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Has anyone done a "second chance" rule in their Nuzlocke?

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User Info: Daemonscharm

Daemonscharm
3 years ago#1
I personally think that cheapens the experience but I have heard of a "Rescue card" rule which I've been tempted to use plenty of times.

Second Chance rule - You buy only 2-3 revives to use at your leisure throughout the challenge. I can see using this on your starter or tank-mon but still I feel it cheapens the challenge.

Rescue Card - Getting a second wind if you black/white out. I followed a Nuzzy once where everyone reading was really getting into it and someone brought up American Idle and their "Rescue Card" thing where if a singer is eliminated they get to rescue them ONCE per season from elimination. Needless to say everyone said use the "rescue card" to keep the challenge going but eventually lost again.

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User Info: LightningAce11

LightningAce11
3 years ago#2
Sometimes, when a wild pokemon critical hits, I soft reset. I'm not proud of it, but I'm losing way too many pokemon and I have a dwindling supply of males.
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User Info: Archwing3441

Archwing3441
3 years ago#3
nope... but then again, I never finished a nuzlocke challenge :(

Next time I try one, I am going to be the **** out of Audino's this time...
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ryudin89
3 years ago#4
I don't understand the need for rescue card. White out=Game over isn't even a standard rule it's an optional one.
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User Info: Daemonscharm

Daemonscharm
3 years ago#5
LightningAce11 posted...
Sometimes, when a wild pokemon critical hits, I soft reset. I'm not proud of it, but I'm losing way too many pokemon and I have a dwindling supply of males.


Do you go back to your last save?
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User Info: kalabasa19

kalabasa19
3 years ago#6
I have a "Necromancy rule", exchange the lives of 3 pokes (release/ perma box) to bring back 1 from the graveyard box.

But only because I'm not doing it for the challenge but for the comics because I want to draw my team/favorite pokes for a long time.

User Info: maxforce2869

maxforce2869
3 years ago#7
I've thought about having a second chance rule but with a twist: you can't use a revive or the poke center for the fallen poke, you have to use a rare candy instead. This will limit the amount of second chances to the number of rare candies in the game, barring someone spamming the Pick Up ability...

User Info: TherianReturns

TherianReturns
3 years ago#8
True Pokemon fans never do Nuzlockes.
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Holy_Oblivion
3 years ago#9
kalabasa19 posted...
I have a "Necromancy rule", exchange the lives of 3 pokes (release/ perma box) to bring back 1 from the graveyard box.

But only because I'm not doing it for the challenge but for the comics because I want to draw my team/favorite pokes for a long time.


Hmm I like this rule. Might use it.
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User Info: scraadin

scraadin
3 years ago#10
I stumbled into a brutal doubles battle early in the game, in my first W2 run. I allowed myself a second chance, but gave up a few hours later, because it felt wrong.

Second time, though, I stuck to it, and it felt a lot more rewarding.

I've been allowing myself to catch more Pokemon than just the first one in area, though. I've let myself catch something new every time the capture table changes, so dark grass and clouds of dust have been valid.
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