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Old April 11th, 2008 (3:26 PM). Edited May 13th, 2008 by AeroMaxx.
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Pokemon Tourmaline


1.) Introduction
2.) The Story
3.) New Pokemon
4.) New Abilities
5.) New Moves
6.) The Region
7.) Towns
8.) The Characters
9.) The Team

Part 1- Introduction

Welcome to the world of Pokemon Tourmaline (formerly Pokemon Solar and Lunar), where you are about to embark on an amazing adventure through the unexplored region of Isho, meeting over 150 new Pokemon, new gym leaders, and a whole new way to play!

Part 2- The Story

The story of Pokemon Tourmaline takes place in the lush, beautiful region of Isho. A normally peaceful region, the evil Team Cosmos has been wreaking havoc across the land, stealing Pokemon and rare items. Who can stop their rampage of chaos?

In the peaceful town of Tinygem, a 10-year old kid wakes up in the rays of the morning sun, looking forward to getting their first Pokemon and starting a journey to become a Pokemon Master. In this case, we will use the male character, Max. When Max walks down the stairs, he finds that three people have broken into his house. He hides behind the railing, unseen by the mysterious group. A woman, apparently their leader, commands the grunts to take care of Max's mother. The grunts gang up on her and engage in a battle with their Pokemon against hers. The mother's Pokemon is quickly knocked out by the grunts' Pokemon. The leader then orders the grunts to search the house, with Max wondering what she is making the grunts search for. They start with the bookshelf, rummaging through the books, with no luck. They search the rest of the house, and still nothing. Then one of the grunts steps on a creaky floorboard, realizing there is something hidden underneath it, and rips it up. Two dusty old books titled, "The Legend of the Solar Being" and "The Legend of the Lunar Being" lie under the floorboard. The woman retrieves it and laughs, "Finally! With this book, nothing will stop me from achieving what I rightfully deserve!" She then spots Max hiding on the stairs, and Max charges down towards her. "You think you can stop me, Mystique, you little boy? Hah, don't be foolish! Team Cosmos can't be stopped by anyone, including you!" She commands a grunt to stop him. She then escapes with the other grunt and the book. The grunt sends out his Pokemon and starts to attack Max, but his mother quickly gives him a Pokemon. Max battles the grunt with his mother's Pokemon and quickly defeats the grunt. The grunt, shocked by the loss, flees. Max attempts to chase the grunt, but him mother stops him, and asks for her Pokemon back.

Suddenly, the main character’s childhood friend, Emma, comes into the house to remind the main character that they have to meet with Professor Holly to get their first Pokemon. She sees the mess Team Cosmos made in Max’s house and asks his mom what happened. Max’s mom says that it is nothing to worry about. She calls Max over to the floorboard and says she wants to show him something. She removes the floor board next to the ripped-off one, and removes an old book titled "The Oracle of the Star Guardian". "Thank goodness they didn't find this book. There would have been DIRE consequences if they got a hold of this book." She tells Max to take the book with him, try to stop Team Cosmos and get the other two books back. She tells him she will meet him in later in his journey and fully explain why the books must be obtained. She then sends the two kids off. Max and Emma head towards the edge of town, where Route 301 starts. once they get there, they see a woman wearing a lab coat standing there. It is Professor Holly. She greets the two kids and says that it is too dangerous to go on the route without a Pokemon and that she will escort them.

When Max, Emma and Professor Holly arrive in the quiet forest town of Ruburgh, they go straight to the professor's lab, which sits on a hill overlooking the town. Professor Holly explains about training Pokemon and related things. She then offers them a choice of three starter Pokemon: Aquotter, Embear, and Treecoon. Max chooses his first Pokemon, then accepts a Pokedex and 5 Poke Balls from Professor Spruce, then starts to walk off. But once Emma gets her Pokemon and items, she says she challenges you to a battle. Whether Max wins or loses, Professor Holly is impressed with Max and Emma’s battling, and recommends that they take on the Pokemon League Challenge. Max and Emma are interested in the proposition, and Professor Holly tells them to go to Sappharbor City to take on the first gym. Emma takes off first, followed by Max, both determined to get to Sappharbor City. And for Max to stop the evil Team Cosmos from unleashing Isho's most powerful force...

