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Just found out the hard way Sacred Fire is a physical move.

#1Felix6464Posted 12/30/2013 12:33:01 AM
It had cost me a Wi-Fi battle because I guessed wrong. Why on earth is it a physical move? It never looked like one, and it still doesn't. In fact, HOW can it be physical? Ho-oh doesn't wrap something in fire and throws it at people. This just makes no sense.
#2zelionxPosted 12/30/2013 12:34:28 AM
Well in GSC the animation was similar to flame wheel and flame wheel is also physical soooooo
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#3torriadorePosted 12/30/2013 12:35:45 AM
Just a small tip of the hat to Ho-oh following the physical/special change since it is (was) his signature move and he has a higher attack stat.
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#4Dabrikishaw15Posted 12/30/2013 12:37:19 AM
torriadore posted...
Just a small tip of the hat to Ho-oh following the physical/special change since it is (was) his signature move and he has a higher attack stat.

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#5Luca_KnightPosted 12/30/2013 12:39:19 AM
Ho-Oh's base Attack is 130. That's the most apparent reason why.

I always personally went with the Stadium/Smash Bros. animations for the move though. Ho-Oh telekinetically creates and manipulates massive flames which he uses to annihilate his opponent.

http://youtu.be/0hrnPNhMjhU?t=2m3s
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#6Felix6464(Topic Creator)Posted 12/30/2013 12:39:20 AM
torriadore posted...
Just a small tip of the hat to Ho-oh following the physical/special change since it is (was) his signature move and he has a higher attack stat.


Ill keep note of that. I hate the fact that the true ubers are allowed on wifi battles this time around. Its irritating to battle against.
#7oMaJoJPosted 12/30/2013 12:40:07 AM
Felix6464 posted...
Why on earth is it a physical move? It never looked like one, and it still doesn't. In fact, HOW can it be physical?


It's physical because it's sacred, duh
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#8PeachTheMonarchPosted 12/30/2013 12:40:40 AM
huh, TIL.
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#9wind64aPosted 12/30/2013 12:44:09 AM
I always figured that Ho Oh cloaked itself in the flames and rushed at the enemy extremely quickly.
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#10AjenlaPosted 12/30/2013 12:44:26 AM
torriadore posted...
Just a small tip of the hat to Ho-oh following the physical/special change since it is (was) his signature move and he has a higher attack stat.


... I've always thought Ho-Oh was a Special oriented Pokémon...
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