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Old March 7th, 2007, 09:54 PM
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Now, we all know there are some 300+ Pokes... even more now that D/P are coming out. But I was always curious as to the names of them. Some of them are obvious combinations of descriptive words (like Bulbasaur or Squirtle), but quite a few come from obscure and interesting origin.

So here's the game:

I will start with a Pokemon. The first person to describe the origin will then name another Pokemon, and the next person will give a name origin, and name a Pokemon, and so on and so on. Not sure how well this will turn out, but what the hell, let's give it a shot!

I'll start with one I know and find the most interesting:

Who can give me the origin of the name...

Kirlia
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Old March 8th, 2007, 02:54 AM
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Even though this is a "game", it has nothing to do with any of the actual games. Pokémon related "fun-games" belong in the Funtime in Pokéland forum, so I'll move it there.

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Old March 14th, 2007, 01:54 PM
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this sounds fun okay

Kirlia: closely resembles a ballet dancer; it stands on tip-toes at all times

Alright now look up Banette


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Old April 1st, 2007, 07:58 AM
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Bannete?
okay here it goes
Banette's name is a portmanteau of bane, meaning a source of harm, and marionette, meaning a hand-controlled puppet.

next is
Gallade
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Old April 19th, 2007, 09:51 AM
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Gallade- The evolved form of Kirlia using a Dawn Stone however - Gallade is only available for its gender to be a male

How about..

Mantyke
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