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Pokémon XY General Discussion

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

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  1. newb

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    It might work as held berry item or something when your life points drop a certain percentage..
  2. DinaIsha

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    Something like that, I guess. But not exactly that. All Mega Pokemon we saw were at full HP. It's improbable, but it'd be amazing on the part of GF if Mega Evolution occurred when none of the attacker's moves will 2OHKO or 3OHKO the opponent (Imagine Mawile facing Steelix with a bad movepool and then Mega Evolving to make up for the damage).
  3. Venom85

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    i see full hp megaevolution in the kangaskan footage, i hope mega evo is apply before stealth rock etc...
  4. newb

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    Maybe when they Mega evolve they regain their full HP..
  5. megayokim

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    now that would be so fucking overpowered
  6. newb

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    Lol they're mega...
  7. The Shadow Knight

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    I really do think they just mean that they Megavolve upon being sent out. Which could very well be "in the middle of battle".
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    The only instance I can think of is for a non-existent move, referred to in the Cinnabar Island gym in Pokémon Red/Blue/Yellow and their remakes. There was a quiz to be answered, and one of the questions was "TM28 contains Tombstoner?". In the remakes, the move was called "Tombstony".
  9. Lirg

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    Well, it already happened in the same case (but I didn't remember the name of the moves) but in a larger scale, we had also in Gen. V shiny pokémons named "chromatiques" (before we used the english word and a lot of French speakers still use the English word now)
  10. DinaIsha

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    [​IMG]

    I'm really beginning to love the 3D sprites and their actions. A huge leap from from BW and BW2.
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    I love how a few days ago eveybody was hating in megas, and now most people seem to embrace it.

    I also feel because of the power and the fact you can only have 1 per team, that megas are gonna feel like the ace of every team, and get a team more build around them. I like that concept.

    @megawahile, let's not forget the 4x weakness it probs has. Atm there are not many fires in OU, but let's not forget that team flairs appearance is pretty much based on fire. I think we'll get a fire creep this gen.
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    Assuming you're referring to the rumors, Mawile has no 4x weakness to fire
  13. youngjake93

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    You can get Fennekin, Torchic, Litleo and Fletchling all early game which is a lot of Fire types already.
    Plus Fire resists Fairy, but is not SE against Fairy.
  14. Charro

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    Torchic is going to be released in January. By that time everyone would have already finished the game's main story.
  15. GenXXZ

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    Ummmm the distribution ends in January. You can get the Torchic at launch.
  16. DinaIsha

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    And everyone will ditch the Kalos starters for the Speed Boost starter. Especially no love for Fennekin. I hope Fennekin's final evolution gets some OP ability to laugh at those who preferred Torchic.
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    "it confirms that the Torchic distribution will run until the same day as in Japan, January 15th 2014 " being UNTIL the part that I missed. My bad.
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    all you guys and your fire types

    i'll be sitting right here all happy with my froakie <3
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    God forbid we have a game without access to at least one fire/fighting starter haha.

    In all seriousness, though, I think this may have me picking Chespin as my starter assuming the rumors are true. I like as much variety on my teams as possible and if Froakie becomes part fighting, that puts it out of the running because Torchic is my favorite starter and I will DEFINITELY be using it. We'll have to wait and see I guess.
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  20. Chaoswalker

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    Oh yes, the models are superb. I dare say that when in battle it's the best looking game on the 3Ds, and if not then at least a contender for the position.
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    This is actually working out for me really well because I was actually planning on doing a mono-fire run on my first playthrough this generation.


    Guess Mega Blaziken will make that a little bit easier.
  22. As I Burn

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    How about that MegaKhangashan ._.;;;;;
    Hits twice..
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    Alright, now that its confirmed that you can have only one mega evolution per team, things are looking good. I'm warming up to the idea. But a part of me feels that if mega evolution is not instantaneous, but takes one turn, megablaziken might not be as OP as people thought, because swords dance would be a better use of that turn, given that regular blaziken already has speed boost. I'm sure there are probably better options for your megapokemon than megablaziken if you can only have one in your team, if mega evolving it takes one turn. But I think it would make more sense to megaevolve instantaneously coming into battle, or at least allow you to attack the same turn the pokemon mega evolves. Hoping to get more info on the resitrictions and conditions for mega evolving.

    But I have to say, this is the first generation where I actually think the in-game 3D models look better than the Sugimori art, specifically MegaLucario.
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    A part of me thinks that Mega evolutions are designed to be mid-to-late game sweepers as imagined by Game Freak. What we really need is test time to see how a team with a Choice Blaziken fares against a team with a MegaBlaziken, and so on.
  25. skitz0phrenic

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    Well Speed Boost Blaziken is overpowered with or without his mega, so he's not a particularly good example, but I get you. If it did require a turn to go Mega it would be quite a hindrance.
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