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Default Re: Second Anniversary Metronome Bash

Round Two

Superbird (O)
togepi
Jonathon (M) <Serene Grace> @ Soothe Bell
Health: 95%
Energy: 88%
Commands: Metronome x3
- Lying in the dirt. Camouflaged (ground-type). Paralyzed (severe).

Zero Moment (O)

Goldeneye (F) <Stall>
Health: 100%
Energy: 85%
Commands: Metronome x3
- Admiring the zinnias. -1 Attack, -1 Acc

Kratos Aurion (O)
cleffa
Random Number Degenerate (M) <Magic Guard> @ Leftovers
Health: 96%
Energy: 69%
Commands: Metronome x3
- Now this is more like it! Wary of The Rock. Paralyzed (severe). -1 Attack, -1 Special Attack

Meowth (O)
abra
Logan (M) <Inner Focus> @ Leftovers
Health: 57%
Energy: 87%
Commands: Metronome x3
- Damp and out of sorts. -1 Attack

Finchwidget (O)
elekid
USB Charger (M) <Static>
Health: 97%
Energy: 80%
Commands: Metronome x3
- Feeling pretty good.

RedneckPhoenix (O)
geodude
Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson (M) <Sturdy>
Health: 100%
Energy: 89%
Commands: Metronome x3
- No one messes with The Rock. -1 Attack

Sandstone-Shadow (O)
abra
Psyfox (M) <Inner Focus> @ Leftovers
Health: 98%
Energy: 70%
Commands: Metronome x3
- A little winded. -1 Attack

sanderidge (O)
abra
Dreamling (F) <Magic Guard> @ Link Cable <Static>
Health: 85%
Energy: 95%
Commands: Metronome x3
- Bruised. Protected by safeguard (4 more actions). -1 Attack

Keldeo (O)
mankey
Alex (F) <Defiant> @ Lucky Egg
Health: 79%
Energy: 88%
Commands: Metronome x3
- Pleased with herself. +1 Attack

Still riding high after his healing, USB Charger is the first to fall under metronome's compulsive spell. At least, that's sure to be his excuse. Once the elekid's fingers stop twitching, he dashes across the battle-scarred footpath and hurls himself rear-end first into The Rock's face.

Had that only happened once, it probably could have been passed off as some kind of mistake, a weird attack gone awry, a misfire born of trying to execute a move he's never used before. But while The Rock's still staring in blank shock, USB Charger hops upright, only to throw himself backwards onto the rock-type's face again. The third time he tries he ends up on his back in the dirt; The Rock, having finally shaken off his horrified surprise, ducks aside from USB Charger's clumsy attempt at a tail slap, roaring in pure outrage. USB Charger scrambles to his feet and dashes off as the geodude clenches his hands into fists, bellowing in pure fury and hopping after the electric-type, distressingly fast for a rough-edged hunk of rock.

Most of the other fighters, alerted by The Rock's furious yells, watch the spectacle with open amusement, but the abra contingent are soon bored. Psyfox smacks a fist against his chest, the perhaps-overenthusiastic gesture cracking his tough carapace to leave him with a wider range of motion but also a gaping hole in his armor. Dreamling drifts serenely in a meditative pose, a heavy floral smell floating through the air around her. It's soothing, a nice break from the chaos of the metronome battle, but aside from lifting the spirits a bit, it doesn't have any real effect on Dreamling. Unfortunately for them, Jonathan and Degenerate are both too far away to catch a whiff.

Logan's the only abra whose metronome has him aggressing someone else, and even then, his attack is relatively mild. The abra snaps his fingers and points a claw at Alex, a shivery burst of electricity leaping across to the mankey. Alex grunts, her fur standing on end, but the attack doesn't really hurt, as such. It just makes her feel jittery. Unsettled. Like she can't concentrate on anything. The mankey grumbles to herself, trying to get her nerves under control. After a moment it dawns on her--she never gets this nervous. There's something else going on here. That abra, he's playing mind tricks on her. Of course he is, he's a psychic-type, and that's what they always do, isn't it? Alex lets out an angry snuffle, hopping towards Logan with every intention of impressing on him what happens to psychics who don't stay out of her mind.

Logan teleports away, a bit unnerved by Alex's sudden turn towards anger, but gets only a moment to relax before USB Charger bowls into him, the two pokémon landing in a heap on the ground. The Rock catches up a second later, roaring and lashing out at random. USB Charger manages to slip away, leaving Logan to suffer the brunt of the geodude's beating. It's not all good news for the elekid, though, as he manages to catch an air slash meant for Logan in the bargain. Alex hops up and down, screeching in outrage, to see her attack thwarted like that, and USB Charger takes off running again, only mildly stung by the flying-type attack but with no interest in finding out what Alex might follow it up with.

