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CAP 6 Arghonaut Playtesting

Discussion in 'CAP Process Archive' started by DougJustDoug, Jan 14, 2009.

  1. DougJustDoug

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    Arghonaut is live on the CAP server!

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    The inaugural battle was held between darkie and Bass -- the Topic Leader and Assistant TL for CAP 6. Darkie won the match, in a battle that was fun to watch.

    This thread will serve as the home base for all playtesting results and discussion. If you post battle log excerpts, please wrap them in code tags. If you wish to post a full warstory, please make a separate thread and format it properly.

    Have fun with Arghonaut!
  2. A$AP DARKY

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    I beat Bass 2-0 (with hax ;x)

    here's the log if anyone wants it:
    Code:
    Rules: Evasion Clause, Freeze Clause, OHKO Clause, Sleep Clause, Species Clause, Timed Battle
    darkie sent out Bronzong (lvl 100 Bronzong).
    Bass sent out Salamence (lvl 100 Salamence ?).
    Salamence's intimidate cut Bronzong's attack!
    Elevator Music has entered the room.
    Cartoons has entered the room.
    Plus has entered the room.
    Ninja Dood has entered the room.
    mawile has entered the room.
    Riazero has entered the room.
    Magmortified has entered the room.
    Lawman has entered the room.
    Cyzir has entered the room.
    cyberia has entered the room.
    O_OWNAGE has entered the room.
    Numbuh214 has entered the room.
    darkie: augh
    captaiN has entered the room.
    DougJustDoug has entered the room.
    Beej has entered the room.
    Elevator Music: rawr I was first
    tennisace has entered the room.
    Elevator Music: I WAS FIRST
    darkie: my nickname was too long :(
    Ryoku has entered the room.
    Elevator Music: ME
    cyberia: wow
    Magmortified: Wow, that looks like a bitch
    JimBob has entered the room.
    SgtWoodsy has entered the room.
    Ryder has entered the room.
    cyberia: that was huge
    Cyzir: lol
    Arghonaut has entered the room.
    Plus: No shit commentary guys
    darkie: how many characters is the limit?
    Plus: remember
    Plus: :|
    Elevator Music: my japanese nicknames won't work
    Bi Syclant has entered the room.
    mawile: lets do this
    Salamence used Fire Blast.
    It's super effective!
    Bronzong lost 51% of its health.
    Bronzong used Trick.
    Bronzong obtained Choice Scarf!
    Salamence obtained Choice Band!
    ---
    Arghonaut: can i be the color commentator
    Arghonaut: please
    Elevator Music: on anywhere excluding official .-.
    Magmortified: No, Argho
    mawile: lol
    Magmortified: Silence unless you have something good to say
    captaiN: COMMANDAH
    Flounder has entered the room.
    Hybrid has entered the room.
    mawile: bring in argho
    darkie switched in Starmie (lvl 100 Starmie).
    Salamence used Fire Blast.
    It's not very effective...
    Starmie lost 24% of its health.
    ---
    Beef 2.0 has entered the room.
    Arghonaut has left the room.
    Beef 2.0: damn what did i miss
    SgtWoodsy: Very little.
    Elevator Music: no talking beef
    neonyoshiegg1408 has entered the room.
    Bass switched in Snorlax (lvl 100 Snorlax ?).
    Starmie used Thunderbolt.
    Snorlax lost 23% of its health.
    Snorlax's leftovers restored its health a little!
    Snorlax restored 6% of its health.
    ---
    Hybrid: shh
    Elevator Music: nobody cares about you
    cyberia: Beefs done talk. They are to be eaten.
    darkie switched in Heatran (lvl 100 Heatran ?).
    Snorlax used Body Slam.
    It's not very effective...
    Heatran lost 23% of its health.
    Heatran's leftovers restored its health a little!
    Heatran restored 6% of its health.
    Snorlax's leftovers restored its health a little!
    Snorlax restored 6% of its health.
    ---
    cyberia: don't*
    billymills has entered the room.
    neonyoshiegg1408: ._.
    Bass: interesting
    Bass: heatran into lax
    billymills: did i miss anything?
    Beef 2.0: why no talking thats boring
