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## So are Ice and poison types getting buffed at all? >_>

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 LenneValkirye3 years ago#21 Octaivian_Rex posted...maslada posted...Hvv0l24n9 posted...No. Besides the supposed Freeze Dry.Fingers crossed this move is going to have a usable base power with a wide distribution. Waters are so overdue a nerf.It gets distributed to all the water types that learn ice beam.http://static.freepik.com/free-photo/trollface_17-403125921.jpgDoubt it. A move about dehydration, learned by water types?I know pokemon=/=logic, but come on... Octaivian_Rex3 years ago#22cloudrivera posted...This is why Ice should beat Water typeshttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t5QQJ-dkM_USimilarly...http://24.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_lmxjic0maj1qkb4zeo1_500.gifIce should beat steel.http://www.2spare.com/_media/imgs/articles/a168_b1.jpgFlying and steel should be super-effective against each other.http://25.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_m4qipt5rct1ruucxro3_500.gifFlying beats fire.http://www.i-mockery.com/minimocks/chopping-mall/chopping-mall31.gifElectric beats steel.Remember, in Pokemon, logic is KING.http://picasion.com/resize70/8cd5a09ffb091458e8b25ab5cf41c108.gif ClassyOldHat3 years ago#23Yeah, Ice really needs the boost. Looking at it Mathematically, it's in bad shape. On offense, let's consider hitting a type for Super Effective to be +1, being resisted to be -1, and having no effect to be -2. On Defense being weak to a type is -1, resisting a type is +1, and being immune to a type is +2.Ice:On offense: 0On Defense: -3Fighting:On offense: -2On Defense: 0Ground:On offense: 1On Defense: 1Fire:On offense: 0On Defense: 2Rock:On offense: 1On Defense: -1It's almost funny at this point, how little the Ice type gets. LenneValkirye3 years ago#24ClassyOldHat posted...Yeah, Ice really needs the boost. Looking at it Mathematically, it's in bad shape. On offense, let's consider hitting a type for Super Effective to be +1, being resisted to be -1, and having no effect to be -2. On Defense being weak to a type is -1, resisting a type is +1, and being immune to a type is +2.Ice:On offense: 0On Defense: -3Fighting:On offense: -2On Defense: 0Ground:On offense: 1On Defense: 1Fire:On offense: 0On Defense: 2Rock:On offense: 1On Defense: -1It's almost funny at this point, how little the Ice type gets.That doesn't mean anything, really. You need to consider how common and how dangerous their targets are.Ice has always been a powerful offensive type because all of its targets (especially dragons) were very common and hard to OHKO without an ice attack.Conversely ground is the most common immunity in the game by a long shot. It is in no way better than ice as an offensive type.
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