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Pokémon Design Misconceptions

Discussion in 'Orange Islands' started by Flaming Piranha, Mar 3, 2013.

  1. Jean mi

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    Yep, and it disappears when it evolves making me wondering where the water comes from when poliwhirl/poliwrath uses water gun or hydro pump.
  2. Sgt.Moose

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    If i remember correctly water just comes from the swirlything.
  3. cxinlee

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  4. Gokuzbu

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    I didn't know the black stuff on Zapdos were actually part of his wings. I thought they were just shadows or something.
  5. pipasonze

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    When I played Sapphire, I used to think that hariyama's ear was its mouth. What an ugly face it had. (sorry no pic)
  6. DarkMaelstrom

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    Haha, yeah, I did too. I, as mentioned by others, was fooled by Cradily and Sharpedo.
    While not really a design misconception, when I first played the games, I thought Gyarados was Dragon-type...I'm sure you see why. Later on, I thought Octillery and Torkoal were part Rock, and only learned Torkoal wasn't a few weeks ago.
  7. Hyper Cutter

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    Honestly, I'm not sure how Zapdos' wings work. Half the time the black looks like someone added a second pair of wings on top of the first pair. I've got an old (RBY-era) model kit of it that literally gives it two pairs of wings in exactly that fashion, so I don't even know.

    Also, I didn't realize Crobat had real feet for the longest time. I thought the smaller pair of wings were its feet.
  8. Odd Ghost

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    I'm not sure if I should pity for the people who had some of these misconceptions or not...

    They did make me chuckle though!
  9. king chespin

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    according to tyhe manga, water comes from the hands. also poliwhirl/wrath do have mouths, butthe mouth's are see-through (in reference to frogs who do have see-through organs)
  10. jynx

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    Satoshi Tajiri said that the swirly things were the intestines in an interview...

    so if those were where the water comes from *eeeek* o___0||||
  11. Squishyfrog

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    [​IMG]

    For some reason, until just recently I had never seen Dunsparce's mouth. I thought those little prong thingies on its chin were mandibles or something lol. I feel really stupid now,
  12. king chespin

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    not really, it would just be coming through the see-through mouth
  13. jpkelly94

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    I consistently confuse Wailmer's eyes with its nostrils.
  14. Hydreigon1998

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    I didn't know machop had a tail until a few days ago and now I just keep thinking where does the tail go when he evolves?
  15. Shiruba

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    ever wonder why machoke wears underpants?
  16. Ashley11

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    For some odd reason i thought that sawk and throh were Fighting/Water and Fighting/Fire, respectively. The colors made me think that way for some odd reason lol.
  17. jynx

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    ever wonder why some... other... Gen 1 Pokemon wears..... *censored* ?
  18. The Reptile

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    Here's a really recent one: Honedge only has one eye.


    [​IMG]


    The holes in the sheathe make it look like it has 3 eyes and a mouth, but that's actually just the lines on the sword. I don't know how common of a misconception is, but I seen a lot of fan art show it as 3 eyes and 1 mouth, so I felt that it was enough of a misconception to post about.

    BTW, is there a spoiler code for the new format? I can't seem to find one, and it's really bugging me.
    Lanturn314 likes this.
  19. Shiruba

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    doesn't seem to be. keep in mind, however, that this is the bare minimum for the site to be running - chaos and the others will definitely add more later.
  20. Bunselpower

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    [​IMG]

    Boy, do I feel silly...
  21. S0L1D G0LD

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    Lol the sheath always looked a little racist to me.

    I can't say I've had many memorable misconceptions...... Maybe if I dig a little deeper....
  22. Shiruba

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    ra...racist? how so?
  23. Doom Desire

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    Because it looks like a caricature of a Chinese person the way they used to draw them in old comic books.
  24. Hollymon

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    .... I never knew that ....
    Also laughing at the Chinese sword and makuhita's derpy cheek eyes haha
  25. jynx

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    Not offended at all. (didn't see connection)
    Japanese animators rarely draw Chinese this way anyway.

    <-- part Chinese.

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