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2 years ago#1
Eevee fulfills the cute and cuddly requirement, it represents Pokemon evolution and elemental types well with its diverse evolutions and isn't landlocked in the middle of an evolutionary family like Pikachu, and so has lots of growing room (whereas Raichu got screwed).

Just some musings is all.
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2 years ago#2
It wouldn't surprise me if, over time, Eevee becomes more and more popular and Pikachu less.

The ball is out of the bag though, Pikachu is too main stream to ever change it now.
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2 years ago#3
It would have been, but it's too late now. Eevee will always be in Pikachu's shadow. Although it's a pretty iconic and well known Pokemon in its own right.
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2 years ago#4
Yeah, I agree. I always did think Eevee would be more suitable as a mascot than Pikachu. Pika's not really remarkable in any way; sure, there's a special held item and a move unique to the line, but they are hardly unique traits overall, and the only reason those exist is because it's the mascot. Eevee was special right from the start; it stands out more, then and now.

Sadly, the chance to make Eevee the mascot is gone; they aren't going to change it now.
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2 years ago#5
The Hero Of Time posted...
Yeah, I agree. I always did think Eevee would be more suitable as a mascot than Pikachu. Pika's not really remarkable in any way; sure, there's a special held item and a move unique to the line, but they are hardly unique traits overall, and the only reason those exist is because it's the mascot. Eevee was special right from the start; it stands out more, then and now.

Sadly, the chance to make Eevee the mascot is gone; they aren't going to change it now.


Agree with everything.
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2 years ago#6
MetaFalconPunch posted...
The Hero Of Time posted...
Yeah, I agree. I always did think Eevee would be more suitable as a mascot than Pikachu. Pika's not really remarkable in any way; sure, there's a special held item and a move unique to the line, but they are hardly unique traits overall, and the only reason those exist is because it's the mascot. Eevee was special right from the start; it stands out more, then and now.

Sadly, the chance to make Eevee the mascot is gone; they aren't going to change it now.


Agree with everything.


Me too.
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2 years ago#7
Gastroid posted...
Eevee fulfills the cute and cuddly requirement, it represents Pokemon evolution and elemental types well with its diverse evolutions and isn't landlocked in the middle of an evolutionary family like Pikachu, and so has lots of growing room (whereas Raichu got screwed).

Just some musings is all.


IIRC Pikachu was "voted" mascot or something by Japanese players and Jigglypuff came in second, curious to see how Eevee faired
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2 years ago#8
If Eevee had been the mascot they could have corrected the issue with the anime that makes it so Ash has to stick around because he's Pikachu's trainer and pikachu is the mascot.

Anybody can get an eevee! So they could replace the main character and just have each of them end up with a different eevelution on their team

It would have been perfect
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2 years ago#9
Gastroid posted...
Eevee fulfills the cute and cuddly requirement, it represents Pokemon evolution and elemental types well with its diverse evolutions and isn't landlocked in the middle of an evolutionary family like Pikachu, and so has lots of growing room (whereas Raichu got screwed).

Just some musings is all.


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2 years ago#10
Eevee is better than Pikachu too.
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