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How does the Air Balloon even work?

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3 years ago#1
Think about it. A balloon, filled with air (not helium, not hydrogen, normal air), not only is capable of lifting something off the ground in general, can lift a 2000 lb. Groudon OFF THE GROUND, ENOUGH THAT IT IS UNAFFECTED BY AN EARTHQUAKE! It's not even hot air! How does it work?

OK, I know that Pokémon and logic are mutually exclusive, but how?

Also, obligatory how does Elektross levitate question.
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3 years ago#2
From: pokemonfreak97 | #001
Also, obligatory how does Elektross levitate question.


Magnet Rise, but permanent.
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3 years ago#3
Same way a Pidgey can fly you across the country.
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3 years ago#4
>Logic
>In pokemon
Pick one.
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3 years ago#5
Maybe the Air balloon doesn't move the pokemon, it moves the air around the pokemon, lifting it up. Hence the name Air balloon.





No wait that's stupid. Carry on.
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3 years ago#6
Even if we ignore that and we accept that a balloon can lift any Pokemon, there's something else. How do Pokemon floating in the air maneuver around to use moves like Tackle?
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3 years ago#7
pokedude900 posted...
Same way a Pidgey can fly you across the country.


By calling on a flock of other Pidgey? They're definitely common enough.

Also, to "No logic in Pokémon", I know. I'm just asking whether there might just be something other than faith on this one.
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3 years ago#8
pokemonfreak97 posted...
Think about it. A balloon, filled with air (not helium, not hydrogen, normal air),


As if Pokémon is the first thing to get this wrong. Just today, I watched a Looney Toons episode where Bugs inflated someone (one of those second-string rivals of his) with a bike pump and they floated away as if filled with helium.

It's a common media trope that any gas will turn a semi-flexible, somewhat hollow object into a balloon.
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3 years ago#9
It's a magic balloon.
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3 years ago#10
Maybe it fills their heads with happy thoughts, and they fly Peter Pan style. It is a rather pretty shade of red after all.
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