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Pokémon XY General Discussion

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

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  1. Lovedrive

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    lol yeah I don't remember Mawile being common. Sounds more like one of the Pokemon I might forget even existed if I wasn't reminded of it. But whatever the case I still think Mawile is the exception to Fairy types looking like fairies. Like all happy and bouncy and stuff. Just like how there are water types that don't look like fishies of course there will be fairies that don't look pink/happy/whatever.
  2. Deck Knight

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    Yes, this is what I'm getting at. Thus far the fairies that aren't tied back to older generations (This includes Sylveon, since it's obviously going to be Eevee-like) seem to have a sphere at their base and then minor details drawn around it. Flabebe has a tiny body and little arms to attach to its flower, Spritzee is a vaguely avian fluff bird with Kirby feet, and Swirlix is a literal puffball.

    Take Fire for example. Even in Gen I you had its representatives primarily from various mammals, Charizard actually being the notable exception. Another group with low representation was Electric, which had high variations - Magnemite actually departed from being vaguely spherical when it evolved. Ghost and Dragon didn't really get a fair range of diversity until Gen III, but even in those gens the pokemon that made up the group were fairly diverse.

    Most of the Gen V Fairy Pokemon look like they'd start a "How to Draw" with "First, Draw a Big Circle..." That's really what I'm getting at.
  3. Yveltal

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    lol I played Ruby, so I had a beautiful Mawile to give all my lovins to. And you can also find them in the Cave of Origin and Sky Pillar as well, all the same places you could find Sabeleye in Sapphire (I forgot for a minute that they were a pair of version exclusives). But unless Mawile's getting an evolution, I don't wanna dwell on the species all night.
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  5. R_N

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    Hey guess what that is

    It's Not Pokemon XY: Don't Talk About It Version
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    pkm mmo confirmed
  7. Kirbyofthestars

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    Another version!? This is something we should talk about!


    Yeah; we don't even know if it's related to Pokémon yet, especially since it's some sort of collaboration (which could mean a crossover or something entirely different).
  8. Yveltal

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    Given that there appears to be a shiny pony in that image, I'm betting Game Freak has a hand in a new Harvest Moon game, or some other game series that's been around for a long time that involves chibi animals.
    We're likely going to have to move along. Sorry bout it.
  9. EIFF

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    What if it has something to do with "the biggest scoop of the century" that CoroCoro talked about?
  10. vyomov

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    I think...
    IT'S AN EMERALD REMAKE!!!!
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  11. Wazzup360

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    I really wonder what is SO big that they can call it "the scoop of the century". I mean that would mean bigger then fairy, pokemanz in 3D, double/trple/rotations etc etc. I just wonder if it's a competetive change or a gameplay change, since we are focused on competetive mostly but forget the non competetive aspects sometimes.
  12. Doom Desire

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    A second new type, like Digital or Artificial.
  13. Dragonite85

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    Maybe you can finally start with any pokemon that has 3 stages and is native to the region. Or you can now choose a pokemon from multiple rock-paper-scizor triangles. e. q. You could choose from the classic grass-fire-water or you can choose a pokemon from dark-psychic-ghost triangle.
    This would qualify as "the scoop of the century" in my book.
    Also they could just simply tweak the typechart.
  14. Shiruba

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    but oh my god please hoenn remakes please i know it's not gonna happen but you could tell they were going to when they revamped all of the hoenn sprites for x and y and it's just

    give me hoenn or give me death
  15. Yveltal

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    That's all marketing. Isn't every new movie out there the best one of the year that all the critics are supposedly raving about when it's released? There's nothing wrong with over-exaggerating the scale of a project if it's a big deal to the creators (which it often is, but you don't see that level of hyperbolic marketing in video game advertisements quite as often as other products)

    But why would they talk about the release of a Hoenn game now, when all the Pokémon hype is supposed to be on XY?

    EDIT-Serebii says that the url includes a term, "Soritiba" which was trademarked by GF last year. Dernit, why doesn't this help.
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    Am I the only one who think that it's more likely to be Harmo Knight rather than Pokemon?
    So let's shove it aside...


    Anyway, the only thing I would miss in RSE is the Pokemon Contest, which I think it's better than the DP ones.
    Since Pokemon XY has the Pokemon Amie feature and you can feed it, I think it's likely to have something similar... at least I hope.
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    • When I say don't talk about it because it's not XY related, I meant it
    I think it's a Harvest Moon remake, not pokemon related.
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    I lost my interest and hope in Ruby/Sapphire remakes for a while now, and I hope you guys do understand that Gamefreak isn't following a specific or spontaneous pattern here. They're only made by an unpredictable race called humans after all.

    And I would t think too much about that sillhoette as well. It's a collaboration, so there's a high probability it will never be Pokemon-related aside from common development relationships.
  19. Yveltal

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    I noticed that the three new abilities released so far all encourage fighting in multi battles. Running into a hoard of Pokémon with one Swirlix in it would ruin your chance of putting any of them to sleep, so maybe they have plans to create a stronger double/triple battle metagame with abilities that effect more than one Pokémon. If they release a sizeable number of new techniques along with Parabolic Charge that hit multiple other Pokémon on the field, then it may be a sign that they are really seeking to make battles between more than two Pokémon more exciting.
  20. R_N

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    Why do people keep thinking it is one single scoop that is so large
    It seems to me this is magazine speak for a whole bunch of XY info (pokemon, story, new mechanics, blah blah blah)
  21. Stellar

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    I had never even considered the possibility of six versus six team battles. It seems like they would definitely be possible with the advent of hoard battles.
  22. Yveltal

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    I remember coming up with something as a joke in the first XY thread that involved 6-on-6 team battles where you would have either two sets of three Pokémon that you could switch in-between, or three pairs of two pokemon in a rotation field so you're still fighting with multiple Pokémon each turn.
  23. PME

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    R_N has a good point. All they might do is reveal 10-15 new Pokémon with a few new things regarding O-Powers and possibly Newtwo's name
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    The first thing that came to mind was the September 2010 corocoro, the one with the huge BW info. I think they may have marketed it as an "adventure book" or handguide or an essentials thing? I don't remember. They hyped it up as big though and it was: 20 pokemon (3 of them being the starter middle evolutions), combo moves, a bunch of various new moves, Ghechis, more on N and the dream world, the Striaton gym's gimmick, type advice for Lenora, Poketransfer, and various misc things.

    Obviously whatever is shown in August's corocoro could differ wildly, since XY's presentation also differs a lot (starting off with footage at all, for instance)
  25. Pika25

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    Including who else among the classic Pokémon would become Fairy-type, I'm assuming? I would flip if Pikachu was Fairy-type, though I don't mind...
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