Originally Posted by Fat Hozu
All of the starters are generated at once in the order of Chikorita, Totodile, then Cyndaquil. Cyndaquil is frame 9 because the 8 frames before it were used for Chikorita and Totodile. That's all.
Wait, are you sure about that? This thread says that Cyndaquil is determined at Frame 5 and Totodile at Frame 9. And you're saying that it's predetermined? So I don't advance the frame until I actually choose the starter?