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Pokémon X and Y Discussion

Discussion in 'Trou Du Cul' started by Birkal, Jan 8, 2013.

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  1. TyranitarTerror

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    That would be a scary thought to all those powerful Dragons of OU, they could get shot dead in the middle of their sweeps by a Technician-boosted Ice Shard. That ability would just push Weavile to epic levels, enhancing the threatening nature that it already possesses
  2. blitzlefan

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    I kind of like this idea, like a sort of training facility early game to help level up a little bit? But obviously if this were to occur, EXP rate would probably have to slow down some.
  3. aim2game

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    I guess I am the odd man out since I think Chespin is the coolest of the 3 new starters. He looks the most original. We have yet to get a Grass rodent. Fennekin is a Fire fox just like Vulpix and Froakie is a Water frog which we have plenty of frogs (Croagunk, Seismitoad, Politoed) and plenty of Water amphibians.

    I think I read that Pokemon XY will be set in an area akin to Europe, I get the impression it will be the British Isles and maybe some of France. Chespin I bet is a Hedgehog, very common in England, Foxes were common for hunting and Frogs were common from the water but also a reference to France.

    Xerneas is the Stag a creature of legend in Aurthurian and Anglo/Celtic mythology. Yveltal is a Wyvern which is a type of dragon also common in Medieval folklore. Also Sylveon has the word Sylvan in the name which implies fey or faerie qualities. Nymphia implies fey qualities also. Something Anglo/Celtic mythology.

    My wish for the next generation is a big wish but I would like to see some normalization among Pokemon so that more Pokemon are competitive in battles. I would also like to see weaker moves given greater utility. No one uses Confusion when there is Psychic... but if Confusion had a 70% chance to Confuse the enemy people might reconsider since it wouldn't be as weak once STAB is added and there is more utility with the high chance to Confuse. Battling is about min/maxing and status effects, it would be nice if there was more reward for taking chances and more reward for debuffing the enemy then just boosting and baton passing.

    I also would love to see resistances/weaknesses less important. STAB 1.5, weakness 1.5 and super effective 2.0. That way having the correct attack isn't so much of a guarantee for a 1 hit KO.

    Oh and my number 1 wish! REMOVE STEALTH ROCK!!!
  4. Farrac

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    I think we've talked about this before, but evolving in the middle of a battle would be epic. Is there really any issue with that? Most of my pokemon evolve right after defeating a gym leader, imagine evolving DURING the battle.
  5. TyranitarTerror

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    That happens a few times in the anime, and wow would it be cool if that were to extend to the games
  6. Lord Jesseus

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    Yeah, and there's more than that. It would boost mispredicted pursuits, as well as turning Bite/Faint Attack into the strongest existing Dark Attack (excluding the inconsistent Foul Play). Low Sweep could be a more consistent Alternative to Low Kick, as well as lowering enemy speed, or at the very least the weaker Low Kicks would be boosted. He also has Fake Out, though I'm not sure it'd find use. Point is, he has a lot of things he can abuse.
    That he doesn't get Icicle Spear is kind of a shame though.
  7. blitzlefan

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    bwahahaha! you forgot... Dark-type Judgment! :P but yeah, I would love to see Weavile be a little more viable in OU, seeing as it has those wonderful STABS. with technician, it'd be the definition of a glass cannon, dealing ridiculous damage but unable to tank anything (along with SR weakness and mach punch weakness) so it needs a boost! :)
  8. Geodude6

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    Is Froakie still quite hated?
    If so, just posting to say:
    I liked Froakie before it was cool.
  9. inanimate blob

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    lol Get behind me, bro.

    I've been white knighting Froakie since the start, still calling him Beetoaden when I get it. :3
  10. kaps

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    From what I understand, Chespin is a mix between a chestnut and a hedgehog. which in my opinion is a fantastic idea and I'm really excited to see how it evolves
  11. TyranitarTerror

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    The starters have some potential, though I am not overly fond of Froakie, but I am not overly fond of frogs, so it probably isn't the design. I really want to see Fennekin and its evolutionary chain, however, no matter how awesome it may be, it will always fall in the shadow of the most glorious starter of them all: Blaziken. I thought that sucker was the bomb before it got Speed Boost. Then it just became a god
    Anyways, they could do some cool stuff with Chespin
  12. shockwave527

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    One of my posts from a WHILE back, which I still want to happen as things are looping around in the thread:


    This should happen. And, as TT said, they could really level up the elite four so that types like grass are still good. Something like how colosseum makes you battle over-leveled Pokemon so that you either have to grind hard or really plan out the final battles. I'd also like to see the rival become something more than just an consistent enemy or friend, like what happened in gen 1. BW2 SORT OF did that, but Cheren wasn't your rival in that game. I want to see some true rival growth.

