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Old January 26th, 2012, 05:32 PM
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AnastasiaStardustXiaolong, welcome to the club!

I like Zorua's ability. It seemed gimmicky and such.
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Old February 2nd, 2012, 06:58 PM
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What do you think of Dark-Type Pokemon:
They have Dark Aura about them and they are evil-ish looking!
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Zoroark (Zoey) & Umbreon(Zankou)
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Psychic..haha
Of course it's Dark type. Dark type would so destroy Psychics! resistance

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Old February 2nd, 2012, 07:52 PM
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Hi there sector revenge! Welcome to the club.

and yes. Dark will dominate them Psychic-types. Too bad for the mind-users.
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Old February 2nd, 2012, 08:07 PM
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Hi there sector revenge! Welcome to the club.

and yes. Dark will dominate them Psychic-types. Too bad for the mind-users.
Scrafty got the luck with its fighting half. Says "ha ha Psychic, you can't touch me!"

Which mark the question. Who would win.

Wild Darkrai vs Wild Darkrai?

That's a good question, we'll never know! LOL
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Old February 26th, 2012, 05:00 PM
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What do you think of Dark-Type Pokemon: Dark-typed Pokemon PWN.
Your partners: Umbreon and Zorua
What Types rule: Dark-types! They're sneaky and even better than Ghost-types.
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Old February 26th, 2012, 08:10 PM
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welcome to the club both of you.

I think we need a new topic.

Before generation IV, all Dark-type moves were special. However, the presence of powerful Dark-type moves like Crunch, Pursuit, and Thief certainly does not make Dark all that special. So: Do you think it was right to classify them as Special moves? Also, discuss anything related to Dark-type, preGenIV.
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Old February 26th, 2012, 10:55 PM
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What do you think of Dark-Type Pokemon: A good type to use
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What Types rule: Dark-types Rule!
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Old February 27th, 2012, 12:05 AM
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hi there ShinyHoundoom! welcome to the club!
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Old February 27th, 2012, 02:32 PM
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welcome to the club both of you.

I think we need a new topic.

Before generation IV, all Dark-type moves were special. However, the presence of powerful Dark-type moves like Crunch, Pursuit, and Thief certainly does not make Dark all that special. So: Do you think it was right to classify them as Special moves? Also, discuss anything related to Dark-type, preGenIV.
For some dark types like Houndoom it was a blessing because it had both types be special, which is the better stat.But for the likes of say Absol, it's a curse. Sure it got STAB from the dark moves, but it wasn't the better attack stat to go off of. To me it's a double edged sword.
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Old February 27th, 2012, 02:39 PM
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No one minds if I answer these questions?
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• What is your favorite Dark-Type? Umbreon
• When did you start liking your Favorite Dark Pokemon? Sometime around 3 gen I created a Gym Leader and too be different I picked Dark since it didnt exist(and still doesn't exist) and after researching I fell in love with the type
• Favorite Dar-Type Move? Dark Pulse.
• Which is the most Underrated? Vullaby.
I think most people ignore it cause it's not as cool as Rufflet/Braviary. But I got one in a trade the other day and it has a really good movepool.


And for the new topic.
For certain moves such as Crunch ,Bite ,Faint Attack it didn't seem fair cause they appear as physical moves that would actually require contact. In Generation I Bite was a normal physical move and making it a special move sort of demoted that. And like what ShinyHoundoom said, certain Pokemon like Houndoom it was an advantage cause of it's Dark/Fire typing both types of moves were special.
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Old February 28th, 2012, 12:37 AM
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Hi there Awsquared! I see you are a fellow Umbreon fan!

Anyway, I agree with both of you guys, but I would like to add something else. There are very few Pokemon outside Houndoom who is Dark type and could utilize the special set. In fact, I believe only Umbreon and Houndoom prior to Generation IV could actually benefit from the special set.
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Old February 28th, 2012, 07:37 PM
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I thought I might as well answer these questions

• What is your favorite Dark-Type?

Houndoom has always been my favorite.

• When did you start liking your Favorite Dark Pokemon?
Since Gen II.

• Favorite Dark-Type Move?
Dark Pulse and Crunch

• Which is the most Underrated?
In my mind Houndoom and Honchcrow.
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Old February 28th, 2012, 09:02 PM
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I thought I might as well answer these questions


• What is your favorite Dark-Type?
Houndoom has always been my favorite.

• When did you start liking your Favorite Dark Pokemon?
Since Gen II.

• Favorite Dark-Type Move?
Dark Pulse and Crunch

• Which is the most Underrated?
In my mind Houndoom and Honchcrow.
I thought I'd post a pic of my Real life Houndoom, since there's another Houndoom fan on here, His name is Spiro, he knows a few moves, Crunch, pursuit and flamethrower (From the wrong end though, lol)

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Old February 29th, 2012, 03:25 AM
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Which is the most Underrated?
In my mind Houndoom and Honchcrow.
I agree with you here. Houndoom is a really cool Pokemon, possessing equally awesome movesets and stats. The only drawback he has is his obvious lack of keeping his weaknesses at bay.