Part 3- The Pokemon

Over 150 Pokemon will be introduced in Pokemon Tourmaline, but only a few have been made so far, with many more on the way. Here is the list of the 151 Pokemon (list will be updated over time):

No. 1 STEGBUD - New Bloom Pokemon - - Designer: AeroMaxx
No. 2 STEGOLEAF - Leaf Plate Pokemon - - Designer: AeroMaxx
No. 3 FORESTEGO - Steel Leaf Pokemon - /Steel - Designer: AeroMaxx
No. 4 EMBEAR - Young Bear Pokemon - - Designer: Weavile96
No. 5 CHAREAR - Bear Pokemon - - Designer: Weavile96
No. 6 GRIZZLARE - Grizzly Pokemon - - Designer: Weavile96
No. 7 AQUOTTER - Sea Otter Pokemon - - Designer: AeroMaxx
No. 8 OTTIDAL - Sea Otter Pokemon - - Designer: AeroMaxx
No. 9 HYDROTTER - Sea Otter Pokemon - - Designer: AeroMaxx
No. 10 CHINCHITT - Tree Mouse Pokemon - Normal - Designer: AeroMaxx
No. 11 SOLIFERRET - Solitary Pokemon - Normal - Designer: AeroMaxx
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No. 14 CANTWEET - Songbird Pokemon - Normal/Flying - Designer: AeroMaxx
No. 15 FALCANARY - Falcon Pokemon - Normal/Flying - Designer: AeroMaxx
No. 16 SILARVA - Silkworm Pokemon - Bug - Designer: AeroMaxx & Wierdmin
No. 17 CHRYSILK - Cocoon Pokemon - Bug - Designer: AeroMaxx & Wierdmin
No. 18 MOTHILK - Silk Moth Pokemon - Bug/Flying - Designer: AeroMaxx & Wierdmin
No. 19 ROCORK - Buoyant Bug Pokemon - Bug - Designer: Wierdmin
No. 20 CORKROACH - Buoyant Bug Pokemon - Bug/Rock - Designer: Wierdmin
No. 21 ELEPUP - Spark Pokemon - Electric - Designer: Dice442
No. 22 BOLTINE - Spark Pokemon - Electric - Designer: Dice442
No. 23 SHOCKANINE - Megawatt Pokemon - Dark/Electric - Designer: Dice442
No. 24 DAZZTORK - Little Stork Pokemon - Water/Flying
No. 25 ELEGRET - Graceful Pokemon - Water/Flying
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No. 142 SPITYKE - Spike Pokemon - Steel - Designer: AeroMaxx
No. 143 SPIKNIFE - Razor Pokemon - Steel - Designer: AeroMaxx
No. 144 TYRASPIKE - Blade Edge Pokemon - Dark/Steel - Designer: AeroMaxx
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No. 149 SOLIFLARE - Solar Pokemon - Fire/Light - Designer: Dice442 & AeroMaxx
No. 150 CRESLUNITE - Lunar Pokemon - Dark/Flying - Designer: Dice442 & AeroMaxx

Pokemon that will be put on the list (No. not yet determined) include ANEMOPIDE (Water - Tide Pool Pokemon) and POLENOMY (Water/Steel - Hostile Pokemon), and MUMMEL (Ghost/Ground - Mummy Pokemon) and Mummutomb (Ghost/Ground - Demon Pokemon). If you are wondering what the "SECRET LEGENDARY!!!" is, it will be the main Pokemon of Tourmaline. It will play a role in balancing the chaos created in clashes between SOLFIFLARE and CRESLUNITE.

Part 4- New Abilities

As with any new game, there will be new features involved. Here is a list of the new abilities in Tourmaline (will be refreshed with updates):

Alkali- Poison moves do double damage.

