing is still needed in my eyes.

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12 minutes ago, DoubleJ said:

A few topics on my mind:

  1. How well has the tier adapted to a new speed tier with the additions of Garchomp and Infernape?
  2. Is rain still as viable with another water-absorber like Gastrodon in play?
  3. What new pokemon not named above will make the biggest difference in the doubles meta moving forward?

@Zigh

1- Still a bit early to say anything, but garchomp is making quite the difference in dubs. Everyone is running either icy wind + hydreigon, more icebeam users or just hp ice. Haven't seen infernape yet, imo is not viable rn. Too many togekiss, blastoise, etc.

 

2- Rain still has ludicolo and ferro to deal with gastrodon, so is not a big deal. In fact rain now benefits from this, with the surf spam + gastrodon. Rotom-W or even rotom-M are a bigger deal vs rain

 

3- Rotom is gonna be the new Best mon overall. Its huge viability makes it worthy running in almost every single team. Levitate with garchomp around is awesome, its typings are perfect, and has enough moves to be either  an offensive or defensive tool.

 

Im also interested in abomasnow; while alone is not a great mon, there might be a hidden team that exploits it.

 

 

 

18 minutes ago, Leviatharian said:

1. There wasn't this much of adapation to be honest in my Eyes, Garchomp and Rotom-W were the only Pokes i have fought yet in real matches and both dont make too big of a difference (Garch makes Sand more Viable tho)

They don't what??

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1 minute ago, Zigh said:

1- Still a bit early to say anything, but garchomp is making quite the difference in dubs. Everyone is running either icy wind + hydreigon, more icebeam users or just hp ice. Haven't seen infernape yet, imo is not viable rn. Too many togekiss, blastoise, etc.

 

They don't what??

Exactly cause of ice beam/icy wind spam i meant that

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