The PokéCommunity Forums Pokémon: Main Series Games Third Generation
RubySapphireEmerald Latias or Latios?

Third Generation Ruby, Sapphire, Emerald
FireRed, LeafGreen

View Poll Results: Latias or Latios?
31 35.63%
56 64.37%
Voters: 87. You may not vote on this poll

Thread Tools
Old November 14th, 2012 (12:56 PM).
Sydian's Avatar
Sydian Sydian is offline
≫ phantom thief ≪
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Alabama
Age: 24
Nature: Timid
Posts: 31,953

The Lati twins! Or Eon twins. Or [email protected] Whichever way you wanna say it. The first time you might have run across one of the two Dragon/Psychic types was just out of the blue after beating the Elite Four in Ruby or Sapphire. So what do you think? Who do you prefer from the pair?

If you couldn't tell by my theme (as of right now anyway) I prefer Latios! ...Though I prefer shiny Latios over regular one but that's another story for another day. I don't really know what it is about it, I just like it a lot. It's just regal looking and awesome. Though I tend to call Luster Purge "Puster Lurge" instead, and I actually did it while typing this sentence. No joke lol. I also have a strange tendency to find Latios in the desert. Seriously, every time I have to hunt him down, he's hanging out there. about y'all?
≫ take your heart
persona | gun
Reply With Quote

Relevant Advertising!

Old November 14th, 2012 (1:32 PM).
Hikamaru's Avatar
Hikamaru Hikamaru is offline
Sacred Hearts Club
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Australia
Age: 24
Gender: Female
Nature: Quirky
Posts: 44,574
I voted Latios cos he's more of an all-out attacker and he's BLUE!!!

(However I love Latias too, but Latios being blue made him the better one imo)
Reply With Quote
Old November 14th, 2012 (2:13 PM).
Rivvon's Avatar
Rivvon Rivvon is offline
Shrewd Strategist
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: USA
Age: 24
Gender: Female
Nature: Jolly
Posts: 2,377
For a very short time I preferred Latias, because "aww she's like pink or something." But then after encountering Latios in Ruby, he grew on me.
Then I saw the 5th movie and I knew Latios was definitely my favorite. But sadly I always have a difficult time finding one of a good nature!

"My only wish was to see you again."
Staff Fire Emblem Collab
Reply With Quote
Old November 14th, 2012 (3:04 PM).
Seraphimon-sama Seraphimon-sama is offline
Join Date: Jun 2012
Gender: Male
Posts: 416
Definitely Latias! Not only is she cute, she's powerful when trained right, she's a Psychic-Type, and she's my favourite Legendary!
This signature has been disabled.
Exceeds the height limit of 350px.
Please review and fix the issues by reading the signature rules.

You must edit it to meet the limits set by the rules before you may remove the [sig-reason] code from your signature. Removing this tag will re-enable it.

Do not remove the tag until you fix the issues in your signature. You may be infracted for removing this tag if you do not fix the specified issues. Do not use this tag for decoration purposes.
Reply With Quote
Old November 14th, 2012 (3:07 PM).
Ninjagon's Avatar
Ninjagon Ninjagon is offline
Back from a break.
Join Date: May 2012
Location: Australia
Age: 18
Gender: Male
Nature: Modest
Posts: 360
Send a message via Skype™ to Ninjagon
Love Latios. Even not knowing it existed, in Emerald, I chose the blue answer of the question. Latios is also great competitively, and is on my current OU team. Not that I play OU that much anymore... The point is, is that Latios = Awesome.

