This is a split board - You can return to the Split List for other boards.

What is the point of the "Defeatist" ability?

  • Topic Archived
  1. Boards
  2. Pokemon Black Version
  3. What is the point of the "Defeatist" ability?
4 years ago#1
Why did they give Archeops this ability? Is it because it has really high attack? There are other pokemon with high speed and attack that have actual useful abilities. Is there some purpose for this?
---
Memento Mori
4 years ago#2
It's attack and speed stats are too absurd and you can get it early in the game. It'll be too powerful if it has a useful ability.
---
Pokemon White FC : 2279 6043 8876
4 years ago#3
Archeop actually has a much higher total stats compared to other Pokemon so it's fair. It's shouldn't be much of a problem if you can OHKO things with its awesome speed and power.
---
Diamond: 1504 3819 9900
SoulSilver: 5027 6870 5483
4 years ago#4
Isn't it like the strongest Acrobatics user?

Give it Acrobatics and either don't give it an item, or give it a Flying gem, and watch how easily you Sweep.
---
This post authorized by Adam Malkovich.
4 years ago#5
Might be since the rest of the fossil pokemon have a BST of 495 whereas it has more at 567. This doesn't take Aerodactyl into account though.
4 years ago#6

From: Fierce_Deity777 | #004
Isn't it like the strongest Acrobatics user?

Give it Acrobatics and either don't give it an item, or give it a Flying gem, and watch how easily you Sweep.


Rayquaza has the strongest Acrobatics actually.
4 years ago#7
Nothing else in the game with an attack stat that high (bar Deoxys) has a great speed stat to match like Archeops. The closest are Terrakion or Weavile or Azelf, all below the 130 attack mark. Garchomp has a lower attack power at 130 and his wonky >100 speed tier is one of the things that drove him into ubers.
4 years ago#8
rabies_neko posted...
From: Fierce_Deity777 | #004
Isn't it like the strongest Acrobatics user?

Give it Acrobatics and either don't give it an item, or give it a Flying gem, and watch how easily you Sweep.
Rayquaza has the strongest Acrobatics actually.


It is slower though.
---
Things I dislike: People that talk about religion on video game forums and people that refer to FF4 and FF6 as FF2 and FF3 without explaining it.
4 years ago#9
rabies_neko posted...
Might be since the rest of the fossil pokemon have a BST of 495 whereas it has more at 567. This doesn't take Aerodactyl into account though.

You think Aerodactyl comes close to 567? It beats the other fossils, but still loses to Archeops. No, the only Pokemon that beat Archeops in BST are legendaries, pseudolegendaries, and Slaking. Nothing else.
---
Creator of Jay's Journey (see quote!)
"Game Series 1 is the best because it set the stage for better games!" - Nostalgia whores everywhere
4 years ago#10
jayman7 posted...
rabies_neko posted...
Might be since the rest of the fossil pokemon have a BST of 495 whereas it has more at 567. This doesn't take Aerodactyl into account though.

You think Aerodactyl comes close to 567? It beats the other fossils, but still loses to Archeops. No, the only Pokemon that beat Archeops in BST are legendaries, pseudolegendaries, and Slaking. Nothing else.


How bout stall Gliscor
---
Black FC: 0604-5670-9445 D:
  1. Boards
  2. Pokemon Black Version
  3. What is the point of the "Defeatist" ability?

Report Message

Terms of Use Violations:

Etiquette Issues:

Notes (optional; required for "Other"):
Add user to Ignore List after reporting

Topic Sticky

You are not allowed to request a sticky.

  • Topic Archived