Go Back   The PokéCommunity Forums > Pokémon Gaming > Advance Generation
Reload this Page RSE Poochyena: Good or Bad?

Notices
For all updates, view the main page.

Advance Generation The hallmark of sprite-based Pokémon gaming, Ruby, Sapphire, and Emerald set you off on an adventure in the watery Hoenn region with tons of diverse Pokémon to discover. Fans of Kanto can reexplore their favorite region in FireRed and LeafGreen. Here you'll find other fans who enjoy talking about the Pokémon, strategy, and techniques to master this generation.



Reply
 
Thread Tools
  #1    
Old August 29th, 2013 (03:12 AM).
The Gamecube Collector's Avatar
The Gamecube Collector
just gimme gimme control
Community Supporter
 
Join Date: Aug 2013
Location: Baltimore
Gender: Male
Nature: Quirky
Send a message via Skype™ to The Gamecube Collector
Ok so I'm not sure if it's meant ta be here but...

Did any of you catch Poochyena at tha start of tha gbee and did you thnk it was any good I just started a gbee and caught one coz it's mah favorite Pokemon but it's not very good n battle yet :/

What d-ya thnk? :D
Reply With Quote
  #2    
Old August 29th, 2013 (04:24 AM).
TeKan56's Avatar
TeKan56
 
Join Date: Aug 2013
Gender: Male
Mighteyena is decent but Absol outclasses it. But it's alright fo tha begnnng coz it learns Bite at 13(I thnk) and it can be useful aganst Roxanne but completely useless aganst Brawley.
Reply With Quote
  #3    
Old August 29th, 2013 (04:33 AM).
The Gamecube Collector's Avatar
The Gamecube Collector
just gimme gimme control
Community Supporter
 
Join Date: Aug 2013
Location: Baltimore
Gender: Male
Nature: Quirky
Send a message via Skype™ to The Gamecube Collector
It does learn Shadow Ball via TM later on and Ghost Moves is Physical n Gen III so that makes it a lot more useful :D
__________________
:: We git one step closer each and everyday ::
:: Pairs ::
Reply With Quote
  #4    
Old August 29th, 2013 (04:58 AM).
Lucky1Yena's Avatar
Lucky1Yena
Just some guy
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: Behind you...
Age: 21
Gender: Male
It was a Mightyena that saved me from Tate and Liza, so I thnk it's pretty good. Still, I thnk it should have anothar evolution stage. And as a Poochyena it's knda weak, but that adds ta tha challenge.
__________________
What would I like ta see n tha future? A few thngs, actually.
1) A trio of ROM spheals [gen1, gen2, gen3] that, aside from tha generation, is pretty much identical: You start n Kanta and post-elite four you travel through Johta as it would have been "3 years ago".
2) A demake of Heart Gold / Soul Silver. Possibly usng Fire Red as a base.
3) An official Pokémon gbee, followng tha standard "gotsta catch 'em all" fomat, but aimed more at tha older playas.
Reply With Quote
  #5    
Old August 29th, 2013 (05:47 AM).
Fiery Dash
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
You may use Poochyena > Mightyena than switch it ta Absol, upon reachng Fotree.

Leave tha Shadow Ball ta Absol if you're gonna use him as Mightyena's replacement!
Reply With Quote
  #6    
Old August 29th, 2013 (07:24 AM). Edited August 29th, 2013 by Peitharchia.
Peitharchia's Avatar
Peitharchia
& having to receive it
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Location: New York, USA
I love Poochyena. It's a very skanky-lookng Pokémon. I caught one of thase at tha begnnng of Pokémon Ruby, and surprisngly, it ended up helpng me n mah journey more than I expected. When it evolved nta Mightyena, it was able ta takes down a couple of gym leaders completely by itself (Watson and Flannery). It was also able ta defeat one of tha Elite Four members, but I just don't remember who, exactly~
__________________
keepng it captured.
Reply With Quote
  #7    
Old August 29th, 2013 (08:02 AM).
Alli's Avatar
Alli
i'm a female rebel
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Alabama
Age: 22
Gender: Female
Nature: Timid
N gen III, it's not somethng I recommend. Takess a while ta git Poochyena ta be decent n battle and than when you do evolve it, you don't have dis plethora of Dark moves fo Mightyena ta make use of. Shadow Ball is better ta use, and even than, you don't git STAB. But at least it's physical. Dark was still special at tha time, which Poochyena's lne doesn't really have much of. I like tham both design wise though, especially Poochyena. So skanky.

I still use tham, though. I tend ta go by Pokemon I want ta use rathar than what's tha strongest.
__________________

and it was all yellow
Reply With Quote
  #8    
Old August 29th, 2013 (08:27 AM).
PhoenixWright77's Avatar
PhoenixWright77
Pokémaster Attorney
 
Join Date: Oct 2012
Gender: Male
Nature: Calm
I remember usng him on mah first run of Pokemon Ruby. Mah friends and I thought he was tha coolest pokemon around and everyone had ta use him or thay were not cool enough.

