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Screenshot Hoenn Teen Mon DARK IS NOT EVIL: an Alpha Sapphire Monolocke

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Being bad isn't always so bad! (Update 23)

Alan900900900

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Dark, Ice
Pokédex Entry
This Pokemon is a master of having too many projects at the same time. Also, Pikablu.
Okay, brief introduction time. So for those of you who don't know, this is my current "main" run. It had been going over on Tapatalk for a few months now, but with the forum move I'll have to port it all over here. I'll (hopefully) be moving one part every 1-2 days, but if you don't wanna wait, you can go over to the original thread where I made it to Part 15. Without further ado, feel free to enjoy.

Hello everyone. You may remember me from a single Sapphire nuzlocke I made roughly 3-4 years ago, if you were one of the 5 people who read it. It was corny and bad, but that's in the past. Since then I've tried some more nuzlockes outside this site, varieties included, but never managed to be done with them definitively, ie get to the E4. Not because I die a lot, rather because I run outta steam. So I figured perhaps posting here again would give me the push needed to finally finish one of these suckers.
We're going back to my origins in Nuzlockedom with Pokemon Alpha Sapphire. I have only played a bit of this game, so I'm doing this mostly blind (to anything not from the original game, of course). Let's go over the rules then, shall we?

1. If a Pokemon in my party faints, they're considered dead.
2. I can only catch the first Dark type Pokemon I encounter on any given area, as soon as I get Pokeballs.
3. Only three heals per battle.
4. If I find any shiny, even if it's not Dark type, I'm allowed to catch it (but not use it unless it's Dark).
5. No dupes clause. If I find a repeat, I have to either catch or kill it, and can't catch anything else.
6. I have to nickname every Pokemon (aside from the starter, which I won't use beyond the beginning of the game). The theme is fictional villains.

Without further ado, let the challenge begin!



...whuh? What...? Where am I?

Why am I here? Why is everything pixelated? Have I gone mad?!

WHAT'S GOING OOOoooonn...? Oh.

Yeah I know. I've been alive for 12 years, why wouldn't I know about that?

Well, uh. What do I say? I'm a bit of a Pokemon battling fan, excited to get my own at some point... Oh, I wanna become a dark type master as well!

...oh that's all you wanted? *sigh* Fine.

Uh, sure. A bit creeped out about that picture of me and some other poor sap, but...

Dahlia, that's me.
Named after the Ace Attorney villain, by the way.

WHAT THE HELL, DUDE?! You have a 3D model of me?

And you're gonna be my neighbor as well? Jesus Christ.

AH! THE LIGHT! IT BURNS!

Oh nice! It's like foreshadowing, but in real life!

Well considering there's a possible creeper around here, which is the first thing I know about the town, this does not bode well.

Having my own room as an only child, what a luxury.

Sure, but... how'd they get everything in here mere seconds after the moving truck came in?

I... guess, but still I don't see- MOM GET DOWN

Oh god I thought that Machoke was gonna like, behead you or something.

So uh, we ARE done moving aftter all? Wow, that took like 5 seconds tops.

Yeah that seems alright, considering the broad daylight outside.

Let's hope. The whole moving part of this endeavor has gone by awfully quickly.

Mom it's a single notebook. I'm pretty sure it's there.

When did I write this? Why did I write this?

Yay, product placement!

Why do I care? It's not like he lives in an entirely different region, he's like a town away. We can visit any time.

See now that's mildly exciting.

Oh god, THAT guy? Do I have to?

Guess the plot can't be evaded...

Aaaand suddenly nighttime. Either that clock in my room is magical, I blacked out for a couple hours there, or I've entered a parallel dimension.

Oh, so another workaholic in my life. I swear, the more I get to know about this guy, the less I like him.

Oh cool, so I can't even get out of this town without some form of anti-Pokemon defense? Nice.

...I assume you're not secretly leading me to some sort of torture-murder room, yeah?

You didn't even know I was gonna be coming? Oh boy, I sense some forced shipping!

Definitely some sort of setup here. Doesn't surprise me coming from Creeper McPervy's family over here.

Hi Brendan, I look forward to having you baby me around the whole game.

Well go ahead then! Hope you don't mind me staying behind and snooping around your room.

A bit... harsh, ain't it? I'll consider myself a good trainer if my Pokemon manage to survive this whole ordeal.

Wahoo, more product placement!

Tough shit, because I don't have a Pokemon- or I could go there anyway with no plan whatsoever that's fine.

Good thing, otherwise I'd have to leave you for dead.

Well that's... disappointing. None of these are Dark type... Let's weigh my possible choices.

This one evolves into a fighting type, and that's pretty much the antithesis of what I'm aiming for, so no.

This one doesn't look half bad, but I just know the next trainer who comes along will get the fire chicken just to screw me over. I do not want to fight that thing when it evolves.

So I guess we'll go with this one. Hi there.
Hi there! Glad to meet you!

Wait that's it? A scrawny lv. 3 Poochyena? I could probably grab this thing and toss it into the trees, done.
I'll handle him with pleasure.

And after a brief bout, the foregone conclusion.

Look, just don't creep on me again and we're good.

Heugh...

I just wanna get away from you, that'd be nice.

You sure have, huh... Him and I are gonna have a serious discussion later.

Oh, uh... Alright?
Hello again!
Yeah, hi...

Wow okay, just rip out my heart and stomp on it would ya? I just don't wanna nickname my Pokemon, that's all!

It's a straight shot from here, no? Not a lot of room for error, I think.

And off we go on our adventure! YAY!
...Yeah what he said.
That's it for today guys, I'm aware nothing much happened but it's the beginning of the game, what do you really expect? I've got a lot more screenshots already, so hopefully there's more content incoming shortly.
 
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Alan900900900

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Pokémon Type
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Pokédex Entry
This Pokemon is a master of having too many projects at the same time. Also, Pikablu.
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Last time, we started the game. Today things will be marginally more exciting!

Alright then, let's get through here. Don't need to worry about catching anything yet because I don't have balls.

Oh cool! I got a level already!
Woohoo.

Ok, we're at this new town, and- oh?

Yeah, I take it you're very humble as well.

Oh neat, Pokeballs! I might get a couple later, not much to catch yet.

That is generous. Still, some Pokeballs would be nice.

...any woman in there?

Oh my, thank you Your Excellence! Let me roll out the red carpet for you to make your grand exit! /s
Anyway, let's visit the Center, Mudkip here does need healing.

Most of them don't have any difference at all, in fact! I wonder how they manage to breed...

I had no idea that was a thing. Huh.

That's... actually useful information! Holy crap, why do they keep it tucked away in this corner and nowhere else?!

I love these loopy people who talk about nonexistent concepts.

...what, are you kidding?

(Missing: Screenshot showing only potions for sale.)
You gotta be kidding me, you don't have balls yet you do have potions? Was the special offer thing just trying to get rid of the potions?

