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Old December 3rd, 2012 (6:38 PM).
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    Originally Posted by Avishka View Post
    Magikarp is based on a legend about how carp that leapt over the Dragon Gate would become dragons. Several waterfalls and cataracts in China are believed to be the location of the Dragon Gate. This legend is an allegory of the drive and efforts needed to overcome obstacles. This may have inspired an element in Pokémon Snap where, after certain steps are taken, a Magikarp will splash its way into a waterfall where it evolves. Magikarp may also be based on Asian carps, which are easily frightened by disturbances in water and can jump 8–10 feet in the air.

    Feebas is probably based on a bass, possibly the largemouth bass. Its ugly appearance makes it appear to be also based from the concept of ugliness, appearing to don a wash of ugly makeup. It also seems to be based on the classic fairy tale, The Ugly Duckling, where a small and feeble "ugly duckling", treated as an outcast by other animals, blossoms into a beautiful swan.
    Wow i never knew that, awesome! :D

    Back to the topic, another pokemon i'd really like to see get an evo is quagsire. I'm sure hed be some kinda super awesome tank. I think Quagsire would enjoy the evo, both aesthetically and competitively. Something that would make him shine and set him apart from other water/ground types.