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Gen 1 partial trapping moves on NB

Discussion in 'Ruins of Alph' started by Hipmonlee, May 27, 2011.

  1. Hipmonlee

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    are glitched. Worse than we thought.

    From Kamex's RBY stuff guide:
    This isnt implemented, they seem to attack for each number of turns with the same probability.

    IE they do on average 16.67% more damage per usage than they ought to. It's a pretty serious glitch.

    Have a nice day.
  2. Umby

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    How/when did you find this out?
  3. Hipmonlee

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    Last night when I battled EW with a team full of onixes against a team full of onixes.

    We used Bind 316 times, it hit 236 times, and the moves continued 586 times. Which is roughly 2.5 continues per hit -exactly what you would expect if it was continuing each amount of times with equal probability (bear in mind that there were some continues cut off due to KOs, though a very small number).

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  4. Arcticblast

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    Pardon me asking, but... why exactly were you having a battle with twelve Onix?
  5. Hipmonlee

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    To test whether partial trapping moves were glitched or not.

    My maths was off, they do 16.67% more than they ought to per hit. Still pretty significant.

    Have a nice day.
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    1 3/8 = 3/8
    2 3/8 = 6/8
    3 1/8 = 3/8
    4 1/8 = 4/8
    =16/8 = 2 continues per use on average.

    1 1/4 = 1/4
    2 1/4 = 2/4
    3 1/4 = 3/4
    4 1/4 = 4/4
    =10/4 = 2.5 continues per use on average

    586 continues over 236 hits is 2.483....

    So it looks like Netbattle is bugged.
  7. 133tSneasel

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    Couldn't you have use Tangela? or Pokemon with Wrap?
  8. Ereborus Nyx

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    nah, onix is the only way froward, plus, things like bind and wrap are NFE on it, so more time for analysis
  9. 420

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    how BORED do you have to be to do this?
  10. Ereborus Nyx

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    very bored and slightly senile
  11. Parasol_Kirby

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    Good find! Even so, it reminds me of that section from the premier issue of The Smog:

  12. t3h Icy

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    ?_?

    Hold CTRL + Spacebar and you're done in minutes at most.
  13. Destiny Warrior

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    I think people should stop criticizing this kind of bug testing. They've obviously taken effort to do this.
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    To whom could we report this bug? It would be nice to adhere loyally to the actual mechanics. It can make quite a difference.

    If not NBS, we should notify PO about this, so that Wrap would be implemented correctly.

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