I took like 15 minutes to edit this together. Laugh at my mediocre jokes!

Not so much when I'm only gonna use ONE type! Hahahaha I am gonna be so screwed.

Ooo-kay, Brendan should be here somewhere.

That'll be useful if I wanna save some route for later. Also, "The" Fieldwork?

Hi, Mr. Bran Dan.

Ooh! Let me fight! Let me fight!
Not like I have any other choice.

Stop doing that face, it's creepy.

STOP!

And the foregone conclusion once again.
Yay, another level!

That is debatable.

Again. Debatable.

Oh boy, more plot railroading! Might as well check the Pokemart on the way back.

Oh come on.

...yes. We went over this less than a minute ago.

Oh so that's why he has a level 5 Treecko! I get it! ...I don't get it.

Boy, if you're expecting data variety from me, you've got something coming.

Finally!

More experienced my ass! You somehow lost to me with a grass type!

Yeah I suppose I should get going as well.

JESUS FU-

Sure Mom. I love you!

Ugh, what is it now?

Okay that's pretty useful.

Maybe not for that, but yeah.

I'd rather not do that here. I've heard there's a rare dark type here that only comes out in special occasions, so... Let's try and keep my encounter in this route for that.

Careful now... Don't move too quick...

Do you mind? I'm trying to sneak through here!

But I don't want that one.

I don't want it!

I'm just gonna walk away now if you don't mind...

Jeez, that guy.

Just as expected, you pop out.

Heck yeah!

First official catch baby!

(Named after one of the hyenas from Lion King.)


That's a mildly disappointing starting moveset, but I'll manage. Quick Feet might come in handy at some point, though.
Who are you? Why am I here?
Oh don't you worry, we'll get to know each other in time I hope. I'm Dahlia, your new trainer!
I'm not sure how okay I am with this... But I'll follow along.
Let's get to training you.

Wow, that is some quick growth. I like this!
Ooh! When do I get to train?
...Okay, it's about time to rip off the band-aid.

...?
Look, Mudkip, I'll be honest with you.

You're a very useful, nice, and serviceable Pokemon... but I don't think you're meant for me.
...What do you mean?
I'm afraid this is where we part ways.
What? No! You're my trainer...
I'm really not. You deserve a trainer who will care for you, use you well... and I'm not that.
...

I'm just doing this for your own good. Do you understand?
...Yes. I think I do.
Go, be free. You deserve it.
Goodbye, Dahlia.
Goodbye, Mudkip.

...Wow, that was a bit depressing.
Hey, I was only being honest. Everything I said was true.
I guess I'm not accostumed to such feelings being displayed.
Yeah, I assume being a dark type in the wild must not be too pleasant.
...
Anyway, let's get going...

We've got a new teammate to catch.
That's all for now, hopefully this will get more exciting now that we're past the beginning.
 

Dustox

pfp thanks to Bug <3
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Team Alpha
Pokédex No.
10
Caught
May 15, 2019
Messages
2,416
Nature
Hasty
Pronouns
He/Him
Pokémon Type
Bug, Poison
I'm a sucker for monolockes, so I'll definitely be watching this one. And considering there's really... *looks at Bulbapedia* six Dark-type lines in Hoenn, this is going to be very interesting how you play it out.

A word of advice though, you might want to put some spaces in between the text and the screenshots so that it looks like this for comparison.



Alright then, let's get through here. Don't need to worry about catching anything yet because I don't have balls.




Oh cool! I got a level already!
Woohoo.
It definitely makes it a lot easier to read, especially for an oldie like me.

Good luck on your run! I know you're a lot farther than this part suggests, but I'm hoping you'll make it to the end just fine!
 

Alan900900900

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Globetrotter
Screenshotter
Team Delta
Pokédex No.
183
Caught
Jun 30, 2019
Messages
350
Nature
Quiet
Pronouns
He/Him
Pokémon Type
Dark, Ice
Pokédex Entry
This Pokemon is a master of having too many projects at the same time. Also, Pikablu.
  • Thread Starter Thread Starter
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@Dustox: Good point on the space between the text and pictures. Since I'm touching this up a bit already, might as well do that also!
Fun fact: When planning what to do for my next Nuzlocke, I had decided to do a mono dark run on Pokemon Y. Then I found out Citra didn't support X and Y, so I started on this one. Turns out now it does, so that's cool I guess.


We've got a new teammate to catch.
Heard ya the last time, chief.



...not yet though, apparently.



And thus begins a battle so epic and consequential I've already forgotten it entirely.



I didn't even want to fight you, you gave me no choice!



First encounter's a Zigzagoon, taken down relatively easy and giving Banzai a level.
Cool.



Okay there's our new catch!
...?



C'mon, get in the ball!
Hang on a second...



I know this gal!



Named after another of the Lion King hyenas. Yes, one of them is a girl. I didn't know that!
Hm?
Yooo, Shen! It's me Banzai!
Oh dang! It's you!



No, I don't know how the nickname got messed up. I'll fix it as soon as I can.
So you two know each other?
Yeah, we were like best buddies way back when!
We kinda fell apart with time, but it's great to have ya back Shen!
Pleasure to be here.
Well at least you get along fine. Let's get moving.



*yawn*



Too easy.



Hey, leave some for me!
Calm down, I'll get you trained eventually.



Oh boy, it's tutorial man again.
This guy not your friend? Why?
Oh you'll understand soon.



Isn't that the whole reason for the app existing? What else am I supposed to do with it?



EW.



Yeah please go away.



They're both the same person, I don't know what you're going on about.



No, by all means do go fight him and get eviscerated!



By all means go ahead.
Ehh, he doesn't seem that bad. A bit weird maybe, but...
I suppose he wasn't as bad... this time.



Okay, we've made it to the town. Let's have a look around.



Oh those god damned science wizards! I'll get em someday!



Marginally less useful than the last one, but still, why are these tidbits only found here in the corner and nowhere else?



STRANGER DANGER!



Who? Where? What? Why are you asking ME this?



Well you're certainly not selling the concept of "pokemon adventure" very well...



Okay first off:

But sure, do go on.



What is it with toddlers being this weirdly philosophical? It happens oddly often.



Pretty much right on the money there!



Yeah, you didn't even know?



I on the other hand was surprised it was this hard to get here in the first place. Really, how hard is it to get a lawnmower and clear a path?



Weeelllll... Not exactly.



Oh, that's the Wally guy that lady told me about?



Aww, he's adorable.



Oh cool, now I get to baby someone else around!



Seriously. You seriously just gave that kid you've just met a Pokemon? How old is he, like 10? You never did that for me!
Wow, that's pretty cold.
...I mean, he's just lending it to him. It's not that big a deal.
...I guess, but still...



...Ah, god damn it. You're too adorable for me. Let's go.



EEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE-
Uh... What's going on?
Cuteness overload... I guess.



