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Death Battle!: Death Battle! Articuno vs Zapdos vs Moltres

by Mewtwofan259

Mewtwofan259 The legendary birds fight in a Death Battle! (All information is from Bulbapedia.com)
Me: The first legendary trio of Pokémon are bound to be strong. Jump: And today we're going to find out the strongest of the 3. Me: This was originally the series finale, but I just couldn't leave. Jump: But we can't do this alone. Dawson: Hi! Me: Meet my little brother. Jump: Anyway, we have Articuno. Dawson: Zapdos. Me: And Moltres. Jump: He's Mewtwo fan and I'm Jumpingfox! Dawson: You can call me Dawson. Me: And it's our job to analyze our weapons, armor, and skills to find out who would win, a Death Battle.

Jump: Articuno is a large avian Pokémon with predominantly blue plumage and large wings said to be made of ice. It has a head crest that consists of three, darker blue rhombus-shaped feathers on its forehead and circular red eyes. Its beak is short and gray, and its long, thin legs are gray. It has a long, streamer-like tail that is longer than its body and the same shade of blue as its crest. When Articuno flaps its wings, it can chill the moisture in the air around it, making snow fall. It flies from icy mountain to icy mountain. According to legend, it appears before doomed travelers lost in icy regions. As seen in the anime, Articuno sometimes aids travelers and guides them to safety. Articuno lives in cold, isolated locations, such as mountain peaks. It is believed to possess the ability to freeze water vapor and create snow and is said to be able to fly by gracefully waving its tail. He has the ability to use the moves Hurricane, Hail, Blizzard, and Ice Beam. He also has the ability Pressure, which means use 2 PP instead of just 1. But he isn't without his flaws. He lost to Ash's Charizard, but it was almost a tie. Charizard would have lost if Ash hadn't had luck. But the real kicker is his typing, Ice and Flying. His weakness's are Rock, Steel, FIRE, and ELECTRIC! Will this give him a disadvantage? You won't know until the battle. (Articuno makes his cry)

Me: Zapdos is an avian Pokémon with predominantly yellow plumage. Black rings encircle its eyes, and it has a long, thin, light orange beak. Its wings and tail are a mass of spiky feathers, with black feathers covering the back of its wings and inner tail feathers. A large crest of spiked feathers surrounds its head. Its thighs are a khaki color, and it has anisodactyl feet ending in talons. When Zapdos flaps its glittering wings, it releases electricity that can potentially cause thunderstorms. It produces massive crackling and snapping sounds when it flies; these are attributed to the lightning bolts sheds when airborne. When stricken by lightning, it gains power. Zapdos is said to appear from clouds while dropping enormous lightning bolts. However, it is rarely seen. It can freely control where lightning is going to strike. It can learn the moves Drill Peck, Thunder, Zap Cannon, and Discharge. It's ability is the same as Articuno's, Pressure. Which make's opponents moves cost 2 PP instead of 1. His typing isn't very bad either. Electric and Flying. This does give him a weakness to Ice, which is Articuno. But Articuno is also weak to him. He has pretty well balanced stats, but his highest is Special Attack. His Speed isn't bad either. His other stats are all 90 or 85. Zapdos is by far the coolest looking, but is he the strongest? (Zapdos makes his cry)

Dawson: Moltres is a large, avian Pokémon with orange or golden plumage. It has a long, flowing head crest and a billowing tail, both made of flames. Additionally, its wings are also shrouded in fiery plumage. Its straight, pointed beak is brown, as are its anisodactyl feet. It has short talons. Moltres sheds embers with every flap of its wings, creating a brilliant flash of flames. By dipping itself into the magma of an active volcano, this Pokémon can heal itself. It migrates to the south with the coming of spring, and is said to bring an early springtime to cold lands. Moltres is rarely seen by Trainers. It's virtues symbolize the Pokémon League Competitions. Whatever that means. Every flap of its wings creates a dazzling flare of flames. Even though Moltres is usually seen as the underdog of the group, he can clearly hold his own. He can learn Flamethrower, Fire Spin, Air Slash and Sky Attack. He's a glass cannon when it comes to weakness. He is good against Ice, Articuno. But bad against Electric, Zapdos. His ability is Pressure, you've heard enough about that for one year. But Moltres does have some amazing feats. He once thought Ash was a member of Team Rocket, and he was perfectly able to hold his own! And this is Ash we're talking about, the supposed strongest trainer in the world. Moltres is a glass cannon in everything. Can he win? (Moltres makes his cry)

Me: Alright the combatants are set. Dawson: Let's end this debate once and for all. Jump It's time for a Death Battle!

