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Your Reaction: GF decides to add a deevolution item.

#1Nightstar1994Posted 5/10/2013 6:02:41 AM
Evolved Pokemon that deevolve will keep their full stats, but you won't be able to evolve them ever again. Eviolite also won't work on such Pokemon.
#2kaonohiokalaPosted 5/10/2013 6:06:01 AM
Doesn't make logical sense for the game at all.
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#3SammuthegreatPosted 5/10/2013 6:06:03 AM
I take it this would be a purely aesthetic measure... What would happen with Eevee though? Would it revert to Normal-type, thus losing useful STABs?
#4Missingno_MastrPosted 5/10/2013 6:07:17 AM
Well, first off, the official term (yes, there actually is a word for this) is devolution. There's even a page about it on Bulbapedia; http://bulbapedia.bulbagarden.net/wiki/Devolution

I'd be kinda glad that GameFreak decided to implement devolution in the games, though I'd be kinda pissed if we could never evolve them again. Suppose someone has a female Glalie, and decides they want her to be a Froslass instead? I'd prefer a devolution item that devolves the Pokémon, but lets it keep the moves it had, and allows it to evolve again (provided it's able to meet the requirements- that is to say, as long as it's not something like a level 100 Wynaut that can't level up again).

Question- would your idea allow for a Light Ball to work on a devolved Pikachu?
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#5Xavier_On_HighPosted 5/10/2013 6:10:59 AM
Dragonair and Haunter everywhere.
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#6MidniteZoruaPosted 5/10/2013 6:11:14 AM
I wouldn't mind being able to use a Zorua with the stats of a Zoroark at all. I'd personally be fine with this.
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#7Nightstar1994(Topic Creator)Posted 5/10/2013 6:14:01 AM
Missingno_Mastr posted...
Question- would your idea allow for a Light Ball to work on a devolved Pikachu


Yes, since it's item exclusive to Pikachu and not for Raichu.
#8TIGERJACKS0N-Posted 5/10/2013 6:15:32 AM
kinda pointless imo
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#9Xavier_On_HighPosted 5/10/2013 6:17:35 AM
Nightstar1994 posted...
Eviolite also won't work on such Pokemon.


What if I de-evolved a Dusclops into a Duskull? Eviolite worked on Duslops, so would it work on Duskull?
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#10Missingno_MastrPosted 5/10/2013 6:18:43 AM
TIGERJACKS0N- posted...
kinda pointless imo

Not completely- A Pikachu with the stats of a Raichu, holding a Light Ball? With access to Focus Blast? Sounds pretty damn sweet to me.

Oh, and Magikarp sweeps. They would become a thing.
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