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Pokémon Black 2 and White 2 (DS, June in JP, Fall in EU/NA/AU) - Updated May 12th

Discussion in 'Orange Islands' started by Firestorm, Feb 25, 2012.

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  1. The Diverman

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    I WANT THOSE KEYCHAINS!!! But I think if you import the games, you won't get the preorder bonuses. :(
  2. Executive Proton

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    The keychains look nice but I miss the figurines they gave you when you preordered Pt/HG/SS =(. I wanted a zekrom figurine but that never happened.
  3. DittoCrow

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    Actually I checked the police officer near Nimbasa and he looks pretty different. Maybe I'm looking at the wrong guy? Also, Team Plasma's hair looks more like the hair of these dudes.
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    Sorry if this has already been asked, but do we know if there will be any new dream world abilities introduced with this game?? It would be nice if pokemon with levitate had a second ability. Bronzong gets TWO other abilities to choose from, so why can't other levitate users also have a few more options??
  5. ace combat

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    Can anyone who can read Japanese confirm from the Kyurem fighting video if it still has pressure as it's ability?
  6. mew420

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    where can i find this "nimbasa" pic everyone is talking about?
  7. satchmo

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    The officers near Nimbasa looks older (and fatter), they are definately different from him.

    Can anyone identify the text in the picture?
  8. The Diverman

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    I don't know, they look pretty similar to me.
  9. satchmo

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    They're still thinner, as far as I can tell. Though, that could just be newer sprites.
  10. The Diverman

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    Well they could look to be thinner due it being a screen capture of a video. Though I will also admit they also look similar to the Rocket sprites from HG/SS.
    http://www.spriters-resource.com/ds/pokeheartgoldsoulsilver/sheet/26955 (column: 4-5 row: 6)
    (I would just post a pic like I did with the first, but that's one image altogether, so I would have to crop it and upload again. Yeah I'm lazy.)
  11. GDK

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    It's a well known fact that every cop in the world is bound to be fat.
  12. SuperJOCKE

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    I can safely say that Levitate Pokémon will never get a DW ability, besides Bronzor / Bronzong, because they had Heat Proof and Levitate in D/P. They are the only Levitate Pokémon with a second ability, so you can't compare them.
  13. Cinccino

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    They wear some kind of beret or even flat cap, it's definitely not a police hat. Notice the lack of the bill eyeshade.
  14. Katakiri

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    Pretty much every post-game Team Plasma member pretty much seems remorseful or blindly following one of the sages (and taken away by Looker). Ghetsis dismissed the Shadow Triad. All the Team Plasma mooks only followed Ghetsis because they believed Pokemon should be free, and after Ghetsis revealed his plan to rule the world in the end, I REALLY doubt there will be any sort of Team Plasma revival. Especially since Ghetsis is a wanted criminal now.

    Neo Team Rocket wanted Giovanni back because they still thought of him as their leader. Giovanni never lied to the face of his team nor completely betrayed them like Ghetsis did. Giovanni simply walked away.


    There was an Ex-Team Rocket Grunt living in Icirrus City during the winter. (The American Grunt that spoke terrible Japanese or w/e language of the translated version you have in G/S/C/HG/SS that stole Machine Parts from the Power Plant) Team Rocket probably did at one time have an Unova branch so I wouldn't be surprised if Team Rocket was being revived in Unova. It's extremely unlikely, but it's far more likely than Team Plasma ever existing again.

    Albert Wesker & Umbrella are more likely to show up than Team Plasma is.


    But going back to this picture:
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    They're standing a few steps up from here:
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    They're blocking the way to The Little Dome & The Big Dome and/or Route 5. But even though you should have came from Route 5 because we started in the West, notice how the Rival event seems to happen on the opposite side of where you should have came into the city.

    That heavily implies that you'll be coming up through Route 4, which tells me that the Under Water Tunnel in the trailer may very well be a way from South-West Unova to Castelia City, which would make since as that would make Burgh & Elesa the 3rd & 4th Gym Leaders just like in BW1. (assuming Homika & Shizui are the 1st & 2nd)

    But for some reason they're blocking off the Sports Domes instead of the way to Route 5. Which implies something of importance is there.
    And it's not this:
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    Because that building is right in front of a rock wall in a place that doesn't fit anywhere in current Unova, and certainly not Nimbasa City.

    I have a sneaking suspicion that the place where you & Akuroma are walking on-to a stage is what they're blocking off, replacing one of the Sports Domes. (The place in the picture above is a movie studio, not where you see Akuroma. There's a quick shot of the movie set inside in the BW2 Trailer where you see the overworld sprite for "Mecha-Tyranitar.") Which would make a lot more sense than blocking off the Sports Domes of all things. But even that would beg the question "why are they blocking it in the first place?". Blocking a building's one thing, but they're blocking (assuming there's 4 more on the other side) nearly HALF THE CITY! Not even the Team Rocket takeover of Saffron City blocked that much of an area off.

    But that's all speculation~
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    The "blocking" is probably just because so the player won't continue the game until he/she has completed a certain task, OR that they are simply talking. Cheren had a conversation with N in B/W so it's likely it's just that.
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    Yes it did happen. But it came in a TCG box made for Zekrom. Reshiram and Kyurem got some too. As did the starters and each of their final forms.
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    That's a great post Katakiri, I've been trying to locate where that underwater tunnel is gunna go and yours seems the most likely at this time.

    To me those guys in black SCREAM baddies (ps anyone know the translation for that picture). Them and your rival are at such a stand-off, looks too much like the start of a battle.
  18. Prominence

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    It says something about the rival being angry or something like that. And @Katakiri, I think they are blocking the way to the Pokémon Center.
  19. Katakiri

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    There's no bridge like that in the entrance to the city. They'd need 7 men in one line to block the way to the Pokemon Center. They're on the street just outside the Pokemon Musical Building. The only difference is that the hedges in front of the musical are now side-rails.
  20. Tytus

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    It's totally possible they're some kind of generic security patrol there to block the player's path, but the fact that they each have different, unique sprites is kind of odd.
  21. Bloodclown

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    lools like your rival in the game is coming to help you. (nothing new)
  22. bubbly

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    Agreed, I miss the old kind of rival who wants to see you fail.
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    So that the fandom can moan forever at how he's just another Blue or Silver &/or how they are so much better at being a dick than new guy?

    I'll take complaints over being sorta nice but with a 'tude
  24. Katakiri

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    Well I'm hoping they make him into the kind of rival they haven't made yet. One that's a total dick, but he'll team up with you if it's convenient for him. One that actually uses the player when he has something to gain from it.

    The closest we've gotten to that was...well...Bianca...in the Dreamyard when she runs in out of nowhere after you use Cut.

    Basically the Rival that Silver should have been. "You're trying to take down Team Rocket? Well screw you! I'M taking down Team Rocket AND you!" What the hell, Silver? In fact Green did the exact same thing in Silph Co.

    I guess what I'm saying is that I want a gary-level jerk rival with a brain but not a doormat like Brendan & May. Is that too much to ask?

    Edit: 1999 Posts? That's like 30 Posts a day.
  25. The QWAZ

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    I liked may and brendan, they were nice. IMO cheren was the worst because he was an up himself twat... Oh god what if the rivals parents were cheren and bianca i always thoght they were up to somthing dissapering for a gym or two then randomly appering out of nowhere together.
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