ohn had figured this would happen. A shield formed around the bird and blocked the Ice Beam. It then flew high into the sky.
"Don't move, don't flinch. Just do as I say," John muttered so the Dewott could hear him. John was scanning the skies for the bird. He spotted it. It was coming down fast.
"Take a step to the left, duck, and use Ice Beam to the right. Now," he said. Aquanis did as he was asked, and the bird flew right past him. He fired an Ice Beam at the bird as it flew by. It may or may not hit. But it would happen so fast that the bird would not have time to react. It came down to whether Aquanis could hit the bird while it was moving that fast.
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Then they can suffer under the wall of text! Mwahaha! Kidding, or am I? But I enjoyed that battle as well. It really let me see Israel's battle style. It's a direct contrast to John's. which makes their battles in the future all the better!
Cinder was out like a light. He had fought well, but it was over. John had lost. His face turned into a scowl. He returned his fainted pokemon and looked at Israel.
"Hmph. So you won. That proves nothing except that I need to train my pokemon more. Are you happy you won? Hah, don't bother to answer that! I'm outta here!" John said.
Israels counter didn't hit the first time but as soon as he heard that flare blitz was his next attack he shouted "Counter" again, Israel knew that double flare blitzes power backed by blaze would KO the Charmelion, he only hoped that the flare blitz didn't KO Combusken when it hit. Israel looked at the pokedex after the attack hit, and combusken was only at 1 HP, and he looked at Cinder and read his HP.
John realised what was going on as soon as he heard the word Counter. Not good!
"Cinder! Call off the attack!" John shouted. Cinder stopped dead in his tracks, just before he could hit the Combusken. As soon as he looked at John, but before John could answer, Cinder was hit by the falling rocks.
"Cinder!" John said, really worried now. After a moment, Cinder stood up again. His eyes were glowing red, and his tail fire was a roaring inferno. He had entered the state known as Blaze. It made his already strong fire attacks far stronger than before. John smiled. One way or another, it was time to end this.
"Flare Blitz!" John said, Cinder's most powerful attack. Cinder set himself on fire, then rushed one last time at the combusken, far faster than before. John knew it would hit, but would it be enough to make the Combusken faint? He doubted it, but he was going out his way! Combusken would definately think twice about challenging Cinder again! John himself had no regrets. He would be angry he lost, and want to win even more the next time, but he wouldn't fault Israel for beating him. He just wasn't strong enough yet. But he would get there, and bnext time, it would be different. He watched as Cinder flew directly at the Combusken.
John acted as if he were calm but Israel knew that he was furious, he knew this because John fell right into Israel's trap. "Combusken use counter and then use rockslide as he's stunned." This time the rockslide would not miss. Counter was a move taught to combusken by a very old TM, the kind that breaks after you use it. Israel remembered a quote from his father, "A pokemon battle is just as much psycological as it is physical" Israel smiled upon remembering this.
"Hmph! Say what you want! You know nothing. Use Dragon Claw and counter that!" John said. Cinder charged for the Combusken again, and swiped his glowing purple claws as hard as he could. He was hit by the combusken's attack, but didn't care. He was very tough, and could take a great deal of hits before he went down.
Hm... It's getting time to draw this to a conclusion, wouldn't you think?