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Sapphire Abraful Notes

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  1. Pokemon Sapphire
  2. Abraful Notes
  3. [Updated 21 Jun 2020]
  4.  
  5. FLOWTIMER OFFSETS (subject to individual calibration)
  6. - Mudkip+encounterless: 11330/30090/56950
  7. - Wingull: 7320/23335/25800
  8. - Abra
  9. > Early: 7220/22540/25480
  10. > Late: 7220/24385/26567
  11. - Kyogre: 11510/34790/37790
  12.  
  13. Abra encounter manip: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vCscpic7evo
  14. Abra yoloball manip: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=joCQ1x1AlK0
  15. Current PB (for learning movement): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A_lo3zx0Juw
  16.  
  17. INTRO
  18. - Choose girl (BibleThump)
  19. - 1 character name
  20.  
  21. LITTLEROOT
  22. - Get PC Potion
  23. - Manip Mudkip 148
  24. - Rival 1: Tackle x3-4
  25. - Heal <13
  26. - Calvin: Tackle spam
  27.  
  28. PETALBURG
  29. - Shop: Buy 3/2
  30. - DON'T TAKE CENTER, run straight to gym for Wally cutscene
  31. - Manip Wingull
  32. - Menu: Heal <15, Repel
  33. - Aqua Grunt: Tackle spam (heal in fight only if you need 2+ more hits to kill, and you have at least 3 Potions)
  34. - Get Ether
  35.  
  36. RUSTBORO
  37. - You will have 39 total HP on Roxanne's Nosepass; use that to calculate what your remaining HP would be at that point to decide from the following strats. You can do this as early as the end of the Pooch fight, assuming you take no damage on Josh. For example, if you KO Pooch with 12/25 HP remaining, that's 13 off full--therefore, 39-13 = 26 HP on Nosepass (strat #3).
  38. - Josh: Swap to Wingull, WG (Growl until you faint); Bring in Mudkip, M-slap; Swap WG to slot 1, spam
  39. - Tommy: WG
  40. - Choose from the following strats for Roxanne depending on HP (see above). Nosepass RT is 12-15, 8-10 at -1. She has two Potions, so if in Torrent and dead to RT, DON'T HEAL until she has finished healing (some adaptation required).
  41. 1. If HP is <19, heal before the fight and late Growl depending on pattern
  42. 2. If HP is 19-22, early Growl
  43. 3. If HP is 23-27, heal before the fight and late Growl depending on pattern
  44. 4. If HP is 28-31, early Growl
  45. 5. If HP is 32+, late Growl depending on pattern
  46.  
  47. ROUTE 116
  48. - Kill any 1 encounter
  49. - Fight Joey; fight Jose if dead to Low Kick (it does 5)
  50. - Aqua Grunt: WG x1-2
  51. - Shop: Sell 4 Poke Balls, 1 Great Ball, TM39; Buy 1/2/6/2/4 (Repels last)
  52. - Run to Mr. Briney's and take the boat to Dewford
  53.  
  54. DEWFORD
  55. - Head to Granite Cave
  56. - Manip Abra (save on first tile with the hiker facing down); catch using your remaining Great Ball
  57. - Repel twice through the cave, get the Escape Rope, DON'T HEAL, talk to Steven, run out of the cave (DON'T use Escape Rope)
  58. - Take Briney boat to Slateport
  59.  
  60. SLATEPORT
  61. - Get Soft Sand
  62. - Museum: MS, Tackle x2 (WG in Torrent), MS
  63. - Head north
  64.  
  65. ROUTE 110
  66. - Menu: Potion between 12-17, Repel, equip Soft Sand
  67. - Rival 2
  68. > Always X Attack first
  69. > Get to +3/+1
  70. > Tackle does 6-8
  71. > Numel: Heal to full, WG
  72. > Grovyle: MSx2 (Absorb does 34-40; QA does 7-9, so heal if HP < 9 after Absorb; MS+Tackle if high first roll to save a MS)
  73. > Wailmer: MS
  74. - Dodge Edwin and Edward
  75.  
  76. MAUVILLE
  77. - Get Rock Smash and Mach Bike
  78. - Menu:
  79. > If you didn't heal for QA, heal to full
  80. > Teach Rock Smash over Mud-Slap
  81. > Register and use Mach Bike
  82. - Enter and exit center
  83. - Wally: MS
  84. - Vivian: MS+WG
  85. - If, either through misses or Detect, you lose more than 2 MS PP, Ether as necessary to finish the gym
  86. - Shawn: MSx3
  87. - Wattson: (X Speed) MSx3
  88. > Magnemite favors Supersonic when you are at 70% HP or higher, and cannot use it when you are <50%. Therefore, depending on healing items, it is often better to forego X Speed when your HP > 45.
