Category Archives: PPL East 2017

Leaders: Serena, the Masked Vigilante, Josey, the Motherly Gardener, and Alexander, the Proud Paragon!

Serena, the Masked Vigilante!

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Strategy: Not even the waves of the ocean can stop me.
Trainer’s Pokémon: Off the record.
Trainer’s Message: Traveling from region to region really leaves an ex-princess with a few bones to pick. Post-Hoenn, post-Washington electrical rampage, Serena now sets their sights on an unspecified volcano for reasons unknown.

The Eruption Badge (Serena)

Incinerate Serena’s plan if you desire the Eruption Badge!

Josey, the Motherly Gardener!

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Strategy: Individual strength can never beat our strength as a family.
Favorite Pokémon: The little ones I helped grow in my garden.
Trainers Message: A lattice is used to help plants reach for the sun and become stronger. I am the lattice for my Pokémon and we grow stronger every day!

The Lattice Badge (Josey)

Have you been reaching for the sun? Let me see how strong you’ve grown to earn the Lattice Badge!

Alexander, the Proud Paragon!

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Strategy: Defense and teamwork are the keys to victory!
Trainer’s Pokémon: The Paragons are rock solid!
Trainer’s Message: You better bring your A game if you want to crack my armor!

The Bastion Badge (Alexander)

Break through Alexander’s wall to score the Bastion Badge!

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Leaders: Paige Ryder, the Pokemon Jockey, Harry, the Cold-Iron School Kid, and Maurice, the Mischievous Mimic!

Paige Ryder, the Pokemon Jockey!

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Strategy: Charging, Jetting, Gliding our way to a win!
Trainer’s Pokémon: My team will always answer a call!
Trainer’s Message: You’ve relied on their help so many times throughout your journey, but can you defeat them in battle?

The Pager Badge (Paige Ryder)

Overcome all obstacles to earn the Pager Badge!

Harry, the Cold-Iron School Kid!

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Strategy: We’ve learned the best way to use our defense to outlast our enemies in battle.
Trainer’s Pokemon: Stubborn Steel-Type Pokemon with iron defenses and sharp edges.
Trainer’s Message: “No fire will melt our resolve!”

The Metal Badge (Harry)

Forge your way to victory to earn the Metal Badge!

Maurice, the Mischievous Mimic!

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Strategy: Keep my opponents guessing
Trainers Pokemon: Rarely what they seem
Trainers Message: “Can you see through all of my wonderful disguises?”

The Inconspicuous Badge (Maurice)

Outwit all of Maurice’s tricks and earn the Inconspicuous Badge!

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Leaders: Will and Celeste, the Loud and Sleepy Sensations, Zoe, the Delinquent City Slicker, and Mizu, the Dragon Writer!

Will and Celeste, the Loud and Sleepy Sensations!

Will and Celeste

Celeste’s Strategy: Let’s get this over with…I have a nap to get back to…
Trainer’s Pokémon: More awake than I am…
Trainer’s Message: 5 more minutes, please….

Will’s Strategy: YOU CAN SLEEP WHEN YOU’RE FAINTED!
Trainer’s Pokémon: HYPER-ACTIVE AND LOUD POKEMON!
Trainer’s Message: AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAHHHHHHHHHHHHHH!

The WAKE UP! Badge (Will and Celeste)

Celeste: We’ll give you our badge if you can beat us…zzz….
Will: YELL LOUD ENOUGH TO WAKE UP ANYONE TO WIN THE WAKE UP! BADGE

Zoe, the Delinquent City Slicker!

Zoe

Strategy: Stomp ’em all to the curb!
Trainer’s Pokemon: Only the toughest Pokémon in the city can be on my team capiche!?
Trainer’s Message: Imma make you wish you changed subway cars!

The Boroughs Badge (Zoe)

Show you have what it takes to survive the hard city streets and earn the Boroughs Badge!

Mizu, the Dragon Writer!

Mizu

Strategy: Hit fast and hard with my powerful dragons!
Favorite Pokémon: Dragons from all the regions
Trainer message: Every battle is a story! Will yours end in defeat, or continue on in victory?

The Fantasy Badge (Mizu)

Write your own story of victory to earn the Fantasy Badge!

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Leaders: Nyankokimi, the PPL Researcher, Scott, the Legendary Breeder, and Grunts A and B, the Team Skull Grunts!

