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Pokémon XY General Discussion

Discussion in 'Orange Islands' started by Stellar, May 10, 2013.

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  1. Shiruba

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    i kinda doubt that it'll specialize in special attack when both glaceon and espeon already do.

    i mean, it's possible, but...
  2. Grammar Xatu

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    Everything has already been specialized once so I would not doubt it. Although come to think of it it may become something like Umbreon to be niche against Dragon which will really limit its versatility but I just see that because it is the image of Fairy that it will be meant to fight Dragons.
  3. ChaosABliss

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    Sylveon bulky sp.attacker anyone?

    Maybe Sylveon's stats well be

    HP: 110
    attack: 60
    defense: 95
    sp.attack: 130
    sp.defense: 65
    speed: 65.
  4. Tytus

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    Has anyone considered that the "Helioptile you stepped on" battle encounter might just be this gen's version of the "sandy spots" in B/W/2? They might have just given it new encounter text. Or, encounters outside of long grass in general might say this. Really, stepping on a buried lizard and it attacking is a lot more realistic than "oh shit there wasn't a Pokemon right in front of me in full view but now there is!"
  5. WideSlash

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    I would love to see another side game in the redukn of Orre. I want Cipher to come back. I kinda want to see Michael (from XD) sister to become the main protagonist.

    Any suggestions?
  6. R_N

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    Now this isn't even tangentially related to XY
  7. WideSlash

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    Hmm... Since they are doing GTS on XY, I wonder how popular hackmon creating apps are going to work.

    I honestly think that Luvdisc deserves & needs an evoulution.
    It should be Water/Fairy. Also, about Mawile supposedly becoming Fairy, did you know that it was based on Japanese folklore? Aka... Fairytale ;)
  8. ChaosABliss

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    I think it well be kinda popular.... People don't use it much... Most is Wi-if battlers(thats lik 13.4% of the fan-base)
  9. Grammar Xatu

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    I want anyone who does that crap of putting a pokemon in GTS with an impossible trade to get it thrown away WITH a report system for those stupid trades of *insert any horrible pokemon here* for lvl 100 Mew. I am tired of GTS being unusable because of them that I seriously want to make a lvl 1 Reshiram with the stats and moves of Magikarp just to get back at them.

    There will be plenty of retypings I am sure but there are so many evolutions we want but I doubt they will ever happen. *still hoping for Pinsir evolution*
  10. deluge

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    Well, if they're serious about this whole Dragon checking business they'll make Sylveon something like:

    95
    60
    65
    130
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    110

    It'll have enough speed to outrun most, enough SpA to KO most, and enough Def to hopefully live a neutral hit if it ends up eating an EQ/Superpower instead of a predicted Dragon attack.
  11. Shiruba

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    back up, back up, back up. they didn't say that sylveon would check the dragons, they said the faerie type would check the dragons. key difference. that's like saying that umbreon will check psychics. they've already had two eeveelutions specialize in special attack as well - all of the others have only one. why do you think that they'd do that a third time?
  12. Grammar Xatu

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    I did say Fairy would check Dragons but Syleon being the image of Fairy would make sense for it to check dragons.
  13. Shiruba

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    true, but similar logic can apply to pikachu - it's the posterboy for pokemon, shouldn't it be the most powerful?

    well... not exactly.
  14. cant say

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    MONO-FIRE ON FIRST PLAYTHROUGH YEAHHHHH

    But seriously, I went with both Tepig and Victini in my first playthrough of Black and it was a little tedious balancing their training. I didn't want to swap one out either coz I liked the whole starter and legendary together thing. Anyway my point is I see what people are saying

    Now that I think of it I might do a mono-fire run to start! You've got a flyer in Talonflame, and if the rumors are true about that water/fire pistol shrimp ive got a surfer.

    Gee I'm excited
  15. Shiruba

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    yeah, x/y definitely seem like the pokemon games for a fire monotype thing - three [four?] pokes already revealed that look pretty cool - chances are that if this is it or the other ones are rubbish, there'll be a few from previous gens that look okay.


    also, serebii looks sick now, haha.
  16. R_N

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    Well not...really.
    Pikachu was designed before it was chosen as mascot.
    Clefairy & Poliwhirl were in the running, too

    e: What I'm getting at is that if Slyveon is the fairy type's mascot, and the one most people are likely to want to use, it should have a good chance of actually being good against dragons
  17. Shiruba

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    oooh i didn't know about poliwhirl... maybe that's why it's red's first pokemon in pokemon adventures.
    though those two are still pretty weak too so the same logic applies.

    true, but by sole virtue of the type being [possibly?] immune to dragons and super-effective against them, i wouldn't think the stats need to be optimal. having 130 in... gosh, defence, maybe [a lot of the dragons are physical], and then 110 in special attack would still work.
    [i thought speed at first but then that'd be directly copying the best and second-best stats of jolteon, and i'm thinking they wouldn't do that]
  18. WideSlash

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    Every generation, egg and breeding mechanics have changed. Now one has yet to mention Pokemon breeding. Why?
  19. Namine

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    To be honest i wanted fennekin from the start.
    When i saw Chespin i thought: Grass oshawott.
    Froakie: Another frog?
    Fenniken: Ok we got vulpix, and Zorua who both look like you but because i like those mons i chose you!

    When i saw the starters i thought gamefreak ran out of idea's but now that i see the otherss I think they ogt enought :)
  20. shytende

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    I can understand this... The only time I had 2 Pokemon who shared the same type was with Lucario and Magneton, because Lucario is mainly a fight type


    Well, Fennekin seems more specially oriented, and the others seems more physically oriented.

    If Froakie is really Water/Fight, it will interract with both Clauncher and Pancham, and I want these both on my team already.

    It will also depend of the evolution, obviously. For now, Fennekin stay my favorite
  21. Coronis

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    I just want to catch 'em all.
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    Probably because there's not a lot to go by as far as predicting goes. Though now that you bring it up, they do improve on breeding mechanics and make it easier to get competitive Pokemon with every passing generation by making inheriting mechanics more convenient.

    Perhaps they'll improve the Power Item parent mechanics so that you can actually pass down two IVs instead of having a 50/50 chance between them? Like if one parent had 31 Atk and a Power Bracer and the other parent had 31 Spe and a Power Anklet and the two bred, all their offspring would have guaranteed 31 IVs in both Attack and Speed. This seems like the kind of breeding improvement that GameFreak would implement, given the changes they've made to Everstone over the years...
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    The problem with that is it already works that way iirc. And then you cannot pass down a Nature as easily. The breeding Mechanics in BW2 were bad for abilities, I hope they change that back. It's usually easier to breed good Pokemon in BW1.
  24. Yveltal

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    As far as breeding goes, I still think the best inference(assuming breeding egg moves isn't changing, because why would it?) is that the egg groups with the most Fairy types in them will have a leg up in choosing their coverage moves because of the potential range of access to Fairy attacks.
  25. The King of Harts

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    I think the best way to improve breeding is to have the baby always inherit the highest IV. Kind of like a dominant trait where high IVs are pigmented skin and low IVs are white skin, and pigmented>white. So if you're breeding a Garchomp with 25/30/28/16/14/24 with a Salamence that has 26/31/31/20/5/18, the baby comes out 26/31/31/28/20/24. Always. This way you don't have to decide between an Everstone to pass down Nature or a bracer to pass down IVs, or have to have long chains to pass down the right IVs to the right mon so they can breed with someone else. Or, you know, spend countless hours biking and have hundreds of "worthless" baby Pokemon.

    So if you have a 31/31/31/31/31/31 Ditto you're set for life, basically.
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