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User Info: CloudStrife630

CloudStrife630
4 years ago#11
It was confirmed to be a chestnut. I forgot the hedgehog part. It's a hedgehog with a broken chestnut on his head.
http://i.minus.com/iQk9WytB7nDc.gif

User Info: Hirokey123

Hirokey123
4 years ago#12
I believe the name dissection resulted in it most likely being a hedgehog.
Chestnut-pin a grass hedgehog and keeping in with the seed theme that grass/dark seedot started. Which might further imply chespin is a grass/dark as well.
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User Info: mralpha543

mralpha543
4 years ago#13
Oshawott
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User Info: SSj2_Magneto

SSj2_Magneto
4 years ago#14
A chipmunk or a goundhod, maybe. He kinda looks like an otter, but that wouldn't make much sense.

From: Brady672_AT_fan | Posted: 1/8/2013 12:52:16 PM | #005
It kinda looks like a porcupine

I'm not seeing it, but that would be an awesome way for his evo's to go.

User Info: mondrae205

mondrae205
4 years ago#15
mralpha543 posted...
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User Info: Yamato_san

Yamato_san
4 years ago#16
its Japanese name is "Harimaron". What it is is quite easily identifiable with that alone.

Hari=needle
Maron=chestnut

Also, echidnas are "harimogura" (literally "spiky mole"), which sounds pretty similar. So yeah, I'd say it's a chestnut-based echidna, or possibly a porcupine (though if that is the case, it should be mentioned that the naming scheme seems mixed up with Hinoarashi/Cyndaquil, which was named after the Japanese word for porcupine, "yamaarashi", despite looking more like an echidna). On another note, I just realized that this is the first Grass starter we got that isn't a reptile.

EDIT: Noticed other people bringing up hedgehog. For those curious, hedgehogs are "harinezumi" (literally "spiky rat") in Japanese. It could be a hedgehog, but "harimogura" sounding more similar to "Harimaron" made me think that was intentional. BTW... combined with the fox starter, is anyone else getting a Sega vibe from all this?
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