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next: double battles take double the brain cells to play because they have double the mons but fortunately for me i have no brain cells so it'll need 0 * 2 brain cells!

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By the "Taen multi battle" I assume that you mean the "Your rival gets swept and you have to face Taen 1 vs 2 " battle?

Considering all the Tauros-shit the Perfection Cult has, I wouldn't be suprised If they used pkhex.

Also have fun with the remaining bs in this game.
 
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oh dear god good luck against the kyogre from hell

it's a shame about that delta gardevoir, especially because you lost her to a crit... that is an unfair way to go, you have my sympathies just. in general about this whole run
 

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Oh boy! It's update time! This thread is on its second page which i don't know if it's an accomplishment but you know what i'm proud
Oooh... yeah, that's not good. Will you and your team get out of this alive?
@[email protected] if we didn't at least that'll save me the time from playing this.... "fun" game! glad the "cliffhanger" was... uh, interesting.

did you name it funedge
please don't get horribly destroyed by primal kyogre
i named it fimmy edge because it's funny and edgy. yes, i hate whales.

By the "Taen multi battle" I assume that you mean the "Your rival gets swept and you have to face Taen 1 vs 2 " battle?

Considering all the Tauros-shit the Perfection Cult has, I wouldn't be suprised If they used pkhex.

Also have fun with the remaining bs in this game.
Yes, oh my god. Nora has four (4) pokemon in the multibattle, literally why. I'm about to learn rpg maker so i can hack the game i s2g- and yes i will continue having fun with this superb game :v:

oh dear god good luck against the kyogre from hell

it's a shame about that delta gardevoir, especially because you lost her to a crit... that is an unfair way to go, you have my sympathies just. in general about this whole run
my entire run is indeed a series of unfortunate events. pretty sad to have the dgarde die, modest boltbeam was a funny blessing while it lasted i suppose.
and with that, let's get to the update!

last time on insurgence our poor meth supply was not strong enough to withstand the force of an industrial-strength water hose.

haha... wouldn't it have been funny if goggles had missed that 85% drakon voice??
i had delphox out against primal kyogre. set up a light screen and a will o wisp while the kyogre stacked calm minds... i was waiting for the kyogre to just kill dgarde but it swapped out :wooper:

funny ice beam freeze
what you don't see here is me pp stalling ludicolo out of giga drain and letting it die through life orb damage while i set up swords dance
max speed iv primal kyogre has 129 speed, while my empoleon has 112. no clicking TIMBER! to one shot.
she used a full heal to heal the burn on kyogre t1 (yes i definitely planned for that to happen), letting my get off a free aqua jet and chipping off half of its health

it literally just clicked calm mind the turn it could have one shot me with thunder

that was anticlimatic

braindead ubers noob sucks at pokemon, omg!

i'd be down with that as long as we can get some sweet pacific rim action

hey look, it's malde- this is the guy that got injected with pokerus and got fused with deoxys (????)

he even has fancy bold pink text


damian looks nothing like his mother. his mother looks more like (quote unquote @Nickytung) "terrorist corrin" than her son.
but yeah that's the big plot twist 🎉

this sprite looks so fuckin metal


rip audrey you will be missed (haha sike fuck you and your shitty rain team)

this mysterious man is definitely not important to the plot later on.

back at the broadcast tower (where we got dgrimer and axew) we encounter a latios! what is this, ORAS? it runs away the turn you encounter it, but i'm banning legendaries in this run anyways.

i caught a switcheroo inkay in a secret base that i'll never use in battle to farm heart scales, because lol rock smash farming is probably under "cruel and unjust punishment". what you see here is a broken teleporter that prevents your avatar from moving because this game has no bugs.
time for some anastasia prep (fifth gym leader)

now that we have dive, we can get access to this fun. if you remember who GUILLOTINE is, have a cookie. oh wait, i don't think i ever shared GUILLOTINE with you guys. whatever.

she leads with prankster swagplay klefki and i'm having none of it

can't break the sturdy on magnezone because the game is stupid and killed my one (1) stealth rock setter. literally can't get another till gym 6, where there's a stealth rock tutor.