-EEEeeeee... Lucky bastard!



...You're welcome!



Uh, thanks!



See ya!



OH MY GOD HE IS WAY TOO ADORABLE AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA
Geez, calm down!



-Ah, right, that...



That, too...



Oh boy. I'm a bit nervous now, actually.
...Wanna go take a look at the rest of the town?
Yeah... yeah.



Oh, uh. That's bad, yeah.



I'd take more, but I gotta keep SOME money in store.



HIS house? I don't think I can take a lot more adorable-ness.



Eheheheheh... Thanks?



Oh, it's nothing really.



O-oh. That's terrible...



Well uh, good thing then!



Oh...
What? I thought you didn't wanna see him again!
I... guess? I dunno. I was looking forward to it... kinda? Eh... No point in staying here now, anyway.



Let's just move on.
That's it for now. Next time, Route 104 and Petalburg Woods!
 

Alan900900900

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Globetrotter
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Team Delta
Pokédex No.
183
Caught
Jun 30, 2019
Messages
350
Nature
Quiet
Pronouns
He/Him
Pokémon Type
Dark, Ice
Pokédex Entry
This Pokemon is a master of having too many projects at the same time. Also, Pikablu.
  • Thread Starter Thread Starter
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Anybody here doing the UCL challenge? It seems like a very interesting concept, but I doubt I'll be participating. It's a very big commitment, and I don't see myself having a lot of free time in the near future. (Well that was a fucking lie, past me.)

Anyway, on with the run.


...Alright, so nothing too exciting here. No new catches or anything, just a couple of trainers to fight.



This place is pretty relaxing, huh?
I suppose, yeah... But we gotta keep moving. Can't just stay here forever.
You sure you don't wanna take a break?
Not right now.
...Fine then.



Don't be so aprehensive, Banzai, moving on is gonna be a piece of cake!



See?
I guess...



Yeah, we'll need all the experience we can get.
Didn't you just say it'd be easy?
Yes, but with only 2 team members... We still need all the bonuses we can have.



...suicidal much?



I smell a light Chekhov's Gun!



Alright, let's train a bit more before we move on to the forest.



And so they did.
I believe that should be enough to get us through.



Wha- Why are you doing that?
...What do you mean?
Why'd you give a potion to that guy you don't even know?
Uh, just to be nice? He's just a kid.
But he's not even gonna pay you back or anything!
...That's not how it works out there in the wild, is it?
...no?
Why would it be any different here?
Well, sometimes it's just nice to do kind stuff for people. Knowing you did a good thing makes you feel good.



Then there's people like this dude.
Ooh, do we get to beat this one up?
Yeah...



Ah, come on!
A full restore? For a level 8 Pokemon? Really?



You gonna keep flexing on me or am I gonna be able to go through?



New area. Just let me check if there's any new catch here...
Where do you keep getting that data from, anyway?
You can find anything on the internet nowadays. Anyway, nothing here.



That ought to come in handy sometime.
You've been doing that with me this whole time...
That counts as sometime!



You mean that highly visible patch of clear ground?



"No better than a thief"? That's like the textbook definition of thief. Ever heard of Team Rocket, lady?



Couple notable events I couldn't fit elsewhere.



I'll take him on!



Ah, crud!
Shen! Watch out!
Ah, don't you guys worry.



Glad I came prepared.
Oh, now you're gonna pay...



Haha, yeah!



Don't be sad, you could become a great trainer! ...just ditch the bug types.



More significant events that don't fit in the plot.



Uh, no? What's a neat orderly scientist like you doing out in the woods anyway?



Ohh... That's not good.



Do we have to?
*sigh* He might reward us in some way, later.
Oh, neat.



Yawn.



Go ahead, I've got 2 trained Poochyenas ready to attack. How about you?



That's what I thought.



Yeah, rewards!



That'll come in handy.



...what?
Eh, none of our business.



Oh neat, a new move!
Definitely gonna be useful in the near future...



I guess that's true of big Pokemon in general, really.
Then again, your Pokemon wasn't really big... Or strong for that matter.



Ah, we're finally out of this forest.



You guys hear anything?
Nope!



AH! Jesus Christ man!



A TM is a TM I guess, but I doubt I'll be using that.



A flower shop?
Yeah, let's go in.
WHY?!
Might be something interesting inside!



(One hour later)
...I am so sorry you guys had to go through all of that.
So bored...
At least now we know the process of planting and caring for a berry tree. In excruciating detail.
Might as well use that knowledge on those berries there, no?



(A few minutes of gardening later...)
There, all happy!
Can we please move on now?



Yes! Please! Anything but the flower shop!



Sweet, more Dark type options.



What... No it's not, lady.



For once I had a sliver of hope that a trainer would let me through without battling.



Not like the battle was hard, mind you. I just wanna get to the town already.



You say that, yet you're one of the hundreds of Pokemon trainers who force me into battle.



Oh my god, another battle? Really?



Shoo, get out! Let me through!
Hey, at least it's better than learning about berries.



Finally!



Okay, we're here. Time to take on the gym!
Woah, you think we're ready?
Yeah... I'm not sure.
Uh, well-



Oh hi, Brendan.



I was VERY aware of that, thank you.



Oh, right. We should probably check around for potential teammates.
And train a couple more levels, right?
Yeah, that as well.
That's all for this time. Next episode, we'll be preparing for our very first Gym battle!
 
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Alan900900900

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Globetrotter
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Team Delta
Pokédex No.
183
Caught
Jun 30, 2019
Messages
350
Nature
Quiet
Pronouns
He/Him
Pokémon Type
Dark, Ice
Pokédex Entry
This Pokemon is a master of having too many projects at the same time. Also, Pikablu.
  • Thread Starter Thread Starter
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Whoo boy, this update is the first time I've actually had to play since like, part 2? Let's get to it.

Oh right, this dude I forgot about.


Stop using Magikarp to battle, maybe then you won't lose!


Alright, let's get back to business.


By which I mean go talk to people. Also, every day? Really?


...Um.
*snicker*


Oh! Oh yeah, right.


...What's your problem, old man?


Yes, I'm very much aware. Why's everyone drooling over the Dexnav anyway? It's useful, sure, but why's everyone kissing its ass?


Not liking my odds here. Hopefully Bite will be enough.


Yep, that's the dream! That or Champion, but we'll see about that.


Oh that'll come in handy!
Yeah, shame it's Dark type. Won't be too effective on most the stuff we try it on.


Escape rope... Sure, sounds like a safe thing to sell to kids.


Anyway, let's stock up and get outta here before some all-too-eager employee tries selling me some escape ropes.


God this guy must live a sad life if his job consists of cutting bushes.


Wait, so he doesn't even cut trees, he just gives you Cut?
That's even sadder!


What?
Why do I need the badge to use it? Why not have the leader give me the HM instead?
I think it's just because this guy's life has no purpose otherwise.
God that's sad.


