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Jyger and N. Harmonik’s Blind Reaction To Pokémon Generations Episodes 5 & 6

Same deal as always! Here’re the original videos…

And now, here’s our blind reactions to them!

…Seriously, I CANNOT be the only person who noticed that sign. lol

Jyger and N. Harmonik’s Blind Reaction To Pokémon Generations Episodes 1 & 2

Well, N. Harmonik and I were having our weekly hang out yesterday, and wouldn’t you know it? Episodes 1 & 2 of Pokémon Generations came out! So, if you haven’t watched them already, do so here…

…and now, our blind reactions to the first two episodes of this show. ^_^

…Say…We’ve now reached 899 blog entries on this site, haven’t we? As such, next time will be our 900th, and… … …Meh, what the hell. Next time, Jyger’s Favourite 5 episodes of my new favourite cartoon, Steven Universe. Ja né!

Pokémon FireRed Text-And-Screencap-Only Nuzlocke Part 7.2

Not THAT handily. Like I said, Giovanni's Kangaskhan can actually be kinda tough.

Not THAT handily. Like I said, Giovanni’s Kangaskhan can actually be kinda tough.

Last time in the Pokémon FireRed Text-And-Screencap-Only Nuzlocke Challenge, I found out that the Silph Scope, required to identify the ghosts of Pokémon Tower, had been stolen by Team Rocket. As such, I stormed their hidden base underneath the Rocket Game Corner and defeated their boss, Giovanni, thus reclaiming the Silph Scope. This time, I headed back to Lavender Town to enter the Pokémon Tower, find Mr. Fuji, and uncover the truth of what was happening. However, almost as soon as I made my way to the second floor of the tower…

...Tim? There are days I worry that I enjoy beating the shit outta you and your team a little TOO much.

…Tim? There are days I worry that I enjoy beating the shit outta you and your team a little TOO much. Cue theme song!

Needless to say, Mikey has gotten a wee bit tougher now that he's become fully evolved.

Needless to say, Mikey has gotten a wee bit tougher now that he’s become fully evolved.

DEATH FROM ABOVE PART 3!!!

DEATH FROM ABOVE PART 3!!!

I'm warning you, Tim. I've got Ethers, and I'm not afraid to use 'em!

I’m warning you, Tim. I’ve got Ethers, and I’m not afraid to use ’em!

Anyway, after that all-too-casual-by-now ass-kicking, I made my way to the upper floors…and maybe I was a little crazy, but it seemed like something wasn’t quite right…

I know, I'm taking a big leap here, but it just seemed like things weren't quite ordinary.

I know, I’m taking a big leap here, but it just seemed like things weren’t quite ordinary.

Sure enough, after defeating a couple of the Channelers…

...Great. Demonic possession. Rated E for Everyone! :D

…Great. Demonic possession. Rated E for Everyone!

So yeah, the Ghost-type Pokémon in the tower have been possessing the Channelers to battle anyone who tries to ascend to the top. So, after capturing one for myself…

Yeah, I know it was the most obvious thing to call him, leave me alone. lol

Yeah, I know it was the most obvious thing to call him, leave me alone. lol

…I began battling my way through the Channelers, releasing them from the control of their Ghost-types upon defeat.

Okay, you're either possessed, or you're vampires. I don't care which one, just make up your mind.

Okay, you’re either possessed, or you’re vampires. I don’t care which one, just make up your mind.

Luckily, Edge and Milo are both Normal-type Pokémon with Dark-type moves, so they're immune to anything the Gastly can use on them but can dish out super effective damage in return.

Luckily, Edge and Milo are both Normal-type Pokémon with Dark-type moves, so they’re immune to anything the Gastly can use on them but can dish out super effective damage in return.

... ...Uhhhhh...

… …Uhhhhh…

Nnnnnoooope! Nope! Nope! No, no, no, no, NO, NO, NOOO! NNNNNNNNNNNNOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOPE! 😄

Just to keep his Special Attack stat high enough to deal with stuff like this.

Just to keep his Special Attack stat high enough to deal with stuff like this.

