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Some ideas I had to buff lower tier pokes without giving them OP evolutions
Vanish: Pokemon will automatically switch out after using an attack move. (Auto U-turn on all moves)
Key Users: Banette, Beheeyem, Leavanny
Obnoxious: Only attack moves can be used against this pokemon. (Auto-Taunt)
Key Users: Exploud, Purugly, Sudowoodo, Maractus
Aggressor: Attack and SpA * 2 if the user moves first
Key Users: Arbok, Zangoose, Basculin, Beartic, Liepard
Sneak Attack: Priority moves get 2x base power.
Users: Dodrio, Raticate, Arcanine, Hitmons, Mightyena, Cacturne
Voodoo: Returns the same amount of damage dealt to this pokemon.
Users: Cacturne, Absol, Lickilicky, Skuntank, Drifblim
Mindgames: Auto-starts Trick Room.
Users: Beeheeyem, Mr. Mime, Masquerain
Snow Dash: Doubles speed in Snow.
Users: Glaceon, Beartic, Vanilluxe, Relinclanth
Forecast: Gets multiple updates
Has an additional effect that if the user starts weather, it will remain for the rest of the battle unless changed, as well as giving its user a 1.5 boost in..
>SpA and SpD for rain
>Atk and Def for sandstorm
>Atk and Spe for hail
>SpA and Spe for sunshine
Dispel: 50 BP, Specially based, Ghost type Rapid Spin counterpart
Users: Banette, Beheeyem, Drifblim, Chimecho
Defog: Gets an update in which it removes all Entry hazards from both sides.
Pile Drive: 80 BP. Rock type. Damage equation uses User's Defense as an attacking stat.
Users: Probopass, Bastiodon, Golem, Relinclanth, Torkoal
Game Mechanic Changes::
>Stick gives a 100% critical hit ratio when held by Farfetch'd.
>Rapid Spin has 80 BP, which recieves an additional 20 for every entry hazard
>Stealth Rock goes away after 3 turns
>Ice Moves recieve a 1.5x boost during Hail
>Ice types receive a 1.5X boost in Def during hail
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I really like some of those ideas. Some of them seem a bit OP but regarding the pokes getting them it's fine.
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A lot of these are great ideas.
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Snow Dash: Doubles speed in Snow.
Glaceon would go straight to OU if that happened. Just give her a choice specs and blizzard, and you have a sweeper from the get-go.
Also, other pokes that could become OP from the hail...
Cloyster- 180->270 def, giving him practically a free Shell Smash
Regice- 100->150 def, making it only weak to passive damage or SE moves
Mamoswine- 80->120 def, making him a physical powerhouse
Arceus-Ice- 120-180 def, would be a huge threat to all dragon types (if fairy wasn't enough already)
Kyurem-W- 90->135 def, making almost all of its stats sky high
Not that I'm complaining.
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fddsfsasf posted...Snow Dash: Doubles speed in Snow.
I'd really like to see what would happen to Glaceon with this change. Its main problem is terrible movepool. It would be IMMENSELY powerful, but it would be basically just throwing out Superpowered Blizzards and what...shadow balls? It would have to rely on HP Fire/Fighting to do anything to steels. Definitely has the stats to be an OU contender though.
anyone else have any ideas for buffs to lower tiers?
uuurrrggh posted...fddsfsasf posted...Snow Dash: Doubles speed in Snow.
I would like to see that too. Glaceon does have one more move up her sleeve which is water pulse. It's not the best coverage, but it's better than nothing.
fddsfsasf posted...uuurrrggh posted...fddsfsasf posted...Snow Dash: Doubles speed in Snow.
Hail needs a buff anyway in order to contend with the others.
And instread of Snow Dash, what about calling it "Snowmobile" or "Snowboarding" or even "Snowshoes?"
Great ideas, but unfortunately some already OP Pokemon may get those moves too. Le sigh
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Sneak attack on hitmontop would be OP.
Priotop get's used ALOT in double battles.
this pretty much doubles his ... DPS.
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