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3 years ago#1
You know, we have Pokemon like Jellicent and Galvantula.

But this gen had SO MANY missed opportunities:

Florges (wtf no grass typing?)
Goodra (I guess Dragalge makes up for it)
Xerneas (why only pure fairy?)
Heliolisk (Why normal? I guess better than nothing)
Clawitzer
Pyroar (Again, why normal?)

I can understand Diggersby, as it was normal to begin with.
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3 years ago#2
Grass and fairy typing is not that good. Just saying. Pure fairy is boring but underrated.
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3 years ago#3
I would have liked more unique typings for Goodra and Clawitzer.(At least they have good types.)
3 years ago#4
Wait, was the Skrelp evo confirmed Poison/Dragon?

And as to Pyroar, it seems like Gamefreak likes to give a lot of real world animals part normal. I mean now with Fairy taking the spot for some normal types you've got the birds, the rodents, cats, cows, monkeys, bears, deers, lions... well you get the idea.
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3 years ago#5
I like it when a pokemon has normal as a secondary type. Stab normal moves, ghost immunity, and fighting isnt a big deal as a weakness if you got a flying/psychic/ghost (and now fairy) type to switch to
3 years ago#6
hellslinger posted...
Wait, was the Skrelp evo confirmed Poison/Dragon?

And as to Pyroar, it seems like Gamefreak likes to give a lot of real world animals part normal. I mean now with Fairy taking the spot for some normal types you've got the birds, the rodents, cats, cows, monkeys, bears, deers, lions... well you get the idea.


Yup, it was confirmed. There was a picture but I lost it haha.

I would've liked Goodra to be Dragon/Poison, though. I liked pseudos better.
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3 years ago#7
Pyroar's Normal typing isn't even that bad, STAB Return for a fighting weakness is a good exchange.
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3 years ago#8
totaldude94 posted...
hellslinger posted...
Wait, was the Skrelp evo confirmed Poison/Dragon?

And as to Pyroar, it seems like Gamefreak likes to give a lot of real world animals part normal. I mean now with Fairy taking the spot for some normal types you've got the birds, the rodents, cats, cows, monkeys, bears, deers, lions... well you get the idea.


Yup, it was confirmed. There was a picture but I lost it haha.

I would've liked Goodra to be Dragon/Poison, though. I liked pseudos better.


It could have been Dragon/Fighting, its Dex entry mentions its punching ability.
3 years ago#9
Kinda glad Clawitzer is only Water, to be honest. Keep those weaknesses to a minimum.
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3 years ago#10
Are you serious? I hope you complained about Eelecktross, Stunfisk, Groudon, Girrafarig, and absol as well.
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