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So sick of Battle Spot Choice Band Gale Wings Brave Bird Talonflame.

#11NME_EnterprisesPosted 2/4/2014 11:31:56 AM
the_cajun88 posted...
InhaledCorn posted...
Talonflame is literally everywhere.


no it isn't

it is not literally everywhere


talonflame is god

god is literally everywhere

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#12gkathellarPosted 2/4/2014 11:32:04 AM
TC didn't say he was having trouble with it, just that he was tired of it.
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#13KzTxL7Posted 2/4/2014 11:33:47 AM
People still crying about Talonflame?
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#14YukiWTGPosted 2/4/2014 11:37:05 AM(edited)
Matt_the_noob posted...
Choice Band Aerodactly shrugs off Talonflame.
Regular Aerodactyl laughs at it.
Brave bird and Flare Blitz will do only half damage even if Talonflame has choice band.


252 Atk Choice Band Talonflame Brave Bird vs. 4 HP / 0 Def Aerodactyl: 152-179 (50.3 - 59.2%) -- guaranteed 2HKO

Which basically means Aerodactyl is a check at best, but if you switch it in as a counter it will die. Though since nothing forces Talonflame to actually stay in once Aerodactyl comes in as a check...

*shrugs* There are other ways to get around it, though.
#15SilentS89Posted 2/4/2014 11:37:52 AM
"Battle Spot Choice Band Gale Wings Brave Bird Talonflame."

That sounds pretty specific.
#16RaltriosPosted 2/4/2014 11:39:11 AM
I see Life Orb Talonflames more than Choice Band. Is it just me?
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#17armourxiiPosted 2/4/2014 11:41:12 AM
Everytime I build a new team, I LITERALLY have to factor in "The three". Gengar (Mega or otherwise), M-Kanga and Talonflame. I don't think you can make an efficient team now, without factoring in those three. Over-centralisation?, I dunno, but it's awfully common.
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#18YukiWTGPosted 2/4/2014 11:42:11 AM
Raltrios posted...
I see Life Orb Talonflames more than Choice Band. Is it just me?


Well, I don't play via Battle Spot, but at least on Pokemon Online Life Orb IS used more often than Choice Band (Leftovers -> Life Orb -> Choice Band is the top 3 over there). Don't know how it currently looks like on Showdown, though.
#19RaltriosPosted 2/4/2014 11:44:57 AM
armourxii posted...
Everytime I build a new team, I LITERALLY have to factor in "The three". Gengar (Mega or otherwise), M-Kanga and Talonflame. I don't think you can make an efficient team now, without factoring in those three. Over-centralisation?, I dunno, but it's awfully common.


I haven't had any troubles with Gengar yet. But it's entirely possible the one's I've faced have been incompetent.
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#20Xelane4454Posted 2/4/2014 11:46:52 AM
the_cajun88 posted...
InhaledCorn posted...
Talonflame is literally everywhere.


no it isn't

it is not literally everywhere


Not gonna lie, I laughed pretty hard.
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