Removed from all the fuss, Jonathon's been quietly preparing an attack. The air around him shimmers with rainbow colors and thrums with energy as he charges up. Logan certainly doesn't notice the togepi's preparations, far more focused on getting away from The Rock. When he finally manages to drag himself out of range of the geodude's fists, he's far more preoccupied with teleporting even farther away as soon as possible than with looking out for his other opponents. Which is a mistake, of course, and a second later the abra's engulfed by a shimmering beam of light, a crazy collusion of rainbows and sparkling lights that knocks Logan on his back, the abra reaching hopelessly for his face, trying to block out the burning colors he can see even through his closed eyelids. The battle pauses again as the other pokémon stop to admire the prismatic laser, which is quite beautiful, after all, so long as it isn't aimed at any of them.

Goldeneye cackles to herself, watching from the cover of a rosebush. The sableye's been creeping back towards the fight, not wanting to get into the thick of things but not wanting to be left out, either. Not bad, not bad. Not as good as what Goldeneye can do, though.

The ghost cups her hands in front of her, a golden light glowing between her palms. The orb of energy grows ever larger, burning white-hot and reaching nearly the size of a basketball before Goldeneye can't contain it and the attack leaps free as a huge column of light, disintegrating the rosebush and engulfing The Rock, who'd been about to pounce on Logan again. Like Logan and the prismatic laser, The Rock is fortunate to resist the hyper beam, but it still scours away the outer layer of his rocky skin, leaving him noticeably rounder and a lighter gray when it fades away.

And USB Charger, finally, staggers to a panting halt, too tired to run anymore. Which, naturally, means that he gets pounced on by Random Number Degenerate about half a second later, the cleffa brandishing his unnervingly-sharp arms in great excitement and landing a wicked X-scissor across USB Charger's back. The hapless elekid yells and spins around, fingers twitching wildly and, a second later, unnaturally sharp, spiky clots of fur firing from his palms. The spike cannon comes nowhere close to hitting Degenerate and instead shreds into the row of bushes planted along the edge of the path. It also rips through Goldeneye, still sheltering among the plants, but the ghost hardly notices. The spikes pass through her unhindered, and she's feeling too smugly tired to care.

Not far away, Psyfox is gathering his own barrage, enjoying his newfound strength as he digs several hefty rocks out of the ground. Sure, it would be easier to use his psychic powers for this, but doing it this way is actually kind of fun! Jonathon is a bit less amused by the abra's experimentation, since he's its target. The unpleasantness of getting smacked around by rocks is perhaps preferable to the weirdness of having Dreamling float up to him and awkwardly jab at him with the jagged spike of carapace grown out of her forehead. And then Logan manages to drag himself upright, the air around him swirling with a wispy blueish aura and his eyes glowing from beneath their lids. A creeping sensation passes over Jonathon, and he shivers, then lets out an irritated snort. It seems like all the abra are ganging up on him because he shot Logan once. Once! And he's not even doing anything right now, just sitting around, minding his own business!

Alex is similarly frustrated when her metronome fizzles out without any apparent effect. She gets the faint impression that she should be watching Psyfox for some reason, but the sensation disappears before she even begins to understand what it means. While the mankey fumes, The Rock at last manages to get USB Charger back for his uncalled-for attack. While the disoriented elekid is still stumbling away from Degenerate, waving his arms and buzzing to warn the cleffa away, The Rock hops up to him and deals him a hearty slap across the face. USB Charger's knocked down, but unfortunately The Rock doesn't get the pleasure of seeing some item or other knocked comically out of his hands.

USB Charger was wise to be wary of Random Number Degenerate, who now glows a brilliant shade of pink. The cleffa allows himself a small smile of satisfaction as energy builds within him. Things haven't gotten bad yet. Plenty of powerful attacks, but nothing that would threaten to level the city. And when it comes down to it, he doesn't mind so much, getting to try out some real power on the battlefield.

For the third time this round a dazzling beam cuts across the battlefield, this one glowing a warm pink and bringing with it a strong scent of wildflowers, for a moment overwhelming even the smell of fresh-turned earth and burning that's started to hang over the battlefield. The fleur cannon's aimed at Logan, because of course it is, the abra thinks bitterly, but once again everyone else gets a pretty show. Random Number Degenerate's left a bit winded, but pleased. This round's definitely going much better than the last one.

