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Effectiveness of Poison types in relation to other types should stay the same.

#1Human-BeanPosted 4/27/2013 3:45:04 PM
I understand that Poison types are not that useful but, changing an established formula will only cause disruptions. It will alienate those whom are familiar with the series. Instead Gamefreak should release competent Poison typed Pokémon. These Pokémon just need to have the correct stat distribution and, movepool in order to become useful. Bug types in general are pathetic but, Pokémon like Volcarona and, Scizor are able to compensate for their weakness and, use it to their advantage.
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#2fleetfoxsPosted 4/27/2013 3:51:06 PM
your analogy isn't entirely accurate because bug has decent offensive capabilities, whereas a poison STAB is honestly useless.
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#3Human-Bean(Topic Creator)Posted 4/28/2013 1:04:58 AM
Bump
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#4jayman7Posted 4/28/2013 1:06:46 AM
What a ridiculous argument. Do you think they should also have left Psychic with only very weak moves as weaknesses when moving into the second gen so as not to alienate fans?
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#5TIGERJACKS0N-Posted 4/28/2013 1:08:47 AM
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#6Arne83Posted 4/28/2013 1:13:42 AM
Human-Bean posted...
...changing an established formula will only cause disruptions.


Don't you want a new type to be added, Beanman?
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#7Human-Bean(Topic Creator)Posted 4/28/2013 6:23:19 AM
jayman7 posted...
What a ridiculous argument. Do you think they should also have left Psychic with only very weak moves as weaknesses when moving into the second gen so as not to alienate fans?


Your argument is ridiculous. New types were introduced in Generation two in order to reduce the strength of Psychic types when battling. The relationship between existing types remained the same. Yes generation one had pathetic Bug and, Ghost based moves but, Generation two attempted to rectify the situation by introducing Pokémon who were better equiped to deal with aforementioned threat but, not by changing the basic formula.
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#8Human-Bean(Topic Creator)Posted 4/28/2013 6:35:54 AM
Arne83 posted...
Human-Bean posted...
...changing an established formula will only cause disruptions.


Don't you want a new type to be added, Beanman?


I am not averse to the introduction of new types but, I feel that the relationship of Poison types to the other types should remain the same. Poison types need Pokémon who can act on the strengths; they need Pokémon with a better movepool and, stat distribution. The reason why poison types are lacking is that there simply isn't a Pokémon who meets this criteria.
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#9IAmBearGryllsPosted 4/28/2013 6:40:28 AM
Interesting. Poison is known to be very lethal, yet it is poor offensively.
#10BardWannabePosted 4/28/2013 7:34:57 AM
Should the Physical/Special Split not have come in Gen 4 because it made us all rethink our strategies and reorient ourselves to the movepool? The Elements definitely could use some fine-tuning.