They probably are (even though the trailers doesn't actually say so), but think about how much of a troll gamefreak is. Hypothetically, how would you react if it turned out that Chespin, Fennekin, and Froakie weren't the starters? If they were actually event Pokemon or something? --- My NIDOKING brings all the boys to the yard: http://goo.gl/ExAoe
It would be a huge trollfreak if those 3 were like the monkeys, and just secondaries to help balance out against the rival(s). --- Pokemon White FC: 0346 8604 2225 PSN: phayro_rip People Only Like Obama, that's the motto Romney, P.O.L.O.