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Gym [WATER] Leader Athenodoros vs Challenger Dogfish44

Discussion in 'ASB' started by Frosty, Jan 27, 2013.

  1. Frosty

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    Gym Leader
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    Hp: 47
    En: 39
    2/3/3/3/121
    Other:
    Item:

    Challenger
    [​IMG]
    Hp: 83
    En: 28
    2/3/4/4/70
    Other:
    Item: Expert Belt

    bench (open)
    [​IMG]
    Hp: 83
    En: 36
    2/4/5/4/86
    Other:
    Item: Expert Belt

    Round 6


    Krillowatt fainted!

    FINALLY

    data (open)

    Krillowatt: Thunder: 12+3-1.5 = miss for 7 energy
    Hit: 88 (iroonically, no)

    Ludicolo: chill

    Ludicolo: Absorb: (4+3+2+1.5)*1.5= 15.75 damage for 5 energy
    Crit: 6
    +7.87hp

    Krillowatt: Mirror Coat: 15.75*1.5= 23.625 damage for 13.87 energy

    Ludicolo: Mega Drain: (6+3+2+1.5)*1.5= 18.75 damage for 8 energy
    Crit: 6
    +9.37hp

    Krillowatt: Mirror Coat: 18.75*1.5 = 28.12hp for 24.06 energy

    Krillowatt fainted!


    Gym Leader
    [​IMG]
    Hp: KO
    En: KO
    2/3/3/3/121
    Other:
    Item:

    Challenger
    [​IMG]
    Hp: 48
    En: 27
    2/3/4/4/70
    Other:
    Item: Expert Belt

    bench (open)
    [​IMG]
    Hp: 83
    En: 36
    2/4/5/4/86
    Other:
    Item: Expert Belt

    Athenodoros sends out pokemon with item
    Dogfish44 gives orders
    Athenodoros gives orders
    I Ref
  2. Athenodoros

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    Misty Atheno chooses Starmie!

    [​IMG]
    @Enigma Berry
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    "Another flaming Enigma Berry, and I'm staying in, feel free to order."
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    Guess who ordered last on the previous round and now has to order first.

    Hint: It's not Athenodoros.


    Unless I missed something.
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    "Nah, I'm just getting so used to switch phrases that I forget that normal KOs don't count.

    Electivire @ Expert Belt comes in to play, then."
  6. Athenodoros

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    I know we were all expecting funtimes with Swampert, but I think I'll stay in. Let's see how this works.

    Counterswitch Declined
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    "Actually, I saw this coming a mile off..."

    Thunderbolt ~ ThunderPunch ~ Thunderbolt

    IF Bide, THEN Substitute (15) on the first instance
    IF Light Screen AND you outspeed, THEN Brick Break
  8. Athenodoros

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    Not far enough to see this coming, apparently:

    Skill Swap (Natural Cure for Motor Drive) ~ Substitute (15) ~ Hydro Pump
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    Gym Leader
    [​IMG]
    Hp: 90
    En: 100
    2/3/4/3/133 (+20%)
    Other:
    Item: Enigma Berry

    Challenger
    [​IMG]
    Hp: 100
    En: 100
    5/2/4/3/95
    Other:
    Item: Expert Belt

    bench (open)
    [​IMG]
    Hp: 48
    En: 27
    2/3/4/4/70
    Other:
    Item: Expert Belt

    [​IMG]
    Hp: 83
    En: 36
    2/4/5/4/86
    Other:
    Item: Expert Belt

    Round 7


    C'mon even I saw that coming.

    Anyway.

    After losing his first pokemon, Athenodoros sends out Actaea the Starmie with Enigma Berry. I mean, seriously...does he have a freaking plantation of those?

    The challenger counters with his Signature Pokemon: Short Fuse the Electivire with Expert Belt...which were probably on sale.

    On a first glance Short Fuse has the advantage, but that soon is nulled as Actaea uses Skill Swap to get Motor Drive in exchange for Natural Cure and get a very useful Electric immunity!

    Short Fuse even tried to deal damage, but his Thunderbolt, Thunderpunch and Thunderbolt were all absorbed and turned into speed for Starmie, which managed to set up a 15hp substitute and attack with Hydro Pump on the meanwhile.

    And I believe we will see Short Fuse leaving next turn, as he doesn't have much to hit Motor Drive Starmie with...

    or not.

    data (open)

    Starmie: Skill Swap for 7 energy (Natural Cure for Motor Drive)

    Electivire: Thunderbolt: absorbed for 6 energy

    Starmie: 15hp substitute for 12 energy

    Electivire: Thunderpunch: absorbed for 5 energy

    Starmie: Hydro Pump: 12+3+1.5 = 16.5 damage for 7 energy
    Crit: 11 (no)

    Electivire: Thunderbolt: absorbed for 6 energy

    The platform broke! Electivire fell on the cold water!
    - 5hp.


