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Fifth Generation Are Pokémon slaves to humans? Team Plasma thinks so. Travel the Unova region and prove them wrong in Black & White, and then return two years later in Black2 & White2.

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Old January 18th, 2013 (11:03 AM).
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Hey, hows it going. I was reading through the threads when I realized that people where making threads to ask questions so I decided to make this thread where you ask a question that relates to the game and maybe someone will come along and answer it.

So my question is, why is it that sometimes when you throw a poke ball or any ball it sometimes makes a sound like a jet while it travels to the wild pokemon and it goes very fast. When this happens I catch the pokemon in one tick. Do any of you know what this is called or how to do it again. I will try to see if I can post a video of it for those of you who don't know what I am talking about.
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Old January 18th, 2013 (1:30 PM).
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It's called a "critical capture", and it happens randomly but the actual probability has not yet been calculated.

Most critical captures usually catch the Pokemon successfully but there is still a chance of it escaping from the Poke Ball.

So yeah, question answered!
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Old January 18th, 2013 (1:39 PM).
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It's called a "critical capture", and it happens randomly but the actual probability has not yet been calculated.

Most critical captures usually catch the Pokemon successfully but there is still a chance of it escaping from the Poke Ball.

So yeah, question answered!
I got a critical capture on terrakion, but it still escaped. Thanks for the answer.
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Old January 18th, 2013 (1:56 PM).
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It's called a "critical capture", and it happens randomly but the actual probability has not yet been calculated.

Most critical captures usually catch the Pokemon successfully but there is still a chance of it escaping from the Poke Ball.

So yeah, question answered!
There's been a calculated version here: http://www.serebii.net/blackwhite/capture.shtml

It depends on how many Pokemon you've caught.


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Old January 25th, 2013 (3:52 AM).
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Thing is, we already have a thread for asking and answering questions here! http://www.pokecommunity.com/showthread.php?t=283184

Hence going to close.

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