- Recovery moves heal 40% less H

Hollow- Special moves do 25% less damage.

New Wraps- The Pokemon recovers a little HP every turn.

Night Walker- The power of Ghost and Dark moves are increased at night.

Nobility- Recovery moves heal 40% more HP

Whiplash- Has a 10% chance to do 25% of the damage of your attack as recoil.

Part 5- New Moves

Tourmaline will feature many new moves for Pokemon to learn, and an expansion of Technical Machines (unknown amount) and new Hidden Machines (not yet set).Dragon Power DRAGON
Special/Power- 140/Accuracy- 90/PP- 5
The user unleashes a powerful burst of elemental energy against the opponent. The user must recharge the next turn.
Fire Bomb FIRE
Special/Power- 75/Accuracy- 95/PP- 15
The user lunges a ball of fire at the opponent. 30% chance of Burning the opponent.Flare Claw FIRE
Physical/Power- 70/Accuracy- 100/PP- 10
The user attacks the opponent with a burning claw. 30% chance of Burning the opponent.Glide FLYING
Support/Power- x/Accuracy- 75/PP- 30
The user's speed sharply increases.Freeze Claw ICE
Physical/Power- 70/Accuracy- 100/PP- 10
The user attacks the opponent with an icy claw. 30% chance of Freezing the opponent.
Jet Spiral FLYING
Physical/Power- 80/Accuracy- 95/PP- 15
The user flies into the air, then swoops down into a spiral and hits the opponent.
Lava Cruise (HM) FIRE
Special/Power- 90/Accuracy- 85/PP- 20
In battle: The user slams the opponent with a wall of magma.
On field: Allows the user to cruise over lava with certain pokemon.Peak Blast ICE
Physical/Power - 80/Accuracy - 90/PP- 15
The user exerts a blast of chilly mountain air toward the opponent. Has a 10% chance to do double damage.Spark Claw ELECTRIC
Physical/Power- 70/Accuracy- 100/PP- 10
The user attacks the opponent with a shocking claw. 30% chance of paralyzing the opponent.

Part 6- The Region

The land of Isho is made up of two main landmasses divided by a sea. The largest is the southern landmass, which hosts most of the cities and towns, and is mountainous and has a lot of forest. The northern landmass is the smallest and vaguely shaped like a crescent. It is a mountainous region with a snow-capped mountain toweringover it. The theme of the towns and cities are gems and stones.

Part 7- Towns

There are a total of 16 major towns and cities in the region of Isho. They are numbered on the map below:

1.) Tinygem Town
2.) Ruburgh Town
3.) Sappharbor City [gym]
4.) Emerwood City [gym]
5.) Agateford Town
6.) Diamopolis City
7.) Amberelic City [gym]
8.) Pearlshore City [gym]
9.) Quartzdale Town
10.) Tropal Island [gym]
11.) Ironboro Port
12.) Frostone City [gym]
13.) Silicliff Town
14.) Chrometech City [gym]
15.) Granitisle City
16.) Crystalake City [gym]
17.) Goldsummit Island

Part 8- The Characters

So far only a handful of characters have been created. Here is a preview:

Max- the male choice for the main character. When he is the rival, he is an energetic boy who can get a little competitive, but will help the main character in some parts of the game.

Emma- the female choice for the main character. When she is the rival, she is a caring girl who tries to help the main character whenever needed. But she can get a little competetive when it comes to battles.