  89. > Voltorb always outspeeds even at +1, but X Speed allows you to avoid taking damage from Magneton
  90. > Voltorb has both SonicBoom and Self-Destruct, but even when you are in range to die to either or both, his AI heavily favors Rollout. You are forced to just risk the death here, but it is rare.
  91. - Exit gym and head to Rustturf Tunnel
  92. > Menu: Ether Mud Shot (1 up; if you haven't yet), Repel (1 down)
  93. - Bike out the side exit on the Mauville end and get HP Up, then Teleport and head north
  94. - Menu: Repel, teach Strength over Tackle
  95. - Brooke: X Attack, switch Strength to slot 1, Strengthx3
  96. > Wingull is a speedtie
  97. > WG does 8-10, WA does 7-9
  98. - Head to Fallarbor
  99.  
  100. FALLARBOR
  101. - Get the Nugget and shop
  102. - Shop: Sell HP Up, Nugget, and TM47; Buy 3/9/9/6/8/1/2
  103. - Menu inside the shop
  104. - Menu: Super Potion, Super Repel
  105. - Trigger Meteor Falls cutscene, then exit east. Make sure repel has worn off, then menu
  106. - Menu: Super Repel, Teleport
  107. - Head north and take the lift to Mt. Chimney
  108.  
  109. MT. CHIMNEY
  110. - You require at least 5 MS starting at Mt. Chimney (Mightyena, Slugmax2, Torkoalx2), so Strength Carvanha and/or Sharpedo to save PP if necessary
  111. - Grunt: Strength x2
  112. - Matt: MS, Strength, MS
  113. - Menu: Swap Abra to slot 1
  114. - Archie:
  115. > Guard Spec. (swap in Marshtomp)
  116. > X Attack, X Speed (Bite is 17-21)
  117. > Mighyena: Strength+MS (have to risk the 95%, this range is dumb; can Strengthx2 with a really high first roll)
  118. > Golbat: Strength+X Attack+Strength (heal as necessary; WA does 21-25)
  119. > Sharpedo: MS (can Strength for PP or safety; Rough Skin does 4)
  120. - Head to Lavaridge
  121.  
  122. LAVARIDGE
  123. - If you don't have the healing items to get above 50% HP, take early Herb Shop, buy 2/2/2, then menu in the shop (2/2/2, Energy Powder, Super Repel)
  124. - Ideal HP is ~66 (live BS+OH out of sun), so a spare Potion could be used here as well if you are quite low after Archie
  125. - If late Herb Shop, bonk on back of rightmost building in line with its door for menu
  126. - Menu: Super Potion, Super Repel
  127. - Flannery: MS, X Attack+MS, MSx2
  128. > Body Slam does 27-32
  129. > Overheat does 33-39, 48-57 in sun
  130. > Sunny Day into BS para is the main cause of death; in that event, play to OH miss
  131. - Late Herb Shop: Buy 4/3/4
  132. - Go get desert candy
  133. - Menu: Super Repel, swap Marshtomp to slot 1, Teleport
  134.  
  135. MAUVILLE/ROUTE 110
  136. - Take the center
  137. - Bike south, dodging spinners
  138. - Take Briney boat to Dewford
  139.  
  140. DEWFORD
  141. - Take the gym
  142. - Laura: Strength
  143. - Brawly: MS, Strength
  144. > WGx2 Machop if MS miss -> BU
  145. - Take Briney boat to Petalburg
  146.  
  147. PETALBURG
  148. - Take the gym
  149. - R -> L -> R
  150. - Delcatty: MS+WG+Strength
  151. - Heal before Linoone if HP < 50
  152. - Linoone: MS, Strengthx3 (Headbutt does 22-27)
  153. - Heal to full before Zangoose
  154. - Zangoose: MSx2
  155. - Heal to full before Norman if you took damage on Zangoose
  156. - Norman
  157. > X Defend, X Attack, X Attack
  158. > Heal only on turn you would be attacked (to bait a potential Faint Attack)
  159. > Slaking 1: MSx3 (Facade does 35-42; never heal an initial max roll, as you are still 13/16 to survive a second Facade)
  160. > Vigoroth: MS+Strength (heal before the Strength if HP < 48)
  161. > Slaking 2: MSx3 (Facade does 40-48)
  162. - Exit the gym, get Surf
  163. - Teach Surf over WG (DON'T repel)
  164. - Get pond candy, Teleport
  165.  
  166. MAUVILLE/ROUTE 119
  167. - Head east, repelling before the water, then head north after Steven cutscene
  168. - Weather Institute
  169. > Grunt 1: MS
  170. > Grunt 2: Strength, MS
  171. > Shelly: MS, Surfx2 (Heal Powder if Swagger; Bite does 17-21)
  172. - Take bed on the way out; DON'T menu before Rival
  173. - Rival 3: X Attack, X Attack, X Speed, Strength, Strength, MS
  174. - Head to Fortree
  175.  
