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Screenshot Galar Written Log Teen Commentary A Wonderful Phone - A Sword Wonderlocke

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Thread Description
i'm doing a wonderlocke and using autocorrect to name everyone because i'm weird
OP
Spacey

Spacey

Master of Feels
Artist
Team Alpha
Pokédex No.
254
Caught
Jul 1, 2019
Messages
206
Location
Under a blanket cave
Nature
Lax
Pronouns
She/They
Pokémon Type
  1. Ghost
  2. Psychic
Pokédex Entry
Their mind is more often in the clouds than not. Most likely sick. Will probably eat your snacks.
ARCHENEMY MY BELOVED…… what a good baby omg.

NFKSJFJSB love how you talked about always getting lost and then got upset at having league people escorting you. Leon knew, Spacey. He knewwwwwwww

Oh, I forgot that the cafes gave you more than just the sweets! A word of warning, though—the next cafe you’ll encounter is a double battle that’s like 4 levels over the curve for… some reason. It’s terrifying.
IT'S TRUE AHAHAHA Leon watched me for three seconds and prepared a Charmander for me specifically from personal experience

Oh lord I will keep that in mind :'D
sounds cool until you remember that gamefreak literally hid the music/sfx sliders behind a missable NPC for no reason????? why tho



in galar they gaid paid in experience, which kinda sounds like getting paid in exposure, except for pokemon that actually means getting physically stronger and evolving so I think that makes it less bad? then again they get assigned to these jobs by their trainers so there's a lot of funky implications to unpack here



I want to make a short hair gang joke but my IRL long hair blocks me, so instead I will criticize the uniform designers for putting the number very high up on the shoulders for some reason



Flying is pretty good for the first gym! pls give archenemy love he is a good boi
It's true flying is good against grass but Archen doesn't RESIST grass which makes dynamaxed mons very very scary. Especially with Defeatist. XD; That dandelion puff hits HARD!
Mworp!!! What a funky little noise Minccino makes. Also typing this comment I realized I had no idea how to spell minccino so I just copied and pasted it from the update

EAT THE RICH indeed. At least you get to kick his ass later.

Also Archenemy!! Oooooo!
Flawless!! XD Minccino can be a tough one to spell. I definitely took some time to learn that one and only because I love it.

✨TEAM RECAP✨
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So today we have a grassy route followed by a cave followed by a route of pastures. Galar really is quite diverse, huh?

Unsurprisingly, not soon after Charming, Squirrel evolves, too!

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We battle a couple trainers then run into Sonia. She's just kinda staring at a power plant. Very exciting stuff, I'm sure.

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Ah. I see. 😬

Apparently he uses that power plant to mine and refine all the stuff in the mine over there to literally just CREATE ENERGY so it can be used throughout the region. Haven't ya'll ever heard of the law of conservation of energy?? Energy can't be created or destroyed???? But I suppose this is the world of Pokemon so SHRUG. Could be he's LITERALLY HARVESTING ENERGY from the rocks.

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.... Uh......

Well, he tried.

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Love that! Now tell that to the USPS.

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Into the mine we goooo!

My wandering and meandering lead to some fun items like the TM for Rock Blast that no one can learn and I interrupt these miners from their jobs to battle them.

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HOW ARE THE WORKER LADIES SO CUTE..........

Actually the one worker lady was really tough 'cause I very quickly realized that my team is SHIT against fighting types!! Even, Laura's and Mewtwo are all weak to fighting, then I send out Salad and the Timburr uses ROCK THROW which means Salad and Charming had to stay out of the fight, too. Turns out this worker has THREE TIMBURR so Squirrel got some good bonus EXP.

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Sweetie, honey, darling, there is an item RIGHT THERE.

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Hi, Bede.

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Uh.... yeah? And?

Oh. OHHH he's saying that HE'S more important than ME because he's endorsed by the CHAIRMAN and I'm endorsed by the CHAMPION. Ah, kids. Gotta love their logic sometimes.

That's fine, Bede's got all psychic types at this point, I'll just send Mewtwo out to use Payback and resist the psychic and dID THAT MOTHERFUCKER JUST OPEN THE BATTLE WITH ENDEAVOR

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IT BROUGHT ME DOWN TO LOW YELLOW IN AN INSTANT LMAOOO SO MUCH FOR THAT PLAN

Man it is HARD to take screenshots during a battle in this game! They skip over text so fast!!! But basically Mewtwo is faster (somehow) so she kicks Solosis to the curb and I switch to Laura's 'cause she's the tank of the team.

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Freeze-Dry does a little over half so I heal up Mewtwo from the sidelines and have Laura's beat Gothita. Mewtwo comes back out for Hatenna and this is when my lack of Galar knowledge becomes a BIT of a struggle. I totally 100% thought Hatenna was half fairy already lmao. I used Metal Claw and, uh, yeah, normal effectiveness. That's fine, I switch to Payback and Mewtwo survives the fight.

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Dude, you gave me my first scare of the challenge! Props.

Bede says he already has all the wishing stars from the cave and leaves. The way he literally waited at the end JUST to fuck with me lol.

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We're almost there!! Man look at that background. My Harvest Moon upbringing is giddy.

(post-playthrough realization while editing this chapter.......

..........................

DID I FORGET TO CATCH A POKEMON IN THE CAVE HOLY SHIT)


I got my capture that I am sad I cannot keep because Good Boi!!! Time for a Surprise Trade!

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Lol, a dog who is naughty and loves to eat? Who can relate to having a dog like that?

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LOL. That was quite the adventure there. And now I have a squirrel. An actual squirrel, not a turtle named Squirrel.

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Nothin' crazy, just a squirrel, but Even won't be an Eevee forever so having a normal type is a nice little back-up plan if I need it!

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I KNEW Skwovet would break my phone's brain lmaooo it's like "did you miss all the keys?? is this a crazy typo????"

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Fuck, we're hitting the Problem lol. I had a feeling. Level 20 seemed so low considering how many routes it takes to get to the first gym. I'm not even AT THE GYM yet! I'm gonna do some switcharoos, I guess.

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Me turning on a Pokemon game in 2050 having to play as the 11-year-old avatar character

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Hey, look! Wild Mewtwos!!

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OHSHITOHSHITOHSHITHSOHGSOGJS

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rest in fuckin pieces, kori

Milo introduces himself as the grass-type gym leader and recognizes me as one of the gym leader endorsement kids so that's cool. No pressure. I always really liked Milo haha. He looks so huggable. I'd... probably give him a nose if I drew him, though.

