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How do you decide which pokemon you capture?

#1TakethatbackPosted 9/25/2013 1:33:32 PM
Appearance? Stats? Type? When playing pokemon games i always end up basing my team off someone else's team around the second playthrough. I believe i do this because i don't know what makes a good team, how do you choose the pokemon you capture.
#2GolurkcanflyPosted 9/25/2013 1:35:11 PM
Capture all of them.
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#3ChibiDeidaraPosted 9/25/2013 1:35:13 PM
Appearance mostly then ..type and usually knowing a bit about it first
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#4SuperSonicDBZPosted 9/25/2013 1:35:39 PM
Huh, you catch them all. What do you mean "decide"?

Joking aside, I go for who is cool and who I would actually use if Pokemon were real. That is why I don't play competitive.

But as I am realizing, Pokemon can be played in many shades of Grey. Not just Black & White.
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#5ShadowElite86Posted 9/25/2013 1:36:17 PM
I capture every Pokemon that I don't have in my Pokedex. I use the ones that look appealing to me for the first playthrough and start building a more useful team post-game.
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#6SurviveRatstarPosted 9/25/2013 1:36:25 PM
Nuzlocke every game
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#7MaplesGrandGMPosted 9/25/2013 1:36:50 PM
Catch them all. Always.
#8Tigo73Posted 9/25/2013 1:36:58 PM
Stats and team composition.
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#9hyperdimeduckPosted 9/25/2013 1:37:12 PM
Appearance mostly.
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#10SlimeStackPosted 9/25/2013 1:37:18 PM
Catch them all.

As for using them, I just go off how much I like my new Pokémon compared to the ones I'm using.