Meta Battle Subway PokeBase - Pokemon Q&A

What is 'every other turn'?

0 votes

I need help with understanding truant

asked Nov 4, 2010 by Xapper
edited Nov 4, 2010 by Pokemaster

3 Answers

2 votes
 
Best answer

It means "every alternate turn". So Slaking will attack on one turn, but he will always "slack off" on the next turn. Then attack, then slack off and so on like that.

There is nothing you can do to work around this. The only real strategy in battle is to switch in, attack, and switch out again. You still lose the turn this way but you can usually avoid a bit of damage.

answered Nov 4, 2010 by Pokemaster
You can work around his ability. Gastro acid takes care of that.
2 votes

The Pokémon can't attack on consecutive turns.
http://bulbapedia.bulbagarden.net/wiki/Truant

answered Nov 4, 2010 by Shxatoap
2 votes

Basically, Slaking cannot attack two turns in a row. It will be like this:

Turn 1:Slaking used Facade!

Turn 2:He's loafing off!

turn 3: he used focus punch

Turn 4:He's loafing off.

and so on...

answered Nov 4, 2010 by DarkTyphlosion
Do you know what would happen if it used a charge up move like solar beam???
It won't work