i taunted the klefki t1 with delta muk and swapped to smeargle. foul play did like nothing because... well, smeargle.

guillotine is my adamant hustle delta scyther.

i wish she got access to actual fighting type moves, though. low sweep and cross chop really aint it, chief.


it's like using a level 100 hyper beam on a route 1 pidgey, just overkill. obviously i can't stay in on magnezone, so i swap to

accidentally mega evolved like an idiot when it was locked into tbolt, please cancel me.

i believe in you keaton
basically i sent him out to die to heal up mega flygon, i have the delta candle thing so i don't really care about idiot fox
you will be missed, thank you for the will o wisp burn on kyogre
and aegislash just randomly switches out into rotom, k.

imagine running physical flygon, i envy you all who have not ascended yet. although choice band first impression is just super funny lol

your king's shield ain't shit
forgot to screenshot the victory screen lol

she's definitely not doing anything sketchy at all, right
i have a good idea
let's interrupt whatever she's doing.....
next time. haha. taen fight coming up next update with

by the way, not evolving delta scyther because it loses speed and hustle. the mega is pretty cool, though, so i might change my mind.
love you all cya next time xo
team: delta muk, delta scyther, empoleon, mega flygon, smeargle
deaths: 14
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audrey be like:
>sets up calm mind on kyogre instead of killing the delphox
>once kyogre has enough boosts, promptly switch it out ;p
"we fixed insurgence's crappy AI in the update" has worked well i see ;pppp

you are braver than the marines i swear like - delphox against the kyogre and then the aegislash?? a goddamn ice/fighting delta scyther against a *metagross* of all things? with cross chop and *hustle?* how. this is true slight recklessness bravery i see here xD

also i like the redrawn banner! "suffer with me" is. accurate and i love it, also the most broken mega in insurgence deserves that neat picture xD
 
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I had a Delta Scyther in my non-nuzlocke run of Insurgence. I never evolved it either because it was just too good (a couple of IV Stones in Attack and Speed made it a killing machine). My one regret is not using Dream Mist to change its ability to Super Luck; Hustle is great until it misses, and the one thing my Delta Scyther couldn't do was take hits.
 

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So you only avoided a loss because of potato AI? Playing this game on hard mode is just masochism to be honest.

Armored Zekrom is gonna be FUN.

Sidenote: What does "s2g" mean?

BTW always be prepared to deal with the Perfection Cult since you encounter these guys a LOT.
 

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lucky update number 10! or wait... wasn't 7 the lucky number? anyways, we hit double digits and i haven't wiped yet 🎉
audrey be like:
>sets up calm mind on kyogre instead of killing the delphox
>once kyogre has enough boosts, promptly switch it out ;p
"we fixed insurgence's crappy AI in the update" has worked well i see ;pppp

you are braver than the marines i swear like - delphox against the kyogre and then the aegislash?? a goddamn ice/fighting delta scyther against a *metagross* of all things? with cross chop and *hustle?* how. this is true slight recklessness bravery i see here xD

also i like the redrawn banner! "suffer with me" is. accurate and i love it, also the most broken mega in insurgence deserves that neat picture xD
wellllll they never said the ai was fixed (i think that's in the 1.3 update) just... maybe it doesn't crap itself whenever its given a competetive set... i think? delphox was BASICALLY sack fodder cause i had a delta litwick in the box hahah but props to the fox for facing down a primal monster whale, right? the scyther waaasss sashed, and i didn't want to lose the boosts! i had low sweep and a hone claws set up- cross chop is a biiitttt too risky for my taste (63% base acc) and low pp to boot, haha and thanks for the compliment on the banner!

I had a Delta Scyther in my non-nuzlocke run of Insurgence. I never evolved it either because it was just too good (a couple of IV Stones in Attack and Speed made it a killing machine). My one regret is not using Dream Mist to change its ability to Super Luck; Hustle is great until it misses, and the one thing my Delta Scyther couldn't do was take hits.
basically mine has a sash and hone claws, it's not the best strategy but it works.... most of the time, if i can get a clean switch into it! super luck sounds fun, especially since it does get cross chop and night slash, i think. critting machine! delta scizor is also not bad, the mega looks cool af!

