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Play by Post Poorly-Explained Moves

Thread Description
Pokemon but it makes slightly less sense.

Hydrochlorinate

Bard of Mind
Hacker
Screenshotter
Team Omega
Pokédex No.
1427
Caught
Feb 2, 2020
Messages
194
Location
A place called Candy Island
Nature
Quirky
Pronouns
He/Him
Pokémon Type
Bug, Dark
Pokédex Entry
Preferring to operate in the dark, this pokemon is quick to obtain and discard many behaviors.
Aww man I wonder what this game is going to be about.
The goal here is to take a Pokemon move, and give it a silly description. The catch is that the end result of the move has to be the exact same, so these descriptions are technically correct. Think of how the anime might portray a move instead of how the games would show it.

For example:
Rock Throw: The user causes a meteor to fall from outer space in an attempt to strike the foe with it.

Let's try to only think of moves that haven't been posted on the thread yet, shall we?
 

Corviknight best birb

Conqueror of the Fuchsia Gym
Team Omega
Pokédex No.
3985
Caught
Mar 7, 2021
Messages
51
Nature
Docile
Pronouns
she - her
Pokémon Type
Flying, Steel
Pokédex Entry
Lives by the words "I'll do it tomorrow"
Ice beam: the pokemon uses hydro pump and the hits it with an ice type move to freeze the water to deal ice type damage with a chance to freeze (idk what else to put)
 

Memento

The Princess of Darkness
Writer
Screenshotter
Team Alpha
Pokédex No.
202
Caught
Jun 30, 2019
Messages
569
Location
St. Louis, Missouri
Nature
Timid
Pronouns
She, her
Pokémon Type
Fairy, Ghost
Pokédex Entry
She is known to spend hours daydreaming about her stories.
Wish.

The Pokemon throws a childish tantrum that forces the character to give the Pokemon enough berries to heal half of its health after holding out for a turn.
 

TheTRUEgge

three of them?? this has gotten out of hand!
Artist
Team Alpha
Pokédex No.
450
Caught
Jul 9, 2019
Messages
1,557
Location
Good Question
Nature
Quiet
Pronouns
She/Her
Pokémon Type
Fire, Fairy
Pokédex Entry
This Pokémon has too many ideas for their own good.
Dragon Pulse: the user burps with such chaotic power that it deals super-effective damage to draconic foes.
 

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.
Sing: The user tries hard to make the targeted Pokemon lull to sleep but will fail most times due bad singing qualities of most of the users.
 

fractale

The Fan Favorute
Team Delta
Pokédex No.
445
Caught
Jul 9, 2019
Messages
204
Nature
Relaxed
Pronouns
male
Pokémon Type
Electric, Flying
Pokédex Entry
this master of winged beasts knows almost everything about flying type pokemons that is known by the man. His rage is dangerous to others around him
CURSE:
for ghost types, you hurt yourself so bad your opponents eyes bleed, and loses HP per turn
for non-ghosts, you literally curse so hard that you gain the power and durablity of a sailor and speed of a tortoise with curses that may make any sailor in hearing range cry with pride
 

Clockenstein

it wasn't really my intention to win, but sure
Moderator
Writer
Team Alpha
Pokédex No.
39
Caught
Jun 12, 2019
Messages
621
Location
~/forums/nuzf/users/c/clockenstein/data/public/
Nature
Adamant
Pronouns
he/him
Pokémon Type
Fighting, Ghost
Pokédex Entry
Fatal kernel error: 'DEX_BASIC' not found.
Frenzy Plant: The user ingests a plant-based psychoactive agent, and goes on an erratic, devastating rampage. If successful, the user must recharge on the next turn to recover from hallucinogenic side effects.
 

Memento

The Princess of Darkness
Writer
Screenshotter
Team Alpha
Pokédex No.
202
Caught
Jun 30, 2019
Messages
569
Location
St. Louis, Missouri
Nature
Timid
Pronouns
She, her
Pokémon Type
Fairy, Ghost
Pokédex Entry
She is known to spend hours daydreaming about her stories.
Blast Burn.

The fire Pokemon throws a million Molotov cocktails at the opponent, causing a blast around the area, along with fire. However, the act of throwing all of those incendiary devices tires them out, and they decide to rest for the next turn.
 

THKS

The Trainer behind Franklin.
Screenshotter
Pokédex No.
2912
Caught
Nov 15, 2020
Messages
204
Location
Sydney
Nature
Timid
Pronouns
He/Him
Pokémon Type
Ground, Normal
Pokédex Entry
"No matter what I do, I do it just for you."
Sweet Kiss: A Pokemon dips their lips in a sweet concoction made from berries with a hint of honey before waddling over to their opponent and kissing them somewhere on the face. The resulting kiss could make the opponent unwittingly hurt themselves.
 
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CasualGameFreak

Discord Resident Extraordinaire
Writer
Team Alpha
Pokédex No.
130
Caught
Jun 23, 2019
Messages
363
Location
Flower Paradise
Nature
Quirky
Pronouns
they/she
Pokémon Type
Grass
Pokédex Entry
Despite being a Grass-type, Casual is a flaming lesbian. Fire and Grass don't usually mix, but somehow it works out here.
Aurora Beam: The user chills a pack of Skittles to freezing temperatures and then fires a stream of them at the opponent. The resulting blast may cause the opponent to lose some of their strength.
 

