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The Future of the World Championships

SatoSereFan224888

Well-Known Member
Why do you even post that? What has this to do with this thread? How does Pikachu dying connect to the future of the PWC?
Well it’s a about something that could happen during Ash’s battle with Cynthia.
SatoSere is always bouncing back and forth between posting or not posting murderous ideas...for...some reason.
Stop harassing me. I said I have this feeling something bad will happen to Ash. But who knows what’s going on at OLM. They don’t like to spoil big stuff with upcoming episodes so fans are guessing on what could happen.
 
Stop harassing me.
Okay, first off, it's not harassing when someone points out all the morbid stuff you post about "I feel like something bad is going to happen to Ash." All those things are always about like getting a leg broken and not just a normal friendly defeat. Someone is bound to comment how bizarre those ideas are, but it's definitely not harassing but rather valid critique.
I said I have this feeling something bad will happen to Ash.
Usually the comment that goes before you mention what it is.

Also, I'm pointing this out right now, but every feeling you get that something bad will happen to Ash...NEVER comes to pass...and yet you still think it will. Seriously, do you realize what demographic this show is aimed at? This isn't Rick & Morty during Adult Swim.
so fans are guessing on what could happen.
The lowest 0.005% minority that want him to suffer life-threatening injuries.
 

Spyro39

Well-Known Member
Well it’s a about something that could happen during Ash’s battle with Cynthia.
What reason is there for us to care about or discuss whatever garbage this random YouTuber says, especially when he has zero evidence to back it up? Don't you realize he's one of those people who's only clickbaiting for views? Please stop posting videos like that here and stop listening to him.
 

Eevee903

STARLIGHT ANYA!
Is there still a future for the Pokémon World Championships after Journeys? Or will it be forgotten? I kinda see it be referenced once in a while, since it is worldwide and annually.
 

SatoSereFan224888

Well-Known Member
What reason is there for us to care about or discuss whatever garbage this random YouTuber says, especially when he has zero evidence to back it up? Don't you realize he's one of those people who's only clickbaiting for views? Please stop posting videos like that here and stop listening to him.
Sorry.
 

Sonic Boom

@JohanSSB4 Twitter
Is there still a future for the Pokémon World Championships after Journeys? Or will it be forgotten? I kinda see it be referenced once in a while, since it is worldwide and annually.

I'm all in favor of bringing it back, Tenkaichi Budokai style, though condensing it into a much smaller arc rather than a full series.

Workarounds and buildups to it will have to be made so that the same 8 trainers are not squaring off in the end every time, but there's no harm in bringing it back up again, or at least mentioning it like the Wallace Cup is.
 

Speed22

Well-Known Member
Suicide now?! Seriously, go get help! This isn't me hooking it to you, I'm pleading for you to go and vent whatever it is that's on your mind to a psychologist or someone along those lines! It's a children's cartoon we're talking about here!
Well it’s a about something that could happen during Ash’s battle with Cynthia.

Stop harassing me. I said I have this feeling something bad will happen to Ash. But who knows what’s going on at OLM. They don’t like to spoil big stuff with upcoming episodes so fans are guessing on what could happen.
We're not harassing you in any capacity mate! You need to stop watching clickbait YouTubers and consuming darker media, because you clearly can't handle it!
 

KirliaToon50

Hatterene is the best.
I wonder what's the future will turn out in November? I wasn't in the good mood to join that conversation but hey;

Will Ash Vs. Leon end in Draw just like in DP?
 

AJ97

Well-Known Member
Lance a person lacking no strategy (despite being the former monarch) because Diantha had a Fairy Type ace so they both could both win.
Battle 1:
1) Relies on Dragonites Resilience + Endurance (This is a strategy which even Ash has relied on with his Goodra, Snorlax, etc in the past).
2) Uses Body press against Amaurus which has a 4X Advantage.

Battle 2:
1) Lance recognizes that the Light Screen would vanish initially and correctly uses a Dragon Pulse (Special attack) against Gourgeist.

Battle 3:
1) Doesn't care about Trick-or-Treat being used against Hydreigon, as he knew that his Dark Pulse would flinch and he could attack twice to take out Gourgeist.

Battle 4:
1) Taught Hydreigon Flash Canon and used it against Gardevoir.

Battle 5:
1) Immediately Dynamaxes Dragonite for the HP Gain = Stamina (Allowing Dragonite to take more hits)
2) Uses Max Hailstorm to negate the Moonblast (The best move he had versus Max Strike, Max Knuckle and Max Dragon which wouldn't have helped)
3) Follows up with Max Strike which hits Gardevoir and also lowers its speed (Part of Lance's end strategy post Dynamax)
4) The second Dynamax runs out Lance has Dragon immediately strike with the Hyper Beam which Diantha would have had a problem with as Moon Blast Requires time to Charge (And Gardevoir's lesser speed). Diantha however predicted this and had Gardevoir dodge immediately and then power up and strike back with a Moon Blast.


Lance was far more Strategic than Iris you seem to hold in the highest regard.
 

doofinc

get rillaboomed
Can't believe we seriously had to wait a month in between Round 1 and Semifinals. My hype meter is pretty much almost gone already.

Still hoping that Ash vs. Leon allows all 3 gimmicks at once to at least give it some explosiveness and hoping that the battles look better than round 1.
 

Eevee903

STARLIGHT ANYA!
Can't believe we seriously had to wait a month in between Round 1 and Semifinals. My hype meter is pretty much almost gone already.

