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Pokemon Gym ideas

Discussion in 'Pokémon Video Games' started by Shenili, Mar 24, 2017.

  1. Shenili

    Shenili That third Unova Starter

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    I have no idea if there is a Gym Leader thread or not, but I'm pretty sure they there shouldn't be any Gym threads.

    So.. do you have any Gym ideas? Some interesting themes or puzzles..? Maybe some type themed like Viola's gym with web or some less type-centered like Brawly's Gym (in RSE)?

    Here's mine for example:
    The Gym will be a big, long room with entrance on one end and a Gym Leader on the other. Above him/her will be a Moon crescent. To get to the Gym Leader, Trainers would have to move through a maze with water (they could also use surfing Pokemon too) In the maze there would be switches that will turn the crescent. Like in the real world where gravitational forces change tides, turning off the Moon will move water in the gym.
     
  2. Lillie_Mallow_Lana

    Lillie_Mallow_Lana Active Member

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    Oh, so you meant for the games. If I am write, then allow me to explain my opinion as a first answer to you in this thread.

    My idea is to allow to choose the gym leader who you can challenge by yourself, and not just challenge the gym leader who in the game. I think that they should do this. Or putting the game in the beach such as the beach is the gym

    And glad to be the first one who answer you here
     
  3. Matleo

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    I could see a Africa Safari , sandy desert oriented region, just think of it.

    a Swamp oriented Gym with a araquanid water /bug, water/ground seismitoad, water/grass aligator with Disquise?(water)

    a Desert oriented gym? with ground ,normal , dragon and rock types. (normal+mixed)

    a Sand(if we ever get ground type terrain ability and move) gym with Palosand,(ground)

    a Sun gym with fire/grass, fire/water and fire/bug pokemon? (fire)

    a Corral gym with pokes like Barbaracle , Corsola and maybe a new rock water pokemon with sap sipper ?(rock/water)

    a Sandstorm(Shamal) gym, with rock types,Gabite ,maybe a new ground/flying Muk like pokemon.()

    A Oasis gym with water , grass and ground oriented pokemon.(Could see Luidulo or new grass/electric pokemon)(grass)

    A Cold gym, with Ice types that are active by night or catched in caves or that burry under the ground.
    could see a fire/ice or new ice/ground, ice/bug, there. (ice)


    Or think of a totally ice oriented region:

    1.Tundra badge, new ice/grass, grass/rock and grass/ground pokemon (grass)
    2. Cold Sea badge, maybe new water/dragon, waterelectric (water)
    3. Mystic Wood badge, diffrent fairies (fairy)
    4. Dark Night, (dark )
    5. Mountain, gym ground, ice ,flying rock and mixed. (rock)
    6. Warm springs, new fire/water, fire/ice pokemon(fire)
    7. Wiking badge, with fighting type pokemon. (fighting)
    8. Ragnarock badge, dragon oriented. (dragon)
     
  4. SpiritWater

    SpiritWater Flowing...

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    Type: Fairy
    Badge: Slyph Badge
    Gift: TM99 (Dazzling Gleam)

    Team:
    Klefki (Lv. 55)
    - Dazzling Gleam
    - Heal Block
    - Psychic
    - Magic Room

    Ribombee (Lv. 54)
    - Dazzling Gleam
    - Pollen Puff
    - Quiver Dance
    - Aromatherapy

    Togetic (Lv. 54)
    - Safeguard
    - Wish
    - Yawn
    - Dazzling Gleam

    Kirlia (Lv. 55)
    - Draining Kiss
    - Future Sight
    - Psychic
    - Double Team


    Layout:
    An enchanted forest maze. You have to navigate yourself through trees that exit in random places. The puzzle changes everytime you exit and re-enter the Gym.
     
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  5. Matleo

    Matleo Member

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    what about a gym oriented not in type itself but more in speed?
    what about a grass gym with our Queen majesty ability pokemon and maybe with a other grass pokemon that could say sumon psychic terrain?
    Maybe+ trick room and some other things to show how important speed is in battle?
     
  6. DoctorWhy

    DoctorWhy Time Lord wannabe

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    A Dark type gym.

    *drops mic*
     
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  7. Kallyle

    Kallyle Kartana soaked in Z-Power

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    I'd like a gym that isn't monotype, but rather centered on a common weakness. It could encourage you to think about which weakness all the Pokémon in the gym have in common without being too difficult for the target audience.
     
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  8. Pilup99

    Pilup99 Splashing the Seven Seas

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    I like that idea! Especially since it would also make you think about the secondary typing of those Pokémon, and Pokémon that use their secondary typing to overcome their primary weakness. Say all the Pokémon are weak to Ground. You might have one trainer who uses the Electric/Water-Type Lanturn, which would force the Challenger to think about if they wanted to throw their Ground Type at this Water Type. Or they might use Magnezone or Metagross, who can use Magnet Rise to protect themselves from Ground Type attacks for a limited time.
     
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  9. Sana

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    There isn't a gym, instead, someone shady asks you if you'd be "up to the challenge" to find the next gym leader.

    As you go around the town suddenly people who were just casually hanging in alleys start battling you.

    They all wield Dark types. The entire town is the Dark type gym, and the leader is hidden somewhere in it. (They give you clues to where to go next and red herrings, the gym leader is in a tiny unmarked building that actually plays the gym theme when you enter)

    So even with a Dark type Gym Leader there's no Dark type Gym
     
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  10. Pilup99

    Pilup99 Splashing the Seven Seas

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    I had an idea for a gym one time on the old forum, idk if that thread still exists. Regardless, it was a gym that focused on manipulating weather mechanics. It would probably be the 7th or 8th gym, the purpose being to show the player how much weather can affect a battle. Most of the gym trainers would probably be Ace Trainers or Pokémon Rangers or something, and they would have teams that took advantage of the weather in different ways. For example, a team that relied on Sandstorm and used mostly Rock and Ground Type Pokémon, but perhaps also used Pokémon like Cacturne and Heliolisk. One Trainer might use Rain to boost Water Type attacks, while another may use it as a supporting role, to help protect his/her Pokémon from Fire Type attacks. And, just to make things extra interesting, some of the Trainers would challenge you to a Tag Battle (in the same way we had in Emerald and Platinum, where to separate Trainers would challenge you at the same time), and the Gym Leader would challenge you to a double battle. That way you would also learn how manipulating the weather is so useful when you have two Pokémon out. The Leader would obviously use Castform, who would control the weather to support its allies, but the others would carry weather-inducing moves or abilities as well just in case Castform is knocked out.
     
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