Much as with the Drapion, the Miltank barely flinches at Rose's attack.
"I see you're working together much better," Enya says, nodding, "And you've found something that works... so far. Just don't get complicit." She smiles. "Especially since you're not the only one who can trip things up. Don't let the Trapinch escape, Myron." The Drapion whips its tail again and launches a spike into Dusty's leg. It isn't as overly painful this time, but it's clear that it'll slow him down.
"Dusty might have short legs, but that just means he can go really fast! Dusty, we're gonna flatten him before he can use those fangs on you again! Get in close and use Bulldoze!" Despite limping Dusty waddles surprisingly quickly, thanks to Mica's usual energetic play and instruction. The pool of sand spreading as he goes. With an elephantine slowness, the Trapinch raises one foreleg next to the Drapion and brings it down, sending a shockwave thundering through all the loose soil.
sLeXgCgH1d20 Bulldoze Vs. Drapion 2d8+30 Ground Physical Damage.
(Mica applies Agility Orders, raising Dusty's Initiative to 9 [Training + Orders] and Overland to 6, which becomes 3 After Slow.)1d20·2d8+30
Dusty waddles forwards, before unleashing a burst of rock from the ground... when it settles, the Drapion lies motionless on the ground. "Hmm, well then," Enya says with some concern, looking to make sure that the Drapion is still breathing. Satisfied that it is, she recalls it. "That's certainly an improvement. But let's see how you deal with something you haven't seen before. Let's go, Sasha." With a flourish, she takes another ball off her belt, and releasing what almost seems to be a swirling vortex of energy connected to a floating rock.
The Miltank actually moves back, away from the slippery sliding sandiness, still rolling into a tighter ball.
"Hanging back won't do you a lot of good, there. Soak them, Sasha." The floating vortex hovers in place, and begins spinning faster, before launching a spinning jet of water at Dusty. The trapinch is knocked about quite a bit, but keeps its balance, and certainly isn't down for the count yet.
"You're not the only one that can attack at a range, but that was a pretty neat attack! Alright Dusty, time to show Enya what we were holding onto with a Rock slide!"
Mica was furiously beginning a sketch even as Dusty summoned a pillar of rock from the depths of his sand pit, smashing his head into it fiercely. The pillar shone with white cracks and then exploded violently in the direction of the spiritomb.
(Mica chronicles Water Pulse for 1 AP.
kHpIEj2A1d20 Confusion Check 1d20 Rock Slide Vs. Spiritomb 2d8+30 Rock Physical Damage1d20·1d20·2d8+30
Dusty, not so happy with being wet, decides to return the favour, with style. And, indeed, the Spiritomb does not seem very happy to be crushed by rocks. It weathers them, though, and then floats upwards to get back to floating in the air.
The Miltank eyes Dusty's pit warily, and resigns itself to roll back around towards the Spiritomb. It seems like it probably doesn't have much in the way of distance attack options, much to its chagrin...
"Keep it up Rose. As long as they're keeping their distance just keep making it hard for them. Maybe make it rain a bit, just in case they have any more tricks up their sleeves"
Rose seemed to nod in agreement, opening his buds even more and spraying out a bit of water, coating himself and the ground around him in a light dew, though his eyes kept darting between the two enemies
The Spiritomb fires off another blast of water at Dusty, this time managing to keep the antlion down, the ground once again solidifying. It begins to float towards Rose, cackling unnervingly. It gives off the impression that it's cunning... but might not be entirely sane.
"Dusty can't screen for you anymore Donovan, Rose is going to have to work extra hard. If you can avoid getting hit, do your best..." Mica recalls Dusty, rubbing her face against his Pokeball. "You did really great, it'll be tongue-rubbings and facebumps later, even if you're all dirty." Tucking the ball away, she glanced from the swirling purple mass to the side of the field. Pink and purple go pretty good together, but she promised she wouldn't ask anything of it.
