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Conversation Between Sammuthegreat and -Cygnus-
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  1. Sammuthegreat
    March 29th, 2011 4:18 AM
    Haha no worries, take your time. Have a good holiday!
  2. -Cygnus-
    March 28th, 2011 12:01 PM
    So sorry to inform you of this, (don't freak out!) but I unfourtunately didn't get enough time to write up my Pokemon reviews before today. I'm going on holiday, so I won't have access to a computer for a while I will do my best to write up the Pokemon reviews as soon as I get back!
  3. -Cygnus-
    March 13th, 2011 8:15 AM
    Goodness that's a lot haha. Green is similar to blue, but I love the Engrish translation and some of the sprites are hideous I believe that maybe some poke's are different, but I'd have to double check. And I'm sorry you missed out on Gen II tis the best haha
  4. Sammuthegreat
    March 13th, 2011 6:25 AM
    Haha, awesome. To answer your question, no I never played Green... I assume it's just the same as Blue though? I played Red when it first came out here in the UK, then I missed out on Gen II because my Gameboy broke.

    I then bought a GBA and "borrowed" (permanently) a friend's, so when I got Ruby and Sapphire I started to work on finishing the (then) 386-Pokemon Dex. I got Fire Red and Leaf Green too, but Leaf Green was an import that didn't work properly and I infuriatingly managed to lose my Fire Red cartridge...

    I then moved onto Diamond and Pearl, after I bought a DS for that purpose. I bought a DSi XL when I could afford it too, so now I have 2 DS consoles and every Gen IV game. My Pokemon collection now lives on my HeartGold cartridge, and I use Diamond/Pearl/SoulSilver for Challenges and other runs, because I can breed and trade pretty much any Pokemon from my HG cartridge.

    Just got Black and White last week too, and finished the E4 on Black yesterday... My Pokemon gaming will never end...
  5. -Cygnus-
    March 12th, 2011 4:59 PM
    Alright, Green is done. Now I can move onto your challenge haha.
  6. -Cygnus-
    March 10th, 2011 7:06 PM
    Hmm yeah. At the moment, I'm more concerned about finishing my green run before st. patty's day. Only two badges left! Have you played green?
  7. Sammuthegreat
    March 10th, 2011 9:52 AM
    Usually I do, although I often skip them because I can't stand ocean routes, principally because there's literally nowhere you can go to get away from the wild Pokemon encounters. Darn Tentacool/Wingull... It's worth it though for the EXP in the end.
  8. -Cygnus-
    March 10th, 2011 8:55 AM
    Ah damn you just reminded me... I ought to take those water routes and head to the abandoned ship Well, that can wait until after dive I suppose. Do you often take those routes by Petalburg and Dewford as soon as you get surf?
  9. Sammuthegreat
    March 10th, 2011 8:50 AM
    55 will be enough for sure. I'd make sure either Tauros or Magmar is that high though, otherwise Metagross could be a pain. Flamethrower should sort it out though.

    As for Dewgong... Hopefully taking out all of Drake's Pokemon single-handedly will get it a level or two Ice Beam anyone?
  10. -Cygnus-
    March 10th, 2011 8:29 AM
    Well I suppose some levelling should take care of that... I was thinking all around lvl 55 should be good enough. That actually might be overkill on Tauros and Mag, but Dewgong will definately have to be high leveled.
  11. Sammuthegreat
    March 10th, 2011 3:18 AM
    Haha no worries. I think it's a great move. The only issue is whether Dewgong's fast enough to use it before being inflicted with a status, but I'd imagine it should be quicker than Dusclops and Sealeo...
  12. -Cygnus-
    March 9th, 2011 4:50 PM
    Yikes haha I guess I really didn't think about it. Yeah then safeguard makes more sense. Thanks for the moveset ideas
  13. Sammuthegreat
    March 9th, 2011 2:19 AM
    Fair enough.

    I always think Safeguard is a handy move to have. Obviously the move doesn't only affect direct status moves like Confuse Ray or Will'o'Wisp, it also affects the secondary effects of damaging moves. I think the list of Pokemon that could cause status effects would be:

    Sidney's Cacturne - Leech Seed
    Sidney's Sharpedo - Swagger
    Sidney's Shiftry - Extrasensory
    Phoebe's Dusclops #1 and #2 - Confuse Ray
    Phoebe's Banette #1 - Will'o'Wisp
    Phoebe's Banette #2 - Toxic
    Phoebe's Sableye - Attract
    Most of Glacia's Pokemon - Ice Beam secondary effect
    Glacia's Sealeo #2 - Attract
    Drake's Altaria - Dragonbreath
    Both Drake's Flygons - Dragonbreath
    Steven's Skarmory - Toxic
    Steven's Cradily - Sludge Bomb and Confuse Ray
    Steven's Armaldo - Water Pulse
    Steven's Aggron - Thunder

    Quite a long list of avoidable status conditions then.

    As for Rest on Tauros... That move was a mix between helping to stall using Toxic (wear the opponent down, then Rest whenever your own health dips) and a lack of viable alternatives. The only other powerful, non-Normal-type move available to Tauros in Gen III would be Iron Tail; I guess that would be ok, as it would allow him to hit Phoebe's Ghosts.
  14. -Cygnus-
    March 7th, 2011 7:35 PM
    I think it's best to continue this conversation here to avoid clutter Speaking in terms of the E4... How useful is safeguard? It's been a good year or two since I beat the E4 in RSE, but I think the only status ailments are from Steven's Cradilly.... And I'm not quite sure I understand the purpose of Rest on Tauros? Perhaps another move for him?

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