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Hyper Mode - Yay or Nay?

Discussion in 'Pokémon Spinoff Discussion' started by Roseheart95, Dec 11, 2012.

  1. Roseheart95

    Roseheart95 El Psy Congroo

    So your shadow Pokemon's gone into hyper mode. What do you usually do? Do you call it straight away to help get it closer to purification, or do you keep it in hyper mode for a while for extra critical hits?

    For me, I may keep it in hyper mode if I'm facing a particularly difficult opponent, or if my Pokemon can't learn any more moves by opening its heart further. It has, however, frustrated me a few times after a battle when I can't heal it up, so I would usually try and call it before the end of the battle if I have a chance.
     
  2. I don't like using it, I normally need to heal my Pokemon after battle.
     
  3. Bolt the Cat

    Bolt the Cat Bringing the Thunder

    I call it out instantly. I don't usually like using Shadow Pokemon.
     
  4. Tuskie Tyrant Yoko Kurama

    Tuskie Tyrant Yoko Kurama Fancy footwork

    I call its name right when it enters it. I did try to get some critical hits before when one of them was in Hyper/Reverse Mode. But, I didn't do it that much.
     
  5. Aquarelle

    Aquarelle Moderator Staff Member Moderator

    I call it out of Hyper Mode right away because I like how calling it lowers the shadow bar a bit.
     
  6. Crimson Penguin

    Crimson Penguin Marchin' on

    In Colosseum I would sometimes leave the Pokemon in Hyper Mode for a while to get the critical hit chance, unless it was one of those that took forever to purify. In XD I would always call the Pokemon out of Reverse Mode immediately because I didn't want it to hurt itself after every turn.
     
  7. Chingchar

    Chingchar Well-Known Member

    I like using hyper mode on shadow pokemon because it makes me feel evil >: D
    Although near the end of the battle I call them to get rid of a bit of shadow.
     
    Last edited: Dec 21, 2012
  8. Kalosian

    Kalosian Never Say Forever

    When I had a Pokemon entering Hyper Mode, I would usually call it out of it as soon as possible. But there were a few exceptions, if I would get a disadvantage in the battle by calling it, I would let it stay in Hyper Mode for the moment and call it out later on.
     
  9. Shayminslicker

    Shayminslicker Comes out of Nowhere

    Nah.Snapping your pokemon out of it and getting rid of some shadow is more worth it than a bigger chance of a critcal.
     
  10. Plus side down side

    Plus side down side Lass Trainer

    I call it out instantly. Not only does it lower the shadow bar, but I don't like that it sometimes wont attack.
     
  11. Jaguartail

    Jaguartail Well-Known Member

    I may not call it right away, but will almost always do it before the end of the battle.
     
  12. Aura Of Twilight

    Aura Of Twilight Forever Clueless

    In Colloseum I don't mind my pokemon being in hyper mode because their moves are often critical hits.
     
  13. Lulamoon

    Lulamoon Cheese for everyone!

    For the most part, I call them out of it immediately. In fact, I mostly battle people so my Pokémon will enter Hyper Mode, just to get them out of it.

    In tough matches, if I actually have Shadow Pokémon on me, I'll keep them that way. I don't think that's even been the case, though.
     
  14. Kelz

    Kelz ____________

    I usually call out my Pokémon right away. I care more about getting my Shadow Pokémon purified rather than squeezing extra power out of them.
     
  15. Maetch

    Maetch Well-Known Member

    I'll usually call it out, but if I'm against a tough opponent, I'll gladly take advantage of the boosted critical hit ratio.
     
  16. Cronkr

    Cronkr Pokemon Breeder

    I usually call it right away. When I'm purifying I go through the mt battle challenge with my shadows so (at first) they can go into hyper mode, get called, hopefully go hyper again, get called, exc many times in one battle with only taking little damage (which is healed between rounds anyway).
     
  17. Archangel Azazel

    Archangel Azazel Fallen Angel

    I let it be that way for at least one or two turns. then call it out. It kinda frustrated me that I called them out as soon as possible just to get in hyper/reverse mode again =_=
     
  18. absolalone111

    absolalone111 Well-Known Member

    Depends with the pokemon and situation. If I was in a battle with my shadow hitmontop in my first playthrough, then the first thing I'd do would be to call it out. On my second play through, I was in a battle with some pretty powerful pokemon (I can't remember which ones) so I got a few attacks in first. Usually I'll call it right away, but sometimes, if there's an advantage to not doing it, I won't.
     
  19. appelpower

    appelpower Sinnoh Champion

    I love getting in Hyper mode, because it speeds up the purifying. I'd rather have that, than more crits (especially when catching a Shadow Poke).
     

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