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Pojo's Pokemon of the Week



Date Reviewed: 03.30.07

Ratings & Reviews Summary

Single Battle- DNA
Double Battle-3.87/5

Ratings are based on a 1 to 5 scale.
1 being the worst.  3 ... average.  5 is the highest rating.

Carbunkle Minun
Type: Electric
Ability: Minus

This little electric mouse is the rbuy/saphire/emerald answer to our so
beloved Pikachu.
The ability that this one has lets it power up in team battles when there is
a Plusle as it's partner.

This is best used if you meet someone in a team battle and that person uses
loads of water and flying pokemons.

Well, lets see how I should put him up.

Speed: 289
Sp. Atk: 269
Sp. Def: 289

Item: Magnet/Bright Powder

1. Helping Hand
2. Baton Pass/Substitute
3. Thunder
4. Mud-slap/Shock Wave

I won't bother writing in the Atk. and the Def. of this one because they are
so low.
Why I choose these attacks?

1. Have always been a power player in these games and it have helped me
2. This really helps.

Strategy time.

1. No 1v1 battles, only 2v2 with Plusle.
2. Helping Hand charges up the attack, what else?
3. Baton Pass/Substitute if needed, always good to let him survive with
4. Thunder for finishing of that little tweety birdie or that Blastoise tank
that is in the way.
5. Here I had a dilemma what to use but i know that Mud-slap helps because
it lowers the accuracy, but if the enemy has high evasion then Shock Wave
will be the better choise.
6. The items are choosed because, Magnet increases the Thunder/Shock Wave
damage and the Bright Powder lets little Minun evade more often.

This is how he should look like if it's power playing you want.

1v1: 0/5
2v2: 4/5 (with a good Plusle)

James Minun
Type: Electric
Ability(s): Minus ( When battling with Plus, Minun's Special Attack is multiplied by 1.5)

Locations: Route 110

Today we are reviewing the cheering Pokemon, Minun

With the ability Minus, Minun will not survive in a single battle very long.
It has average defense and average special attack.
In a double battle, Minun is an excellent Pokemon. (With Plusle as its
partner) Minun’s special attack is above average then.

With that said, here are some double battle strategies for Minun:

Nature: Timid (+speed, -attack)
EV’s: 252 speed, 126 defense, 126 special defense, 6 hp
Ability: Minus
Equip: Bright Powder
-Rain Dance (TM 18)
-Protect (TM 17)
-Helping Hand (Lvl 13)
-Double Team (TM 32)

A defensive Minun. This strategy is to only help Plusle (or a strong electric Pokemon)

Nature: Modest (+special attack, -attack)
EV’s: 252 speed, 252 special attack, 6 hp
Ability: Minus
Equip: Petaya Berry
-Thunderbolt (TM 24)
-Hidden Power (Water or Grass)(TM 10)
-Agility (Lvl 47)
-Thunder Wave (Lvl 4)

This Minun is to be used in double battles while Plusle is on the field.

Bottom Line: Minun is a terrible single battle Pokemon, but an excellent double battle Pokemon.

Single Battle-0/5
Double Battle-3.75/5

Reeves Minun.
# 312.
Type: Electric.
Ability: Minus.
Locations: Route 110 (Ruby, Sapphire, Emerald).

Hi everyone. Welcome to another Pokémon of the Week. Today we’re reviewing Minun, the cheering Pokémon.

I don’t really know what to say about this one. I mean, why having such a bad imitation of an already bad Pokémon (Pikachu)? Not being enough, we also have Plusle, which is identical…

We have a new ability, Minun powers up if Plusle is around. Meaning? This is meant to be in double battles (and I can’t say that so confidently).

So we have a terrible Pokémon with terrible stats and terrible moves, let’s see…

Nature: Timid (+ Speed, - Attack).
Equip: Leftovers.
EV´s: 252 Speed, 129 Defense, 129 Special Defense.
- Thunderbolt
- Baton pass
- Thunderwave
- Agility

Can’t really suggest this one, but I think is better if you raise your stats and chance your Pokémon.

When should I use this Pokémon?
In doubles, casual tournaments or something like that. You will never win anything with this…

What should I use against this Pokémon?
Dugtrio, almost anything with enough Attack or Special Attack will be enough.

Bottom line:
These kinds of Pokémon were meant for Pokédex filling purposes only, not battle.


Hope you enjoyed.

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