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This is determined by a Pokemon's Speed. The Pokemon with a higher speed will attack first, with a few exceptions. Certain moves, like Quick Attack, give the attacking Pokemon a higher priority when attacking. Other moves, like Avalanche, give the attacking Pokemon a lower priority. The Pokemon with the higher priority will always attack first, regardless ...


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Looking through the Bulbapedia learnset entries for each HM move, I have found no instances within each HM set where a Pokemon learn it, but its evolution can not; Cut (HM01) Diglett/Dugtrio can learn Cut in Yellow, but not in R/B Fly (HM02)* Surf (HM03)* Strength (HM04) Flash (HM05 Gen 1-3) Venonat/Venomoth can to learn Flash in Yellow, but not in R/B. ...


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The sequel is designed so that if you had the old Black (Reshiram) and get Black 2, you will get the same exclusives (not excluding the new non-Unova Pokemon) as the old Black with the exception of getting Zekrom instead of Reshiram and vice versa for White and White 2 (Reshiram instead of Zekrom). In other words if you get the same color, you will be able ...


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If you cancel an evolution for a pokemon that evolves when it levels up (I don't know if you can do it otherwise) then if it gains another level it will try to evolve again, so you don't need to capture another one just to get the evolved form.


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Yes, Pokemon's EVs start at 0 when caught and they have since gen 1: The Pokémon data structure contains two EV bytes for each the five stats (HP, Attack, Defense, Speed and Special), starting at zero when caught Shinnies are just palette-swapped and don't get an EV boost, bred pokemon inherit IVs from their parents, as noted here but not EVs. EVs are ...


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Since the collectible-ness of Pokemon is a big part of the game, the creators tried to make it intentionally difficult to delete your data. In order to do it, go to the main screen of the game (where it shows the legendary and tells you to press start) and press Up, Select, and B at the same time. This will bring up some menu options that will be able to ...


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Yep, all WiFi things (so inluding GTS) from 4th and 5th gen are removed. Official announcement by Nintendo said: As of May 20, 2014, certain online functionality offered through Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection is no longer accessible. The discontinued services include online play, matchmaking and leaderboards for many Wii, Nintendo DS and Nintendo DSi games. ...


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Despite the fact that you may have been pecking away at wandering pokemon for many, many turns, whenever you meet them, it starts a new battle, from turn 1. This means that the Quick Ball has twice the capture rate (x4) than that of the Ultra Ball (x2).


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Sorry to tell you, but you can't. You need to use another Nintendo DS (or DSi, 3DS, anything). The guy at the Transfer Lab even tells you that you need another one.


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HP Surf in Icirrus City - Stunfisk (100%, 2 HP EV) Note also, There's Victini (for 3 HP EV) that can be rebattled infinitely as long as it is not caught. Atk Route 1 - Lillipup and Patrat (total 100%, 1 Atk EV) Dragonspiral Tower 2F - Golett (100%, 1 Atk) Dragonspiral Tower 1F - Golett and Mienfoo (total 70%, 1 Atk), Druddigon (30%, 2 Atk) Outside of ...


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The Pokemon with the higher speed attacks first. If the speeds are tied, then a random Pokemon attacks first. Being paralyzed reduces your speed to 25% of its normal value, which means that you will almost always attack last when paralyzed. Some moves, like Quick Attack, have an increased priority and will always attack before a move of lower priority ...


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In Pokemon Generations 1-5 you do not gain experience from catching, however in Pokemon Generations 6+ (X and Y, and Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire), You do indeed gain Exp From catching Pokemon


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Your strategy is good for lower level Pokemon. In Black/White, a lower level Pokemon will gain more EXP than a higher level one when fighting the same Pokemon. For higher levels you would be better off letting the Pokemon KO opponents by itself, holding a Lucky Egg. If you are level 82 you shouldn't have too much of a problem tackling the whole E4. Try and ...


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There are enough differences between the two to warrant playing both versions, but they're few enough that you can jump straight to White/Black 2 without missing out on anything major. The region, Unova, is generally the same as the first games, however some of the differences are: New locations are accessible Your journey starts in a new town called ...


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The sending partner receives no entry for the evolved Pokémon, while the receiving partner receives both entries. There is no feedback to the sender that the Pokémon evolved, and for the receiver it simply evolves on arrival.


