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    ~Trinity Discord~

    The Trinity League is a well-respected communal League that offers fun and challenging battle experiences for new and veteran players alike. The League strives to be open, welcoming, and mature. It is a unique League where players need to be strategic when team-building due to our “Trinity” concept, where Challengers face a Triad of Gym Leaders with one team.

    General Rules
    1) Read and follow all main SPPf rules.
    2) Respect & be polite to every member of this League; never insult anyone in any way (give the benefit of the doubt!).
    3) If there is a conflict, keep the League at peace and contact Thread Overseers.
    4) Do not cheat/hack (Pokesav, Pokegen, illegal traits through AR, etc.). This undermines the hard work and dedication our Leaders put into team building.
    5) SPPf battling Standard Rules & Smogon tiers are followed in this League. Additionally, Challengers & Gym Leaders may use only up to 2 non-Uber legendaries. (Helpful resource: Smogon's Gen 7 Banlist)
    6) Gym Challenges are OU SM Wifi battles only.
    7) Never cut the Wifi! You may be banned if League members identify you of doing so on purpose! If you have connectivity issues, mention it before a battle .
    8) Both Challengers and Leaders should post Battle Results into the thread. Where appropriate, update posts with further battle results. (don’t double-post)
    9) To arrange battles, contact Leaders directly through VM/PM.
    10) Have fun!! : )

    Challenger Rules
        Spoiler:- Important Rules for CHALLENGERS:


    Leader Rules
        Spoiler:- Important Rules for LEADERS:


    Title Match Rules
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    Questions? Please check our FAQ as well as the info spoilers below, or ask any of our Thread Overseers (Currently Hiring):
    DJSummers, Marashu, Dragontamer44722, LynxForte



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    Challenger Application Form
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    Leader Application Forms
    To apply for an open Leader position at the Trinity League, please fill out the appropriate form below & post it directly into the thread.
    Please make sure you read through all the rules stated above carefully, in particular the Leader Rules, before applying!

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    Battle Result Form
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    Type:
    Result & Battle No.: 
    Comments about the match:



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    You - our Challengers!!


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    ~League News~

        Spoiler:- Openings listing applicant(s) & remaining days for applications:
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    Challengers and Leaders can find Gym Rankings on thisChallenger Leaderboard.

        Spoiler:- Trinity League FAQ:


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        Spoiler:- The Trinity League's Hall of Fame ~ Certified Champions & Legends:


        Spoiler:- Challenger Userbars:


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    Last edited by DJSummers; 4th March 2017 at 5:44 PM.

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    Alright! Can't wait for out battles to begin! WELCOME FELLOW GYM LEADERS AND CHALLENGERS ALIKE!

    Just to make a better introduction, I'm the Water Type gym leader Dew Watatsumi. Gym will be open this Saturday since I'm a bit busy at the moment. If you want to battle, I'll be available almost anytime.
    Last edited by Dew Watatsumi; 2nd April 2014 at 2:47 AM.
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    Hello all, I am Sito, the Electric Gym leader of the Dark Thundercloud Triad, I am glad we are finally open and I am ready for anyone who wants to challenge me
    My gym is open if anyone want to challenge me now.
    Last edited by Sito; 2nd April 2014 at 2:48 AM.
    FC: 1676-4178-1142, IGN: Sito

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    The Trinity League has been SUPER EXCITED to open ever since we started planning our league, so... piggybacking off Dew Watatsumi, WELCOME GYM LEADERS AND CHALLENGERS ALIKE!

    I'm Cryuel, one of the thread overseers and member of the Myst Blade Triad. My Ghost Gym will be open starting Thursday, ~23:00 +1 GMT.
    Last edited by cryuel; 3rd April 2014 at 1:38 AM.

