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2 years ago#1
With each new generation, i always put together a team of pokemon from that gen only. I've never had problems with this, even in Black, White, Black 2 and White 2 i managed to put together 4 different teams Unova only without having 2 pokemon of the same types in my team, however, i'm having difficulties setting up a team in Pokemon X. I've only decided on 3 pokemon

Greninja (Water/Dark)
Talonflame (Fire/Flying)
Tyrantrum (Dragon/Rock)

I originally wanted Helioptile in my team, but i changed my mind when i saw Heliolisk's design. And theres literally no other Electric types to choose from except that Pikaclone that most likely has horrible stats.
Then i wanted a grass type, and i got happy when i saw how many there were to choose from, but no one them had a spot in my team. I don't really like Gourgeist design that much. It looks OK, but it doesn't look like it fits into my team. Trevenants looks really messy, but he somewhats fits into my team. I would have chosen Florges, havent been for the fact THAT ITS NOT PART GRASS TYPE. It looks like a grass type, but it isn't. My OCD probably won't let me have this on my team if i already have a grass type, even if it isn't a grass type.
For the last spot, i almost literally have nothing left to choose from. Lets say i fill spot 4 and 5 with:
Trevenants (Grass/Ghost)
Heliolisk (Elec/Normal)
What other Pokemon can i choose now?
I'm looking at the full pokemon list right now, and the only pokemon i could choose now without repeating a type in my team would be:
Florges
Meowstic
Slurpuff
Avalugg
Xerneas.

I've already said why i wont choose Florges, and Xerneas is legendary, soo
Meowstic, Slurpuff or Avalugg...
Meowstic is too small to fit in my team, Slurpuff is too small and i don't like its design, and my OCD won't let me have a water type and a pure Ice type in my team together. Well fudge

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2 years ago#2
Why not choose an older pokemon and use its mega evolution on your team?
2 years ago#3
My inner and evil OCD still counts that as using an old pokemon
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2 years ago#4
Use venusaur
2 years ago#5
Wolfie_Claws posted...
My inner and evil OCD still counts that as using an old pokemon


Ah nvm :/. Just use it anyway! Poison is really good to have this gen too
2 years ago#6
AscendingLeo posted...
Use venusaur


Did you even pay attention to the first paragraph of my post?
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2 years ago#7
Yea, have a mega evolution on your team. It'll be a waste not using any, especially when only old Pokemon get them. You'll be missing out :(

The only problem I have with my team is the abundance of awesome dragon types and fairy types introduced this gen making it hard to not double up on types.
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2 years ago#8
My team


Chesnaught
Talonflame
Florges
Aegislash
Auroras(?)
Malamar
2 years ago#9
To be honest I don't really "plan out a team" before I get a new game.

For the first play through I prefer to just explore the new routes, seeing what new Pokemon I can encounter and catch along the way, and then deciding if I like the look of them and want to use them on my team.
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2 years ago#10
How about vivilon? Ok it's a flying type like talonflame but picture show it learning psychic type moves so it could definitely fill the niche of bug/psychic special sweeper.

Also worth considering is dragalge, yes you have a water starter but dragalge loses that typing on evolution.

And you can't go wrong with Aegislash imo.
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