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#trivia

Discussion in 'Pokémon Showdown!' started by Hugendugen, Nov 4, 2012.

  1. Hugendugen

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    The next trivia night will be Pokemon Themed on Sunday the 24th at 5-6pm EST (10-11pm GMT or Monday at 9-10am ADST). Come join us in #trivia on synIRC to take part :D

    EDIT: postponed by one day!!
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    Pokemon Trivia ended up happening an hour late (6-7 PM EST), but it was a lot of fun, and highly competitive. Here are the final scores:

    ~~~~ Scoreboard ~~~~
    elevatormusic: 10
    shnen: 9
    treecko37: 9
    sawsbuck: 8
    dogfish44: 7
    smashbrosbrawl: 6
    jdarden: 6
    jelandee: 5
    zony11: 3
    who: 2
    ashley: 1
    starline: 1
    lexie: 1
    doctorcocoa: 1
    sanguine: 1
    qwilphish: 1
    meleemewtwo: 1

    Congrats to elevator_music for the win and to shnen and Treecko37 for a very close 2nd place finish!

    We'll post the questions that were used shortly; we got through 40 of them, which is a pretty good amount.

    Questions (open)

    Question 1: What is the only Pokemon with a single Base Stat exceeding the combined total of its other Base Stats?
    Question 2: What is the only pokemon that can learn Ember and Water Gun by level up?
    Question 3: Name any two of the four pokemon whose English name is derived from Greek mythology. (Note: I accepted two answers I hadn't thought of, so I guess it's six pokemon, not four :D)
    Question 4: Name the only non-Dragon-type Pokemon that can learn Dragon Rush by level-up.
    Question 5: Name the six types that (as of Gen 5) cannot hit any existing Pokemon for a 4x weakness.
    Question 6: Which six moves can hit a Pokemon in the middle of Bounce, Fly, and Sky Drop?
    Question 7: It is speculated that these two Pokemon have never appeared in the anime because of an incident that caused Japanese children to experience seizures.
    Question 8: Which Pokemon could only learn Will-O-Wisp by breeding and not by TM in GenIV?
    Question 9: Which 4 main series games share the first letter of their name with the first letter of their Pokemon mascot?
    Question 10: Suppose a Pokemon with Harvest knows Recycle and is holding a Salac Berry. In a best-case scenario, how many times can the Salac Berry be used in one turn?
    Question 11: If a Super Luck Absol is holding Razor Claw and uses Night Slash, what is the chance a critical hit will occur?
    Question 12: Consider that Magic Room is active already when you switch in a Choice Scarf Pokemon. You use move A, then move B, then move C. What move are you locked into when Magic Room wears off?
    Question 13: Which Pokemon learn the least number of moves by any means?
    Question 14: Name the five Abilities that grant immunity to sandstorm damage.
    Question 15: Name the five non-Flying-type moves that can target non-adjacent Pokemon in Triple Battles.
    Question 16: Which two non-legendary Fighting-type Pokemon have the highest base Special Defense?
    Question 17: Which Fire-type Pokemon has the highest base Defense?
    Question 18: Which Ice-type Pokemon has the highest base HP?
    Question 19: Which non-legendary Fire-type Pokemon has the highest base Special Defense?
    Question 20: Which poison type has the highest base attack?
    Question 21: Name the eight moves that are disabled by Gravity.
    Question 22: Name all of Brock's Pokemon that aren't Rock-types.
    Question 23: Which gendered Pokemon are too ugly to learn Attract (not including any who are incapable of learning TM moves)?
    Question 24: How many Pokemon are incapable of learning any moves from TM or HM?
    Question 25: What is the first Psychic-type Pokemon in National Pokedex order?
    Question 26: What is the first Dark-type Pokemon in National Pokedex order?
    Question 27: Name the only non-Dark-type Pokemon that can have the Ability Pickpocket.
    Question 28: Name the only fully evolved, non-Poison-type Pokemon that can learn Poison Gas.
    Question 29: Which region's Pokemon League has only one known Champion?
    Question 30: How many moves could Gengar learn by level-up in Gen 1?
    Question 31: Name the only non-Fire-type Pokemon that can learn Fire Spin by level-up.
    Question 32: Name the only non-Flying-type Pokemon that can learn Brave Bird by level-up.
    Question 33: Name the only Fighting-type Pokemon that can learn Brine.
    Question 34: Name the four moves that have been taught by HM05 over the course of the series.
    Question 35: Which three Pokemon were previously human?
    Question 36: What two moves used to build Rage in Generation I?
    Question 37: Name the only non-Flying-type Pokemon that can learn Roost by level-up.
    Question 38: Name the only non-Water-type Pokemon that can learn Aqua Jet by level-up.
    Question 39: Name the only Pokemon that can learn Volt Switch by level-up.
    Question 40: Name the only non-Ghost-type Pokemon that can learn Spite by level-up.

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