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How about animations for failed moves?

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User Info: NeotheLight

NeotheLight
3 years ago#1
Have animations to show why it didn't work.

You have a Pokemon try to use Attract on a Genderless or Same Gender Pokemon.

1. Your Pokemon makes an uncomfortable face wondering why you are asking them to try this move.
2. The opponent Pokemon gives your Pokemon an odd look. "Really?"
3. An Oblivious Pokemon will just have a question mark over their head like they missed something.

Electric attacks hit a ground type and you see it surge through the ground showing it to be ineffective.

Normal and Fighting attacks have an animation of the Ghost Pokemon laughing as it fails.
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User Info: FuneralCake

FuneralCake
3 years ago#2
They're not going to get that involved.
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User Info: BitterThanHell

BitterThanHell
3 years ago#3
FuneralCake posted...
They're not going to get that involved.


This.

User Info: Pendragon71037

Pendragon71037
3 years ago#4
FuneralCake posted...
They're most likely not going to get that involved.


But it would be cool if they did.
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User Info: JustSnilloc

JustSnilloc
3 years ago#5
Pendragon71037 posted...
FuneralCake posted...
They're most likely not going to get that involved.


But it would be cool if they did.
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User Info: mehmetski

mehmetski
3 years ago#6
i always thought it would be cool if attack animations still played if the move misses
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User Info: Great_Reapette

Great_Reapette
3 years ago#8
mehmetski posted...
i always thought it would be cool if attack animations still played if the move misses


PORYGON-Z USE HYPER BEAM

-Porygon-Z missed!-

/cue Hyper Beam hitting the other Trainer instead
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User Info: SinExDeath

SinExDeath
3 years ago#9
mehmetski posted...
i always thought it would be cool if attack animations still played if the move misses


This. Just about every other JRPG does this, usually followed with a pow!-esque bubble with the word 'miss' in it.
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User Info: Roobitysu

Roobitysu
3 years ago#10
I wouldn't mind how it is in Pokemon Stadium where you see the user use the move whether it hits or not. Makes for more suspense. Nowadays, you can know if an attack hits or not just by how long the "Pokemon used ____!" text hangs.
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