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The PAX Pokemon League East 2016 Hall of Fame!!!

Congratulations to this year’s League Champions!

League Champion: Peter Hotvedt

“IsChampThere” “Sunday Night” “HereAtTheWWE”


League Champion: James Garabedian

“Blastoise” “Shuckle” “Tangela”
“Gyarados” “Mismagius” “Haxorus”


League Champion: Michael (Ciro)

“Oracle” “Apsalar” “B.C.E.”
“Maeve” “Walrus” “River”


League Champion: Scott Meehan

“Tyranitar” “Lucario” “spins”
“prometheus” “Magnezone” “Gengar”


League Champion: Zack the Necroviking

“Blizzetta” “Megas” “Artemisia”
“Kin” “Warlock” “Siegfried”


League Champion: Toastdeib

“Ferrothorn” “Gardevoir” “Metagross”
“Nidoking” “Togekiss” “Persian”


League Champion: Connor (Blaine)

“Hachiko” “Wukong” “Smaug”
“Eldin” “Lumiere” “Khepri”


League Champion: Rob

“Diancie” “Thundurus” “Tyranitar”
“Starmie” “Ferrothorn” “Aerodactyl”


League Champion: Lance Tan

“M” “Ferrox” “Peaches”
“Typhon” “Maelstrom” “Nurgle”


League Champion: Ian

“BOBHIGS” “Fuego VII” “Titanic”
“Alduin” “Terrakion” “Ezio”


League Champion: Noah Boland

“Milotic” “Madison” “Big Stones”
“Lady Death” “Dark Clefable” “Pedra”


League Champion: Ksu

“Bronzong” “Heatran” “Aegislash”
“Metagross” “Lucario” “Scizor”


League Champion: Kristiane “Whitney”

“Tuff Tuff” “Fafa” “Mil Mil”
“Bucky” “Cici” “Lola”


League Champion: E-Lo

“Ms. Dream” “Von Kaiser” “Bald Bull”
“King Hippo” “Star Punch” “Don Flamenco”


League Champion: ASuperShyGuy

“Weegie” “Punchies” “Gengar”
“Bonfire” “Obelisk” “tangrowth”


League Champion: kano

“Manectric” “Scizor” “Rotom-Wash”
“Blissey” “Victini” “Infernape”


League Champion: Jeffolas

“Karis” “Lir” “Gerfried”
“Fingolfin” “Thandir” “Alisaie”


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If you see any errors, or if you were left off accidentally (there are several of you who we did not get hall of fame entries for! And we’re missing photos for a few of you!) or something’s missing, leave a comment or send an email to paxpokemonleague at gmail dot com! I (Propriety) will fix it!
Thank you for Playing! This is East 2016’s Final Post!


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Thank you for playing!!! (And fill out our Challenger Survey!)

PPL East 2016 was a big success! Thank you everyone who participated: to challengers for being great, to gym leaders who worked hard all weekend, and to everyone who stopped by our table in the Diversity Lounge. Keep an eye on the facebook page, we’ll be posting some pictures we took soon!

For now, we want to hear about your experience! Take our Challenger survey, let us know what you liked and didn’t like, so we can improve going forward. Click here:

Everyone who submits the survey before May 1st and enters a twitter handle will be entered in a raffle to win one of two Mew Codes we have!


Thanks again, everyone.

<3 ~Propriety

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PPL 5th Anniversary Raffle Prizes!

What is an anniversary without presents? Except for our anniversary, we give the presents TO YOU!

Fabulous Prizes!

Thanks to the generous contributions of gym leaders and fans, we’ll be raffling off the chance to pick from fabulous prizes including

-Exclusive Boston 2015 Pokemon World Championships Pikachu plush, lanyard, keychain, and box surprise!
-Kalos Starter Plushes!
-Kuttari Cutie Mew, Umbreon, and Espeon plushes!
-A Diglet plush keychain!
-A Lucario Amiibo!
-The Electric Tale of Pikachu issues!
-Eeveelution Charms and Decals!
-a plush pikachu butt?!

And more! (There will be more prizes not pictured!)

How can you win one of these fabulous prizes? You’ll need a raffle ticket! Raffle tickets can be earned by

1. defeating the Champion,


2. visiting our table in the Diversity Lounge, showing us you’ve earned 1 Badge, and answering a Pokémon Trivia Question! (If you get your trivia question wrong, you can come back the next day and try again. Once you’ve earned a ticket this way, you can’t get another one though!)

