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What is the best Pokemon for catching other Pokemon?

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3 years ago#1
I know it's not that hard to begin with, but I like to make things easier and efficient. Is there something that gets like False Swipe, Thunder Wave/Spore/some other reliable status-inflicting move that won't kill the target, and some kind of attack that does equal damage all the time? (like Night Shade) And also has stats good enough to be useful for this against like legendaries and stuff?

What do you guys use?
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3 years ago#2
Smeargle fits much of the criteria you posted (False Swipe, Spore, Night Shade).

His only flaw is that he's pretty fragile, so you'd want to level him up to last against legendaries and high-leveled Pokémon.
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3 years ago#3
smeargle
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3 years ago#4
Parasect is a good choice, although you'll have to level it up a lot to use it against legendaries.
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3 years ago#5
I just use Breloom. Poison Heal helps a lot when fighting legendaries, and Spore is great, since sleep works better than paralysis.
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3 years ago#6
How do I get all those moves on Smeargle? Doesn't it need to use Sketch on an opponent Pokemon using them against it? That seems like it would be difficult.
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3 years ago#7
Go into a double battle with Smeargle and a pokémon which has the move(s) you want smeargle to sketch, let that pokemon use it and then use sketch on it
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3 years ago#8
youngval312 posted...
How do I get all those moves on Smeargle? Doesn't it need to use Sketch on an opponent Pokemon using them against it? That seems like it would be difficult.


Sketch copies the last move used. You can just have one of your own Pokemon use the move, and then have him Sketch it. Double Grass is very good for this.
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3 years ago#9
I use a combination of :

Marrowak OR Drapion (False swipe)
Gengar (Night Shade + Hypnosis) OR Magnezone (Thunder Wave + Sonic Boom)
Wobbuffet (Shadow Tag )
3 years ago#10
I never realized Sketch could work like that, that's cool, and Scizoreon, that's neat, but I'm trying to keep it down to 1-2 Pokemon, 1 if possible.
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