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Old August 7th, 2011 (6:23 AM).
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    I think that Zekrom and Reshiram fit their typings rather well, but I think Kyurem would fit Ghost/Dragon well but was used by Giratina, making it less likely.
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    I honestly don't pay attention to who the mascots may or may not be. Plus the dragons are a heck of a lot better as a mascot than whoever that generation's Pikachu-clone happens to be... I'm glad Pachihirisu and Emolga were passed over as mascots xD

    So the dragons are okay, I guess.

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    Old August 9th, 2011 (8:25 AM).
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      I"m losing my respect toward dragon types because back in the days of Red and Blue their were only 3 dragon types and the were hard to get. Heck in johto I dont rememeber there being ANY dragon types. But now their really pushing it with Sinnoh and Unova.

      I wanted to see a different typing of the main trio. The starters types would've been nice. Or a type thats underused such as poison or steel. Hopefully next gen (if there is one) we'll see a different view on legendaries. Maybe insted of being these massive creature they could be small and heal things like Shaymin.
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      Old August 9th, 2011 (3:31 PM).
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      I think other good types for Zekrom and Reshiram would have been Flying instead of Dragon, and this is based upon the event in the game where Skyla tells you about a big Pokémon she saw, flying away (Zekrom/Reshiram).

      I think, like other people said, that Dragon type just has a very powerful status, but I think another good type for legendaries is Psychic.
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      Old August 9th, 2011 (6:11 PM).
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        Well, dragons always have been a part of what?.....
        So, in my opinion it makes since that they are dragon type. *Shrugs* I'd love to have more ghost type legendary dragons. That would be boss. :D
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        Old August 9th, 2011 (6:12 PM).
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        Originally Posted by Lord_Storm View Post
        I think that Zekrom and Reshiram fit their typings rather well, but I think Kyurem would fit Ghost/Dragon well but was used by Giratina, making it less likely.
        I don't see how a giant dragon covered in ice doesn't fit Ice type.

        I like the dragons the way they are and in their numbers~
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        Old August 9th, 2011 (6:15 PM).
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          I always enjoy an aesthetically pleasing Dragon type, but they were kind of pushing it with the current ones, I enjoy a pleasant type of colour to them, but these are kind of dark and sorta boring.

          What I do wish they'd do is that when they make another game, hopefully DS with 3DS compatibility, 3 starters in each game with the 3 starters having all different types.

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          Old August 9th, 2011 (6:16 PM).
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            I have no problem with dragons, plus from Japanese aspect of it. Of which Pokémon was actually founded under. Dragons are sacred and honored in their culture. Personally I wish they could make dragons that had more style like Giratina. Sadly lets say this right now. Who hear actually looks forward to getting a Keldeo? Well here's my answer, umm no its only a pokedex filler.

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            Old August 14th, 2011 (6:18 AM).
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            I like them the way they are, if you took away the dragon typings. We would just be left with the classic Fire, Ice and Electric trio grouping that we've seen before.

            If you could, what type would Reshiram and Zekrom and possibly Kyurem be if not part dragon?
            Maybe instead of Dragon and electric for Zekrom, maybe Dark and Electric and for Reshiram umm Fire/Normal hmm...=/
            I agree with this. The colours fit it well.
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            Old August 17th, 2011 (8:06 AM).
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              I like these dragons, although there are too much Dragons introduced in Gen V, ranging from Haxorus to Kyurem.
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              Old August 24th, 2011 (8:45 AM).
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                When they first introduced the concept of Black and White allot of my friends, and me included had the hunch that they were going to introduce a new pokemon type e.g. Light (to go with the already existing dark type).
                I think that if they added something like that it would have given gen 5 a little bit more substance.

                As it is that didn't happen so saying they should be light / dark types would be kind of cheaky. What I might suggest would be fire/normal and electric/dark.

                I also agree that instantly making the assumption that dragon=epic, legendary=epic therefore dragon=legendary is quite unimaginative.
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                Old August 24th, 2011 (8:54 AM).
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                  I personally like the Dragon mascots. We only had 2 generations in which this has happened, Gen IV and Gen V. (And Gen III if count Rayquaza in emerald) I much rather have a Dragon-Type mascot then anything else really. Dragon-Type is just legendary, but maybe once in awhile they could mix it up a bit more. But I rather disliked the bird legendarys outside of Lugia.

