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User Info: Evil_Evil_Evil_

Evil_Evil_Evil_
4 years ago#1
why not just give each pokemon a number of palettes and have its color randomized that way?

User Info: ElectricNova

ElectricNova
4 years ago#2
They're a bit pointless now, considering how widely available they are due to hacking.

Different colours should just be an unlockable option.
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User Info: EasterEggHunter

EasterEggHunter
4 years ago#3
Whats the fun in that? :p
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User Info: Nerwrax15

Nerwrax15
4 years ago#4
Bragging Rights when caught legitly.

And if done your way, there would really be no point in them.
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User Info: Catcher_Freeman

Catcher_Freeman
4 years ago#5
They had lots of trade value in the past, but the advent of online trading in addition has ruined any value they had.

They're not rare collector's items anymore, they're just palette swaps.
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User Info: VampLordAdamaru

VampLordAdamaru
4 years ago#6
How about four to five palettes per Pokemon, but have some that are more rare than others, with one palette being exceptionally rare?

(Think rarity colors in loot-hunting RPGs...)
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User Info: Evil_Evil_Evil_

Evil_Evil_Evil_
4 years ago#7
Nerwrax15 posted...
Bragging Rights when caught legitly.

And if done your way, there would really be no point in them.


you know there are more than 7 colors in this world.

User Info: NinjaKitsune

NinjaKitsune
4 years ago#8
They're rare, and some of them are pretty. Problem is they're stupidly rare when for something as pointless as a color swap moderately uncommon would fit better.
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User Info: DrunkenWhale

DrunkenWhale
4 years ago#9
Like the Pokemon in Stadium where they change color depending on nicknames? I liked that...

I dunno, in Gen 2 it was to show off the Game Boy Color's color palette,

In every other gen, it's a rarity thing.

What I want to know is why are some shinies just a darker hue, like Pikachu, whenthere are others that are completely different colors, like Marill. And why Azumarill is Yellow when shiny instead of green?

User Info: Art_Buddy

Art_Buddy
4 years ago#10
Best shiny is Garchomp...
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