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Old August 21st, 2012 (10:57 AM). Edited August 21st, 2012 by Thursday.
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Question before I continue: What is your thoughts on trading? I was wondering as I wanted to try to evolve some pokemon or get others from a different game.

UPDATE:
I'm going to update this now as I probably will not be able to play for a while because of classes going on.
*Grind some more to get my pokemon to level 12 (I didn't catch any new ones)
*Battled Brock and won
*Went through route to Mt. Moon where my Nidoran (male) and Nidoran (female) evolved to Nidorino and Nidorina
*Went through Mt. Moon and acquired 2 moon stones for later. Defeated Team Rocket on the way through.
*Got Dome Fossil.
*Finally got to Cerulean City and fought Gary. Won the fight.
*Went through Nugget Bridge and had Tomato evolve into a Pidgeotto.
*Was given a Charmander. Named it Pepper.
*Grinded a few levels so Pickle wouldn't be at lvl. 13

Spoiler:

Pokemon Team:

Pepper the Charmander lvl. 11
Moves:
Scratch
Growl
Ember


Tomato the Pidgeotto lvl. 19
Moves:
Gust
Sand-Attack
Quick Attack
Whirlwind (Going to replace one of these with Fly)


Onion the Nidorina lvl. 17
Moves:
Growl
Tackle
Scratch
Double Kick


Lettice the Nidorino lvl. 17
Moves:
Leer
Tackle
Horn Attack
Double Kick


Ketchup the Butterfree lvl 17
Moves:
Tackle
String Shot
Confusion
Poisonpowder


Pickle the Pikachu lvl. 17
Moves:
Thundershock
Growl
Tail Whip
Thunder Wave (This whole moveset is full of fail T.T)

Storage:
Slaw the Venonat lvl. 16
Moves:
Tackle
Disable
Supersonic

Mushroom the Paras lvl. 9
Moves:
Scratch

Asparagus the Spearow lvl. 9
Moves:
Peck
Growl
Leer

Mustard the Rattata lvl. 10
Moves:
Tackle
Tail Whip
Quick Attack

Patty the Clefairy lvl. 11
Moves:
Pound
Growl

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Old August 21st, 2012 (1:17 PM).
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    Yeah ok, i'll do that, also never mind me updating the other update, if no-one posts when my update is done, i'll edit this.
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    Old August 21st, 2012 (5:27 PM).
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    Trading for evolutions is OK. I should probably include that in my thread. I'll update that now. This is my first thread so I forget stuff.
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    Old August 22nd, 2012 (6:44 PM). Edited August 23rd, 2012 by BlueShellBeast.
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      I hope that it was fine for me to trade my Unown over to my Heart Gold in order to figure out what type of Hidden Power it had, and giving it an everstone on the trade back. It was really bothering me after I couldn't figure it out an a few hours time... At any rate.

      BlueShellBeast's Pokemon Soul Silver Update #1
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      • I started out the game naming myself Sieg.
      • I picked Cyndaquil (Named him Solis) to go with the fire starter theme that I seem to have started. (I also want to use Pokemon that I rarely use this time...) Like Genki the Charmander, I will not evolve him.
      • I complained about Weedles constantly poisoning me after getting over the fact that there were actually Weedles in the wild. (Typically a Heart Gold player when it comes to the remakes...)
      • Finally got to Mr. Pokemon's house and went to beat my rival. It was easy, as always, and I named him Silver because I'm original.
      • I went around catching most of the Pokemon that I saw, however, I can't figure out if I really want to use most of them.
      • I caught an Unown in the Ruins of Alph (Atlas the Unown A) because I figured that it would be fun to try to beat the game with one on my team.
      • Atlas destroyed most of the Bellsprout Tower until it ran out of PP. Solis took care of the rest.
      • Solis soloed Falkner and his gym as well as Bugsy's gym.
      • At that point, I saved, failed to beat my rival, trained more, still failed, and finally on my third try, I beat Silver.
      • I got through the Ilex Forest after some minor difficulty.
      • I beat Whitney on the first try and gained some respect for the move "Spite". It was fun watching the Milktank use struggle until it killed itself!
      Current Team
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      Solis the Cyndaquil (M)
      Bashful Nature
      Level 26
      Item: Everstone
      Moveset:
      -Tackle
      -Leer
      -Smokescreen
      -Ember


      Atlas the Unown
      Modest Nature
      Level 14
      Moveset:
      -Hidden Power (Bug)


