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Pokémon XY General Discussion

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

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  1. Relinq

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    Yeah I'm really hoping Fairy isn't going to be immune to Dragon, especially as I can see Fairy/Ghost being a type...

    • Talonflame...., the name.., why don't GF just stick with the Japanese names more? Fiarrow would have been so much better. Always the english names that are letdowns, it's not like English has a small vocabulary..
    • kinda offtopic: I'm wondering also... if they're going to try and have combination attacks or moves again? they sorta started with B/W with pledge moves but that was it.

    God I hope so, that would be wicked.
  2. Trainer Yusuf

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    I do hope my calculations are correct, but if Fairy-type is super effective against both Dark and Dragon, the damage output of a Level 50 Gardevoir against a level 50 Hydreigon with a 60 BP move is between
    186,76(189) and 373,5(373), whereas when it is only super effective against Dragon it is between
    65,4(65) and 130,8(131).

    The damage output is in the trailer is 96(152 full HP reduces to 56). The trailer doesn't show Gardevoir's level, so it is probably a lot more weaker, and Fairy Wind might be a weaker move, but there's this.

    Edit: Scratch this, I haven't took the random numbers in the equation(I took max-min possible values in equation though). Is there a simple damage calculator that can account for hypothetical types?

    Edit 2: Okay here's the real deal;
    Max value for Focus Blast is 206-244, and min value is 68-82. If we multiply this by 1.5, we get 309-366 and 102-123. If we multiply this by 0.75 we get 154,5(154)-183 and 51-61,5.

    I used this damage calculator btw.
  3. Charro

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    I fail to see why you guys think that Fairy being immune to Dragon is broken. Seriously we have a few immunities already. Dragon types NEED a nerf, their offense is too good, adding an immunity to them will add A LOT more strategy and it will increase the viability of so many other pokémon. Besides, it's not like Wigglytuff will suddendly jump to OU just for being immune to Dragon, or else Spiritomb would be Uber just for having no weaknesses.
  4. Infernis

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    It also depends on the EVs and natures of the Pokemon in question, and also upon a damage formula that we have not yet mastered.
  5. Sgt.Moose

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    It seems the seahorse-thingy wasn't Inkay. Well, whatever.
  6. Mr Omgness

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    With Fairy-Type now revealed and confirmed to be Sylveon's type do you think we will get a counterpart to it? Meaning we would get a Dragon or Poison Eeveelution? Dragon seems a bit out of the way because it would be hard to make a design for it but a Poisonous Eeveelution wouldnt be too hard to make.


    On the Anime: I can see Ash catching all 3 starters again, or maybe one of the starters is a poke for one of his travel buddies. My money is also on Fletchling (mandatory bird) and Clauncher (another buddy for Kingler and Corphish). So we pretty much got Ash his team already. I wouldnt be surprised either if he catches a Fairy-type too.
  7. The Last Sheikah

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    Sounds like Earthbound; fighting five enemies who you can only KO one at a time, who each attack you once per turn.
    That was... horrible...
  8. Codraroll

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    To my knowledge, this hasn't been posted yet:

    [​IMG]
    From Serebii

    I count several different hats/headgear (among them one looking slightly like a Chespin), and at least two skin colours (the two very dark at the bottom appear to be "greyed out"). Now, we know from earlier that there will be at least three skin colours, but the variety of hats and hair styles was a nice surprise.

    Again, I wonder if the sunglasses will be of any significance? There are several characters shown without them in this picture, after all, but they are present in all artwork of the playable characters.
  9. Asbestospoison

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    Am I reading serebii right? Fletchlings evolution looks really cool, but seriously, talonflame? Thank god for nicknames. I actually like Clauncher and Skrelp, both in name and in appearance.
  10. NoahStar

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    For those of you who are complaining about the Fairy Type (specifically, its name), please read this and try to think of what a true fairy is.

    http://bulbanews.bulbagarden.net/wiki/Fairies_and_the_Fairy_Type

    If you think of the actual definition and lore of fairies--most of which are humanoid magical creatures but can also be classified as magical beasts such as unicorns and even dragons--you'll see that the actual term Fairy by Pokemon standards will mean magical creature.

    So consider the Fairy Type to be more along the lines of 'Magical Type' or 'Mystical Type'.

    Also assuming that Fairy Type hits steel types for normal damage (I've heard that it will be super effective to steel), lets take a moment to realize that Fairy/Dragon will become the new BoltBeam or Dark/Fighting in terms of amazingly perfect coverage.
  11. TheKAM1993

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    Because we have a Pokemon named Fearow and that would cause confusion.
  12. Spork

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    Fairy-type is awesome. You guise are heartless.

    I wanted Fletchling to evolve into something cuter tbh :/
  13. Coronis

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    iirc, you find different clothes, hats, sunglasses etc. throughout your journey.
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    because it's a flaming hawk and hawks are known for their talons

    seems pretty reasonable to me
  15. Trainer Yusuf

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    Looks like we are getting Corocoro
    [​IMG]

    How do you make the spoiler tags here?
  16. Spork

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    Totally reasonable, I dunno what everyone is complaining about.

    Everyone totally loved Splashtooth.

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  17. Spork

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    Gothorita themed :OOOO
  18. TheKAM1993

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    That better not be a person with an orange afro next to her -_-
  19. Cinccino

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    OMG dem hotpants...
  20. Blazi

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    Nice catch, didn't notice that. Perhaps a Gothorita male split-evo in Gen VI, just like Kirlia in Gen IV?
  21. Iamlegendshot66

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    How is it Gothorita themed? The person looks nothing like a Gothorita.
  22. Spork

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    Hair, bows.
  23. Gymdude

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    omfg adorable
  24. Farrac

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    She's cute
  25. NMx13

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    The name of new girl is Sana, btw she looks awesome *.*

    This is not confirmed yet guys. Seems to be real anyways.
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