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Simple Questions / Simple Answers (Gens 1-7)

It's 209 a good speed for Tyranitar?

  • YES

    Votes: 24 70.6%
  • NO

    Votes: 10 29.4%

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Mostly guesswork, of course -- but we do know:

- AZ built the machine to resurrect his Floette, and it involved the sacrifice of countless Pokemon
- AZ later turned it into a weapon of mass destruction (implying Yveltal was possibly involved)
- AZ is immortal (implying Xerneas was involved)

And we know, regardless of version, that:
- In modern times, you find only one legendary powering the weapon (Xerneas/Yveltal)
- Team Flare attempted to sacrifice many Pokemon to power it
- After Lysandre's defeat, it had enough power to fire off one shot, which Lysandre turned on itself, destroying it

But we do not know:
- Whether Team Flare modified the weapon after discovering it (certainly they built a base around it)
- Whether Team Flare used the same legendary that AZ did
 
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So I recently managed to get access to Crescent Isle so I've been soft resetting for nature and ivs.

Problem is, I've managed to get a Bold 5IV Cresselia but it's defense iv is 4-5. Should I keep it or keep resetting?
 
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If I get hit with a move like Knock Off and my Pokeyman's item gets knocked off, where does it go? Does it get put in my bag or is it gone for ever? I haven't learned the answer to this question since these kinds of moves were introduced, so I've avoided them like the plague and to this day I don't put a lot of effort into giving items to my Pokeymans because I'm afraid of losing them. Making items disappear permanently seems uncharacteristically brutal for a game like Pokemon, but I've never actually had this answered to me, so I didn't want to find out myself.
 
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If I get hit with a move like Knock Off and my Pokeyman's item gets knocked off, where does it go? Does it get put in my bag or is it gone for ever? I haven't learned the answer to this question since these kinds of moves were introduced, so I've avoided them like the plague and to this day I don't put a lot of effort into giving items to my Pokeymans because I'm afraid of losing them. Making items disappear permanently seems uncharacteristically brutal for a game like Pokemon, but I've never actually had this answered to me, so I didn't want to find out myself.
In the battle Maison and on wifi, when the opposing Pokemon uses knock off on your Pokemon, the item is lost but not lost forever. The item gets restored after the battle, this inclused the times that the item gets used or stolen. If it happens in a wild battle or a battle with an npc on routs, then the item is lost forever. So you're pretty much mostly safe. :)
 
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If I get hit with a move like Knock Off and my Pokeyman's item gets knocked off, where does it go? Does it get put in my bag or is it gone for ever? I haven't learned the answer to this question since these kinds of moves were introduced, so I've avoided them like the plague and to this day I don't put a lot of effort into giving items to my Pokeymans because I'm afraid of losing them. Making items disappear permanently seems uncharacteristically brutal for a game like Pokemon, but I've never actually had this answered to me, so I didn't want to find out myself.
In the battle Maison and on wifi, when the opposing Pokemon uses knock off on your Pokemon, the item is lost but not lost forever. The item gets restored after the battle, this inclused the times that the item gets used or stolen. If it happens in a wild battle or a battle with an npc on routs, then the item is lost forever. So you're pretty much mostly safe. :)
I'm glad to know that items are safe over wi-fi, but holy crap! You're telling me that if I had put my special XY Torchic with the Blazikenite up against a stupid Rattata or whatever the hell learns Knock Off, and it had connected, that was it for the Blazikenite? That's really stupid. Thanks for making me shudder at the thought, and I'm glad I've been playing it safe all these years!
 
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Mega Stones can't be knocked off, so your Blazikenite would have been safe.
That's good to know, but me being such a casual player, I still worry about stuff like Amulet Coins or Leftovers, both of which I have only one. Though I'm very relieved to know that items are safe in the Battle Maison, too. Still, imagine a kid less intuitive than I, making their way through a Pokemon game, and they bump into a piddly little Poochyena or something, they send out their money-maker with the Amulet Coin, then one little hit of Knock Off and... no more Amulet Coin. That's like Dark Souls-level nonsense for a children's role-playing game. I can hardly believe that.
 
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Uh, I've gotten hit with Knock Off many times in wild Pokemon battles, my Pokemon's items didn't vanish forever. They just lost their effect for the duration of the battle. Though lately, this has been in SoulSilver, not in gen 6. So did this change in gen 6? If so, that's lame...
 
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Uh, I've gotten hit with Knock Off many times in wild Pokemon battles, my Pokemon's items didn't vanish forever. They just lost their effect for the duration of the battle. Though lately, this has been in SoulSilver, not in gen 6. So did this change in gen 6? If so, that's lame...
I thought I heard that any items on the wild Pokemon are lost forever if they are hit by Knock Off, while any items on your Pokemon are simply returned to your inventory.
 
