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CAP 15 CAP 4 - Part 4 - Tertiary Ability Poll 1

Discussion in 'CAP Process Archive' started by bugmaniacbob, Oct 5, 2012.

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  1. bugmaniacbob

    bugmaniacbob Floats like a Butterfree, stings like a Metapod
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    The loneliness of the long-distance TL

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    This poll will be open for 24 hours starting from the post following this one.

    When voting, use only the ability! The list of possible votes includes:
    No Guard
    No Competitive Ability
    Below is CAP 4 so far:

    Concept (open)


    Typing: Bug / Psychic
    Abilities: Weak Armour / Illusion / TBD
  2. bugmaniacbob

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    No Guard

    Let's take a risk with this CAP and see if we can do something truly deep and truly outside-the-box. That is, after all, what we're here to do.
  3. rockspet

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    No Guard

    Risk vs. reward

    that should say enough.
  4. Cretacerus

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    No Competitive Ability
  5. RavensNation

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    No Guard
    I'm just kidding. No Competitive Ability.

    Democracy for the win lolz!
  6. InRealLife

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    no competitive ability
  7. srk1214

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    No Competitive Ability
  8. pekka1995

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    No guard
    one imprtant thing that people seem to forget is that if we only stick with ilussion and weak armor it will be SUPER EASY to detect what ability the opponent runs, I mean if you see CAP4 it obviously has weak armor and if you see a ferrothorn using a bug move well then it has illusion. With no Guard this won't be a problem just saying.
  9. jc104

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    No Competitive Ability

    As much as I wanted to have another ability, No Guard really is worse than nothing. I don't think it benefits the concept, and clearly has the potential to be too good or too bad depending on our future choices. Balancing the two abilities we already have is enough.
  10. Juicy

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    No Guard

    3 risky and very different abilities. That should be interesting.
  11. Birkal

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    No Competitive Ability

    Subject to change.
  12. uxsee

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    No Guard
  13. zekrom lord

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  14. GRs Cousin

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    No Competitive Ability

    The main difference between Golurk and CAP4 is that CAP4 is going to have the stats and movepool necessary to fit in with BW2 OU. No Guard will easily act as the ability of choice should we allow it, at least over Weak Armor.
  15. nyttyn

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    No Guard

    Because seriously who at this point still gives a fuck about weak armor?
  16. meteor64

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    No Guard

    I find it ridiculous how Motor Drive was for the most part not even acknowledged for discussion in the last topic.

    As it stands, I don't see either No Guard or No Competitive Ability doing anything significant other than still keeping your opponent guessing when they know you're not an Illusion variant, and for that purpose, theres no reason to not have No Guard really. The ONLY reason I'm voting No Guard is because Illusion is there. Thats it.
  17. ChrisTehAwesome

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    No Guard

    lets give it a shot
  18. UllarWarlord

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    No Competitive Ability

    GO AGAINST THE FLOW
  19. fairytale

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    No Competitive Ability
  20. TerrickTerran

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    No Competitive Ability

    Instead of picking the one that pretty much will make Weak Armor the third choice, I'll go with NCA.
  21. RabidChipmunk

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  22. Trainer Yusuf

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  23. MCBarrett

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  24. Malkyrian

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    No Competitive Ability
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