View Full Version : I still can't endeavour myself for believing this...

Accela Warrick
September 13th, 2008, 6:27 PM
I really apologize for posting such a careless topic.....
I really can't believe this once I saw it in action.
It noticed this while I was EV training Gengar in LG.
And, I know a few of you haven't noticed this because, as all of you know, Gengar is a special sweeper & desolates most of your opponents Pokemon & nobody would match up a ghost type & a fighting type.
The point it, after all of my years as a GBA player, I didn't mind to see this...
Gengar, a ghost & poison type can gat damaged by a fighting attack!
I know you won't believe me but I will still explain how in the world is this possible.
If you switch Gengar with the Pokemon that will get damaged by a fighting attack, no damage. It is also the same if Gengar attacks last- "It doesn't affect Gengar..."
But, if Gengar attacks first & the fighting Pokemon is still alive & uses a fighting attack(such as Revenge, Seismic Toss, Karate chop, Vital throw, etc..) Gengar recieves a not very effective damage.
Maybe this is because, when a ghost Pokemon attacks, It gets revieled. And when it dosen't it, it hides itself, therefore evading damage.
If it dosen't sound logical, I apologize.

I turned my game off once the idea of a glitch appeared in my head(I also tried it in Emerald<None of my game paks are fake>)
I truly don't know if its a glitch or not.
I hate myself for not noticing this minute & rare detail...
Please post your opinions about this.
(You people are free to call me "paranoid", "Noob" or an "idiot" because It really fits me & I think its not called flaming when the person accepts the statement)

September 13th, 2008, 6:44 PM
Are you sure it didn't use Foresight or Odor Sleuth?

September 13th, 2008, 6:50 PM
If it used Foresight, it will get damaged
here Accela:

September 16th, 2008, 8:19 AM
Or the Poison type could in some way get damaged....
Subtypes have many times ruined my whole Battle tower Team(i hate Grumpigs!)

September 18th, 2008, 3:00 AM
Revenge gains power if hit by the foe, meaning that it would do damage

September 18th, 2008, 3:56 AM
Still, Revenge should not hit Ghost types if I'm not mistaken.

I have yet to test this out on LeafGreen, but it is probable that you have switched in on a Foresight. What Pokemon was attacking Gengar? If it's Machop / Machoke, then it's possible that they used the move Foresight since they do learn it by level-up.

September 18th, 2008, 10:04 AM
The ONLY way a Fighting attack will affect a Ghost-type (doesn't matter what the sub type is) is with Foresight or Odor Sleuth. If you can recall where this battle took place, I can verify whether or not the aforementioned moves could have been used.

September 20th, 2008, 5:33 PM
Maybe this is because, when a ghost Pokemon attacks, It gets revieled. And when it dosen't it, it hides itself, therefore evading damage.
Spelling issues aside MY EYYYES! =[ I reckon it'd be more something along the lines of: It needs to make certain parts of itself solid, to interact fully with this dimension, and those parts can be hit, therefore damaging it, if only slightly.

September 21st, 2008, 3:26 AM
Your a parnoid nooby idiot -.-


Yh it may have used oduer slueth or foresight, If not.....Then it may be a glitch.

Glitter Stain
September 21st, 2008, 6:23 AM
It's just a glitch. Nothing else.

Edit: Unless, of course, it used one of the aforementioned moves.