You can earn a raffle ticket either of these ways, or both ways to double your chances!

Raffles will be held at 5 PM on Friday and Saturday in the Diversity Lounge, and at 7 PM on Sunday in the Westin Lobby! A subset of prizes will be available each day, so choose which raffle you want to enter wisely! Fewer people may enter on Friday, increasing your chances… but the item you most want may not be available that day! How exciting!

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Your Champion: Robin the Tactician!

Champion Robin
Strategy: Careful planning to survive until an all-out assault; a good tactician always plays to their strengths and covers weaknesses.
Trainer’s Pokémon: Powerful Dragon-Type Pokémon inspired by old allies and enemies across the Outrealms.
Trainer’s Message: “Will you accept your fate, or will the bonds you hold with your Pokémon tip the scales?”

This is it! The final battle!

Take down the Champion to earn eternal glory in the Hall of Fame!

Anyone who defeats the champion will get a certificate declaring them Champion of the East 2016 PAX Pokémon League, and a Raffle Ticket!

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Elite 8 Members: Professor Larch (the Electrifying Educator), Oceanus (the Storm-Surfing Researcher), The Boss (the Master of CQC), and Toriel (Queen of the Underground)!

Professor Larch, the Electrifying Educator!

Professor Larch

Strategy: Sparks will fly!
Trainer’s Pokémon: Shockingly powerful!
Trainer’s Message: Watt’s up? It’s time to get schooled!
Voltage Emblem
Defeat Larch’s scholarly six to earn the Voltage Emblem!

Oceanus, the Storm-Surfing Researcher!


Strategy: Whittle away your Pokémons’ health like the water to the sand.
Trainer’s Pokémon: Your nightmares that lie under the surface.
Trainer’s Message: Do you have what it takes to stop the power of the seas?
Big Wave Emblem
Avoid a wipe-out to earn the Big Wave Badge!

The Boss, the Master of CQC!

The Boss
Strategy: There is no such thing as luck on the battlefield.
Trainer’s Pokémon: These Pokémon won’t lose. They’ve been trained in Close Quarters Combat. Trained by me.
Trainer’s Message: The only thing we can believe in, with absolute certainty, is the mission.
Patriot Emblem
Survive and defeat The Boss in under ten minutes to earn the Patriot Badge and face an existence of endless battle!

Toriel, Queen of the Underground!


Strategy: Toriel smiles and patiently awaits your next move.
Trainer’s Pokémon: You smell an odd mix of cinnamon, butterscotch, snails and books.
Trainer’s Message: Why are you here again? Oh, that’s right, you are here to challenge the Elite Eight! You are suddenly filled with determination!
Underground Emblem
Challenge Toriel and win, she will reward you with a hug and the Underground Emblem!

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East 2016 Meetup Times, Diversity Lounge Table, and PPL East’s 5th Anniversary!

Attention Trainers wishing to challenge PPL East 2016! This post has lots of important news for you!!!

Trainer Cards

First of all, Trainer Cards are back, and this year’s designs celebrate Pokémon’s 20th Anniversary and PPL East’s 5th anniversary! Make sure to pick one up from the first gym leader you battle, they’re loaded with useful information!

Some of that useful information includes handheld lounge Meetup Times! Meetups are a great way to catch lots of gym leaders at once. Meetups will be held in the Handheld Lounge at 2 PM on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday! Wow, what easy times to remember! Just remember: 2 PM!

Our final meetup, our traditional Champion Showcase, will be held on Sunday at 6:30 PM in the Westin Lobby. Get a few last battles in and say goodbye!

Next: the PPL will once again have a table in the Diversity Lounge! We’re there to spread the good news of the PPL, so stop by and say hello, or send anyone who wants to find out more about the PPL. Additionally, anyone who stops by the Diversity Lounge booth and answers a Trivia Question correctly will receive a Raffle Ticket!