Oh good, a friendly one!... ... ...Wait, if this area is purified, why not corral all the other Channelers into this spot and let the energies undo the possession?

Oh good, a friendly one!… … …Wait, if this area is purified, why not corral all the other Channelers into this spot and let the energies undo the possession?

Anyway, it didn’t take long for me to defeat all the Channelers and free them from their Ghost-type Pokémon. However, just as I reached the staircase leading to the top, where I guessed Mr. Fuji was, I ran into a whole new problem…

... ...Aaaaannnnd scared.

… …Aaaaannnnd scared.

OH CRAP, IT'S MISSINGNO. IN ITS GHOST FORM!!! O_O

OH CRAP, IT’S MISSINGNO. IN ITS GHOST FORM!!! SOMEONE CALL LORD VYCE AND TELL HIM THE ENTITY IS HERE!!! 😄

Who's that Pokémon?!

Who’s that Pokémon?!

It's...Marowak!

It’s…Marowak!

…So yeah. Long story short, Cubone’s mother returned from the dead as a spirit of vengeance. In fact, if I may speculate, I’d go so far as to guess that the other Ghost-type Pokémon weren’t really trying to cause trouble as much as get people’s attention. Especially because, as it turned out, Team Rocket was hiding out on the top floor. They’d kidnapped Mr. Fuji when he tried to deal with them himself. After calming Marowak’s soul…

...rather violently, actually...

…rather violently, actually…

…I made my way up the stairs to deal with Team Rocket personally.

This is for Marowak, you sons of bitches.

THIS.

IS.

IS.

FOR.

FOR.

MAROWAK!!!

MAROWAK!!!

One rather violent beat-down set to Through The Fire And Flames later…

You're lucky I don't believe in eye for an eye.

You’re lucky I don’t believe in eye for an eye.

Good. After all that, at least she's at peace now...

Good. After all that, at least she’s at peace now…

...Oh. Well, yeah, I'll gladly take this, too. I mean, if you really WANT to reward me. lol

…Oh. Well, yeah, I’ll gladly take this, too. I mean, if you really WANT to reward me. lol

Feeling a lot better, I decided it was finally time to wake up the Snorlax south from Lavender Town. However, I knew that, when Snorlax wake up unplanned, that they can attack whatever wakes them in a pretty massive rage. Also, in battle, it could use Rest to recover all damage it’d taken. As such, I came up with a plan: I’d have Poe, immune to all of Snorlax’s attacks and now having learned Hidden Power, hit Snorlax with it to have it lose some health and force it to use Rest, at which point, Poe would then use Spite to reduce Rest’s PP. After Rest was completely depleted, it would then just be a matter of weakening Snorlax enough to get in a Great Ball. That would fall to Martini, who would use Thunder Wave to paralyze Snorlax and leave it vulnerable. But first, I’d have to do some grinding with him, possibly even enough to evolve him into a Dragonair.

Overall, the plan seemed pretty close to perfect… … …so I guess I only have myself to blame for just how badly it went wrong. I was on Route 16, trying to get Martini experience, when we ran into a Doduo. It was one level beneath Martini, so…against my better judgment, I sent him to fight the Doduo, thinking he could handle it alone. One lucky Fury Attack later, and Martini was already low on HP, so my first impulse was to recall him and send out Oswald. Except, in a panic, I’d forgotten that, in FireRed, Doduo learn Pursuit at Level 9, and…

...

…My first loss. First soldier down. And one who would’ve been a HUGE help in the game but I’d barely gotten a chance to get to know, all because I made an error in judgment. N. Harmonik was actually quick to point out that I’d done pretty well for myself to last this long without suffering a loss. Probably to make me feel better, which I appreciate. And yet, all I could think of was “Martini was dead, and it was my fault”. And, after returning to the Pokémon Center, I must’ve gone at least a half hour without doing anything in the game. Finally, I knew the pain of losing a Pokémon. I’m not an idiot, really. I know it’s just a game. And yet, that fact didn’t seem to make me feel much better. I’m pretty sentimental, so losing a Pokémon hit me pretty hard. But, after a while of looking at Martini’s grave…

Yeah, I decided to go with making a box of my PC a cemetary for dead Pokémon instead of releasing them right away.

