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User Info: jayman7

jayman7
4 years ago#1
We know it's going to be named "Ninfia" in Japanese (but probably not in English), it's going to evolve from Eevee, it's going to be featured in an Eeveelution-themed short in Japan with the next movie, and it's going to be available in Pokemon X and Y.

We do not know what its type will be. There is a lot of speculation, with people thinking Normal, Bug, Dragon, Flying, or a new type entirely... which only goes to show that there's no real consensus.

We do not know how it will evolve.

We do not know what its English name will be. It will probably end in -eon like all the other Eeveelutions (Ninfia is its Japanese name), but we technically don't even know that.

We don't know that it's female-only despite its effeminate appearance - remember, Gardevoir, Lopunny, and Gothitelle aren't female-only either.

There. Can this end some of the silly topics (most notably the "why doesn't it end in -eon" topics)?
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User Info: scrappybristol

scrappybristol
4 years ago#2
jayman7 posted...
There. Can this end some of the silly topics (most notably the "why doesn't it end in -eon" topics)?


*grabs giant magic 8-ball and shakes*

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User Info: WilhuffTarkin

WilhuffTarkin
4 years ago#3
jayman7 posted...

We do not know what its type will be.


Actually, I provided fairly compelling evidence in that other topic we were talking in for a new type called--

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User Info: keijimaster

keijimaster
4 years ago#4
It literally has been a little over 24 hours since the reveal. And we're now summarizing everything we already knew about it?
You're converting to Xbox over system failure? That's like getting pissed with chemo and deciding to stick with cancer.

User Info: RandomSong

RandomSong
4 years ago#5
From: keijimaster | #004
It literally has been a little over 24 hours since the reveal. And we're now summarizing everything we already knew about it?

Yes because we need it. This is gamefaqs after all.
Why the random song?

User Info: IrisVile

IrisVile
4 years ago#6
RandomSong posted...
From: keijimaster | #004
It literally has been a little over 24 hours since the reveal. And we're now summarizing everything we already knew about it?

Yes because we need it. This is gamefaqs after all.
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User Info: keijimaster

keijimaster
4 years ago#7
RandomSong posted...
From: keijimaster | #004
It literally has been a little over 24 hours since the reveal. And we're now summarizing everything we already knew about it?

Yes because we need it. This is gamefaqs after all.


This logic is unequivocal.
You're converting to Xbox over system failure? That's like getting pissed with chemo and deciding to stick with cancer.

User Info: GallantChaddymn

GallantChaddymn
4 years ago#8
You do know that Leafeon and Glaceon are called Leafia and Glacia respectively in japanese ,right?

Linking that Ninfia will be called Ninfeon is far from a stretch.
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User Info: axl_absolved

axl_absolved
4 years ago#9
Ninfia is the Japanese name, right? The Japanese language does not have the same conventions for 'r' and 'l' sounds as English, right?

Ninfia = Ninfear

Ghost type confirmed.

User Info: nro87

nro87
4 years ago#10
GallantChaddymn posted...
You do know that Leafeon and Glaceon are called Leafia and Glacia respectively in japanese ,right?

Linking that Ninfia will be called Ninfeon is far from a stretch.


Yeah, but Jolteon is called Thunders in Japan. Vaporeon is called Showers. Flareon is Booster. Espeon and Umbreon are Eifi and Birakki. The -fia connection is barely there. It's there, but far from concrete evidence.
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