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Pokémon XY General Discussion

Discussion in 'Orange Islands' started by Stellar, May 10, 2013.

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  1. XlucariozX

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    I don't see what people have against pokemon being "inanimate". Sure, maybe if the objects that the pokemon were portraying had no life to them, then I can see why. BUT, all pokemon have some sort of lifelike quality to them. Sure, honedge is a sword, but being that it is part of a spirit, or a spirit is part of it, it's not inanimate in a way. I mean in appearance pokemon are sometimes inanimate, but the pokemon as wholes are not.
  2. XlucariozX

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    Another eveelution on top of Sylveon you say? I'm very doubtful of that because if there was more on top of Sylveon, they would have been in on the hype along with sylveon. I mean sure, it's always possible but I think we would have heard about it now, since one was already announced. And I mean, what type would ANOTHER eveelution be? I can't see one being ghost, bug, poison or... you get the point.
  3. inanimate blob

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    I like inanimate stuff

    But yeah, I like how the rumors were presented. Not too much there that the person can be like "told you so dumbass people that didn't believe me." More like, "look at what I know and want to share with humanity."

    Very respectable. That's probably why it's believable. But also a little bias to see Ice-type get some love.
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  4. IcyMan28

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    Wait, what? Fighting is easily the best additional typing to go with Ice, moreso than ground even. It removes the rock weak (good bye Stealth Rock) while retaining resistances to Bug, Dark, and Ice. If nothing else, it's at least better than Ice alone. And offensively, the type combination is awesome, hitting 9 types super-effectively counting STAB alone. Steel and Fighting weaknesses aren't cool with Scizor and Breloom around...but switching out of them won't be nearly as big of a deal without that Stealth Rock weakness.

    As for these other pokemon, Panpura is really standing out to me. Grass / Ghost is a great defensive typing, in my opinion, so I'd really like this to be real. The ghost type has been somewhat lacking in variety traditionally so these are nice additions.
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  5. Yveltal

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    -Yveltal used Speculate!-

    What if Shellos gets a third form? If the new split-evolution is real, then that means Shellos is going to be in the new Pokedex. and if Shellos is going to have any relevance to gen VI, maybe they're going to give it a third possible look so there will be a form for each sub-region of Kalos; the Coastal (East), the Mountains (West) and the Central (NEW SHELLOS LOOK). If Syoomai is a special evolution for a new Shellos form...I was going somewhere with this...
  6. Tytus

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    I can't tell if you are aware (it doesn't seem that you are), but there is an unused Gastrodon form backsprite in the data of Diamond and Pearl. So one was designed, but it's not clear if that design was scrapped, saved for later, or what.
  7. Shiruba

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    *Ruby and Sapphire. It was designed as a Gen 3 Pokemon [even had cries, I believe], but they scrapped it for an unknown reason.
  8. Yveltal

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    It doesn't seem that I am.
    Rude

    I know that Game Freak admitted that Shellos was originally intended to be in RSE, but they kept it from being in the final release and used it in their "form differences" gimmick in the next generation. Personally, it looks like a scrapped beta design, and if you're insinuating that they might use their original design for Shellos, it'd be a weird artistic choice to use it as it is, since it's a conglomeration of the two we already have. If they were planning on using Shellos, I think they might want to make a new form look as different as possible from the species' other forms, but I don't feel very strongly about the potential design rehash of Shellos.
    And the design was more than likely scrapped. They've made little aesthetic changes to several other Pokemon after their original release that they've stuck to, like giving Bellossom green skin.

    It was only visual data.
  9. Stellar

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    This is a friendly reminder not to post scans unless they have been confirmed by a major Pokémon site!
  10. Tytus

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    I wasn't trying to be rude, I just didn't want to be pointing something out that you already knew. Just typing out loud.
  11. S0L1D G0LD

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    I totally agree. And for panpura, 4 (5?) weaknesses and 4 (I think, my memory fails today.) resistances/immunities doesn't seem too bad.
  12. SSJ

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    Yes I also think more powerful ghost type pokemon should be introduced in larger quantity. All GF does is introduce one or two ghost type pokemon per region.If ghost pokemon other than Honedge are going to be introduced, I think it will be a good idea especially with a big region like this.
    Introducing more pokemon would be a good idea since the region is divided into three parts and I'm assuming that each part will get an equal amount of pokemon.
  13. PoJ

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    5 weaknesses: Dark, Ghost, Flying, Fire, and Ice.

    6 resistances/immunities: Normal, Fighting, Grass, Water, Electric, and Ground.

    3 of the weaknesses are fairly common, but the resistances/immunities are awesome. I'd rather not have the Pokemon be based on a pumpkin, though :/

    Edit: Oops, we're not supposed to speculate in this thread according to a post on the first page. Sorry :x
  14. Yveltal

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    Well, that much lies in an issue with theming. Ghost type Pokémon are the least abundant in the Pokémon world as an aesthetic choice by Game Freak, which is why they might feel largely unexplored as a type.
  15. Lorenz

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    What's this I was hearing about X & Y being hack proof? Any one else hear about this rumor? I doubt it could be done but hey, never know.
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    It's not so much a rumor as it is, for now, the truth
    3ds hacking is barely going anywhere at this point. Maybe in the future, but for the time being...
  17. Lorenz

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    So a generation of Pokemon we have to play legit? Well, I suppose that'd only be for new gen mons. Older gens could just be migrated in unless they get rid of that.
  18. R_N

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    Well, at least for a time, anyway.
  19. WaveBomber

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    CoroCoro's leaking! :D


    Dunno how to put spoilers around things in the new forum, so just check Serebii for the scans. :p
  20. Katakiri

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    Yet another confirmation of the May 18th rumors:
    [​IMG]

    Also, holy hell, Pancham's evo makes Ursaring look like Teddiursa! That thing is a monster!
  21. Stellar

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    CoroCoro can be found on Serebii. It seems the Pokébeach rumors are true (based on the squid and its evo), so feel free to discuss the rumors that were leaked a while ago as well.
  22. pharaohcalvin

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    T.T More food....at least the other ones look decent to good. Also, crazy artist movement bad guys? I got to destroy PETA in gen 5 do I get to take out Abstract Artists this time?
  23. Gokuzbu

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    team flair lol. gamefreak really dont want you to take the evil teams seriously anymore, do they.
  24. WaveBomber

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    That's their Japanese name. For all you know, they could end up with something totally badass in English.

    ...Though I'm not holding my breath. >.>
  25. Katakiri

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    Just to point it out again:
    This will be the best generation! Where's my ragequit-throw the 3ds to the ground evo?! Please be soon!
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