      Helium the Gastly (M)
      Docile Nature
      Level 8
      Moveset:
      -Hypnosis
      -Lick
      -Spite
      -Mean Look


      Ferret the Sentret (M)
      Lax Nature
      Level 6
      Moveset:
      -Scratch
      -Foresight
      -Defense Curl
      -Cut


      Serpent the Ekans (F)
      Naughty Nature
      Level 5
      Moveset:
      -Wrap
      -Leer
      -Poison Sting

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      Old August 23rd, 2012 (6:34 AM). Edited August 23rd, 2012 by Necrum.
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      @BlueShellBeast as long as your not trading new Pokemon into your game for use, it's fine.

      @Everyone I just posted some userbars courtesy of Mavy42! They can be found in their respective sections within the initial post.

      Alright, here's a more complete update:

      -Started new game as WARRIOR
      -Chose Tododile for starter
      -Received Mystery Egg
      -Battled Rival, named him SHANKS
      -Brought Mystery Egg to Prof Elm
      -Boxed Sentret
      -Boxed HootHoot
      -Recruited Geodude
      -Recruited Spearow
      -Boxed Rattata
      -Recruited Spinarak
      -Boxed Bellsprout
      -Recruited Dunsparce
      -Crushed Sprout Tower
      -Crushed Falkner
      -Boxed Unown
      -Boxed Mareep
      -Boxed Wooper
      -Stopped at Union Cave Pokemon Center

      Team:
      Spoiler:

      Totodile Lvl 11
      -Scratch
      -Leer
      -Water Gun
      -Rage


      Spearow Lvl 10
      -Peck
      -Growl
      -Leer
      -Fury Attack


      Geodude Lvl 10
      -Tackle
      -Defense Curl
      -Mud Sport
      -Rock Polish


      Spinarak Lvl 10
      -Poison Sting
      -String Shot
      -Scary Face
      -Constrict


      Dunsparce Lvl 10
      -Rage
      -Defense Curl
      -Yawn
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      Old August 24th, 2012 (6:41 PM).
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      So, instead of finishing the game I have been making banners for this challenge:

      Spoiler:


      Pokemon Red
      Spoiler:


      HTML Code:
      [IMG]http://i.imgur.com/LkLlr.png[/IMG]


      Pokemon Blue
      Spoiler:


      HTML Code:
      [IMG]http://i.imgur.com/SGVKY.png[/IMG]


      Pokemon Yellow
      Spoiler:


      HTML Code:
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      Pokemon Silver
      Spoiler:


      HTML Code:
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      Pokemon Gold
      Spoiler:


      HTML Code:
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      Pokemon Crystal
      Spoiler:


      HTML Code:
      [IMG]http://i.imgur.com/Gls11.png[/IMG]


      Pokemon Ruby
      Spoiler:


      HTML Code:
      [IMG]http://i.imgur.com/M3M7x.png[/IMG]


      Pokemon Sapphire
      Spoiler:


      HTML Code:
      [IMG]http://i.imgur.com/CmkCr.png[/IMG]


      Pokemon Emerald
      Spoiler:


      HTML Code:
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      Pokemon FireRed
      Spoiler:


      HTML Code:
      [IMG]http://i.imgur.com/sQpCI.png[/IMG]


      Pokemon LeafGreen
      Spoiler:


      HTML Code:
      [IMG]http://i.imgur.com/r5kn0.png[/IMG]


      Pokemon Diamond
      Spoiler:


      HTML Code:
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      Pokemon Pearl
      Spoiler:


      HTML Code:
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      Pokemon Platinum
      Spoiler:


      HTML Code:
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      Pokemon HeartGold
      Spoiler:


      HTML Code:
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      Pokemon SoulSilver
      Spoiler:


      HTML Code:
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      Pokemon White
      Spoiler:


      HTML Code:
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      Pokemon Black
      Spoiler:


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      Pokemon Black 2
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      Pokemon White 2
      Spoiler:


      HTML Code:
      [IMG]http://i.imgur.com/AcDxM.png[/IMG]




      Enjoy and tell me if I missed a game (I'm pretty sure the only one I didn't do was original Green version but I didn't think anyone would play through that one)
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      Old August 25th, 2012 (1:21 PM). Edited August 26th, 2012 by Necrum.
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      Those are pretty cool. I'll add them to the initial post. What I really need is a large banner for the initial post with a picture of Slowpoke (mascot of the Slow Learner Challenge) wearing one of those graduation caps, that says "The Slow Learner Challenge".

