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CAP 14 CAP 3 - Part 4 - Primary Ability Poll

Discussion in 'CAP Process Archive' started by Deck Knight, Apr 30, 2012.

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  1. Deck Knight

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    Now we decide the primary way we want to handle Water-type threats.

    This will be a single bold vote. Make sure that you bold your vote and nothing else! A typical vote might look like the following:
    Please post only your votes in this thread. Do not respond to other posts, or your posts will be moderated and you may be warned. You are allowed to say whatever you like in relation to your vote at the bottom of your post, but please do not look to begin a discussion. Keep those comments to #cap on IRC.

    This poll will be open for 24 hours.

    When voting, use only the ability! The list of possible votes include:

    Drought
    Dry Skin

    Our CAP3 so far:


    Typing: Fire / Poison

    After this some will be steaming!

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    Dry Skin
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    Dry Skin

    I might be fine with Drought as a D/W (or maybe secondary) ability with possible restrictions on moveset. But Dry Skin is the right place to start.
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    Dry Skin

    And if we could avoid any lectures about why you chose what you did then that would be great, since it really doesn't matter at this point and it's annoying for all concerned.
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    Drought

    Drought achieves the following:

    - puts CAP 3 into a "win condition" role that makes its Poison typing a valuable asset

    - threatens Water-types in the way they were intended to be threatened (making CAP 3 function well against rain), rather than just countering them for the lulz

    - uses the Fire type in a way that few other abilities can, and does not use other types in the same fashion

    - leaves CAP 3 with many of the same weaknesses as other weather starters, except with the Toxic Spikes absorption, to have a very good idea of what such a trait could do for a weather starter

    I also like Dry Skin but I feel Drought needs all the support it can get.
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    Drought

    Go read capefeather's post. It is the post of the future~
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    Dry Skin

    CAP3 threatens Politoed, Tentacruel, and Jellicent. Dry Skin helps CAP3 accomplish this without any other overarching effect such as changing the weather, which, in my mind, shifts the focus of the CAP to: "Can we make a better Ninetails." Is Drought better competitively? Maybe. But to serve the concept and the agreed-upon threat list, Dry Skin is the best ability to start out with.
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    I hate both of these options.

    Dry Skin...
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    Drought

    I like both abilities actually and wish for CAP3 to have them both, but since we can only vote for one at this time I rather try to secure Drought into an ability slot over Dry Skin for the time being.
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    Dry Skin

    Korski's post in the discussion did convince me that Drought is not a terrible option, however, it also reaffirmed to me that Dry Skin is by far the best. Not a bad option either way, but Dry Skin is definitely superior in my eyes.
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    Drought

    I completely disagree with the sentiment that Dry Skin is better for the concept. I don't feel that an ability that basically alters a Pokemon's "typing" should be used for a concept that is supposed to be about taking a shitty typing and making it 'good' by highlighting all the good aspects of it. I don't really think Drought is the best ability for that either, but it's better than Dry Skin.
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