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Rate my ability idea on a scale of 1-10: Persistent/Persistence

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2 years ago#1
See details below the poll - Results (46 votes)
10
13.04% (6 votes)
6
9
4.35% (2 votes)
2
8
6.52% (3 votes)
3
7
8.7% (4 votes)
4
6
4.35% (2 votes)
2
5
6.52% (3 votes)
3
4
6.52% (3 votes)
3
3
10.87% (5 votes)
5
2
4.35% (2 votes)
2
1
34.78% (16 votes)
16
This poll is now closed.
If the user's attack misses, it will use it again at the cost of 1 additional PP. If in a double battle, a move like Rock Slide hits one, but misses the other, it will use it again on BOTH targets. Gives up after 3 tries. The ability won't activate if:
-The target is immune to said move (whether it's an ability or type immunity)
-The target is protected by Wide Guard, Quick Guard, Protect or Detect
-The move runs out of PP
-The target is out of reach (ex: Dig, Fly, etc)
-The move uses 2 turns to charge
-Fling, Natural Gift, Selfdestruct, and Explosion will never trigger the ability

I hope I didn't leave anything out. So what you think?
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2 years ago#2
Overpowered in Doubles/Triples, makes precision irrelevant in Singles/Rotation
2 years ago#3
Persistent clause.
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2 years ago#4
Shadow_Navi_EX posted...
Overpowered in Doubles/Triples, makes precision irrelevant in Singles/Rotation


What do you mean? Wouldn't it make unreliable moves like Focus Blast & Hypnosis more usable?
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2 years ago#5
GOML clause
Sleep clause
Persistantice clause
Pokemon clause
Battle clause
Gamefaqs clause
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2 years ago#6
evillocke posted...
GOML clause
Sleep clause
Persistantice clause
Pokemon clause
Battle clause
Gamefaqs clause


???
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2 years ago#7
Ridiculously overpowered.
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2 years ago#8
3rdAlt_of_Unown posted...
Shadow_Navi_EX posted...
Overpowered in Doubles/Triples, makes precision irrelevant in Singles/Rotation


What do you mean? Wouldn't it make unreliable moves like Focus Blast & Hypnosis more usable?


Singles/Rotation

Focus Blast (70 acc, 5 PP - 8 PP)
Hit: 70% chance of success, 1 PP
Miss, Hit: 91% chance of success, 2 PP
Miss, Miss, Hit: 97.3% chance of success, 3 PP

Sheer Cold (30 acc, 5 PP - 8 PP)
Hit: 30% chance of success, 1 PP
Miss, Hit: 51% chance of success, 2 PP
Miss, Miss, Hit: 65.7% chance of success, 3 PP


With bad luck, and only that attack available:
5-8 PP: 3 Turns until Struggle
10-16 PP: 6 Turns until Struggle
15-24 PP: 8 Turns until Struggle
20-32 PP: 11 Turns until Struggle



But the true danger of this ability is in Doubles/Triples.
With a little luck, these are the best cases:

Doubles
Poke A: Hit, Hit, Hit = 3 Hits
Poke B: Miss, Miss, Hit = 1 Hit

Poke A: Miss, Hit, Hit = 2 Hits
Poke B: Hit, Miss, Hit =2 Hits


Triples
Poke A: Hit, Hit, Hit = 3 Hits
Poke B: Hit, Hit, Hit = 3 Hits
Poke C: Miss, Miss, Hit = 1 Hit

Poke A: Hit, Hit, Hit = 3 Hits
Poke B: Miss, Hit, Hit = 2 Hits
Poke C: Hit, Miss, Hit = 2 Hits
2 years ago#9
sheer cold abuse ftw
2 years ago#10
ninjaraui posted...
sheer cold abuse ftw


Let's assume nothing with the ability can learn OHKO moves.
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