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Pokémon Sun & Moon Final Starter Evolutions Officially Revealed

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I have yet to play any of these but as far as sun and moon would there be main pokemon to look for? and how to you go about knowing the popular new ones? Or that won;t be known now?
 

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RionaaM

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I don't like any of these final evos. Can I just start with Pikachu? At least Alolan Raichu looks kinda nice.

Man, what's with Game Freak ruining the fire starter's last stage? First Delphox, now this...
 

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Definitely picking Rowlet. Love the concept and the type combination, and the final stage's design is pretty decent.

I will name it after Artemis, who is the Goddess of Forests, Archery and the Moon, hence very fitting with Rowlet3 and the overall theme of the games.
I'll be playing Sun though. :p
 

Busaiku

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Why did they abandon dual typing for the cards.
It sucks that it's exclusive to Steam Siege.
 

Kinsei

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Says the person with a poppilo avatar



That's exactly why the design works. If it don't appeal to you that's fine, not everything will.

Popplio is amazing.

Yeah. It just sucks that I haven't liked a fully evolved fire starter since Typhlosion.
 

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I like all three, but Robinhoot is my favorite. I have a thing for owls. And I want to use Salandit2 as my fire Pokemon and Wimpod2 as my water Pokemon (if it stays water).
 

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Litten's final evolution is just a genuinely really good design to me. Seems most of the hate comes from fire/fighting fatigue. (Or being bipedal, which just comes across as narrow minded.)

I like all three a lot, but Rowlet won my heart day one.

Yup. I'm definitely going to get both on my team during first run.
 

Already Torn

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I think Typhlosion is the ugliest starter in the series lol
I wouldn't say it's the ugliest (Empoleon, Serperior, Infernape, Delphox), but it's definitely the most overlooked Fire type starter I think. All of Johto is kind of like that with their mono typings.

I know I like to rag on Poppmaid for being the worst, but it's a legit improvement over Brionne which I can respect. Most of the time bad starters are even worse than their second stages, like Delphox and Meganium.
 

Busaiku

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Dual typing is an integral part of the region that Steam Siege is set in
How is it more integral to Kalos than anything else?
And if it was integral to Kalos, why did none of the other XY series cards have it.
 

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Rowlet master race checking in.

Rowlet 3 is Undoubtedly the best designed final stage Pokemon starter. Also, dat typing .
 

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Litten's final evo looks majestic in movement.

Grass/Ghost for Rowlet is the most WTF typing ever. Well, not really, but close enough.

That was unexpected. Turns out I'll be changing from Litten to Rowlet, just cause Ghost <3 <3 <3
 

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Wow, these are more unique typings than I thought. Phantump, Houndour, and Azumarill are starters. That's... interesting.

I'm a fire man so I think I'll be sticking with luchalitten, but dang it all if I don't love that ArcherOwl. (I'll learn real names later). It just looks awesome, and a starter being ghost is so cool.
 

Boss Doggie

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Wow, these are more unique typings than I thought. Phantump, Houndour, and Azumarill are starters. That's... interesting.

I'm a fire man so I think I'll be sticking with luchalitten, but dang it all if I don't love that ArcherOwl. (I'll learn real names later). It just looks awesome, and a starter being ghost is so cool.

just trade the starters you don't have, breed your champ and give it to others in exchange for their starters.