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Shadow Mewtwo Gets Nerfed In Pokkén Tournament’s Upcoming Patch

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On June 15th, Pokkén Tournament will be getting a balance patch which will bring updates to all playable Pokémon, as well as Support Pokémon Snivy, Croagunk, Magneton, Quagsire, Diglett, Yveltal, Latios and Cresselia. Notably, Shadow Mewtwo will receive a hefty amount of changes to its attacks. [Thanks, Serebii.]

 

You can check out the full patch notes below.

 

Alterations:

 

-Various Move Alterations-

 

Lucario

– Burst Mode: Fixes a glitch that causes Support Pokémon to be unable to be called after attacking

– Bone Rush ~ Downward Swing Follow-up: Combo damage has been increased

– Forward Strong Attack: Reduces the ease of Guard Break

 

Pikachu

– Volt Shock Fist: Increases length of time allowed for opponent to block

– Nuzzle: Changes the stall time that meant you were unable to grab the Pokémon

 

Machamp

– Low Stance Strong Attack: Shortens stall time with first hit to allow opponent a chance to block

 

Gardevoir

– Backward Weak Attack: Increased damage and speed of Gardevoir

 

Weavile

– Icicle Crash ~ Signal Slash: Increased stall time

 

Suicune

– Weak Attack ~ Strong Attack Follow-up: Increased distance the opponent is pushed back when they guard

– Midair Weak Attack: Reduces stall time given to opponents when they guard

 

Charizard

– Air Slash: Increase in hitbox size to fix a problem of the move mission

– Synergy Burst: Duration reduced

 

Gengar

– Shadow Punch: Increase in hitbox size to fix a problem of the move mission

 

Blaziken

– Low Stance Weak Attack: Reduces stall time

– Midair Weak Attack: Increased part of the long-range attack

– Burst Attack: No longer causes Guard Break

 

Pikachu Libre

– Low Stance Strong Attack: Makes it easier to avoid follow-up attack

– Synergy Burst: Duration reduced

– High Stance Weak Attack: Combo damage has been decreased

 

Sceptile

-Bullet Seed: Increases speed of growth

– Strong Attack ~ Charge: Reduces ease to Guard Break

 

Chandelure

– Charge Strong Attack: Reduces duration of bad status to match length of opponent’s bad status

– Forward Strong Attack: Increased base damage

– Side Ranged Attack: Lowers movement speed

 

Braixen

– Flame Charge: Increases avoidance performance

– Strong Attack: Allows for combos when the second hit hits a grounded opponent

– Burst Attack: Fixes a glitch that causes Support Pokémon to be unable to be called after attacking

– Fire Spin (Normal, Charge, Enhanced, and Enhanced Charge): Reduces the ease to Guard Crash

– Backward Ranged Attack (Normal and Charge): Reduces the ease to Guard Crash

– Light Screen: When switching to Sunny Day, Braixen has been fixed to allow for jumping

 

Garchomp

– Stone Edge: Increases time to counter attack after the move has been blocked

– Counter Attack: Makes it easier to grab airborne opponents

– Backward Strong Attack: Alters time for the opponent to block

– Low Stance Strong Attack: Alters time for counter attacks

– Burst Attack: Altered so the opponent cannot stop guarding after the first hit

– Dig: Altered to hit against opponents in Synergy Burst

 

Mewtwo

– Drain Punch: Increased the Synergy Gauge increase with the hit

– Burst Attack: Shortened invincible time when the move misses

– Pokémon Attacks: Increases the amount drained from the Synergy Gauge when moves used

– Barrier: Timing slowed down

– Confusion: Increases chances for opponents to guard.

– Forward Ranged Attack: Lowers the reach of the move.

– Backward Ranged Attack: Slows the move and allows it to be stopped by Pokémon Attacks.

– Homing Attack: Reduces number of hits in the second stage.

– Counter Attack: Fixes the point at which the Synergy Gauge is decreased.

 

Shadow Mewtwo

– Recover: Decreases stall time.

– Thunder: Allows for combos when opponent is hit while airborne.

– Backward Ranged Attack: Increases opponent stall time when they’re hit while airborne

  • Easier to switch into Miracle Eye

– Backward Ranged Attack ~ Miracle Eye: Increases opponent stall time when they’re hit

– Back Step: Shortens time to allow to do any attack or call Support Pokémon.

– Synergy Burst Counter Attack: Allows a combo

– Psywave: Vortex: Increases HP reduction

  • Reduces damage obtained during guard.

– Miracle Eye: Increases HP reduction

– Earthquake: Increases likelihood of being blocked

– Jumping Ranged Attack: Increases stall time

  • Alters timing of move to allow for opponent to more easily dodge

– Homing Attack: Reduces number of hits in the second stage

– Synergy Burst: Duration reduced

– Psywave: Vortex: Fixes an issue when used straight after Synergy Burst

 

Support Pokémon:

Snivy – Leaf Tornado: Increases Base Damage

Croagunk – Toxic: Increases the damage done at guard and decreases recoverable HP of opponent

Magneton – Tri Attack:Increases base damage

Quagsire – Mud Bomb: Reduces distance the opponent is pushed back when they guard

Diglett – Dig: Decreases base damage. Reduces ease of Guard Break

Yveltal – Oblivion Wing: Allows for combos when it hits airborne opponents

Latios – Luster Purge: Delays the recovery of Support Gauge. Reduces ease of Guard Break

Cresselia – Lunar Dance: Prevents Pokémon being invincible when called

 

Pokkén Tournament is available for the Wii U.

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