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Why didn't they make Charizard Fire/Dragon type?

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2 years ago#31
superluckynoob posted...
All this talk of how Charizard should have been a Dragon-type makes me think of how Blastoise missed out on being part Steel.


Steel didn't exist until gen two.
2 years ago#32
Because Charizard isn't a dragon.

It's a flying lizard that breathes fire. If anything, it's a pterosaur. That swallowed a flamethrower.
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2 years ago#33
Well, making this topic like every other person I've seen won't change a thing...So deal with it? I mean, the rant is extremely pointless like the post that i just made.
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2 years ago#34
Gen 1 balancing, same reason why Gyrados is Water/Flying and not Water/Dragon.
2 years ago#35
-Oath- posted...
superluckynoob posted...
All this talk of how Charizard should have been a Dragon-type makes me think of how Blastoise missed out on being part Steel.


Steel didn't exist until gen two.


What type was Magneton's evolution family in gen I?
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2 years ago#36
Electric only pretty unnotable actually
2 years ago#37
charizard related topic #6834756
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2 years ago#38
They probably didnt care.Besides,Ice would still be super effective since in gen1,ice was neutral on fire.Blastoise could still use Ice Beam.
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2 years ago#39
LazHarshaw posted...
Gen 1 balancing, same reason why Gyrados is Water/Flying and not Water/Dragon.


The koi is strongly affiliated with windsocks in Japan. They will fly "koinobori", windsocks, for holidays. It would make sense that they would go with the Flying type.
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2 years ago#40
Charizard is not a dragon because it's not a dragon. It's a large flying lizard.

If it were a dragon it would be weak against dragon, but it's neutral. So Charizard is not a dragon. Q.E.D.
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