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User Info: Benify

Benify
3 years ago#1
Weakens some of the offensively best types in the game (Dragon, Fighting, Dark) and it's only weakness are two types that aren't commonly used offensively (lolsteel lolpoison).

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Dragard_Kaos
3 years ago#2
Adapt.
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User Info: holysquid

holysquid
3 years ago#3
It's what the balance for this game needed. Make Dragon, Fighting, and Dark less effective overall and make Steel and Poison more effective.
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Greggles252
3 years ago#4
I think that was kind of the point of Fairy Type, OP.
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Catcher_Freeman
3 years ago#5
Benify posted...
Weakens some of the offensively best types in the game (Dragon, Fighting, Dark) and it's only weakness are two types that aren't commonly used offensively (lolsteel lolpoison).

-_-


Yeah, it's almost as if this new type was added to nerf those overpowered types and give those underpowered ones a reason to be used
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HDN1105
3 years ago#6
Benify posted...
Weakens some of the offensively best types in the game


Hmm why would they go and do that for I wonder?
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Silver0Star
3 years ago#7
Fairy as a type would probably be considered OP, if Dragon type hadn't been a colossal peach for the past three gens. Fairy type pokemon, on the other hand, aren't. Not even close.
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PhoenixWroggi
3 years ago#8
You make it sound like because poison wasn't commonly used in previous gens means it won't be this gen either.
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moothead
3 years ago#9
While it balances out some OP types like Dragon, I do feel it should have another weakness or two, specifically Fire considering it resists the damn thing!
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Gameandwatch2
3 years ago#10
holysquid posted...
It's what the balance for this game needed. Make Dragon, Fighting, and Dark less effective overall and make Steel and Poison more effective.


Since when has Dark ever been an issue? That's honestly the only thing about the Fairy type that irks me other then it needlessly resisting Bug to make it even worse of an attacking type.

The BP on Dark type attacks has never been high enough to make them threatening on the level Dragon and Fighting were and still are. Dark is also pretty terrible as a defensive typing, as all of its resists are uncommon, plus many of the Pokemon it does resist can learn something that's super effective against Dark which makes the resistance pointless in the long run.

I don't feel that it being able to hit Steel for neutral damage now is a fair trade-off at all.
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