    captaiN: nobody is following the silence rule :/
    Plus: jesus
    DougJustDoug: Not a switch you see every day.
    darkie switched in worse than (lvl 100 Rotom-h).
    worse than makes ground moves miss with Levitate!
    Snorlax used Earthquake.
    Snorlax's attack missed!
    Snorlax's leftovers restored its health a little!
    Snorlax restored 6% of its health.
    ---
    Magmortified: Seriously, guys
    Magmortified: I'm trying to watch
    captaiN: I'm rather distracted anyway
    worse than used Substitute.
    worse than lost 25% of its health.
    worse than made a substitute!
    Snorlax used Crunch.
    It's super effective!
    The substitute took damage for worse than!
    worse than's substitute faded!
    worse than's leftovers restored its health a little!
    worse than restored 6% of its health.
    Snorlax's leftovers restored its health a little!
    Snorlax restored 6% of its health.
    ---
    darkie: k
    Magmortified: Ooooh
    darkie switched in Arghonaut (lvl 100 Arghonaut ?).
    Snorlax used Crunch.
    It's not very effective...
    Arghonaut lost 11% of its health.
    ---
    Beef 2.0: mag you can watch with talk going on,
    Flounder: ARRRRRRGGGGHHHHHHH
    DougJustDoug: Interesting lax...
    mawile: yay!
    Bass: darkie knows this set
    Ninja Dood: OOoohh
    SgtWoodsy: Thar she blows.
    Cyzir: hmm
    mawile: shiny huh?
    Bass switched in Celebi (lvl 100 Celebi).
    Arghonaut used Ice Punch.
    It's super effective!
    A critical hit!
    Celebi lost 84% of its health.
    Arghonaut lost 10% of its health.
    Celebi's leftovers restored its health a little!
    Celebi restored 6% of its health.
    ---
    Plus: oof
    tennisace: oof
    Flounder: oof
    Beej: Hm nice
    Lawman: Strong squid is strong
    Magmortified: Arghonaut pretty much means Curselax
    Cartoons: nice g-dict
    cyberia: oof
    Magmortified: Goes out the window
    Cyzir: oof
    Celebi used Recover.
    Celebi restored 50% of its health.
    Arghonaut used Ice Punch.
    It's super effective!
    Celebi lost 42% of its health.
    Arghonaut lost 10% of its health.
    Celebi's leftovers restored its health a little!
    Celebi restored 6% of its health.
    ---
    Ninja Dood: OOF
    darkie switched in Heatran (lvl 100 Heatran ?).
    Celebi used Recover.
    Celebi restored 50% of its health.
    Heatran's leftovers restored its health a little!
    Heatran restored 6% of its health.
    Celebi's leftovers restored its health a little!
    Celebi restored 6% of its health.
    ---
    Hybrid: stop talking ;>_>
    Bass switched in Snorlax (lvl 100 Snorlax ?).
    Heatran used Substitute.
    Heatran lost 25% of its health.
    Heatran made a substitute!
    Heatran's leftovers restored its health a little!
    Heatran restored 6% of its health.
    ---
    Heatran used Will-o-wisp.
    Snorlax was burned!
    Snorlax used Earthquake.
    It's super effective!
    A critical hit!
    The substitute took damage for Heatran!
    Heatran's substitute faded!
    Heatran's leftovers restored its health a little!
    Heatran restored 6% of its health.
    Snorlax was hurt by its burn!
    Snorlax lost 12% of its health.
    ---
    Magmortified: Ah
    DougJustDoug: Ouch!!
    Bi Syclant: damn
    Tacho has entered the room.
    SgtWoodsy: That explains it.
    Flounder: futurue me
    darkie switched in Bronzong (lvl 100 Bronzong).
    Bronzong makes ground moves miss with Levitate!
    Snorlax used Earthquake.
    Snorlax's attack missed!
    Snorlax's leftovers restored its health a little!
    Snorlax restored 6% of its health.
    Snorlax was hurt by its burn!
    Snorlax lost 12% of its health.
    ---
    Flounder: I would like to inform me
    Beej: Hm
    captaiN: we require less hax
    Bronzong used Explosion.
    Snorlax lost 113% of its health.
    Bass's Snorlax fainted.
    darkie's Bronzong fainted.
    ---
    Flounder: that I just lost the game
    Magmortified: I wonder if that's going to be Heatran's new way to mess with Arghonaut
    Beej: Heh
    Elevator Music: cha cha flounder
    Tacho: heatran is useless anyway
    Magmortified: Or maybe just Toxic
