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  • Yes - I use offensive moves such as Explosion and Self Destruct

    21 16.67%
  • Yes - I use support moves such as Healing Wish.

    9 7.14%
  • Yes - I use both offensive and support moves.

    17 13.49%
  • No, I do not.

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    Default Re: VG Weekly Poll #29 Do you use sacrificial moves?

    Used Explosion when it was actually very effective in Gen IV. Now it's crap. So yeah I use it, but only in Gen IV battles.
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    Oh my heck yes Explosion is my best friend simply because I stream pokemon and can force this on other people...*knows im going to die no matter what* calls out snorlax laughs evily.... brings up youtube searchers "what made milwakee famous self destruct..... press play .... wait for it... I wouldn't self destruct for aaaannnyyyboooddy elsee... snorlax uses self destruct .... every time all the time
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    Default Re: VG Weekly Poll #29 Do you use sacrificial moves?

    Hecks no not worth the risk or wait so yeah that's a no.

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    Default Re: VG Weekly Poll #29 Do you use sacrificial moves?

    I don't refuse to use them, but I use them very rarely. Explosion is actually quite good for a last resort. If you know for a fact that your pokemon will be defeated this turn or if it only has i hp left, it's great for a last finish.
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    Default Re: VG Weekly Poll #29 Do you use sacrificial moves?

    Only Perish Song or or if my Pokemon is going to die.
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    I like to use perish song when my oponent is down to its last pokemon and I still have a spare pokemon in my party specially in battle frontier or battle subway

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    Default Re: VG Weekly Poll #29 Do you use sacrificial moves?

    I do not use sacrificial moves at all -- pokemon is a game of advantages, and taking out one of your pokemon for someone else's doesn't give you any advantage in the long run. I prefer to beat opponents by other strategies.

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    Default Re: VG Weekly Poll #29 Do you use sacrificial moves?

    I once used Healing Wish with my Lopunny, and sent out my Rampardos which was paralyzed and HP running low in the red zone. It totally helped turning the tables, so I use Healing Wish once in a while

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    Default Re: VG Weekly Poll #29 Do you use sacrificial moves?

    I very rarely use them. But I did use Explosion and Curse (which is kinda a sacrificial move I guess) with my Golem and Haunter respectively to good effect in HeartGold on a number of occasions, especially against tough Gym Leaders. But I much prefer just using normal attacks or status moves.

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    Default Re: VG Weekly Poll #29 Do you use sacrificial moves?

    HW is useful from time to time.

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    Default Re: VG Weekly Poll #29 Do you use sacrificial moves?

    No. I think they only waste the turn, or are not worth it. Especially the sacrificial moves. You sacrifice one of your damage-dealers to faint one of the opponent's pokémon, but then your pokémon obviously have the ability to faint more than just one. You're wrecking opportunities. I don't get it.

    I guess I'm fairly okay with Support moves, but mainly because I haven't used them enough to give my verdict.

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    Default Re: VG Weekly Poll #29 Do you use sacrificial moves?

    Whimsicott used used Stun Spore!
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    Default Re: VG Weekly Poll #29 Do you use sacrificial moves?

    Only when I really need to and that's extremly rarely. Even then, I would prefer to damage the opponent in that case as the sacrifice would feel pointless to me otherwise.

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    Default Re: VG Weekly Poll #29 Do you use sacrificial moves?

    Gen IV and beyond: Only damage dealing ones, don't see the point of Memento, Healing Wish (though it has some use), etc.
    Gen V: No, Explosion is too weak to really be of any use, if you're going to have a sacrificial move, don't decrease the power from 500 to 250.

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    Default Re: VG Weekly Poll #29 Do you use sacrificial moves?

    I don't even know why they invented sacrificial moves. All they do is suck all your HP away in hopes of getting the other pokemon.... for which they might still stand.

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