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Rate the ability, Day 53: Imposter

#1Pitbuller_26Posted 2/14/2013 10:02:25 AM
Rate the ability, Imposter! - Results (60 votes)
1(worst)
1.67% (1 votes)
1
2
1.67% (1 votes)
1
3
0% (0 votes)
0
4
0% (0 votes)
0
5
1.67% (1 votes)
1
6
1.67% (1 votes)
1
7
3.33% (2 votes)
2
8
10% (6 votes)
6
9
13.33% (8 votes)
8
10(best)
66.67% (40 votes)
40
This poll is now closed.
Day 53 and today's ability is Imposter, the signature and hidden ability of Ditto. This ability is the definition of turning a bad Pokemon into a good one.

Imposter: "As soon as the user comes into battle, it transforms into its opponent, copying the opponent's stats exactly, with the exception of HP. Imposter copies all stat changes on the target originating from moves and Abilities such as Swords Dance and Intimidate, but not from items such as Choice Specs. Imposter will not transform the user if the opponent is disguised or behind a substitute. Imposter does not copy its opponent's IVs, but it does copy all EVs except for HP.

In Double and Triple Battles, Imposter will affect the opponent in the position directly opposite it."


Day 1, Adaptability: 7.6
Day 2, Aftermath: 5.58
Day 3, Air Lock: 7.25
Day 4, Analytic: 5.64
Day 5, Anger Point: 4.55
Day 6, Anticipation: 2.85
Day 7, Arena Trap: 7.87
Day 8, Bad Dreams: 7.28
Day 9, Battle Armor: 5.27
Day 10, Big Pecks: 4
Day 11, Blaze: 4.97
Day 12, Chlorophyll: 7.72
Day 13, Clear Body: 6.12
Day 14, Cloud Nine: 5.91
Day 15, Color Change: 4.27
Day 16, Compoundeyes: 8.52
Day 17, Contrary: 8.61
Day 18, Cursed Body: 6.18
Day 19, Cute Charm: 4
Day 20, Damp: 3.38
Day 21, Defeatist: 1.19
Day 22, Defiant: 7.32
Day 23, Download: 8.5
Day 24, Drizzle: 9.64
Day 25, Drought: 9.21
Day 26, Dry Skin: 6.74
Day 27, Early Bird: 4.91
Day 28, Effect Spore: 6.21
Day 29, Filter: 7.04
Day 30, Flame Body: 7.86
Day 31, Flare Boost: 5.94
Day 32, Flash Fire: 7.9
Day 33, Flower Gift: 5.9
Day 34, Forecast: 5.23
Day 35, Forewarn: 2.8
Day 36, Friend Guard: 4.68
Day 37, Frisk: 4.64
Day 38, Gluttony: 4.08
Day 39, Guts: 7.95
Day 40, Harvest: 6.56
Day 41, Healer: 4.11
Day 42, Heatproof: 5.84
Day 43, Heavy Metal: 2.75
Day 44, Honey Gather: 1.74
Day 45, Huge Power: 9.12
Day 46, Hustle: 5.78
Day 47, Hydration: 8.47
Day 48, Hyper Cutter: 4.95
Day 49, Ice Body: 5.9
Day 50, Illuminate: 1.71
Day 51, Illusion: 7.48
Day 52, Immunity: 5.69

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#2OfficialZekromPosted 2/14/2013 12:20:41 PM
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#3EvilSaurusPosted 2/14/2013 12:53:04 PM
10/10 It is arguably the best ability Ditto could ever ask for, and makes it actually usable. Its benefits highly surpass its downfalls, and even though it makes Transform an obsolete move on Ditto, Mew actually makes better use of it anyway, so I don't find any reasons to rate it lower than 10.
#4coreekymonPosted 2/14/2013 2:29:38 PM
OfficialZekrom posted...
3/10
Good ability, but it's applied to the wrong Pokemon. Needs to be on a Pokemon that doesn't already do what the ability does.


Haha what? There is literally no other Pokemon than ditto that should have this ability.

10/10
I'm honestly surprised ditto is still NU after the release of this ability. Played right it can almost always get at least 1 KO, and the potential to turn a set up sweeper against itself is amazing. The only thing to watch out for is substitute.
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#5kuwab0Posted 2/14/2013 2:30:28 PM
Blissey should have gotten it.
#6gbchaosmasterPosted 2/14/2013 2:40:27 PM
10/10

One of those abilities that is only available to a piss-poor pokemon lest it got broken, and even then it made said pokemon get a huge jump in usefulness.
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#7infinitexxPosted 2/14/2013 3:24:36 PM
OfficialZekrom posted...
3/10
Good ability, but it's applied to the wrong Pokemon. Needs to be on a Pokemon that doesn't already do what the ability does.


Without Imposter, what Ditto does is die. With it, it can revenge kill.
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#8AuroraSonicBeamPosted 2/14/2013 3:26:11 PM
kuwab0 posted...
Blissey should have gotten it.


lol you've tried it on Pokemon showdown with Hackmons haven't you. It's f****** sick.
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#9MugilokoPosted 2/14/2013 3:30:51 PM(edited)
0/10 because Shedinja doesn't get it.

Srs rating: 10/10.
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#10CharizardFirePosted 2/14/2013 7:31:29 PM
This ability easily gets a perfect 10.
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