    darkie: choice scarf bronzong fufufufu
    Beej: did you predict he'd switch?
    Hybrid: Toxic is good
    darkie switched in Starmie (lvl 100 Starmie).
    Bass switched in Salamence (lvl 100 Salamence ?).
    Salamence's intimidate cut Starmie's attack!
    Beej: Will-O-Wisp and Toxic are both fine options
    billymills has left the room.
    billymills has entered the room.
    Tacho: lol bass uses salamence
    captaiN: I like that
    Lawman: Who would have thought Choice Scarf Bronzong would have a use? hahaha
    Magmortified: WoW is useful aganst Mence and Gyara
    Magmortified: Which resist Fire and Ground
    Bass switched in Tyranitar (lvl 100 Tyranitar ?).
    Tyranitar's Sand Stream whipped up a sandstorm!
    A sandstorm brewed!
    Starmie used Ice Beam.
    Tyranitar lost 25% of its health.
    Tyranitar was frozen solid!
    The sandstorm rages.
    Starmie is buffetted by the sandstorm!
    Starmie lost 6% of its health.
    ---
    Cyzir: ouch
    Hybrid: ;>_>
    Tacho: lol
    Bass: aaaaaaaaaa
    Plus: Shit
    Tacho: HAHAHA
    Bi Syclant: oh that sucks
    SgtWoodsy: Oh, God.
    captaiN: darkie
    Magmortified: HaxDarkie
    captaiN: stop haxing you noob
    Lawman: ScarfDarkie has serenegrace?
    Elevator Music: *no talking*
    SgtWoodsy: This is ridiculous.
    darkie switched in Arghonaut (lvl 100 Arghonaut ?).
    Tyranitar is frozen solid!
    The sandstorm rages.
    Arghonaut is buffetted by the sandstorm!
    Arghonaut lost 6% of its health.
    ---
    captaiN: I demand a rebattle
    Hybrid: Scarfhacdarkie
    Bass switched in Celebi (lvl 100 Celebi).
    Arghonaut used Waterfall.
    It's not very effective...
    Celebi lost 16% of its health.
    Arghonaut lost 10% of its health.
    The sandstorm rages.
    Celebi is buffetted by the sandstorm!
    Celebi lost 6% of its health.
    Arghonaut is buffetted by the sandstorm!
    Arghonaut lost 6% of its health.
    Celebi's leftovers restored its health a little!
    Celebi restored 6% of its health.
    ---
    Magmortified: Silly darkie
    Hybrid: hax*
    captaiN: darkie has CMS speedglitch
    captaiN: :<
    Beej: (there's another battle going on)
    Celebi used Thunder Wave.
    Arghonaut is paralysed! It may be unable to move!
    Arghonaut used Ice Punch.
    It's super effective!
    Celebi lost 45% of its health.
    Arghonaut lost 10% of its health.
    The sandstorm rages.
    Celebi is buffetted by the sandstorm!
    Celebi lost 6% of its health.
    Arghonaut is buffetted by the sandstorm!
    Arghonaut lost 6% of its health.
    Celebi's leftovers restored its health a little!
    Celebi restored 6% of its health.
    ---
    Tacho: uh oh its a pirate
    Celebi used Recover.
    Celebi restored 50% of its health.
    Arghonaut used Recover.
    Arghonaut restored 50% of its health.
    The sandstorm rages.
    Celebi is buffetted by the sandstorm!
    Celebi lost 6% of its health.
    Arghonaut is buffetted by the sandstorm!
    Arghonaut lost 6% of its health.
    Celebi's leftovers restored its health a little!
    Celebi restored 6% of its health.
    ---
    Beej: Nice job Mag
    mawile: thats a cool argho set
    Magmortified: I guess this kind of proves
    mawile: i wana see bass's
    Tacho: celebi should still win tho
    Magmortified: Celebi isn't AS good a counter for Argho
    Tacho: 1 on 1 anyway
    Bass switched in Magnezone (lvl 100 Magnezone).
    Arghonaut used Ice Punch.
    It's not very effective...
    Magnezone lost 17% of its health.
    Arghonaut lost 10% of its health.
    The sandstorm rages.
    Arghonaut is buffetted by the sandstorm!
    Arghonaut lost 6% of its health.
    ---
    Elevator Music: this is why I will pretty much only use CBArgho
    Magmortified: Meh
    Magnezone used Thunderbolt.
    It's super effective!
    Arghonaut lost 123% of its health.
    darkie's Arghonaut fainted.
    Magnezone lost 10% of its health.
    The sandstorm rages.
    ---
    Beej: I don't think I've ever seen Bass run a Magnezone actually
    mawile: celebi can shrug off the best of LO argo i'd say its a good counter
    darkie switched in Heatran (lvl 100 Heatran ?).