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                  Old August 25th, 2011 (12:24 AM).
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                    I also like Dragon legends, I think the type suits the role.
                    To answer your question however, maybe Reshiram and Zekrom could have been pure Fire and Electric respectively. However I can't imagine Kyurem being anything else.
                    I didn't really bother me that they've used dragon mascots again though.
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                    Old August 25th, 2011 (5:46 AM).
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                    I like the way all the dragon legendaries are. I do not mind about the fact that there are too many dragons in the game. I rhink I would like them to make more dragons since dragons and flyings are the two types that fit for legend status.
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                    Old August 29th, 2011 (8:33 PM).
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                      Eh I think they should go back too the cuter ones like red-blue-green-yellow
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                      Old August 30th, 2011 (4:13 AM).
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                        I don't mind the dragon mascots, but when I first looked at Zekrom and Reshiram I never thought they would be dragon or fire and electric. I thought Zekrom would be Dark and Reshiram would have to be the opposite of it, but I had no idea what.
                        First I looked at Zekrom (on serebii) and it was Electric. I looked at his tail and I said "okay, seems good". When I looked at Reshiram after looking at Zekrom I thought "A dragon type, but it should be something else too... Wtf? Fire?", because it never crossed my mind.
                        I like them this way though and I can see why they make so many dragon types as legendaries.
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                        Old September 16th, 2011 (1:35 PM).
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                          Never really though about it. I guess you will also have to consider the atmosphere that Unova gives off. It's an urban one, so I can't really think of anything that would fit, besides the dragon fit. If you think about it both Reshiram & Zekrom have urban-related body parts (the tails lol). But then again there could've been a suitable substitute for the dragon sub-type. Flying/fire for Reshiram, and dark?/electric for Zekrom. Sorry if I got off topic a bit.
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                          Old September 16th, 2011 (5:21 PM).
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                            Dragons are supposed to be mythical, and the hardest to raise. So I suppose it's okay for them to be mascot. I even think that both Groudon and Kyogre should have Dragon as their type to add more their mythical power. Not that I'm saying other type doesn't have the chance to be mascot though.

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                            Old September 19th, 2011 (1:19 PM).
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                              I agree. I actually hate the dragon type. I think they're okay for training my other pokemon but I am tired of all of the over powered dragons. I never use Dragon types for competitive game play. Then again I'm also not a fan of Legend pokemon in general. I mean, their overpowered stats are obnoxious.

                              I demand to see some new type combinations instead, preferably without the Dragon type.
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                              Dragon types are strong and overpowered therefore they're probably the strongest type which is probably why they made the mascots of BW dragon types? ='D
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                              Old September 30th, 2011 (9:59 AM).
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                                I understand why there are so many dragon mascots and I personally like the dragon mascots alot. I mean, would you rather have stunfisk as the mascot? I think not.
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                                  Dragon types are usually really cool and I like Reshiram and Zekrom but they are just overloading on the dragons.
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                                    Originally Posted by Kenshin5 View Post
                                    Personally I'd rather have Dragon mascots again over having a Fire/Fighting for the third time in a row.

                                    I'd have preferred Dark type and a Fighting Type as mascots. Too go along with Black and White named.

                                    As for what type I'd prefer the dragons to be I'd still have them as but change their secondary typing to Light(if that was going to be in place which id didn't) and Dark. Then keep Kyurem how it is.
                                    If you were picking types based on the name of the games, wouldn't it be Dark and Normal then? Since Normal type is symbolized by white in the TCG, I thought that would be the choice.

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                                      I dont mind having Reshiram, Zekrom and Kyurem around.
                                      Personally I reckon this game needs more dragon typing for the non legendaries.
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                                      Old October 11th, 2011 (5:23 PM).
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                                        Personally, I'm liking all the dragon mascots. But, if I could differentiate they're types, I would say:

                                        Zekrom: Electric/Dark
                                        Reshiram: Fire/Psychic

                                        But, hey, I can't complain. I like them.
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