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    Quote Originally Posted by Venziir View Post
    Well it's obviously not Chansey or Snorlax fat, but it's still a chubby blue dino. And easy now, I actually still prefer Feraligatr over most of the water starters, but I'm still not a fan of the gen 2 starters. And I never will be.
    I love Feraligatr even more now. I will forever refer to him as "The chubby blue dino". Thank you

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    Quote Originally Posted by Muzual View Post
    I love Feraligatr even more now. I will forever refer to him as "The chubby blue dino". Thank you
    You are quite welcome.... I think.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Venziir View Post

    I wouldn't say that they are underrated - more like overrated. Venusaur, Sceptile and Serperior are all massive fan favourites. Oh and there's a reason as to why everyone forgets Meganium.....
    Atleast they're aren't getting the completely over the top attention that Charizard and Power Ranger Chicken gets >.>

    Quote Originally Posted by Venziir View Post
    Worst of the worst. A fat dino, a clumsy badger and a plant-lizard who utterly utterly fails at everything it does.
    Fat? What do you mean fat? He is B-E-A-U-TIFUL!



    Nah, seriously, he's my favorite water starter, and probably my favorite starter next to Venusaur only. The only gens where I've hated all of the starters where the two most recent ones, all of the starters were cool in Gen 1-3, but then something just went wrong.
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    Quote Originally Posted by wariofan1 View Post
    Atleast they're aren't getting the completely over the top attention that Charizard and Power Ranger Chicken gets >.>



    Fat? What do you mean fat? He is B-E-A-U-TIFUL!



    Nah, seriously, he's my favorite water starter, and probably my favorite starter next to Venusaur only. The only gens where I've hated all of the starters where the two most recent ones, all of the starters were cool in Gen 1-3, but then something just went wrong.
    That's because Charizard and Blaziken aren't sucky :3

    And aye, gen 4-5 had some issues with the starters... I *kinda* liked Torterra and I somewhat liked Empoleon, but Infernape was just pure lackluster - despite being pretty damn awesome in fact. And Gen 5... Urgh only good thing they had starter wise is Samurott. Though I recently learned that Samurott is capable of standing on it's hindlegs and the clam-things on its frontlegs are apparently shell-katanas in scabbards.... That image made me slightly facepalm.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Venziir View Post
    That's because Charizard and Blaziken aren't sucky :3

    And aye, gen 4-5 had some issues with the starters... I *kinda* liked Torterra and I somewhat liked Empoleon, but Infernape was just pure lackluster - despite being pretty damn awesome in fact. And Gen 5... Urgh only good thing they had starter wise is Samurott. Though I recently learned that Samurott is capable of standing on it's hindlegs and the clam-things on its frontlegs are apparently shell-katanas in scabbards.... That image made me slightly facepalm.
    Gen 5's starters were horrid, despite the generation having a bunch of other cool Pokémon. I mean, a bearded unicorn seal, Ganon that somehow caught on fire, and a very picky snake who just happens to live inside a leaf. Gen 4 was the worst though, we had Karate Chimp, Venusaur_V2_ALPHA.pkm and Hannibal Lecter.

    Also, btw, Neither Venusaur or Sceptile sucks, actually Venusaur is ranked higher than any other starter except Blaziken in competitive play. Rest of the starters are just behind Venusaur, except for Meganium who is absolutely bottom. Doesn't matter much what the ''pros'' say though, as long as one plays with what he likes to play with. Heck, Meganium is still good even if those dumbnuts say otherwise, it only matter in the over-the-top pro tournaments anyways. The Fire starters have always been very aggressive, and mostly fast too, so I guess they go with that kind of style. For me Venusaur is prety much the best of both worlds, he has both offense and defense to go with him, while Charizard simply gets taken down by one Rock Slide it's quite unlikely that Venusaur will get 1HKO'd by a Flamethrower, or maybe even a Blast Burn, which means he'll be able to get a hit in. With Earthquake he can get quite a nasty hit in on most fire Pokémon. For Sceptile his speed is his bread and butter. His defense sucks though, but heck, so does most fire starters'.