Professor Holly
the leading authority on Pokemon in the game. She offers the main character their first pokemon and tracks the progress of their Pokedex throughout the game. She is an expert on pokemon evolution at the Science Institute in Diamopolis City.Team Cosmos- the main antagonists of the game. They are bent on creating havoc throughout the land and to try and get control of the legendary Pokemon of the Sun and Moon (depends on the version). Their leader is an evil and mysterious trainer named Mystique.

the evil and mysterious leader of Team Cosmos. She is determined to take control of the Solar and/or Lunar Being and use their powers to eclipse the Sun or Moon, and wreak chaos across Isho.

the leader of the Sappharbor City gym and the first one in the game. She is an expert of water-types.

the leader of the Emerwood City gym and the second one. He is an expert of flying-types.

the leader of the Amberelic City gym and caretaker of the Amberelic Ruins and the Stargazer Temple. He is the the third gym leader and uses ground-type Pokemon.

the leader of the Pearlshore City gym and watcher of the Sanctuary Lighthouse. She is an expert with Light-type Pokemon.

the leader of the Tropal Island gym, the fifth in the Isho League. She is a user of grass-type Pokemon.

the leader of the Frostone City gym and the sixth leader. He is a scientist of the Isho Science Institute that studies the mysteries that occur on Mt. Powder and is an expert with ice-type Pokemon.

the leader of the Chrometech City gym and the seventh one. She is the daughter of Mr. Teck, the president of the Teck Corporation, and is a user of electric-type Pokemon.

the leader of the Crystalake City gym and the final gym leader. He is a user of dragon-type Pokemon and the watcher of the Dragon's Heart, a cavern below the surface of the city's lake.
More leaders and characters are planned for the game.

Part 9- The Team

-AeroMaxx (co-founder/main artist)

-bugsterdj (co-founder/designer)

-narodin (part-time mapper)

-Weavile96 (co-founder/designer)

-Wierdmin (mixed tasks)

We are looking for people who can do stuff such as graphics, music, mapping, sprites, etc. Join the Pokemon Tourmaline team! You may find the link to the Pokemon Tourmaline forums in my signature.
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Anyone can use the name, Aqua Mudkip. You don't have exclusive rights to the name. Besides, as I have said before, there have been several games with similar names.
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Aqua Mudkip: I took the name since 2006 and I'm not finished with it yet.
Honestly, no one is going to keep track of this kind of stuff. If you want to create a database that details who has what fangame/pokemon name, then go right ahead. Otherwise, don't bother claiming something like that.

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Here are two new updates... two revisions of existing Pokemon: CANTWEET and OTTIDAL.


Enjoy, and constuctive criticism and comments welcome! For the first look at new updates on Pokemon Tourmaline, visit the Tourmaline forums (link in my signature) and register today!
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love the new design areomaxx. (o wait i just thought i havent added you as my friend yet have i? *goes to your profile) o and did you look at the youtube vid?
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We have now finally recieved concepts for the Fossil Pokemon. Introducing RAPTIKE, RAPTERROR, TADPOD, and NESSISAUR!!! :D

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The Artwork is credited to Jenicole, a friend of Dice, and a very good artist.

Also... we have a new caterpillar line, made by sorakairi1014 (and permission to use them), to replace the Silarva line, which has some similarities to the Grubble line on Acanthite, namely to Cinnamoth. Introducing... GRUBLY, CHRYSILK, GLORIMOTH, and MARTHOK!!! The new line is still based on the Silkworm, but with new moths.




And yet another concept from the artist sorakairi1014, this time an existing pokemon evolution. Introducing... PRARISH!!! Prarish is the evolved form of Absol, replacing a proposed concept that never materialized, ABSASTER (Catastrophe Pokemon). Here is the info directly from sorakairi:

"PRARISH(prair-rish)-----Perish Pokemon
H: 7'4''---W: 396.2lb
ABL: super luck: high critical hit ratio---prevention: when Prarish has less than 1/3 of it's HP left, one of its stats will sharply increase
INFO: An extremly rare POKEMON that was once said to be a myth, some of them make their nests on ruins, and battlefields. Old stories say that PRARISH is a gaurdian POKEMON, they can not only predict natural disasters, but can also other tragic events such as a war or the fall of a civilization. It will do anything it can to prevent these disasters, if it fails it'll make a nest on the place of the event, to remind it of the pain."

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I like the way it sounds. And the drawings of the pokemon, good! I hope you make a book with this. It is inspiring. I am writing my own story. It is called Rage Of Legends. I need help from anyone who might want to help. Thanks.

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