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Have you ever wanted to be a replacement gym leader?

#1xxmvcfanxx1000Posted 7/25/2013 12:49:32 PM
Would you ever want to be a temporary replacement for a gym leader? And after beating all the challengers, you'd get rewarded with some prize?
#2AnaTheCatPosted 7/25/2013 12:50:15 PM
#3RDS1Posted 7/25/2013 12:51:33 PM

Replacement Gym Pokemon, on the other hand...
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#4Vampyro94Posted 7/25/2013 12:51:46 PM
I thought about it before and it would be kind of cool but it's depending in the stipulations. Would we be able to use a certain type? Would we get to choose that type? There are many different restrictions that would come up with that aspect.
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#5wind64aPosted 7/25/2013 12:52:05 PM
It could be interesting if done well. I would question whether defeating all the challengers really fulfills your role though. A Gym Leader is supposed to test challengers, and not make victory impossible after all.
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#6Faust_8Posted 7/25/2013 12:53:59 PM
There would have to be rules though or otherwise it's not much different from random trainer battles.

As in, you'd have to use all one type within certain levels and maybe even only your strongest Pokemon could be fully evolved, and you can't have a full team. Stuff like that, like the actual Gym Leaders.

It would be a pointless addition if you're a replacement Gym Leader for, say, the Water type Gym when you've got one Water type (or not even that) and 5 non-Water types. Just using the team of six that you've been cultivating isn't representing the Gym, it's just "hey I'm the guy that beat the Gym Leader."
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#7thefinaloraclePosted 7/25/2013 12:54:02 PM
Though only way I could see people wanting to do it is if you got to choose the type and people would battle you and if you won you got GP like from the World Tournament and Battle Subway. Or some other perk for doing it.
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#8xxmvcfanxx1000(Topic Creator)Posted 7/25/2013 12:54:47 PM
I think you wouldn't be able to use your own Pokemon, but you have to use the Pokemon given to you by the gym or gym leader, like Cheren.
#9Arne83Posted 7/25/2013 12:56:12 PM
Why would I want to be an NPC?
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#10KitschgardenerPosted 7/25/2013 1:04:15 PM
Not at all - the Battle Frontiers have a far higher standard of battling.

thefinaloracle posted...
if you won you got GP like from the World Tournament and Battle Subway. Or some other perk for doing it.

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