So you only avoided a loss because of potato AI? Playing this game on hard mode is just masochism to be honest.

Armored Zekrom is gonna be FUN.

Sidenote: What does "s2g" mean?

BTW always be prepared to deal with the Perfection Cult since you encounter these guys a LOT.
s2g means swear to god, armored zekrom sucks, wtf! can't even be tricked/knock offed, LOL. and yeah, perfection cult sucks because they always have broken-ass mons :annoyed: i kinda am good at manipulating the ai to do weird things, heheh. so glad the ai still sucks lol
let's get to the update!
hm.. first...

weirdchamp just fight gentleman dun in the memory chamber like a billion times for money, he gives you like 7k every round

congrats anastasia, you've created a 746 BST legendary dragon! feel ashamed of yourself.

you already use like three ubers pokemon stfu taen, you tryhard.

orion, the first gym leader kid with a reshiram, got dunked on. see, it's because armored zekrom is broken.

I kind of only brought 5 mons into this fight because you and I both know what the strat for things with no sashes/sturdy is. i'll give you a hint: it starts with smeargle, and ends with baton pass.

with spore and shell smash in between, of course. one of these days i'm going to miss drakon voice, but today is not the day! that damage was from a psychic from grumpig, btw.

wait... taen has a charizard. how come he isn't the pokemon champ?




"poggles"

i can't exactly remember what orion was promising to do, but just know that he's doing it for him.

"made with imgflip.com"

if you're curious, yes. chill bill's STAB moves right now are... still just aqua jet. that's it. aqua jet, custom move grass, and drill peck. lord save me.

i got an adamant rotom from kepler city. that one's definitely going to be traded!

gimme the gross meta.

i love rotom mow so much. its typing, and its design. also, funny thunder wave spam! there is a hazard move called "livewire" that has a 20% chance of paralyzing pokemon on entrance, but A) you need to stack it 5 times for it to be 100%, and B) it gets removed by electric and ground types, which like, everyone has.

:D

fun fact: beldum starts with base 35 friendship like most pseudos/legends, while most mons start at 70! gen 8 actually changed a lot of mon's base friendship from 70 -> 50... maybe to encourage camp use? idk, i've never played.
metagross, the newest member of our team! planning to choice band them once we get to murk forest, but otherwise he's here as a defensive tank. the goggles we all know and love! 3/4s of his moves get a 1.25 boost from amplifier... and she has awesome coverage to boot.named after a bnha character with a similar toothy smile, kirishima's here as a spdef tank and to cripple opponents with twave... also, he's like the only good electric type in the box lol
the sack mon that just keeps on being alive... somehow. eh, every team needs a tanky earthquake spammer, and he takes the job of having an electric/grass immunity (though it doesn't really matter since romow's on the team)i don't know how he's not dead, but it's our loveable dork with one stab move that does less damage than the other move! priority is always nice to have, i supposethis takes the cake of super frail setup sweeper. she has like, a bajillion attack though.

jeez game, i get it! i'll check movesets from now on.

the mawilite, here, of all places?

magical zoroark powers, activate

persephone's the leader of the darkrai cult that kidnaps the mc in the beginning of the game. ooh, looks like that's the cult that we take down next!

gee, do you think that's why its never appeared to the cultists?... nah, it's gotta be something else.

idk, i think this version of damian is cooler and less boring.

i can't actually remember who this guy is supposed to be under that disguise but hey, it's all good.

i can actually get his mega stone- the megas ability allows it to ignore immunities, so it can hit a talonflame or eelektross with earthquake or something

sneaky one block tall dive spot be like:

delta bisharp is fighting/flying type with frisk and some forgettable centaur-like mega. not the best, but its typing is decent and it has like over 120 attack as a bisharp so whatever

to move strength rocks, we can use a variety of moves. for some reason, barrage can move rocks so we take exeggute out of the box for the first time in months to buy choice items, life orbs, mega stones, and ability capsules from the secret vendor in murk forest.