Yeah, I decided to go with making a box of my PC a cemetery (which I spelled wrong, lol) for dead Pokémon instead of releasing them right away.

…I eventually came to a decision: Never again. I wouldn’t make such mistakes so easily again. I would familiarize myself with the movesets of every Pokémon I encountered from now on and make sure to know my team inside and out, their strengths and limitations. And so, with a heavy heart, I left the Center and made my way to face Snorlax, never forgetting who was left behind.

Met in Celadon City
Level 18 – 19
Even in death, he was merely shaken, but never stirred.

… … …Anyway, I got to Route 12, and used the Poké Flute to wake up Snorlax. As expected, he was PISSED, but fortunately, the plan to force him to use up all his PP for Rest worked. Mikey took care of the rest, and when all was said and done…

Now I just need a bumbling sidekick to follow him around. I'm thinking a Duskull. XD

Now I just need a bumbling sidekick to follow him around. I’m thinking a Duskull. 😄

So yeah, with Pokémon Tower dealt with and Snorlax awoken and caught, I decided to call it a night. Next time, though, I’m probably gonna be doing some traversing around the locations in Kanto I’ve already been to, largely due to another new item I’ll have obtained. Ja né!

Pokémon FireRed Text-And-Screencap-Only Nuzlocke Part 7.1 (SPECIAL GAMBLING EDITION!)

Tenacity is a must in a Nuzlocke.

Tenacity is a must in a Nuzlocke.

Last time in the Pokémon FireRed Text-And-Screencap-Only Nuzlocke Challenge, I learned about everything going on in the Pokémon Tower in Lavender Town, but to advance up through it, I’d need the Silph Scope prototype in Celadon City. And hey, it wasn’t like there was anywhere else to go or anything else to do, since sleeping Snorlax were blocking not one but two routes, and Saffron City was still under lock-down. Anyway, while looking for the scope, I detoured to the Gym and won the Rainbow Badge. This time, with my team prepared (and cue obligatory shot of my team because I forgot to include one at the end of last time)…

Ta-da. lol

Ta-da. lol

…I decided to check around town and see if I could find any leads on the Silph Scope. Finally, I managed to find a scientist who worked for Silph Co. who claimed that the scope had been stolen by a thief. Given that Team Rocket grunts were pretty much everywhere in this part of town, it didn’t exactly take a genius to figure out what happened. Also, since the small casino in Celadon was named the Rocket Game Corner, it was pretty obvious that this was their hideout. But how to get in without arousing suspicion?

Y'know, I really look at this as win/win. He gets past his gambling problem, and I get a way into the casino. What could go wrong?

Y’know, I really look at this as win/win. He gets past his gambling problem, and I get a way into the casino. What could go wrong?

...Huh. Well then, it seems the only way to win-I mean, FREE these poor Pokémon is to obtain the necessary coins required to purchase them.

…Huh. Well then, it seems the only way to win-I mean, FREE these poor Pokémon is to obtain the necessary coins required to purchase them.

Yeah, note to self: Never go to Vegas. I have no patience when it comes to lining up the slots, preferring to just hit them rapid fire and hope for the best. The results are piss-off screens like this. :P

Yeah, note to self: Never go to Vegas. I have no patience when it comes to lining up the slots, preferring to just hit them rapid fire and hope for the best. The results are more often than not piss-off screens like this. 😛

Okay, confession time: In the end, I ultimately decided to just buy enough coins to trade in for a Dratini. Leave me alone. lol

Okay, confession time: In the end, I ultimately decided to just buy enough coins to trade them in for a Dratini.

