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2 years ago#11
Most of the stuff I learned after gen 3, but here it is:

Paralyze 1/2ed speed.
Burn 1/2ed attack.
Confusion damage depended on your attack stat.
Critical hits ignored defense boosts.
Gyrados is actually a physical pokemon, thus hyper beam and hydro pump are kinda useless on him.
(These i learned pretty fast):
Magnemite as a matter a fact does not float, thus gets hit by ground moves.
Toxic damage doubles per turn.
2 years ago#12
Firemaster5 posted...
I didn't know that Burn secondary effect until reading this topic.


Me either lol but it makes sense :p
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2 years ago#13
Doesn't paralyze 1/4 speed?


And I didn't know the crit defense boost thingy.
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2 years ago#14
Firemaster5 posted...
I didn't know that Burn secondary effect until reading this topic.
2 years ago#15
I found out Azurill was a Normal type during Gen 5. It may change in Gen 6 anyway.
2 years ago#16
Well, this isn't really me but my brother.

He just found out Mewtwo is named that way because he's the 2nd Mew.
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2 years ago#17
I didn't know Magminite was steel type until Gen 2...
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2 years ago#18
Bo Jackson is actually not in any of these games.
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2 years ago#19
deadpool848 posted...
Most of the stuff I learned after gen 3, but here it is:
Gyrados is actually a physical pokemon, thus hyper beam and hydro pump are kinda useless on him.


I remember the good old days when special Gyarados was not only an option, but pretty damn awesome. Then he spent two generations languishing because of the SpAtt/SpDef split and the lack of physical options before Gen IV came along and gave him some new toys.
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2 years ago#20
Rogue Mutt posted...
deadpool848 posted...
Most of the stuff I learned after gen 3, but here it is:
Gyrados is actually a physical pokemon, thus hyper beam and hydro pump are kinda useless on him.


I remember the good old days when special Gyarados was not only an option, but pretty damn awesome. Then he spent two generations languishing because of the SpAtt/SpDef split and the lack of physical options before Gen IV came along and gave him some new toys.


Really? I seem to remember that Gen 3 Gyarados was pretty high OU.
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