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(Archive) Small Objective Changes Thread

Discussion in 'Archives' started by eric the espeon, Jul 12, 2009.

  1. supermarth64

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    Eh, the only reason I see Rock Polish over Agility for is ease in Wifi battles, as Agility requires it to be bred on whereas Rock Polish is a TM. Agility is probably better for Shoddy Battle though.
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    should we establish some kind of standard for these? imo it should be "always rock polish" or "always agility".
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    Agility is the more competitive option because it has more PP. I don't understand why there is even a discussion about this.
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    Salamence is mentioned throughout the entire analysis, not just that set. He's better off having an analysis update (which is actually started here) because many, if not all, of Dragonite's sets are compared to Salamence.
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    Salamence's "Other Options" section mentions Dragon Fang as a possible move, Despite the fact that such a move doesn't exist. I think it should be either Ice Fang or Dragon Rush (because I believe one of those two is meant).
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    Just wandering, on most analysis for basic sets the EV spread are 252 HP / 4 Atk / 252 Def, or whatever, however on some other ones, the spread is 252 HP / 6 Atk / 252 Def [again just random EV placement], would this require a change, even though it doesn't really mean anything?
  8. supermarth64

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    No, it means the item Dragon Fang, as it talks about Yache and Haban in the sentence afterwards.
    It should only add up to 508 EVs. Do you have any links of ones where it adds up to 510?
  9. deuxhero

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    http://www.smogon.com/dp/pokemon/blissey

    Under wishbliss it says

    "The reason Aromatherapy cannot be used is because it is an egg move and Wish is an event move, so they are illegal together."

    As of HGSS Heal Bell (which if you don't have a soundproof team mate, is the same thing) can be taught to a wish using Blissey via move tutor.
  10. Junk

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    The Belly Drum Analysis

    There is a typo in the third paragraph under Charizard.

    sweping -> sweeping.
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    Machoke's analysis has all of the headings in CAPS... it's pretty funny IMO
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    Hey guys,

    http://www.smogon.com/dp/pokemon/gallade

    In the third paragraph under Gallade's "Sword Dance" set:
    I believe "Psycho Cut" should be "Night Slash" (Toxicroak and Heracross take super effective damage from Psycho Cut :P)

    In the sixth paragraph under the "Choice" set:
    "reguard" should be "regard".
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    got it thanks

    fixed this lol

    both corrected thanks
  14. Venser

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    In the Mamoswine Physical Attacker set, it says that
    245 isn't a multiple of 4. I think
    is correct.
  15. Junk

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    http://www.smogon.com/ingame/bt/battle_pyramid

    There is a typo in the Emerald Battle Pyramid Wild Pokemon Guide page, located under header number 3, "Why earn points?" Peark -> Park.
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    http://www.smogon.com/smog/issue10/substitute

    Empoleon is mentioned as having the "second strongest surf of any non-Uber Pokemon", but both Gorebyss and Omastar have higher Spatk.

    http://www.smogon.com/smog/issue10/underrated_movesets

    On Kingdra's set it said:

    I believe there was supposed to be a "after a second boost" or something along those lines at the end of the sentence. Right now something is missing.


    On Roserade's set, the first paragraph ends with "With dual entry hazards, Roserade becomes an orthodox threat.". I may be wrong, but shouldn't it be "unorthodox threat" being an Underrated Movesets article and all? I am not sure if that's what the writer has intended, but here it is anyway.

    http://www.smogon.com/smog/issue10/nu

    Regigigas's set, first paragraph:

    shouldn't it be 37.5% (75% (Paralysis) x 50% (Confusion))?



    This should be all for now.
  17. Banedon

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    The Smog issue 10 (http://www.smogon.com/smog/issue10/tcg):

    Also:

    It's spelled "Typhlosion".

    And:

    Should be "simplest".

    The other article (http://www.smogon.com/smog/issue10/tcg2):

    Should be "attacker".

    Capitalization.

    "safer"

    Crobat doesn't have an attack named "Cross Poison".

    The NU analysis (http://www.smogon.com/smog/issue10/nu):

    Missing a close bracket at the end.

    The Substitute analysis (http://www.smogon.com/smog/issue10/substitute):

    The lead Pokemon analysis (http://www.smogon.com/smog/issue10/leads)

    I think what's meant is a full stop.

