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Quote originally posted by holdmykidney:
I've tried resetting to change the one he gives me. If you reset the game, should the fossil you get be random, or have I just been really unlucky twice in a row?
Yes, is it random. No, it's never the Plume or Cover Fossil, as others have stated. I've done the soft-reset trick for Fossils and for the Treasure dude on Route 13; even the move lady in Driftveil (back in B/W) got resets if I didn't particularly want to teach a Pokémon the move she demanded.

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Ahh thanks for help with that folks! I'd forgotten that I'd got the plume fossil elsewhere.

I do have Tirtouga in Black, but I foolishly taught it Surf, so I'll have to do some fiddling around before I can transfer it.

Probably quicker than the Antique shop though. On a totally unrelated note, does anyone want a hard stone? lol
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Quote originally posted by holdmykidney:
I do have Tirtouga in Black, but I foolishly taught it Surf, so I'll have to do some fiddling around before I can transfer it.
Why is that foolish? It's a Water and Rock type and gets STAB from it. Unless the special attack stat is lower, it seems like a good idea if not for the fact you can't unlearn it without a trip to Mistralton (or PWT in B2/W2).

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Quote originally posted by CycloneGU:
Why is that foolish? It's a Water and Rock type and gets STAB from it. Unless the special attack stat is lower, it seems like a good idea if not for the fact you can't unlearn it without a trip to Mistralton (or PWT in B2/W2).

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Tirtouga's Special Attack is much lower than Attack so it's much better off with physical moves.
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I was Ev training my Zoroark. I would write down my ev progress on paper and use the serebii ev value for each pokemon. I would check and she would say that it could work harder. Am I nuts or am I not doing something right? Or are other people having similar issues.

I asked in the battling section and dude locked my thread on it and referee me to B2/W2 QQ section.
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Tirtouga's Special Attack is much lower than Attack so it's much better off with physical moves.
I thought it might be something like that. Lately I have an interest more in IVs, and actually plopped an AR code onto my White 2 today that lets me see them (and subsequently selected one of my Emolga,).

I today found out I have the world's weakest Braviary from my Monday catch, not a single IV over 8 on this Route 4 weekly find with 2s and 4s. I'm a little peeved about that. Going to catch another that is shop-worthy, hopefully...or are the Route 4 ones always going to have weak IVs?

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Quote originally posted by AdrianD:
I was Ev training my Zoroark. I would write down my ev progress on paper and use the serebii ev value for each pokemon. I would check and she would say that it could work harder. Am I nuts or am I not doing something right? Or are other people having similar issues.

I asked in the battling section and dude locked my thread on it and referee me to B2/W2 QQ section.
What was Zoroark holding/what were you battling? It also could have just been a simple miscalculation.

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I thought it might be something like that. Lately I have an interest more in IVs, and actually plopped an AR code onto my White 2 today that lets me see them (and subsequently selected one of my Emolga,).

I today found out I have the world's weakest Braviary from my Monday catch, not a single IV over 8 on this Route 4 weekly find with 2s and 4s. I'm a little peeved about that. Going to catch another that is shop-worthy, hopefully...or are the Route 4 ones always going to have weak IVs?

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No, you're just really unlucky with the IVs. My Braviary from there had relatively high IVs.
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Quote originally posted by vaporeon7:
No, you're just really unlucky with the IVs. My Braviary from there had relatively high IVs.
Thought so. One of the Emolga rejects has a perfect Sp. Attack of 31, but a Sp. Defense and Speed of 2 meaning the high Sp. Attack is useless if it's beaten to the punch. Eventually settled on one above average in all areas including 30s in Defense and Sp. Attack; lowest IV was a 13.

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Quote originally posted by CycloneGU:
Thought so. One of the Emolga rejects has a perfect Sp. Attack of 31, but a Sp. Defense and Speed of 2 meaning the high Sp. Attack is useless if it's beaten to the punch. Eventually settled on one above average in all areas including 30s in Defense and Sp. Attack; lowest IV was a 13.

