Articuno + Mind Reader + Sheer Cold = legal or not and why?

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7 years ago#1
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Articuno can learn MR ans SC legally, and if one uses them together, it basically eliminates luck factor as well as obviously keeps the move from being too broken. I would like to know if this is legal in standard play, and would it be reasonable to allow it.

Sorry if it was already asked and I missed it. And thanks for answering.
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7 years ago#2
Articuno used mind reader on Salamence!

Player switched out salamence!


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7 years ago#3
You didn't answer the question >_> not to mention there is still a decent chance that it will hit if they switch.

No. The OHKO moves are banned completely in standard play.
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7 years ago#4
Hm. What about Mean Look & Baton Pass as Umbreon before sending Articuno?

I know it might seem far-fetched and most likely that scenario would be overlooked, but would it be reasonable to allow it?

And thanks for answering.
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7 years ago#5
Articuno used mind reader on Salamence!

Player switched out salamence!


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Um why would Articuno bother to use Mind Reader on Salamence when it could probably OHKO it with Ice Beam.
7 years ago#6
Exactly.


Anyways OHKO moves are usually banned like Double Team.

Even if you keep switching to avoid Sheer Cold , Stealth Rock would keep hitting you.
7 years ago#7
Anyways OHKO moves are usually banned like Double Team.

OneHitKnockOut

Double Team isn't an OHKO move, it doesn't even do any damage.
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7 years ago#8
True, against Salamence it would be at least stupid, but if someone would say Mean Look on Blissey and BP to Articuno, it would be a nice counter for SkarmBliss, like perishtrap.
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7 years ago#9
From: RedBollu | Posted: 7/4/2009 4:30:32 PM | #007
Anyways OHKO moves are usually banned like Double Team.

OneHitKnockOut

Double Team isn't an OHKO move, it doesn't even do any damage.


I think he meant it as "OHKO moves are banned, similar to how DT is banned."
7 years ago#10
I think he meant it as "OHKO moves are banned, similar to how DT is banned."

I read it the same way...
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