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One of Aidan's hands pulls a Pokeball off his belt while the other slips into the loop connected to the disc he wears, simultaneously pulling the disc into his hand. Spinning, Aidan flicks out the ball to release Zex at the same time that he whips the disc out at the Gligar that attacked him, sharpened blades protruding from the weapon turning it into a spinning wheel of pain before retracting back in as the disc returns to Aidan's hand with a deft tug of the line.
Shift action: Release Zex at E8.
Trainer Action: Arms Attack at G1 - AC: (1d20) v 6 plus Phys Evasion, (1d10+9) Normal Damage plus (1d10+4) on Crit.
Aidan HP: 59/76(If Mesi didn't factor in the DR from Aidan's feature, he has 5 more HP) Evasion: 1 Damage Reduction: 5
T's are trees. Fi is FIRE!
Ennis second ball hits this time, but fails to activate, plopping on the ground. Aidan and Vlad's own attacks connect, but the Gligar just laugh as the blade's tickle their thick hides. Tarna's swift jab was fast, but the Gligar was faster, dancing around her strike. Donny was able to scratch the Gligar's hide again, eliciting angry growls.
The Gligar growl at the knives, swatting at them. They manage to knock the knives (and blade-disc thingie) out of everyone's hands, except Tarna who deftly dodges the blow. Ennis feels the ground shift under her feet and a Gligar pops out of the ground with a snarl, batting Marr out of her hand. Marr gurgles angrily at the vampire-bat-scorpion thing.
Aidan looses his disc-blade thingy and takes 10 damage (5 DR taken into account now).
Vlad looses his own knife and takes 14 damage.
Donny looses his knife and takes 18 damage.
Ennis looses Mar. Ennis takes 18 damage, Mar 8.
Aidan scowls at the loss of his weapon before slipping an empty pokeball into his hand, tossing it at the Gligar in front of him. "Zex, take that one out with an Ice Punch!" he calls, and the Sneasel responds with a fierce jab with an icy fist at the Gligar near it.
Blake will use a Basic Ball on G2.
Blake: Basic Ball - Capture Attempt: (1d100+5)
Zex will hit G1 with Ice Punch.
Zex: Ice Punch - AC: (1d20) v 2 plus Phys Evasion(Flinch on 19-20 - eh, who am I kidding, if it hits it's likely a KO if not kill), (3d10+30) Ice Damage plus (3d10+12) on Crit(though if it crits, he's dead anyway)
Echo doesn't need the command this time as she dives in for another full mouth bite on the other flying creature. His ribs were bruised and breathing was starting to hurt Donny. He steps back from the flying bat creature that hit him last and glances at his allies. Everyone seemed to have a target to face, and the fire in the center was their only illumination. The sooner I'm done with this thing, the sooner I can help the others. He pulls out a basic pokeball, and lobs it at the creature in front of him (G3) after Echo's bite.
40/40 HP, 5 Def, 5 SDef, 7 Spd. Bite: AC vs 2 + Evasions (1d20)
Dark, Physical Damage (2d10+16) If Crit (2d10+8) ?
Move to B4. Use Basic ball on G3: (1d100+5)
T's are trees. Fi is FIRE!
Aire zips through G5, wounding it. As Ennis jams a ball towards it, it lashes out with its tail trying to strike the redhead. Instinctivly, Aire manuevered in front of the blow, falling to the ground unsoncious. G5 is absorbed, the ball shaking in Ennis hand, before coming to a rest.
The doctor curses and abandons his knife, his practiced eyes checking over his companions. After evaluating the wounds, he stalks over to Donny as he reaches into a pocket.
"Stay still," he orders, roughly grabbing onto Donny's gashed arm as he pulls some gauze out of his coat. The fabric is wrapped around the wound, before he rips the cloth with his teeth and finishes the bandaging.
T's are trees. Fi is FIRE!
Zex's swift jab was so swift, he miscalculated and punched where the Gligar was going to be, before he actually got there. Aidan's ball never leaves his hand. Something sticky prevented it from being thrown (ball is not used). Echo's bite chomps away at the Gligar, piercing its skin. A thick dark blue blood oozes out of it. Vlad's treatment stops the bleeding, the pressure of the bandage giving Donny a modicum of relief. Tarna's punch hit the Gligar square in the face, where a black whelt begins to form.
The Gligar hiss, throwing barbs at the pokemon harrassing them. Zex gets a barb to the knee thigh, 32 to its... back, Echo through a wing membrane and Setha in the ear. Setha retaliates with with a swipe of shadow-infused claw, the Gligar wimpering in pain.
Mega Punch is Normal So not resisted.
Zex hit for 9 damage.
32 is hit for 9 damage as well.
Echo is hit for 6 damage.
Setba is hit for 6 damage as well.
Poison Sting has a very small damage range. And no Poison either.
Alright, you can post both trainer and mon (except Al, Setha already acted).
"Thanks, Doc," Donny says as his forearm stops bleeding. He takes the spare moment to look at the relative battle field, and he gets an idea. Echo, fly over there, next to the pale woman, and confuse the muk out of these things. Echo agrees silently by fluttering over beside Tarna and unleashing a supersonic cry at both of the flying bats within her range.