    Cyzir: oof
    Magmortified: Argho's usefulness is in utility counters
    Bass: I used to run magnezone quite often bag in the day
    Bass: looks like I have no choice
    Plus: 42% was never a "shrug off" in my eyes
    Beej: Heh
    Bass switched in Arghonaut (lvl 100 Arghonaut ?).
    Heatran used Substitute.
    Heatran lost 25% of its health.
    Heatran made a substitute!
    The sandstorm rages.
    Arghonaut is buffetted by the sandstorm!
    Arghonaut lost 6% of its health.
    Heatran's leftovers restored its health a little!
    Heatran restored 6% of its health.
    Arghonaut's leftovers restored its health a little!
    Arghonaut restored 6% of its health.
    ---
    mawile: well it is when hes faster and can use recover
    Plus: nor do i think it is
    Flounder: AAAAAAAAAAAAARGGGHHH
    Hybrid: hmm
    Lawman: Lets see what Bass can do with Arghonaut now
    Heatran used Will-o-wisp.
    Arghonaut was burned!
    Arghonaut used Bulk Up.
    Arghonaut's attack was raised.
    Arghonaut's defence was raised.
    The sandstorm rages.
    Arghonaut is buffetted by the sandstorm!
    Arghonaut lost 6% of its health.
    Heatran's leftovers restored its health a little!
    Heatran restored 6% of its health.
    Arghonaut's leftovers restored its health a little!
    Arghonaut restored 6% of its health.
    Arghonaut was hurt by its burn!
    Arghonaut lost 12% of its health.
    ---
    Plus: Nonetheless you'd have to whore recover to restore health
    Magmortified: Darkie's going to be hard-pressed to beat that.
    Cyzir: oh, bulk up
    Heatran used Earth Power.
    Arghonaut lost 19% of its health.
    Arghonaut used Waterfall.
    It's super effective!
    The substitute took damage for Heatran!
    Heatran's substitute faded!
    The sandstorm rages.
    Arghonaut is buffetted by the sandstorm!
    Arghonaut lost 6% of its health.
    Heatran's leftovers restored its health a little!
    Heatran restored 6% of its health.
    Arghonaut's leftovers restored its health a little!
    Arghonaut restored 6% of its health.
    Arghonaut was hurt by its burn!
    Arghonaut lost 12% of its health.
    ---
    Plus: If you have to do that, it's not a shrug
    Beej: I'm completely positive I know this set
    Magmortified: I do too
    tennisace: same
    tennisace: i think he stole my set!
    darkie switched in Starmie (lvl 100 Starmie).
    Arghonaut used Rest.
    Arghonaut fell asleep!
    Arghonaut restored 43% of its health.
    The sandstorm rages.
    Starmie is buffetted by the sandstorm!
    Starmie lost 6% of its health.
    Arghonaut is buffetted by the sandstorm!
    Arghonaut lost 6% of its health.
    Arghonaut's leftovers restored its health a little!
    Arghonaut restored 6% of its health.
    ---
    Magmortified: Darkie can beat it, though
    Plus: It's kinda like stalling it out because you know it can kill you
    tennisace: yep
    Hybrid: ahj
    tennisace: called it
    Beej: Yup
    captaiN: I think I am feeling very nostalgic right now
    billymills: thought so
    Hybrid: i wanted to try rest as well
    Lawman: Now That was interesting, ResTalk Argho?
    Starmie used Trick.
    Starmie obtained Leftovers!
    Arghonaut obtained Choice Specs!
    Arghonaut is fast asleep!
    Arghonaut used Sleep Talk.
    Arghonaut used Waterfall.
    It's not very effective...
    Starmie lost 34% of its health.
    The sandstorm rages.
    Starmie is buffetted by the sandstorm!
    Starmie lost 6% of its health.
    Arghonaut is buffetted by the sandstorm!
    Arghonaut lost 6% of its health.
    Starmie's leftovers restored its health a little!
    Starmie restored 6% of its health.
    ---
    Lordofnoobs has entered the room.
    Hybrid: but Star and Celebi would mess with it
    Magmortified: Meh
    Beej: Ouch
    Magmortified: Argho should use Stockpile
    Bass: aaaaa
    Bass: fuck
    Lordofnoobs: did I mess much?
    Magmortified: TrickDarkie
    Starmie used Thunderbolt.
    It's super effective!
    Arghonaut lost 31% of its health.
    Arghonaut is fast asleep!
    Arghonaut used Sleep Talk.
    But it failed!
    The sandstorm rages.
    Starmie is buffetted by the sandstorm!