(There is a thunderstorm above an icy volcano)
(Lightning strikes the volcano and Moltres and Articuno fly up)
(The thundercloud opens up and Zapdos flies out)
Dawson: Fight!
(Zapdos uses Drill Peck on Moltres, knocking him to the ground)
(Articuno uses Hail, causing a snowstorm)
(Moltres flies up and uses Fire Spin on Articuno)
(Zapdos uses Zap Cannon on Moltres, knocking him into the volcano)
(Zapdos is buffled by the hail)
(Articuno gets hurt by Fire Spin, then uses Hurricane, sending Zapdos into the storm)
(Moltres flies out of volcano and uses Air Slash on Articuno, knocking him a few feet)
(Zapdos was struck by several lightning bolts in the thunderstorm, so he comes out stronger)
(Zapdos uses Discharge on Moltres, before being hit by the hail)
(Articuno launches a Blizzard at Zapdos, knocking him back)
(The hail stops just as Moltres uses Sky Attack on Zapdos)
(Zapdos screech's and uses Thunder on Articuno)
(Articuno is immobilized by the Thunder but he manages to use a Ice Beam on Moltres)
(Zapdos's Thunder move is still active, Moltres joins in with a Flamethrower, causing an explosion that sends Articuno into the water, dead)
(Zapdos and Moltres lock eyes and Zapdos uses Zap Cannon)
(The move misses Moltres and he uses Fire Spin, trapping Zapdos)
(Zapdos uses Drill Peck, Moltres gets knocked back by it)
(Moltres flies back up and uses Air Slash)
(Zapdos uses Discharge causing the flames on Moltres's back to grow)
(Moltres uses Sky Attack knocking Zapdos back)
(Zapdos commands lightning to strike Moltres, it cuts right through his wing)
(Moltres falls to the ground, he can't fly anymore)
(Moltres launches a Flamethrow at Zapdos, but it misses)
(Zapdos uses Thunder, stopping Moltres's heart and killing him)
Dawson: K.O.

Jump: Saw that coming. Me: Articuno went out first because of his typing, both Moltres And Zapdos combined could easily take him out. Dawson: Moltres might have held his own against Ash, but so did a level 5 Snivy. Jump: Anyway, Zapdos is the fastest of the 3 and uses mostly moves based on Lightning. Me: Remember, Zapdos has awesome Special Attack, Lightning is special. Dawson: That's not even counting that he got struck by several bolts of lightning, raising his power. Me: Looks like Zapdos came ohm victorious. Jump: The winner is Zapdos.

Next time on Death Battle! The Shadow Pokémon, the closest we have to actual ghosts. Distortion World Demon vs Embodiment of Nightmares
  1. DopeLeafeon470
    (Pushes up glasses)
    Aug 10, 2017
  2. Mechanist Gamma
    Sep 18, 2016
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  3. Mewtwofan259
    @Eeveechu151 I actually have something I want to talk to you about.
    Sep 18, 2016
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  4. Mewtwofan259
    @Eeveechu151 I knew that. I was trying not to point that out on purpose.
    Sep 17, 2016
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  5. Mechanist Gamma
    Mechanist Gamma
    There's one thing I think you guys missed in your research; all the birds are FLYING TYPES. This means that Zapdos would have an advantage over ALL OF THEM. 'Cause, you know, electric beats flying.
    Sep 17, 2016
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  6. Lord Of Pain
    Lord Of Pain
    I say zapdos
    Jan 16, 2016
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