Anyway, after I’d finished gambling for a bit (leave me alone, I’m 30 years old and will gamble all I fuckin’ well like, lol)…

I love how it doesn't even give you the option. It just KNOWS you want to push it at this point. lol

I love how it doesn’t even give you the option. It just KNOWS you want to push it at this point. And honestly, have you ever found an important looking button or switch in a game and said “No, I do not want to push it”? lol

Yeah, spoilers for later in this article, but I thought I'd get one last Mega Punch in here, because I replace it later. Sorry.

Yeah, spoilers for later in this article, but I thought I’d get one last Mega Punch in here, because I replace it later. Sorry.

Well, that confirms that.

Well, that confirms that.

Not gonna lie, MIGHT'VE been overkill. :P

Not gonna lie, MIGHT’VE been overkill. 😛

"Or else" what? You'll continue doing a shitty-ass job in my general direction?

“Or else” what? You’ll continue doing a shitty-ass job in my general direction?

Who's eating dreams now, bitch? :P

Who’s eating dreams now, bitch? 😄

...And you're an idiot.

…Judge Judy, you wanna field this one?

Oh, and as I was beating the crap outta Rocket Grunts, guess what happened? 😀

The quite literal tank of my team has arrived. ^_^

The quite literal tank of my team has arrived. ^_^

Yes, I think it's reasonable to suggest that I have a problem with a mafia-esque group who steal Pokémon, have knowingly committed grand theft, and have murdered innocent Pokémon on at LEAST one occasion that I know of.

Yes, I think it’s reasonable to suggest that I have a problem with a mafia-esque group who steal Pokémon, have knowingly committed grand theft, and have murdered innocent Pokémon on at LEAST one occasion that I know of.

Funny story: The guards' strongest Pokémon were a Sandslash and an Arbok. I defeated both with draining attacks: Giga Drain and Dream Eater.

Funny story: The guards’ strongest Pokémon were a Sandslash and an Arbok. I defeated both with draining attacks: Giga Drain and Dream Eater.

So, YOU'RE the head honcho. Been waiting a while to have a face-to-face meeting with you.

So, YOU’RE the head honcho. Been waiting a while to have a face-to-face meeting with you.

Again, I won't lie to y'all. Giovanni's Kangaskhan? One tough momma. I like to think that if these games get remade again to include Mega Evolutions, Giovanni's Kangaskhan will be able to do so.

Again, I won’t lie to y’all. Giovanni’s Kangaskhan? One tough momma. I like to think that if these games get remade again to include Mega Evolutions, Giovanni’s Kangaskhan will be able to do so.

If I had a nickel for every time I've heard that thus far in this playthrough alone...lol

If I had a nickel for every time I’ve heard that thus far in this playthrough alone…lol

YOINK! :P

YOINK! 😛

…Anyway, with all that taken care of, I decided both I and my Pokémon could use a break before heading back to Pokémon Tower. So, with that said, come back in a bit to find out how that went, as well as my attempts to awaken Snorlax… … …and the unfortunate events that occurred as a result. Ja né!

My Dream Pokémon Yellow Remake – The Gym Leaders

… … …Fuck it, Gym Leader time. lol Here’re the Gym Leaders in my dream remake of Pokémon Yellow.

Pewter City Gym Leader: Brock

Geodude

  • Level: 12
  • Attacks: Rollout, Defense Curl, Smack Down
  • Held Item: None
  • Ability: Sturdy

Onix

  • Level: 14
  • Attacks: Bind, Rock Tomb, Smack Down
  • Held Item: None
  • Ability: Sturdy

Cerulean City Gym Leader: Misty

Staryu

  • Level: 18
  • Attacks: Bubblebeam, Psywave, Swift, Scald
  • Held Item: None
  • Ability: Natural Cure

Starmie

  • Level: 22
  • Attacks: Camouflage, Bubblebeam, Recover, Scald
  • Held Item: None
  • Ability: Natural Cure

Vermilion City Gym Leader: Lt. Surge

Raichu

  • Level: 26
  • Attacks: Spark, Double Team, Feint, Volt Switch
  • Held Item: None
  • Ability: Static

Voltorb

  • Level: 21
  • Attacks: Rollout, Swift, Charge Beam, Volt Switch
  • Held Item: None
  • Ability: Soundproof