    Starmie lost 6% of its health.
    Arghonaut is buffetted by the sandstorm!
    Arghonaut lost 6% of its health.
    Starmie's leftovers restored its health a little!
    Starmie restored 6% of its health.
    ---
    Beej: Bass
    Magmortified: What Pokemon is ScarfDarkie?
    Ryder: GO BASS
    Beej: Sleep Talk doesn't work again when you're choiced.
    Bass switched in Celebi (lvl 100 Celebi).
    Starmie used Thunderbolt.
    It's not very effective...
    Celebi lost 12% of its health.
    The sandstorm rages.
    Starmie is buffetted by the sandstorm!
    Starmie lost 6% of its health.
    Celebi is buffetted by the sandstorm!
    Celebi lost 6% of its health.
    Starmie's leftovers restored its health a little!
    Starmie restored 6% of its health.
    Celebi's leftovers restored its health a little!
    Celebi restored 6% of its health.
    ---
    Hybrid: and indian god
    Hybrid: of speed
    Hybrid: ._.
    Starmie used Ice Beam.
    It's super effective!
    A critical hit!
    Celebi lost 88% of its health.
    Bass's Celebi fainted.
    The sandstorm rages.
    Starmie is buffetted by the sandstorm!
    Starmie lost 6% of its health.
    Starmie's leftovers restored its health a little!
    Starmie restored 6% of its health.
    ---
    Elevator Music: base 181 speed
    Magmortified: Ouch
    Beej: That's actually pretty interesting
    darkie: oof
    Bass: aaaaaaaaaaa
    Lordofnoobs: Go Darkie
    Plus: :\
    tennisace: oh my god
    Magmortified: Hax-Darkie
    Beej: aaaaa
    Hybrid: Ouch
    Cyzir: go go darkie
    Lawman: Darkie is on a roll
    Magmortified: Bass pretty much lost
    DougJustDoug: Celebi keeps getting critted.
    captaiN: no duh
    Bass: I am quite screwed now
    Magmortified: Half his team is crippled
    captaiN: totally screwed
    Bi Syclant: yes you are
    captaiN: done
    tennisace: i think i just lost my bets
    Elevator Music: lame game is lame
    Plus: i never bet
    Flounder: JUST KEEP FIGHTING TILL YOU FALL
    Hybrid: me 2
    Beef 2.0: told you guys darkie would win
    Flounder: LIVE TO WIN
    Plus: so i'm safe x)
    captaiN: I agree with EM
    Flounder: TAKE IT ALL
    Beef 2.0: i always bet
    Elevator Music: tbh I didn't really get the point of this .-.
    captaiN: thi is incredibly lame
    Magmortified: I think Mag vs. Somebody
    captaiN: *this
    Flounder: DAY BY DAY
    darkie: be a man
    Elevator Music has left the room.
    Flounder: KCIK IT ALL THE WAY
    Beej: Now I'm glad I said I'd give them both a fair shot.
    Magmortified: Should be considered the first epic battle with Argho
    Bass switched in Magnezone (lvl 100 Magnezone).
    tennisace: i bett my house and computer and my sister
    Flounder: I'M NOT CAVIN' IN
    tennisace: halp
    Elevator Music has entered the room.
    Elevator Music: *guys get on the find tab?*
    Elevator Music has left the room.
    Starmie used Surf.
    A critical hit!
    Magnezone lost 101% of its health.
    Bass's Magnezone fainted.
    The sandstorm rages.
    Starmie is buffetted by the sandstorm!
    Starmie lost 6% of its health.
    Starmie's leftovers restored its health a little!
    Starmie restored 6% of its health.
    ---
    Magmortified: Bass should use Scarf Magnezone
    Bass: my god
    Plus: -_-
    darkie: oh wow
    mawile: argho didn't really do shit on either team
    mawile has left the room.
    Lordofnoobs: and another crit
    Magmortified: Yeah
    Magmortified: I'm actually kind of disappointed
    Bass: this is a terrible game
    Bass switched in Tyranitar (lvl 100 Tyranitar ?).
    Tyranitar's Sand Stream whipped up a sandstorm!
    captaiN: I'm very disappointed in this game
    stingerbrg has entered the room.
    Magmortified: Arghonaut didn't do anything
    stingerbrg has left the room.
    Magmortified: Rematch?
    captaiN: yes
    Lawman: I wanted more Arghonaut action, lol
    captaiN: rematch please
    Beef 2.0: this game is boring guys
    darkie switched in worse than (lvl 100 Rotom-h).
    Tyranitar was defrosted!
    Tyranitar used Crunch.
    It's super effective!
    worse than lost 183% of its health.
