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  1. Gladio

    SPOILERS! List of Movepool Changes [New Isle of Armor Additions!]

    Gliscor also gets Power Whip as a notable new move, if I'm not mistaken. But holy cannoli, all these new additions are insane. Lots of (possibly) returning megas will adore these new toys, namely broken Blaziken with CC, swampert in doubles with Horsepower, NP zam and oh boy U-turn + CC...
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    Data Usage-Based Tier Update for January 2020 (RU ready!)

    Worth noting, RU has lost both Gardevoir and Golisopod, plus ultimate fairy switch-in / SRer Bronzong. Now the best fairies seem to be Alcremie and Silvally, both lacking garde's speed, power and RK capabilities in exchange for superior bulk / recovery. It also means Gallade can finally slot in...
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    Metagame SS OU Metagame Discussion (Usage stats in post #944)

    While the loss in power and the only marginal increase in bulk are unfortunate, Female Indeedee has access to Healing Wish, which is a pretty decent reason to prefer it over her Male counterpart. Not saying that it's better (because it isn't, especially since this isn't a Latios / Latias...
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    Resource Simple Questions, Simple Answers Thread (read the op before posting a thread)

    Same scale, so GMax Machamp can't have a 140 BP Nuke to flex on the other Fighting types.
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    Resource Simple Questions, Simple Answers Thread (read the op before posting a thread)

    Yes, GMax moves work the same. The only difference is their effect and some cosmetic changes here and there (Centiscorch and Charizard's sig move compared to regular Max Flare, for example).
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    Resource Simple Questions, Simple Answers Thread (read the op before posting a thread)

    Here, courtesy of Merrit from the OI Discord: powers for max moves of most types: 150+ ordinary power -> 150 max power 110+ -> 140, plus Crush Grip, Wring Out, Magnitude, Double Iron Bash 75+ -> 130, plus Pin Missile, Power Trip, Punishment, Dragon Darts, Dual Chop, Electro Ball, Heat Crash...
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    Resource Simple Questions, Simple Answers Thread (read the op before posting a thread)

    Yes, as Spikes are now a Technical Record so you don't need any convoluted breeding chains anymore. Just pop a CD and voilà!
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    Metagame Sword & Shield - NU Speculation Thread

    I feel one mon that could rise in this new meta would be Gallade, for multiple reasons: 1) Medicham being gone means that he has much less competition for a fighting type that deals with the Poison buddies; 2) In the pre-HOME meta, many things either don't exist yet (ex.: Incineroar) or don't...
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    You are welcome:psywoke: Also, the Dynamax buff is 2x the user's HP at max level (which I assume...

    You are welcome:psywoke: Also, the Dynamax buff is 2x the user's HP at max level (which I assume is what ps! will employ) and it seems it has a weird behaviour with Choice Items (it likely ignores them as you're allowed to choose different moves, but we require concrete proof of how it really...
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    Hello there TTP! It's probably something of minimal importance, but the main post in the Gen 8...

    Hello there TTP! It's probably something of minimal importance, but the main post in the Gen 8 OU Metagame Discussion is missing Gallade in the Limited Distribution -> Knock Off section. Have a nice day!
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    Mechanics Sword & Shield Battle Mechanics Research

    Life Dew is a status move, so it's just a very mediocre half-Recover in singles and an option in Doubles. Now, with the knowledge that Inner Focus was buffed, are Steadfast and Justified still the same?
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    Mechanics Sword & Shield Battle Mechanics Research

    Quoting myself because I can. Unfortunately, I bear bad news. A friend of mine has tested Life Dew in singles and it only restored 25%. Hopes shattered.
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    Mechanics Sword & Shield Battle Mechanics Research

    If a Pokemon uses Life Dew in Singles, does it still only restore 25%, or does it heal for 50%?
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    SPOILERS! Pokemon Sword & Shield Pre-Release SPOILERS - Check Post 2!

    1) Grimmsnarl easily takes the cake and eats it. Looks menacing, has a great offensive typing, hopefully it gets Knock Off before Sw2Sh2; 2) Sirfetch'd, because it has a really cool design and it's a fountain of memes. Hopefully it'll be viable in competitive. 3) Dynamax Gyarados because it's...
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    SPOILERS! Pokemon Sword & Shield Pre-Release SPOILERS - Check Post 2!

    Perhaps you could try Mirage since, well http://is2.4chan.org/vp/1572643353039.png
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    SPOILERS! Pokemon Sword & Shield Pre-Release SPOILERS - Check Post 2!

    Those are the new fairies. Then we have King Clefable, Togekiss, Gardevoir and Sylveon as main returning fairies. The former two looking strong after all the meta steels are gone.
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    SPOILERS! Pokemon Sword & Shield Pre-Release SPOILERS - Check Post 2!

    It seems to be based off a marathon runner, at least. And hares do run fast, so there's that connection going. Intellion's design is growing on me a tiny bit, going from mittens to latex gloves and the whole spy shtick will probably look better once animated. Rillaboom is alright, I guess...
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    Simple Questions/Requests - Mark 49 (Minor Pokemon Trades, Item Requests etc GO HERE) (NO HACKING)

    I'm looking for one of those rare Bold Clefairy/Clefable with Softboiled. In return, I can offer a relatively wide spectrum of Dream Ball goodies with/without HA and 5x 31 IVs and Egg Moves (Riolu, Ralts, Corphish, Buneary, Cacnea, Rotom, and many more), plus other fancy mons in fancy pokeballs...
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    Hello there Ezaphs! I don't know if you're the one in charge of the Nexus server for the...

    Hello there Ezaphs! I don't know if you're the one in charge of the Nexus server for the beta-SwSh meta, but I'd like to inform you that there's a bug regarding the Dynamax feature: if your dynamaxed mon is withdrawn before the dynamax runs out, said pokemon will keep the inflated HP value for...
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