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Third Generation The hallmark of sprite-based Pokémon gaming, Ruby, Sapphire, and Emerald set you off on an adventure in the watery Hoenn region with tons of diverse Pokémon to discover. Fans of Kanto can reexplore their favorite region in FireRed and LeafGreen. Here you'll find other fans who enjoy talking about the Pokémon, strategy, and techniques to master this generation.

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Old January 8th, 2011 (12:11 PM).
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I picked Squirtle in FR/LG and Torchic in Sapphire. I really wanted to get a Mudkip afterward, so my Emerald had my Mudkip on it.
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Old January 9th, 2011 (8:11 AM).
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Squirtle and Mudkip Water rules!
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Old January 9th, 2011 (9:30 AM).
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I chose Treecko in Ruby, Charmander in FR and Mudkip in emerald.
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Old January 13th, 2011 (8:18 AM).
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In R/S/E: Torchic
In FR/LG: Bulbasaur
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Old January 14th, 2011 (4:43 AM).
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One day out of boredom I decided to pick up my old GBA games and spend a little bit of time playing them. Turns out after I would believe 2 years, I still have my full teams in Sapphire, Emerald and LeafGreen.

For Sapphire I had chosen my favorite starter out of the Hoenn region which would be Torchic. :3 As for Emerald I chose Mudkip and iirc, I picked him for the main reason of taking on the Battle Frontier. As for LeafGreen I chose Charmander, since he's my favorite Kanto starter out of the three.

It felt so good picking up those games after a long while haha, but those are the starters I had chose in the three games long before.

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Old January 14th, 2011 (7:15 PM).
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Charmander and Treeko. My two favorites.
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Old January 15th, 2011 (9:01 AM).
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Whichever colour the game was - LeafGreen and Emerald = Grass ; FireRed and Ruby = Fire ; Sapphire = Water. Sadly, I did not acquire a Squirtle ... Until SoulSilver.
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Old January 15th, 2011 (9:20 AM).
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Mudkip and Squirtle gotta love water pokemen.
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Old January 15th, 2011 (12:15 PM).
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I chose Torchic for RSE and Bulbasaur for FRLG.

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Old January 15th, 2011 (6:42 PM).
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Ever since day one, I've always chosen the water starter Pokemon first.

Except in Diamond, I chose Chimchar :3

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Old January 15th, 2011 (9:00 PM).
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I don't remember which starter I chose while playing R/S. I've completed Emerald with all the three starters, I chose Treeko first, then Mudkip and finally Torchic.
I don't remember my starters on FR/LG either. o.o'
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Old January 17th, 2011 (2:03 PM).
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When I first started Ruby, I chose Treecko. She was my first level 100, and she's now a Sceptile and in my Diamond. On FireRed, I chose Charmander. I evolved him into Charizard raised him to about level 80-90, but being a curious kid, I used action replay on my game to see what I could do. All my Pokemon turned into bad eggs, hahaha, I was so stupid. Oh well.
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Old January 17th, 2011 (2:21 PM).
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like tough looking pokemon mudkip and Charmander, was my frist from red.
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Old January 17th, 2011 (3:36 PM).
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I wasn't a big fan of the Gen III starters. I usually pick Treecko though, if only because I like Grass types over Fire and Water types.

In FR/LG I went with Bulbasaur at first. I figured I'd run my first run of the remake with a remake of my original team and see how it varied. Bulbasaur still stands as the best starter in my book.

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Old January 20th, 2011 (3:42 PM).
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In Emerald i choose torchic.
In Firered i choose charmander.

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Old January 21st, 2011 (3:42 PM).
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Bulbasaur and sceptile. I've never reseted my emerald or ruby, but my save got corrupted twice on fire red... weird.
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Old January 28th, 2011 (4:04 AM).
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I choose Bulbasaur and Treecko, It's not that I love Grass types, I find them unique.
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Old January 28th, 2011 (4:21 AM).
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Hydropi=Best Starter(except Chealst <3)
I´m groundtrainer so I liked Sumpex really (and Hydropy is bloody cute!)
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Old January 28th, 2011 (4:00 PM).
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My first time around in Sapphire I went with Mudkip and it got me through the first eight badges easily but it failed at the elite four.

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Old January 28th, 2011 (5:49 PM).
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I went with:

Ruby: Chichic (Torchic, now Blaziken)
Leaf Green: 1st run - SQUIRT (Squirtle, now Blastoise); 2nd run - Bulbasaur (traded for a Pikachu early on for a "Yellowesque" feel.
Sapphire: OCEAN (Mudkip, now Swampert)

Also, Water types rule.

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Old January 28th, 2011 (5:55 PM).
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i choose squirtle and torchic as my starter. squirtle is just awesome, and i have been selecting it as a starter ever since. Torchic on the other hand, i simply find it powerful.
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Old January 28th, 2011 (6:48 PM).
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Mudkip - it was blue. I am a boy. I was young.
Charmander - It was just that i wanted charizard cuz i watched anime.

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Old January 28th, 2011 (7:55 PM).
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In Sapphire Version, I chose Torchic because I found it unbelievably cuteeeee ;D

In Leafgreen Version, I chose Bulbasaur because too many people choose Charmander, but I didn't really like Squirtle. =/
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Old January 28th, 2011 (11:17 PM).
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Originally I always picked Treecko and Charmander.. but now I'm all fire type

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Old January 29th, 2011 (12:22 AM).
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LeafGreen Bulbasaur mostly because thats who I used in Red when I was younger.

Emerald... I am not real familiar with the Hoenn Pokes so I did a little research first and found out Mudkip had the highest stats in their final evolution so for the first time EVER I went with a Water Pokemon.
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