Trainer school, huh?
Remember what that lady said like 5 minutes ago?
Yeah... Eh, sure, let's go in.


Riiiiiiight...


No thank you.
Aaaaand I already wanna leave.


True.
How can you understand human speech but not use a potion?
Gimme a break, I don't even have fingers!


...A Seedot? WHERE DID YOU GET ONE?


Ooh, that's bad.


What the hell is your problem, old man?
(Jesus, I'm amazed this line is still in the game!)


Yeah, you better let go of that instrument of physical abuse!


Jesus, let's just leave.


Huh.
...Neat? Thanks.


Ehh that's a bit more useful.
A bit.


Yes, that guy right next to you?


...wait, wha...?


...
(Dude, give him the stone back!)
(Let's just... get out of here quietly.)


I feel ya on that.


You think?


Maybe we should go in here? We might get stuff!
Ehhhh, maybe later.


Let's check this place out, first.


Aaaand... Nothing.


Okay I guess something, but nothing important.
There was another route down the road, I think?


Well that's nice.


Okay, so another route, and I see grass already. Let's just look up the encounters on the go.


...According to this guide, no compatible encounters here.
Wha- really? Again?
Okay, there is one, but it hasn't been spotted in ages so it might as well not be here. Like, we might find it, but it's unlikely.
Fair enough, I guess.


Oh hey, a battle. Been a while since the last one.


Easy peasy...


Lemon-
Oh god. Get back, Shen!


I got this one!
(...)


Alright, good strategy, Banzai.





Gah, c'mon...
Ah, chill. I got this!


AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA




































Ffffffuckin' Christ!


Hmph, no sweat!
OH GOD JESUS


Hey, calm down! I did it!
AAAAaaah... Oh... Good job...


Oh... My god......
...
I... think we need a break.
Turns out the update got a bit longer than expected, so I'll be splitting it in half. Next time, getting ready for Roxanne (for real this time)!
 

Alan900900900

Lurker extraordinaire
Globetrotter
Screenshotter
Team Delta
Pokédex No.
183
Caught
Jun 30, 2019
Messages
350
Nature
Quiet
Pronouns
He/Him
Pokémon Type
Dark, Ice
Pokédex Entry
This Pokemon is a master of having too many projects at the same time. Also, Pikablu.
  • Thread Starter Thread Starter
  • #7
Quick update time! We continue preparing for our first gym battle.

Whuh... What happened?
You had a, um...
Mental breakdown?
After watching me beat that Machop like nothing.
Oh... Right.
What was up with that?
Ehh... nevermind that. It's over now. Let's get back to the route.

Doubt it.

Yep, easy!
Called it.

Actually, how'd I get to the Pokemon center?
We carried you there.

Ah, this oughta be useful.

Wh-why would you do that?
I dunno, right?

Again, doubt it.

Oh. Well this could be a bit of a problem.
Uh, how?
It's a Fairy type. I'm sure you'll be fine, though.

...wiiiith a bit of help, of course.

This should be a good bit of practice.

Pretty good damage there!

Psssh, easy as pie!

Hm?

Eeehhhh, whatever.

I have no idea what you're talking about, but go dude! Follow your dreams!

Oh, I guess this is the tunnel. Why can't it be finished anyway?

Ah, a cave. Where wild Pokemon run rampant.

Any new teammates here?
Uh... no, but that's actually good!

Because we actually get to train here!

Yeah, get ready to do this for a while.

And so they did!
Okay, this should be enough to at least get through the gym leader's cronies.

Howdy there!

I'm aware, yes. My dad's a gym leader, get on with it.

A bit of a stick in the mud, huh?
Eh, don't blame her. Being a gym leader's stressful, I would know.

FINE, HOW ABOUT YOU!?

Uh... I don't get a say in this do I?

Hahahahaha! Yeah, I wish!

Sure will, dude.

Oh cool, a museum. Let's just skip all this, yeah?
Definitely.
For sure!

Better relative to what?

Definitely not to us...

I'll give you that.

So I guess this means I'm strong enough for Roxanne then?

Woah, SEVERAL times? If you're telling the truth then her Pokemon are in the thirties at the very least!
But that's just plain unfair!
...Yeah I know. Of course it's not gonna be like that.

Let's see your power level!

AGH! Dude, that hurts!
...Okay that's something to watch out for.

Yeah, take that.

...

Er... Maybe we should train up a bit more.

Yeah, that should do it.

Okay, so let's review our strategy. Banzai, you have greater attack and defense, so you'll be leading the charge.
Got it!
Shenzi, you'll be the backup this time in case Banzai's health gets low. Your higher speed might come in handy.
Ah, alright.
Okay... let's get to it.

Heh. Thanks.

Alrighty then...

Let's do this.
Oooh, cliffhangers! Sorry, but the battle gets pretty long and I don't wanna bloat the update. Rest assured that the fight is done, and I won't take long to post it.
 

CompleteWingback

Professional Overgrinder
Writer
Screenshotter
Team Alpha
Pokédex No.
390
Caught
Jul 5, 2019
Messages
133
Location
*teleports behind you*
Nature
Hardy
Pronouns
he/him
Pokémon Type
Fighting, Ice
Pokédex Entry
often forgets that selfdestruct exists
Oh hey, you made it here! Nice. I'm caught up from Tapatalk already, so I'm just commenting for the notifications and to tell people this run is good.
 

Dusky

Zubats are the cave wingulls #changemymind
Pokédex No.
516
Caught
Jul 16, 2019
Messages
16
Location
Somewhere in the North Italian lands, not Venice
Nature
Hasty
Pokémon Type
Dark
Pokédex Entry
"Just throw some mango to bait it. He uses to wiggle helplessly until fainting."
Oh so something really happened to Tapatalk. Wow
Anyway YEY WE ARE BACK IN THE DSRK HOENN GUYS AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA
 

Alan900900900

Lurker extraordinaire
Globetrotter
Screenshotter
Team Delta
Pokédex No.
183
Caught
Jun 30, 2019
Messages
350
Nature
Quiet
Pronouns
He/Him
Pokémon Type
Dark, Ice
Pokédex Entry
This Pokemon is a master of having too many projects at the same time. Also, Pikablu.
  • Thread Starter Thread Starter
  • #10
@CompleteWingback: Hey there! I've been at it for a bit now over here. Glad to hear you think the run's good!
@Dusky: That's right, we're back again! Hopefully we can get to new stuff soon enough.

Oooh, flashy! I like it!


Alright, let's get this started.


This oughta be easy.
Let's hope...


Boom! Haha!


Wha- Oh come on!


Yeah, not so brave without your trainer's help, huh?


Hmph.
Uhhh... I'm going to have to switch you out.
Why? I'm doing just fine.
But you're hurt. I'd rather heal you up.


Shenzi, you're up.


(Maybe I didn't think this through well enough. Should have gone with Shenzi first...)