By this point, USB Charger's tired of running. Perhaps The Rock's knock-off slapped some courage back into him; perhaps he's simply realized it isn't a great strategy overall. Whatever the case, the elekid dashes over to Alex, grabbing the preoccupied mankey in a bear hug and squeezing tight.

The abra, meanwhile, have lost interest in Jonathon and leave the togepi to his own devices, fanning out in opposite directions, feet drifting eerily just above the ground. Psyfox parks himself in front of Goldeneye and starts sobbing uncontrollably, huge, glistening tears leaking from under his closed eyelids. And Dreamling turns on her own kin, smacking her face into Logan this time, though the grounded abra acts like he doesn't even notice.

In fact, Logan's more or less given up on even trying to stand. No matter what he does, it only seems to turn the Random Number Gods more strongly against him. Instead he'd rather lie here and let metronome take him where it will, which in this case turns out to be towards sequestering a great deal of his energy, using it to generate a temporary defensive barrier he can break down later as needed. It might be too little, too late, but at least it's better than nothing, a fact reinforced when Alex manages to pry USB Charger off her and get her own turn at attacking.

The mankey strikes a roundish pose, hands together up over her head, standing crouched with her eyes on Logan. White-silver light builds in the air before her, forming a broad, circular disc roughly in line with the frame of her body. A brilliant beam of energy leaps forth, glittering with starshine and blinding any who look directly at it. Logan hisses and covers his head with his hands for what feels like the millionth time. Beam, beams, beams! What's with all the beams going on in this battle? And why are they all aimed at him?

Now that the have finally left him alone and his paralysis isn't playing up too badly, Jonathan is happy to be back to attacking. He fires off a metronome and then bounces off, cheerfully twirling a spectral femur above his head, one that trails greenish fire from both ends and rather disconcertingly travels clean through The Rock rather than bouncing off. The geodude turns on Jonathan with an irritable growl, and the togepi hastens on his way. The Rock doesn't follow, though, stuck swallowing over and over without accomplishing anything.

Random Number Degenerate, too, is temporarily free of paralysis' grip and feeling practically chipper. The cleffa briefly strikes a martial-arts pose, hip (such as it is) turned towards Psyfox and stubby limbs pointed that way, too. Then he lets out an intimidating squeak and leaps, traveling comically, impossibly high, and falls on the floating abra with a high jump kick, temporarily flattening Psyfox into the dirt.

And Goldeneye goes last, as usual. She isn't feeling too hurried, or too bothered about anything, really. As far as she's concerned, this battle's going along fine. As a result, her retaliate attack lacks a certain oomph, a certain real vehemence, but it's excuse enough to smack USB Charger around a bit, and the ghost is happy enough to take advantage.

Superbird (O)
togepi
Jonathon (M) <Serene Grace> @ Soothe Bell
Health: 86%
Energy: 79%
Used: Prismatic Laser @ Logan ~ Recharge ~ Shadow Bone @ The Rock
- Winded, but otherwise feeling good. Camouflaged (ground-type). Metronome spited. Paralyzed (severe).

Zero Moment (O)

Goldeneye (F) <Stall>
Health: 100%
Energy: 75%
Used: Hyper Beam @ The Rock ~ Recharge ~ Retaliate @ USB Charger
- Doing just fine. -1 Attack, -2 Special Attack, -1 Accuracy

Kratos Aurion (O)
cleffa
Random Number Degenerate (M) <Magic Guard> @ Leftovers
Health: 93%
Energy: 69%
Used: X-Scissor @ USB Charger ~ Fleur Cannon @ Logan ~ High Jump Kick @ Psyfox
- Having more fun than he expected. Wary of The Rock. Paralyzed (severe). -1 Attack, -3 Special Attack

Meowth (O)
abra
Logan (M) <Inner Focus> @ Leftovers
Health: 18%
Energy: 54%
Commands: Eerie Impulse @ Alex ~ Spite @ Jonathon ~ Stockpile
- Lying morosely in the dirt. 25% energy stockpiled. -1 Attack, +1 Defense, +1 Special Defense

Finchwidget (O)
elekid
USB Charger (M) <Static>
Health: 80%
Energy: 72%
Commands: Tail Slap @ The Rock ~ Spike Cannon @ Goldeneye ~ Vice Grip @ Alex
- Stop picking on meeeeee!