  176. FORTREE/ROUTE 120
  177. - Enter/exit the center
  178. - Head east, repelling before the tall grass
  179. - Talk to Steven, run from Kecleon; continue south
  180. - Get Persims, bike to Lilycove, then to Mt. Pyre
  181. - Teach Fly in the last repel menu
  182.  
  183. MT. PYRE
  184. - Grunt 1: Strength, Surf (15/16), Strength
  185. - Grunt 2: Strength (14/16), MS
  186. - Grunt 3: MS, MS
  187. - Get Pyre candy
  188. - Menu
  189. > Rare Candy x3 to evolve
  190. > Remove MW from Castform
  191. > Remove SS from Swampert
  192. > Give Swampert MW
  193. > Teleport
  194.  
  195. FORTREE
  196. - Take the gym
  197. - Heal before
  198. - Jared: Strength
  199. - Kylee: Surf(+RS; 7/16 to OHKO out of Torrent)
  200. - Heal if HP > 22
  201. - Winona:
  202. > Torrent is 42HP
  203. > If Torrent on Swellow, Surf straight away; else X Spec+Surf
  204. > X Attack and X Speed on Pelipper
  205. > X Spec+Torrent guarantees Surf on Skarmory; either by itself is 3/4. If Torrent +0 after Peli setup, consider risking the range.
  206. > Heal as necessary on Altaria
  207. > Pelipper: Strengthx2
  208. > Skarmory: Surf
  209. > Altaria: Strengthx2
  210. - Winona Damage
  211. > Swellow AA does 18-22
  212. > Pelipper WG does 13-16; does WA does 12-15
  213. > Skarmory AA does 18-22
  214. > Altaria
  215. > EQ does 20-24
  216. > AA does 18-22
  217. > +1 EQ does 28-34
  218. > +1 AA does 26-31
  219. > Dragonbreath does 20-24
  220. - Exit the gym and fly to Slateport. Heal if HP < 33.
  221.  
  222. SLATEPORT
  223. - Talk Captain Stern
  224. - Exit the building and fly to Lilycove
  225.  
  226. LILYCOVE/AQUA HIDEOUT
  227. - Skip Master Ball if yologreball
  228. - Admin Matt: MS, MS, Surf
  229. > Sharpedo Crunch does 28-33
  230. > Non-Torrent Surf vs. Mightyena is 14/16
  231. - Exit the hideout (consider getting Max Elixir if <7 Surf PP remaining)
  232. - Menu: Super Repel (heal if HP < 38)
  233. - Head to Mossdeep
  234.  
  235. MOSSDEEP
  236. - Shop: Buy 1/4/6 (consider skipping Hypers if you still have 4 ER; buy Full Heals if low on Heal Powders)
  237. - Get Dive from Steven
  238. - Take the gym
  239. - Menu: Max Repel, Teach Dive over MS
  240. - Samantha: Surf+Strength (Torrent Surf is 1/16 to OHKO)
  241. - TnL: X Speed, adapt
  242. > Lunatone Psychic does 54-64
  243. > Lunatone +1 Psychic does 79-94
  244. > Lunatone +0/-1 Psychic does 81-96
  245. > Solrock Psychic does 35-42
  246. > Surfx2 2HKO on Solrock is ~98%, but this will hit Lunatone into heal range. Therefore, go for it only if Lunatone CM, otherwise, finish Solrock off with Dive before resuming Surf spam.
  247. - Exit gym, head south to the water
  248.  
  249. ROUTE 127/SEAFLOOR CAVERN
  250. - Surf to thee sandbar ring
  251. - Dive to enter Seafloor Cavern
  252. - Dodge the Grunt spinner with repel bag manip
  253. - Shelly
  254. > Sharpedo: Some combo of Surf+Strength to 2HKO, depending on HP (Crunch does 34-40)
  255. > Mightyena: Surf(+Strength; 5/16 to OHKO; Take Down does 23-28)
  256. > Make sure to save 3 Surf PP for Archie
  257. - Archie
  258. > Mightyena TD does 30-36 (29-35 at L40; dunno if this is possible)
  259. > Crobat WA does 28-34, AC does 26-31 (28-33/25-30 at L40)
  260. > Heal in the fight if in Take Down range (rather than before the fight)
  261. > Guard Spec., X Specx2. X Speed on Mightyena if you can only survive one hit from Crobat, else X Speed on Crobat.
  262. > Surfx3
  263.  
  264. Ogre notes: https://pastebin.com/idfy11mW
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