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Chapter 16: Sand: It's Everywhere
Anthony vs. BiancaShe sent out a freshly-evolved Herdier while I led with Lucario. Herdier got in one impressive Odor Sleuth before falling. Bianca: "See, I'm smarter now! I know that Aerodactyl of yours is an Ice type so I had my Gloom use Shock Wave so that its Water type attacks would work!" "...Wha?" Bianca: "Go, Munna!" Munna was met in battle by Swinub, who finally got some better use in battle with its brand new Mud Bomb. Nevertheless I still had to switch it out for Murkrow. Murkrow took no damage from Psybeam and finished it off with Thief. Exeggcute then took on Panpour, weakening it with Grass Knot. Bianca: "Oh ho ho! Not today!" She used a Super Potion, which really had no effect except delaying the end of the battle by one turn. Bianca: "Pansage, use Lick!" The confused Panpour licked Exeggcute, and received a finishing Grass Knot in exchange. Bianca: "And now for my final Pokemon! I know this one's name! Go Servine!" I naturally sent out Quilava, who wrecked Servine with a critical Flame Wheel and grew to level 21. Bianca: "Time for my last last Pokemon! Go... oh, wait. This one is empty..." "Please leave me now. Bianca: "Okay!" She went away. I proceeded north. ...Only to be shouted at. Route 4 Gate Attendant: "AND JUST WHERE DO YOU THINK YOU'RE GOING!?" "Eep." I turned and looked at the bulletin board, or what was left of it. "Uhh..." Route 4 Gate Attendant: "THAT WILL BE [insert obscenely high price in Pokeyen]! WOULD YOU LIKE FRIES WITH THAT?!" "I'm sorry! I... I don't have enough money to pay that!! And it's Bianca's fault too! Why didn't you stop her!? Her Panpour is even the one who broke it!" Route 4 Gate Attendant: "Because you look loaded! Pay up, miss, or I'll report you!" "I can't!" She lept over her counter and ran shrieking at me. I sprinted into the desert and hid behind a girder until she left.
Anthony vs. CherenI sighed, and led off with Murkrow against his Pidove. After that it was Exeggcute versus Dewott, because I'm a troll when it comes to type matchups. However, I was surprised by Fury Cutter. Exeggcute still brought Dewott to low health, and then I switched it out for Quilava, who fell to Razor Shell. The sandstorm then finished Dewott for me. I then sent out Omanyte, who faced Liepard. Omanyte began to use Rollout, but was Tormented. Interestingly, Rollout continued despite the Torment, and it also finished off Cheren's Pansear when he sent it out. Cheren: "Why can't I win!?" "It could be your lack of skill..." Cheren: "Or maybe-" Our X-transcievers rang. Both of us: "Hello?" Juniper: "LISTEN TO ME!!" Cheren: "Wha?" Juniper: "MEET ME AT NIMBLE BASA CITY! OR ELSE I'LL SKIN YOU ALIVE!!" Cheren: "She makes a persuasive argument. Now IF ONLY I COULD SEE WHERE I'M GOING!" I offered him his glasses again, but he walked off. I returned them to their home and followed him north. The rest of the desert path was pretty sandy and painful, with some trainers lining the way and items to be found. Also, lots of wild Pokemon hiding in the sand, including a Sandile that bit my foot. "OW!" I fought some trainers, of course, including a Backpacker named Jill. She was the master of unlocking her Pokeball, and I made a sandwich out of her Petilil. At some point I must have gone off track, because I soon found no road under my feet. Pretty soon I was in a vast, barren desert. "Oops." Doctor Jerry: "You look weak... hmm, yes. I prescribe a BATTLE!!" Lucario beat his Solosis up with Bone Rush. Where Lucario got a bone from, I'll never know. Doctor Jerry: "Healing time!" I soon realized I could use this guy like I did the nurse outside Pinwheel Forest. Some really weird Psychics harassed me. I also battled a lot of annoying Backpackers. Pretty soon I stumbled upon what appeared to be the remains of a building. Numerous blue daruma-like statues rested outside it. I entered.
Sand everywhere? So there's sand in the sand? :P
Heh, nice RE reference there.
Yay, RE reference that I wouldn't have understood until like a week ago :P
Sand within sand? Sandception.
Yo dawg. I heard you like sand, so I put sand in your sand, so you can sand while you sand!
Going by the anime, they make those bones out of Aura.
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