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Why isn't Prankster Riolu considered broken?

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User Info: iKhanic

iKhanic
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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User Info: Cemith

Cemith
3 years ago#2
Espeed wrecks Riolu.

And protect breaks the chain.

You know how often those come up?
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User Info: rocketgeno

rocketgeno
3 years ago#3
How is it OP
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User Info: Roc_Raida

Roc_Raida
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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User Info: Meta289

Meta289
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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User Info: Anclation

Anclation
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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User Info: iKhanic

iKhanic
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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User Info: SpinKirby

SpinKirby
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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