      Also, be sure to link your userbars to this thread guys. More advertizing means more challengers.

      Update #2:

      -Entered Union Cave
      -Boxed Sandshrew
      -Arrived in Azalea Town
      -Crushed Team Rocket
      -Crushed Bugsy
      -Crushed Rival for the second time

      I die a little inside each time I say 'Keep Old Moves'. But, I have fallen in love with the attack Rage.

      Current Team:
      Spoiler:


      Tododile
      Lvl 14


      Spearow
      Lvl 14


      Geodude
      Lvl 15
      -Tackle
      -Defense Curl
      -Rock Smash
      -Rock Polish


      Spinarak
      Lvl 13

      Dunsparce
      Lvl 14
      -Rage
      -Defense Curl
      -Yawn
      -Glare


      Somehow I think that Dunsparce is gonna go far. I think I can pull off quite a strategy with just those four moves.
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      Old August 26th, 2012 (4:43 PM).
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      Pokemon Yellow Update

      Number of Badges: 3

      *Evolved Pepper (Charmander) into a Charmeleon
      *Beat Route 25 and received S.S. Tickets
      *Went back down and defeated Misty
      *Beat Team Rocket at the backyard of Dig guy
      *Made it to Vermillion and started Grinding
      *Beat all trainers on Route 11
      *Fought everyone on the S.S. Anne
      *Beat Rival and received HM 01
      *Evolved Lettice into Nidoking
      *Went through Vermillion City Gym and beat Lt. Surge
      *Received Squirtle, named it Jellybean

      Current Pokemon Team:
      Spoiler:



      Ketchup the Butterfree lvl. 24
      Tackle
      String Shot
      Confusion
      Poison Powder


      Pickle the Pikachu lvl. 23
      Thundershock
      Flash
      Tail Whip
      Thunder Wave (This should be the final set unless it can learn another HM)


      Lettice the Nidoking lvl. 24
      Leer
      Tackle
      Horn Attack
      Double Kick (Going to change tackle into strength and maybe have him learn Surf)


      Tomato the Pidgeotto lvl. 24
      Gust
      Sand-Attack
      Quick Attack
      Whirlwind (Going to change Gust into Fly)


      Carrot the Diglett lvl. 17
      Scratch
      Growl
      Cut (I don't plan to keep him)


      Jellybean the Squirtle lvl. 10
      Tackle
      Tail Whip
      Bubble (Going to evolve him and teach him Surf but not keep him for now)

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      Old August 30th, 2012 (11:01 AM).
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        Sorry I haven't updated in a while, I'm on vacation right now.

        Beat all the trainers on route 6
        Arrived in Vermillion City
        Got the bike voucher from the pokemon fan club
        Caught a Level 31 Dugtrio(Lt. Surge is taken care of)
        Defeated all the trainers on the S.S Anna
        Got HM Cut from the captain
        Taught Dugtrio Cut
        Defeated all trainers in the Vermillion City Gym(Dugtrio did all the work)

        Current Team
        Dugtrio Lv32
        Moves
        Dig
        Cut
        Mud-Slap
        Sand Tomb

        Pidgeotto Lv22
        Moves
        Tackle
        Sand-Attack
        Gust
        Quick Attack

        Butterfree Lv19
        Moves
        Tackle
        String Shot
        Harden
        Confusion

        Wartortle Lv19
        Moves
        Tackle
        Tail Whip
        Bubble
        Withdraw

        Mankey Lv19
        Moves
        Scratch
        Leer
        Low Kick
        Karate Chop

        Geodude Lv21
        Moves
        Tackle
        Defense Curl
        Mud Sport
        Rock Throw

        I wrote this update from my phone so I just put down the important stuff. I'll be updating again once I get back from my vacation.
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        Old September 1st, 2012 (1:42 PM). Edited September 21st, 2012 by Sydian.
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        Power's back! I'll be posting an update tomorrow.

        Okay, so I haven't really done enough to warrant an update, so I'll wait until I make some more progress.
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        Old September 3rd, 2012 (9:48 PM).
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        Quick team update since my laptop is low on battery life.


