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Fourth Generation Diamond, Pearl, and Platinum kicked off the fourth generation of Pokémon. Two years later, fans of the Johto region were treated to a remastered adventure in HeartGold & SoulSilver. Discuss the games, explore the features, share your experiences, and help other players out!



View Poll Results: Which starter did you choose?
65 27.78%
73 31.20%
72 30.77%
46 19.66%
110 47.01%
69 29.49%
Other 7 2.99%
Multiple Choice Poll. Voters: 234. You may not vote on this poll

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Old November 16th, 2012 (04:15 PM).
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lol I picked Cyndaquil (who seems to be popular) and Piplup
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Old November 17th, 2012 (04:19 AM).
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Ive had always been picking fire-type starters. I dont even like fire-types that much.. I guess im used to it. so, i picked Chimchar in Pt and Cyndaquil in SS.
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Old November 21st, 2012 (05:50 PM).
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I've played Pokémon Pearl three times now, and always had Piplup for my starter. I never found picking my first pokémon difficult, because it's always water. x3
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Old November 22nd, 2012 (10:22 AM).
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Piplup and Cyndaquil, I loved both and used both. And both rocked the stage
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Old November 23rd, 2012 (08:09 AM).
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Piplup for D/P/Pt, because I like more of a challenge in my games when choosing a starter.
Chikorita for HG/SS, same reason why, and I like peaceful, calm, grass types.
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Old November 23rd, 2012 (02:12 PM).
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The first time, I believe I chose Piplup, making him my very first Pokemon. For SS (which I got as a Christmas gift last year) my sister's fiance helped me find the evolutions of the starters and eventually led me to choose Cyndaquil.

I remember soft-resetting for hours to find a shiny starter on HG. Took me about half of an hour to get a shiny Chikorita. After, I spent 3ish hours soft-resetting some more and couldn't find a thing.
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Old December 9th, 2012 (04:54 PM).
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I played Pokemon Raptor EX (an rmxp game) before playing Platinum. I had chosen Piplup there. Having a part steel type is usually good. So many resistances. I also like its evolutionary line. Prinplup not so much. A penguin shouldn't have an owl face LOL. Empoleon is just awesome. It's name is like music to ear :D It looks cool. The trident in his face gives him a fierce look. Not a big fan of the tie around his neck but emporer penguins are joked about wearing tuxedos, so I guess it's fine

So, in Platinum I chose Chimchar because I like fire types and I get bored quick. His second type is nice too. No Piplup second time.
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Old December 21st, 2012 (06:18 PM).
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Totodile, it was my first ever starter. I can honestly say that I believe that hardest decision you will ever make in life is which starter you will choose when playing your first ever pokémon game.
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Old December 22nd, 2012 (08:22 PM).
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I love fire types and Cyndaquil is my favorite
Thypholsion is very cool design wise and super strong and good defense

Chimchar is good too. Esepcially when evolves into Monferno, because it's type changes to fire and fight which is useful
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Old December 24th, 2012 (10:41 AM).
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I took Cyndaquil in Heart Gold, since when I first got Gold, I took Cyndaquil too.

When I got Diamond, I chose Piplup. Pretty slow, but very sturdy and resistant to a lot of attacks
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Old December 24th, 2012 (03:47 PM).
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cyndaquils always been a favorite of mines
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Old December 25th, 2012 (04:36 PM).
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I chose celebi. Its like a trainwreck
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Old December 28th, 2012 (07:27 PM).
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Diamond/Platinum - Piplup
SoulSilver - Totodile

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Old December 28th, 2012 (09:41 PM).
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I've always loved Fire Starters. In Platinum is chose a Chimchar and in Soulsilver I chose Typhlosion :D
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Old December 29th, 2012 (07:05 PM).
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Piplup+Totodile all the way :3

Water types are the best :D
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Old January 16th, 2013 (02:00 AM).
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The two water's because i always like to have an advantage against the Rock leader and not have to wait for my fire starter to be able to overpower the rocks. Since i started on Sapphire i've really been mostly water. Cept for Bulbasaur and Squirtle being very hard to change and decide...in LeafGreen and FireRed.
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Old January 16th, 2013 (11:45 PM).
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I always took the fire starter in every generation except in B/W. Which was when I chose Snivy. Cyndaquil is my all-time favorite starter.
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Old January 16th, 2013 (11:48 PM).
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Totodile and Chimchar, sometimes Turtwig. They've all got some pretty nice movepools that I don't need to work too hard to maximize the potential of.
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Old January 18th, 2013 (02:48 PM).
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To this point I've used all six of these starters but upon my first choice it was:

Diamond - Piplup
Soul Silver - Totodile
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Old January 18th, 2013 (03:19 PM).
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I ditched my DPPt starter.
I used both Cyndaquil and Totodile in SS, I picked Cyndaquil on the poll because I prefer it to Totodile these days.
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Old January 18th, 2013 (09:36 PM).
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I love using the Fire and Grass starters~! Water? Ummm...not so much since I usually can get good water type pokemon anyway. Didn't pick water starter until B&W.
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Old January 18th, 2013 (09:57 PM).
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Cyndaquil all the way! Chikorita is a close second when you want to do a harder playthrough (grass types generally don't have many strengths), and Totodile can easily be replaced by stronger water types later in the game (Gyarados, Suicune, etc.).
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Old February 13th, 2013 (05:04 AM).
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I used Piplup the first time I played Platinum and Turtwig the second. I always used Totodile in Silver, so I decided to try something new in HeartGold and chose Cyndaquil(I regret that).
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Old February 13th, 2013 (06:27 AM).
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In the original Gold version I chose Chikarita, wanted to try something different so I went with Cyndaquil on Heart Gold.
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Old February 13th, 2013 (09:17 AM).
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In all my Dp/pt playtroughs I've chosen Turtwig, because he's pretty cool and I love his final evolution. In HG/SS, I've picked Cyndaquil because I really like him (Especially because of Gold in the manga), and when I first played pokémon Gold I also had a Cyndaquil.
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