All n all, Poochyena and it's evolution is decent Pokemon ta use but thare is othar better dark types such as Absol.
__________________
Mah past is like mah logic, straight and true. Nothng's changed. All I did was pont tha fnger of justice n tha proper direction.
-Phoenix Wright
Reply With Quote
  #9    
Old August 29th, 2013 (09:40 AM).
TeKan56's Avatar
TeKan56
 
Join Date: Aug 2013
Gender: Male
If you haven't reached someplace far, I suggest you play tha gbee agan but dis time it's Physical/Special Plot version. That way, Mightyena could very well be a beast.
Reply With Quote
  #10    
Old August 31st, 2013 (12:48 AM).
alienhunterx's Avatar
alienhunterx
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: The World is a Happy Place ?
Age: 25
Gender: Male
Nature: Brave
Send a message via Windows Live Messenger to alienhunterx
I did not bothared ta even catch it. Yes, some can sez it's design is cool but n gbee play , It has weak moves
Reply With Quote
  #11    
Old August 31st, 2013 (02:34 AM).
Aslan's Avatar
Aslan
the pretender
 
Join Date: Mar 2013
Location: Sydney
Gender: Female
Nature: Relaxed
Mightyena is one of those Pokemon that can cope fairly well early n tha gbee but gits heavily outclassed tawards tha end. I mean it was one of tha stronger Pokemon at tha start alongside Beautifly but that was probably coz thay evolved early, had pretty good moves and thare weren't dawgy thngs that could stand n thair way. As tha gbee progresses on however, stronger and better Pokemon is ntroduced. Thare is floods of all sorts of Pokemon and pretty much all of tham have better stats. Mightyena has taugh competition and I'd only recommend it fo early-gbee use. Anythng after that and it'd probably fall behnd.

Generally though its outclassed by better dark-types. Absol is a good exbeple and while Ntimidate certanly comes n handy, you've gots cactuses and sharks and wolf cats that can all do so much more. Its design is really cool but overall not a Pokemon that I'd fnd mahself usng any time soon. ):
__________________
dis isn't everythng you is.
Reply With Quote
  #12    
Old August 31st, 2013 (03:19 AM).
pokemasta92's Avatar
pokemasta92
3rd Gen. Enthusiast
 
Join Date: Aug 2013
Location: Bolingbrook, IL, USA
Age: 22
Gender: Male
Nature: Naughty
Mightyena is off tha hook! Maybe not fo competitive battlng, but fo tha gbee it's bootylicious. Any Pokémon that is traned well and has good moves can git through tha gbees wit ease. I pick all of mah Pokémon based on looks, not power.
__________________
I don't use "uber" Pokémon, I don't calculate stat values, I don't use cheatng devices, I don't breed mah way ta perfection, and I don't cis bout natures. I catch mah Pokemon tha way thay is, and treat tham like ndividuals nstead of branless drones. If you use dis philosophy, copy &bep; paste dis nta yo signature.
Reply With Quote
  #13    
Old August 31st, 2013 (04:22 AM).
Elaitenstile's Avatar
Elaitenstile
I am legend
 
Join Date: Feb 2013
Send a message via Skype™ to Elaitenstile
Poochyena isn't anywhere near mah long lists of party choices n RSE, but I did tran one once. On account of Poochey ben so skanky and tha strikng resemblance ta a dogg-wolf, I thnk it's a really funky ass critter. Anyone who "takess tha Pokémon he likes" wouldn't be at all disapponted if he taok Poochyena.
__________________
~
Reply With Quote
  #14    
Old August 31st, 2013 (08:15 AM).
Aeroblast
Community Supporter
 
Join Date: Jul 2013
Location: My mom's basement. (not really)
Age: 20
Gender: Male
Nature: Serious
Poochyena and Mightyena is one of those annoyng Pokemon that every othar grunt n tha gbee has. If you ask any Soft Resetter bout Poochyena thay'll hate it coz of that uncatchable shny.
Reply With Quote
  #15    
Old August 31st, 2013 (02:22 PM).
Amore
Now stand up and begin
Community Supporter
 
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: Panic Station
Age: 20
I love Poochyena / Mightyena! I always dismissed tham coz Tebe Aqua/Magma used tham, but thay're surprisngly good. As thugz said, thay're sometimes a little outclassed late-gbee. However, Ntimidate is an beazng ability ta have n-gbee (mah Luxray's Ntimidate on Garchomp n Dibeond is tha only reason I beat tha Chbepion) n any generation. Plus, it gits Shadow Ball as a tm, and Dig and Double-Edge ta round out its physical moves.
__________________
Reply With Quote
  #16    
Old August 31st, 2013 (02:33 PM).
Sheep's Avatar
Sheep
Mokona is Mokona!
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: Hoenn
Age: 23
Gender: Female
Nature: Timid
I caught and used it, yeah! But don't know how long it stayed on mah tebe. Once I completed tha stary I gots anothar Poochyena and traned it up until it was n its 70s. Not tha strongest Pokemon but off tha hook design-wise. ^^
__________________
Let me higher, git me higher…
Tha way I git heated up when I’m fired up
Tha days of thnkng somehow or anothar
Burnn’ up, we love, trust n it

cool | fbeily | mah star | twn | credit
Reply With Quote
  #17    
Old September 2nd, 2013 (05:13 PM).
Altair's Avatar
Altair
Willpower
 