Donny wastes no time and runs past the doctor and towards the other flying creature. At the last second he throws himself into a roll and powerful force of air seems to cut through the creature as Donny arrives on it's other side.
Stats: 34/40 HP, 5 Def, 5 SDef, 7 Spd.
Shift: Fly to F5, staying 1m off the ground. Supersonic: Through E4 and C2. AC vs 11 +Speed Evasion (1d20) If hit, targets are confused.
Donny: 42/68 HP.
Shift: Run to D3. Aerial Ace: Through D4 to end up in D5. Cannot miss, AC for possible Crit. (1d20)
Flying, physical damage (2d10+23) and if Crit (2d10+8)
Aidan looks at the ball in his hand for a moment, before shrugging, and saying, "Faint attack that one, Zex, I'll get this one!" and thrusting the Pokeball, still in hand, into the injured Gligar near him. Zex slips around towards the uninjured Gligar slowly, before rushing in for a sudden strike with a darkness-shrouded fist.
Aidan was at E7, BTW. Aire was at F8 - you deleted the trainer rather than the Pokemon.
Aidan will attempt to capture G1 with a Basic Ball.
Aidan: Basic Ball - Capture Attempt: (1d100+5)
Zex will move to F8 and hit G2 with Faint Attack.
Zex: Faint Attack - AC: (1d20), Rolled only to determine Crit since Faint Attack cannot miss, (2d10+25) Dark Phys Damage plus [roll]2d10+8[roll] on Crit.
The ball absorbs the cowering beast easily. After catching your breath, you gather a torch from the fire (except the pyrophobe) and head towards Lavaridge.
In less than 20 minutes of fumbling by torch light, you reach the town's outskirts. A road sign indicates the Center and Spa are in the center of town, while there was a small inn just behind the sign.
While the doctor tries to befriend his newest capture, Aidan recovers his weapon and returns it to his belt, before smiling at Zex. "Nicely done... return, Zex." Recalling the Pokemon, he picks up a torch and joins the group in heading to Lavaridge.
Fliitter hisses at you and looks ready to pounce but becomes bewildered at your stance. As you approach to apply the bandages, he flinches, retreating a step. With some effort, and slow movement, you get the bandage on him. But he still looks scared and bewildered.
In Donny's head Not-Scary-Now doesn't like ball. Like night sky. Echo flutters in the general direction of Vlad and the freshly caught Gligar.
Donny avoids the fire as well as he can for someone in need of it's light. At Echo's advice, he says to the Doctor, "Echo says that your new friend doesn't like the pokeball. Maybe you should let it stay out while it's still dark out." He retrieves his knife and tucks it away before replying to Echo through their link, You did well, girl. I'm glad you're with me.You beat that one, you get to eat it.No, not really hungry. You can have it, as thanks. But be quick, we need to go soon. Echo settles over the unconscious form of the one fainted Gligar and by the time she's finished with it, there's a new tear across it's throat. Where are other Not-Scaries?They were captured by other trainers. Only I beat one.Oh. You strongest?Maybe not. Maybe they liked the 'Not-Scaries' more than I did. The conversation dwindled as they approached town. Donny decided quite simply that the others can sleep wherever they wanted, he was getting used to using beds again. First he makes sure that Ennis will contact him when she wakes up, then he heads for the Inn.
Donny lets the Zubat ride along on his shoulder once their indoors. He glances at Aidan when he mentions Echo and a slight grin develops. "Yeah, very well trained," he says with a bit of humor in his voice. "Aidan, right? You certainly seem knowledgeable about certain groups, but how much do you know about Shamanism? The spiritual communication with pokemon?" As he waits for Aidan's answer he pays for a room for the night.
Paying for a room as well, Aidan replies, "Shamanism... I've heard about it. Isn't that where you're possessing a Pokemon? That doesn't exactly sound good... you're not telling me that that's why you're on this side of things, I hope?"
And this is why dad said to keep it quiet, Donny thinks to himself. "Alright, maybe a bad start. Consider it like this: a Shaman, like myself, is able to temporarily join minds with almost any pokemon. This allows me to feel and experience the world through their senses. Fight with them and understand them deeper than anyone else. This allows me to empathize and connect with them deeper than most trainers." He leans against a wall as he talks to the blue haired man. "It's not about controlling them, or imposing my will. It's about lending them my experience and strength in a way that can actually help them. I can leave my body behind and become something more. I can do more. And if I have that power, then I have an obligation to use it. That's why I'm on this side. That and some personal reasons."
Listening for a moment, Blake nods. "So you're actually strengthening your bonds with the Pokemon, essentially merging with them for a moment. A symbiotic relationship as opposed to a parasitic one." Blake closes his eyes, before opening them to look directly at Donny. "I can respect that... I only knew what the news has said, and your explanation is definitely different from that. Seems like it's hard for most people to grasp. And events have shown that what the media and what popular belief says is true isn't necessarily the case. I'll withhold judgement on it until I see more of how you operate..." Aidan doesn't vocalize the completion of his sentence, but his expression is enough for Donny to understand what's left unsaid - but if you prove to be a threat to me and mine, I'll bring you down, however far I have to go to do it.