        Terra (Turtwig) Lv. 17
        Nature: Jolly
        Ability: Overgrow
        Moves: Tackle, Rock Smash (Required), Absorb, Razor Leaf
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        Old September 5th, 2012 (1:37 PM). Edited September 21st, 2012 by Sydian.
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        Wow, a lot has happened since the last time I updated. My home internet connection was cut off so I have to go to my college one so I can update. The next update should be sometime either this weekend or next week. Let's get started!

        Pokemon Yellow Update


        Number of Badges: 5


        *Went through Vermillion City Gym and beat Lt. Surge
        *Received Squirtle, named it Jellybean

        *Went through route 9 and route 10 to get to Lavender Town.
        *Instead of going straight into the Pokemon Tower, I went through route 8 for some training
        *Now I went into Pokemon Tower and defeated Gary.
        *Went to the Name Rater and had them change those horrible names. I'm not sure why I chose to go through with pokemon named after edible stuff @[email protected]
        *Went through Route 7 and caught a high leveled Abra (See attachment)
        *After grinding a bit I went down and defeated Erika.
        *Went to Game Corner and got up enough coins to buy a Scyther (named Cutter)
        *Went through Team Rocket's hideout and destroyed their plans. Received Silph Scope.
        *Went back to Pokemon Tower and caught a Ghastly (Ghosty) and Cubone. Defeated Team Rocket Here and saved Mr. Fuji.
        *Went back to route 5 and traded the cubone for a Machoke (who evolved into a machamp).
        *Went to Fuschia city and the Safari Zone. Received Surf and Strength.
        *Fought Koga twice (had to grind for some levels because of his annoying lvl. 50 Venomoth) and won the second time.
        *Went to Saffron City and Silph Co.
        *Defeated every Rocket member there and then against Gary.
        *Fought and won again Giovanni. Received master ball.
        *Fought Fighting Dojo and grabbed Hitmonchan (I realized I should have grabbed Hitmonlee later).
        *In Sabrina's gym and right about to fight her

        Pokemon Team:

        Spoiler:


        Dextor the Parasect Lvl. 40
        Moves:
        Cut
        Stun Spore
        Leech Life
        Spore


        Reno the Rhydon Lvl. 43
        Moves:
        Strength
        Stomp
        Tail Whip
        Fury Attack


        Ghosty the Gengar Lvl. 41
        Moves:
        Lick
        Confuse Ray
        Night Shade
        Hypnosis


        James the Pidgeot Lvl. 40
        Moves:
        Fly
        Sand-Attack
        Quick Attack
        Whirlwind


        King the Nidoking Lvl. 41
        Moves:
        Leer
        Surf
        Horn Attack
        Double Kick


        Psy the Alakazam Lvl. 41
        Moves:
        Teleport
        Psybeam
        Recover
        Psychic


        Big Update! I don't have any classes today so I took all night to play and finish Pokemon Yellow.

        Pokemon Yellow Update

        Number of badges: 8 and defeated Elite 4


        *I am not including grinding time unless it seems relevant.*


        *I beat Sabrina with a combination of Dextor, Psy, and James (more like Sand-Attack)
        *I went through Seafoam Island and accidentally defeated Articuno with a critical hit Psybeam (was going to catch it as a trophy)
        *Got to cinnabar Island and had Kabuto (Claw) Revived
        *Ran through the mansion (and used some extra Rare Candies I had stored) to get Claws to evolve.
        *Went through Blaines gym (deliberately getting all answers wrong for the experience) and defeated Blaine with Claws and King.
        *Went through the Power Plant to fight Zapdos but accidently teleported away with Psy (I hadn't saved it since the Articuno accident so I wasn't going to reset)
        *Went to Giovanni's gym and lost pretty quickly the first time (None of my pokemon were even at lvl 50) but was able to win the second time after using a combination of Claw's absorb, King's Surf, and Psy's Psychic. Have to give a shoutout to James for being a trooper while I revived Claw for the last hit.
        *Fought Gary again and was surprised that he was extremely easy (claw was the only one to faint but I had beat 3 pokemon with him and didn't use potions)
        *Went through Victory Road and defeated Moltres (just because I didn't catch the other two).
        *Finally got to the Pokemon League and lost to Lorelei the first few times (then again, half my team is made of Ground/Rock pokemon and Gengar was at a lost against a few of her pokemon) but I was able to win with with Ghosty's Hypnosis on every pokemon and James' Sand-Attack.
        *Breezed through My fights with Bruno and Agetha with Psy, King, Claw, and Ghosty
        *Had a bit of trouble with Lances Aerodactyl and it's fly but was able to win with 2 pokemon left (Psy and James)
        *Fought Gary for the last time and was easily able to overpower him with type advantages and status ailments. Didn't even have 1 pokemon faint or even go in the red.

