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View Poll Results: Latias or Latios?
Latias 29 52.73%
Latios 26 47.27%
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Old April 7th, 2014 (12:42 PM).
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Like the title says who do you prefer out of these two dragons? As much as I like theme both I'd have to say I like Latias because she helped me a lot in battles with her great defensive stats.
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Old April 7th, 2014 (01:13 PM).
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Latios 'cos Luster Purge is one of the most badass sounding moves in the game.
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Definitely Latios. Holding the Soul Dew boosts his Sp. Atk up to 195(!) and makes STABed Psychic and Dragon Pulse hit like freight trains.
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Old April 7th, 2014 (01:31 PM).
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I like Latios, as its design looks more fierce in comparison, in my opinion. Competitively, I'd say Latias. :]
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I picked Latios purely for design. Ive never used either one, but Latios looks more menacing
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Latios, he just looked really cool, and the High Special stat, geez with dragon pulse. It's like a mini nuclear explosion.
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Latios because of his offensive stats but I don't use any of them anyways. I would use a master ball if I saw either one though.
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Old April 8th, 2014 (03:19 AM).
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Latios because he is stronger than Latias
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I always found Latios cooler personally, in terms of design and usability. Luster Purge is cool and i'm one for cooler Pokémon than cuter ones.
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Latios because he's blue is pretty much cooler in general; his appearance and his strength. However, Latias is also pretty cool.
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Quote originally posted by Zorogami:
I picked Latios purely for design. Ive never used either one, but Latios looks more menacing
Exactly ! It's like you've read my thoughts.
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Old April 10th, 2014 (11:37 AM).
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Latias. Although it doesn't look that better then Latios I still find it's stats to be more better. Especially it's defence. This thing could take hits, and there was the Soul Dew as a bonus! I ended up making it a main member of my party, and it was the first I levelled up to 100. :)
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I've made that decison 9 years ago when Emerald came out. I picked Latios because in Sapphire the defult eon dragon was Latias.
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Even though Latios is a more offensively-minded Pokemon (which I usually prefer), I've always preferred Latias of the two. I like it's design more than that of Latios, and it being the accessible one in Sapphire probably swayed my preference, too.
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Old April 12th, 2014 (01:34 PM).
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I love Latios! Mainly because of his shiny. I finally got not one, but two shiny Latios in X. I love them both eeeee. <3 Latias is great too and I used to like her more when I first got the games (because I had Sapphire), but shiny Latios changed my mind. I can honestly say I've never started liking a Pokemon more because of its shiny coloration until I saw Latios'. lol What a weird way to like something.
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Latias is my favorite because she's so pretty and her shiny is gold. I don't really use the Lati duo for competitive anything, and she looks prettier to me, so yeah. :P
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I love both Lati@s, but in the 3rd generation Latios was always my favourite - I thought the t.v. thing was picking Kyogre/Groudon, so Latios was the first one I encountered, randomly one time (I had no idea it existed) and I became obsessed with catching it - my first one was also my first pokémon to reach lv. 100.
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Old April 17th, 2014 (11:23 AM).
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by the time i had the chance to pick between the two... i didnt know about their stats, so i blissfully picked latias... latios looks grumpy~
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I prefer Latios because he's bigger and better competitively. His STAB Draco Meteor is one of the main reasons many people ran Jirachi on their team in BW.

I still like Latias, though.
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I like Latios more, but I caught Latias unfortunately. :/ I know that's a terrible thing to say, and I feel awful even typing it, but I do use her from time to time.
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Definitely Latias, when I saw it in the Anime I immediately fell in love with it
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Latios since he's the only one of the two I've used.
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Old April 19th, 2014 (10:34 PM).
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Latias. She's so adorable <33 and I like how defensive she can be! You can blame the 5th Pokemon movie for my love for Latias.

Soul Dew + max EVs in Sp.Def Latias, and not even Draco Meteor from Specs Latios would OHKO.

Don't get me wrong, they're both really good, but Latias gets the pick.
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Both are good, though I prefer Latios' high special attack power over Latias' defense-focused stats.
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Old April 20th, 2014 (05:32 AM).
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I prefer Latias, because I spent three days chasing after her using my trusty Pokédex locator and used a tough Crobat's Mean Look to trap her. It was only after that did I realize Latias was in fact a Psychic type and thus had to depend on luck and a LOT of Hyper Potions to catch her, with the use of over 30 Ultra Balls. I'll never forget that.

As for Latios, I used the Master Ball straightaway, haha. Don't have any fun memories, though.
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