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2 years ago#1
And thus a Pokemon banned from the Ubers banlist can no longer be banned from anything, and is usable in any tier. That's the only way this could make sense, since why ban something from a banlist otherwise?
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2 years ago#2
If you're talking about Smug-on banning Mega Gengar from Ubers, just ignore it. They'll be banning most other Megas to Ubers eventually, so just leave them be like any sensible person should.
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2 years ago#3
It is not unreasonable to ban a specific strategy from all formats due to being uncompetitive, including a banlist. An example is funbro.
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2 years ago#4
RandysRage posted...
They'll be banning most other Megas to Ubers eventually


If you believe this, then you are dumb
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2 years ago#5
Rad_Dudesman posted...
RandysRage posted...
They'll be banning most other Megas to Ubers eventually


If you believe this, then you are dumb


Dude, look at how many Megas they've "banned" so far and how many more they're gunning for next. I've always known that Game Freak would introduce a mechanic so unbalanced that Smug-on couldn't handle it, and it finally came. With the sheer amount of Mega Evolutions they introduce with each new batch of games, I'm positive that at some point they'll lift the restriction of "one Mega used per battle", further disrupting Smug-on's precious metagame. Hell, if they eventually put a blanket ban on ALL Megas, it wouldn't surprise me in the least.
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2 years ago#7
Latias007 posted...
It is not unreasonable to ban a specific strategy from all formats due to being uncompetitive, including a banlist. An example is funbro.

Yeah, is Mega-Gar Uncompetetive simply cause of his ability? there is Gothitelle and Wobbufet, and they are not only not being banned from Ubers, they kinda suck too.
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2 years ago#8
warriorman222 posted...
Latias007 posted...
It is not unreasonable to ban a specific strategy from all formats due to being uncompetitive, including a banlist. An example is funbro.

Yeah, is Mega-Gar Uncompetetive simply cause of his ability? there is Gothitelle and Wobbufet, and they are not only not being banned from Ubers, they kinda suck too.


plus there was shadow tag chandulere in uu, FREAKING UU!?!?!? if mega gengar was banned for his ability i will never play showdown untill september
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2 years ago#9
skittywinsalot posted...
plus there was shadow tag chandulere in uu, FREAKING UU!?


you do realize Shadow Tag was never released for Chandelure in gen 5 and was then changed to Infiltrator in Gen 6, right?
2 years ago#10
skittywinsalot posted...
warriorman222 posted...
Latias007 posted...
It is not unreasonable to ban a specific strategy from all formats due to being uncompetitive, including a banlist. An example is funbro.

Yeah, is Mega-Gar Uncompetetive simply cause of his ability? there is Gothitelle and Wobbufet, and they are not only not being banned from Ubers, they kinda suck too.


plus there was shadow tag chandulere in uu, FREAKING UU!?!?!? if mega gengar was banned for his ability i will never play showdown untill september


Last i checked Shadow Tag was banned in UU so...
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