Hydrochlorinate

Bard of Mind
Hacker
Screenshotter
Team Omega
Pokédex No.
1427
Caught
Feb 2, 2020
Messages
194
Location
A place called Candy Island
Nature
Quirky
Pronouns
He/Him
Pokémon Type
Bug, Dark
Pokédex Entry
Preferring to operate in the dark, this pokemon is quick to obtain and discard many behaviors.
  • Thread Starter Thread Starter
  • #11
Dragon Pulse: The user shouts draconic words of power at the foe, blasting them with a shockwave of force.
 

Memento

The Princess of Darkness
Writer
Screenshotter
Team Alpha
Pokédex No.
202
Caught
Jun 30, 2019
Messages
569
Location
St. Louis, Missouri
Nature
Timid
Pronouns
She, her
Pokémon Type
Fairy, Ghost
Pokédex Entry
She is known to spend hours daydreaming about her stories.
Dragon Pulse: The user shouts draconic words of power at the foe, blasting them with a shockwave of force.
Dragon pulse has already been done by TRUEgge.

Fury attack.

A Pokemon gets angry at another Pokemon for whatever reason and slaps them about two to five times, depending on how mad they are and how bad the transgression is.
 

redninjapuffle

Probably playing DragonBall FighterZ
Screenshotter
Team Delta
Pokédex No.
841
Caught
Sep 24, 2019
Messages
651
Location
Peaceful Plains
Nature
Calm
Pronouns
He
Pokémon Type
Electric, Dark
Pokédex Entry
Redninjapuffles are known to want to create their own nuzlocke stories or comics, however, many have yet to start one.
Flamethrower:

The user pulls out a literal flamethrower to attack, high chance to burn
 

Captain Demozan

Perseverant quitter
Team Omega
Pokédex No.
3837
Caught
Feb 20, 2021
Messages
21
Location
Some random dumpster in Primp Town
Nature
Bashful
Pronouns
He/They/Zan
Pokémon Type
Fairy, Normal
Pokédex Entry
A Zangoose-Slurpuff hybrid with an intense love for Puyo Puyo. He has a heavy dislike for himself, and is quick to deny compliments.
Smelling Salts: An extremely forgettable move. It's so rare and uninteresting that using it makes the target say out loud "Oh yeah, that move exists", even willing itself out of paralysis to do so. It also does damage I guess.
 

THKS

The Trainer behind Franklin.
Screenshotter
Pokédex No.
2912
Caught
Nov 15, 2020
Messages
204
Location
Sydney
Nature
Timid
Pronouns
He/Him
Pokémon Type
Ground, Normal
Pokédex Entry
"No matter what I do, I do it just for you."
Acrobatics: The Pokemon suddenly jumps up and grabs a circus swing regardless of the location, performing a series of unforgettable tricks before unwittingly hitting their unlucky opponent. Somehow, the move can hurt even worse if the user isn't holding anything.
 

TheTRUEgge

three of them?? this has gotten out of hand!
Artist
Team Alpha
Pokédex No.
450
Caught
Jul 9, 2019
Messages
1,557
Location
Good Question
Nature
Quiet
Pronouns
She/Her
Pokémon Type
Fire, Fairy
Pokédex Entry
This Pokémon has too many ideas for their own good.
Quash: the user bribes its opponent in exchange for said foe going last; very few Pokémon have the funds necessary to utilize this move.
 

Hydrochlorinate

Bard of Mind
Hacker
Screenshotter
Team Omega
Pokédex No.
1427
Caught
Feb 2, 2020
Messages
194
Location
A place called Candy Island
Nature
Quirky
Pronouns
He/Him
Pokémon Type
Bug, Dark
Pokédex Entry
Preferring to operate in the dark, this pokemon is quick to obtain and discard many behaviors.
  • Thread Starter Thread Starter
  • #17
Mirror Coat: The user holds up a magical uno reverse card and says No U. If they were hit with a special attack, that attack is reflected back at the attacker at double power.
 

Captain Demozan

Perseverant quitter
Team Omega
Pokédex No.
3837
Caught
Feb 20, 2021
Messages
21
Location
Some random dumpster in Primp Town
Nature
Bashful
Pronouns
He/They/Zan
Pokémon Type
Fairy, Normal
Pokédex Entry
A Zangoose-Slurpuff hybrid with an intense love for Puyo Puyo. He has a heavy dislike for himself, and is quick to deny compliments.
Frost Breath: The user temporarily changes Critical Hit mechanics to be in their Gen 1 form, then sets their own speed stat to 999. This results in the hit basically always being a crit. Once the attack ends, the user proves it has a code of honor and sets it back to the generation's current crit mechanics.
 

KirbySSU

Unova Veteran (Though Not In Nuzlockes)
Team Delta
Pokédex No.
2864
Caught
Nov 10, 2020
Messages
223
Location
Driftveil City, Unova
Nature
Relaxed
Pronouns
He/Him/They/Them
Pokémon Type
Electric, Steel
Pokédex Entry
Likes Kirby, perhaps a bit too much.
Cut: The user grabs a piece of paper and gives the opponent a nasty paper cut.
 

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