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View Poll Results: Latias or Latios?
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Old January 31st, 2013 (8:56 AM).
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I'd chose Latias. I like that more "carefree" nature. Though Latios was pretty cool in that ONE movie I will never remember the name too. Pokemon Heros, I think it was.

Competetively, yes- Latios has a higher Sp. ATK stat. But, Latias with one or two Calm Mind Boosts- unless you have Pursuit or something dealing super effective damage to her defense stat, she'll never fall out of the sky. Especially with Recover.
And her Sp. Atk stat is quite impressive afterwards.
So, yeah. IMO, Latias. :3
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Old February 1st, 2013 (10:51 AM).
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Latios. I'm more of an offensive player rather than defensive, even though Latias does admittedly pull off offense just as well.

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Old February 1st, 2013 (12:34 PM).
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I don't know, because I like making my team even, 3 defensive, and 3 offensive. But, I can still choose on design, so Latios. But Latias is pretty awesome too.
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Old February 1st, 2013 (4:19 PM).
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I've always liked Latios more, even being thoroughly disappointed when I found out that you can't catch him on Sapphire. I mean don't get me wrong they're both great, but Latios has better offensive numbers and he's blue, which is always a plus for me.
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Old February 1st, 2013 (4:42 PM).
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Latias seems more caring and playful. Latios seems more serious and not as fun, which is why I like Latias better.
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Old February 3rd, 2013 (8:30 AM).
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Latias, because its a female and its red body and cute little eyes are very appealing not to mention a powerful pokemon to have on a team. Look at them eyes........................................................
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Old February 3rd, 2013 (10:05 AM).
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Hm.. I started my life with Pokèmon with Ruby, because I tend to favour a red colour over a blue one, and with the cover being as shiny red as it was, I chose Ruby. Even so, my favourite of the two legendaries of the games were Kyogre by a mile. Even though I haven't used the Pokèmon nearly as much as Groudon, I still like him better. Who doesn't like "underwater flying cows"?

The same with Latios and Latias. I couldn't get Latias by my self, so I had to trade it with one of my friends, but I think Latias looks so much cuter than Latios. Therefore my favourite is Latias!
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Old March 3rd, 2013 (8:57 PM).
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Latios as its always been one of my favorites since pokemon heroes
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Old March 4th, 2013 (1:55 AM).
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Latios all the way. I really prefer how he looks and blue is one of my favourite colours, so what is there not to like; he is a blue dragon!
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Old March 5th, 2013 (1:11 PM).
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Latias was a much prettier colour.

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Latias as even though she is weaker that her brother she is still is good battler.
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Old March 6th, 2013 (9:10 AM).
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I never actually use either of those, so my choice is mainly by design, in which case I pick Latios, just because I like blue more
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Old March 6th, 2013 (10:31 AM).
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I adore Latias. She's one of my top three favorite Pokemon. In Sapphire, I ran into her while surfing. I loved her cute design and rarity so I tracked her and caught her within an hour. I liked her portrayal in Pokemon Heroes too, especially her cute cries and her powers. While I admit Latios is pretty cool and offensively better, Latias is very special to me.
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Old March 7th, 2013 (12:41 AM).
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Latie. She's so cute :D
And beside cuteness she's pretty useful in competitive battling too.
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Old March 7th, 2013 (2:49 AM).
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I'm just gonna post again, as Diversion this time.

Latios of course, because he's just better than Latias, but they're both good.
But Latios is better in my opinion. Despite him being blue and Latias being red, even though I like red better....
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