        Final Pokemon Team

        Spoiler:



        Claw the Kabutops Lvl. 53
        Moves:
        Cut
        Harden
        Absorb
        Slash


        Ghosty the Gengar Lvl. 51
        Moves:
        Lick
        Confuse Ray
        Night Shade
        Hypnosis


        Psy the Alakazam Lvl. 56
        Moves:
        Teleport
        Psybeam
        Recover
        Psychic


        King the Nidoking Lvl. 51
        Moves:
        Leer
        Surf
        Horn Attack
        Double Kick


        Reno the Rhydon Lvl. 55
        Moves:
        Strength
        Stomp
        Tail Whip
        Fury Attack


        James the Pidgeot Lvl. 50
        Moves:
        Fly
        Sand-Attack
        Quick Attack
        Whirlwind


        Before I start my next game, are we allowed to breed for specific attacks? Or use pokemon we breed at all?
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        Old September 6th, 2012 (1:48 PM).
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        You can breed for attacks. However, it would be a difficult process of finding a Pokemon that already knows the move you need, or will learn the move before running out of attack slots. Then you would have to do a lot of grinding. You can't breed attacks in before the start of a game. That would ruin the point of the challenge.

        But congrats on becoming the second Graduate! I'll add you to the list. You can wear the Graduate Userbar now if you want.

        I hate Witney's guts right now. I beat all the trainers around, and still can't beat that Miltank.
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        Old September 6th, 2012 (3:09 PM). Edited September 6th, 2012 by Thursday.
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        Completely disregard what I said earlier. I changed my mind and and am going to play all the third installments of the games instead (except for Black(2)/White(2), which I haven't chosen for yet). I plan to play Pokemon Crystal Version instead.
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        Old September 6th, 2012 (4:05 PM).
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        Good idea joshbl56. I love Crystal Version, and maybe I should have played it, but I also love my HeartGold Version. I came up with a strategy to beat Whitney. I'm going to buy a Dratini at the Game Corner, and Dragon Rage the crap out of it.
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        Old September 6th, 2012 (4:42 PM).
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          Update Time! I need to pick up the pace if I ever want to finish this challenge.
          • Went to Route 2 to get HM 5 Flash
          • Headed to Route 11 to train before going to Lavender Town
          • Started down Route 9 without trading in the Bike Voucher for the bike (I'm too lasy to head back down there)
          • Saved my game at the Pokecenter on Route 10
          Sorry for the small update, I just wanted to post SOME progress instead of none.

          That's funny, Necrum. "Dragon Rage the crap out of it."



          Current Team
          Spoiler:

          Dugtrio Lv32
          Moves
          Dig
          Cut
          Mud-Slap
          Sand Tomb

          Pidgeotto Lv24
          Moves
          Tackle
          Sand-Attack
          Gust
          Quick Attack

          Butterfree Lv22
          Moves
          Tackle
          String Shot
          Harden
          Confusion

          Wartortle Lv21
          Moves
          Tackle
          Tail Whip
          Bubble
          Withdraw

          Mankey Lv21
          Moves
          Scratch
          Leer
          Low Kick
          Karate Chop

          Geodude Lv22
          Moves
          Tackle
          Defense Curl
          Mud Sport
          Rock Throw


          Box
          Spoiler:

          Weedle Lv4
          Moves
          Poison Sting
          String Shot

          Zubat Lv7
          Moves
          Leech Life
          Astonish

          Paras Lv8
          Moves
          Scratch
          Stun Spore

          Spearow Lv12
          Moves
          Peck
          Growl
          Leer

          Rattata Lv11
          Moves
          Tackle
          Tail Whip
          Quick Attack
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          Old September 7th, 2012 (5:47 PM). Edited September 7th, 2012 by Necrum.
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          Bought the Dratini... Fought Whitney's Clefairy... Metronome... Roar of freaking Time! I hate my life...

          Update time!

