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CAP 12 CAP1 - Special Poll - Dream World Ability Poll

Discussion in 'CAP Process Archive' started by reachzero, Apr 4, 2011.

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  1. reachzero

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    The Fifth Generation of Pokemon introduced a revolutionary new concept to competitive Pokemon: Dream World Pokemon with different abilities than ordinary Pokemon, allowing some Pokemon to have THREE abilities. Because some Dream World Pokemon are all male, Dream World abilities can have unusual limitations on the movepools of these Pokemon. Because we may choose to limit Tomohawk's movepool in this way, it is important for us to decide at this time whether we wish for the secondary ability, Prankster, to be the Dream World ability, or for a flavor ability to be the Dream World ability, or even to have no Dream World ability whatsoever. This poll will decide what the Dream World ability will be. If Prankster is chosen as the Dream World ability, the poll to choose a flavor ability (if any) will still be held, but it will become the secondary ability.

    This will be a Bold Vote, meaning you may choose one and only one option. The options in this poll are Prankster, Flavor Ability, and No Dream World Ability.

    Here is our Pokemon so far:

    Name: Tomohawk

    Typing: Flying/Fighting

    Base Stats: 105 HP/60 Atk/90 Def/115 SpA/80 SpD/85 Spe

    Abilities: Intimidate/Prankster


    Here is a list of all the allowed moves that could play a role in this decision:


    Aromatherapy/Heal Bell
    Baton Pass
    Circle Throw
    Clear Smog
    Confuse Ray
    Counter
    Curse
    Detect
    Dragon Tail
    Encore
    Gravity
    Haze
    Healing Wish
    Hone Claws
    Ingrain
    Knock Off
    Magic Coat
    Block/Mean Look
    Memento
    Mirror Coat
    Moonlight/Morning Sun
    Perish Song
    Psycho Shift
    Rain Dance
    Rapid Spin
    Recover, Slack Off, etc.
    Reflect
    Refresh
    Roar/Whirlwind
    Roost
    Stealth Rock
    Taunt
    U-Turn
    Wish
    Yawn

    Acrobatics
    Air Slash
    Brave Bird
    Close Combat
    Crunch
    Drain Punch
    Dragon Claw
    Dual Chop
    Drill Peck
    Earth Power
    Fake Out
    Flamethrower/Fire Blast/Heat Wave
    Focus Blast
    Focus Punch
    Grass Knot
    Hammer Arm
    Hurricane
    Icy Wind
    Low Kick
    Mach Punch
    Psychic
    Psyshock
    Rock Slide
    Super Fang
    Superpower
    Vacuum Wave

    Volt Switch

    This poll will close in 24 hours. Choose wisely!
  2. PK Gaming

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    Nice!

    Prankster

    Flavor ability

    Edit: I misunderstood
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    No Dream World Ability
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    Flavor ability and No Dream World ability are pretty much the same thing but they're competing against each other =/. This is giving Prankster an edge in the poll.
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    Flavor Ability

    I hate the idea of hidden ability illegalities. It seems really iffy since we don't even know for sure if the all-male quality was intended or if it's going to last. Also, we should really stop calling them "Dream World abilities" and just call them "hidden abilities" -.-

    Flavor Ability because most Gen V Pokémon have them.
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    Flavor Ability
    The only real Pokémon with no hidden abilities are stuff like Kecleon and Castform (heaviliy tied to their ability concept-wise), most legendaries and Pokémon with Levitate as their only ability (or evolved from Levitate-only Pokémon like Dusclops/noir), and I recall Starly being the only exception (though not really, since veekun gives Keen Eye both as normal and hidden ability which should be considered separate since Staravia/raptor get Reckess instead of Intimidate). Tomohawk doesn't fit in any of these categories, so I think he should get one.
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    No Dream World Ability

    This is affecting the actual Pokemon we're making. Why are we considering to give it an ability based on flavor?
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    Even though I hate having to spell it incorrectly, I worried that 'flavour' might not get picked up!
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    Legality issues with Prankster sucks and having no DW Ability is weird.
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