And now we're at Turffield!! Next episode we'll be hittin' our first gym!!

✨TEAM RECAP✨
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Charming
Level 20
Ability: Solar Power
Item: Charcoal
Moves:
Dragon Breath
Fire Fang
Belly Drum
Ancient Power​
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Salad
Level 19
Ability: Corrosion
Item: None
Moves:
Payback
Poison Fang
Fake Out
Ember​
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Laura's
Level 19
Ability: Shell Armor
Item: None
Moves:
Life Dew
Water Gun
Freeze-Dry
Sing​
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Squirrel
Level 20
Ability: Torrent
Item: None
Moves:
Rapid Spin
Bite
Water Pulse
Protect​
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Mewtwo
Level 19
Ability: Pickup
Item: None
Moves:
Payback
Pay Day
Metal Claw
Taunt​
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Even
Level 19
Ability: Adaptability
Item: Silk Scarf
Moves:
Swift
Quick Attack
Sand-Attack
Tail Whip​
 

pinkshellos

just a sea slug
Artist
Writer
Team Delta
Pokédex No.
1220
Caught
Dec 23, 2019
Messages
729
Location
Hoenn Route 120
Nature
Calm
Pronouns
they/them
Pokémon Type
  1. Bug
  2. Flying
Pokédex Entry
A timid Pokémon typically found in groups. The only thing that motivates them more than companionship is food.
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TheTRUEgge

three of them?? this has gotten out of hand!
Artist
Team Alpha
Pokédex No.
450
Caught
Jul 9, 2019
Messages
2,322
Location
Good Question
Nature
Quiet
Pronouns
She/Her
Pokémon Type
  1. Fire
  2. Fairy
Pokédex Entry
This Pokémon has too many ideas for their own good.
Wild Mewtwo!!! Better catch ‘em all!

Spellcheck shoulda named Skwovet Turtle, smh smh. I’m in love with shovel btw
 

Skarmizard

Metal dragon bird/Smash ‘locker
Writer
Screenshotter
Pokédex No.
1002
Caught
Nov 12, 2019
Messages
2,798
Location
Texas
Nature
Quiet
Pronouns
he/him
Pokémon Type
  1. Dark
  2. Dragon
  3. Steel
Pokédex Entry
This Skarmory/Charizard fusion is very rare and tends to be quiet and shy until befriended. Also writes and is a huge fan of Smash Bros.
Archenemy is adorable 😭. Archeops is also one of my favorite fossils, so that's exciting to see.
And I love how smug Charming is. I'm a huge Charizard stan so I really hope he sticks around.

Yeah the level curve & perma-Exp Share is annoying AF. I thought it was bad enough normally, but I imagine trade EXP makes it even worse 😬
It amuses me that most of your team so far is early small 'mons and then there's a huge Lapras in the middle 😆
And "Shovel" is both an oddly appropriate name and absolutely hysterical.
 
OP
Spacey

Spacey

Master of Feels
Artist
Team Alpha
Pokédex No.
254
Caught
Jul 1, 2019
Messages
206
Location
Under a blanket cave
Nature
Lax
Pronouns
She/They
Pokémon Type
  1. Ghost
  2. Psychic
Pokédex Entry
Their mind is more often in the clouds than not. Most likely sick. Will probably eat your snacks.
Three cheers for the Squirrel girl!
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SO TRUE they have a great design! We support the working class in this thread
I love them!!! We sure do support the working class here!!! Although I was NOT as happy as this lady when I worked in a warehouse HAHA
Wild Mewtwo!!! Better catch ‘em all!

Spellcheck shoulda named Skwovet Turtle, smh smh. I’m in love with shovel btw
LMAO thank you!! Shovel turned out so cute, I HAD to add the sparkle eyes
Archenemy is adorable 😭. Archeops is also one of my favorite fossils, so that's exciting to see.
And I love how smug Charming is. I'm a huge Charizard stan so I really hope he sticks around.

Yeah the level curve & perma-Exp Share is annoying AF. I thought it was bad enough normally, but I imagine trade EXP makes it even worse 😬
It amuses me that most of your team so far is early small 'mons and then there's a huge Lapras in the middle 😆
And "Shovel" is both an oddly appropriate name and absolutely hysterical.
Hahaha I am actually loving how many people love Archenemy XD I'll have to bring him onto the team soon!!
And YEAH the trade exp added to the required exp share is kinda rough lmaooo not JUST for the level limit, but.... well, you'll see!
Shovel is so good ahaha

Helloooo Turffield! Hop's just kinda hanging out in front of the PC because I guess it would be impossible to talk to him ever if the game didn't force his model to stand still. He says Sonia was looking for me.

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Thanks, fam. Very informative.

Fortunately, Sonia's Yamper knew not to trust Hop with remembering anything useful so he hopped on over to escort me.

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Cracking up at Sonia straight-up not inviting Hop to this history lesson. She saw how he was last time and was like eeeeh let's just stick with the quiet one from now on.

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Yeah it's like starting a new semester at school and looking at the syllabus for the first time and you're like MAN I have SO MUCH to learn wtf and it's just overwhelming, i totally get it

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tehe

I remember that there's a puzzle involving the Stonjourner-lookin monuments so I take a while to figure out what order to go in lol. Then I forgot what the hint said so I screenshot it, then I did it backwards by accident, and finally I got it right.

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Oh snap!!! That's actually super useful for the gym! I only have the one charcoal so I can boost Salad's fire AND poison attacks against Eldegoss. Thank goodness.

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This is the excuse for blocking me from continuing on this time, by the way. What the hell did Team Yell do to fuck up a stone bridge?

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Yeah that tracks lol

It's finally time for me to tackle the first gym!!! I have 2 fire types and I am still terrified.

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No turnin' back now!!!

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Hi, Dan!

Fortunately I also come from Fuckall Nowheresville so I have no trouble wrangling the herd to where they need to go!

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Jesus CHRIST, Wooloo!!!

The tech here is to defeat the trainer first so the Yamper stops moving. I'm not really sure WHY the Yamper stops moving when I beat a trainer but I assume it's just trained to do that. The rest of the gym is pretty straightforward - beat trainer, stop Yamper, move Wooloo...

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I have never related more to a trainer model in my entire life

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Bye-bye, Wooloo!!! Time for the actually scary part!!

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This still gives me goosebumps every time, haha. I always dramatically walk to the field!

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[GYM LEADER OST INTENSIFIES]
HERE WE GOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO :dance:

I open with Charming 'cause Salad is quad-resistant to Eldegoss's STAB moves so I'm saving him for later. And that was apparently a good fuckin' call cause after all of that excitement and suspense, I'm greeted with.....