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    Quote Originally Posted by wariofan1 View Post
    Gen 5's starters were horrid, despite the generation having a bunch of other cool Pokémon. I mean, a bearded unicorn seal, Ganon that somehow caught on fire, and a very picky snake who just happens to live inside a leaf. Gen 4 was the worst though, we had Karate Chimp, Venusaur_V2_ALPHA.pkm and Hannibal Lecter.

    Also, btw, Neither Venusaur or Sceptile sucks, actually Venusaur is ranked higher than any other starter except Blaziken in competitive play. Rest of the starters are just behind Venusaur, except for Meganium who is absolutely bottom. Doesn't matter much what the ''pros'' say though, as long as one plays with what he likes to play with. Heck, Meganium is still good even if those dumbnuts say otherwise, it only matter in the over-the-top pro tournaments anyways. The Fire starters have always been very aggressive, and mostly fast too, so I guess they go with that kind of style. For me Venusaur is prety much the best of both worlds, he has both offense and defense to go with him, while Charizard simply gets taken down by one Rock Slide it's quite unlikely that Venusaur will get 1HKO'd by a Flamethrower, or maybe even a Blast Burn, which means he'll be able to get a hit in. With Earthquake he can get quite a nasty hit in on most fire Pokémon. For Sceptile his speed is his bread and butter. His defense sucks though, but heck, so does most fire starters'.
    I'm fairly sure that I recall reading that Infernape was among the best of the starters, due to it's stats and movepool (Pretty much a Blaziken +1) - nevermind though. I do quite agree, play how you want to, use the ones you want to - fuck the rest really. I just generally dislike Grass. Not a big fan of lizards or toads and I dislike bulky and slow, not to mention they have way too many weaknesses compared to fire and water. Granted Sceptile is the exception as you mentioned, it's basically a fire pokemon in a grass-suit. I dislike water as well, but I've been using the water starters for the past few games simply because Emboar, Infernape and Typhlosion are terrible beyond reason.

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    I had an absol with that perk that increased crit damage, a crit item, and 4 high crit attacks.

    She was always the first one to die.
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    The only starter I really dislike is Infernape. I'm not too fond of Charizard, Typlosion, Blaziken, or Samurott either, but they're decent.

    Venusaur is still the best though.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Venziir View Post
    I'm fairly sure that I recall reading that Infernape was among the best of the starters, due to it's stats and movepool (Pretty much a Blaziken +1) - nevermind though. I do quite agree, play how you want to, use the ones you want to - fuck the rest really. I just generally dislike Grass. Not a big fan of lizards or toads and I dislike bulky and slow, not to mention they have way too many weaknesses compared to fire and water. Granted Sceptile is the exception as you mentioned, it's basically a fire pokemon in a grass-suit. I dislike water as well, but I've been using the water starters for the past few games simply because Emboar, Infernape and Typhlosion are terrible beyond reason.
    I, for some reason, love it when the starters are just a pure type instead of dual type, can't put a finger on why, but that's probably the reason I love Typhlosion and Feraligatr so much.

    Yeah, grass has too many weaknesses sadly, atleast Ice shouldn't be very effective against it. Poor Venusaur is even weak against Psychic attacks.

    Also, Charizard is a lizard.

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    Quote Originally Posted by wariofan1 View Post
    I, for some reason, love it when the starters are just a pure type instead of dual type, can't put a finger on why, but that's probably the reason I love Typhlosion and Feraligatr so much.

    Yeah, grass has too many weaknesses sadly, atleast Ice shouldn't be very effective against it. Poor Venusaur is even weak against Psychic attacks.

    Also, Charizard is a lizard.
    I prefer the starters having some wonky combos, like water/steel, grass/ground makes them seem that much more unique (granted three generations of fire/fight kinda ruins that). And aye Venusaur is indeed weak against Psychic and ground as well, it does though lose it's bug and poison weaknesses.

    And Charizard is a dragon! (visually) :P

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    Since my friends all went with Squirtle or Charmander because their evolutions were the version mascots, I went for Bulbasaur. Ever since then, I'm still the only one of my friends who take the grass starter. While grass may have plenty of weaknesses, I found grass starters are generally very strong when fighting trainers in general.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Galil ACE View Post
    I had an absol with that perk that increased crit damage, a crit item, and 4 high crit attacks.

