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    Rampardos VS Bastiodon!

    After a few days waiting, Ash & Co. learn that Byron, the gym leader, has returned to the gym. Ash is eager to challenge Byron to earn his sixth badge. However, when he gets there, he sees that Roark has arrived. Roark states that he is Byron's son and they have differing views on which fossil Pokémon is best. To decide it, Byron & Roark decide to battle using their Pokémon. Who will win?

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    It seems that they are representing Rampardos (by its shape) as a powerful spear & Bastiodon (by its head shape) as a ultimate defense (something which we had in Naruto too, between Gaara's Ultimate Sand Defense & Kimimaro's Ultimate Spear Attack).

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    Well, it LOOKS like a good episode, but those pics alone aren't much to go on. I'll have to wait till I see it.

    ...wait, is that Chibi Roark? I think we better hide before the fangirls get wind of this.
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    My points for Roark just skyrocketed passed Volkner's.

    And Byron as well, I guess.

    Concerning the episode, I'm quite interested into hearing what Bastiodon sounds like and how he moves... it looks more like a robot than anything.



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    Oh my! the kid Roark...isn't he adorable? Whats he holding, a leaf-stone?

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    Quote Originally Posted by shac View Post
    Oh my! the kid Roark...isn't he adorable? Whats he holding, a leaf-stone?
    Either that or a bit of long-dead Chikorita.


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    Quote Originally Posted by shac View Post
    Oh my! the kid Roark...isn't he adorable? Whats he holding, a leaf-stone?
    Something like that. I think it's just a fossilized leaf. So technically, it is a leaf stone :P
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    Quote Originally Posted by shac View Post
    Oh my! the kid Roark...isn't he adorable? Whats he holding, a leaf-stone?

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    And i was like "thats what she said" XD


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    What is that? A baby Roark? Looks like something funny and I can't miss that

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    Pics are now up on the site

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    Disapointing, but not unexpected. For those who havn't seen the pics or ep yet, no one wins. TR inturrupt, steal the fossils, then Byron and Roark team up on them. I havn't seen the ep yet, just the pics, so im not sure who was winning, but it looks like its just a draw.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Squaaah View Post
    Disapointing, but not unexpected. For those who havn't seen the pics or ep yet, no one wins. TR inturrupt, steal the fossils, then Byron and Roark team up on them. I havn't seen the ep yet, just the pics, so im not sure who was winning, but it looks like its just a draw.
    It's really annoying when they do that. I'd like to have seen a clear winner. But some of the moves on both sides look really cool.

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    OK, can someone, please tell me where to watch the episode? I can't find it anywhere, they are giving me just preview...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Squaaah View Post
    Disapointing, but not unexpected. For those who havn't seen the pics or ep yet, no one wins. TR inturrupt, steal the fossils, then Byron and Roark team up on them. I havn't seen the ep yet, just the pics, so im not sure who was winning, but it looks like its just a draw.
    It probably would've done, since Bastiodon's defences and Rampardos's attack strength cancel each other out. At least, I think so.

    If TR hadn't interrupted, there probably would've been an outcome.
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    cool, looks like Roark will be there for Ash's gym battle.
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    Roark had his helmet from childhood...?
    Hehe, insert your own joke here. :P

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    I think this is going to be an episode I have to watch before getting an honest opinion. However, it looks like Byron likes to torment his son.
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    Aaaaw, little Roark! ^_^

    It does look like a Leaf Stone or they're revealing new fossils for 5th Gen, but I think it's a Leaf Stone. Looking at the pictures on Serebii now, episode watching later! <3

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    Looks great, Roark as a kid is so cute and I wanted Byron to win that battle!
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    wait, is that Chibi Roark? I think we better hide before the fangirls get wind of this.
    Fangirlism indeed.

    ...Anyway... according to Squaaah, it's 'Team Rocket-interrupts-and-no-one-wins' again. But heck, I don't care about that part. So... how was the actual episode, anyway?

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    Wow.

    Byron looks...kinda...well, not the type you'd wanna meet in a dark quarry at night.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Korobooshi Kojiro View Post

    Wow.

    Byron looks...kinda...well, not the type you'd wanna meet in a dark quarry at night.
    And that's his happy face XP
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    Quote Originally Posted by Korobooshi Kojiro View Post
    Byron looks...kinda...well, not the type you'd wanna meet in a dark quarry at night.

    Speak for yourself...

    k...on topic. The fossil looks like a Claw Fossil (Anorith/Armaldo).
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    Apparently the fossil isn't a "fossil"

    But a fossil of Sunkern's Leaf. 0.o

    Byron has a nice voice. It's Franky's VA from One Piece, btw. He has an imo unique voice. Very rough. Bastiodon goes "tuh tuh tuh". Eh, not as great as the almighty "RAMPRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRR!" which returns! In fact, Bastiodon seems to have the "Hariyama" voice, which I call it, which quite a few large Pokemon have.

    One part of this episode baffles me. We have Roark order Rampardos to use Zen Headbutt, and Byron tells Bastiodon to use Iron Head. We see Rampardos, but then all of a sudden a glowing light just pops up in front of Rampardos that looks just like Bastiodon's glowing head in shape and size. It REALLY freaked me out and for a second. It's suppose to be Bastiodon, but we never see him charge it up...the light just appears and shrinks into a vague Bastiodon-head shape.

    EDIT: Mamoswine's back in the opening again.
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    Roark just became my favorite Gym Leader. Sorry, Maylene.

    So did Rampardos use any new attacks, or just the standard Headbutt/Zen Headbutt/Flamethrower?

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    Pocket Monsters Diamond & Pearl: ANIMAL CROSSING EDITION

    - Tis a beautiful day in the town of CANALAVE, home of BYRON.
    - BYRON is having a special guest over today - ROARK of OREBURGH has come to play!
    - This installment has the worst graphics yet. They need to stop putting Kinoshita at the helm of the graphics design department.
    - Ash and co learn about the Friend Code trouble the two of them had.
    - BYRON brings his Silver Shovel out. Obtained it from Mr. Resetti one night in the city.
    - The two begin fighting over fossils! Really, it's BYRON's fault that he didn't dig up all the fossils in his town before ROARK came to visit.
    - BYRON: "Come gander at my museum's fossil collection! I even completed the plesiosaur!"
    - ROARK: "I shall complete my museum first! Let us duel with our tools!"
    - ROARK recalls the previous time BYRON came to visit, when BYRON nabbed that Modern Wardrobe that ROARK so desperately needed.
    - Commence pretend Pokemon battle! Rampardos vs. Bastiodamnugly.
    - Meanwhile, a new visitor - ROCKET from BUMVILLE - buries a Pitfall inside the museum.
    - Commercial break! Cabana Screen 50% off at Nookway today only! Hurry! Don't miss your chance!
    - Somebody's broken into the museum! That's why you don't hire a curator who is asleep during the day, eh, Blathers?
    - BYRON's creepy toddler voice right there is indicative of why including WiiSpeak was a terrible idea.
    - ROCKET pops up through the mole hole that was created after he reset the game after last playing.
    - ROCKET has an axe! Do anything stupid, and he'll go on a tree-chopping rampage and pilfer all your fruits!
    - Uh-oh! Hurling clods of dirt now! And Rampardos and Bastiodon are helpless against flying grains of sand!
    - Fortunately, ROCKET's Wi-Fi disconnects, booting him out of the town.
    - BYRON and ROARK recall the simpler days of the Gamecube installment, back when ROARK was just a kid who was basically born in a helmet.
    - That's a wrap for today. Next time, maybe ROARK will finally catch that damn Coelacanth.

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