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Is hold back the most obscure move? A pure copy of false swipe given only to some event pokemon. I'm aware moves like celebration exist, but they are at least somewhat memorable.
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Isn't that popular with lopunny though?
Having a klutz lopunny with a poison orb/ flame orb?

If not, that's the only reason I remember that move.
From that list, only Smellingsalt is obscure.
>It's a set-up move that causes a big blast with fire types right
er, what do you mean by that?
This move is an increased priority move. If a Pokémon affected by Powder attempts to use a Fire-type move during that turn, they take damage equal to 25% of their maximum HP and cannot execute the move (PP is still consumed).
Powder will damage the Pokémon even during heavy rain. If a Pokémon with Magic Guard affected by Powder attempts to use a Fire-type move, it will fail to execute the move but take no damage.
Powder does not prevent a Pokémon from thawing itself by using a move like Flame Wheel. If a Pokémon affected by Powder attempts to use Natural Gift while holding a Berry that makes the move Fire-type, the Pokémon takes damage from Powder but the Berry is not consumed.
Grass-type Pokémon, Pokémon with Overcoat, and Pokémon holding the Safety Goggles are immune to Powder.
A fair number of mons get Flame Burst but I bet few people remember what its special effect is (because it's stupid).

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It still hurts, /vp/.
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That was more on the anime than the games.

Johto was near unwatchable and while the games were loved and hyped at release, the anime was needed to maintain overall popularity.

AG had a far better anime but the damage was done.
*openning game in a gen

Kinda like gen 5. Why did everything besides there game suck in that gen?
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>That was Gen 2 anon.
>Remember how the hype died around then?
you're insane dude, gen 2 just BOOSTED the hype

Did you people even played/watched Pokemon in those days?

Feels like I'm talking to people whose first game was gen 3/4/5.
Why do you think genwunners say gen 1 and 2 are the only good ones
>Games on better-selling platforms can do better than games on worse-selling platforms

Gee I'm real shocked that Gold & Silver, playable on the GB and GBC, and Diamond & Pearl, playable on the DS, did better than Ruby & Sapphire, playable on the GBA. It's almost like the GB/GBC and DS sold 30m and 70m more units respectively.

It's like those people who jerk off HG/SS for marginally outperforming OR/AS. On a platform that sold nearly 3x as well.
Not him, but I think gen 2 wasn't able to hold the hype and died pretty fast

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Roll. First 2 numbers determine your starter. Play through game with it as your starter.
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I want an Oshawott, never played much with Samurott but I'd like to.
Roll for cool
Rolllin time

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>official FAQ

>Is the server down?

>general database

>Is it worth evolving X?

>Some questions answered

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so should i save my pokemon with the most filled cp bar and dump all candies and pixie dust into it?
Wait until you're like level 15 before spending shit besides common Pokemon for evolving for exp. Unless you don't really care, then go for it.

No. If you have like 5 pokemons with 500ish cp or so. The best one is gonna be the one with the least full bar.

Or compare pokemoms with the bar filled the same way and then compare their cp.
Electric types are pretty trash until niantic rebalances speed, which they might never do. The only good electric types might end up being ampharos, zapdos, and magnezone. And dps/hp are king.
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>dps/hp are king
Exactly why Snorlax and Vaporeon are so fucking overpowered.

This is information sent to me from a friend who works for a certain gaming site, claiming to have received emails informing him about New Pokemon, emails that seem structured like something from the official Sun and Moon site. There were eight profiles sent to him, resembling the profiles seen on the site more or less, and are of the evolutions of the Alola Starters as well as five additional Pokemon. These will apparently be the ones revealed on August 1st.

Four-Eyes Pokémon
2'11"/19.8 lbs.

Spectrix is the Evolution of Rowlet. It has an aloof and highly curious nature, constantly observing everything around it even in the middle of battle!

From the moment it evolves Spectrix sports a pair of glasses carved from wood that seem to be permanently attached to its face, somehow these wooden spectacles give it unmatched vision. Even on a night without a moon it can spot prey from over a mile away, firing off a feather with pinpoint accuracy before the target has a chance to react!

Spectrix is an extremely intelligent Pokémon and is always observing something, rotating its head around in a complete circle to take in its surroundings. Sometimes it gets a bit distracted when something catches its eye, but will quickly spin its head back around if an attack is incoming and dodge it. Don't stress if it appears to be ignoring you, no matter where it's looking it always is listening to its Trainer's commands.

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>It stands up
God I want to believe these, OP. They are written well but I really don't want to be dissapointed again because of fake leaks.
coming from someone who hates fake leaks, at least this one is fun to read, so good job bud
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People really don't want another Fire/Fighting starter.

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I'm rooting for another evolutionary line for Tyrogue. What fighting styles haven't been introduced yet??
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filler. get more established mons out early without creating a new one. but hey their cute. chansey, magmar, electabuzz, and jynx were pretty late tier mons but in later games you can find them earlier from the wild or people

i blame evolite. gf didnt expect duslops, chansey porygon2, and magenton being bulkier than their evolutions and even outshining them in areas

those mons do deserve it
>split evo for Scyther
I'd like to see both Scyther and Onix gain evos that retain their original typings. Fuck Steel. I don't even care if it's a "it just gets bigger" deal, that would still work for Onix.
I mean yeah, couldn't they just say fuck it and include them earlier, it's not like it would be the first time you encounter magmar at like level 10s to 20s
drunk fu when?
evo pls

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Most people in their mid-late 20s stopped watching the anime when Misty left, but me being a semi-youngfag (21), I grew up with the May episodes/movies in addition to the misty ones and I... liked them.

