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Old November 15th, 2011 (09:01 AM).
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I mean in Trading Shops
Some people treat a shiny Voltorb as worth as a Graveler sometimes,
and what ticks me more is that some people take the offer.
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Old November 15th, 2011 (09:28 AM).
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I don't really get your point lol. I think a Shiny Voltorb is waaaayy more worth than a Graveler? Or what do you mean XD
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Old November 15th, 2011 (10:01 AM).
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I meant that, Voltorb is weaker than Graveler, is probably just hatched,when a Graveler is EV Traiend,IV trained and all,and just the shiny coloration doesn't cut it ...
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Old November 15th, 2011 (11:58 AM).
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I think this is all based on opinion. While you may not think shinies are worth it, others enjoy shinies, and are willing to trade said Gravelers for a Shiny that they want. There are some shinies that I have always wanted (like Shiny Mareep), and chances are I would probably trade an EV/IV trained Graveler for it.
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Old November 15th, 2011 (12:04 PM).
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True,this is my POV and I shouldn't be trying to impose it.
I just don't think it's morally right.
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Old November 15th, 2011 (12:23 PM).
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Eh. When it comes down to it, Pokemon are Pixels. I'm not sure if anything has to be morally right or wrong with it comes to pixels. Now if Pokemon were real, then maybe.
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Old November 15th, 2011 (12:45 PM).
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People get attached,it's like that favorite and ever needed blanket you had when you were a kid.
But if you don't think so ... who am I to disagree/
Anyways I don't like IV training, or EV training,or whatever.
This seem to be drone-ification of Pokemon ...
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Old November 15th, 2011 (12:47 PM).
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I used to be like that, but that was also when I refused to use Pokemon that weren't pretty too. So not like me anymore, lol. Now my mindset on it is "I want my Pokemon to be the best it can be and not be held back by its genes"...kind of like when my mom bred cats, you always picked the best male to keep breeding to make better and better cats, and no way you kept them all :P
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Old November 15th, 2011 (12:50 PM).
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Well,but you gotta agree that mass-breeding can be disastrous.
And that's another aspect I don't like in mass-breeding if looking from the game inhabitant's POV
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Old November 15th, 2011 (12:50 PM).
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I prefer to think that they enjoy the babies running around. Or maybe they eat them. Who knows?
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Old November 15th, 2011 (01:01 PM).
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Who knows?
Well I think mass-breeding isn't the biggest "sin" one could make after all
The biggest one would be going to the Safari Zone and only throw rocks at every pokemon.
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Old November 15th, 2011 (01:03 PM).
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Do you refuse to grind on Audino as well? :P
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Old November 15th, 2011 (01:08 PM).
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What?
No, Audinos can go to hell ...
It's not my fault if they're walking rare candies ...
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Old November 15th, 2011 (01:09 PM).
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The only Pokemon I really care more are those that I have specifically trained to be part of my main team. Any other Pokemon I don't get as attached to, so to speak.
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Old November 15th, 2011 (01:19 PM).
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Well,
I also have this,
The problem is,after a while I feel like I'm only OHKOing left and right on the game
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Old November 15th, 2011 (01:21 PM).
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I don't way overlevel my Pokemon so I never have that problem. I do have one level 100 but the rest are around the level they were at when I beat the Elite Four, haha.
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Old November 15th, 2011 (01:22 PM).
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I'm always underleveled when I get to the Elite Four. Took me a few tries to beat Cynthia on my Platinum the other day because of it, haha.
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Old November 15th, 2011 (01:25 PM).
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I have never "maxed" a pokemon in the sense level,at least not by conventional means ...
But some think it's fun.
It's like proof you have really bonded with that Pokemon.
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Old November 15th, 2011 (01:26 PM).
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My Pokemon were so overlevelled when I battle the E4 the first time in Pokemon White. My team of 6 were all on like level 64 before I beat N.
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Old November 15th, 2011 (01:27 PM).
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Yeah my only level 100 is the first Pokemon that I've ever really seriously liked, Volcarona. In case you couldn't tell from my Volcarona locks but he is to me what Herdier is to Nica :P
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Old November 15th, 2011 (01:28 PM).
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So that's very strong feelings
I could never max my fave,because it's a sandbag, literally ...
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Old November 15th, 2011 (01:40 PM).
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I have my own strategy for beating gyms and E4.

I just train my starter and nothing else.
And before E4 my starter is about between levels 70-80.
And that strategy works for me.

And after the E4 I start to train my other Pokémon too.
I have few boxes full of over 40 level Pokémon in White.
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Old November 15th, 2011 (01:43 PM).
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So basically, you just use your normal team for E4,no extra grinding,additions,cut backs?
Seems doable
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Old November 15th, 2011 (06:43 PM).
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Grinding is just the worst thing to me. I don't understand how people are even able to do it. I get bored after like ten wild battles.

I'll let the people in this thread in on something . . . the only reason all the Pokémon in my main party in Heartgold are at Red level (as opposed to Elite Four level) is because I used AR to get them to level 80. :x I just, ugh screw it. xD Leveling up with no variety is horrible.

Anyway, I figure I'll just post my original Heartgold party and my current Heartgold main party. :D Why not?

Original:

Meganium
Umbreon
Gengar
Dragonite
Pinsir
Quagsire


I dumped about half of them and got new ones before my Red rematch.

Current:

Gengar
Umbreon
Entei
Dragonite
Breloom
Vaporeon


:D Parties are fun!
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Abilities: Run Away or Flash Fire or Flame Body
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Old November 16th, 2011 (12:58 AM).
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OH,you changed the whole thing?
I'd never be able to do to this,I'm too lazy to actually switch a member after I trained one ...
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