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Your stratergy on catching legendary pokemon

Discussion in 'Past Pokémon Generations Discussion' started by pokemon breeder william, Nov 14, 2011.

  1. pokemon breeder william

    pokemon breeder william salamence rocks!!!!!

    How did u go about catching the legendary pokemon in your game . I used 1 lvl 34 sunkern to catch kyroge and groudon
  2. Zoruagible

    Zoruagible Lucario Lover

    I have Sceptile use false swipe until the legendary's health bars in red then I use a sleep move, and throw Ultra balls at it.
  3. DragonXmicro

    DragonXmicro 何これ?かえったね。

    um, i just say, master ball
  4. WastingLight

    WastingLight Well-Known Member

    I get a pokemon that knows false swipe and another pokemon that knows Thunder Wave or Hypnosis/Sleep powder. Then use Ultra balls and Timer balls.
  5. UltimateVictini

    UltimateVictini DittoMustWinPrez ⌐_⌐

    false swipe with a pokemon... then great ball/whatever.
  6. DragonHeart247

    DragonHeart247 Adept Trainer

    save + quick ball, if this goes on too long I use false swipe and status ailments. Simple as that :)
  7. Aura Of Twilight

    Aura Of Twilight Forever Clueless

    I simply save, make sure my first party pokemon is strong enough to go against the legendary and then apply a status problem to the pokemon I'm trying to catch. Once its weak enough, I just start throughing poke balls. XD I do the same things for normal pokemon as well.
  8. sizida

    sizida CoconutIsTheAnswer

    use different ball each time you toss them IF you aren't using master ball.

    also sleep is useful. so does paralysis. never ever use poison, confuse and burn status! so does spite.

    always have a healer in your team. recovery in case hp is low. setting up walls will be good too.
  9. TDawg

    TDawg Well-Known Member

    Smeargle. Sketch spore, false swipe, and theres the perfect legend catcher
  10. floatzel98

    floatzel98 → s o a r i n g

    different ways i catch legends are, false swipe, master ball, sleep powder, give it a status, get lucky and catch it with a pokeball.
  11. Illif

    Illif Banned

    for those of you who evidently fell asleep during the tutorial at the beginning of EVERY GAME you catch them the same as any other pokemon; weaken it, throw a ball at it, and cross your fingers.
    wash. rinse. repeat.
    Last edited: Nov 30, 2011
  12. Kalosian

    Kalosian Never Say Forever

    I use False Swipe to get them down to 1 HP and then put them to sleep. I start throwing Balls after that, especially Timer Balls as the battles goes on, which helped me catch many of the legendaries.
  13. Aegon

    Aegon _

    I never really bothered with a Pokémon designed for catching others in Gen III. Instead, I used my Sceptile's False Swipe and my Manectric's Thunder Wave, occasionally resorting to my Gardevoir's Hypnosis.
  14. Qmaz246

    Qmaz246 Disney Trainer

    I use weak moves, and then Hypnosis, and hope for the best.
  15. This is really cheap but what I did was have two Gen III games (e.i. Ruby and Saphire) and just use one to trade master balls to the other game. Then use them to catch EVERYTHING (legendaries mind you). But if I can't use that meathod, I do this: I don;t have a pokemon with false swioe so I just use a super-effective move ( I am awesome with type advantages) Then not effective moves until the HP is in the red then try status moves and throw Ultra/Timer Balls until it is caught. I tend to buy things in bulk.
  16. iCakeify

    iCakeify Luxray Fanboy

    Master ballz.
  17. Aquarelle

    Aquarelle Moderator Staff Member Moderator

    Chuck at Master Ball at them.

    If I don't have one, then I just weaken the legendary down to red health, paralyze it (because it doesn't wear off as easily as sleep), toss an Ultra Ball, and pray.
  18. PKMN Trainer Rex

    PKMN Trainer Rex ~'3'~ Swalot face

    Before I do anything, I save in front of them. I get their health to red, inflict sleep/paralysis, then throw multiple ultra and time balls at it.
  19. ~Sam~

    ~Sam~ Trader and Battler

    weaken then rain on it with ultra balls. i dont have any specific pokemomn for the job
  20. soren12345

    soren12345 Member

    while trying to catch kyrum i used toxic then got its health down to half then just kept throwing ultra balls

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