Stay back, you... weird stone head!


Hrrgh...
Hang on, Shen...


I TOLD YOU! Stay back!


Alright, that's enough Shen!
Let me handle this.


Ow, you little...
(No, Banzai was not at full health even after a potion. He did take quite a beating from the Geodude. So this is not as bad as it seems!)


ARGH, I'LL TAKE YOU DOWN!
Oh, this isn't good...


GRAAA- Thanks!


That's not a lot of damage... but it's the best we've got.
It's not quite cutting it...


Bring it on!


Now... that's a lot better...!
Ah! Hang in there Banzai!


Alright then...


THIS!


ENDS!


NOW!


Hell yeah! Well done, the both of you!
Heh, you're welcome.
Oh cmon, I did nothing...
Don't belittle yourself! You managed to stall it out long enough for Banzai to wreck it!
...I suppose, yeah!


...Hey, you gave a good fight, too.


Glad you're taking it in stride, though!


Woah! Again, loving the new 3D stuff!


Oh, umm... Thanks.
We can't even use that!
I'm trying to be poliiite!



This isn't relevant at all, I just like this adorably smug face.


Huh?


Oh, that's great!


Nice.


Alright, that went significantly better than it could have. Let's go rest a bit.


...I can never catch a break, can I?


Yeah, yeah, I'm on it.


Cool, yet another sidequest!


What, really? They didn't get rid of the Quick Claw thing, but WROAAAAR is gone?


I do suppose I'm coming, yeah...


What exactly were you planning to do with it? Hostages don't work if you have no plan.


I don't know what to tell you man, this all seems like the fault of your incompetence.


God, the amount of special effects in the battle transitions! It's all amazing!


C'mon, this can't be much harder than what we just went through.


...Especially not like this.


Boo, you didn't even try.


Yeah, get outta here you evil reject.


It was no problem, mister.
Literally.


Cool, I'm sure I'll need a favor eventually. Like it or not...
Thankfully we've made it through Roxanne without a scratch, but now it's only a matter of time until we get to the real scary part... Next time though, we'll go exploring!
 

Dustox

pfp thanks to Bug <3
Screenshotter
Team Alpha
Pokédex No.
10
Caught
May 15, 2019
Messages
2,416
Nature
Hasty
Pronouns
He/Him
Pokémon Type
Bug, Poison
Congrats on beating Roxanne! That was definitely a hard battle to watch, but I'm really nervous at how you're gonna beat Brawly. Hopefully you come out unscathed!
 

Alan900900900

Lurker extraordinaire
Globetrotter
Screenshotter
Team Delta
Pokédex No.
183
Caught
Jun 30, 2019
Messages
350
Nature
Quiet
Pronouns
He/Him
Pokémon Type
Dark, Ice
Pokédex Entry
This Pokemon is a master of having too many projects at the same time. Also, Pikablu.
  • Thread Starter Thread Starter
  • #12
@Dustox: Honestly, Roxanne wasn't too bad as far as gym battles go. Brawly, however... well I don't wanna spoil anything yet, just know we're in a tough spot.
Today we explore some places. Fun.

Dude, go right ahead! No one's stopping you!


Why is this still here if the tunnel project is cancelled? Wait, is it cancelled? What about that karate guy?


That sounds unnecesarilly complex. Why didn't you finish the tunnel anyway? There's like, one rock blocking the way.


Oookay, but again, there's a single rock in the way. I'm sure all of you could move it out of the way if you tried.


Why aren't you helping the poor guy?! YOU were the ones meant to finish the tunnel!


...These guys are hopeless. Let's go back to Rustboro.


Oh... hey...


Do I have to? ...Ugh, fine.


Oh dang, nice exhibit.


You mean a monopoly? Because that's what I'm gathering from that.


Okay but why though?


How do you need a device for that?


Woo, foreshadowing. Again.


I presume I have no choice, yeah?


...You are a wonderful human being.


Ah, here we go.


Another sidequest! Do I ever get a break?


Ohhh.... Thaaaank youuuuu... yet another thing I'll never use...


Look at this guy's smug ass face! He knows he's giving me crap!


Oh, time to get Briney's help then-


Or you could just not let me think at all, sure.


Don't you worry old man, I doubt I'll need anything.


WHAT NOW!?


How is this one guy so important? He's an old sailor, so what?!


OH DON'T WORRY BRENDAN, I'M AWARE.


Destination set, then.


Oh, we can do rematches now!
Oh nice!


Done!


Might as well get these on the way.


Let's go already.


Oh dang! Cutscene upgrade, huh?
Okay, so we got a moment to relax...
What's coming up next, huh?
Well we've got a new encounter pretty soon.
Oooh, new guy!
It should cover one of our weaknesses pretty well, actually.


Ah, we've arrived. Nice seaside town, huh?


You're right on one of those things, at least!


Not exactly what I'm looking for, but you're pretty close.


...Oh, I've heard of this guy.
Hm?
A Fighting type trainer.
O-oh...
...Well, the new encounter should be good against this!


Uh... thanks.


Now here's something a bit more useful.


Not at all, little dude.


Uhhhh... sure.
They messed up the trendy phrase system pretty bad, but still...


I managed to make something worthwhile.


I... I've heard those are popular, yes.


Christ, lady.


Yes... you could say that...


A documentary on child abuse?


...I'm starting to regret this. Let's leave.


Oh, this might be handy.


Aaaanyway, let's go get our new teammate.
There's trainers in the way!
We don't need to fight them yet, let's leave some experience for the new guy.


Here we are!


Oh, but first...
I thought we wanted a new teammate?
It's supposed to be around the bottom of the cave. We don't want anything else.


Okay, not this way then.


That would be useful... if any of my Pokemon could learn it.


Well then, let's go down... huh?


...Alright... Would you let me through?


I don't care about the mural! I need to get through!


Whuh... But...


No no no no no NO NO NO


FUCK NO! Goddamnit! If we can't get through, then...
...oh no.
Then...
We're gonna have to...

...we'll have to take the gym on by ourselves...
...Well jeez, we're in a tough spot. Next time we'll be preparing for almost certain death. See ya then.
 
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Alan900900900

Lurker extraordinaire
Globetrotter
Screenshotter
Team Delta
Pokédex No.
183
Caught
Jun 30, 2019
Messages
350
Nature
Quiet
Pronouns
He/Him
Pokémon Type
Dark, Ice
Pokédex Entry
This Pokemon is a master of having too many projects at the same time. Also, Pikablu.
  • Thread Starter Thread Starter
  • #13

...Okay, so. We need a plan.


Why don't we do what we've been doing so far?
...Shen, they're fighting types. We try to fight them with dark moves, we die.


Well then there's not much left other than tackling 'em, no?


...I suppose, yes...


Yeah, we don't have a lot of choices here.


Hmm... Items could help, yeah.