RedneckPhoenix (O)
geodude
Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson (M) <Sturdy>
Health: 82%
Energy: 84%
Commands: Facade @ Logan ~ Knock Off @ USB Charger ~ Swallow (failed)
- A bit cranky. -1 Attack, -1 Defense

Sandstone-Shadow (O)
abra
Psyfox (M) <Inner Focus> @ Leftovers
Health: 93%
Energy: 66%
Commands: Shell Smash ~ Rock Blast @ Jonathon ~ Fake Tears @ Goldeneye
- On the ground and disoriented. Chest plate cracked. +1 Attack, -1 Defense, +2 Special Attack, -1 Special Defense, +2 Speed

sanderidge (O)
abra
Dreamling (F) <Magic Guard> @ Link Cable <Static>
Health: 85%
Energy: 83%
Commands: Aromatherapy ~ Horn Attack @ Jonathon ~ Peck @ Logan
- Dreaming of victory. Protected by safeguard (1 more actions). -1 Attack

Keldeo (O)
mankey
Alex (F) <Defiant> @ Lucky Egg
Health: 72%
Energy: 76%
Commands: Air Slash @ USB Charger ~ Me First @ Psyfox ~ Moongeist Beam @ Logan
- Only getting more pissed off. +3 Attack, -2 Special Attack

Terrain Notes
A wide section of the path has been ripped up, and cobblestones are scattered all over the place, many of them broken. A couple of trees have fallen over near the edge of the path, and the area around them is soaked and muddy.

Final Notes
- Some good damage, but light on the destruction once again. Can we get a precipice blades over here?
- I believe I've fixed the issues with pokémon's genders, items, etc. Let me know if there are still problems.
- More commands! You have 72 hours.

numbers

USB Charger's command: tail slap @ The Rock (3 hits)
Energy:
Base 4%
Acc: 85%
Roll: 1, 11, 14
MISS!HIT!HIT!
!crit roll: 12, 7
no crit
Damage:
Pow 25 -> base 2.5% x 0.67 = 1% damage The Rock
Pow 25 -> base 2.5% x 0.67 = 1% damage The Rock

Psyfox's command: shell smash
Energy:
Base 6%
Acc: n/a
Damage: n/a
!extra effect attkup x2, sattkup x2, spdup x2, defdown, sdefdown

Logan's command: eerie impulse @ Alex
Energy:
Base 2%
Acc: 100%
HIT!
Damage: n/a
!extra effect: sattkdown x2, attkup x2

Dreamling's command: aromatherapy
Energy:
Base 4% + 1% safeguard = 5% energy
Acc: n/a
Damage: n/a

Alex's command: me first @ Psyfox (fails)
Energy: 1%
Acc: n/a
Damage: n/a

The Rock's command: facade @ Logan
Energy:
Base 4%
Acc: 100%
HIT!
!crit roll: 12
no crit
Damage:
Pow 70 - 10 stat -> base 6% + 2% stat = 8% damage Logan

Jonathon's command: prismatic laser @ Logan
!paralysis check: 25%
Roll: 17
Energy:
Base 9%
Acc: 90%
Roll: 11
HIT!
!crit roll: 3
no crit
Damage:
Pow 160 -> base 16% - 1% stat x 0.67 = 10% damage Logan

RND's command: x-scissor @ USB Charger
!paralysis check: 23%
Roll: 62
Energy:
Base 4%
Acc: 100%
HIT!
!crit roll: 16
no crit
Damage:
Pow 80 - 10 attk -> base 7% x 1.5 = 10% damage USB Charger

Goldeneye's command: hyper beam @ The Rock
Energy:
Base 9%
Acc: 90% - 5% acc = 85%
Roll: 20
HIT!
!crit roll: 19
no crit
Damage:
Pow 150 -> base 15% x 0.67 = 10% damage The Rock

-- End of Round Damages --

Logan: +1% leftovers
Psyfox: +1% leftovers
RND: +1% leftovers

-- Round One Results --

Jonathon
95
89

Goldeneye
100
80

RND
94
85

Logan
41
85

USB Charger
90
80

Psyfox
99
71

The Rock
88
85

Dreamling
85
90

Alex
79
87

-- Begin Action Round --

USB Charger's command: spike cannon @ Goldeneye
Energy:
Base 5%
Acc: n/a
Damage: n/a

Psyfox's command: rock blast @ Jonathon
Energy:
Base 3%
Acc: 90%
Roll: 6, 3, 2
HIT!HIT!MISS!
!crit roll: 12, 11
no crit
Damage:
Pow 20 -> base 2% + 1% stat = 3% damage Jonathon
Pow 20 -> base 2% + 1% stat = 3% damage Jonathon

