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Why isn't Prankster Riolu considered broken?

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3 years ago#1
True, there are several counters to it, but lets say you have an Espeon, and 2 priority move users on your team. If all 3 are KOed, then Prankster Riolu is pretty much free to hit the win button.
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3 years ago#2
Espeed wrecks Riolu.

And protect breaks the chain.

You know how often those come up?
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3 years ago#3
How is it OP
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3 years ago#4
Why isn't "XXX" considered broken?

True, there are several counters to it, but lets say your opponent removed all his counters then Pokemon "XXX" is pretty much free to hit the win button. -_-
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3 years ago#5
It isn't considered broken since people can find a way to deal with it without resorting to ridiculous measures.
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3 years ago#6
Roc_Raida posted...
Why isn't "XXX" considered broken?

True, there are several counters to it, but lets say your opponent removed all his counters then Pokemon "XXX" is pretty much free to hit the win button. -_-


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3 years ago#7
Roc_Raida posted...
Why isn't "XXX" considered broken?

True, there are several counters to it, but lets say your opponent removed all his counters then Pokemon "XXX" is pretty much free to hit the win button. -_-


That's a fair point. I guess Belly Drum ESpeed Linoone could be that XXX as well.
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3 years ago#8
So you lack a priority move, protect, or a magic bounce on your entire team, then your team deserves the loss.

If you see a Riolu, don't get all your counters killed.
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