    But this could be perfect. With expanded file size, we could have a larger, more complex and diverse region with slightly more pokemon in the RegDex than usual and a gym of every type. I really want this to happen.
  13. shockwave527

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    (I know this is a double post, but as this is entirely on another person's long post, I felt the need for it to be separate)

    Agreed, but these do all stay in the themes of the starters. Prehistory, Chinese Zodiac, and land-based water creature.

    Next gen: Please, a seal.

    Didn't notice the first two before, but seems about right! Possible.

    Already been mentioned multiple times.

    No. Remember, the game is made as a GAME, not a METAGAME. A kitten in real life couldn't defeat a Shark. Not all pokemon are created equal, get used to it people. Also, most pokemon are competetive, just ending up in lower tiers. A game where Raticate is as good as Dragonite would not be fun at all, we need the differences.

    We need moves like Confusion to stay how they are. Again, this is a GAME, not a METAGAME. Not everyone is using all-level-100s with perfect movesets. These are given so that, when you play the GAME, you start off with a weak psychic type move and can replace it with a stronger one. Moves have those powers and effects for a reason. We don't just give our water starters Hydro Pump at level 10, they get water gun. It just needs to be good enough for that part of the game, it's not supposed to be useful in the metagame.

    Again, NO. That is a huge part in the series and what has made it pokemon. If you want all this, just go battle someone 6 lillipups on 6 lillipups, no fighting type moves. I'm sure you'll have a grand old time.

    NO. Not this again. We already discussed why this is a bad idea way back. Lets just move on.
  14. Vashimus

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    While they are at it, why not add another file. That would be amazing. The Gym of every type is an interesting, but wouldn't it make the game seem like more of a slog to finish? Personally I would love it, but I think that may not go over as well as it should. A bigger Dex would be awesome too.
  18. Vashimus

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    I respectfully disagree, kind sir.
  19. Infernis

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    I understand the context of those images not at all. Was there a full circle gone about somewhere?

    @Albert588 - with the genetic theme of the games, it's practically confirmed that Nate and Hilbert fused Kyurem-B/W style and then reproduced (by budding!) to create a new protagonist. And with their fusion, the new method of breeding: forcible mitosis and fusion! You now complete a minigame to chop Pokemon apart and then sew the halves to other Pokemon halves. In this way, entirely new species are created. (By changing the angle of slicing, you can merge percentages of base stat totals.)

    Oh, and that video proved to me that Sylveon is definitely grape type. No doubt about it, with that rich burgundy color.
  20. Yveltal

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    Vashimus, somebody posted a link to that video over a week ago.

    Infernis, I get a depressing kick out of noting that the conversation is going in circles, mostly thanks to our dry spell of news.

    Also, the diamond-like pentagon shapes on the back of Yveltal's tail and wings also glow with his stomach during his final beat in the trailer. I'd like to see how that fits thematically. It kind of reminds me of tail lights on a motorcycle...
  21. Infernis

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    I thought so, but it could have been some sort of subtle graphical representation of 'stating the obvious', which confused me. We seriously need some news here.

    In other news, 300 pages! Yeah, there's a benchmark for us. Nearly 7500 posts about one YouTube video and half the data on a single other Pokemon. Truly we are the best of the best in this regard.
  22. Krabmeat

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    So..... Someone mentioned DLC pokemon with the 3DS?
    And someone else mentioned getting fan made pokes into the games?

    Anyone else mentally connect the two? :I
  23. BloodGod22

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    DLC Pokemon?
    I really doubt it, like really really doubt it.
  24. cantab

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    I think if Game Freak can do it, they will. It means the next gen equivalents of Keldeo, Meloetta, and Genesect won't be known about until they're officially revealed, rather than being found ahead of time by people disassembling the game.

    Of course they might rely on the 3DS cartridge encryption to keep their secrets, but that could be cracked.
  25. Lord Jesseus

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    Would that create compatability issues between people with the DLC and people without it?
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