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Discussion in 'Bug Wasteland' started by eric the espeon, Apr 21, 2010.

  1. eric the espeon

    eric the espeon is an espeon.

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    Some have been checked on the old forum.

    There are a significant number of moves/abilities/other things that have the right effect but the wrong message, this thread will attempt to correct every message. Post here if you think a message is incorrect and it will be checked and if needed corrected. Below is a list of all the current messages if you wish to reference them.

    To help by checking messages either find a youtube battle in which the effect occurs or check ingame yourself. Ideally you should link to the vid you found. If you want to test any message it would help, even if it's just to confirm we are using the right one.

    Current:

    Abilities

    Items
    Berries
    To Check:
    (ones that seem likely to be currently wrong, but need a test)
    A ring of water surrounds %s!|Aquaring recovered %s's hp a little.
    to
    A ring of water surrounds %s!|Aqua Ring recovered %s's hp a little.

    All stat changes were elimnated!
    to
    All stat changes were eliminated!

    %s is extremely pissed off!
    to
    I don't know, but this seems a very unlikely message..

    %s's Snow Warning whipped up a hailstorm!|%s's Drizzle made it rain!|%s's Sandstream whipped up a sandstorm!|%s's Drought intensified the sun's rays!
    to
    %s's Snow Warning whipped up a hailstorm!|%s's Drizzle made it rain!|%s's Sand Stream whipped up a sandstorm!|%s's Drought intensified the sun's rays!

    %s's SteadFast increases its speed!
    to
    %s's Steadfast increases its speed!

    Capitalization of Attack/Defense/etc in messages?
     
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  2. coyotte508

    coyotte508 Well-Known Member Administrator Server Owner Administrator Server Owner

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    Are you telling that attack, defense are capitalized? "Dragonite's Attack raised" would be correct instead of "Dragonite's attack raised" ?

    For the rest i'll change that.
     
  3. eric the espeon

    eric the espeon is an espeon.

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    I'm not asking for those to be changed right now. Just asking for someone to check because those messages seem wrong, I'm not 100% sure.
     
  4. KazoWAR

    KazoWAR New Member

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  5. eric the espeon

    eric the espeon is an espeon.

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    oh, will be awesome. Which game is it from?
     
  6. KazoWAR

    KazoWAR New Member

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    HeartGold, but all the battle strings are exactly the same in DPPtHGSS
     
  7. Jules

    Jules i make you MANGRY

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    KazoWAR, helping THIS simulator?

    Oh damn we're in the money.
     
  8. Steve

    Steve Active Member Administrator Server Owner Administrator Server Owner

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    This guy deserves an award.
     
  9. Pokérob

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    So true. Did the HG/SS Translations iirc.
     
  10. Professor Oak

    Professor Oak same Forum Administrator Server Owner Social Media Rep Forum Administrator Server Owner Social Media Rep

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    Figured I might as well post in the pinned topic as opposed to starting another one for a similar reason.

    Anyway, when you try to use an attack when there is no target Pokemon, it should say:
    "But there was no target..."

    It currently says something similar, but it isn't correct.
     
  11. Professor Oak

    Professor Oak same Forum Administrator Server Owner Social Media Rep Forum Administrator Server Owner Social Media Rep

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    Aqua Ring: "%s surrounded itself with a veil of water!" | "Aqua Ring restored %s's HP!"
    Gravity: "%s couldn't stay airbourne because of gravity!" - When in the middle of using Bounce etc, or if the Pokemon is of the Flying type or has the Levitate ability | "%s can't use %m because of gravity!" - When attempting to select Bounce etc from your moves. It then lets you select a different move.

    One final thing: I noticed in Ingrain's end-of-turn message that when the opponent heals HP, the word "the" is not capitalized at the beginning of the sentence. i.e. "the foe..." instead of "The foe..."
     
  12. Professor Oak

    Professor Oak same Forum Administrator Server Owner Social Media Rep Forum Administrator Server Owner Social Media Rep

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    TRIPLE POST? WHAT? I know, I'm a naughty Professor.
    I know that the Ingrain message is not yet sorted, but I don't know if the others are, so here we are.

    Magnet Rise: "%s levitated on electromagnetism!" | "%s electromagnetism wore off!"
    Block / Mean Look / Spider Web / any similar moves I've missed out: "%s can no longer escape!"
    Wring Out / Crush Grip: There is no additional message. The currently displayed message should be removed.
    Heal Block: "%s was prevented from healing!" - This displays for both opponent Pokemon on the field in double battles.
    Healing Wish: "The healing wish came true!" (The normal healing message displays after this message, but I can't remember what that is)
    Magnitude: "Magnitude %d!" - The word level should not be in the message. It currently is, on the simulator.
     
