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Did we ever figure out what the "Takes Plenty Of Siestas" characteristic is?

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2 years ago#1
Does it replace another characteristic? Which one, if so? If not, what does it mean? Have we found any other new characteristics?
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2 years ago#2
likes to doze off
2 years ago#3
They changed characteristics too? Lol Gamefreak XD.
2 years ago#4
I dunno. I've seen "Nods Off A Lot" characteristic and take that as "Often Dozes Off."

After catching a Calm Lv 15 Magikarp with:

HP: 35
ATK: 8
DEF: 24
SpA: 11
SpD: 12
SPE: 30

Takes Plenty of Siestas characteristic

I can confirm it to be a HP Characteristic. I suspect it may have replace "Often Scatter Things." I do recall seeing the characteristic "Scatter Things Often."
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2 years ago#5
I expected this topic to be about Ludicolo lol
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2 years ago#6
Actually, I'm fairly certain that "Takes Plenty Of Siestas" is the same as "Often Dozes Off", based on what I observed from soft resetting for my Tyrunt.
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2 years ago#7
Ok, now I'm not sure what it means now. I just caught another level 15 Magikarp with "Takes Plenty of Siestas."

Adamant Lv 15 Magikarp with:

HP: 34
ATK: 12
DEF: 21
SpA: 9
SpD: 14
SPE: 29

EDIT:
FYI, here's my "Nods Off A Lot" Magikarp

Adamant Lv 15 Magikarp with:

HP: 35
ATK: 9
DEF: 24
SpA: 10
SpD: 12
SPE: 33

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2 years ago#8
My Lapras has a 31 HP IV, and has this characteristic, and 5 20 IVs.... I think the Lapras in the bay has these IVs deliberately.
2 years ago#9
It's Often Dozes Off. It was to fix a mistranslation.

The one called "often dozes off" in Japanese was mistranslated as "Often Scatters Things", and that was fixed too.
2 years ago#10
Adding to what TorchicBlaziken said, here's a comparison chart between the Japanese original meaning, the (mis)translation up until Gen V, and the correct current XY translation.
HP%5=1 means the remainder of the HP individual value when divided by 5 is 1.

(Japanese original - IV and V translation - XY translation)
Hiruneoyokusuru - Often dozes off - Takes a lot of siestas (HP%5=1)
Inemurigaooi - Often scatters things - Nods off a lot - (HP%5=2)
Monooyokuchirasu - Scatters things often - Scatters things often - (HP%5=3)
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