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I'm doing a Pokemon Emerald Randomizer Nuzlocke Challenge

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3 years ago#1
I've never done a Nuzlocke challenge on any game before.

What are some of the must have rules?

- Only allowed to catch the first Pokemon you encounter on each route.
- Must nickname Pokemon
- If any Pokemon faint, they are considered "dead" and must release the Pokemon
- If all Pokemon faint in battle it's considered game over.

Any more I should add?

Also, if any of you are interested in my challenge, I could briefly document my adventure on here or would that be off topic?
3 years ago#2
You mean like Haydunn's run? That was awesome.
Don't get mad, get gllad.
3 years ago#3
Yeah, I've seen his videos, made me want to do my own run.
3 years ago#4
Black out = game over is an optional rule. If you have reserves, it's perfectly legit to just use the reserves.
If Sony isn't stupid, they'll win the 8th console generation. But that's a big "if"...
3 years ago#5
Alright, thanks, but I think I'm going to use the blackout rule.
3 years ago#6
Also, you can permabox instead of releasing.
The answer to "Why not?" is always Wobbuffet.
3 years ago#7
The first pokemon you encounter rule doesn't apply to pokemon you already caught.
The Platypus, the reason games like spore exist.
3 years ago#8
You can always add the Rare Candy revive rule. I only use RCs when I need to revive a fallen Pokemon that's way too valuable to lose. 2 per game, but not on the same Poke.
3 years ago#9
Gotcha, the wild Pokemon will be different for the most part due to the randomizer. I'll just go with the basic rules.

I started up the game, name my character after my self. Few minutes later I was able to choose my stater. The three choices were: Ursaring, Rayquaza and Seviper. I picked Ursaring and pretty much annihilated the level 2 Zigzagoon with a fury of swipes. The brave nature adds insult to injury for this Ursaring. Nicknamed it "Mama Bear" after the Berenstain Bears, feel like it was fitting because it's a female Ursaring.

That's pretty much all I'm doing for now.
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