Still hoping that Ash vs. Leon allows all 3 gimmicks at once to at least give it some explosiveness and hoping that the battles look better than round 1.
Yeah, while we understand the production issues, it doesn't help the flow of the tournament or the hype.
 

Garbodor.

Well-Known Member
So from today's episode, they revealed the stat sheets for the semi finalists:

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Translation:

North - Offense

North East - Defense

South East - Speed

South - Tactics

South West - Experience

North West - Unexpectability
 

GLTSRY

An adventurer renowned for excavating Megastones
So from today's episode, they revealed the stat sheets for the semi finalists:
Wish they‘d have make such stat sheets for all 8 participants. It mostly makes sense, though I don‘t think Diantha and Cynthia deserve their unexpectability ranking. Cynthia shocked everyone with her mega evolution, while Diantha didn‘t do anything unexpected against Lance.
 

Ragnarok4

Currently hidden in the mysterious Glimwood Tangle
So from today's episode, they revealed the stat sheets for the semi finalists:

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Translation:

North - Offense

North East - Defense

South East - Speed

South - Tactics

South West - Experience

North West - Unexpectability
based on this

1. Leon
2. Cynthia
3. Diantha
4. Ash
 

SevereRacccon6

Sinnoh and Kalos Enjoyer
Man I just rewatched Ash VS Diantha and its so much better than most journeys battles, while not even being a league battle itself

Also I think that is the exact point in time ash got buffed to near champ level, sure diantha started off slow but towards the middle she had to start picking up the pace and even when she mega evolved gardevoir she was getting her ass handed to her, had ash not fainted i think that would have been a very close battle and possible dub for AG

Heres a cool AMV for it:
 

GarchompTheAssassin

Water starter fan
So from today's episode, they revealed the stat sheets for the semi finalists:

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Translation:

North - Offense

North East - Defense

South East - Speed

South - Tactics

South West - Experience

North West - Unexpectability

With that experience stat and the news of her imminent retirement, I take that to mean Cynthia has held her Champion position for the longest amount of time in-universe.

Wish they‘d have make such stat sheets for all 8 participants. It mostly makes sense, though I don‘t think Diantha and Cynthia deserve their unexpectability ranking. Cynthia shocked everyone with her mega evolution, while Diantha didn‘t do anything unexpected against Lance.

Ngl it almost feels like they lowered that particular stat for Cynthia so she wouldn't have a better overall than Leon.
 

AJ97

Well-Known Member
based on this

1. Leon
2. Cynthia
3. Diantha
4. Ash

Offense : Leon = Cynthia = Ash > Diantha ( Rank 1 : Leon, Cynthia, Ash | Rank 4: Diantha)
Defense: Leon = Diantha = Cynthia > Ash (Rank 1: Leon, Diantha, Cynthia | Rank 4: Ash)
Unexpectedness: Ash > Leon = Diantha > Cynthia (Rank 1: Ash | Rank 2: Leon, Diantha | Rank 4: Cynthia)
Speed: Ash = Leon > Diantha = Cynthia (Rank 1: Ash, Leon | Rank 3: Cynthia, Diantha)
Tactics: Cynthia = Diantha > Leon > Ash (Rank 1: Cynthia, Diantha | Rank 3: Leon | Rank 4: Ash)
Experience: Cynthia > Diantha = Leon > Ash ( Rank 1: Cynthia | Rank 2: Diantha, Leon | Rank 4: Ash)


Leon: Rank 1 (3), Rank 2 (2), Rank 3 (1), Rank 4 (0)
Cynthia: Rank 1(4), Rank 2 (0), Rank 3 (1), Rank 4 (1)
Diantha: Rank 1(2), Rank 2 (2), Rank 3 (1), Rank 4 (1)
Ash: Rank 1(3), Rank 2 (0), Rank 3 (0), Rank 4 (3)


Interestingly enough, Cynthia seems to be better than Leon in more categories. Her only Rank 4 seems to be in "Unexpectedness" and I guess this ties well with her Rank under "Experience". Given that Cynthia is the most experienced of the bunch, it's likely she's someone who sticks to using whatever she knows and mastered; instead of trying to come up with something different.

Additionally, we also see Ash is tied with Leon in terms of the number of Rank 1s and is ahead of Diantha. While being the weakest in terms of experience, he has the highest rank in terms of unexpectedness which makes perfect sense. Since he's the least experience of the bunch, he's more likely to come up with on the fly unexpected techniques to try to gain an advantage.

Leon being ranked first in Attack, Defense & Speed suggests that he has the best-balanced team across the bunch. Given that he's the champion, it would make sense for him to have a well-rounded team that capitalists in the 3 main areas. This contrasts with all the other challengers who seem to specialize in 1-2 skills at max; while trading off for another.
 

cricketlaxwolvesbandy

Top Talonflame: HIGHWAY TO THE DANGER ZONE!
Man I just rewatched Ash VS Diantha and its so much better than most journeys battles, while not even being a league battle itself

Also I think that is the exact point in time ash got buffed to near champ level, sure diantha started off slow but towards the middle she had to start picking up the pace and even when she mega evolved gardevoir she was getting her ass handed to her, had ash not fainted i think that would have been a very close battle and possible dub for AG

Heres a cool AMV for it:
So Alain>Diantha?
And Unmastered AG>Perfect AG?
 
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