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Fifth Generation Are Pokémon slaves to humans? Team Plasma thinks so. Travel the Unova region and prove them wrong in Black & White, and then return two years later in Black2 & White2.

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Old November 19th, 2012 (08:04 AM).
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Nope, my Samurott is still in my team rotation as one of the only decent Water-types I've caught thus far (I forgot to trade my Keldeo over from Black early enough so it would've taken me ages to catch it up with the rest of my team).
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Old November 19th, 2012 (10:04 AM).
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I have already! I decided to focus more on PWT battling, and as such, my starter just hasn't really fit into my plans to battle in it, so yeah. :x
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Old November 22nd, 2012 (02:20 PM).
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I probably will in my second run of the game, or when I buy Black 2. My team never feels structured unless I have a starter, but I like the idea of having 6, catchable Pokémon. x
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Old November 26th, 2012 (12:27 AM).
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I think snivy and its evolutions are pretty cool, and I usually kill almost everything in the game with my starter till I beat the game. In White1 My serperior was 94 when it soloed the elite 4 and I beat that part of the game. I dont have black or white 2 yet, do I have to start over with all new pokemon or is it a sequel with a transer information code?
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Old November 26th, 2012 (02:31 AM).
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I always think that I should, but I can never quite bring myself to.

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Old November 26th, 2012 (04:24 AM).
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I just felt like doing it in BW, because I wasn't used to the new starters and kinda didn't liked them, but I just can't get rid of Serperior, it's so awesome.
Along with Charizard, it is my favorite starter.
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Old November 28th, 2012 (09:40 PM).
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Really tempted to ditch my samurott and breed another...
I never really understood EV training and all that... But I recently got a baby lapras.... And a japanese ditto, I could actually try for a shiny oshawott... but it won't be the same because I never been through as much with a new oshawott than my current one...

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Old November 29th, 2012 (09:48 AM).
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I usually keep them in my team until I beat the game~
After that, I wipe my party clean and start breeding/EV training everything.

I've decided that I don't like most of the starters, anyway. ;w;
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Old November 29th, 2012 (04:05 PM).
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I played through black and white with snivy and tepig but in White 2, I got rid of Samurott. I was planning on keeping it but when I saw you can catch Spheal, I fell in love and threw Samurott straight into the pc. I only use it when my brother feels like battling me. I never really liked the unova starters, nor any of the other unova pokémon.
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Old December 1st, 2012 (03:22 PM).
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I'm not planning to ditch my starter, because they're suppose to be your character's signature Pokemon.
You better need a Leaf Shield.
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Old December 1st, 2012 (08:02 PM).
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I always ditch my starter. I love Emboar, I tolerate Serperior, but Samurott I completely hate. D:
So usually I hack them into something else entirely. c:

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Old December 1st, 2012 (09:57 PM).
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I would never ditch my starter, until I've bred it (if it's male) with a Ditto so I can have a female starter.
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Old December 1st, 2012 (10:36 PM).
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Lol,sorry for that!
i have ditched my starter which was tepig for growlithe...much better IMO!
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Old December 1st, 2012 (10:47 PM).
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Nope! Never used Emboar in B/W even though I'm actually pretty okay with it. So I said why not give it a chance? Even though I wanted Arcanine on my team so bad. Oh well.
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Old December 1st, 2012 (11:00 PM).
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When I finally caught Buizel, I was going to leave Samurott in the PC storage, but I got kind of attached to him (yep a male), so not anymore, I'm keeping both. In other games I usually never use the starter
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Old December 2nd, 2012 (05:32 AM).
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i ditched my samurot or Skenkee and hes level 72 but he isent used anymore
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Old December 2nd, 2012 (02:56 PM).
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LAWL. I stopped training Oshawott at level 10. I left it for Riolu which is now a bad A-- Lucario now.

I still use Oshawott occasionally though. He's now my HM Slave and Death Foddor. Might as well be good for something right?
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Old December 2nd, 2012 (03:40 PM).
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At first I loved my starter pokemon, then I caught an Azurill and I trained the crap outta that thing. I eventually went back and trained my Oshawott. Right now I'm working on getting a shiny Zorua.... :D
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Old December 2nd, 2012 (07:37 PM).
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I keep my Emboar in my party. Ive been using my event pkmn, arceus and zekrom, to wipe the white treehollow and elite four. With exp share on Emboar (Almost the entire game, been using Legendaries as soon as I can), he's up to level 80. I use him as my backup incase anything goes wrong with zekrom or arceus, or I need a pokemon thats a different type. So far, my strategy has been working quite well. That shiny dratini is so close!

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Old December 2nd, 2012 (07:43 PM).
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I put my Oshawlott in the pc, and played the game with Dratini
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Old December 2nd, 2012 (09:33 PM).
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I can't ever imagine getting rid of my starter. It stays on my team no matter what Pokemon it is. That's just how I am.
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Old December 3rd, 2012 (08:31 AM).
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Honestly, I have a hard time pulling away from any starter I get, a least until I beat the E4. After that, it just stays in my party. It's not like I use it in competitive battle though.

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Old December 7th, 2012 (02:57 PM). Edited December 7th, 2012 by Turboblaze.
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I used to never do it but in these games, unless I start with Oshawott, I usually just stop using my starter before the eighth gym.
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Old December 7th, 2012 (03:20 PM).
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I have never ditched my starter Pokemon at the beginning of the game, call me boring

I do rid of it later on in the game though, usually after I defeat the Elite Four the first time. I did this in Black 2 when I completed the game. Haven't used Samurott properly since lol
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Old December 7th, 2012 (04:31 PM).
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When it comes to the main story line, I will never ditch my starter. All of my starters are always at their best whenever I play through the game, but when it comes to competitive battling with others I do ditch the starter Pokemon. My Samurott is pretty good for the Elite Four (in both White and Black 2) because I always gave it either X-Scissors or later swamp it for Megahorn for those pesky Psychic and Dark types.


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