There aren't many Lions left in the world now, yet poachers still exist. Even though it is illegal it still happens. Don't have anything to do with poaching - Take pride in your actions (pun intended)
Reply With Quote
Old November 14th, 2012 (3:10 PM).
Correspondence Correspondence is offline
Join Date: Jun 2012
Posts: 895
I like Latios because Blue is my favorite colour and it can learn some decent moves.
Reply With Quote
Old November 14th, 2012 (3:41 PM).
Ven Bloodia's Avatar
Ven Bloodia Ven Bloodia is offline
Join Date: Oct 2012
Location: 404
Age: 24
Gender: Male
Nature: Bold
Posts: 91
Used to like Latias more especially as far as designs went but after using Latios on Black 2 for a while now I gotta say Latios just because it's stronger in battle.
"Well what else is there to talk about, apart from the weather, the assassination attempt of the day being sponsored by El Dente's, and of course the latest political sex scandal involving foreign tranny midgets and elderly men in a 3000 dollar hot tub in a Beverly Hills suite."
Reply With Quote
Old November 14th, 2012 (4:01 PM).
vaporeon7's Avatar
vaporeon7 vaporeon7 is offline
My life would suck without you
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Preparing for trouble and making it double.
Gender: Male
Nature: Adamant
Posts: 5,154
Send a message via Skype™ to vaporeon7
I've had good experience with both of them, but Latios got my vote out of the two. If I had to pick a design, I would say I like it just a smidge better than Latias's. I also had Ruby, so I regularly got to use one. I also used one a lot in Emerald. And even though there was a time where I used Latias a lot in Pearl, the fact that I use a Latios in my rain team currently brought it over the line.
Reply With Quote
Old November 14th, 2012 (4:03 PM). Edited November 14th, 2012 by Sydian.
Fuyuki~ Fuyuki~ is offline
Join Date: Nov 2012
Location: Hawaii
Age: 21
Gender: Female
Nature: Jolly
Posts: 85
Latias. LATIAS. How can all you people vote Latios? Latias is so much cuter.
Reply With Quote
Old November 14th, 2012 (4:31 PM).
Mononoke Hime's Avatar
Mononoke Hime Mononoke Hime is offline
viva emptiness
Join Date: Nov 2012
Location: Hell de Janeiro, BR
Gender: Female
Nature: Sassy
Posts: 254
Since they look almost the same, and the colors are the only big difference, I vote for Latios, because I prefer regular and shiny Latios.

But talking about their battle sides, I would say both are great. Latios is more offense and Latias has some good support moves, so is more defensive.
I make this kind of choice depending on my humor, so that doesn't matter here.
Reply With Quote
Old November 14th, 2012 (4:41 PM).
Katamari's Avatar
Katamari Katamari is offline
Join Date: Sep 2012
Posts: 1,580
Latios is definitely a lot more bamf, but I love Latias because of how cute she is ;o;
Reply With Quote
Old November 14th, 2012 (5:42 PM).
IcyIce's Avatar
IcyIce IcyIce is offline
Fictional Writer.
Join Date: May 2010
Location: Tennessee
Gender: Male
Nature: Quiet
Posts: 4,379
I really like both of them Latias I like because she is cute and loves playing around. However,I choose Latios because he sacrificed himself to save everyone in the 5th movie.
Reply With Quote
Old November 14th, 2012 (5:55 PM). Edited November 15th, 2012 by dunnjean.
dunnjean's Avatar
dunnjean dunnjean is offline
The Most Awesome Of Them All
Join Date: Nov 2012
Location: America
Age: 15
Gender: Female
Nature: Bold
Posts: 19
There I go, staying out of the majority again. I like Latios better, mainly because I never had a Latios and Latias had always looked better to me.
Reply With Quote
Old November 15th, 2012 (1:55 PM).
Mr Cat Dog's Avatar
Mr Cat Dog Mr Cat Dog is online now
Frasier says it best
Join Date: Apr 2004
Location: London, UK
Age: 26
Gender: Male
Nature: Relaxed
Posts: 11,324
Originally Posted by glitchguy View Post
I like Latios because Blue is my favorite colour and it can learn some decent moves.
As shallow as this reasoning is, I do kinda agree with it. I was really disappointed when I got Sapphire that it would feature Latias and not Latios. Partially because I liked blue Pokemon at the time, but its more offensive stats were a big plus for me. Even nowadays, however, I much prefer Latios' design to Latias, and the stats thing is still true to this day. The colour thing has worn off though, but my love for Latios still reigns supreme.
Reply With Quote
Old November 15th, 2012 (2:04 PM).
ArcanaFlaera's Avatar
ArcanaFlaera ArcanaFlaera is offline
Guard of the Generation
Join Date: Oct 2012
Location: New Brunswick
Gender: Female
Nature: Relaxed
Posts: 36
Competively I'm more of a fan of Latios, mostly due to his attacking stats and move capability ( Luster Purge helps more often than Mist Ball when in a tight spot ). When I watched the movie I honestly could not decide who my favorite was. I'll agree with the fact that Latias is adorable, and cuddle-worthy, but in all honestly, I'll have to say I prefer her brother.
White FC : 1034 8301 2553
Black FC: 2580 8084 2952
Black 2 FC: 2022 8527 9095
White 2 FC : 4299 0937 8549
Reply With Quote
Old November 20th, 2012 (1:42 PM).
Toshiro.'s Avatar
Toshiro. Toshiro. is offline
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: Johto
Age: 24
Gender: Male
Posts: 4,802
I really like both a lot, but Latios will always be my favorite when comparing it to Latias. I love the color blue. But besides that, I find myself able to handle Latios better in battle. When I use Latias, I lose :<
Reply With Quote
Old November 21st, 2012 (8:56 AM).
~*!*~Tatsujin Gosuto~*!*~'s Avatar
~*!*~Tatsujin Gosuto~*!*~ ~*!*~Tatsujin Gosuto~*!*~ is offline
Buffalo State College
Join Date: Feb 2006
Location: Bronx, New York
Age: 25
Gender: Female
Nature: Bashful
Posts: 12,056
Send a message via AIM to ~*!*~Tatsujin Gosuto~*!*~
I am more of a defensive type of person, so I picked Latias because she doesn't get KOed as easily like her brother does. I also like Latias more because she is red and I do not like the color blue except for when I chose a water type starter.


