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Pokémon Journey

Discussion in 'Play-by-Post' started by Bailey Matutine, May 21, 2016.

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Which region is your character from?

  1. Kanto

    13.3%
  2. Johto

    20.0%
  3. Hoenn

    13.3%
  4. Sinnoh

    20.0%
  5. Unova

    26.7%
  6. Kalos

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  7. Orre

    6.7%
  8. Fiore

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  9. Almia

    0 vote(s)
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  10. Oblivia

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  1. Dubious

    Dubious I trust you know where the happy button is?

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    I suspect I'll be stuck with a Zubat with that encounter rate. Or a Magikarp.
     
  2. gibbousmoons

    gibbousmoons Well worn.

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    If you get one, maybe you'll be allowed to give it Bounce.
     
  3. Latewave

    Latewave No one remembers who I am anymore.

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  4. Sophos

    Sophos Luck of The Devil

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    Bailey Matutine: How do you plan to handle Trade Evolution pokemon, like Gengar, Alakazam, Steelix etc?
     
  5. vyor

    vyor Oh that's cute

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    It's 49, not 70! So you have options, not good options(zubat, for all we rag on it, is better than many of them), but options.

    Just off the top of my head is onix(traded from bellsprout, which has a very high encounter rate), poliwag, and heracross(headbut, has a 90% encounter rate in 1 area).
     
  6. Latewave

    Latewave No one remembers who I am anymore.

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    Poliwag is pretty good.

    But that's just me.
     
  7. vyor

    vyor Oh that's cute

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    It's a decent water type.
     
  8. Megaolix

    Megaolix Moderator

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    Remember RP should be fun first. You don't have to start with one optimal for late game. You could also start with a Pokémon you cannot find until a late-game area and thus would normally not consider.

    Or hell, just one people rarely think to use... Grimer, Koffing. Or hey, Horsea or Seel. Doduo could be fun too. Why not a Ponyta either?
     
  9. Bailey Matutine

    Bailey Matutine (Verified Pooka)

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    I'm ruling that trade evolution pokémon evolve from socialization. If they spend a lot of time hanging out with other trainers, the option to evolve them becomes available.
     
  10. gibbousmoons

    gibbousmoons Well worn.

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    I thought about Grimer, but its side effects are too nasty.
     
  11. Megaolix

    Megaolix Moderator

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    Bailey Matutine
    By the way, how long do you want to keep entries open? Just wondering since, given we are currently in a weekend, kinda ideal for those on break to start on IC.
     
  12. Sophos

    Sophos Luck of The Devil

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    Dratini has a 60% Encounter Rate in some places, iirc.
     
  13. vyor

    vyor Oh that's cute

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    In that one dragon cave place in gen 2.
     
  14. Sophos

    Sophos Luck of The Devil

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    And Dragonspiral Tower in Unova, apparently.
     
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  15. Bailey Matutine

    Bailey Matutine (Verified Pooka)

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    I'm leaning most towards using Showdown.

    I will PROBABLY be closing entries on Wednesday.
     
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  16. gibbousmoons

    gibbousmoons Well worn.

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    Eh, I'll bow out. I shouldn't join an RP when I have a quest to do when I get back.
     
  17. a2znut

    a2znut Needs more handholding. [Forever DM]

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    • Wu, Hsiao Ming

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      Age: 23
      Home: Blackthorn City
      Bio: Prepare for trouble! And make it double! Of course, after the failed takeover of Goldenrod City Radio Tower, the fledgling re-emergent organization under Archer splintered and faded into the background. That was five years ago, when Hsiao Ming was just an anonymous grunt getting her butt kicked by Kotone when she was helping farm Slowpoke tails. Now, after five years of hiding low, she was confident in being able to lead another revival of Team Rocket! Not.

      A scant two hours after proclaiming herself as the new head of the rockets at the city square, she was ran out of town by Clair and her Dragonite. Just maybe the five years could have been used in training her Pokemon instead of slaving away at the Pokemon Mart, oops. And we're running off again~



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        Species Gligar
        Sex Female
        Met Route 45
        Level 7
        Ability Immunity
        Nature Impish
        Moves:
        -Poison Sting
        -Sand Attack
        -Harden

     
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  18. Seru

    Seru Lodissian Cross

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    ... Yeah, you know what, I'm game. I'm making another Rocket. We need to make Unova great again.

    Kanto native who decided to pack up and move after some... suspiscious... explosions in Saffron City.
     
  19. Bailey Matutine

    Bailey Matutine (Verified Pooka)

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    This goes for anyone else I missed as well, but generally a move with more than 60 power will not be allowed, and 60 power moves will be edge cases. You can have a weak egg move appropriate to a level five pokemon or a hidden ability.
     
  20. Chibi-Reaper

    Chibi-Reaper D-Donations plz?

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    Name: Aquamarine
    Age: 17
    Bio: Cool and aloof, but also lazy and apathetic. Met Sneasel while wandering through the dangerous Snowpoint Temple out of boredom. Proceeded to do fuck-all for a while before winning a raffle for a tourist cruise vacation to fabulous Unova region. Missed the return boat by accident. Opinion on the matter: "Well, I guess we live here now."
    Appearance: http://gelbooru.com/index.php?page=post&s=view&id=3030973
    Starter: Sneasel, female, Keen Eye, Naughty nature
    Met: Snowpoint Temple
    Home: Snowpoint City
    Egg Move: Ice Shard
     
  21. Sophos

    Sophos Luck of The Devil

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    I misread the power as 60, because it was right below Covet. Would Double-Kick be an allowable move? It's 30 Power, technically, but hits twice so is more like 60 Power. Only other semi decent option is Fire Spin which is just kind of lame, and I don't really care for Growlithe's Hidden Ability.
     
  22. Anon̦̦

    Anon̦̦ [Verified Cute]

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    You should really go for Intimidate.
     
  23. Sophos

    Sophos Luck of The Devil

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    Eh, it's more of a toss up between Flash Fire or Intimidate, but that really doesn't matter. Neither of those are the hidden ability, which is very 'meh' for Gorwlithe/Arcanine.
     
  24. Bailey Matutine

    Bailey Matutine (Verified Pooka)

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    Farm, with a few specific pokémon kept as farm animals. Possibly on the edge between Route 20 and Virbank.
    No love for Morning Sun? Paired with the sunny day you're gonna want anyway, it restores full health. Double kick is fine. I also might have allowed some tutor or TM moves as egg moves.

    Signups will remain open for a few more hours.
     
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  25. Bailey Matutine

    Bailey Matutine (Verified Pooka)

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    These are the applicants I am reviewing now. If you have not yet submitted a sheet, I will not be looking at it at this time, but you may be able to get in later.
     
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  26. Anon̦̦

    Anon̦̦ [Verified Cute]

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    Miltank and Mareep? Or what Pokemon do you suggest?
     
  27. Bailey Matutine

    Bailey Matutine (Verified Pooka)

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    A few of those could work, but I was more thinking something to help with the farming. An earth type or grass type to sow the fields, perhaps.
     
  28. gibbousmoons

    gibbousmoons Well worn.

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    Bouffalant is a buffalo Pokemon, and could be hooked into a harness. It's a little small, but whatever.
     
  29. Megaolix

    Megaolix Moderator

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    Bailey Matutine

    I don't want to rush you on this, but have you made a call yet?
     
  30. Latewave

    Latewave No one remembers who I am anymore.

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    Bailey doesn't love us anymore~

    ahahah.
     
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