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    Hello guys, I'm Mr.Y, the psychic gym leader of the Hidden Powers triad and owner of the mind badge. I'm also one of the thread overseers and you guys can pm me about any questions you have. I'll also make a FAQ once i get more time and I can also help with team building and the likes, just shoot me a pm.
    My gym is going to be open on weekend .
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    GYM LEADER
    Username/Nickname:The Mighty Tuma
    FriendCode (FC):0275-7079-9822
    Desired Gym Type: Fighting
    Do you have at least 4 Pokemon of represented type: No (would need to build team but could do so quickly)
    Why do you wish to apply? It be a fun challenge
    Prefferd battle style(s): Singles/doubles
    Badge name: The Gladiator badge
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    Quote Originally Posted by The Mighty Tuma View Post

    GYM LEADER
    Username/Nickname:The Mighty Tuma
    FriendCode (FC):0275-7079-9822
    Desired Gym Type: Fighting
    Do you have at least 4 Pokemon of represented type: No (would need to build team but could do so quickly)
    Why do you wish to apply? It be a fun challenge
    Prefferd battle style(s): Singles/doubles
    Badge name: The Gladiator badge
    Normally, we'd need an applicant with a team of 4 of the type ready to go, but since we just opened, as long as you can actively post at least once a week and accept a challenger at least once every two weeks, accepted!
    Welcome to the Trinity League, The Mighty Tuma~

    One of the thread overseers will update battle results from your challengers on the googledoc copied in the 3rd post. If you're interested in joining as one of the voluntary thread overseers at any time, shoot me a PM.
    Otherwise, have fun and, again, welcome!

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    Dont see a Fire Leader anywhere, but correct me if Im wrong...


    GYM LEADER
    Username/Nickname: Cloneblazer12 (soon to be Clone™)
    FriendCode (FC):2423-3705-7798
    Desired Gym Type: Fire
    Do you have at least 4 Pokemon of represented type: Yes
    Why do you wish to apply? Because my old league is AWOl and I like FIre types
    Prefferd battle style(s): Singles
    Badge name: Blaze Badge

    If there is a fire leader, sorry, I dont see him/her anywhere


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    Quote Originally Posted by Cloneblazer12 View Post
    Dont see a Fire Leader anywhere, but correct me if Im wrong...


    GYM LEADER
    Username/Nickname: Cloneblazer12 (soon to be Clone™)
    FriendCode (FC):2423-3705-7798
    Desired Gym Type: Fire
    Do you have at least 4 Pokemon of represented type: Yes
    Why do you wish to apply? Because my old league is AWOl and I like FIre types
    Prefferd battle style(s): Singles
    Badge name: Blaze Badge

    If there is a fire leader, sorry, I dont see him/her anywhere
    Sorry to disappoint, but theamazinhazin of the Spirit Force Triad is our Fire Gym Leader.
    All our posts are currently filled until we have an E4 (which likely we'll have within 1-2 weeks), but we'll be looking for four more Gym Leaders then out of the types currently not yet represented.
    You're more than welcome to challenge us in the meantime!

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    So many type restrictions that its going to be difficult to make good challenging teams. Once I have something figured out for each triad, I'll challenge the league.
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    Quote Originally Posted by LynxForte View Post
    So many type restrictions that its going to be difficult to make good challenging teams. Once I have something figured out for each triad, I'll challenge the league.
    You actually don't need to follow all of them, a dark type don't count as a counter on the normal gym, while it does count as a counter at mine(psychic), so you can actually run a team with 2 fighting types and 2 dark types and you won't be counter teaming anyone.
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    Quote Originally Posted by cryuel View Post
    Normally, we'd need an applicant with a team of 4 of the type ready to go, but since we just opened, as long as you can actively post at least once a week and accept a challenger at least once every two weeks, accepted!
    Welcome to the Trinity League, The Mighty Tuma~

    One of the thread overseers will update battle results from your challengers on the googledoc copied in the 3rd post. If you're interested in joining as one of the voluntary thread overseers at any time, shoot me a PM.
    Otherwise, have fun and, again, welcome!
    Thank you

