How did attack/special attack work before the physical/special split?

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User Info: brawlfan

brawlfan
6 years ago#1
I'm starting to play emerald, and I want to make a good team, but I only started to play competitively in HG/SS.

User Info: Vile_Weavile

Vile_Weavile
6 years ago#2
The type of the move determined physical/specialness.

Normal: Physical
Fire: Special
Water: Special
Ice: Special
Grass: Special
Poison: Physical
Rock: Physical
Ground: Physical
Psychic: Special
Fighting: Physical
Electric: Special
Bug: Physical
Dark: Special
Ghost: Physical
Steel: Physical
Dragon: Special
Flying: Physical
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User Info: MuteProtagonist

MuteProtagonist
6 years ago#3
EDIT: Nvm. ^ His post is bestest.
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User Info: neb555

neb555
6 years ago#4
An easier way to remember it is that the Evolutions of Eevee (+dragon) represent the always special types, everything else is physical.
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User Info: Miggi3Fr3sh

Miggi3Fr3sh
6 years ago#5
I completely forgot that all Dragon moves were special before the split lol
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User Info: RTC3

RTC3
6 years ago#6
yeah back then salamence had to do with hp flying LMAO
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User Info: Saintpara

Saintpara
6 years ago#7
Ohhh the days when Shadow Ball was physical and Crunch was special.
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User Info: WhiteBIackflame

WhiteBIackflame
6 years ago#8
C/D: You used to run Alakazam with Psychic and the elemental punches before the special split.
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User Info: phoenixflame95

phoenixflame95
6 years ago#9
Hah! I was gonna mention the Eevee thing as well, then rant about how a Dragon type Eevee must be made! ;)

User Info: tsunamisurfer08

tsunamisurfer08
6 years ago#10
WhiteBIackflame posted...
C/D: You used to run Alakazam with Psychic and the elemental punches before the special split.

Two punches+Recover.
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