The designs look good to me but, they look like they're going to have poor stats. Maybe I'll like them more if they get good evolutions, but I get the feeling they won't evolve. I predict they'll end up like zangoose and seviper, popular but not useful. --- Everyone's arguing over which pokemon gen is the best while I'm just sitting here playing through nuzlocke runs.
Clauncher might just be one of the only pokemon that has a real-life counterpart that can boast similar power. I mean you've got pokemon that channel electricity, summon hailstorms, and reshape the very earth. Obviously there is no animal IRL that these pokemon are based off of that boast such power.
Not so with Clauncher. It's a pistol shrimp, maybe you'd be interested in knowing a bit more about these neat little guys:
As for Skrelp? Forget it, thing is ugly, I dont even.