Originally Posted by Fat celever
How can you do that? Stop using it if it doesn't faint makes grinding impossible! :/ He'll be almost 10 by the champion!
It should be possible. There are ways for a Pokemon to get experience without participating in battle, and ways to fairly reliably get a Trainer's last Pokemon to knock yours out. If all else fails once can just carry around a deadweight Pokemon.
"If I may guess, Emboar might be an exception to the norm that the scalding liquid is expelled from the Pokémon's mouth" - Cobraroll, on Emboar learning Scald.
"Nothing like a cup of tea to start off the day" - Professor Oak, EP025.