    darkie's worse than fainted.
    The sandstorm rages.
    ---
    darkie switched in Celebi (lvl 100 Celebi).
    Beej: Oooooch.
    Magmortified: Ahahaha
    tennisace: oh man
    tennisace: go bass go
    Numbuh214: i declare this match TOO HAXY TO DETERMINE ARGHONAUT
    tennisace: GO
    Magmortified: Bass is going to make an epic comeback
    Bass: I guess I am not screwed yet
    Numbuh214: 'S USEFULNEES
    Beef 2.0: you should only be allowed a team of 6 arghos
    darkie: i dunno if you'll survive
    Celebi used Leaf Storm.
    It's super effective!
    Tyranitar lost 95% of its health.
    Bass's Tyranitar fainted.
    Celebi's special attack was harshly lowered.
    Celebi lost 10% of its health.
    The sandstorm rages.
    Celebi is buffetted by the sandstorm!
    Celebi lost 6% of its health.
    ---
    Numbuh214: *NESS
    Flounder: oof
    Beej: Well
    Magmortified: Oh
    Magmortified: No
    Ninja Dood: Moar Arg on Arg action!
    JimBob has left the room.
    Bass switched in Salamence (lvl 100 Salamence ?).
    Salamence's intimidate cut Celebi's attack!
    Magmortified: Guess not
    Beej: I think that was it
    Numbuh214: ADgfSDFSDfdgads;gkZSDFJAsGdzf ENTAR KEEEEEEEE
    Plus: wtf
    Numbuh214 has left the room.
    Salamence used Outrage.
    Salamence went on a rampage!
    Celebi lost 94% of its health.
    darkie's Celebi fainted.
    The sandstorm rages.
    Salamence is buffetted by the sandstorm!
    Salamence lost 6% of its health.
    ---
    Flounder: l
    neonyoshiegg1408: numbuh had a seizure >_>
    Magmortified: I swear I should've banned him for a day for that shit.
    darkie switched in Starmie (lvl 100 Starmie).
    Flounder: inb4tran
    Starmie used Ice Beam.
    It's super effective!
    Salamence lost 156% of its health.
    Bass's Salamence fainted.
    The sandstorm rages.
    Starmie is buffetted by the sandstorm!
    Starmie lost 6% of its health.
    Starmie's leftovers restored its health a little!
    Starmie restored 6% of its health.
    ---
    Flounder: or not
    Hybrid: numbah
    Bass switched in Arghonaut (lvl 100 Arghonaut ?).
    Hybrid: why did you do that
    Flounder: ka-OOF
    Hybrid: oh never
    Flounder: AAAAAAAAAAAAARGGGHHH 
    Magmortified: It wouldn't have mattered
    Lordofnoobs has left the room.
    Starmie used Thunderbolt.
    It's super effective!
    Arghonaut lost 33% of its health.
    Arghonaut woke up!
    Arghonaut used Waterfall.
    It's not very effective...
    Starmie lost 21% of its health.
    The sandstorm rages.
    Starmie is buffetted by the sandstorm!
    Starmie lost 6% of its health.
    Arghonaut is buffetted by the sandstorm!
    Arghonaut lost 6% of its health.
    Starmie's leftovers restored its health a little!
    Starmie restored 6% of its health.
    ---
    Magmortified: So are we doing a rematch after this?
    captaiN: choice specs argonaut to save the day!
    Bass: ugh
    SgtWoodsy: Yes.
    Bass: aaaaaaaaa
    Flounder: bass, the defeated
    SgtWoodsy: We are.
    Bass: i needed a crit
    Starmie used Thunderbolt.
    It's super effective!
    Arghonaut lost 33% of its health.
    Bass's Arghonaut fainted.
    darkie wins!
    darkie: :o
    Ryoku has left the room.
    tennisace: you should have rested
    Beej: Poor Bass
    captaiN has left the room.
    tennisace: or not
    Cyzir has left the room.
    Magmortified: Notgg
    KamenRider has entered the room.
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    darkie: choice specs rest?
    SgtWoodsy has left the room.
    cyberia: I WAS RIGHT!
    Beej: tennis
    Beef 2.0 has left the room.
    tennisace: yeah
    Hybrid has left the room.
    Plus has left the room.
    Beej: he was Choiced
    neonyoshiegg1408 has left the room.
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    tennisace: i realized that
    Bi Syclant: i'd say gg but too much important hax
    Magmortified has left the room.
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    My 5-minute team was:
    Trick CB Bronzong ; Trick Specs Starmie ; Tinkerbell Celebi ; Sub Charge Beam Rotom-Something ; LO Arghonaut ; Sub WoW Heatran
  3. Lawman