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Another thing to consider when using Surf and Waterfall is that Surf is a "Special" move and Waterfall is a 'Physical' move. What this means is that when you attack with Surf, the damage it does is based off of your Pokemon's Special Attack stat and the defending Pokemon's Special Defence stat. With Waterfall, it's your Pokemon's (regular) Attack and the ...


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Two Roserades with identical IVs and EVs will have the same stats, whether they evolved from a Budew or hatched as a Roselia. The advantage of breeding a baby pokemon is that baby pokemon can learn moves that their evolved forms cannot, and keep them when they evolve. In this case, Budew can learn Water Sport, Worry Seed, and Uproar. If you want your ...


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I dusted off my old copies of Pokémon Diamond, Platinum, and SoulSilver to test this. When you enter a trade in the Union Room, every Rotom in your party turns into a normal-forme Rotom, even if it isn't being traded to another game. The appliances get returned to the room in each respective game. I suppose Gamefreak anticipated this issue and implemented ...


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If you're after exact values, then no - the only way to get those is if you have kept track of everything that Pokémon has battled against (and gained experience from), or if you are able to dump the save game and load it into a tool like Pokésav. According to Bulbapedia, there's an NPC in Opelucid City which can tell you if the first Pokémon in your party ...


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It's looking a bit difficult to get a straight answer here, even when comparing to the similar-mechanic moves Blizzard and Thunder. Bulbapedia says that those three moves cannot miss when used in the correct weather, while Psypoke agrees for Blizzard and Thunder - though it says Hurricane has just 100% accuracy. Serebii gives 100% accuracy to Hurricane and ...


6

The day in-game is the same as the current real-world day of the week, assuming your system clock is set properly on your DS.


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Generation V removed contests, and therefore provides no methods to raise or check any of Contest stats of a Pokémon, excluding the Feebas evolution for checking Beauty. There are a few approaches involving third-party tools to viewing the stats of your Pokémon in detail (such as dumping the save, or tricking the game to use an incorrect GTS server), and ...


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Herdier has quite a high base Attack stat for a Pokémon early in the game (80 base Attack), and Take Down is a strong move as well (90 base power). Since Herdier is a Normal type, the same as Take Down, it deals 1.5x the damage, resulting in a 135 base power attack from a Pokémon with a fairly high Attack stat – a force to be reckoned with. There are a ...


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A way that I have found to somewhat quickly get certain natures would be by breeding. This is the quickest way, short of using an Action Replay, which I assume you don't use. To get certain EV's for a Pokemon, you must fight certian types of Pokemon. For example, fighting a Lillipup will give you one point in the Attack stat for EV's. Here is a great example ...


5

Pokemon with N's trainer ID appear after using the Memory Link feature with Pokemon Black / White. Here's a list of Pokemon with N's trainer ID. The list also includes their locations. You can catch his legendary dragon by visiting the ruins of his castle after completing the game and defeating him in a battle, then taking the stone you receive to ...


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Flying was the only holdout with no pure type pokemon, which as you note Gen V changes. From Bulbapedia: Prior to Generation V, this type was the only one of the seventeen that was never seen as an authentic pure type; Tornadus is the first pure Flying type. There are, however, a large number of type combinations that don't exist.


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According to Bulbapedia, there are 4 Pokemon with the ability Wonder Skin. Sigilyph's Slot 1 ability is Wonder Skin, so you do not need Dream World access for this. However, with Venomoth, Skitty, and Delcatty, for whom Wonder Skin is a hidden ability, this is more difficult. In Pokemon Black 2/White 2, there are only a few sources of Pokemon with hidden ...


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It's not about the individual As was said in Williham Totland's answer, it's about the overall typing of the team, not the typing of the individual pokemon. No one pokemon will be able to rise to any challenge you face, but that is why you have room to carry six with you. A good starting point is to pick pokemon with different typings, both offensively and ...


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Yes you can. However you need some special hardware. First you need a Flashcart. A flash cart is an special cartridge which allows the use of homebrew in the DS. Homebrew software is software developed by the community to be used on certain device or environment. This homebrew usually comes in the form of roms or similar. With that said, you can use such a ...


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Your first stumbling block will be event Pokemon. Simply put, without someone to trade with, you wont. You can still trade locally, but if you have no-one to trade with nearby you won't be able to get certain Pokemon. That said, if you simply discount event Pokemon, then it is possible to get the rest of the national dex, but you'll need to at least ...


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