Logan's command: spite @ Jonathon
Energy:
Base 5%
Acc: 100%
HIT!
Damage: n/a
!extra effect: metronome spited

Dreamling's command: horn attack @ Jonathon
Energy:
Base 3% + 1% safeguard = 4% energy
Acc: 100%
HIT!
!crit roll: 13
no crit
Damage:
Pow 65 -> base 6.5% - 1% boost - 2% stat = 3% damage Jonathon

Alex's command: air slash @ USB Charger
Energy:
Base 5%
Acc: 95%
Roll: 15
HIT!
Damage:
Pow 75 -> base 7.5% - 2% boosts - 1% stat x 0.66 = 2% damage USB Charger

The Rock's command: knock off @ USB Charger
Energy:
Base 3%
Acc: 100%
HIT!
!crit roll: 17
Damage:
Pow 65 -> base 6.5% - 1% boost + 2% stat = 7.5% damage USB Charger
!extra effect: prz (20%)
Roll: 14
no effect

Jonathon's command: recharge
Energy: 1%
Acc: n/a
Damage: n/a

RND's command: fleur cannon @ Logan
!paralysis check: 22%
Roll: 69
Energy:
Base 8%
Acc: 90%
Roll: 9
HIT!
!crit roll: 5
no crit
Damage:
Pow 130 -> base 13% - 1% boost + 1% stat = 13% damage
!extra effect: spattkdown x2

Goldeneye's command: recharge
Energy: 1%
Acc: n/a
Damage: n/a

-- End of Round Damages --

Logan: +1% leftovers
Psyfox: +1% leftovers
RND: +1% leftovers

-- Action Two Results --

Jonathon
86
88

Goldeneye
100
79

RND
95
77

Logan
29
80

USB Charger
88
75

Psyfox
100
68

The Rock
88
85

Dreamling
85
86

Alex
79
82

-- Begin Action Three --

USB Charger's command: vice grip @ Alex
Energy:
Base 3%
Acc: 100%
HIT!
!crit roll: 9
no crit
Damage:
Pow 55 -> base 5.5% + 2% stat = 7% damage Alex

Psyfox's command: fake tears @ Goldeneye
Energy:
Base 2%
Acc: 100%
HIT!
Damage: n/a
!extra effect: sattkdown x2

Logan's command: stockpile
Energy:
Base 1% + 25% stored
Acc: n/a
Damage: n/a
!extra effect: 25% stockpiled, defup, sdefup

Dreamling's command: peck @ Logan
Energy:
Base 2% + 1% safeguard -> base 3%
Acc: 100%
HIT!
!crit roll: 17
no crit
Damage:
Pow 35 -> 3% - 1% boost = 2% damage Logan

Alex's command: moongeist beam @ Logan
Energy:
Base 6%
Acc: 100%
HIT!
!crit roll: 17
no crit
Damage:
Pow 100 -> base 10% - 3% boost - 1% stat x 1.5 = 9% damage Logan

The Rock's command: swallow
Energy: 1%
Acc: n/a
Damage: n/a

Jonathan's command: shadow bone @ The Rock
!paralysis check: 23%
Roll: 42
Energy:
Base 5% + 4% spite = 9% energy
Acc: 100%
HIT!
!crit roll: 14
no crit
Damage:
Pow 85 -> base 8.5% - 2% stat = 6% damage The Rock
!extra effect: defdown (40%)
Roll: 12
!defdown

RND's command: hi jump kick @ Psyfox
!paralysis check: 21%
Roll: 36
Energy:
Base 8%
Acc: 90%
Roll: 5
HIT!
!crit roll: 9
Damage:
Pow 130 -> base 13% x 0.67 = 8% damage Psyfox

Goldeneye's command: retaliate @ USB Charger
Energy:
Base 4%
Acc: 100% - 5% boost = 95% acc
Roll: 10
HIT!
!crit roll: 6
no crit
Damage:
Pow 70 -> base 7% - 1% boost + 2% stat = 8% damage USB Charger
!extra effect: prz (20%)
Roll: 13

-- End of Round Damages --

Logan: +1% leftovers
Psyfox: +1% leftovers
RND: +1% leftovers

-- Action Three Results --

Jonathon
86
79

Goldeneye
100
75

RND
96
69

Logan
18
54

USB Charger
80
72

Psyfox
93
66

The Rock
82
84

Dreamling
85
83

Alex
72
76
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