*snrk* Yeah, you're bringing your A-game here huh?


Shocker.


Yeah, still not holding up.
Shen, don't get cocky. Especially not now.
Oh, uh... Sure.


The hell do you mean?


*sigh* ...it's time...


Alright, so. Strategy meeting. Same as last time, Banzai on the lead, Shen as support.
Yeah.
Alright...
...unless we need speed over power, in which case, you're in Shen.
Okay.
DO NOT bite them. Only use Tackle for offense.
Got it.
...alright, you ready?
Wait, we're taking the leader on right now?
Not yet. Only his goons, for now.
Oh, alright.


Into the fire.


Not great.


I know...


Heh, you have no idea what a predicament I'm in, do you?


Oh. This is convenient.


If we need to, we can come back for more.


Okay, so... I've researched this place deeply.


Shout out to IGN for having the most comprehensive info I could find on the gym, btw.
This first trainer shouldn't cause us trouble, luckily.


Bring it.


Banzai, what'd I tell you!?
But... It's a psychic type! My bite is stronger against it!
...Yeah, good point.


Should we be worried?
No. We've got this. Trust me.


What... Why's it not attacking?
It literally can't do anything. It only has a psychic type move.
And we're inmune to those!


Yeah!
Don't celebrate just yet...


The worst is yet to come.


So, I guess we're gonna have to go through that, no lights?
Pssh, easy.
I guess...
Dude, we have night vision!
Oh. That's dandy then.


Okay, this guy...


...oh, that is not good. At all.
Hum?
So, remember the youngster's Machop from a while ago?
The one you freaked out over?
Yeah, this one's worse. Low Sweep lowers our speed, and No Guard means we can´t lower it's accuracy.
...so?
Banzai, give me that scarf. Shen, you're going in first.
Really?
We need speed this time around. Gotta take it out as soon as we can. Have this scarf, it'll help boost your tackle.
Right... I think I'm ready.


...


Okay Shen, you got this.


...THAT'S a critical hit?
No, c'mon, I got this!


Another crit- NO! Oh god.
Come on, one more critical hit!


FUCK! Come on, outspeed, outspeed...
Hrrrgh... I got this... One more hit...


AUGH!
NO!!!
...


...you...


BASTARD!
No no no no no please no Shen stay with me please-
Heh... it's alright... I knew I could... never stack up to... you both...
No come on Shen don't leave me you're a good partner please no...
I'll... be fine... just...


give them... hell... for me...
no no no no no no no NO NO NO NO NO PLEASE DON'T GO PLEASE NO SHEN
...she... she's gone.
NO NO NO FUCK NO-
DAHLIA! PLEASE! IT'S OVER!
...goddammit...


...it's all my fault i should have trained you more i'm sorry i'm sorry i'm-
Please, Dahlia. Pull yourself together...
...


...dammit... It should have been me.
...What- no. No, it shouldn't have been anyone.
Did you hear what she said? She felt inferior to me. And she died like that. And there I was, all confident...
It's... not your fault. If anyone, it's mine. Should have trained you more. Both of you.
...
Banzai... She- she told us to... give them hell for her.


...you're saying we should honor her word.
...let's go, I think I have an idea.


What... Where are we going?
We may miss out on a possible teammate later on, but...


We need somebody new.
Hey cool, a trainer! I'm Edna!
Named after the other Lion King hyena, which is male and called Ed but I'm running outta names.
...Uh, hey.
...Any problems?
We... gotta go.
I... I'll tell you in the way.


Oh... That's awful.
Yeah... Just happened too. We... we're gonna take the gym on-
After a big training session. Especially for you. Edna.
Well... I suppose it's time to get prepared, then! Dewford Gym, here we come!
...yeah, my fault. Sorry bout what just happened, we'll train up real hard next time (and I mean it, this time).
 

Dusky

Zubats are the cave wingulls #changemymind
Pokédex No.
516
Caught
Jul 16, 2019
Messages
16
Location
Somewhere in the North Italian lands, not Venice
Nature
Hasty
Pokémon Type
Dark
Pokédex Entry
"Just throw some mango to bait it. He uses to wiggle helplessly until fainting."

...Okay, so. We need a plan.


Why don't we do what we've been doing so far?
...Shen, they're fighting types. We try to fight them with dark moves, we die.


Well then there's not much left other than tackling 'em, no?


...I suppose, yes...


Yeah, we don't have a lot of choices here.


Hmm... Items could help, yeah.


*snrk* Yeah, you're bringing your A-game here huh?


Shocker.


Yeah, still not holding up.
Shen, don't get cocky. Especially not now.
Oh, uh... Sure.


The hell do you mean?


*sigh* ...it's time...


Alright, so. Strategy meeting. Same as last time, Banzai on the lead, Shen as support.
Yeah.
Alright...
...unless we need speed over power, in which case, you're in Shen.
Okay.
DO NOT bite them. Only use Tackle for offense.
Got it.
...alright, you ready?
Wait, we're taking the leader on right now?
Not yet. Only his goons, for now.
Oh, alright.


Into the fire.


Not great.


I know...


Heh, you have no idea what a predicament I'm in, do you?


Oh. This is convenient.


If we need to, we can come back for more.


Okay, so... I've researched this place deeply.


Shout out to IGN for having the most comprehensive info I could find on the gym, btw.
This first trainer shouldn't cause us trouble, luckily.


Bring it.


Banzai, what'd I tell you!?
But... It's a psychic type! My bite is stronger against it!
...Yeah, good point.


Should we be worried?
No. We've got this. Trust me.


What... Why's it not attacking?
It literally can't do anything. It only has a psychic type move.
And we're inmune to those!


Yeah!
Don't celebrate just yet...


The worst is yet to come.


So, I guess we're gonna have to go through that, no lights?
Pssh, easy.
I guess...
Dude, we have night vision!
Oh. That's dandy then.


Okay, this guy...


...oh, that is not good. At all.
Hum?
So, remember the youngster's Machop from a while ago?
The one you freaked out over?
Yeah, this one's worse. Low Sweep lowers our speed, and No Guard means we can´t lower it's accuracy.
...so?
Banzai, give me that scarf. Shen, you're going in first.
Really?
We need speed this time around. Gotta take it out as soon as we can. Have this scarf, it'll help boost your tackle.
Right... I think I'm ready.


...


Okay Shen, you got this.


...THAT'S a critical hit?
No, c'mon, I got this!


Another crit- NO! Oh god.
Come on, one more critical hit!


FUCK! Come on, outspeed, outspeed...
Hrrrgh... I got this... One more hit...


AUGH!
NO!!!
...


...you...


BASTARD!
No no no no no please no Shen stay with me please-
Heh... it's alright... I knew I could... never stack up to... you both...
No come on Shen don't leave me you're a good partner please no...
I'll... be fine... just...


give them... hell... for me...
no no no no no no no NO NO NO NO NO PLEASE DON'T GO PLEASE NO SHEN
...she... she's gone.
NO NO NO FUCK NO-
DAHLIA! PLEASE! IT'S OVER!
...goddammit...