    Inconsistency there - it's either your lead or my lead, not both.

    The core crisis article (http://www.smogon.com/smog/issue10/cores):

    Since 3 Pokemon are mentioned, it should be "any" instead of "either".
  18. RheaJ

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    http://www.smogon.com/smog/issue10/latias

    Hey guys,

    Great article on Latias, but a couple issues:

    Third sentence under "Introduction of sorts":
    "plausable" should be "plausible".

    In the sentence right after this:
    "former" should be "formerly".

    In the second paragraph:
    "non-existant" should be "non-existent".

    I think the title to the "Introduction and impact of Latias" section should have "impact" capitalized. In the first paragraph under this section:

    "more stale" should be "staler".

    In the second paragraph:
    The first highlighted portion is quite awkward. If anything, it should read "a limited number of ways..." or "few ways...". However, "and that was to..." implies that "to pack as many Steel-types" is the only or most effective way to deal with such a draconian situation. Therefore, the sentence should read either "At the time, there appeared to be only one way to deal with such a draconian situation, and that was to pack..." or "At the time, there appeared to be few ways to deal with such a draconian situation, the most effective of which was to pack...".
    Also "sheild" should be "shield".

    In the first paragraph of the "Banning" section:
    "The intensity...was an indicator...", not "The intensity...were indicators...".

    In the final paragraph of the "Metagame Predictions" section:
    "hault" should be "halt" and "it's" should be "its".
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    Hey guys,

    A couple more things about the History of Latias article in The Smog 10 (link in my post above) that I'm not sure of:

    In the the second paragraph under "Introduction of Sorts", the author mentions the metagame experiencing "revigoration and diversity". Though "revigoration" appears in the Merriam-Webster (online) dictionary, I think the word is actually "invigoration" or "reinvigoration". Google, MS Word, Wordnet, and even this reply box don't seem to recognise "revigoration" (although the box also doesn't recognise "reinvigoration" either :P) I suppose it's no big deal since "revigoration", according to Merriam-Webster, has the same definition as "reinvigoration". It's just that I've never seen it before.

    Also, in the first paragraph under "Introduction and Impact of Latias":
    That last bit sounds a bit awkward to me. I think it'd sound better if it read "...in favor of degrading its tiering(or tiering placement, or something like that)".
  20. Xia

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    I've taken care of the grammatical errors you've picked out in both of your posts, RheaJ, but decided to leave "revigoration" case as is since it is recognized by at least one dictionary. Thank you for your help!

    Edit: Banedon's corrections have also been added.

    Edit: As have Frosty's

    Edit: Junk and Starkiller2, too (meaning everything from Shizzle's post down can be deleted at a mod's discretion)
  21. Banedon

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    The worthless abilities page from the Smog #10 (http://www.smogon.com/smog/issue10/movesets):

    Inappropriate punctuation.

    The featured UU RMT (http://www.smogon.com/smog/issue10/featured_rmt_uu):

    When I first read this I wondered why on earth would anyone switch Registeel into Torterra ... ? And then I realized that what is meant by "gives" is that Torterra gives Jabba, not his opponent, the chance to switch in. I think the word's misleading; I'd suggest replacing it with "makes".

    Water-type analysis (http://www.smogon.com/smog/issue10/type_analysis_water)

    I think this needs a few more words; it sounds awkward right now. I'd say change to "what is potentially".

    Same Water-type analysis:

    Gorebyss has 114 SpA, Omastar 115 - it's one point lower, not 10.

    Missing a space in the first case and a comma in the second.
  22. Xia

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    Made all your changes, Banedon. Thanks again for the help.
  23. Fizz

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    From Salamence's overview:
    Taking the section after the colon by itself, it reads as "When paired with Rayquaza, Salamence and Rayquaza can form...". It's saying that Rayquaza is being paired with Salamence and Rayquaza, which isn't the case. I recommend removing the "when paired with Rayquaza" bit.
  24. Umbreon Dan

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    well it was technically okay but kinda awkward and redundant so i reworded it.

    thanks. in the future please link to the analysis in question :)
  25. Banedon

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    The Lugia analysis page (http://www.smogon.com/dp/pokemon/lugia):

    A punctuation fault there.

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