Nyankokimi, the PPL Researcher!

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Strategy: Evolution is not always the solution if you’re going to win.
Trainer’s Pokemon: I want to see how well-trained your unevolved Pokémon are!
Trainer’s Message: Show me what you’ve got!

The LittleCup Badge (Nyankokimi)

Prove that your smallest Pokemon put up the toughest fight to earn the Little Cup Badge!

Scott, the Legendary Breeder!

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Strategy: Breed, breed, breed .
Trainer’s Pokémon: Perfectly bred .
Trainer’s Message: It’s like a total mystery where it came from, but you want the egg your Pokemon was holding, right?

The Breeder Badge (Scott)

Prove that your Pokemon raising skills are second to none and claim the Breeder badge!!

Grunts A and B, the Team Skull Grunts!

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Strategy: Its a two grunt attack! We got no chill, yo!
Trainers’ Pokemon: Bad, bad Pokemon all up in your grill, yo!
Trainer’s Message: Best be ready, yo, to put up your skill, yo! We’ll beat you back down cause we’re too ill, yo!

The A and B Boi Badge (Mehnit and Russell)

Lay down a fresh beat-down to swipe the A and B Boi Badge!

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Leaders: Blaine, the Hotheaded Quiz Master, Games Dean, the RNG Master, and Miyuki, the Snow Sprite!

Blaine, the Hotheaded Quiz Master!

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Strategy: Burn all challengers to ashes with powerful offense!
Trainer’s Pokémon: My fiery Pokémon incinerate all challengers!
Trainer’s Message: Ha! You’d better have Burn Heal!

The Volcano Badge (Blaine)

Withstand the intense heat of Blaine’s spirit to earn the Volcano Badge!

Games Dean, the RNG Master!

games dean

Strategy: Everything is strategy, but can luck throw you off?
Trainer’s Pokemon: The best games are running on electricity these days, and so are my Pokémon.
Trainer’s Message: So, are you game?

The Chance Badge (Games Dean)

Dance with the devil in the pale moon light to earn the Chance Badge!

Miyuki, the Snow Sprite!

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Strategy: I utilize speed and atmosphere to gain the edge in offense.
Trainer’s Pokémon: Chill ice Pokémon with unexpected type-moves.
Trainer’s Message: I’ll blanket the earth in a sparkling frozen glaze.

The Ice Cream Badge (Miyuki)

Prove you’re chill enough to claim the IceCream badge!

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Leaders: Nick Ashtear, the Field Researcher, Roberto, the Fey-Fond Prince, and Teomessos, the Spectral Dungeon Master!

Nick Ashtear, the Field Researcher!

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Strategy: Life is all about choices. Let’s see what yours will be!
Pokémon : My Pokémon have all realized their dreams.
Trainer’s Message: Win or lose, every experience brings you closer to your potential.

The Potential Badge (Nick Astear)

Eevee-n you can evolve and earn the Potential Badge!

Roberto, the Fey-Fond Prince!

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Strategy: Win or lose, I plan on making the most of our time together.
Trainer’s Pokémon: Only the most charming fairy Pokémon can fight at my side!
Trainer’s Message: The biggest gala of the year? Of course I’d be here! Be prepared for the dance of a lifetime!

The Ballroom Badge (Roberto)

If you can keep step with this trainer’s team, you’ll waltz your way to the Ballroom Badge!

Teomessos, the Spectral Dungeon Master!

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Strategy: Like any good dungeon crawl, I have traps to trip, walls to break, and monsters to fight.
Trainer’s Pokémon: Frightening fiends to stop adventurers from taking my loot!
Trainers Message: Roll for initiative!

The +1 Badge (Teomessos)

Complete his campaign to earn the +1 Badge!

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PAX East 2017 Leader Applications Open Through January 4th!!!

Alola, Gym Leader hopefuls! Interested in volunteering to be a PAX Pokemon League Gym Leader at PAX East 2017? If so, you’re in luck!!!

We’re looking for gym leaders from all walks of life, from casual players to intense veterans. If you’re excited about having fun-focused battles with lots of people, we want you! Click the link and fill out an application!

http://tinyurl.com/PPLEast2017App

Applications will only be open until January 4th! So get your application in ASAP! (And make sure you save your application URL so you can edit it later if you need to!

EDIT: Applications are closed and notices have been sent out!!! Thank you all for applying!!!

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