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IceClimbers

One major thing that should also be mentioned is the type of battle. Doubles, which is the format that VGC uses, plays a lot differently than Singles does, requiring more prediction and different strategies. Triples and Rotation don't really have a big metagame set up like Singles and Doubles do.

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Retro_on_theGo

Tyranttrum's hidden ability is finally getting released!! Make sure to compete in the battle of Hoen Global Link tournament, Everyone who has at least three battles gets a code for it!
Rock Head Tyrantrum is scary. Recoiless Head Smash with speed Aggron wishes he had.

You need ORAS to compete. So. I can't get it. My soul is crushed right now!! ;____; Guess I'll have to wait and hope I can trade it from someone.

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Araquanid

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Tyrunt's hidden ability is Sturdy
According to Serebii, tyrunt is getting the ability rock head.. which technically is not tyrunts hidden ability.

There is a possibility that tyrantrum is still not getting rock head since we do not know what a rock head tyrunt will evolve into.

Strong Jaw Tyrunt - > Strong Jaw Tyranitrum
Sturdy Tyrunt - > Rock Head Tyranitrum
Rock Head Tyrunt - > ???? possibly still Strong Jaw since we can picture this as a hackmon with an odd ability evolving.. it doesn't retain or gain HA from that hacked ability.

Serebii wrote:

The official site has updated with full details on the Tyrunt to be distributed for entry in the Battle of Hoenn Competition. This Tyrunt is to be Level 10 with the moves Tail Whip, Tackle, Roar and Stomp with the ability of Rock Head. To obtain it, on January 30th if you have played in 3 or more battles in the Battle of Hoenn, you will be able to redeem a serial code on the Global Link. Enter this code into Mystery Gift and you'll download the Tyrunt.

Hopefully it's just the website derping again like ice punch blaziken and tyrunt really is sturdy.

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Araquanid

Yep they just derped:

Serebii wrote:

Following the reveal last week, there was some confusion due to the information provided by the Pokémon Global Link website which listed the Tyrunt to have the Rock Head ability. This was contrary to the information extracted from the games which stated that the ability distributed was Sturdy. However, they have now posted a retraction and correction on the Global Link confirming the full details of the Tyrunt. The Tyrunt is Level 10 with its Hidden Ability of Sturdy with the moves Tail Whip, Tackle, Roar and Stomp. It is distributed on January 30th if you entered 3 battles in the Battle of Hoenn

Ok, they confirmed it is indeed sturdy.

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KO-Cub

Still waiting on SForce-gtr.

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...reads stuff about what Smogon did ...Ugh, I don't really care. I'll just EV train whatever Pokemon I like and use it wherever...don't really care if those people throw a tantrum over it.

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Retro_on_theGo wrote:

@Xiao_Pai What did they do? No one is forcing you to follow Smogon tiers.

Didn't say that, but tons of people act like their rules are official or something.

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Araquanid

Serebii -
"A fourth Global Link attraction has gone live in the PokéMileage Club on the Global Link website. This game, the PokéDoll Grabber, has a crane pick up 5 PokéDolls and has you navigate to the top, dodging various platforms in your path. This attraction costs 100 PokéMiles to play each round and gives you one of 30 berries when you win, including the Custap, Micle, Rowap & Jaboca Berries, which were previously unobtainable in Generation VI."

YEEEES!!

Makes me wonder if forretress, or anything will get more viable now with the return of custap berry. I know gigalith particularly enjoyed stealth rocks+custap explosion.

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Retro_on_theGo wrote:

UUUUUGH. When will we get gems as rewards already? Hawlucha needs that flying gem.

Wait, they're bringing those back? My Scizor used it before and it was awesome.

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Retro_on_theGo

Sanya wrote:

Retro_on_theGo wrote:

UUUUUGH. When will we get gems as rewards already? Hawlucha needs that flying gem.

Wait, they're bringing those back? My Scizor used it before and it was awesome.

You can get normal gem in X and Y by smashing rocks but for some reason the rest aren't obtainable. We just have to wait until Game Freak released them I guess but its sure taking a while.

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Retro_on_theGo wrote:

Sanya wrote:

Retro_on_theGo wrote:

UUUUUGH. When will we get gems as rewards already? Hawlucha needs that flying gem.

Wait, they're bringing those back? My Scizor used it before and it was awesome.

You can get normal gem in X and Y by smashing rocks but for some reason the rest aren't obtainable. We just have to wait until Game Freak released them I guess but its sure taking a while.

Weird, didn't even know the Normal Gem existed in X/Y. xD
But yeah, I'd love to have my Flying Gem back for Scizor. xp

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Araquanid

Gems actually had their power reduced to 30% rather than 50% like last gen. I've been wanting to see their return, but at the same time they're very underwhelming and kinda useless in this metagame.

Only hawlucha would appreciate it since it can free sky attack up for something else. Even drifblim is better with weakness policy.

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iKhan

30% really? Why not just use a Sharp Beak or a Life Orb? Fail Gamefreak.

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Retro_on_theGo

iKhan wrote:

30% really? Why not just use a Sharp Beak or a Life Orb? Fail Gamefreak.

The power nerf definitely sucks and was not necessary. It's a single use item. :/

For Hawlucha specifically though it really is possibly his best item. With unburden he becomes the fast Pokemon in the whole OU tier (don't know if this still holds up with the new megas). Acrobatics + the gem gives him a decent option from the start then he gets the boost and a strong acrobatics since he doesn't have an item anymore. Better than the dumb Sky Attack + mental herb set which is basically a useless slot after you've used up your mental herb.

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I, guess it still would be ok for my Scizor, since he uses Acrobatics.

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Araquanid

Acrobatic is pointless on scizor..you're running a 55 BP move that doubles without an item, doubles with technition with an item, and aerial ace is 5 more BP while still getting boosted by technition. Flying gem acrobatic scizor is more pointless than air balloon rotom-fan.

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