          -Journeyed through Ilix Forest, and got HM01 Cut
          -Entered Route 34
          -Recruited Drowzee
          -Recruited Ditto
          -Sweeped Route 34
          -Entered Goldenrod City
          -Sweeped Tunnel
          -Entered Route 35
          -Sweeped Route 35
          -Caught Scyther in Bug Catching Contest
          -Boxed Scyther
          -Spent way too much time at the Game Corner
          -Bought Dratini
          -Bought Abra
          -Boxed Abra
          -Finally defeated Whitney

          Team:
          Spoiler:

          Totodile
          Lvl 17
          -Scratch
          -Leer
          -Water Gun
          -Rage


          Spearow
          Lvl 16
          -Peck
          -Growl
          -Leer
          -Fury Attack


          Dunsparce
          Lvl 16
          -Rage
          -Defense Curl
          -Yawn
          -Glare


          Drowzee
          Lvl 16
          -Pound
          -Hypnosis
          -Disable
          -Confusion


          Ditto
          Lvl 16
          -Transform


          Dratini
          Lvl 16
          -Leer
          -Thunder Wave
          -Twister
          -Dragon Rage
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          Old September 7th, 2012 (7:41 PM).
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          Wow. Roar of Time with Clefairy. That's the ultimate in rape. Although, time for another short team update before Eterna Forest.

          Team Zero


          Terra (Grotle) Lv. 21 @ Nothing
          Nature: Jolly
          Ability: Overgrow
          Moves: Tackle, Rock Smash, Absorb, Razor Leaf


          Ven (Short for Ventus) (Buizel) Lv. 20 @ Nothing
          Nature: Hardy
          Ability: Swift Swim
          Moves: Growl, Water Sport, Quick Attack, Water Gun

          For those who didn't notice it, I'm using the names of the three main playable characters from Kingdom Hearts: Birth By Sleep. Other than that, I'm only using Pokemon I've never used in a challenge on Pearl yet.
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          Old September 15th, 2012 (10:57 AM).
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          Ok, I wanted to get this in last night before I fell asleep but pokecommunity was having this backup session. I have been working on Crystal version all week in my spare time (which isn't that much, mind you). My sister is in for the weekend so I won't have much time to play.

          Pokemon Crystal Update

          Number of Badges: 3

          *Started game, named myself Silver (Because I like silver)
          *Did the whole "Find Oak at Mr. Pokemon House" skit
          *Started to really fight as many pokemon as I could. Got Clyde (my Totodile) up to lvl. 10
          *Fought Rival and named him Gold (As a counterpart to silver)
          *Started capturing pokemon and training them. Caught a Pidgey (Anna), Geodude (Taylor), and Caterpie (Clemon, who I evolved to a metapod at Lvl. 8 and a Butterfree at Lvl. 10)
          *Fought my way to Violet City and caught a Bellsprout (No nickname), which I traded for an Onix named ROCKY.
          *Went through Sprout Tower for training and defeated everyone
          *Defeated Falkner quick and painlessly
          *started to catch some pokemon after the gym fight: Allen the Ekans, Sam the Sandshrew, Cecil the Zubat, Hopper the Hoppip. I boxed all of these
          *Caught a shiny Hoppip (No kidding at all either), named it Shiny, and learned that it is basically useless for this challenge (Look at the moves when I post them)
          *Ran Team Rocket into the ground at Slowpoke Well as well as capturing a Slowpoke myself
          *Defeated Azelea town gym and Bugsy. Clyde evolved into Croconaw.
          *Ran into my rival and beat him down
          *Went through Ilex forest (like a boss)
          *Finally got to Goldenrod City and did some more training, Resulting in Anna evolving into a Pidgeotto and Shiny evolving into a Skiploom.
          *Fought my way through to Witney, only to lose my first time (I made the idiot move of letting Rollout get too many turns in, which destroyed my whole team). Defeated her the second time with Anna using Sand-Attack to stop all attacks.
          *Grabbed the bike from the bike store
          *Gained the egg from the Daycare man and ran around for (Literally) 40 minutes to get the dang thing to hatch into a Tyrogue.
          *Started to train the poor thing (after saving it). Had to turn it off and retry the training around 8 times before I got it to evolve into a Hitmontop.
          *Did the bug-Catching contest and caught a Scyther (Cutter)
          *Caught a SudoWoodo (Amon) on my way to Ecruteak City, where I finally got Bill to go back to his house.
          *Followed Bill back and received an Eevee, which I put in the daycare with a Ditto for all the baby Eevee!

