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Which HM is more powerful?

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 ...
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Does breeding with incense affect the stats of a Pokémon's final evolution?

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 ...
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Can you trade from Pokémon Black/White to Pokémon HeartGold/SoulSilver

It isn't. The only time it's been possible to transfer Pokemon back to a previous generation was way back in gen 2 where they could potentially be sent back to gen 1. From gen 3 to gen 4 onward any ...
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How do I Finish the Pokemon White Pokedex after the servers are gone?

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 ...
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Is there a proper way to use slow Pokemon in the party?

In non-competitive scenarios such as playing through the story (which is what you mention that you're playing), it shouldn't really matter too much. You can simply outlevel other trainers and Gym ...
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Do U-Turn and Volt Switch have the same battle effect as Baton Pass?

No, Baton Pass and U-Turn/Volt Switch are fundamentally different, despite being similar. U-Turn and Volt Switch simply force the user to switch out after dealing damage, even if the user should be ...
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How can I copy a ROM from a DS cartridge to my computer?

There is no way to dump DS cartridges without using either a DS and some kind of flash cart or perhaps a 3DS and homebrew... unless you are willing to make your own custom hardware (no simple task). ...
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Why is Zekrom easier to capture than Kyurem?

In generation 5 games, Reshiram and Zekrom have a capture rate of 45, not 3. Of course a Zekrom's 45 capture rate would make it easier to capture than Kyurem's 3 capture rate.
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Why is my Tranquill doing the same damage with Quick Attack as she is doing with Air Cutter?

Quick Attack is a physical move, while Air Cutter is a special move. The damage of physical moves is calculated based on the user's Attack stat and the target's Defense stat, while the damage of ...
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Do you need to have a physical copy of Pokemon White 1 to link it to White 2?

No, you can play Pokemon White 2 without Pokemon White, as any other game of the series. The game takes place two years after the events of Pokémon Black and White, it's just a sequel.
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Is there a method of finding Shiny Pokemon as of Gen. 5?

In Fifth gen there's a key item called Shiny Charm, that increases the chance of encountering a Shiny Pokémon, both in the wild and through breeding. You can receive that item from Professor Juniper ...
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Can I have two Rotoms with the same forme on the same team?

I know it's kinda late, but in 4th generation games, we can't have rotom with same form at once. But in 5th and 6th generation games we can have multiple rotom with same form in one game. Unlike ...
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Can I save over a Pokemon Black game with a new save file?

Pokemon has only ever allowed one save file to exist for one game at one time. In Pokemon Black & White (5th Gen), if you start a new game while another game save exists, you will be unable to ...
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Phenomena in Pokemon Black and White

No, you have to be moving for rustling tiles to spawn. Per Bulbapedia: A phenomenon will vanish after it is encountered or if the player picks up a visible item, interacts with an NPC, or exits ...
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Which HM is more powerful?

Surf has a base power of 95 while Waterfall has a base power of 80. This makes Surf stronger in terms of raw damage dealt to the enemy, however Waterfall may cause a pokemon to flinch which makes it ...
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Passing down a hidden ability in Pokemon Black 2

A female Pinsir will only make eggs containing more Pinsir, never Heracross. Of those Pinsir, 80% will have their hidden Ability, while the remaining 20% will have a random, non-hidden Ability.
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Which Gen 5 Pokemon have viable Transfer moves when transferred to Sun/Moon?

Short Answer: Pokemon who have used the Move Tutor for viable moves. Long Answer: There are two types of moves that often become inaccessible in new Generations, and therefore are useful for ...
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Passing down an ability in Pokémon Black 2

According to this article about breeding, the male's ability cannot be passed down by breeding. If the male could pass down abilities, it could lead to a monstrosity of different pokémon with unknown ...
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How do you pick up items discovered by the Dowsing Machine (Dowsing MCHN)?

Make sure you are standing where you are so the cross-hair appears. Then, move one step towards any direction and turn 180 degrees so you are facing the hidden item. Press A like you normally would to ...
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How do I use Regenerator properly?

There are some advantages using Regenerator with your Mienfoo: It makes using recoil moves like High Jump Kick less risky (if it misses or fails, user loses half its max HP) It helps with Life Orb ...
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Is there a method of finding Shiny Pokemon as of Gen. 5?

In Pokemon Black and White only (not Black/White 2), you won't have access to the Shiny Charm, nor is there a PokeRadar as there is in a few other generations, meaning 'chaining' Pokemon is a lot ...
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Do U-Turn and Volt Switch have the same battle effect as Baton Pass?

U-Turn and Volt Switch only deal damage and switch out the user. They have no other effects. Baton Pass also does not pass along status conditions (which means stuff like Sleep, Poison, Confusion, ...
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Is it possible to have a shiny event Darkrai in Pokemon BW or B2W2?

According to the Generation 5 Wondercard Map, offset 0x37 determines if it can be shiny. Checking the 2011 French Darkrai here, you can see that 0x37 is 0. This means that pokemon will NEVER be ...
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How can I copy a ROM from a DS cartridge to my computer?

You can insert the cartridge into a modded 3DS and use GM9 to copy the .NDS file from the game cartridge directory to your SD card. Works similarly with a modded DS. I, myself, have used the modded ...
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What is the fastest way to earn money prior to the Elite 4 in Black/White 2?

In Mistralton city you can fight a trainer over and over again, and he will give you around 10000 each time. He does have 5 strong pokemon that are water types, his name is Jaun.
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