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Uh, I've gotten hit with Knock Off many times in wild Pokemon battles, my Pokemon's items didn't vanish forever. They just lost their effect for the duration of the battle. Though lately, this has been in SoulSilver, not in gen 6. So did this change in gen 6? If so, that's lame...
I thought I heard that any items on the wild Pokemon are lost forever if they are hit by Knock Off, while any items on your Pokemon are simply returned to your inventory.
Yeah i think this is the case, if wild pokemon uses knock off on your leftovers, pretty sure the leftovers still there at end of the battle, they just dont work for the remainder of the battle. BUT if you use knock off on a wild pokemon and catch it, you dont get the item it was holding when you catch it, its holding nothing
 
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Started getting into IV breeding today, (or at least trying to). I've managed to catch a deino with 31 IV's in ATK, DEF, and SPD, and a deino with 31 IV's in HP and SPDEF

Is this a good starting point to put a destiny knot on and start breeding, or should I keep dexnaving for one with even more 31 IV's?
 
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That's a pretty good start! From here on just start hatching eggs untill you find a 4IV child, and replace one of the parents with that one, but remember to always have all 6 IV's covered somehow. From there on your offspring will quickly improve. Are you taking note of their nature as well?
 
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That's a pretty good start! From here on just start hatching eggs untill you find a 4IV child, and replace one of the parents with that one, but remember to always have all 6 IV's covered somehow. From there on your offspring will quickly improve. Are you taking note of their nature as well?
er I forgot about making sure it had to right nature for a while lol, causing this to take a lot longer than it should have. I ended up hatching a 5 IV'ed one earlier today though. Thanks for the advice!
 
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As Dragon Rage hits 40 HP all the time unexceptionally, does it hit 80 HP to dragon type Pokémon and 20 HP to Ice type Pokémon? Or it is still 40 HP?
 
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As Dragon Rage hits 40 HP all the time unexceptionally, does it hit 80 HP to dragon type Pokémon and 20 HP to Ice type Pokémon? Or it is still 40 HP?
Always 40 HP. It completely ignores type match-ups (well, except Fairy's immunity).
 
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Is the first Pokemon you encounter in X and Y always a Pidgey? And if so, A. would it hypothetically bypass Repels? And B. is it limited to Route 2, or if in the hypothetical Repel situation, I opted not to use them on only Victory Road, would I get that Pidgey or normal encounters?

I think this should be testable given that 3DS is now apparently hackable, but I'm not sure, so feel free to call me out on my stupidity if I'm wrong.
 
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Is the first Pokemon you encounter in X and Y always a Pidgey? And if so, A. would it hypothetically bypass Repels? And B. is it limited to Route 2, or if in the hypothetical Repel situation, I opted not to use them on only Victory Road, would I get that Pidgey or normal encounters?

I think this should be testable given that 3DS is now apparently hackable, but I'm not sure, so feel free to call me out on my stupidity if I'm wrong.
Yes- you will encounter nothing in the first row of grass, and as soon as you step onto the second row, you are forced to encounter a level 3 Keen Eye Pidgey, after which you can start encountering stuff normally. In fact, the post I made just a few posts above yours should've implied as much;

That Pidgey you're forced to encounter on Route 2 in X and Y- can it be Shiny?
See, I'm actually soft resetting for a Shiny Pidgey in this way, hence my asking. As for your question about Repels, I have no idea. I'm thinking Repels wouldn't prevent the encounter, like they don't prevent encounters from shaking bushes, shadows in caves, Poké Radar-induced shaking grass, and so forth.
 
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Yes- you will encounter nothing in the first row of grass, and as soon as you step onto the second row, you are forced to encounter a level 3 Keen Eye Pidgey, after which you can start encountering stuff normally. In fact, the post I made just a few posts above yours should've implied as much;

That Pidgey you're forced to encounter on Route 2 in X and Y- can it be Shiny?
See, I'm actually soft resetting for a Shiny Pidgey in this way, hence my asking. As for your question about Repels, I have no idea. I'm thinking Repels wouldn't prevent the encounter, like they don't prevent encounters from shaking bushes, shadows in caves, Poké Radar-induced shaking grass, and so forth.
Oh. Sorry I missed that. I was thinking that, but I believe you have all but confirmed my theory. Why a Pidgey, though? I get X and Y were really riding on the nostalgia train, but why not a NEW Pokemon first? But that's just nitpicking, I suppose.
 
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I currently have a Lvl. 10 Murkrow. I wanted to teach my Murkrow Sucker Punch and Night Slash. Problem is, Murkrow learns Sucker Punch at 55 and Honchkrow learns Night Slash at 55. Does Honchkrow learn Night Slash when I evolve it at 55 after teaching Murkrow Sucker Punch? Or can I just tutor Night Slash to Honchkrow?
 
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