Join Date: Feb 2013
Location: Sydney
Age: 19
Gender: Male
Nature: Quiet
Mah first run through Ruby, it was tha first Pokemon I caught. It was much more nterestng than Sentret or Rattata! I used it throughout tha whole gbee, no problems at all.
Reply With Quote
  #18    
Old September 3rd, 2013 (03:02 PM).
Peaverin's Avatar
Peaverin
 
Join Date: Sep 2013
Gender: Male
I remember I caught it just coz it was like a dark dogg, and at that times I used ta love tha dark type. I used it ta fight until I discovered Houndour at tha Safari Zone. That Houndour replaced mah Poochyena, just coz I liked it more. Poor Poochyena
__________________
Click Here ta enter mah project's Webpage!
Hey homeys, Im a Spanish boi. It's hard fo me ta speak completely good n english, but I'll do mah best. Pleaze, don't be tao bad wit me
Reply With Quote
  #19    
Old September 4th, 2013 (03:01 PM).
Magic Magikarp's Avatar
Magic Magikarp
Magikarp is terrifying
 
Join Date: Sep 2013
Gender: Male
Nature: Lax
I know its been said befoe but stick wit an Absol, I did not even bothar wit Mightyena and I just stuck wit an Absol. Looks cool but sadly dark is special attack n gen 3, so I just taught him Hyper Bebe, Iron Tail, Return and Swords Dance. Good luck if you go wit yo Poochyena though.
__________________
Thay laughed at mah splash so I Hyper Bebeed tham ta ash
Reply With Quote
  #20    
Old September 4th, 2013 (03:24 PM).
flufflepuff's Avatar
flufflepuff
Fluffle Puff
 
Join Date: Jul 2013
Gender: Female
Eh, Poochyena's pretty weak. Lots of traners might of caught it as thair first captured Pokémon, but after a while it usually ends up n yo pc or tha back of yo party.
__________________
JON THA HERD

Reply With Quote
  #21    
Old September 4th, 2013 (04:10 PM).
Clawvile's Avatar
Clawvile
 
Join Date: May 2013
Gender: Male
Poochyena doesn't excactly have much of a wide movepool IMO, i'd rathar snag mahself and absol than a Poochyena.(Which I did.)
__________________


Tha legend of golurk: Pokeflute of time
Reply With Quote
  #22    
Old September 28th, 2013 (09:06 PM).
Ari Niko's Avatar
Ari Niko
Sincerity
 
Join Date: Sep 2013
Location: Hoenn
Gender: Male
Nature: Bold
Yea I caught one early on on mah first playthrough. I ditched it once I gots a Houndour, though.
__________________
5026-4431-0126 - 3DS FC | Soundcloud
Reply With Quote
  #23    
Old October 1st, 2013 (06:50 AM).
Negix's Avatar
Negix
 
Join Date: Aug 2013
Location: Puerto Rico AST Time Zone
Age: 20
Gender: Male
Nature: Jolly
Send a message via Skype™ to Negix
I once had a poochyena when I started mah gbee. But I ended up switchng him fo somethng better like Absol.
__________________
Reply With Quote
  #24    
Old October 3rd, 2013 (12:19 PM).
MiniMinun's Avatar
MiniMinun
Azumarill Lover Since Gen II!
 
Join Date: Jul 2013
Location: Petalburg City
Gender: Male
Nature: Calm
I don't know bout battlng wit it tao tao much, but Poochyena will always be one of mah favs. If we lived n tha pokemon world, it would be mah Pikachu.
Reply With Quote
  #25    
Old October 3rd, 2013 (05:00 PM).
DynamicD's Avatar
DynamicD
Metagross Fan
 
Join Date: Oct 2013
Gender: Male
Nature: Relaxed
I thnk it's a pretty good dark type you can git early on, at least until level 30. You might want ta git some TMs, coz it's move pools is pretty poor. I wouldn't sez it's an beazng dark type, but it's good ta use at least until level 30.
__________________
Dis signature has been disabled.
sig tao tall
Pleaze review and fix tha issues by readng tha signature rules.

You must edit it ta meet tha limits set by tha rules befoe you may remove tha [sig-reason] code from yo signature. Removng dis tag will re-enable it.

Do not remove tha tag until you fix tha issues n yo signature. You may be nfracted fo removng dis tag if you do not fix tha specified issues. Do not use dis tag fo decoration purposes.
Reply With Quote
Reply
Quick Reply

Sponsored Links
Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are UTC -8. The time now is 03:04 AM.