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3 years ago#11
Latias007 posted...
ShadowMaster684 posted...
Protect and Detect are basically the same move with different names.


Except Detect is better because of Imprison. Its disadvantage is having 5 less PP.

Who uses Imprison anyway?
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3 years ago#12
sonic2307 posted...
Latias007 posted...
ShadowMaster684 posted...
Protect and Detect are basically the same move with different names.


Except Detect is better because of Imprison. Its disadvantage is having 5 less PP.

Who uses Imprison anyway?


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3 years ago#13
sonic2307 posted...
Latias007 posted...
ShadowMaster684 posted...
Protect and Detect are basically the same move with different names.


Except Detect is better because of Imprison. Its disadvantage is having 5 less PP.

Who uses Imprison anyway?


People sometimes use it in doubles to prevent the opponent from using certain moves, especially protect and trick room.
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3 years ago#14
sonic2307 posted...
Latias007 posted...
ShadowMaster684 posted...
Protect and Detect are basically the same move with different names.


Except Detect is better because of Imprison. Its disadvantage is having 5 less PP.

Who uses Imprison anyway?


Hardcore doubles players. Uxie is good for it also has trick room and dat bulk.
3 years ago#15
The universal response to a 'why would someone use this' for a status effect type move is almost always 'doubles/triples'.
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3 years ago#16
Xenesis Xenon posted...
The universal response to a 'why would someone use this' for a status effect type move is almost always 'doubles/triples'.


Hilariously true.
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3 years ago#17
Is it the boomburst going through the substitute or the infiltrator? Cause, I really thought it was the infiltrator.
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3 years ago#18
ZiggityZag posted...
Is it the boomburst going through the substitute or the infiltrator? Cause, I really thought it was the infiltrator.


Uh, both, I think. Sound-based moves like Boomburst ignore substitutes, and so does infiltrator.
3 years ago#19
ZiggityZag posted...
Is it the boomburst going through the substitute or the infiltrator? Cause, I really thought it was the infiltrator.


Both. Sound moves like Boomburst and Bug Buzz bypass Substitute. Infiltrator bypasses Substitute in addition to Light Screen and Reflect (and Safeguard, I think).
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