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User Info: piranhapete

piranhapete
3 years ago#11
Silverwyrm posted...
piranhapete posted...
I'm pretty sure this is what monotype has always meant. All of your team includes one type.


pure typing only would be extremely hard to get the pokemon for, and possibly impossible for some, so yea

I mean...how many pure bugs do we have?


A whopping *four* fully evolved ones. :p
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Cecil_Del_Sol
3 years ago#12
Silverwyrm posted...
I mean...how many pure bugs do we have?


TC could've gone through with Pinsir, Accelgor, Kricketune, Volbeat, Illumise, and Metapod...
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User Info: piranhapete

piranhapete
3 years ago#13
He could have. But "monotype" in the Pokemon community describes exactly what he did. You can look it up if you don't believe me. I personally still think it's impressive.
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Shigmiya64
3 years ago#14
Silverwyrm posted...
Shigmiya64 posted...
Monkins42 posted...
Normal does sound like a lot of fun, but I just realized Ice might be a really interesting type, and it will give me a good reason to use an Aurorus on my team too!

Thing is, you're gonna have a hard time filling out your team early on with ice.

Though, you could ask for mystery Ice type eggs from the forums. I know I'd contribute!

trade over eggs from another game

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Cecil_Del_Sol
3 years ago#15
piranhapete posted...
He could have. But "monotype" in the Pokemon community describes exactly what he did. You can look it up if you don't believe me. I personally still think it's impressive.


I'm not disagreeing with you, I just think the term itself is a bit of a misnomer. In MTG, when someone builds a "monocolor" deck, that deck is one color, that's it. If something refers to a "monocolored" card, that card may only have exactly one color.

I believe that's how it should be used, but it's both just personal preference and semantics.
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Monkins42
3 years ago#16
Shigmiya64 posted...
Monkins42 posted...
Normal does sound like a lot of fun, but I just realized Ice might be a really interesting type, and it will give me a good reason to use an Aurorus on my team too!

Thing is, you're gonna have a hard time filling out your team early on with ice.

Though, you could ask for mystery Ice type eggs from the forums. I know I'd contribute!


I think I'm going to trade over a Bergmite egg, and a Cubchoo egg from my X, because I really want to only use Pokemon available before the Elite Four. And I haven't ever used these two Pokemon before (the whole point of these runs is to get me to use and try out Pokemon that I haven't, or barely used before, as well as adding an interesting challenge).

But random Ice eggs does sound pretty interesting.
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Monkins42
3 years ago#17
piranhapete posted...
I'm pretty sure this is what monotype has always meant. All of your team includes one type.


That's what I thought too, there are actually very few Bug Pokemon that remain pure Bug when fully evolved, I think Accelgor and Kricketune are the only ones that do. All other pure bugs either don't evolve, or are way too weak to use. I'm looking at you Volbeat and Illumise.
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Monkins42
3 years ago#18
Cecil_Del_Sol posted...
Silverwyrm posted...
I mean...how many pure bugs do we have?


TC could've gone through with Pinsir, Accelgor, Kricketune, Volbeat, Illumise, and Metapod...


That would've been interesting, and a real challenge. Although I don't think I would've been able to do it, because the only one of those I kinda like is Pinsir, the rest just seem too bland for me to devote to using the whole game :/
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Cecil_Del_Sol
3 years ago#19
Monkins42 posted...
That would've been interesting, and a real challenge. Although I don't think I would've been able to do it, because the only one of those I kinda like is Pinsir, the rest just seem too bland for me to devote to using the whole game :/


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