The hacking suite is the most epic tool ever made.:p You will see it soon enough.
C is written in assembly. Python is written in C. So, by the law of syllogism, ASM can do exponentional functions.:p It will just take some work. I can tell you, however, that lsl takes the value of the register and the multiplies it by 2^[number provided].
Meh's going great as I gave the ideas to shinyquagsire and interdpth on the irc. Plus I've been able to add pokemon making a grand total of 493 in my hacks. Just need cries above 512 0x(200) and the pokedex.