also, we get a delta shinx, which really shows the duality of man. its ability, vampiric, got buffed- now it restores 25% hp damage dealt by contact moves!
still has that god awful luxray stat spread, though. poison/steel could come through for us as a typing, so i'm keeping my eye on this mon for later.

okay, time for the epic zenith massacre.

zenith is a hell of a battle, nowhere near as hard as his next battle though. this battle would have gone a lot smoother if A) i was paying attention to the battle (stream watchers, you know what i mean) and B) my stealth rock setter was still alive.

again, i don't really want to cure damian because at least now he has a goal / personality that isn't dry af


zenith, the leader of the infernal cult, was gasp plot twist the librarian that was there when we received the prophecy about the cults- which said that one of the pixie pokemon trainers (like celebi, mew, shaymin, manaphy, etc) would join the cults. jeez, do they not have hair dye remover or whatever in this region? your hair looks ugly as hell, zenith

again please note that i really was not at my best during this battle

free switches thanks to sap sipper are always welcome!

the first sash mon goes down easy enough since the AI just heals them after their sash is broken- so i just ohko chandelure the turn the full restore is used.

so then it turns out maybe rotom-mow isn't the best excadrill switchin because it just gets two shot
so then i end up swapping things around
and then guillotine dies because i thought i broke diggersby's sash and then i just like, didn't

and then this MOFO SHOWS UP AND I THOUGHT IT WAS FIRE/ROCK BUT IT'S JUST PURE FIRE SO EARTH POWER DOESN'T ONE SHOT so goggles is like totally dead

dodges fire blast like a god. godgles.


i pretty much had to sack pringle and chill bill to take out the excadrill, surf and aqua jet respectively. jeez, and i thought i was all good heading into zenith with four mons SE against fire.

and those three deaths bring the death box to over half full 🎉
so... maybe next time, i definitely won't forget about sashes, scarves, and abilities. yeah?
uh... so, that was a thing. next time, i bring in some new mons and absolutely destroy persephone and diana, and by destroy i mean not half wipe like i did to zenith lmao

no clue why it split this chapter up into two spoilers... too many images, perhaps?
catch you guys later, and have a lovely weekend <3
team: delta muk, mega flygon, rotom-mow
deaths: 17
badges: 5
 
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Pretty much every Insurgence player I've seen hates the Perfection Cult for being too OP. I've seen several people just die to Taen because they didn't expect all the Tauros-shit coming their way. So of course I will be waiting you to do the NEXT battle with Taen (and the future battle with Zenith as well)

Keep having whatever fun you can and please remember to not almost-die to every boss battle.

I found the best way to grind cash to be the Pokemon Races at Sonata City.

BTW Mega Donphan ignores Type-based immunities, NOT Ability-based ones. It can hit Flying-types with EQ but not things with Levitate.
 

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hey hey hey! i've been zoomin through this game while i still have the motivation, hopefully this shitshow is over soon amirite
Pretty much every Insurgence player I've seen hates the Perfection Cult for being too OP. I've seen several people just die to Taen because they didn't expect all the Tauros-shit coming their way. So of course I will be waiting you to do the NEXT battle with Taen (and the future battle with Zenith as well)

Keep having whatever fun you can and please remember to not almost-die to every boss battle.

I found the best way to grind cash to be the Pokemon Races at Sonata City.

BTW Mega Donphan ignores Type-based immunities, NOT Ability-based ones. It can hit Flying-types with EQ but not things with Levitate.
i just did the second perfection base battle and yikes i literally had to life orb stall his mewtwo, although [redacted] of all things took out three of his mons.
sonata races are probably faster than dun, and i might switch to them especially since i can grab a mega zebstrika from it too!
Oh okay, didn't know that about Mega Donphan. makes it significantly less appealing :psyduck:
update time- this will cover persephone 1 (leader of the darkrai cult) and diana (6th gym leader)

last time on insurgence stuff died. this time on insurgence no one dies i think

still proud of my shitty candle pun

just like cottonee, another shitty 5% fairy type that i definitely will never ever use



it would be a shame if i fought persephone while she was not at her full power, wouldn't it?