Friend Code: 3136-6961-3807 Friend Safari:Steel: Metang, Magneton and Klefi
Reply With Quote
Old November 22nd, 2012 (5:32 AM).
Mr155555 Mr155555 is offline
Join Date: Apr 2011
Age: 36
Gender: Male
Nature: Adamant
Posts: 248
Normally I Would Prefer Latios design-wise but i'm choosing latias cuz i rememberd using her in my sapphire team and i loved it since then
Feraligatr and Krookodile Best Pokemon Ever
my pokemon alpha sapphire team
Reply With Quote
Old November 22nd, 2012 (1:25 PM).
Brendino Brendino is offline
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: D'Loa Island
Nature: Quiet
Posts: 7,144
I always preferred the attacking style of Latios more (and I liked the blue/gray color scheme better). That being said, I was a little disappointed on Sapphire when I didn't have a choice and could only get Latias.
Reply With Quote
Old November 22nd, 2012 (1:45 PM).
SilverAbsol SilverAbsol is offline
Absol's Shadow
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: Wales
Age: 23
Gender: Male
Nature: Timid
Posts: 86
I adore Latias a lot, she was my favourite Legendary in Sapphire by far.
Reply With Quote
Old November 22nd, 2012 (3:32 PM).
Posts: n/a
I feel I connect to a Latios a lot and I believe that's why it's my personal favourite.
Reply With Quote
Old December 3rd, 2012 (3:09 PM).
SkyeAce's Avatar
SkyeAce SkyeAce is offline
Join Date: Dec 2012
Gender: Female
Posts: 5
I love Latios, used him a lot at the battle frontier in Emerald. He was also so much easier to find in the game compared to Latias. I was just trying to complete the dex, and searching for a Plusle and out pops Latios. I was on cloud nine for the rest of the day.
Reply With Quote
Old December 3rd, 2012 (4:04 PM).
Yoshikko's Avatar
Yoshikko Yoshikko is offline
the princess has awoken while the prince sleeps on
Join Date: Jul 2011
Gender: Other
Nature: Hasty
Posts: 3,041
In general I like Latios better but honestly I love them both, and Shiny Latias tops them all. Love her better in competitive battle too haha, but I just like Latios'..air more, I guess.
Reply With Quote
Old December 3rd, 2012 (4:59 PM).
xxReshiramxx's Avatar
xxReshiramxx xxReshiramxx is offline
Join Date: Jul 2012
Gender: Female
Nature: Gentle
Posts: 320
I like both Latias and Latios but I'm going to have to go with Latios because he's blue my favorite color and he looks cooler in my opinion.

My Deviantart page:
My club:
Reply With Quote
Old December 4th, 2012 (12:12 PM).
imevil's Avatar
imevil imevil is offline
Biggest Scyther Fan
Join Date: Jul 2010
Gender: Male
Nature: Sassy
Posts: 701
Latios, I like playing aggresivley.
Ruby Solo Run (Blaziken)-Complete!
Soul Silver Monotype Flying- COMPLETE
Emerald Second City Challenge- COMPLETE
Reply With Quote
Quick Reply

Sponsored Links
Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

All times are GMT -8. The time now is 6:58 AM.