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FUCK FUCK FUCK CHARMING IS LEVEL 21 AND A TRADED MON AND MY NO-BADGE INFLUENCE CAPS AT 20 AAAAAAA

Fortunately Gossifleur is a bit on the useless side and doesn't deal much damage against him but it took FIVE TURNS to get Charming to fuckin ATTACK. I feel like Ash during the Indigo League battle against Ritchie right now.

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Yeah you're goin' back on the bench until I get this badge, pal.

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It's tiiiiime!! Even the Ball Guy cartoon looks nervous!!

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GYM BATTLES ARE SO COOOOOOLLLLL

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LOOK AT THEM!!

I start with Max Ooze for the stat buff and Milo uses Max Overgrowth, which confused me for a split second until I realized it was JUST to create the grassy terrain. He immediately starts using Max Strike which is a biiiit scary with it lowering my speed and everything. I end up using my last Max turn to use a potion cause I do NOT trust my odds.

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And so the terrifying part is done.

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THIS IS WAY MORE OF A CLOSE CALL THAN I WOULD HAVE LIKED AGAINST A GRASS TYPE

But Salad's special attack was raised twice, so when I switch to using Ember.....

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WE DID IT!!!!!!!

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First badge obtaaaaainedddd!!! My rewards are the Magical Leaf TM and a replica of Milo's uniform!! As a fellow grass stan, I do not mind! Also, I can catch Pokemon up to level 25 now so hopefully that means Charming will listen to me again until the next gym!!! The new level cap for the challenge is level 24!

I am immediately directed to Hulbury to face Nessa so I guess I'll be heading out right away!

✨TEAM RECAP✨
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Charming
Level 22
Ability: Solar Power
Item: Charcoal
Moves:
Dragon Breath
Fire Fang
Belly Drum
Ancient Power​
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Salad
Level 21
Ability: Corrosion
Item: Expert Belt
Moves:
Payback
Poison Fang
Fake Out
Ember​
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Laura's
Level 20
Ability: Shell Armor
Item: None
Moves:
Ice Shard
Water Gun
Freeze-Dry
Sing​
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Squirrel
Level 21
Ability: Torrent
Item: None
Moves:
Rapid Spin
Bite
Water Pulse
Protect​
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Mewtwo
Level 20
Ability: Pickup
Item: None
Moves:
Payback
Pay Day
Metal Claw
Taunt​
133.png

Even
Level 20
Ability: Adaptability
Item: Silk Scarf
Moves:
Swift
Quick Attack
Sand-Attack
Tail Whip​
 

TheTRUEgge

three of them?? this has gotten out of hand!
Artist
Team Alpha
Pokédex No.
450
Caught
Jul 9, 2019
Messages
2,322
Location
Good Question
Nature
Quiet
Pronouns
She/Her
Pokémon Type
  1. Fire
  2. Fairy
Pokédex Entry
This Pokémon has too many ideas for their own good.
Woooo go Salad!!! His little winning animation is so cute omg!

Charming my guy… now is NOT the time to stop listening!!! C’mon!!
 

Skarmizard

Metal dragon bird/Smash ‘locker
Writer
Screenshotter
Pokédex No.
1002
Caught
Nov 12, 2019
Messages
2,798
Location
Texas
Nature
Quiet
Pronouns
he/him
Pokémon Type
  1. Dark
  2. Dragon
  3. Steel
Pokédex Entry
This Skarmory/Charizard fusion is very rare and tends to be quiet and shy until befriended. Also writes and is a huge fan of Smash Bros.
It's so weird to see a male Salandit being useful ._.
Glad Salad pulled through after Charming decided to be difficult. And yeah the gym battles in Galar are awesome-the ~spectacle~ and the music are just incredible. I'm worried for you against Nessa though :ohdear:
 
OP
Spacey

Spacey

Master of Feels
Artist
Team Alpha
Pokédex No.
254
Caught
Jul 1, 2019
Messages
206
Location
Under a blanket cave
Nature
Lax
Pronouns
She/They
Pokémon Type
  1. Ghost
  2. Psychic
Pokédex Entry
Their mind is more often in the clouds than not. Most likely sick. Will probably eat your snacks.
Woooo go Salad!!! His little winning animation is so cute omg!

Charming my guy… now is NOT the time to stop listening!!! C’mon!!
Right??? It's so cute!! like yaaay! \o/
and oh my god charming givin me anxiety at my first gym battle lmaooo
It's so weird to see a male Salandit being useful ._.
Glad Salad pulled through after Charming decided to be difficult. And yeah the gym battles in Galar are awesome-the ~spectacle~ and the music are just incredible. I'm worried for you against Nessa though :ohdear:
HAHA YEAH!!! Unfortunately it won't be too long before Salad starts showing his lack of evolution haha.
YEAH the gyms are so fun I LOVE how bright and energetic they are!!
Nessa is... well, my current lineup is a bit precarious, but I have a few more chances at a good mon before I get there so...!!!

Whoops, forgot it was a Tuesday, lemme press the submit button real fast

✨TEAM REMINDER✨
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Let's get goin'! Since the level cap only went from 20 to 24, I'm assuming the road to Hulbury isn't super long. Right at the start, a reporter and cameraman duo pounces at me for a battle which is pretty nostalgic actually and they throw steel types at me which is... annoying, since I wanna use Pokemon that AREN'T my fire types for a little bit, but ALAS. And then-

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Wait, what? Already?!?!?!?! Damn, we became fast friends!!

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As promised, heeere's Espeon!! I haven't used an Espeon in AGES so I'm pretty psyched! (Also I'm glad it evolved into Espeon cause I was playing at like 8pm gnskgjns I think the clock runs on Plot Time)

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The wild Pokemon aren't too far ahead so I switch Laura's the Singer to the front and catch my throw for the void. Yet another cute fluffy Pokemon I cannot keep...

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Wow, first try!!!

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I was disappointed at first (because I always end up using Budew in Sinnoh lockes) then realized, oh, shit, that's a GRASS type! Right before the WATER gym with the WATER/ROCK ace! Thank god, I was getting worried. The problem is... if I decide to switch this in, I'm gonna have to go on a friendship montage, lolll

Also I am DYING at the OT being Murder using English characters on the Chinese keyboard, it looks so off-putting sngjksgns

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...... what the fuck is a bude??

