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SHIFT or SET: how do you play?
I play SHIFT.
This. Most of the "difficulty" on SET is more tedium than an actual challenge, with the exception of the few scenarios that have been pointed out. It makes XP/EV distribution a pain and I don't feel like rotating my roster after every battle or wasting a turn switching out (and getting half XP) just to evenly raise my team. SET is best left for competitive battling.
Although, I would love it if they added a "MIX" option, which allows you to switch out a pokemon after KOing the opponent's without telling you which pokemon they're about to use next. That is what makes in-game battling easy.
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i wonder what this guy said..
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Shift. Set is no more challenging, really. Especially since I overlevel my Pokemon anyway and can pretty much take on anything with any of my six Pokemon that I have with me, so I don't even bother changing the setting. And that's the main reason I don't play on set, I just don't feel like it, like, ever.
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Set because it feels more fair and challenging.
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SHIFT. Tried playing SET once, and I hated it.
Yano guys no one is actually forcing you to switch in shift and more options is always bettery yeah?
Shift normally, Set when I want to solo grind a Pokemon
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SHIFT. Attempted playing SET once, and I hated it.
If they are switching in Pokémon, we should get to at the same time w/o it taking a turn.
Some people think of it as anticipating the move like: https://fbcdn-sphotos-d-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-ash4/1001366_696522143708080_1571143787_n.jpg but, it's an immediate response to them calling a sending the Pokémon out actually. Shift is default and helps monitor experience points and EVs. Set is.... set in the facilities like Battle Tower. Maybe they should give us the option w/o identifying the enemy Pokémon beforehand. Freaking elitists...
AND NOW IT IS YOUR CONFUSION THAT SHALL BE THE ARK THAT SUSTAINS MEH!!!!!!! Random_Ghost to Tgirl
SET without battle animations and fast text ---> less time consuming.
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Shift because I never bothered to change the setting.