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Pokémon Black 2 and White 2 - Mark 2 ** Spoilers **

Discussion in 'Orange Islands' started by RBG, Jun 20, 2012.

  1. TM13IceBeam

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    Someone, I'm not naming names, did. It's like, on this very page itself.

    Esca is pretty good since nothing much uses fire endgame :O
  2. cant say

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    Sorry my mistake, I was thinking of how Magby is exclusive to Black 2 and Elekid in White 2, all three (including Growlithe) are found in the Virbank Complex so I confused myself. In that case I would choose Growlithe as I found him really useful. I held out to get Outrage and Flare Blitz before evolving which was a bit of a drag but not too bad, he beat Drayden with 1pp of Outrage.

    And Accelgor > Escavalier imo as it has ultra speed so can quickly kill what you need it to. I've found Escavalier takes too many hits and needs to get healed more often is all.

    But anyway it looks like you've already chosen your team and I've gotta say it does look fun. Hope you enjoy your playthrough!

    EDIT: oh man looking back I did mess up who evolves into what. Whoops
  3. Alice in Strings

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    It involves burning the foe with flames.

    It activates Flash Fire.

    The game lists it as a Fire move.

    So how in blazes is it not a Fire move? Unless you're talking about damaging moves, which I wasn't. Though I could have worded it better.

    Accelgor has this problem where it dies to a light breeze. If it doesn't kill something in one shot, it dies. Escavalier can just sit there and take hits from stuff like Haxorus and go "eh" about it (barring crits~)
  4. DRADE

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    Do any of you guys find it worth it to get both Black 2 and White 2?

    I find myself wanting to play thru the game again with a different team however I dont want to start over my file
  5. Speechless

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    I'm thinking of using a rotating team in W2 because there are so many Pokemon I want to use but I don't really like restarting my game. lol.

    Thinking of using the following Pokemon, let me know what you think. I might remove the last two mons to cut it down to 10.

    Emboar
    Ampharos
    Watchog
    Muk
    Jellicent
    Maractus
    Beheeyem
    Skarmory
    Dewgong
    Pinsir
    Bisharp
    Galvantula
  6. inanimate blob

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    I would recommend getting both. They're different enough that the gameplay isn't too dragging, while the Pokémon themselves are actually fairly different in each version, meaning you could have a unique team between each version. It's also helpful to get event Pokémon.

    Interesting team, to say the least. I assume you watch the anime, I got my idea for a rotating team from Ash. :3 I personally would pick a stronger Ice-type than Dewgong. Your other weak Pokémon (Watchog and Maractus) are actually usable in-game, but I tried using Dewgong in my Black 2 run, and found that he'll take more hits than he needs to because he won't be able to score 0KHO's when he really needs to. I would recommend a Piloswine, which comes at about the same time and is a lot better, while also giving you a Ground-type Pokémon.
  7. Antihaxxer

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    Dewgong is meh ... Spheal & Lapras have better stats :) but for in game purpose, it does the job :)
  8. Speechless

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    I don't know, personally I really like Dewgong but I've never used it on my main playthrough team so that's why I had it in. Also I realised I don't have any Hoenn or Sinnoh Pokemon on the team; might replace Bisharp, Galvy or Dewgong with a Hoenn or Sinnoh Pokemon maybe. Any suggestions?


    EDIT; I'm thinking of using these guys actually:

    Emboar
    Liepard
    Ampharos
    Muk
    Maractus
    Flygon
    Jellicent
    Pinsir
    Zangoose
    Beheeyem
    Bisharp
    Dewgong
  9. Quarznox

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    My friend started his file on White 2 a while back and, I was amazed when I noticed his ID. He got the same NUMBER AS N: 000002! However, all his pokemon don't do the N special entrance and he cannot rename N's pokemon.
  10. TM13IceBeam

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    Three conditions need to match: Trainer name, ID and SID. I'm pretty sure trainer name doesn't fit, and neither would SID. Honestly I doubt if the game even allows for N's ID/SID to be generated, lol
  11. Korlashh

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    Woah, this thread got a wicked bump. But I personally want to share anyway, as this looks like the appropriate thread. I'm wondering if anyone else as thought of it.

    I got really curious on my most recent runthrough. I had a team dedicated to shredding through the game (Excadrill, Conkeldurr, Cinccino, Starmie, Chandelure; Starmie and Chandelure used expert belts + 4 attacks)

    As I approached victory road, I remembered the high variety and high levels of the pokemon on route 23 onward. That said, I decided on gathering a whole new team of wild pokemon, and then shape them up with the TMs, Heart Scales, and Rare candies that I had. This is what I went to the E4 with:

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    Sawk (sturdy) lv 53 @ Expert Belt
    -Close Combat
    -Reversal
    -Counter
    -Payback

    Golduck lv 55 @ Expert Belt
    -Surf
    -Ice Beam
    -Hydro Pump
    -Shadow Claw

    Gliscor lv 55 @ Nothing
    -Dig
    -Acrobatics
    -Ice Fang
    -Swords Dance

    Metagross lv53 @ Metal Coat
    -Meteor Mash
    -Bullet Punch
    -Psychic (because screw Zen Headbutt)
    -Hammer Arm

    Amoongus lv56 Miracle Seed
    -Giga Drain
    -Venoshock
    -Toxic
    -Synthesis

    Bouffalant lv54 @Wide lens (for Megahorn)

    -Head Charge
    -Megahorn
    -Revenge
    -Payback -> Wild Charge


    Needless to say, this team ranged from 50-56 (Fake-item Amoongus leading), and had 0 EVs. I thought this was a cool idea because it is truly a fair fight, stat-wise (pokemon like Krookodile outsped me, fair and square). And most ironically, this team performed better than my original team did (. Bouffalant ripped through the bulky psychics, Metagross used some necessary bullet punches, Gliscor netted NUMEROUS KOs with Swords Dance + Acrobatics, and then Sawk dispatched Iris's major threats with Sturdy + Close Combat / Counter (granted, I pussed out and used revives).

    It was actually a very fun E4 run. It was a nice alternative to nuzlocke-ing because I personally didn't find my nuzlocke fun at all (Garbage pokes are boring to use to me). I'm tempted to remove EV's with super training in xy
  12. TM13IceBeam

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    this'd be perfect lol

  13. Korlashh

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    Oh wow, that is pretty impressive, though playing on "set" mode would make that strategy much harder to pull (unless he had max revives still)

    But regardless, playing through the story like that sounds really difficult, notably the gym battles

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