    Gym Leader
    [​IMG]
    Hp: 75 (15 sub)
    En: 74
    2/3/4/3/133 (+20%)
    Other: +3spe, Motor Drive instead of Natural Cure
    Item: Enigma Berry

    Challenger
    [​IMG]
    Hp: 78
    En: 83
    5/2/4/3/95
    Other: Natural Cure instead of Motor Drive
    Item: Expert Belt

    bench (open)
    [​IMG]
    Hp: 48
    En: 27
    2/3/4/4/70
    Other:
    Item: Expert Belt

    [​IMG]
    Hp: 83
    En: 36
    2/4/5/4/86
    Other:
    Item: Expert Belt

    Athenodoros's turn!
  10. Athenodoros

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    I'm glad that worked out so well. And glad that the sub gives some room to manoeuvre. Electivire is a behemoth.

    Surf ~ Psychic ~ Surf
    IF
    Double Team AND you would use Psychic the next action, use Surf the next action and move actions down
    IF he uses Light Screen AND he isn't confused, use Confuse Ray
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    "I think a simple approach here is by far the most sensible."

    Hidden Power ~ Hidden Power ~ Hidden Power
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    Gym Leader
    [​IMG]
    Hp: 75 (15 sub)
    En: 74
    2/3/4/3/133 (+20%)
    Other: +3spe, Motor Drive instead of Natural Cure
    Item: Enigma Berry

    Challenger
    [​IMG]
    Hp: 78
    En: 83
    5/2/4/3/95
    Other: Natural Cure instead of Motor Drive
    Item: Expert Belt

    bench (open)
    [​IMG]
    Hp: 48
    En: 27
    2/3/4/4/70
    Other:
    Item: Expert Belt

    [​IMG]
    Hp: 83
    En: 36
    2/4/5/4/86
    Other:
    Item: Expert Belt

    Round 8


    Both pokemon just exchange blows in a boring round.

    I mean

    no tricky shenaningans

    no witty sub abuse

    no HAX

    This makes my job quite hard, you know?

    Either way, Astraea attacked with Surf, Psychic and Surf and Short Fuse with a barrage of Hidden Power Grass. You could have seen that by reading the orders but oh well.

    The Ever-useful Enigma Berry kicks in and makes the Starmie endure the blows quite nicely. The same can't be said to Electivire though, as the cold water SPLASH just added to a not so good round.

    The Gym Leader managed to recover from the hp gap and has a ton of momentum on his hands. The challenger better pull his act together, before this gets out of hand, or this match will end in a deja vu.

    data (open)

    Starmie: Surf: 10+3+1.5 = 14.5 damage for 6 energy
    Crit:5 (no)

    Electivire: Hidden Power Grass: (7+2+1.5)*1.5= no more sub (15.75hp) for 5 energy
    Crit: irrelevant

    Starmie: Psychic: 11+3+1.5 = 15.5 damage for 6.5 energy
    Crit:10 (no)
    Effect: 6/10 (no)

    Electivire: Hidden Power Grass: 15.75 damage for 9 energy
    Crit:4 (no)

    Starmie eats part of the Enigma Berry! (+10hp)

    Starmie: Surf: 14.5 damage for 6 energy
    Crit:11 (no)

    Electivire: Hidden Power Grass: 15.75 damage for 13 energy
    Crit:15 (no)

    Starmie eats part of the Enigma Berry! (+10hp)

    The ice platform crashed due to Electivire fatness!
    -5hp for Electivire due to cold water



    Gym Leader
    [​IMG]
    Hp: 63
    En: 55
    2/3/4/3/133 (+20%)
    Other: +2spe, Motor Drive instead of Natural Cure
    Item:

    Challenger
    [​IMG]
    Hp: 28
    En: 56
    5/2/4/3/95
    Other: Natural Cure instead of Motor Drive
    Item: Expert Belt

    bench (open)
    [​IMG]
    Hp: 48
    En: 27
    2/3/4/4/70
    Other:
    Item: Expert Belt

    [​IMG]
    Hp: 83
    En: 36
    2/4/5/4/86
    Other:
    Item: Expert Belt

    Dogfish44's turn!
  13. Dogfish44

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    "Despite all the hax we actually remain fairly even in HP, and I'm considering that a success. In fact, so's Tango - Switching in!"
  14. Athenodoros

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    Well, I'm happy that even with the hax I'm not getting destroyed. So that's just nice for everyone. And I'll wait here. I need my Tentacruel...

