Do CPU Pokemon (trainers and wild) have PP?

#1 Posted by MysteriousBob (6272 posts) -

Just wondering as I can't quite remember ever seeing an enemy use struggle. For some reason, I expect the CPU to bypass the notion of PP like the power meters in Eternal Champions.

#2 Posted by RobotHamster (4169 posts) -

Yea they could run out of PP, but it would take a long while before all their moves run out and is forced to use struggle.

#3 Posted by ColinWright (741 posts) -

yup

#4 Posted by Shinri (534 posts) -

Yeah, or else Spite and Pressure would be useless
#5 Posted by MysteriousBob (6272 posts) -

Thanks.

#6 Posted by luce (4045 posts) -

Really? No PP jokes? 
 
Disappointed

#7 Posted by keyhunter (3207 posts) -

Yes. The only time they've ever run out on me though was when I was fighting my Geodude against Brock's Geodude back in Pokemon Red. It got to the point where we ran out of defense curls and tackles and I had to struggle my way to victory.

#8 Posted by TheMustacheHero (6655 posts) -

Robots don't have PP but the have PooPoo.
 
Hurr.

#9 Edited by Kbm600 (446 posts) -
@keyhunter said:

" Yes. The only time they've ever run out on me though was when I was fighting my Geodude against Brock's Geodude back in Pokemon Red. It got to the point where we ran out of defense curls and tackles and I had to struggle my way to victory. "

Sounds like a dynamic struggle between rock and...rock.
 
 
As the question has already been answered, I'll go ahead and say I've had a personal experience with this. I was battling Ho-Oh and it ran out of PP and started using struggle and killed itself before I could catch it. Infuriating.
#10 Posted by MrKart (117 posts) -

I've had trainer's run out, but I've never seen a wild one run out personally. Or at the least, they always seem to have way more PP for each move then they should. It's as if they have a PP Max on every single move. For instance, doesn't Aeroblast only have 5 PP? When I was battling Lugia in the Whirl Island in HG, I counted at least 10 times that it used it.

#11 Posted by Belonpopo (1823 posts) -
@luce:  HA! PP.
#12 Posted by AwesomeRory (97 posts) -

Just recently in Pokemon Pearl Palkia used Spacial Rend on me 7 times! and its just a 5 PP move

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