"Apex! The battle we studied for is here!" The sloth appeared in the shadow of the Spiritomb, towering over it. "Get'em! He got dusty all wet!" With a screech, the vigoroth came in from one side and feinted, before striking from a completely different direction, sweeping it's claws through the mist and into the stone beneath it.
(Mica issues Agility Orders to Apex, Apex goes on an initiative of 24) Sui9nsTJ1d20 Feint Attack Crit 2d6+28 Dark Physical1d20·2d6+28
Apex's attack manages to connect, claws shredding the vortex, causing it to collapse back into its rock, before being recalled. "All right," Enya says, "You're doing well. You've taken those lessons and learned. Let's see if that keeps up. Let's go, Tyler." Once more, Enya' blue and yellow eel appears floating above the battlefield.
"Alright Apex! We're going to keep on the pressure, but not on the cow-ball! Let's get the squiggle-wriggle with a fury swipes!" Apex lets out a triumphant bellow and moves with an incredible swiftness around the Eelektross to flank it, bringing it's long claws in with vigorous slashing, connecting four times in rapid succession.
(Mica uses Agility Orders, Apex moves around behind Eelektross and uses Fury Swipes for 66 Normal Physical Damage.)
Apex's claws make short work of the Eeleketross, it quickly falling to the ground even as it braces itself. Enya's face falls a little bit, but she puts a smile back on as she releases her next Pokémon, a large metal bell, which floats in the air. "Alright, Laurie. You can turn this around. And move in there, Felicia." The bell chimes, while the Miltank rolls towards Apex, curling up ever tighter.
Post by Breakthelevee on Jan 28, 2018 19:26:42 GMT
Donovan stood wide eyed as Apex tore through two of the foes before he could even react "Wow Mica, Apex is a lot stronger than before, isn't he" He steeled himself for a moment before calling out to Rose "Alright Rose, we can't have Mica and Apex do ALL the work. Move forward and drain that Miltank! Show them what we can do!"
Instead of spending another turn growing stronger, Rose moved forward and sent out another barrage of glowing vines, each of them sticking into the Miltank and transferring the energy back to the Budew
Rose's vines wrap around the Miltank, the tendrils of energy not caring about all the time its spent curling up. Having not even been able to attempt a single hit, it falls to the ground, all its energy drained.
The Bronzong works to make up for it, sounding a deep, resonant chime, which clangs all around Apex, battering and severely disorienting the Vigoroth.
"Well, you've made much progress over the last day," Enya says, as she recalls her Miltank, "But, you haven't reached the finish line yet. There's still one more hurdle for you to jump over. Show me your strength, and all that you've learned. Leila, old faithful, it's time to shine." Pulling her last Pokéball off her belt, she releases the Mantine that she'd been with the very first time that the pair had seen her.
The Gym Leader pauses for a moment, before reaching around her neck and pulling out a pendant with a shimmering rainbow gem at the end. She pulls a small blue crystal sphere from her pocket, and holds it aloft, where it and the Mantine begin to shine with a pink-purple light, which forms a shell around it. "Prove to me your burning desire to win!" she says, forcefully, as the light fades, and the Mantine is larger and bulkier, while the fish attached to it has detached and is flying on its own.
Miltank takes 2 injuries and Faints from Mega Drain. Rose heals 21 HP. Apex takes 41 damage, 2 injuries and is confused by Confusion. A critical hit! Bronzong triggers Cruelty. Apex is Slowed and cannot regain HP. Enya triggers Mega Evolution on Mantine.
"Oh woooow... a majestic sea flap flap! I've read about those!" Mica bounced from foot to foot, squeeing with her fists balled underneath her chin. "And it's even got a deployable guntrout! CAN I PET IT?!" Mica's eyes sparkled until a discordant clanging brought her attention back to Apex.
"A big bell too? Is... that even actually a pokemon?" She squints at the Bronzong. "Apex we need to tune it out and back off a bit, give it a grasswhistle and head back for Rose!"
