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I took a bit of a break from my Pokemon Omega Ruby Nuzlocke run (it's hard to stay 100% invested in a remake, especially from the Generation that was my least favourite), but I'm back into it now...
MY DAD KILLED MY HARIYAMA!
For those of you unfamiliar with the story in Pokemon Ruby/Sapphire, the fifth Gym badge is acquired by defeating Gym Leader Norman, who is the main character's father.
Well, anyways, the battle was going swimmingly. He kept throwing out Normal-type Pokemon, and I was using my Hariyama, Strong Arm, to steam roll (Fighting-type is super-effective). I KO his second-last Pokemon, I'm getting ready to claim victory, and that's when he sends out Slaking and uses the move Retaliate. Retaliate doubles in attack power if you use it the turn after an ally has been defeated.
ONE HIT KO!
Nuzlocke really gets you attached to your Pokemon, and now I'm sad... :'(
My question is: What video game character death caused you the biggest amount of heartbreak or the most amount of tears?
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