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Pokémon Black/White in-game discussion

Discussion in 'Orange Islands' started by Green Mage, Mar 6, 2011.

  1. HiddenDragon72

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    i like the idea of battling more trainers in City. You get your money's worth or at least in game wise. i do wish there were more three on three but rotations not bad, and going up against Shaga's not bad
  2. TM13IceBeam

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    ugh. This is random.

    So I managed to get an AR and decided to check the IVs of all my Pokemon for the hell of it.

    Turns out, I have random shit including a Drifblim with max SpD and Spe IVs(fucking encounters, how do they work?), a numerous amount of Pinecos with 0 Atk IVs(fuck breeding), and a Panpour with max Attack, Speed and a Jolly nature... would be awesome if physical Simipour wasn't a joke. >.>
  3. guanlong

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    Then again, if you so wanted good IV-ed Pokemon, you could pick up RNG-ing, as it's apparently easier now. I'm going to learn in December (fuck school)... However, if you don't care about legitimacy, use Pokegen; it's incredibly handy to hack flawless EV-ed Pokemon for stuff like Battle Subway.

    It's not like you wifi trade anyway!
  4. TM13IceBeam

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    I don't RNG for specific reasons

    1. Laziness
    2. I can't find my SID because I don't have a shiny
    3. Laziness again
    4. Top secret reason that'd prolly kill me

    Although yeah. I do have an awesome Simipour in there, might want to actually make a physical set lol

    Simipour @ Flight Gem
    4 HP/252 ATK/252 SPE
    Jolly
    Gluttony

    Acrobatics
    Work Up
    Waterfall
    Crunch

    yeah shit set but hopefully SHOULD be fine.
  5. yaya0

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    Why do we have two threads for this anyway?
  6. CanadiEntei

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    What is the 'ratio' of getting a hatch from a DW female having a DW ability? Are the chances low-ish ?

    In-game talk thread?
    Tier talk thread?

    There is a second in-game discussion?
  7. .I Wish You Well.

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    I've decided to start a new Pokemon White save file, this time i chose Oshawott unlike the other save in which i picked tepig. By the way, Emboar was the worse fire type starting I've ever used, disgusting. I named my Oshawott Ryujin and i currently have a clear plan of what my team is going to be.

    Oshawott
    Haxorus
    Semisear / Chandelure
    Rankurusu
    Krookodile
    Liligant

    Team might change depending on how i feel.
  8. ungulateman

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    Darmanitan is a requirement for in-game teams basically. Chandelure doesn't turn up until far too late and Simisear is so bad it's not even funny.

    The rest of your team looks fine. Try and get a Mold Breaker Haxorus, because Rivalry is a dick.
  9. skitz0phrenic

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    Why does everyone fear Ghetsis' Hydreigon? Meinshao generally outspeeds and OHKO's it with HJK. Hell, Meinshao basically destroys Ghetsis by itself bar his lead Cofagrigus. You can get Meinfoo at level 41 right there at Victory Road, and then it's just a miniscule amount of grinding til HJK destruction.

    Now that I think of it, Meinshao absolutely destroys N as well. Amazing late-game'ish Pokemon imo.
  10. pimpgangster

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    Not really, Chandy comes at a pretty good time it's just that you have to grind as a Litwick for most of the game
  11. Redtype

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    Not really a problem, since SID isn't needed to RNG perfect mons at all.

    To keep this post on topic, I just beaten Subway Boss on Super Singles Train. I used a cookie-cutter team of Rotom-W/TTar/Chomp and it worked (un)surprisingly well. I plan to win a least 100 battles to get a star on my trainer card.

    What is in people's opinion the best starte in-game? I used Samurott in my White run, and it was a complete shit. Serperior in Black was a bit better, although the lack of decent coverage options other than Return and Dragon Tail hurt it somewhat. Still it was leagues ahead of Wotter IME.
  12. Lickitungyourmom

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    Chandelure is useable in game :) I agree it is fun using a team of 5 or 6 pokemon to finish the game, but in reality it makes the game far easier and faster if you only use 2.
    Just use starter + haxorus or starter + chandelure or something like that and its really easy.
    Just buy a few full restores and you're on your way.
    My first play through i leveled a balanced team of 6 pokemon and found the elite four quite difficult; on my second play through i just caught and raised a lonely haxorus as soon as i got surf and proceeded to plow everyone and plow the eite four with a level 70 haxorus with sword dance.
    Lv 75 pokemon > 6 level 50 pokemon, enough said
  13. PokéMontage

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    ^That's severely overleveled. I mean, exactly how long did it take you to get it to Level 75? I'm sure by that time most other people would have made it through the Elite 4 already despite the larger, weaker team.
  14. Mario With Lasers

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    40%. 0% if one of the parents is a Ditto (ANY Ditto).
  15. Chidori

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    dead chat i guess
  16. ThatBTard

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    Can anyone tell me which would be a better choice for a team ingame?, Sandile or Scraggy
  17. The Knights of Wario Land

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    Scraggy, definitely. Better typing and learns good moves fast.
  18. ThatBTard

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    Thanks I was thinking that too, just wanted to be sure bout it
  19. Hemp Man

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    Get Scraggy with Moxie instead of Shed Skin, its much more useful against the E4.
  20. Antihaxxer

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    Sandile is more better, because he's faster than Scraggy and has good stab and large movepool.
    Scraggy doesn't learn Intimidate, he's slow, have to rely on HJK (bad move in non competitive environment)
  21. TM13IceBeam

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    lolwut
    hi jump kick's base power is so beastly why would it be bad
    i mean 130BP/90acc STAB off 90 Atk? yes pls

    also scraggy arguably has better starting moves (it alrdy has stab faint attack and you can teach it rock smash, brick break comes a few levels later and then so does payback), benefits a lot more from eviolite, and rapes plasma every day.

    on the other hand sandile's only real advantage is beating elesa (which blitzle does as well, comes earlier, etc) and his starting moves are shit

    its kinda obvious who is better
  22. Hemp Man

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    He does in Dream World, but that is irrelevant in game. What I meant was get Moxie over Shed Skin. Apologizes on my behalf.

    I'd also say Sandile does better against Skyla.
  23. Codraroll

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    Moxie Krookodile walks all over most multi-Poké trainers in the game. KO something, then proceed to rip the rest of the team to shreds with increasingly stronger attacks. Slap an Expert Belt on him for extra fun.
    Krookodile also has quite a nifty movepool, the star of which being STAB Earthquake. Things like Crunch, Brick Break and Stone Edge are also available, as is Outrage if you're willing to risk confusion.
  24. Gokuzbu

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    Stoutland is an excellent pokemon for in-game. It is decently bulky, and it has a great ability in Intimidate. I destroyed the gyms with him.

    I don't recommend Simisage however, by the last few gyms it becomes dead weight, Emboar sort of did too IMO with its crap movepool.
  25. TM13IceBeam

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    its true krookodile > scrafty, but scraggy > sandile, since the latter has bad moves and he doesn't have any existing STABs (outside of maybe dig, i think you get it in the same place?)

    also blitzle does better against elesa because
    1. occasionally AI fucks up and uses an electric attack on you giving you free spa/spe boost, while it never does that on sandile because its already immune
    2. blitzle can paralyse emolga so even if it dies it makes beating them a lot easier

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