(Agility Orders and an AP for Naturalist Fighter.)
Apex's tune seems to lull the chiming of the bell somewhat. "Don't get distracted, Mica," Enya chides, "Keep your focus."
As Leila flaps towards Rose, its little Remoraid buddy speeds towards the Bronzong, seemingly trying to wake it up. Unfortunately, despite the little fish poking away at the bell, it doesn't seem to stir. The Mantine, though, has set its sights on Rose, and launches a coruscating blast of energy at the Budew, disorienting it much as Bronzong did to Apex.
Apex hits with Grasswhistle. Bronzong falls Asleep. Apex hits itself in its confusion for 2 ticks of damage. Mantine misses a Struggle against Bronzong as a Swift Action. Rose takes 33 Damage, 2 injuries, and is Confused from Psybeam. Mantine triggers Cruelty. Rose is Slowed and cannot regain HP.
"Rose, I thought she would do this if she got you. Stay put and throw it some pollen, I know it hurts right now but we're so close to victory!" Donovan winced as he saw Rose hurt himself to throw out the Stun Spore, but grit his teeth knowing they could do this.
Rose meanwhile did exactly what he was told, sending a wave of yellow pollen out at the Mantine, hoping to slow it down, and followed up with a hurt look at the Mega Pokemon, hoping to catch it off guard.
"Hmm... Alright Apex, we'll withdraw and give Taffy a chance for now, you've been doing great, and I know you're hanging in there! We've got this, we just have to keep pushing!"
Apex disappears in a stream of red light, the Frillish popping into existence downfield.
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People are out there, yes, but if you're looking for a game, sorry to say that things seem to be winding down overall. There's basically been... 3 games in the last 2 years, none of which got off the ground.
Jun 8, 2021 4:55:15 GMT
Hello anyone out there!
Jul 31, 2020 17:55:59 GMT
Does anyone know where the latest Roll20 JSON Exporter for the Fancy Sheet is?
May 22, 2020 23:59:17 GMT
UwUs into the void...
May 14, 2020 2:56:43 GMT
It's very slow, yes. You'll probably finish working on your game before one pops up here, and if you create a recruitment for it you can expect to be swarmed with applicants.
May 7, 2020 4:47:37 GMT
New games seem to open up slowly here, but if new people are still welcome, I don't mind waiting around (or working on my own). It looks like there's some useful stuff to browse in the meantime.
Feb 24, 2020 7:31:23 GMT
Dec 25, 2019 11:21:14 GMT
Happy Holidays Poke-EEE-MAN enthusiasts!
Dec 25, 2019 7:30:23 GMT
Merry Christmas, Pokemon Play by Post community!
Dec 18, 2019 17:33:11 GMT
Dec 18, 2019 14:53:25 GMT
Hi folks! New here and excited to try this place out!
Dec 11, 2019 21:47:02 GMT
Dec 11, 2019 19:20:07 GMT
Anyone else here a Hunter x Hunter fan?
Dec 3, 2019 1:40:48 GMT
Keep an eye on the recruitment area of this website. They're rare nowadays, but any new games that crop up will show up there. If it's a live game you want though, you're outta luck.
Dec 2, 2019 19:05:30 GMT
but how else do i find games then?
Nov 28, 2019 6:17:00 GMT
Sounds to me like they weren't a group you'd want to be part of anyway.
Nov 27, 2019 22:17:34 GMT
i wanted to join a living server on roll20 to learn the system but they ignored my application for 2 weeks then blocked me
Nov 24, 2019 19:37:47 GMT
Basically, GMs post recruitments in the appropriate section, and then players apply to the open games. Unfortunately, there has been a rather... small amount of games posted lately, but there's one currently recruiting right now.
Nov 24, 2019 13:08:10 GMT
How does this site work?
Oct 1, 2019 13:10:32 GMT
Post on the Game Masters Seeking Players page. There are plenty examples there to go off of.