Okay Rotomi search "bude dictionary"

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What is a SCOTTISH VERB doing in my American-as-fuck phone dictionary?? sgkjsngskjgnsk. rip bude, you are a verb

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thank you, i will not be raising it

YEET THE BABY!!

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HA! Our first dupes!!! Phenomenal. Reminder that I'm applying a dupes clause for exact dupes so I'm sending this Charmander back out.

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YO?????

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Goddamn, I already have Mewtwo for steel but having a fighting type would be SO useful. It's definitely a good addition! I'll probably rotate him in whenever my main team's levels inevitably get too high again.

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omg that name is so cute

The good news is that I just got TWO Pokemon that will be decent against Nessa. The BAD news is that I'll have to go on a Friendship Montage for BOTH of them if I want to use them!

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Wh- You do not NEED a bike to cross the bridge! It's not a NEED! You are allowed to WALK!

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Ahhh. THERE it is.

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.....

Wh-

THAT'S EVEN DUMBER

A BIKE WOULD STILL WORK WITHOUT A ROTOM

Anyways I kick their asses.

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There is so much about this sentence I could comment on.

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bye bitches

Anyways this doctor explains that one day he was thinkin' about bikes and went "omg what if we added a MOTOR to the back of a bike and had a ROTOM possess the motor so you can, like, go faster on a bike??" and my response options are literally
> "Right..."
or
> "I see."

which is hysterical, actually.

Then he's like do YOU want a free bike with a motor? And I'm like YEAH I want a free bike with a motor. So now I have a free bike with a motor. Rotomi's excited too, I'm sure. They could probably use the exercise.

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Well, uh, thanks for the warning, I guess. What if I just trolled him by standing around checking Twitter on my phone until he just gives up and leaves?

Nahhhh I could never do that to my good friend Hop. (I'd get hungry eventually.)

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PFF-! Good start, good start!!

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H-Have you NOT?? You beat Milo on your first try!

Anyways, despite the holy type advantage, it was not a one-shot.

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Well, you tried. XD

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That's a great philosophy to have, Hop! Keep it up!!

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Well, an attempt was made.

He runs on ahead to Hulbury and I, uh, WALK to Hulbury, I guess. Charming hit level 24 so I switch Bude in to get a bit of experience with the last couple trainers.

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LMAO words to live by for SURE. Don't worry, I'm a Nuzlocker, I follow that advice every second of my life!

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I LOVE THIS GNSKGNS

Welp, Squirrel hit level 24 too, so I switch Roll into the party, too. Fortunately I just hit Hulbury!

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eueughewgughh jesus CHRIST rose

He tells Oleana that she shouldn't have made them go away because "We need the support of our fans to keep doing what we're doing." SURE, Rose. Oleana's clearly used to his shit. Then Bede, who I didn't even notice was there despite his glaringly pink coat, steps up like "DON'T worry chairman I will continue doing exactly what you say because you are the BEST!" and Rose is like who the fuck are you again. At least he recognizes his name enough to be like "Oh yeah I was charitable to you so I could make you feel like you owe me when you're old enough so you'll do my bidding without question! You're doing great buddy!"

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Oh. Oh boy. I can completely understand Bede's further hatred of me, honestly. THEN Rose invites me to HAVE DINNER WITH HIM AFTER MY GYM BATTLE. God, this guy is so sus.

Oleana tells me we will be eating at "this town's seafood restaurant." This town. The seaport town. The seaport town's seafood restaurant. Yeah. Uh. If this was a real-life town that wasn't watered down for the sake of a video game, that would be NOT ENOUGH INFORMATION TO GIVE ME, OLEANA.

So now I've done everything I can do before tackling the gym and, uh, I AM NOT READY OH MY GOD. I think I'm gonna train up that Budew after all. This level limit thing is terrifying! I think it's time for a Wild Area montage.....

Waaait....

Are there any new areas I can catch Pokemon in now?

Hey, Rotomi... bring me to Serebii's Pokearth page.......

✨TEAM RECAP✨
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Charming
Level 24
Ability: Solar Power
Item: Charcoal
Moves:
Dragon Breath
Fire Fang
Belly Drum
Ancient Power​
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Salad
Level 24
Ability: Corrosion
Item: Expert Belt
Moves:
Payback
Poison Fang
Fake Out
Ember​
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Laura's
Level 23
Ability: Shell Armor
Item: None
Moves:
Ice Shard
Water Gun
Freeze-Dry
Sing​
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Squirrel
Level 24
Ability: Torrent
Item: None
Moves:
Rapid Spin
Bite
Water Pulse
Protect​
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Mewtwo
Level 23
Ability: Pickup
Item: Silk Scarf
Moves:
Payback
Pay Day
Metal Claw
Taunt​
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Even
Level 23
Ability: Synchronize
Item: None
Moves:
Swift
Quick Attack
Confusion
Tail Whip​
 

TheTRUEgge

three of them?? this has gotten out of hand!
Artist
Team Alpha
Pokédex No.
450
Caught
Jul 9, 2019
Messages
2,322
Location
Good Question
Nature
Quiet
Pronouns
She/Her
Pokémon Type
  1. Fire
  2. Fairy
Pokédex Entry
This Pokémon has too many ideas for their own good.
YESSSS GO EVEN,,, espeon baby!!!

Have fun with your friendship slash catching montage next time! Bude and Roll deserve to become your bestest pals!!
 

pinkshellos

just a sea slug
Artist
Writer
Team Delta
Pokédex No.
1220
Caught
Dec 23, 2019
Messages
729
Location
Hoenn Route 120
Nature
Calm
Pronouns
they/them
Pokémon Type
  1. Bug
  2. Flying
Pokédex Entry
A timid Pokémon typically found in groups. The only thing that motivates them more than companionship is food.
omg that name is so cute
He is a precious cinnamon roll
.....

Wh-

THAT'S EVEN DUMBER

A BIKE WOULD STILL WORK WITHOUT A ROTOM

Anyways I kick their asses.
Riding a rotom bike without a rotom in it already is dangerous because if you encounter any other rotom it will possess the bike and then you’d just have to deal with a wild rotom inside your bike motor.
That’s my 100% totally legit explanation.
I think it's time for a Wild Area montage.....

Waaait....

Are there any new areas I can catch Pokemon in now?
Heck yeah more encounters!!
 
OP
Spacey

Spacey

Master of Feels
Artist
Team Alpha
Pokédex No.
254
Caught
Jul 1, 2019
Messages
206
Location
Under a blanket cave
Nature
Lax
Pronouns
She/They
Pokémon Type
  1. Ghost
  2. Psychic
Pokédex Entry
Their mind is more often in the clouds than not. Most likely sick. Will probably eat your snacks.
YESSSS GO EVEN,,, espeon baby!!!