          Current Pokemon Team:
          Spoiler:



          Taylor the Graveler Lvl. 25
          Moves:
          Tackle (Going to replace this with Strength)
          Defense Curl
          Rock Throw
          Magnitude


          Shiny the Skiploom Lvl. 23
          Moves:
          Splash
          Synthesis
          Tail Whip
          Tackle


          Anna the Pidgeotto Lvl. 24
          Moves:
          Gust
          Sand-Attack
          Tackle (Replacing with Fly)
          Quick Attack


          Clyde the Croconaw Lvl. 24
          Moves:
          Cut
          Leer
          Rage
          Water Gun (I might replace this one if I don't catch another pokemon that can learn surf)


          Ian the Hitmontop Lvl. 20
          Moves:
          Tackle (Most likely going to replace this one with Strength if the other attacks are good)
          Dizzy Punch

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          Old September 19th, 2012 (9:18 PM).
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            Game: Emerald

            Saw your challenge and decided to give it a shot.
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            Old September 20th, 2012 (12:32 PM).
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            Good to have you Medlis. I hope you're enjoying your Smeargle!

            I have been fairly busy lately with my life and my Trade Shop, but should be making progress on my Challenge soon. I'm trying to grind for Lvl 20 before heading to Ecruteak City. I have a feeling that Ghosts are going to be difficult.
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            Old September 20th, 2012 (5:19 PM).
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              Sorry for my lack of updating. Can't find time for challenges because of school.
              • Taught Paras Flash for Rock Tunnel
              • Caught a Machop in Rock Tunnel
              • Left Rock Tunnel and went back to Cerulean City for the bike
              • Went back to Rock Tunnel and made it through
              • Arrived in Lavender Town
              • Caught a Vulpix on Route 8
              • Arrived in Celedon City and saved.
              Current Team

              Spoiler:

              Dugtrio Lv36
              Moves
              Dig
              Cut
              Mud-Slap
              Sand Tomb

              Pidgeotto Lv24
              Moves
              Tackle
              Sand-Attack
              Gust
              Quick Attack

              Butterfree Lv22
              Moves
              Tackle
              String Shot
              Harden
              Confusion

              Wartortle Lv23
              Moves
              Tackle
              Tail Whip
              Bubble
              Withdraw

              Mankey Lv22
              Moves
              Scratch
              Leer
              Low Kick
              Karate Chop

              Geodude Lv24
              Moves
              Tackle
              Defense Curl
              Mud Sport
              Rock Throw


              Box
              Spoiler:

              Weedle Lv4
              Moves
              Poison Sting
              String Shot

              Zubat Lv7
              Moves
              Leech Life
              Astonish

              Paras Lv8
              Moves
              Scratch
              Stun Spore
              Flash

              Spearow Lv12
              Moves
              Peck
              Growl
              Leer

              Rattata Lv11
              Moves
              Tackle
              Tail Whip
              Quick Attack

              Vulpix Lv16
              Moves
              Ember
              Tail Whip
              Roar
              Quick Attack

              Machop Lv16
              Moves
              Low Kick
              Leer
              Focus Energy
              Karate Chop


              I'll try to find some time for the challenge over the weekend.
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              Old September 21st, 2012 (9:57 AM).
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                I'm enjoying the Smeargle so far, bout to start EV training him after I finish with my Zorua.
                Only have Trapinch, Squirtle and Roselia to train after that. Then I start on my Trick Room Team, Rain Dance Team and Gym Leader team. '

                Going be posting my the entire progress for my challenge here.
                Spoiler:
                There will be screen shots and text
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                Old September 21st, 2012 (10:16 AM).
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                Not joining, just wanted to remind you guys that double posting is not allowed. If you need to update and you're the last poster, you need to edit your post instead. If a month goes by and you're still the last poster, you're allowed to double post only then. Thanks! Hope you're all having fun. :)
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                Old September 25th, 2012 (7:13 AM). Edited September 27th, 2012 by Thursday.
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                Ok, it has been quite a few days so I am not going to remember all the things I done but here is my update!

