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@  acceptance : (12 July 2018 - 05:57 PM) As far as we know, anyway.
@  Fire Blazer : (09 July 2018 - 08:29 PM) ooo, Felover's alive, lol
@  xcrash1998 : (09 July 2018 - 11:33 AM) He will be remembered, our brother in arms.
@  acceptance : (07 July 2018 - 03:35 PM) BUM- BUM- BUUUUUM
@  acceptance : (07 July 2018 - 03:34 PM) And in the end; xcrash1998 never did find out what was up with Felover3. In fact, no one ever heard from either of them again.
@  xcrash1998 : (03 July 2018 - 12:41 PM) Hey man, whats up
@  Felover3 : (03 July 2018 - 01:56 AM) Been a while
@  acceptance : (02 July 2018 - 11:12 PM) In retrospect it's pretty obvious, what with the Johnny Bosch and sword revving, but according to my doctor when I was 12 i have ADD.
@  acceptance : (02 July 2018 - 10:39 PM) Holy shit it just clicked in my head that the guy in the DMC5 trailer is Nero. Neato!
@  kirant : (27 June 2018 - 12:19 PM) Granted, that makes it sound like I have no interest in Fates (and I really don't, outside of a couple characters)...so I guess my hopes are above "fairly negligible" right now.
@  kirant : (27 June 2018 - 12:19 PM) I think I've got higher hopes going in than for Fates. Fates, as soon as the trailer hit, made it pretty clear it was going to eschew an interesting "both sides have points" story for a fairly clear cut "good guys" story and "villain" narrative.
@  Mig64 : (15 June 2018 - 02:36 AM) I'm not really sure how I feel about it, it felt a bit too different, could either work very well or not work at all, no middle ground.
@  Fire Blazer : (12 June 2018 - 10:18 PM) not having super high hopes for it
@  Fire Blazer : (12 June 2018 - 10:18 PM) the names and art are interesting
@  Fire Blazer : (12 June 2018 - 10:18 PM) new FE looks ok
@  Rujio : (12 June 2018 - 09:07 PM) A post on SF refers to "brigade based tiles" and "squad based controls"
@  Mig64 : (12 June 2018 - 07:59 PM) Those generic units following the character give me hope that we can have actual large scale battles instead of turning everything into a glorified skirmish.
@  Mig64 : (12 June 2018 - 07:56 PM) Seems like a very fitting name for the character, then.
@  Rujio : (12 June 2018 - 07:27 PM) oh hey doing more research on that - the "gard" part is in fact cognate with "guard," so Edelgard approximately means Nobility Protector.
@  Rujio : (12 June 2018 - 07:26 PM) (Also, Edelgard is an interesting name - -gard is a common ending for old Germanic feminine given names [think Hildegard] and Edel is German for noble)

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#1 Blue Leafeon

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Posted 01 August 2016 - 08:13 PM

I don't know if anyone else on this forum cares, but here goes...SPOILERS AHOY!

 

 

It's of interest to note that one girl revealed in this video was apparently part of a final starter evolution leak a while back:

 

Spoiler

 

So yeah, looks highly likely (I say, while hoping with all my heart that it is not true because it has not been OFFICIALLY confirmed yet) that we're getting YET ANOTHER Fire/Fighting starter.

 

Supposedly though, according to another leak, there's two final starter evolutions. We'll see about that.

 

On the brighter side: I AM ABSOLUTELY IN LOVE WITH THE ICE VULPIX. I have dubbed it Snowpix and it will be mine. And I will love it to death in whatever the new Pokemon Amie is. <3


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Posted 02 August 2016 - 04:39 AM

Man, Exeggutor is high as a kite. 

 

I'd also like to point out that Alola Ninetales > Alola Vulpix in my opinion.  :ph34r: 

 

Still though, I'd love to see if they alter the stats at all.  Exeggutor has a pretty nice type now but needs the stats to back up being a grass dragon.  Please have tanky stats.

 

(Also, we get Alola Lapras when?  I have wanted a viable Lapras in forever)


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Posted 02 August 2016 - 10:36 AM

Man, Exeggutor is high as a kite. 

 

I'd also like to point out that Alola Ninetales > Alola Vulpix in my opinion.  :ph34r:

 

Still though, I'd love to see if they alter the stats at all.  Exeggutor has a pretty nice type now but needs the stats to back up being a grass dragon.  Please have tanky stats.

You are entitled to your opinion. :P My opinion is that the wispy things on Icetales turns me off. That being said, Icetales could possibly be a dragon Pokemon's worst nightmare, with that ice/fairy typing.

 

As for stats, according to Pokemon's website on Snowshrew:

 

"Sandshrew’s body changed to adapt to the harsh environment of the snowy mountains. The Alolan Sandshrew has a shell of ice covering its skin, which is like hard steel. It excels defensively, but it lacks flexibility and can’t curl its body into a ball like a Ground-type Sandshrew can.

Its heavy weight makes the Alolan Sandshrew slower than a normal Sandshrew, but the claws on its hands and feet allow it to move across ice without slipping. When it wants to move quickly, it uses its stomach to slide across the ice like a curling rock."

