Polls and Trivia

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Here is a fun section of The Smog where readers like you—yes, you—can help shape future issues of The Smog and also get some cool prizes. To send in your answers, please send a private message to the Smogon user The Smog titled "Issue 7 Polls/Trivia" with answers to any or all questions.

Congratulations to Shaymin Flower, who was the first person to answer all the questions correctly! Please send in your choice of custom title to Misty!

Here are the answers from last issue's trivia!

1. Name every set of Pokemon that has identical base stats.
600 – Mew, Celebi, Jirachi, Manaphy, Shaymin
534 – Charizard, Typhlosion
520 – Rotom–C, Rotom–W, Rotom–H, Rotom–S, Rotom-F
480 – Glalie, Phione
405 – Charmeleon, Quilava
309 – Charmander, Cyndaquil
205 – Silcoon, Cascoon
2. Name every move that has changed type from one generation to another.
Bite, Sand-Attack, Karate Chop, Gust
3. Name every Flying-type Pokemon that does not learn Roost, not counting Arceus or Kecleon.
Gyarados, Hoppip, Skiploom, Jumpluff, Delibird, Mantine, Rayquaza, Combee, Drifloon, Drifblim, Mantyke, Shaymin-S
4. Name every move that changed from physical to special (and vice versa) between generations 3 and 4.
Fire Punch, Ice Punch, Thunder Punch, Razor Wind, Gust, Vine Whip, Bite, Sonicboom, Acid, Hyper Beam, Razor Leaf, Night Shade, Smog, Sludge, Waterfall, Clamp, Swift, Crabhammer, Tri Attack, Thief, Flame Wheel, Snore, Aeroblast, Faint Attack, Mud Slap, Sludge Bomb, Outrage, Spark, Sacred Fire, Pursuit, Crunch, AncientPower, Shadow Ball, Beat Up, Uproar, Spit Up, Knock Off, Dive, Blaze Kick, Ice Ball, Needle Arm, Hyper Voice, Weather Ball, Air Cutter, Silver Wind, Signal Beam, Bullet Seed, Icicle Spear, Dragon Claw, Mud Shot, Volt Tackle, Leaf Blade, Doom Desire
5. Name every ability that does nothing in battles.
Honey Gather, Illuminate, Pickup, Runaway, Stench
6. Name every Pokemon that evolves into two or more Pokemon.
Gloom, Poliwhirl, Slowpoke, Eevee, Tyrogue, Wurmple, Kirlia, Snorunt, Clamperl, Burmy
7. Name every Pokemon lighter than 1 Pound.
Rotom, Uxie, Mesprit, Azelf, Haunter, Gastly
8. Name every Pokemon that has been OU since RBY.
Gengar, Snorlax, Starmie, Zapdos

And now for this issue's questions!

1. Which of these is not a way to open a room in the Ruins of Alph?
a) Have a Water Stone
b) Use the move Flash
c) Walking counterclockwise around the room
d) Have Ho-oh in your party
e) Use an Escape Rope
2. What type/ability combination grants the most immunities and resistances (not counting Wonder Guard)?
3. Which legendary trio does not have the same BST?
4. Name every move that is a tutor move in Generation 3 but not Generation 4.
5. In which order does all four weather happen in after activating the Pursuit weather in Platinum?
6. Including alternate formes and different appearances (but not counting shiny Pokémon or gender/regional/pattern differences), how many Pokémon are there really?
7. Name every Pokémon that has a unique typing. (Pokémon in the same evolution family still count as having the same type, i.e Drifblim and Drifloon don't count.)
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