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Casting a Paul on Barry (652)

Discussion in 'Pokémon - Diamond & Pearl: Sinnoh League Victors' started by Serebii, Jul 15, 2010.

  1. Pepsi_Plunge

    Pepsi_Plunge Dojyaaa~~aan

    Got the episode today it was nice, they once again totally skipped a fight Skarmory vs Magmortar was Skarmory uses spikes get Flamthrowed goes down.

    Hitmonlee and Empoleon did pretty well though i felt really sad for Empoleon and Jun for not even taking one out after that much effort but they still put up a fight and i believe at the end of the episode Shinji actually praised him.

    I hope Satoshi vs Kohei is going to be has nice as this one.


    Edit: for some reason i typed all the japanese names of the characters lol, must be because i just saw the episode or something.
     
  2. raz1337

    raz1337 Miju Miju!

    im not surprised barry got wiped out. remember his intro ep? ash wtfpwned him. that didnt say much for barry's future.
     
  3. Corzola

    Corzola Gible´s biggest fan!

    Yes, my bad in terms of choice of word. I meant "fairly easy win" or "controlled win". Paul has always been the one to win a battle fairly easy in contrast to others. He usually wraps up a battle pretty quickly even when losing some Pokemon (like against Ash, losing two Pokemon out of six is a secure victory regardless of how many hits the enemies Pokemon can withstand). The battle with Brandon was of course another case, then he was on the reciving end of a losing battle.
     
  4. Blaziryu

    Blaziryu Well-Known Member

    This episode was wack. The battle between Shinji & Barry was wack. Barry is wack. 3-0, really?! Barry better not talk sh*t about Ash anymore since he just prove that he's inferior to Ash.
     
  5. E-Hero Winged Kuriboh

    E-Hero Winged Kuriboh Well-Known Member

    Ursaring not being KO'd is actually quite ridiculous.
     
  6. NES

    NES Flip me to the side!

    Yeah that Ursaring is another case of "getting hit 100 times and defeat the rival with just two attacks".
     
  7. How did Paul's Electivire use THUNDERPUNCH after a GIGA IMPACT? even Cynthia's Garchomp had to recharge. I'm confused.

    Paul vs Barry

    Barry - Skarmory (Spikes)
    Paul - Magmortar (Flamethrower) ........Skarmory Fainted! :(
    Barry - Empoleon (Hydro Cannon).........Magmortar took it, and withstood it!
    Paul - withdrew Magmortar, sent out Ursaring
    Barry - withdrew Empoleon, sent out Hitmonlee
    Paul's Ursaring (Bulk Up, Hammer Arm, Slash, Focus Blast)...GUTS ability
    Barry's Hitmonlee ( Mega Kick, Close Combat, High Jump Kick, Blaze Kick)....fainted!
    Barry - sent out Empoleon
    Paul - withdrew Ursaring, sent out Electivire
    Paul's Electivire (Protect, Giga Impact, Thunder, Thunderpunch)
    Barry's Empoleon (Metal CLaw, Hyper Beam, Hydro Cannon)... TORRENT ability
    Barry lost

    Barry didn't even stand up. He knows that Paul has an Electivire, why didn't he choose a different pokemon (like Roserade or something) Paul made effective withdrawals of his pokemon. Hope Ash uses his strategic brain once more!
     
  8. raz1337

    raz1337 Miju Miju!

    I appreciate Margo's rough translation, but can anyone get a clear translation of what Conway said about the Darkrai trainer?
     
  9. Lance The Champ

    Lance The Champ The Aura Guardian

    I am positive that the legendary trainer has Zoroark which has illusion ability and can transform into Darkrai
     
  10. d4rk_tailed

    d4rk_tailed Doritoes,Leaf Storm!

    Dirty hacks woz Paul doin' init?

    You can tell that when they walk in on him checking out Barry's Empoleon, he was watching porn then quickly shut the window and tried to make his face as deadpan and angry as possible. Just need Ash to stuff him now and he might smile :)
     
  11. 9Tales

    9Tales Well-Known Member

    I can hardly believe Paul actually said something nice!
    And did Magmortar sound different in this episode?
     
  12. SmartD

    SmartD Well-Known Member

    It was an awesome match, Paul and Barry put up a great battle. In the end, Paul won, but he thought it was a great match. Now I can't to see Ash and Conway's battle.

    On a side note, the Darkrai Guy's name is Tobias.
     