Honchcrow had been in OU in gen IV, IIRC. He's a pretty much good Pokemon, and certainly a really welcomed Gen IV evolution.
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Old February 29th, 2012, 09:48 PM
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What do you think of Dark-Type Pokemon: RAWR!! THEY ROCK!!
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What Types rule: Duh? DARK!!!
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Old March 1st, 2012, 03:03 AM
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hi there dark zoroark (your name is redundant. just saying. ) welcome to the club! feel free to answer any of the ongoing topics.
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Old March 1st, 2012, 03:19 AM
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Hi there Awsquared! I see you are a fellow Umbreon fan!
Yes, I am, Umbreon are just epic.
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Old March 1st, 2012, 05:16 PM
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Yes, yes.

Let's have a new topic.

Which of Dark's weakness pose the greatest threat to the Dark type, in your opinion. Support you answer. Discuss.
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Old March 1st, 2012, 09:32 PM
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Fighting types always seem to get the better of me, or for that matter any pokemon with the move "Focus blast". Bruno in the elite four (SS) is especially hard to get around.

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Old March 2nd, 2012, 04:04 AM
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Fighting is a good one, but I always seem to nto have a problem with them, especially when I am using Honchcrow. However, them bug-types, even if they are weak is really annoying me. Especially Bug Buzz. Argh.
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Old March 2nd, 2012, 08:38 AM
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Which of Dark's weakness pose the greatest threat to the Dark type, in your opinion. Support you answer. Discuss.

Fighting. Most Dark types don't have the defenses or typing to take on a fighting type. Bug is not always as much of a problem most of them aren't that strong and fast enough, unless it's Heracross who is the worst of both worlds.
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Old March 2nd, 2012, 01:47 PM
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Heracross is a complete pain for the Dark Types. His typing is both of Dark's weaknesses. Plus STAB Close Combat, STAB Megahorn, and Earthquake is enough to counter most of the Dark Types.
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What do you think of Dark-Type Pokemon:They rock.my first partner was a poochyena actually- as soon a si caught one my starter was in the PC
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What do you think of Dark-Type Pokemon:
They have Dark Aura about them and they are evil-ish looking!
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Zoroark (Zoey) & Umbreon(Zankou)
What Types rule:
Psychic..haha
Of course it's Dark type. Dark type would so destroy Psychics! resistance

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What do you think of Dark-Type Pokemon: They're strong and some of the coolest Pokemon are Dark-types.
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What Types rule: DARK TYPES RULE
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What do you think of Dark-Type Pokemon: Dark-typed Pokemon PWN.
Your partners: Umbreon and Zorua
What Types rule: Dark-types! They're sneaky and even better than Ghost-types.
Welcome to the club~ Sorry for the absence...I thought it was dead since one uneventful morning, I saw it on the very bottom of the stack, and thought it wouldn't survive...but here I was wrong, and will continue to update this now. Is relieved Two partners for each? Granted.

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welcome to the club both of you.

I think we need a new topic.

Before generation IV, all Dark-type moves were special. However, the presence of powerful Dark-type moves like Crunch, Pursuit, and Thief certainly does not make Dark all that special. So: Do you think it was right to classify them as Special moves? Also, discuss anything related to Dark-type, preGenIV.
I don't see why they would be special however, got confused. I used to believe special moves were moves that weren't physical, such as Psychic or flamethrower...until I learned some physical attacks were special, then I flipped out around there.

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What do you think of Dark-Type Pokemon: A good type to use
Your partners: Houndoom and Tyranitar
What Types rule: Dark-types Rule!
Welcome ShinyHoundoom! I see we you love Houndoom...I never encountered a shiny before though...would be a miracle of some sort...

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I thought I'd post a pic of my Real life Houndoom, since there's another Houndoom fan on here, His name is Spiro, he knows a few moves, Crunch, pursuit and flamethrower (From the wrong end though, lol)

Awww...that is a very cool-looking Houndoom. :cer_smile: I used to be a fan of Houndoom...and still am actually, I guess I don't show it much: the fact it has "doom" on the name makes it epic enough.

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What do you think of Dark-Type Pokemon: RAWR!! THEY ROCK!!
Your partners: (Up to two) Zoroark and Krookodile
What Types rule: Duh? DARK!!!
Welcome! I had no idea what RAWR meant until a friend told me what it actually meant. X3 Zoroark is a favorite of mine as well.

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Yes, yes.

Let's have a new topic.

Which of Dark's weakness pose the greatest threat to the Dark type, in your opinion. Support you answer. Discuss.
Fighting type is a pain at times, and some bugs actually do end up nearly killing mine if they're at a decent level. I would get killed with a Focus Blast, which makes me go down on the mood. Bisharp is an exception though, with his high defenses.....and others, yet some dark types, such as Weavile, wouldn't survive such hits.
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Old March 3rd, 2012, 02:25 PM
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What do you think of Dark-Type Pokemon: I think that they are badass and powerful.
Your partners: (Up to two) Darkrai and Zoroark (Why isn't Zoroark on the list?)
What Types rule: Dark types!
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Old March 3rd, 2012, 04:24 PM
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welcome pumpkin pies!

@Otherworld: Weavile is a pretty frail Pokemon, but he does compensate with a good enough Attack and Speed stat.
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