What are Raffle Tickets and why do you want one? Each day of PAX we’ll be holding a raffle for some fabulous Pokémon prizes! Raffles will be held in the Diversity Lounge on Friday and Saturday at 5 PM, and on Sunday in the Westin Lobby at 7 PM. There are only two ways to earn a Raffle Ticket: beat the Champion, or show us you’ve earned a badge and answer a Trivia Question in the Diversity Lounge (one per person for each of these methods)! So you’re definitely going to want one. You can use your Raffle Ticket at any one of the Raffles, but choose wisely, because you can only use each Raffle ticket once.

Next week we’ll be posting photos of our fabulous raffle prizes, so stay tuned!

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Elite 8 Members: Dyrov (the Valiant Dragon-Knight), Brock and Reginald (the Old-stone Elites), Erkenhelm (the Twitch Streamer), and Po, the Poor Performer!

Dyrov, the Valiant Dragon-Knight!

Trainer Strategy: Fights with honor while harnessing true power.
Trainer Pokémon: Enemies of man, now tamed.
Trainer Message: Fight with honor and compassion worthy of Lancelot himself to earn the Valor Emblem!

Valor Emblem

Brock and Reginald, the old-stone elites!

Strategy: Rough and tumble
Trainers’ Pokemon: The 12 labors are set in stone…
Trainer’s Message: Ne plus ultra!
Pillars of Hercules Emblem

Prove your labours fruitful to earn the Pillars of Hercules Emblem!

Erkenhelm, the Twitch Streamer!

Strategy: Play video games, watch video games, live video games.
Trainer’s Pokémon: My fellow streamers’ favorite Pokémon.
Trainer’s Message: Can you handle the Kappa?
Streamer Emblem
Avoid dropping frames to win the Streamer Emblem!

Po, the Poor Performer!

Strategy: Dazzle the opponent with our star-studded cast!
Trainer’s Pokémon: The most talented normal-types around!
Trainer’s Message: If you can best the diva and her friends, you’ll earn The Prima Donna Emblem!

Prima Donna Emblem

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Leaders: Rosette, the Glamorous Queen of Beauty, and Pending, the Rogue Tactician!

Rosette, the Glamorous Queen of Beauty!

Strategy: Fascinate with beauty and grace!
Trainer’s Pokémon: There they are, the most beautiful Pokémon in all the regions~
Trainer’s Message: Whether human or Pokémon, only the truest beauty comes from within the soul.

Tiara Badge
Dethrone Rosette’s Queens to be bestowed the Tiara Badge!

Pending, the Rogue Tactician!

Strategy: To win with tactics over power.
Pokémon: Weaker Pokémon can have the greatest strength when working together towards a goal.
Message: You’ll need planning more than just strength to defeat my tactics.

Pending Badge
Overcome Pending’s tactical prowess to earn the Pending Badge!

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Leaders: Tenta, the Turf-Trouncing Trainer, and Theodore, the Velvet Room Assistant!

Tenta, the Turf-Trouncing Trainer!

Strategy: Ink where my foe least expects it!
Trainer’s Pokémon: My squad has the freshest Pokémon this side of Urchin Underpass!
Trainer’s Message: I hope you know how to swim in ink, trainer. I’ve got one killer wail!

Squid BadgeKid Badge
Cover your bases and splat this squid to earn yourself the Kid Badge or the Squid Badge!

Theodore, the Velvet Room Assistant!

Strategy: Let Fate determine the outcome
Trainer’s Pokémon: The Harbingers of Destiny
Trainer’s Message: What will the cards have in store?

Velvet Badge
Show Theodore you’ve embraced your Destiny to earn the Velvet Badge!

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Leaders: Pepper, the Flaming Chef, and Ren Daitox, the Shiny Bug Hunter!

Pepper, the Flaming Chef!


Strategy: Roast, skewer, and SERVE ‘EM UP!
Trainer’s Pokémon: My kitchen team!
Trainer’s Message: ALLEZ CUISINE!
Searing Badge
Survive Pepper’s flambe to receive the Searing Badge!

Ren Daitox, the Shiny Bug Hunter!

Ren Daitox
Strategy: Like a great hive, all my bug Pokémon benefit from one another to form an unstoppable team.
Trainer’s Pokémon: I found the best shiny bug Pokémon, and trained them to work well together.
Trainer’s Message: Never give up searching for the best Pokémon to be your buddies. Show me the strength of the bond between you and your Pokémon to get the The Gilded Bug Badge!

Gilded Bug Badge

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