    Counterswitch Destroyed
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    "Not exactly motivated to order here..."

    Giga Drain ~ Chill ~ Giga Drain

    IF Protective/Evasive when Giga Drain issued, THEN Chill AND Push Back
    IF Substitute (25) issued when Giga Drain issued AND Giga Drain doesn't crit, THEN replace the next use of Giga Drain with ThunderPunch
  16. Athenodoros

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    I know the feeling. Also the feeling of being constantly buggered by one particular move.

    Substitute (25) ~ Psychic ~ Psyshock
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    Gym Leader
    [​IMG]
    Hp: 63
    En: 55
    2/3/4/3/133 (+20%)
    Other: +2spe, Motor Drive instead of Natural Cure
    Item:

    Challenger
    [​IMG]
    Hp: 48
    En: 27
    2/3/4/4/70
    Other:
    Item: Expert Belt

    bench (open)

    [​IMG]
    Hp: 28
    En: 56
    5/2/4/3/95
    Other: Natural Cure instead of Motor Drive
    Item: Expert Belt

    [​IMG]
    Hp: 83
    En: 36
    2/4/5/4/86
    Other:
    Item: Expert Belt

    Round 9​


    Astraea decides to face her opponent LIKE A MAN THE BRAVE STARMIE SHE IS!

    ...and so creates a 25hp substitute and hides behind it.

    Tango then uses Giga Drain to heavily damage the substitute, while getting some always useful HP back.

    On the following turn, Starmie switches to attack mode and uses Ludicolo's weight against it with Psychic. Tango counterattacks by chilling. IN THE FACE OF DANGER (also known as kangaskhan's baby the substitute).

    Finally, Astraea uses Psyshock to create some solid psywaves that proceed to SLAP TANGO OVER AND OVER AGAIN, while the Ludicolo counterattacks with Thunderpunch, giving Starmie more speed thanks to Motor Drive!

    The plot thickeeeens!

    data (open)

    Starmie: 25hp substitute for 24 energy

    Ludicolo: Giga Drain: (8+3+2+1.5)*1.5= 21.75 damage for 11 energy
    Crit: 11 (no)
    +10.87hp

    Starmie: Psychic: 10+3 = 13 damage for 6 energy
    Crit: 11 (no)
    Effect: 9 (no)

    Ludicolo: chill (+12 energy)

    Starmie: Psyshock: 8+3+1.5 = 12.5 damage for 5 energy
    Crit: 5 (no)

    Ludicolo: Thunderpunch: motor drive for 6 energy
    Crit: doesn't matter

    Starmie's speed was raised by 1!


    Gym Leader
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    Hp: 38 (3hp sub)
    En: 19
    2/3/4/3/133 (+20%)
    Other: +2spe, Motor Drive instead of Natural Cure
    Item:

    Challenger
    [​IMG]
    Hp: 33
    En: 22
    2/3/4/4/70
    Other:
    Item: Expert Belt

    bench (open)

    [​IMG]
    Hp: 28
    En: 56
    5/2/4/3/95
    Other: Natural Cure instead of Motor Drive
    Item: Expert Belt

    [​IMG]
    Hp: 83
    En: 36
    2/4/5/4/86
    Other:
    Item: Expert Belt

    Athenodoros's turn!
  18. Athenodoros

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    Psychic ~ Psyshock ~ Psychic
    IF
    he uses Giga/Mega Drain AND you didn't use Teleport last action, use Evasive Teleport ~ Chill
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    "Well THAT'S embarrassing. I really need to focus on that sort of thing BEFORE I order ¬_¬"

    Seed Bomb ~ Absorb ~ Energy Ball
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    Gym Leader
    [​IMG]
    Hp: 38 (3hp sub)
    En: 19
    2/3/4/3/133 (+20%)
    Other: +2spe, Motor Drive instead of Natural Cure
    Item:

    Challenger
    [​IMG]
    Hp: 33
    En: 22
    2/3/4/4/70
    Other:
    Item: Expert Belt

    bench (open)

    [​IMG]
    Hp: 28
    En: 56
    5/2/4/3/95
    Other: Natural Cure instead of Motor Drive
    Item: Expert Belt

    [​IMG]
    Hp: 83
    En: 36
    2/4/5/4/86
    Other:
    Item: Expert Belt

    Round 10​


    Astraea continues her assault behind the sub, using her Psychic powers to mess around with Tango. The Ludicolo is focus, though and breaks her sub with a well placed Seed Bomb.