                Pokemon Crystal

                Number of Badges: 7


                *I spent time nurturing some Eevee babies I got and evolved 1 into an Umbreon (Ben) and one into an Espeon (Jerry)
                *Went through Burned Tower and finally got Morty back to his gym
                *Fought Morty at the Gym and won thanks to Ben's Pursuit
                *Grind a little and then ran to the lighthouse so I could help Jasmine
                *After gaining a Good Rod, I went to catch a few pokemon and fill the first box
                *Surfed down to Cianwood City, where I received the Secret Potion
                *Fought Eusene after seeing Suicune
                *Won against Chuck at his gym after an Poliwrath's Dynamic Punch Missed (All thanks to luck cause I only had Clyde left and no potions)
                *Swam back to Olivine and gave Jasmine the Secret Potion
                *Fought her at her gym and won pretty easily
                *Went to Mohagany Town and captured the Red Gyarados (Rage)
                *Fought Team Rocket and destroyed their plans
                *Fought and defeated Pryce and a good session of grinding
                *Went to Goldenrod City and destroyed Rockets plans there
                *Went to Tin Tower and Captured Suicune (Anemoi)

                Current Pokemon Team
                Spoiler:


                Anna the Pidgeot Lvl. 40
                Moves:
                Gust
                Sand-Attack
                Fly
                Quick Attack


                Taylor the Golem Lvl. 40
                Moves:
                Strength
                Defense Curl
                Rock Throw
                Magnitude


                Ben the Umbreon Lvl. 40
                Moves:
                Tackle
                Tail Whip
                Sand-Attack
                Pursuit


                Clyde the Feraligatr Lvl. 43
                Moves:
                Cut
                Leer
                Rage
                Surf


                Carter the Weepinbell Lvl. 29
                Moves:
                Sleep Powder
                Poison Powder
                Stun Spore
                Acid


                Ian the Hitmontop Lvl. 40
                Moves:
                Tackle
                Dizzy Punch
                Rapid Spin
                Counter


                I will be working on the challenge a little later today so I might update this.

                EDIT:

                Ok, time for a huge update! I have spent all morning (starting around 8 am this morning, which is 10 hours ago) and only really stopped playing for class (which was a 2 hour 20 minutes all together) and necessities (around 1 hour 30 minutes all together) to play crystal version today and finish up the Johto side of Pokemon Crystal.

                Pokemon Crystal

                Number of Badges: 8 and defeated Pokemon League once

                *After Catching Suicune, I found the dojo master at Mt. Mortar and grabbed another Tyrogue.
                *Evolved it into a Hitmonlee and bred it for other pokemon (Specifically, 2 Tyrogues with Egg Moves, 2 Hitmonlee, 1 "pure' and 1 that has Rapid Spin, 1 Hitmontop with Hi Jump Kick and 1 Hitmonchan without Egg Moves)
                *started to train my pokemon for the fight with Clair after switching Ian (my Hitmontop) with Tigre (my Hitmonchan)
                *Went through Clair's gym and wiped her out pretty quickly thanks to a combination of Tigre's Ice Punch and Thunder Punch, Rage's Twister and Anna's Sand-Attack
                *Went through the Dragon's Den and received the Extreme Speed Dratini (Emilia)
                *Ran around and fixed up a few loose ends (getting another pokeball from Kurt, collecting items from people who were calling me and battling them)
                *Went to Victory Road and trained to get my pokemon to Level 50
                *Fought Gold again and defeated him with ease
                *Started to sell items so I could buy better ones
                *Finally went in and defeated Will on the first try with Ben's Pursuit, Tigre's Thunder Punch and Rage's Thrash
                *Had a little bit of trouble with Koga because all his pokemon kept poisoning mine but I was able to defeat his pokemon without any of mine dying (and losing around 15 full heals...)
                *Bruno was no problem thanks to Clyde, Tigre, Rage and Anna.
                *Karen was also easy to fight thanks to her inability to hit my pokemon half the time and my pokemon being faster.
                *Lance was also a cheap challenge thanks to type advantages and lowered accuracy.

                Final team for Johto Side:
                Spoiler:


                Tigre the Hitmonchan Lvl. 53
                Moves:
                Strength
                Thunder Punch
                Ice Punch
                Fire Punch


                Ben the Umbreon Lvl. 51
                Moves:
                Tackle
                Tail Whip
                Sand-Attack
                Pursuit


                Clyde the Feraligatr Lvl. 54
                Moves:
                Cut
                Leer
                Rage
                Surf


                Emilia the Dragonair Lvl. 51
                Moves:
                Waterfall
                Thunder Wave
                Twister
                Extreme Speed


                Anna the Pidgeot Lvl. 51
                Moves:
                Gust
                Sand-Attack
                Fly
                Quick Attack


                Rage the Gyarados Lvl. 53
                Moves:
                Thrash
                Bite
                Dragon Rage
                Whirlpool


                Now it is time for me to start my Kanto side adventure!
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