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Do you tend to battle all of the trainers?

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User Info: Luigifan141

3 years ago#1
Or do you tend to avoid them? - Results (168 votes)
Yes, I like to battle every trainer, no matter what.
71.43% (120 votes)
Mostly, I battle if my Pokemon are in good condition.
25% (42 votes)
Sometimes, I just battle trainers when I feel like it.
1.79% (3 votes)
Rarely, I only battle if I really need experience points.
0% (0 votes)
Never, I must avoid every trainer that I find!
1.79% (3 votes)
This poll is now closed.
I thought this would be an interesting question to ask to everyone, since I have a few friends that either like to battle a lot of the trainers or just avoid them to make the game harder for them.

For me, I just like to battle every trainer if it's possible. If I'm running low on health, I just go back to the nearest Pokemon Center, and then I come back for more battles.

How do you guys go about this? Do you tend to battle a lot of trainers in your playthroughs, or do you have a habit of just trying to ignore most of them?
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User Info: TranquilSea

3 years ago#2
In the beginning, I normally only battle who I need to create a clear path between cities/towns. I explore and battle everyone else after beating the E4.
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User Info: I_Wanna_Cookie

3 years ago#3
I battle all. More m$ney for pokeballs, plus more experience.
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User Info: BlueDryBones1

3 years ago#4
Yes. Only on the path I'm taking though. If its like heading to an alternate route or area I leave them alone so once I pass them and I see they want to battle I know I havent been there yet.
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User Info: Kitschgardener

3 years ago#5
Yes for the first playthrough, no for subsequent playthroughs.

User Info: Luigifan141

3 years ago#6
This board moves so fast... bump!
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User Info: Dark_Einherjar

3 years ago#7
For most games, I take the "if you cross my path, you must die!" approach. Pokémon is no exception.

So yes, I battle each and every Trainer that appears in my way. The only exception are those annoying Breeders in B2&W2 who always challenge me over and over again, which I never battle more than once because their Pokémon are always the same.
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User Info: Stormvale12

3 years ago#8
I battle most of them, but if I feel that my pokemon are getting too high in level, I start avoiding them.
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User Info: scrappybristol

3 years ago#9
Uh yeah, it is kinda the whole point of the game.
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User Info: pokemonfreak97

3 years ago#10
I did in BW because of diminishing returns; if you come back with stronger Pokémon, you get less experience, so it's good to battle everyone while you're there. Probably will in XY too.
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