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User Info: TastyKittyMMMM

TastyKittyMMMM
3 years ago#1
Six slots on the team, six gens total now... perfectly simple idea. :)

Also, on a totally unrelated note: I've never played Pokemon competitively. Is it possible to win by pure strategy instead of focusing on EVs/IVs and sucking the fun out of the game? I respect that might be fun to SOME people, but not for me.

User Info: X_Ayumi_X

X_Ayumi_X
3 years ago#2
No as I don't have anyone from Gen V on any of my teams I don't think.
All are from Gen I II IV I think. Not sure if I... wait no Metagross is from III... Milotic too
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User Info: Halfbakedharry

Halfbakedharry
3 years ago#3
Frog team and rodent team here I come!
on a side note I don't want anymore generations
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User Info: Akubarix

Akubarix
3 years ago#4
I tend to lean on the first 4 gens. I do have a few trained gen 5 pokes, but I rarely use them. Ultimately, don't care so long as I can have Scyther, Alakazam and Haunter on my team.
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User Info: NessEggman

NessEggman
3 years ago#5
TastyKittyMMMM posted...
Six slots on the team, six gens total now... perfectly simple idea. :)

Also, on a totally unrelated note: I've never played Pokemon competitively. Is it possible to win by pure strategy instead of focusing on EVs/IVs and sucking the fun out of the game? I respect that might be fun to SOME people, but not for me.


Depending on how I interpret the logic of that, the answer would be yes...

But I'm guessing the answer you're really looking for is no.

IVs are not completely necessary but will give you an advantage. However, they are not that hard to get, and if you want to fully utlize the breeding features the game has (instead of completely ignore them and never use them even once...) then you can easily get just one or two IVs that you need, which is plenty for most competitive mons.

However, EVs are hardly "sucking the fun out of the game." If you appreciate strategy, and don't mind doing like 10 minutes of battling/vitamins to get EVs, then EVs add to the strategy of building a team. Are you sure you like to play with strategy...?
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User Info: Zacks_Fair

Zacks_Fair
3 years ago#6
TastyKittyMMMM posted...


Also, on a totally unrelated note: I've never played Pokemon competitively. Is it possible to win by pure strategy instead of focusing on EVs/IVs and sucking the fun out of the game? I respect that might be fun to SOME people, but not for me.


IVs aren't important, but EV's really help. But focus more on strategy and team synergy.

But what most people don't realize is that its 70% strategy, 20% EV's and stuff, and 10% luck (like with chance things like hitting yourself with confusion can cost you the match.)
Xerneas is Psychic/Rock, Yveltal Dark/Flying (speculation)

User Info: TastyKittyMMMM

TastyKittyMMMM
3 years ago#7
NessEggman posted...
TastyKittyMMMM posted...
Six slots on the team, six gens total now... perfectly simple idea. :)

Also, on a totally unrelated note: I've never played Pokemon competitively. Is it possible to win by pure strategy instead of focusing on EVs/IVs and sucking the fun out of the game? I respect that might be fun to SOME people, but not for me.


Depending on how I interpret the logic of that, the answer would be yes...

But I'm guessing the answer you're really looking for is no.

IVs are not completely necessary but will give you an advantage. However, they are not that hard to get, and if you want to fully utlize the breeding features the game has (instead of completely ignore them and never use them even once...) then you can easily get just one or two IVs that you need, which is plenty for most competitive mons.

However, EVs are hardly "sucking the fun out of the game." If you appreciate strategy, and don't mind doing like 10 minutes of battling/vitamins to get EVs, then EVs add to the strategy of building a team. Are you sure you like to play with strategy...?


imo strategy in a game should be achieved due to information given to you IN THE GAME. EVs as interpreted by the fans are an extra chore, busy work. I always liked them for their original purpose (making all Pokemon of the same kind different statistically so one can randomly be better than the other)

User Info: RDS1

RDS1
3 years ago#8
Maybe; I have to see what Pokemon are available first.
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User Info: GameNinjaGuy

GameNinjaGuy
3 years ago#9
There isn't much strategy in pokemon, mostly tactics. Just saying.

http://www.lowtechcombat.com/2011/08/finally-differences-between-strategy.html

On topic: yeah I might do that, probably only for a second playthrough though because I want to try out new pokes.
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User Info: Zacks_Fair

Zacks_Fair
3 years ago#10
TastyKittyMMMM posted...

imo strategy in a game should be achieved due to information given to you IN THE GAME. EVs as interpreted by the fans are an extra chore, busy work. I always liked them for their original purpose (making all Pokemon of the same kind different statistically so one can randomly be better than the other)


You are thinking of IVs. Those are the "random" ones. And the game clearly acknowledges EV's, it's not a fan thing. Hell, there are NPC's in the series that reward you for a fully EV'd pokemon, and they implemented power items. Hell, they basically threw it at you in Gen 3 with the Winstrate family.
Xerneas is Psychic/Rock, Yveltal Dark/Flying (speculation)
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