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2 years ago#21
Golurkcanfly posted...
Alphanumeric posted...
But if you switch out, won't you get your normal ability back?

And what's stopping talonflame from just setting up with sword dance? It can't even be burned.


Power Split that bro.


Situation,

I have Whimsicott in play, my Opponent has TalonFlame.

This is an obvious Brave Bird.

I switch into my Eject Button Cofagrigus, get hit, give TalonFlame Mummy, and then switch into Slaking.

Opponent now uses U-turn, but wait!

Slaking used Pursuit!

GG
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2 years ago#22
Golurkcanfly posted...
Alphanumeric posted...
But if you switch out, won't you get your normal ability back?

And what's stopping talonflame from just setting up with sword dance? It can't even be burned.


Power Split that bro.


talonflame hits coffy once/twice, uses roost and just switches out to something that doesn't mind a crippled coffy or mummy?

???

cofagrigus would only work against mega kang because it doesn't want to be burned, talonflame wouldn't really care.
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2 years ago#23
Lady-Lucy posted...
Golurkcanfly posted...
Alphanumeric posted...
But if you switch out, won't you get your normal ability back?

And what's stopping talonflame from just setting up with sword dance? It can't even be burned.


Power Split that bro.


Situation,

I have Whimsicott in play, my Opponent has TalonFlame.

This is an obvious Brave Bird.

I switch into my Eject Button Cofagrigus, get hit, give TalonFlame Mummy, and then switch into Slaking.

Opponent now uses U-turn, but wait!

Slaking used Pursuit!

GG


this all seems so unnecessary for getting rid of a pokemon that isn't even that hard to deal with, but if you wanna be creative, then i'm not gonna stop you or anything.

also, if the talonflame opts to switch out instead of u turn, your slaking is dead weight. if anyone has enough sense not to give slaking mummy, it's useless.
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2 years ago#24
Alphanumeric posted...

this all seems so unnecessary for getting rid of a pokemon that isn't even that hard to deal with, but if you wanna be creative, then i'm not gonna stop you or anything.

also, if the talonflame opts to switch out instead of u turn, your slaking is dead weight. if anyone has enough sense not to give slaking mummy, it's useless.


Pursuit hits the opponent before they are able to switch out, and if they DO switch out, Pursuit's power is doubled...
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2 years ago#25
Hence, Cofagrigus Eject Button, in comes in Slaking same turn. Pursuit will hit even if they attempt to switch out. Truant is gone and Slaking is free to sweep.

Very classic strategy that everyone can see a mile away via team preview.
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2 years ago#26
Alphanumeric posted...
Lady-Lucy posted...
Golurkcanfly posted...
Alphanumeric posted...
But if you switch out, won't you get your normal ability back?

And what's stopping talonflame from just setting up with sword dance? It can't even be burned.


Power Split that bro.


Situation,

I have Whimsicott in play, my Opponent has TalonFlame.

This is an obvious Brave Bird.

I switch into my Eject Button Cofagrigus, get hit, give TalonFlame Mummy, and then switch into Slaking.

Opponent now uses U-turn, but wait!

Slaking used Pursuit!

GG


this all seems so unnecessary for getting rid of a pokemon that isn't even that hard to deal with, but if you wanna be creative, then i'm not gonna stop you or anything.

also, if the talonflame opts to switch out instead of u turn, your slaking is dead weight. if anyone has enough sense not to give slaking mummy, it's useless.


But that talonflame is trapped by pursuit. It can't switch out without getting hit regardless.
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2 years ago#27
Tsukasa1891 posted...
lol, i just saw a showdown replay the other day where a guy switched a cofagrigus into a talonflame, got brave bird then used eject button to switch to slacking and used pursuit to give it mummy. other guy quit 1 turn later.


lol this is genius... does it work with slow start?
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2 years ago#28
lambchips posted...
Tsukasa1891 posted...
lol, i just saw a showdown replay the other day where a guy switched a cofagrigus into a talonflame, got brave bird then used eject button to switch to slacking and used pursuit to give it mummy. other guy quit 1 turn later.


lol this is genius... does it work with slow start?


It works with any ability, provided your Pokemon has Pursuit to guarantee the hit on the Opponent.
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If Cynthia were to be your Sidekick, you'd end up being her sidekick instead.
And thus, you end up as a comedy relief sidekick, http://i.imgur.com/EZG0Fx2.jpg
2 years ago#29
lambchips posted...
Tsukasa1891 posted...
lol, i just saw a showdown replay the other day where a guy switched a cofagrigus into a talonflame, got brave bird then used eject button to switch to slacking and used pursuit to give it mummy. other guy quit 1 turn later.


lol this is genius... does it work with slow start?


It would, but Regigigas does not get Pursuit or, well, anything else that could help it.
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2 years ago#30
Lady-Lucy posted...
Tsukasa1891 posted...
lol, i just saw a showdown replay the other day where a guy switched a cofagrigus into a talonflame, got brave bird then used eject button to switch to slacking and used pursuit to give it mummy. other guy quit 1 turn later.


That was me! (the smart person not the quitter)

:o


This is simply amazing, seeing things like this, V-create Liepard, Funbro, is the reason this game is so fascinating.
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