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  • Generation 3

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  • Generation 3

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  • Generation 4

    9 23.08%
  • Generation 5

    10 25.64%
  • Generation 6

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Thread: Which Generation has the weirdest starters?

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    Default Which Generation has the weirdest starters?

    I'd have to say generation 6.
    I can already see the hate messages.

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    In my opinion, I don't think any of them are weird. Other people say gen 5 a lot, but I don't think so. I think it has the best starters. I do notice how people say gen 6 also, I mean the Fennekin line is not as cool as the Tepig line, but it's still awesome. I chose it as my starter for Y. (I always pick the fire starters). Actually I don't think any of the other starter lines are as cool as the Tepig line, but they are still awesome.

    By the way, you have gen three twice on the poll, and no gen two.
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    Are we talking starters and their evolutions or just the starters themselves? Either way, I'd say gen 5 had the weirdest starters.
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    I really don't think any of the starters are weird. Well at least weird by Pokemon standards. I would like a cookie instead of candy though.

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    It is Gen 2.

    Chikorita is a bad copy of Bulbasaur by also having the growth of a flower in the body. It is a cliche that works.

    Cyndaquil is green, he is not orange/yellow/red as a fire type is usually colored. It gets some red and yellow only when its back is on fire

    Totodile was not a surprise by being based on the second most obvious water animal.

    But the Cyndaquil-Chikorita-Totodile trio is a nice trio, when they're together I think they combine very well though Cyndaquil being mostly green

    Quote Originally Posted by The Hiker king View Post
    I really don't think any of the starters are weird. Well at least weird by Pokemon standards. I would like a cookie instead of candy though.

    P.S. Why is there two options for generation III?
    I guess the first "Generation 3" option was mispelled, it should be "Generation 2", as you can see, Gen 2 is missing in the poll, then I considered it Gen 2!
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    "Weirdest?"

    I guess I'd say Gen IV for this one. I dunno, something about their color schemes seems a little... off. A little unnatural, even for Pokemon.

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    I voted for Gen I. I find them kinda weird because of their too similar looks. Same smile, same smooth bald head. Their arms and legs aren't that much different either. But mainly it is their shared spherical head that looks so weird to me. Maybe Bulbasaur stands out a little (quadruped, more different eyes, ear/horn-like feature).

    The only other spherical-headed starters are Oshawott and Piplup (maybe a reason why they look so similar?) and they are in different Generation's. They look more unique together with their fellow starters in their own Generation... unlike the Kanto starters.

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    I don't any generations starters are weird in any way.

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    It's quite obvious gen VI has the weirdest starters and after that gen VII will have the weirdest starters and after that gen VIII and after that etc.... You guys can see where I'm going. Almost everyone complains about the new starters every time they are introduced.

    I personally vote gen VI but not because they are the newest but because they ruined two potentially good Pokemon in Chespin and Fennekin with their final evolutions. Froakie is just win all the way. Srsly they ruined great potential evolutions for both Braixen and Quilladin which would have made gen VI have the best designed starters.

    I don't see why people say gen II when thay are easily the simplest designed starter Pokemon. And I also don't see why people bash gen V's starters when they are amongst the best designed barring Oshawott and Samurrot, (well not so much Oshawott) but still it looks like a sad clown. I feel like gen VI got worse fire and grass startes and gen IV got a worse water starter design wise.
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    Voted Gen 4.
    I don't like their designs at all. And it looks like they didn't really have an idea when creating them. But that's just my opinion tough.
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    I don't really had a particular gen, but I really don't get mudkip, I mean what is it based on?
    I also haven't gotten use to chespins evolutions and if Bulbasuar wasn't from gen 1 i'd probably think it was weird too.
    I mean what is it, a plant, a dinosaur or a weird looking frog.

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    I would have to say 5th gen, 3rd gen, 4th Gen and 1st gen

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    Generation 4, but they're wierd in a good way XD
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    None of the starters have a weird vibe for me... <.>

    I guess Gen II. In specific, Cyndaquil. Once in a while I see a debate of it saying he is a - and it ranges from- Echidna, Mouse, Weasel, or Badger. I still like that little Pokemon though X3
    Chikorita looks like a green thumb. I do like its final evo though.
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    Generation 5, mostly because I despise the concept of Oshawott's evolutions. Emboar and Serperior aren't exaclty my favorite either.
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    Gen 4's Starters were just really basic in terms of design imo and I didn't like any of them.

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    I said generation four. I had a really hard time picking a starter from that generation... I ultimately picked one, got to a part of the game where other Pokemon were available (usually after the first gym) and then ditched whoever I picked and it spent the rest of the journey in my computer box while I utilized other Pokemon. They just didn't look great and I even feel the gen 6 Pokemon look way cooler and are more decent members for a team.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Zivinolette View Post
    I said generation four. I had a really hard time picking a starter from that generation... I ultimately picked one, got to a part of the game where other Pokemon were available (usually after the first gym) and then ditched whoever I picked and it spent the rest of the journey in my computer box while I utilized other Pokemon. They just didn't look great and I even feel the gen 6 Pokemon look way cooler and are more decent members for a team.
    I did this for generation 4, 5, and 6. I might have used Torterra because of the typing for gen 4, but later playthroughs I didn't touch the starters.
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    Quote Originally Posted by DedicatedFan View Post
    I don't really had a particular gen, but I really don't get mudkip, I mean what is it based on?
    Mudkip's based on mudskippers.
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    I'd have to say that Gen 5 had the weirdest starters.The only one that wasn't weird was Tepig,I mean,it is..a pig,but Tepig's evolutions is weird so yeah...Snivy doesn't make sense and so does Oshawott,I mean what's that thing about?

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    I was most disappointed with Gen 5 starters. Emboar was one fire/fighting too many, and Samurott did absolutely nothing for me. Serperior however became my fave grass type.
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