Have fun with your friendship slash catching montage next time! Bude and Roll deserve to become your bestest pals!!
They're gonna be the bestest of friends!!!
He is a precious cinnamon roll

Riding a rotom bike without a rotom in it already is dangerous because if you encounter any other rotom it will possess the bike and then you’d just have to deal with a wild rotom inside your bike motor.
That’s my 100% totally legit explanation.

Heck yeah more encounters!!
LMAOOO that's as good of an explanation as any!!!

Just a heads up, I'm gonna slow down to posting just once a week, on Fridays!

✨TEAM REMINDER✨
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Regardless of final party decisions, I’m going to have to take a trip to the Wild Area before taking on Nessa. Naturally, I have to talk to every NPC in Hulbury first, though. Naturally.

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Good point, sir. I shall only catch one Pokemon per area and trade them all for different ones with random people around the world. It’s, uh, a rescue program.

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Yo!!!

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Uh… I’ve… seen harder-to-tell differences.

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stares intensely

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Ahaha are those the two Toxtricity?? That’s so cool! Look at them! There’s that dude chillin with a Wingull on the top too! Oh I BET there’s an item behind the lighthouse. I’m gonna-

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JESUS CHRIST HOW LONG HAS NESSA BEEN THERE. I didn’t even SEE her AHAHA I have PEAK observation skills

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Somehow that alarms me. Having connections is a bit scary!!

She says she’ll go back to the gym now, which I guess is why there was some random gym trainer in front of the gym entrance earlier, who I walked right past cause I didn’t wanna trigger a cutscene or anything… lol I guess I went out of order by accident.

She’s all “I’m ready for our battle!” but I am NOT so I continue to wander.

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Same, buddy.

I totally forgot about the harbor in the middle of town with like five fishing spots. I can actually catch something here!!! Okay, God of Wonder, don’t let me down!

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If I had a nickel for every time I got a dupes for a fire starter Pokemon, I’d have 2 nickels, but it’s weird that it happened twice.

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DOUBLE DUPES!!! Dammit, why couldn’t I get the female Combee FIRST?

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are you kidding me

DON’T MAKE ME TAP THE SIGN.

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!!!!!!!!!!!! PUBBERRR!!!

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More importantly, she is an ELECTRIC puppy, which gives me LITERALLY ANYTHING against Nessa!! She doesn’t resist water, though, and I have seen at least one Yamper die to Drednaw, so I’d rather have something else face the ace.

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Now, I have a LOT of Pokemon at lv 24 right now, so I’m gonna switch the team around and go camping with the newbies.

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Bonding montaaaaage

While they’re all playing, I lean back and do some Wild Area research. I now have a list of level ranges for every area so I can keep track of where I’ve been. Turns out there ARE two areas that I can catch a Pokemon in! They’re around level 16 so I technically could have caught them earlier but the catch rate would’ve been ridiculous cause my team was like level 11 at the time.

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PUBBY????

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NOOOOO PUBBYYYYY ;o; Literally one level too high!!!

The surprise trade scene is a bit slow right now, which is fine cause I totally 100% get lost on my way to South Lake Miloch. Turns out I have to go back to the Motostoke gate and go a different direction from THERE. Got it.

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Alright! After catching this little buddy, I get a trade offer for Caninos!

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Guys.

Guys I literally almost missed the screenshot out of shock.

Is. Is this real? Am I hallucinating? There’s no way, right?

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The way I SCREAMED when I saw it was under the level limit!!!! GUYS I GOT A FUCKING LEAFEON RIGHT BEFORE NESSA!!!!

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(Sassy and lost in thought kinda sounds like me lmao)

THIS IS LITERALLY THE BIGGEST GAME CHANGER SO FAR. I was SO NERVOUS oh my GOD??? THE GOD OF WONDER HAS BLESSED ME THIS DAY

Oh, I guess the Vanillite got traded, too.

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Yeaaah seeing as Mewtwo isn’t evolved yet, I assumed it would be too high a level, lol. Guess we’ll have to try again!

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SPITS OUT DRINK

ANOTHER GRASS TYPE SGNKSGNSKGNS

What the fuck is going on?!!?!?

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Not gonna lie, I’m still going to choose Leafeon but this Grookey has its HIDDEN ABILITY! That’s pretty dope.

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While I’m near Motostoke, I decide to stop by the hair salon and boutique to cut my hair and change up my look. I felt like being a bit bolder this time because I wanted an outfit that matched the green plaid bag. I LOVE the green plaid bag.

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Now that I ACTUALLY have all of my catches, I readjust my team and head over to the Galar Mine to train. Unfortunately, with these catches, I am officially replacing Salad with Leaven. Salad was fantastic in the early game but I need more type coverage from here on out!

Leaven already has Razor Leaf so he just destroys a bunch of Diglett inside and outside the cave until he’s a high enough level to battle the fishies in Hulbury. Then it’s just a lot of this.

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Then Leaven and Yammer got to level 23 and I decided it was time to take on the gym.

… A lot more confidently than I was last episode.

✨TEAM RECAP✨
004.png

Charming
Level 24
Ability: Solar Power
Item: Charcoal
Moves:
Dragon Breath
Fire Fang
Belly Drum
Ancient Power​
131.png

Laura's
Level 24
Ability: Shell Armor
Item: None
Moves:
Ice Shard
Water Gun
Freeze-Dry
Sing​
007.png

Squirrel
Level 24
Ability: Torrent
Item: None
Moves:
Rapid Spin
Bite
Water Pulse
Protect​
052-g.png

Mewtwo
Level 24
Ability: Pickup
Item: Silk Scarf
Moves:
Payback
Pay Day
Metal Claw
Swagger​
133.png

Even
Level 24
Ability: Synchronize
Item: None
Moves:
Swift
Quick Attack
Confusion
Tail Whip​
470.png

Leaven
Level 23
Ability: Leaf Guard
Item: Expert Belt
Moves:
Razor Leaf
Quick Attack
Leech Seed
Tail Whip​

✨SUPPORT✨
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Archenemy
Level 20
Ability: Defeatist
Item: None
Moves:
Ancient Power
Dragon Breath
Rock Throw
Pluck​
004.png

Roll
Level 21
Ability: Steadfast
Item: None
Moves:
Quick Attack
Rock Smash
Work Up
Metal Claw​
004.png

Yammer
Level 23
Ability: Ball Fetch
Item: Magnet
Moves:
Spark
Tackle
Nuzzle
Bite​
 
