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  1. WideSlash

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    Yes...

    Also out of battle! :3

    edit- wow... this thread gets dead after 10:00 pm!
  2. Tytus

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    I feel like that's less of a problem than petting your Slugma or Regice.
    "REGICE cloaks itself with frigid air of negative 328 degrees F. Things will freeze solid just by going near this POKéMON."
  3. Matezoide

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    I assume the pokemon is capable of controlling it's temperature, thus explaining how you can pet these pokemon. If Magcargo couldnt control it's heat, the world would be burned by now.

    The ghosts are probably capable of solidifying themselves if needed.
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    I don't want to pet those...

    Lets all pet my Meganium, Alejandro, instead.

    I would not want to pet Wailord at the fear of being crushed. How are they going to fit its body on a 3DS screen?
  5. Yveltal

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    Given that they figured out a fun way to show you how big Snorlax is compared to other Pokémon, I don't think they're going to make a big deal out of Wailord's ACTUAL size. It's not like they made an attempt in XD, anyway. They may play with camera angles so you're not just staring at its face/jaw the entire time you're petting it.

    season 1, episode 33. But we can all pretend that we're trying to rub Sharpedo the right way when we pet it. They say it can trigger its ability, so its skin wouldn't hurt to rub up against when it isn't in the heat of battle.
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    I finally found the official X & Y page! Anyway, after looking at (Mewthree?)'s description, I would also like to think that perhaps they incorperated the chromosome theory in as well.
  7. PME

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    @R_N

    I was more interested in that the official site said that we've "already met the first Fairy-type" poke Sylveon. I'm still trying to make heads or tails whether this means that Xerneas/Yveltal aren't part Fairy, or simply the first Fairy type confirmed (by a mere few seconds).
  8. Grammar Xatu

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    No it is not about the three dimensions it is about chromosomes, if there is a Z it will be because some species have Z chromosomes. I will never get this assumption, as soon as I heard about X and Y I thought about chromosomes.
  9. Yveltal

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    It wouldn't be the first time that legendary Pokémon have had multiple points of inspiration present in their designs used to help indicate the theme of the generation. On a similar note, the names of the player characters contrast quite nicely with Hilbert and Hilda from BW. Their names had to do with war/fighting, and as such the origin of the Unova region involved a war (and I guess there were some modern differences of opinion that started some fighting). Calem and Serena are both derived from "calm", so perhaps the Kalos region is a settled orderly enlightened place?
  10. Namine

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    I actually hope that you can see the trainer in battles.
    Because untill now they always dissapeared during a battle which doesn't really makes sence because they have to give the pokemon orders.
    I actually hope that pokemon would move more out of their circle in battles.
  11. Exbo

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    Actually, it's not ONLY that. X&Y are the first international releases, so that means that the title being "internationally recognisable" is simply a better marketing... thing (what's the word I'm looking for?) For example, "red" is not internationally recognisable as a word. X&Y, well, are.
  12. Grammar Xatu

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    Yes that too but that is not behind the theme is what I am getting at.
  13. Yveltal

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    A better marketing promotion decision? Or maybe a smarter product choice? More or less, yeah. There are a lot of places that learn English as a second language, so if they were thinking about how cognizant people are of the title for each game, then they never used anything too obscure to begin with. I would agree that, no matter where you are, "X" as a character is easy to point out and means something, probably a little more than colors or jewel tones stand out in people's heads.

    EDIT-it was smart of you to bring that up, but what we're talking about is the manner in which "X" and "Y" are being used, not their application.
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    Well, I like to think of it as another "pun". It has definitely got to do with chromosomes (double helixes on the japanese logo) but them being the first 3D games AND being named after the most common letters for axes/dimensions/ w/e is too much of a coincidence to write off.
  15. Shiruba

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    well... no. that's... not... true.

    you see, the colour red isn't exactly an abstract concept to non english speakers. it's the colour of sunset, of blood, of a ripe tomato, of my hair, of a fresh strawberry, of many things. it's not like they call it 'red' in those languages [rouge, rojo, aka, etc], but they definitely know what it is. not all places, however, use the roman alphabet [china, india, russia {though russia, i believe, uses a modified one}] - and 'ex' and 'wye' are not the universal name for these characters [the only one i know personally is french, where they are called 'eex' and 'egrek,' respectively]

    so, i wouldn't say that it's because they're easy to recognize, per-se. 'wii' is given that justification because it's not a real word, really - [it's a pun on the english word, but i'll be damned if you find 'wii' in the dictionary] and it's easy for pretty much everyone to pronounce [which is a big issue many times]... so, yeah. just thought i'd address that.
  16. PME

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    I think it's meant to be a first-person view kind of thing.
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    So it's not that crazy.
  17. Dr. Eyepatch

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    I have decided something. The thing I really want to see the most is a Poison-type legendary pokemon. It is the only type not represented by a legendary, and I feel that is absurd.

    A Dark/Poison with Levitate would be amazing. Perhaps the serpent living under Yggdrasil (if it were to be a pokemon) could be part Poison (maybe with a new ability making it immune to Ground attacks).
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    I think it just means Slyveon is the first unveiled and marketed. It'd be weird to refer to it in any other way.

    Really, Xerneas & Yyveltal are just kind of...there, at this point. Hopefully July gives us their type and purposes and such.
  19. Namine

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    Yeah if they wanted to give you the feeling of first person it is ok.
    I like the idea of actually feeling as if you are the character and not that you like only control him/her.
  20. Grammar Xatu

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    Does anyone else look at X and Y and wonder if they could go back to the other games after playing this?
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    95 HP on Sylveon would leave those nice 130 / 110 stats elsewhere, so that's nice. I'm thinking it might end up rocking 130 Def and 110 SpA. Other spreads would end up too similar to Jolteon, Espeon, or Vaporeon.

    One thing I'm hoping XY gives us is easy access to baby pokemon. The trend has already started with Diamond and Pearl and it's nice being able to get rarer pokemon a bit earlier on. Riolu, Elekid, etc.
  22. PME

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    At this point.... I'd have to agree with you. As you've pointed out earlier they should AT LEAST give us the name for Mewtwo's new form on the 11th, it has been long overdue.
  23. inanimate blob

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    I hope the fishing rods come back - I liked having a Water-type early in the game. Additionally, I do hope they choose to expand the Pokemon catchable with the Old Rod - some Pokemon I've never had encouragement to use, even when I actually want to, like Goldeen and Finneon.
  24. breh

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    Dark / Poison is actually really bad as far as types go; by itself, Poison is not a bad type if paired with the right kind of moves (for example, Fire Blast, Ice Beam, and Thunder/bolt as well as Recover), but Dark/Poison trades the great Fighting / Bug resists of Poison for a really mediocre STAB, Dark resist (mostly irrelevant), and the ability to take Mewtwo on a bit more confidently. That's not much, frankly.

    @Above: You should never want to use Finneon / Lumineon. Not even once.
  25. Exbo

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    Just a heads up, Pokemon Smash just ended. They "revealed" Talonflame (and showed it Brave Birding an Amoonguss), Noivern (Boomburst, Gliscor) and promised to "reveal" Sky Battles (Swellow) and Hordes (Helioptile vs 5 Zubats, aparrently Parabolic Charge hit them all) next week.

    yay

    edit: They also showed a bit from the Eevee short. Nothing interesting.
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