  13. coyotte508

    coyotte508 Well-Known Member Administrator Server Owner Administrator Server Owner

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    All fixed.
     
  14. coyotte508

    coyotte508 Well-Known Member Administrator Server Owner Administrator Server Owner

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    What's the message for moon gift / moon dance / w/e is the same thing as healing wish?
     
  15. Conrad500

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    Lunar dance?
     
  16. coyotte508

    coyotte508 Well-Known Member Administrator Server Owner Administrator Server Owner

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    Yes that ^^
     
  17. Professor Oak

    Professor Oak same Forum Administrator Server Owner Social Media Rep Forum Administrator Server Owner Social Media Rep

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    Seeing as my only Cresselia is still at level 50 (Platinum's and Pearl's are both still roaming), I went to Youtube videos.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l2mAkJ-AWEY - Look from 2 minutes onwards, I can't remember exactly.

    "It became cloaked in mystical moonlight!" - This displays after the Pokemon is sent in to be healed. It's then followed by "%s regained health!"

    The "%s regained health!" message also follows on from Healing Wish. I mentioned that I couldn't remember the message earlier on, but that video showed it me.
     
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    I believe the message for levitate is "%s's Levitate makes ground moves miss!" or something like that. The simulator just says "it had not effect" and doesn't indicate the pokemon who is levitating.
     
  19. Professor Oak

    Professor Oak same Forum Administrator Server Owner Social Media Rep Forum Administrator Server Owner Social Media Rep

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    "%s makes Ground moves miss by using Levitate!"

    "%s evades Ground moves with Magnet Rise!"
     
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    Double posting again, I've got a few messages.

    Belly Drum: "%s cut its own HP and maximized its Attack!" (The only difference here is that the word "Attack" didn't have a capital A)
    Yawn: "%s made the foe's %f drowsy!"
    Tailwind: "The tailwind blew from behind your team!" | "Your team's tailwind petered out!" (Replace "Your" with "The foe's")
    Power Trick: "%s switched its Attack and Defense!"
    Heal Bell: "A bell chimed!"
    Skull Bash: "%s tucked in its head!"

    Sunny Day: "The sunlight turned harsh!" | "The sunlight is strong." | "The sunlight faded."
    Rain Dance: "It started to rain!" | "Rain continues to fall." | "The rain stopped."
    Sandstorm: "A sandstorm brewed!" | "The sandstorm rages." | "%s is buffeted by the Sandstorm!" | "The sandstorm subsided."
    Hail: "It started to hail!" | "Hail continues to fall." | "%s is buffeted by the Hail!" | "The hail stopped."

    Drought: "%s's Drought intensified the sun's rays!"
    Drizzle: "%s's Drizzle made it rain!"
    Sand Stream: "%s Sand Stream whipped up a sandstorm!"
    Snow Warning: "%s's Snow Warning whipped up a hailstorm!"
     
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    Didn't see this anywhere, but it is almost 4:00a, so forgive me if it's already been posted.

    When a pokemon skill swaps clearbody onto itself, and its stats get lowered, instead of saying "Clear Body prevented..." it says the original ability did.

    [VGC] Kadab? sent out Swampert!
    Porydan2 VGC sent out Paranoid! (Gengar)
    [VGC] Kadab? sent out Zapdos!
    Porydan2 VGC sent out Iron Maiden! (Metagross)
    Zapdos is exerting its Pressure!

    Start of turn 1
    The foe's Paranoid used Skill Swap!
    The foe's Paranoid swapped abilities with its target!

    Zapdos used Heat Wave!
    The foe's Paranoid lost 58% of its health!
    It's super effective!
    The foe's Iron Maiden's Occa Berry weakened 's power!
    The foe's Iron Maiden lost 45% of its health!

    The foe's Iron Maiden used Light Screen!
    Light Screen raised Porydan2 VGC's team special defense slightly!

    Swampert used Icy Wind!
    The foe's Paranoid lost 8% of its health!
    The foe's Paranoid's Levitate prevented its stats from being lowered!
    It's not very effective...
    The foe's Iron Maiden lost 3% of its health!
    The foe's Iron Maiden's Speed fell!

