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Have you EVER abandoned/boxed your Starter even during your playthrough?

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4 years ago#71
I do starters are ok but personally like a team without a starter there kinda overrated even more than legendaries gets annoying seeing people use it because u seen it enough times
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4 years ago#72
Ever since I learned the breeding mechanics (back in R/S/E probably), I haven't used a starter after the first playthrough. If it is the second release of a generation, the starter never makes it past my first opportunity to trade with another game.
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4 years ago#73
I've almost always kept my starter as part of the party, partly because I always choose the water starter. The only time I can remember that I didn't keep my starter was way back in my first Yellow playthrough. I think I boxed Pikachu either between facing Brock and Misty or after defeating Misty
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4 years ago#74
Many, many times.
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4 years ago#75
Never, although I've only fully played through the games with a starter I love (Charizard, Typhlosion, Serperior). I never played 3rd gen because I just really hate all 3 starters so much I couldn't bear to pick one.
4 years ago#76
Only in "third versions".

I always pick the water starter, and then if I get a new game on the same gen like Platinum or BW2, I'll pick fire/grass but box it immediately, usually trading it on the GTS later.
4 years ago#77
Melkac posted...
I boxed Servine...ugh, what a horrible starter. I can't believe people actually liked Snivy...for its design.

No other starter has been boxed by me.


Same here. I never thought I would. I thought Snivy was cute, but it just never grew useful, even as Servine. Not replacing it with an Adamant Sewaddle would have been idiotic.
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4 years ago#78
I always used them in Red, Yellow and Silver. Since Ruby I started to dislike the starting pokémon and only use them until I catch something more appealing.

The only pokémon I never abandoned was my Scizor. I hatched him from an egg in Platinum and have since then used him in Heartgold, White, and Black 2 and will try to get him into X as soon as possible (if it's possible).
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4 years ago#79
I dont, it doesnt seem right to do so. I feel it would be equal to Ash ditching Pikachu.
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4 years ago#80
Once, in my playthrough of Platinum.

I boxed Chimchar at the first possibility and traded over eggs of all 3 of the Kanto starters, and played with those.

To be fair, I had already completed Diamond.
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