  13. Dattebayo

    Dattebayo Banned

    It's nice to see how the battle was well fought with the use of Pokemon who are powerful (Ex: Skarmory) to at least decent (Ex: Magmortar). I was disappointed that Hitmolee didn't easily took down Ursaring in one hit due to type advantage. I was expecting the battle between Ash and Conway to take place in this episode, too bad that's going to be next week.
     
  14. AmericanPi

    AmericanPi Write on

    Barry got owned... which is sad. Hitmonlee SHOULD have taken down at least Ursaring!
    Still an awesome battle though; way better than Ash vs Nando. I can't wait until Ash vs Conway!
     
  15. the1stpkmnfan

    the1stpkmnfan Your Big Buff Bro

    Great episode today! A little sad that Round 2 just ends right at the beginning of the episode, but I'm glad Ash's Snorlax got some spotlight in the league.

    Conway was the usual creeper he was, but continues to be hilariously awesome. Dawn's impressions of Paul made me laugh a little, while trying to explain to Barry as he wants to confront him.

    Perhaps I'm a little confused here, but I didn't know trainers were able to look up trainers' data in the conference leagues. I could see the point though, in order for trainers to come up with a strategy, which has been happening each battle really.

    Although it was interesting to hear about this "Tobias" fellow with the Darkrai, when Conway said he was looking up the data of him. Intense fact that he won all 8 gym badges using his Darkrai only. Gonna be a tough opponent. o-o

    Paul VS Barry was a pretty good one. The spikes was a good strategy, but hardly did a thing in the long run. Just as I thought, Magmortar VS Skarmory was a 1 second battle; pwn'd by Flamethrower.
    Ursaring VS Hitmonlee was a good match up, with Ursaring getting hit here and there by Hitmonlees attacks with high speed. I still dont get why it didnt go down (even when Empoleon came out and deflected his Focus Blast back in a direct hit), but I guess Ursaring is that strong.
    Electivire VS Empoleon was a very intense moment. Since Barry couldn't do a thing, even with Empoleon's ability Torrent activated. The last knock out was emphasized really well, and made a good ending to Barry's winning streak. Happy that Paul won too, quite a tough opponent no doubt; we all know though,

    It was also good to see that the both believe it was a good battle; Paul's growing a little nice too. At least to those who are worthy opponents, I bet, and Barry's one of them.

    Now its Ash VS Conway in Round 3. Since there's no idea what Conway has up his sleeve, it only grows my anticipation for next week's episode!
     
  16. WaterShuriken

    WaterShuriken Well-Known Member

    Conway's a creep.

    'Nuff said.
     
  17. Lorde

    Lorde Banned

    I don't have time for an 8-paragraph review, so here is the short version. Well I have to admit, I wasn't sure I'd like to see a battle between Barry and Paul since I sort of knew who would win and who would lose. But things were pretty great regardless of the end result. We got to see Ash, Conway, Barry, and Paul make it to the next rounds before anything else. From there, it was announced that Barry and Paul would do battle in the third round of the tournament and that Ash would have to face off against Conway: Dawn's creepy stalker lol. While I was excited about the latter battle, I had to suck it up and watch Barry and Paul's battle first. It was interesting to see them battle it out on the rock field (which is my least favorite). Barry surprised me by using Skarmory; I thought he'd have his in-game team, but he didn't. Anyway, Paul's old Magmortar took care of Skarmory pretty quickly, though Empoleon pushed Magmortar back. Ursaring versus Hitmonlee was a sight to behold since both Pokemon seemed tough and both fought hard until the end. Sadly, Ursaring beat Hitmonlee while it was in a rage again. Tsk. Empoleon was sent out next by Barry and I was glad to see it do well against Ursaring. That is, until Paul sent out his newly evolved Electivire! Empoleon and Electivire put on a good show but Barry lost in the end afterall. While I liked that Barry kept his competitive spirit, I was more eager for Ash and Conway's battle that will begin in the next episode. This was a great episode itself though. 8/10.
     
  18. Yankees4life

    Yankees4life RONALDO!!!

    Well, gee

    THX Captain Obvious

    If I didn't know that already :rolleyes:
    HeatTaggers can now rejoice
     
  19. Primal Crusader V

    Primal Crusader V Watch some MANime

    I know how Barry is when he loses. hehhehe. I Guess Paul takes home the gold, now!
     
  20. WaterDragon trainer

    WaterDragon trainer Freak Like Me

    This episode was good. It was interesting to see a cool variety of pokemon (Skarmory, Hitmonlee, and Electivire). Also kinda cool to see Spikes done. Both pokemon were quite strong. It was awesome to finally see Torrent. Now for Overgrow. I was a little surprised that Paul complimented Barry on the battle.
     

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