Going through 5 generations, with each type having their own useful niche in both casual and competitive scenes, personally no. The types are find as it is.
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I think that rock shouldn't be super effective to fire. I mean, go throw a rock in a fire. Some rocks resist it. Some melt and turn into the valuables it may contain. In that case, they should be neutral or rock resists fire.
And I think that poison should beat water. Inject poison into water, it gets weakened, but the water goes poisonous.
How in the name of hell does flying beat grass! The worst thing I've seen a flying thing do to plants are birds crapping on it!
Flying beats grass because of birds, they eat the shoots, and they nest in them, also can grass even touch a flying bird?
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no. i think they're all equally necessary. I may not like certain types, but i think they're all necessary.
Check out rock/ground on the type chart. They're actually quite a bit different.
Rocks represent rocks, and ground represents the earth, or what you're standing on, really.
Psychic, however, only represents the mind. It's weaknesses are directly related to fear; Bug, Ghost, and Dark. Don't believe me? Check out the ability rattled.IIRC, the flying type in Japanese is "bird type". What to birds love to sit in? Trees.I never understand that either. Perhaps because strong wind provokes the leaves to release from the branches and even bring down trees.
I also think that Ice should beat Water. It makes sense; what can water do if it's frozen? And really, the ice type sucks as it is right now. It'd really like the buff.
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I don’t think we actually need any more types. (I’m not opposed to them though. Some time ago I had fun writing an RPG where ‘Decay’ type was discovered. It didn’t really compare to dark or ghost, but if it did exist the mushroom pokemon would no longer be Grass type. Incidentally, mushrooms are more closely related to animals than plants.) But if we do get more, I’d want 3, to bring the total number of types to an even 20, that would be nice.
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I think fighting types, ice types and dark types are redundant.
Kind of weird that fighting types hurt dark types. It should be Psychic on par with Dark or Ghost since both are supernatural.
And normal should be affected by ghost. Anyway I just think the 3 types I stated before are not needed from my point of view.
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If flying is bird in Japan, then I see Charizard a bit different from now on, so actually it is is fire/bird type... Very weird, it has nothing to do with a bird, fire/dragon would be a best combo for it. Then, we have a bunch of flying type that doesn't look like bird, like Tornadus, Crobat, Emolga and Tropius.
Rock and steel are basically the same thing, except steel has an immunity to poison.
Same with bug and grass.
Dark and ghost areb't too similar, and they couldn't become one type because of relations with psychic type. They're both supereffective against it but ghost has a weakness to it while dark has an advantage. So if they were one type, one of those would probably be cancelled out. one way making it just dark and the other making it some invincible type.
Saying that bug is similar to grass is worse than saying that rock and steel are basically the same. You're the first to say that. Insects and arachnids are classified as bug type as long as fruit, grass-monsters and plants are classified as grass-type. As you can see, bug and grass are quite different.
No. Every type is unique enough to be it's own, unlike every type people think should be in the game, like Light.
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I remember earlier on the forum someone suggesting Poison being a prototype Dark, especially with the Gastly line.
Well, to be, Poison is kinda unnecessary. only tyoe it is effective against, is grass, which have a lot of weaknesses
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They are not even close to the same thing. I lack words to describe how much that sentence hurt my brain.Rock and steel are basically the same thing
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I think the types are fine and shouldn't be altered.
If a new type was to be introduced I would want it to be wood.
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I'm satisfied with all the types, so no...
I think the current types are fine. We already know that if Ghost and Dark were to become a single type it would have no weaknesses what-so-ever. Besides, there are major differences between those two types.
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In my eyes its like this. It works right? Then why change it?
The types are alright, just need more type combos.
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Just imagine if grass was split in other types: Cherubi (Fruit Type), Sunflora (Flower Type), Abomasnow (Ice/Wood Type), Oddish (Plant/Poison type), Chikorita (Grass Type).
Woud you really like it? Certain "types" should always remain as species name.