yes the S.O.E is a clan but its not all about pokemon its just being extreamly good at whatever we do so sense i battle i have to be as good as i can get. there are rank determined by respect not strength.
Arch Captains (only 4)
Agents(ranked by stars 1-5)
guru, seeker, assian, data shark, & base
well if you want to be predictable ok. btw smogon isn't exactly good at statigies. only thing you need to know for singles is taunt. the only thing you need to know for doubles its taunt and protect and doubles only moves. trust me.