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Old October 23rd, 2010, 06:13 PM
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I mean, do you have the heart to just leave your starter in your PC...?
Either during your adventure or during a match online?

I don't. I dunno why but I can't seem to deposit my starter, in any generation of games... =/

How about you guys?
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Old October 23rd, 2010, 06:36 PM
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I usually don't during the main storyline, but when it comes to team-building for wifi matches and whatnot, I don't see why I should keep it on if it doesn't have a role in my team. XD
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Old October 23rd, 2010, 06:41 PM
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I don't have the guts to deposit my starter to the PC for extended periods of time. I mean, the first Pokemon you go with is usually the one who you enjoy so much you can't let it go.
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Old October 23rd, 2010, 06:46 PM
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I used to not be able to deposit my starter back in the yellow, red and blue days but these days I don't care too much for the starters so I have no issue depositing them.
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Old October 23rd, 2010, 06:48 PM
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I keep them in the main storyline, but on the part of online battling, I will. I will if it's competitive battling and not an in-game battle.
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Old October 23rd, 2010, 06:52 PM
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Old October 23rd, 2010, 08:41 PM
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I usually deposit my starter when playing DPPT because I don't like any of them. And if I'm doing a challenge that requires I not use my starter for whatever reason, then I box it then too. I used to hate doing that though, but hey, I got over it.
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Old October 23rd, 2010, 08:47 PM
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I can't either, i feel like its bad luck, and it wont fight with the same heart afterwards, its kinda a superstition (i think i spelled that wrong) o well haha
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Old October 23rd, 2010, 09:52 PM
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Nope, I can't deposit my starter...I didn't realize that I couldn't/never did that until I saw this question here lol. I only temporarily deposit him, but never for a long period of time.
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Old October 23rd, 2010, 11:44 PM
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I typically play through the game with my starter, but once that's set and done I'll only withdraw it when I need it (i.e., non IV/EV wi-fi battles).

Though right now my starters in both Platinum and Soul Silver are in my active party.
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Old October 24th, 2010, 01:06 AM
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I don't really care too much for any of the starters at all. I think there are way better pokemon in those type groups than the ones you can choose to start witth.
I have no problem boxing my starter as soon as I can catch something I like better.
I play through the game with a team of pokemon that I love. I feel no loyalty to the starter pokemon.
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Old October 24th, 2010, 01:10 AM
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Well I usually don't do it through the main storyline since there are usually not good pokemon to train.
But after league I sometimes deposit him without hard feelings to tell the truth...
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Old October 24th, 2010, 02:19 AM
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Once I've finished playing properly, and am just trading....like on my Diamond, which isn't very playable, as it freezes in snow, I managed to get through the whole game with some luck, (Route 216 didn't upset it that time, for some reason), I've now put my entire team into the pc boxes, and just have a Latias and Slugma there, for egg-hatching and the fact that my shiny Latias, which turned out to be a hack, is a great HM Slave.

However, I usually keep my starters. After all, you can only get one in-game, and they are always pretty damn strong, so it makes sense to use them! Also, they can all learn Rock Climb...
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Old October 24th, 2010, 02:42 AM
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I usually play the game with the team I want, and more often than not the starter is not part of said team. Unless I edited the starter to get some rare and/or late Pokemon easier.
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Old October 24th, 2010, 03:06 AM
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I keep it on my team the first few times I play through the main storyline but after that I usually deposit it and I don't use it in wifi battles unless theres a point for it being there.
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Old October 24th, 2010, 08:55 AM
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Usually I keep my starter with me in-game but after I beat the elite four and whatnot I just randomly raise up a different team or do competitive play and I leave the starter in my PC if I don't need him.
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Old October 24th, 2010, 02:20 PM
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only chikarita and totadile because they are just useless. better waters and grass in johto.no good fires tho.sept slugma
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Old October 24th, 2010, 08:26 PM
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I get rid of it as soon as I can. Can't stand starter Pokemon, everyone has them, use something different dammit.
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Old October 25th, 2010, 05:44 AM
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I can, If you keep one Pokemon on your team.
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Old October 29th, 2010, 09:49 AM
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Yes, the last time was when I stored Chimchar in the PC box.
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Old July 31st, 2013, 04:14 AM
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i never do his but i did it once to swmpert i was lvling up my pokemons but in pokemon raptor i did i left charmichar (final evolution) in pc he was too weak
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Old July 31st, 2013, 06:29 AM
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