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Old April 30th, 2012, 11:37 PM
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So as you know, the Unova dex has extended to more than just Unova Pokemon.

What I'm wondering is with the extended dex, do you intend to catch all in the regional dex, or maybe to keep true to the games beforehand - only the Unova Pokemon? Or do you think that there's just too many Pokemon in the regional dex to bother "catching 'em all"? Share your intentions!
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Old May 1st, 2012, 01:47 AM
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I'm going to try and fill up the regional dex as best as I can. To be honest it could get pretty easy if you obtain the few Pokémon that appear every route, since there are only so many in each. Definitely not even considering capturing only Unova Pokémon, that would suck. If these sequels didn't include previous gen Pokémon I would get tired of seeing just the 5th generation Pokés.

There is a lot of Pokémon but, who knows maybe I can get far with this. /motivated

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Old May 1st, 2012, 03:17 AM
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I'm going to catch every Pokémon that I see that I don't have. I'll probably play it so excessively that I'll finish the National Dex in two weeks like I did with B/W. It would be foolish to only catch Unova Pokémon.
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Old May 1st, 2012, 03:26 AM
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I'll try and catch all the Pokemon in the regional dex as I go along, Unova-native or not. Sure, it might slow the pace I get through the game down to a crawl, especially with the new additions, but it's something I've never successfully done before, so why not.
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Old May 1st, 2012, 03:29 AM
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It's easy to fill it up if you use a previous game (PokeTransfer) so hopefully they will keep that feature.
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Old May 1st, 2012, 03:46 AM
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I personally never bothered, ever. I was so close to filling up 151 in Yellow and the game crashed and I lost everything.

I know these games keep data for a very long time, but I've personally never been motivated to complete my dex since. Even when it's simple enough to do; say, with the regional dex. Going as far as completing the National Dex? Hopeless.
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Old May 1st, 2012, 04:17 AM
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Hahahahahahaha, no. I've never tried to complete any of the PokeDexes I've been 'given' over the years, and I have no intention of starting now. Catching piddly Patrats and other such stuff only to box has never really interested me.
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Old May 1st, 2012, 04:24 AM
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Heck naw. As much as I love most of the Unova Pokemon, I have no intention of giving myself such an annoying task as that. I'll catch the Pokemon I like, but I never had the attention span long enough to do such a thing as fill the entire Pokedex.

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Old May 1st, 2012, 04:41 AM
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Don't know yet. My policy is to catch every Pokemon in-game that I don't outright hate in the course of my travels (and there's at least one announced non-Unovan Pokemon "family" that falls into my "hate" category), but as far as evolving/breeding Pokemon and going back to catch the ones I do hate, that's going to be another matter entirely. That, and the fact that transferring Pokemon is only one-way, since I'm not too keen on transferring Pokemon over from Platinum (the last game where I DO have a full Pokedex and I'd like to keep my critters in that game), and it's doubtful I'll even go for legendary/event Pokemon not in the game itself.

tl;dr, my odds of completing the Pokedex in B2/W2 are rather slim.

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Old May 1st, 2012, 04:55 AM
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I think there is just too many Pokémon, but I want to try and complete my Pokedex this time, because I've never done it. xD But I'll probably end up catching my favourites..
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Old May 1st, 2012, 05:09 AM
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I knew this would bite me in the behind. I always said I would catch every Pokemon that was legit possible to catch. I did it in all the previous games and seems I will be doing it again!
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Old May 1st, 2012, 06:18 AM
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I always catch every new Pokémon I see out of habit, it's what I've done since I was little. I just like the satisfying feeling of having obtained so many different pokes. Why would you only catch the Unova-native Pokémon? o: That seems like a waste with all of the returning pokes in BW2.
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Old May 1st, 2012, 06:58 AM
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In my first playthrough of White, I caught every Pokemon I saw, just because I wanted to make sure I at least SAW everything. Seeing as there were so many new Pokemon introduced and that there were no older Pokemon to catch pre-League, I made a good attempt to catch all the Unova Pokemon.

In White 2, I have already resigned to using several pre-gen V Pokemon, so not a chance am I only going to catch Unova Pokemon, hahaha. I hadn't really thought about it but I might try to catch all the Pokemon in the regional Pokedex, anyway. If anything that'll only benefit me by the time I finish the game, so yeah, I'll give it a go.

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Old May 1st, 2012, 07:07 AM
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I'd planned on catching them all but now I can't be bothered. I guess I'll only catch what I am going to use for my team.
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Old May 1st, 2012, 07:43 AM
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I haven't really thought of catching 'em all and completing the Pokédex for any game I've played in this series. It's funny I only realize it now. But yeah, I've always thought of my caught Pokémon more as a small party of ragtag awesomeness that come out in the wild areas, which is why I only catch Pokémon when they would really be able to put significance in their own presence. Or when they look really nice, which is where the legendaries I catch fall under. Yep.

And since the addition of previous generation Pokémon acts as one of the biggest points that make me want to play these upcoming games, I will catch both older ones and Unova ones.
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Old May 1st, 2012, 08:56 AM
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Im going to try to complete the whole Pokedex, just because I want to and Id like to do that once before they add 100 more Pokemon for Gen 6.
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Old May 1st, 2012, 09:23 AM
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I like to "clear" all routes and get everything I can, but I'm not a fan of filling the National or regional dex. If they fill on their own, that's ok, if they don't fine too.

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Old May 1st, 2012, 10:02 AM
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Nah. There were times when I tried to capture every Pokémon I saw in attempt to catch them all, but I never succeeded in doing so. Now, with B2/W2 having extended its Regional PokéDex to over 300, I just can't be bothered; let alone with the other 300+ Pokémon there is to collect outside of Regional Dex.

There are just too many different Pokémon species available today where catching them all seems far and wide compared to when it was just a mere 151. Nope, this time around I'll do like every other game and capture the Pokémon I like and want to train. Seeing as these sequels will include a large number of the older Pokémon, I look forward to having my team be a bit of a mix between the generations.
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Old May 1st, 2012, 02:54 PM
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I will try to complete and capture one of every form like I did in BW. I always come close..hopefully this time I'll complete the Nat dex...
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Old May 1st, 2012, 03:07 PM
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Speaking of this, I want a feature that lets you transfer Pokedex data, so you don't have to catch em all...again...
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Old May 1st, 2012, 03:19 PM
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Well in B/W I tried to catch as many pokemon as I could and transfer the rest of mine, but It's not my first priority to do. I got pretty close though in Black, and it's something I don't think about while playing just let it happen.

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Old May 1st, 2012, 03:24 PM
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You know how hard I had to bust my hump for 153 pokemon!

I really do want to try a Catch'em All Challenge, where you are not allowed to pass up on any pokemon you don't have.
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Old May 1st, 2012, 04:47 PM
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The only pokedex I've completed is the Hoenn one. I never could be bothered to complete the national dex. Maybe one day... I have it about halfway done on black and I go ahead and start evolving and such when I get bored.

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Old May 1st, 2012, 05:02 PM
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The gotta catch em all crap has been long but dropped, however, I miss only Shaymin, Darkrai and Arceus to complete the dex. Yes, I'ma be forced to catch em all over again in BW2.
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Old May 1st, 2012, 08:00 PM
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Never in my pokemon life have i ever TRYED to catch all the pokemon usally if i attemp to do it i decide to delete the file and start over the game with an entirily different team i MAY atempt to fill the pokedex i would just have to
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