Magnemite

  • Level: 24
  • Attacks: Mirror Shot, Magnet Bomb, Thunder Wave, Volt Switch
  • Held Item: None
  • Ability: Sturdy

Celadon City Gym Leader: Erika

Tangela

  • Level: 30
  • Attacks: Stun Spore, Mega Drain, Sunny Day, Growth
  • Held Item: None
  • Ability: Chlorophyll

Weepinbell

  • Level: 32
  • Attacks: Sweet Scent, Sleep Powder, Sunny Day, Acid
  • Held Item: None
  • Ability: Chlorophyll

Gloom

  • Level: 32
  • Attacks: Giga Drain, Moonlight, Sunny Day, Poison Powder
  • Held Item: None
  • Ability: Chlorophyll

Fuchsia City Gym Leader: Koga

Weezing

  • Level: 40
  • Attacks: Explosion, Sludge Bomb, Double Hit, Toxic
  • Held Item: None
  • Ability: Levitate

Venomoth

  • Level: 43
  • Attacks: Signal Beam, Zen Headbutt, Gust, Toxic
  • Held Item: None
  • Ability: Shield Dust

Crobat

  • Level: 46
  • Attacks: Venoshock, Acrobatics, Confuse Ray, Toxic
  • Held Item: None
  • Ability: Inner Focus

Saffron City Gym Leader: Sabrina

Kadabra

  • Level: 39
  • Attacks: Psychic, Calm Mind, Reflect, Disable
  • Held Item: None
  • Ability: Synchronize

Mr. Mime

  • Level: 43
  • Attacks: Dazzling Gleam, Calm Mind, Substitute, Reflect
  • Held Item: None
  • Ability: Filter

Espeon

  • Level: 46
  • Attacks: Psychic, Morning Sun, Future Sight, Calm Mind
  • Held Item: None
  • Ability: Synchronize

Kadabra

  • Level: 50
  • Attacks: Psychic, Reflect, Recover, Calm Mind
  • Held Item: None
  • Ability: Synchronize

Cinnabar Island Gym Leader: Blaine

Ninetails

  • Level: 48
  • Attacks: Fire Blast, Nasty Plot, Safeguard, Confuse Ray
  • Held Item: None
  • Ability: Flash Fire

Rapidash

  • Level: 50
  • Attacks: Fire Spin, Bounce, Megahorn, Fire Blast
  • Held Item: None
  • Ability: Flash Fire

Arcanine

  • Level: 52
  • Attacks: Thunder Fang, Fire Blast, Roar, Extreme Speed
  • Held Item: None
  • Ability: Intimidate

Magmortar

  • Level: 54
  • Attacks: Sunny Day, Fire Blast, Confuse Ray, Solar Beam
  • Held Item: None
  • Ability: Flame Body

Viridian City Gym Leader: Giovanni

Dugtrio

  • Level: 50
  • Attacks: Dig, Earthquake, Sucker Punch, Stealth Rock
  • Held Item: None
  • Ability: Arena Trap

Persian

  • Level: 53
  • Attacks: Play Rough, Earthquake, Slash, Fake Out
  • Held Item: None
  • Ability: Limber

Nidoqueen

  • Level: 53
  • Attacks: Earth Power, Earthquake, Thunder, Poison Jab
  • Held Item: None
  • Ability: Poison Point

Nidoking

  • Level: 53
  • Attacks: Megahorn, Thrash, Earthquake, Thunder
  • Held Item: None
  • Ability: Poison Point

Rhydon

  • Level: 55
  • Attacks: Earthquake, Hammer Arm, Thunder Fang, Fire Fang
  • Held Item: None
  • Ability: Lightning Rod

Kangaskhan

  • Level: 55
  • Attacks: Earthquake, Aerial Ace, Giga Impact, Outrage
  • Held Item: Kangaskhanite
  • Ability: Scrappy

So, those are the Gym Leaders in my dream remake of Pokémon Yellow. Lemme know what you think I should cover next, and I’ll see y’all next time. Ja né!