Tempus was about to jump to defend his master against the pokemon, but when the thugs ran at her he quickly changed targets to slash one of the men down.
Gallade, slash vs a thug
Acc: Slash (1d20) 2+physical evasion=18-20 crit
Neko, the Espeon, also rushed to defend Aeon and quickly fired a blast of confusion at the other thug.
Confusion vs second thug
Acc: (1d20) vs 2+special (19-20=confuse)
((I'll refrain from using Custos and Axew to not be too overpowered))