    [VGC] Kadab?: The foe's Paranoid's Levitate prevented its stats from being lowered!
    [VGC] Kadab?: lol
    Porydan2 VGC: lol
    Porydan2 VGC: it has clear body though
    [VGC] Kadab?: yeah
    [VGC] Kadab?: I know
    [VGC] Kadab?: I'll report it
     
  22. coyotte508

    coyotte508 Well-Known Member Administrator Server Owner Administrator Server Owner

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    Thanks.

    Leaf guard also had the same problem.
     
  23. Zystral

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    Sorry for not saving the log, but the effect was obvious;
    I switched Salamence in against Metagross and it still got Intimidated and the Attack was lowered. Meteor Mash failed to 2HKO, which shows the attack drop.
     
  24. coyotte508

    coyotte508 Well-Known Member Administrator Server Owner Administrator Server Owner

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    Well you should have saved the log (just by ticking the corresponding box), because clear body works. To check if the stat was really dropped, hover over metagross and check if there's a '-1' near the attack stat.
     
  25. zeroality

    zeroality Artificial Insanity

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    I just noted the Clear Body bug myself and Oak has confirmed that it's only a message bug. It does not actually lower attack.
     
  26. eric the espeon

    eric the espeon is an espeon.

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    Makuhita flung its Grepa Berry!
    It's super effective!
    The foe's Giratina-O lost 2% of its health!
    The foe's Giratina-O ate the foe's Giratina-O's Grepa Berry!

    I'm guessing this is just a message error?
     
  27. Akusu

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    The effect is right... although now I notice it's the G-O part you're mentioning. >_<
     
  28. eric the espeon

    eric the espeon is an espeon.

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    huh, I was unaware of that. should have checked before posting.
     
  29. Professor Oak

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    "%s's Immunity prevents poisoning!" | "%s's cured its poison status with its Immunity!"
    The first message is when a move with a 100% chance of poisoning is used on a Pokemon with Immunity.
    The second message is when a Pokemon that is poisoned gains the Immunity ability and is cured of poison because of it.

    Tested this after the topic about Snorlax displaying no message but being immune to poisoning.
     
  30. s0dp4z

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    I'm not sure if this goes here but ...
    Start of turn 23
    Primeape used Earthquake!
    The foe's Venusaur lost 44% of its health!

    The foe's Venusaur used Sleep Powder!
    ...

    shouldn't there be a message that says: Primeape's vital spirit prevents sleep! or something ? same goes for insomnia pokemon ...
     
  31. Professor Oak

    Professor Oak same Forum Administrator Server Owner Social Media Rep Forum Administrator Server Owner Social Media Rep

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    Yeah, it goes here. It lets me see what messages I need to find then. I'm sure I've done this before, but w/e:

    "%s stayed awake because of its %a!" | "%s's %a woke it up!"
    The first is when a sleep-inducing move is used on an Insomnia / Vital Spirit Pokemon, the second is when the ability is gained via Trace / Skill Swap etc.

    Also, a slight nitpick about Rest: "%s went to sleep!" is for when the Pokemon is not affected by a status condition. "%s slept and became healthy!" is for when the Pokemon is affected by a status condition.

    And now... I've got a few ability messages for you. Remember that %s or your is replaced by either "The foe's %f" or "The foe's" when needed in most cases. If it's anything different, I'll mention it.

