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3 years ago#1
I thought of this because of all the discussions about Charizard being Fire/Dragon type.

I figured, "Hey, if people are willing to believe Charizard should be Dragon type then maybe they will believe Charmander should be water type".
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3 years ago#2
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3 years ago#3
Well... Charmander is based on a Salamander... Are Salamanders amphibians?
3 years ago#4
Gatorade22 posted...
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I give up. Why isn't it?
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3 years ago#5
Had to look it up, wasn't sure.

Yes, Salamanders ARE indeed amphibians.

So, Why isn't Charmander Fire/Water typing? Or at least drop the Fire and keep the Water type.

So Charmander becomes the water type Squirtmander, and Squirtle becomes the Fire type Chartle. (think Bowser)
3 years ago#6
To be fair, Charmander is based of the mythological Salamander, which the real animal is named after. It's basically a Fire-based creature.
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3 years ago#7
Kaizukezu posted...
Well... Charmander is based on a Salamander... Are Salamanders amphibians?


I think salamanders spend more time in mud then water. However Charmander is also weak to ground. Bad name maybe?
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3 years ago#8
real question is why isn;t squirtle water/normal?

Its name literally is squirrel turtle, and rodents are always normal type.
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3 years ago#9
PrettyTonyTiger posted...
real question is why isn;t squirtle water/normal?

Its name literally is squirrel turtle, and rodents are always normal type.


Do I need to point out the flaw in your logic?
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