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    Default Should Gyarados have it's Type Changed?

    Gyarados, the pokemon that somehow is a flying-type instead of a dragon-type. What do you think?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Meeker View Post
    Gyarados, the pokemon that somehow is a flying-type instead of a dragon-type.
    Why would Gyarados have it typing changed when it was meant to be Water/Flying in the first place.

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    Although that sounds very logical, I don't think it'll ever happen. Pokemon types are set as stone. If Game Freak wanted to make Gyarados into a physical version of Kingdra, they would've done it way earlier.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Meeker View Post
    Gyarados, the pokemon that somehow is a flying-type
    Based on its origin. It's not out of nowhere.

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    instead of a dragon-type.
    A Water/Dragon-type in Generation I would have had no weaknesses.

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    No. It was typed that way for a reason to begin with. There's zero reason to change it sixteen years later and about as much chance it will be changed.



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    What if instead they made a Gyarados clone that was Water/Dragon?
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    It's types are strange, but they're fine the way they are. Like already said, it was done for a reason and it would have had its flying type changed a long time ago.

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    For balance reasons, no.

    It's bad enough to deal with when it has multiple weaknesses.

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    I guess, maybe. But it will never happen though.

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    If anything I'd like to see it become a mono water type.
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    Nah, for the reasons everyone else said.

    It should be able to learn a few more flying moves though. Hurricane suits it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bolt the Cat View Post
    What if instead they made a Gyarados clone that was Water/Dragon?
    They already made one called Milotic, just without the secondary typing.

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    If anything I'd like to see it become a mono water type.
    But then it loses it edge.

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    It should be able to learn a few more flying moves though. Hurricane suits it.
    Gyarados is a physical attacker and Hurricane is a special base move.


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    Quote Originally Posted by blaze boy View Post
    Gyarados is a physical attacker and Hurricane is a special base move.
    And? For three generations all water moves were special and it still learnt them.

    Anyway, none of the current physical flying moves really fit it, except maybe Sky Attack.

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    Although the flying part isnt random, lets admit it everyone. He really dose seem like a dragon type (tho i still love kingdra)

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    If anything I'd like to see it become a mono water type.
    Ehh... yea i could see that. What i would also understand his secondary as dark. ya kno, sea monster pkmn. dread of the abyss?
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    Yes, for a water/flying type Gyarados can only learns one flying move and it's Bounce.

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    I think he should. As a sea leviathan (a water dragon), it seems surprising that they didn't have Gyarados as a Dragon/Water-Type. Sadly though, they probably aren't going to change it after they have established it.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Dragon Trainer X View Post
    it seems surprising that they didn't have Gyarados as a Dragon/Water-Type.
    It does not. Check the resistances on a Water/Dragon-type and then keep in mind that Generation I had one Dragon-type attack, that dealt out set damage regardless of everything else. Gyarados would have been unstoppable.



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    It should. I always mistake it for water/dragon.

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    Quote Originally Posted by blaze boy View Post
    They already made one called Milotic, just without the secondary typing.
    Right, exactly what I said, except completely different.

    No, I'm talking about a Pokemon that actually has that the Water/Dragon type, not a draconic pure Water type.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Will-powered Spriter View Post
    Nah, for the reasons everyone else said.

    It should be able to learn a few more flying moves though. Hurricane suits it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bolt the Cat View Post
    Right, exactly what I said, except completely different.

    No, I'm talking about a Pokemon that actually has that the Water/Dragon type, not a draconic pure Water type.
    So, another Kingdra?

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    No. Too late for that anyway.
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    There is no reason for changing its type. It is perfectly fine as Water/Flying Pokémon.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Short Wing View Post
    So, another Kingdra?
    Think a physical Kingdra.
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    No, I doubt any Pokemon will ever get its type changed. People seem to forget that the only Pokemon who ever got its type changed was Magnemite/Magneton, and that was 14 years ago. Seems like if they wanted to change a Pokemon's type they would have done it already.
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    They could remove the flying type. I don't see why Gyarados has it, it doens't fly it just swims in the water and crawls on land. How the heck is it supposed to fly?

    But they aren't gonna remove his flying type. Like someone above me already said: if Nintendo wanted to do that, they would've done it by now.
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