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.

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Gallade, slash vs a thug
Acc: Slash (1d20)[20] 2+physical evasion=18-20 crit
Damage: (2d12+35)[39]


Neko, the Espeon, also rushed to defend Aeon and quickly fired a blast of confusion at the other thug.
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Confusion vs second thug
Acc: (1d20)[9] vs 2+special (19-20=confuse)
Damage: (2d8+24)[29]


((I'll refrain from using Custos and Axew to not be too overpowered))