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2 years ago#1
Yeah, it's been done before, but not recently. Sure, Blastoise already has a niche, but Cloyster had a niche, and it got a new one with Shell Smash. Before you pull out the "it would die" argument, Carracosta is a turtle, and it can learn Shell Smash. There's no reason Blastoise shouldn't learn it.
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2 years ago#2
Yeah there's really no reason for it not to have it.
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2 years ago#3
ThatKipp posted...
Before you pull out the "it would die" argument, Carracosta is a turtle, and it can learn Shell Smash. There's no reason Blastoise shouldn't learn it.


Why do you think Carracosta went extinct?
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2 years ago#4
From: Lexifox | #003
ThatKipp posted...
Before you pull out the "it would die" argument, Carracosta is a turtle, and it can learn Shell Smash. There's no reason Blastoise shouldn't learn it.


Why do you think Carracosta went extinct?

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2 years ago#5
It makes you wonder though...would it be OU or Uber?

Though hey, we've made one starter Uber, why not another?
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2 years ago#6
ThatKipp posted...
Yeah, it's been done before, but not recently. Sure, Blastoise already has a niche, but Cloyster had a niche, and it got a new one with Shell Smash. Before you pull out the "it would die" argument, Carracosta is a turtle, and it can learn Shell Smash. There's no reason Blastoise shouldn't learn it.


It wouldn't.
It isn't just a simple shell like shedinja.
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2 years ago#7
I get the feeling that GameFreak is leaning against giving Shell Smash to starter Pokemon, for fear of overpowering them when comparing them to other starters.
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2 years ago#8
Carracosta looks like a rock it crawled into, whereas Blastoises shell looks like a regular turtle shell (ie it's part of it's skeleton which it needs).

Pokemon that could potentially learn Shell Smash if it was a TM:
Blastoise
Golem
Slowbro/Slowking
Kingler/Crawdaunt (one of their abilities is Shell Armor)
Lapras
Salamence
Samurott
Torterra
Accelgor
Escavalier

If you count coccoons as shells:
Butterfree
Beedrill
Beautifly
Tyranitar
Dustox
Ninjask
Shedinja
Scolipede
Leavanny
Volcarona
2 years ago#9
Volcarona

Good lord
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2 years ago#10
From: Thepenguinking2 | #006
ThatKipp posted...
Yeah, it's been done before, but not recently. Sure, Blastoise already has a niche, but Cloyster had a niche, and it got a new one with Shell Smash. Before you pull out the "it would die" argument, Carracosta is a turtle, and it can learn Shell Smash. There's no reason Blastoise shouldn't learn it.


It wouldn't.
It isn't just a simple shell like shedinja.

People say Blastoise would die because turtles have their spinal cord stored inside their shell, therefore, smashing the shell would kill Blastoise or give it multiple sclerosis. However, Blastoise is a Pokemon and logic and Pokemon don't mix.
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