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C/D Did I just face a Hacker?

#1All-icePosted 8/26/2013 7:10:07 AM
I just had a match on Pokemon Random Wi-fi battle where my opponent lead off with a Skarmory.

He outspeed my Mamoswine which is 259 (Neutral Max speed) and used Stealth Rock.

I used Icicle Spear.

Next turn, He used Icy Wind.. I used Earthquake.

First, I thought he was scarfed since he out sped me.

Second, does Skarmory even learn Icy Wind?
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#2Hughs_RagePosted 8/26/2013 7:12:58 AM
Icy Wind is a tutor move in B/W2
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#3BlueDryBones1Posted 8/26/2013 7:13:00 AM
Could've just been a Jolly Skarmory. With Jolly Skarmory's speed caps at 262
#4KarttakeppiPosted 8/26/2013 7:13:17 AM
According to http://www.serebii.net/pokedex-bw/227.shtml (Black 2/White 2 Move Tutor Attacks) Skarmory does learn Icy Wind :)
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#5SMASHKING84Posted 8/26/2013 7:13:21 AM
http://www.serebii.net/pokedex-dp/227.shtml
yes it does.

i don't why someone would hack the move ICY WIND.
if you were gonna do that give a move with DECENT base power. like ice beam or blizzard.
in short you'd have to pretty stupid to hack icy wind on any pokemon.
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#6feeltheninjutsuPosted 8/26/2013 7:13:49 AM
Skarmory maxes speed at 262 and can learn icy wind. Pretty bizarre set-up though.
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#7Kami_no_KamiPosted 8/26/2013 7:14:01 AM
Why would you use EQ?
#8Octaivian_RexPosted 8/26/2013 7:14:39 AM(edited)
D, Skarmory learns Icy Wind via move tutor and can out speed neutral max EV mamo if it has a beneficial speed nature and heavy EV investment.

EDIT: Ninja'd to hell and back.
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#9All-ice(Topic Creator)Posted 8/26/2013 7:14:41 AM
Just wow ...

Who runs a Max speed Skarmory?

I'm still shocked at this 0_0
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#10GATTJTPosted 8/26/2013 7:15:54 AM
Kami_no_Kami posted...
Why would you use EQ?


This. Y'all are focusing on the unimportant stuff when the real question should be, "Why the heck are you using Earthquake against a damn Skarmory?"
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