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Old February 6th, 2013 (12:11 PM). Edited February 6th, 2013 by Cassino.
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Originally Posted by Frostweaver View Post
And no one said Stealth Rock yet... o_o; it's probably the most game-changing move since they made it in Diamond/Pearl.
The amount of change Stealth Rock has caused to the metagame is all the more reason to dislike it. Well, one says 'change' but at this point it's really just a silly status quo of a field condition that only serves to stagnate competitive battling. It's too powerful for a one turn setup, too ubiquitous with the large number of monsters able to learn it, and thus demands that every team be made with consideration for the foe potentially using it (which serves only to narrow the pool of candidates), so it may as well be banned in general competitive play.
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