The comics have never had an issue with multiple-character fights. However, traditionally Pokemon is one-on-one (I dunno about the side stories, but the min games are still one-on-one, from what I can tell).

If we're going to do this right (a big if), I have to explain that away somehow.
 
Delta Pangaea
2015-01-03 02:36:51 
1v1 is still primarily how it's done. Although in some situations, double and triple battles happen, with 4 and 6 pokemon. Apparently in the new ones you sometimes have to fight a mass of several wild 'mons at once.
Time Sage
2015-01-04 16:19:28 
Valid battle styles: 1v1 2v2 (Either either 2 trainers with 2 mons each, 4 trainers, or a 1 trainer vs 2 others) 3v3 Rotation: 3 on the field per side but only one is active, you can rotate freely without wasting a turn to recall. Horde: 5 wild v 1 trainer owned.
nollid221
2015-01-05 09:54:00 
based on the opponent the game he's in didn't have horde or triple battles, you also only did double battles against 2-3 opponents in that game and your rival wasn't one of them.
Mike Finkelstein
2015-01-05 11:30:45 
Well, I do tend to play a little fast and loose when it comes to specific game rules. My goal is more to get the general overview of pokemon right. The characters will still act the way they always do in DSWC.
nollid221
2015-01-05 23:22:13 
throwing small animals to fight to the death against animals that are clearly better at killing...you certainly have my playstyle down
    

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