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How do you beat Norman The Gym Leader in Petalburg..

twinkl2468 asks: Added Sep 28th 2005, ID #39395

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How do you beat Norman The Gym Leader in Petalburg City,I still can't Do it Since August, it's so hard!!!!!! Please Help me, My Pokemon Team is

Mudkip Lv.40
Kadabra Lv.30
Torkoal Lv.15
Nosepass Lv.15
Mightyena Lv.18
Numel Lv.26
Is this a good team?
Here is the rest of my Pokemon that I have and I need to know which ones can be substituted for others

Zigzgoon level 12
Taillow Level 5
Silcoon Level 14
Gulpin Level 13
Makuhita Level 9
Whismur Level 7
Nuzleaf Level 18
Spinda Level 15
Grimer Level 14
Sandshrew Level 15
Swablu Level 16
Seedot Level 15
Roselia Level 21
Minun Level 28
Koffing Level 16
Electrike level 14
Zubat Level 23
Oddish Level 13
Aron Level 10
Mawile Level 10
Azumarill Level 26
Zangoose Level 17
Wingull level 15

Thank you for your help. I really need to beat this guy.

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ShadowGX answered:
Added 28th Sep 2005, ID #78226
No wonder your havin' trouble! Okay, why didn't you evolve Mudkip? That would help out alot. Next, you should get a fightin' move on someone 'cause he's a normal type gym leader.

Or just pick up a fightin' monster. I started out with Torchic and when she evolves to Combuskin she's fightin' too. Train that Makuhita I guess or just evolve Mudkip which would be a great advantage. Give someone Brick Break. That's about all you can do.


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ilovemissyelliott answered:
Added 28th Sep 2005, ID #78255
Train your team a lot more. They should all be around the same level. Train them all equally.
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Guest said: 2nd Jun 2015 | REPORT
I tryed to level my pokemon but that didn't work

ak-47s rock answered:
Added 28th Sep 2005, ID #78260
Only keep the Mudkip and Kadabra don't train the others. You shouldn't have so many Pokemon at the begining of the game because there aren't that many good ones.

Plus you have to try to keep them around the same level otherwise you won't have a good team and then if you do keep them at around the same level then the levels aren't as high as they could be if you had a smaller team.

I suggest catching a spheal because walrein has high stats and is good against the elite 4. P.S. If you do get a walrein then keep body slam because it helps to beat Glacia in the elite 4.

P.P.S. You don't write P.S.S. you write P.P.S. It stands for post script btw.
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Guest said: 2nd Jun 2015 | REPORT
good startegySmile
Guest said: 20th Aug 2016 | REPORT
Spheal isnt available at this point in the game
Kesehma answered:
Added 29th Sep 2005, ID #78326
Use Lv. 17 Combusken, use Double Kick.
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Guest said: 2nd Jun 2015 | REPORT
ok I'll try that might help me battle normen :0
ZeArnoldMaesta answered:
Added 1st Oct 2005, ID #78639
Well if you're struggling with Norman see if you can catch a good strong fighting Pokemon (Makuhita, Machop, BRELOOM).

If you catch a shroomish in Petalburg Woods evolve it at 23 and you've got your self a strong fighting pokemon. I recommend you take out numel.

He may have some good moves but Slaking and Vigoroth could both take him out in 1 swipe.

I also recommend you train torkoal a bit because when he's a high level he can have a VERY good defence which could give you time to lay some damage.

I hope I've helped!
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Guest said: 2nd Jun 2015 | REPORT
That will help thx for tip ZeArnoldMaesta!
game_mario answered:
Added 2nd Oct 2005, ID #78851
Okay, unless you want hydro pump and stuff quicker, then evolve Mudkip. Another level and you'll get Swampert. Train Torkoal, too. Slaking and Vigoroth have bad Special Defense. Torkoal has very good defenses, basically a tank. Kadabra will do well, but it might get O.H.K.Oed.

P.S. Don't bother about the above submittions that say about brickbreak or stuff you've never heard of, that's later in the game.
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Guest said: 2nd Jun 2015 | REPORT
thx but really brickbreak and that other stuff can really help!
jImBoW89 answered:
Added 6th Oct 2005, ID #79582
Maybe it would help if you evolved Mudkip to the last stage Swampert.
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Guest said: 2nd Jun 2015 | REPORT
well I don't have mudkip or swampert!
pokecrusher answered:
Added 9th Oct 2005, ID #80108
You just need to train make the rest about 37/38
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Guest said: 2nd Jun 2015 | REPORT
ok? wierd but ok
Arbitor answered:
Added 11th Oct 2005, ID #80649
Use Lv. 17 Combusken, with Double Kick it works trust me
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Guest said: 2nd Jun 2015 | REPORT
ok got to go to train my Combusken but my Combusken is level 30!
Guest answered:
Added 22nd May 2014, ID #625382
I beat all his Pokemon with my level 24 Breloom (grew to lv 26 during battle) using stun spore, leech seed, and mach punch.
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Guest said: 2nd Jun 2015 | REPORT
Thx for the help now I can beat his pokemon now thx for the help!
Guest answered:
Added 9th Jun 2015, ID #664274
Please help! I have a level 36 swellow and 27 marshtomp, with 29 golbat, 30 mukihata, and 34 plusle and I can't beat him!!! D:
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Guest said: 12th May 2016 | REPORT
Get a pokemon that can confuse and psrylise his pokemon that way they may not land as much attacks catch a geodude and use self destruct to take out his spinda and catch a strong ghost type like sableye that would help ya land hits and dodge a lot as well

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