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Trollkitten

Kitten of Lore
Artist
Writer
Team Delta
Pokédex No.
208
Caught
Jun 30, 2019
Messages
3,042
Location
Gatto Region
Nature
Quirky
Pronouns
She/her, Aetherai Lorekeeper
Pokémon Type
  1. Fairy
  2. Clever
Pokédex Entry
Autistic writer who starts more things than she finishes. Loves music, worldbuilding, anthropomorphism, horrible puns, and Masquerain.
The way I SCREAMED when I saw it was under the level limit!!!! GUYS I GOT A FUCKING LEAFEON RIGHT BEFORE NESSA!!!!
In my Sword surpriselocke, I got a shiny Eevee just before facing Nessa. Unfortunately I had literally nothing else that could reasonably take on Drednaw, but I did have a Leaf Stone, and while shiny Leafeon did indeed sweep the gym, having a shiny Eevee and being practically forced to evolve it into Leafeon was... not gonna lie, kind of a waste of a shiny, but it's better than losing half my team to Death Tortle.

(I did have another Eevee, but a quirk of my ruleset said that I had to evolve the first Eevee into a Jolteon as soon as possible, and no, I'm not telling you why that is a rule, but it's a rule. And sadly I did not yet have a Thunder Stone.)
 

TheTRUEgge

three of them?? this has gotten out of hand!
Artist
Team Alpha
Pokédex No.
450
Caught
Jul 9, 2019
Messages
2,322
Location
Good Question
Nature
Quiet
Pronouns
She/Her
Pokémon Type
  1. Fire
  2. Fairy
Pokédex Entry
This Pokémon has too many ideas for their own good.
Even and Leaven… such a good pair of siblings!!! Leaven’s gonna be a great match against Nessa—and I’m sure Yammer could help too! Yammer is SO CUTE
 

pinkshellos

just a sea slug
Artist
Writer
Team Delta
Pokédex No.
1220
Caught
Dec 23, 2019
Messages
729
Location
Hoenn Route 120
Nature
Calm
Pronouns
they/them
Pokémon Type
  1. Bug
  2. Flying
Pokédex Entry
A timid Pokémon typically found in groups. The only thing that motivates them more than companionship is food.
Even and Leaven… Leaven like bread… will the Leafeon loaf for us
 
OP
Spacey

Spacey

Master of Feels
Artist
Team Alpha
Pokédex No.
254
Caught
Jul 1, 2019
Messages
206
Location
Under a blanket cave
Nature
Lax
Pronouns
She/They
Pokémon Type
  1. Ghost
  2. Psychic
Pokédex Entry
Their mind is more often in the clouds than not. Most likely sick. Will probably eat your snacks.
In my Sword surpriselocke, I got a shiny Eevee just before facing Nessa. Unfortunately I had literally nothing else that could reasonably take on Drednaw, but I did have a Leaf Stone, and while shiny Leafeon did indeed sweep the gym, having a shiny Eevee and being practically forced to evolve it into Leafeon was... not gonna lie, kind of a waste of a shiny, but it's better than losing half my team to Death Tortle.

(I did have another Eevee, but a quirk of my ruleset said that I had to evolve the first Eevee into a Jolteon as soon as possible, and no, I'm not telling you why that is a rule, but it's a rule. And sadly I did not yet have a Thunder Stone.)
Ahaha yeah Leafeon's shiny is... underwhelming, to put it gently! But Leafeon itself is a solid Nuzlocke mon!
Even and Leaven… such a good pair of siblings!!! Leaven’s gonna be a great match against Nessa—and I’m sure Yammer could help too! Yammer is SO CUTE
Thank you!! ;w; God, I didn't even notice they rhymed!! oh no I'm attached
Even and Leaven… Leaven like bread… will the Leafeon loaf for us
omg perhaps he will.................

✨TEAM REMINDER✨
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Welp. Here I am. Nessa’s gym.

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Damn, that’s a lot of water. How much does THIS cost to maintain in a year, Nessa?

I COMPLETELY forgot that this puzzle even existed. When trying to remember this gym, I pulled a total blank. Literally the only thing I remembered was that her ace is a Drednaw.

So you can imagine the circles I went in to solve this puzzle.

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Don’t worry about it. I made it. No trouble at all.

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Clearly you didn’t watch me just now, Nessa.

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:dance: :dance: :dance:

I want to conserve Leaven’s strength so I hope Yammer can take care of the first two Pokemon.

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Okay! Not bad! Yammer’s tankin’ it!

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Okay, that horn attack kinda hurt, so after Nessa sends out Arrokuda, I throw a Super Potion at Yammer. Arrokuda uses that turn to Aqua Jet me, which Yammer takes pretty well.

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Honestly I thought Yammer would be taking these hits worse, haha. Good puppy!

I assume Yammer isn’t going to one-shot Arrokuda since she didn’t one-shot the Goldeen just now, so I decide to use some strats. Nuzzle time!!

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AHAHAHA GET FUCKED!! And Arrokuda goes down!!

It’s ace time!! I give Yammer a well-deserved break and send Leaven out to face the dreaded Drednaw.

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Okay. Leaven’s faster. Let’s see what a 4x super effective move can do.

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Jesus Christ Almighty I feel powerful LOL

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GG!!!

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YAY!!! Good job, Yammer!!! I love it when a Pokemon evolves after doing well in a fight it was actually a part of!

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Whoa now, no need to be hasty. You’re not telling that to Hop, are you? He’s totally gonna let it get to his head.

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And now we have our second badge!! We get the Whirlpool TM and head on out to-

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Oh, fuck, right.

At least she gives me the name of the restaurant this time.

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……………..

Thanks?