 

This seems to imply that Sandshrew's stats will be altered, so this might be a thing for all the alola forms.


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Posted 02 August 2016 - 12:20 PM

I'm really hoping that they fully explore the alola form thing. If we're only going to get like just these Pokémon with alerted forms it won't make much sense. I'm not asking for every Pokémon to be altered mind you, just a decent chunk(maybe 30?)

Edit: more important than the number however is how well it's explained in game lore-wise

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Posted 02 August 2016 - 05:21 PM

This seems good. I can't wait to see how it all lays out, some Pokemon seem legit, like that new Lizard they had that has the ability corrosive so it can hurt steel with Poison moves.


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Posted 03 August 2016 - 01:42 AM

I'm really hoping that they fully explore the alola form thing. If we're only going to get like just these Pokémon with alerted forms it won't make much sense. I'm not asking for every Pokémon to be altered mind you, just a decent chunk(maybe 30?)

Edit: more important than the number however is how well it's explained in game lore-wise

The Pokemon website has some interesting descriptions on how they came to be, such as sandshrew/vulpix moving into snowy mountains and having to adapt. Exeggutor's dragon typing isn't explained at all, though its height is.

 

Not in-game, but it's something, at least.


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Posted 13 August 2016 - 05:41 PM

I've said this already but it's just so weird

 

not bad, just like man, it's gotten kinda crazy again, lol. I'm not sure you can exactly call this playing it safe or not, haha. I mean in a way it's interesting I just don't know how to feel about this. I'm neither excited nor appalled, just kind of neutral like "ok then..." lol

 

new Vulpix is kinda cool I guess


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Posted 14 August 2016 - 10:48 AM

I've said this already but it's just so weird

 

not bad, just like man, it's gotten kinda crazy again, lol. I'm not sure you can exactly call this playing it safe or not, haha. I mean in a way it's interesting I just don't know how to feel about this. I'm neither excited nor appalled, just kind of neutral like "ok then..." lol

 

new Vulpix is kinda cool I guess

I c wut u did thar.

 

They've now revealed that Raichu has an alohan form that is electric/psychic, Marowak is suddenly fire/ghost, and Meowth is dark (BUT IT LOOKS GHOST I SWEAR)

http://www.pokemon-sunmoon.com/en-us/


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Posted 14 August 2016 - 05:53 PM

I c wut u did thar.

 

They've now revealed that Raichu has an alohan form that is electric/psychic, Marowak is suddenly fire/ghost, and Meowth is dark (BUT IT LOOKS GHOST I SWEAR)

http://www.pokemon-sunmoon.com/en-us/

really because even I don't see what I did there LOL

 

oh hey so those leaks I saw earlier (I think that's what they were) were made official eh. Raichu doesn't look quite as cool IMO but whatever, it's interesting they gave Raichu any attention lol. Marowak is cool and Meowth being dark is... idk, I can kinda see the anime having an alternate alohan or w/e version of Meowth competing with Team Rocket Meowth though (assuming Team Rocket is still a thing, it's not like I watch the anime anymore... >_>')


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Posted 14 August 2016 - 10:00 PM

New vulpix is ice. Cool=cold

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Posted 15 August 2016 - 09:08 PM

New vulpix is ice. Cool=cold

^ This, basically. lol

 

oh hey so those leaks I saw earlier (I think that's what they were) were made official eh

Pretty sure everyone did. People are REALLY good at data mining these days... And apparently have WAY TOO MUCH TIME ON THEIR HANDS to be doing this crap. I for one was hoping it was fake because at this point, even Game Freak is splicing things. Those ears? Dragonair.

 

I am bitterly disappointed in this because I know it won't actually KNOW Surf. And even if it did, Pikachu wouldn't. Because heaven forbid we get a surfing pikachu that isn't an exclusive event! >_>


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Posted 17 August 2016 - 10:19 AM

Honestly, what the hell is new Exeggutor? Why is it Dragon type? Because to hell with reasoning? It doesn't look like one. The others seem okay so far. I like the Vulpix and Raichu.

The Z-moves look silly and feel awkward imo. What next? Dab to no-sell the next attack? Did we need limit breaks?

I don't know, maybe I'm getting old, but it feels like we're really jumping the shark here. I guess we'll have to wait and see.

That said, the new mons don't look too bad - except for why they had to make sand castles evil - don't give people a reason to kick other people's sand castles over and make kids cry.

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Posted 17 August 2016 - 10:31 AM

Exeggutor is dragon type for the dragon palm. It's a bit of a stretch even for Pokémon(heh), but that's the only explanation I can come up with.

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Posted 17 August 2016 - 11:08 AM

That said, the new mons don't look too bad - except for why they had to make sand castles evil - don't give people a reason to kick other people's sand castles over and make kids cry.

Wait...evil? Excuse me while I go look at serebii.

 

Wait, got distracted by Pokemon Snap being released in Europe.

 

Okay, here we go.

Sunabaa is a grudge that dwells inside a pile of sand turns into a Pokemon. Truly a terrifying creature
Shirodesuna steals the life force from other Pokemon. Those Pokemon's grudges turn into a new Sunaba.

.........................................

 

Does it hold a grudge because some kid shoved a shovel in its head? WTH man.


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