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Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by Charley, Sep 14, 2009.

  1. People missing Mega Evos is the turn I didn’t expect to see but then again Dyna/Gigantamax are just reductive versions of it anyways. I dislike both for their own reasons (Some Megas should’ve been actual evolutions and Dynamax forms are just a retread of Mega Evoultion).

    The remake of the Sinnoh games having Dynamax gimmick makes sense since ORAS introduced Mega Evos to the Hoenn storyline.

    Koffing still has “Levitate” in Gen 8 (or else it would’ve been replaced like with what happened to Gengar’s ability in Gen 7). You just need to catch/breed one to get the opposite main ability or use the ability capsule.
     
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  2. I'm not a huge fan of either mechanic, but I over time I've come to realize Dynamax is a better version of Mega Evolution. Dynamax being available to all and being more transient than a Mega, along with GMax formes being available to Pokemon that aren't fully evolved makes more sense to me as a temporary super form. A handful of 1 or 2 stage Pokemon getting a temporary, essentially useless in-battle-only evolution (which 9/10 would have better served as a proper evolution) is even stupider in retrospect. I hope the only time we ever have to look back to Mega Evolution is to retcon a bunch as separate Pokemon. Pokemon becoming kaiju also at least has a whimsical element to it, and harks back to an early influence on the franchise.
     
  3. I finished up my Platinum playthrough the other day. Was planning on raising my team to level 55 to face the Elite Four but who honestly has the time and I just went in at lv. 50 instead and I did fine, Gyarados is honestly a monster.

    Then I hopped onto White 2 to see where I had left off and I've been having a good time with it. The battle UI is still ugly and the music isn't that good but the world looks very vibrant and non-linear (for a Pokémon game).

    The random trainers are also presenting a good challenge - I have 6 badges and some have lv. 47 Pokémon, which is nice.
     
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  4. Wait, Grookey looks good here?
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    They essentially changed the head-mask-eyes-mouth proportions, and they even gave it a more structured body. Make it canon in the main games please!
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    Edit: Also the more vibrant/saturated colors and more developed arms are excellent improvements on Sobble:
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    Other highlights:
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  5. The Café Mix art style/character designs are really lovely, I definitely wouldn't mind them using that style for future games as well.
     
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  6. Scorbunny is still my favourite starter design ever. A shame they kind of wasted the potential for its evolution

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  7. If this was the regular form of cinderace though? (But also with arms shaped like in its previous two forms.)

    I would have never stanned a starter so hard before.
     
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  8. I like him but his tube legs bother me, it seems very out of place / not on style. Fennekin is probably my all time favourite starter design, but again, the final evolution squandered all potential.
     
  9. AY! My little drummer Grookey always looked great! CrazyeyeNadine.gif

    I don’t particularly care for Cafe’s art style but they do all look cute. Though I chuckled when someone on Twitter said the only Pokémon that doesn’t look good in the artstyle is Pikachu!
     
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  10. I’m still constantly amazed at how awful the design for Cinderace is.
     
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  11. Honestly the gen 8 starters as a trio are probably my least favorite. I dont dislike them, i do enjoy them as pokemon but they just dont seem to me as strong designs as all previous starter groups. The base trio is great, middle stage is ok-ish but the final stages arent all that. Still im sure they'll grow on me even more over the years
     
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  12. I just think Scorbunny is such a god damn great design, especially in motion. My little bunny queen!
     
  13. I do think the gen 8 starters are all great, but unfortunately their evolutions range from kinda decent to abysmally bad.
     
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  14. I think I haven't seen this before so I thought I should share:
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  15. She snapped

     
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  16. Gagginggggg

    Though ruined by the fact this is so someone’s fetish.
     
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  17. I think Popplio is my favourite starter. Probably no surprise in my case considering its typing!

    [​IMG]This vegan-friendly queen would be right behind.


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  18. My favorite Pokemon is, and has always been, Lapras actually.
     
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  20. Just got an email with a Zarude code from The Pokémon Company hehe.
     
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