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Pokemon Ruby was the first Pokemon game I really got into and so I am looking forward to returning to the Hoenn Region after all of this time. I have so many fond memories of making a secret base and all of that jazz and I can even remember once beating all of the contests in Lilycove.
Returning to Hoenn is like returning home for me but I have already vowed not to do so untill I have completed the pokedex.And a little help there would be nice but I'm almost finished.
But still. I am looking forward to returning to Hoenn.
Also, ORAS have not arrived in stores here in Brazil, yet. I don't even know if I'll dip into it right now, since I'm trying to save up cash. Y'know... for a Wii U... For Smash. But I will get this game eventually and I will hype around like the good boy I am. Just you guys wait.
That last thing. Though for me it's actually more that I've spent a lot of money on gaming and other non-essentials in life and I need to hold off for the moment. I'm hoping to get this for Christmas though! I own the original Sapphire so I'm considering going with Omega Ruby this time. Do we know the differences yet between the two copies of the game?
My playing through this has been rather slow, mostly due to "NEWGAMEBER" taking up my time with the very awesome A Link Between Worlds right now. I should go full tilt into this once I'm done with that game though, which should be in a day or so. (er...well, I guess I'll go "half-tilt" since half of my time will be with Smash Bros. of course)
Anyway, wanted to drop this PSA: There is a Shiny Beldum available if you connect to the internet with Mystery Gift. Even comes with a Mega Stone! Get it while it's available.
I very much appreciate your input. I'm always curious about what teams people decide to go with. I hope pokepal148 and GameDadGrant share too. Was yours kinda this way from early on our did it change often as necessary.?
I settled on that team before I got the fourth badge. Before that, I changed things up a fair amount. Swampert, Shiftry, and Metagross have been with me since the start.
Since Metagross and Shiftry came from trades (download events are treated as trades), the experience points they gain from battles is boosted to 1.7 times the normal amount. By the time I was at the third gym, 4 of the 6 pokemon on my team had come from trades and were getting 1.7 times the normal amount of experience. This broke the game's balance, placing my levels ahead of every other trainer without any grinding. So I ended up switching off half of my team for Electrike, Camerupt, and Altaria (in the unevolved forms). It was a pain at first since they were a good deal behind the rest of my team, but in the end I'm very happy with how they turned out.
No, I used the GTS to trade with someone from Japan. According to Bulbapedia, Seedot appear in the wild on route 102 in Omega Ruby only. If you have Alpha Sapphire, you'll have to find somebody to trade with.