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Gen 1 Ability-Based Tiers

Discussion in 'Ruins of Alph' started by Dre89, Jul 11, 2013.

  1. Jorgen

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    It's not like there's just one rare situation where Rhydon's extra damage is useful, though (unlike, say, the usefulness of Golem's slightly higher Speed). There's a ton of situations where, while they're not individually all that common, the likelihood of one or two of them arising in a match is very high.

    Also since when are extra damage on Egg and a 3HKO against Lax situational advantages for your Rock? Those matchups happen all the time.
  2. magic9mushroom

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    Golem/Rhydon actually crops up a fair amount, I find, with people using Golem to revenge-kill Rhydon. Obviously, though, since Golem and Rhydon are both a lot rarer than Chansey or Lax, it's not as common as those two matchups.
  3. Dre89

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    I said the eggy MU was an exception. You can't really force lax to switch into rocks like you can with eggy. I agree though, you could say that those situational scenarios collectively make rhydon consistently capable of utilising his perks.
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    Lax doesn't switch into Rocks, but Rocks often switch into Lax and Lax won't always switch out.

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