    Wonder Guard: "%s avoided damage by using %a!"
    Arena Trap / Shadow Tag: "%s prevents escape with %a!"
    Water Absorb / Dry Skin / Volt Absorb: "%s restored HP using its %a!" - When HP is not full and it restores 25% of health.
    Water Absorb / Dry Skin / Volt Absorb / Motor Drive / Flash Fire: "%s's %a made %m useless!" - When HP is full with Water Absorb, Dry Skin and Volt Absorb, when the Motor Drive Pokemon is at +6 Speed or when the Flash Fire Pokemon has already received the boost.
    Motor Drive: "%s's %a raised its Speed!" - When hit with an Electric move and not at +6 Speed.
    Flash Fire: "%s's %a raised the power of its Fire-type moves!" - When hit with a Fire move for the first time when you are out.
    Color Change: "%s's %a made it the %d type!" - When hit with a damaging move that is a different type then the Color Change Pokemon currently is. Moves the Pokemon are immune to don't change the type i.e. Ghost moves don't change Normal Kecleon to Ghost Kecleon.
    Limber: "%s's %a prevents paralysis!"
    Oblivious: "%s's %a prevents romance!"
    Immunity: "%s's %a prevents poisoning!"
    Own Tempo: "%s's %a prevents confusion!"
    Water Veil: "%s's %a prevents burns!"
    Magma Armor: "%s's %a prevents freezing!"
    Suction Cups: "%s anchors itself with %a!"
    Clear Body / White Smoke: "%s's %a prevents stat loss!"
    Clear Body / White Smoke / Hyper Cutter: "%s's %a suppressed the foe's %f's %a!" - Intimidate was the only one that came to mind, which is why I put it here.
    Keen Eye / Hyper Cutter: "%s's %a prevents %d loss!" - I don't think Mud Slap and similar moves cause the message to display, but I could be wrong.
    Aftermath / Rough Skin: "%s's %a hurt the foe's %f"
    Trace: "%s traced the foe's %f's %a!"
    Dry Skin / Ice Body / Rain Dish / Poison Heal: "%s regained a little HP with its %a!"
    Cute Charm: "%s's %a infatuated the foe's %f!"
    Liquid Ooze: "It sucked up the liquid ooze!"
    Forecast: "%s transformed!"
    Lightningrod / Storm Drain: "%s's %a took the attack!"
    Inner Focus: "%s won't flinch because of its %a!"
    Run Away: "%s fled using %a!" - This won't ever actually be used cos it has no in-battle effect, but w/e.
    Poison Point / Effect Spore: "%s's %a poisoned the foe's %f!"
    Static / Effect Spore: "%s's %a paralysed the foe's %f! It may be unable to move!"
    Flame Body: "%s's %a burned the foe's %f!"
    Download: "%s's %a raised its %d!"

    [secret]Start of turn 1
    The foe's Zapdos used Thunderbolt!
    Electivire's Motor Drive raises its speed!
    Electivire's Speed rose!

    Electivire used Barrier!
    Electivire's Defense sharply rose!

    Start of turn 2
    Electivire used Barrier!
    Electivire's Defense sharply rose!

    The foe's Zapdos used Thunderbolt!
    Electivire's Motor Drive raises its speed!
    Electivire's Speed rose!

    Start of turn 3
    Electivire used Barrier!
    Electivire's Defense sharply rose!

    The foe's Zapdos used Thunderbolt!
    Electivire's Motor Drive raises its speed!
    Electivire's Speed rose!

    Start of turn 4
    Electivire used Barrier!

    The foe's Zapdos used Thunderbolt!
    Electivire's Motor Drive raises its speed!
    Electivire's Speed rose!

    Start of turn 5
    Electivire used Barrier!

    The foe's Zapdos used Thunderbolt!
    Electivire's Motor Drive raises its speed!
    Electivire's Speed rose!

    Start of turn 6
    Electivire used Barrier!

    The foe's Zapdos used Thunderbolt!
    Electivire's Motor Drive raises its speed!
    Electivire's Speed rose!

    Start of turn 7
    Electivire used Barrier!

    The foe's Zapdos used Thunderbolt!
    Electivire's Motor Drive raises its speed! <--- This message should be "%s's %a made %m useless!"
    [/secret]
     
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  32. eric the espeon

    eric the espeon is an espeon.

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    Cute Charm: "%s's %a infactuated the foe's %f!"

    sure that's not infatuated?
     
  33. coyotte508

    coyotte508 Well-Known Member Administrator Server Owner Administrator Server Owner

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    When next update comes, can someone edit the ability_messages.txt files with the message that are available and possible (insomnia and everything won't be possible yet) ?
     
  34. Professor Oak

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    Yeah, it should be infatuated instead. There's always one mistake a miss :P
    Editing it now.
     
  35. eric the espeon

    eric the espeon is an espeon.

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    sure that's not one "mistake I miss"

    :p
     
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    Note to self: Beat ete with a baseball bat :P

    Now to try and not make this post utterly useless... and hopefully avoid a type.
    Stockpile / Spit Up / Swallow: "%s's stockpiled effect wore off!" - When Spit Up or Swallow are used and Stockpile's defensive boosts are removed.
     
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    typO

    Also, is anger point ever gonna be tested?
     
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    The foe's Kabuto used Facade!
    Ambipom's Chilan Berry weakened 's power!
    Ambipom lost 42 HP! (20% of its health)

    Move's missing.
     
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    The foe's Staraptor intimidates Shaymin!
    Shaymin's Attack fell!

    Should be
    The foe's Staraptor's Intimidate cuts Shaymin's Attack!
    (tested on HeartGold)
     
  40. Crystal Moogle

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    I think this is the right place to put this
    [​IMG]
    Seems there's just something a little wrong with the text here. It should say Sneasel won't flinch. On Crystal Moogle's screen it said The Foe's Ete won't flinch etc etc.
     
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