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Then the IV problem lies in the location =D
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What are good moves to use in the first Timegate Traveler movie in Pokestar Studios?? Thief one?
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What are good moves to use in the first Timegate Traveler movie in Pokestar Studios?? Thief one?
Rather than lift a quote from it, I'll link an entire Pokéstar FAQ.

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Old December 24th, 2012 (05:56 AM).
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Quote originally posted by CycloneGU:
Rather than lift a quote from it, I'll link an entire Pokéstar FAQ.

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That's helpful, however, I should of mentioned this: I meant with your own Pokemon not the rental ones.

I've been using a Growlithe btw.
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So, this may be a stupid question and have a really easy answer.

If i have a Diamond/Pearl/Platinum, Heartgold/SoulSilver, White/Black save, how can i transfer Pokemon from those games onto my Black2/White2 ? Is it possible ?

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What are good moves to use in the first Timegate Traveler movie in Pokestar Studios?? Thief one?
To get a strange ending for that particular movie, I selected "Your mistake!" and then proceeded to KO the machine on the 2nd turn(with a resisted move, not sure if it mattered). So for Growlithe try KOing it with Crunch, Outrage, or Aerial Ace.

Let me know how that works out for you!

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So, this may be a stupid question and have a really easy answer.

If i have a Diamond/Pearl/Platinum, Heartgold/SoulSilver, White/Black save, how can i transfer Pokemon from those games onto my Black2/White2 ? Is it possible ?

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Not a stupid question! To transfer from any 4th gen game (D/P/Pt, HS/SS) you need to use the PokeTransfer feature located in a building on Route 15. To transfer from B/W1 you need to trade between yourself using the IR feature. Both take 2 DS systems.

If you don't have a second DS, you'd have to trade with someone or use a third-party GTS website like PokeCheck.
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Quote originally posted by vaporeon7:
What was Zoroark holding/what were you battling? It also could have just been a simple miscalculation.
I was Power Anklet and Bracer
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Did you calculate for 508 total EVs? I'm pretty sure she only says "the pokemon put in a good effort" if it has 510 EVs.
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Quote originally posted by Keiran777:
Did you calculate for 508 total EVs? I'm pretty sure she only says "the pokemon put in a good effort" if it has 510 EVs.
I seem too be counting wayy too low or something. or the EVs on Serebii are outdated.

When does she mention a particular stat that is good.
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Quote originally posted by Keiran777:
Not a stupid question! To transfer from any 4th gen game (D/P/Pt, HS/SS) you need to use the PokeTransfer feature located in a building on Route 15. To transfer from B/W1 you need to trade between yourself using the IR feature. Both take 2 DS systems.

If you don't have a second DS, you'd have to trade with someone or use a third-party GTS website like PokeCheck.
Okay, that helps. So you're saying that i need 2 DS's to be assured I get my Pokemon
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Okay, that helps. So you're saying that i need 2 DS's to be assured I get my Pokemon
Yes, he's correct. You need two DS's to use Poke Transfer.
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Yes you either need 2 ds's or some one who has another ds and a 4th gen. and 5th gen. game that can help you out.
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Adrian - If you mean mentioning whether or not IVs are good, the IV checker is located in the battle subway. He's the Ace Trainer right there closest to you upon entry.
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Why does the billboard at gates not show any Pokémon swarms/outbreaks sometimes? I thought it was supposed to be a daily event.
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Why does the billboard at gates not show any Pokémon swarms/outbreaks sometimes? I thought it was supposed to be a daily event.
Swarms only happen in the post-game, so after beating the Elite Four and Champion.
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Swarms only happen in the post-game, so after beating the Elite Four and Champion.
Oh yeah, I forgot to mention I finished the game already. X) The problem is that once in a while, one of the days the billboard doesn't show up any swarm.
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Oh yeah, I forgot to mention I finished the game already. X) The problem is that once in a while, one of the days the billboard doesn't show up any swarm.
Have you done something with the clock? Like re-setting or something?
Clock-based events won't happen for a bit if you do that.
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