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Pokémon XY General Discussion

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

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  1. Spenstar

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    speaking of, what can we expect from the three XY guides announced?
  2. Anartya

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    Did anyone see this:


    This game looks absolutely stunning. There are a lot to things to note about noivern, malamar, and sylveon's stats in this video. Can anyone do some damage calculations.
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  3. Fizz

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    Holy shit. Did Politoed just use a crit-, Life Orb-, rain-, and STAB-boosted Hydro Pump and take barely over half of Sylveon's HP? Is that thing bulky as all hell?

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    From what we've seen of Sylveon's HP/defenses/attacks I feel like it will have base stats of 95/60/65/110/130/65. It's a combo that hasn't been used yet that makes a lot of sense.

    HP and Special Attack could probably be switched as well as Attack and Defense.
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  5. Spenstar

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    Sylveon could also be holding a new defensive item.

    Also, Draining Kiss did barely anything to Politoed but recovered almost all of the HP Sylveon lost... huh
  6. Anartya

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    I completely agree with your sylveon spread. I personally think HP will be 110 and special attack will be 95 because umbreon had 95 hp and 110 HP wasn't done before. Jolteon and Vaporeon had 110 SPA before. Based on the shiny sylveon, it would have 31 ivs in HP if it has 95 HP so I doubt it.

    EDIT: 110/60/65/95/130/65
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  7. QuickBH

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    Remember all of the Eeveelutions have the same BST. So some stat is gonna lose 25 stats and it isn't gonna be attack. So 95 Sp.A would be the case over there.
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    Made my decision- My Fire-type in Y will be this guy;
    [​IMG]

    Even if Litleo doesn't get a Fire/Poison evolution, I'd still like to try it out. And if it does, well, then that's just an added bonus. :)
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  9. Spenstar

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    Not gonna lie: Littleo, Talonflame, Torchic, and Fennekin are tempting me to do a mono-fire run in my first playthrough, something I never do. (I usually do a straight run and then transfer my mons out before doing a new run) Makes me wish we had multiple save files so you can do that without deleting your team
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    Wasn't it stated in our trustworthy leak that Draining Kiss heals the same amount of HP that the user deals to the opponent?
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  11. Missingno. Master

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    This sort of thing is part of why I get both versions- one is my main game on which I keep all my Shinies, my EV trained stuff, my in-game teams of the past, and so forth, and the other one is the one I restart to play again and again.

    That it was, yes, that it was. I believe it's a 60 base power move, too.
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    Same here. Will probably get a Houndoom as well. Now for that 6th member.... there was that Kanto starters rumor... Char... Arcanine?o_O
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    I can't get over how much Heatran slots in between Dragons and Fairies.
    Defensively, it resists every attack type you'd throw at a pure Fairy and everything you'd throw at a pure Dragon.
    Offensively, it can hit both Fairies and Steels SE with STAB attacks.

    Steels, in general, are huge winners because they remain supreme defensive pivots while suddenly gaining a compelling reason to use their STABs.
    But Heatran seems to have it all because of resisting Fairy, hitting both Steel and Fairy, while having the bonus of a Fire immunity.
    We're never going to get rid of its ugly mug I tell you! :lol
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    I'd still go with Fennekin as my starter even tho they'll be giving out SB Torchic. The amount of those who'll choose Fennekin has largely declined. Huhu. :( But sticking to my Fennekin. So far, Sylveon, Malamar, Honedge, Mega Absol and Clauncher (hoping he's gonna get an evo) got my attention so they'll probably be my team in Pokemon X.
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    I hate having to repeat myself, but you will never see the trainer AI use an ineffective move unless that's all it has left. It's that simple. We need to find out if it has a Dragon move at all. If it does, then it does less damage than Dake Down to Sylveon, meaning that it's x.5 or x0
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    Was anyone else yelling constantly for Ferrothorn to use protect?

    Also, did Boomburst OHKO Marowak?
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    Did you also notice that Psycho cut didn't do a whole lot of damage to Noivern? I know Psycho cut isn't the best technique, but he must have fair Def to lose about 1/4 of his HP.
    Noivern is indeed offensive. Boomburst probably deals physical damage and Noivern's Atk stat is higher if Draco Meteor dealt just over half damage to Gallade.
    Then again, Topsy Turvy did up his SpAtk, and Marowak's SpDef is the worse of his two defense stats...

    However, on the note of Marowak, it's Bonemarang knocked out Malamar in one turn, so Malamar's Def or HP is probably sub par.
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  18. Anartya

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    Yup definitely feel Noivern has low special attack after I saw that weak draco meteor on marowak. But you have an interesting idea about Boomburst being physical. Hyper Voice is special, so when I first saw boom burst, at first I thought, ugh, another hyper voice clone. But your idea might be it, boom burst might be physical and it would distinguish from Hyper Voice being special.
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    If they're using Marowak, it probably had Thick Club
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    My thinking is that it's going to be more like a Normal-typed Earthquake/Bulldoze. Maybe even a Normal physical version of Lava Plume. They said on the website that it deals damage to all adjacent Pokémon, so it goes in with the list of moves that hit the user's ally as well.
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    I also agree. I think that it will have 100 base power 100% accurate physical normal move like earthquake. But also agree with R_N, that if marowak had thick club, it doesn't really say that malamar has terrible defenses. Malamar might have average defenses like base 80 or something, which isn't terrible, but on par.
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    Maybe Boomburst is a physical attack that deals special damage
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    There's that possibility also, but then I wouldn't exepect it to hit adjacent pkmn then, and would probably have 80 base power like psyshock. I wished it wasn't a normal type move though, anything but normal.
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    Has Draining Kiss been confirmed to be a physical or a special attack? I doubt Sylveon has good offenses in both stats and it restored quite a bit of health, which leads me to believe the move is a special attack.

    EDIT: 95 / 65 / 65 / 110 / 130 / 60 seems like the spread to me. And finally, I wonder if Topsy-Turvy put Noivern at +2, or merely returned its stats back to 0. Could have interesting implications.
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    This move will completely invert all stat changes on the opponent

    Invert would suggest that it was put to +2. Revert would be the term used if it was reset back to neutral (0).
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