ION Pokémon League: Week of 11/3/2014 Recap

The ION Pokémon League is a Wi-Fi battling competition on Pokémon X & Y Versions. For details and to join, click here.

Lance defeated AJ

Battle Format: Double
Battle Video: EP6W-WWWW-WWWA-EFZM

Lance: Arcanine, Rhyperior, Alakazam, Gengar, Dragonite, Pidgeot
AJ: Magneton, Sableye, Delphox, Clefable, Gengar, Landorus

Lance gave the Misfits the week off and got back on track with same of his old reliable crew. Lance struck first with Geo (Rhyperior) getting a KO on Landorus. AJ fired back with Mega Gengar scoring a pair of KOs. Lance answered with Pyro (Arcanine) getting a KO on Sableye and indirectly taking down Mega Gengar with a burn. Lance’s own Mega Gengar, Juzi, added another KO to add to his advantage. Ian Mckellen (Magneton) fought back for AJ with a pair of KOs. In the end, Lance leaned on his main partner, Siegfried (Dragonite), who picked up the final 2 KOs of the battle to secure the win for Lance.

Custos defeated Zero

Battle Format: Single
Battle Video: W6SG-WWWW-WWWA-ERCM

Lineups:
Custos: Hydreigon, Flareon, Scizor, Honchkrow, Mamoswine, Espeon
Zero: Galvantula, Musharna, Amoonguss, Druddigon, Zoroark, Cofagrigus

Zero’s slide since losing the IPL World Championship continued. Custos jumped out quickly with Hydreigon scoring 2 early KOs. Zero responded with Druddigon a KO and Cofagrigus besting Mega Scizor thanks to a burn. Mamoswine and Druddigon exchanged KOs to keep it even. Custos then called on Hydreigon again who picked up another 2 KOs, giving it 4 for the battle. Amoonguss battled back for Zero, notching a pair of KOs, but it was too much to overcome as Demise (Honckkrow) finished it, and the battle, off.

Michael defeated Andy

Battle Format: Double
Battle Video: AMRW-WWWW-WWWA-GBSA

Lineups:
Michael: Rotom (Wash), Electivire, Meowstic, Nidoking, Noivern, Talonflame
Andy: Slowbro, Toxicroak, Staraptor, Noivern, Absol, Pachirisu

Michael battled back from an early deficit to score a victory. Andy got rolling fast with Mega Absol scoring 3 early KOs. Neo (Nidoking) got Michael on the board in the midst of Mega Absol’s rampage with a KO. Baal (Rotom) finally put a stop to Mega Absol and then Hermes (Noivern) scored a pair of KOs to give the advantage to Michael. Andy’s Noivern, Hellbat, took down its counterpart to even things up, but that would be the last KO that Andy’s team would score. Baal notched 2 more KOs, giving it 3 for the battle, to finish Andy off.

Current Rankings:

IPL World Champion: Alexander

Player – Points

AJ – 32
Michael – 32
Lance – 28
Andy – 22
Custos – 22
Zero – 0

This Week:

AJ vs. Andy
Michael vs. Custos
Zero vs. Lance

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