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As we are all aware, gen 8 implemented a couple of new mechanics and updated moves/abilities.

Since somewhere over the rainbow, someone will have this discussion, I thought it would be nice to express what I think it should be added or not, based on MMO´s competitive scene.

Also, I might make this as detailed as possible, so to help in said discussion.



-Updated Abilities






Inner Focus


Users: Zubat, Golbat, Abrs, Kadabra, Alakazam, Farfetch´d, Dragonite, Crobat, Girafarig, Sneasel, Snorunt, Glalie, Riolu, Lucario, Throh, Sawk, Mienfoo, Mienshao, Pawniard, Bisharp.

(Obtainable as HA: Drozee, Hypno, Hitmonchan, kangaskhan, Umbreon, Darumaka, [Raikou, Entei, Suicune])

Added effect: Now blocks intimidate









Users: none

(Obtainable as HA: Remoraid, Octillery, Smeargle, Snorunt, Glalie, Bidoof, Bibarel)

Added effect: Now doesn´t affect accuracy or evasion stats










Users: Slowpoke, Slowbro, Lickitung, Jynx, Slowking, Swinbu, Piloswine, Illumise, Wailmer, Wailord, Numel, Barboach, Whiscash, Feebas, Lickilicky, Mamoswine

(Obtainable as HA: Spheal, Sealeon, Walrein)

Added effect: Now blocks intimidate








Own Tempo 



Users: Slowpoke, Slowbro, Lickitung, Slowking, Smeargle, Spoink, Grumpig, Spinda, [Glameow, Purugly], Lickilicky, Petilil, Lilligant

(Obtainable as HA: Lotad, Lombre, Ludicolo, Numel)

Added effect: Now blocks intimidate










Users: none

(Obtainable as HA: Magikarp, Ledyba, Sudowoodo, Dunsparce, Snubbull, Granbull, Poochyena, Whismur, Clamperl, Bonsly, Cubchoo)

Added effect:  Now activates when an opposing mon activates intimidate









Users: Kangashan, Miltank

(Obtainable as HA: Taillow, Swellow, Loudred, Exploud, Herdier, Stoutland)

Added effect:  Now block intimidate




-Updated Moves




Rapid spin


Users: Squirtle, Wartortle, Blastoise, Sandshrew, Sandslash, Tentacool, Tentacruel, Shellder, Cloyster, Staryu, Starmie, Kabuto, Kabutops, Pineco, Forretress, Delibird, Donphan, Tyrogue, Hitmonchan, Hitmonlee, Hitmontop, Spinda, Torkoal, Baltoy, Claydol, Anorith, Armaldo, Drilbur, Excadrill, Cryogonal.


Base power: 20->50

Now grants +1 speed stat after use.









Users: Charmander, Charmeleon, Charizard, Vulpix, Ninetales, Growlithe, Arcanine, Cyndaquil, Quilava, Typhlosion, Houndour, Houndoom, Poochyena, Mightyena, Whismur, Loudrer, Exploud, Electrike, Manectric, Numel, Camerupt, Riolu, Lucario, Lillipup, Herdier, Stoutland, [Shinx, Luxio, Luxray]


Now boosts +1 attack stat for both the user and any ally on the field (Double format move)







Sucker Punch 



Users: Soon tm


Now only successfully hits if the target is going to attack the user.





-Updated Items






Aguav berry, Figy berry, Iapapa berry, Mago berry, Wiki berry


Healing: 50% -> 33% when Pokémon drops below 25% HP








Edited by pachima

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A thread exists for this already, if you wish to put the list of things in it go for it, but we don't need the discussion split amongst two places.



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1 hour ago, pachima said:


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Users:  Zorua;  Zoroark 

Added effect: Now causes 1/8th Max Hit Point damage to the user when the disguise breaks.


This is wrong

Disguise change only concerns Mimikyu, Zorua and Zoroark abilities are named "Illusion" 

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1 hour ago, Munya said:

A thread exists for this already, if you wish to put the list of things in it go for it, but we don't need the discussion split amongst two places.



Yeh, I will just list the things for easier search while they discuss it.

Also, does anyone possess a list of the updated movepools (Not the pastebin plz lol)

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