However, when May left and Dawn came in, that was the end for me. Not that the anime got worse (it's always been pretty bad, desu, despite some good memories), but that's where my nostalgia for the franchise ends.
I resent missing out on what dawn episodes could have been because the show is one huge advertising gimmick.

I hope that when they finally ditch ash his last season is spent entirely as a bad ass mentor figure to someone like dawn whose rival is someone like paul.
>Not watching modern Pokemon for the battles
That's where you and those 90s kids went ultra stupid.
I was born in 95 and i'm definitely an 00s kid
I dropped out in the beginning of AG but came back towards the end of AG.


Even the battles in AG were dull. That is why a lot of people dropped out. if the battles don't carry water then people move to the next best thing which is the characters. May was the only thing holding AG together even with all the quality and cyclical episodes
The old anime had more battles. In some of the recent anime more episodes are devoted to pageants and beauty contests. Ash is a terrible character but I hate seeing him sitting in the sidelines waiting for the contest to end so he is allowed to battle. Should just make that shit a spinoff for all the waifufags.

Why is there no Bug/Dragon yet?

Fakemon thread I guess.
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It all really depends on what they evolve into
I have nothing like that. Yet. Maybe.
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>Pebble plant eventually evolves into stone titan with vines growing through it
>and a tree growing out of its shoulder


Someone please do this
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Do I spot a finalized version of this?

It's great either way.

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>http://pastebin.com/c0H1GH9K (embed) (embed)

>http://dogars.org (dead show)

>http://booru.showderp.com (dead derp)

welcome to the new showderp here's the old one >>27368778
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If this is true, then I'm sorry to hear that.

If this is a joke just to get some (You)s, then go fucking kill yourself, you underage summerfag.
I'm sorry for your loss anon.
intense game desu


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After a bit of a thread hiatus, the server is back again. Same map, now populated with custom NPCs and custom NPC Gyms. These are fairly challenging and reward you with money and a badge.
Only extra mod is Crayfish Furniture.

-Updated Installation Pastebin since Pixelmon updated their launcher. It now includes Optifine as well. If you don't want to bother with the launcher, use the MultiMC-Guide in the helpful links.
-Gyms are now populated by NPCs, collecting all badges enables you to challenge the Elite 4 and become the Champion. You can find a book in spawn that will help you find the Gyms.
-Routes have been built to connect the towns that have gyms to make it easier to travel between them (if you want).
-Some towns are now also populated by NPCs with custom teams. These reward more exp.
-You can find custom NPCs around the map and challenge them to battles or get items.
-If the NPCs are well received and don't strain the Server too much, we can probably add more, as well as some that give out items.


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also make sure to delete your current day folder and replace it with the one in the zip folder or it will look fucked when you make a png map from it
ranch bug ingame. Unless you destroy and replace the ranch block, the mons wont feel fine on the environment.

If you used ranch upgrade on your ranch, dont destroy it until a mod is online
also made a hatchery in the nether since spawn is currently laggy as fuck due to shit spawning
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mega evolution confirmed
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>serber is laggy, buggy, and ded

All I can do is sit in my house and think about how gen2 is gone forever and we're stuck with an inactive gen

Her hair looks so much better down, why do they insist on keeping her weird up-do shit?
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To make her unique. This is anime afterall.
Gag character
>implying Jessie can look better than she all ready do- holy shit he's right
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Jessie a cute.

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Get the fuck in here bros!!!

Last thread >>27331828 the bump limit.
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Thanks, dude. Works brilliantly
Whenever I hit a pokemon with a ball in Nox it shakes 3 times and immediately runs away after only one catch attempt. I also can't collect any pokestops. Is this a softban?
It is. I got soft banned too because i found myself in Sydney.
Noted, thanks.
Using bluestacks, i keep getting a popup asking if i want to allow google apps to use my location. What do i do? I click no and it comes back. If i click yes can i still spoof?

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A black woman, a down syndrome albino guy and an albino transgender queer person, it was about time Pokèmon!

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/vpwt/: Gears don't mix Edition

>post fanfics you like
>share your own fics, ask for advice, post story updates
>discuss writerly struggles with fellow writefriends

Join us in IRC at [ #vpwritethread on irc.rizon.net ] to discuss your fics, hang out and chat, and be frightened by the regulars!

Previous Thread: >>27266886

Check out the catalog for a directory of fics from fellow writefags,

>Can I post NSFW fics?
Absolutely! There are no rules against NSFW text links.

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Last thread was mercilessly killed before I got a reply, so does anyone know any cute Swampert fics?
not from what could look up in the catalog. Did you try searching around FFN for anything good?
source my man
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Nothing good. A few garbled junior-high level attempts at a hurt/comfort, but otherwise empty. I guess I could change it to a request, or maybe do it myself if I have the time. A simple, cute/comfy story of friendship is all I'm asking for, if anybody is up to it.
considering that people taking requests to write is a rarity here, you might want to end up doing your own.

Which generation did you play first, /vp/?

It's okay, I know a lot of you started with 5
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>As opposed to the broader pokemon fanbase that's in their 20s and doesn't pay attention to the metagame at all.
That kind of people doesn't visit 4chan and doesn't play Pokémon if it's not gen1, gen2 or Go.
Yes they do.
I know because I'm >>27374700 And I didn't even know what Evs and Ivs were until pretty recently
>played gen3 and gen4
reread my post
Gen 3 a bit and then Gen 4 when i got my own ds.... I had a GBA but I never had Pokémon on it lol. I'm not a genwunner, but I am very into Pokémon. More than the Gen1 normies

Gen I. Pokemon Blue on a transparent Game Boy.

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