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    darkie it is not your fault, I think it is just Luchasquid is so awesome, people who use it have to win. :D
  4. Infiltrator

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    Blah don't blame yourself darkie blame the game.
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    Yes, I was haxed horribly during that game. Three crits and a freeze, and I got nothing >:[

    But Arghonaut was fun, currently I am going to try a rest-talk bulk up set.
  6. X-Trader

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    The sprite won't show up on my computer, mind giving me the link to the update?

    Edit - darkie, I did, and I found it, thanks anyways...
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  8. Magmortified

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    Arghonaut's pretty epic in Stall. It's an excellent general counter to a lot of things that could otherwise trouble you (coughmencecough), provides some offense (110 Attack is pretty heavy), and, most importantly, destroys stat-up. Now you don't need Perish Song Celebi to stop, say, last-Pokemon Curselax.
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    I've tested CB Adamant Argho, and I am quite disappointed that it cannot OHKO Fidgit with Waterfall.
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    This is the cap project, where even fast utility pokes get enough hp to shrug off SE STAB hits from 110 base attack hitters. Wait till we decide to make a DEFENSIVE pokemon!
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    I don't want to. :(

    It's either a testament to how Argho shouldn't try to run around with CB, or Fidgit's surprising bulkyness. Maybe a little of both. Like I've said before, though, I think Arghonaut's better off as a general counter - which means it benefits best from Recover.
  12. Plus

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    I'm going to agree with mag. After trying out some of it's physical sweeping capabilities while watching how well Arghonaut takes hits thanks to Team Plusmortified-Beej, I truly feel that it is fit to be more defensive than pure offense.

