LT Weekly Poll #27 Whitney's Miltank - Was it a problem for you?

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    Default LT Weekly Poll #27 Whitney's Miltank - Was it a problem for you?

    Hello Everynyan! Welcome to the twenty-seventh instalment in the Lost Tower Forum's new weekly series of polls! Sorry for the lack of a poll last week; my internet was down until this past Friday and I simply thought it best to wait until Monday as it was only 2 days away.

    Centered around the Pokemon series of video games, these polls will be based on the various different aspects of the popular video game franchise. Every Monday, a Video Games staff member will post a new poll that'll remained stickied up on top of the forum. Suggestions for polls and questions can be sent to Joshawott, and they could possibly used for new polls (credit will be given, of course).

    With that out of the way, here is the poll: Was Whitney's Miltank a problem for you? Although the species is practically ignored for being subpar, one Miltank is infamous for being cruel beyond words to some - Whitney's Miltank in the Johto-based games. How was the cow for you?

    Past Polls of the Week

    1) Were the original 151 the best?
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    3) Best Kanto Starter?
    4) Should we go back to coloured cartridges?
    5) First Pokémon game?
    6) Best Johto Starter?
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    8) Do you still play the older generations?
    9) Best Hoenn Starter?
    10) Slot Machines or Voltorb Flip?
    11) Favourite Kanto Gym Design?
    12) Favourite Sinnoh Starter?
    13) Most beneficial third version?
    14) First handheld console?
    15) Do you want your Pokémon to follow you again?
    16) Favourite Hoenn Gym Design?
    17) Favourite Apricorn Ball?
    18) Pokémon Contests - Yay or Nay?
    19) Did you use the Wi-Fi Plaza?
    20) Favourite Kanto Gym Leader?
    21) Do you like remakes?
    22) Favourite Stat Trainer?
    23) Favourite Johto Gym Leader?
    24) Would you like to see older games on the 3DS Virtual Console?
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    26) Favourite Hoenn Gym Leader?

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    Default Re: LT Weekly Poll #27 Whitney's Miltank - Was it a problem for you?

    Because Rock types take neutral damage from their types, it's not the best way to use a Geodude against Miltank due to her constant Rollout spam. There weren't any good fighting moves, and the only available fighting type at that point was a Machop, who is only obtainable via trade. However, Miltank will use Attract to stop it on tracks, forcing the player to get a female Machop, which sounds awfully wrong because of their masculine appearance. She took me down once in my original Gold copy. Good thing she was nerfed in the remakes by having Rock Smash easily accessible.

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    Default Re: LT Weekly Poll #27 Whitney's Miltank - Was it a problem for you?

    @Ghetsis-Dennis Muscle the Machop was a girl.

    In the original Silver version, back when I was a sexist little a-hole with five male Pokemon to one female one, I must have lost like five times to Whitney before finally defeating her. The trick was to use the female Vulpix I had caught. She, Clair, Brawly and Winona have been the most difficult gym leaders I have ever faced.

    In the remakes, she wasn't so much of an issue because I always carry multiple female Pokemon with me. HeartGold was especially easy since my female Bayleef just Magical Leaf-ed the hell out of her.
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    Default Re: LT Weekly Poll #27 Whitney's Miltank - Was it a problem for you?

    Nah, Whitney wasn't that much of a problem for me. Not when I had Nidorino/Nidorina and Double Kick.

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    Default Re: LT Weekly Poll #27 Whitney's Miltank - Was it a problem for you?

    I've never had much trouble with Whitney. I always used one or two Pokemon with status change moves, like Hoppip with Stun Spore & Leech Seed, Gastly with Curse, etc. When combined, these quickly leave Miltank helpless as its health whittles away to nothing. The Machop from the Drowzee/Abra trade makes things easier still.

    Now Morty's Gengar... that's the one that gave me nightmares.

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    On my very first playthrough I beat her on the first try with a Noctowl. She's never been a problem for me.

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    Default Re: LT Weekly Poll #27 Whitney's Miltank - Was it a problem for you?

    That cow is the DEVIL.
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    Default Re: LT Weekly Poll #27 Whitney's Miltank - Was it a problem for you?

    As far as I'm concerned, that Miltank can go die in a hole.

    Quote Originally Posted by Bouffalant Herdier View Post
    Now Morty's Gengar... that's the one that gave me nightmares.
    Believe it or not, I beat Morty and that Gengar with a LV7 Togepi.

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    Default Re: LT Weekly Poll #27 Whitney's Miltank - Was it a problem for you?

    Yes, And I enjoy killing fainting it it every time

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    Default Re: LT Weekly Poll #27 Whitney's Miltank - Was it a problem for you?

    In both GSC and HGSS, I was pwned by her - her Rollout kept killing my overleveled Quilava, and none of the regional pokemons there actually do any sort of damage to her. The most common way I used was poisoning her, spamming Quilava with Fire-attacks and hoping for burns, or praying while I use Togepi's Metronome. But in HGSS, I just played Voltorb Flip and bought a Dratini - After three Dragon Rages, Miltank was pwned.

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    Default Re: LT Weekly Poll #27 Whitney's Miltank - Was it a problem for you?

    It was a nightmare when I first played gold! After a while though, it wasn't so bad (but I still call it EVIL!).

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    Default Re: LT Weekly Poll #27 Whitney's Miltank - Was it a problem for you?

    When I first played G/S and battled her I thought nothing of it until that "EVIL" Miltank came along to rock the boat. I will be honest by saying that I just did not expect the strategy implied at the time and it lost me the first battle with her. After I knew what her strategy was she was very simple to beat.

    Obviously she was easy pickings in HG/SS because of that experience back in Gen 2 :D

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    Default Re: LT Weekly Poll #27 Whitney's Miltank - Was it a problem for you?

    Yes. Yes it was a nightmare. I hate Attract and Rollout now.
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    Default Re: LT Weekly Poll #27 Whitney's Miltank - Was it a problem for you?

    I hated her in gen II, because the battle drained the batteries on my GBC.

    I ended up winning due to 3 words:Critical MOTHERF****N' HIT! (w/Water Gun)

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    Default Re: LT Weekly Poll #27 Whitney's Miltank - Was it a problem for you?

    No to me. I just spam attacks that did more damage than others. Clair's Kingdra on the other hand.....

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