    She was always the first one to die.
    Heh, I had a Honchkrow with something similar, but he always seemed to tear through anything slower than him.

    Quote Originally Posted by 4KhazModan View Post
    Since my friends all went with Squirtle or Charmander because their evolutions were the version mascots, I went for Bulbasaur. Ever since then, I'm still the only one of my friends who take the grass starter. While grass may have plenty of weaknesses, I found grass starters are generally very strong when fighting trainers in general.
    To be fair, starters haven't been version mascots since gen 1 . But, in my first playthroughs at least, I've always chosen the water starter. They've never really been below average for the story, and I could always count on them having a strong water move with surf.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Underskilled View Post
    Heh, I had a Honchkrow with something similar, but he always seemed to tear through anything slower than him.



    To be fair, starters haven't been version mascots since gen 1 . But, in my first playthroughs at least, I've always chosen the water starter. They've never really been below average for the story, and I could always count on them having a strong water move with surf.
    He didn't say that either, he just said that he uses the grass starter because everyone else chose the mascots back in gen 1 and it's stuck with him ever since.

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    So the Keldeo Gamestop(US) event has started today and my local Gamestop apparently isn't participating in it, tempted to call them and see if any of the other stores nearby might be participating(next closest being about 15 miles away). Anyone been able to get theirs yet?

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    So much Pokemon player Feraligatr haters in here! He's the best. I want a life size plush Feraligatr someday (all 7'7" of him).

    I just finished up Pokemon XD and I actually liked it better than Coliseum. There was a much larger selection of Shadow Pokemon (nearly twice as many) and they weren't all bad ones from G/S. Started with an Eevee that I made a Vaporeon (my fave), which I regretted since it kind of forced me to sideline other good water types (Seel, Spheal, Poliwrath, etc.)

    The last bosses, though, are a pain in the ass unless your team is stacked with Shadow Pokemon. Since in this game, Shadow is super effective against everything but Shadow, in which it's not very effective.

    I've also recently started a White Nuzlocke run. Burned through a lot of friends, but here's my team so far (Twist Mountain)

    LV 37 Tynamo
    LV 37 Audino (This thing is a beast!)
    LV 37 Seismitoad
    LV 39 Leavanny
    LV 40 Emboar

    Quote Originally Posted by Dedweight View Post
    So the Keldeo Gamestop(US) event has started today and my local Gamestop apparently isn't participating in it, tempted to call them and see if any of the other stores nearby might be participating(next closest being about 15 miles away). Anyone been able to get theirs yet?
    I'm not quite bold enough to stroll into Gamestop and get a Unicorn pokemon. Gotta find a friend who would go with me
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    I'm not quite bold enough to stroll into Gamestop and get a Unicorn pokemon. Gotta find a friend who would go with me
    You should be able to grab it from right outside the store, or in the parking lot. Worked for me.

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    After I spend a couple of hours on Pokemmo I decided to look into my Black version again, and I fixed all 3 starters. Got obsessed by breeding them. I wanted the correct nature, saw an egg ability I thought seemed nice. I don't really like the starters that much, but I thought it would be fun to have them.
    I haven't even played that far into the game, only have 4 badges, but I like to optimize even if I will never play competitively. I won't bother with EV training though, not until I complete the game... I think.

    Pokemon is addictive!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Juubo View Post
    After I spend a couple of hours on Pokemmo I decided to look into my Black version again, and I fixed all 3 starters. Got obsessed by breeding them. I wanted the correct nature, saw an egg ability I thought seemed nice. I don't really like the starters that much, but I thought it would be fun to have them.
    I haven't even played that far into the game, only have 4 badges, but I like to optimize even if I will never play competitively. I won't bother with EV training though, not until I complete the game... I think.

    Pokemon is addictive!
    I'm currently obsessed with completing the pokedex but since bw2 are relasing in few days, I might have to catch few patrats to transfer em all to my new white 2 then

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