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I think I did that in LeafGreen once with my Blastoise and when I got it out it was missing a few of its really good moves :( Since then I've used the Day Care exclusively for breeding stuff and never really bothered with the EXP-by-walking features.
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Back then, I usually put my pokes to the daycare so they will level up as I focus on the game, but they tend to remove certain move at random.
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I never did, it was always too slow, and some moves I liked were erased. They could have added an option to choose what moves to delete. I just use the daycare for breeding. If I want EXP, I'll just challenge the Elite Four.
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I never did, it was always too slow, and some moves I liked were erased. They could have added an option to choose what moves to delete. I just use the daycare for breeding. If I want EXP, I'll just challenge the Elite Four.
You know they delete them in moveslot order right? So if you put a move as No. 4 it'll take over 10 levels before its even at risk usually.

I often use it to raise something I don't want in my team but has a specific use, i.e. getting Wailmer ready to be evolved in Emerald. In my current Emerald save I also have Ninjask and Shedinja in there getting raised to take on legendaries (waited to evolve them until they got False Swipe), but its slow going as Battle Frontier doesn't have me taking too many steps.
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You know they delete them in moveslot order right? So if you put a move as No. 4 it'll take over 10 levels before its even at risk usually.
Oh, I do know, but sometimes all the moves on a Pokemon are useful. (Competitve moveset)
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Oh, I do know, but sometimes all the moves on a Pokemon are useful. (Competitve moveset)
Oh yeah I get that - that's why you don't teach them your TMs (pre-Gen V) before they hit the level of their last move. The inability to re-learn egg moves is a constant frustration of mine, especially if I'm breeding an egg move pokémon post-game for challenging a rematch Elite Four as using Exp. Share to go from say lv. 5 to lv. 66 usually ends up with one of your pokémon ending up around lv. 85 and the others at the level you brought the weak one up to.
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Nope just breeding! Way back when perhaps I may have done so when i felt like biking up and down for an hour in leafgreen but otherwise I didnt see the point especially since I couldn't choose the moves I wanted hehe
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Nah, felt like cheating and was disingenuous to the spirit of the game. I want to raise my Pokemon, not someone else. What kind of trainer would I be if I couldn't do the job?
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I'm pretty sure I did a few times years ago but it's just too slow and the removal of moves was annoying so I don't tend to anymore.
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I don't use daycare to raise my pokemon's level as it's too time consuming compared to grinding them.
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I never actually factored the time it took into my decision, haha. I just preferred to grind them myself and wanted to be sure they wouldn't lose their good moves. But yeah, it probably would take quite a while as well. I believe it's 1 EXP per step? Pretty slow.
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