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CAP 16 CAP 5 - Part 4 - Primary Ability Poll 1

Discussion in 'CAP Process Archive' started by Birkal, Feb 28, 2013.

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  1. Birkal

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    Excellent ability discussion; that will serve as a solid base for this voting period. Throughout the next several days, we'll be voting on the primary ability for CAP5.

    This poll will be run with IRV voting, the details of which are outlined here. This means that you can upvote your favorite typing and downvote your least favorite. Be aware that order does matter in your votes! The first line is your favorite, the last line is your least favorite. Make sure you vote properly. Make sure that you bold your votes 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:
    Chlorophyll
    Flower Gift
    Harvest
    Natural Cure
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    So yeah, please read the above. Moderating your posts over something so small is really lame, but we will if we have to.

    Below is CAP 5 so far:

    Typing: Grass / Dark
  2. Quanyails

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  3. jas61292

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    Natural Cure
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    Connecting to sun via ability for its own sake is a flawed approach to the concept in my eyes. While all three sun abilities have good points to them, none help supplement the role of a pivot as well as Natural Cure.
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    would even rather no connection to sun than be broken
  6. Birkal

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    I eagerly await destroying Pwnemon on the playtest ladder with my broken Oran Berry CAP 5 ;)
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    Grass-type? Check.
    4x weak to Bug? Check.
    Sun-moves? Check.
    Natural Cure? Check.
    Specially bulky? Check.
    Nobody uses it in the sun? Double check.

    Go home, Natural Cure CAP5, you're Celebi.
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    Ironically, jas eliminating Cloud Nine will now lead to me voting for a Sun ability over a non-Sun one... which he finds "flawed." Ah well. Unintended consequences.
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    Natural Cure makes it just as good on a goodstuff team, but Harvest still makes it viable without Ninetales controlling the weather, Sun's biggest downfall. Chlorophyll is covered by Venu and I bet we'd just make it a physical Dark variant if that happened, but it isn't as bad as NC.
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    I wouldn't really have a problem with any of these except Natural Cure, which I suspect would be amazing on a rain team.
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    I used to use a Harvest Exeggcute in OU. It was awesome.
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