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Mar 05, 11 at 10:47amWawan_Sulistiono


Hi. Allow me to introduce my self. I am Wawan Sulistiono, from Indonesia.

I played pokemon first at GBA. Ruby/ Sapphire/Emerald for Hoenn n Leaf Green only for Kanto Region.I only have a problem with Emerald to complete pokedex to get 3 Johto Starter!!! that games make me love pokemon

Can u show be the best Pokemon starter in Pokémon Black Version??? Please

Thread Recap (last 10 posts from newest to oldest)

Jul 31, 14 at 2:30am
Master_JLF


It depends on what other Pokemon can be found. In pearl, for example there is only one other fire type Pokemon in the entire sinnoh region, but there are lots of good plant (roserade, for example) and water type Pokemon (like gyarados or whatever). In the end it depends on what you want with your team, although tepig does have the overall best stats at final evolution.



Jul 31, 14 at 1:57am
Mienshao72


quote Old Man Zangetsu
quote SNIVYFADAYS
quote Old Man Zangetsu
They are all rather Average. But the Snake and The Otter are you best choices. Tepig is okay but not the best of the three mainly because Gen 5 is really spped oriented. Even in game you will have some trouble with speed.
dude im srry but the snake and the otter are called snivy and oshawatt :/
Nice reply to my post from 3 years ago bud
Just shut up old man, for all your experience on this site you really are an idiot



Jul 31, 14 at 1:48am
Jman


It depends on what other pokemon can be found. In pearl, for example there is only one other fire type pokemon in the entire sinnoh region, but there are lots of good plant (roserade, for example) and water type pokemon (like gyarados or whatever). In the end it depends on what you whant with your team, although tepig does have the overall best stats at final evolution.



Jul 20, 14 at 5:34pm
Old Man Zangetsu


quote SNIVYFADAYS
quote Old Man Zangetsu
They are all rather Average. But the Snake and The Otter are you best choices. Tepig is okay but not the best of the three mainly because Gen 5 is really spped oriented. Even in game you will have some trouble with speed.
dude im srry but the snake and the otter are called snivy and oshawatt :/
Nice reply to my post from 3 years ago bud



Jul 20, 14 at 12:47pm
SNIVYFADAYS


quote Old Man Zangetsu
They are all rather Average. But the Snake and The Otter are you best choices. Tepig is okay but not the best of the three mainly because Gen 5 is really spped oriented. Even in game you will have some trouble with speed.
dude im srry but the snake and the otter are called snivy and oshawatt :/



Jul 12, 14 at 2:37am
Mienshao72


[quote=KOrnSlayer|message:32466387]
Personally it doesnt matter what you pick. Because the first Gym is going to be your weak spot no matter what you pick. So if you pick Tepig youll be fighting water pokemon and if you pick Snivy youll be fighting Fire Pokemon and so on.

I personally like them all, but for my first run through i pick Snivy and then Oshawott then now I'm going with Tepig. Snivy is hard to get through with untill its 3rd evoultion. Oshawott has high HP but a bad movepool to the 2nd evoultion and lastly Tepig has a good movepool and fair HP. So he's my favourite.

But like said before, they are all good, it all depends on your personal opinion and your battle style.

There really is no TRUE answer to this question but: Its your game, play it the way you want to, and pick WHICHEVER starter YOU like.

KOrnSlayer

The first gym does not matter as you can recieve a free Panpour/Pansear/Pansage in Dreamyard.
Personally, I think Snivy is the worst due to his bad move sets. I think both of Oshawott and Tepig have their strong points, but I prefer Oshawott because of it's two weaknesses all the way through, but when Tepig evolves it is Fire and Fighting, which makes it weak to Water, Rock, Ground, Flying and Psychic



Jun 27, 14 at 8:58am
the pokemon basher


The first starters are equally as powerful as each other as these pokemon are meant to be strong as they are made for novice trainers who don't have much experience to help them get through the game however i personally think that the best starter is Tepig as Emboar (Tepigs final evolution) has the best statistics and has a good design however with its fire and fighting abilities in pokemon black 2 it does not have as good of an advantage over the gym trainers and leaders as they are all assigned to a certain pokemon type it doesn't have as good as of an advantage as the other starters but if you aren't to focused on the main game and more on wifi battling Emboar will lead you straight to victory!



Jun 10, 14 at 5:50pm
d-dawg pokemon lover


i would pick tepig because he is my favirit i souck at spelling but pick what you whant ok trust yourself have a good time in the game i have beat 2014 world championships i came in 2 bye



May 11, 14 at 10:32am
MrMannnnn


quote Kanon
quote Reenee
There's no such thing as a good starter. They're all balanced.
Yeah no.
The Water Starters all have a massive headstart by pure Typing.

Its no different here, they're all shit, but Samurott is probably the strongest.

Yeah, No.
If anything, fire has a head start because at the beginning of the game fire types can wreck most pokemon. Plus, water type is the most common type (google it). Fire types are pretty rare until later in the game. All in all, Tepig FTW.



Mar 29, 14 at 1:34pm
Ectoh


So many people's opinions are based on the looks of the Pokèmon and "thoughts" of their own, which is great, but makes no sense when answering the OP question, "Best starter Pokèmon?". Hands down, the best starter, statistically and strategically is Snivy. Its speed and defence is much higher than the other two, but like someone said before, it's preference of what role you want in your team.
Snivy will prove difficult within the first few gyms on your journey, but once evolved it will 100% be your lead Pokèmon in your team; quicker and stronger than most off your opponents. Anyways, who doesn't like a good challenge?
Playing through the game with Tepig will be a piece of cake as it has most weaknesses covered, and you don't have to spend huge amounts of time finding and training another fire-type.




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