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Talk:Pokémon battle

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"Forfeit half your cash"

The statement that you will forfeit half your cash if you lose may not be entirely correct. I was playing Leaf Green earlier today and beat Lorelei with 0 cash, leaving with me with a total of 5400. However, Bruno then took all of my money (5400), leaving me with 0 again. Additionally, before I have had a situation where Bruno has taken all my cash, despite the fact that I have had a little more than 5400 when starting the battle with him. Kidburla 18:55, 2 June 2008 (UTC)

Certain games have changed the mechanic where the lost cash is a set total instead of a fraction. Trust me, there are times where I intentionally blow as much cash as possible in XD so that I can abuse gender-setting against foes with lots of shadows (I once faced Ardos for the first time with just PokémonDollar.png7 to my name). --Shiningpikablu252 22:35, 2 June 2008 (UTC)

Wild Pokemon

I vaguely recall reading that wild Pokemon don't battle for reasons other than territory, food, and mating. Is there any reference in the games, anime, or manga, for this? Redstar 03:41, 4 October 2009 (UTC)

Japanese kana

At the top of the page, the kana for "Pokémon Kettou" just says "Pokémon". I'd do it myself but I don't know which Japanese alphabet is needed. Flicky1991 09:40, 11 April 2010 (UTC)

Link battling

I want to find a way to merge link battling onto the page. I've created a prototype here, but it still needs work. Can I get some input? Thanks! --rockersk08 16:52, 4 May 2010 (UTC)


Should it be noted that the maximum Pokémon allowed to be in the battle at a time from one side has increased by 1 in every odd generation? Generation I introduced 1 on 1 (standard battles), Generation III introduced 2 on 2 (double battles), and now Generation V introduced three on three (triple battles). Turtwig's A-B-Cs (talk | contribs) 15:19, 6 July 2010 (UTC)

I myself would do this, but I guess the page is protected or something. Pokered4000 22:31, 11 August 2010 (UTC)
Should it be noted? Turtwig's A-B-Cs (talk | contribs) 13:19, 6 September 2010 (UTC)

Volleyball is a conception to the rotation battle.

Testimony by developer.

Information is put with the Talk because there is no item of the rotation battle. Sawamular101 16:39, 14 September 2010 (UTC)

"Call" in Colosseum

In Pokemon Colosseum, there's another option, "Call", instead of "Run" (not sure about XD). It wakes up a pokemon, and returns a shadow pokemon in Hyper Mode to normal condition. Seem to have an increased priority. Should it be mentioned in the article? Kelenius (talk) 14:45, 18 June 2012 (UTC)

There already is a mention of this in the article. It's under "Run". (fiery]~~BlazingFist~~[fast) 15:34, 18 June 2012 (UTC)
Oh, I didn't notice that. Maybe there should be a separate section for it, or a sub-section? I think phrases that are shown when the call is used could be added. Kelenius (talk) 18:46, 18 June 2012 (UTC)
Yeah, that could be an idea. I'm not sure though, I think you should ask an admin first if you can add it. (fiery]~~BlazingFist~~[fast) 19:23, 18 June 2012 (UTC)

Sky Battle

According to, a new type of battle called a Sky Battle is to be added in X and Y. Only Pokemon that can fly (like Pidgey) are allowed. Can this be added in variants, or should it wait until the games come out? Pikachu Bros. (talk) 18:16, 18 June 2013 (UTC)

I say wait. --Reliジーランス? 18:25, 18 June 2013 (UTC)

Okey dokey. Pikachu Bros. (talk) 18:30, 18 June 2013 (UTC)