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These new starters...

Posted May 10th, 2016 at 6:36 AM by Hikamaru
Updated May 11th, 2016 at 6:06 PM by Hikamaru

I don't know how much I can say now but who thinks they are the cutest bunch I've seen since a long time now?


Popplio (the Water-type) is the one I've officially sold on, with its derpy but somehow creative design that looks like it'll separate itself from the other seals. Oshawott was said to look like a clown and he turned out adorable with awesome evolutions so I have hope in this little guy.

Rowlet (the Grass-type) seems to be the new Snivy in that it's winning over fans already, and Snivy was the last popular upon first reveal Grass starter. Having an additional Flying-type gives me a Bulbasaur call-back as well, but 4x Ice weakness means he'll be undesirable to the competitive community.

Litten (the Fire-type) is quite the sinister-looking starter, especially for the cute first stage. Stripes definitely shows we got our Tiger in the Chinese Zodiac pattern, and that dark colour suggests he'll become a Dark-type. I'd love another Dark/Fire since we still only have Houndour and Houndoom for that.

Anyways, I am damn hyped for Alola! If things go well it could become my new fave region since Unova.
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    Fletch's Avatar
    Rowlet best starter
    Posted May 10th, 2016 at 11:58 AM by Fletch Fletch is offline
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    gimmepie's Avatar
    I really like all the starters so far, although I'm slightly leaning towards Rowlet. I don't think the 4X necessarily indicates it will be bad in competitive though, after all dragon/flying Pokemon have done well over the years. It's definitely not a bonus though.
    Posted May 10th, 2016 at 9:46 PM by gimmepie gimmepie is offline
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    Starry Windy's Avatar
    I'll definitely going with Popplio for sure! :) And sometimes I'm reminded of Oshawott when seeing that cute little mon, lol!
    Posted May 10th, 2016 at 9:46 PM by Starry Windy Starry Windy is offline
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    TheFattestSnorlax's Avatar
    Of the three, I'm a fan of Litten for sure.
    Posted May 11th, 2016 at 6:03 PM by TheFattestSnorlax TheFattestSnorlax is offline
 

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