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User Info: bailer4life

bailer4life
3 years ago#1
Would this be a good or bad thing? Would it add more diversity between similar pokemon by having to consider their move sets more? Or be needlessly limiting?

User Info: grape_purple

grape_purple
3 years ago#2
It would be bad
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User Info: marvel_man615

marvel_man615
3 years ago#3
I think we need more moves tbh, so many Pokemon have terrible movepools.
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User Info: crazy12_3

crazy12_3
3 years ago#4
Lol they already did that. Why do you think pokes like nidoking arent in ou anymore. There stats were left behind in the dust and their movepool is all they have now.
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User Info: SilverSock

SilverSock
3 years ago#5
It might be good if it's done to everybody, but if they just start now gen 6 Pokemon will be horribly disadvantaged compared to older Pokemon that still have access to a whole ****load of moves (Especially gen 4, when you factor in some of the tutors it's like they threw balance out the window).

Some of the gen 5 guys actually seem like attempts at this. Klinklang, Leavanny, Lilligant...there's way more. Some of them probably got better with B2/W2, as well.
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User Info: RAcastBlaster

RAcastBlaster
3 years ago#6
SilverSock posted...
Some of the gen 5 guys actually seem like attempts at this. Klinklang, Leavanny, Lilligant...there's way more. Some of them probably got better with B2/W2, as well.
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User Info: bailer4life

bailer4life
3 years ago#7
yeah, I mean retroactively. Imagine if pokemon mostly stuck to moves of their type with extra types being an exception that gives them more distinct utility.

User Info: H-L-W

H-L-W
3 years ago#8
Gen V got screwed over really bad. First time where not all the starters had access to Earthquake, a commonly widespread move. Zekrom missed out on Earthquake too. Water types like Seismitoad and Keldeo couldn't even use Ice Beam. What made it more weird was how Seismitoad couldn't use Waterfall or Dive like all the other Gen V water types. Lilligant, Serperior, Klinklang and Zebstrika have extremely barren movepools mostly filled with STAB moves limiting much needed coverage. This was Gamefreak's attempt at scaling movepools back and this didn't turn out well for a lot of the new Pokemon.
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User Info: SP_Wes

SP_Wes
3 years ago#9
I would love if they did this. They never will, but it would be great.
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