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Gen 1 partial trapping moves on NB

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

1. HipmonleeHave a rice day

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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.

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2. UmbyI'm gonna bury you in the ground~

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How/when did you find this out?
3. HipmonleeHave a rice day

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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. ArcticblastNever did anything about Swagger

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

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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.

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6. t3h Icy

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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 Warrioralso known as Darkwing_Duck

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I think people should stop criticizing this kind of bug testing. They've obviously taken effort to do this.
14. PocketApo, the astronaut's best friend >:3

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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.