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CAP 15 CAP 4 - Part 8 - Name Submissions

Discussion in 'CAP Process Archive' started by bugmaniacbob, Oct 20, 2012.

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  1. bugmaniacbob

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    Now comes the point where we stop calling CAP 4 "CAP 4" and start trying to call it something else. Likely totally unpronounceable, but there you are. Here we will develop names which will hopefully include some pretty awesome stuff. This process will end with my selecting a slate from the submissions. Keep in mind that this isn't total bedlam; just posting a name doesn't mean anything. You need to follow the rules as outlined below.

    • Names must be marked as "Final Submission" to have a chance to be slated for polling.
    • One final submission per person.
    • The length limit for a Pokemon's name is 10 characters.
    • Do not post just to say that you like a name. Substantiate your post or it will be deleted and you warned.
    The following rules are not 'rules' as per the CAP process, but rules insofar as anything breaking them will be automatically disqualified for slate. That means you should follow them if you want a chance to make slate.

    • No name may contain profanity or be otherwise inappropriately suggestive.
    • No name may be too similar to the name of another Pokemon.
    I reserve the right as TL to interpret those rules as I deem fit. This means that if I think your name is too close to something, it is, regardless of what anyone else thinks. If you think your name might break one of those rules, it is highly likely that it is.

    Remember that as a flavor aspect of the CAP process, anyone, including the TL, may participate (but I'm not going to, so there)

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    Below is CAP 4 so far:

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    Concept (open)

    Typing: Bug / Psychic
    Abilities: Weak Armour / Illusion / No Guard
    Base Stats: 110 HP / 120 Atk / 99 Def / 117 SpA / 60 SpD / 94 Spe
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    Dibs on "Sephiroth".

    Actually, pretty sure that's copyright protected, unfortunately. Shame really, because it would have fit so well given the whole Seraph + Moth thing. Oh well. There's always "Seraphoth" or "Sephirmoth", I guess. Someone else can have that if they want.

    Well, anyway. I was originally going to make a point of only selecting the names with the most idiotic puns in them and the most obscure Latinate references, but to be honest I can't be bothered to specify stuff like that at this stage. Go out, make up some appropriate names, and dazzle us.

    Seriously though, I will probably prefer Latin-inspired or otherwise incredibly pretentious names, or the ones with the least subtle puns in them. But in the end I guess I'll just slate the most popular ones. Although, it's always kind of hard to tell which are popular and which aren't…

    Oh and if Seraphoth is chosen as the name then the prevo names will have to be Ophanoth and Cheruboth. They just have to be.
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    The name I have in mind: Luminoth

    Took a while to find a name that flowed smoothly, but here goes! Even if it's not based on the luna moth (what bug is it?), Luminous and Moth together sound nice, as well as fitting the holiness that is this this design.

    Is it too close to Lumineon? :/

    (No, bugmaniacbob, the -oth ending is similar, but unintentional.)
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    gdi bmb

    Anyway I'll go with

    Seraphinx

    Seraph + Sphinx (a type of moth)

    sphinx moth (open)
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    Final Submission btw
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    One that has come to mind to me after a little research is Lepidivine.

    Its a mixture of Lepidoptera (the biological order of moths and butterflies) and Divine
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    Did a little research, figured out something that alludes to both the design and the concept.

    Serausus (Sare-oss-us)

    Seraph (duh) + "ausus", which is risk in Latin. Please tell me if this is similar to another name that I'm forgetting; any and all feedback is appreciated.
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    Just brainstorming at this stage,


    Mystoth

    Mystic and moth

    Meh, I like it.
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    Incidentally, the word sephiroth comes from Kabbalah and predates the FF7 character by a couple millennia, so if someone really wanted to submit that I don't think there would be actual copyright issues.
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    I thought the word was Sephirot and not Sephiroth?

    Anyway,

    Sanctifly

    pretty self explanatory imo, play on Sanctify and Fly (yes I know its a moth, but it flies, right)
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    Different transliterations; it's Hebrew originally. Wiktionary suggests that the "proper" romanization is s'firót.
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    I'll clearly go the Russian route with:

    Koldoth (kahl-DOHth)

    Колдун (Koldun) is like wizard/sorcerer + moth.

    Plus, it sounds better than the other options here, no offense to anyone.
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    I can't think of a better name right now, but bugmaniacbob supposedly wants this kind of awful wordplay, so...

    Raflyel

    Spelling is subject to change because I really have no idea... ("Raphael" if you're confused...)

    But then the whole point would be lost :(
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    Retriarch [Ret-ree-ark]

    Comes from the Latin word retribuere meaning reward (in reference to the phrase "risk and reward") and Monarch as in the monarch butterfly. I think it sounds neat :)
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    Fragicae
    Fragile + Psychic in Latin
    Antellusio
    Antediluvian + Illusion
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    Faumago

    Faux (French for False) + Imago (The adult stage of butterflies)

    More so, Imago is also latin for Image. Seems a bit like an Illusion, doesn't it?
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    i take it youve never played prime 2 (open)
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    Glorifly

    Obviously this combines
    "Glory" + "fly"

    I kinda like it because the word "glory" is commonly associated with angels and winning and also seems to connote golden colors, which are a big part of KoA's design.
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    Yet another "seraph" name, but KoA mentioned on #cap that the woolly aphid or "angel fly" was a partial inspiration for the design, and Seraphid immediately popped into my head.
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    Divinisect

    I think the etymology is pretty obvious, but I always prefer the more simple option. I like the rhythm of the name as well, really slides off the tongue. I find that emphasizing CAP4's angelic properties in the name will give us some nice added flavour as well.
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    I think just Divinsect (without the third I) sounds better.
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    Angenues (Angenus+Ingenue)
    Latin for angel and Ingenue an actor playing the part of an ingenue.

    ehh probably doesnt work too well

    Anjudios (Angenus+Ludio/Ludius)
    ludio/ludius is latin for actor

    idk guys
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    Sinluzera Sin - Looz - era

    A simple portmanteau.
    Sin Luz (without light).
    Era pays some homage to Heterocera and ties in the Moth aspect.

    Probably doesn't roll of the tounge easy enough for some people. The thing kinda screams Moth but to me it also gives off a Dark-ish feel.
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    Seramysque
    Seraphim + Mystique (French for mystic) + Risque (French for risk)

    Mageloth
    Magus (Latin for magic) + Angelus (Latin for angel) + moth

    Not too sure about either of these; I will put some more thought into this soon.
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    how about Serrafly?
    Combines the seraphim idea, 2 r's for association with 'serrated' and fly for the bug part.
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