...it's all my fault i should have trained you more i'm sorry i'm sorry i'm-
Please, Dahlia. Pull yourself together...
...


...dammit... It should have been me.
...What- no. No, it shouldn't have been anyone.
Did you hear what she said? She felt inferior to me. And she died like that. And there I was, all confident...
It's... not your fault. If anyone, it's mine. Should have trained you more. Both of you.
...
Banzai... She- she told us to... give them hell for her.


...you're saying we should honor her word.
...let's go, I think I have an idea.


What... Where are we going?
We may miss out on a possible teammate later on, but...


We need somebody new.
Hey cool, a trainer! I'm Edna!
Named after the other Lion King hyena, which is male and called Ed but I'm running outta names.
...Uh, hey.
...Any problems?
We... gotta go.
I... I'll tell you in the way.


Oh... That's awful.
Yeah... Just happened too. We... we're gonna take the gym on-
After a big training session. Especially for you. Edna.
Well... I suppose it's time to get prepared, then! Dewford Gym, here we come!
...yeah, my fault. Sorry bout what just happened, we'll train up real hard next time (and I mean it, this time).
Lovely when a chapter begins with two tombstones words like "BAD CHOICES"

Reminds me of when I took on rally videogames and that annoying big red "WRONG WAY" kept popping up lol

Anyway, hope to read some fresh new chapters soon! Not gonna spoil anything, I swear ;)
 

Alan900900900

Lurker extraordinaire
Globetrotter
Screenshotter
Team Delta
Pokédex No.
183
Caught
Jun 30, 2019
Messages
350
Nature
Quiet
Pronouns
He/Him
Pokémon Type
Dark, Ice
Pokédex Entry
This Pokemon is a master of having too many projects at the same time. Also, Pikablu.
  • Thread Starter Thread Starter
  • #15
@Dusky: ...yeah, in hindsight that title kinda gave the game away, huh? We're luckily getting to the newer content now, and I do have a bunch of gameplay I didn't get to post yet, so hopefully you'll like it!
Training montage start!

Yeah, I can feel myself getting stronger every second!


Huh? I feel weird.
...Yeah, it's happening!


...Holy sh-
WOOOOAAHHH! SO COOL!
...yeah.
Alright, that's enough training for you. Edna, you're up.


Can we go somewhere else? It's getting boring in here.
...Actually, that's not such a bad idea.


We can do trainer rematches!
So you've fought all these people? Awesome!


Psssh, easy!


Bring it!
...Nope, too dangerous for ya.


Let me handle this, kid.
Heeey! It's my turn!


Aren't you gonna say anything?
Well... He's just looking out for you.
Hmph, no fair! It was my turn.
...Sure, it'll be your turn from now on.


Yeah! Take that!


Heeheehee!
God she's stupidly adorable.
I know right?



Whew, you're getting good at this!
Haha, yeah-


AUGH!
Oh FUCK NO!


You get the HELL out of here!


Uh... T-thank you.
Ey, no problem.


Fast forwarding a bit... (Banzai went up to level 20 as well, forgot to screenshot. Thanks Exp Share!)
Woah, I'm feeling weird...
Yeah, that's-
Ooh, ooh! Is it the evolution coming on?


...Yep, yeah.
AWESOME! I look just like Banzai now!
Well done, kid!
Okay then...


I guess it's time for round 2.


...we can pull through this. Come on, Dahlia.
Yeah, let's whoop their butts!
Heh, yeah. Let's go.


No... No you're not. I'm getting through you like it or not.


Okay, this one's easy.
Let's do it then!


Yeah, that was easy...


Oh, yeah! Let me fight this one!
Nope, not a chance. This one's for me.


Wha- Why?
I told you what happened to Shen. This one is mine.


...That's fair, yep.


Let's hope not.


Let's definitely hope not.


Well... this is it. The big one.
We got this. We're a lot more powerful now. Come on, let's get this done with.
...Let's go.


...aaaand he's doing squats in the battleground. Way to diffuse the tension.


I've had my rough patches as well, yeah.


...nnnno... but I have no choice, really.


Bring it on.


Oh god, he's such a goddamn dweeb.


Can I take this one?
...
Banzai, I'll need you to go up against the ace. Let her have this one.
Fine.
(Also Seismic Toss is a thing, so it'd be able to do good damage anyway.)


(I had exceptionally poor timing on screenshots here. Edna used Tackle.)
Wow, that's some great damage!


Machop used Karate Chop.
Ow! That's pretty strong...
......
She's doing fine, Banzai.


Edna used Tackle again.
Ouch!
That's it, let me in!
No, no I'm fine... I can take one more. Besides it's about to go down!


OH COME ON!
!!!


Oh, we can play that game too.
Ah, thanks!


That was tough... But hey, it's done now!


Okay, my turn now.


You're goin' down.


Tackle, with some impressive damage.
Woah!
Hmph.


Arm Thrust hit only twice. Good!
...what, that's it?


Alright.
That was...
Disappointing?
One hell of an anticlimax.


That... wasn't as hard as I thought it'd be.


Eeehhhhhhh... Doubt it.


You're... also not as much of a dick as I expected.


Ah yeah, that guy. Next destination set, then.


You know, Brawly? You're a good guy. Keep it up.


We... We did it!
...Yeah... we did!
Yay! Everything went perfectly!
To think I was so worried about this...
...We made it, Shen.
Alright, we finally got over possibly the worst part of this playthrough. It's all uphill from here! Let's hope we get new catches soon.
 

Dustox

pfp thanks to Bug <3
Screenshotter
Team Alpha
Pokédex No.
10
Caught
May 15, 2019
Messages
2,416
Nature
Hasty
Pronouns
He/Him
Pokémon Type
Bug, Poison
Yeah... I was afraid of something like this. RIP Shenzi. 😰

Still! You got through Brawly! Congratulations! Things should at least be a little easier now. Right?
 

Alan900900900

Lurker extraordinaire
Globetrotter
Screenshotter
Team Delta
Pokédex No.
183
Caught
Jun 30, 2019
Messages
350
Nature
Quiet
Pronouns
He/Him
Pokémon Type
Dark, Ice
Pokédex Entry
This Pokemon is a master of having too many projects at the same time. Also, Pikablu.
  • Thread Starter Thread Starter
  • #17
@Dustox: Brawly could definitely have gone a lot worse. Still, Shen's death would probably have been preventable had I not been so boneheaded as to not evolve them. Things do get easier from now, at least for a bit.
This marks the point in the original run where I stopped titling the updates in all caps. That just looked bad, I'm not sure why I started out doing that.

You know, I feel like a huge weight's been lifted from my shoulders after that fight.
Yeah, it's nice to not have to worry about it anymore.


