Category Archives: Nuzlocke Challenge

Where Does the Time Go? – Mobile Suit Nuzlocke Challenge Weeks 20-23

Oh man, has it really been almost a whole month since I last updated the challenge? That’s worse than I thought… Truth is I just haven’t been much in the right sort of mood for the potential kick in the teeth that the Nuzlocke run has been threatening me with as I near the end. …

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Two Birds With One Stone – Mobile Suit Nuzlocke Challenge Weeks 18-19

Ups and downs, downs and ups, the Mobile Suit Nuzlocke keeps rolling on. Play has been brief this fortnight, so let’s keep the update similar. (Upon friends’ recommendations I’ll be putting Pokémon species in parentheses after their nicknames from here on, in case people forget who is what) I decided to teach Forbidden (Kabuto) Rock …

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*Dial Tone* – Mobile Suit Nuzlocke Challenge Weeks 16-17

I must confess I have been a naughty boy this past fortnight and have been totally absorbed by Fire Emblem Awakening instead of my Nuzlocke. You tell yourself each day that you’ll definitely pick up Pokémon later, but all the training and reclassing and shipping characters is so damned addictive that you inevitability reach for …

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Just Call Me Mr. Redshirt – Mobile Suit Nuzlocke Challenge Weeks14-15

If that title didn’t tip you off, things have been getting a little rocky in the Nuzlocke Challenge of late. Training BuCue in the Pokémon Mansion was cut short by that most dangerous of Nuzlocke moves, Pursuit. Apparently wild Raticates are advocates of fox hunting, and now I’ve lost a full party’s worth of Pokémon. …

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Oh Good God No! – Mobile Suit Nuzlocke Challenge Week 12-13

It turns out I was more afraid of Sabrina than I thought, because after getting thoroughly lost in Silph Co. HQ and easily taking out Giovanni last Monday I didn’t touch Pokemon again until this Friday! The first step was a little housekeeping, as I rather embarrassingly realised that Lapras needed renaming; I had already …

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No Bird Lives Forever – Mobile Suit Nuzlocke Challenge Week 11

Oh, what a frustrating and heartbreaking week… Started with my obligations this week, grabbing my two HMs from the Safari Zone; Z’Gok got Surf, Virtue got Strength, as I can’t see myself switching those two out any time soon. With Fuchsia City well and truly cleaned out I headed up to Saffron City with much …

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Koga Needs Mothballs – Mobile Suit Nuzlocke Challenge Week 10

Another week with only a Pokémon update… Bear with me, I’m sitting on some interesting ideas, just need some more hashing out. And now, Stryke’s handy guide to playing the Safari Zone in Nuzlocke Step One: DON’T THROW ROCKS! A Pinsir missed out on, lesson learned, I flew back to Celadon, took down Snorlax number …

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The Unexpected Virtue of Snorlax – Mobile Suit Nuzlocke Challenge Week 9

I gotta admit, I didn’t find a lot of time for Nuzlocking this week (been busy with home decorating, yay grown up life!) Which isn’t to say that the week was a bust, I just made far less progress than usual. So last week left me saved hovering above the accursed Snorlax on Route 12, …

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A Jolt(eon) to the System – Mobile Suit Nuzlocke Challenge Week 8

Wow. I am learning SO much about playing Pokemon well from this challenge. Who would have thought that concentrating on a single squad of six would lead to having a competent party of a high enough level to actually make it through most story battles unscathed? Madness. This week we left Rock Tunnel behind to …

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Mobile Suit Nuzlocke Challenge Week Six-Seven – Evolve or Die

Oops, looks like someone forgot to update last weekend! Just as well I suppose, since I only played a couple of days in the last fortnight. But enough self-effacement, onward to progress reports! Week six had a focus on evolution. As I moved through the SS Anne I prioritised getting Sandrock up to Sandslash and …

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