don't you hate it when you lose your TM, worth thousands of dollars, in a tree? darn, entitled torrenites and their carelessness.

goodbye nosepass i'll never use, hello broken pseudo. although gojira is such an awful name. too cliche.


i said... pre battle smack TALK


hold on, let me get my popcorn.

oh wait that's me

oh my god persephone is such a chad. all the other cults have actual names (abyssal, infernal, perfection, sky) that resemble the ideals they worship while persephone's just called the "cult of darkrai". sis really dngaf.

what could you possibly mean diana?

ok tryhard

you know the drill

actually has a pretty cool outfit, shame she's literally female gladion edgelord

wow, omg! a mega gengar! but i thought the wiki said she had a mega zoroark? i must be wrong!

zoroark's illusion mega evolving is one of my favorite mechanics ever
also i changed pupitar's nickname from gojira

the spiritomb literally can't touch smeargle so i just setup again and swapped to goggles
because
poggles.

literally you're doing the equivalent of rematching me on showdown after you lose 0-6

"....my girlfriend". darn it would've been much more dramatic if they were lovers. also they look nothing alike, so yeah.

yeah i'm assuming the reason is so she can summon darkrai, idiot

...i wanted the epic funny feraligatr


lol this gym has the funniest puzzle of all time


no point in doing the trainers if exp and money are infinite lmao

do you notice how nothing has a sash... or sturdy. and do you notice how her lead literally can't touch smeargle?
well, i did.


do i feel bad? yes. do i care? no.



gen 6 gengar still has levitate lol



as we in competitive pokemon like to say, "crit mattered".

....no it wasn't. i literally only took will o wisp burn damage that entire match.

soulosis... hahah.....

the eevee i got at the game corner like 4 gyms ago finally boutta put in some work

why, you ask?

it's... multi battle vs taen next time.

did i mention that mega typhlosion has special moxie? and you know... in a double battle, that's basically twice the chance of getting a spatk boost. uh oh!
at least my partner isn't completely useless. she actually has some pokemon! some of the sets are questionable but hopefully her mega flygon nukes some stuff

woohoo, you go nora. slay the taen game for me!
sylveon's there to soak up attacks with protect, pretty much. also screens and fairy coverage will be eternally useful.sack mon. gave it specs just so it maybe does damage before it dies, not even ev trained lmaogoggles C:
the king himself. hopefully nukes everything with lava plume since that hits every mon (including nora, but i really dgaf about her)bonks stuff. defensive wall.also bonks stuff. also a sack mon. sorry delta muk, you just ain't that great.

alright cya
team: delta muk, mega flygon, metagross, sylveon, delta chandelure, noivern
deaths: 17
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Delta Muk with Sap Sipper is actually pretty good against one of the Elite Four members, unless they've finally fixed the AI to stop spamming Spore on immunities.
 

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wait... taen has a charizard. how come he isn't the pokemon champ?
alas, for him to be champ he must first acquire a hype man who sings of his "undefeated" prowess and his "unbeatable" charizard for all eternity, and then said charizard must die in 1 hit to the common rock types that litter the region. and yes i may or may not have watched a Sw/Sh LP and had Questions about a few of its choices ;p

don't you hate it when you lose your TM, worth thousands of dollars, in a tree? darn, entitled torrenites and their carelessness.
have fun checking every tree in the region now in case it has a valuable TM in it ;ppp

literally you're doing the equivalent of rematching me on showdown after you lose 0-6
that mega zoroark horrified me when i first saw it on my blind run, phoebe did her job well there xD but poor diana and her edgy milotic fell hard to that really cool smeargle strategy you had. i even prefer mega zoroark's design to that of mega gothitelle ;p
 

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Protect on Choice Banded mon? Excuse me?

Don't you enjoy having to fight a broken Mega and at least 1 Legendary every boss fight? At least Nora was changed to not be completely useless in the Dragon Ruin battle.

Spoiler Alert
Have fun with the E4 and Champ who have
a Baton Pass team, a Sandstorm team, a Hail team, a Trick Room team and Champion has fucking Shadow Mewtwo
 

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