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Re: Pokémon: Diamond & Pearl
« Reply #1365 on: December 22, 2007, 01:08:49 am »
Doesn't Bidoof annoy you?

...And Starly and Buziel, and other crap pokemon you encounter.

Well, following some trades and hard work, my team is now:
 Leafeon
 Dratini
 Flaafy
 Monferno

I had a bash at catching a Munchlax but, of course, I didn't. I managed to catch a Burmy though, which I remember being told was rare. Other good catches include a Cleffa and Shellos.
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Re: Pokémon: Diamond & Pearl
« Reply #1366 on: December 23, 2007, 02:47:07 pm »
GAH, catching legendaries is so frustrating on this game... I got Heatran to close to 1HP, put him asleep, threw a duskball, everytime it failed. Until he tan out of moves and killed himself.


This has happened 5 times now, and I still haven't got him.
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Re: Pokémon: Diamond & Pearl
« Reply #1367 on: December 23, 2007, 05:19:54 pm »
I haven't tried getting Heatran yet. He looks too much like a potato.

I've been recently making an all bird team for PBR. It's pretty good so far, I've got failrly good type advantage. My only problem is Electric types.

I've got:
Skarmory
Pelipper
Altaria
Togekiss
Honchkrow
Xatu

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Re: Pokémon: Diamond & Pearl
« Reply #1368 on: December 23, 2007, 06:13:42 pm »
Just buy more even more dusk balls. Also while at it try paralyzing heatran like 1st shot in. When Paralyzed he will run out of PP slower because half the time he paralysis will stop him from attacking, plus give you a higher catch rate, plus make him uber slow so you can take your time doing things like lowering his accuracy and his attack stats so he does less damage to you. Then get is health right down and go for the catch.

Much better than trying to sleep him.

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Re: Pokémon: Diamond & Pearl
« Reply #1369 on: December 24, 2007, 04:39:41 am »
Sleep lowers the catch rate (Better than para) and imobilizes completly. But it wears off in 2-4 turns. Paralysis is permanent.

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Re: Pokémon: Diamond & Pearl
« Reply #1370 on: December 24, 2007, 05:51:44 am »
Sleep heightens your catch rate, you mean? Else it would be way worse.

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Re: Pokémon: Diamond & Pearl
« Reply #1371 on: December 24, 2007, 10:36:40 pm »
Catch rate; higher=worse. Check Seribii.

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Re: Pokémon: Diamond & Pearl
« Reply #1372 on: December 25, 2007, 06:15:22 am »
Luckily I have like 30 heart scales left (I love underground.), so I'll make one of my pokemanz learn Thunder Wave, can replace it afterwards.

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Re: Pokémon: Diamond & Pearl
« Reply #1373 on: December 25, 2007, 12:26:57 pm »
Replace... Thunder Wave? What kind of bizarre parallel universe do you live in? Thunder Wave is great! Slash opponent's speed and half the time they don't get to act at all - with 100% accuracy and 20PP?

It's delicious stuff. The only downside is that it isn't combinable with Toxic.
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Re: Pokémon: Diamond & Pearl
« Reply #1374 on: December 25, 2007, 05:01:44 pm »
I find Para-ing a poke I want to catch better than sleeping as it lasts the entire battle as long as you come in with like 30 + poke balls (by this point in the game money should be nothing to you) heck you can even bring a 1 or 2 like lvl 10s to chip health away if you mess with accuracy of the poke you want to get. You can get it really low easy Then launch dusk balls to hearts content.

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Re: Pokémon: Diamond & Pearl
« Reply #1375 on: December 26, 2007, 06:28:01 am »
I had a great time going up Mt. Coronet to confront Team Galactic/Dialga. It was a tough fight in the double battle (my rival was stupid and my pokemon were pretty much all dead), but I pulled through, thansk to a lucky Critical Hit Rock Tomb from my Rampardos finishing a Golbat.

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Re: Pokémon: Diamond & Pearl
« Reply #1376 on: December 26, 2007, 08:34:29 am »
I just trained loads of pokemon to level 50 then sold them for master balls, then used them to catch the legendaries. :D
Anyone know how to sell pokemon for master balls?

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Re: Pokémon: Diamond & Pearl
« Reply #1377 on: December 26, 2007, 08:43:05 am »
I just trained loads of pokemon to level 50 then sold them for master balls, then used them to catch the legendaries. :D
Anyone know how to sell pokemon for master balls?
On the GTS, people will exchange a crap pokemon (EG Starly) holding a Masterball for a decently powerful Pokemon.

I'm heading for the League. Gonna do some heavy-duty training before I even set off though.

Also, how easy was the 8th gym? it was ridiculous.
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Re: Pokémon: Diamond & Pearl
« Reply #1378 on: December 27, 2007, 08:36:29 am »
This is what you need for the league:

Pokemon lv 50~ with Crunch (Psychic)
Pokemon lv 50~ with Strong water move, Hydro cannon, surf etc, preferably high pp moves or two low pp moves (Against ground(/water) and fire)
Pokemon lv 50~ with a strong flying move like Drill Peck
Pokemon lv 50~ (Preferably Flying type or with Levitate) with Blizzard or Ice Beam against that goddamned Garchomp, who apperantly only knows one friggin move.
Pokemon lv 50~ with a fire move (Blasted Bronzong screwed my Luxray over on first attemp)


I did the league with:
Luxray Lv 52 (Had Crunch, Fire Fang) (Egg pokemon btw)
Empoleon lv 50 (Surf, Drill Peck, Blizzard)
Rapidash lv 48 (Fire Blast)



BTW: I hate Vespiquen.


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Re: Pokémon: Diamond & Pearl
« Reply #1379 on: December 27, 2007, 10:52:10 am »
Vespiquen is great fun. Toxic and Recover makes for sweetstuffs, combined with all that defense. Sahme its types have so many weaknesses, but, on the other hand, it's a bug that doesn't suck. It's no Scyther, but it beats out 90% of bugs in just about everything.

If you want to kill it, just bring a rock-type attack like Rock Slide or Ancient Power, or a Cranidos with Double Headbutt. Or a fire-type attack, but before beating the E4, the only fire-type is Rapidash

Or just fight it the way you normally would, it's no Milotic.
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