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3 years ago#31
Kitschgardener posted...
From: Meta289 | #027
Even if the Japanese name wasn't similar to Zubat, it's still clear that Woobat was intended to be the Zubat expy of Gen 5. Due to Black/White having only Gen 5 Pokemon for most of the game, they had to make a lot of expies of older Pokemon.

There are over 1,000 species of bat spread over every continent except Antarctica, making up about a fifth of all mammals. Woobat is no more an expy of Zubat than any other mammal-like Pokémon. If anything, there aren't enough bats.

The point is, the Zubat line were the only bat Pokemon for the first 4 generations. It was in Gen 5 that they added a new bat, Woobat. Gen 5 was intended to be a fresh start for the series, and as such, only Gen 5 Pokemon were available for a majority of the game. Because Zubat, who appeared in every other game to date, would no longer be available, they had to have a substitute annoying bat Pokemon that harassed you throughout caves.
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3 years ago#32
there is literally a furry ball with wings called Woobat. ponder this for a moment.
3 years ago#33
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3 years ago#34
Mugiloko posted...

Arcanine is 10000000000000x better than that crap

His voice is warm and husky like dark melted chocolate fudge caramel... or something.
3 years ago#35
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3 years ago#36
Zarren364 posted...
Huh, didn't realize they already had an ugly duckling-> beautiful swan thing covered before Feebas.

I wonder? I wonder? If my heart keeps singing, will my song go winging,
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3 years ago#37
Wallydraigle posted...
Ivysaur. It's just a little bit larger bulbasaur. I mean, come on.

How do you tell the differnece between a large Grimer and a small Muk?
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