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How is a Raichu more evolved than a Pikachu?

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User Info: evilchimp900

evilchimp900
3 years ago#1
I mean it has no fingers, and it's pre-evolved form does? Am I the only one who is bugged by this?

Okay, I probably am, but still...

User Info: Hierarchy225

Hierarchy225
3 years ago#2
Raichu evolves into lightball Pikachu.
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Hydreigoon
3 years ago#3
It trades speed for power. According to the anime, when Ash was facing Lt. Surge aka the largest man in the anime.
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FryDays5000
3 years ago#4
Its the kangaroo-rat legs
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Hierarchy225
3 years ago#5
Hydreigoon posted...
It trades speed for power. According to the anime, when Ash was facing Lt. Surge aka the largest man in the anime.


That's why Raichu has base 100 speed, and Pikachu has base 90?
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Hydreigoon
3 years ago#6
"According to the Anime"
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Moocow123450
3 years ago#7
Hydreigoon posted...
It trades speed for power. According to the anime, when Ash was facing Lt. Surge aka the largest man in the anime.

The anime and games are different. It depends which canon you're talking about: if in the anime, then that's 100% correct. If it's in the games, then that is false according to base stats. And I can't comment on the manga.
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User Info: Faust_8

Faust_8
3 years ago#8
The games often don't make sense with regards to Speed.

For example, they really want us to think that lil Turtwig is slower than hulking Torterra? But it has to be that way because if things got slower as they evolved into something bigger, it would throw balance out of whack.
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DantheSage
3 years ago#9
Faust_8 posted...
The games often don't make sense with regards to Speed.

For example, they really want us to think that lil Turtwig is slower than hulking Torterra? But it has to be that way because if things got slower as they evolved into something bigger, it would throw balance out of whack.


Both Onix and Scyther get slower when they evolve into something bigger.
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X_Ayumi_X
3 years ago#10
DantheSage posted...
Faust_8 posted...
The games often don't make sense with regards to Speed.

For example, they really want us to think that lil Turtwig is slower than hulking Torterra? But it has to be that way because if things got slower as they evolved into something bigger, it would throw balance out of whack.


Both Onix and Scyther get slower when they evolve into something bigger.


I think the difference with them and a plant is Steel makes things heavier which I'm sure will make it slower.
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