Holding One's Ground
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(permanent link) added: 2013-10-06 15:38:15 sponsor: KZN02 (last reply: 2013-10-18 06:39:02)

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I had this before as "I Will Not Flee", but it didn't go so well, but I want to try again.

A move or ability that prevents the user from being switched out.

The inverse of You Will Not Evade Me.

Examples:

Video Games
  • Pokémon:
    • The ability Suctions Cups
    • The move Ingrain, in addition to restoring HP at the end of every turn, roots the user to the ground, preventing the opponent from switching the user out. Unfortunately, it also prevents the user from switching out itself.

Real Life
  • Stalin's "Not One Step Backwards!" order to the Red Army at Stalingrad - which worked; and Hitler's "last man, last bullet, no retreat!" order to his Army - which dismally failed.

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