    But hey, we've only been playtesting for a couple hours. Until we get more inputs on this, I can't assure that offensive Arghonauts aren't as good as ones that are a bit more defensively oriented.
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    Im thirding defensive spreads, all the argonaughts investing in speed or attack are losing to the defensive spread of mine in mirror matches.
  14. Bobtheball4

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    im just making a team, im testing out scarf arghonaut >_> it reaches 409 speed tho, outspeeding stratagem and other 130 base.
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    My worry was that Arghonaut would be too difficult to check, but he seems counterable enough. Once again I'm going to make a team that probably wont be any good, but I'm definitely enjoying it. I'm also looking forawrd to obscure pirate names.
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    i found scarf rev outspeeds arghonaught so it can powerwhip it :D but i doubt anyone is gonna use that >_> but it can counter it pretty easily, but scarf argho outspeeds a stratagem, so it can kill that easily..
  17. tennisace

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    Except that that's a huge waste of potential and nothing more than a gimmick. Arghonaut is really hard to check, because all of it's best checks take 25% on a switch in, and can't set up on it. I'm starting to think that this is a better Swampert with no readily exploitable weakness, and Unaware is just insane. I'm going to try Roar/Metal Sound Zapdos, and see if that takes care of my Revenankh/Arghonaut problem.
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    tennis: slowbro, starmie, celebi etc?
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    What about them? I know they work but they're all Scizor weak, which wouldn't help my team at all. It really depends on the team.
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    Keyword: your team.

    Learn how to work around stall, Tennis. I've been beating arghonaut a lot the same way I bet Rev when it came out. I fail to see how aware is insane. It makes it very good defensively because you can't setup on it but that doesn't make it hard to counter. Also its type weaknesses are similar to that of the other CaPs while it's the third (second if you don't count pyroak who often is said to suck) slowest CaP. More flying weak OH BOY! Hurray weak to psychic like Revenankh!
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    tennis should try Rotom.

    To be honest, I'm not finding Arghonaut to be overwhelming on either side. It's great at defense, not so much at offense. Its biggest issue is its typing, which, defensively, is pretty inferior to Swampert (especially considering the Psychic and Flying moves flung around CAP). Arghonaut's far from invulnerable, and status can really hamper it.

    Basically: Arghonaut's an awesome general counter, it's just not as overwhelmingly awesome as tennis seems to be describing it. :S
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    I'm finding Drain Punch, Aqua Jet, Bulk Up and Ice Punch is pretty decent with a Life Orb. It's got some good tanking potential.

    Double priority with BU is pretty weak as far as i've seen.

    Sadly Argho can't OHKO Strata with priority STAB but it can take an unboosted Tech Giga Drain. AJ is a OHKO on Strata in the rain.

    Not seen anyone using Cross Chop. Recover and Bulk Up are both commonly used so far.

    Specs Zapdos can OHKO with Thunderbolt I think.
  23. Plus

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    Instead of finding what works with Arghonaut, I'm currently trying to find ways against Arghonaut.

    While laddering and doing some battles on CaP, I've been using Zen Headbutt Jirachi, which has proven to be super helpful. Without any attack investments, it will do a good 30% to Argho, in which it can easily take any hits thanks to wish. Celebi is also an excellent choice, as it will take anything not named ice punch with extreme ease and retaliate with a super strong Grass Knot.

    Also, CBMence is a fucking beast now. It will ohko any zapdos and will ohko the usual ttars with SR support. On top of that, Arghonaut cannot switch into it whatsoever, as it is easily 2hkoed. With Arghonaut came a lot more Zapdos. With Zapdos came the Metal Sound set, which is very common now, because it deals with rev as well. From Zapdos came more TTars, which I have seen an increased usage of CBtar. And lastly, there has been Arghonaut usage, which we are all trying to test out.

    This seems similar to what Mag said about the "loophole", and I have seen some great results with Salamence breaking a good part of the loophole I am currently facing.
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    just adding this in, but as far as I've seen, a lot of people eem to be using thunderpunch on their arghos, so the can deal with other arghos. I've been using it with mine with pretty good success, though you do lose ur coverage in a zapdos switch in.....
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    I used TPunch and Ice Punch on my Argho to deal with Zapdos and waters like itself.

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