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Why is steam roller bug type? It's clearly steel

#1TIGERJACKS0NPosted 3/10/2013 9:17:20 PM
It doesn't make sense. at all. One of those iron spikey roller things is used for the animation.
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#2ColtCababaPosted 3/10/2013 9:18:14 PM
Megahorn and X-Scissor are also Bug-type.
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#3Twilight_SonataPosted 3/10/2013 9:19:19 PM
It's "Hard Roller" in Japanese, and it's almost exclusive to the Venipede line, which should give some indication that it's supposed to be a Roly Poly reference.
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#4FuneralCakePosted 3/10/2013 9:19:37 PM
It's a video game.
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#5reaverzPosted 3/10/2013 9:24:07 PM(edited)
ColtCababa posted...
Megahorn and X-Scissor are also Bug-type.


Yeah, I remember back in Gen II I was especially confused as to why Megahorn was a Bug-type move. Then I remembered Crabhammer and since then have accepted that some moves are typed only for the purposes of STAB for the Pokemon that get the move.

Dual Chop is another Gen V move that has a type that was only chosen to give STAB to the Pokemon who learn it (which before BW2 consisted of Pokemon in only two lines, both Dragon-type).
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