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Which of the Gen 6 Pokemon revealed so far would make the best HM Slave?

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User Info: White_Queen

White_Queen
3 years ago#1
Skiddo/Gogoat?

Maybe Rock Climb, Strength, and possibly Cut?

User Info: Xereint

Xereint
3 years ago#2
It'll most probably be a quadruped like zigzagoon or bidoof looking thing

User Info: Kaizukezu

Kaizukezu
3 years ago#3
Froakie's last form I'm going to say. For the reason of this, most likely: Strength, Dive, Waterfall, Surf

But people don't normally use Starters as HM slaves, if they did, he'd be the one.

Otherwise, I would think Talonflame might cover: Cut, Fly, Strength, MAYBE Flash (Not really sure, never used a bird as an HM slave, and I only assume Flash because of it being Fire type)
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User Info: Gary_Miller

Gary_Miller
3 years ago#4
Honestly, why are hms still a thing. You should be able to learn an hm for its ability but not it's move. Pokemon games have so much room for improvement but yet they still keep outdated concepts from twenty years ago.

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Digital_Knyte07
3 years ago#5
Gary_Miller posted...
Honestly, why are hms still a thing. You should be able to learn an hm for its ability but not it's move. Pokemon games have so much room for improvement but yet they still keep outdated concepts from twenty years ago.


TIL 1996 was 20 years ago.
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gamester_12345
3 years ago#6
Zigzagoon is in the Pokedex...Cut, Surf...Strength..rock smash? probably depends what HMs makes a comeback this generation, and which ones are downgraded....you could probably interchangably swap out rock smash with something like Dig, assuming RS is a TM this gen.
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Gary_Miller
3 years ago#7
Digital_Knyte07 posted...
Gary_Miller posted...
Honestly, why are hms still a thing. You should be able to learn an hm for its ability but not it's move. Pokemon games have so much room for improvement but yet they still keep outdated concepts from twenty years ago.


TIL 1996 was 20 years ago.


Only post if you're going add to the breadth of the conversation. And have you heard of an estimation before?

The pokemon developers do not make changes like these because how conservative the gaming community is and how hung up they are on th 'nostalgia factor'.

To add to my previous post: The HM mechanic is outdated. You guys are discussing which pokemon to make an hm slave. Why waste a slot in your precious 6 man pokemon roster with a useless pokemon. Why not just have a
An option to learn the ability of the HM without taking up one of your four moves. As an avid pokemon game fan, this was one of the mechanics that bothered me the most. Yes, you can get around it with an HM slave. But you shouldn't need to.

User Info: paipr

paipr
3 years ago#8
Honestly we have no way of knowing. The only assumption we can make is that a flying types (save for the bug) will get fly and the water types will get surf/waterfall. So for now froakie, screlp, and clauncher are the best.
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