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Safari Changelog

Discussion in 'Safari' started by JoyFrost, Jan 15, 2019.

  1. JoyFrost

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    This thread will log all the main features/updates added to Safari.
     
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    Some new Pokéballs have been added. You can create them by using /quest arborist.

    Regular Pokéballs:
    Luxury Ball: Unchanged.
    Myth Ball: Higher CD and slightly less effective on legendary.
    Quick Ball: Unchanged.
    Level Ball: Replaces old Heavy Ball. Adds 80 BST to the user's lead in addition to catching based on the target's BST.
    Clone Ball: Unchanged.
    Spy Ball: Has lower priority, higher CD, but very little CD if the catch is successful.
    Mono Ball: Unchanged.

    Special Pokéballs:
    Lightning Ball: Extremely high priority, with slightly better than Quick Ball catch rate.
    Heavy Ball: Actually catches based on target's Weight. 360 kg+ catch at 4x, 200 kg+ catch at 3x, 100 kg+ catch at 2x, 65 kg+ catch at 1x, and anything lower is below 1x. It also takes type into consideration less than other balls.
    Photo Ball: 3.5x catch rate if you have a photo of that Pokémon.
    Mirror Ball: Computes catch rate using the target's similarities (color, abilities, types, stats) with your lead instead of type advantage.
    Inver Ball: Invert Type Advantage with 1.5x catch rate. Does not stack with Inver Costume or Contest.

    Legendary Pokéball:
    Cherish Ball: Catch Pokémon with this to give them Cherished status. Cherished Pokémon are treated as though they have an extra 6 BST while catching Pokémon, and may gain other features or even a special Cherished exclusive event in the future.
     
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    Spirit Duels Event

    In this Event, you must catch mons using Spirit Balls to add them to your base. At the end of every contest, two bases will fight each other in a horde v horde format and the base with the last Pokémon standing takes home a win!

    How to join:
    Use /spiritduels join and the next time a round starts you will be assigned to a team.

    How to catch mons:
    You get 5 Spirit Balls daily, and they are not expended on missed catches. Caught mons get added to your /spiritduels box.

    How to activate mons in your base:
    Use /spiritduels active to move newly caught mons to the front of your base. Only the first 5 may be used in a Spirit Duel.

    At the end of each round, the team with the fewest wins per duel is eliminated, and everyone else gets prizes.

    Good luck!
     
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    Rotation Battle Update 3.0.0
    • New Mechanics:
      • Tag Battles have been added.
        • You can battle the AI 2v1 or challenge other players as a team.
        • Follow Me and Helping Hand type moves can be called in these battles.
        • Damaging moves in this mode may gain either targets both foes or all Pokémon on the field.
        • You can choose which opponent you want to target with /bat a:1 and /bat d:2. If no target is provided, a random target is chosen.
      • Field Effects (Celebrity only).
        • The battle may begin with certain conditions in place.
        • There are around 40 different possible effects.
        • These cannot occur in any mode except Celebrity at the moment.
      • AI Bias (Celebrity only).
        • The opponent's AI is more likely to choose moves of a certain category.
        • These cannot occur in any mode except Celebrity at the moment.
      • Reflect & Light Screen.
        • "Other" category moves may set up screens.
        • They last 5 turns and cannot be removed.
      • Exhaust moves.
        • Pokémon that learn a powerful enough move of a certain type may be able to use an exhaust move of that type.
        • Exhaust moves range from 100 to 140 base power.
        • Exhaust moves also cost a debuff of -2 or -3 in the offensive stat used for that move.
        • The distribution of moves such as Superpower and Draco Meteor also affects the availability of exhaust moves.
    • Engine Changes:
      • Recoil moves have been drastically nerfed.
        • They are more rare on Pokémon that do not learn any recoil moves.
        • The damage boost for recoil moves has been reduced.
      • Type Base Power cap:
        • Pokémon are no longer able to use moves of a certain type that have greater base power than the strongest move of that type they know.
        • For example, if Ice Punch is the strongest Ice type move a Pokémon knows, it will never roll an Ice type move higher than 75 damage.
        • Moves that have no Base Power are considered to be 40 for this calculation.
        • Exhaust moves may allow a Pokémon to use a move of greater power. However, to use an exhaust move of a certain type, that Pokémon must learn a move in that type of Base Power reaching at least 90.
     
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    Rotation Battle Update 3.0.1
    • Fixes:
      • Fixed an error in Tag Battle where there was a chance for a Pokémon using a move that targets all Pokémon on the field to target itself.
      • Fixed an error where stat-boosting moves occasionally failed when targeting a foe that used protect.
    • Engine updates:
      • Freeze changes:
        • Pokémon now thaw immediately when hit with a Fire-type move.
        • A Pokémon using a Fire-type move has a chance to thaw early.
     
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    Other than fire interaction, are there any functional differences between sleep and freeze?
     
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    Yes.
     
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    Rotation Battle Update 3.0.2
    • Fixes:
      • Fixed protect print error.
    • Engine updates:
      • Recoil Moves
        • Recoil moves still boost the same amount of power, but only exist in a small range (eg., recoil moves should usually be around 50 to 100 base power).
      • Move effect chance update
        • In Tag Battle:
          • Helping Hand was made slightly less common.
          • Haze only can target self, target, or all Pokémon on the field.
     
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    A new feature, seasonal contest themes, is now in effect.

    Seasonal themes are only available for a certain amount of time, and tend to have Pokémon linked to certain events that are running at the same time. They occur more frequently and may have more erratic prizes and rules. Be on the lookout!

    And with that, the first seasonal theme has been added!

    And... you'll have to see for yourself what this new theme holds! No spoilers here! Except for the one up there, mind you.
     
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    Rotation Battle Update 3.1.0
    • Engine updates:
      • Field Conditions
        • Over 20 have been added, including Terrains, Power Trick, RBY Special Stat, and more.
      • AI
        • Some minor tweaks were made to the AI.