✨TEAM RECAP✨
004.png

Charming
Level 24
Ability: Solar Power
Item: Charcoal
Moves:
Dragon Breath
Fire Fang
Belly Drum
Ancient Power​
131.png

Laura's
Level 25
Ability: Shell Armor
Item: None
Moves:
Ice Shard
Water Gun
Freeze-Dry
Confuse Ray​
007.png

Squirrel
Level 25
Ability: Torrent
Item: None
Moves:
Rapid Spin
Bite
Water Pulse
Rain Dance​
052-g.png

Mewtwo
Level 25
Ability: Pickup
Item: Silk Scarf
Moves:
Payback
Pay Day
Metal Claw
Swagger​
133.png

Even
Level 25
Ability: Synchronize
Item: None
Moves:
Swift
Quick Attack
Psybeam
Tail Whip​
470.png

Leaven
Level 24
Ability: Leaf Guard
Item: Expert Belt
Moves:
Razor Leaf
Quick Attack
Leech Seed
Tail Whip​

✨SUPPORT✨
004.png

Archenemy
Level 20
Ability: Defeatist
Item: None
Moves:
Ancient Power
Dragon Breath
Rock Throw
Pluck​
004.png

Roll
Level 21
Ability: Steadfast
Item: None
Moves:
Quick Attack
Rock Smash
Work Up
Metal Claw​
004.png

Yammer
Level 25
Ability: Strong Jaw
Item: Magnet
Moves:
Spark
Tackle
Nuzzle
Bite​
 

JavierE64

Masks are so 2016!!! But don´t forget to wear one
Writer
Team Alpha
Pokédex No.
310
Caught
Jul 1, 2019
Messages
945
Location
Perú
Nature
Modest
Pronouns
He/Him
Pokémon Type
  1. Grass
  2. Water
Pokédex Entry
The Master of both Light and Darkness; who loves the Violent and Dramatic, and the Fun and Adorable.
Thank goodness you were able to beat Nessa without a loss, she is a force to be reckon with.
However, she's only the beginning, but I truly believe your team will make it.
 

TheTRUEgge

three of them?? this has gotten out of hand!
Artist
Team Alpha
Pokédex No.
450
Caught
Jul 9, 2019
Messages
2,322
Location
Good Question
Nature
Quiet
Pronouns
She/Her
Pokémon Type
  1. Fire
  2. Fairy
Pokédex Entry
This Pokémon has too many ideas for their own good.
YESSSS YAMMER’S A BIG GIRL NOW!!! GO YAMMER!!

Hahaha, OHKO’ing dynamaxed Pokémon will never not be satisfying! Excellent work Leaven :)
 

pinkshellos

just a sea slug
Artist
Writer
Team Delta
Pokédex No.
1220
Caught
Dec 23, 2019
Messages
729
Location
Hoenn Route 120
Nature
Calm
Pronouns
they/them
Pokémon Type
  1. Bug
  2. Flying
Pokédex Entry
A timid Pokémon typically found in groups. The only thing that motivates them more than companionship is food.
OP
Spacey

Spacey

Master of Feels
Artist
Team Alpha
Pokédex No.
254
Caught
Jul 1, 2019
Messages
206
Location
Under a blanket cave
Nature
Lax
Pronouns
She/They
Pokémon Type
  1. Ghost
  2. Psychic
Pokédex Entry
Their mind is more often in the clouds than not. Most likely sick. Will probably eat your snacks.
Thank goodness you were able to beat Nessa without a loss, she is a force to be reckon with.
However, she's only the beginning, but I truly believe your team will make it.
I know! I was so relieved but there's so much left to go!! We'll have to see, I guess 😭
YESSSS YAMMER’S A BIG GIRL NOW!!! GO YAMMER!!

Hahaha, OHKO’ing dynamaxed Pokémon will never not be satisfying! Excellent work Leaven :)
The good girl evolved!! STILL A PUPPY
This is a banger screenshot. Leaven is ready to POUNCE

Yes it’s so narratively satisfying!! I’m so proud of her
Right?? I love taking screenshots of the gym battles!!

Okay, time to have a very awkward dinner with a grown-ass man wearing swim shorts.

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Oh thank god. I needed an adult friend to supervise the conversation.

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Nevermind this is still incredibly awkward lmao

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No fuckin’ shit, Sherlock.

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Wow, I can feel the manipulation from here! He tells Sonia about the Vault in Hammerlocke that can give her information about things nobody knows. Nobody. Not even Rose. Who just told her there would be information there. Uh-huh.

Anyway, Oleana’s already tapping her watch after like two minutes of listening to Rose talk and is like “Hey boss we have shit to do” and Rose is like “Aw but we didn’t even get to talk to Kori!” Oleana? Forget anything negative I’ve said about you. You got my back.

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~foreshadowing~~~

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This cracked me up. I LOVE Sonia! Call him out!!!

Sonia gives me Retaliate as a gift for getting the badge. Retaliate is not a Nuzlocke-friendly move. I would prefer not to use it. She mentions that Nessa’s her friend and she should go hang out with her. Yeah!! Go hang out with her!! Take a break!!!

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WH- Oh, hi, Hop. Hello to you too! Were you just waiting outside???

I’m already grabbing a Pokeball because whenever a rival mentions me getting a gym badge, it ALWAYS results in a battle, but Hop actually doesn’t challenge me! I’m stunned.

Instead, he says he heard a very important world-shattering rumor that Kabu is… currently in the nearby mine, training. Almost as if he’s a Pokemon Trainer or something!

And Hop is all “If we start running now, we might run into him in the mine and see him training!!”

So we started running.

Hop.

Hop, why are we bothering the gym leader. Leave him be!! God, it must be so tiring being a gym leader in Galar.

Three Pokemon spawn immediately in front of me upon taking my first step into the maze so getting my encounter didn’t take very long.

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Pretty straightforward! Now let’s send her out and-

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Aw, shit. I forgot this cutscene happened.

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Make up your mind!!!

What he ends up doing is challenging me with the option to say no lol. Imagine looking this asshole in the eye and saying “No. Give me a minute.” I say yes out of PRIDE.

My party is not in Bede-battle order but that’s okay. Charming’s in the front and just destroys his Solosis with Fire Fang. No sweat. NOW I bring Mewtwo out for the rest.

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You can tell not much happened because I just kinda stopped taking screenshots. Mewtwo just uses Payback again and there goes Gothita.

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Yeah I’d say the shuddering was valid.

One more Payback and down goes Hatenna. Then he sends out Ponyta! However… Ponyta is a much faster Pokemon, and I was using Payback, so, well…

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Yeah. Uh. RIP, Ponyta.

The battle ends, Bede gives me his league card with his sad backstory on it (???) and leaves, then I see the blue text at the bottom that says “Trade completed!” Oh yeah, oh right, I was in the middle of a trade when I got thrown into a battle!

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Oh come on! Man, I can’t wait for the level boost after beating Kabu.

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HA! It was a bit roundabout but I got a Chewtle for a Chewtle. I even checked to see if it was the same Chewtle I just sent out. Unfortunately, it was not. That would have been hilarious.

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God, there’s MORE?? You guys are gonna make my entire team pass the level limit! There are only 3 levels in between Nessa and Kabu!!