    Oh the following turn, the Astraea attacks with Psyshock, slapping Ludicolo silly again, while the dancing plant got some health back with Absorb, boosted by a nice Expert Belt.

    Finally, Astraea attacked with Psychic one last time and Tango managed to survive with little hp. The same can't be said about the Starmie, which fainted against Ludicolo's Energy Ball. Starmie fainted!


    data (open)

    Starmie: Psychic: 10+3= 13 damage for 6 energy
    Crit: 4 (no)
    Effect: 2 (no)

    Ludicolo: Seed Bomb: no more sub for 5 energy

    Starmie: Psyshock: 12.5 damage for 5 energy
    Crit: 13 (no)

    Ludicolo: Absorb: (4+3+1.5+2)*1.5= 15.75 damage for 5 energy
    Crit:2 (no)
    +7.87hp

    Starmie: Psychic: 13 damage for 6 energy
    Crit: 9 (no)
    Effect: 8 (no)

    Ludicolo: Energy Ball: (8+3+1.5+2)*1.5= 21.75 damage for 5 energy
    Crit: 14 (no)
    Effect: 7 (no)

    Starmie fainted!


    Gym Leader
    [​IMG]
    Hp: KO
    En: KO
    2/3/4/3/133 (+20%)
    Other: +2spe, Motor Drive instead of Natural Cure
    Item:

    Challenger
    [​IMG]
    Hp: 2
    En: 7
    2/3/4/4/70
    Other:
    Item: Expert Belt

    bench (open)

    [​IMG]
    Hp: 28
    En: 56
    5/2/4/3/95
    Other: Natural Cure instead of Motor Drive
    Item: Expert Belt

    [​IMG]
    Hp: 83
    En: 36
    2/4/5/4/86
    Other:
    Item: Expert Belt

    Athenodoros sends out pokemon with item
    Dogfish44 gives orders
    Athenodoros gives orders
    I Ref
  21. Athenodoros

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    Alright, getting down to the bone. About time we used this guy in a gym match.

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    "Ludicolo, Return. Electivire, let's go!. Oh, you can't switch! And it's so nice you NOT having an Enigma Berry"

    Thunderbolt ~ Thunderbolt ~ Thunderbolt

    IF Double Team clones active, THEN Discharge
    IF Torment, THEN replace the following action with a Shock Wave


    "That ought to do something. Unless you hax me to death again. Or something."
  23. Athenodoros

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    Icicle Spear ~ Ice Shard ~ Ice Shard

    Come on Mowtom, lets see what you've got.
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    Gym Leader
    [​IMG]
    Hp: 90
    En: 100
    4/6/3/2/70
    Other:
    Item: Nevermeltice

    Challenger
    [​IMG]
    Hp: 28
    En: 56
    5/2/4/3/95
    Other:
    Item: Expert Belt

    bench (open)

    [​IMG]
    Hp: 2
    En: 7
    2/3/4/4/70
    Other:
    Item: Expert Belt

    [​IMG]
    Hp: 83
    En: 36
    2/4/5/4/86
    Other:
    Item: Expert Belt

    Round 11​


    The Gym Leader's final pokemon is Tethys the Cloyster! Looks like it went with a more offensive approach against Mowtom.

    And the Challenger sends back Short Fuse to the fray! The poor Electivire was outplayed the entire match, so I guess it should be glad to get in a final attack before fainting.

    And it does just that, attacking with Thunderbolt, before being overwhelmed with Icicle Spear followed by Ice Shard. Electivire fainted!

    data (open)

    Electivire: Thunderbolt: (10-1+3+2+3)*1.5= 25.5 damage for 6 energy
    Crit: Shell Armour

    Cloyster: Icicle Spear: 5*3+3+3+1+4 = 26 damage for 8 energy
    Crit: 10, 15, 1, 16, 10 (1 crit)

    Cloyster: Ice Shard: 4+3+3+4 = 14 damage for 3 energy
    Crit: no

    Electivire fainted!


    Gym Leader
    [​IMG]
    Hp: 64
    En: 89
    4/6/3/2/70
    Other:
    Item: Nevermeltice

    Challenger
    [​IMG]
    Hp: KO
    En: KO
    5/2/4/3/95
    Other:
    Item: Expert Belt

    bench (open)

    [​IMG]
    Hp: 2
    En: 7
    2/3/4/4/70
    Other:
    Item: Expert Belt

    [​IMG]
    Hp: 83
    En: 36
    2/4/5/4/86
    Other:
    Item: Expert Belt

    Dogfish44 sends out pokemon
    Athenodoros gives orders
    Dogfish44 gives orders
    I Ref
  25. Dogfish44

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