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Pokemon Strategy Chat #1 – Leaf versus Fire

Background: If you can’t beat them – join them. After months of discussions like the one below with my son, I decided should bring the discussion online with others that speak his language. This is the first in many of the new category in Techmamas called "Pokemon Strategy Chat". My now 9 year old son Lightning will be writing these posts and hopes to have other Pokemon fans comment with their strategy ideas… Here are the RULES of engagement. We will also be looking around for other sites that have Pokemon strategy talks and will be linking to them.

Game: Pokemon Pearl  (Nintendo DS Lite).

So – right now my Pokemon is an infernape, and it is the final evolution from Chimchar. My infernape is battling a leaf type Pokemon called Gloom. To be a good trainer, one of things you should think about is which Pokemon can defeat the other Pokemon.  For example, my infernape is a fire type Pokemon and I am battling a leaf Pokemon.  What happens if you put fire on a leaf, the leaf will burn right? So if I use a fire type move on the leaf Pokemon it is super effective. After the battle we saw that all of the leaf Pokemon’s energy went down to almost nothing. And in all, there is 205% HP that went down to around 30% HP. HP stands for hit points.

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Pokemon Strategy Chat Rules

TechMama’s 9 year old son – Lightning – has his own category (Lightning) and will be posting on TechMamas with regular Pokemon strategy chats. We hope that other Pokemon fans will comment. We ask that kids not use their real names (they should choose a "screen" name) AND NOT give away any PERSONAL INFORMATION with their comments. All of our copyright, permissions and disclaimers  apply for Pokemon strategy chat. Please also state which pokemon game is being discussed.

If any Pokemon fans want to email lightning with strategy chat ideas, please do at techmamas(at)gmail(dot)com.

Here is a link to our first Pokemon strategy chat.