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Pikachu users, will you be hunting for a Light Ball at the start of the game?

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User Info: 13121987

13121987
3 years ago#1
Pikachu users, will you be hunting for a Light Ball at the start of the game?

User Info: Platinite

Platinite
3 years ago#2
Depends on if there's a way to GET the Light Ball.

Not a Pika-user, but still wanted to say that.

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13121987
3 years ago#3
Platinite posted...
Depends on if there's a way to GET the Light Ball.

Not a Pika-user, but still wanted to say that.


It's usually a 5% chance on wild Pikachu. Unless they change that.

User Info: Maetch

Maetch
3 years ago#4
13121987 posted...
It's usually a 5% chance on wild Pikachu. Unless they change that.

Depends on how consistently available they make Pikachu. GameFreak seems to like making the Light Ball as hard-to-get as possible by limiting Pikachu's availability.

FR/LG had Pikachu appearing in Viridian Forest and fairly frequently in the Power Plant, but you couldn't get a Light Ball from ANY wild Pikachu in those games. You had to suffer by catching them through R/S/E's Safari Zone if you wanted that item.

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thealmightydib
3 years ago#5
depends on whether or not its the first one i see in its respective route, but i probably wouldnt "hunt" for a light ball
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13121987
3 years ago#6
Maetch posted...
13121987 posted...
It's usually a 5% chance on wild Pikachu. Unless they change that.

Depends on how consistently available they make Pikachu. GameFreak seems to like making the Light Ball as hard-to-get as possible by limiting Pikachu's availability.

FR/LG had Pikachu appearing in Viridian Forest and fairly frequently in the Power Plant, but you couldn't get a Light Ball from ANY wild Pikachu in those games. You had to suffer by catching them through R/S/E's Safari Zone if you wanted that item.


I know but they changed that in Gen 4. U couldn't get Pikachu in Gen 5.

But as long as u catch a Pikachu, it's static ability will allow u to catch more easily. Unless Gen 6's ones come with Lightning Rod which I honestly do not mind.

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pokemonfreak97
3 years ago#7
13121987 posted...
Platinite posted...
Depends on if there's a way to GET the Light Ball.

Not a Pika-user, but still wanted to say that.


It's usually a 5% chance on wild Pikachu. Unless they change that.


It was 1% in Gen V
http://bulbapedia.bulbagarden.net/wiki/List_of_Pok%C3%A9mon_by_wild_held_item#Pikachu
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SkittyOnWailord
3 years ago#8
13121987 posted...
Maetch posted...
13121987 posted...
It's usually a 5% chance on wild Pikachu. Unless they change that.

Depends on how consistently available they make Pikachu. GameFreak seems to like making the Light Ball as hard-to-get as possible by limiting Pikachu's availability.

FR/LG had Pikachu appearing in Viridian Forest and fairly frequently in the Power Plant, but you couldn't get a Light Ball from ANY wild Pikachu in those games. You had to suffer by catching them through R/S/E's Safari Zone if you wanted that item.


I know but they changed that in Gen 4. U couldn't get Pikachu in Gen 5.

But as long as u catch a Pikachu, it's static ability will allow u to catch more easily. Unless Gen 6's ones come with Lightning Rod which I honestly do not mind.


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Megumi sama
3 years ago#9
13121987 posted...
Maetch posted...
13121987 posted...
It's usually a 5% chance on wild Pikachu. Unless they change that.

Depends on how consistently available they make Pikachu. GameFreak seems to like making the Light Ball as hard-to-get as possible by limiting Pikachu's availability.

FR/LG had Pikachu appearing in Viridian Forest and fairly frequently in the Power Plant, but you couldn't get a Light Ball from ANY wild Pikachu in those games. You had to suffer by catching them through R/S/E's Safari Zone if you wanted that item.


I know but they changed that in Gen 4. U couldn't get Pikachu in Gen 5.

But as long as u catch a Pikachu, it's static ability will allow u to catch more easily. Unless Gen 6's ones come with Lightning Rod which I honestly do not mind.


Electric types are now immune to paralysis, so you can't count on your Pikachu's Static to aid in capturing. That said, Static's overworld ability to increase Electric-type encounters does make leading with Pikachu still worth it.
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13121987
3 years ago#10
Megumi sama posted...
13121987 posted...
Maetch posted...
13121987 posted...
It's usually a 5% chance on wild Pikachu. Unless they change that.

Depends on how consistently available they make Pikachu. GameFreak seems to like making the Light Ball as hard-to-get as possible by limiting Pikachu's availability.

FR/LG had Pikachu appearing in Viridian Forest and fairly frequently in the Power Plant, but you couldn't get a Light Ball from ANY wild Pikachu in those games. You had to suffer by catching them through R/S/E's Safari Zone if you wanted that item.


I know but they changed that in Gen 4. U couldn't get Pikachu in Gen 5.

But as long as u catch a Pikachu, it's static ability will allow u to catch more easily. Unless Gen 6's ones come with Lightning Rod which I honestly do not mind.


Electric types are now immune to paralysis, so you can't count on your Pikachu's Static to aid in capturing. That said, Static's overworld ability to increase Electric-type encounters does make leading with Pikachu still worth it.


I was referring to the over world ability...
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