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4th Gen Help Thread

Houka

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Anything pass the E4 I consider post game and the game is kinda done at that point. Really I know it's slow due to the snow but if ya can get pass the games slowness to get to that point. I assume your patience enough for a little snow.
 

masdog

What is the airspeed of an unladen Swellow?
The roaming Kanto Legendary Birds are driving me nuts. Any recommendations for 1)catching up to them/attracting them to you and 2)catching them?
 

Yveltal91057

Nobody is safe from Yandere Nami, not even Mr. X.
The roaming Kanto Legendary Birds are driving me nuts. Any recommendations for 1)catching up to them/attracting them to you and 2)catching them?
Having lots of Max Repels and your team all at level 60 helps tremendously for encountering the Kanto legendary birds in Platinum.
 
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Shiny Venusaur

Internet Relic
The roaming Kanto Legendary Birds are driving me nuts. Any recommendations for 1)catching up to them/attracting them to you and 2)catching them?

Having lots of Max Repels and your team all at level 60 helps tremendously for encountering the Kanto legendary birds in Platinum.

Also, they show up on the Marking Map on the Poketch. It's best to go to a place where you can transition routes quickly to change their placement. Jubilife and one of the surrounding routes are good spots. If you need something fast to status, Crobat is a great option as it is quick, has Hypnosis and Mean Look.
 

masdog

What is the airspeed of an unladen Swellow?
Also, they show up on the Marking Map on the Poketch. It's best to go to a place where you can transition routes quickly to change their placement. Jubilife and one of the surrounding routes are good spots. If you need something fast to status, Crobat is a great option as it is quick, has Hypnosis and Mean Look.
I've been using the Poketracker app, and I have a Gengar with Hypnosis and Mean Look. What I'm finding is that if I use Mean Look and Hypnosis, and then switch out to someone like Gallade that has False Swipe, the bird flees even thought they are asleep. The next time I encounter them, they're still asleep. It's just...frustrating.

I was able to breed a male Ralts that knows Mean Look. Now I just need to grind it up to Level 50 because I let it evolve into Kirlia.
 

Shiny Venusaur

Internet Relic
I've been using the Poketracker app, and I have a Gengar with Hypnosis and Mean Look. What I'm finding is that if I use Mean Look and Hypnosis, and then switch out to someone like Gallade that has False Swipe, the bird flees even thought they are asleep. The next time I encounter them, they're still asleep. It's just...frustrating.

I was able to breed a male Ralts that knows Mean Look. Now I just need to grind it up to Level 50 because I let it evolve into Kirlia.
I believe that once you switch out the user of Mean Look, it releases the opposing Pokémon from it. In regards to them being asleep, once they have been given a status, they will keep that status until they are caught, knocked off, or it wears off.

One way around the switching and keeping Mean Look active would be Baton Pass, so something like Umbreon could be useful if you wanted to switch to a False Swipe pokemon.
 

B Rabbit

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Sorry if this is a tired question.

I have decided I want to use Togekiss on my main team. As I have never used it. I just got a copy of Soul Silver, and wanted to know if I can evolve my Togetic before the Elite 4? Now I know you can get the Shiny stone by winning the Bug Catching contest. However, I was sure if it was worth it. If not I'll stick with Crobat. But I wanted to try something new.
 

Ignition

World's biggest Incineroar stan
Sorry if this is a tired question.

I have decided I want to use Togekiss on my main team. As I have never used it. I just got a copy of Soul Silver, and wanted to know if I can evolve my Togetic before the Elite 4? Now I know you can get the Shiny stone by winning the Bug Catching contest. However, I was sure if it was worth it. If not I'll stick with Crobat. But I wanted to try something new.
Unfortunately not. The Bug Catching Contest only gives non Sun Stone Evolution Stones after you beat the Pokémon League. Every other method is also postgame as well sadly. Togekiss is a great mon but unless you’re trading from another Gen 4 game like Platinum, you’re better off sticking with Crobat.
 

B Rabbit

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Unfortunately not. The Bug Catching Contest only gives non Sun Stone Evolution Stones after you beat the Pokémon League. Every other method is also postgame as well sadly. Togekiss is a great mon but unless you’re trading from another Gen 4 game like Platinum, you’re better off sticking with Crobat.
Ty I really appreciate the help.
 

B Rabbit

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2 questions:

1.) My Eevee is level 27 right now. I only been leveling in the morning and It has only lost one battle. It has the soothe bell and I it has one haircut? How long until I get an espeon? I remember being little and my eevee evolved into Umbreon in the 30s, but I kinda want to move this a little faster.
2.) My friend and I are trading pokemon. He is going to give me a Scizor. Only thing is, my team is set. I have Typhlosion, Quagsire, Crobat, Ampharos, Espeon (When Eevee evolves) and Tyranitar (When I catch my Larvitar. ) Which member should I shove out for Scizor if I get one?
 
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