    I'll start Building my team right away!
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    GYM LEADER
    Username/Nickname: ColtonL
    FriendCode (FC):4656-6947-6562
    Desired Gym Type: Grass
    Do you have at least 4 Pokemon of represented type: Sort of (are shinies allowed? and If not then I could come up with a team quickly)
    Why do you wish to apply? Because it sounds fun and I'd love to give it a shot! ^w^
    Prefferd battle style(s): Singles
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mr.Y View Post
    You actually don't need to follow all of them, a dark type don't count as a counter on the normal gym, while it does count as a counter at mine(psychic), so you can actually run a team with 2 fighting types and 2 dark types and you won't be counter teaming anyone.
    Well, I was looking at the first triad and 2 steel, 2 rock and 2 flying. They technically don't counter all the gyms in that triad, but it would be considered a counter team.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ColtonL View Post

    GYM LEADER
    Username/Nickname: ColtonL
    FriendCode (FC):4656-6947-6562
    Desired Gym Type: Grass
    Do you have at least 4 Pokemon of represented type: Sort of (are shinies allowed? and If not then I could come up with a team quickly)
    Why do you wish to apply? Because it sounds fun and I'd love to give it a shot! ^w^
    Prefferd battle style(s): Singles
    Badge name:Bloom Badge
    Hi ColtonL!

    Yes, shinies count as Gym representing Pokemon, provided they are (in your case) Grass type.
    Unfortunately(/fortunately) all our spots are covered at the moment. Once we have our E4 ready (likely in about 1-2 weeks) though, we'll be opening up 4 new positions with types not yet represented. I can put you on the waiting list for when we open up those 4 spots in the meantime.

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    Quote Originally Posted by cryuel View Post
    Hi ColtonL!

    Yes, shinies count as Gym representing Pokemon, provided they are (in your case) Grass type.
    Unfortunately(/fortunately) all our spots are covered at the moment. Once we have our E4 ready (likely in about 1-2 weeks) though, we'll be opening up 4 new positions with types not yet represented. I can put you on the waiting list for when we open up those 4 spots in the meantime.
    Thank you! sorry I misperceived what that meant when I read the earlier post, but now I understand. :3

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    Quote Originally Posted by LynxForte View Post
    Well, I was looking at the first triad and 2 steel, 2 rock and 2 flying. They technically don't counter all the gyms in that triad, but it would be considered a counter team.
    It woudn't, it's just that it isn't explained very well. The types listed are more like, types you need to watch out while making a team as using many of them may counter a certain gym.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ColtonL View Post
    Thank you! sorry I misperceived what that meant when I read the earlier post, but now I understand.
    also are legendaries like celebi or shaymin allowed? (I won't be disappointed if I can't use one/either I'm just curious) :3
    As we follow Smogon rules (unless otherwise stated with a Gym Leader), both of those would be allowed.

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    Quote Originally Posted by LynxForte View Post
    Well, I was looking at the first triad and 2 steel, 2 rock and 2 flying. They technically don't counter all the gyms in that triad, but it would be considered a counter team.
    The counters vary on the gym leader you face not the whole triad on its own. Like if you are facing Water which is weak to Grass and Electric, you cant have no more than four pokes (like no whole teams made up of grass or electric) to face against that said type. In my case, 2 grass and 2 electric would be acceptable
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dew Watatsumi View Post
    The counters vary on the gym leader you face not the whole triad on its own. Like if you are facing Water which is weak to Grass and Electric, you cant have no more than two pokes (2 electric, 2 grass, or 1 elec 1 grass) to face against that said type
    Its actually 4, not 2.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mr.Y View Post
    Its actually 4, not 2.
    my mistake
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    Challenger
    Username/Nickname: LynxForte
    FriendCode (FC): 2079-7113-6439
    Challenge reason: New challenges
    Prefferd battle style(s): Singles
    FC: 1049-2782-0405
    IGN: Lynx


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    Quote Originally Posted by LynxForte View Post
    Challenger
    Username/Nickname: LynxForte
    FriendCode (FC): 2079-7113-6439
    Challenge reason: New challenges
    Prefferd battle style(s): Singles
    Accepted. Have fun!
    I think both Sito and Dew might be open for today if you'd still like to challenge them.

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