So where are we going now?
Ah, we gotta deliver a letter to some guy called Steven. Didn't tell you about that earlier?
No... That Steven guy sounds vaguely familiar though.


Is that the guy?
Ehh... probably. Looks like his father, at least.


Uh, hey, are you...?


Yes, Steven. Uh, I got-


...yes, a letter. For you.


Woooooow, thanks...?


I mean, it's a cave painting. It's... fine I guess.


...Yeah...
Wow, he isn't even listening to you.


What- aren't you jumping the gun just a little bit?


O-okay, bye then. What a weird character, jeez.


Aaaanyway, now that that's done with, we can go elsewhere.
Where to, though?
Dunno, perhaps Briney can give us some pointers?


Yep... sure did.


...oooof course. Sure, I'll be the errand girl once again. Not like I have any choice anyway...


At least we get to go somewhere new!
That's nice, yeah. Mr. Briney, would you be so kind as to take us?


Thank you.


Hey, whatever happened to the cool little cutscene when going from Route 104 to Dewford? That was neat, why isn't it anywhere else?


(Some hours later... [Yes, I played during the daytime for once!])
Whew, that was a pretty long trip. Good break, though!
Yeah, I'm feeling refreshed and ready to-


GAH!
Stand back, I'll take this.


I'll be fine, don't worry!


No screenshots of Edna's health, but it's not actually a lot of damage.
Ghh!
Edna, c'mon! Get outta there!
Uh...


N-no, I'm perfectly fine, see?


There, all done.
.....
Banzai, she's alright.


Come on, let's get to the city.
Uh, Edna's not here.
Huh?


Yeah, take that!
Edna, come here!
H-huh?


Don't run off like that! You could get hurt!
...She's fine. We're not gonna be in danger for a while after the grinding for Brawly.
...So what's the problem with me running off then?
That's the thing, we don't need to train either. Let's save the trainer battles for when we get a new party member.
Ah. Fine then.


...anyway, we've made it to the city.


Huh. Might be interesting.


Uhhhhh... Right...
Is this a cult?
I'm not sure, let's just back away slowly...



Huh, something's sparkling on the ground.


...
Now that's gonna be extremely useless.
I just... who even left this here?


Hmm, these might be handy for when we get some more type diversity.


That's... incredibly redundant though.


Not interested, thank you.


Now this is more up my alley.


...well it's not a great selection, but this one might be of use.


Ooooh, can we take it?
We don't even know who it belongs to, let's just leave it there.
But... No one's even looking!
Stealing is wrong, Edna.


Oh, this is gonna be tedious as hell.
Can't we just... skip it, then?
Eh, we might get something out of it.


No.


Nope.


Neat.


Hilarious. *snrk*


Sod off, old man.


Oh great, these clowns again.
Who?
Oh, that's Team Aqua.


They won't even let us in.
Says on that sign it's an oceanic museum, so we're not missing much either way.


My dad once traded with some guy and got a Loudred named Fart. Not seeing your point, is what I'm saying.


Wait, did she say-?
Oh, Contests? They're just some competitions where Pokemon and trainers try to impress judges. Highly overrated if you ask me.
Doesn't sound too exciting.
Yeah.


Welp, this is the shipyard. Devon Parts guy should be here.


You're not Devon Parts guy. Where's Devon Parts guy?


That's where all those Team Aqua grunts were queueing...
Eh... We can go there later. I wanna have a look around town first.


Ah, we might be able to catch something here!


Let's search... nope, nothing.


Oh these goobers again.


What petty crime are you doing today?


Sure, whatever.


Aaand that's it for the tour, I guess...
Ummm...
...Edna?
Can... can we try a contest?
Uhhh... Well we don't have a contest pass...
Oh, fine then...
...maybe we can watch some later, and if you like them, we can see about getting one.
...Seems like a good idea!
Uh, girls, aren't you forgetting something?
Ah, right, Devon Parts guy.


Well, at least Team Aqua's gone now.


...Yeah, of course they're not.
 
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Squiggy Azalea

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Screenshotter
Team Omega
Pokédex No.
15
Caught
May 20, 2019
Messages
629
Location
italy
Nature
Jolly
Pronouns
They/Them
Pokémon Type
Electric, Tough
Pokédex Entry
pizza pasta mamma mia
hey, this is a pretty neat run! :O

i don't think i've ever seen a dark-type monolocke of alpha sapphire before, since, well... there really aren't that many dark-types in the game, ESPECIALLY in the earlygame

still, i like the cute interactions that the characters have with eachother, and i can't wait to see how the run fares 👀
 

A-K-TheLittleFairy

Kanto League Champion
Artist
Team Alpha
Pokédex No.
360
Caught
Jul 3, 2019
Messages
154
Location
Hoenn
Nature
Quiet
Pronouns
She/her
Pokémon Type
Fairy, Normal
Pokédex Entry
Tired or inspired. Loves Cappuccino.
Ooh I just read through your screenshot run and really like it so far, it's always interesting how Nuzlockes with only one specific type are going (for Nuzlockes in general are already hard enough...)

RIP Shenzl...errm I mean Shenzi.
 

Alan900900900

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Globetrotter
Screenshotter
Team Delta
Pokédex No.
183
Caught
Jun 30, 2019
Messages
350
Nature
Quiet
Pronouns
He/Him
Pokémon Type
Dark, Ice
Pokédex Entry
This Pokemon is a master of having too many projects at the same time. Also, Pikablu.
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@Squiggy Azalea: At first I planned to do this in Y, but at the time Citra didn't support X and Y. Now it does, but I do like how this run is shaping up! Thanks for your support!
@A-K-TheLittleFairy: At this point I'm a tad overleveled, so it's not really that hard so far. Shame I never did manage to get Shen to the Name Rater...

Okay, what are these clowns up to?


So not even they know, nice.


...which one?


Thief? So we can steal now?
Uhhhhhhhh...


Maybe. Let's get this over with now.


Yeah here's your parts, Devon Parts guy.


Good, can I leave now?


Ugh. Edna, would you please handle this?


Right on it!
Wait, Carvanha? Where'd you get that?


Done and dealt with!


Another one? Fine. Edna?
'Kay, bring it.


Agh, what? What's going on?
Dang it, you're confused. It's fine, just try to focus on the enemy.


Hi-YAAAUGH!
...no, that's the wall. Come on, you can do it!
Dahlia...
We're fine for now.


Wh-what's going on? I... Where am I? Who's hitting me?
Oh. Oh jeez...
Let me in, Dahlia!
Yeah, fine.


Shoo.


Oh, one more?


Yeah, get outta here.
What's going on... Everything's blurry...

Shh, shh, just take a break and relax. You'll be fine.


Get over yourselves, you were no more difficult to beat than any other trainer.


...Hm? Just who are you, exactly?


Ah, so the leader of these idiots.
.....
Uh, anything wrong, Banzai?