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User Info: Mewtwo_soul

Mewtwo_soul
4 years ago#31
Because Dragons have a vast mythology based to draw from. Same as Ghost, psychic[s], and more.
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User Info: Quesker

Quesker
4 years ago#32
Here's my theory: Y'know how some games have a sort of divine/arcane element? The super-duper element? Well, I'd imagine that Dragon is Pokemon's answer to that.
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User Info: pokemonfreak97

pokemonfreak97
4 years ago#33
Quesker posted...
Here's my theory: Y'know how some games have a sort of divine/arcane element? The super-duper element? Well, I'd imagine that Dragon is Pokemon's answer to that.


Dragon was the "original" one; it resisted all the starter types and was unresisted by existing types. Steel is the second one; it resisted a lot of types (including the previously-unresisted Dragon) and had ridiculous Defense stats on average.
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CakeOfLies
4 years ago#34
plasmatic5 posted...
I would have accepted Chimaera, Unicorn, Hypogrph, Trogdor...


TROGDOOOOOOOOOOOR!!!
TROGDOOOOOOOOOOOR!!!!!!

You have just nicknamed my next Garchomp/Hydreigon/Salamence.
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User Info: pokemega32

pokemega32
4 years ago#35
Lexifox posted...
Dragons are a rich and varied figure in mythology and folklore, from the vicious and hoarding dragon of European myth to the wise and slender dragons of the East. Dragons are in such great variety and mysterious powers that they are a fertile ground for Pokemon to be conceived from.


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User Info: deadpool848

deadpool848
4 years ago#36
CakeOfLies posted...
plasmatic5 posted...
I would have accepted Chimaera, Unicorn, Hypogrph, Trogdor...


TROGDOOOOOOOOOOOR!!!
TROGDOOOOOOOOOOOR!!!!!!

You have just nicknamed my next Garchomp/Hydreigon/Salamence.


Your suposed to Nickname Rayquaza TROGDOR!!!, cause it looks the most like TROGDOR!!!!

User Info: Darksta

Darksta
4 years ago#37
Because when you saw dragonite for the first time back in the day you said "OMG a dragon!"
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User Info: LandscapeManX

LandscapeManX
4 years ago#38
Darksta posted...
Because when you saw dragonite for the first time back in the day you said "OMG a dragon!"

OMG it's a Dinosaur... of wait no, it's just Venusaur.
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User Info: kingjam1

kingjam1
4 years ago#39
CakeOfLies posted...
plasmatic5 posted...
I would have accepted Chimaera, Unicorn, Hypogrph, Trogdor...


TROGDOOOOOOOOOOOR!!!
TROGDOOOOOOOOOOOR!!!!!!

You have just nicknamed my next Garchomp/Hydreigon/Salamence.


I miss Strong Bad. I can't believe I never thought of Trogdor as a nickname.
Can't think of anything

User Info: XWolfO

XWolfO
4 years ago#40
Why is there a "dark" type? It makes no sense. You're saying it's for negative emotions and evil? Well, psychic can cover that. There should be a light type too for positive emotions and justice.

Why are ground and rock split? They're both ground basically, why split them like that? It's stupid.

Why water and ice? Ice is just frozen water.

Why flying type but no wind? Flying isn't an element. Might as well have a walking, running, swimming and picking-your-nose types.

There is just one very simple answer to all that and your question. It's just a game. Who cares?
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