These Team Yell dudes are all “Man I’d LOVE a battle with you, you’re so COOL, it would be an HONOR” which is like the weirdest passive-aggressive shit I’ve ever heard. What are they even aiming for here? Do they think I just have to quit if I lose against them in some random cave?

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Oh, hey Hop. Where you been? I thought you were ahead of me.

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Sigh… I guess……

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Oh goddamnit. I do not like this start.

Leaven, of course, at -1 accuracy, misses at least one razor leaf every turn. Meanwhile, Hop’s Wooloo is being absolutely useless. It’s doing basically no damage and keeps switching between the two mons. Come on!!

Then the opponents double up and knock Wooloo out. Amazing.

Enough Razor Leaf attacks manage to knock out the Thievul and… they have more Pokemon. Aaauugh. Out comes Liepard! It hits Leaven with a Fury Swipes right off the bat.

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Of COURSE he was.

I would also like to share that Hop attacked Linoone, got it to the red, then attacked LIEPARD the next turn. I’m losing my mind. Hop you are making me lose my mind. And I missed Razor Leaf so nobody fainted that turn.

Screw this, I’m switching out! Finish this off, Charming.

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Hop finally has his bird attack the Linoone and knocks it out. Charming does much better because he doesn’t have sand in his eyes and knocks out the Liepard. Then Pancham uses Circle Throw on Charming.

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Well, uh, at least the sand is out of your eyes now?

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BRO that is SAVAGE!! What is this grunt's family drama??

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Aaaand there it is. My entire team is at the level cap lol. Goddamn please let this be the end before the gym.

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LOL. Please. Team Yell is really something else.

They leave and Kabu introduces himself. Apparently he likes training in the mine because there are water Pokemon here to test the mettle of his fire types. I mean, it’s also probably because he lives next door, but y’know.

Oh for Christ’s sake there’s another route before Motostoke. Time to switch out basically my entire team for like three feet!

When looking around at the overworld encounters, I see basically nothing but Pokemon with low catch rates (Wobbuffet AND Sudowoodo??), so I run into the grass and hope for the best.

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guys i just sent tom cruise a rock what do i do

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It's a fluffyfluff!! It’s always funny getting a “route 1” Pokemon way later.

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Cute!! Apparently Woolworth was a company that closed in like 1997 lol. And apparently that made it into my phone dictionary.

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Damn, those are some heavy-looking earrings.

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Nsgjksgnsk god I forgot about this dude

Okay, that route didn’t take long. The plot is making me sleep in the hotel. Roll and Bude can’t evolve at night anyway and the plot is forcing it to be nighttime so I just go straight there. This episode’s been going on much longer than planned, so I’ll-

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Oh shit. Marnie, I love you, but uh, I am wildly unprepared. This is gonna be a long episode.

Clearly I don’t feel THAT unprepared since she asks me if I’m ready and I’m like “Yeah, totally! Fit as a fiddle!” as I nervously observe my team.

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Lmao look at those nerds who just appeared from behind the statue to start cheering

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Laura’s is up front against Croagunk so I try to knock it out with Freeze-Dry. Then Croagunk uses Revenge. I’m so tired I forgot that Laura’s is weak to fighting.

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Fortunately Laura’s is a goddamn tank so she survives but I get her the fuck outta there. Even’s one of the higher levels in my current team so I send her out to get a Psybeam out. Well…
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Goddamn, Marnie, way to give me a heart attack!!! Fortunately without STAB it does a little under half, so Psybeam knocks out the Croagunk. However, this means I gotta switch Even out. The rest of my current team is a bit underleveled so I go the neutral route.

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Phew! Charming’s stronger. Still takes a Headbutt but knocks it out the next turn.

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Oh boy. The electric/dark type.
.... My team is currently Espeon, Charmeleon, Lapras, Boltund, and 2 underleveled babies.
… Fuck.

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Jokes aside, that bite actually did a lot of damage to Charming. Oof. So I go the safe route by switching to Yammer. She’s already level 28 thanks to this battle so I just won’t use her in the gym. She can at least tank the electric attacks and debuff bite.

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Hell yeah, Yammer! Gay rights!

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OF COURSE she gets a crit immediately after getting a debuff. Oh my god I was ready to scream. Guess Morpeko wasn't a fan of Yammer's charm!! Yammer gets some Moo-Moo Milk for surviving THAT one.

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After a few more rounds of biting on both sides, we finally knock out Morpeko.

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Girl, you scared the shit out of me. I gotta train up Roll for real just for your mouse.

It’s late now, so the game sends us both off to bed. Tomorrow, we’ll be facing Kabu!

✨TEAM RECAP✨
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Charming
Level 27
Ability: Solar Power
Item: Charcoal
Moves:
Dragon Breath
Fire Fang
Belly Drum
Ancient Power​
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Laura's
Level 26
Ability: Shell Armor
Item: None
Moves:
Ice Shard
Water Gun
Freeze-Dry
Confuse Ray​
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Squirrel
Level 27
Ability: Torrent
Item: Expert Belt
Moves:
Rapid Spin
Bite
Water Pulse
Rain Dance​
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Mewtwo
Level 27
Ability: Pickup
Item: Silk Scarf
Moves:
Payback
Pay Day
Metal Claw
Swagger​
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Even
Level 27
Ability: Synchronize
Item: None
Moves:
Swift
Quick Attack
Psybeam
Tail Whip​
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Leaven
Level 27
Ability: Leaf Guard
Item: None
Moves:
Razor Leaf
Quick Attack
Leech Seed
Tail Whip​

✨SUPPORT✨
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Archenemy
Level 20
Ability: Defeatist
Item: None
Moves:
Ancient Power
Dragon Breath
Rock Throw
Pluck​
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Roll
Level 23
Ability: Steadfast
Item: None
Moves:
Quick Attack
Rock Smash
Work Up
Metal Claw​
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Yammer
Level 28
Ability: Strong Jaw
Item: Magnet
Moves:
Spark
Tackle
Nuzzle
Bite​
 

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Team Delta
Pokédex No.
208
Caught
Jun 30, 2019
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Location
Gatto Region
Nature
Quirky
Pronouns
She/her, Aetherai Lorekeeper
Pokémon Type
  1. Fairy
  2. Clever
Pokédex Entry
Autistic writer who starts more things than she finishes. Loves music, worldbuilding, anthropomorphism, horrible puns, and Masquerain.
That... is quite the unfortunate nickname. Don't worry; I would never chew this little guy.
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BRO that is SAVAGE!! What is this grunt's family drama??
I think the implication is that he's referring to Marnie's big brother Piers. Which is savage.
 

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